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Sezen Uysal: Apparatus and method for transparent selection of an Internet server based on geographic location of a user. Paxfire, Latimer Mayberry & Matthews IP Law, December 18, 2007: US07310686 (217 worldwide citation)

This invention is an apparatus and a method that selects the optimum location of a service on the Internet according to the user's geo-location and the configuration of the invention by transparently altering the DNS messages. In the preferred embodiment, the invention operates at OSI model's data l ...


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Alan T Sullivan, Mark Lewyn, Phillip Gross: Systems and methods for direction of communication traffic. Paxfire, Latimer & Mayberry IP Law, December 8, 2009: US07631101 (106 worldwide citation)

An Internet traffic redirection architecture is disclosed that allows for directing of trash traffic to specified sites. The system or method allows a controller, such as an ISP, to benefit from mistyped Internet addresses so that participating partners of the ISP are presented to the customer when ...


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Alan T Sullivan: Methods and systems for node ranking based on DNS session data. Paxfire, Latimer & Mayberry Intellectual Property Law, September 22, 2009: US07593935 (58 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for ranking pages and/or hosts in a faster and more relevant manner are provided. Systems and methods for ranking pages and/or hosts based on session data and/or traffic data are also provided. According to the invention, session maps can be created using DNS and/or ISP data. Sys ...


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Michael Sullivan, Alan Sullivan: Systems and methods for discerning and controlling communication traffic. Paxfire, Greenblum & Bernstein, April 26, 2011: US07933951 (21 worldwide citation)

Communication traffic redirection systems and methods are disclosed that allow for redirection of communication traffic over the Internet based, at least in part, on the type of higher-level communication protocol intended to be used. The systems and methods permit redirection of only certain types ...


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Sullivan Alan T: Methods and systems for node ranking based on dns session data. Paxfire, Sullivan Alan T, LATIMER Matthew T, April 24, 2008: WO/2008/049093 (4 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for ranking pages and/or hosts in a faster and more relevant manner are provided. Systems and methods for ranking pages and/or hosts based on session data and/or traffic data are also provided. According to the invention, session maps can be created using DNS and/or ISP data. Sys ...


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Sullivan Alan, Lewyn Mark, Uysal Sezen: Systems and methods for direction of communication traffic. Paxfire, Sullivan Alan, Lewyn Mark, Uysal Sezen, LATIMER Matthew T, November 17, 2005: WO/2005/109226 (2 worldwide citation)

An internet traffic redirection architecture (FIG.3) is disclosed that allows for directing of various traffic to specified sites (7). The system and method allow a controller, such as an ISP (6), to benefit from unresolved IP Address requests and keyword and hotword queries by capturing this traffi ...


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Sullivan Alan T: Systems and methods for delivering affinity or loyalty reward programs to network subscribers. Paxfire, Sullivan Alan T, LATIMER Mathew T, March 15, 2007: WO/2007/030513 (2 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a system and method for an affinity rewards program, also called a loyalty rewards program, that is administered by an Internet Service Provider (ISP). The system and method of the invention, as implemented by an ISP, provide many advantages over current affinity progr ...


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Sullivan Alan T: Internet lookup engine. Paxfire, Sullivan Alan T, LATIMER Matthew T, September 12, 2008: WO/2008/109626 (1 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides computer software, hardware, and systems for use as, or as part of, an Internet lookup engine that eliminates the need for initial consultation with the DNS system. The software of the invention enables client applications (e.g., web browsers, email clients, etc.) to m ...


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Sullivan Michael, Sullivan Alan T: Systems and methods for monitoring and controlling communication traffic. Paxfire, Sullivan Michael, Sullivan Alan T, LATIMER Matthew T, March 22, 2007: WO/2007/033097 (1 worldwide citation)

Communication traffic monitoring and controlling systems and methods are disclosed that allow for controlling communication traffic over the Internet (9) based on the identity of particular users (1) using potentially volatile information, such as a dynamically assigned IP address. The system and me ...


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ARMENTROUT DOUGLASS: Rapid navigation system for mobile devices. PAXFIRE, Latimer Matthew T, September 22, 2011: WO/2011/116381 (1 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides systems and methods for rapidly obtaining information via the Internet. The invention includes the use of a variety of formatting conventions that identifies particular domains, companies, or services or goods using abbreviations or other pre-defined indicators, an act ...