Privacy notice

Kobiako - von Gamm Patent- und Rechtsanwaltskanzlei PartG mbB

Thank you for your interest in our law firm and for visiting our website. Whenever you visit a website, you always disclose certain data and therefore we would like to explain what this means with respect to the protection of your data.

1. Statutory duty to observe secrecy

As patent attorneys and attorneys at law, both we and our employees are subject to a comprehensive statutory duty to observe secrecy. The protection and secrecy of your personal data is of utmost importance to us. On our website, we collect, process and store only those data that must be collected, processed and stored for the relevant purposes, always in compliance with the European General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679, hereinafter referred to as the "GDPR").

2. Name and address of the person responsible for data processing (hereinafter referred to as the "Controller") and of the service provider

The Controller as defined in the GDPR, and at the same time the service provider as defined in the Telemedia Act (TMG) is Kobiako - von Gamm Patent- und Rechtsanwaltskanzlei PartG mbB, legally representated by Iouri Kobiako von Gamm, Patent Attorney, and/or Dr. Eva-Irina von Gamm, Attorney at Law, with business address in Bruckmannstr. 13, 80638 Munich, Germany.

Please use one of the following contact options for any questions or comments regarding this privacy notice or regarding data protection in general.


+49 (89) 1433230-0
+49 (89) 1433230-10

3. Collection and use of your data

When you visit our website, you do not necessarily have to provide personal data.

When you visit our website, we only process those of your personal data that are automatically transmitted by your web browser, such as:

  • the date and time you access our website,
  • your browser type,
  • your browser settings,
  • your operating system,
  • the page you last visited,
  • the amount of data transmitted and the access status (file transmitted, file not found etc.), and
  • your IP address.

We process these data to facilitate the use of the website you access and in order to be able to monitor whether our website is displayed to you correctly. We only use your IP address for the duration of your visit and only store the data necessary for logging purposes in anonymized form by shortening your IP address in such a manner that no connection can be made to you personally. The legal basis for the processing of these data is Art. 6(1)(f) of the GDPR and processing is based on our legitimate interest to display the website in a reliable manner and without disruptions.

4. Use of service providers and disclosure of data to third parties

Your data will be used to provide this website and may be disclosed to technical service providers for the above-stated purposes (e.g. website hosting). It goes without saying that we carefully select those service providers and employ them based on a written contract.

These service providers are bound by our instructions and will be regularly monitored.

Otherwise, your data will not be disclosed to any third party except as expressly stated in this privacy notice or as required in accordance with applicable law.

5. Your rights

You have the right to request information on whether we process your personal data and if we do, you have the right to information regarding these personal data and to the information listed in Art. 15 of the GDPR.

You have the right to demand (in accordance with Art. 16 of the GDPR) the immediate rectification of incorrect or the completion of incomplete personal data we store about you.

You have the right to demand immediate erasure of your personal data if one of the reasons stipulated in Art. 17 of the GDPR applies, e.g. if the data are no longer required for the relevant purposes (right to erasure).

For the duration of our investigation, you have the right to demand the restriction of processing, if one of the conditions stipulated in Art. 18 of the GDPR applies, e.g. if you object to the processing.

You have the right to object – based on grounds relating to your particular situation – at any time to the processing of your personal data based on Article 6(1)(e) or (f) of the GDPR. In that case, we will no longer process your personal data, unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for such processing worthy of protection, which override your interests, rights and freedoms, or the processing serves the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims (Art. 21 of the GDPR).

You have the right to receive your personal data you disclosed to us, in a structured, commonly-used and machine-readable format. You may transmit these data or have them transmitted to another body or institution (right to portability).

If you wish to exercise any of these rights, please contact

Irrespective of other administrative or judicial remedies, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority if you are of the opinion that the processing of your personal data violates the provisions of the GDPR (Art. 77 of the GDPR). You may assert this right by contacting a supervisory authority in the member state where your place of abode, your place of work or the place where the alleged violation took place is located. The competent supervisory authority for Bavaria is: Bayerisches Landesamt für Datenschutzaufsicht (BayLDA) (Bavarian State Office for Data Protection Supervision), Postfach 606, 91511 Ansbach,

6. Data security

In addition, we use technical and organizational security measures in order to protect personal data that arise or that we collect, including without limitation against accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, destruction or access by unauthorized persons. We update our security measures in accordance with technical developments.

When visiting our website, your personal data will be encrypted using SSL/TLS in order to protect them from access by unauthorized third parties.

7. Electronic and other means of communication with similar risks

Patent attorneys and attorneys at law may communicate with their clients via electronic and other means of communication involving risks for the confidentiality of such communication, provided the client gives his or her consent.

Such consent is deemed to be given if the client suggests or initiates such means of communication and continues therewith after the attorney at law informed him or her of the risks, at least in general terms, without stating technical details.

Munich, July 15, 2021

Iouri Kobiako von Gamm
Dipl.-Phys., Patenanwalt (Patent Attorney)
European Patent Attorney

Prof. Dr. Eva-Irina von Gamm, LL.M. (Eur)
Rechtsanwältin (Attorney at Law)
Fachanwältin für Gewerblichen Rechtsschutz (Specialized Industrial Property Attorney)

This privacy notice is currently valid and was last amended in May 2018.