Dr. Colin Breithaupt

Patent Attorney
European Patent Attorney
European Trademark and Design Attorney

Phone: +49 (0)89 – 45 09 18 - 0
Fax: +49 (0)89 – 45 09 18 - 12


Colin Breithaupt studied electrical engineering with a focus on signal processing at the Aachen University of Technology (RWTH Aachen) and graduated with honors in 2002.

During his postgraduate research activities at the Institut für Kommunikationsakustik (Institute of Communication Acoustics) at the Ruhr University in Bochum, at the Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute (ATR) in Kyoto, Japan, and at the Department of Computer Science (DCS) at the University of Sheffield, Great Britain, he was concerned with the processing of speech signals by means of statistical estimation methods. One of the methods for enhancing noisy speech signals developed as a result of his research received an innovation award of the Ruhr University, Bochum in 2007. Colin Breithaupt is author of several international professional publications. For his thesis on his research topic Dr. Breithaupt received a PhD with honors.

Colin Breithaupt joined Hofstetter, Schurack & Partner in early 2008. He specialises in the field of circuit technology, signal processing, acoustics, and automobile technology.

Dr. Breithaupt speaks German and English.