US Patent No: 6,133,912

Number of patents in Portfolio can not be more than 2000

Method of delivering information over a communication network

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A technique and apparatus for delivering information to the subscribers (terminals) on a communication network. The information is simultaneously displayed without interfering with the reception and/or display of subscriber's selected data or program.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
V3 SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT CORPORATIONORLANDO, FL1

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Montero, Frank J 5980 Westgate Dr. Suite 203, Orlando, FL 32835 2 140

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INVIDI TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION (2)
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1ST TELEPHONY LLC (1)
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Albrit Technologies Ltd. (1)
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ALERT SYSTEM TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
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COMCAST IP HOLDINGS I, LLC (1)
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HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. (1)
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INTEL CORPORATION (1)
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INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION (1)
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Kaiser Aerospace & Electronics Corporation (1)
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LEWIS, SCOTT W. (1)
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LINKABIT WIRELESS, INC. (1)
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MITSUBISHI DENKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA (1)
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NEW AMERICA PUBLISHING, INC. (1)
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North American Philips Corporation (1)
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ONLINE RESOURCES CORPORATION (1)
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RESPONSE REWARDS SYSTEMS, L.C. (1)
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TIAN SOFTWARE INC. (1)
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TTI INVENTIONS C LLC (1)
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UNITED VIDEO PROPERTIES, INC. (1)
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VERIZON PATENT AND LICENSING INC. (1)
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VIDEOBOX NETWORKS INC. (1)
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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
CARHAMM LTD., LLC (12)
7,069,515 Method and apparatus for displaying messages in computer systems 8 2002
7,512,603 Responding to end-user request for information in a computer network 14 2002
8,170,912 Database structure and front end 3 2003
8,078,602 Search engine for a computer network 2 2004
8,255,413 Method and apparatus for responding to request for information-personalization 4 2005
7,836,009 Method and apparatus for responding to end-user request for information-ranking 7 2005
8,086,697 Techniques for displaying impressions in documents delivered over a computer network 1 2005
8,645,941 Method for attributing and allocating revenue related to embedded software 0 2006
8,073,866 Method for providing content to an internet user based on the user's demonstrated content preferences 7 2006
8,620,952 System for database reporting 0 2007
8,316,003 Updating content of presentation vehicle in a computer network 0 2009
8,689,238 Techniques for displaying impressions in documents delivered over a computer network 0 2011
 
UNITED VIDEO PROPERTIES, INC. (11)
8,046,801 Interactive television program guide with remote access 36 2004
8,006,263 Interactive television program guide with remote access 7 2005
7,913,278 Interactive television program guide with remote access 14 2007
8,578,423 Interactive television program guide with remote access 1 2007
8,601,526 Systems and methods for displaying media content and media guidance information 0 2008
8,528,032 Client-server based interactive television program guide system with remote server recording 1 2010
8,584,172 Interactive television program guide with remote access 0 2011
8,578,413 Interactive television program guide with remote access 1 2011
8,776,126 Client-server based interactive television guide with server recording 0 2012
8,768,148 Interactive television program guide with remote access 0 2013
8,755,666 Interactive television program guide with remote access 0 2013
 
CISCO TECHNOLOGY, INC. (9)
7,861,272 Networked subscriber television distribution 13 2001
7,849,486 Networked subscriber television distribution 10 2002
7,908,625 Networked multimedia system 11 2003
8,127,326 Proximity detection using wireless connectivity in a communications system 4 2003
8,094,640 Full duplex wideband communications system for a local coaxial network 4 2004
8,046,806 Multiroom point of deployment module 11 2005
8,627,385 Systems and methods for operating a peripheral record playback device in a networked multimedia system 1 2007
8,230,470 Full duplex wideband communications system for a local coaxial network 2 2008
8,549,567 Media content sharing over a home network 1 2009
 
MICROSOFT CORPORATION (9)
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* 7,051,351 System and method of inserting advertisements into an information retrieval system display 87 1999
6,338,094 Method, device and system for playing a video file in response to selecting a web page link 146 1999
6,606,652 System for targeting information to specific users on a computer network 53 2001
6,704,773 Distributing data over a communications network for display 34 2001
7,916,631 Load balancing in set top cable box environment 2 2005
* 7,574,747 Proximity detection employed in connection with rights management system or the like 5 2005
8,321,690 Protecting digital media of various content types 2005
8,325,916 Encryption scheme for streamed multimedia content protected by rights management system 1 2010
 
PRIME RESEARCH ALLIANCE E., INC., A CORPORATION OF BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS (9)
7,240,355 Subscriber characterization system with filters 13 2000
7,500,258 Advertisement subgroups for digital streams 33 2000
7,949,565 Privacy-protected advertising system 13 2000
8,290,351 Alternative advertising in prerecorded media 1 2001
7,690,013 Advertisement monitoring system 14 2007
8,116,616 Alternative advertising in prerecorded media 2 2007
7,962,934 Advertisement monitoring system 2 2010
8,484,677 Advertisement monitoring system 0 2011
8,837,920 Alternative advertising in prerecorded media 0 2012
 
LIGHTWAVES SYSTEMS, INC. (7)
* 7,376,191 High bandwidth data transport system 27 2003
8,270,452 Method and apparatus for multi-band UWB communications 0 2005
7,826,540 High bandwidth data transport system 1 2007
8,451,879 High bandwidth data transport system 0 2007
8,345,778 High bandwidth data transport system 2 2007
7,961,705 High bandwidth data transport system 6 2007
7,944,978 High bandwidth data transport system 2 2007
 
FERNANDEZ, DENNIS S. (4)
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* 7,917,937 Digital television with subscriber conference overlay 4 2006
7,900,235 Digital television with subscriber conference overlay 0 2009
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LOCATOR IP, LP (4)
8,909,679 Interactive advisory system 0 2004
8,229,467 Interactive advisory system 2 2006
8,634,814 Interactive advisory system for prioritizing content 0 2007
8,611,927 Interactive advisory system 1 2011
 
NAVIC SYSTEMS, INC. (4)
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7,330,824 Method and system for content profiling and activation 7 2000
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AOL INC. (3)
7,962,604 Displaying advertisements in a computer network environment 10 2000
* 8,554,628 Advertisement delivery 1 2000
8,341,264 Displaying advertisements in a computer network environment 1 2011
 
SCIENTIFIC-ATLANTA, LLC (3)
7,916,709 Full duplex wideband communications system for a local coaxial network 0 2004
8,280,229 DVD playback over multi-room by copying to HDD 2 2008
7,870,584 Interactive program guide with selectable updating 10 2009
 
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* 7,954,061 Creation and manipulation of internet location objects in a graphical user interface environment 1 2004
 
AT&T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY I, L.P. (2)
* 8,028,319 Passive video caching for edge aggregation devices 0 2006
8,566,886 Passive video caching for edge aggregation devices 1 2011
 
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA (2)
* 8,144,259 Broadcast receiving apparatus and method for minimizing program interruption by an emergency warning signal 1 2007
* 8,830,404 Broadcast receiving apparatus and method for controlling broadcast receiving apparatus 0 2012
 
FERNANDEZ, DENNIS (2)
7,880,762 Digital television with subscriber conference overlay 0 2008
8,072,480 Digital television with subscriber conference overlay 0 2008
 
REDKNEE INC. (2)
8,270,942 Method for the interception of GTP-C messages 0 2005
* 8,407,344 Method and system for active profile server 0 2006
 
SONY CORPORATION (2)
* 7,631,329 Information processing apparatus, information processing method and a medium 3 2000
7,856,492 Methods and systems for managing media content 1 2003
 
TELECOM PARTNERS INC. (2)
7,150,030 Subscriber characterization system 98 1998
* 6,457,010 Client-server based subscriber characterization system 220 1998
 
TIME WARNER CABLE ENTERPRISES LLC (2)
8,413,181 System and method for selecting and delivering ADS based on cross-platform activity 0 2007
8,776,114 System and method for selecting and delivering ads based on cross-platform activity 0 2013
 
ACCUWEATHER, INC. (1)
8,832,121 Location-based data communications system and method 0 2006
 
BILLBOARD VIDEO, INC. (1)
7,107,231 Fuel dispenser integrated media display system 6 2000
 
CORE WIRELESS LICENSING S.A.R.L (1)
* 6,918,131 Systems and methods for characterizing television preferences over a wireless network 34 2000
 
DENNIS S. FERNANADEZ (1)
* 7,355,621 Digital television with subscriber conference overlay 5 2005
 
DENNIS S. FERNANDEZ (1)
7,802,275 Digital television with subscriber conference overlay 0 2006
 
FRAUNHOFER-GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FOERDERUNG DER ANGEWANDTEN FORSCHUNG E.V. (1)
* 8,566,880 Device and method for providing a television sequence using database and user inputs 0 2011
 
GATOR.COM (1)
8,521,827 Presentation of information to end-users 0 2002
 
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY (1)
* 7,690,025 Methods and systems for accessing a network-based computer system 10 2003
 
HUGHES ELECTRONICS CORPORATION (1)
8,561,096 Distributed storage and processing of viewing usage data 0 2003
 
ISURTTV (1)
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JLB VENTURES LLC (1)
8,171,510 Method for using banner advertisements during commercial breaks 6 2010
 
JLB Ventures LLC (1)
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LITTLEMORE TECHNOLOGIES LLC (1)
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LUCENT TECHNOLOGIES INC. (1)
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MARCH NETWORKS CORPORATION (1)
6,810,526 Centralized broadcast channel real-time search system 46 1999
 
Mediacom.net, LLC (1)
* 6,957,390 Method and apparatus for providing dynamic information to a user via a visual display 71 2000
 
METAMOJI CORPATION (1)
* 7,457,850 Information server system 2 2000
 
MYDTV, INC. (1)
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Ocean and Coastal Environmental Sensing, Inc. (1)
7,949,726 System and method for delivering information on demand 1 2005
 
ORACLE INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION (1)
7,831,574 Apparatus and method for forming a homogenous transaction data store from heterogeneous sources 0 2007
 
PANASONIC COMMUNICATIONS CO., LTD. (1)
* 6,967,731 Multifunction apparatus and data printing method 2 2000
 
PRIME RESEARCH E, INC. (1)
7,440,674 Alternative advertising in prerecorded media 27 2004
 
PURPLE TECHNO SOLUTIONS LLC (1)
* 7,788,686 Method of and apparatus for describing, promoting, publishing, aggregating, distributing and accessing live content information 5 2001
 
ROCKSTAR CONSORTIUM US LP (1)
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ROVI GUIDES, INC. (1)
* 8,694,396 Systems and methods for episodic advertisement tracking 0 2007
 
SCIENTIFIC-ATLANTA, INC. (1)
7,876,998 DVD playback over multi-room by copying to HDD 10 2005
 
SERVICE CO. (1)
* 7,856,644 System and method of selective advertising on a TV channel 4 2000
 
SHOP MA, INC. (1)
7,197,475 Multi-vendor internet commerce system for e-commerce applications and methods therefor 65 2000
 
SHOPPERTRAK RCT CORPORATION (1)
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SPOTWARE TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
* 6,684,399 Electronic program guide including live network multimedia broadcast channels 21 1999
 
STARSIGHT TELECAST, INC. (1)
8,566,871 Multiple interactive electronic program guide system and methods 0 2005
 
STARZ ENTERTAINMENT, LLC (1)
8,806,549 Pre-storing a portion of a program to allow user control of playback 0 2000
 
STEVEN M. HOFFBERG 2004-1 GRAT (1)
8,892,495 Adaptive pattern recognition based controller apparatus and method and human-interface therefore 0 2013
 
The Surfer Network (1)
* 7,490,053 System for modifying and targeting advertising content of internet radio broadcasts 7 2000
 
THOMSON LICENSING (1)
* 7,092,729 Method and apparatus for broadcasting and receiving entitlement management messages 8 2000
 
VOLANTIS SYSTEMS LIMITED (1)
* 7,739,658 Web server for remote user devices service and web page generation 11 2001
 
WAG ACQUISITION, L.L.C. (1)
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WOODCOCK WASHBURN LLP (1)
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ZFT CONSULTING LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY (1)
7,877,766 Method and system of providing a non-skippable sub-advertisement stream 9 2000
* Cited By Examiner