Patents by Inventor Erica Kato

Erica Kato 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: 20170199881
    Abstract: [Object] To enable a user to simply and easily confirm update information of a plurality of pieces of content data handled by a plurality of various application programs without any troublesome operation. [Solving Means] A plurality of update information display cards (51) are aligned and displayed on a display screen (50). The update information display cards (51) displayed on the display screen (50) are associated with different pieces of content data, and update information of the content data is individually arranged on the corresponding update information display card (51). Moreover, the update information display cards (51) on which the update information of the different types of content data are arranged are aligned and displayed on the display screen (50) in a chronological order of the updates of the content data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 25, 2016
    Publication date: July 13, 2017
    Applicants: SONY MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS INC., SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: George ARRIOLA, Kichiro KUROZUMI, Takahiro KAWAGUCHI, Jorge FURUYA, Brian JOHNSON, Takashi KAWAKAMI, Masatoshi INAGAWA, Takamasa KURAMITSU, Takahiro OKADA, Hironobu AOKI, Seigo IWASAKI, Yoshimitsu FUNABASHI, Takashi HASEGAWA, Erica KATO, Tetsuya TAKAHASHI, Makoto KAMIYA
  • Patent number: 9507588
    Abstract: [Object] To enable a user to simply and easily confirm update information of a plurality of pieces of content data handled by a plurality of various application programs without any troublesome operation. [Solving Means] A plurality of update information display cards (51) are aligned and displayed on a display screen (50). The update information display cards (51) displayed on the display screen (50) are associated with different pieces of content data, and update information of the content data is individually arranged on the corresponding update information display card (51). Moreover, the update information display cards (51) on which the update information of the different types of content data are arranged are aligned and displayed on the display screen (50) in a chronological order of the updates of the content data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2009
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2016
    Assignees: Sony Corporation, Sony Mobile Communications Inc.
    Inventors: George Arriola, Kichiro Kurozumi, Takahiro Kawaguchi, Jorge Furuya, Brian Johnson, Takashi Kawakami, Masatoshi Inagawa, Takamasa Kuramitsu, Takahiro Okada, Hironobu Aoki, Seigo Iwasaki, Yoshimitsu Funabashi, Takashi Hasegawa, Erica Kato, Tetsuya Takahashi, Makoto Kamiya
  • Patent number: 8799370
    Abstract: A method may include creating a message having a web feed uniform resource locator (URL), providing an indicator in the message that the web feed URL is included in the message, the indicator being in addition to the web feed URL, identifying that the message includes the web feed URL based on the indicator, and associating the web feed URL to a contact entry.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2007
    Date of Patent: August 5, 2014
    Assignees: Sony Corporation, Sony Mobile Communications AB
    Inventors: Eskil Gunnar Ahlin, Erica Kato Marcus
  • Publication number: 20120083260
    Abstract: [Object] To enable a user to simply and easily confirm update information of a plurality of pieces of content data handled by a plurality of various application programs without any troublesome operation. [Solving Means] A plurality of update information display cards (51) are aligned and displayed on a display screen (50). The update information display cards (51) displayed on the display screen (50) are associated with different pieces of content data, and update information of the content data is individually arranged on the corresponding update information display card (51). Moreover, the update information display cards (51) on which the update information of the different types of content data are arranged are aligned and displayed on the display screen (50) in a chronological order of the updates of the content data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 30, 2009
    Publication date: April 5, 2012
    Applicant: SONY ERICSSON MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS AB
    Inventors: George Arriola, Kichiro Kurozumi, Takahiro Kawaguchi, Jorge Furuya, Brian Jonhson, Takashi Kawakami, Masatoshi Inagawa, Takamasa Kuramitsu, Takahiro Okada, Hironobu Aoki, Seigo Iwasaki, Yoshimitsu Funabashi, Takashi Hasegawa, Erica Kato, Tetsuya Takahashi, Makoto Kamiya
  • Publication number: 20090164585
    Abstract: A method may include creating a message having a web feed uniform resource locator (URL), providing an indicator in the message that the web feed URL is included in the message, the indicator being in addition to the web feed URL, identifying that the message includes the web feed URL based on the indicator, and associating the web feed URL to a contact entry.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 20, 2007
    Publication date: June 25, 2009
    Applicant: SONY ERICSSON MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS AB
    Inventors: Eskil Gunnar Ahlin, Erica Kato Marcus