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Employment test 11 - 50 employees
Company dna witte weller and partner
operating since 1987
Headquarter in Stuttgart
active in Legal Services, IP Consulting, and IP-related Communication Service

Stephan Keck has worked on the following 49 EPO patent applications which have been published in the last five years:

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APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN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
EP11849318

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

IPC classification:
H04N 13/00
Applicant:
Sony Corporation
Agent:
Stephan Keck, Witte, Weller & Partner Patentanwälte mbB
Agent:
Jens Beder, Mitscherlich PartmbB
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP11732823

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

IPC classification:
H04J 99/00, H04L 1/00, H04W 72/04, H04W 72/08
Applicant:
Sony Corporation
Agent:
Stephan Keck, Witte, Weller & Partner Patentanwälte mbB
Agent:
Martin Hans Körber, Mitscherlich PartmbB
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
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
EP10837240

USER EQUIPMENT, METHOD FOR PERFORMING HANDOVER, BASE STATION, AND RADIO COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

IPC classification:
H04L 5/00, H04W 36/00
Applicant:
Sony Corporation
Agent:
Stephan Keck, Witte, Weller & Partner Patentanwälte mbB
Agent:
Jens Beder, Mitscherlich PartmbB
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
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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