Patents by Inventor Jean-Pierre Ciudad

Jean-Pierre Ciudad 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: 20220155981
    Abstract: In some implementations, a computing device may configure a new device based on a current state of an old device, including settings, preferences, and other user data. The data may be transferred from the old device to the new device, and then relocated according to a manifest that details positions of the data on the old device. The destination device may be rebooted into a configuration mode to allow for the relocation of the transferred data, and then rebooted again to configure the destination device to provide access to the data in its respective relative locations on the destination device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 29, 2021
    Publication date: May 19, 2022
    Applicant: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: Jean-Pierre Ciudad, George C. Chicioreanu, Yan Arrouye
  • Patent number: 11163466
    Abstract: In some implementations, a computing device may configure a new device based on a current state of an old device, including settings, preferences, and other user data. The data may be transferred from the old device to the new device, and then relocated according to a manifest that details positions of the data on the old device. The destination device may be rebooted into a configuration mode to allow for the relocation of the transferred data, and then rebooted again to configure the destination device to provide access to the data in its respective relative locations on the destination device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 7, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 2, 2021
    Assignee: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: Jean-Pierre Ciudad, George C. Chicioreanu, Yan Arrouye
  • Publication number: 20210266395
    Abstract: A device receives a time-based restriction for usage by a first user with respect to an application, a website or a device-level function. The device receives encrypted data indicating a usage by the first user on a second device with respect to the application, website or device-level function. The device determines that at least one of the usage by the first user on the second device or a usage by the first user on the device with respect to the application, website or device-level function violates the time-based restriction. The device provides, in response to the determining, a notification that the time-based restriction has been violated by the first user.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 11, 2021
    Publication date: August 26, 2021
    Inventors: Christopher G. SKOGEN, Jean-Pierre CIUDAD, Julien F. FREUDIGER, Joao Pedro DE ALMEIDA FORJAZ DE LACERDA, Cyrus DABOO, Todd R. FERNANDEZ, Thomas ALSINA, Deepak IYER, Cody D. JORGENSEN, Edward T. SCHMIDT, Astrid YI
  • Patent number: 11025622
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable storage media for associating an application that was pre-installed on a computer with a user account on an online store. A system configured to practice the method presents an application available for download, receives a request to download the application to a computing devices, determines that the application is a pre-installed application, presents an authorization prompt configured to request user authorization to link the application with a user account, receives the user authorization, generates a unique hardware identifier associated with the computing devices, determines that the application is linkable based upon the unique hardware identifier, and links the adoptable application with the user account when the adoptable application is linkable.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 1, 2021
    Assignee: Apple, Inc.
    Inventors: Pedraum R. Pardehpoosh, Craig M. Federighi, Daniel I. Feldman, Gregory T. Quirk, Jack R. Matthew, Jackie Lee-Kang, Jean-Pierre Ciudad, Monika E. Gromek, Thomas K. Burkholder, Daniel Emil Pu, Sam Gharabally, Ellis Marshall Verosub, Yoon Sub Hwang
  • Patent number: 11005986
    Abstract: A device receives a time-based restriction for usage by a first user with respect to an application, a website or a device-level function. The device receives encrypted data indicating a usage by the first user on a second device with respect to the application, website or device-level function. The device determines that at least one of the usage by the first user on the second device or a usage by the first user on the device with respect to the application, website or device-level function violates the time-based restriction. The device provides, in response to the determining, a notification that the time-based restriction has been violated by the first user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2021
    Assignee: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: Christopher G. Skogen, Jean-Pierre Ciudad, Julien F. Freudiger, Joao Pedro De Almeida Forjaz De Lacerda, Cyrus Daboo, Todd R. Fernandez, Thomas Alsina, Deepak Iyer, Cody D. Jorgensen, Edward T. Schmidt, Astrid Yi
  • Publication number: 20200379660
    Abstract: In some implementations, a computing device may configure a new device based on a current state of an old device, including settings, preferences, and other user data. The data may be transferred from the old device to the new device, and then relocated according to a manifest that details positions of the data on the old device. The destination device may be rebooted into a configuration mode to allow for the relocation of the transferred data, and then rebooted again to configure the destination device to provide access to the data in its respective relative locations on the destination device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 7, 2019
    Publication date: December 3, 2020
    Applicant: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: Jean-Pierre Ciudad, George C. Chicioreanu, Yan Arrouye
  • Publication number: 20200228647
    Abstract: A device receives a time-based restriction for usage by a first user with respect to an application, a website or a device-level function. The device receives encrypted data indicating a usage by the first user on a second device with respect to the application, website or device-level function. The device determines that at least one of the usage by the first user on the second device or a usage by the first user on the device with respect to the application, website or device-level function violates the time-based restriction. The device provides, in response to the determining, a notification that the time-based restriction has been violated by the first user.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 30, 2020
    Publication date: July 16, 2020
    Inventors: Christopher G. SKOGEN, Jean-Pierre CIUDAD, Julien F. FREUDIGER, Joao Pedro DE ALMEIDA FORJAZ DE LACERDA, Cyrus DABOO, Todd R. FERNANDEZ, Thomas ALSINA, Deepak IYER, Cody D. JORGENSEN, Edward T. SCHMIDT, Astrid YI
  • Patent number: 10609208
    Abstract: A device receives a time-based restriction for usage by a first user with respect to an application, a website or a device-level function. The device receives encrypted data indicating a usage by the first user on a second device with respect to the application, website or device-level function. The device determines that at least one of the usage by the first user on the second device or a usage by the first user on the device with respect to the application, website or device-level function violates the time-based restriction. The device provides, in response to the determining, a notification that the time-based restriction has been violated by the first user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2020
    Assignee: APPLE INC.
    Inventors: Christopher G. Skogen, Jean-Pierre Ciudad, Julien F. Freudiger, Joao Pedro De Almeida Forjaz De Lacerda, Cyrus Daboo, Todd R. Fernandez, Thomas Alsina, Deepak Iyer, Cody D. Jorgensen, Edward T. Schmidt, Astrid Yi
  • Publication number: 20190349469
    Abstract: A device receives a time-based restriction for usage by a first user with respect to an application, a website or a device-level function. The device receives encrypted data indicating a usage by the first user on a second device with respect to the application, website or device-level function. The device determines that at least one of the usage by the first user on the second device or a usage by the first user on the device with respect to the application, website or device-level function violates the time-based restriction. The device provides, in response to the determining, a notification that the time-based restriction has been violated by the first user.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 28, 2018
    Publication date: November 14, 2019
    Inventors: Christopher G. SKOGEN, Jean-Pierre CIUDAD, Julien F. FREUDIGER, Joao Pedro DE ALMEIDA FORJAZ DE LACERDA, Cyrus DABOO, Todd R. FERNANDEZ, Thomas ALSINA, Deepak IYER, Cody D. JORGENSEN, Edward T. SCHMIDT, Astrid YI
  • Patent number: 10397470
    Abstract: A digital image capture system and method uses a display device to illuminate a target with light for improved image capture under poor lighting conditions. Various characteristics of the flash (e.g., brightness, color, duration, etc.) can be adjusted to improve image capture. Users are provided with feedback (e.g., live video feed, audio and/or visual countdowns, etc.) to assist them in preparing for image capture. The captured images are seamlessly integrated with existing applications (e.g., video conferencing, instant text messaging, etc.).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignee: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: Jean-Pierre Ciudad, Alexandre Aybes, Peter Westen, Gregory N. Christie, Scott Forstall
  • Publication number: 20190124083
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable storage media for associating an application that was pre-installed on a computer with a user account on an online store. A system configured to practice the method presents an application available for download, receives a request to download the application to a computing devices, determines that the application is a pre-installed application, presents an authorization prompt configured to request user authorization to link the application with a user account, receives the user authorization, generates a unique hardware identifier associated with the computing devices, determines that the application is linkable based upon the unique hardware identifier, and links the adoptable application with the user account when the adoptable application is linkable.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 17, 2018
    Publication date: April 25, 2019
    Inventors: Pedraum R. Pardehpoosh, Craig M. Federighi, Daniel l. Feldman, Gregory T. Quirk, Jack . Matthew, Jackie Lee-Kang, Jean-Pierre Ciudad, Monika E. Gromek, Thomas K. Burkholder, Daniel Emil Pu, Sam Gharabally, Ellis Marshall Verosub, Yoon Sub Hwang
  • Publication number: 20190114399
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable media for enforcing application usage policies. As part of an application purchase transaction, the application distributor creates a unique proof of purchase receipt. This receipt can be bundled with the application and delivered to the purchaser. Each machine can maintain an authorization file that lists the users authorized to use applications on that machine. A system configured to practice the method verifies that a user is authorized to use an application on a machine based on an application proof of purchase receipt and the authorization file. If the application proof of purchase receipt and the authorization file are both valid, the system checks if the user account identifier in the receipt is contained in the authorization file. If so, the user can be considered authorized to use the application on the machine.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 31, 2018
    Publication date: April 18, 2019
    Inventors: Jean-Pierre CIUDAD, Augustin J. FARRUGIA, David M'RAIHI, Bertrand Mollinier TOUBLET, Gianpaolo FASOLI, Nicholas T. SULLIVAN
  • Patent number: 10158635
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are systems, methods, and non-transitory computer-readable storage media for associating an application that was pre-installed on a computer with a user account on an online store. A system configured to practice the method presents an application available for download, receives a request to download the application to a computing device, determines that the application is a pre-installed application, presents an authorization prompt configured to request user authorization to link the application with a user account, receives the user authorization, generates a unique hardware identifier associated with the computing device, determines that the application is linkable based upon the unique hardware identifier, and links the adoptable application with the user account when the adoptable application is linkable.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2011
    Date of Patent: December 18, 2018
    Assignee: APPLE INC.
    Inventors: Pedraum R. Pardehpoosh, Craig M. Federighi, Daniel I. Feldman, Gregory T. Quirk, Jack R. Matthew, Jackie Lee-Kang, Jean-Pierre Ciudad, Monika E. Gromek, Thomas K. Burkholder, Daniel Emil Pu, Sam Gharabally, Ellis Marshall Verosub, Yoon Sub Hwang
  • Publication number: 20180220067
    Abstract: A digital image capture system and method uses a display device to illuminate a target with light for improved image capture under poor lighting conditions. Various characteristics of the flash (e.g., brightness, color, duration, etc.) can be adjusted to improve image capture. Users are provided with feedback (e.g., live video feed, audio and/or visual countdowns, etc.) to assist them in preparing for image capture. The captured images are seamlessly integrated with existing applications (e.g., video conferencing, instant text messaging, etc.).
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 14, 2018
    Publication date: August 2, 2018
    Inventors: Jean-Pierre Ciudad, Alexandre Aybes, Peter Westen, Gregory N. Christie, Scott Forstall
  • Patent number: 9871963
    Abstract: A digital image capture system and method uses a display device to illuminate a target with light for improved image capture under poor lighting conditions. Various characteristics of the flash (e.g., brightness, color, duration, etc.) can be adjusted to improve image capture. Users are provided with feedback (e.g., live video feed, audio and/or visual countdowns, etc.) to assist them in preparing for image capture. The captured images are seamlessly integrated with existing applications (e.g., video conferencing, instant text messaging, etc.).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 16, 2018
    Assignee: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: Jean-Pierre Ciudad, Alexandre Aybes, Peter Westen, Gregory N. Christie, Scott Forstall
  • Publication number: 20170357453
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a technique for managing storage space in a user device. Users are provided with options to manage storage space usage in an organized and efficient manner. The options can include recommendations to the user regarding automatically and/or manually purging data from the user device to free up a particular amount of storage space that is needed to carry out a particular task.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 23, 2016
    Publication date: December 14, 2017
    Inventors: Steve S. KO, Jean-Pierre CIUDAD, Kazuhisa YANAGIHARA
  • Publication number: 20170357388
    Abstract: In accordance with some embodiments, a method includes detecting a management input indicative of a request to manage data stored at the direction of the device at a storage location with a limited available storage capacity, and in response, displaying a data storage management user interface that includes a plurality of data storage management affordances.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 31, 2017
    Publication date: December 14, 2017
    Inventors: Kazuhisa Yanagihara, Kevin Charles Milden, Steve Ko, Jean-Pierre Ciudad, Maxym Runov, Robert Ulrich
  • Patent number: 9727326
    Abstract: A method of providing customized software update notifications for a device is described. The method receives information for a set of available system software updates from an update server. The set of available system software updates includes a set of security updates. Each security update includes a set of metadata. The method also receives information for a set of available application software updates. The method determines the total number of available application and system software updates. The method generates a customized update notification string based on the received metadata and the total number of available software updates. The method displays the generated customized update notification string.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 8, 2017
    Assignee: APPLE INC.
    Inventors: Jean-Pierre Ciudad, Daniel I. Feldman, Patrick L. Coffman, Laurent Baumann, Jack R. Matthew, Randy D. Saldinger
  • Patent number: 9672023
    Abstract: A graphical user interface (GUI) for a unified software update display center is provided. The GUI includes a first display area for displaying a set of available security system software updates. The GUI includes a second display area for displaying a set of available non-security system software updates. The GUI includes a third display area for displaying a set of available application software updates. The GUI includes a single selection tool for installing all available security updates without installing any updates displayed in the second and third display areas. The GUI includes individual selection tools for installing individual updates displayed in the second and third display areas. The GUI includes a selection tool to receive further updates from a system update server and an application update server. The critical security updates are displayed with different display attributes or in different sections to distinguish them from other types of updates.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 6, 2017
    Assignee: APPLE INC.
    Inventors: Jack R. Matthew, Jean-Pierre Ciudad, Laurent Baumann, Patrick L. Coffman, Randy D. Saldinger, Daniel I. Feldman
  • Publication number: 20160360102
    Abstract: A digital image capture system and method uses a display device to illuminate a target with light for improved image capture under poor lighting conditions. Various characteristics of the flash (e.g., brightness, color, duration, etc.) can be adjusted to improve image capture. Users are provided with feedback (e.g., live video feed, audio and/or visual countdowns, etc.) to assist them in preparing for image capture. The captured images are seamlessly integrated with existing applications (e.g., video conferencing, instant text messaging, etc.).
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 18, 2016
    Publication date: December 8, 2016
    Inventors: Jean-Pierre Ciudad, Alexandre Aybes, Peter Westen, Gregory N. Christie, Scott Forstall