Patents by Inventor Adam L. Berger

Adam L. Berger 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: 10104357
    Abstract: Among other things, videos and commercials are downloaded to a mobile device for storage on the mobile device and later playout on the mobile device. The downloading includes downloading of metadata associated with the commercials and based on which the mobile device can select commercials for insertion into videos being played back to the user of the mobile device. The commercials to be downloaded are selected based on one or a combination of any two or more of the location of the user, the type of mobile device, and personally-identifiable information about a user of the mobile device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 16, 2018
    Assignee: Penthera Partners, Inc.
    Inventors: Adam L. Berger, Joshua Pressnell, Richard David Jackson
  • Publication number: 20180241981
    Abstract: Among other things, videos and commercials are downloaded to a mobile device for storage on the mobile device and later playout on the mobile device. The downloading includes downloading of metadata associated with the commercials and based on which the mobile device can select commercials for insertion into videos being played back to the user of the mobile device. The commercials to be downloaded are selected based on one or a combination of any two or more of the location of the user, the type of mobile device, and personally-identifiable information about a user of the mobile device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 26, 2018
    Publication date: August 23, 2018
    Applicant: Penthera Partners, Inc
    Inventors: Adam L. Berger, Joshua Pressnell, Richard David Jackson
  • Patent number: 9857956
    Abstract: Among other features, notification is presented on a mobile device to a user to advise the user of the availability of a media object that (a) has been received from a server and stored on the mobile device without the user having been aware of the receipt or storage, or (b) has newly become available for streaming from the server to the mobile device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2018
    Assignee: Penthera Partners, Inc.
    Inventors: Adam L. Berger, Gary N. Wallace, Jr., Michael J. Wener
  • Publication number: 20170364251
    Abstract: Among other features, notification is presented on a mobile device to a user to advise the user of the availability of a media object that (a) has been received from a server and stored on the mobile device without the user having been aware of the receipt or storage, or (b) has newly become available for streaming from the server to the mobile device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2014
    Publication date: December 21, 2017
    Inventors: Adam L. Berger, Gary N. Wallace, JR., Michael J. Wener
  • Publication number: 20170308280
    Abstract: Among other features, notification is presented on a mobile device to a user to advise the user of the availability of a media object that (a) has been received from a server and stored on the mobile device without the user having been aware of the receipt or storage, or (b) has newly become available for streaming from the server to the mobile device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 7, 2017
    Publication date: October 26, 2017
    Applicant: Penthera Partners, Inc.
    Inventors: Adam L. Berger, Gary N. Wallace, Michael J. Wener
  • Publication number: 20170188001
    Abstract: Among other things, videos and commercials are downloaded to a mobile device for storage on the mobile device and later playout on the mobile device. The downloading includes downloading of metadata associated with the commercials and based on which the mobile device can select commercials for insertion into videos being played back to the user of the mobile device. The commercials to be downloaded are selected based on one or a combination of any two or more of the location of the user, the type of mobile device, and personally-identifiable information about a user of the mobile device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 13, 2017
    Publication date: June 29, 2017
    Inventors: Adam L. Berger, Joshua Pressnell, Richard David Jackson
  • Patent number: 9621840
    Abstract: Among other things, videos and commercials are downloaded to a mobile device for storage on the mobile device and later playout on the mobile device. The downloading includes downloading of metadata associated with the commercials and based on which the mobile device can select commercials for insertion into videos being played back to the user of the mobile device. The commercials to be downloaded are selected based on one or a combination of any two or more of the location of the user, the type of mobile device, and personally-identifiable information about a user of the mobile device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 1, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 11, 2017
    Assignee: Penthera Partners, Inc.
    Inventors: Adam L. Berger, Joshua Pressnell, Richard David Jackson
  • Publication number: 20160234293
    Abstract: Among other things, two or more files are processed that each represent, in a streaming format, a portion of a media item. A file download facility at a user device can download the two or more processed files as if they were a single file.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 29, 2015
    Publication date: August 11, 2016
    Inventors: Adam L Berger, Joshua Pressnell
  • Publication number: 20160044086
    Abstract: Among other things, in controlling a download of one or more files from a server to a mobile device, account is taken of at least two of: an urgency of the file, the existence of a user-indicated preference about the download, a power status of the mobile device, and a network connectivity status of the mobile device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 15, 2015
    Publication date: February 11, 2016
    Inventors: Gary N. Wallace, JR., Adam L. Berger
  • Patent number: 9244916
    Abstract: Among other things, two or more files are processed that each represent, in a streaming format, a portion of a media item. A file download facility at a user device can download the two or more processed files as if they were a single file.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 1, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2016
    Assignee: Penthera Partners, Inc.
    Inventors: Adam L. Berger, Joshua Pressnell
  • Publication number: 20150331599
    Abstract: Among other features, notification is presented on a mobile device to a user to advise the user of the availability of a media object that (a) has been received from a server and stored on the mobile device without the user having been aware of the receipt or storage, or (b) has newly become available for streaming from the server to the mobile device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2014
    Publication date: November 19, 2015
    Inventors: Adam L. Berger, Gary N. Wallace, JR., Michael J. Wener
  • Publication number: 20150325268
    Abstract: Among other things, a video is downloaded to a mobile device. The video includes a TV show and commercials embedded within the TV show. The video is stored persistently on the mobile device. At least part of the video is played on the mobile device while the device is offline. Metadata is stored on the mobile device that indicates an expiry applicable to at least one of the commercials embedded in the video. The mobile device performs an action at a time related to the expiry.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 27, 2014
    Publication date: November 12, 2015
    Inventors: Adam L. Berger, Joshua Pressnell, Richard David Jackson
  • Patent number: 9112838
    Abstract: Among other things, in controlling a download of one or more files from a server to a mobile device, account is taken of at least two of: an urgency of the file, the existence of a user-indicated preference about the download, a power status of the mobile device, and a network connectivity status of the mobile device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 26, 2011
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2015
    Assignee: Penthera Partners, Inc.
    Inventors: Gary N. Wallace, Jr., Adam L. Berger
  • Publication number: 20150095460
    Abstract: Among other things, two or more files are processed that each represent, in a streaming format, a portion of a media item. A file download facility at a user device can download the two or more processed files as if they were a single file.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 1, 2013
    Publication date: April 2, 2015
    Inventors: Adam L. Berger, Joshua Pressnell
  • Publication number: 20150074709
    Abstract: Among other things, a video item is downloaded to a mobile device from a digital video recorder. The video item includes a video program and commercials that have been previously embedded within the video item. Before, during, or after the download of the video item, information is reported from the mobile device to a server about the video item, from which the server can select a set of substitute commercials. One or more of these substitute commercials are downloaded from the server. When the video item is presented on the mobile device, the mobile device replaces at least one of the original commercials that has been previously embedded within the video item by a substitute commercial that has been downloaded to the mobile device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 28, 2014
    Publication date: March 12, 2015
    Applicant: Penthera Partners, Inc.
    Inventors: Adam L. Berger, Joshua Pressnell, Richard David Jackson
  • Publication number: 20150074715
    Abstract: Among other things, a video item is downloaded to a mobile device from a digital video recorder. The video item includes a video program and commercials that have been previously embedded within the video item. Before, during, or after the download of the video item, information is reported from the mobile device to a server about the video item, from which the server can select a set of substitute commercials. One or more of these substitute commercials are downloaded from the server. When the video item is presented on the mobile device, the mobile device replaces at least one of the original commercials that has been previously embedded within the video item by a substitute commercial that has been downloaded to the mobile device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 28, 2014
    Publication date: March 12, 2015
    Applicant: Penthera Partners, Inc.
    Inventors: Adam L. Berger, Joshua Pressnell, Richard David Jackson
  • Publication number: 20150063783
    Abstract: Among other things, videos and commercials are downloaded to a mobile device for storage on the mobile device and later playout on the mobile device. The downloading includes downloading of metadata associated with the commercials and based on which the mobile device can select commercials for insertion into videos being played back to the user of the mobile device. The commercials to be downloaded are selected based on one or a combination of any two or more of the location of the user, the type of mobile device, and personally-identifiable information about a user of the mobile device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 1, 2014
    Publication date: March 5, 2015
    Inventors: Adam L. Berger, Joshua Pressnell, Richard David Jackson
  • Patent number: 8937543
    Abstract: Among other features, notification is presented on a mobile device to a user to advise the user of the availability of a media object that (a) has been received from a server and stored on the mobile device without the user having been aware of the receipt or storage, or (b) has newly become available for streaming from the server to the mobile device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 15, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 20, 2015
    Assignee: Penthera Partners, Inc.
    Inventors: Adam L. Berger, Gary N. Wallace, Jr., Michael J. Wener
  • Patent number: 8929717
    Abstract: Among other things, videos and commercials are downloaded to a mobile device for storage on the mobile device and later playout on the mobile device. The downloading includes downloading of metadata associated with the commercials and based on which the mobile device can select commercials for insertion into videos being played back to the user of the mobile device. The commercials to be downloaded are selected based on one or a combination of any two or more of the location of the user, the type of mobile device, and personally-identifiable information about a user of the mobile device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 3, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 6, 2015
    Assignee: Penthera Partners, Inc.
    Inventors: Adam L. Berger, Joshua Pressnell, Richard David Jackson
  • Patent number: 8923683
    Abstract: Among other things, videos and commercials are downloaded to a mobile device for storage on the mobile device and later playout on the mobile device. The downloading includes downloading of metadata associated with the commercials and based on which the mobile device can select commercials for insertion into videos being played back to the user of the mobile device. The commercials to be downloaded are selected based on one or a combination of any two or more of the location of the user, the type of mobile device, and personally-identifiable information about a user of the mobile device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 3, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 30, 2014
    Assignee: Penthera Partners, Inc.
    Inventors: Adam L. Berger, Joshua Pressnell, Richard David Jackson