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Michael La Rotonda, Neal Sample, Paul Brody, Ellen Sue Perelman, Ericson DeJesus: Control for enabling a user to preview display of selected content based on another users authorization level. YAHOO, Darby & Darby PC, John W Branch, October 6, 2009: US07599935 (294 worldwide citation)

Enabling a first user to preview content as it would be seen by a second user, if the second user had a selected user relationship with the first user. The selected user relationship may include a relationship degree, a relationship category, a relationship rating, and/or other form of relationship. ...


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Richard R Masters: Method and system for storing load balancing information with an HTTP cookie. F5 Networks, John W Branch, Merchant & Gould P C, April 16, 2002: US06374300 (239 worldwide citation)

A method and system for inserting and examining Cookies in the data streams of HTTP connections for the purpose of persistently directing HTTP connections to the same destination. The present invention enables a network transmission device, e.g., a router or controller, to reliably and efficiently d ...


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Bryan D Skene, Scott P Tennican, Thomas E Kee: Method and system for balancing load distribution on a wide area network. F5 Networks, Darby & Darby PC, John W Branch, October 21, 2008: US07441045 (234 worldwide citation)

A system and method for balancing the load on virtual servers managed by server array controllers at separate data centers that are geographically distributed on a wide area network such as the Internet is described. The virtual servers provide access to resources associated with a domain name reque ...


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Sujal M Patel, Paul A Mikesell: System and methods for providing a distributed file system utilizing metadata to track information about data stored throughout the system. Isilon Systems, Darby & Darby PC, John W Branch, March 23, 2010: US07685126 (220 worldwide citation)

The intelligent distributed file system enables the storing of file data among a plurality of smart storage units which are accessed as a single file system. The intelligent distributed file system utilizes a metadata data structure to track and manage detailed information about each file, including ...


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Richard R Masters: Method and system for storing load balancing information with an HTTP cookie. F5 Networks, John W Branch, Merchant & Gould P C, October 29, 2002: US06473802 (192 worldwide citation)

A method and system for inserting and examining Cookies in the data streams of HTTP connections for the purpose of persistently directing HTTP connections to the same destination. The invention enables a network device to direct subsequent HTTP connections from the same client to the same server (de ...


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Christian D Saether, David E Sloat: Method and system for automatically updating the version of a set of files stored on content servers. F5 Networks, John W Branch, Merchant & Gould P C, June 11, 2002: US06405219 (165 worldwide citation)

A method and system for managing the replication and version synchronization of updates to a set of source files on geographically distributed heterogeneous content servers with minimal impact on a network's bandwidth. The configuration of each content server is either manually entered or autom ...


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John R Hughes, Richard Roderick Masters, Robert George Gilde: Method and system for providing persistence in a secure network access. FS Networks, Darby & Darby PC, John W Branch, September 30, 2008: US07430755 (131 worldwide citation)

A system and method for providing persistence in a secure network access by using a client certificate sent by a client device to maintain the identity of a target. A security handshake is performed with a client device to establish a secure session. A target is determined. A client certificate is a ...


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Brian Baker: Process and streaming server for encrypting a data stream. Widevine Technologies, John W Branch, Merchant & Gould PC, September 10, 2002: US06449719 (131 worldwide citation)

There is disclosed a process for encrypting a data stream to secure the data stream for single viewing and to protect copyrights of the data stream. Specifically, there is disclosed a process for protecting streaming multimedia, entertainment and communications in an Internet type transmission. Ther ...


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Jing Zhu, George Hu: Community-based green list for antispam. Yahoo, Darby & Darby PC, John W Branch, February 20, 2007: US07181498 (116 worldwide citation)

A community-based “green list” (CGL) message filter for mail service providers. The CGL filtering enables trusted messages to be delivered directly into a user's inbox folder and other messages to be delivered to other folders associated with the user. The CGL filtering indicates which messages are ...


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Mark Everett Hull, F Randall Farmer, Ellen Sue Perelman: System and method of information filtering using measures of affinity of a relationship. Yahoo, Darby & Darby PC, John W Branch, April 27, 2010: US07707122 (102 worldwide citation)

A system, apparatus, and method are directed towards enabling information filtering using measures of an affinity of a relationship between subscribers of an online portal system. The affinity of a relationship may be determined based, in part, on the tracking of various online behaviors of and betw ...