Patents Examined by Jason T Edwards
  • Patent number: 10289661
    Abstract: A digital magazine application executing on a client device presents a digital magazine to a user including content items retrieved from one or more sources based on information associated with the user. When presenting the digital magazine, a cover is presented including an image and one or more headlines describing one or more content items included in the digital magazine. The cover may be generated by clustering content items included in the digital magazine and ranking content items in various clusters based on their characteristics. Based on the rankings, information describing content items from various clusters is included on the cover. Alternatively, the cover includes information describing content items identified based on the order in which the content items are presented by the digital magazine.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 23, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignee: Flipboard, Inc.
    Inventors: Raphael Mauro Schaad, Boris Aleksandrovsky, Andrew Walkingshaw, Arthur Anthonie van Hoff, Marcos Weskamp, Johan Prag, Eric Alexander, Eric Feng
  • Patent number: 10223336
    Abstract: In accordance with an exemplary embodiment a web-based content aggregation and discovery facility, comprises a plurality of content aggregations managed by the content aggregation and discovery facility, wherein each of the plurality of content aggregations is generated by a user and is comprised of a plurality of web-linked content elements selected by the user, where the plurality of visual web-linked content of a web-based content aggregation is directed to a topical subject and a plurality of user content databases with at least one content database associated with each user for storing content information associated with the web-linked content elements of the content aggregations generated by each user, the content information comprising a URL and an image selection, wherein the image selection is an image selected from images provided at a URL linked web location.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2019
    Inventors: Jamil Khalil, Sivabalan Umapathy, Richard P. Butterworth, Yiannis Hadjigeorgiou, Daniel C. Sheppard, Marcin Jedyk, Ayub Malik
  • Patent number: 10198410
    Abstract: A page restoring method includes when starting, detecting whether a predetermined file is empty. The predetermined file is configured to store a Uniform/Universal Resource Locator (URL) accessed before a browser exits abnormally. When detecting that the predetermined file is not empty, take a page corresponding to the URL in the predetermined file as a displaying page.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 5, 2019
    Inventors: Daxin Zhou, Ping Kai
  • Patent number: 10146746
    Abstract: Provided are a method of converting a document and a system for performing the method. The method includes loading a document file about an original document generated to have a plurality of pages, extracting content information about content of the original document and layout information about a page layout of the original document, generating a content layer composed of a single sheet including content corresponding to the content of the original document, inserting an intermediate blank space into a separating position corresponding to a page boundary of the original document on the single sheet of the content layer, generating a frame layer composed of a single sheet including as many page frames, and generating a converted document composed of a single sheet in which the content layer and the frame layer overlap and visually providing a page separation substantially the same as a page separation of the original document.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 4, 2018
    Assignee: KUKUDOCS INC.
    Inventors: Hyun Jun Kim, Seong Jun Jo, Seung Jik Lee
  • Patent number: 10114810
    Abstract: In various implementations, a first computing device (such as a cloud-based server) receives, from a second computing device (e.g., a notebook computer, tablet computer, or smartphone): (a) a graphical annotation for a document displayed on the second computing device, and (b) a comment for the graphical annotation. The first computing device stores the graphical annotation in a database in a graphical annotation data entity, stores the comment in the database in a comment data entity, and associates the graphical annotation data entity with the comment data entity within the database.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 5, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 30, 2018
    Assignee: Workiva Inc.
    Inventors: Nathan Raleigh, Todd Kaji, Brandon Carpenter, Shane Sawyer, Jason Moore