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, he 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.
Being a first-generation digital native, I can assist you in any matters connected to applying for and asserting IP rights for computer-related inventions.
German Patent Lawyers Bar
German Informatics Society (Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V., GI)
German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (Deutsche Vereinigung für gewerblichen Rechtsschutz und Urheberrecht e.V., GRUR)
International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys (FICPI)
Associate of the firm BARDEHLE PAGENBERG, Munich, Germany
Admitted to the German Bar of Patent Attorneys
Trainee at the German Patent and Trademark Office and at the German Federal Patent Court
Technical expert and trainee patent attorney at BARDEHLE PAGENBERG, Munich, Germany
Studies of law for patent attorneys at the FernUniversität, Hagen, Germany
Doctoral candidate and research assistant in the Computer Engineering Department of the Faculty of Science at Eberhard Karls University, Tübingen, Germany
Awarded the degree of a Dipl.-Inf.
Self-employed software developer
Degree in Computer Science at Eberhard Karls University, Tübingen, Germany
Software Developer at Mediacluster GmbH
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