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We have observed 50 EP applications Wolfgang Hartnack has served for within the last five+ years. (We consider all applications which have an EP A1 or A2 publication dated after July 20, 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:

EP13172387

Method and apparatus for watermarking an AC-3 encoded bit stream

IPC classification:
G10L 19/035, G10L 19/02, G10L 19/018
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Wolfgang Hartnack, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP13156379

Method and Apparatus for playback of a Higher-Order Ambisonics audio signal

IPC classification:
H04S 7/00
Applicant:
Dolby International AB
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Dolby International AB
Agent:
Wolfgang Hartnack, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP12729512

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CHANGING THE RELATIVE POSITIONS OF SOUND OBJECTS CONTAINED WITHIN A HIGHER-ORDER AMBISONICS REPRESENTATION

IPC classification:
H04S 3/00, G10L 21/00
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing DTV
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Anne Huchet, Technicolor SA
Agent:
Wolfgang Hartnack, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12306414

Method and apparatus for facilitating listening to a sound signal for matrixed sound signals

IPC classification:
H04S 3/02
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Wolfgang Hartnack, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP12306485

Method and apparatus for determining dominant sound source directions in a higher order ambisonics representation of a sound field

IPC classification:
H04H 20/89
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Wolfgang Hartnack, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP12306569

Method and apparatus for compressing and decompressing a higher order ambisonics representation for a sound field

IPC classification:
G10L 19/08
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Wolfgang Hartnack, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP13305156

Method and apparatus for determining directions of uncorrelated sound sources in a higher order ambisonics representation of a sound field

IPC classification:
H04S 3/00, G10L 19/008, G01S 3/80
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Wolfgang Hartnack, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP12730496

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR REFRAMING AND ENCODING A VIDEO SIGNAL

IPC classification:
H04N 7/26, G06T 7/40, G06T 7/00, G06K 9/62, G06K 9/46
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing DTV
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Anne Huchet, Technicolor SA
Agent:
Wolfgang Hartnack, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12788472

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PROCESSING SIGNALS OF A SPHERICAL MICROPHONE ARRAY ON A RIGID SPHERE USED FOR GENERATING AN AMBISONICS REPRESENTATION OF THE SOUND FIELD

IPC classification:
H04R 5/027, H04R 3/00
Applicant:
Dolby International AB
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Dolby International AB
Agent:
Anne Huchet, Technicolor SA
Agent:
Wolfgang Hartnack, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP12783190

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PROCESSING SIGNALS OF A SPHERICAL MICROPHONE ARRAY ON A RIGID SPHERE USED FOR GENERATING AN AMBISONICS REPRESENTATION OF THE SOUND FIELD

IPC classification:
H04R 5/027, H04R 3/00
Applicant:
Dolby International AB
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Dolby International AB
Agent:
Anne Huchet, Technicolor SA
Agent:
Wolfgang Hartnack, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP12305271

Method and apparatus for playback of a higher-order ambisonics audio signal

IPC classification:
H04S 7/00
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Wolfgang Hartnack, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP13305425

Method and Apparatus for determining watermark symbols in a received audio signal that can contain echoes, reverberation and/or noise

IPC classification:
G10L 19/018
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Wolfgang Hartnack, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP12305356

Method and apparatus for decoding stereo loudspeaker signals from a higher-order Ambisonics audio signal

IPC classification:
H04S 3/00
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Wolfgang Hartnack, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP13305558

Method and Apparatus for compressing and decompressing a Higher Order Ambisonics representation

IPC classification:
H04S 3/00, G10L 19/008
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Wolfgang Hartnack, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP12730495

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR QUANTISATION INDEX MODULATION FOR WATERMARKING AN INPUT SIGNAL

IPC classification:
G10L 19/035, G10L 19/018
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Wolfgang Hartnack, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP12305537

Method and apparatus for compressing and decompressing a Higher Order Ambisonics signal representation

IPC classification:
H04H 20/89
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Wolfgang Hartnack, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP12813215

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR USING AN ULTRA-LOW DELAY MODE OF A HYPOTHETICAL REFERENCE DECODER

IPC classification:
H04N 7/26
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing DTV
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Wolfgang Hartnack, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Agent:
Multiple attorneys, Technicolor SA
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12305760

Method and apparatus for watermarking an AC-3 encoded bit stream

IPC classification:
G10L 19/00
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Wolfgang Hartnack, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP13305986

Method and Apparatus for generating from a coefficient domain representation of HOA signals a mixed spatial/coefficient domain representation of said HOA signals

IPC classification:
H04S 3/00, G10L 19/008
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Wolfgang Hartnack, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP13711352

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DECODING STEREO LOUDSPEAKER SIGNALS FROM A HIGHER-ORDER AMBISONICS AUDIO SIGNAL

IPC classification:
H04S 3/00
Applicant:
Dolby International AB
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Dolby International AB
Agent:
Anne Huchet, Technicolor SA
Agent:
Wolfgang Hartnack, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13306138

Method and apparatus for detecting a watermark symbol in a section of a received version of a watermarked audio signal

IPC classification:
G10L 19/018
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Wolfgang Hartnack, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP12305914

Method and Apparatus for downmixing MPEG SAOC-like encoded audio signals at receiver side in a manner different from the manner of downmixing at encoder side

IPC classification:
G10L 19/02, G10L 19/008
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Wolfgang Hartnack, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP13306149

Method and Apparatus for determining acoustic wave propagation within a modelled 3D room

IPC classification:
G10K 15/00, G06F 17/50, G01H 7/00
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Wolfgang Hartnack, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP12306098

Method and apparatus for determining an optimum frequency range within a full frequency range of a watermarked input signal

IPC classification:
G10L 19/018
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Wolfgang Hartnack, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP13722362

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR COMPRESSING AND DECOMPRESSING A HIGHER ORDER AMBISONICS SIGNAL REPRESENTATION

IPC classification:
H04H 20/89
Applicant:
Dolby International AB
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Dolby International AB
Agent:
Anne Huchet, Technicolor SA
Agent:
Wolfgang Hartnack, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13306391

Method and apparatus for encoding and for decoding directional side information

IPC classification:
H04S 3/00, G10L 19/008
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Wolfgang Hartnack, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP13290262

Method and apparatus for generating from a quantised image having a first bit depth a corresponding image having a second bit depth

IPC classification:
G06T 5/00
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Wolfgang Hartnack, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP13306629

Method and apparatus for higher order ambisonics encoding and decoding using singular value decomposition

IPC classification:
H04S 3/00
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Anne Huchet, Technicolor SA
Agent:
Wolfgang Hartnack, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP13306687

Method and apparatus for watermarking an audio signal

IPC classification:
G10L 19/16, G10L 19/018
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Anne Huchet, Technicolor SA
Agent:
Wolfgang Hartnack, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP13758814

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DETERMINING AN OPTIMUM FREQUENCY RANGE WITHIN A FULL FREQUENCY RANGE OF A WATERMARKED INPUT SIGNAL

IPC classification:
G10L 19/018
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Anne Huchet, Technicolor SA
Agent:
Wolfgang Hartnack, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Status:
APPLICATION WITHDRAWN
EP14305165

Method and Apparatus for watermarking successive sections of an audio signal

IPC classification:
G10L 19/018
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Anne Huchet, Technicolor SA
Agent:
Wolfgang Hartnack, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP13783963

MAKING AVAILABLE A SOUND SIGNAL FOR HIGHER ORDER AMBISONICS SIGNALS

IPC classification:
H04S 3/02
Applicant:
Dolby International AB
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Dolby International AB
Agent:
Anne Huchet, Technicolor SA
Agent:
Wolfgang Hartnack, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13794863

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DETERMINING DOMINANT SOUND SOURCE DIRECTIONS IN A HIGHER ORDER AMBISONICS REPRESENTATION OF A SOUND FIELD

IPC classification:
H04H 20/89
Applicant:
Dolby International AB
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Dolby International AB
Agent:
Anne Huchet, Technicolor SA
Agent:
Wolfgang Hartnack, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP14305504

Method and apparatus for determining in a 2nd screen device whether the presentation of watermarked audio content received via an acoustic path from a 1st screen device has been stopped

IPC classification:
G10L 19/018
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Anne Huchet, Technicolor SA
Agent:
Wolfgang Hartnack, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP13801563

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR COMPRESSING AND DECOMPRESSING A HIGHER ORDER AMBISONICS REPRESENTATION FOR A SOUND FIELD

IPC classification:
H04S 3/00, H04H 20/89, G10L 19/008
Applicant:
Dolby International AB
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Anne Huchet, Technicolor SA
Agent:
Dolby International AB
Agent:
Wolfgang Hartnack, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP14305604

Method and apparatus for amending digital cinema package data with associated subtitle track data

IPC classification:
H04N 21/854, H04N 21/81, H04N 21/488, H04N 21/235
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Anne Huchet, Technicolor SA
Agent:
Wolfgang Hartnack, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP14305626

Method and apparatus for processing virtual block device file data blocks in a guest machine storage and corresponding data blocks in a virtual storage of a host machine

IPC classification:
G06F 3/06
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Anne Huchet, Technicolor SA
Agent:
Wolfgang Hartnack, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP14305784

Method and apparatus for improving estimation of disparity in a stereo image pair using a hybrid recursive matching processing

IPC classification:
G06T 7/20, G06T 7/00
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Anne Huchet, Technicolor SA
Agent:
Wolfgang Hartnack, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP14703102

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DETERMINING DIRECTIONS OF UNCORRELATED SOUND SOURCES IN A HIGHER ORDER AMBISONICS REPRESENTATION OF A SOUND FIELD

IPC classification:
G01S 3/80, G10L 19/008, H04S 3/00
Applicant:
Dolby International AB
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Dolby International AB
Agent:
Anne Huchet, Technicolor SA
Agent:
Wolfgang Hartnack, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP15168259

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR IMPROVING ESTIMATION OF DISPARITY IN A STEREO IMAGE PAIR USING A HYBRID RECURSIVE MATCHING PROCESSING

IPC classification:
G06T 7/20, G06T 7/00
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Anne Huchet, Technicolor SA
Agent:
Wolfgang Hartnack, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP14306023

Method and apparatus for determining for the compression of an HOA data frame representation a lowest integer number of bits required for representing non-differential gain values

IPC classification:
G10L 19/008
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Anne Huchet, Technicolor SA
Agent:
Wolfgang Hartnack, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP14713840

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DETERMINING WATERMARK SYMBOLS IN A RECEIVED AUDIO SIGNAL THAT CAN CONTAIN ECHOES, REVERBERATION AND/OR NOISE

IPC classification:
G10L 19/018
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Anne Huchet, Technicolor SA
Agent:
Wolfgang Hartnack, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP14306321

Method and apparatus for accelerated pixel-recursive processing of an image signal

IPC classification:
G06T 7/00, G06T 1/20
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Anne Huchet, Technicolor SA
Agent:
Wolfgang Hartnack, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP15180406

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ACCELERATED PIXEL-RECURSIVE PROCESSING OF AN IMAGE SIGNAL

IPC classification:
G06T 7/00, G06T 1/20
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Anne Huchet, Technicolor SA
Agent:
Wolfgang Hartnack, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP14723023

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR COMPRESSING AND DECOMPRESSING A HIGHER ORDER AMBISONICS REPRESENTATION

IPC classification:
G10L 19/008, H04S 3/00
Applicant:
Dolby International AB
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Dolby International AB
Agent:
Anne Huchet, Technicolor SA
Agent:
Wolfgang Hartnack, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP14306347

Method and apparatus for coding or decoding subband configuration data for subband groups

IPC classification:
G10L 19/02, G10L 19/002
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Anne Huchet, Technicolor SA
Agent:
Wolfgang Hartnack, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP14306464

Method and apparatus for determining whether a specific watermark symbol out of one or more candidate watermark symbols is embedded in a current section of a received audio signal

IPC classification:
G10L 19/018
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Anne Huchet, Technicolor SA
Agent:
Wolfgang Hartnack, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP14306607

Method and apparatus for low bit rate compression of a Higher Order Ambisonics HOA signal representation of a sound field

IPC classification:
G10L 19/008
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Anne Huchet, Technicolor SA
Agent:
Wolfgang Hartnack, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP14732876

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR GENERATING FROM A COEFFICIENT DOMAIN REPRESENTATION OF HOA SIGNALS A MIXED SPATIAL/COEFFICIENT DOMAIN REPRESENTATION OF SAID HOA SIGNALS

IPC classification:
H04S 3/00, G10L 19/008
Applicant:
Dolby International AB
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Dolby International AB
Agent:
Wolfgang Hartnack, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP11776422

DATA STRUCTURE FOR HIGHER ORDER AMBISONICS AUDIO DATA

IPC classification:
H04S 3/00, H04R 5/02, G10L 19/008
Applicant:
Thomson Licensing SAS
Agent:
Wolfgang Hartnack, Deutsche Thomson OHG
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT

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