Patents by Inventor Pierce Trowbridge Wetter, III

Pierce Trowbridge Wetter, III 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: 9542392
    Abstract: An electronic publishing platform maps supplemental content layers associated with one or more paired target documents, such as user-generated content layers associated with the paired target documents, into a source document. The publishing platform correlates content items in the source document to content items in the paired target documents. Based on the correlation, the publishing platform generates indexes mapping the source document content items to the paired target document content items. The publishing platform uses the indexes to map supplemental content layers associated with the paired target document to the source document.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 31, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 10, 2017
    Assignee: Chegg, Inc.
    Inventors: Vincent Le Chevalier, Pierce Trowbridge Wetter, III, Joshua Richardson, Charles F. Geiger
  • Patent number: 9489355
    Abstract: An education digital reading platform provides pages of a document requested by a user, the pages including additional content layers associated with the requested content. The additional content layers including related content, user generated content, advertisement content and other services content offered by the digital reading platform. The requested content and additional content layers require processing capability on a web browser application. The amount of data associated with a page of a document may vary dramatically especially considering the additional layers of content associated with the pages. In order to permit the web browser application anticipate the processing needs associated with each page, the digital reading platform provides markers indicating a difference in processing requirements associated between two pages of a document.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 5, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 8, 2016
    Assignee: Chegg, Inc.
    Inventors: Vincent Le Chevalier, Charles F. Geiger, Pierce Trowbridge Wetter, III, Ashit Joshi, Ohad Eder-Pressman, Brent S. Tworetzky, Dax Eckenberg, Rahul Ravindra Mutalik Desai
  • Publication number: 20150220518
    Abstract: An electronic publishing platform maps supplemental content layers associated with one or more paired target documents, such as user-generated content layers associated with the paired target documents, into a source document. The publishing platform correlates content items in the source document to content items in the paired target documents. Based on the correlation, the publishing platform generates indexes mapping the source document content items to the paired target document content items. The publishing platform uses the indexes to map supplemental content layers associated with the paired target document to the source document.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2014
    Publication date: August 6, 2015
    Applicant: Chegg, Inc.
    Inventors: Vincent Le Chevalier, Pierce Trowbridge Wetter, III, Joshua Richardson, Charles F. Geiger
  • Publication number: 20140012685
    Abstract: An education digital reading platform provides pages of a document requested by a user, the pages including additional content layers associated with the requested content. The additional content layers including related content, user generated content, advertisement content and other services content offered by the digital reading platform. The requested content and additional content layers require processing capability on a web browser application. The amount of data associated with a page of a document may vary dramatically especially considering the additional layers of content associated with the pages. In order to permit the web browser application anticipate the processing needs associated with each page, the digital reading platform provides markers indicating a difference in processing requirements associated between two pages of a document.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 5, 2012
    Publication date: January 9, 2014
    Applicant: CHEGG, INC.
    Inventors: Vincent Le Chevalier, Charles F. Geiger, Pierce Trowbridge Wetter, III, Ashit Joshi, Ohad Eder-Pressman, Brent S. Tworetzky, Dax Eckenberg, Rahul Ravindra Mutalik Desai