Representative before the EPO

Employment test 51 - 200 employees
Company dna d young and co llp
operating since 1891
Headquarter in London and 2 offices
active in Legal Services, IP Consulting, and IP Portfolio Processing

We have observed 23 EP applications Cathrine McGowan has served for within the last five+ years. (We consider all applications which have an EP A1 or A2 publication dated after June 23, 2013). Please note, that we only count EP applications, in which the name of the patent attorney is explicitly mentioned as representative. These EP applications are:

EP13150695

Acoustic signalling to switch from infrastructure communication mode to ad hoc communication mode

IPC classification:
H04N 21/442, H04N 21/61, H04N 21/4363, H04N 21/422
Applicant:
Sony Corporation
Agent:
Cathrine McGowan, D Young & Co LLP
Status:
APPLICATION REFUSED
EP13151307

Framework and system to distribute applications for heterogeneous platforms

IPC classification:
G06F 9/445
Applicant:
Sony Corporation
Agent:
Cathrine McGowan, D Young & Co LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP13166941

Audio description availability notifier

IPC classification:
H04N 21/81, H04N 21/482, G09B 21/00
Applicant:
Sony Corporation
Agent:
Cathrine McGowan, D Young & Co LLP
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP13177887

Fleece for smokeless tobacco

IPC classification:
A24F 23/02
Applicant:
British American Tobacco (Investments) Ltd
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, D Young & Co LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP13183527

Gesture- and expression-based authentication

IPC classification:
G06F 21/32, G06F 21/31
Applicant:
Sony Corporation
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, D Young & Co LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP13187696

User interface for accessing books

IPC classification:
G06Q 10/10, G06F 3/0483
Applicant:
Sony Network Entertainment International LLC
Applicant:
Sony Corporation
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, D Young & Co LLP
Status:
APPLICATION REFUSED
EP13188700

User interface for accessing games

IPC classification:
A63F 13/20
Applicant:
Sony Network Entertainment International LLC
Applicant:
Sony Corporation
Agent:
Cathrine McGowan, D Young & Co LLP
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13197747

System and method for sharing event information using icons

IPC classification:
G06Q 10/10
Applicant:
Sony Corporation
Agent:
Cathrine McGowan, D Young & Co LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP11836810

METHODS AND APPARATUSES FOR ACCUMULATING AND DISTRIBUTING PROCESSING POWER

IPC classification:
G06F 15/16
Applicant:
Sony Corporation
Agent:
Cathrine McGowan, D Young & Co LLP
Status:
APPLICATION WITHDRAWN
EP12753502

SMOKING ARTICLE AND MANUFACTURE THEREOF

IPC classification:
A24F 13/16, A24D 3/04, A24D 3/02, A24D 1/04, A24D 1/02
Applicant:
British American Tobacco (Investments) Ltd
Agent:
Cathrine McGowan, D Young & Co LLP
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP11840212

TRACKING ACTIVATION OF LICENSABLE COMPONENT IN AUDIO VIDEO DEVICE BY UNIQUE PRODUCT IDENTIFICATION

IPC classification:
H04N 21/6547, H04N 21/4627, H04N 21/426, H04N 21/258, G06Q 30/00, G06Q 20/20, H04N 21/658, H04N 21/40, H04N 21/438, H04N 21/254, G06Q 40/00, G06Q 30/02, G06F 21/12
Applicant:
Sony Corporation
Agent:
Cathrine McGowan, D Young & Co LLP
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP11839933

SUPPLYING OMITTED CRITICAL CODE PORTION TO ACTIVATE LICENSABLE COMPONENT IN AUDIO VIDEO DEVICE

IPC classification:
H04N 21/6547, H04N 21/4627, H04N 21/426, H04N 21/258, G06Q 30/00, G06Q 20/20, H04N 21/658, H04N 21/40, H04N 21/438, H04N 21/254, G06Q 40/00, G06Q 30/02, G06F 21/12
Applicant:
Sony Corporation
Agent:
Cathrine McGowan, D Young & Co LLP
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP11839227

ACTIVATING LICENSABLE COMPONENT PROVIDED BY THIRD PARTY TO AUDIO VIDEO DEVICE

IPC classification:
G06F 21/12, H04N 21/6547, H04N 21/4627, H04N 21/426, H04N 21/258, G06Q 30/00, G06Q 20/20, H04N 21/658, H04N 21/40, H04N 21/438, H04N 21/254, G06Q 40/00, G06Q 30/02, G06F 21/10
Applicant:
Sony Corporation
Agent:
Cathrine McGowan, D Young & Co LLP
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP14157801

Intuitive image-based program guide for controlling display device such as a television

IPC classification:
H04N 21/482, H04N 21/4788, H04N 21/466, H04N 21/45, H04N 21/431
Applicant:
Sony Corporation
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, D Young & Co LLP
Status:
APPLICATION WITHDRAWN
EP13178671

Website with enhanced book memos

IPC classification:
G06F 17/30
Agent:
Cathrine McGowan, D Young & Co LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP12852688

ONE-CLICK CONNECT/DISCONNECT FEATURE FOR WIRELESS DEVICES FORMING A MESH NETWORK

IPC classification:
H04L 12/28
Applicant:
Sony Corporation
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, D Young & Co LLP
Status:
APPLICATION WITHDRAWN
EP13738936

CHROMA QUANTIZATION PARAMETER EXTENSION

IPC classification:
H04N 7/50
Applicant:
Sony Corporation
Agent:
Cathrine McGowan, D Young & Co LLP
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP12756234

SMOKING ARTICLE AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING A SMOKING ARTICLE

IPC classification:
A24D 3/04
Applicant:
British American Tobacco (Investments) Ltd
Agent:
Cathrine McGowan, D Young & Co LLP
Status:
APPLICATION WITHDRAWN
EP13764029

FLUORESCENT DOT COUNTING IN DIGITAL PATHOLOGY IMAGES

IPC classification:
G06K 9/46
Applicant:
Sony Corporation
Agent:
Cathrine McGowan, D Young & Co LLP
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13772648

DIRECT FILE TRANSFER WITHOUT SENDING REQUESTED FILE THROUGH REQUESTING DEVICE

IPC classification:
G06F 15/16
Applicant:
Sony DADC US Inc.
Applicant:
Sony Corporation
Agent:
Cathrine McGowan, D Young & Co LLP
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13736600

ELECTRONIC VAPOUR PROVISION DEVICE

IPC classification:
A24F 47/00
Applicant:
Nicoventures Holdings Ltd
Agent:
Cathrine McGowan, D Young & Co LLP
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP13159217

Communication managers and methods for automatically performing a channel selection procedure in a wireless network

IPC classification:
H04W 76/02
Applicant:
Sony Electronics Inc
Agent:
Cathrine McGowan, D Young & Co LLP
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP13151263

Two-layer woven fabric with warp thread joining loops

IPC classification:
D21F 1/00, D03D 11/00, D03D 1/00
Agent:
Cathrine McGowan, D Young & Co LLP
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT

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