Patents by Inventor Rene Staub

Rene Staub has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20220055363
    Abstract: A The invention relates to a method for producing a film intermediate product (1), a film intermediate product (1), as well as a product produced hereby. The film intermediate product (1) is here formed by means of depositing one or more film elements (311 to 314), which is or are formed in each case of a cutout of one or more donor films (301 to 304).
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 9, 2019
    Publication date: February 24, 2022
    Inventors: Marcus ARNOLD, Corrado FRASCHINA, Philipp SCHULER, René STAUB, Harald WALTER
  • Patent number: 11155112
    Abstract: A method and a security element with a front side and a rear side lying opposite the front side, wherein the security element has two or more security features, wherein a first security feature of the two or more security features has one or more first layers and a second security feature of the two or more security features has one or more second layers, wherein the first security feature and the second security feature are in particular arranged in register with each other, wherein the first security feature generates at least one first optically variable effect and the second security feature generates at least one second optically variable effect, wherein the at least one first optically variable effect has a first color and the at least one second optically variable effect has a second color, wherein the first color and the second color differ from each other, as well as a method for producing a security element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 26, 2021
    Assignees: LEONHARD KURZ STIFTUNG & CO. KG, OVD KINEGRAM AG
    Inventors: Ludwig Brehm, Anja Cathomen, Christian Schulz, René Staub, Harald Walter
  • Patent number: 11068681
    Abstract: A method for verifying a security document by means of a reading device wherein first transmission and/or reflection properties of a first region of the security document are detected in a first spectral range by the reading device and a first data set specifying these properties is generated therefrom, wherein the first region at least in some regions overlaps an optical security element arranged on the security document or embedded in the security document and wherein second transmission and/or reflection properties of the first region of the security document are detected in a second spectral range by the reading device and a second data set specifying these properties is generated therefrom, wherein the first spectral range differs from the second spectral range, and wherein, the authenticity of the security document and/or of the security element is checked on the basis of at least the first data set and the second data set.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 20, 2021
    Assignees: Kurz Digital Solutions GmbH & Co. KG, OVD Kinegram AG
    Inventors: Uwe Frieser, Michael Grau, René Staub, Michael Hoffmann
  • Publication number: 20210197612
    Abstract: A method for producing a laminated body and a laminating inlay, as well as a laminated body, a laminating inlay and a security document, in particular in the form of a bank card, identity card or credit card, with such a laminated body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 20, 2019
    Publication date: July 1, 2021
    Inventors: Michael HOFFMANN, René STAUB
  • Publication number: 20210031553
    Abstract: A method and a security element with a front side and a rear side lying opposite the front side, wherein the security element has two or more security features, wherein a first security feature of the two or more security features has one or more first layers and a second security feature of the two or more security features has one or more second layers, wherein the first security feature and the second security feature are in particular arranged in register with each other, wherein the first security feature generates at least one first optically variable effect and the second security feature generates at least one second optically variable effect, wherein the at least one first optically variable effect has a first color and the at least one second optically variable effect has a second color, wherein the first color and the second color differ from each other, as well as a method for producing a security element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 14, 2019
    Publication date: February 4, 2021
    Inventors: Ludwig BREHM, Anja CATHOMEN, Christian SCHULZ, René STAUB, Harald WALTER
  • Patent number: 10896365
    Abstract: A multilayer body with a functional layer which includes an antenna element as well as with an optical security element which includes at least one electrically conductive partial region which is galvanically connected to the antenna element. A security document with such a multilayer body, as well as a method for the authentication thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 19, 2021
    Assignee: OVD KINEGRAM AG
    Inventors: Rene Staub, Sascha Mario Epp, Orvy Emanuel Toberer, John Anthony Peters
  • Patent number: 10850551
    Abstract: A method for producing a multi-layer body, in particular a security element, in which a partial first layer or partial first layer system is produced on a substrate, wherein the partial first layer or partial first layer system is present in a first partial area and not in a second partial area. Subsequently, a partial second layer or partial second layer system is produced, wherein the partial second layer or partial second layer system is present in a third partial area and not in a fourth partial area, and wherein the third partial area overlaps with the first and second partial areas. Finally, the partial first layer or partial first layer system is structured as a mask using the partial second layer or partial second layer system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 3, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignees: LEONHARD KURZ Stiftung & Co. KG, OVD KINEGRAM AG
    Inventors: Rene Staub, Ludwig Brehm, Patrick Kramer, Rouven Spiess, Karin Forster
  • Patent number: 10850552
    Abstract: A method for producing a security element formed as a lenticular flip, including a micro-optical layer, a carrier substrate and an image layer, wherein the image layer includes n images for n=1 to i which are visible from an n-th observation angle allocated to the n-th image, and wherein n is at least 1. The images are imaged on a photoresist with parallel light in contact print or by means of projection. After the photoresist is developed, an image layer which includes the i images is present.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: OVD KINEGRAM AG
    Inventors: Andreas Schilling, Rene Staub, Philipp Schuler, Achim Hansen
  • Publication number: 20200316983
    Abstract: A sheet for forming a security document includes a carrier substrate and n window elements arranged in window openings of the carrier substrate, wherein n is at least equal to 1 and wherein the n window elements are formed from a window substrate. The n window elements are substance-to-substance bonded to the carrier substrate. Furthermore, a method for producing the sheet is described, as well as a security document which includes the sheet.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 16, 2017
    Publication date: October 8, 2020
    Inventors: Rene Staub, Fabian Arnold
  • Patent number: 10759212
    Abstract: The invention relates to a security element (1), a security document (2) with at least one security element (1), a transfer foil (3) with at least one security element (1) as well as a method for producing a security element (1), wherein the security element has at least one layer (11) that is electrically alterable in its optical effect.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 2, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignees: LEONHARD KURZ Stiftung & Co. KG, OVD Kinegram AG
    Inventors: Wayne Robert Tompkin, Harald Walter, Rainer Stahl, Rouven Spiess, Rene Staub
  • Patent number: 10518568
    Abstract: The invention relates to an absorbent medium for improving the overprintability, in particular by inkjet printing, of a security element, in particular an optically variable security element, comprising a binder, at least one pigment and an in particular aqueous solvent. The invention furthermore relates to a transfer film with an absorbent layer made of such an absorbent medium as well as a method for personalizing a security element using such a transfer film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 10, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2019
    Assignees: LEONHARD KURZ STIFTUNG & CO. KG, OVD KINEGRAM AG
    Inventors: Rene Staub, Christina Streb, Achim Hansen, Sandra Peter, Markus Burkhardt
  • Publication number: 20190384955
    Abstract: A method for verifying a security document by means of a reading device wherein first transmission and/or reflection properties of a first region of the security document are detected in a first spectral range by the reading device and a first data set specifying these properties is generated therefrom, wherein the first region at least in some regions overlaps an optical security element arranged on the security document or embedded in the security document and wherein second transmission and/or reflection properties of the first region of the security document are detected in a second spectral range by the reading device and a second data set specifying these properties is generated therefrom, wherein the first spectral range differs from the second spectral range, and wherein, the authenticity of the security document and/or of the security element is checked on the basis of at least the first data set and the second data set.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 13, 2017
    Publication date: December 19, 2019
    Inventors: Uwe Frieser, Michael Grau, René Staub, Michael Hoffmann
  • Patent number: 10427446
    Abstract: The invention relates to a transfer film (1), in particular hot-stamping film, the use of a transfer film (1), a film, a security document (2), and a method for producing a transfer film (1). Here, it is provided that the transfer film (1) comprises a transfer layer (20) detachably arranged on a carrier layer (10). The transfer layer (20) further has at least one first color layer (30) and the at least one first color layer (30) comprises at least one binder and at least first pigments, the color appearance of which changes depending on the observation angle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 11, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2019
    Assignee: OVD KINEGRAM AG
    Inventors: Rene Staub, Christina Streb, Michael Hoffmann, Reto Gnos
  • Publication number: 20190152251
    Abstract: A method for producing a security element formed as a lenticular flip, including a micro-optical layer, a carrier substrate and an image layer, wherein the image layer includes n images for n=1 to i which are visible from an n-th observation angle allocated to the n-th image, and wherein n is at least 1. The images are imaged on a photoresist with parallel light in contact print or by means of projection. After the photoresist is developed, an image layer which includes the i images is present.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 8, 2017
    Publication date: May 23, 2019
    Inventors: Andreas Schilling, Rene Staub, Philipp Schuler, Achim Hansen
  • Patent number: 10259252
    Abstract: The invention concerns a security element for a security document comprising a structure layer and diffractive first and second relief structures, wherein the relief structures viewed parallel to the plane of the structure layer are arranged in different planes of the security element, wherein the first relief structure adjoins a partial first reflection layer and the second relief structure adjoins a partial second reflection layer, and wherein—if the first reflection layer is towards a viewer—a second item of information generated by the second relief structure is at least partially concealed and—if the second reflection layer is towards the viewer—a first item of information generated by the first relief structure is at least partially concealed, and processes for the production of such security elements and security documents formed therewith.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2019
    Assignee: LEONHARD KURZ STIFTUNG & CO. KG
    Inventors: Juri Attner, Rene Staub, Klaus Weber
  • Patent number: 10155407
    Abstract: A system (100, 200, 300, 400, 500, 600) for producing a security element (4), in particular a vignette for a windshield (6) of a means of transport, is specified. This comprises a carrier element (3) with a first and a second surface, wherein a first sub-element (1) of the security element (4) is arranged in a first area (31) of the first surface and a second sub-element (2) of the security element (4) is arranged in a second area (32) of the first surface separated from the first area (31) by a fold edge (33). These sub-elements (1, 2) can be made to overlap with the first sub-element (1) by folding of the carrier element (3) along the fold edge (33) and can be adhered by means of an adhesive (25) arranged on the side of the second sub-element (2) facing away from the carrier element (3). An individualization feature (14) can be attached to a side of the first (1) and/or the second (2) sub-element facing away from the carrier element (3).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 8, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 18, 2018
    Assignee: OVD KINEGRAM AG
    Inventors: Rene Staub, Christina Streb, Attila Ozdemir, Thomas Muller
  • Publication number: 20180326775
    Abstract: In a process for producing a multilayer body, an HRI layer made of a material having a high refractive index is applied to at least part of the surface area of a substrate. At least one partial region of the HRI layer is then physically removed from the substrate again by treatment with an alkaline solution. Additionally specified is a multilayer body that can be obtained by such a process.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 10, 2018
    Publication date: November 15, 2018
    Inventors: Rene Staub, Ludwig Brehm, Juri Attner, Michael Hoffmann, Peter Seeholzer
  • Publication number: 20180290480
    Abstract: A method for producing a multi-layer body, in particular a security element, in which a partial first layer or partial first layer system is produced on a substrate, wherein the partial first layer or partial first layer system is present in a first partial area and not in a second partial area. Subsequently, a partial second layer or partial second layer system is produced, wherein the partial second layer or partial second layer system is present in a third partial area and not in a fourth partial area, and wherein the third partial area overlaps with the first and second partial areas. Finally, the partial first layer or partial first layer system is structured as a mask using the partial second layer or partial second layer system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 3, 2018
    Publication date: October 11, 2018
    Inventors: Rene Staub, Ludwig Brehm, Patrick Kramer, Rouven Spiess, Karin Forster
  • Patent number: 10007233
    Abstract: A decorative element (2), in particular in the form of a transfer film, a laminating film or a security thread, as well as a security document with a decorative element and a method for producing same is described. The decorative element (2) has a microstructure (4) which generates an optical effect in incident light and/or with light passing through. In a first area (32), the microstructure (4) has a base surface (40) and several base elements (41) which have in each case an element surface raised or lowered compared with the base surface (40) and a flank arranged between the element surface and the base surface (40). The base surface (40) of the microstructure defines a base plane spanned by coordinate axes x and y. The element surfaces of the base elements (41) in each case run substantially parallel to the base plane.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 25, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 26, 2018
    Assignee: OVD Kinegram AG
    Inventors: Andreas Schilling, Sebastian Mader, Rene Staub, Wayne Robert Tompkin, Harald Walter
  • Publication number: 20180154678
    Abstract: A method for producing a multilayer body with the steps of a) applying a first varnish layer made of a water-based photoresist to a surface of a base body; b) exposing the first varnish layer in a first region, wherein the first varnish layer is not exposed in a second region; c) removing the first varnish layer in the second region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 20, 2016
    Publication date: June 7, 2018
    Inventors: Violetta Olszowka, Rene Staub