US Patent No: 6,133,912

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Method of delivering information over a communication network

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Abstract

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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 2 170

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INTEL CORPORATION (1)
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8,561,096 Distributed storage and processing of viewing usage data 0 2003
 
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GULA CONSULTING LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY (12)
7,069,515 Method and apparatus for displaying messages in computer systems 11 2002
7,512,603 Responding to end-user request for information in a computer network 15 2002
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8,255,413 Method and apparatus for responding to request for information-personalization 4 2005
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8,086,697 Techniques for displaying impressions in documents delivered over a computer network 2 2005
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BROADCOM CORPORATION (1)
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TIME WARNER CABLE ENTERPRISES LLC (2)
8,413,181 System and method for selecting and delivering ADS based on cross-platform activity 2 2007
8,776,114 System and method for selecting and delivering ads based on cross-platform activity 0 2013
 
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA (4)
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CISCO TECHNOLOGY, INC. (13)
7,861,272 Networked subscriber television distribution 15 2001
7,849,486 Networked subscriber television distribution 17 2002
7,908,625 Networked multimedia system 12 2003
8,127,326 Proximity detection using wireless connectivity in a communications system 5 2003
8,094,640 Full duplex wideband communications system for a local coaxial network 5 2004
8,046,806 Multiroom point of deployment module 12 2005
7,876,998 DVD playback over multi-room by copying to HDD 13 2005
8,627,385 Systems and methods for operating a peripheral record playback device in a networked multimedia system 4 2007
8,230,470 Full duplex wideband communications system for a local coaxial network 3 2008
8,966,550 Home communication systems 0 2008
8,280,229 DVD playback over multi-room by copying to HDD 3 2008
7,870,584 Interactive program guide with selectable updating 15 2009
8,549,567 Media content sharing over a home network 3 2009
 
METAMOJI CORPATION (1)
* 7,457,850 Information server system 2 2000
 
Mediacom.net, LLC (3)
* 6,957,390 Method and apparatus for providing dynamic information to a user via a visual display 78 2000
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8,634,814 Interactive advisory system for prioritizing content 1 2007
8,611,927 Interactive advisory system 2 2011
9,215,554 Interactive advisory system 0 2013
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9,191,776 Interactive advisory system 0 2014
9,204,252 Interactive advisory system 0 2014
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CLARIA CORPORATION (4)
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FERNANDEZ, DENNIS (2)
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7,877,766 Method and system of providing a non-skippable sub-advertisement stream 15 2000
 
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7,392,281 System and method for providing guaranteed delivery of messages to embedded devices over a data network 11 2000
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The Surfer Network (1)
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7,500,258 Advertisement subgroups for digital streams 50 2000
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6,606,652 System for targeting information to specific users on a computer network 60 2001
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8,321,690 Protecting digital media of various content types 1 2005
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GATOR.COM (1)
8,521,827 Presentation of information to end-users 1 2002
 
SCIENTIFIC-ATLANTA, LLC (1)
7,916,709 Full duplex wideband communications system for a local coaxial network 0 2004
 
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AOL INC. (3)
7,962,604 Displaying advertisements in a computer network environment 14 2000
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* 2004/0049,574 Web server 71 2003
 
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8,046,801 Interactive television program guide with remote access 71 2004
8,566,871 Multiple interactive electronic program guide system and methods 0 2005
8,006,263 Interactive television program guide with remote access 28 2005
7,913,278 Interactive television program guide with remote access 28 2007
9,237,369 Interactive television program guide system having multiple devices within a household 0 2007
8,578,423 Interactive television program guide with remote access 1 2007
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8,601,526 Systems and methods for displaying media content and media guidance information 4 2008
9,204,193 Systems and methods for media detection and filtering using a parental control logging application 0 2010
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8,528,032 Client-server based interactive television program guide system with remote server recording 4 2010
9,204,184 Interactive television program guide with remote access 0 2011
8,584,172 Interactive television program guide with remote access 0 2011
8,578,413 Interactive television program guide with remote access 1 2011
9,232,254 Client-server based interactive television guide with server recording 0 2011
9,084,006 Interactive television program guide system having multiple devices within a household 0 2012
8,776,126 Client-server based interactive television guide with server recording 0 2012
9,118,948 Client-server based interactive guide with server recording 0 2013
8,768,148 Interactive television program guide with remote access 0 2013
8,755,666 Interactive television program guide with remote access 0 2013
9,055,318 Client-server based interactive guide with server storage 0 2013
9,154,843 Client-server based interactive guide with server recording 1 2014
9,021,538 Client-server based interactive guide with server recording 1 2014
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9,055,319 Interactive guide with recording 0 2014
9,226,006 Client-server based interactive guide with server recording 0 2015
 
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JLB VENTURES LLC (2)
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LOCATOR (1)
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STRUCTURED DATA INTELLIGENCE LLC (4)
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F. POSZAT HU, L.L.C. (1)
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WOODCOCK WASHBURN LLP (1)
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