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Edward B Knudson, David M Rudnick, Michael D Ellis, Daniel C Hagenbuch, Joel G Hassell, Robert A Knee, Steven J Reynolds: Program guide system with real-time data sources. United Video Properties, Richard M Feustel Jr, Evelyn C Mak, Fish & Neave, March 18, 2003: US06536041 (340 worldwide citation)

A program guide system is provided in which an interactive television program guide that is implemented at least partially on user television equipment receives program listings data and real-time data such as sports scores, news data, and the like. The real-time data may be stored in a database mai ...


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Michael D Ellis, Edward B Knudson, Thomas R Lemmons, Joel G Hassell, Robert A Knee, Kevin B Easterbrook: Program guide system with preference profiles. United Video Properties, Fish & Neave IP Group Ropes & Gray, Tae Bum Shin, February 27, 2007: US07185355 (306 worldwide citation)

An interactive television program guide system is provided in which a user may inform a program guide of the user's interests. Information on the user's interests may be stored in a preference profile. There may be more than one preference profile, each for a different user. Each preference profile ...


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Edward B Knudson, Joel G Hassell, Michael D Ellis, Pamela L McKissick: Enhanced interactive program guide. United Video Properties, Richard M Feustel Jr, Evelyn C Mak, Fish & Neave, February 25, 2003: US06526577 (278 worldwide citation)

An interactive television program guide system and method in which functions that have not been provided before by other interactive television program guide systems is provided. The interactive guide may, for example, provide users with an opportunity to preview pay-per-view programs before orderin ...


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Peter C Boylan III, William L Thomas, Joel G Hassell, Michael D Ellis: Interactive television program guide system with local advertisements. United Video Properties, Fish & Neave, September 28, 2004: US06799326 (214 worldwide citation)

A program guide system is provided in which local advertisements may be distributed to interactive television program guides implemented on the user television equipment associated with a television distribution facility such as a cable system headend. The local advertisements contain information th ...


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Steven J Reynolds, David M Rudnick, Joel G Hassell, Michael D Ellis: Program guide system with video window browsing. United Video Properties, Alexander Shvarts, Fish & Neave, May 13, 2003: US06563515 (195 worldwide citation)

An interactive television program guide system is provided in which a viewer may direct a television to simultaneously display a selected television program, a program guide display, and a program guide video window. A viewer may use the program guide video window to browse video of programs shown o ...


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Edward B Knudson, Joel G Hassell, Connie T Marshall, Thomas R Lemmons, Steven J Reynolds, Robert A Knee, Kenneth F Carpenter Jr, William L Thomas, W Benjamin Herrington, Steven C Williamson, Michael D Ellis, Donald W Allison: Program guide system with flip and browse advertisements. United Video Properties, Alexander Shvarts, Fish & Neave, May 13, 2003: US06564379 (194 worldwide citation)

An interactive television program guide is provided in which advertisements may be displayed in program listings display regions on program guide screens. The program listings display regions may be browse displays or flip displays. The program guide screens contain video for the current channel to ...


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Michael D Ellis, William L Thomas, Joel G Hassell, Thomas R Lemmons, David M Berezowski, Robert A Knee, Robert H McCoy: Interactive television program guide with remote access. United Video Properties, Ropes & Gray, October 25, 2011: US08046801 (167 worldwide citation)

An interactive television program guide with remote access is provided. The interactive television program guide is implemented on interactive television program guide equipment. A remote program guide access device is connected to the interactive television program guide equipment by a remote acces ...


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Edward B Knudson, Joel G Hassell, Connie T Marshall, Thomas R Lemmons, Steven J Reynolds, Robert A Knee, Kenneth F Carpenter Jr, William L Thomas, W Benjamin Herrington, Steven C Williamson, Michael D Ellis, Donald W Allison: Program guide system with flip and browse advertisements. United Video Properties, Fish & Neave IP Group of Ropes & Grey, Andrew Van Court, Hong S Lin, May 2, 2006: US07039935 (131 worldwide citation)

An interactive television program guide is provided in which advertisements may be displayed in program listings display regions on program guide screens. The program listings display regions may be browse displays or flip displays. The program guide screens contain video for the current channel to ...


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Kevin B Easterbrook, Robert A Knee, Joel G Hassell, Michael D Ellis: Electronic mail system employing a low bandwidth link for e-mail notifications. United Video Properties, Fish & Neave IP Group of Ropes & Gray, April 26, 2005: US06886030 (115 worldwide citation)

An e-mail notification system is provided. The e-mail notification system has a remote e-mail service system and at least one local client device. The e-mail service system is connected to the local client device via a primary communications link, and a secondary relatively low-bandwidth continuous ...


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Donald Rasson deceased, Rose A Reynolds, Michael D Ellis, Robert R Predolich, Jeffrey A Ross, Joel G Hassell: Program guide data distribution system with configurable queues. United Video Properties, G Victor Treyz, Joo Youn Park, Fish & Neave, October 24, 2000: US06137549 (97 worldwide citation)

A system is provided for distributing television program guide data from a main facility to set-top boxes or similar receivers via local television systems. Program guide data is placed in a number of selectively configurable queues. The configuration of the queues is determined by queue configurati ...