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Jean Pierre De Vries: Place specific buddy list services. Microsoft Corporation, Klarquist Sparkman, November 22, 2005: US06968179 (503 worldwide citation)

An information service provides search and notifications to inform when certain people (e.g., friends, family, business contacts, etc.) are nearby so as to facilitate communications with those people. Users may define lists of people whose locations may be tracked by positioning equipment based on p ...


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Jean Pierre De Vries: Place specific buddy list services. Microsoft Corporation, Woodcock Washburn, February 23, 2010: US07668537 (71 worldwide citation)

An information service provides search and notifications to inform when certain people (e.g., friends, family, business contacts, etc.) are nearby so as to facilitate communications with those people. Users may define lists of people whose locations may be tracked by positioning equipment based on p ...


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Jean Pierre De Vries: Distributed confidential contextual querying. Microsoft Corporation, Klarquist Sparkman, August 9, 2005: US06928428 (25 worldwide citation)

For distributed querying of confidential information, a querying data structure is constructed from the confidential information on the computer at which the confidential information resides. The querying data structure opaquely encapsulates queries on the confidential information as a set of query ...


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John L Beezer, William Hill, Leroy B Keely, Darryl E Rubin, David M Silver, Susan D Woolf, Jean Pierre De Vries: Method and apparatus for fostering immersive reading of electronic documents. Microsoft Corporation, Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch, October 14, 2008: US07437683 (22 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for presenting electronic documents to users in the form of immersive reading pages. Immersive reading pages mimic the presentation that is provided by printed paper documents. There are no traditional user interface features displayed to the user, yet the user has access to ...


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Amer Hassan, Paramvir Bahl, Jean Pierre de Vries: Spectrum sharing in the unlicensed band. Microsoft Corporation, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, April 22, 2008: US07363008 (16 worldwide citation)

The invention provides methods for autonomous detection and adaptation with respect to an interfering signal on a frequency channel to assist a wireless device on a wireless network in choosing an appropriate frequency channel. According to embodiments, a method determines an appropriate channel by ...


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Jean Pierre De Vries: Place-specific buddy list services. Microsoft Corporation, Merchant & Gould PC, September 25, 2012: US08275361 (10 worldwide citation)

An information service provides search and notifications to inform when certain people (e.g., friends, family, business contacts, etc.) are nearby so as to facilitate communications with those people. Users may define lists of people whose locations may be tracked by positioning equipment based on p ...


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Jean Pierre De Vries: Place-specific buddy list services. Microsoft Technology Licensing, Ben Tabor, Kate Drakos, Micky Minhas, November 3, 2015: US09179261 (8 worldwide citation)

An information service provides search and notifications to inform when certain people (e.g., friends, family, business contacts, etc.) are nearby so as to facilitate communications with those people. Users may define lists of people whose locations may be tracked by positioning equipment based on p ...


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Jean Pierre De Vries: Place-specific buddy list services. Microsoft Corporation, Ben Tabor, David Andrews, Micky Minhas, March 25, 2014: US08682302 (5 worldwide citation)

An information service provides search and notifications to inform when certain people (e.g., friends, family, business contacts, etc.) are nearby so as to facilitate communications with those people. Users may define lists of people whose locations may be tracked by positioning equipment based on p ...


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Jean Pierre De Vries: Place-specific buddy list services. Microsoft Corporation, Merchant & Gould PC, July 9, 2013: US08483670 (2 worldwide citation)

An information service provides search and notifications to inform when certain people (e.g., friends, family, business contacts, etc.) are nearby so as to facilitate communications with those people. Users may define lists of people whose locations may be tracked by positioning equipment based on p ...


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Jean Pierre De Vries: Place-specific buddy list services. Microsoft Technology Licensing, Shook Hardy & Bacon L, February 12, 2019: US10206065

An information service provides search and notifications to inform when certain people (e.g., friends, family, business contacts, etc.) are nearby so as to facilitate communications with those people. Users may define lists of people whose locations may be tracked by positioning equipment based on p ...