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operating since 1987
Headquarter in Stuttgart
active in Legal Services, IP Consulting, and IP-related Communication Service

We have observed 46 EP applications Stephan Keck has served for within the last five+ years. (We consider all applications which have an EP A1 publication dated after December 18, 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:

EP12789963

COMMUNICATIONS CONTROL DEVICE, COMMUNICATIONS CONTROL METHOD, PROGRAM, AND COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM

IPC classification:
H04W 16/28, H04W 28/16, H04W 48/08, H04W 92/20
Applicant:
Sony Corporation
Agent:
Stephan Keck, Witte, Weller & Partner Patentanwälte mbB
Agent:
Jens Beder, Mitscherlich PartmbB
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP12746611

WIRELESS COMMUNICATION APPARATUS, BASE STATION, WIRELESS COMMUNICATION METHOD, PROGRAM, AND WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

IPC classification:
H04W 4/04, H04W 52/02, H04W 74/06
Applicant:
Sony Corporation
Agent:
Stephan Keck, Witte, Weller & Partner Patentanwälte mbB
Agent:
Martin Hans Körber, Mitscherlich PartmbB
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP11786519

WIRELESS COMMUNICATION DEVICE AND WIRELESS COMMUNICATION METHOD

IPC classification:
H04W 56/00, H04W 72/04
Applicant:
Sony Corporation
Agent:
Stephan Keck, Witte, Weller & Partner Patentanwälte mbB
Agent:
Jens Beder, Mitscherlich PartmbB
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP12171749

Communication apparatus

IPC classification:
G06K 19/07, G06K 19/077, H01P 5/00, H01Q 9/04, H04B 5/00
Applicant:
Sony Corporation
Agent:
Stephan Keck, Witte, Weller & Partner Patentanwälte mbB
Agent:
Jens Beder, Mitscherlich PartmbB
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP12749221

COMMUNICATION CONTROL DEVICE, COMMUNICATION CONTROL METHOD, PROGRAM, AND COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

IPC classification:
H04W 16/14, H04W 72/04
Applicant:
Sony Corporation
Agent:
Stephan Keck, Witte, Weller & Partner Patentanwälte mbB
Agent:
Martin Hans Körber, Mitscherlich PartmbB
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP12171333

Information processing apparatus, information processing system, and program

IPC classification:
H04L 29/08
Applicant:
Sony Corporation
Agent:
Jonathan Andrew Jackson, D Young & Co LLP
Agent:
Stephan Keck, Witte, Weller & Partner Patentanwälte mbB
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP12833101

RECEPTION DEVICE, RECEPTION METHOD, PROGRAM, AND INFORMATION PROCESSING SYSTEM

IPC classification:
G06F 13/00, H04N 7/173
Applicant:
Sony Corporation
Agent:
Stephan Keck, Witte, Weller & Partner Patentanwälte mbB
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12733959

TRANSMITTING DEVICE, TRANSMITTING METHOD, RECEIVING DEVICE, RECEIVING METHOD, PROGRAM, AND CONTENT DELIVERY SYSTEM

IPC classification:
G06F 13/00, H04N 7/173, H04N 21/2343, H04N 21/442, H04N 21/462, H04N 21/63, H04N 21/643
Applicant:
Sony Corporation
Agent:
Stephan Keck, Witte, Weller & Partner Patentanwälte mbB
Agent:
Jens Beder, Mitscherlich PartmbB
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12829065

METHOD, COMPUTER PROGRAM, RECEPTION APPARATUS, AND INFORMATION PROVIDING APPARATUS FOR ACCESSING CONTENT FROM A PLURALITY OF CONTENT SOURCES

IPC classification:
H04N 5/445
Applicant:
Sony Corporation
Agent:
Stephan Keck, Witte, Weller & Partner Patentanwälte mbB
Agent:
Jens Beder, Mitscherlich PartmbB
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12827185

TRANSMISSION APPARATUS, AIT TRANSMISSION METHOD AND RECEPTION APPARATUS

IPC classification:
H04H 20/95, H04N 7/173
Applicant:
Sony Corporation
Agent:
Stephan Keck, Witte, Weller & Partner Patentanwälte mbB
Agent:
Jens Beder, Mitscherlich PartmbB
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP12829741

RECEPTION DEVICE, RECEPTION METHOD, PROGRAM, AND INFORMATION PROCESSING SYSTEM

IPC classification:
G06F 13/00, H04N 7/173
Applicant:
Sony Corporation
Applicant:
Sony Electronics Inc
Agent:
Stephan Keck, Witte, Weller & Partner Patentanwälte mbB
Agent:
Martin Hans Körber, Mitscherlich PartmbB
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12814551

METHOD, COMPUTER PROGRAM, RECEPTION APPARATUS, AND INFORMATION PROVIDING APPARATUS FOR TRIGGER COMPACTION

IPC classification:
H04N 7/00, H04N 11/00
Applicant:
Sony Corporation
Agent:
Stephan Keck, Witte, Weller & Partner Patentanwälte mbB
Agent:
Martin Hans Körber, Mitscherlich PartmbB
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12819663

STREAMING DISTRIBUTION DEVICE AND METHOD, STREAMING RECEIVING DEVICE AND METHOD, STREAMING SYSTEM, PROGRAM, AND RECORDING MEDIUM

IPC classification:
G06F 13/00, H04N 7/173
Applicant:
Sony Corporation
Agent:
Stephan Keck, Witte, Weller & Partner Patentanwälte mbB
Agent:
Jens Beder, Mitscherlich PartmbB
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP12822427

RECEPTION DEVICE, RECEPTION METHOD, PROGRAM, AND INFORMATION PROCESSING SYSTEM

IPC classification:
G06F 13/00, H04H 60/13, H04N 7/173
Applicant:
Sony Corporation
Agent:
Stephan Keck, Witte, Weller & Partner Patentanwälte mbB
Agent:
Jens Beder, Mitscherlich PartmbB
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13778414

RECEIVING DEVICE, RECEIVING METHOD, TRANSMITTING DEVICE, TRANSMITTING METHOD, PROGRAM, AND LINKED APPLICATION CONTROL SYSTEM

IPC classification:
H04B 1/16, H04H 60/14, H04N 21/431, H04N 21/462
Applicant:
Sony Corporation
Agent:
Stephan Keck, Witte, Weller & Partner Patentanwälte mbB
Agent:
Jens Beder, Mitscherlich PartmbB
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP13764907

TRIGGER COMPACTION

IPC classification:
H04N 5/445
Applicant:
Sony Corporation
Agent:
Stephan Keck, Witte, Weller & Partner Patentanwälte mbB
Agent:
Martin Hans Körber, Mitscherlich PartmbB
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12775916

RECEIVING APPARATUS AND METHOD, TRANSMISSION APPARATUS AND METHOD, AND PROGRAM

IPC classification:
H04H 20/40, H04N 7/173
Applicant:
Sony Corporation
Agent:
Stephan Keck, Witte, Weller & Partner Patentanwälte mbB
Agent:
Martin Hans Körber, Mitscherlich PartmbB
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP11792811

SCRIPTED ACCESS TO HIDDEN MULTIMEDIA ASSETS

IPC classification:
H04N 7/16
Applicant:
Sony Corporation
Agent:
Stephan Keck, Witte, Weller & Partner Patentanwälte mbB
Agent:
Martin Hans Körber, Mitscherlich PartmbB
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP11792812

SCRIPTED INTERACTIVITY FOR NON-REAL-TIME SERVICES

IPC classification:
H04N 7/173
Applicant:
Sony Corporation
Agent:
Stephan Keck, Witte, Weller & Partner Patentanwälte mbB
Agent:
Martin Hans Körber, Mitscherlich PartmbB
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP11792815

PVR HYPERLINKS FUNCTIONALITY IN TRIGGERED DECLARATIVE OBJECTS FOR PVR FUNCTIONS

IPC classification:
H04N 5/445
Applicant:
Sony Corporation
Agent:
Stephan Keck, Witte, Weller & Partner Patentanwälte mbB
Agent:
Martin Hans Körber, Mitscherlich PartmbB
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP11818493

VIRTUAL CHANNEL DECLARATIVE SCRIPT BINDING

IPC classification:
H04N 9/80
Applicant:
Sony Corporation
Agent:
Stephan Keck, Witte, Weller & Partner Patentanwälte mbB
Agent:
Jens Beder, Mitscherlich PartmbB
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP12747245

DISPLAY CONTROL METHOD, RECORDING MEDIUM, AND DISPLAY CONTROL DEVICE

IPC classification:
G06F 17/21, H04N 5/278, H04N 7/173, H04N 9/87, H04N 21/488
Applicant:
Sony Corporation
Agent:
Stephan Keck, Witte, Weller & Partner Patentanwälte mbB
Agent:
Martin Hans Körber, Mitscherlich PartmbB
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP11821582

RECEIVER DEVICE, RECEIVING METHOD, PROGRAM, AND BROADCASTING SYSTEM

IPC classification:
G06F 13/00, H04H 60/73, H04N 7/173, H04N 21/258, H04N 21/434, H04N 21/435, H04N 21/462, H04N 21/478, H04N 21/61, H04N 21/6543, H04N 21/81, H04N 21/8543
Applicant:
Sony Corporation
Agent:
Stephan Keck, Witte, Weller & Partner Patentanwälte mbB
Agent:
Martin Hans Körber, Mitscherlich PartmbB
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12744771

TERMINAL DEVICE, FEEDBACK CONTROL METHOD, BASE STATION, PAIRING CONTROL METHOD, PROGRAM, AND WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

IPC classification:
H04B 7/02, H04B 7/04, H04B 7/06, H04B 17/00, H04J 99/00, H04W 16/28, H04W 24/10, H04W 72/04, H04W 72/12
Applicant:
Sony Corporation
Agent:
Stephan Keck, Witte, Weller & Partner Patentanwälte mbB
Agent:
Martin Hans Körber, Mitscherlich PartmbB
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP12745073

TERMINAL DEVICE, FEEDBACK CONTROL METHOD, BASE STATION, PAIRING CONTROL METHOD, PROGRAM, AND WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

IPC classification:
H04B 7/02, H04B 7/04, H04B 7/06, H04B 17/00, H04J 99/00, H04W 16/28, H04W 24/10, H04W 72/12
Applicant:
Sony Corporation
Agent:
Stephan Keck, Witte, Weller & Partner Patentanwälte mbB
Agent:
Jens Beder, Mitscherlich PartmbB
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP13778015

RECEPTION DEVICE, RECEPTION METHOD, TRANSMISSION DEVICE, TRANSMISSION METHOD, AND PROGRAM

IPC classification:
H04B 1/16, H04H 60/13, H04N 21/435, H04N 21/8543
Applicant:
Sony Corporation
Agent:
Jonathan Andrew Jackson, D Young & Co LLP
Agent:
Stephan Keck, Witte, Weller & Partner Patentanwälte mbB
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12774121

SUPPLYING APPARATUS, SUPPLYING METHOD, RECEIVING APPARATUS, RECEIVING METHOD, PROGRAM, AND BROADCASTING SYSTEM

IPC classification:
H04N 5/445, H04N 7/173
Applicant:
Sony Corporation
Agent:
D Young & Co LLP
Agent:
Stephan Keck, Witte, Weller & Partner Patentanwälte mbB
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13164415

Content transfer device and content transfer method, content reproduction device and content reproduction method, content distribution system and computer programme

IPC classification:
H04L 29/06
Applicant:
Sony Corporation
Agent:
David James Meldrum, D Young & Co LLP
Agent:
Stephan Keck, Witte, Weller & Partner Patentanwälte mbB
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP13182140

Communication device, communication control method, and program

IPC classification:
H01Q 3/24, H01Q 3/26, H04B 7/06, H04B 7/08
Applicant:
Sony Corporation
Agent:
Stephan Keck, Witte, Weller & Partner Patentanwälte mbB
Agent:
Jens Beder, Mitscherlich PartmbB
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP12782651

CREATION OF VIDEO BOOKMARKS VIA SCRIPTED INTERACTIVITY IN ADVANCED DIGITAL TELEVISION

IPC classification:
G06F 17/30, H04N 9/80, H04N 21/81, H04N 21/8545, H04N 21/858
Applicant:
Sony Corporation
Agent:
Stephan Keck, Witte, Weller & Partner Patentanwälte mbB
Agent:
Jens Beder, Mitscherlich PartmbB
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP11818492

SERVER LOAD BALANCING FOR INTERACTIVE TELEVISION

IPC classification:
H04N 21/61, H04N 21/654, H04N 21/81, H04N 21/8547, H04N 21/858
Applicant:
Sony Corporation
Agent:
Stephan Keck, Witte, Weller & Partner Patentanwälte mbB
Agent:
Jens Beder, Mitscherlich PartmbB
Status:
APPLICATION REFUSED
EP12790299

COMMUNICATIONS CONTROL DEVICE, COMMUNICATIONS CONTROL METHOD, PROGRAM, COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM, AND WIRELESS TERMINAL

IPC classification:
H04B 7/02, H04L 1/00, H04L 1/16, H04L 5/00, H04W 16/28, H04W 28/16, H04W 84/10
Applicant:
Sony Corporation
Agent:
Stephan Keck, Witte, Weller & Partner Patentanwälte mbB
Agent:
Martin Hans Körber, Mitscherlich PartmbB
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP13196473

Information processing apparatus, information providing server, program, communication system, and login information providing server

IPC classification:
H04L 29/06
Applicant:
Sony Corporation
Agent:
Stephan Keck, Witte, Weller & Partner Patentanwälte mbB
Agent:
Jens Beder, Mitscherlich PartmbB
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP11796301

ANNOUNCEMENT OF PROGRAM SYNCHRONIZED TRIGGERED DECLARATIVE OBJECTS

IPC classification:
H04N 21/443, H04N 21/643, H04N 21/81
Applicant:
Sony Corporation
Agent:
Stephan Keck, Witte, Weller & Partner Patentanwälte mbB
Agent:
Jens Beder, Mitscherlich PartmbB
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP12793580

WIRELESS RESOURCE ALLOCATION METHOD, WIRELESS RESOURCE ALLOCATION DEVICE, AND COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

IPC classification:
H04W 16/10, H04W 72/08
Applicant:
Sony Corporation
Agent:
Stephan Keck, Witte, Weller & Partner Patentanwälte mbB
Agent:
Jens Beder, Mitscherlich PartmbB
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP12825734

RECEPTION APPARATUS, RECEPTION METHOD, PROGRAM, AND INFORMATION PROCESSING SYSTEM

IPC classification:
G06F 13/00, H04N 7/173, H04N 21/43, H04N 21/45, H04N 21/6543, H04N 21/858
Applicant:
Sony Corporation
Agent:
Stephan Keck, Witte, Weller & Partner Patentanwälte mbB
Agent:
Martin Hans Körber, Mitscherlich PartmbB
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13807864

EXTENSIONS TO TRIGGER PARAMETERS TABLE FOR INTERACTIVE TELEVISION

IPC classification:
H04N 5/445
Applicant:
Sony Corporation
Agent:
Stephan Keck, Witte, Weller & Partner Patentanwälte mbB
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP12865118

TRANSMISSION DEVICE, TRANSMISSION METHOD, RECEIVING DEVICE, AND RECEIVING METHOD

IPC classification:
H04N 13/00
Applicant:
Sony Corporation
Agent:
Douglas Ralph Ealey, D Young & Co LLP
Agent:
Stephan Keck, Witte, Weller & Partner Patentanwälte mbB
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP12747436

WIRELESS COMMUNICATION APPARATUS, BASE STATION, WIRELESS COMMUNICATION METHOD, PROGRAM, AND WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

IPC classification:
H04W 4/04, H04W 52/02, H04W 74/06
Applicant:
Sony Corporation
Agent:
Stephan Keck, Witte, Weller & Partner Patentanwälte mbB
Agent:
Jens Beder, Mitscherlich PartmbB
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP11763190

RECEIVER AND METHOD FOR REPORTING THE USAGE OF ADVANCED TELEVISION SERVICES

IPC classification:
H04N 21/433, H04N 21/442, H04N 21/658
Applicant:
Sony Corporation
Agent:
Stephan Keck, Witte, Weller & Partner Patentanwälte mbB
Agent:
Martin Hans Körber, Mitscherlich PartmbB
Status:
APPLICATION REFUSED
EP12865731

RECEIVING DEVICE, RECEIVING METHOD, AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE

IPC classification:
G09G 5/00, H04N 13/00, H04N 21/4363
Applicant:
Sony Corporation
Agent:
Douglas Ralph Ealey, D Young & Co LLP
Agent:
Stephan Keck, Witte, Weller & Partner Patentanwälte mbB
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP11750415

WIRELESS COMMUNICATION DEVICE, WIRELESS COMMUNICATION METHOD, AND WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

IPC classification:
H04W 16/14, H04W 74/08, H04W 84/12, H04W 88/06
Applicant:
Sony Corporation
Agent:
Stephan Keck, Witte, Weller & Partner Patentanwälte mbB
Agent:
Martin Hans Körber, Mitscherlich PartmbB
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP11797926

COMMUNICATION APPARATUS, COMMUNICATION METHOD AND COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

IPC classification:
H04W 4/00, H04W 28/02, H04W 52/02, H04W 72/02, H04W 72/04, H04W 76/04
Applicant:
Sony Corporation
Agent:
Stephan Keck, Witte, Weller & Partner Patentanwälte mbB
Agent:
Jens Beder, Mitscherlich PartmbB
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP11786520

WIRELESS COMMUNICATION APPARATUS, BASE STATION, WIRELESS COMMUNICATION METHOD, AND WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

IPC classification:
H04W 8/26, H04W 24/02, H04W 24/10, H04W 52/02
Applicant:
Sony Corporation
Agent:
Stephan Keck, Witte, Weller & Partner Patentanwälte mbB
Agent:
Jens Beder, Mitscherlich PartmbB
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP13176953

Communication device, communication control method and communication system

IPC classification:
H04B 7/06
Applicant:
Sony Corporation
Agent:
Stephan Keck, Witte, Weller & Partner Patentanwälte mbB
Agent:
Martin Hans Körber, Mitscherlich PartmbB
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP11772080

SOLAR CELL MODULE

IPC classification:
H01L 31/02, H01L 31/048, H02S 40/34
Applicant:
Kyocera Corporation
Agent:
Viering, Jentschura & Partner mbB Patent- und Rechtsanwälte
Agent:
Stephan Keck, Witte, Weller & Partner Patentanwälte mbB
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT

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