US Patent No: 6,161,130

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Technique which utilizes a probabilistic classifier to detect "junk" e-mail by automatically updating a training and re-training the classifier based on the updated training set

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A technique, specifically a method and apparatus that implements the method, which through a probabilistic classifier (370) and, for a given recipient, detects electronic mail (e-mail) messages, in an incoming message stream, which that recipient is likely to consider 'junk'. Specifically, the invention discriminates message content for that recipient, through a probabilistic classifier (e.g., a support vector machine) trained on prior content classifications. Through a resulting quantitative probability measure, i.e., an output confidence level, produced by the classifier for each message and subsequently compared against a predefined threshold, that message is classified as either, e.g., spam or legitimate mail, and, e.g., then stored in a corresponding folder (223, 227) for subsequent retrieval by and display to the recipient. Based on the probability measure, the message can alternatively be classified into one of a number of different folders, depicted in a pre-defined visually distinctive manner or simply discarded in its entirety.

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MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING, LLCREDMOND, WA27531

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Dumais, Susan T Kirkland, WA 80 4024
Heckerman, David E Bellevue, WA 103 4423
Horvitz, Eric Kirkland, WA 130 5452
Platt, John C Bellevue, WA 127 5413
Sahami, Mehran Stanford, CA 48 1732

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8,769,029 Voting in chat system without topic-specific rooms 0 2012
8,868,669 Broadcasting in chat system without topic-specific rooms 0 2012
9,088,879 Automatically enabling the forwarding of instant messages 0 2013
 
AT&T KNOWLEDGE VENTURES, L.P. (3)
7,379,537 Method and system for automating the creation of customer-centric interfaces 11 2002
* 2004/0042,592 Method, system and apparatus for providing an adaptive persona in speech-based interactive voice response systems 77 2002
7,551,723 System and method for the automated analysis of performance data 14 2004
 
HOSHIKO LLC (1)
* 2009/0063,551 ADDRESSEE-DEFINED MAIL ADDRESSING SYSTEM AND METHOD 11 2008
 
ADVANCED MESSAGING TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (2)
* 7,184,160 Spam fax filter 4 2003
* 2005/0030,589 Spam fax filter 0 2003
 
AIR FORCE, UNITED STATES (2)
8,549,647 Classifying portable executable files as malware or whiteware 2 2011
9,129,110 Classifying computer files as malware or whiteware 0 2013
 
REARDON, DAVID C. (2)
* 2009/0119,159 System and Method for Transferring Funds to Recipients of Electronic Messages 2 2008
8,346,660 System and method for two-way transfer of funds and electronic content between summa account users with gathering of behavioral metrics and management of multiple currencies and escrow accounts 2 2009
 
D & S CONSULTANTS, INC. (11)
7,840,060 System and method for machine learning using a similarity inverse matrix 1 2007
* 2008/0025,596 System and Method for Machine Learning using a Similarity Inverse Matrix 2 2007
8,027,549 System and method for searching a multimedia database using a pictorial language 6 2007
7,870,140 System and method of incorporating user preferences in image searches 0 2007
* 2007/0288,432 System and Method of Incorporating User Preferences in Image Searches 6 2007
* 2007/0286,528 System and Method for Searching a Multimedia Database using a Pictorial Language 5 2007
8,504,546 Method and system for searching multimedia content 0 2007
* 2008/0126,345 Method and System for Searching Multimedia Content 4 2007
7,921,120 Method and system for image recognition using a similarity inverse matrix 1 2007
7,773,811 Method and system for searching a database of graphical data 1 2007
8,311,341 Enhanced method for comparing images using a pictorial edit distance 1 2011
 
Legitime Technologies Inc. (1)
* 2008/0127,339 Methods For Estabilishing Legitimacy Of Communications 2 2005
 
AOL INC. (17)
* 8,214,437 Online adaptive filtering of messages 5 2003
8,898,239 Passively populating a participant list with known contacts 1 2004
8,635,273 Announcing new users of an electronic communications system to existing users 2 2004
8,595,146 Social networking permissions 4 2005
8,538,895 Sharing social network information 10 2005
7,921,369 Mood-based organization and display of instant messenger buddy lists 18 2005
* 7,788,329 Throttling electronic communications from one or more senders 8 2006
* 2006/0136,590 Throttling electronic communications from one or more senders 23 2006
8,726,195 Enabling an IM user to navigate a virtual world 3 2007
8,667,069 Filtering incoming mails 1 2008
8,548,503 Methods and system for providing location-based communication services 0 2008
8,443,290 Mood-based organization and display of instant messenger buddy lists 6 2011
* 8,799,387 Online adaptive filtering of messages 1 2012
9,104,655 Systems and methods for performing contextual classification using supervised and unsupervised training 0 2012
9,160,773 Mood-based organization and display of co-user lists 0 2013
8,812,407 Sharing social network information 1 2013
9,154,561 Methods and system for providing location-based communication services 0 2013
 
TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET L M ERICSSON (PUBL) (1)
* 2002/0129,111 Filtering unsolicited email 39 2001
 
GDX NETWORK, INC. (2)
9,160,755 Trusted communication network 0 2006
8,738,708 Bounce management in a trusted communication network 3 2006
 
Clearswift Limited (2)
* 7,801,960 Monitoring electronic mail message digests 10 2001
* 2004/0064,515 Monitoring eletronic mail message digests 42 2003
 
ORACLE OTC SUBSIDIARY LLC (2)
6,883,014 Electronic message distribution 14 2000
* 7,024,462 Electronic message routing 6 2000
 
LEXMARK INTERNATIONAL TECHNOLOGY, S.A. (10)
* 7,509,578 Classification method and apparatus 17 2005
* 2006/0212,413 Classification method and apparatus 32 2005
8,015,198 Method for automatically indexing documents 7 2008
* 2009/0307,202 Method for Automatically Indexing Documents 2 2008
7,908,430 Associative memory 6 2008
* 2009/0193,022 ASSOCIATIVE MEMORY 4 2008
8,276,067 Classification method and apparatus 0 2008
* 2009/0216,693 CLASSIFICATION METHOD AND APPARATUS 7 2008
8,209,481 Associative memory 0 2011
9,141,691 Method for automatically indexing documents 0 2011
 
RPX CLEARINGHOUSE LLC (1)
* 9,083,556 System and method for detectng malicious mail from spam zombies 0 2007
 
THE BOEING COMPANY (5)
* 8,272,064 Automated rule generation for a secure downgrader 1 2005
* 2007/0113,292 Automated rule generation for a secure downgrader 15 2005
8,862,680 Methods and systems for data prioritization 1 2006
* 2007/0255,850 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR DATA PRIORITIZATION 15 2006
* 2015/0324,609 SEMANTICALLY DETERMINING A SECURITY CLASSIFICATION OF DATA 0 2014
 
FACEBOOK, INC. (78)
8,041,768 Voice instant messaging 6 2001
7,984,098 Video messaging 14 2001
7,765,484 Passive personalization of lists 7 2002
7,979,802 Providing supplemental contact information corresponding to a referenced individual 9 2002
* 7,222,157 Identification and filtration of digital communications 41 2002
8,132,110 Intelligently enabled menu choices based on online presence state in address book 14 2003
8,701,014 Account linking 4 2003
7,640,306 Reconfiguring an electronic message to effect an enhanced notification 30 2003
7,730,137 Restricting the volume of outbound electronic messages originated by a single entity 12 2003
7,949,759 Degrees of separation for handling communications 12 2003
7,945,674 Degrees of separation for handling communications 9 2003
* 7,548,956 Spam control based on sender account characteristics 14 2003
7,653,693 Method and system for capturing instant messages 37 2004
* 2005/0055,416 Managing instant messages 122 2004
7,716,287 Organizing entries in participant lists based on communications strengths 51 2004
8,965,964 Managing forwarded electronic messages 1 2004
8,474,628 Presenting a recipient of an e-mail with an option to instant message a sender or another recipient based on the sender's or the other recipient's address and online status 6 2005
7,774,711 Automatic categorization of entries in a contact list 42 2005
7,765,265 Identifying users sharing common characteristics 31 2005
7,606,580 Personalized location information for mobile devices 69 2005
8,078,625 URL-based content categorization 12 2006
7,406,506 Identification and filtration of digital communications 8 2007
* 7,707,261 Identification and filtration of digital communications 3 2008
9,185,067 System and method for analyzing communications 0 2008
9,083,661 Passive personalization of buddy lists 0 2008
7,890,123 Personalized location information for mobile devices 40 2009
8,001,199 Reconfiguring an electronic message to effect an enhanced notification 23 2009
8,577,972 Methods and systems for capturing and managing instant messages 20 2010
8,918,460 Organizing entries in participant lists based on communications strengths 0 2010
8,719,354 Identifying users sharing common characteristics 4 2010
8,910,056 Automatic categorization of entries in a contact list 0 2010
8,712,431 Personalized location information for mobile devices 4 2011
8,185,638 Degrees of separation for handling communications 8 2011
8,078,678 Video messaging 6 2011
8,452,849 Host-based intelligent results related to a character stream 20 2011
8,429,231 Voice instant messaging 5 2011
8,918,727 Video messaging 0 2011
8,874,672 Identifying and using identities deemed to be known to a user 0 2012
* 2012/0233,269 IDENTIFYING AND USING IDENTITIES DEEMED TO BE KNOWN TO A USER 23 2012
8,959,164 Tri-state presence indicator 0 2012
8,560,706 Degrees of separation for handling communications 7 2012
9,100,538 Limited length video messaging 0 2012
9,071,725 Methods and user interfaces for video messaging 0 2012
9,049,160 Identifying users sharing common characteristics 0 2012
8,954,530 Intelligent results related to a character stream 0 2012
8,954,531 Intelligent messaging label results related to a character stream 0 2012
8,818,407 Personalized location information for mobile devices 4 2012
8,819,176 Intelligent map results related to a character stream 3 2012
8,805,408 Personalized location information for mobile devices 3 2012
8,787,932 Personalized location information for mobile devices 3 2012
* 2013/0066,991 IDENTIFYING AND USING IDENTITIES DEEMED TO BE KNOWN TO A USER 22 2012
* 2013/0066,990 IDENTIFYING AND USING IDENTITIES DEEMED TO BE KNOWN TO A USER 22 2012
9,253,136 Electronic message delivery based on presence information 0 2012
9,203,794 Systems and methods for reconfiguring electronic messages 0 2012
9,203,879 Offline alerts mechanism 0 2012
9,100,221 Systems for messaging senders and recipients of an electronic message 0 2012
9,070,118 Methods for capturing electronic messages based on capture rules relating to user actions regarding received electronic messages 0 2012
9,049,159 Establishing audio communication sessions 0 2012
9,043,418 Systems and methods for instant messaging persons referenced in an electronic message 0 2012
9,203,647 Dynamic online and geographic location of a user 0 2012
8,775,950 Automatic categorization of entries in a contact list 1 2012
8,954,534 Host-based intelligent results related to a character stream 0 2013
9,047,364 Intelligent client capability-based results related to a character stream 0 2013
9,053,173 Intelligent results related to a portion of a search query 0 2013
9,053,174 Intelligent vendor results related to a character stream 0 2013
9,053,175 Intelligent results using a spelling correction agent 0 2013
9,171,064 Intelligent community based results related to a character stream 0 2013
9,075,867 Intelligent results using an assistant 0 2013
8,775,560 Host-based intelligent results related to a character stream 3 2013
9,075,868 Intelligent results based on database queries 0 2013
8,787,940 Personalized location information for mobile devices 3 2013
9,203,787 Identifying users sharing common characteristics 0 2013
8,868,112 Personalized location information for mobile devices 3 2013
RE45254 Implicit population of access control lists 2 2013
8,930,480 Degrees of separation for filtering communications 0 2013
9,210,546 Commenting on location information for mobile devices 0 2014
9,197,999 Providing a location identifier for a location with multiple co-users 0 2014
9,204,255 Providing a log of location information for a mobile device 0 2014
 
NTT DOCOMO, INC. (1)
* 7,426,510 Binary data categorization engine and database 3 2004
 
CERTICOM CORP. (2)
* 8,582,760 Method and system of managing and filtering electronic messages using cryptographic techniques 0 2006
* 2007/0053,510 Method and system of managing and filtering electronic messages using cryptographic techniques 3 2006
 
OPEN INVENTION NETWORK, LLC (3)
6,757,713 Method for including a self-removing indicator in a self-removing message 68 2000
* 6,324,569 Self-removing email verified or designated as such by a message distributor for the convenience of a recipient 208 2000
6,701,347 Method for including a self-removing code in a self-removing email message that contains an advertisement 40 2000
 
McAfee, Inc. (32)
* 8,219,620 Unwanted e-mail filtering system including voting feedback 13 2001
* 7,016,939 Intelligent SPAM detection system using statistical analysis 105 2001
6,769,016 Intelligent SPAM detection system using an updateable neural analysis engine 152 2001
8,185,943 Network adapter firewall system and method 11 2001
* 7,761,605 Embedded anti-virus scanner for a network adapter 34 2001
7,257,773 Method and system for identifying unsolicited mail utilizing checksums 11 2002
8,380,791 Anti-spam system, method, and computer program product 11 2002
* 6,732,157 Comprehensive anti-spam system, method, and computer program product for filtering unwanted e-mail messages 208 2002
* 2005/0015,626 System and method for identifying and filtering junk e-mail messages or spam based on URL content 116 2004
* 7,209,954 System and method for intelligent SPAM detection using statistical analysis 31 2005
8,533,703 Information processing apparatus, and system having preview control, and method thereof, and storage medium storing program for implementing the method 12 2005
8,484,295 Subscriber reputation filtering method for analyzing subscriber activity and detecting account misuse 5 2005
7,480,941 System, method and computer program product for performing one or more maintenance tasks on a remotely located computer connected to a server computer via a data network 29 2005
8,601,160 System, method and computer program product for gathering information relating to electronic content utilizing a DNS server 2 2006
7,953,814 Stopping and remediating outbound messaging abuse 19 2006
9,015,472 Marking electronic messages to indicate human origination 2 2006
8,407,683 Software uninstallation system, method and computer program product 9 2006
7,680,890 Fuzzy logic voting method and system for classifying e-mail using inputs from multiple spam classifiers 20 2006
9,055,098 Embedded anti-virus scanner for a network adapter 0 2007
8,527,977 Software uninstallation system, method and computer program product 10 2007
8,578,051 Reputation based load balancing 4 2010
8,363,793 Stopping and remediating outbound messaging abuse 5 2011
8,621,638 Systems and methods for classification of messaging entities 6 2011
* 8,549,611 Systems and methods for classification of messaging entities 12 2011
8,631,495 Systems and methods for message threat management 12 2011
8,606,910 Prioritizing network traffic 4 2011
8,838,714 Unwanted e-mail filtering system including voting feedback 1 2012
8,627,443 Network adapter firewall system and method 9 2012
8,621,559 Adjusting filter or classification control settings 5 2012
9,009,321 Multi-dimensional reputation scoring 0 2012
8,762,537 Multi-dimensional reputation scoring 1 2012
9,210,111 Stopping and remediating outbound messaging abuse 0 2012
 
WELLS FARGO BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION (1)
* 6,928,465 Redundant email address detection and capture system 27 2001
 
TRIDENT MICROSYSTEMS (FAR EAST) LTD. (1)
* 2002/0174,429 Methods and apparatus for generating recommendation scores 32 2001
 
SPARKLINE DIGITAL LLC (3)
* 7,426,533 Messaging system 9 2001
* 2001/0032,240 Messaging system 4 2001
7,958,196 Messaging system 2 2008
 
AT&T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY I, L.P. (12)
* 7,558,824 Electronic mail (Email) Internet appliance methods and systems 2 2001
* 2002/0023,136 Electronic mail (email) internet applicance methods and systems 47 2001
* 7,664,812 Phonetic filtering of undesired email messages 13 2003
* 7,610,341 Filtered email differentiation 18 2003
7,451,184 Child protection from harmful email 10 2003
* 2005/0080,860 Phonetic filtering of undesired email messages 16 2003
* 2005/0080,889 Child protection from harmful email 4 2003
8,903,920 Detection and prevention of e-mail malware attacks 0 2005
7,506,031 Filtering email messages corresponding to undesirable domains 10 2006
8,090,778 Foreign network SPAM blocker 6 2006
8,131,524 Method and system for automating the creation of customer-centric interfaces 6 2008
* 7,949,718 Phonetic filtering of undesired email messages 1 2009
 
APPLE INC. (9)
7,076,527 Method and apparatus for filtering email 54 2001
* 2003/0009,526 Method and apparatus for filtering email 16 2001
* 7,640,305 Filtering of data 8 2003
7,991,720 Method and apparatus for organizing information in a computer system 20 2003
* 2004/0128,277 Method and apparatus for organizing information in a computer system 40 2003
* 7,849,141 Training a computer storage system for automatic filing of data using graphical representations of storage locations 12 2004
* 7,836,135 Method and apparatus for filtering email 0 2006
* 2006/0206,574 Method and apparatus for filtering email 2 2006
* 7,856,479 Method and apparatus for filtering email 4 2006
 
Safe E Messaging, LLC (1)
* 2004/0236,838 Method and code for authenticating electronic messages 38 2004
 
COMM-TOUCH SOFTWARE, LTD. (1)
* 2006/0265,498 Detection and prevention of spam 28 2003
 
THE TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN THE CITY OF NEW YORK (12)
* 7,487,544 System and methods for detection of new malicious executables 32 2002
* 2003/0065,926 System and methods for detection of new malicious executables 128 2002
* 7,657,935 System and methods for detecting malicious email transmission 32 2002
* 2003/0167,402 System and methods for detecting malicious email transmission 176 2002
7,818,797 Methods for cost-sensitive modeling for intrusion detection and response 17 2002
8,893,273 Systems and methods for adaptive model generation for detecting intrusions in computer systems 1 2007
8,544,087 Methods of unsupervised anomaly detection using a geometric framework 4 2008
* 7,979,907 Systems and methods for detection of new malicious executables 10 2008
* 2009/0254,992 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DETECTION OF NEW MALICIOUS EXECUTABLES 25 2008
* 8,443,441 System and methods for detecting malicious email transmission 10 2009
8,887,281 System and methods for adaptive model generation for detecting intrusion in computer systems 0 2012
8,931,094 System and methods for detecting malicious email transmission 0 2013
 
Collactive Ltd. (2)
7,756,933 System and method for deterring rogue users from attacking protected legitimate users 6 2005
* 2006/0168,202 System and method for deterring rogue users from attacking protected legitimate users 9 2005
 
SUSQUEHANNA INTERNATIONAL GROUP, LLP (3)
* 7,496,628 Electronic message filter 19 2003
* 2004/0177,271 Electronic message filter 30 2003
* 8,250,158 Electronic message filter 3 2009
 
KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA (2)
* 7,099,819 Text information analysis apparatus and method 35 2001
* 2002/0016,798 Text information analysis apparatus and method 2 2001
 
BITDEFENDER IPR MANAGEMENT LTD. (8)
* 7,945,627 Layout-based electronic communication filtering systems and methods 10 2006
8,572,184 Systems and methods for dynamically integrating heterogeneous anti-spam filters 2 2007
8,010,614 Systems and methods for generating signatures for electronic communication classification 12 2007
8,695,100 Systems and methods for electronic fraud prevention 6 2007
8,131,655 Spam filtering using feature relevance assignment in neural networks 2 2008
8,170,966 Dynamic streaming message clustering for rapid spam-wave detection 0 2008
* 8,065,379 Line-structure-based electronic communication filtering systems and methods 2 2011
* 8,051,139 Electronic document classification using composite hyperspace distances 7 2011
 
FOUNDRY NETWORKS, LLC (5)
7,711,790 Securing an accessible computer system 7 2000
7,743,144 Securing an access provider 5 2003
* 2010/0235,506 SECURING AN ACCESSIBLE COMPUTER SYSTEM 3 2010
8,108,531 Securing an access provider 0 2010
8,850,046 Securing an access provider 0 2012
 
HARRIS TECHNOLOGY, LLC (2)
* 7,707,252 Automatic mail rejection feature 6 2000
* 2010/0153,381 Automatic Mail Rejection Feature 0 2010
 
Mindshare Design, Inc. (11)
7,139,801 Systems and methods for monitoring events associated with transmitted electronic mail messages 4 2002
* 2003/0233,412 Systems and methods for monitoring events associated with transmitted electronic mail messages 0 2002
7,657,599 Systems and methods for automatically updating electronic mail access lists 47 2003
* 2008/0120,378 Systems and Methods for Automatically Updating Electronic Mail Access Lists 2 2003
* 2004/0243,678 Systems and methods for automatically updating electronic mail access lists 49 2003
7,562,119 Systems and methods for automatically updating electronic mail access lists 5 2003
* 2005/0015,448 Systems and methods for automatically updating electronic mail access lists 8 2003
7,395,314 Systems and methods for governing the performance of high volume electronic mail delivery 14 2003
* 2005/0091,323 Systems and methods for governing the performance of high volume electronic mail delivery 1 2003
7,660,857 Systems and methods for automatically updating electronic mail access lists 2 2003
* 2005/0114,516 Systems and methods for automatically updating electronic mail access lists 6 2003
 
SCHNEIDER AUTOMATION INC. (1)
* 2003/0167,321 System and method for optimal setting of message acceptance filters 2 2002
 
WOLF, WARREN L. (2)
* 8,996,359 Taxonomy and application of language analysis and processing 0 2012
* 2012/0296,636 TAXONOMY AND APPLICATION OF LANGUAGE ANALYSIS AND PROCESSING 0 2012
 
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA (2)
* 8,281,257 Data display apparatus, method of controlling the same, and computer program 0 2009
* 2010/0175,032 DATA DISPLAY APPARATUS, METHOD OF CONTROLLING THE SAME, AND COMPUTER PROGRAM 0 2009
 
RAKUTEN, INC. (4)
7,224,790 Method to identify and categorize customer's goals and behaviors within a customer service center environment 7 2000
7,526,731 Method for integrating user models to interface design 1 2006
7,836,405 Method for integrating user models to interface design 0 2009
8,103,961 Method for integrating user models to interface design 0 2010
 
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION (32)
* 6,477,551 Interactive electronic messaging system 76 1999
* 6,370,526 Self-adaptive method and system for providing a user-preferred ranking order of object sets 142 1999
* 6,418,434 Two stage automated electronic messaging system 38 1999
8,478,732 Database aliasing in information access system 0 2000
* 7,310,624 Methods and apparatus for generating decision trees with discriminants and employing same in data classification 7 2000
* 6,618,715 Categorization based text processing 24 2000
* 6,985,923 Method, article of manufacture and apparatus for processing redundant electronic mail messages 4 2000
7,099,855 System and method for electronic communication management 25 2001
* 6,721,737 Method of ranking items using efficient queries 6 2001
* 2002/0165,859 Method of ranking items using efficient queries 2 2001
7,185,057 Individually specifying message output attributes in a messaging system 18 2001
* 2003/0023,684 Individually specifying message output attributes in a messaging system 30 2001
* 7,305,402 Adaptive indexing technique for use with electronic objects 4 2001
* 8,290,768 System and method for determining a set of attributes based on content of communications 0 2002
* 8,495,503 Indicating the context of a communication 2 2002
* 2004/0001,090 Indicating the context of a communication 20 2002
* 2004/0103,154 Method and apparatus in a data processing system for creating a distribution list for an e-mail message 1 2002
* 2005/0091,322 Method, system and program product for communicating over a network 3 2003
7,376,641 Information retrieval from a collection of data 10 2004
8,495,002 Software tool for training and testing a knowledge base 3 2004
7,644,057 System and method for electronic communication management 8 2004
* 2006/0149,820 Detecting spam e-mail using similarity calculations 19 2005
7,849,044 System and method for automatic task prioritization 3 2005
7,266,535 System and method for electronic communication management 9 2005
7,496,639 Individually specifying message output attributes in a messaging system 0 2006
* 2007/0198,871 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR OPTIMIZING TIMING OF RESPONSES TO CUSTOMER COMMUNICATIONS 1 2007
7,756,810 Software tool for training and testing a knowledge base 3 2007
7,752,159 System and method for classifying text 13 2007
7,702,677 Information retrieval from a collection of data 12 2008
* 7,568,014 Individually specifying message output attributes in a messaging system 1 2008
8,428,367 System and method for electronic document classification 2 2008
* 2009/0110,275 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ELECTRONIC DOCUMENT CLASSIFICATION 2 2008
 
MESSAGEMIND, LLC (5)
7,941,491 System and method for dynamic adaptive user-based prioritization and display of electronic messages 11 2005
* 2006/0010,217 System and method for dynamic adaptive user-based prioritization and display of electronic messages 119 2005
8,161,122 System and method of dynamically prioritized electronic mail graphical user interface, and measuring email productivity and collaboration trends 4 2007
* 2008/0126,951 SYSTEM AND METHOD OF DYNAMICALLY PRIORITIZED ELECTRONIC MAIL GRAPHICAL USER INTERFACE, AND MEASURING EMAIL PRODUCTIVITY AND COLLABORATION TRENDS 51 2007
* 2011/0178,962 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DYNAMIC ADAPTIVE USER-BASED PRIORITIZATION AND DISPLAY OF ELECTRONIC MESSAGES 3 2011
 
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT (1)
* 2002/0147,783 Method, device and e-mail server for detecting an undesired e-mail 3 2002
 
GLASS, JEFFREY B., MR. (1)
* 2005/0060,643 DOCUMENT SIMILARITY DETECTION AND CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM 335 2004
 
CISCO TECHNOLOGY, INC. (1)
7,653,695 Collecting, aggregating, and managing information relating to electronic messages 14 2005
 
SECURE COMPUTING CORPORATION (30)
7,458,098 Systems and methods for enhancing electronic communication security 74 2002
7,124,438 Systems and methods for anomaly detection in patterns of monitored communications 59 2002
* 6,941,467 Systems and methods for adaptive message interrogation through multiple queues 68 2002
* 2003/0172,291 Systems and methods for automated whitelisting in monitored communications 221 2003
7,213,260 Systems and methods for upstream threat pushback 78 2003
7,694,128 Systems and methods for secure communication delivery 32 2003
* 8,132,250 Message profiling systems and methods 29 2005
7,089,590 Systems and methods for adaptive message interrogation through multiple queues 28 2005
7,225,466 Systems and methods for message threat management 44 2006
7,903,549 Content-based policy compliance systems and methods 27 2006
8,578,480 Systems and methods for identifying potentially malicious messages 12 2006
7,870,203 Methods and systems for exposing messaging reputation to an end user 43 2006
7,693,947 Systems and methods for graphically displaying messaging traffic 39 2006
7,779,466 Systems and methods for anomaly detection in patterns of monitored communications 25 2006
7,519,994 Systems and methods for adaptive message interrogation through multiple queues 29 2006
* 8,069,481 Systems and methods for message threat management 30 2006
* 8,042,181 Systems and methods for message threat management 29 2006
8,763,114 Detecting image spam 1 2007
* 8,561,167 Web reputation scoring 15 2007
8,214,497 Multi-dimensional reputation scoring 22 2007
8,179,798 Reputation based connection throttling 14 2007
7,949,716 Correlation and analysis of entity attributes 20 2007
7,937,480 Aggregation of reputation data 24 2007
7,779,156 Reputation based load balancing 21 2007
8,042,149 Systems and methods for message threat management 26 2007
8,185,930 Adjusting filter or classification control settings 28 2007
8,045,458 Prioritizing network traffic 38 2007
8,635,690 Reputation based message processing 6 2008
8,160,975 Granular support vector machine with random granularity 16 2008
8,589,503 Prioritizing network traffic 5 2009
 
Ziften Technologies, Inc. (1)
9,098,333 Monitoring computer process resource usage 0 2011
 
POSTAL SERVICE, UNITED STATES (1)
* 2004/0148,355 System and methods for electronic message content identification 3 2002
 
FUJITSU LIMITED (2)
* 6,865,715 Statistical method for extracting, and displaying keywords in forum/message board documents 37 1998
* 2002/0029,247 Electronic-mail transmission/reception apparatus hierarchizing and displaying electronic mails based on specified condition 34 2001
 
Cashette, Inc. (1)
* 2004/0158,540 Spam control system requiring unauthorized senders to pay postage through an internet payment service with provision for refund on accepted messages 4 2003
 
AT&T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY II, L.P. (6)
* 7,698,370 System and method for circumventing spam filters 9 2005
8,051,134 Systems, methods, and programs for evaluating audio messages 14 2005
8,244,532 Systems, methods, and programs for detecting unauthorized use of text based communications services 2 2005
8,386,253 Systems, methods, and programs for detecting unauthorized use of text based communications 0 2012
8,548,811 Systems, methods, and programs for detecting unauthorized use of text based communications services 0 2013
9,173,096 Systems, methods and programs for detecting unauthorized use of text based communications services 0 2013
 
ALIBABA GROUP HOLDING LIMITED (3)
8,326,776 Network-based method and apparatus for filtering junk messages 0 2007
* 2010/0058,178 Network-Based Method and Apparatus for Filtering Junk Messages 6 2007
8,234,291 Method and system for determining junk information 0 2007
 
APR SMARTLOGIK LIMITED (2)
6,556,987 Automatic text classification system 62 2000
* 2002/0099,730 Automatic text classification system 67 2001
 
Quinstreet, Inc. (2)
* 2005/0005,164 Apparatus and method for precluding e-mail distribution 28 2003
8,429,235 Apparatus and method for precluding e-mail distribution 0 2008
 
BRIGHT SUN TECHNOLOGIES (4)
8,060,566 Automatically enabling the forwarding of instant messages 10 2005
7,730,143 Prohibiting mobile forwarding 13 2006
8,706,826 Automatically enabling the forwarding of instant messages 0 2011
8,577,978 Automatically enabling the forwarding of instant messages 0 2011
 
ROBERT BOSCH GMBH (1)
* 6,975,849 Method for customizing a car radio to individual requirements 5 2000
 
EMC CORPORATION (2)
* 2002/0122,543 System and method of indexing unique electronic mail messages and uses for the same 97 2002
* 7,954,151 Partial document content matching using sectional analysis 10 2004
 
Mercury Communications Group, LLC (2)
* 7,996,372 Automated response to solicited and unsolicited communications and automated collection and management of data extracted therefrom 4 2006
* 2006/0167,834 Automated response to solicited and unsolicited communications and automated collection and management of data extracted therefrom 11 2006
 
RED HAT, INC. (2)
* 8,291,021 Graphical spam detection and filtering 0 2007
* 2008/0208,987 Graphical spam detection and filtering 0 2007
 
24/7 CUSTOMER, INC. (1)
7,751,552 Intelligently routing customer communications 2 2005
 
AT&T LABS, INC. (5)
7,305,070 Sequential presentation of long instructions in an interactive voice response system 14 2002
* 2003/0143,981 Sequential presentation of long instructions in an interactive voice response system 18 2002
7,907,719 Customer-centric interface and method of designing an interface 3 2006
7,453,994 Sequential presentation of long instructions in an interactive voice response system 2 2007
8,036,348 Sequential presentation of long instructions in an interactive voice response system 2 2008
 
SUBOTI, LLC (1)
* 8,838,786 System, method and computer readable medium for determining an event generator type 0 2011
 
AT&T KNOWLEDGE VENTURES, L.P. (2)
* 2002/0196,277 Method and system for automating the creation of customer-centric interfaces 24 2002
* 2005/0078,805 System and method for the automated analysis of performance data 53 2004
 
FORTINET, INC. (7)
* 7,565,445 Systems and methods for categorizing network traffic content 7 2004
* 2006/0036,728 Systems and methods for categorizing network traffic content 9 2004
* 2009/0182,818 HEURISTIC DETECTION OF PROBABLE MISSPELLED ADDRESSES IN ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS 12 2008
7,979,543 Systems and methods for categorizing network traffic content 3 2009
8,635,336 Systems and methods for categorizing network traffic content 1 2011
8,782,223 Systems and methods for categorizing network traffic content 2 2013
9,237,160 Systems and methods for categorizing network traffic content 0 2014
 
SAFECORE, INC. (1)
* 2012/0005,291 System for Applying a Variety of Policies and Actions to Electronic Messages Before They Leave the Control of the Message Originator 1 2011
 
NUANCE COMMUNICATIONS, INC. (1)
7,389,230 System and method for classification of voice signals 18 2003
 
HEWLETT PACKARD ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT LP (4)
6,823,323 Automatic classification method and apparatus 24 2001
9,047,290 Computing a quantification measure associated with cases in a category 0 2005
* 2006/0248,054 PROVIDING TRAINING INFORMATION FOR TRAINING A CATEGORIZER 8 2005
* 7,558,766 Classification using enhanced feature sets 3 2006
 
TSUBASA SYSTEM CO., LTD. (1)
* 2005/0125,494 System environment regulation violation detecting method for client device 4 2004
 
HERE GLOBAL B.V. (3)
6,654,800 System for communicating through maps 102 2000
7,136,915 System for communicating through maps 66 2001
* 2002/0103,892 System for communicating through maps 24 2001
 
EMARK MONITOR, INC. (1)
7,346,605 Method and system for searching and monitoring internet trademark usage 33 2000
 
ART Technology Group (1)
* 7,603,415 Classification of electronic messages using a hierarchy of rule sets 2 2000
 
NEC CORPORATION (1)
* 2005/0050,365 Network unauthorized access preventing system and network unauthorized access preventing apparatus 33 2004
 
SER SYSTEME AG (1)
* 6,976,207 Classification method and apparatus 40 2000
 
KDL SCAN DESIGNS LLC (1)
* 6,904,168 Workflow system for detection and classification of images suspected as pornographic 66 2001
 
DELL SOFTWARE INC. (16)
8,266,215 Using distinguishing properties to classify messages 5 2003
8,886,727 Message distribution control 0 2005
8,271,603 Diminishing false positive classifications of unsolicited electronic-mail 5 2006
8,112,486 Signature generation using message summaries 8 2007
* 2008/0021,969 Signature generation using message summaries 8 2007
8,713,110 Identification of protected content in e-mail messages 1 2007
7,882,189 Using distinguishing properties to classify messages 15 2007
7,653,698 Identifying e-mail messages from allowed senders 12 2007
* 7,562,122 Message classification using allowed items 52 2007
* 2008/0104,184 Using Distinguishing Properties to Classify Messages 2 2007
* 2008/0104,185 Message Classification Using Allowed Items 6 2007
8,108,477 Message classification using legitimate contact points 7 2009
7,962,560 Updating hierarchical whitelists 1 2009
8,484,301 Using distinguishing properties to classify messages 3 2011
* 8,285,804 Declassifying of suspicious messages 1 2011
* 2011/0238,765 Declassifying of Suspicious Messages 1 2011
 
MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING, LLC (145)
* 6,490,589 System and method for rewriting queries 17 1998
* 6,714,967 Integration of a computer-based message priority system with mobile electronic devices 52 1999
* 6,816,847 computerized aesthetic judgment of images 31 1999
* 6,502,082 Modality fusion for object tracking with training system and method 72 1999
* 6,728,690 Classification system trainer employing maximum margin back-propagation with probabilistic outputs 48 1999
* 7,072,942 Email filtering methods and systems 69 2000
* 6,938,024 Transmitting information given constrained resources 55 2000
* 7,562,147 Bi-directional HTTP-based reliable messaging protocol and system utilizing same 10 2000
* 6,718,315 System and method for approximating probabilities using a decision tree 9 2000
6,985,950 System for creating a space-efficient document categorizer for training and testing of automatic categorization engines 17 2001
7,298,903 Method and system for separating text and drawings in digital ink 7 2001
* 7,043,506 Utility-based archiving 17 2001
* 6,901,398 System and method for constructing and personalizing a universal information classifier 104 2001
6,978,266 Determining a rating for a collection of documents 6 2001
6,938,025 Method and apparatus for automatically determining salient features for object classification 4 2001
* 6,826,576 Very-large-scale automatic categorizer for web content 17 2001
* 2002/0174,095 Very-large-scale automatic categorizer for web content 1 2001
* 8,046,832 Spam detector with challenges 17 2002
* 2004/0083,270 Method and system for identifying junk e-mail 76 2002
7,149,801 Memory bound functions for spam deterrence and the like 28 2002
* 2004/0093,371 Memory bound functions for spam deterrence and the like 10 2002
* 7,171,450 Framework to enable integration of anti-spam technologies 34 2003
* 2004/0139,160 Framework to enable integration of anti-spam technologies 22 2003
* 8,335,683 System for using statistical classifiers for spoken language understanding 4 2003
* 2004/0148,154 System for using statistical classifiers for spoken language understanding 23 2003
7,249,162 Adaptive junk message filtering system 49 2003
* 2004/0167,964 Adaptive junk message filtering system 24 2003
7,219,148 Feedback loop for spam prevention 91 2003
* 2003/0225,763 Self-improving system and method for classifying pages on the world wide web 56 2003
* 7,483,947 Message rendering for identification of content features 15 2003
* 2004/0221,062 Message rendering for identification of content features 43 2003
* 8,166,392 Method for automatically assigning priorities to documents and messages 5 2003
7,272,853 Origination/destination features and lists for spam prevention 117 2003
* 2005/0022,008 Origination/destination features and lists for spam prevention 25 2003
7,711,779 Prevention of outgoing spam 29 2003
7,519,668 Obfuscation of spam filter 11 2003
* 2005/0021,649 Prevention of outgoing spam 67 2003
* 2005/0015,454 Obfuscation of spam filter 17 2003
8,533,270 Advanced spam detection techniques 0 2003
* 2004/0260,776 Advanced spam detection techniques 65 2003
* 7,565,403 Use of a bulk-email filter within a system for classifying messages for urgency or importance 39 2003
* 2004/0039,786 Use of a bulk-email filter within a system for classifying messages for urgency or importance 79 2003
7,337,181 Methods for routing items for communications based on a measure of criticality 15 2003
* 7,533,148 Framework to enable integration of anti-spam technologies 11 2003
* 2004/0139,165 Framework to enable integration of anti-spam technologies 52 2003
* 7,287,012 Machine-learned approach to determining document relevance for search over large electronic collections of documents 13 2004
* 2005/0154,686 Machine-learned approach to determining document relevance for search over large electronic collections of documents 8 2004
7,184,929 Exponential priors for maximum entropy models 22 2004
7,543,053 Intelligent quarantining for spam prevention 24 2004
* 2004/0215,977 Intelligent quarantining for spam prevention 63 2004
* 2005/0192,819 Method and system for reducing unsolicited messages using variable pricing and conditional redemption 6 2004
8,214,438 (More) advanced spam detection features 0 2004
* 2005/0193,073 (More) advanced spam detection features 37 2004
7,444,384 Integration of a computer-based message priority system with mobile electronic devices 24 2004
7,233,954 Methods for routing items for communications based on a measure of criticality 7 2004
* 2005/0204,006 Message junk rating interface 14 2004
* 2005/0204,005 Selective treatment of messages based on junk rating 33 2004
7,464,264 Training filters for detecting spasm based on IP addresses and text-related features 58 2004
* 2004/0260,922 Training filters for IP address and URL learning 24 2004
7,673,003 Social network email filtering 9 2004
* 2005/0246,420 Social network email filtering 133 2004
8,037,150 System and methods for providing multiple personas in a communications environment 7 2004
7,818,377 Extended message rule architecture 32 2004
* 2006/0031,311 Extended message rule architecture 15 2004
7,409,708 Advanced URL and IP features 54 2004
* 2005/0022,031 Advanced URL and IP features 21 2004
* 7,496,500 Systems and methods that determine intent of data and respond to the data based on the intent 8 2004
* 2005/0192,992 Systems and methods that determine intent of data and respond to the data based on the intent 26 2004
* 2004/0243,774 Utility-based archiving 3 2004
7,191,159 Transmitting information given constrained resources 3 2004
7,664,819 Incremental anti-spam lookup and update service 19 2004
* 2006/0015,561 Incremental anti-spam lookup and update service 22 2004
8,086,672 When-free messaging 10 2004
7,827,244 Storing message rules in global form for transfer between servers 0 2004
* 2006/0010,212 Storing message rules in global form for transfer between servers 4 2004
* 2006/0010,242 Decoupling determination of SPAM confidence level from message rule actions 3 2004
7,917,587 Method and system for prioritizing communications based on interpersonal relationships 7 2004
7,904,517 Challenge response systems 3 2004
7,660,865 Spam filtering with probabilistic secure hashes 6 2004
* 2006/0036,693 Spam filtering with probabilistic secure hashes 104 2004
* 7,567,895 Method and system for prioritizing communications based on sentence classifications 5 2004
* 2006/0047,497 Method and system for prioritizing communications based on sentence classifications 3 2004
* 7,590,603 Method and system for classifying and identifying messages as question or not a question within a discussion thread 8 2004
7,293,013 System and method for constructing and personalizing a universal information classifier 11 2004
7,653,812 Method and system for evaluating confidence in a sending domain to accurately assign a trust that a communication is not unwanted 3 2004
7,577,984 Method and system for a sending domain to establish a trust that its senders communications are not unwanted 2 2004
* 7,519,818 Method and system for processing a communication based on trust that the communication is not unwanted as assigned by a sending domain 3 2004
* 2006/0168,022 Method and system for processing a communication based on trust that the communication is not unwanted as assigned by a sending domain 27 2004
* 2006/0168,018 Method and system for a sending domain to establish a trust that its senders communications are not unwanted 4 2004
* 2006/0168,021 Method and system for evaluating confidence in a sending domain to accurately assign a trust that a communication is not unwanted 3 2004
* 7,899,866 Using message features and sender identity for email spam filtering 37 2004
* 2006/0248,055 Analysis and comparison of portfolios by classification 21 2005
7,359,899 Determining a rating for a collection of documents 1 2005
* 2005/0278,363 Determining a rating for a collection of documents 0 2005
7,464,093 Methods for routing items for communications based on a measure of criticality 1 2005
* 2005/0251,560 Methods for routing items for communications based on a measure of criticality 1 2005
7,340,376 Exponential priors for maximum entropy models 26 2005
7,219,035 Exponential priors for maximum entropy models 6 2005
* 2005/0256,685 Exponential priors for maximum entropy models 0 2005
* 7,930,353 Trees of classifiers for detecting email spam 22 2005
8,065,370 Proofs to filter spam 3 2005
7,548,904 Utility-based archiving 0 2005
7,433,859 Transmitting information given constrained resources 0 2005
* 2006/0167,824 Transmitting information given constrained resources 0 2005
7,483,813 Exponential priors for maximum entropy models 0 2006
8,224,905 Spam filtration utilizing sender activity data 6 2006
8,065,307 Parsing, analysis and scoring of document content 7 2006
7,665,131 Origination/destination features and lists for spam prevention 18 2007
* 2007/0118,904 ORIGINATION/DESTINATION FEATURES AND LISTS FOR SPAM PREVENTION 24 2007
8,364,617 Resilient classification of data 1 2007
7,873,583 Combining resilient classifiers 3 2007
* 2008/0177,680 RESILIENT CLASSIFICATION OF DATA 5 2007
* 7,558,832 Feedback loop for spam prevention 7 2007
* 2007/0208,856 FEEDBACK LOOP FOR SPAM PREVENTION 18 2007
8,239,460 Content-based tagging of RSS feeds and E-mail 0 2007
* 2009/0006,285 CONTENT-BASED TAGGING OF RSS FEEDS AND E-MAIL 14 2007
* 7,640,313 Adaptive junk message filtering system 7 2007
7,792,780 Updating an engine using a description language 0 2007
* 2009/0063,391 Updating an Engine Using a Description Language 2 2007
8,375,052 Outgoing message monitor 0 2007
* 2009/0094,240 Outgoing Message Monitor 8 2007
* 8,144,841 Multimedia spam determination using speech conversion 0 2007
* 2009/0147,930 MULTIMEDIA SPAM DETERMINATION USING SPEECH CONVERSION 0 2007
8,112,268 Method and system for prioritizing communications based on sentence classifications 0 2008
8,892,674 Integration of a computer-based message priority system with mobile electronic devices 0 2008
8,566,413 Bounded-deferral policies for guiding the timing of alerting, interaction and communications using local sensory information 0 2008
8,402,378 Reactive avatars 6 2008
* 8,250,159 Message rendering for identification of content features 0 2009
* 2010/0088,380 MESSAGE RENDERING FOR IDENTIFICATION OF CONTENT FEATURES 1 2009
* 8,346,800 Content-based information retrieval 0 2009
* 2010/0274,750 Data Classification Pipeline Including Automatic Classification Rules 2 2009
* 8,621,614 Managing potentially phishing messages in a non-web mail client context 2 2009
* 2010/0306,845 MANAGING POTENTIALLY PHISHING MESSAGES IN A NON-WEB MAIL CLIENT CONTEXT 4 2009
8,250,144 Multiple avatar personalities 7 2009
* 8,843,568 Email tags 0 2010
* 2011/0282,948 EMAIL TAGS 0 2010
8,121,965 Updating an engine using a description language 0 2010
* 2010/0257,604 Updating an Engine Using a Description Language 2 2010
* 9,015,081 Predicting escalation events during information searching and browsing 0 2010
* 2012/0005,132 PREDICTING ESCALATION EVENTS DURING INFORMATION SEARCHING AND BROWSING 2 2010
* 8,635,289 Adaptive electronic message scanning 0 2010
8,464,342 Adaptively selecting electronic message scanning rules 0 2010
* 2012/0054,859 ADAPTIVE ELECTRONIC MESSAGE SCANNING 1 2010
8,627,215 Applying access controls to communications with avatars 1 2011
9,215,095 Multiple personalities 0 2011
 
STRAGENT, LLC (3)
8,204,945 Hash-based systems and methods for detecting and preventing transmission of unwanted e-mail 6 2008
8,272,060 Hash-based systems and methods for detecting and preventing transmission of polymorphic network worms and viruses 2 2010
8,166,549 Hash-based systems and methods for detecting and preventing transmission of polymorphic network worms and viruses 0 2010
 
SAP AMERICA, INC. (1)
* 7,178,099 Meta-content analysis and annotation of email and other electronic documents 47 2001
 
LOCKSTEP TECHNOLOGIES PTY LTD (1)
* 2010/0215,176 Means and method for controlling the distribution of unsolicited electronic communications 1 2006
 
TEXTWISE LLC (1)
* 2005/0182,765 Techniques for controlling distribution of information from a secure domain 67 2004
 
QUALCOMM INCORPORATED (4)
* 2002/0013,692 Method of and system for screening electronic mail items 40 2001
* 2006/0031,318 Communicating information about the content of electronic messages to a server 14 2004
8,713,027 Methods and systems for managing electronic messages 6 2010
* 2011/0119,258 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR MANAGING ELECTRONIC MESSAGES 14 2010
 
SBC TRI (1)
7,139,369 Interface and method of designing an interface 11 2002
 
VERIZON PATENT AND LICENSING INC. (2)
* 8,694,592 E-mail addresses in color 0 2010
* 2012/0102,122 E-MAIL ADDRESSES IN COLOR 1 2010
 
THOMSON REUTERS GLOBAL RESOURCES (14)
7,529,756 System and method for processing formatted text documents in a database 29 2000
* 7,593,920 System, method, and software for identifying historically related legal opinions 5 2002
* 2003/0046,277 System, method, and software for identifying historically related legal opinions 10 2002
7,548,968 Policing internet domains 3 2004
7,778,954 Systems, methods, and software for presenting legal case histories 4 2006
* 2006/0248,440 Systems, methods, and software for presenting legal case histories 29 2006
* 7,620,626 System, method, and software for identifying historically related legal opinions 6 2006
* 2006/0206,467 SYSTEM, METHOD, AND SOFTWARE FOR IDENTIFYING HISTORICALLY RELATED LEGAL OPINIONS 3 2006
7,493,403 Domain name ownership validation 52 2007
8,600,974 System and method for processing formatted text documents in a database 1 2009
* 2010/0005,388 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROCESSING FORMATTED TEXT DOCUMENTS IN A DATABASE 7 2009
7,984,053 System, method, and software for identifying historically related legal cases 2 2009
* 2010/0125,601 SYSTEM, METHOD, AND SOFTWARE FOR IDENTIFYING HISTORICALLY RELATED LEGAL CASES 5 2009
8,250,118 Systems, methods, and software for presenting legal case histories 0 2011
 
Insidesales.com, Inc. (2)
* 7,680,892 Method and system for monitoring email and website behavior of an email recipient 8 2006
* 2007/0005,762 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR MONITORING EMAIL AND WEBSITE BEHAVIOR OF AN EMAIL RECIPIENT 50 2006
 
TRUNTIDE, INC. (2)
7,415,504 System and method for controlling distribution of network communications 15 2002
* 2002/0120,705 System and method for controlling distribution of network communications 17 2002
 
NOVELL, INC. (1)
* 2008/0195,717 System and method for providing an importance filter for electronic mail messages 5 2007
 
LONE TREE HILL, SERIES 52 OF ALLIED SECURITY TRUST I (1)
* 6,421,709 E-mail filter and method thereof 519 1999
 
TOWNSHEND, BRENT (1)
* 6,829,635 System and method of automatically generating the criteria to identify bulk electronic mail 101 1998
 
COMPUTER ASSOCIATES THINK, INC. (1)
* 2005/0262,208 System and method for managing emails in an enterprise 44 2004
 
GO DADDY OPERATING COMPANY, LLC (6)
* 7,320,020 Mail server probability spam filter 50 2003
* 2004/0210,640 Mail server probability spam filter 6 2003
7,523,168 Mail server probability spam filter 11 2007
* 2008/0133,682 MAIL SERVER PROBABILITY SPAM FILTER 11 2007
* 2010/0107,085 CONTROL PANEL FOR MANAGING MULTIPLE ONLINE DATA MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS 5 2008
8,086,684 Detecting and mitigating undeliverable email 0 2010
 
PROOFPOINT, INC. (1)
* 6,772,196 Electronic mail filtering system and methods 195 2000
 
BROWN & BROWN, INC. (1)
* 2004/0148,201 Insurance management system 28 2003
 
RADIX HOLDINGS, LLC (3)
* 8,892,673 Hybrid challenge-response 0 2004
8,645,697 Message authorization 1 2004
8,112,483 Enhanced challenge-response 8 2004
 
ABACA TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION (1)
* 2005/0102,366 E-mail filter employing adaptive ruleset 70 2003
 
MX LOGIC (2)
7,051,077 Fuzzy logic voting method and system for classifying e-mail using inputs from multiple spam classifiers 85 2004
* 2004/0267,893 Fuzzy logic voting method and system for classifying E-mail using inputs from multiple spam classifiers 26 2004
 
PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD. (1)
* 2005/0238,278 Material for substrate mounting optical circuit-electric circuit mixedly and substrate mounting optical circuit-electric circuit mixedly 4 2003
 
CITRIX SYSTEMS, INC. (2)
8,001,244 Deep packet scan hacker identification 1 2010
8,645,537 Deep packet scan hacker identification 0 2011
 
AT&T CORP. (2)
* 6,615,242 Automatic uniform resource locator-based message filter 113 1999
* 2003/0149,726 Automating the reduction of unsolicited email in real time 73 2002
 
BDGB ENTERPRISE SOFTWARE S.A.R.L. (1)
9,159,584 Methods and systems of retrieving documents 0 2012
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