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Douglas Macrae, Henry Yuen: Method and system for displaying targeted advertisements in an electronic program guide. Index Systems, Brian E Mack, Ropes & Gray, February 5, 2008: US07328450 (143 worldwide citation)

The present invention is an improvement over previous Electronic Programming Guides (“EPG”) in that it provides, among other things: Improved viewer interaction capabilities with the EPG; improved viewer control of video recording of future-scheduled programming; improved features to the EPG display ...


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Brian Lee Klosterman, Steven Schein: Method and system for displaying advertisements in an electronic program guide. Starsight Telecast, Ropes & Gray, Brian E Mack, Baaba Andam, February 17, 2009: US07493641 (116 worldwide citation)

A system and method for displaying an electronic program schedule guide is provided. The system has areas for displaying program schedule information. In addition, the system also has areas that may be used for advertising programs, products or services. In another embodiment, the system has areas f ...


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Rick Phillips, William L Thomas: Interactive television program guide for recording enhanced video content. United Video Properties, Brian E Mack, Chia Jao La, Ropes & Gray, November 6, 2007: US07293276 (98 worldwide citation)

Interactive television systems and methods are provided for enhancing program guide content using recording and alert features for video related to promotions, advertisements, and other selectable displays presented in an interactive television application such as an interactive television program g ...


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Brian Lee Klosterman, Steven Schein: Method and system for displaying advertisements in an electronic program guide. Starsight Telecast, Ropes & Gray, Brian E Mack, Baaba Andam, January 20, 2009: US07480929 (94 worldwide citation)

A system and method for displaying an electronic program schedule guide is provided. The system has areas for displaying program schedule information. In addition, the system also has areas that may be used for advertising programs, products or services. In another embodiment, the system has areas f ...


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Rick L Orsini, John VanZandt, Mark S O Hare, Roger S Davenport: Secure data parser method and system. Security First Corporation, Brian E Mack, Ropes & Gray, June 24, 2008: US07391865 (87 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a method and system for securing sensitive data from unauthorized access or use. The method and system of the present invention is useful in a wide variety of settings, including commercial settings generally available to the public which may be extremely large or smal ...


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Michael D Ellis: Electronic program guide with blackout features. United Video Properties, Brian E Mack, Ropes & Gray, May 6, 2008: US07370343 (82 worldwide citation)

An interactive television program guide for supporting programming blackouts is provided. In some embodiments, the interactive television program guide may unschedule the reminding and recording of blacked-out programs that have been scheduled by a user for reminding or recording. In some embodiment ...


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Jon C Zaring, Kevin D Satterfield, Connie T Marshall: Cellular telephone interactive wagering system. ODS Properties, Brian E Mack, Ropes & Gray, May 27, 2008: US07379886 (52 worldwide citation)

Systems and processes for interactive wagering are provided. A cellular telephone or handheld computing device may be used to access an interactive wagering service. Television equipment and computer equipment may be used to access the service. A user may view information on wagers such as current o ...


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Dennis W Wahr, David J Blaeser, Peter T Keith, Thomas V Ressemann: Closure devices, related delivery methods and tools, and related methods of use. St Jude Medical Cardiology Division, Ropes & Gray, Brian E Mack, March 4, 2008: US07338514 (42 worldwide citation)

A device for sealing a patent foramen ovale (PFO) in the heart is provided. The device includes a left atrial anchor adapted to be placed in a left atrium of the heart, a right atrial anchor adapted to be placed in a right atrium of the heart, and an elongate member adapted to extend through the pas ...


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Connie T Marshall, Masood Garahi, Jody M Brown: Interactive wagering system with promotions. ODS Properties, Fish & Neave IP Group of Ropes & Gray, James A Leiz, Brian E Mack, September 4, 2007: US07264546 (35 worldwide citation)

An interactive wagering system is provided that promotes wagering to users at user equipment. The user equipment may be based on a set-top box and television, a personal computer, a cellular telephone with a display, or other such devices. Wagering may be promoted by notifying the user of an opportu ...


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Brian Lee Klosterman, Steven Schein: Information system. StarSight Telecast, Ropes & Gray, Baaba Andam, Brian E Mack, June 23, 2009: US07552459 (31 worldwide citation)

A system and method for displaying an electronic program schedule guide is provided. The system has areas for displaying program schedule information. In addition, the system also has areas that may be used for advertising programs, products or services. In another embodiment, the system has areas f ...