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We have observed 25 EP applications Dirk Hofmann has served for within the last five+ years. (We consider all applications which have an EP A1 publication dated after December 16, 2012). Please note, that we only count EP applications, in which the name of the patent attorney is explicitly mentioned as representative. These EP applications are:

EP12192412

Method and apparatus for controlling a read-out of a radio frequency identification unit

IPC classification:
G06K 7/00
Applicant:
Alcatel-Lucent Deutschland AG
Applicant:
Alcatel Lucent SA
Agent:
Dirk Hofmann, Alcatel-Lucent Deutschland AG
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP12306577

Connection apparatus for connecting at least two signal lines with at least two further signal lines, signal processing apparatus and modular active antenna system thereof

IPC classification:
H01Q 1/24, H01Q 21/00, H01R 13/631, H04B 1/00
Applicant:
Alcatel Lucent SA
Agent:
Dirk Hofmann, Alcatel-Lucent Deutschland AG
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP12306422

Transmission method, transmitter apparatus, reception method and receiver apparatus for a joint transmission of first data units and at least second data units

IPC classification:
H04L 1/00, H04L 1/18
Applicant:
Universität Bremen
Applicant:
Alcatel Lucent SA
Agent:
Dirk Hofmann, Alcatel-Lucent Deutschland AG
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12306610

Mounting apparatus for connecting a signal processing apparatus to a further signal processing apparatus, modular signal processing apparatus system and mounting method thereof

IPC classification:
H01Q 1/12, H05K 7/14
Applicant:
Alcatel Lucent SA
Agent:
Dirk Hofmann, Alcatel-Lucent Deutschland AG
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP13305370

Time-efficient traffic routing system

IPC classification:
G01C 21/34
Applicant:
Alcatel Lucent SA
Agent:
Dirk Hofmann, Alcatel-Lucent Deutschland AG
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP13305428

Antenna array for transmitting and/or for receiving radio frequency signals, access network node and vehicle thereof

IPC classification:
H01Q 21/20, H01Q 21/24
Applicant:
Alcatel Lucent SA
Agent:
Dirk Hofmann, Alcatel-Lucent Deutschland AG
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP13305460

Method for signal amplification in an amplifier apparatus, computer program product, digital data storage device, amplifier apparatus, transmitter apparatus, network node and vehicle thereof

IPC classification:
H03F 1/26, H04B 1/04
Applicant:
Alcatel Lucent SA
Agent:
Dirk Hofmann, Alcatel-Lucent Deutschland AG
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP13305612

Method and transmitter apparatus for generating and transmitting channel feedback and method and receiver apparatus for receiving and retrieving channel feedback

IPC classification:
H04B 7/02, H04B 7/06, H04L 25/02
Applicant:
Alcatel Lucent SA
Agent:
Dirk Hofmann, Alcatel-Lucent Deutschland AG
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP13305905

Method for operating a base station in a heterogeneous radio access network and base station thereof and method for operating a mobile station in a heterogeneous radio access network and mobile station thereof

IPC classification:
H04W 16/02, H04W 16/16, H04W 52/24
Applicant:
Alcatel Lucent SA
Agent:
Dirk Hofmann, Alcatel-Lucent Deutschland AG
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP13306003

Method for a first network node for transmitting or retransmitting data to a second network node and first network node thereof and method for a second network node for receiving data transmitted or retransmitted from a first network node and second network node thereof

IPC classification:
H04L 1/00, H04L 1/16, H04L 1/18
Applicant:
Alcatel Lucent SA
Agent:
Dirk Hofmann, Alcatel-Lucent Deutschland AG
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13306122

Transmitter apparatus for conditioning a multicarrier signal, network node, method for conditioning a multicarrier signal, and computer program thereof

IPC classification:
H04L 5/00
Applicant:
Alcatel Lucent SA
Agent:
Dirk Hofmann, Alcatel-Lucent Deutschland AG
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13305166

Method for signal conditioning in a processing apparatus and processing apparatus thereof

IPC classification:
H03F 1/32, H03G 11/00, H04L 27/26
Applicant:
Alcatel Lucent SA
Agent:
Dirk Hofmann, Alcatel-Lucent Deutschland AG
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP13306345

Position finding apparatus for a mobile station, vehicle, method, and computer program thereof

IPC classification:
G01S 5/04, H04W 64/00
Applicant:
Alcatel Lucent SA
Agent:
Dirk Hofmann, Alcatel-Lucent Deutschland AG
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP13306509

Transmitter method for supporting a determination of a set of beamforming weights by a receiver method, receiver method, transmitter apparatus, receiver apparatus and network node thereof

IPC classification:
H04B 7/04, H04B 7/06, H04L 5/00
Applicant:
Alcatel Lucent SA
Agent:
Dirk Hofmann, Alcatel-Lucent Deutschland AG
Agent:
2SPL Patentanwälte PartG mbB
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13190598

Transmitter Method For Multiple Antenna Systems, Transmitter Apparatus And Network Node Thereof

IPC classification:
H04B 7/04, H04B 7/06
Applicant:
Alcatel Lucent SA
Agent:
Dirk Hofmann, Alcatel-Lucent Deutschland AG
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP13306655

Transmitter method for transmitting radio frequency signals from multiple antenna elements, receiver method, transmitter apparatus, receiver apparatus and network node thereof

IPC classification:
H03F 1/32, H04L 25/03
Applicant:
Alcatel Lucent SA
Agent:
Dirk Hofmann, Alcatel-Lucent Deutschland AG
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP14305078

Methods of a first and a second radio access network node for configuring micro wave radio frequency transmission between a first highly directional antenna and a second highly directional antenna, first radio access network node and second radio access network node thereof

IPC classification:
H04B 7/06, H04B 7/08
Applicant:
Alcatel Lucent SA
Agent:
Dirk Hofmann, Alcatel-Lucent Deutschland AG
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP14305463

Methods For Operating A Mobile Station And A Base Station In A Radio Communication System, Mobile Station And Base Station Thereof

IPC classification:
H04W 36/00
Applicant:
Alcatel Lucent SA
Agent:
Dirk Hofmann, Alcatel-Lucent Deutschland AG
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP14305464

Methods For Operating A First Base Station And A Second Base Station In A Radio Communication System, First Base Station And Second Base Station Thereof

IPC classification:
H04W 36/00
Applicant:
Alcatel Lucent SA
Agent:
Dirk Hofmann, Alcatel-Lucent Deutschland AG
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP14306288

Coordinated beam forming in a heterogeneous radio communication network

IPC classification:
H04B 7/02, H04W 16/28, H04W 72/04
Applicant:
Alcatel Lucent SA
Agent:
Dreiss Patentanwälte PartG mbB
Agent:
Dirk Hofmann, Alcatel-Lucent Deutschland AG
Status:
APPLICATION PUBLISHED
EP14306745

Methods for controlling access of a client network node to a radio communication system, network sub-system, client network node and computer program thereof

IPC classification:
H04B 7/02, H04W 12/08, H04W 36/00, H04W 76/02
Applicant:
Alcatel Lucent SA
Agent:
Dirk Hofmann, Alcatel-Lucent Deutschland AG
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP14306946

Input module and central control unit for a switching system and switching system thereof

IPC classification:
H04Q 11/00
Applicant:
Alcatel Lucent SA
Agent:
Dirk Hofmann, Alcatel-Lucent Deutschland AG
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP14307098

Method for reporting channel feedback in a radio communication system, method for determining a set of mobile stations to be scheduled in a radio communication system, computer program, mobile station and scheduler apparatus thereof

IPC classification:
H04W 72/04
Applicant:
Alcatel Lucent SA
Agent:
Dirk Hofmann, Alcatel-Lucent Deutschland AG
Agent:
Domenico Menzietti, Alcatel Lucent SA
Agent:
2SPL Patentanwälte PartG mbB
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP15164051

METHOD FOR MAXIMIZING A PAYLOAD DATA RATE ON A COMMUNICATION LINK AND LINE CARD THEREOF

IPC classification:
H04L 1/00, H04L 12/825
Applicant:
Alcatel Lucent SA
Agent:
Dirk Hofmann, Alcatel-Lucent Deutschland AG
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP15306414

METHOD FOR OPERATING A LINE SWITCHING COMPONENT, LINE SWITCHING COMPONENT, LINE CARD, AND NETWORK NODE THEREOF

IPC classification:
H04L 12/935, H04L 12/939, H04Q 11/00
Applicant:
Alcatel Lucent SA
Agent:
Dirk Hofmann, Alcatel-Lucent Deutschland AG
Status:
Request for examination was made

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