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Thomas Hocker has worked on the following 51 EPO patent applications which have been published in the last five years:

EP13160113

Heat pump with at least two heat sources

IPC classification:
F25B 30/02
Applicant:
Vaillant GmbH
Agent:
Thomas Hocker, Vaillant GmbH
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP13179910

Combined heat and power plant with integrated power storage system

IPC classification:
F02G 5/00
Applicant:
Vaillant GmbH
Agent:
Thomas Hocker, Vaillant GmbH
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12183351

Heating system with solar heating means for domestic hot water and space heating

IPC classification:
F24D 3/08, F24D 11/00, F24D 17/00, F28D 20/00
Applicant:
Vaillant GmbH
Agent:
Thomas Hocker, Vaillant GmbH
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13150929

Temperature control for fuel cells

IPC classification:
H01M 8/04, H01M 8/12
Applicant:
Vaillant GmbH
Agent:
Thomas Hocker, Vaillant GmbH
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP14171235

Modular continuous flow water heater

IPC classification:
F16L 53/00, F24H 1/10, F24H 9/06
Applicant:
Vaillant GmbH
Agent:
Thomas Hocker, Vaillant GmbH
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP14179804

Primary heat exchanger of a condensing boiler

IPC classification:
F24H 1/44, F24H 8/00, F24H 9/20
Applicant:
Vaillant GmbH
Agent:
Thomas Hocker, Vaillant GmbH
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP14179627

Two component condensate hose

IPC classification:
B29C 45/16, F16L 25/00, F16L 33/30, F16L 47/20
Applicant:
Vaillant GmbH
Agent:
Thomas Hocker, Vaillant GmbH
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP14179832

Heating apparatus with a thermoelectric module

IPC classification:
F24H 1/43
Applicant:
Vaillant GmbH
Agent:
Thomas Hocker, Vaillant GmbH
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP14191980

Low-NOx burner with metal fibers

IPC classification:
F23D 14/04, F23D 14/14
Applicant:
Vaillant GmbH
Agent:
Thomas Hocker, Vaillant GmbH
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP14190044

Return flow prevention

IPC classification:
B29C 45/16, F16K 15/03, F16K 27/02
Applicant:
Vaillant GmbH
Agent:
Thomas Hocker, Vaillant GmbH
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP14192047

Flue hood and gas water heating appliance including the same

IPC classification:
F23L 11/00, F23L 13/02, F23M 9/00
Applicant:
Vaillant GmbH
Agent:
Thomas Hocker, Vaillant GmbH
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP14190411

Monitoring the position of a sensor

IPC classification:
F24H 9/20, G01D 11/24, G01D 11/30
Applicant:
Vaillant GmbH
Agent:
Thomas Hocker, Vaillant GmbH
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP14192218

Gas water heating appliance with air pressure switch

IPC classification:
F23N 5/24, F24H 1/14, F24H 9/02, F24H 9/20
Applicant:
Vaillant GmbH
Agent:
Thomas Hocker, Vaillant GmbH
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP15150270

Cogeneration system

IPC classification:
F02G 1/00
Applicant:
Vaillant GmbH
Agent:
Thomas Hocker, Vaillant GmbH
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP15150586

Automatic detection of coolant fill levels in refrigerant circuits

IPC classification:
F25B 49/00
Applicant:
Vaillant GmbH
Agent:
Thomas Hocker, Vaillant GmbH
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP15150287

Solar energy storage device

IPC classification:
F24D 11/00, F24J 2/00
Applicant:
Vaillant GmbH
Agent:
Thomas Hocker, Vaillant GmbH
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP15150150

Method for adaptive control of a heating system

IPC classification:
F24D 19/10, G05D 23/19
Applicant:
Vaillant GmbH
Agent:
Thomas Hocker, Vaillant GmbH
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP15153772

CASING

IPC classification:
F24H 1/00, F24H 9/02
Applicant:
Vaillant GmbH
Agent:
Thomas Hocker, Vaillant GmbH
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP15160494

REACTOR

IPC classification:
F25B 17/08, F25B 35/04
Applicant:
Vaillant GmbH
Agent:
Thomas Hocker, Vaillant GmbH
Status:
The patent has been granted
EP15164386

PACKING SLEEVE

IPC classification:
F16L 13/10, F16L 37/14
Applicant:
Vaillant GmbH
Agent:
Thomas Hocker, Vaillant GmbH
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP14166952

Home appliance with removable control panel and a system including the home appliance

IPC classification:
F24H 9/20
Applicant:
Vaillant GmbH
Agent:
Thomas Hocker, Vaillant GmbH
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP14169420

Air to water heat pump system

IPC classification:
F25B 11/00, F25B 27/00
Applicant:
Vaillant GmbH
Agent:
Thomas Hocker, Vaillant GmbH
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP14171467

Heat pump system with integrated economizer

IPC classification:
F25B 30/02, F25B 39/00, F25B 40/02, F28D 7/00, F28D 9/00
Applicant:
Vaillant GmbH
Agent:
Thomas Hocker, Vaillant GmbH
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP15183990

HEAT EXCHANGER AND GAS WATER HEATING APPLIANCE USING THE SAME

IPC classification:
F24H 1/40, F24H 9/00, F28F 13/08
Applicant:
Vaillant GmbH
Agent:
Thomas Hocker, Vaillant GmbH
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP15187829

EXHAUST GAS HEAT EXCHANGER WITH INTEGRATED FILTER COMBINATION

IPC classification:
F23J 15/02, F23J 15/06, F28D 21/00, F28F 19/01
Applicant:
Vaillant GmbH
Agent:
Thomas Hocker, Vaillant GmbH
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP15192533

COMPRESSION HEAT PUMP USING AIR HEAT EXCHANGER

IPC classification:
F25B 30/02
Applicant:
Vaillant GmbH
Agent:
Thomas Hocker, Vaillant GmbH
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP15191590

HEATING DEVICE AND METHOD FOR OPERATING SAME

IPC classification:
F24D 3/08, F24H 1/18, F24H 7/02, F24H 7/04, F24H 8/00, F28D 20/00
Applicant:
Vaillant GmbH
Agent:
Thomas Hocker, Vaillant GmbH
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP13170551

Heating device with a recuperator and an exhaust gas adaptor

IPC classification:
F23J 13/02, F23J 13/04, F23J 15/06, F24H 8/00, F28D 21/00
Applicant:
Vaillant GmbH
Agent:
Thomas Hocker, Vaillant GmbH
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP15192739

SEAL ELEMENT

IPC classification:
F16J 15/10, F16J 15/3284
Applicant:
Vaillant GmbH
Agent:
Thomas Hocker, Vaillant GmbH
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP15192770

EVAPORATOR HEAT EXCHANGER

IPC classification:
F25B 35/04, F25B 39/02, F28F 1/12, F28F 13/18
Applicant:
Vaillant GmbH
Agent:
Thomas Hocker, Vaillant GmbH
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP14194026

Energy control for vapour injection

IPC classification:
F25B 1/10
Applicant:
Vaillant GmbH
Agent:
Thomas Hocker, Vaillant GmbH
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP15195086

FLUE PIPE ASSEMBLY

IPC classification:
F23J 13/04
Agent:
Thomas Hocker, Vaillant GmbH
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP15197543

METHOD FOR AVOIDING DRY FIRE IN ELECTRIC CONTINUOUS-FLOW HEATERS

IPC classification:
F24H 1/10, F24H 9/20, H01H 47/00, H05B 1/02
Applicant:
Vaillant GmbH
Agent:
Thomas Hocker, Vaillant GmbH
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP15200363

FLUE PIPES AND A GAS APPLIANCE CONNECTED WITH THE FLUE PIPES

IPC classification:
F23J 13/04, G01V 15/00
Agent:
Thomas Hocker, Vaillant GmbH
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP16150016

AIR DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM

IPC classification:
F24F 7/08, F24F 13/02, F24F 13/12
Applicant:
Vaillant GmbH
Agent:
Thomas Hocker, Vaillant GmbH
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP16152510

COMBUSTION OR ELECTROCHEMICAL PLANT COMPRISING A FAN AND CONDENSATE SIPHON

IPC classification:
F23J 15/00
Applicant:
Vaillant GmbH
Agent:
Thomas Hocker, Vaillant GmbH
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP16163286

HEAT EXCHANGER AND GAS BOILER USING THE SAME

IPC classification:
F24H 1/14, F24H 1/24, F24H 1/26, F24H 1/52, F24H 8/00, F28D 1/06, F28D 7/00, F28D 7/10, F28D 21/00
Applicant:
Vaillant GmbH
Agent:
Thomas Hocker, Vaillant GmbH
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13150914

System for separation of chrome (VI) compounds

IPC classification:
B01D 39/12, B01D 39/20
Applicant:
Vaillant GmbH
Agent:
Thomas Hocker, Vaillant GmbH
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP16171258

FLAME MONITORING

IPC classification:
F23N 5/12, F23N 5/24, H03K 3/57
Applicant:
Vaillant GmbH
Agent:
Thomas Hocker, Vaillant GmbH
Status:
APPLICATION PUBLISHED
EP15176639

DUCTED AIR APPLIANCE WITH VENTILATION CLOSURE MEANS

IPC classification:
A62C 2/06, A62C 2/12, F24D 19/10, F24F 11/00, F24H 4/04, F24H 9/20, F25B 49/00
Applicant:
Vaillant GmbH
Agent:
Thomas Hocker, Vaillant GmbH
Status:
APPLICATION PUBLISHED
EP15708482

PLATE HEAT EXCHANGER IN PARTICULAR FOR A FUEL-FIRED HEATER

IPC classification:
F28D 1/03, F28D 9/00
Applicant:
Vaillant GmbH
Agent:
Thomas Hocker, Vaillant GmbH
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP16181641

ADSORPTION HEAT PUMP WITH PLATE HEAT EXCHANGER

IPC classification:
F25B 17/08, F25B 30/04
Applicant:
Vaillant GmbH
Agent:
Thomas Hocker, Vaillant GmbH
Status:
APPLICATION PUBLISHED
EP15180162

HEAT PUMP SYSTEM

IPC classification:
F24F 1/00, F24H 4/04, F24H 9/00
Applicant:
Vaillant GmbH
Agent:
Thomas Hocker, Vaillant GmbH
Status:
APPLICATION PUBLISHED
EP15180480

HEAT PUMP TYPE WATER HEATER SYSTEM

IPC classification:
F24H 4/04, F25B 25/00
Applicant:
Vaillant GmbH
Agent:
Thomas Hocker, Vaillant GmbH
Status:
Request for examination was made
EP16196500

FLUE PIPE ASSEMBLY AND GAS APPLIANCE SYSTEM INCLUDING THE SAME

IPC classification:
F23J 13/04
Applicant:
Vaillant GmbH
Agent:
Thomas Hocker, Vaillant GmbH
Status:
APPLICATION PUBLISHED
EP16197252

ADAPTIVE VIBRATION DAMPER

IPC classification:
F23M 20/00
Applicant:
Vaillant GmbH
Agent:
Thomas Hocker, Vaillant GmbH
Status:
APPLICATION PUBLISHED
EP15196412

AUTOMATIC FLUID MIXTURE FILLING DEVICE FOR HYDRAULIC SYSTEMS

IPC classification:
F24D 19/00, F24J 2/08
Applicant:
Vaillant GmbH
Agent:
Thomas Hocker, Vaillant GmbH
Status:
APPLICATION PUBLISHED
EP16203370

HEATING DISPLAY

IPC classification:
F24D 19/10, F24F 11/00, F24F 11/02, F24F 13/20, F24H 9/20, G09G 3/34
Applicant:
Vaillant GmbH
Agent:
Thomas Hocker, Vaillant GmbH
Status:
The application has been published
EP16197270

METHOD FOR DETERMINING THE ANTIFREEZE AGENT CONTENT OF A HEAT TRANSFER MEDIUM IN A HYDRAULIC CIRCUIT OF A HEATING SYSTEM

IPC classification:
F04D 15/00, F24D 19/00, F24D 19/10, F24J 2/46, G01F 1/86, G01N 11/02
Applicant:
Vaillant GmbH
Agent:
Thomas Hocker, Vaillant GmbH
Status:
The application has been published
EP16152521

BRINE/WATER HEAT PUMP SYSTEM

IPC classification:
F24D 3/18, F24D 17/02, F24D 19/10, F24F 3/08, F24F 5/00, F25B 13/00
Applicant:
Vaillant GmbH
Agent:
Thomas Hocker, Vaillant GmbH
Status:
The application has been published
EP16152194

SENSOR ARRAMGEMENT IN A HEAT PUMP SYSTEM

IPC classification:
F25B 13/00, F25B 40/06, F25B 49/02
Applicant:
Vaillant GmbH
Agent:
Thomas Hocker, Vaillant GmbH
Status:
The application has been published

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