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 48 EP applications Richard Waddington has served for within the last five+ years. (We consider all applications which have an EP A1 or A2 publication dated after November 28, 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:

EP12718754

PRODUCTION OF HETEROLOGOUS EXTRACELLULAR POLYPEPTIDES IN YARROWIA LIPOLYTICA

IPC classification:
C12P 21/00, C12N 1/16, C07K 14/39
Agent:
Richard Waddington, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP12819347

AUTOMATED OPERATIONS OF A MINING MACHINE

IPC classification:
E02F 3/04
Agent:
Richard Waddington, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP12820642

MATERIAL HANDLING SYSTEM FOR MINING MACHINE

IPC classification:
E21C 35/18
Agent:
Richard Waddington, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12819238

STABILIZATION SYSTEM FOR A MINING MACHINE

IPC classification:
E21C 27/38
Agent:
Richard Waddington, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12785215

ROBUSTNESS HEADER COMPRESSION PROCESSING METHOD, COMPRESSOR AND SYSTEM

IPC classification:
H04W 28/06, H04L 29/06, H04L 1/18, H04L 1/00
Applicant:
ZTE Corporation
Agent:
Richard Waddington, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
The patent has been granted
EP12766247

SHOPPING CARTS

IPC classification:
B62B 5/06, B62B 3/14
Agent:
Richard Waddington, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP13187395

Method and apparatus for creating instance of driver of image forming apparatus

IPC classification:
G06F 3/12
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Richard Waddington, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP12834168

TRUSTED NON-3GPP ACCESS NETWORK ELEMENT, AND METHOD FOR ACCESSING MOBILE NETWORK AND DE-ATTACHMENT

IPC classification:
H04W 12/08
Applicant:
ZTE Corporation
Agent:
Richard Waddington, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP13166006

Multi-view device, display apparatus and control methods thereof

IPC classification:
H04N 13/04
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Richard Waddington, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP14167584

Shopping carts

IPC classification:
B62B 5/06, B62B 3/14, B29C 45/26, B29C 45/17, B29C 45/14
Agent:
Richard Waddington, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP14167583

Shopping cart

IPC classification:
B62B 5/06, B62B 3/14, B29C 45/26, B29C 45/17, B29C 45/14
Agent:
Richard Waddington, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP13167105

Method for processing image and image processing apparatus thereof

IPC classification:
G06T 11/20
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Richard Waddington, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP13176262

Improved Surface Covering

IPC classification:
E04F 13/18, E04F 13/08, B29C 51/10
Agent:
Richard Waddington, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
The patent has been granted
EP13173242

Image forming apparatus and method of controlling the same

IPC classification:
H04N 1/193, H04N 1/12, H04N 1/10
Applicant:
S-Printing Solution Co., Ltd.
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Richard Waddington, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP13156940

Zoom lens and imaging apparatus including the same

IPC classification:
G02B 27/64, G02B 15/173
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Richard Waddington, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP13176320

Apparatus and method to photograph an image

IPC classification:
H04N 5/225
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Richard Waddington, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
The patent has been granted
EP13182878

Method of managing user log-in to cloud-based application and image forming apparatus performing the method

IPC classification:
G06F 3/12
Applicant:
S-Printing Solution Co., Ltd.
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Richard Waddington, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP14159135

Tapered pick holder

IPC classification:
E21C 35/19, E21C 35/18, B02C 4/10
Agent:
Richard Waddington, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP12791839

COMPUTER DEVICE FOR SELLING PRODUCTS

IPC classification:
G06Q 30/02
Agent:
Richard Waddington, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP14155192

Method and apparatus for performing function according to position of scan object

IPC classification:
H04N 1/10, H04N 1/00
Applicant:
S-Printing Solution Co., Ltd.
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Richard Waddington, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP14163748

Color extraction-based image processing method, computer-readable storage medium storing the same, and digital image apparatus

IPC classification:
H04N 1/62
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Richard Waddington, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP13740713

POSITIVE AND NEGATIVE OBSTACLE AVOIDANCE SYSTEM FOR A MOBILE ROBOT

IPC classification:
G06F 19/00
Agent:
Richard Waddington, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13746935

JOB MANAGEMENT SYTEM FOR A FLEET OF AUTONOMOUS MOBILE ROBOTS

IPC classification:
G05D 1/00
Agent:
Richard Waddington, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12780037

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROCESSING WASTE MATERIAL

IPC classification:
A61L 11/00, A61L 2/20, A61L 2/18, C02F 3/12, B02C 19/00
Agent:
Richard Waddington, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP12866123

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR REPORTING FGI CAPABILITY BY TERMINAL AND ASSIGNING MEASUREMENT TASK BY NETWORK SIDE

IPC classification:
H04W 24/10
Applicant:
ZTE Corporation
Agent:
Richard Waddington, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13189769

Fusing device and electrophotographic image forming apparatus including the same

IPC classification:
G03G 15/20
Applicant:
S-Printing Solution Co., Ltd.
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Richard Waddington, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP14156192

Image Forming Apparatus, Motor Control Apparatus, and Method of Controlling a Motor

IPC classification:
H02P 8/12
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Richard Waddington, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP13187278

Magnetoresistive-based mixed anisotropy high field sensor

IPC classification:
H01F 10/32, G01R 33/09
Agent:
Richard Waddington, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP13184717

Photographing apparatus and method for synthesizing images

IPC classification:
H04N 1/00, G11B 20/10, G06T 5/00
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Richard Waddington, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP13741038

AUTONOMOUS MOBILE ROBOT FOR HANDLING JOB ASSIGNMENTS IN A PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT INHABITED BY STATIONARY AND NON-STATIONARY OBSTACLES

IPC classification:
G05B 19/18
Agent:
Richard Waddington, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13173417

Image forming apparatus, and method of transmitting power and method of mounting developing unit in the same

IPC classification:
G03G 21/16
Applicant:
S-Printing Solution Co., Ltd.
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Richard Waddington, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
The patent has been granted
EP14169726

Heat exchanger and outdoor unit for air-conditioner having the same

IPC classification:
F28F 17/00, F28F 1/32, F28D 1/047, F25B 39/02, F24F 13/22
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Richard Waddington, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP14170604

Pull printing method, apparatus and system

IPC classification:
H04W 4/00, G06F 3/12
Applicant:
S-Printing Solution Co., Ltd.
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Richard Waddington, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP14151189

Image forming apparatus and method of supplying power thereof

IPC classification:
G03G 15/00
Applicant:
S-Printing Solution Co., Ltd.
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Richard Waddington, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13757344

TOE CIRCULATION SUB

IPC classification:
E21B 34/14, E21B 33/12, E21B 23/10
Applicant:
Packers Plus Energy Services Inc.
Agent:
Richard Waddington, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION WITHDRAWN
EP14151186

Image forming apparatus and chip

IPC classification:
H01L 23/50, H01L 23/498
Applicant:
S-Printing Solution Co., Ltd.
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Richard Waddington, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP14176017

Image Forming Apparatus, Server Apparatus, and Method of Controlling Printing of Server Apparatus

IPC classification:
G06F 3/12
Applicant:
S-Printing Solution Co., Ltd.
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Richard Waddington, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP13796661

METHOD, CLIENT AND CLOUD SERVER FOR REALIZING COMPLEX SOFTWARE SERVICE

IPC classification:
H04L 29/08
Applicant:
ZTE Corporation
Agent:
Richard Waddington, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP14171799

Image fixing device and image forming apparatus having the same

IPC classification:
G03G 15/20
Applicant:
S-Printing Solution Co., Ltd.
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Richard Waddington, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP14154930

Developing unit and electrophotographic image forming apparatus employing the same

IPC classification:
G03G 15/09, G03G 15/08
Applicant:
S-Printing Solution Co., Ltd.
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Richard Waddington, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP13771953

HIGH FREQUENCY CHEST WALL OSCILLATION APPARATUS

IPC classification:
A61M 16/00, A61H 31/00, A61H 23/00
Agent:
Richard Waddington, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP12874409

TERMINAL COMMUNICATIONS DISPLAY METHOD AND TERMINAL

IPC classification:
H04M 1/725
Applicant:
ZTE Corporation
Agent:
Richard Waddington, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13196416

Electrophotographic image forming apparatus

IPC classification:
G03G 21/18, G03G 21/16
Applicant:
S-Printing Solution Co., Ltd.
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Richard Waddington, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13793120

BROADCAST SERVICE RESOURCE ALLOCATION METHOD, RESOURCE MANAGEMENT CENTER AND MME

IPC classification:
H04W 4/06
Applicant:
ZTE Corporation
Agent:
Richard Waddington, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP13819719

POWER TOOLS AND HAND OPERATED ELECTRICAL DEVICES

IPC classification:
H02P 7/06, G05F 3/02, F21L 4/00, B25B 21/00, B23B 45/02
Agent:
Richard Waddington, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP13801432

CODING METHOD AND DEVICE APPLIED TO HEVC-BASED 3DVC

IPC classification:
H04N 7/32, H04N 7/26, H04N 13/00
Applicant:
ZTE Corporation
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Notarbartolo & Gervasi SpA
Agent:
Richard Waddington, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
The patent has been granted
EP12185738

Water Heater having Condensing Recuperator and Dual Purpose Pump

IPC classification:
F24H 9/12, F24H 1/20, F24H 1/12
Agent:
Richard Waddington, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP12195739

Light guide panel and liquid crystal display apparatus

IPC classification:
F21V 8/00, G02F 1/1335
Applicant:
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd
Agent:
Richard Waddington, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT

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