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Anthony M Fadell, Stephen Paul Zadesky, John Benjamin Filson: Media player system. Apple, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, December 1, 2009: US07627343 (158 worldwide citation)

A media player system is disclosed. One aspect of the media player system pertains to a docking station that allows a media player to communicate with other media devices. Another aspect of the media player system pertains to a wireless media player system that includes a hand held media player capa ...


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Donald J Novotney, John Benjamin Filson, David Tupman: Connector interface system for enabling data communication with a multi-communication device. Apple, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, October 21, 2008: US07441062 (72 worldwide citation)

A connector interface system a communication device is disclosed. The interface includes a docking connector. The docking connector includes first make/last break contacts that minimize internal damage to the internal electronics. The docking connector also includes specific keying arrangement to pr ...


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Fletcher R Rothkopf, John Benjamin Filson, Kyle H Yeates: Media playback queuing for playback management. Apple, April 3, 2012: US08148622 (60 worldwide citation)

Management or coordination of playback of digital media assets by an electronic device (e.g., a computing device), that supports media playback is disclosed. According to one embodiment, the electronic device can be controlled such that a user is able to schedule playback of distinct digital media a ...


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Emily Clark Schubert, Wang Chun Leung, Gregory T Lydon, Scott Krueger, Paul Philip Holden, John Archibald, Lawrence G Bolton, Donald J Novotney, John Benjamin Filson, David Tupman: Communication between a media player and an accessory using a protocol with multiple lingoes. Apple, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, August 17, 2010: US07779185 (37 worldwide citation)

An interface and protocol allow a media player to communicate with external accessories over a transport link. The protocol includes a core protocol functionality and a number of accessory lingoes. Examples of accessory lingoes include a microphone lingo, a simple remote lingo, a display remote ling ...


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Anthony M Fadell, Stephen Paul Zadesky, John Benjamin Filson: Male plug connector. Apple, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, December 13, 2011: US08078224 (32 worldwide citation)

A male plug connector for connecting to a corresponding receptacle connector of a media player. In one embodiment the connector comprises a housing designed to accommodate a plurality of contacts spaced apart in a single row of contact locations that are sequentially numbered from a first end to a s ...


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Anthony M Fadell, Stephen Paul Zadesky, John Benjamin Filson: Docking station for media player system. Apple, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, November 1, 2011: US08050714 (31 worldwide citation)

A media player system is disclosed. One aspect of the media player system pertains to a docking station that allows a media player to communicate with other media devices. Another aspect of the media player system pertains to a wireless media player system that includes a hand held media player capa ...


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Ruben Caballero, Teodor Dabov, Zhijun Zhang, John Benjamin Filson, Emery Artemus Sanford: Button antenna for handheld devices. Apple, Treyz Law Group, G Victor Treyz, Nancy Y Ru, December 29, 2009: US07639187 (29 worldwide citation)

Antennas, handheld electronic devices containing antennas, and methods for using antennas and handheld electronic devices are provided. A handheld device may have a conductive case. The antenna can be formed as part of a button such as a pushbutton. The pushbutton may protrude from the conductive ca ...


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Brian Huppi, John Benjamin Filson, Fred Bould, David Sloo, Matthew Lee Rogers, Anthony Michael Fadell: System and method for integrating sensors in thermostats. Nest Labs, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, May 20, 2014: US08727611 (27 worldwide citation)

Provided according to one or more embodiments is a thermostat having a housing, the housing including a forward-facing surface, the thermostat comprising a passive infrared (PIR) motion sensor disposed inside the housing for sensing occupancy in the vicinity of the thermostat. The PIR motion sensor ...


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Anthony M Fadell, Stephen Paul Zedesky, John Benjamin Filson: Male plug connector. Apple, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, May 29, 2012: US08190205 (26 worldwide citation)

A media player system is disclosed. One aspect of the media player system pertains to a docking station that allows a media player to communicate with other media devices. Another aspect of the media player system pertains to a wireless media player system that includes a hand held media player capa ...


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Fletcher R Rothkopf, John Benjamin Filson, Kyle H Yeates: Media playback queuing for playback management. Apple, Polsinelli, November 29, 2016: US09507780 (26 worldwide citation)

Management or coordination of playback of digital media assets by an electronic device (e.g., a computing device), that supports media playback is disclosed. According to one embodiment, the electronic device can be controlled such that a user is able to schedule playback of distinct digital media a ...



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