The weather. Brits can’t help but talk about it. It’s polite chat. Much like the British weather, the patent forecast is highly changeable – it’s handy to check before setting off.
Keep abreast of the patent climate in transport (esp. automotive and micromobility) with my monthly snippet highlighting key moments from the previous month’s journals from the UK patent office.
First up, we have a new filing from Saietta on EV drive mounts, a published application from Mercedes on automating driver settings (seat/steering wheel position) based on a driver’s detected arm length and thus estimated height, and advances in airless tyres from Gecko Rubber in their granted patent.
🌑 In the dark. New application on the radar.
Applicant: Saietta Group PLC (Saietta Electric Drive)
Application number: GB2213016.5
Title: A drive mount for an electric vehicle 🔩
Filing date: 06 September 2022
☀️ In the light. Full publication of application.
Applicant: Mercedes-Benz Group AG
Publication number: GB2605754
Title: A method for estimating the height of a person inside of a motor vehicle by a height estimation device 📏
Publication date: 19 October 2022
Publication document (embedded): https://lnkd.in/e5fkHmre
💫 Shooting star. Granted patent.
Patentee: Gecko Rubber Limited
Patent number: GB2582626
Title: Improvements in and relating to tyres
Grant date: 12 October 2022
Patent document: https://lnkd.in/eWQcviiE