Our Legal Representation and Claim Language
Dr. Steven Colby Ph.D. JD.
Patent Attorney, Partner,
423 Washington Street, Suite 600,
San Francisco, CA, 94111
Mr. Ben Snipe
35 Kingsland Road,
London E2 8AA
RFID SHIELDING WALLETS, PURSES AND BAGS IMPORTED INTO OR MANUFACTURED IN THE USA, EU & GB COMBINING RFID SHIELDING WITH A LOSS PREVENTION BLUETOOTH TAG OR DEDICATED POUCH OR SPACE FOR A LOSS PREVENTION TAG COULD INDUCE INFRINGEMENT OR DIRECTLY INFRINGE OUR GRANTED US, EU and GB PATENTS.
WE ARE HAPPY TO SHARE OUR INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AND DETERMINED TO PROTECT IT!
REF VB PATENT No: USRE47189 EU 11723106.8 GB 2479443 GB 2453859
Intellectual property extracts from our granted Patent
Claims made across patents:
USRE47189 Granted – Prior Art reference GB 2479443 – E.U. 11723106.8
Claim1. An apparatus comprising a shield for a passive device and a receiver remotely coupled to the shield, the shield being adapted to provide radio frequency shielding to block selected radio frequencies the shield further comprising a transmitter to send a coupling signal being of at least one or more blocked frequencies, the receiver having the means to monitor the distance between the receiver and transmitter.
Claim 3. Set as a locating device to detect or provide an alert signal when in range.
Claim4. A time or date when distance exceeded.
Claim 5. Search for the shield in order pair with a transmitter the receiver having the means to activate the alert.
Claim 6. A Vibrating Alert, a sound alert, a visual alert able to increase in pitch.
Claim 10.A receiver incorporated in a mobile phone, the receiver being able to monitor the distance between the receiver and transmitter.
Claim 11. The receiver has the means to detect signals from a plurality (several) coupled transmitters.
Claim 12. At least a Bluetooth signal, Radio Frequency Signal and or a Wi-Fi Signal.
Claim 13. The receiver has the means to indicate the presence of a transmitter.
Claim 16. Wherein a plurality of further receivers is provided in a linked network.
Claim 18. The apparatus of Claim 1 where the shield and transmitter are incorporated in at least one of the following: a bag, wallet, purse, item of clothing, document, book and passport.
Claim 22. The apparatus of claim 1 wherein the shield is fixed to the transmitter by incorporation into a wallet or purse.
We understand your first reaction to our proposal for a collaboration is to attack the VB patent, however, in anticipation of this, VB sent its patent back to the USPTO for a re-grant, to remove ambiguity and in essence allow the USPTO to attack our patent!
The Patent was re-Granted.
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