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We have observed 64 EP applications Ralf U. Hofmann has served for within the last five+ years. (We consider all applications which have an EP A1 or A2 publication dated after April 20, 2013). 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:

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:
The patent has been granted
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APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN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:
E05B 65/46, A47B 88/04
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:
E05B 65/46, A47B 17/00, A47B 88/04
Agent:
Ralf U. Hofmann, Hofmann & Fechner
Status:
The patent has been granted
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
EP12710880

CIRCUIT ARRANGEMENT FOR GENERATING A TEST VOLTAGE, IN PARTICULAR FOR TESTING THE INSULATION OF INSTALLED CABLE

IPC classification:
G01R 31/14
Agent:
Ralf U. Hofmann, Hofmann & Fechner
Agent:
Beate König, Patentanwaltskanzlei Dipl.-Phys. Dr. Beate König
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
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:
The patent has been granted
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
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:
The patent has been granted
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:
B60B 3/00, A47B 88/04
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:
The patent has been granted
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:
The patent has been granted
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:
G01K 1/02, A47J 27/62, A47J 43/28
Agent:
Ralf U. Hofmann, Hofmann & Fechner
Status:
The patent has been granted
EP16187829

COOKING ASSISTANCE DEVICE

IPC classification:
G01K 1/02, A47J 27/62, A47J 43/28
Agent:
Ralf U. Hofmann, Hofmann & Fechner
Status:
Request for examination was made
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:
Request for examination was made
EP17167063

METHOD FOR PRODUCING A FLEXIBLE SHEET MATERIAL

IPC classification:
A41C 3/00, A41C 5/00, A41D 27/24
Agent:
Ralf U. Hofmann, Hofmann & Fechner
Status:
Request for examination was made
EP16705893

DRINK TASTING UTENSIL

IPC classification:
A61J 1/10, A61J 19/02
Agent:
Ralf U. Hofmann, Hofmann & Fechner
Status:
Request for examination was made
EP17176938

HEAT MEDIUM CIRCULATION DEVICE

IPC classification:
F24D 3/10, F24D 19/00
Agent:
Ralf U. Hofmann, Hofmann & Fechner
Status:
The application has been published
EP16195943

SIZE ADJUSTABLE TIGHTS WITH DOUBLE-LAYERED WAISTBAND

IPC classification:
D04B 1/10, D04B 1/24, A41B 9/00, A41B 9/14, A41B 11/14, A41F 9/00, A41D 1/21
Agent:
Ralf U. Hofmann, Hofmann & Fechner
Status:
Grant of patent is intended

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