Patents by Inventor Raj Vasant Abhyanker

Raj Vasant Abhyanker 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: 9098545
    Abstract: A method and system of hot news neighborhood banter in a geo-spatial social network are disclosed. In one aspect, a method includes identifying a hot news story, associating the hot news story with a specific geographic location, generating a map concurrently displaying a headline of the hot news story and the specific geographic location, and simultaneously generating in the map, profiles associated with a plurality of users surrounding the specific geographic location associated with the hot news story. The method may further include processing a submission form, having an audio file, a video file, a photo, and/or a comment, associated with the hot news story, of a neighboring user located a threshold distance away from the specific geographic location of the hot news story.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 2007
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2015
    Inventor: Raj Vasant Abhyanker
  • Patent number: 8660897
    Abstract: A method includes providing, through a server device, a number of wearable apparel garments to an entity and monitoring readings of near-field communication tags associated with the number of wearable apparel garments procured from the entity through a number of reader devices of a corresponding number of another human mammals. The method also includes transmitting a profile information of the human mammal wearing the wearable apparel garment to the reader device of the another human mammal and/or a geospatial information of the reader device to the server device configured to collect information from the number of reader devices. Further, the method includes obtaining, through the server device and/or another server device, information related to market intelligence based on the transmitted profile information and/or the geospatial information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 13, 2011
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2014
    Inventor: Raj Vasant Abhyanker
  • Publication number: 20130080217
    Abstract: A method includes determining, through one or more central server(s), that a bidding platform provided by a gastronomic bidding service provider has a number of requests for gastronomical offers within a residential location zip code and/or a daytime location zip code associated with a user thereof. The method also includes permitting the user to access the number of requests for gastronomical offers within the residential location zip code and/or the daytime location zip code, and denying the user access to a request within a zip code outside a geospatially constrained region around the residential location zip code and/or the daytime location zip code thereof. Further, the method includes permitting the user to create a series of standing bid amounts spread across a spectrum of time and crediting an account associated with the gastronomic bidding service provider on the one or more central server(s) with an appropriate amount.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 5, 2011
    Publication date: March 28, 2013
    Applicant: EatBid, Inc.
    Inventor: Raj Vasant Abhyanker
  • Publication number: 20130072114
    Abstract: A wearable apparel garment includes a textile region configured to cover an epidermis region of a human mammal and a near-field communication tag coupled to the textile region of the wearable apparel garment at an externally visible area thereof. The wearable apparel garment also includes a message communication area adjacent to the near-field communication tag configured to direct a responsive action of another human mammal in establishing a communication link between a reader device of the another human mammal and the near-field communication tag.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 20, 2011
    Publication date: March 21, 2013
    Inventor: Raj Vasant Abhyanker
  • Publication number: 20130073375
    Abstract: A method includes providing, through a server device, a number of wearable apparel garments to an entity and monitoring readings of near-field communication tags associated with the number of wearable apparel garments procured from the entity through a number of reader devices of a corresponding number of another human mammals. The method also includes transmitting a profile information of the human mammal wearing the wearable apparel garment to the reader device of the another human mammal and/or a geospatial information of the reader device to the server device configured to collect information from the number of reader devices. Further, the method includes obtaining, through the server device and/or another server device, information related to market intelligence based on the transmitted profile information and/or the geospatial information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 13, 2011
    Publication date: March 21, 2013
    Applicant: Trademarkia, Inc.
    Inventor: Raj Vasant Abhyanker
  • Publication number: 20130054317
    Abstract: A method includes determining, through one or more central server(s) associated with a gastronomic bidding service provider, that a bidding platform provided by the gastronomic bidding service provider has a number of requests for gastronomical offers within a residential location zip code and/or a daytime location zip code associated with a user thereof. The one or more central server(s) includes a processor communicatively coupled to a memory. The method also includes permitting the user to access the number of requests for gastronomical offers within the residential location zip code and/or the daytime location zip code thereof, and denying the user access to a request for a gastronomical offer within a zip code outside a geospatially constrained region around the residential location zip code and/or the daytime location zip code thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 23, 2011
    Publication date: February 28, 2013
    Inventor: Raj Vasant Abhyanker
  • Publication number: 20120166935
    Abstract: A method includes accessing a markup language information is associated with a brand name. The method further includes applying an algorithm to analyze availability of the brand name on any one of a domain and a social media site. In addition the method includes automatically generating a search result comprising at least one of an availability of the brand name as a user name of the social media site and as a domain name based on the application of the algorithm. Furthermore, the method includes associating the search result with a government information identified in the markup language information. The method also includes presenting the associated search result and the government information on a brand availability page.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 21, 2011
    Publication date: June 28, 2012
    Applicant: Trademarkia, Inc.
    Inventor: Raj Vasant Abhyanker
  • Patent number: 8204776
    Abstract: A method, apparatus and system of polling in a geo-spatial environment are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method includes generating a community network of user profiles, each user profile associated with a specific geographic location, determining a geographic region associated with a neighborhood, determining a first group of user profiles, the specific geographic location of each user profile associated with the geographic region, generating a first play view to include a three-dimensional map view embodied by the community network and the first group of the user profiles represented at locations in the three-dimensional map view associated with the specific geographic location of each user profile, generating a poll associated with the first group of user profiles and receiving poll results associated with the poll via a communication mode. The method may also include automatically tabulating the poll results and publishing, via the communication mode, the poll results.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 2007
    Date of Patent: June 19, 2012
    Assignee: Google Inc.
    Inventor: Raj Vasant Abhyanker
  • Patent number: 8190357
    Abstract: A method, apparatus, and system of multi-occupant structure in a geo-spatial environment are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method includes determining that a marker (e.g., associated with a profile of a user) is colliding with another marker simultaneously displayed in a map based on an overlap area of the marker with the another marker, automatically creating a group pointer that replaces the marker and the another marker on the map and generating a view of the marker and the another marker when a user (e.g., of the geo-spatial environment) selects the group pointer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 19, 2007
    Date of Patent: May 29, 2012
    Assignee: Google Inc.
    Inventors: Raj Vasant Abhyanker, Chandrasekhar Thota
  • Patent number: 8095430
    Abstract: A method, apparatus, and system of demand aggregation in a geo-spatial network are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method includes creating an item group associated with a registered user of a geo-spatial network, inviting a set of neighboring users geo-spatially proximate to the registered user to join the item group, placing at least one of the set of neighboring users as a member of the item group and/or communicating items of the item group to a set of providers of the items of the item group. The method may includes placing a good and/or a service in the item group, and/or generating a frequency data, a pricing data, a unit data, and/or a time data. The method may further include geo-fencing the item group in an area that encompasses a neighborhood community in a threshold geographical radius from the registered user who creates the item group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 4, 2007
    Date of Patent: January 10, 2012
    Assignee: Google Inc.
    Inventor: Raj Vasant Abhyanker
  • Patent number: 8064590
    Abstract: A method, apparatus, and system of a campaign in a geo-spatial environment is proposed. In one embodiment, a method includes populating each profile of a geo-spatial social network with an address data, forming a group in support of a campaign in the geo-spatial network when a particular user creates the group in support of the campaign and automatically communicating media to a physical location of a member of the group based on the address data associated with each profile of the geo-spatial network. The method may also include automatically creating the group based on a public data associated with each profile of the geo-spatial social network even prior to certain users associated with each profile registering geo-spatial social network by applying the public data to the each profile.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2007
    Date of Patent: November 22, 2011
    Assignee: Dealmap Inc.
    Inventor: Raj Vasant Abhyanker
  • Publication number: 20110219318
    Abstract: A method, apparatus and system of character expression in a geo-spatial environment are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method includes generating a community network of user profiles, each user profile associated with a specific geographic location, associating a first user with a first user profile, providing a first character expression associated with the first user profile, generating a first display view to include a three-dimensional map view embodied by the community network, the first character expression, and the first user profile represented at a location in the three-dimensional map view associated with the specific geographic location of the first user profile, and simultaneously representing other user profiles adjacent to the first user profile in the three-dimensional map view. The method may also include providing elements as a part of a commerce transaction and enabling the commerce transaction via a user profile.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 16, 2011
    Publication date: September 8, 2011
    Inventor: Raj Vasant Abhyanker
  • Publication number: 20110184643
    Abstract: A method, apparatus, and system of a mobile content creation, sharing, and commerce in a geo-spatial environment are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method includes communicating a positioning data of the mobile device to a server at a periodic interval, automatically generating in the mobile device, in response to the server, a present location profile associated with a present geographic location of the mobile device, simultaneously generating, in the mobile device, a set of adjacent profiles provided by the server as being a direction away from the present geographic location of the mobile device and refreshing, in the mobile device, the present location profile and the set of adjacent profiles at the periodic interval. The method may include automatically attaching a present sense data in the present location profile when a user selects a capture function in the present location profile.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 6, 2011
    Publication date: July 28, 2011
    Inventor: Raj Vasant Abhyanker
  • Patent number: 7966567
    Abstract: A method, apparatus and system of character expression in a geo-spatial environment are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method includes generating a community network of user profiles, each user profile associated with a specific geographic location, associating a first user with a first user profile, providing a first character expression associated with the first user profile, generating a first display view to include a three-dimensional map view embodied by the community network, the first character expression, and the first user profile represented at a location in the three-dimensional map view associated with the specific geographic location of the first user profile, and simultaneously representing other user profiles adjacent to the first user profile in the three-dimensional map view. The method may also include providing elements as a part of a commerce transaction and enabling the commerce transaction via a user profile.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2007
    Date of Patent: June 21, 2011
    Assignee: Center'd Corp.
    Inventor: Raj Vasant Abhyanker
  • Publication number: 20110066648
    Abstract: Simultaneous reservation of brand identity is disclosed. In one embodiment a method to simultaneous reserve online brand identity includes initiating a simultaneous search responsive to a single criteria, creating a uniform search result of available internet property such as trademark names, domain names, and/or social media names, searching availability of the internet property related to single search criteria, retaining ownership of matching internet property, registering the internet property, presenting opportunity to users to challenge ownership of the internet property. In another embodiment, a method may include abandoned trademarks responsive to a single search criteria are automatically registered and semantic analysis is performed on search results from the single search criteria.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 14, 2010
    Publication date: March 17, 2011
    Inventors: Raj Vasant Abhyanker, Dongxia Liu
  • Publication number: 20090064144
    Abstract: A method and system of community boundaries in a geo-spatial environment are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method of organizing a community network includes obtaining a location on a geo-spatial map, determining a representative in the community network associated with the location, obtaining a community boundary selection associated with a community from the representative, determining a region corresponding to the community boundary selection on the geo-spatial map, and creating a community boundary associated with the community on the geo-spatial map from the community boundary selection. The method may further include determining a residence of a member of the community network in the region, and associating the member with the community based on the residence. The method may also include obtaining a privacy preference corresponding to the community, and hiding a profile associated with the member from a public view of the community network based on the privacy preference.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 30, 2007
    Publication date: March 5, 2009
    Inventor: Raj Vasant Abhyanker
  • Publication number: 20090063252
    Abstract: A method, apparatus and system of polling in a geo-spatial environment are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method includes generating a community network of user profiles, each user profile associated with a specific geographic location, determining a geographic region associated with a neighborhood, determining a first group of user profiles, the specific geographic location of each user profile associated with the geographic region, generating a first play view to include a three-dimensional map view embodied by the community network and the first group of the user profiles represented at locations in the three-dimensional map view associated with the specific geographic location of each user profile, generating a poll associated with the first group of user profiles and receiving poll results associated with the poll via a communication mode. The method may also include automatically tabulating the poll results and publishing, via the communication mode, the poll results.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 28, 2007
    Publication date: March 5, 2009
    Inventor: Raj Vasant Abhyanker
  • Publication number: 20090063565
    Abstract: A method and system of a job search in a geo-spatial environment are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method of conducting a job search includes obtaining candidate data (e.g., may be a name, a resume, an experience level, an education level and/or an employment preference, etc.) corresponding to a job search profile, determining a location associated with the job search profile based on the candidate data, storing the job search profile in a candidate repository, processing a search request from a user associated with the job search profile, obtaining a search radius associated with the location from the user, obtaining at least one employer profile based on the search radius, and displaying the employer profile to the user on a geo-spatial map. The method may further include obtaining a search parameter from the user, and obtaining the employer profile based on the search radius and the search parameter.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 28, 2007
    Publication date: March 5, 2009
    Inventor: Raj Vasant Abhyanker
  • Publication number: 20090064011
    Abstract: A method and system of generational views in a geo-spatial environment are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method of displaying a geo-spatial map includes obtaining a location request from a member of a community network, displaying a location associated with the location request on the geo-spatial map, obtaining a selection of a generational view associated with the location from the member, and displaying the generations view on the geo-spatial map. The method may include obtaining a resident associated with the generational view, and displaying the resident on the geo-spatial map. The method may also include obtaining genealogy data associated with the member, determining a relative of the member associated with the generational view based on the genealogy data, and displaying the genealogy data associated with the relative on the geo-spatial map.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 30, 2007
    Publication date: March 5, 2009
    Inventor: Raj Vasant Abhyanker
  • Publication number: 20090043650
    Abstract: A method, apparatus and system of segmented services having a global structure of networked independent entities are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method of a network of patent attorneys includes providing a holistic patent services support solution to a patent attorney forming a separate entity, permitting the separate entity to adopt a trade identity different than that of the network of patent attorneys, and performing a core portion of a patent legal service through the separate entity of the patent attorney. The method may include transferring a relationship between the patent attorney and a client to the network of the patent attorneys, and marketing a corporate ownership interest of the network of patent attorneys to parties other than members of a State Bar Association to which the patent attorney belongs without violating a regulation of the State Bar Association when the core portion is performed through the separate entity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 8, 2007
    Publication date: February 12, 2009
    Inventors: Raj Vasant Abhyanker, Babar Rana, Nilay Shah