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Jeffrey Boulter, Todd Beaupre, John Paul Veilleux: Online playback system with community bias. Yahoo, Greenberg Traurig, James J DeCarlo, November 18, 2008: US07454509 (276 worldwide citation)

A method for entertaining individuals according to a community having similar tastes. Information derived from user accounts form the basis of a community and collateral preferences allow other subscribing individuals to enjoy the benefit of wider-ranging tastes according to the preferences expresse ...


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Jeffrey R Boulter, Todd M Beaupre: Internet radio and broadcast method. Yahoo, James J DeCarlo, Greenberg Traurig, May 4, 2010: US07711838 (109 worldwide citation)

Data streams are selected according to user preferences and transmitted to the user. Such data streams may be audio, video, or other works, such as popular music or the like, or other works, including music videos. Users may indicate their general or specific preferences with reaard to song, artists ...


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Ted E Dunning, Amir Doron: System for controlling and enforcing playback restrictions for a media file by splitting the media file into usable and unusable portions for playback. Yahoo, James J DeCarlo Esq, April 4, 2006: US07024485 (108 worldwide citation)

Files are divided into parts and at least some of the parts are transmitted to a client using a communication channel. At least some of the transmitted parts are cached locally. This allows subsequent streaming playback of the file while using less bandwidth by transmitting the part of the file that ...


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Ted E Dunning, Bradley D Kindig, Sean C Joshlin, Christopher P Archibald: Associating and linking compact disc metadata. Yahoo, Greenberg Traurig, James J DeCarlo, April 27, 2010: US07707221 (102 worldwide citation)

Improved techniques for enhancing, associating, and linking various sources of metadata for music files, to allow integration of commercially generated metadata with user-entered metadata, and to ensure that metadata provided to the user is of the highest quality and accuracy available, even when th ...


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Erik James Reed: System and method for detecting and verifying digitized content over a computer network. Yahoo, Greenberg Traurig, James J DeCarlo, July 29, 2008: US07406529 (100 worldwide citation)

A system for detecting digitized content and selecting matches from a master verification database. The detection of digitized content is performed using a verification database which contains a master table of contents identifiers and songprints for corresponding digitized content. A network server ...


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Christopher T Szeto, Vinod P Dhomse, Todd Beaupre, Pierre Schiro: System and method for enhanced messaging including a displayable status indicator. Yahoo, James J DeCarlo, Greenberg Traurig, February 24, 2009: US07496623 (89 worldwide citation)

A system and method for enhancing the experience of a user using a communication program over the Internet or other network. The system and method according to one embodiment utilizes a user's status indicator in a communication program to share content such as music or videos among users, and provi ...


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Ronald Martinez, Marc Eliot Davis, Christopher William Higgins, Joseph James O Sullivan: Systems and methods of ranking attention. Yahoo, James J DeCarlo, Greenberg Traurig, August 3, 2010: US07769740 (87 worldwide citation)

The disclosure describes systems and methods of ranking user interest in physical entities based on the attention given to those entities as determined by an analysis of communications from devices over multiple communication channels. The attention ranking systems allow any “Who, What, When, Where” ...


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Ted E Dunning: Information retrieval engine. MusicMatch, James J DeCarlo, Greenberg Traurig, January 9, 2007: US07162482 (86 worldwide citation)

A system, method, and computer program product retrieve information associated with the signals. The information retrieval can be performed on a signal by quantizing the signal, forming words, and indexing based on weights of the words. The words are formed by grouping letters together to form a num ...


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Marc Eliot Davis, Joseph James O Sullivan, Christopher William Higgins, Keith David Saft, Nathanael Joe Hayashi, Marco Boerries, Paul Callan, Luke Wroblewski: System and method for delivery of augmented messages. Yahoo, James J DeCarlo, Greenberg Traurig, April 12, 2011: US07925708 (83 worldwide citation)

The disclosure describes systems and methods delivering communications associated with delivery conditions in which the occurrence of the delivery condition is determined by monitoring information received from a plurality of sources via multiple communication channels. The message delivery systems ...


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Ted E Dunning, Bradley D Kindig, Sean C Joshlin, Christopher P Archibald: Associating and linking compact disc metadata. Yahoo, James J DeCarlo, Greenberg Traurig, July 19, 2011: US07984062 (82 worldwide citation)

Improved techniques for enhancing, associating, and linking various sources of metadata for music files, to allow integration of commercially generated metadata with user-entered metadata, and to ensure that metadata provided to the user is of the highest quality and accuracy available, even when th ...