US Patent No: 5,227,874

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Method for measuring the effectiveness of stimuli on decisions of shoppers

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Methods for the evaluation of stimuli such as broadcast commercials intended to promote purchases by shoppers are disclosed. The methods quantify the effectiveness of controlled variables of stimuli and of inducements associated therewith. The immediate impact and degree of erosion of the impact of stimuli on families and on individual household members are measured. Inducements can take the form of printouts, such as monetary coupons, dispensed in homes of broadcast audience members who have responded to a task. The system and method for evaluating responses to broadcast or telephone programs, such as television programs, includes an instructional signal, such as a signal modulated onto a signal transmitted concurrently with the television program, or time-multiplexed therewith. At each of a plurality of remote receiving stations, one or more members of an audience has the opportunity to respond to a situation presented in the program by entering a response or a selection on a keyboard. The system includes at each remote receiving station a memory responsive to the instructional signal for storing acceptable responses, and a comparison circuit for comparing responses entered at the keyboard with those stored in the memory. Also provided is electronic circuitry for scoring the responses in accordance with commands from the instructional signal, and a recording device for providing a permanent record. A prize-winning respondent can select a product from a listing and apply the value of a prize to the purchase price of the selected product.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
QUEST NETTECH CORPORATIONJERICHO, NY5
RESPONSE REWARDS SYSTEMS, L.C.VERO BEACH, FL5

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Von, Kohorn Henry 945 Treasure La., Vero Beach, FL 32963 40 7321

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DIGIMARC CORPORATION (15)
7,181,022 Audio watermarking to convey auxiliary information, and media embodying same 89 2003
7,499,566 Methods for steganographic encoding media 54 2005
7,248,717 Securing media content with steganographic encoding 121 2005
8,204,222 Steganographic encoding and decoding of auxiliary codes in media signals 14 2005
7,643,649 Integrating digital watermarks in multimedia content 106 2005
* 2006/0159,303 Integrating digital watermarks in multimedia content 17 2005
7,702,511 Watermarking to convey auxiliary information, and media embodying same 50 2007
* 2007/0274,523 Watermarking To Convey Auxiliary Information, And Media Embodying Same 16 2007
7,359,528 Monitoring of video or audio based on in-band and out-of-band data 76 2007
* 2007/0274,386 Monitoring of Video or Audio Based on In-Band and Out-of-Band Data 3 2007
7,415,129 Providing reports associated with video and audio content 116 2007
8,023,692 Apparatus and methods to process video or audio 8 2008
7,756,290 Detecting embedded signals in media content using coincidence metrics 92 2008
8,107,674 Synchronizing rendering of multimedia content 20 2010
8,027,510 Encoding and decoding media signals 4 2010
 
Video Mining Corporation (1)
7,283,650 Method and system for printing of automatically captured facial images augmented with promotional content 23 2003
 
NIELSEN COMPANY (US), LLC, A DELAWARE LIMITED COMPANY, THE (2)
8,364,678 Household level segmentation method and system 1 2008
* 2008/0319,834 HOUSEHOLD LEVEL SEGMENTATION METHOD AND SYSTEM 2 2008
 
UNITED VIDEO PROPERTIES, INC. (5)
* 2002/0042,914 Systems and methods for providing targeted advertisements based on current activity 116 2001
7,398,541 Electronic television program guide schedule system and method 32 2003
* 2003/0110,499 Program guide system with targeted advertising 269 2003
* 2005/0149,964 Program guide system with monitoring of advertisement usage and user activities 173 2004
* 2006/0190,966 Systems and methods for providing a program as a gift using an interactive application 151 2006
 
Robert Bosch Healthcare Systems, Inc. (21)
8,626,521 Public health surveillance system 0 2002
8,655,259 System and method for monitoring a physiological condition 0 2003
7,941,327 User monitoring 12 2004
8,419,636 Method and system for improving adherence with a diet program or other medical regimen 1 2006
8,616,895 System and method for monitoring a physiological condition 3 2006
7,870,249 Networked system for interactive communication and remote monitoring of individuals 17 2006
9,215,979 Multi-user remote health monitoring system 0 2006
7,516,192 Networked system for interactive communication and remote monitoring of individuals 31 2006
8,407,063 Multi-user remote health monitoring system with biometrics support 3 2006
8,353,827 Networked system for interactive communication and remote monitoring of individuals 1 2006
8,489,428 Remote health monitoring and maintenance system 1 2006
8,990,336 Networked system for interactive communication and remote monitoring of individuals 1 2006
8,015,025 Method and apparatus for remote health monitoring and providing health related information 13 2006
8,959,198 Optimizing oxygen tank deliver or refills for COPD patients through measurement of blood oxygen levels 0 2006
8,870,762 Electronic data capture in clinical and pharmaceutical trials 0 2006
7,587,469 Audio instructions for appliances 8 2007
7,921,186 Networked system for interactive communication and remote monitoring of individuals 10 2007
9,123,083 Blood glucose monitoring system 0 2007
7,769,605 Multiple patient monitoring system for proactive health management 5 2007
8,945,009 Remote health monitoring system 0 2008
7,840,420 Multiple patient monitoring system for proactive health management 7 2010
 
GULA CONSULTING LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY (11)
8,611,919 System, method, and computer program product for providing location based services and mobile e-commerce 19 2002
* 2003/0220,835 System, method, and computer program product for providing location based services and mobile e-commerce 563 2002
8,606,314 Portable communications device and method 3 2007
* 2007/0118,426 Portable Communications Device and Method 92 2007
8,417,258 Portable communications device and method 8 2007
* 7,917,439 System, method, and computer program product for video based services and commerce 13 2008
8,204,793 Portable communication device and method of use 7 2010
* 2010/0222,090 Portable Communication Device and Method of Use 10 2010
8,799,097 Accessing remote systems using image content 0 2011
8,694,366 Locating a product or a vender using a mobile communication device 0 2011
8,666,804 Obtaining information from multiple service-provider computer systems using an agent 0 2011
 
HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD. (1)
* 2005/0171,859 Augmentation of lead with attractiveness information from external source 25 2004
 
GOLDBERG, SHELDON (1)
6,183,366 Network gaming system 400 1998
 
SMART TV LLC (2)
* 5,594,493 Television signal activated interactive smart card system 184 1994
* 5,767,896 Television signal activated interactive smart card system 171 1995
 
ODS Properties (1)
7,950,990 Systems and methods for interactive wagering 0 2000
 
Intellectual Property I LLC (1)
8,812,620 Software and method that enables selection of one of a plurality of online service providers 1 2007
 
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA (2)
7,634,425 Information providing system and method therefor 6 2003
* 2004/0039,641 Information providing system and method therefor 4 2003
 
NDS LIMITED (3)
* 2003/0094,489 Voting system and method 9 2002
* 2008/0127,251 Advertisements in an end-user controlled playback environment 12 2008
* 2009/0199,231 Time shifted interactive television 26 2009
 
IPSOS-INSIGHT, INC. (1)
* 6,070,145 Respondent selection method for network-based survey 104 1996
 
GULA CONSULTING (2)
* 2011/0170,837 SYSTEM, METHOD, AND COMPUTER PROGRAM PRODUCT FOR VIDEO BASED SERVICES AND COMMERCE 20 2011
9,311,656 Facilitating entry into an access-controlled location using a mobile communication device 0 2011
 
RESPONSE REWARDS SYSTEMS, L.C. (2)
* 5,508,731 Generation of enlarged participatory broadcast audience 320 1993
* 5,713,795 System and method of communication with authenticated wagering participation 145 1994
 
LUCENT TECHNOLOGIES INC. (1)
6,606,616 Modified action rules 3 1998
 
CISCO TECHNOLOGY, INC. (13)
* 5,539,822 System and method for subscriber interactivity in a television system 407 1994
* 5,715,515 Method and apparatus for downloading on-screen graphics and captions to a television terminal 128 1994
* 6,681,393 Viewer interaction feedback method and system for use with an interactive telecommunication system 77 1998
7,340,760 Advertisements in an end-user controlled playback environment 26 2001
* 2002/0138,831 Advertisements in an end-user controlled playback environment 37 2001
7,765,563 User interaction feedback system 2 2003
* 2004/0049,786 User interaction feedback system 1 2003
8,397,255 Advanced television system 18 2006
7,647,609 Advertisements in an end-user controlled playback environment 20 2008
* 2008/0109,842 Advertisements in an end-user controlled playback environment 5 2008
7,882,519 Advertisements in an end-user controlled playback environment 4 2009
* 2010/0070,993 ADVERTISEMENTS IN AN END-USER CONTROLLED PLAYBACK ENVIRONMENT 1 2009
8,732,750 Advertisements in an end-user controlled playback environment 0 2010
 
BALLY GAMING, INC. (3)
* 8,444,468 Voucher gaming system 0 2010
8,641,507 Tournament qualification and characteristics in a gaming system 0 2012
8,740,710 Progressive controller and TCP/IP in a gaming system 0 2013
 
WAY AHEAD IP LLC (2)
* 5,905,246 Method and apparatus for coupon management and redemption 399 1996
6,932,270 Method and apparatus for coupon management and redemption 55 1997
 
HEALTH HERO NETWORDK (1)
8,617,065 Networked system for interactive communication and remote monitoring of individuals 0 2006
 
In-Store Broadcasting Network, LLC (2)
* 2005/0171,843 Systems and methods for optimizing advertising 13 2004
* 2006/0085,262 Generating an advertisement with optimized advertising variable settings 5 2005
 
SAP AG (1)
* 6,094,641 Method for incorporating psychological effects into demand models 52 1998
 
INTEL CORPORATION (14)
* 2002/0144,265 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MERGING STREAMING AND STORED CONTENT INFORMATION IN AN ELECTRONIC PROGRAM GUIDE 31 2001
* 2002/0143,607 System and method for transparently obtaining customer preferences to refine product features or marketing focus 17 2001
* 2002/0144,269 Apparatus and method for a dynamic electronic program guide enabling billing broadcast services per EPG line item 35 2001
7,328,455 Apparatus and method for enabling secure content decryption within a set-top box 21 2001
* 2003/0005,301 Apparatus and method for enabling secure content decryption within a set-top box 6 2001
* 2003/0046,683 Server-side preference prediction based on customer billing information to generate a broadcast schedule 8 2001
* 2003/0135,857 Content discovery in a digital broadcast data service 43 2002
* 2003/0135,605 User rating feedback loop to modify virtual channel content and/or schedules 21 2002
7,962,573 Method and apparatus to determine broadcast content and scheduling in a broadcast system 1 2007
8,943,540 Method and apparatus to provide a personalized channel 0 2008
* 8,161,534 Authenticating users with memorable personal questions 7 2008
* 2010/0122,341 AUTHENTICATING USERS WITH MEMORABLE PERSONAL QUESTIONS 5 2008
8,108,542 Method and apparatus to determine broadcast content and scheduling in a broadcast system 4 2010
8,839,298 Method and apparatus to determine broadcast content and scheduling in a broadcast system 0 2012
 
WINVIEW, INC. (24)
8,870,639 Methods and apparatus for distributed gaming over a mobile device 0 2005
8,376,855 Methods and apparatus for distributed gaming over a mobile device 0 2005
* 2005/0288,080 Methods and apparatus for distributed gaming over a mobile device 13 2005
* 2005/0288,101 Methods and apparatus for distributed gaming over a mobile device 142 2005
8,738,694 Method of and system for managing client resources and assets for activities on computing devices 0 2006
* 2007/0054,695 Method of and system for managing client resources and assets for activates on computing devices 5 2006
* 2007/0028,272 Live television show utilizing real-time input from a viewing audience 9 2006
* 2007/0078,009 Cellular phone games based upon television archives 16 2006
8,002,618 Method of and system for conducting multiple contests of skill with a single performance 8 2007
8,149,530 Methodology for equalizing systemic latencies in television reception in connection with games of skill played in connection with live television programming 4 2007
8,813,112 Method of and apparatus for utilizing SMS while running an application on a mobile device controlling a viewer's participation with a broadcast 0 2008
8,622,798 Method of and system for conducting multiple contests of skill with a single performance 0 2011
9,056,251 Method of and system for conducting multiple contests of skill with a single performance 0 2011
8,717,701 Methodology for equalizing systemic latencies in television reception in connection with games of skill played in connection with live television programming 0 2012
8,705,195 Synchronized gaming and programming 0 2012
8,837,072 Methodology for equalizing systemic latencies in television reception in connection with games of skill played in connection with live television programming 0 2012
9,233,293 Method of and system for conducting multiple contests of skill with a single performance 0 2013
9,067,143 Method of and system for conducting multiple contests of skill with a single performance 0 2013
9,258,601 Methodology for equalizing systemic latencies in television reception in connection with games of skill played in connection with live television programming 0 2013
9,270,789 Method of and system for managing client resources and assets for activities on computing devices 0 2014
8,935,715 Method of and apparatus for utilizing SMS while running an application on a mobile device controlling a viewer's participation with a broadcast 0 2014
9,205,339 Method of and apparatus for utilizing SMS while running an application on a mobile device controlling a viewer's participation with a broadcast 0 2014
9,314,686 Method of and system for conducting multiple contests of skill with a single performance 0 2015
9,314,701 Method of and system for conducting multiple contests of skill with a single performance 0 2015
 
Pinpoint, Incorporated (1)
7,853,600 System and method for providing access to video programs and other data using customer profiles 24 2005
 
HEWLETT PACKARD ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT LP (1)
* 6,026,397 Data analysis system and method 283 1996
 
IEMOTO, OSAMU (2)
* 7,110,989 Computer-assisted education apparatus and method for adaptively determining presentation pattern of teaching materials 23 2001
* 2002/0120,593 Apparatus and method for adaptively determining presentation pattern of teaching materials for each learner 4 2001
 
IGT (1)
* 2007/0220,540 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR FACILITATING THE PROVISION OF OPINIONS TO A SHOPPER FROM A PANEL OF PEERS 9 2007
 
AGGREGATE KNOWLEDGE (5)
7,788,358 Using cross-site relationships to generate recommendations 9 2006
7,853,630 System and method for the dynamic generation of correlation scores between arbitrary objects 3 2008
* 2008/0162,554 System and method for the dynamic generation of correlation scores between arbitrary objects 4 2008
* 2009/0037,431 System and method for maintaining metadata correctness 3 2008
* 2009/0013,053 System and method for the dynamic generation of correlation scores between arbitrary objects 3 2008
 
Visa U.S.A. Inc. (35)
8,010,405 Multi-application smart card device software solution for smart cardholder reward selection and redemption 7 2003
8,626,577 Network centric loyalty system 0 2003
6,920,611 Method and system for implementing a loyalty merchant component 92 2003
8,554,610 Method and system for providing reward status 1 2003
7,104,446 Method, system and portable consumer device using wildcard values 35 2003
8,015,060 Method and system for managing limited use coupon and coupon prioritization 0 2003
7,121,456 Method and system for managing token image replacement 29 2003
7,051,923 Method and system for providing interactive cardholder rewards image replacement 42 2003
8,407,083 Method and system for managing reward reversal after posting 12 2003
8,005,763 Method and system for providing a distributed adaptive rules based dynamic pricing system 0 2003
7,827,077 Method and apparatus for management of electronic receipts on portable devices 10 2003
7,653,602 Centralized electronic commerce card transactions 13 2003
7,464,870 Method and system for providing interactive cardholder rewards image replacement 4 2006
7,350,702 Method, system and portable consumer device using wildcard values 15 2006
7,374,078 Method and system for managing token image replacement 4 2006
7,367,501 Method, system and portable consumer device using wildcard values 11 2006
7,857,215 Method and system including phone with rewards image 0 2007
7,857,216 Method and system for providing interactive cardholder rewards image replacement 0 2007
7,654,451 Method, system and portable consumer device using wildcard values 8 2007
7,611,054 Mobile phone including wildcard data string 8 2007
7,624,917 Method and system for managing token image replacement 3 2007
7,591,412 Method and system for managing token image replacement 4 2007
8,386,343 Method and user device for management of electronic receipts 0 2009
7,987,120 Method and portable device for management of electronic receipts 11 2009
7,725,369 Method and server for management of electronic receipts 9 2009
9,087,426 Method and administration system for management of electronic receipts 0 2009
7,861,919 Method and system for managing loyalty program information on a phone 4 2009
7,900,831 Method and system using wildcard values 2 2009
8,346,634 Method and apparatus for management of electronic receipts on portable devices 2 2010
8,141,777 Method and system using wildcard values 0 2011
8,244,648 Method and system for providing a distributed adaptive rules based dynamic pricing system 0 2011
8,682,716 Method and system for managing limited use coupon and coupon prioritization 1 2012
9,141,967 Method and system for managing reward reversal after posting 0 2013
8,775,241 Method and system for determining rewards 0 2013
8,793,156 Method and system for providing reward status 0 2013
 
Aggregate Knowledge, Inc. (4)
8,032,714 Methods and systems for caching data using behavioral event correlations 5 2008
8,200,677 System and method for the dynamic generation of correlation scores between arbitrary objects 2 2010
8,627,013 Methods and systems for caching data using behavioral event correlations 1 2011
9,058,279 Methods and systems for caching data using behavioral event correlations 0 2013
 
INVENTOR HOLDINGS, LLC (2)
* 6,513,014 Method and apparatus for administering a survey via a television transmission network 49 1999
8,784,198 Method and apparatus for conducting or facilitating a promotion 1 2013
 
Right Angle Research LLC (1)
* 6,839,681 Performance measurement method for public relations, advertising and sales events 25 2000
 
Viscorp (1)
* 5,504,519 Method and apparatus for printing coupons and the like 170 1993
 
WALKER DIGITAL, LLC (1)
8,366,544 Method and apparatus for conducting or facilitating a promotion 4 2011
 
OUTERWALL INC. (19)
7,113,929 System for voucher or token verification 49 2000
8,033,375 Methods and systems for exchanging and/or transferring various forms of value 7 2003
7,865,432 Methods and systems for exchanging and/or transferring various forms of value 26 2003
7,653,599 Methods and systems for exchanging and/or transferring various forms of value 29 2003
* 2007/0125,620 Methods and systems for providing products, such as digital content including games, ring tones, and/or graphics; and services, such as computer network service including internet service 19 2004
* 2006/0069,654 System for voucher or token verification 24 2005
8,332,313 Methods and systems for exchanging and/or transferring various forms of value 9 2008
8,103,586 Methods and systems for exchanging and/or transferring various forms of value 5 2009
8,024,272 Methods and systems for exchanging/transferring gift cards 20 2010
8,229,851 Methods and systems for exchanging/transferring gift cards 21 2011
9,064,268 Gift card exchange kiosks and associated methods of use 0 2011
8,874,467 Mobile commerce platforms and associated systems and methods for converting consumer coins, cash, and/or other forms of value for use with same 2 2011
9,129,294 Coin counting machines having coupon capabilities, loyalty program capabilities, advertising capabilities, and the like 0 2012
9,036,890 Optical coin discrimination systems and methods for use with consumer-operated kiosks and the like 0 2012
8,967,361 Coin counting and sorting machines 2 2013
9,022,841 Coin counting and/or sorting machines and associated systems and methods 1 2013
9,235,945 Coin input apparatuses and associated methods and systems 0 2014
9,230,381 Coin counting and sorting machines 0 2014
9,183,687 Coin counting and/or sorting machines and associated systems and methods 0 2015
 
BENEFICIAL INNOVATIONS, INC. (6)
6,264,560 Method and system for playing games on a network 301 1998
7,496,943 Network system for presenting advertising 108 2000
6,712,702 Method and system for playing games on a network 255 2001
RE44323 Method and system for playing games on a network 0 2008
8,065,702 Network advertising and game playing 15 2009
RE44566 Advertising system for the internet and local area networks 7 2010
 
COUPONS, INC. (1)
* 2008/0177,603 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING DISTRIBUTION OF ELECTRONIC COUPONS 3 2008
 
MICRO ENHANCEMENT INTERNATIONAL (1)
* 7,024,374 Targeted marketing and purchase behavior monitoring system 81 2000
 
GTCO CALCOMP., INC. (1)
* 6,289,222 Free-forming one-way network 17 1997
 
CHARTER COMMUNICATIONS OPERATING, LLC (1)
7,254,824 Encoding optimization techniques for encoding program grid section of server-centric interactive programming guide 3 2000
 
TCI TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT, LLC (1)
6,402,618 Computer software delivery system 29 2000
 
VIDEOMINING CORPORATION (1)
* 7,987,111 Method and system for characterizing physical retail spaces by determining the demographic composition of people in the physical retail spaces utilizing video image analysis 9 2007
 
TARGET BRANDS, INC. (2)
8,489,452 Systems and methods for providing a user incentive program using smart card technology 5 2003
9,152,973 Systems and methods for providing a user incentive program using circuit chip technology 0 2013
 
KOPLAR INTERACTIVE SYSTEMS INTERNATIONAL, L.L.C. (10)
7,213,254 Universal methods and device for hand-held promotional opportunities 19 2001
* 2002/0112,250 Universal methods and device for hand-held promotional opportunities 53 2001
7,590,992 Universal methods and device for hand-held promotional opportunities 19 2007
9,247,197 Systems and methods for subscriber authentication 0 2007
* 2007/0226,508 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR SUBSCRIBER AUTHENTICATION 3 2007
7,627,879 Interactive optical cards and other hand-held devices with increased connectivity 5 2007
* 2008/0037,992 INTERACTIVE OPTICAL CARDS AND OTHER HAND-HELD DEVICES WITH INCREASED CONNECTIVITY 2 2007
8,798,133 Dual channel encoding and detection 1 2008
8,715,083 Methods and systems for processing gaming data 0 2009
* 2010/0323,797 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR PROCESSING GAMING DATA 0 2009
 
MOCKINGBIRD GAME, LLC (1)
* 2012/0129,599 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PLAYING A GAME 0 2011
 
ONECLIP.COM (1)
7,599,850 Method of and system for managing promotions for purchase transactions over a network 8 2000
 
MATSUSHITA ELECTRIC INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD. (1)
* 2007/0157,225 Method and apparatus for receiving and displaying coupon information 7 2006
 
FORRESTER RESEARCH, INC. (1)
* 2009/0248,485 Communications Propensity Index 2 2008
 
SONY CORPORATION (8)
* 7,389,522 Device and method for receiving information and device and method for transmitting information 3 1998
7,433,833 Information service method for purchasing utilizing a remote control 8 2001
* 6,640,336 Game machine system, broadcasting system, data distribution system and method, program executing apparatus and method 31 2001
* 2003/0101,100 INFORMATION SERVICE METHOD, DATA TERMINAL UNIT, DATA TRANSMITTING AND RECEIVING APPARATUS, AND DATA TRASMITTING APPARATUS 1 2001
* 7,536,358 Information service method, data terminal unit, data transmitting and receiving apparatus, and data transmitting apparatus 0 2005
* 2005/0203,812 Information service method, data terminal unit, data transmitting and receiving apparatus, and data transmitting apparatus 1 2005
7,770,194 Information receiving device and its method, and information transmission device and its method 0 2007
8,560,404 Information service methods for facilitating browsing and purchasing of consumer commodities in a broadcast program 0 2008
 
VISA INTERNATIONAL SERVICE ASSOCIATION (2)
8,429,048 System and method for processing payment transaction receipts 1 2010
8,650,124 System and method for processing payment transaction receipts 0 2013
 
TOKYO FM BROADCASTING CO., LTD. (1)
* 5,946,026 Multibroadcast receiver 6 1996
 
XONE, INC. (2)
8,385,964 Methods and apparatuses for geospatial-based sharing of information by multiple devices 41 2011
8,712,441 Methods and systems for temporarily sharing position data between mobile-device users 10 2013
 
ROBERT BOSCH HEALTHCARE SYSTEM, INC. (3)
7,624,028 Remote health monitoring and maintenance system 179 1999
8,027,809 Home power management system 7 2006
7,689,440 Method and apparatus for remote health monitoring and providing health related information 34 2006
 
TELECOM PARTNERS INC. (2)
* 6,298,348 Consumer profiling system 325 1999
* 6,216,129 Advertisement selection system supporting discretionary target market characteristics 479 1999
 
STERLING GLOBAL SOLUTIONS, LLC D/B/A SPARKFLY (1)
7,085,731 Computer system configuration and method for a store 5 1999
 
SBC KNOWLEDGE VENTURES, L.P. (1)
* 2008/0010,122 METHODS AND APPARATUS TO PROVIDE AN ELECTRONIC AGENT 5 2006
 
CHASE MANHATTAN BANK USA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION (2)
7,020,631 Method for mortgage and closed end loan portfolio management 14 2001
* 2001/0029,477 Method for mortgage and closed end loan portfolio management 5 2001
 
INCREDIBLE TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
* 2004/0152,516 Data delivery and management system and method for game machines 9 2003
 
Health Hero Network, Inc. (69)
* 6,151,586 Computerized reward system for encouraging participation in a health management program 541 1997
8,078,407 System and method for identifying disease-influencing genes 4 2000
7,305,348 Aggregating and pooling health related information in a communication system with feedback 68 2000
7,167,818 Disease simulation system and method 304 2001
7,970,620 Multi-user remote health monitoring system with biometrics support 19 2002
* 2003/0229,514 MULTI-USER REMOTE HEALTH MONITORING SYSTEM WITH BIOMETRICS SUPPORT 135 2002
* 2003/0163,351 Public health surveillance system 139 2002
7,297,109 Method and system for improving adherence with a diet program or other medical regimen 38 2002
8,019,618 Report generation in a networked health-monitoring system 6 2003
7,877,274 Messaging to remote patients in a networked health-monitoring system 11 2003
7,827,040 Patient control of health-related data in a remote patient monitoring system 24 2003
7,264,591 System and method for monitoring air flow from a person 41 2003
* 2004/0106,855 A SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR MONITORING AIR FLOW FROM A PERSON 48 2003
7,555,436 Personalized display of health information 23 2004
7,260,480 Method and system for integrating feedback loops in medical knowledge development and healthcare management 36 2004
7,853,455 Remote health monitoring and maintenance system 23 2004
7,399,276 Remote health monitoring system 37 2004
RE43316 Diabetes management system and method for controlling blood glucose 8 2004
7,258,666 System and methods for monitoring a patient's heart condition 94 2004
7,684,999 User-based health monitoring 13 2004
7,320,030 Remote health monitoring apparatus using scripted communications 66 2005
7,310,668 Remotely monitoring an individual using scripted communications 39 2005
7,730,177 Networked system for interactive communication and remote monitoring of individuals 7 2005
8,140,663 Networked system for interactive communication and remote monitoring of individuals 8 2005
7,252,636 Networked system for interactive communication and remote monitoring of individuals 91 2005
7,941,323 Remote health monitoring and maintenance system 13 2005
7,223,235 System and method for monitoring blood pressure from a person 49 2005
7,223,236 System and method for monitoring user-related data from a person 51 2005
8,260,630 Modular microprocessor-based appliance system 6 2005
7,613,590 Modular microprocessor-based power tool system 20 2005
7,814,143 System and method for modifying documents sent over a communications network 9 2005
7,979,284 Interactive video based remote health monitoring system 17 2005
7,877,276 Messaging to remote patients in a networked health-monitoring system 9 2006
7,761,312 Remote health monitoring and maintenance system 7 2006
7,987,100 Networked system for interactive communication and remote monitoring of individuals 2 2006
7,707,270 Networked system for interactive communication and remote monitoring of individuals 8 2006
7,778,845 Multiple patient monitoring system for proactive health management 8 2006
8,095,340 Home power management system 9 2006
8,078,431 Home power management system 7 2006
7,822,625 Networked system for interactive communication and remote monitoring of individuals 13 2006
7,533,171 Networked system for interactive communication and remote monitoring of individuals 9 2006
7,636,667 Network media access control system for encouraging patient compliance with a treatment plan 27 2006
7,590,549 Network media access control system for encouraging patient compliance with a treatment plan 9 2006
7,584,108 Network media access control system for encouraging patient compliance with a treatment plan 12 2006
7,392,167 Disease simulation system and method 29 2006
7,867,165 System and method for monitoring a physiological condition 14 2006
7,643,971 Disease simulation system and method 6 2006
8,024,201 Method and apparatus for remote health monitoring and providing health related information 27 2006
7,613,621 Personalized body image 4 2006
7,752,056 Network media access control system for encouraging patient compliance with a treatment plan 8 2006
* 2007/0124,179 Network media access control system for encouraging patient compliance with a treatment plan 23 2006
7,734,718 Smart appliance functionality 7 2007
7,831,444 Remote health management system 9 2007
7,966,230 Method and apparatus for remote health monitoring and providing health related information 7 2007
7,904,310 Blood glucose monitoring system 10 2007
7,877,271 Blood glucose monitoring system 12 2007
7,871,376 System and method for monitoring a physiological condition 8 2007
8,521,546 Dynamic modeling and scoring risk assessment 1 2007
8,005,690 Dynamic modeling and scoring risk assessment 3 2007
8,015,033 Treatment regimen compliance and efficacy with feedback 6 2007
7,908,152 Blood glucose monitoring system 0 2007
7,901,625 System for performing diabetes self-care 6 2007
7,972,267 Diabetes management system 9 2007
7,862,506 Diabetes management system 8 2007
7,869,852 Diabetes management system 8 2007
7,765,112 Multiple patient monitoring system for proactive health management 7 2008
7,925,522 Personalized body image 4 2009
8,015,030 User-based health monitoring 16 2010
8,032,399 Treatment regimen compliance and efficacy with feedback 6 2010
 
BELLSOUTH INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CORPORATION (2)
* 5,610,973 Interactive roamer contact system for cellular mobile radiotelephone network 170 1991
* 5,588,042 Interactive roamer contact system for cellular mobile radiotelephone network for automatically initiating a communication with an autonomously registering cellular mobile radiotelephone 139 1995
 
TERADATA US, INC. (1)
* 7,437,306 Customer buying pattern detection in customer relationship management systems 4 2001
 
NISSIM CORP. (1)
* 6,553,178 Advertisement subsidized video-on-demand system 363 1994
 
PromoVu, Inc. (3)
8,249,931 System for selectively communicating promotional information to a person 1 2010
* 2010/0299,210 SYSTEM FOR SELECTIVELY COMMUNICATING PROMOTIONAL INFORMATION TO A PERSON 8 2010
8,458,032 System for selectively communicating promotional information to a person 6 2012
 
TIME WARNER CABLE PROGRAMMING (3)
* 5,577,735 Computer software delivery system 77 1993
* 5,944,608 Computer software delivery system 70 1996
* 6,126,546 Computer software delivery system 13 1999
 
MemoryLink, Inc. (1)
* 5,852,809 System and method for routing data and communications 120 1995
 
IZEX Technologies, Inc. (7)
* 5,929,782 Communication system for an instrumented orthopedic restraining device and method therefor 178 1995
* 5,823,975 Local monitoring system for an instrumented orthopedic restraining device and method therefor 77 1997
6,515,593 Communication system for an instrumented orthopedic restraining device and method therefor 203 2000
* 2006/0129,050 Instrumented implantable stents, vascular grafts and other medical devices 35 2005
8,678,979 Remote monitoring of a patient 2 2007
8,784,475 Instrumented implantable stents, vascular grafts and other medical devices 1 2012
9,230,057 Remote monitoring of a patient 0 2014
 
GIGA MATRIX HOLDING B.V. (1)
* 2010/0004,987 Information-Processing System for the Purpose of Market Research 1 2006
 
MEDIA IP HOLDINGS, LLC (10)
6,606,745 Method and system for communicating advertising and entertainment content and gathering consumer information 57 2001
* 2004/0015,399 Method and system for verifying exposure to message content delivered via outdoor media or in a concentrated format 20 2003
* 2004/0103,032 Remote control system and method for interacting with broadcast content 49 2003
* 2004/0220,858 Method and system for verifying exposure to message content delivered via subscription networks 48 2004
* 2005/0060,232 Method and system for interacting with a writing 22 2004
* 2006/0282,319 Method and system for substituting media content 116 2006
* 2006/0271,437 System and method for home product delivery 16 2006
* 2006/0253,330 Method and system for automatically substituting media content 92 2006
* 2008/0032,277 DYNAMIC MULTIPLE CHOICE ANSWERS 4 2007
* 2007/0290,878 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR INTERACTING WITH AUTOMOBILE RACE AND ADVERTISING CONTENT 1 2007
 
NCR CORPORATION (1)
* 5,712,987 Interface and associated bank customer database 36 1994
 
DASSAULT SYSTEMES (1)
* 5,848,399 Computer system for allowing a consumer to purchase packaged goods at home 286 1996
 
News America Marketing Properties (1)
* 7,401,032 Process for the distribution and redemption of coupons 21 2000
 
AMAZON.COM, INC. (2)
8,341,036 Combining disparate purchases into a single purchase order for billing and shipment 0 2006
7,792,705 Method and system for placing a purchase order via a communications network 8 2007
 
INTELLECTUAL VENTURES I LLC (3)
8,499,030 Software and method that enables selection of one of a plurality of network communications service providers 6 2000
9,111,604 Software and method that enables selection of on-line content from one of a plurality of network content service providers in a single action 0 2006
8,719,339 Software and method that enables selection of one of a plurality of online service providers 2 2010
 
Zing Systems, L.P. (3)
* 5,734,413 Transaction based interactive television system 285 1993
* 5,519,433 Interactive television security through transaction time stamping 188 1993
* 5,526,035 Transaction based interactive television system 188 1994
 
BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. (3)
* 2006/0074,742 Scent delivery devices and methods 10 2005
8,505,813 Customer benefit offer program enrollment 0 2009
8,751,298 Event-driven coupon processor alert 2 2011
 
Applied Predictive Technologies, Inc. (2)
8,571,916 Methods, systems, and articles of manufacture for determining optimal parameter settings for business initiative testing models 0 2006
* 8,473,329 Methods, systems, and articles of manufacture for developing, analyzing, and managing initiatives for a business network 0 2010
 
Roil Results Pty Limited (2)
* 8,676,628 Method and system for determining effectiveness of marketing 0 2010
* 2012/0197,712 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR DETERMINING EFFECTIVENESS OF MARKETING 0 2010
 
The Neilsen Company (US), LLC (1)
8,533,138 Data classification methods and apparatus for use with data fusion 0 2012
 
WORKDAY, INC. (1)
* 7,299,194 Method and system for researching sales effects of advertising using association analysis 42 2000
 
CARBON TECHNOLOGIES NV (1)
6,964,695 Method and equipment for removing volatile compounds from air 4 2003
 
QUEST INTERNATIONAL B.V. (1)
* 6,463,786 Odor evaluation method 8 1999
 
NYTELL SOFTWARE LLC (1)
* 7,930,204 Method and system for narrowcasting based on automatic analysis of customer behavior in a retail store 24 2007
 
TargetRX, Inc. (5)
* 7,080,027 Method and system for analyzing the effectiveness of marketing strategies 21 2003
* 2004/0210,471 Method and system for analyzing the effectiveness of marketing strategies 21 2003
* 7,958,000 Method and system for analyzing the effectiveness of marketing strategies 1 2006
* 2006/0217,057 Method and system for analyzing the effectiveness of marketing strategies 1 2006
* 2011/0202,388 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR ANALYZING THE EFFECTIVENESS OF MARKETING STRATEGIES 1 2011
 
APPLIED PREDICTIVE TECHNOLOGIES (3)
8,010,399 Methods, systems, and articles of manufacture for analyzing initiatives for a business network 6 2004
* 7,895,072 Methods, system, and articles of manufacture for developing analyzing, and managing initiatives for a business network 3 2005
8,224,686 Methods, systems, and articles of manufacture for analyzing initiatives for a business network 3 2011
 
INTERMEDIA ADVERTISING GROUP (1)
* 2010/0287,043 COMPUTERIZED SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR INCREASING THE EFFECTIVENESS OF ADVERTISING 0 2010
 
YES International AG (1)
* 5,991,734 Method of measuring the creative value in communications 19 1997
 
QUOTIENT TECHNOLOGY INC. (21)
8,559,667 Coupon copy protection 0 2008
* 2008/0267,500 Coupon Copy Protection 2 2008
* 2009/0307,076 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DISTRIBUTING COUPON CONTENT AND TRANSACTIONAL ADVERTISEMENTS 1 2009
* 2010/0042,490 Electronic Coupon Distribution System 4 2009
8,234,269 Searching a database including prioritizing results based on historical data 0 2010
* 2011/0082,741 ELECTRONIC COUPON DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM 2 2010
* 2011/0153,410 DISTRIBUTING COUPON CONTENT AND TRANSACTIONAL ADVERTISEMENTS 6 2011
9,143,249 Method and system for digital coupons distributed via a television program 0 2011
* 2011/0238,479 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR IDENTIFICATION-BASES DIGITAL COUPON REDEMPTION 2 2011
8,739,203 Method and system for integrating television brand advertising with promotional marketing 0 2011
* 2011/0225,604 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR INTEGRATING TELEVISION BRAND ADVERTISING WITH PROMOTIONAL MARKETING 2 2011
8,224,803 System and method for augmenting content in electronic documents with links to contextually relevant information 0 2011
8,615,427 Determining a value for a coupon 0 2011
8,694,367 Coupon social networking platform 0 2011
8,560,384 Generating a score for a coupon campaign 0 2012
9,002,727 Identifier-based coupon distribution 0 2012
9,026,547 Fault-tolerant search 0 2012
8,798,996 Splitting term lists recognized from speech 0 2012
8,768,761 Unlocking coupon offers 1 2012
9,424,585 Coupon copy protection 0 2013
9,141,998 Unlocking coupon offers 0 2014
 
$AVE$MART, INC., CALIFORNIA CORPORATION (1)
6,237,145 System for accessing promotion information and for generating redeemable coupons therefrom 166 1996
 
INTERACTIVE NETWORK, INC. (1)
* 5,643,088 Game of skill or chance playable by remote participants in conjunction with a common game event including inserted interactive advertising 296 1995
 
BANK ONE, NA (2)
6,202,053 Method and apparatus for generating segmentation scorecards for evaluating credit risk of bank card applicants 259 1998
* 2004/0236,647 Electronic checkbook register 59 2003
 
O.D.S. Technologies, L.P. (1)
* 6,004,211 Interactive wagering systems and processes 122 1998
 
SCIENTIFIC GAMES ROYALTY CORPORATION (1)
* 2005/0021,492 On-line sales analysis system and method 8 2003
 
NCH MARKETING SERVICES, INC. (3)
* 5,500,681 Apparatus and method for generating product coupons in response to televised offers 199 1994
* 5,978,013 Apparatus and method for generating product coupons in response to televised offers 175 1996
* 2003/0204,442 Scanning and voiding method and apparatus for processing coupons 3 2002
 
STEVEN M. HOFFBERG 2004-1 GRAT (1)
8,892,495 Adaptive pattern recognition based controller apparatus and method and human-interface therefore 0 2013
 
OnCard Marketing, Inc. (2)
9,117,226 System and method for delivering an authorized in-store promotion to a consumer 0 2011
9,147,196 System and method for delivering a restricted use in-store promotion to a consumer 0 2011
 
COINSTAR, INC. (1)
* 2002/0107,738 Paperless coupon redemption method and apparatus 79 2001
 
DIAMOND INNOVATIONS, INC. (1)
5,190,796 Method of applying metal coatings on diamond and articles made therefrom 30 1991
 
SWN Communications Inc. (1)
* 2008/0143,548 On-demand alerting and response system and method 16 2007
 
ABLAISE LIMITED (11)
* 2006/0155,730 Serving signals 0 2006
* 2006/0155,769 Serving signals 0 2006
* 2006/0143,165 Serving signals 0 2006
* 2006/0143,166 Serving signals 0 2006
* 2006/0178,992 Serving signals 0 2006
* 2006/0184,622 Serving signals 2 2006
* 2006/0184,458 Serving signals 0 2006
* 2006/0184,581 Serving signals 0 2006
* 2006/0184,621 Serving signals 0 2006
* 2006/0184,582 Serving signals 0 2006
* 2006/0184,580 Serving signals 0 2006
 
GOOGLE TECHNOLOGY HOLDINGS LLC (2)
* 6,078,593 Method and apparatus for reliable operation of universal voice grade cards 13 1997
6,574,333 State machine based universal voice grade cards 8 1999
 
TRACKPLAY, LLC (2)
7,477,954 Wagering interface system and method 6 2001
* 2003/0125,822 Wagering interface system and method 10 2001
 
DISNEY ENTERPRISES, INC. (4)
* 2002/0049,967 Processes for exploiting electronic tokens to increase broadcasting revenue 28 2001
* 2005/0086,697 Processes for exploiting electronic tokens to increase broadcasting revenue 14 2004
7,702,752 Method and apparatus for redirection of server external hyper-link references 9 2005
8,117,286 Method and apparatus for redirection of server external hyper-link references 1 2010
 
KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA (1)
* 2006/0134,520 Nonaqueous electrolyte battery, battery pack and positive electrode active material 41 2005
 
GEMSTAR DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION (5)
8,635,649 System and method for modifying advertisement responsive to EPG information 12 2002
8,732,757 System and method for targeted advertisement display responsive to user characteristics 10 2006
8,448,209 System and method for displaying advertisements responsive to EPG information 1 2007
8,336,071 System and method for modifying advertisement responsive to EPG information 9 2010
8,726,311 System and method for modifying advertisement responsive to EPG information 0 2010
 
JPMORGAN CHASE & CO. (1)
8,489,497 Online interactive and partner-enhanced credit card 0 2006
 
ODS Properties, Inc. (31)
7,379,886 Cellular telephone interactive wagering system 49 2000
6,735,487 Interactive wagering system with promotions 25 2000
6,773,347 Interactive wagering system 14 2000
6,674,448 Interactive wagering system with controllable graphic displays 31 2000
6,712,701 Electronic book interactive wagering system 40 2000
6,837,791 Interactive wagering system with totalisator selection 73 2000
* 2002/0065,120 Interactive wagering system with automatic runner selection 4 2000
7,454,380 Systems and methods for placing parimutuel wagers on future events 13 2001
* 2001/0047,291 Systems and methods for placing parimutuel wagers on future events 36 2001
* 2002/0049,975 Interactive wagering system with multiple display support 56 2001
6,544,121 Interactive wagering systems and methods with multiple television feeds 39 2001
7,648,414 Systems and methods for recognizing preferred wagerers 39 2001
6,837,789 Systems and methods for cross-platform access to a wagering interface 168 2001
* 2001/0051,540 Interactive wagering systems and methods with parimutuel pool features 44 2001
* 2001/0041,612 Systems and methods for cross-platform access to a wagering interface 22 2001
* 2001/0036,858 Systems and methods for recognizing preferred wagerers 54 2001
* 2001/0037,211 Interactive wagering systems and methods for restricting wagering access 12 2001
6,695,701 Systems and methods for providing fixed-odds and pari-mutuel wagering 28 2001
* 2003/0144,054 Interactive wagering systems and methods with multiple television feeds 9 2003
6,887,156 Interactive wagering systems and methods with multiple television feeds 34 2003
6,869,364 Interactive wagering systems and methods with multiple television feeds 0 2003
* 2003/0195,038 Interactive wagering systems and methods with multiple television feeds 0 2003
* 2003/0190,953 Interactive wagering systems and methods with multiple television feeds 0 2003
8,062,111 Systems and methods for providing fixed-odds and pari-mutuel wagering 5 2003
* 2004/0157,660 Interactive wagering system 0 2004
7,264,546 Interactive wagering system with promotions 28 2004
7,201,658 Interactive wagering system 15 2004
* 2004/0235,561 Interactive wagering system 4 2004
7,435,176 Interactive wagering system with totalisator selection 6 2004
* 2007/0275,781 Interactive wagering system with promotions 4 2007
7,628,695 Interactive wagering system with automatic runner selection 0 2008
 
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION (5)
* 6,567,786 System and method for increasing the effectiveness of customer contact strategies 148 1999
* 7,877,286 Subset optimization system 15 2001
7,246,083 System and method for targeted marketing of goods and/or services to specific customers 14 2003
* 7,747,478 Method of generating multiple recommendations for multi-objective available-to-sell (ATS) optimization problem 1 2005
* 2007/0192,161 On-demand customer satisfaction measurement 2 2005
 
ODS TECHNOLOGIES, L.P. (5)
* 5,830,068 Interactive wagering systems and processes 314 1995
6,554,708 Interactive wagering systems and processes 41 1999
6,554,709 Interactive wagering systems and processes 67 1999
* 6,099,409 Interactive wagering systems and processes 45 1999
* 6,089,981 Interactive wagering systems and processes 55 1999
 
PLASMANET, INC., A CORP. OF DELAWARE (1)
* 6,454,650 Free remote lottery system 32 2000
 
FUJITSU LIMITED (6)
* 7,953,629 Online sales promotion method and device 1 2001
* 2001/0053,998 Online sales promotion method and device 12 2001
* 2002/0062,483 Two-way communication system 2 2001
7,376,570 System and method for customer satisfaction survey and analysis for off-site customer service 6 2002
* 2003/0182,135 System and method for customer satisfaction survey and analysis for off-site customer service 2 2002
* 2004/0044,576 Advertisement effect measuring method measuring the effectiveness of an advertisement placed in a printed matter, and a program for causing a computer to execute these methods 62 2003
 
TELECOMMUNICATIONS OF COLORADO, INC. (1)
9,319,735 Electronic television program guide schedule system and method with data feed access 0 2003
 
The Procter & Gamble Company (1)
* 2002/0169,665 In-channel marketing and product testing system 26 2001
 
HELLO-HELLO, INC. (6)
6,322,368 Training and testing human judgment of advertising materials 29 1999
7,169,113 Portrayal of human information visualization 3 2000
8,027,906 Portrayal of human information visualization 1 2007
* 2008/0097,854 Method for Creating and Analyzing Advertisements 38 2007
* 2008/0215,417 Mass Comparative Analysis of Advertising 4 2008
9,355,366 Automated systems for improving communication at the human-machine interface 0 2012
 
FIRST DATA CORPORATION (2)
* 2006/0282,379 Strategic communications systems and methods 3 2005
* 2006/0278,693 DYNAMIC INCLUSION OF SECURITY FEATURES UPON A COMMERCIAL INSTRUMENT SYSTEMS AND METHODS 0 2006
 
INTELLIMET INTERNATIONAL, INC. (1)
* 6,092,060 Computer-aided methods and apparatus for assessing an organizational process or system 20 1998
 
ROBERT BOSCH GMBH (2)
8,527,206 Research data collection and analysis 0 2003
8,608,653 Networked system for interactive communication and remote monitoring of individuals 0 2006
 
ROBERT BOSCH LLC (1)
6,968,375 Networked system for interactive communication and remote monitoring of individuals 385 2000
 
MOTIVATIONNET, LLC (1)
7,240,022 Demographic information gathering and incentive award system and method 48 1998
 
ELLIOT, SEBASTIAN (1)
8,249,912 Method for determining, correlating and examining the causal relationships between media program and commercial content with response rates to advertising and product placement 3 2008
 
TVGATEWAY, LLC (1)
6,851,122 Apparatus and method for combining realtime and non-realtime encoded content 0 1999
 
ADTRACKER, INC. (1)
* 7,712,019 Method, apparatus and system for improved content management and delivery 2 2000
 
X ONE, INC. (10)
8,538,458 Location sharing and tracking using mobile phones or other wireless devices 61 2008
8,831,635 Methods and apparatuses for transmission of an alert to multiple devices 4 2011
8,750,898 Methods and systems for annotating target locations 1 2013
8,798,645 Methods and systems for sharing position data and tracing paths between mobile-device users 3 2013
8,798,593 Location sharing and tracking using mobile phones or other wireless devices 2 2013
8,798,647 Tracking proximity of services provider to services consumer 3 2013
9,167,558 Methods and systems for sharing position data between subscribers involving multiple wireless providers 0 2014
9,185,522 Apparatus and method to transmit content to a cellular wireless device based on proximity to other wireless devices 0 2014
9,031,581 Apparatus and method for obtaining content on a cellular wireless device based on proximity to other wireless devices 1 2014
9,253,616 Apparatus and method for obtaining content on a cellular wireless device based on proximity 1 2015
 
INTELLOCITY USA, INC. (2)
* 2002/0059,588 Personalized remote control 85 2001
* 2002/0174,425 Collection of affinity data from television, video, or similar transmissions 117 2001
 
MIDNIGHT BLUE REMOTE ACCESS LLC (1)
RE44541 Method and system for accumulating marginal discounts and applying an associated incentive upon achieving threshold 0 2005
 
TV GUIDE NETWORKS, INC. (1)
8,806,536 Program guide system with preference profiles 0 2012
 
Zynga Inc. (2)
* 8,959,154 System and method for connecting gaming devices to a network for remote play 0 2008
9,251,649 System and method for connecting gaming devices to a network for remote play 0 2013
 
RiskMetrics Group, Inc. (1)
7,509,279 Method and system for computing path dependent probabilities of attaining financial goals 3 2006
 
OBJECT SOFTWARE MODULES N.V. (1)
* 6,516,464 Method and system for detecting audience response audio visual stimuli 2 1999
 
AVID TECHNOLOGY, INC. (3)
6,847,373 Natural color matching in a video editing system 17 1999
7,081,900 Graphical user interface for color correction 4 2003
7,973,800 Source color modification on a digital nonlinear editing system 0 2006
 
PAYPAL, INC. (9)
* 2008/0015,972 PROCESS AND PRODUCT FOR DETERMINING AN AMOUNT OF POSTING PAYMENT 6 2007
8,548,869 System to determine posting payment amount based on specific type of item 1 2012
* 8,510,174 System to feature a posting 2 2012
* 8,510,175 System to provide a posting payment amount as a credit for purchases 2 2012
* 2012/0191,520 SYSTEM TO SOLICIT FEEDBACK 4 2012
* 2012/0185,350 SYSTEM TO FEATURE A POSTING 2 2012
* 2012/0185,313 SYSTEM TO PROVIDE A POSTING PAYMENT AMOUNT AS A CREDIT FOR PURCHASES 3 2012
* 2012/0185,352 SYSTEM TO PROCESS A POSTING PAYMENT 3 2012
8,738,455 Systems and methods to determine a value relating to a post 0 2013
 
ROY MORGAN RESEARCH PTY. LTD. (2)
* 9,299,083 Electronic data generation methods 0 2012
* 2013/0018,899 ELECTRONIC DATA GENERATION METHODS 1 2012
 
SAS INSTITUTE INC. (2)
* 5,956,693 Computer system for merchant communication to customers 349 1996
* 6,073,112 Computer system for merchant communication to customers 140 1999
 
JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A. (48)
* 6,098,052 Credit card collection strategy model 88 1998
7,409,364 Financial advice strategy system 17 1999
7,212,996 System and method for dynamic, multivariable comparison of financial products 14 2000
7,542,921 Network-based financial planning system and method 19 2000
7,295,999 System and method for determining eligibility and enrolling members in various programs 56 2000
7,599,879 Syndication loan administration and processing system 29 2001
7,472,088 System and method for offering a financial product 52 2001
* 2002/0147,669 System and method for offering a financial product 34 2001
7,103,556 System and method for aggregate portfolio client support 113 2001
* 2004/0162,773 System and method for aggregate portfolio client support 51 2001
7,895,098 System and method for measuring and utilizing pooling analytics 37 2002
* 8,560,425 Method and system for adding liquidity to alternative investment transactions 0 2002
* 2003/0130,920 Method and system for adding liquidity to alternative investment transactions 24 2002
8,751,391 System and process for performing purchase transactions using tokens 3 2003
7,606,756 Synthetic funds having structured notes 0 2003
* 2004/0024,671 Synthetic funds having structured notes 20 2003
* 2004/0148,241 Method of evaluating a portfolio of leased items 6 2003
7,953,663 System and method for financial instrument pre-qualification and offering 7 2003
8,429,006 System and method for offer targeting 0 2004
7,668,777 System and method for providing instant-decision, financial network-based payment cards 0 2004
7,624,068 Method and system for dynamically adjusting discount rates for a card transaction 20 2004
8,533,030 In-bound telemarketing system for processing customer offers 0 2004
* 2005/0182,713 Methods and systems for the auto reconsideration of credit card applications 17 2004
* 2009/0313,163 Credit line optimization 8 2004
7,480,631 System and method for detecting and processing fraud and credit abuse 28 2004
7,890,343 System and method for generating risk management curves 1 2005
7,974,895 System and method for developing finance rate information 0 2005
7,756,896 System and method for multi-dimensional risk analysis 37 2005
7,844,518 Method and apparatus for managing credit limits 1 2005
7,774,248 Method and apparatus for managing risk 0 2005
7,685,064 Method and apparatus for evaluating a financial transaction 1 2005
7,831,509 On-line higher education financing system 0 2005
7,925,578 Systems and methods for performing scoring optimization 4 2005
7,610,231 Synthetic funds having structured notes 0 2005
7,962,396 System and method for managing risk 1 2006
7,707,192 Confidence index for assets 6 2006
7,433,840 System and method for dynamic, multivariable comparison of financial products 1 2007
7,467,109 System and method for determining eligibility and enrolling members in various programs 10 2007
8,478,637 Index for assessing discount potential 0 2008
7,962,391 System and method for determining elegibility and enrolling members in various programs 2 2008
7,925,583 Method and system for dynamically adjusting discount rates for a card transaction 7 2009
8,027,914 System and method for providing instant-decision, financial network-based payment cards 0 2010
8,255,307 System and method for measuring and utilizing pooling analytics 0 2011
8,170,952 System and method for providing instant-decision, financial network-based payment cards 0 2011
8,285,625 Synthetic funds having structured notes 1 2011
8,577,770 System and method for measuring and utilizing pooling analytics 0 2012
8,762,260 Systems and methods for performing scoring optimization 0 2012
8,719,078 Index for assessing discount potential 0 2013
 
MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING, LLC (2)
* 8,082,179 Monitoring television content interaction to improve online advertisement selection 1 2007
9,390,425 Online advertisement selection 0 2011
 
Managed Audience Share Solutions LLC (2)
8,249,925 Methods, systems, and computer program products for managing organized binary advertising asset markets 2 2011
8,442,859 Methods, systems, and computer program products for optimizing liquidity and price discovery in advertising markets 0 2012
 
ROVI GUIDES, INC. (53)
7,487,529 Electronic program guide system with advertising messages in pop-ups 137 1998
6,799,327 Program guide with selectable advertisements and pseudo-ads 198 1999
8,578,403 Systems and methods for improved audience measuring 0 2001
7,421,724 Systems and methods for displaying information regions in an interactive electronic program guide 34 2002
8,793,738 Television system with downloadable features 0 2003
7,493,641 Method and system for displaying advertisements in an electronic program guide 106 2003
7,480,929 Method and system for displaying advertisements in an electronic program guide 88 2003
7,996,864 Method and apparatus for displaying television programs and related text 29 2003
9,113,107 Interactive advertising and program promotion in an interactive television system 1 2005
8,613,024 Cross-platform predictive popularity ratings for use in interactive television applications 15 2005
8,613,020 Program guide system with flip and browse advertisements 19 2006
8,832,742 Systems and methods for acquiring, categorizing and delivering media in interactive media guidance applications 39 2006
8,869,204 Method and system for displaying advertisements in an electronic program guide 0 2007
8,776,125 Method and system for displaying advertisements in an electronic program guide 3 2007
8,181,200 Method and system for displaying advertising, video, and program schedule listing 0 2007
8,931,008 Promotional philosophy for a video-on-demand-related interactive display within an interactive television application 0 2009
8,359,616 Systems and methods for automatically generating advertisements using a media guidance application 13 2009
8,863,170 System and method for metadata-linked advertisements 0 2009
8,612,310 Method and system for commerce in media program related merchandise 1 2010
* 2010/0192,172 PROGRAM GUIDE SYSTEM WITH MONITORING OF ADVERTISEMENT USAGE AND USER ACTIVITIES 14 2010
8,272,011 Method and system for displaying advertisements between schedule listings 8 2010
8,453,174 Method and system for displaying advertising, video, and program schedule listing 1 2010
8,370,884 Interactive television systems with digital video recording and adjustable reminders 17 2010
8,646,005 Information system 8 2010
9,015,750 Interactive television program guide system for determining user values for demographic categories 0 2010
8,620,769 Method and systems for checking that purchasable items are compatible with user equipment 1 2011
* 2011/0179,129 TELEVISION MESSAGE SYSTEM 10 2011
9,113,207 Systems and methods for contextually linking television program information 0 2011
9,124,932 Systems and methods for contextually linking television program information 0 2011
8,799,971 Interactive television systems with digital video recording and adjustable reminders 0 2011
9,172,987 Methods and systems for updating functionality of a set-top box using markup language 0 2011
9,232,254 Client-server based interactive television guide with server recording 0 2011
9,015,739 Systems and methods for improved audience measuring 0 2012
9,226,012 Systems and methods for providing a program as a gift using an interactive application 1 2013
8,806,546 Interactive television systems with digital video recording and adjustable reminders 0 2013
9,118,948 Client-server based interactive guide with server recording 0 2013
9,055,318 Client-server based interactive guide with server storage 0 2013
9,191,722 System and method for modifying advertisement responsive to EPG information 0 2013
9,423,936 Information system 0 2013
8,806,538 Information system 3 2014
9,015,749 System and method for modifying advertisement responsive to EPG information 0 2014
8,918,807 System and method for modifying advertisement responsive to EPG information 0 2014
9,154,843 Client-server based interactive guide with server recording 1 2014
9,021,538 Client-server based interactive guide with server recording 2 2014
9,027,058 Information system 0 2014
9,071,872 Interactive television systems with digital video recording and adjustable reminders 2 2014
9,125,169 Methods and systems for performing actions based on location-based rules 0 2014
9,055,319 Interactive guide with recording 0 2014
9,402,102 System and method for using television schedule information 0 2014
9,369,741 Interactive television systems with digital video recording and adjustable reminders 0 2015
9,226,006 Client-server based interactive guide with server recording 0 2015
9,294,799 Systems and methods for providing storage of data on servers in an on-demand media delivery system 0 2015
9,426,509 Client-server electronic program guide 0 2015
 
ROVI TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION (3)
* 2010/0180,300 FEATURES FOR USE WITH ADVANCED SET-TOP APPLICATIONS ON INTERACTIVE TELEVISON SYSTEMS 41 2009
9,326,025 Media content search results ranked by popularity 0 2013
9,147,198 Systems and methods for providing an interface for data driven media placement 0 2013
 
BRANDPORT, INC. (3)
* 2004/0133,468 Method and system for providing interactive adversing cross reference to related application 11 2003
* 2007/0106,557 Advertisements with Compensation for Attention 21 2006
* 2008/0021,783 Affiliate Distribution of Advertisements with Compensation for Attention 15 2007
 
MWSTORY CO., LTD. (1)
* 2010/0273,552 Method for Authentication of Game Executing Authority Recording Medium for Storing Authentication Program of Game Executing Authority, and Server for Storing Authentication Program of Game Executing Authority 2 2009
 
ARRIS ENTERPRISES, INC. (1)
* 7,313,802 Method and system to provide deals and promotions via an interactive video casting system 51 2000
 
SONY INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT AMERICA LLC (18)
8,574,074 Advertising impression determination 12 2005
7,895,076 Advertisement insertion, profiling, impression, and feedback 58 2006
9,129,301 Display of user selected advertising content in a digital environment 2 2006
8,626,584 Population of an advertisement reference list 9 2006
* 2007/0078,989 Population of an Advertisement Reference List 30 2006
8,676,900 Asynchronous advertising placement based on metadata 11 2006
8,645,992 Advertisement rotation 8 2008
8,416,247 Increasing the number of advertising impressions in an interactive environment 2 2008
8,769,558 Discovery and analytics for episodic downloaded media 4 2009
8,272,964 Identifying obstructions in an impression area 19 2009
8,267,783 Establishing an impression area 14 2009
8,763,157 Statutory license restricted digital media playback on portable devices 5 2010
8,763,090 Management of ancillary content delivery and presentation 4 2010
9,015,747 Advertisement rotation 3 2011
9,272,203 Increasing the number of advertising impressions in an interactive environment 0 2013
8,795,076 Advertising impression determination 4 2013
9,195,991 Display of user selected advertising content in a digital environment 0 2013
9,367,862 Asynchronous advertising placement based on metadata 0 2013
 
CineCast, LLC (5)
6,983,225 System and method for remotely monitoring, diagnosing, intervening with and reporting problems with cinematic equipment 4 2003
7,143,010 System and method for remotely monitoring, diagnosing, intervening with and reporting problems with cinematic equipment 1 2005
7,379,850 System and method for remotely monitoring, diagnosing, intervening with and reporting problems with cinematic equipment 21 2006
* 2007/0005,305 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR REMOTELY MONITORING, DIAGNOSING, INTERVENING WITH AND REPORTING PROBLEMS WITH CINEMATIC EQUIPMENT 0 2006
7,657,402 System and method for remotely monitoring, diagnosing, intervening with and reporting problems with cinematic equipment 0 2008
 
F. POSZAT HU, L.L.C. (3)
7,464,050 Method and system for facilitating consumer purchases 42 2003
RE45006 Method and system for accumulating marginal discounts and applying an associated incentive upon achieving threshold 0 2005
8,712,836 Point-of-sale server and method 0 2005
 
AT&T CORP. (1)
* 5,506,890 Method and apparatus for group-specific calling 24 1993
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