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Barry Appelman, Andrew L Wick: Messaging application user interface. America Online, Fish & Richardson P C, March 25, 2003: US06539421 (290 worldwide citation)

A messaging application user interface has an input element for receiving electronic messages and an output element for displaying electronic messages. The messaging application user interface can be implemented so as to maintain a subset of the plurality of potential message recipients, the subset ...


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Barry Appelman: User definable on-line co-user lists. America Online, Fish & Richardson P C, January 13, 2004: US06677968 (220 worldwide citation)

A real time notification system that tracks, for each user, the logon status of selected co-users of an on-line or network system and displays that information in real time to the tracking user in a unique graphical interface. The invention provides user definable on-line co-user lists, or “buddy li ...


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Barry Appelman: User definable on-line co-user lists. America Online, Fish & Richardson P C, June 15, 2004: US06750881 (211 worldwide citation)

A real time notification system that tracks, for each user, the logon status of selected co-users of an on-line or network system and displays that information in real time to the tracking user in a unique graphical interface. The invention provides user definable on-line co-user lists, or “buddy li ...


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Barry Appelman, Larry L Lu, Alisa Clemmons, Peter Weck: System for instant messaging the sender and recipients of an e-mail message. America Online, Fish & Richardson P C, June 28, 2005: US06912564 (168 worldwide citation)

Systems and techniques for transferring electronic data between users of a communications system include a host system structured and arranged to receive and deliver messages of various types between users of the communications system. The host system includes an instant messaging network; a mail ga ...


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Barry Appelman, Stephen Vaughan Murphy: Source audio identifiers for digital communications. AOL, Fish & Richardson P C, January 5, 2010: US07644166 (129 worldwide citation)

Audibly informing a recipient of an arrival of a digital communication from a sender includes receiving a digital communication from a sender directed to a recipient and determining whether the digital communication is associated with an audio identifier that identifies the sender of the digital com ...


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Barry Appelman, Stephen Vaughan Murphy: Recipient control of source audio identifiers for digital communications. AOL, Fish & Richardson P C, April 6, 2010: US07693944 (101 worldwide citation)

Enabling a recipient to control presentation of an audio identifier informing the recipient of an arrival of a digital communication from a sender in a communication session includes receiving a digital communication from a sender directed to a recipient. A sender-designated first audio identifier o ...


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Barry Appelman, Stephen Vaughan Murphy: Concatenated audio messages. AOL, Fish & Richardson P C, March 2, 2010: US07672439 (101 worldwide citation)

Audibly identifying an event includes enabling selection of a first sound based upon an identifier. The identifier enables identification of an entity related to the event. A notification of an occurrence of the event is received. The notification includes the identifier. An intended recipient is al ...


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James A Odell, Raine Bergstrom, Barry Appelman, Andrew L Wick, Alan Keister, Xiaoyan Yin, Barbara McNally, Keith C Hullfish: Enhanced buddy list using mobile device identifiers. AOL, Fish & Richardson P C, September 15, 2009: US07590696 (64 worldwide citation)

A graphical user interface on a display device of a computer enables communications using a computer service. The graphical user interface includes a list of potential message recipients selected by a user as significant to the user. The graphical user interface also includes a mobile device identif ...


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Barry Appelman, James A Roskind: Passive personalization of buddy lists. AOL a Delaware Liability Company, Fish & Richardson P C, March 31, 2009: US07512652 (52 worldwide citation)

Personalizing communications for a first communication platform includes accessing status information for communication sessions by a communication identity that leverage a first communication platform other than an instant messaging platform. A participant list associated with the communication ide ...


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James A Odell, Barry Appelman, W Karl Renner: Managing instant messaging sessions on multiple devices. AOL a Delaware Liability Company, Fish & Richardson P C, April 8, 2008: US07356567 (49 worldwide citation)

Transferring instant messaging sessions includes receiving a selection, from a user within a user interface, of at least one instant messaging session from among multiple instant messaging sessions to transfer from a first instant messaging controller on a first device to at least a second instant m ...



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