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 65 EP applications Paul Laurence Brandon has served for within the last five+ years. (We consider all applications which have an EP A1 or A2 publication dated after December 01, 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:

EP13161148

Display apparatus, method for controlling display apparatus, and interactive system

IPC classification:
H04N 21/422, H04N 21/2343
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Paul Laurence Brandon, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION WITHDRAWN
EP13184727

Blu-ray disc playback apparatus and data pre-fetch method for java object applications.

IPC classification:
G11B 20/12, G11B 20/10, G06F 17/30
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Paul Laurence Brandon, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP13151937

Image processing apparatus and control method thereof and image processing system

IPC classification:
H04H 60/58, G10L 15/32
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Paul Laurence Brandon, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13186762

Display apparatus and method for controlling thereof

IPC classification:
G11B 27/11, G11B 27/034
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Paul Laurence Brandon, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP13151818

Image processing apparatus and control method thereof and image processing system.

IPC classification:
G10L 15/22
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Paul Laurence Brandon, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP12817105

VERTICALLY ORIENTED TRANSPORTABLE CONTAINER WITH IMPROVED STABILITY

IPC classification:
B65D 90/12, B65D 88/54, B65D 88/26, B65D 88/12, B60P 3/00
Agent:
Paul Laurence Brandon, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION WITHDRAWN
EP12822594

HIGH RISE CROP LIFTER

IPC classification:
A01D 65/02
Agent:
Paul Laurence Brandon, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP11875576

SYSTEM FOR EXCHANGING BUSINESS SERVICES

IPC classification:
H04L 12/14, G06Q 40/02, G06Q 30/00, G06Q 20/24
Agent:
Paul Laurence Brandon, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP13199462

Display apparatus and method for providing menu thereof

IPC classification:
H04N 21/485, H04N 21/431, H04N 5/445
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Paul Laurence Brandon, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP13189890

Method of executing application installed in outside server and image forming apparatus to perform the same

IPC classification:
H04N 1/00
Applicant:
S-Printing Solution Co., Ltd.
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP14151821

Device for remotely controlling an electronic apparatus and control method thereof

IPC classification:
G08C 23/04, G08C 17/02
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Paul Laurence Brandon, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13170061

Electrophotographic image forming apparatus and development cartridge

IPC classification:
G03G 21/18, G03G 21/16
Applicant:
S-Printing Solution Co., Ltd.
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Paul Laurence Brandon, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
The patent has been granted
EP13170028

Electrophotographic image forming apparatus and development cartridge

IPC classification:
G03G 21/18
Applicant:
S-Printing Solution Co., Ltd.
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Paul Laurence Brandon, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP14151593

Voice recognition apparatus and method for providing response information

IPC classification:
G10L 15/22, G06F 17/27
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Paul Laurence Brandon, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13174723

Method of recognizing speech and electronic device thereof

IPC classification:
G10L 15/14, G10L 15/05
Applicant:
Korea University Research and Business Foundation
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Paul Laurence Brandon, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP12837931

METHOD FOR DETERMINATION OF USER'S IDENTITY

IPC classification:
H04L 9/32, G06K 9/18
Agent:
Paul Laurence Brandon, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
Request for examination was made
EP12840042

METHOD FOR DISPLAYING CONTENTS, METHOD FOR SYNCHRONIZING CONTENTS, AND METHOD AND DEVICE FOR DISPLAYING BROADCAST CONTENTS

IPC classification:
H04N 21/43
Applicant:
University-Industry Cooperation Group of Kyung Hee University
Applicant:
Kyung Hee University
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Paul Laurence Brandon, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION WITHDRAWN
EP12840722

HEAD ASSEMBLY AND VALVE-LESS INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE

IPC classification:
F02F 1/24, F01L 7/02
Agent:
Paul Laurence Brandon, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP13173612

Method for providing contents information and broadcasting receiving apparatus thereof

IPC classification:
H04N 21/472, H04N 21/431, G10L 13/033, G06F 3/16
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Paul Laurence Brandon, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13176288

Method for correcting voice recognition error and broadcast receiving apparatus applying the same.

IPC classification:
G10L 15/22
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Paul Laurence Brandon, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP14159586

Incrementally updating a large key-value store

IPC classification:
G06F 17/30
Applicant:
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
Agent:
Paul Laurence Brandon, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP14158939

Facet group ranking for search results

IPC classification:
G06F 17/30
Applicant:
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
Agent:
Paul Laurence Brandon, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP14159272

Selectively altering requests based on comparison of potential value of requests

IPC classification:
G06F 17/30, G06F 9/50
Applicant:
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
Agent:
Paul Laurence Brandon, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP14159537

Attribute-based-categorical-popularity-assignment apparatus and method

IPC classification:
G06Q 30/02
Applicant:
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
Agent:
Paul Laurence Brandon, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP14159592

Search result ranking by department

IPC classification:
G06Q 30/00, G06F 17/30
Applicant:
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
Agent:
Paul Laurence Brandon, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP14159516

Attribute-based document searching

IPC classification:
G06F 17/30
Applicant:
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
Agent:
Paul Laurence Brandon, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP14159526

Attribute detection

IPC classification:
G06F 17/30
Applicant:
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
Agent:
Paul Laurence Brandon, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP14159502

Search result ranking by brand

IPC classification:
G06F 17/30
Applicant:
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
Agent:
Paul Laurence Brandon, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP14158938

Search result ranking using query clustering

IPC classification:
G06F 17/30
Applicant:
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
Agent:
Paul Laurence Brandon, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP13173434

Image processing apparatus and control method thereof

IPC classification:
H04N 21/485, H04N 5/445
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Paul Laurence Brandon, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION WITHDRAWN
EP14160811

Method and system for resolving search query ambiguity in a product search engine

IPC classification:
G06F 17/30
Applicant:
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
Agent:
Paul Laurence Brandon, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP14160916

Method and system for re-ranking search results in a product search engine

IPC classification:
G06F 17/30
Applicant:
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
Agent:
Paul Laurence Brandon, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP14160910

System and method for high accuracy product classification with limited supervision

IPC classification:
G06Q 50/00, G06Q 10/10, G06F 17/30
Applicant:
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
Agent:
Paul Laurence Brandon, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP12853535

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR GENERATING ANIMATED ART EFFECTS ON STATIC IMAGES

IPC classification:
G06T 13/00
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Paul Laurence Brandon, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION WITHDRAWN
EP13191715

Display apparatus and method for delivering message thereof

IPC classification:
H04N 21/4786, H04N 21/431, H04N 5/445
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Paul Laurence Brandon, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP12856395

DISPLAY APPARATUS FOR DISPLAYING SCREEN DIVIDED INTO A PLURALITY OF AREAS AND METHOD THEREOF

IPC classification:
G06F 3/14, G06F 3/048
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Paul Laurence Brandon, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13168996

Display apparatus and method of controlling the same

IPC classification:
H04N 21/422, H04N 21/41, H04N 5/44, G06F 3/048
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Paul Laurence Brandon, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP14164785

Relevance-based cutoff for search results

IPC classification:
G06F 17/30
Applicant:
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
Agent:
Paul Laurence Brandon, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP12860910

DISPLAY APPARATUS FOR RELEASING LOCKED STATE AND METHOD THEREOF

IPC classification:
G06F 21/30, G06F 3/14, G06F 3/048
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Paul Laurence Brandon, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP14150053

Interactive server, display apparatus, and control method thereof

IPC classification:
H04N 21/472, H04N 21/422, G10L 15/00
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12863795

LEAKAGE CURRENT SENSOR FOR SUSPENSION TYPE INSULATOR

IPC classification:
H01B 17/02, G01R 19/25
Agent:
Paul Laurence Brandon, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13735681

3D DISPLAY APPARATUS AND METHOD THEREOF

IPC classification:
H04N 13/00
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Paul Laurence Brandon, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP14155896

System and method for providing 3-dimensional images

IPC classification:
H04N 13/02
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Paul Laurence Brandon, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP14165880

Voice recognition apparatus, voice recognition server and voice recognition guide method

IPC classification:
G10L 15/30, G10L 15/22
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Paul Laurence Brandon, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12863720

LEAKAGE CURRENT SENSOR FOR POST-TYPE INSULATOR

IPC classification:
H01B 17/14, G01R 19/25
Agent:
Paul Laurence Brandon, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13185870

Electronic apparatus and control method thereof

IPC classification:
H04B 11/00
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Paul Laurence Brandon, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP14158905

Air conditioner and control method thereof

IPC classification:
G01J 5/62, G01J 5/08, G01J 5/02, F24F 11/00
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Paul Laurence Brandon, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
The patent has been granted
EP13193872

Apparatus and method for constructing multilingual acoustic model and computer readable recording medium for storing program for performing the method

IPC classification:
G10L 15/00
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Paul Laurence Brandon, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13194764

Display Device and Driving Method Thereof

IPC classification:
G09G 3/34
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Paul Laurence Brandon, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP14159129

Rule triggering for search rule engine

IPC classification:
G06F 17/30
Applicant:
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
Agent:
Paul Laurence Brandon, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP14173241

Image receiving apparatus, method of providing image content, and computer-readable recording medium to execute the method

IPC classification:
H04N 21/8545, H04N 21/6543, H04N 21/435, H04N 21/434, H04N 21/43
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Paul Laurence Brandon, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION WITHDRAWN
EP13194145

Server, multimedia apparatus and control method thereof for synchronously playing multimedia contents through a plurality of multimedia devices

IPC classification:
H04N 21/8547, H04N 21/6587, H04N 21/436, H04N 21/43, H04N 21/41, H04N 21/242, H04N 21/2387, H04N 5/04
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics (China) R&D Center
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Paul Laurence Brandon, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP14154035

Image erasing device for electronic chalkboard system, control method thereof, display apparatus, control method thereof and electronic chalkboard system

IPC classification:
G06F 3/046, G06F 3/0354
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Paul Laurence Brandon, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP14172005

RUI server, RUI terminal apparatus, RUI system, and method for providing RUI service status

IPC classification:
H04N 21/24, H04L 29/08, H04L 12/28
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Paul Laurence Brandon, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP14154489

Display apparatus and display method applying divided screens

IPC classification:
H04N 21/81, H04N 21/482, H04N 21/434, H04N 21/431, H04N 21/422, G06F 3/048
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Paul Laurence Brandon, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP14150435

Method for providing information in system including electronic device and information providing server, and electronic device thereof

IPC classification:
H04W 4/20, H04W 4/02, G06F 17/30
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP14155233

User terminal and method of displaying image thereof

IPC classification:
G09G 5/14, G06F 3/0481
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Paul Laurence Brandon, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP13764144

VAPOR DEPOSITION SYSTEM AND METHOD

IPC classification:
C23C 16/458
Agent:
Paul Laurence Brandon, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13720097

SYSTEM FOR STORAGE AND/OR DISPENSING OF PRODUCTS AND/OR PACKAGINGS

IPC classification:
A01G 9/14, B65G 1/12
Agent:
Paul Laurence Brandon, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP14180059

Image reproducing apparatus, server and image reproducing methods thereof

IPC classification:
H04N 21/8352, H04N 21/6377, H04N 21/443, H04N 21/434, H04N 21/432, H04N 21/254, H04N 21/2343, G11B 27/10, G11B 27/034, G11B 20/00
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Paul Laurence Brandon, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP13179176

User changing of image capture parameters set by a scene detection algorithm

IPC classification:
H04N 5/232, H04N 1/21
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Paul Laurence Brandon, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP14150056

Server and method for controlling server

IPC classification:
G10L 19/26
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Paul Laurence Brandon, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
The patent has been granted
EP13198469

Message transfer system including display device and mobile device and message transfer method thereof

IPC classification:
H04M 1/725, H04M 1/60, G01C 21/36
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Paul Laurence Brandon, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
The patent has been granted
EP13196625

Input device, display device and method of controlling thereof

IPC classification:
G08C 23/04, G06F 3/0346
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Paul Laurence Brandon, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
The patent has been granted
EP14150032

Dialogue-type interface apparatus and method for controlling the same

IPC classification:
G10L 19/26
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Paul Laurence Brandon, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION WITHDRAWN

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