Dipl.-Ing. Dietmar Gornott

  • Electrical Engineer
  • Patent Attorney
  • European Patent Attorney
  • European Trademark and Design Attorney

During his work at the Fernseh GmbH and subsequent work in this field, many interesting technical developments took place. Dietmar Gornott took care of many of those inventions such as the introduction of colour TV in Germany and in many other countries, the digitization of video signals and the digital image processing. In addition to his management duties as a head of department, Mr Gornott conducted contractual negotiations in Germany and abroad and held several legal proceedings. He included successfully his experiences gained in those areas during his work as a Freelance Patent Attorney when advising SMEs and clients in industries.


German, English


2006 Cooperation as patent attorney with Habermann IP (former Katscher Habermann Patentanwälte)
1984 until 2006 Freelance Patent Attorney with an office in Darmstadt
1983 until 1984 Head of the patent division for Electronics and authorized representative of the Robert Bosch GmbH
1972 until 1983 Head of the patent and license department of the Fernseh GmbH
1967 until 1972 Engineer at the patent and license department of the Fernseh GmbH; examination of inventions in the fields of electronics, precision mechanics and optic; patent searches, application, defense and enforcement of patents and utility models as well as oppositions against granted patents
1964 until 1967 Development engineer at the Fernseh GmbH (later: division of the television devices of the Robert GmbH); development of television devices for special applications
1959 until 1964 Studies in communication technologies at the Technical University of Darmstadt (Technische Hochschule Darmstadt) with Prof. Küpfmüller; study paper on the development of neuronal model; diploma thesis on a demonstration carried out in a lecturer hall about a PCM transmission of audio signals; master’s degree in communication technologies (Diplomingenieur)