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Karsten Rittner has worked on the following 60 EPO patent applications which have been published in the last five years:

EP11754590

COMPRESSION METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR OCCLUSION DATA

IPC classification:
H04N 7/26
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Karsten Rittner, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Technicolor SA
Status:
APPLICATION REFUSED
EP11761464

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR NULL VIRTUAL LOCAL AREA NETWORK IDENTIFICATION TRANSLATION

IPC classification:
H04L 12/46
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Karsten Rittner, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Agent:
Anne Huchet, Technicolor SA
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP11874703

METHOD OF INTERNET BROWSER-BASED REMOTE USER INTERFACE VIRTUAL MOUSE CURSOR POSITIONING

IPC classification:
G06F 3/033
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing DTV
Agent:
Karsten Rittner, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Agent:
Anne Huchet, Technicolor SA
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12305225

Method and device for encoding an HDR video image, method and device for decoding an HDR video image

IPC classification:
H04N 7/26
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Karsten Rittner, Deutsche Thomson-Brandt GmbH
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP11875129

VIDEO ENCODING AND DECODING BASED ON IMAGE REFINEMENT

IPC classification:
H04N 7/32
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing DTV
Agent:
Hofstetter Schurack & Partner Patent- und Rechtsanwaltskanzlei PartG mbB
Agent:
Karsten Rittner, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Agent:
Anne Huchet, Technicolor SA
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP12808949

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MASS UPDATES OF DIGITAL MEDIA

IPC classification:
G03B 19/18, G03B 21/00, G06F 17/30, G06Q 30/06, G11B 27/034, G11B 27/34, H04N 21/414, H04N 21/81, H04N 21/8549
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Cabinet Vidon
Agent:
Karsten Rittner, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Agent:
Anne Huchet, Technicolor SA
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13723291

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING INDICATOR LIGHTS IN A DEVICE

IPC classification:
G11B 33/10, H04N 21/485, H05B 33/08
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Karsten Rittner, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Agent:
Anne Huchet, Technicolor SA
Agent:
Novagraaf Technologies SA
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12726123

IMAGE DESCRIPTOR FOR MEDIA CONTENT

IPC classification:
G06F 17/30, G06K 9/46
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Karsten Rittner, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Agent:
Anne Huchet, Technicolor SA
Status:
APPLICATION WITHDRAWN
EP12727537

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ENTERING SYMBOLS FROM A TOUCH-SENSITIVE SCREEN

IPC classification:
G06F 3/023, G06F 3/0488
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Karsten Rittner, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Agent:
Anne Huchet, Technicolor SA
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13732037

METHOD, APPARATUS AND SYSTEM FOR DETERMINING VIEWER REACTION TO CONTENT ELEMENTS

IPC classification:
H04H 60/33, H04H 60/46, H04N 21/422, H04N 21/442, H04N 21/81, H04N 21/845
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Hofstetter Schurack & Partner Patent- und Rechtsanwaltskanzlei PartG mbB
Agent:
Karsten Rittner, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP12806807

IMPROVED PLAYLIST CONTENT SELECTION SYSTEM AND METHOD

IPC classification:
H04L 29/06, H04N 21/258, H04N 21/262, H04N 21/414, H04N 21/488
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Cabinet Vidon
Agent:
Karsten Rittner, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Agent:
Anne Huchet, Technicolor SA
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP12728360

EARLY POWER FAILURE DETECTION CIRCUIT

IPC classification:
G01R 19/165
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Hofstetter Schurack & Partner Patent- und Rechtsanwaltskanzlei PartG mbB
Agent:
Karsten Rittner, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13750413

SET TOP BOX HAVING HEAT SINK PRESSURE APPLYING MEANS

IPC classification:
H05K 7/20
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Karsten Rittner, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Agent:
Anne Huchet, Technicolor SA
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP13771267

METHOD OF RANDOM ACCESS MESSAGE RETRIEVAL FROM FIRST-IN-FIRST-OUT TRANSPORT MECHANISM

IPC classification:
G06F 9/54
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Hofstetter Schurack & Partner Patent- und Rechtsanwaltskanzlei PartG mbB
Agent:
Karsten Rittner, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP13773939

PANEL ILLUMINATION SYSTEM

IPC classification:
F21V 8/00, G09F 13/02
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Hofstetter Schurack & Partner Patent- und Rechtsanwaltskanzlei PartG mbB
Agent:
Karsten Rittner, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP12812782

CONTEXT-BASED CONTENT RECOMMENDATIONS

IPC classification:
H04N 21/466, H04N 21/482
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Hofstetter Schurack & Partner Patent- und Rechtsanwaltskanzlei PartG mbB
Agent:
Karsten Rittner, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP12770387

REDUCING CORE NETWORK TRAFFIC CAUSED BY MIGRANT

IPC classification:
H04L 29/12, H04W 12/06
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Cabinet Vidon
Agent:
Karsten Rittner, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Agent:
Anne Huchet, Technicolor SA
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13759336

VERTICAL SLIDING DOOR FOR AN ELECTRONIC DEVICE

IPC classification:
G06F 1/18, G11B 17/04, G11B 33/02, H05K 5/02, H05K 5/03
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Karsten Rittner, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Agent:
Anne Huchet, Technicolor SA
Agent:
Novagraaf Technologies SA
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP12791932

PROCESSING HIGH DYNAMIC RANGE IMAGES

IPC classification:
G06T 5/00, G06T 5/50
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Karsten Rittner, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Agent:
Anne Huchet, Technicolor SA
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13785447

CLUSTERING AND SYNCHRONIZING MULTIMEDIA CONTENTS

IPC classification:
G10L 25/24, G10L 25/51, G11B 27/10, G11B 27/28
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Karsten Rittner, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Agent:
Anne Huchet, Technicolor SA
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP14305560

Method and system for providing post-disembarkation entertainment service

IPC classification:
H04H 20/20, H04H 20/62, H04N 21/214
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Karsten Rittner, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Agent:
Anne Huchet, Technicolor SA
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP13750487

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CORRELATING BIOMETRIC RESPONSES TO ANALYZE AUDIENCE REACTIONS

IPC classification:
G06Q 30/02
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Karsten Rittner, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Agent:
Anne Huchet, Technicolor SA
Status:
APPLICATION WITHDRAWN
EP12821093

METHOD, APPARATUS AND SYSTEM FOR MICROPHONE ARRAY CALIBRATION

IPC classification:
G10L 21/0208
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Hofstetter Schurack & Partner Patent- und Rechtsanwaltskanzlei PartG mbB
Agent:
Karsten Rittner, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Status:
APPLICATION WITHDRAWN
EP13866057

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ASSIGNING DEVICES TO A MEDIA SERVICE

IPC classification:
G06F 21/31, H04W 8/18, H04W 12/08
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Karsten Rittner, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Agent:
Anne Huchet, Technicolor SA
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP14305775

Method and apparatus for controlling a decoding of information encoded in synthesized oligos

IPC classification:
G06F 19/22
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Karsten Rittner, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Agent:
Anne Huchet, Technicolor SA
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP14305774

Method and apparatus for storing information units in nucleic acid molecules and nucleic acid storage system

IPC classification:
H03M 5/14, H03M 7/14, H03M 7/46
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Karsten Rittner, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Agent:
Anne Huchet, Technicolor SA
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP14743463

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR CONTENT DISCOVERY

IPC classification:
G06F 3/00
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Karsten Rittner, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Technicolor SA
Agent:
Novagraaf Technologies SA
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13704540

DUAL TELEPRESENCE SET-TOP BOX

IPC classification:
H04N 7/15
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Karsten Rittner, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Agent:
Anne Huchet, Technicolor SA
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP14707028

PRIVACY AGAINST INTERFERENCE ATTACK AGAINST MISMATCHED PRIOR

IPC classification:
G06F 21/62, H04L 29/06, H04L 29/08
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Hofstetter Schurack & Partner Patent- und Rechtsanwaltskanzlei PartG mbB
Agent:
Karsten Rittner, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP13751005

PRIVACY PROTECTION AGAINST CURIOUS RECOMMENDERS

IPC classification:
G06F 21/62, G06Q 30/02, H04N 21/466
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Karsten Rittner, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Agent:
Anne Huchet, Technicolor SA
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP14707513

PRIVACY AGAINST INTERFERENCE ATTACK FOR LARGE DATA

IPC classification:
G06F 21/62, H04L 29/06, H04L 29/08
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Hofstetter Schurack & Partner Patent- und Rechtsanwaltskanzlei PartG mbB
Agent:
Karsten Rittner, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP14305922

Method and apparatus for encoding information units in code word sequences avoiding reverse complementarity

IPC classification:
H03M 5/14
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Karsten Rittner, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Agent:
Anne Huchet, Technicolor SA
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP13826828

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR USING GESTURES FOR SHOT EFFECTS

IPC classification:
H04N 21/414, H04N 21/4788, H04N 21/8549
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Karsten Rittner, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Agent:
Anne Huchet, Technicolor SA
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP13742770

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR USING A LIST DRIVEN SELECTION PROCESS TO IMPROVE VIDEO AND MEDIA TIME BASED EDITING

IPC classification:
G06F 17/30, G11B 20/10, G11B 27/00, H04N 5/232
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Karsten Rittner, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Agent:
Anne Huchet, Technicolor SA
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP13737466

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CAMERA CONTROL USING A VIRTUAL BUTTON AND GESTURES

IPC classification:
H04N 5/232
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Karsten Rittner, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Agent:
Anne Huchet, Technicolor SA
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP13737465

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR STABILIZATION AND REFRAMING

IPC classification:
H04N 5/232
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Karsten Rittner, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Agent:
Anne Huchet, Technicolor SA
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP13736722

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR AUTOMATIC VIDEO SEGMENTATION

IPC classification:
G06F 17/30, G11B 27/02
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Karsten Rittner, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Agent:
Anne Huchet, Technicolor SA
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP13715863

ADAPTIVE GUIDE BASED ON CATEGORIZATION

IPC classification:
H04H 20/40, H04N 21/262, H04N 21/2668
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Cabinet Vidon
Agent:
Karsten Rittner, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Agent:
Anne Huchet, Technicolor SA
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP13716118

BROADCAST CONTENT MANAGEMENT BASED ON CATEGORIZATION

IPC classification:
H04H 20/40
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Karsten Rittner, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Agent:
Anne Huchet, Technicolor SA
Agent:
Novagraaf Technologies SA
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP13745759

METHOD FOR MANAGING REVERBERANT FIELD FOR IMMERSIVE AUDIO

IPC classification:
H04S 7/00
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Karsten Rittner, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Agent:
Anne Huchet, Technicolor SA
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP14306259

Code generation method, code generating apparatus and computer readable storage medium

IPC classification:
H03M 13/01, H03M 13/03, H03M 13/05
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Karsten Rittner, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Agent:
Anne Huchet, Technicolor SA
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP14306271

Method for generating codes, device for generating code word sequences for nucleic acid storage channel modulation, and computer readable storage medium

IPC classification:
H03M 5/14
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Karsten Rittner, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Agent:
Anne Huchet, Technicolor SA
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP13722233

REAR PROJECTION SYSTEM WITH A FOLDABLE PROJECTION SCREEN FOR MOBILE DEVICES

IPC classification:
G03B 21/58, G06F 3/01
Agent:
Karsten Rittner, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Agent:
Anne Huchet, Technicolor SA
Agent:
Novagraaf Technologies SA
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP14724268

DISTRIBUTION OF ASSETS FOR DIFFERENT MOVIE VERSIONS

IPC classification:
H04N 21/2343, H04N 21/81, H04N 21/854, H04N 21/8543
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Karsten Rittner, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Agent:
Anne Huchet, Technicolor SA
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP13728855

MOBILE DEVICE SYNCHRONIZATION TO A GATEWAY

IPC classification:
H04M 3/54, H04W 88/06
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Karsten Rittner, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Agent:
Anne Huchet, Technicolor SA
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP13726919

METHOD, APPARATUS AND SYSTEM FOR ISOLATING MICROPHONE AUDIO

IPC classification:
G10L 25/48
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Karsten Rittner, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Agent:
Anne Huchet, Technicolor SA
Status:
APPLICATION WITHDRAWN
EP13727343

REMOTE CONTROL PROGRAMMING USING IMAGES

IPC classification:
H04N 21/422
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Karsten Rittner, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Agent:
Anne Huchet, Technicolor SA
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP14306465

Method and apparatus for estimating absolute motion values in image sequences

IPC classification:
H04N 19/513, H04N 19/53, H04N 19/59
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Karsten Rittner, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Agent:
Anne Huchet, Technicolor SA
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13729185

BLU-RAY DISC FROM RECYCLED DISC MANUFACTURING MATERIALS AND A METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME

IPC classification:
G11B 7/2534
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Karsten Rittner, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Agent:
Anne Huchet, Technicolor SA
Status:
APPLICATION WITHDRAWN
EP13728078

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR DISPLAYING A PROGRAM GUIDE

IPC classification:
H04N 21/262, H04N 21/431, H04N 21/462, H04N 21/8549
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Cabinet Vidon
Agent:
Karsten Rittner, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Agent:
Anne Huchet, Technicolor SA
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP15187151

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DETECTING DEFECTS IN DIGITIZED IMAGE SEQUENCES

IPC classification:
H04N 1/409, H04N 5/21, H04N 5/253
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Karsten Rittner, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Agent:
Anne Huchet, Technicolor SA
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP13747933

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR DYNAMIC DISCOVERY OF RELATED MEDIA ASSETS

IPC classification:
G06F 3/048, G06F 17/30, H04N 21/254, H04N 21/4722, H04N 21/4725, H04N 21/482
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Karsten Rittner, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Agent:
Anne Huchet, Technicolor SA
Status:
APPLICATION WITHDRAWN
EP13728077

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR NAVIGATING THROUGH MEDIA CONTENT

IPC classification:
H04N 21/262, H04N 21/431, H04N 21/462, H04N 21/8549
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Cabinet Vidon
Agent:
Karsten Rittner, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Agent:
Anne Huchet, Technicolor SA
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP14306575

Method and apparatus for determining a detection of a defective object in an image sequence as a misdetection

IPC classification:
G06K 9/62, G06T 5/00, H04N 1/409, H04N 5/217, H04N 5/232, H04N 5/253
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Karsten Rittner, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Agent:
Anne Huchet, Technicolor SA
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP14306576

Method and apparatus for detecting defects in digitized image sequences

IPC classification:
H04N 1/409, H04N 5/21, H04N 5/253
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Karsten Rittner, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Agent:
Anne Huchet, Technicolor SA
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP13747935

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR RECOMMENDING MEDIA TO A USER

IPC classification:
H04N 21/442, H04N 21/45, H04N 21/475
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Karsten Rittner, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Agent:
Anne Huchet, Technicolor SA
Status:
APPLICATION WITHDRAWN
EP13747934

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR EVOLVING AN AVATAR

IPC classification:
G06Q 30/02, G06T 13/40, H04N 21/442, H04N 21/45, H04N 21/475, H04N 21/4784
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Karsten Rittner, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Agent:
Anne Huchet, Technicolor SA
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP13801930

SYSTEM AND METHODS FOR MATCHING IMAGES WITH VIEWING ENVIRONMENT

IPC classification:
G06Q 30/06, H04N 9/73
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Cabinet Vidon
Agent:
Karsten Rittner, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Agent:
Anne Huchet, Technicolor SA
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13734556

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR AUTOMATICALLY SIZING WINDOWS IN RESPONSE TO USER ACTIONS

IPC classification:
G06F 9/44, H04N 5/445
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Karsten Rittner, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Agent:
Anne Huchet, Technicolor SA
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13733202

SYSTEM AND METHOD TO ASSIST SYNCHRONIZATION OF DISTRIBUTED PLAY OUT OF CONTROL

IPC classification:
H04H 20/18, H04N 21/242, H04N 21/43, H04N 21/4788
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Cabinet Vidon
Agent:
Karsten Rittner, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Technicolor SA
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED

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