Patent Engineers

With his studies in computer science, Patrick Heckeler has solid expertise in the patentability of inventions in the field of computer technology. In addition to specializing in computer science, Patrick Heckeler also works on patents in the fields of mechanics, electrical engineering and telecommunications.

His main areas of practice as a patent engineer and trainee patent attorney include patent prosecution, Opposition and Appeal proceedings as well as infringement and nullity complaints.

Patrick Heckeler has excellent knowledge in the areas of computer architecture, operating systems, databases, embedded systems, multimedia technology, virtualization, and network technology. Having participated in the Safety-Critical-Systems Research Group, he also has extensive knowledge of the development and verification of safety-critical systems in the automotive industry and in industrial automation.

Patrick Heckeler is a member of the German Informatics Society (Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V.) and of the German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (Deutsche Vereinigung für gewerblichen Rechtsschutz und Urheberrecht e.V.) and is the author and co-author of various scientific publications.

Career

2000 - 2001

Software Developer at Mediacluster GmbH

2002 - 2007

Self-employed software developer

2008 - 2013

Research Assistant in the Computer Engineering Department of the Faculty of Science at Eberhard Karls University Tübingen, Germany

Since 2014

Technical expert and trainee patent attorney at BARDEHLE PAGENBERG, Munich, Germany


Education

2001 - 2008

Degree in Computer Science (Dipl.-Inf.) at Eberhard Karls University Tübingen, Germany

2008 - 2013

Doctoral candidate in the Computer Engineering Department of the Faculty of Science at Eberhard Karls University Tübingen, Germany

Since 2014

Law for patent attorneys at the Fernuniversität Hagen, Germany

Languages

German, English, French

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