15.04.2021 – Webinar

Quo vadis-CAI

dompatent will give a short insight into the CAI (EU- China Comprehensive Agreement on Investments) and the current status of the agreement.


Donations to social projects in the Cologne area

we decided to send the majority of our New Year’s cards by e-mail rather than by post


Partnership Dr. Alan Stewart and Dr. Alexander Schuld

dompatent von Kreisler is pleased to announce that Dr. Alan Stewart and Dr. Alexander Schuld have been appointed as new partners. To learn more about them and why they are an asset to our firm please click on the profiles.



dompatent von Kreisler wishes you a New Year filled with happiness, success and most importantly good health.


Patentability of transgenic animals – summary by Dr. Annika Meyers

Read a summary by one of our IP trainees Dr. Annika Meyers on this topic in the journal „IP – Rechtsberater (IPRB)“.


Those who succeed attract imitators

dompatent promotes Aktion Plagiarius as a supporting member. We would like to sustain our clients in this way as well, in order to draw attention to product and brand piracy and the associated disadvantages from an economic point of view but also with regard to safety deficiencies.


New Guidelines for Examination of the European Patent Office enter into force on 1 March 2023

The March 2023 edition of the Guidelines for the Examination in the European Patent Office entered into force on 1 March 2023. This new guideline provides instructions on the practice and procedure to be followed in the various aspects of the examination of European patent applications and patents in accordance with the European Patent Convention [...]

Patenting of autonomous driving – SDV: self-driving vehicles

Along with the trend of digitalisation transformation, the mobility sector is also entering into the digitalised market of innovation with connected vehicles. Together with the advanced information and communication technology (ICT), machine learning and artificial intelligence, the rapidly growing computation ability and data storage ability, a cutting-edge era of the transport sector with smart mobility [...]

With great gratitude and silent greeting

It is with deepest regret that we must inform you of the sad news that Patent Attorney Alek von Kreisler, Dipl.-Chem. passed away on 10 January 2023 at the age of 86. Alek von Kreisler is one of the three historical partners who lent their name to our law firm. He joined the firm as [...]

Computer-Implemented Inventions at the EPO

In recent decades, digital technologies have evolved rapidly and today, "computer-implemented" or "software-related" inventions can be found in almost all fields of technology. Thus, like in any other field of technology inventors aim to protect their innovations through patents. However, with regards to obtaining patent protection for computer-implemented or software-related inventions at the European Patent [...]