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

Robert Ean Davies has worked on the following 53 EPO patent applications which have been published in the last five years:

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:
Robert 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APPLICATION WITHDRAWN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:
Robert Ean Davies, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP11799948

TISSUE INDICATOR DETERMINATION

IPC classification:
A61B 5/053
Agent:
Robert 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:
Robert Ean Davies, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION WITHDRAWN
EP11764250

A KEYPAD

IPC classification:
G06F 3/02, H01H 13/705, H01H 13/86
Agent:
Robert 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:
Robert Ean Davies, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP12741653

TISSUE MASS INDICATOR DETERMINATION

IPC classification:
A61B 5/053
Agent:
Robert 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:
Robert 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APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN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:
Robert 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:
Robert 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APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN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:
Robert 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:
Robert 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:
Robert 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:
Robert 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:
Robert 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:
Robert 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:
Robert 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:
Robert 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:
Robert 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:
Robert 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:
Robert 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:
Robert 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:
Robert 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:
Robert 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:
Robert 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:
Robert 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:
Robert 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:
Robert 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:
Robert 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:
Robert 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:
Robert 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:
Robert 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:
Robert 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:
Robert 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:
Robert 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:
Robert 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:
Robert 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:
Robert 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:
Robert 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:
Robert 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:
Robert 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:
Robert 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:
Robert 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:
Robert 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:
Robert Ean Davies, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION REFUSED
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:
Robert 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:
Robert 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:
Robert 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:
Robert Ean Davies, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION REFUSED
EP12187485

Hoist mechanism

IPC classification:
A61G 3/06, B66C 23/16, B66C 23/44
Agent:
Robert 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:
Robert 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:
Robert Ean Davies, Appleyard Lees Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

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