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.



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


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


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


Intellectual Property Manager at Infineon AG, Munich, Germany


Trainee Patent Attorney at Samson & Partner, Munich, Germany

Since 2012

Patent Attorney at BARDEHLE PAGENBERG, Munich, Germany



Degree in Electrical Engineering at the University of Kaiserslautern, Germany


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


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


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


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


German, English, Italian, French

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