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Ralf U. Hofmann has worked on the following 62 EPO patent applications which have been published in the last five years:

EP12005777

Illumination device

IPC classification:
G08B 7/06, H02J 9/06, H05B 33/08
Agent:
Ralf U. Hofmann, Hofmann & Fechner
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP12714527

FLOOR ELEMENT FOR FORMING BUILDING FLOORS

IPC classification:
E04B 5/12, E04B 5/23
Agent:
Ralf U. Hofmann, Hofmann & Fechner
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP12714922

RAILROAD TIE

IPC classification:
E01B 3/46
Agent:
Ralf U. Hofmann, Hofmann & Fechner
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP12714923

RAILROAD TIE

IPC classification:
E01B 3/46
Agent:
Ralf U. Hofmann, Hofmann & Fechner
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP13772706

NONLINEAR RESISTIVE ELEMENT

IPC classification:
H01C 7/10
Agent:
Ralf U. Hofmann, Hofmann & Fechner
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12723073

CONNECTION OF A SHAFT PIECE OF A STEERING SHAFT FOR A MOTOR VEHICLE BY MEANS OF A CONNECTION PART

IPC classification:
F16D 3/38
Applicant:
ThyssenKrupp Presta AG
Agent:
Ralf U. Hofmann, Hofmann & Fechner
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12008151

Vacuum valve

IPC classification:
F16K 27/04, F16K 51/02
Agent:
Ralf U. Hofmann, Hofmann & Fechner
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP12822394

METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING EYELESS SUTURE NEEDLE

IPC classification:
A61B 17/06
Agent:
Ralf U. Hofmann, Hofmann & Fechner
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP12735766

PROTECTIVE COVER FOR THE BACKREST OF A VEHICLE SEAT

IPC classification:
B60N 2/60
Agent:
Ralf U. Hofmann, Hofmann & Fechner
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP13772928

NONLINEAR RESISTIVE ELEMENT

IPC classification:
H01C 1/14, H01C 7/10
Agent:
Ralf U. Hofmann, Hofmann & Fechner
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP12783487

DEVICE FOR STORING UTENSILS, ESPECIALLY TOOLS

IPC classification:
A47B 57/04, A47B 88/04
Agent:
Ralf U. Hofmann, Hofmann & Fechner
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP12815610

DEVICE FOR DAMPING THE MOVEMENT OF A MOVABLY MOUNTED COMPONENT

IPC classification:
F16F 7/04, F16F 9/12
Agent:
Ralf U. Hofmann, Hofmann & Fechner
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP12816640

PULL-IN SYSTEM FOR MULTIPLE PULL-OUT FURNITURE PARTS

IPC classification:
A47B 88/04, E05B 65/46
Agent:
Ralf U. Hofmann, Hofmann & Fechner
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP12816641

DEVICE FOR DAMPING THE MOVEMENT OF A MOVABLY MOUNTED COMPONENT

IPC classification:
F16F 7/04, F16F 9/12
Agent:
Ralf U. Hofmann, Hofmann & Fechner
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP13703511

PULL-OUT DEVICE FOR AT LEAST TWO PULL-OUT FURNITURE PARTS

IPC classification:
A47B 17/00, A47B 88/04, E05B 65/46
Agent:
Ralf U. Hofmann, Hofmann & Fechner
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13704361

STEERING COLUMN FOR A MOTOR VEHICLE

IPC classification:
B62D 7/22
Applicant:
ThyssenKrupp Presta AG
Applicant:
ThyssenKrupp AG
Agent:
Ralf U. Hofmann, Hofmann & Fechner
Agent:
ThyssenKrupp Intellectual Property GmbH
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP13705394

STEERING SHAFT FOR A MOTOR VEHICLE

IPC classification:
B60R 25/021, B62D 7/22
Applicant:
ThyssenKrupp Presta AG
Applicant:
ThyssenKrupp AG
Agent:
Ralf U. Hofmann, Hofmann & Fechner
Agent:
ThyssenKrupp Intellectual Property GmbH
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP13004392

Extension guide for a pull-out furniture part extendible from a furniture body

IPC classification:
A47B 88/16
Agent:
Ralf U. Hofmann, Hofmann & Fechner
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP13709289

PULL-CLOSED DEVICE FOR A MOVABLY MOUNTED FURNITURE PART

IPC classification:
A47B 88/00, A47B 88/04
Agent:
Ralf U. Hofmann, Hofmann & Fechner
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP14000485

Extension guide for a furniture component which can be pulled out from a furniture body

IPC classification:
A47B 88/10
Agent:
Ralf U. Hofmann, Hofmann & Fechner
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP14003734

LED light

IPC classification:
F21V 3/04, F21V 7/00, F21V 7/04, F21V 13/02, F21Y 101/02, F21Y 103/00
Agent:
Ralf U. Hofmann, Hofmann & Fechner
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13756283

PUMP DEVICE FOR PUMPING AN AMPLIFYING LASER MEDIUM

IPC classification:
G02B 19/00, G02B 27/09, H01S 3/06, H01S 3/0941, H01S 5/40
Agent:
Ralf U. Hofmann, Hofmann & Fechner
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP11793323

CARABINER

IPC classification:
F16B 45/02, F16B 45/06
Agent:
Ralf U. Hofmann, Hofmann & Fechner
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP15000296

Foot scraper mat

IPC classification:
A47L 23/26
Agent:
Ralf U. Hofmann, Hofmann & Fechner
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP15000301

Foot scraper mat

IPC classification:
A47L 23/26
Agent:
Ralf U. Hofmann, Hofmann & Fechner
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP15000752

IMPLANTABLE STRIP

IPC classification:
A61F 2/00
Agent:
Ralf U. Hofmann, Hofmann & Fechner
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP15000611

Medical device for forming an implantable ring

IPC classification:
A61B 17/00, A61B 17/12, A61B 19/00
Agent:
Ralf U. Hofmann, Hofmann & Fechner
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP13831816

RAILWAY SLEEPER

IPC classification:
E01B 3/46
Agent:
Ralf U. Hofmann, Hofmann & Fechner
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP15002102

CEILING ELEMENT FOR FORMING OF FLOORS

IPC classification:
E04B 5/12, E04B 5/23
Agent:
Ralf U. Hofmann, Hofmann & Fechner
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP15001054

VEHICLE FOR A CABLEWAY

IPC classification:
B61B 12/00
Agent:
Beer & Partner Patentanwälte KG
Agent:
Ralf U. Hofmann, Hofmann & Fechner
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP14742879

PARALLELISM EXTRACTION METHOD AND METHOD FOR MAKING PROGRAM

IPC classification:
G06F 9/45, G06F 9/50
Applicant:
Waseda University
Agent:
Ralf U. Hofmann, Hofmann & Fechner
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP14002702

Hot water supply device

IPC classification:
F24D 19/00, F24H 1/12, F24H 9/20
Agent:
Ralf U. Hofmann, Hofmann & Fechner
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP14002715

Membrane bellows

IPC classification:
F16J 3/04, F16K 41/10
Agent:
Ralf U. Hofmann, Hofmann & Fechner
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP11703812

ADJUSTABLE STEERING COLUMN FOR A MOTOR VEHICLE

IPC classification:
B62D 1/184
Applicant:
ThyssenKrupp Presta AG
Agent:
Ralf U. Hofmann, Hofmann & Fechner
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP15001609

PULL-OUT GUIDE

IPC classification:
A47B 88/10
Agent:
Ralf U. Hofmann, Hofmann & Fechner
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP14888257

FINAL DISPOSAL PLANT

IPC classification:
B09B 1/00, E02D 27/01, E02D 27/32
Agent:
Ralf U. Hofmann, Hofmann & Fechner
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP15002292

DRAWER SLIDE

IPC classification:
A47B 88/08
Agent:
Ralf U. Hofmann, Hofmann & Fechner
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP14719188

MUFFLER FOR AN EXHAUST-GAS DUCT

IPC classification:
F01D 25/30, F02C 7/24
Agent:
Ralf U. Hofmann, Hofmann & Fechner
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP14723664

GAS FLOW DIVERTER

IPC classification:
F01D 25/30, F16K 11/052
Agent:
Ralf U. Hofmann, Hofmann & Fechner
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP15795095

MOLDING APPARATUS

IPC classification:
B21D 37/00, B21D 37/02, B22F 3/035, B30B 11/02
Agent:
Ralf U. Hofmann, Hofmann & Fechner
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP11729382

FORGING DIE AND METHOD

IPC classification:
B21J 13/02, B21K 1/76
Applicant:
ThyssenKrupp Presta AG
Agent:
Ralf U. Hofmann, Hofmann & Fechner
Agent:
ThyssenKrupp Intellectual Property GmbH
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP14804415

METHOD FOR DISPLAYING SITE PAGE RELATED TO CURRENT POSITION IN DESIRED CONDITION ORDER IN PORTABLE TERMINAL, AND SYSTEM

IPC classification:
G06F 13/00, H04M 11/00, H04W 4/02
Agent:
Ralf U. Hofmann, Hofmann & Fechner
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP14758275

Q-SWITCHED SOLID-STATE LASER

IPC classification:
H01S 3/02, H01S 3/06, H01S 3/08, H01S 3/081, H01S 3/0941, H01S 3/115
Agent:
Ralf U. Hofmann, Hofmann & Fechner
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP14747504

PULL-OUT GUIDE

IPC classification:
A47B 88/10
Agent:
Ralf U. Hofmann, Hofmann & Fechner
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP14777251

ROLLER

IPC classification:
A47B 88/04, B60B 3/00
Agent:
Ralf U. Hofmann, Hofmann & Fechner
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP10858652

HOT-WATER SUPPLY SYSTEM

IPC classification:
B01J 49/00, C02F 1/42, F24H 1/10, F24H 9/00
Agent:
Ralf U. Hofmann, Hofmann & Fechner
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP15201679

INDUCTION HEATING DEVICE

IPC classification:
H05B 6/12
Agent:
Ralf U. Hofmann, Hofmann & Fechner
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP11006745

Device for treating obesity

IPC classification:
A61F 5/00
Agent:
Ralf U. Hofmann, Hofmann & Fechner
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP12854831

METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING COMPACTED MOLDED BODY

IPC classification:
B09B 1/00, B09B 5/00
Agent:
Ralf U. Hofmann, Hofmann & Fechner
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP12008376

Self-closing mechanism for at least two movable furniture parts

IPC classification:
A47B 88/04
Agent:
Ralf U. Hofmann, Hofmann & Fechner
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP11008747

Medical device for inserting endoscopic instruments into a bodily cavity

IPC classification:
A61B 17/00, A61B 17/34
Agent:
Ralf U. Hofmann, Hofmann & Fechner
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP12832701

INORGANIC WASTE SOLID SHIELD STRUCTURE AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING INORGANIC WASTE SOLID SHIELD STRUCTURE

IPC classification:
B09B 1/00, B09B 3/00, B09B 5/00, G21F 9/24
Agent:
Ralf U. Hofmann, Hofmann & Fechner
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP10858628

HOT-WATER STORAGE TYPE HEATING UNIT

IPC classification:
F24D 11/02, F24D 19/10, F24H 1/18
Agent:
Ralf U. Hofmann, Hofmann & Fechner
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP12849242

TEST PIECE MANUFACTURING SYSTEM AND METHOD

IPC classification:
B09B 3/00, G01N 1/28
Agent:
Ralf U. Hofmann, Hofmann & Fechner
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP11830697

NON-LINEAR RESISTIVE ELEMENT AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF

IPC classification:
H01C 7/10, H01C 7/112
Agent:
Ralf U. Hofmann, Hofmann & Fechner
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP16165923

FLOOR CLEANING DEVICE

IPC classification:
A47L 11/16, A47L 11/283, A47L 11/30, A47L 11/40
Agent:
Ralf U. Hofmann, Hofmann & Fechner
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP15716389

SOLID-STATE LASER

IPC classification:
H01S 3/04, H01S 3/06, H01S 3/08, H01S 3/0941, H01S 3/115
Agent:
Ralf U. Hofmann, Hofmann & Fechner
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP15779661

LOAD-TYPE, DOOR OPENING AND CLOSING DEVICE

IPC classification:
E05F 13/04
Agent:
Ralf U. Hofmann, Hofmann & Fechner
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP16187831

COOKING ASSISTANCE DEVICE

IPC classification:
A47J 27/62, A47J 43/28, G01K 1/02
Agent:
Ralf U. Hofmann, Hofmann & Fechner
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP16187829

COOKING ASSISTANCE DEVICE

IPC classification:
A47J 27/62, A47J 43/28, G01K 1/02
Agent:
Ralf U. Hofmann, Hofmann & Fechner
Status:
APPLICATION PUBLISHED
EP15737952

MICROCHIP LASER

IPC classification:
H01S 3/04, H01S 3/042, H01S 3/06, H01S 3/08, H01S 3/10, H01S 3/113, H01S 3/16
Agent:
Ralf U. Hofmann, Hofmann & Fechner
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP15201681

MEMBRANE BELLOWS

IPC classification:
F16J 3/04
Agent:
Ralf U. Hofmann, Hofmann & Fechner
Status:
APPLICATION PUBLISHED

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