Patents by Inventor Adam Douglas Smith

Adam Douglas Smith has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 10435416
    Abstract: A cocrystal having the formula LiX.aM, or a solvate or hydrate thereof, wherein X is a conjugate base of an organic acid, M is a neutral organic molecule, and a is from 0.5 to 4, pharmaceutical compositions comprising such cocrystals, cocrystal solvates, or cocrystal hydrates, and methods of preparing such cocrystals, cocrystal solvates, or cocrystal hydrates, and such pharmaceutical compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignee: University of South Florida
    Inventors: Michael John Zaworotko, Naga Duggirala, Adam John Smith, Roland Douglas Shytle
  • Patent number: 10255281
    Abstract: Systems and methods for providing a document are described. In one described method, a document comprising a portion selected by a first member of a social network is hoisted for the first member. The portion is dynamically updated with content. An audience criterion for the portion and a type of relationship between the first member and a second member of the social network are identified. If the type of relationship between the first member and the second member satisfies the audience criterion, the second member is provided access to at least the portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 7, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignee: Google LLC
    Inventors: Adam Douglas Smith, Amin Zoufonoun
  • Patent number: 10223470
    Abstract: Systems and methods for providing a document are described. In one described method, a document comprising a portion selected by a first member of a social network is hosted for the first member. The portion is dynamically updated with content. An audience criterion for the portion and a type of relationship between the first member and a second member of the social network are identified. If the type of relationship between the first member and the second member satisfies the audience criterion, the second member is provided access to at least the portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 8, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2019
    Assignee: Google LLC
    Inventors: Adam Douglas Smith, Amin Zoufonoun
  • Publication number: 20180198891
    Abstract: Systems and methods for the display and navigation of a social network or set forth. According to one embodiment a method comprising identifying a first profile in a social network, identifying associated profiles associated with the first profile, ranking the associated profiles, wherein ranking is not based exclusively on a degree of separation, and outputting the associated profiles based at least in part on the ranking is set forth. According to another embodiment a method comprising identifying a user profile, identifying a member profile, determining an association path for the user profile and the member profile, and outputting the association path is set forth.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 12, 2018
    Publication date: July 12, 2018
    Inventors: Orkut Buyukkokten, Adam Douglas Smith
  • Patent number: 9906625
    Abstract: Systems and methods for the display and navigation of a social network are set forth. According to one embodiment, a method comprising identifying a first profile in a social network, identifying associated profiles associated with the first profile, ranking the associated profiles, wherein ranking is not based exclusively on a degree of separation, and outputting the associated profiles based at least in part on the ranking is set forth. According to another embodiment, a method comprising identifying a user profile, identifying a member profile, determining an association path for the user profile and the member profile, and outputting the association path is set forth.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2018
    Assignee: GOOGLE LLC
    Inventors: Orkut Buyukkokten, Adam Douglas Smith
  • Publication number: 20140330771
    Abstract: Systems and methods for providing a document are described. In one described method, a document comprising a portion selected by a first member of a social network is hoisted for the first member. The portion is dynamically updated with content. An audience criterion for the portion and a type of relationship between the first member and a second member of the social network are identified. If the type of relationship between the first member and the second member satisfies the audience criterion, the second member is provided access to at least the portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 7, 2014
    Publication date: November 6, 2014
    Applicant: Google Inc.
    Inventors: Adam Douglas Smith, Amin Zoufonoun
  • Patent number: 8762286
    Abstract: Systems and methods for providing a document are described. In one described method, a document comprising a portion selected by a first member of a social network is hosted for the first member. The portion is dynamically updated with content. An audience criterion for the portion and a type of relationship between the first member and a second member of the social network are identified. If the type of relationship between the first member and the second member satisfies the audience criterion, the second member is provided access to at least the portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 24, 2014
    Assignee: Google Inc.
    Inventors: Adam Douglas Smith, Amin Zoufonoun
  • Patent number: 8756164
    Abstract: Systems and methods for providing a document are described. In one described method, a document comprising a portion selected by a first member of a social network is hosted for the first member. The portion is dynamically updated with content. An audience criterion for the portion and a type of relationship between the first member and a second member of the social network are identified. If the type of relationship between the first member and the second member satisfies the audience criterion, the second member is provided access to at least the portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 17, 2014
    Assignee: Google Inc.
    Inventors: Adam Douglas Smith, Amin Zoufonoun
  • Patent number: 8719177
    Abstract: Systems and methods for providing a document are described. In one described method, a document comprising a portion selected by a first member of a social network is hosted for the first member. The portion is dynamically updated with content. An audience criterion for the portion and a type of relationship between the first member and a second member of the social network are identified. If the type of relationship between the first member and the second member satisfies the audience criterion, the second member is provided access to at least the portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 28, 2011
    Date of Patent: May 6, 2014
    Assignee: Google Inc.
    Inventors: Adam Douglas Smith, Amin Zoufonoun
  • Patent number: 8615447
    Abstract: A search engine communicates with a broker to identify search result content associated with merchants that support purchases through an electronic commerce system provided by the broker. The results of a search can include some content associated with merchants that support purchases through the broker, some content associated with merchants that do not support purchases through the broker, and some content not associated with any merchant. The search engine visually distinguishes content in the search results associated with merchants that support purchases through the broker by displaying a badge, such as a graphical icon, with the content. The search engine can use different types of badges to indicate different characteristics of the merchants.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 10, 2012
    Date of Patent: December 24, 2013
    Assignee: Google Inc.
    Inventors: Benjamin Chan-Bin Ling, Wendy Tobagus, Robert Brown, Eric Lange, Adam Douglas Smith
  • Patent number: 8429091
    Abstract: Systems and methods for the display and navigation of a social network or set forth. According to one embodiment a method comprising identifying a first profile in a social network, identifying associated profiles associated with the first profile, ranking the associated profiles, wherein ranking is not based exclusively on a degree of separation, and outputting the associated profiles based at least in part on the ranking is set forth. According to another embodiment a method comprising identifying a user profile, identifying a member profile, determining an association path for the user profile and the member profile, and outputting the association path is set forth.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 1, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2013
    Assignee: Google Inc.
    Inventors: Orkut Buyukkokten, Adam Douglas Smith
  • Patent number: 8335726
    Abstract: A search engine communicates with a broker to identify search result content associated with merchants that support purchases through an electronic commerce system provided by the broker. The results of a search can include some content associated with merchants that support purchases through the broker, some content associated with merchants that do not support purchases through the broker, and some content not associated with any merchant. The search engine visually distinguishes content in the search results associated with merchants that support purchases through the broker by displaying a badge, such as a graphical icon, with the content. The search engine can use different types of badges to indicate different characteristics of the merchants.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 14, 2011
    Date of Patent: December 18, 2012
    Assignee: Google Inc.
    Inventors: Benjamin Chan-Bin Ling, Wendy Tobagus, Robert Brown, Eric Lange, Adam Douglas Smith
  • Publication number: 20120265704
    Abstract: Systems and methods for rating associated members in a social network are set forth. According to one embodiment a method comprising outputting a ratings interface for rating at least one member of a social network associated with a user, wherein the rating interface provides the user with the ability to rate the member in one or more categories, receiving ratings for the member from the user, associating the ratings with the member, and connecting the ratings for the member with the user is set forth.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 27, 2012
    Publication date: October 18, 2012
    Applicant: GOOGLE INC.
    Inventors: Orkut Buyukkokten, Adam Douglas Smith
  • Patent number: 8280821
    Abstract: Systems and methods for providing a document are described. In one described method, a document comprising a portion selected by a first member of a social network is hosted for the first member. The portion is dynamically updated with content. An audience criterion for the portion and a type of relationship between the first member and a second member of the social network are identified. If the type of relationship between the first member and the second member satisfies the audience criterion, the second member is provided access to at least the portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 27, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 2, 2012
    Assignee: Google Inc.
    Inventors: Adam Douglas Smith, Amin Zoufonoun
  • Patent number: 8229862
    Abstract: Systems and methods for rating associated members in a social network are set forth. According to one embodiment a method comprising outputting a ratings interface for rating at least one member of a social network associated with a user, wherein the rating interface provides the user with the ability to rate the member in one or more categories, receiving ratings for the member from the user, associating the ratings with the member, and connecting the ratings for the member with the user is set forth.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 17, 2011
    Date of Patent: July 24, 2012
    Assignee: Google Inc.
    Inventors: Orkut Buyukkokten, Adam Douglas Smith
  • Publication number: 20120096362
    Abstract: Systems and methods for rating associated members in a social network are set forth. According to one embodiment a method comprising outputting a ratings interface for rating at least one member of a social network associated with a user, wherein the rating interface provides the user with the ability to rate the member in one or more categories, receiving ratings for the member from the user, associating the ratings with the member, and connecting the ratings for the member with the user is set forth.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 17, 2011
    Publication date: April 19, 2012
    Applicant: GOOGLE INC.
    Inventors: Orkut Buyukkokten, Adam Douglas Smith
  • Publication number: 20120016953
    Abstract: Systems and methods for providing a document are described. In one described method, a document comprising a portion selected by a first member of a social network is hosted for the first member. The portion is dynamically updated with content. An audience criterion for the portion and a type of relationship between the first member and a second member of the social network are identified. If the type of relationship between the first member and the second member satisfies the audience criterion, the second member is provided access to at least the portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 28, 2011
    Publication date: January 19, 2012
    Applicant: GOOGLE INC.
    Inventors: Adam Douglas Smith, Amin Zoufonoun
  • Patent number: 8078497
    Abstract: A search engine communicates with a broker to identify search result content associated with merchants that support purchases through an electronic commerce system provided by the broker. The results of a search can include some content associated with merchants that support purchases through the broker, some content associated with merchants that do not support purchases through the broker, and some content not associated with any merchant. The search engine visually distinguishes content in the search results associated with merchants that support purchases through the broker by displaying a badge, such as a graphical icon, with the content. The search engine can use different types of badges to indicate different characteristics of the merchants.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 2007
    Date of Patent: December 13, 2011
    Assignee: Google Inc.
    Inventors: Benjamin Chan-Bin Ling, Wendy Tobagus, Robert Brown, Eric Lange, Adam Douglas Smith
  • Publication number: 20110295952
    Abstract: Systems and methods for the display and navigation of a social network or set forth. According to one embodiment a method comprising identifying a first profile in a social network, identifying associated profiles associated with the first profile, ranking the associated profiles, wherein ranking is not based exclusively on a degree of separation, and outputting the associated profiles based at least in part on the ranking is set forth. According to another embodiment a method comprising identifying a user profile, identifying a member profile, determining an association path for the user profile and the member profile, and outputting the association path is set forth.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 1, 2011
    Publication date: December 1, 2011
    Applicant: GOOGLE INC.
    Inventors: Orkut Buyukkokten, Adam Douglas Smith
  • Patent number: 8015019
    Abstract: Systems and methods for providing a document are described. In one described method, a document comprising a portion selected by a first member of a social network is hosted for the first member. The portion is dynamically updated with content. An audience criterion for the portion and a type of relationship between the first member and a second member of the social network are identified. If the type of relationship between the first member and the second member satisfies the audience criterion, the second member is provided access to at least the portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 3, 2004
    Date of Patent: September 6, 2011
    Assignee: Google Inc.
    Inventors: Adam Douglas Smith, Amin Zoufonoun