Ralph Hahner is a Patent Attorney, European Patent Attorney and European Trademark and Design Attorney. Due to his additional business qualification MBA (Collège des Ingénieurs), Mr. Hahner not only offers legal advice, but also focuses on the entrepreneurial needs of his clients.
Mr. Hahner's practice includes:
Due to his residences in the US and France, Mr. Hahner is fluent in English and French. He has authored several articles on intellectual property.
Mr. Hahner studied physics and electrical engineering in Germany and France. During his studies he specialized in applied physics and, in the course of this, in microelectronics and nanoelectronics. His research activities were in the field of measurement instruments and devices for optoelectronic applications. Mr. Hahner worked on the development of single photon emitters for quantum cryptography, for example.
Owing to his education, Mr. Hahner possesses a broad technical expertise: communication and information technology, control engineering, micro- and optoelectronics and nanotechnology, medical technology, automotive engineering, filter technology, battery technology, and civil engineering.
Graduate of the CEIPI Training Program for technically qualified judges of the Unified Patent Court (UPC)
German Patent Attorney, European Trademark and Design Attorney and European Patent Attorney with Wallinger Ricker Schlotter Tostmann and Breuer Friedrich Hahner in Munich
2007 – 2010
Patent Attorney Trainee with Bardehle Pagenberg, the German Patent and Trademark Office and the Federal Patent Court in Munich
2006 – 2007
MBA at the Collège des Ingénieurs, Paris; project engineer at Renault SA (Technical Center Lardy, France) in the field of test benches
2000 – 2006
Studies of physics at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (Dipl.-Phys.), studies of electrical engineering at Grenoble Institute of Technology (INPG - Ingénieur Diplômé) and studies of Micro- and Nanotechnology at the University Joseph Fourier in Grenoble; working student and internships at Robert Bosch GmbH (production planning), Andreas Stihl AG (tool shop), Mahle GmbH (production processes), Institut Laue-Langevin Grenoble (neutron delivery system) and CEA Grenoble (research in the field of cavity quantum electrodynamics)