Patents by Inventor Jeffrey Roloff

Jeffrey Roloff 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).

  • Patent number: 9934308
    Abstract: In an embodiment, a method comprises performing a first search based on a first text string; based on the first search, identifying one or more search results; after identifying the one or more search results, causing the one or more search results to be displayed; while the one or more search results are displayed: receiving input that changes the first text string to a modified text string; in response to receiving the input: performing a second search based, at least in part, on a portion of the modified text string, and determining that no search results are identified based on the second search; after determining that no search results are identified based on the second search, continuing to display the one or more search results; wherein the method is performed by one or more computing devices.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 3, 2018
    Assignee: Quotient Technology Inc.
    Inventor: Jeffrey Roloff
  • Publication number: 20150142843
    Abstract: In an embodiment, a method comprises performing a first search based on a first text string; based on the first search, identifying one or more search results; after identifying the one or more search results, causing the one or more search results to be displayed; while the one or more search results are displayed: receiving input that changes the first text string to a modified text string; in response to receiving the input: performing a second search based, at least in part, on a portion of the modified text string, and determining that no search results are identified based on the second search; after determining that no search results are identified based on the second search, continuing to display the one or more search results; wherein the method is performed by one or more computing devices.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 28, 2015
    Publication date: May 21, 2015
    Inventor: Jeffrey Roloff
  • Patent number: 9026547
    Abstract: In an embodiment, a method comprises performing a first search based on a first text string; based on the first search, identifying one or more search results; after identifying the one or more search results, causing the one or more search results to be displayed; while the one or more search results are displayed: receiving input that changes the first text string to a modified text string; in response to receiving the input: performing a second search based, at least in part, on a portion of the modified text string, and determining that no search results are identified based on the second search; after determining that no search results are identified based on the second search, continuing to display the one or more search results; wherein the method is performed by one or more computing devices.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 5, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2015
    Assignee: Coupons.com Incorporated
    Inventor: Jeffrey Roloff
  • Patent number: 8798996
    Abstract: In an embodiment, a method comprises analyzing a string of text that was generated based on audio input, identifying a plurality of text segments, wherein each text segment of the plurality of text segments comprises one or more words in the string of text, wherein at least one of the plurality of segments comprises a plurality of words, and organizing the plurality of text segments into a list of items, wherein each segment is a separate item in the list.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 5, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 5, 2014
    Assignee: Coupons.com Incorporated
    Inventors: Jeffrey Roloff, Steven M. Horowitz
  • Publication number: 20130232163
    Abstract: In an embodiment, a method comprises performing a first search based on a first text string; based on the first search, identifying one or more search results; after identifying the one or more search results, causing the one or more search results to be displayed; while the one or more search results are displayed: receiving input that changes the first text string to a modified text string; in response to receiving the input: performing a second search based, at least in part, on a portion of the modified text string, and determining that no search results are identified based on the second search; after determining that no search results are identified based on the second search, continuing to display the one or more search results; wherein the method is performed by one or more computing devices.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 5, 2012
    Publication date: September 5, 2013
    Inventor: Jeffrey Roloff
  • Publication number: 20130231918
    Abstract: In an embodiment, a method comprises analyzing a string of text that was generated based on audio input, identifying a plurality of text segments, wherein each text segment of the plurality of text segments comprises one or more words in the string of text, wherein at least one of the plurality of segments comprises a plurality of words, and organizing the plurality of text segments into a list of items, wherein each segment is a separate item in the list.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 5, 2012
    Publication date: September 5, 2013
    Inventors: Jeffrey Roloff, Steven M. Horowitz