US Patent No: 8,086,676 - Analytics, PDF, Full Text and PAIR Access

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Contact aggregator

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An integrated web-based communications service provides a content aggregator to simplify the task of managing personal, friends, family, and business contacts via a process of aggregation and consolidation into a central point. The content aggregator imports contacts from existing databases, harvests additional contact information, and maintain the contact information.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
SMOOTH PRODUCTIONS INC.WILLIMINGTON, DE8

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Bonev, Robert Grand Forks, US 11 358
Palahnuk, Samuel Louis Burbank, US 12 410

Cited Art Landscape

Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
MEDIA IP HOLDINGS, LLC (1)
2006/0282,319 Method and system for substituting media content 103 2006
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (6)
* 2008/0222,127 Systems and Methods for Management of Contact Information 59 2005
2008/0114,737 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR AUTOMATICALLY IDENTIFYING USERS TO PARTICIPATE IN AN ELECTRONIC CONVERSATION 35 2007
2008/0235,078 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR TARGET ADVERTISING 16 2008
2009/0152,349 FAMILY ORGANIZER COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK SYSTEM 53 2008
2009/0158,173 COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM WITH DYNAMIC CALENDAR 40 2008
2009/0158,186 DRAG AND DROP GLADS 24 2008
 
WONDERCOM GROUP, L.L.C. (1)
7,526,762 Network with mobile terminals as browsers having wireless access to the internet and method for using same 54 2000
 
REDLANDS TECHNOLOGY, LLC (1)
2006/0048,059 System and method for dynamically generating, maintaining, and growing an online social network 242 2005
 
FAMILY FRIDGE, LLC, THE (1)
2005/0015,710 Family website system 18 2004
 
ALDEN BYIRD INVESTMENTS, LLC (1)
2006/0229,941 Method and apparatus for soliciting and serving banner advertisements based on time-dependent and situational-dependent events 13 2006
 
NOKIA TECHNOLOGIES OY (4)
6,590,568 Touch screen drag and drop input technique 130 2000
7,721,210 Electronic calendar system 9 2000
2002/0063,732 Electronic calendar system 30 2000
2002/0065,109 Wireless terminal device with user interaction system 45 2000
 
NOOLY TECHNOLOGIES, LTD. (1)
2007/0162,328 Lbs nowcasting sensitive advertising and promotion system and method 59 2005
 
SMOOTH PRODUCTIONS INC. (6)
2009/0157,658 COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR SERVING ELECTRONIC CONTENT 17 2008
2009/0157,693 DYNAMIC SOCIAL NETWORK SYSTEM 52 2008
* 2009/0158,200 INTEGRATED GRAPHICAL USER INTERFACE AND SYSTEM WITH FOCUSING 37 2008
2009/0157,513 COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR SERVING ELECTRONIC CONTENT 32 2008
2009/0216,569 COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR SERVING ELECTRONIC CONTENT 34 2008
2009/0313,299 COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK SYSTEM AND SERVICE PROVIDER 21 2009
 
COX COMMUNICATIONS, INC. (1)
2002/0120,498 Method and apparatus for providing targeted advertisements 48 2001
 
Redfin Corporation (1)
2010/0198,684 INTERACTIVE MAP-BASED SEARCH AND ADVERTISING 39 2010
 
SKADOOL, INC. (1)
2008/0141,145 Hierarchical Events 21 2007
 
MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING, LLC (11)
7,441,194 Calendar-based user interface system 31 2002
2005/0005,249 Combined content selection and display user interface 115 2004
7,747,966 User interface for providing task management and calendar information 36 2004
* 2006/0195,472 Method and system for aggregating contact information from multiple contact sources 16 2005
* 2006/0195,474 Method and system for locating contact information collected from contact sources 40 2005
7,383,254 Method and system for identifying object information 14 2005
2007/0130,221 Secured and filtered personal information publishing 19 2005
2007/0136,430 Delivery confirmation for e-mail 19 2005
2008/0033,797 SEARCH QUERY MONETIZATION-BASED RANKING AND FILTERING 10 2006
2008/0115,088 Displaying overlaid calendars 15 2006
2008/0244,425 CALENDAR HORIZON VIEW 12 2007
 
GOOGLE INC. (2)
2008/0162,260 NETWORK NODE AD TARGETING 98 2006
2009/0037,806 Cross-Domain Communication 26 2007
 
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION (5)
6,480,830 Active calendar system 110 1998
6,978,246 System and method for matching entities utilizing an electronic calendaring system 21 2000
2003/0177,190 Method and apparatus for interaction with electronic mail from multiple sources 91 2003
2009/0063,578 MANAGEMENT OF DATA NEEDED TO RESOLVE POINTER ERRORS IN HEIRARCHICAL DATABASE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS 3 2007
7,519,663 System for recalling declined meetings 13 2008
 
VMWARE, INC. (1)
2009/0100,347 Enhanced calendaring functionality in a collaboration suite 22 2006
 
VERIZON PATENT AND LICENSING INC. (1)
2008/0244,666 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR USING INCENTIVES TO INCREASE ADVERTISING EFFECTIVENESS 13 2007
 
Goldman Sachs & Co. (1)
2004/0073,615 Apparatus, methods, and articles of manufacture for contstructing and maintaining a calendaring interface 65 2002
 
RED BRANCH TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
2003/0023,463 Method and system for automatically planning, booking, and calendaring travel arrangements 54 2001
 
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. (1)
2003/0014,296 Community management/communication interface 15 2001
 
BELLSOUTH INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CORPORATION (1)
* 2007/0064,920 Systems, methods and computer program products for aggregating contact information 23 2005
 
Vringo, Inc. (1)
* 2008/0010,297 WEB-BASED DIALING 8 2007
 
ACCENTURE GLOBAL SERVICES LIMITED (1)
2008/0059,297 Converged marketing architecture and related research and targeting methods utilizing such architectures 56 2006
 
ASURION, LLC (1)
* 2007/0250,645 MOBILE PHONE DATA BACKUP SYSTEM 39 2007
 
SAP AG (1)
* 2008/0133,677 Automatic propagation of user profile modifications 32 2006
 
NEWSILIKE MEDIA GROUP, INC. (1)
2008/0052,162 Calendar-Based Advertising 23 2007
 
FACEBOOK, INC. (1)
2003/0126,250 Systems for communicating current and future activity information among mobile internet users and methods therefor 50 2002
 
YAHOO! INC. (3)
2008/0155,547 Transactional calendar 15 2006
2009/0094,093 SYSTEM FOR SELECTING ADVERTISEMENTS 19 2007
2009/0150,489 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CONDITIONAL DELIVERY OF MESSAGES 12 2007
 
NOKIA CORPORATION (1)
2002/0065,881 Wireless family bulletin board 29 2000
 
GOODCONTACTS.COM (1)
6,694,353 Method and system for automatically updating electronic mail address information within an electronic mail address database 121 2001
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Patent Citation Ranking

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION (1)
* 2011/0167,114 AUTOMATICALLY SYNCHRONIZING NEW CONTACTS ACROSS MULTIPLE SOCIAL NETWORKING SITES 5 2010
 
SMOOTH PRODUCTIONS INC. (2)
8,965,787 Communications system and method for serving electronic content 0 2008
8,788,535 Communication network system and service provider 0 2012
 
APPLE INC. (1)
* 2012/0310,956 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROCESSING GRAPHS OF USER RELATIONSHIPS IN AN ONLINE SERVICE 1 2011
 
BCE INC. (3)
* 8,660,257 Method and system for configuring a contact database associated with a user 0 2009
* 2010/0158,226 Method and system for configuring a contact database associated with a user 1 2009
9,116,930 Method and system for configuring a contact database associated with a user 0 2014
 
YAHOO! INC. (18)
9,021,028 Systems and methods for spam filtering 1 2009
9,087,323 Systems and methods to automatically generate a signature block 0 2009
8,661,002 Self populating address book 10 2010
9,020,938 Providing profile information using servers 0 2010
8,982,053 Presenting a new user screen in response to detection of a user motion 0 2011
8,990,323 Defining a social network model implied by communications data 1 2011
9,183,544 Generating a relationship history 0 2011
9,152,952 Spam filtering and person profiles 0 2011
8,984,074 Sender-based ranking of person profiles and multi-person automatic suggestions 1 2011
8,972,257 Systems and methods to present voice message information to a user of a computing device 0 2012
8,620,935 Personalizing an online service based on data collected for a user of a computing device 6 2012
* 9,160,689 Systems and methods for profile building using location information from a user device 0 2013
* 9,160,690 Systems and methods for event-based profile building 0 2013
* 2014/0052,804 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR EVENT-BASED PROFILE BUILDING 5 2013
* 2014/0052,803 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PROFILE BUILDING USING LOCATION INFORMATION FROM A USER DEVICE 4 2013
* 2014/0095,433 PROVIDING PROFILE INFORMATION USING SERVERS 9 2013
9,058,366 Indexing and searching content behind links presented in a communication 0 2014
9,159,057 Sender-based ranking of person profiles and multi-person automatic suggestions 0 2014
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