Patents by Inventor Chung Ming Tam

Chung Ming Tam 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: 20160070806
    Abstract: The present invention provides a system and method of providing organized search results on a network of one or more users having the following steps: receiving a search query, user-centric data of a primary user, and a target from the primary user on the network; retrieving user-centric data based on the target; generating a search input based on the user-centric data; providing the search input to one of at least one search provider and at least one service provider; receiving search results by the one of at least one search provider and at least one service provider; organizing the search results based on pre determined criteria; and returning the organized search results to the primary user.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 9, 2014
    Publication date: March 10, 2016
    Inventors: Christopher William Kergin, Paramjit GILL, Chung Ming Tam
  • Publication number: 20140228128
    Abstract: A system for a plurality of users to share resources with access, control and configuration based on pre-defined relationships of trust between the users of the system. A computer-based authority provides the services of authentication, identification and verification of each user within network. Processes are described that leads to the formation of an electronic community, which facilitates electronic communication and transactions in a defined manner.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 17, 2014
    Publication date: August 14, 2014
    Applicant: TOPEER CORPORATION
    Inventors: CHUNG MING TAM, PARAMJIT S. GILL, BARJINDERPAL S. GILL
  • Patent number: 8707394
    Abstract: A system for a plurality of users to share resources with access, control and configuration based on pre-defined relationships of trust between the users of the system. A computer-based authority provides the services of authentication, identification and verification of each user within network. Processes are described that leads to the formation of an electronic community, which facilitates electronic communication and transactions in a defined manner.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 15, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 22, 2014
    Assignee: ToPeer Corporation
    Inventors: Chung Ming Tam, Paramjit S. Gill, Barjinderpal S. Gill
  • Publication number: 20130080526
    Abstract: A method and system for delivering targeted content to a social network having a plurality of users is provided. The method includes and the system provides for generating a multi-layer user profile for each of the users based on the individual user's activity and/or provided information. Each layer of the multi-layer user profile defines an interest and/or characteristic of the user. Grouping the users into one or more user profile groups based on the profiles such that each member of the user profile group has at least one layer in common. Retrieving and presenting content that is associate with the at least one common layer of a particular user group to all members of that particular user group.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 10, 2011
    Publication date: March 28, 2013
    Inventors: Barjinderpal S. Gill, Chung Ming Tam, Paramjit Gill, Randall Marusyk
  • Patent number: 8402512
    Abstract: A system for a plurality of users to share resources with access, control and configuration based on pre-defined relationships of trust between the users of the system. A computer-based authority provides the services of authentication, identification and verification of each user within network. Processes are described that leads to the formation of an electronic community, which facilitates electronic communication and transactions in a defined manner.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 24, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2013
    Assignee: Topeer Corporation
    Inventors: Chung Ming Tam, Paramjit S. Gill, Barjinderpal S. Gill
  • Publication number: 20120324543
    Abstract: A system for a plurality of users to share resources with access, control and configuration based on pre-defined relationships of trust between the users of the system. A computer-based authority provides the services of authentication, identification and verification of each user within network. Processes are described that leads to the formation of an electronic community, which facilitates electronic communication and transactions in a defined manner.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 15, 2012
    Publication date: December 20, 2012
    Applicant: TOPEER CORPORATION
    Inventors: CHUNG MING TAM, PARAMJIT S. GILL, BARJINDERPAL S. GILL
  • Publication number: 20120158577
    Abstract: A system for a plurality of users to share resources with access, control and configuration based on pre-defined relationships of trust between the users of the system. A computer-based authority provides the services of authentication, identification and verification of each user within network. Processes are described that leads to the formation of an electronic community, which facilitates electronic communication and transactions in a defined manner.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 24, 2012
    Publication date: June 21, 2012
    Inventors: CHUNG MING TAM, PARAMJIT S. GILL, BARJINDERPAL S. GILL
  • Patent number: 8205245
    Abstract: A system for a plurality of users to share resources with access, control and configuration based on pre-defined relationships of trust between the users of the system. A computer-based authority provides the services of authentication, identification and verification of each user within network. Processes are described that leads to the formation of an electronic community, which facilitates electronic communication and transactions in a defined manner.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 19, 2010
    Date of Patent: June 19, 2012
    Assignee: Topeer Corporation
    Inventors: Chung Ming Tam, Paramjit S. Gill, Barjinderpal S. Gill
  • Publication number: 20120114309
    Abstract: The present invention provides a system and method for distributing a media product by providing access to an edit decision list. The system comprises: an edit decision list corresponding to the final product, said edit decision list comprising statements and instructions for generating the final product from said one or more content elements; a selection means for allowing the consumer to select the edit decision list from a first source location; a computing device accessible to the consumer and having access to said one or more content elements from one or more second source locations distinct from said first source location; and a communication medium for providing said computing device access to said edit decision list; wherein said computing device is configured to access said edit decision list and implement said statements and instructions thereof to generate the final product for consumption by the consumer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 9, 2011
    Publication date: May 10, 2012
    Inventors: Barjinderpal S. Gill, Chung Ming Tam, Paramjit S. Gill
  • Publication number: 20120030571
    Abstract: A system for a user to control one or more Local Applications of a Computing Device via a Web Browser, said system comprising: the Computing Device and one or more Local Applications located thereon, wherein said Local Applications are capable of accessing resources located on said Computing Device; an Interpreter Module in communication with said one or more Local Applications; and a Web Browser in communication with said Interpreter Module and capable of interpreting and displaying information; wherein said Web Browser is used to operate said one or more Local Applications via said Interpreter Module; said Interpreter Module interpreting and relaying data packets between said Web Browser and said one or more Local Applications;
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 1, 2011
    Publication date: February 2, 2012
    Applicant: TOPEER CORPORATION
    Inventors: Paramjit Gill, Chung Ming Tam, Stefan Van Kessel
  • Patent number: 8103713
    Abstract: A system and method for managing service interactions launches a process that is defined by a programming abstraction based on a syntax of a general purpose programming language. Interaction with a service, such as a web-based service, is initiated and the process requests the service to perform an action. Execution of the process is suspended until a response is received from the service. Execution of the process continues after receiving a response from the service.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 9, 2002
    Date of Patent: January 24, 2012
    Assignee: Jade Acquisition Corporation
    Inventors: Edwin Khodabakchian, Albert Chung Ming Tam, Glen Weiqun Mi, Muruganantham Chinnananchi, Roman Dobrik
  • Publication number: 20110265148
    Abstract: A system for a plurality of users to share resources with access, control and configuration based on pre-defined relationships of trust between the users of the system. A computer-based authority provides the services of authentication, identification and verification of each user within network. Processes are described that leads to the formation of an electronic community, which facilitates electronic communication and transactions in a defined manner.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 10, 2010
    Publication date: October 27, 2011
    Inventors: CHUNG MING TAM, PARAMJIT S. GILL, BARJINDERPAL S. GILL
  • Patent number: 7912895
    Abstract: A system and method for managing service interactions launches a process that is defined by a programming abstraction based on a syntax of a general purpose programming language. Interaction with a service, such as a web-based service, is initiated and the process requests the service to perform an action. Execution of the process is suspended until a response is received from the service. Execution of the process continues after receiving a response from the service.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 31, 2007
    Date of Patent: March 22, 2011
    Assignee: Jade Acquisition Corporation
    Inventors: Edwin Khodabakchian, Albert Chung Ming Tam, Weiqun Mi, Muruganantham Chinnananchi, Roman Dobrik
  • Publication number: 20110035481
    Abstract: The application discloses a system and method for navigating and accessing resources on private and public networks. The system allows users of a private network to register labels associated with network resources of any associated private or public network, on a database stored on one or more servers. The database allows for searching of network resources based on labels, thus allowing users to navigate resources not only on their private network, but on associated private or public networks.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 12, 2009
    Publication date: February 10, 2011
    Applicant: TOPEER CORPORATION
    Inventors: Barjinderpal S. Gill, Paramjit S. Gill, Chung Ming Tam, Stefan Van Kessel
  • Publication number: 20110010448
    Abstract: A system and method for associating benefit with the activities of a computing system, and for influencing the behaviour of users of the computing system, the system and method comprising a computing system having one or more subseribable actions, optionally associated with the functionality of the computing system; optionally, a means for associating additional information, activity or events with one or more of the one or more subseribable actions, the additional information, activity or events being associated with one or more third parties; a means for detecting and recording information relating to activity that is related to: the one or more subscribable actions, the one or more first users triggering the one or more subscribable actions, or a combination thereof; and optionally, a means for communicating or making available to one or more second users information relating to: the subseribable action, the one or more first users and, if necessary, the associated information, activities or events.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 22, 2008
    Publication date: January 13, 2011
    Inventors: Paramjit S. Gill, Randall W. Marusyk, Chung Ming Tam, Barjinderpal P. Gill, Stefan H. Van Kessel
  • Patent number: 7797732
    Abstract: A system for a plurality of users to share resources with access, control and configuration based on pre-defined relationships of trust between the users of the system. A computer-based authority provides the services of authentication, identification and verification of each user within network. Processes are described that leads to the formation of an electronic community, which facilitates electronic communication and transactions in a defined manner.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 4, 2005
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2010
    Assignee: Topeer Corporation
    Inventors: Chung Ming Tam, Paramjit S. Gill, Barjinderpal S. Gill
  • Publication number: 20100229221
    Abstract: A system for a plurality of users to share resources with access, control and configuration based on pre-defined relationships of trust between the users of the system. A computer- based authority provides the services of authentication, identification and verification of each user within network. Processes are described that leads to the formation of an electronic community, which facilitates electronic communication and transactions in a defined manner.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 19, 2010
    Publication date: September 9, 2010
    Applicant: TOPEER CORPORATION
    Inventors: Chung Ming Tam, Paramjit S. Gill, Barjinderpal S. Gill
  • Publication number: 20030093500
    Abstract: A system and method for managing service interactions launches a process that is defined by a programming abstraction based on a syntax of a general purpose programming language. Interaction with a service, such as a web-based service, is initiated and the process requests the service to perform an action. Execution of the process is suspended until a response is received from the service. Execution of the process continues after receiving a response from the service.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 9, 2002
    Publication date: May 15, 2003
    Inventors: Edwin Khodabakchian, Albert Chung Ming Tam, Weigun Mi, Muruganantham Chinnananchi, Roman Dobrik