Method and system for updating playlists

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7797446
APP PUB NO 20060168340A1
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10198639

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Improved techniques for automatic (or dynamic) updating (or maintaining) of playlists for a media system that stores and plays media content for a user of the media system. The automatic update to playlists can occur when additional media content is added to or removed from the media system. The automatic update to playlists can also occur when previously stored media content is otherwise altered.

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APPLE INC.CUPERTINO, CA17743

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Heller, David San Jose, US 90 3940
Robbin, Jeffrey L Los Altos, US 168 7580

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