Patents by Inventor Alexander Macgillivray

Alexander Macgillivray 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).

  • Publication number: 20170228789
    Abstract: A computer-implemented method of processing content at a mobile communications device may include transmitting from a mobile communication device to a first content provider a request for content, the request for content including at least one of a search query and a request for a specific network-accessible element; receiving in response to the request, responsive content and a substitute electronic promotional item from the first content provider; and transmitting a response to the received substitute electronic promotional item. The first content provider may, in response to the request (a) obtain from a second content provider content that is responsive to the request and an electronic promotional item; (b) identify the electronic promotional item; and (c) replace the identified electronic promotional item with the substitute electronic promotional item.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 1, 2006
    Publication date: August 10, 2017
    Applicant: Google Inc.
    Inventor: Alexander Macgillivray
  • Patent number: 9224004
    Abstract: Users may be presented with different viewing interfaces for a document based on a combination of factors relating to display rights possessed for the document and user specific information. In one implementation, the user's location is used to determine portions of the document that can be displayed to the user. More particularly, access privileges to a document for a user are determined based on geographical location information of the user and based on access rights possessed for the document. Portions of the document may then be formatted for display to the user based on the determined access privileges.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 7, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2015
    Assignee: GOOGLE INC.
    Inventors: Joseph K. O'Sullivan, Siraj Khaliq, Adam M. Smith, Alexander MacGillivray, Joe Sriver
  • Publication number: 20140344308
    Abstract: Users may be presented with different viewing interfaces for a document based on a combination of factors relating to display rights possessed for the document and user specific information. In one implementation, the user's location is used to determine portions of the document that can be displayed to the user. More particularly, access privileges to a document for a user are determined based on geographical location information of the user and based on access rights possessed for the document. Portions of the document may then be formatted for display to the user based on the determined access privileges.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 7, 2014
    Publication date: November 20, 2014
    Inventors: Joseph K. O'Sullivan, Siraj Khaliq, Adam M. Smith, Alexander MacGillivray, Joe Sriver
  • Patent number: 8832150
    Abstract: Users may be presented with different viewing interfaces for a document based on a combination of factors relating to display rights possessed for the document and user specific information. In one implementation, the user's location is used to determine portions of the document that can be displayed to the user. More particularly, access privileges to a document for a user are determined based on geographical location information of the user and based on access rights possessed for the document. Portions of the document may then be formatted for display to the user based on the determined access privileges.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 11, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 9, 2014
    Assignee: Google Inc.
    Inventors: Joseph K. O'Sullivan, Siraj Khaliq, Adam M. Smith, Alexander MacGillivray, Joe Sriver
  • Publication number: 20130124560
    Abstract: Users may be presented with different viewing interfaces for a document based on a combination of factors relating to display rights possessed for the document and user specific information. In one implementation, the user's location is used to determine portions of the document that can be displayed to the user. More particularly, access privileges to a document for a user are determined based on geographical location information of the user and based on access rights possessed for the document. Portions of the document may then be formatted for display to the user based on the determined access privileges.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 11, 2013
    Publication date: May 16, 2013
    Inventors: Joseph K. O'Sullivan, Siraj Khaliq, Adam M. Smith, Alexander MacGillivray, Joe Sriver
  • Patent number: 8364712
    Abstract: Users may be presented with different viewing interfaces for a document based on a combination of factors relating to display rights possessed for the document and user specific information. In one implementation, the user's location is used to determine portions of the document that can be displayed to the user. More particularly, access privileges to a document for a user are determined based on geographical location information of the user and based on access rights possessed for the document. Portions of the document may then be formatted for display to the user based on the determined access privileges.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2009
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2013
    Assignee: Google Inc.
    Inventors: Joseph O'Sullivan, Siraj Khaliq, Adam M. Smith, Alexander MacGillivray, Joe Sriver
  • Publication number: 20100077005
    Abstract: Users may be presented with different viewing interfaces for a document based on a combination of factors relating to display rights possessed for the document and user specific information. In one implementation, the user's location is used to determine portions of the document that can be displayed to the user. More particularly, access privileges to a document for a user are determined based on geographical location information of the user and based on access rights possessed for the document. Portions of the document may then be formatted for display to the user based on the determined access privileges.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 30, 2009
    Publication date: March 25, 2010
    Applicant: GOOGLE INC.
    Inventors: Joseph O'Sullivan, Siraj Khaliq, Adam M. Smith, Alexander MacGillivray, Joe Sriver
  • Patent number: 7664751
    Abstract: Users may be presented with different viewing interfaces for a document based on a combination of factors relating to display rights possessed for the document and user specific information. In one implementation, the user's location is used to determine portions of the document that can be displayed to the user. More particularly, access privileges to a document for a user are determined based on geographical location information of the user and based on access rights possessed for the document. Portions of the document may then be formatted for display to the user based on the determined access privileges.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2004
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2010
    Assignee: Google Inc.
    Inventors: Joseph O'Sullivan, Siraj Khaliq, Adam Smith, Alexander MacGillivray, Joe Sriver
  • Patent number: 7107311
    Abstract: A system for facilitating communications over a network among participants and a moderator includes a question module for asking questions, receiving responses, grouping participants, and providing responses to other participants in a group for further response.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 6, 2000
    Date of Patent: September 12, 2006
    Inventors: Jonathan L. Zittrain, Alexander Macgillivray, Charles Nesson, Wendy Seltzer
  • Publication number: 20060074913
    Abstract: Users may be presented with different viewing interfaces for a document based on a combination of factors relating to display rights possessed for the document and user specific information. In one implementation, the user's location is used to determine portions of the document that can be displayed to the user. More particularly, access privileges to a document for a user are determined based on geographical location information of the user and based on access rights possessed for the document. Portions of the document may then be formatted for display to the user based on the determined access privileges.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 30, 2004
    Publication date: April 6, 2006
    Inventors: Joseph O'Sullivan, Siraj Khaliq, Adam Smith, Alexander MacGillivray, Joe Sriver