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Ruben E Ortega, Robert Frederick, Barnaby Dorfman: Providing location-based auto-complete functionality. A9 com, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, August 10, 2010: US07774003 (82 worldwide citation)

Common search queries can be provided to a mobile device that are associated with a current location of a mobile device. Once a location of a mobile device is determined, common search queries associated with the location can be automatically transmitted to the mobile device. The queries can be used ...


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Ruben E Ortega, Alexandre Edelman: Auction notification system. Amazon com, Perkins Coie, April 15, 2003: US06549904 (40 worldwide citation)

A method and system for generating notifications of auctions based on user notification requests. In one embodiment, the notification system receives from users selection specifications that specify the types of auctions for which the user is to be notified. The selection specifications may include ...


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Jason Karls, Ruben E Ortega, Udi Manber: Multi-column search results interface. A9 com, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, January 18, 2011: US07873622 (27 worldwide citation)

Graphical user interfaces that are well suited for displaying search results from multiple search categories are described. In one aspect of the invention, a graphical user interface is provided that includes a window having at least two panes that are arranged to display search results from searche ...


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Dwayne Bowman, Greg Linden, Ruben E Ortega, Joel R Spiegel: Identifying items relevant to a current query based on items accessed in connection with similar queries. Amazon com, Perkins Coie, May 23, 2006: US07050992 (26 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a software facility for identifying the items most relevant to a current query based on items selected in connection with similar queries. In preferred embodiments of the invention, the facility receives a query specifying one or more query terms. In response, the faci ...


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Ruben E Ortega, David R Bailey, Udi Manber: Predictive selection of item attributes likely to be useful in refining a search. A9 com, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, September 4, 2012: US08260771 (24 worldwide citation)

Computer-implemented methods are described for identifying item attributes that are likely to be useful to users in refining searches for items. In one embodiment, when a user submits a search query to search for items, all or a portion of the search query is used to look-up a previously-generated l ...


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Ruben E Ortega, Robert Frederick, Barnaby Dorfman: Providing location-based search information. A9 com, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, August 10, 2010: US07774002 (22 worldwide citation)

Common search queries can be provided that are associated with a location. A location of a mobile device can be determined, and common search queries associated with the location can be transmitted to the mobile device. A user of the mobile device is able to execute the common search queries from th ...


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Tamar Yehoshua, Owen Van Natta, Jonathan Leblang, Udi Manber, Ruben E Ortega: Internet advertising system that provides ratings-based incentives to advertisers. A9 com, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, February 7, 2012: US08112310 (19 worldwide citation)

An ad placement system provides functionality for users to rate advertisers associated with particular ads they view, and/or to rate particular ads. The ratings supplied by individual users in association with a given advertiser are used by the system to generate an average or other aggregate rating ...


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Ruben E Ortega: Efficiently identifying the items most relevant to a current query based on items selected in connection with similar queries. A9 com, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, August 11, 2009: US07574426 (17 worldwide citation)

A facility for processing a query made up of one or more query terms is described. The facility receives the query in a search engine. In the search engine, the facility generates a search result that is made up of items. The generated search result includes items with which are associated one or mo ...


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Jason Karls, Ruben E Ortega, Udi Manber: Multi-category searching. A9 com, Novak Druce Quigg, December 25, 2012: US08341143 (10 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for rendering search results are described. In one aspect of the invention, a search request is received from a computerized client. A search is performed based on the search request in at least two different categories of information to obtain search results in the searched ca ...


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Ruben E Ortega, Robert Frederick, Barnaby Dorfman: Providing path-based search information. A9 com, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, November 8, 2011: US08055282 (10 worldwide citation)

Common search queries can be provided that are associated with a predicted path of movement of a mobile device. A location of a mobile device can be determined, along with a destination or direction of movement. Common search queries associated with the path of movement and locations along the path ...