Patents by Inventor Gregory Garland Thatcher

Gregory Garland Thatcher 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: 20180131652
    Abstract: Systems and methods to reduce false positives in spam filtering. In one aspect, a method includes automatically generating profiles for persons identified in messages, such as incoming and outgoing e-mails. Messages flagged as spam can be checked against the profile to identify false positives.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 8, 2018
    Publication date: May 10, 2018
    Inventors: Adam Michael SMITH, Joshua Robert Russell JACOBSON, Brian Tadao KOBASHIKAWA, Gregory Garland THATCHER
  • Patent number: 9866509
    Abstract: Systems and methods to reduce false positives in spam filtering. In one aspect, a method includes automatically generating profiles for persons identified in messages, such as incoming and outgoing e-mails. Messages flagged as spam can be checked against the profile to identify false positives.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 6, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 9, 2018
    Assignee: YAHOO HOLDINGS, INC.
    Inventors: Adam Michael Smith, Joshua Robert Russell Jacobson, Brian Tadao Kobashikawa, Gregory Garland Thatcher
  • Patent number: 9819765
    Abstract: Systems and methods to provide assistance for completion during user input. In one embodiment, a method includes automatically generating profiles for persons identified in messages, such as incoming and outgoing emails. When a user is typing an input, the profiles are used to identify suggestions for the completion of the user input.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 2, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 14, 2017
    Assignee: YAHOO HOLDINGS, INC.
    Inventors: Gregory Garland Thatcher, Joshua Robert Russell Jacobson, Frank J. Cort, Adam Michael Smith
  • Publication number: 20170083190
    Abstract: Information is presented to a user of a user device by a method including: collecting data relating to communications sent to or from the user, including to or from a first person, each communication including a link of a plurality of links; generating personal profiles from the collected data, the profiles comprising a first personal profile of the first person and including a first link of the plurality of links; and presenting the first personal profile to the user, comprising displaying the first link in a user interface on the user device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 5, 2016
    Publication date: March 23, 2017
    Inventors: Joshua Robert Russell Jacobson, Gregory Garland Thatcher, Brian Tadao Kobashikawa, Robin Andrew Radez, Frank J. Cort
  • Patent number: 9514466
    Abstract: Information is presented to a user of a user device by a method including: collecting data relating to communications sent to or from the user, including to or from a first person, each communication including a link of a plurality of links; generating personal profiles from the collected data, the profiles comprising a first personal profile of the first person and including a first link of the plurality of links; and presenting the first personal profile to the user, comprising displaying the first link in a user interface on the user device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 11, 2010
    Date of Patent: December 6, 2016
    Assignee: Yahoo! Inc.
    Inventors: Joshua Robert Russell Jacobson, Gregory Garland Thatcher, Brian Tadao Kobashikawa, Robin Andrew Radez, Frank J. Cort
  • Publication number: 20160028674
    Abstract: Systems and methods to reduce false positives in spam filtering. In one aspect, a method includes automatically generating profiles for persons identified in messages, such as incoming and outgoing e-mails. Messages flagged as spam can be checked against the profile to identify false positives.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 6, 2015
    Publication date: January 28, 2016
    Inventors: Adam Michael Smith, Joshua Robert Russell Jacobson, Brian Tadao Kobashikawa, Gregory Garland Thatcher
  • Patent number: 9152952
    Abstract: Systems and methods to reduce false positives in spam filtering. In one aspect, a method includes automatically generating profiles for persons identified in messages, such as incoming and outgoing e-mails. Messages flagged as spam can be checked against the profile to identify false positives.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 13, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2015
    Assignee: YAHOO! INC.
    Inventors: Adam Michael Smith, Joshua Robert Russell Jacobson, Brian Tadao Kobashikawa, Gregory Garland Thatcher
  • Publication number: 20120215861
    Abstract: Systems and methods to reduce false positives in spam filtering. In one aspect, a method includes automatically generating profiles for persons identified in messages, such as incoming and outgoing e-mails. Messages flagged as spam can be checked against the profile to identify false positives.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 13, 2011
    Publication date: August 23, 2012
    Applicant: XOBNI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Adam Michael Smith, Joshua Robert Russell Jacobson, Brian Tadao Kobashikawa, Gregory Garland Thatcher
  • Publication number: 20120166999
    Abstract: Systems and methods to provide assistance for completion during user input. In one embodiment, a method includes automatically generating profiles for persons identified in messages, such as incoming and outgoing emails. When a user is typing an input, the profiles are used to identify suggestions for the completion of the user input.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 2, 2012
    Publication date: June 28, 2012
    Applicant: XOBNI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Gregory Garland Thatcher, Joshua Robert Russell Jacobson, Frank J. Cort, Adam Michael Smith
  • Patent number: 8145791
    Abstract: Systems and methods to provide assistance for completion during address input. In one embodiment, a method includes automatically generating profiles for persons identified in messages, such as incoming and outgoing emails. Based on how the addresses of the persons are used in incoming and outgoing messages, the relevancy scores of the addresses are determined. When a user is typing an address, the profiles and the relevancy scores are used to identify and sort suggestions for the completion of the address input.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 19, 2011
    Date of Patent: March 27, 2012
    Assignee: Xobni Corporation
    Inventors: Gregory Garland Thatcher, Joshua Robert Russell Jacobson, Frank J. Cort, Adam Michael Smith
  • Publication number: 20110219317
    Abstract: Systems and methods to provide assistance for completion during address input. In one embodiment, a method includes automatically generating profiles for persons identified in messages, such as incoming and outgoing emails. Based on how the addresses of the persons are used in incoming and outgoing messages, the relevancy scores of the addresses are determined. When a user is typing an address, the profiles and the relevancy scores are used to identify and sort suggestions for the completion of the address input.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 19, 2011
    Publication date: September 8, 2011
    Applicant: XOBNI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Gregory Garland Thatcher, Joshua Robert Russell Jacobson, Frank J. Cort, Adam Michael Smith
  • Publication number: 20110119593
    Abstract: Information is presented to a user of a user device by a method including: collecting data relating to communications sent to or from the user, including to or from a first person, each communication including a link of a plurality of links; generating personal profiles from the collected data, the profiles comprising a first personal profile of the first person and including a first link of the plurality of links; and presenting the first personal profile to the user, comprising displaying the first link in a user interface on the user device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 11, 2010
    Publication date: May 19, 2011
    Applicant: XOBNI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Joshua Robert Russell Jacobson, Gregory Garland Thatcher, Brian Tadao Kobashikawa, Robin Andrew Radez, Frank J. Cort
  • Patent number: 7930430
    Abstract: Systems and methods to provide assistance for completion during address input. In one aspect, a method includes automatically generating profiles for persons identified in messages, such as incoming and outgoing emails. Based on how the addresses of the persons are used in incoming and outgoing messages, the relevancy scores of the addresses are determined. When a user is typing an address, the profiles and the relevancy scores are used to identify and sort suggestions for the completion of the address input.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 8, 2009
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2011
    Assignee: Xobni Corporation
    Inventors: Gregory Garland Thatcher, Joshua Robert Russell Jacobson, Frank J. Cort, Adam Michael Smith
  • Publication number: 20110010423
    Abstract: Systems and methods to provide assistance for completion during address input. In one aspect, a method includes automatically generating profiles for persons identified in messages, such as incoming and outgoing emails. Based on how the addresses of the persons are used in incoming and outgoing messages, the relevancy scores of the addresses are determined. When a user is typing an address, the profiles and the relevancy scores are used to identify and sort suggestions for the completion of the address input.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 8, 2009
    Publication date: January 13, 2011
    Applicant: XOBNI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Gregory Garland THATCHER, Joshua Robert Russell JACOBSON, Frank J. CORT, Adam Michael SMITH
  • Patent number: 7805492
    Abstract: Systems and methods to provide assistance for completion during address input. In one embodiment, a method includes automatically generating profiles for persons identified in messages, such as incoming and outgoing emails. Based on how the addresses of the persons are used in incoming and outgoing messages, the relevancy scores of the addresses are determined. When a user is typing an address, the profiles and the relevancy scores are used to identify and sort suggestions for the completion of the address input.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 7, 2010
    Date of Patent: September 28, 2010
    Assignee: Xobni Corporation
    Inventors: Gregory Garland Thatcher, Joshua Robert Russell Jacobson, Frank J. Cort, Adam Michael Smith