Patent Attorneys

Ralf Heddergott has varied experience in patent prosecution and litigation in the area of electrical engineering, telecommunication, semiconductor technology, information technology and computer technology.

His current practice as a patent attorney particularly focuses on international application proceedings in the field of LTE technology for mobile communications.

Ralf Heddergott is able to draw on his knowledge and experience from his career as a systems engineer for mobile phones and as a delegate in 3GPP standardization bodies for mobile communication systems. In his position as an intellectual property manager for a semiconductor manufacturer, he was responsible for patent portfolios in the fields of mobile communications and semiconductor circuit technology.

Ralf Heddergott holds various patent applications and patents and is the author of several scientific publications in the field of communications.

Career

1995-2000

Research assistant and postgraduate at the Communication Technology Laboratory of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Switzerland

2000-2005

Systems Engineer for mobile phones and delegate in a 3GPP standardization body at Siemens AG, Munich, Germany

2005-2006

Staff member of Intellectual Property & Standards and delegate in a 3GPP standardization body at BenQ Mobile GmbH & Co. OHG, Munich, Germany

2006-2008

Intellectual Property Manager at Infineon AG, Munich, Germany

2008-2011

Trainee Patent Attorney at Samson & Partner, Munich, Germany

Since 2012

Patent Attorney at BARDEHLE PAGENBERG, Munich, Germany

Education

1989-1994

Degree in Electrical Engineering at the University of Kaiserslautern, Germany

1999

Post-degree studies (Dipl. NDS ETHZ) in Information Technology at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Switzerland

2000

Ph.D. (“Dr. sc. techn.”) in Technical Science at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Switzerland

2011

Trainee at the German Patent and Trademark Office and the German Federal Patent Court

2012

Licensed to practice as a German Patent Attorney and a European Patent Attorney

Languages

German, English, Italian, French

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