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Dirk Hofmann has worked on the following 25 EPO patent applications which have been published in the last five years:

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APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN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APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN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APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN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:
APPLICATION PUBLISHED

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