US Patent No: 6,941,324

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Methods and systems for processing playlists

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Various systems and methods described above permit a user's content experience (e.g. music playing experience) to be monitored and for metadata describing this experience to be collected. This metadata can be dynamically updated as a user experiences media content and then used to impart to the user a personalized experience that is tailored to that specific user. A user's metadata can, in some instances, provided across a wide variety of computing devices on which the user may experience the media content, thus standardizing the user's personalized media experience. In addition, intelligent or 'smart' playlists can be provided which, in some instances, can be dynamically and automatically updated to reflect current user experiences, thus providing a highly personalized and enjoyable content experience.

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MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING, LLCREDMOND, WA29035

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Alkove, James M Woodinville, WA 69 2077
Colville, Scott Kirkland, WA 18 821
DeBacker, Gabriel S Carnation, WA 12 561
Debique, Kirt A Seattle, WA 34 1145
Plastina, Daniel Sammamish, WA 61 2711

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* 2007/0106,726 System, Method and Computer Program Product for Collaborative Background Music among Portable Communication Devices 5 2006
8,176,101 Collaborative rejection of media for physical establishments 0 2007
8,762,435 Collaborative rejection of media for physical establishments 0 2012
8,745,104 Collaborative rejection of media for physical establishments 0 2012
 
LG ELECTRONICS INC. (14)
* 2007/0112,932 Upnp-based media contents reproducing system and method thereof 2 2004
8,275,814 Method and apparatus for encoding/decoding signal 0 2007
* 2010/0241,953 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ENCODING/DECONDING SIGNAL 2 2007
* 2008/0005,272 UPNP-BASED MEDIA CONTENTS REPRODUCING SYSTEM AND METHOD THEREOF 1 2007
* 8,499,011 Encoding method and apparatus and decoding method and apparatus 0 2007
8,452,801 Encoding method and apparatus and decoding method and apparatus 0 2007
8,271,553 Encoding method and apparatus and decoding method and apparatus 0 2007
8,271,554 Encoding method and apparatus and decoding method and apparatus 0 2007
* 2010/0281,365 Encoding method and apparatus and decoding method and apparatus 1 2007
* 2010/0174,989 ENCODING METHOD AND APPARATUS AND DECODING METHOD AND APPARATUS 0 2007
* 2010/0042,924 Encoding method and apparatus and decoding method and apparatus 0 2007
* 2010/0235,531 UPNP-BASED MEDIA CONTENTS REPRODUCING SYSTEM AND METHOD THEREOF 1 2010
* 2010/0235,534 UPNP-BASED MEDIA CONTENTS REPRODUCING SYSTEM AND METHOD THEREOF 1 2010
* 2011/0055,417 UPNP-based media contents reproducing system and method thereof 0 2010
 
MODENA ENTERPRISES, LLC (1)
* 2010/0015,975 PROFILE SERVICE FOR SHARING RIGHTS-ENABLED MOBILE PROFILES 7 2008
 
Kyocera Technology Development, Inc. (2)
* 8,462,368 Printing device management based on topics of interest and object locators 0 2006
* 2007/0216,932 Printing device management based on topics of interest and object locators 2 2006
 
THE NIELSEN COMPANY (US), LLC (2)
* 2009/0007,169 METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR COLLECTING MEDIA CONSUMPTION DATA BASED ON USAGE INFORMATION 15 2007
* 2010/0015,926 SYSTEM AND METHODS TO MONITOR AND ANALYZE EVENTS ON WIRELESS DEVICES TO PREDICT WIRELESS NETWORK RESOURCE USAGE 39 2009
 
T-MOBILE USA, INC. (2)
* 9,405,752 System and method for automatically presenting a media file on a mobile device based on relevance to a user 0 2009
* 2010/0211,575 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR AUTOMATICALLY PRESENTING A MEDIA FILE ON A MOBILE DEVICE BASED ON RELEVANCE TO A USER 15 2009
 
PUSHBUTTONMUSIC.COM, LLC (3)
7,985,911 Method and apparatus for generating and updating a pre-categorized song database from which consumers may select and then download desired playlists 19 2008
* 2009/0056,525 Method And Apparatus For Generating And Updating A Pre-Categorized Song Database From Which Consumers May Select And Then Download Desired Playlists 26 2008
8,502,056 Method and apparatus for generating and updating a pre-categorized song database from which consumers may select and then download desired playlists 2 2011
 
Zatisfi, LLC (1)
* 2010/0257,203 System and Method for Playlist Automation 6 2010
 
OUTLAND RESEARCH, LLC (3)
* 2007/0061,314 VERBAL WEB SEARCH WITH IMPROVED ORGANIZATION OF DOCUMENTS BASED UPON VOCAL GENDER ANALYSIS 5 2006
* 2007/0106,663 METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR USING USER PERSONALITY TYPE TO IMPROVE THE ORGANIZATION OF DOCUMENTS RETRIEVED IN RESPONSE TO A SEARCH QUERY 1 2007
* 2007/0146,347 FLICK-GESTURE INTERFACE FOR HANDHELD COMPUTING DEVICES 74 2007
 
Packet Video Corporation (2)
8,095,153 System and method for generating a recommendation on a mobile device 7 2008
8,065,325 System and method for creating metadata 1 2008
 
SANDISK TECHNOLOGIES LLC (12)
* 2008/0184,359 AUDIO VISUAL PLAYER APPARATUS AND SYSTEM AND METHOD OF CONTENT DISTRIBUTION USING THE SAME 8 2007
* 2008/0212,944 Network system of media players sharing content 14 2008
* 2008/0201,375 Method and portable device with local catalog management 20 2008
* 2008/0155,470 Portable media device with list management tools 14 2008
8,700,739 Device for automatically receiving new digital content from a network 3 2008
8,160,495 Wireless portable device for sharing digital content items 11 2008
* 2008/0305,738 SYSTEM DISPLAYING RECEIVED CONTENT ON A PORTABLE WIRELESS MEDIA DEVICE 46 2008
* 2008/0212,945 METHOD FOR ACQUIRING DIGITAL CONTENT 35 2008
9,092,519 Method and system for updating a list of content stored on a user-operated device 0 2010
* 2010/0325,238 Wireless Portable Device and Method for Sending a Digital File of an Audio and/or Video Message 3 2010
9,081,781 Wireless portable device for creating and wirelessly transmitting digital audio and/or video 1 2011
9,026,033 Audio visual player apparatus and system and method of content distribution using the same 4 2012
 
SANDISK TECHNOLOGIES INC. (1)
* 2008/0187,115 Audio visual player apparatus and system and method of content distribution using the same 6 2007
 
PACKETVIDEO CORPORATION (1)
8,874,645 System and method for sharing an experience with media content between multiple devices 2 2007
 
ELOY TECHNOLOGY, LLC (3)
8,484,311 Pruning an aggregate media collection 2 2008
8,880,599 Collection digest for a media sharing system 2 2008
8,484,227 Caching and synching process for a media sharing system 1 2008
 
Qurio Holdings, Inc. (2)
* 2012/0178,434 PERSONAL AREA NETWORK HAVING MEDIA PLAYER AND MOBILE DEVICE CONTROLLING THE SAME 0 2012
9,433,023 System and method for bypassing an access point in a local area network for P2P data transfers 0 2012
 
MUSICIP CORPORATION (2)
* 2005/0038,819 Music Recommendation system and method 189 2004
* 2006/0217,828 Music searching system and method 11 2006
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