New patents are issued by the USPTO on Tuesdays. Both of this week's Spotlight Patents concern aspects of digital watermarking. Assigned to EchoStar (GB), the first patent addresses the use of watermarking in copy protection. Assigned to Wistaria Trading (BM), the second patent addresses multiple transform utilization and application for secure digital watermarking (Hi Scott). See also commonly assigned US 9,191,206 which also issued Tuesday.