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Heiko Pittner

Heiko Pittner

European and German Patent Attorney
European and German Patent Attorney
Dr., Dipl. Phys., M.Sc. in Physics (USA)
About Heiko Pittner
Heiko is a German and European Patent Attorney. He studied physics at the University of Stuttgart and at the Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta, USA). He specialised during his study in condensed matter physics, laser physics and applied and integrated optics/photonics, and during his diploma thesis in physics on photonic crystals. He carried out his diploma thesis at the German Aerospace Centre (DLR) Institute for Technical Physics. He holds a doctoral degree (Dr. rer. nat.) in physics from Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich. He worked at the CERN laboratory in Geneva and at the Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics in Munich with a focus on laser physics, optics, atomic physics, and electromagnetic particle traps.
In his professional career with more than 12 years of experience in intellectual property he focussed on IP prosecution in the fields of automotive, telecommunications, software, sensor and measurement technology, laser technology, and food processing technology.
Heiko advises on all aspects of intellectual property and has succeeded favourably in several 3rd party proceedings before the European Patent Office and national offices and courts.
Areas of expertise
    • Licensing
    • Patent prosecution
    • Recordals
    • Patent Landscaping
    • Trademark Renewals
    • Portfolio Outsourcing
    • Strategy Implementation
    • Validation
    • Anti-Counterfeiting
    • Forward Patenting
    • Patent Monitoring
    • Translation
    • Novelty Search and Validity Search
    • Patent Oppositions and Appeals
    • Technology Watch
    • Due Diligence
    • Competitor Watch
    • Patent Litigation Support
    • Patent Annuities
    • Utility Models
    • Copyright
    • Design Renewals
    • Patent Drafting
    • IP Risk Management
    • IP Strategy Workshops and Coaching
    • Strategy Development
    • Portfolio Management
    • Freedom to Operate
    • Contracts and agreements
    • Litigation and Dispute Resolution
    • Trade Secrets protection
    • Patent Litigation
Technical field
    • Computer Sciences
    • Manufacturing & Process Technology
    • Artificial Intelligence
    • Electronics
    • Internet of Things (IoT)
    • Machine Learning
    • Databases
    • Mechanical Engineering
    • Physics
    • Signal Processing
    • Food Technology
    • Sensor and Measurement Technology
    • Information Technology
    • Materials Technology & Nanotech
    • Robotics
    • Digitalization
    • Mechatronics
Industry Expertise
    • Automotive
    • Food & Beverage
    • Energy, Gas, Oil & Power
    • Consumer Products
    • Telecommunications
    • Aerospace & Defence
    • Furniture
    • Medtech
    • IT & Software
    • Sustainability / GreenTech / CleanTech
    • Industrial Design
    • Paper/Pulp/Wood Industry
    • Agriculture