Contact aggregator

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 8086676
APP PUB NO 20090157717A1
SERIAL NO

12141097

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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, DE9

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Bonev, Robert Grand Forks, US 11 492
Palahnuk, Samuel Louis Burbank, US 12 570

Cited Art Landscape

Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
MEDIA IP HOLDINGS, LLC (1)
2006/0282,319 Method and system for substituting media content 125 2006
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (6)
* 2008/0222,127 Systems and Methods for Management of Contact Information 77 2005
2008/0114,737 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR AUTOMATICALLY IDENTIFYING USERS TO PARTICIPATE IN AN ELECTRONIC CONVERSATION 42 2007
2008/0235,078 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR TARGET ADVERTISING 19 2008
2009/0152,349 FAMILY ORGANIZER COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK SYSTEM 69 2008
2009/0158,173 COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM WITH DYNAMIC CALENDAR 51 2008
2009/0158,186 DRAG AND DROP GLADS 28 2008
 
REDLANDS TECHNOLOGY, LLC (1)
2006/0048,059 System and method for dynamically generating, maintaining, and growing an online social network 281 2005
 
FAMILY FRIDGE, LLC, THE (1)
2005/0015,710 Family website system 20 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 15 2006
 
SERVICENOW, INC. (1)
2003/0177,190 Method and apparatus for interaction with electronic mail from multiple sources 117 2003
 
NOKIA TECHNOLOGIES OY (4)
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2002/0065,109 Wireless terminal device with user interaction system 49 2000
 
NOOLY TECHNOLOGIES LTD. (1)
2007/0162,328 Lbs nowcasting sensitive advertising and promotion system and method 82 2005
 
Smooth Productions Inc. (6)
2009/0157,658 COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR SERVING ELECTRONIC CONTENT 21 2008
2009/0157,693 DYNAMIC SOCIAL NETWORK SYSTEM 78 2008
* 2009/0158,200 INTEGRATED GRAPHICAL USER INTERFACE AND SYSTEM WITH FOCUSING 54 2008
2009/0157,513 COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR SERVING ELECTRONIC CONTENT 45 2008
2009/0216,569 COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR SERVING ELECTRONIC CONTENT 45 2008
2009/0313,299 COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK SYSTEM AND SERVICE PROVIDER 28 2009
 
COX COMMUNICATIONS, INC. (1)
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REDFIN CORPORATION (1)
2010/0198,684 INTERACTIVE MAP-BASED SEARCH AND ADVERTISING 69 2010
 
SKADOOL, INC. (1)
2008/0141,145 Hierarchical Events 27 2007
 
GULA CONSULTING LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY (1)
7526762 Network with mobile terminals as browsers having wireless access to the internet and method for using same 74 2000
 
MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING, LLC (11)
7441194 Calendar-based user interface system 32 2002
2005/0005,249 Combined content selection and display user interface 132 2004
7747966 User interface for providing task management and calendar information 42 2004
* 2006/0195,472 Method and system for aggregating contact information from multiple contact sources 24 2005
* 2006/0195,474 Method and system for locating contact information collected from contact sources 63 2005
7383254 Method and system for identifying object information 15 2005
2007/0130,221 Secured and filtered personal information publishing 23 2005
2007/0136,430 Delivery confirmation for e-mail 21 2005
2008/0033,797 SEARCH QUERY MONETIZATION-BASED RANKING AND FILTERING 12 2006
2008/0115,088 Displaying overlaid calendars 16 2006
2008/0244,425 CALENDAR HORIZON VIEW 17 2007
 
GOOGLE INC. (2)
2008/0162,260 NETWORK NODE AD TARGETING 114 2006
2009/0037,806 Cross-Domain Communication 37 2007
 
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION (4)
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2009/0063,578 MANAGEMENT OF DATA NEEDED TO RESOLVE POINTER ERRORS IN HEIRARCHICAL DATABASE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS 3 2007
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VMWARE, INC. (1)
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VERIZON PATENT AND LICENSING INC. (1)
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SAP SE (1)
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EXCALIBUR IP, LLC (1)
2009/0150,489 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CONDITIONAL DELIVERY OF MESSAGES 22 2007
 
GOLDMAN, SACHS & CO. (1)
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RED BRANCH TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
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HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. (1)
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BELLSOUTH INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CORPORATION (1)
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VRINGO INC. (1)
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ACCENTURE GLOBAL SERVICES LIMITED (1)
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ASURION, LLC (1)
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NEWSILIKE MEDIA GROUP, INC. (1)
2008/0052,162 Calendar-Based Advertising 26 2007
 
FACEBOOK, INC. (1)
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YAHOO! INC. (2)
2008/0155,547 Transactional calendar 23 2006
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NOKIA CORPORATION (1)
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GOODCONTACTS.COM (1)
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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 9 2010
 
DATASPHERE TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
* 9305285 Heads-up display for improving on-line efficiency with a browser 0 2013
 
Smooth Productions Inc. (3)
9324078 Dynamic social network system 0 2008
8965787 Communications system and method for serving electronic content 0 2008
8788535 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
 
MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING, LLC (2)
9405932 User centric data maintenance 0 2013
9311109 Synchronizing device association data among computing devices 0 2015
 
BCE INC. (4)
9319518 Method and system for configuring information regarding processing of calls involving a party 0 2006
* 8660257 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 3 2009
9116930 Method and system for configuring a contact database associated with a user 0 2014
 
YAHOO! INC. (28)
9596308 Display of person based information including person notes 0 2008
9591086 Display of information in electronic communications 0 2008
9298783 Display of attachment based information within a messaging system 7 2008
9275118 Method and system for collecting and presenting historical communication data 7 2008
9584343 Presentation of organized personal and public data using communication mediums 0 2009
9021028 Systems and methods for spam filtering 2 2009
9087323 Systems and methods to automatically generate a signature block 9 2009
8661002 Self populating address book 22 2010
9020938 Providing profile information using servers 10 2010
9514466 Collecting and presenting data including links from communications sent to or from a user 0 2010
8982053 Presenting a new user screen in response to detection of a user motion 7 2011
8990323 Defining a social network model implied by communications data 10 2011
9183544 Generating a relationship history 0 2011
9152952 Spam filtering and person profiles 0 2011
8984074 Sender-based ranking of person profiles and multi-person automatic suggestions 11 2011
8972257 Systems and methods to present voice message information to a user of a computing device 9 2012
8620935 Personalizing an online service based on data collected for a user of a computing device 16 2012
* 9160689 Systems and methods for profile building using location information from a user device 0 2013
* 9160690 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
9569529 Personalizing an online service based on data collected for a user of a computing device 0 2013
9275126 Self populating address book 7 2013
9594832 Personalizing an online service based on data collected for a user of a computing device 0 2013
9501561 Personalizing an online service based on data collected for a user of a computing device 0 2013
* 2014/0095,433 PROVIDING PROFILE INFORMATION USING SERVERS 20 2013
9058366 Indexing and searching content behind links presented in a communication 10 2014
9159057 Sender-based ranking of person profiles and multi-person automatic suggestions 9 2014
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