Patents by Inventor Douglas Kraul

Douglas Kraul 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: 20080010372
    Abstract: A system is presented providing content to a plurality of handheld devices (including musical selections). The devices can access a server over the Internet via a Wi-Fi or other similar wireless interconnection and can download songs requested by a user from the server or from other users using, e.g., a P2P protocol. All downloads may be governed by applicable DRM rules. Content and playlists may also be pushed by a server from other sources and means including, e.g., podcasting, based on predetermined rules, favorite preferences of users, and other criteria.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 20, 2007
    Publication date: January 10, 2008
    Inventors: Robert Khedouri, Jonathan Axelrod, Harold Price, John Becker, Mark Edinger, Douglas Kraul
  • Patent number: 5784001
    Abstract: A data communication receiver (100) includes a receiver (110) for receiving a message including at least one code, a database (155) for storing codes and image data associated with the codes, and a presentation element (150) for locating the at least one code in the database (155). The presentation element (150) then retrieves the image data associated with the at least one code. The image data associated with the at least one code is representative of at least one image. The data communication receiver (100) also includes a display (130) coupled to the presentation element (150) for presenting the at least one image as a graphic message.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 21, 1997
    Date of Patent: July 21, 1998
    Assignee: Motorola, Inc.
    Inventors: Joan Deluca, Douglas Kraul, Charles Edward Batey, Jr.