On February 2, 2021, Huawei filed a registration for a new trademark named Petal Translation with the application number 53487717 in China. Its international classification is under 42 categories of design research.
The trademark application shows that Huawei is working in the field of content translation. The translation technology involving the translation of any text, document, and more from one language to another to make the reader’s life easier. It seems that Huawei’s logo is made of petals that’s why the new trademark is named Petal translation.
The days when classic text editors, such as Word or Pages, were used in the translation process are gone. Modern translation agencies utilize a wide range of technologies for translators, project managers as well as clients.
Currently, Google Translate is the most dominant in the field of text and content translation and provides the translation in over 100 languages along with a different set of features. It would be interesting to see, what the Chinese tech giant planning to bring with this new trademark.
It’s observed that Huawei trademarking for new smartphone technologies consisting starting “Petal” such as Petal Search, Petal Maps, Petal Mail, and more. Following this trademark, it is speculated that Huawei is planning and making efforts to launch its own services in the field of translation technology and to replace the requirement of apps such as Google Translate in its smartphones as well as other devices.
Some Huawei P-series trademarks status changes to rejected
Huawei has a very popular P-series that includes the flagship smartphones. Back in March, Huawei applied for trademarks named P10, P20, P30…to P100 for future use. These trademarks fall under international classification involving scientific instruments and transportation vehicles.
According to the Chinese Intellectual Authority, the P-series trademarks include P50, P60, P70, P80, P90, and P100 are in process of being reviewed for a rejection or have been completed the review of rejection. On the other hand, P10, P20, P30, and P40 trademark current status is changed to invalid.
To be mentioned, earlier, Huawei has already applied for two applications for the P100 trademark, which were rejected. Still, Huawei did not stop applying for the P100 and P-series trademarks.
The trademark applications usually require multiple steps such as initial review and registration, which are a relatively long time. For a long time, trademarks have sat alongside well-known brands, malicious squatting, and hoarding.
The legal protection of the trademark adopts the “first-to-file principle”, that is, in principle, the exclusive right to use the trademark is granted to the registrant who makes the first application so that the legally registered trademark can achieve a higher degree of legal protection.
Why is Huawei applying for such P-series trademarks?
It is believed that Huawei applied for multiple P-series trademarks in one go because the company was protecting the P-series high-end smartphones trademarks to prevent others from squatting.
Huawei Petal Search trademark got rejected:
Recently, Huawei’s other trademarks for Petal Search were also rejected by the China trademark office because contain the word “Petal”, which was also included in the cited trademarks. So, their use in the same services can easily cause confusion among the consumers.
Meanwhile, Huawei also failed to submit evidence that proves or differentiates these new trademarks from citied trademarks, and Petal Search trademarks again got rejected.
Huawei published a new patent for sharing traffic with in-vehicle devices
Huawei is developing its own technologies in order to become a leading technology supplier in the automobile industry. In the latest development, Huawei has published a new patent entitled “a method of sharing traffic for in-vehicle electronic device”.
The China Intellectual Property data reveals that on June 30, 2020, Huawei applied for sharing traffic-related patent, which was published on January 18, 2022, with announcement number CN113950031A in China.
According to the patent description, this patent technology discloses a process for sharing the traffic with in-vehicle electronic devices. This patent is related to the field of short-range high communications.
The process explains that the in-vehicle device uses the first antenna to establish a Bluetooth connection with a smartphone, and uses a second antenna to receive SSID and access password.
Further, it accesses the smartphone hotspot according to the received SSID and access password, so that only the smartphone in the car can establish a Bluetooth connection with the in-vehicle device. Then, the in-vehicle device can be quickly and safely connected to the in-vehicle smartphone hotspot and use the traffic shared by the mobile phone, reducing the user’s operation and improving the user experience.
In December 2021, Huawei patented a motion planning technology in the field of autonomous driving. This can provide a method and tool for motion planning for autonomous vehicles that help inflexible responding to dynamic obstacles.
The process includes the receive driving environment information including information on the location of dynamic obstacles. Then, input the state representation of the driving environment information into the trained reinforcement learning network model to obtain the time domain output predicted by the reinforcement learning network model.
The prediction time domain represents the length of time, or the number of steps, to predict the motion trajectory. dynamic barrier and use the prediction time domain for motion planning.
Huawei applied for META-FI trademark
Nowadays, Metaverse, a VR playground is the hottest topic worldwide. The Metaverse is accessible through the combination of smartphones, wearable tech, and headsets. In this segment, Huawei has also applied for a trademark, META-FI in China.
According to the information, the international classification of the Huawei META-FI trademark includes scientific instruments, etc. However, the trademark status is currently under application.
In simple words, the Metaverse is a network of the 3D virtual world focused on social connection. When you go outside wearings smart glasses for work, shop, exercise, socializing, watching movies, and games the Metaverse offer augmented reality as well as records what you see and hear.
At present, Metaverse is a very popular concept and major technology manufactures have announced the entrance and also started research on related technologies. The leading tech makers such as Meta, Google, Microsoft, and more have some technical reserve in the Metaverse and AR/VR fields.
Earlier, Facebook announced that the company’s name would be changed to “Meta”, a prefix of Metaverse Metaverse.
Huawei and Metaverse:
In December 2021, Huawei filled registration for the MetaOS trademark, which international classification includes 9 types of scientific instruments. Further, the company applied for a MetaMedia trademark in China. However, all of these trademarks ‘ current status is applied for application.
On the other hand, Huawei is also actively working to deploy Metaverse. However, Facebook has also introduced itself as Meta, which brings together our apps and technologies under one new company brand. Meta’s focus will be to bring the metaverse to life and help people connect, find communities, and grow businesses.
Also, Byte has recently fulfilled its claim of Metaverse Company. The legal representative of Shanghai Metaworth Technology Co., Ltd. has been changed to Wang Fengkun, head of Byte Advertising. Technology, and Metaworth. It is the first Chinese company to have a new company name with the concept of Metaverse.