Partner/Owner

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

We have observed 54 EP applications Ean Davies has served for within the last five+ years. (We consider all applications which have an EP A1 publication dated after December 17, 2012). 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:

EP11705672

A MEDICAL DEVICE FOR USE IN ASSESSING THE STATE OF A PERSON'S ENDOTHELIUM

IPC classification:
A61B 5/026
Applicant:
Lancaster University Business Enterprises Limited
Agent:
Ean Davies, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION WITHDRAWN
EP11735907

IMPROVEMENTS IN AND RELATED TO ELECTRICAL DEVICES HAVING ANTI-LIGATURE PROPERTIES

IPC classification:
G01D 11/24, G01D 11/30
Agent:
Ean Davies, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP11799948

TISSUE INDICATOR DETERMINATION

IPC classification:
A61B 5/053
Agent:
Ean Davies, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP12162456

Display apparatus and driving method thereof

IPC classification:
G09G 3/288
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Ean Davies, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION WITHDRAWN
EP11764250

A KEYPAD

IPC classification:
G06F 3/02, H01H 13/705, H01H 13/86
Agent:
Ean Davies, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP11787743

IMPROVED SLIDING INSPECTION WINDOW FOR HIGH VOLTAGE SWITCHGEAR CABINETS

IPC classification:
H02B 1/30
Agent:
Ean Davies, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP12741653

TISSUE MASS INDICATOR DETERMINATION

IPC classification:
A61B 5/053
Agent:
Ean Davies, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP12183412

3D location sensing system and method

IPC classification:
G01B 11/25, G01S 17/48, G01S 17/89, H04N 13/00
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Ean Davies, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP12188174

Telephoto Lens System

IPC classification:
G02B 7/04, G02B 13/02
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Ean Davies, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12150834

Image Forming Apparatus, Method For Notifying Error, And Computer-Readable Recording Medium

IPC classification:
G06F 11/07
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Ean Davies, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP12195547

Method and device for transmitting and receiving information

IPC classification:
H04L 29/06, H04L 29/08, H04N 1/00, H04N 21/482
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Ean Davies, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12188222

Signal processing apparatus, display apparatus having the same and signal processing method

IPC classification:
G09G 5/00
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Ean Davies, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
The patent has been granted
EP12193017

Connector and interface device

IPC classification:
H01R 31/06
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Ean Davies, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP13181112

Video coding and decoding method using weighted prediction and apparatus for the same

IPC classification:
H04N 19/105, H04N 19/137, H04N 19/176, H04N 19/187, H04N 19/33, H04N 19/577, H04N 19/59
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Ean Davies, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP13176812

Image forming apparatus supporting wifi direct and method of controlling internet access in image forming apparatus

IPC classification:
H04L 29/12, H04W 4/00, H04W 84/12, H04W 84/22
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Applicant:
S-Printing Solution Co., Ltd.
Agent:
Ean Davies, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13167745

Content processing apparatus for processing high resolution content and content processing method thereof

IPC classification:
G06F 3/0481, G09G 5/00, G09G 5/36, G09G 5/391, H04N 19/00
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Applicant:
Gangneung-Wonju National University Industry Academy Cooperation Group
Agent:
Ean Davies, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP14157343

Apparatus for decoding a coding unit of picture boundary

IPC classification:
G06T 9/00, H04N 19/119, H04N 19/122, H04N 19/17, H04N 19/176, H04N 19/30, H04N 19/61
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Ean Davies, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION REFUSED
EP14157338

Apparatus for decoding a coding unit of picture boundary

IPC classification:
G06T 9/00, H04N 19/119, H04N 19/122, H04N 19/17, H04N 19/176, H04N 19/30, H04N 19/61
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Ean Davies, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION REFUSED
EP14157333

Method for decoding a coding unit of picture boundary

IPC classification:
G06T 9/00, H04N 19/119, H04N 19/122, H04N 19/17, H04N 19/176, H04N 19/30, H04N 19/61
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Ean Davies, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION REFUSED
EP13198647

Electronic device and control method thereof

IPC classification:
H03F 3/181, H03F 3/20, H03F 5/00
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Ean Davies, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP12827387

REFLECTOR FOR A PHOTOVOLTAIC POWER MODULE

IPC classification:
H01L 31/042, H01L 31/052
Applicant:
Solar Systems Pty Ltd
Agent:
Ean Davies, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP14157340

Method for decoding a coding unit of picture boundary

IPC classification:
G06T 9/00, H04N 19/119, H04N 19/122, H04N 19/17, H04N 19/176, H04N 19/30, H04N 19/61
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Ean Davies, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION REFUSED
EP13171460

Terminal apparatus, method and system for setting up destination and providing information

IPC classification:
G08B 21/00, H04M 3/42, H04W 4/02
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Ean Davies, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP13174909

Method and System for Managing Image Forming Apparatus through Network

IPC classification:
G06F 3/12, G06F 11/07, H04N 1/00
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Applicant:
S-Printing Solution Co., Ltd.
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP12842474

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR OUTPUTTING AN AUDIO SIGNAL

IPC classification:
H03F 3/217, H04R 3/00
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Ean Davies, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP14161452

Method and apparatus for improving quality of experience in sharing screen among devices, and recording medium therefor

IPC classification:
G06F 3/14, H04N 21/414, H04N 21/4402, H04N 21/442
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Ean Davies, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12850941

IMAGE CODING METHOD AND DEVICE FOR BUFFER MANAGEMENT OF DECODER, AND IMAGE DECODING METHOD AND DEVICE

IPC classification:
H04N 7/26
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Ean Davies, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP14175684

Precision synchronisation architecture for superspeed Universal Serial BUS devices

IPC classification:
G06F 1/12, G06F 13/40, G06F 13/42, H04L 7/04
Agent:
Ean Davies, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP13173647

Method and display apparatus for processing in input signal

IPC classification:
G06F 1/16, G06F 3/02, H04N 21/422, H04N 21/436
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Ean Davies, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP13185811

Display apparatus and control method thereof for applying motion compensation to remove artifacts from images

IPC classification:
G09G 5/14, H04N 5/445
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Ean Davies, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION WITHDRAWN
EP14170487

Method and apparatus for synchronising the local time of a plurality of instruments

IPC classification:
G06F 1/12, G06F 13/40, G06F 13/42, H04L 7/04
Agent:
Ean Davies, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP14165614

Synchronous network of superspeed and non-superspeed USB devices

IPC classification:
G06F 1/12, G06F 13/40, G06F 13/42, H04L 7/04
Agent:
Ean Davies, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP14166782

Method of controlling communication unit via magnetic sensor and electronic device using the method

IPC classification:
H04W 52/02
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Ean Davies, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP14153128

Built-in audio apparatus

IPC classification:
H04R 1/02
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Ean Davies, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13744207

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR HIERARCHICAL DATA UNIT-BASED VIDEO ENCODING AND DECODING COMPRISING QUANTIZATION PARAMETER PREDICTION

IPC classification:
H04N 7/26, H04N 7/50
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Ean Davies, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP14172115

Antenna device and display apparatus having the same

IPC classification:
H01Q 1/12, H01Q 1/22, H01Q 1/48, H01Q 13/10, H01Q 21/28
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Ean Davies, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP14180791

Display apparatus, 3D glasses, and control method thereof

IPC classification:
H04N 13/04
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Ean Davies, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP13195037

Television system and image display method thereof

IPC classification:
H04N 21/431
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Ean Davies, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP13170803

Audio output apparatus and method for outputting audio

IPC classification:
H04R 5/02
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Ean Davies, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP14175265

Transmitting and receiving apparatuses for performing transverse Reed-Solomon coding across transmission frames.

IPC classification:
H03M 13/00, H03M 13/15, H04L 1/00
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Ean Davies, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP13193135

Video processing apparatus and method

IPC classification:
G11B 27/034, G11B 27/28
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Ean Davies, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP14175990

Method of controlling NFC-related service provision and apparatus performing the same

IPC classification:
G06F 3/12, G06F 21/35, H04L 29/06, H04L 29/08, H04W 4/00, H04W 12/06
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Applicant:
S-Printing Solution Co., Ltd.
Agent:
Ean Davies, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP14180187

Display apparatus, the method thereof and item providing method

IPC classification:
G06F 3/0488, G06F 17/30, H04N 5/44, H04N 5/445, H04N 5/775, H04N 21/422, H04N 21/432, H04N 21/472, H04N 21/4782, H04N 21/482
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Ean Davies, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP13194901

Display apparatus, server, and control method thereof

IPC classification:
H04N 21/442, H04N 21/45, H04N 21/462, H04N 21/466, H04N 21/482
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Ean Davies, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP13183539

Display apparatus and control method of modulating and demodulating a plurality of image signals

IPC classification:
H04J 3/00, H04J 14/08, H04L 5/22, H04L 12/40, H04N 21/234, H04N 21/2365, H04N 21/434, H04N 21/436, H04N 21/4363, H04N 21/4402
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Ean Davies, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION WITHDRAWN
EP12161987

Display apparatus and method for driving the same

IPC classification:
G09G 3/32
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Ean Davies, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION REFUSED
EP12170290

Method and device for demultiplexing audio & video data of multimedia file

IPC classification:
G11B 27/00, H04N 21/43, H04N 21/434
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Ean Davies, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP11781779

ADAPTIVE BIT OR POWER LOADING IN OPTICAL ORTHOGONAL FREQUENCY DIVISION MULTIPLEXING TRANSCEIVERS

IPC classification:
H04L 1/00, H04L 27/26
Applicant:
Bangor University Research and Innovation Office
Agent:
Ean Davies, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP11722150

FILTER WITH CYCLONE SEPARATION MEANS

IPC classification:
B01D 45/12, B04C 5/04, B04C 5/10, B04C 5/15, B04C 5/20
Agent:
Ean Davies, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP13167729

Apparatus for decoding a coding unit of picture boundary

IPC classification:
H04N 7/26, H04N 7/50
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Ean Davies, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION REFUSED
EP13167711

Method for decoding a coding unit of picture boundary

IPC classification:
H04N 7/26, H04N 7/50
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Ean Davies, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION REFUSED
EP12187485

Hoist mechanism

IPC classification:
B66C 23/16, B66C 23/44, A61G 3/06
Agent:
Ean Davies, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Agent:
Adamson Jones
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP12187522

Electronic apparatus and method of controlling electronic apparatus

IPC classification:
G06F 3/16, G10L 15/22, G10L 15/30, H04N 21/40
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Ean Davies, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP11764266

LOCKING ARRANGEMENT FOR A DOOR

IPC classification:
E05B 13/00, E05C 19/18, E05B 65/16
Agent:
Ean Davies, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

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