Representative before the EPO

Employment test 51 - 200 employees
Company dna appleyard lees ltd
operating since 1852
Headquarter in Halifax and 15 offices
active in Legal Services, IP Consulting, Matchmaking and Trading, and IP-related Communication Service

David James Clark has worked on the following 57 EPO patent applications which have been published in the last five years:

EP11782780

PREDICTION OF POST-PROCEDURAL APPEARANCE

IPC classification:
G06T 3/00
Agent:
David James Clark, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP12159324

Television tuner module and broadcast receiving apparatus having the same

IPC classification:
H04B 1/26, H04N 5/44
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
David James Clark, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP12169225

Display apparatus and method for executing link and method for recognizing voice thereof

IPC classification:
G06F 3/16, G10L 15/08
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
David James Clark, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12170999

Receiving a broadcast stream

IPC classification:
H04N 21/41, H04N 21/4363, H04N 21/44, H04N 21/81, H04N 21/858
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
David James Clark, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP13150652

Light guide plate, backlight unit including the same, display apparatus, and method of manufacturing the same

IPC classification:
F21V 8/00
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
David James Clark, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP12167928

Display apparatus and control method thereof

IPC classification:
H04N 21/422, H04N 21/485
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
David James Clark, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP12160803

Broadcast receiving device and method

IPC classification:
H04N 21/438
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
David James Clark, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP12178469

Display aparatus and control method thereof

IPC classification:
H04N 5/44
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
David James Clark, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP12705703

MAINTENANCE CRANE AT ELEVATED AREAS

IPC classification:
B66C 23/16, F03D 1/00
Agent:
David James Clark, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP12161348

Electronic apparatus and method for controlling electronic apparatus using recognition and motion recognition

IPC classification:
G06F 3/01, G06F 3/16, G06K 9/00, G10L 15/26
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
David James Clark, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION REFUSED
EP12167915

Display apparatus and control method thereof

IPC classification:
G06T 11/00
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
David James Clark, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP11733902

IMPROVEMENTS RELATING TO BARRIER DISPLAYS

IPC classification:
E01F 13/06, G09F 7/20, G09F 15/00, G09F 23/00
Agent:
David James Clark, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP12194902

Display apparatus, connectable external peripheral device and method of displaying an image

IPC classification:
G06F 3/14, H04N 5/00
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
David James Clark, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP13161879

Method and apparatus for image encoding and image decoding

IPC classification:
H04N 7/36, H04N 7/34
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
David James Clark, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP12195213

Remote control apparatus and method of controlling display apparatus using the same

IPC classification:
H04N 5/44, H04N 21/422, H04N 21/482
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
David James Clark, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION WITHDRAWN
EP13153021

Display apparatus and method for managing health

IPC classification:
A63B 24/00, G06F 19/00
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
David James Clark, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP13159015

Display apparatus and method of providing content and content type to adapt the frame size and/or the audio characteristics

IPC classification:
G09G 5/00, H04N 21/41, H04N 21/431, H04N 21/4402, H04N 21/475, H04N 21/485
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP13180526

Image processing apparatus and control method thereof

IPC classification:
G06F 3/14
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
David James Clark, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP13167968

Recording medium, reproducing device for performing trick play for data of the recording medium, and method thereof

IPC classification:
G11B 27/00, G11B 27/10, H04N 5/783, H04N 9/82
Applicant:
Gangneung-Wonju National University Industry Academy Cooperation Group
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
David James Clark, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13157112

Apparatus and method for displaying image, and apparatus and method for driving light-emitting device

IPC classification:
G09G 3/34, G09G 3/36
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
David James Clark, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP12735167

HINGE ASSEMBLY, DOOR ASSEMBLY AND RELATED METHODS

IPC classification:
E05D 3/02, E05D 7/00
Agent:
David James Clark, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION WITHDRAWN
EP13181186

Audio device and output method thereof

IPC classification:
H03F 1/02, H03F 1/30, H03F 3/181
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
David James Clark, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP12848529

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR DETERMINING MOTION VECTOR FOR VIDEO CODING OR VIDEO DECODING

IPC classification:
H04N 7/36
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
David James Clark, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP13158211

Light emitting diode driving apparatus, driving method of light emitting diode, and computer-readable recording medium

IPC classification:
H05B 33/08
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
David James Clark, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13193580

Safety apparatus for brake of vehicle

IPC classification:
B60T 13/46, B60T 17/02
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP12859756

VIDEO ENCODING METHOD USING OFFSET ADJUSTMENT ACCORDING TO CLASSIFICATION OF PIXELS BY MAXIMUM ENCODING UNITS AND APPARATUS THEREOF, AND VIDEO DECODING METHOD AND APPARATUS THEREOF

IPC classification:
H04N 7/26
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
David James Clark, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP12774170

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR COMPOSITING IMAGE IN A PORTABLE TERMINAL

IPC classification:
H04B 1/40, H04N 5/262, H04N 7/14
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP13733652

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PROVIDING EVENT OF PORTABLE DEVICE HAVING FLEXIBLE DISPLAY UNIT

IPC classification:
G06F 3/14, H04B 1/40
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Sönke Lorenz, Gulde & Partner Patent- und Rechtsanwaltskanzlei mbB
Agent:
David James Clark, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Agent:
Richard Paul Gover, HGF Limited
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP12845198

PROCESS FOR PRODUCING RICE FROM UNHULLED RICE AND DEVICE THEREFOR

IPC classification:
B02B 3/00, B02B 5/02
Agent:
David James Clark, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION WITHDRAWN
EP12853960

METHOD FOR OPERATING SCENE ON TOUCH SCREEN

IPC classification:
G06F 3/041, G06F 3/048
Agent:
David James Clark, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP12813940

SAMPLE COLLECTION

IPC classification:
G01N 1/28
Agent:
David James Clark, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP12754830

METHOD, SYSTEM AND COMPUTER STORAGE MEDIUM FOR DISPLAYING MICROBLOG WALL

IPC classification:
G09F 9/00, H04L 12/58, H04L 29/06, H04W 4/20
Applicant:
Tencent Technology Shenzhen Company Limited
Agent:
David James Clark, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13196512

Image decoding method

IPC classification:
H04N 19/00, H04N 19/11, H04N 19/117, H04N 19/119, H04N 19/176, H04N 19/182, H04N 19/33, H04N 19/50, H04N 19/593, H04N 19/82
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP13196510

Image decoding method

IPC classification:
H04N 19/00, H04N 19/11, H04N 19/117, H04N 19/119, H04N 19/176, H04N 19/182, H04N 19/33, H04N 19/50, H04N 19/593, H04N 19/82
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP14178698

Method and apparatus for encoding video, and method and apparatus for decoding video

IPC classification:
H04N 19/103, H04N 19/105, H04N 19/112, H04N 19/119, H04N 19/122, H04N 19/132, H04N 19/147, H04N 19/176, H04N 19/19, H04N 19/30, H04N 19/44, H04N 19/46, H04N 19/50, H04N 19/503, H04N 19/593, H04N 19/61, H04N 19/96
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
David James Clark, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP13190128

Music information searching method and apparatus thereof

IPC classification:
G06F 17/30
Applicant:
Kwangwoon University Industry-Academic Collaboration Foundation
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
David James Clark, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13176269

Method of sensing connection of usb device in power save mode and image forming apparatus for performing the same

IPC classification:
G06F 1/32
Applicant:
S-Printing Solution Co., Ltd.
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
David James Clark, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP14175742

Transmitting apparatus, receiving apparatus, and control methods thereof

IPC classification:
H04B 7/02
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
David James Clark, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13196509

Image decoding apparatus

IPC classification:
H04N 19/00, H04N 19/11, H04N 19/117, H04N 19/119, H04N 19/176, H04N 19/182, H04N 19/33, H04N 19/50, H04N 19/593, H04N 19/82
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP13763979

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR HIGH-FREQUENCY ENCODING/DECODING FOR BANDWIDTH EXTENSION

IPC classification:
G10L 19/02, G10L 19/08
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
David James Clark, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13778457

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DETERMINING REFERENCE PICTURE SET OF IMAGE

IPC classification:
H04N 7/32
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
David James Clark, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP13167994

Methods and apparatuses for reproducing and recording a discless application and information storage medium for recording the discless application

IPC classification:
G06F 9/445, G11B 27/11
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP13173940

Apparatus and method for recording and reproducing a progressive playlist, and information storage medium therefor

IPC classification:
G11B 27/11
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
David James Clark, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP13155515

Media receiving apparatus, media systems having the same, and control methods thereof

IPC classification:
H04N 5/775
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
David James Clark, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP13172075

Image decoding method

IPC classification:
H04N 19/11, H04N 19/117, H04N 19/119, H04N 19/176, H04N 19/182, H04N 19/33, H04N 19/50, H04N 19/593, H04N 19/82, H04N 19/91
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP11831876

INTEGRATED DRIVE CIRCUIT FOR MULTI-SEGMENT ELECTROLUMINESCENT DISPLAYS

IPC classification:
H05B 33/08, H05B 33/12
Agent:
David James Clark, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP13161887

Method and apparatus for image encoding and image decoding

IPC classification:
H04N 7/36, H04N 7/34
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
David James Clark, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION WITHDRAWN
EP11700976

CONFECTIONERY PRODUCT

IPC classification:
A23G 3/00, A23G 3/54
Agent:
David James Clark, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP12178669

Display apparatus and image processing method

IPC classification:
H04N 13/04
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
David James Clark, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP12174242

Hose clamp

IPC classification:
F16L 33/08
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP13150653

Display apparatus, control method thereof, upgrade apparatus, and display system to authorize the upgrade operation when the booting operation is completed.

IPC classification:
G06F 9/44, G06F 21/57, H04N 21/418, H04N 21/443, H04N 21/45, H04N 21/458, H04N 21/81
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP12178973

Apparatus and method of printing 3D-images

IPC classification:
G03B 35/14
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
David James Clark, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP10803127

IMPROVEMENTS IN AND RELATING TO SEAT BELTS

IPC classification:
A44B 11/25, B60R 22/18
Agent:
David James Clark, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP11181614

3D image processing apparatus and method for adjusting 3D effect thereof

IPC classification:
H04N 13/00
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
David James Clark, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP11808688

ATTACHMENT METHOD

IPC classification:
B60P 3/06, B60P 3/073
Agent:
David James Clark, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP11788203

DRAINAGE SYSTEM

IPC classification:
E04D 11/00, E04D 13/04
Agent:
David James Clark, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP12196808

Image forming apparatus supporting Wi-Fi direct and method of activating Wi-Fi direct

IPC classification:
H04W 76/02
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

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