Patents by Inventor Amin Zoufonoun

Amin Zoufonoun 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: 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: 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: 8849692
    Abstract: A method of registering a partner for an advertising program is described. The method includes receiving advertising partner information and creating a partner web page having a format for the partner in accordance with the advertising partner information. The creating may include presenting a plurality of partner web page formats to the partner and receiving a selection of the format from the plurality of partner web page formats.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2005
    Date of Patent: September 30, 2014
    Assignee: Google Inc.
    Inventors: Justin M. Rosenstein, 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: 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: 8176120
    Abstract: A method of composing a web page is described. The method includes transmitting an authoring web page including an embedded authoring tool to a client computer using a network. The authoring tool may be used to compose the web page. Web-page content corresponding to the composed web page is received from the client computer. The composed web page may include one or more regions for displaying one or more advertisements having one or more links to one or more content locations. In another aspect of the disclosure, an advertising program registration module may include a link or other mechanism for sending the authoring web page to a publisher registering to participate in the advertising program.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 23, 2010
    Date of Patent: May 8, 2012
    Assignee: Google Inc.
    Inventors: Justin M. Rosenstein, Amin Zoufonoun
  • 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: 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
  • Publication number: 20110161178
    Abstract: A method of composing a web page is described. The method includes transmitting an authoring web page including an embedded authoring tool to a client computer using a network. The authoring tool may be used to compose the web page. Web-page content corresponding to the composed web page is received from the client computer. The composed web page may include one or more regions for displaying one or more advertisements having one or more links to one or more content locations. In another aspect of the disclosure, an advertising program registration module may include a link or other mechanism for sending the authoring web page to a publisher registering to participate in the advertising program.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 23, 2010
    Publication date: June 30, 2011
    Inventors: Justin M. Rosenstein, Amin Zoufonoun
  • Patent number: 7840648
    Abstract: A method of composing a web page is described. The method includes transmitting an authoring web page including an embedded authoring tool to a client computer using a network. The authoring tool may be used to compose the web page. Web-page content corresponding to the composed web page is received from the client computer. The composed web page may include one or more regions for displaying one or more advertisements having one or more links to one or more content locations. In another aspect of the disclosure, an advertising program registration module may include a link or other mechanism for sending the authoring web page to a publisher registering to participate in the advertising program.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2005
    Date of Patent: November 23, 2010
    Assignee: Google Inc.
    Inventors: Justin M. Rosenstein, Amin Zoufonoun