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We have observed 47 EP applications Thomas Schwarzweller has served for within the last five+ years. (We consider all applications which have an EP A1 or A2 publication dated after May 25, 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:

EP12163013

Switched-mode power supply with feedforward control based on load setpoint

IPC classification:
H02M 3/158
Applicant:
NXP B.V.
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, NXP B.V.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH
Agent:
Andrew Crawford, NXP Semiconductors UK Ltd
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP12162414

Control of a microphone

IPC classification:
H03M 1/18, H03M 3/02, H04R 3/00, H04R 3/02
Applicant:
NXP B.V.
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, NXP B.V.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH
Agent:
Andrew Crawford, NXP Semiconductors UK Ltd
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP12706058

MAGNETIC SENSORS

IPC classification:
G01R 33/00, G01R 33/06, H01L 29/82
Applicant:
NXP B.V.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP B.V.
Agent:
Candice Jane Terblanche, NXP Semiconductors UK Ltd
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP12178415

Magnetic Sensor Arrangement

IPC classification:
G01P 3/487, G01P 3/488, G01P 3/489, G01P 21/02
Applicant:
NXP B.V.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP B.V.
Agent:
Candice Jane Terblanche, NXP Semiconductors UK Ltd
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP12160401

A loudspeaker drive circuit for determining loudspeaker characteristics and/or diagnostics

IPC classification:
H04R 3/00
Applicant:
NXP B.V.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, NXP Semiconductors UK Ltd
Status:
The patent has been granted
EP13185012

Field plate assisted resistance reduction in a semiconductor device

IPC classification:
H01L 29/40, H01L 29/78
Applicant:
NXP B.V.
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, NXP B.V.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP12194814

Audio system

IPC classification:
H03G 3/30
Applicant:
NXP B.V.
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, NXP B.V.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, NXP Semiconductors UK Ltd
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP12194616

MEMS oscillators with thermal actuation at half resonance frequency

IPC classification:
H03B 5/42
Applicant:
NXP B.V.
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, NXP B.V.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP13192667

Bond wire arrangement for efficient signal transmission

IPC classification:
H01L 23/49, H01L 23/66, H04L 25/02
Applicant:
NXP B.V.
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, NXP B.V.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, NXP Semiconductors UK Ltd
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12198395

Semiconductor magnetic field sensors

IPC classification:
G01R 33/06, H01L 29/82
Applicant:
NXP B.V.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP B.V.
Agent:
Candice Jane Terblanche, NXP Semiconductors UK Ltd
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP12198023

Current monitoring circuits and methods and transistor arrangement

IPC classification:
H03K 17/082
Applicant:
NXP B.V.
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, NXP B.V.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12198025

Current monitoring circuits and methods

IPC classification:
G05F 1/573
Applicant:
NXP B.V.
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, NXP B.V.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP13155906

Magnetic field sensor system with a magnetic wheel rotatable around a wheel axis and with magnetic sensor elements being arranged within a plane perpendicular to the wheel axis

IPC classification:
G01D 5/14
Applicant:
NXP B.V.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP B.V.
Agent:
Candice Jane Terblanche, NXP Semiconductors UK Ltd
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP13157534

Boost converter

IPC classification:
H02M 3/156, H03F 3/217
Applicant:
NXP B.V.
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, NXP B.V.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP13158925

Switchable current source circuit and method

IPC classification:
G05F 3/26, H03K 17/042
Applicant:
NXP B.V.
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, NXP B.V.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, NXP Semiconductors UK Ltd
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12186184

Magnetic field sensor system with a biasing magnet producing a spatially symmetric magnetic field within a plane being defined by magnetoresistive sensor elements

IPC classification:
G01D 5/14, G01R 33/00, G01R 33/09
Applicant:
NXP B.V.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP B.V.
Agent:
Candice Jane Terblanche, NXP Semiconductors UK Ltd
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP13165982

Gate driver circuit

IPC classification:
G05F 3/26, H03K 17/00
Applicant:
NXP B.V.
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, NXP B.V.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH
Status:
The patent has been granted
EP14160962

System and method for operating a filter for echo cancellation

IPC classification:
H04B 3/23
Applicant:
NXP B.V.
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, NXP B.V.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, NXP Semiconductors UK Ltd
Status:
The patent has been granted
EP13171756

Manufacturing magnetic sensor elements monolithically integrated at a semiconductor chip comprising an integrated circuit

IPC classification:
G01R 33/00, G01R 33/09
Applicant:
NXP B.V.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP B.V.
Agent:
Candice Jane Terblanche, NXP Semiconductors UK Ltd
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP13174502

Active beacon for vulnerable road users

IPC classification:
G08G 1/16
Applicant:
NXP B.V.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP B.V.
Agent:
Candice Jane Terblanche, NXP Semiconductors UK Ltd
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP12186407

MEMS resonator with improved amplitude saturation

IPC classification:
H03B 1/00, H03H 9/02, H03H 9/24
Applicant:
NXP B.V.
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, NXP B.V.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP13177543

RF device and method with improved active load modulation capability

IPC classification:
H04B 5/00, H04B 5/02
Applicant:
NXP B.V.
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, NXP B.V.
Status:
The patent has been granted
EP13183415

Switched capacitor power converter

IPC classification:
H02M 3/07
Applicant:
NXP B.V.
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, NXP B.V.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP13185402

An audio and ultrasound signal processing circuit and an ultrasound signal processing circuit, and associated methods

IPC classification:
H03G 3/30, H03G 7/00
Applicant:
NXP B.V.
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, NXP B.V.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, NXP Semiconductors UK Ltd
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP13187912

Analogue to digital converter

IPC classification:
H03M 3/00
Applicant:
NXP B.V.
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, NXP B.V.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, NXP Semiconductors UK Ltd
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP14187553

Input circuit with mirroring

IPC classification:
H03K 5/08
Applicant:
NXP B.V.
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, NXP B.V.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH
Agent:
Andrew Crawford, NXP Semiconductors UK Ltd
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP13194907

Determining the temperature of a loudspeaker voice coil

IPC classification:
H04R 3/00, H04R 29/00
Applicant:
NXP B.V.
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, NXP B.V.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, NXP Semiconductors UK Ltd
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13199568

Loudspeaker controller

IPC classification:
H04R 3/00, H04R 29/00
Applicant:
NXP B.V.
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, NXP B.V.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP14166803

Controller area network (CAN) device and method for controlling CAN traffic

IPC classification:
G06F 13/40, H03K 19/018, H04L 12/40
Applicant:
NXP B.V.
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, NXP B.V.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, NXP Semiconductors UK Ltd
Status:
The patent has been granted
EP14171613

Signal processing circuit

IPC classification:
H04M 1/60, H04R 1/10, H04R 3/04, H04R 3/12, H04R 5/033, H04R 5/04, H04S 7/00
Applicant:
NXP B.V.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH
Agent:
Andrew Crawford, NXP Semiconductors UK Ltd
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP14175285

Differential lateral magnetic field sensor system with offset cancelling and implemented using silicon-on-insulator technology

IPC classification:
G01R 33/06
Applicant:
NXP B.V.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH
Agent:
Candice Jane Terblanche, NXP Semiconductors UK Ltd
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP14181324

Voice coil motor and loudspeaker controller

IPC classification:
H04R 3/02
Applicant:
NXP B.V.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH
Agent:
Andrew Crawford, NXP Semiconductors UK Ltd
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP15184237

INTERFEROMETER DEVICE FOR SENSING A SUBSTANCE, AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURE THEREOF

IPC classification:
G01J 3/02, G01J 3/42, G01N 21/03, G01N 21/05, G01N 21/35, G01N 21/3504, G01N 21/3577, G01N 21/45, G01N 21/61, G01N 33/00, G02B 5/08
Applicant:
NXP B.V.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH
Agent:
Andrew Crawford, NXP Semiconductors UK Ltd
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP15152026

System and method for stereo widening

IPC classification:
H03G 7/00, H03G 9/00, H04R 3/00, H04R 5/04, H04S 7/00
Applicant:
NXP B.V.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH
Agent:
Andrew Crawford, NXP Semiconductors UK Ltd
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP12170927

Magnetic sensor arrangement

IPC classification:
G01D 5/14, G01R 33/00
Applicant:
NXP B.V.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP B.V.
Agent:
Candice Jane Terblanche, NXP Semiconductors UK Ltd
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP16151765

SWITCHED PROBE CONTACT

IPC classification:
G01R 31/28, G01R 31/317
Applicant:
NXP B.V.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH
Agent:
Andrew Crawford, NXP Semiconductors UK Ltd
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP16150932

MULTI-SENSOR ASSEMBLY

IPC classification:
G01K 7/42, H05K 1/02
Applicant:
NXP B.V.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH
Agent:
Andrew Crawford, NXP Semiconductors UK Ltd
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP16165148

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ADAPTING A LOUDSPEAKER SIGNAL

IPC classification:
H03F 1/30, H03F 1/52, H03F 3/187, H04R 3/00, H04R 29/00
Applicant:
NXP B.V.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH
Agent:
Andrew Crawford, NXP Semiconductors UK Ltd
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP16164055

DISPLAY CONTROLLER, HEADS-UP IMAGE DISPLAY SYSTEM AND METHOD THEREOF

IPC classification:
G09G 5/38
Applicant:
Freescale Semiconductor Inc
Applicant:
NXP Semiconductors USA, Inc.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH
Agent:
Andrew Crawford, NXP Semiconductors UK Ltd
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP16165853

FIELD-EFFECT TRANSISTORS WITH BODY DROPDOWNS

IPC classification:
H01L 29/10, H01L 29/423, H01L 29/66, H01L 29/78
Applicant:
NXP B.V.
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, NXP B.V.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, NXP Semiconductors UK Ltd
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP16171160

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR VERIFYING THE INTEGRITY OF TRANSFORMED VERTEX DATA IN GRAPHICS PIPELINE PROCESSING

IPC classification:
G06T 15/00
Applicant:
NXP Semiconductors USA, Inc.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH
Agent:
Andrew Crawford, NXP Semiconductors UK Ltd
Status:
Request for examination was made
EP16171168

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR VERIFYING FRAGMENT PROCESSING RELATED DATA IN GRAPHICS PIPELINE PROCESSING

IPC classification:
G06F 11/00, G06T 15/00, G06T 15/04
Applicant:
NXP Semiconductors USA, Inc.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH
Agent:
Andrew Crawford, NXP Semiconductors UK Ltd
Status:
Request for examination was made
EP16173412

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR ASYMMETRIC MEMORY ACCESS TO MEMORY BANKS WITHIN INTEGRATED CIRCUIT SYSTEMS

IPC classification:
G06F 13/16
Applicant:
NXP Semiconductors USA, Inc.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH
Status:
Request for examination was made
EP16181553

SUBSTRATE BIAS CIRCUIT AND METHOD FOR BIASING A SUBSTRATE

IPC classification:
G05F 3/20, G11C 11/407, H01L 27/02, H03K 19/003
Applicant:
NXP Semiconductors USA, Inc.
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, NXP B.V.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH
Status:
APPLICATION PUBLISHED
EP16186527

SAFE SECURE BIT STORAGE WITH VALIDATION

IPC classification:
G11C 7/24, H03K 3/037
Applicant:
NXP Semiconductors USA, Inc.
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH
Status:
Request for examination was made
EP16190311

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MOTOR LOCK OR STALL DETECTION

IPC classification:
H02P 6/12, H02P 6/18, H02P 29/024
Applicant:
NXP Semiconductors USA, Inc.
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH
Status:
Request for examination was made
EP16305396

SYSTEM AND METHOD TO DIRECTLY COUPLE TO ANALOG TO DIGITAL CONVERTER HAVING LOWER VOLTAGE REFERENCE

IPC classification:
H03G 3/30, H03M 1/06
Applicant:
NXP Semiconductors USA, Inc.
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, NXP B.V.
Agent:
Thomas Schwarzweller, NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH
Status:
The application has been published

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