Patents by Inventor Richard Mgrdechian

Richard Mgrdechian 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: 8989727
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present invention include improved communication system and methods. In one embodiment, the present invention includes a wireless communication method comprising, on a first wireless device, receiving one or more wireless device identifications associated with one or more other wireless devices, and transmitting at least one of the one or more wireless device identifications from the first wireless device to a remote computer system, and on the remote computer system, receiving the at least one wireless device identification, and accessing information associated with the at least one wireless device identification. Embodiments of the present invention may be used for electronic dating, social networking and other communication applications.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 5, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2015
    Assignee: Yahoo! Inc.
    Inventors: Richard Mgrdechian, Man-ho Lawrence Lee
  • Patent number: 8478254
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present invention include improved communication system and methods. In one embodiment, the present invention includes a wireless communication method comprising, on a first wireless device, receiving one or more wireless device identifications associated with one or more other wireless devices, and transmitting at least one of the one or more wireless device identifications from the first wireless device to a remote computer system, and on the remote computer system, receiving the at least one wireless device identification, and accessing information associated with the at least one wireless device identification. Embodiments of the present invention may be used for electronic dating, social networking and other communication applications.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 20, 2012
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2013
    Assignee: Yahoo! Inc.
    Inventors: Richard Mgrdechian, Man-ho Lawrence Lee
  • Patent number: 8478247
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present invention include improved communication system and methods. In one embodiment, the present invention includes a wireless communication method comprising, on a first wireless device, receiving one or more wireless device identifications associated with one or more other wireless devices, and transmitting at least one of the one or more wireless device identifications from the first wireless device to a remote computer system, and on the remote computer system, receiving the at least one wireless device identification, and accessing information associated with the at least one wireless device identification. Embodiments of the present invention may be used for electronic dating, social networking and other communication applications.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 20, 2011
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2013
    Assignee: Yahoo! Inc.
    Inventors: Richard Mgrdechian, Man-ho Lawrence Lee
  • Publication number: 20120329554
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present invention include improved communication system and methods. In one embodiment, the present invention includes a wireless communication method comprising, on a first wireless device, receiving one or more wireless device identifications associated with one or more other wireless devices, and transmitting at least one of the one or more wireless device identifications from the first wireless device to a remote computer system, and on the remote computer system, receiving the at least one wireless device identification, and accessing information associated with the at least one wireless device identification. Embodiments of the present invention may be used for electronic dating, social networking and other communication applications.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 5, 2012
    Publication date: December 27, 2012
    Applicant: YAHOO! INC.
    Inventors: Richard Mgrdechian, Man-ho Lawrence Lee
  • Publication number: 20120316967
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present invention include improved communication system and methods. In one embodiment, the present invention includes a wireless communication method comprising, on a first wireless device, receiving one or more wireless device identifications associated with one or more other wireless devices, and transmitting at least one of the one or more wireless device identifications from the first wireless device to a remote computer system, and on the remote computer system, receiving the at least one wireless device identification, and accessing information associated with the at least one wireless device identification. Embodiments of the present invention may be used for electronic dating, social networking and other communication applications.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 20, 2012
    Publication date: December 13, 2012
    Applicant: Yahoo! Inc.
    Inventors: Richard Mgrdechian, Man-Ho Lawrence Lee
  • Patent number: 8265654
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present invention include improved communication system and methods. In one embodiment, the present invention includes a wireless communication method comprising, on a first wireless device, receiving one or more wireless device identifications associated with one or more other wireless devices, and transmitting at least one of the one or more wireless device identifications from the first wireless device to a remote computer system, and on the remote computer system, receiving the at least one wireless device identification, and accessing information associated with the at least one wireless device identification. Embodiments of the present invention may be used for electronic dating, social networking and other communication applications.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 20, 2011
    Date of Patent: September 11, 2012
    Assignee: Yahoo! Inc.
    Inventors: Richard Mgrdechian, Man-ho Lawrence Lee
  • Patent number: 8249566
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present invention include improved communication system and methods. In one embodiment, the present invention includes a wireless communication method comprising, on a first wireless device, receiving one or more wireless device identifications associated with one or more other wireless devices, and transmitting at least one of the one or more wireless device identifications from the first wireless device to a remote computer system, and on the remote computer system, receiving the at least one wireless device identification, and accessing information associated with the at least one wireless device identification. Embodiments of the present invention may be used for electronic dating, social networking and other communication applications.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 20, 2011
    Date of Patent: August 21, 2012
    Assignee: Yahoo! Inc.
    Inventors: Richard Mgrdechian, Man-ho Lawrence Lee
  • Publication number: 20120015668
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present invention include improved communication system and methods. In one embodiment, the present invention includes a wireless communication method comprising, on a first wireless device, receiving one or more wireless device identifications associated with one or more other wireless devices, and transmitting at least one of the one or more wireless device identifications from the first wireless device to a remote computer system, and on the remote computer system, receiving the at least one wireless device identification, and accessing information associated with the at least one wireless device identification. Embodiments of the present invention may be used for electronic dating, social networking and other communication applications.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 20, 2011
    Publication date: January 19, 2012
    Applicant: Yahoo! Inc.
    Inventors: Richard Mgrdechian, Man-Ho Lawrence Lee
  • Publication number: 20110276412
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present invention include improved communication system and methods. In one embodiment, the present invention includes a wireless communication method comprising, on a first wireless device, receiving one or more wireless device identifications associated with one or more other wireless devices, and transmitting at least one of the one or more wireless device identifications from the first wireless device to a remote computer system, and on the remote computer system, receiving the at least one wireless device identification, and accessing information associated with the at least one wireless device identification. Embodiments of the present invention may be used for electronic dating, social networking and other communication applications.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 20, 2011
    Publication date: November 10, 2011
    Inventors: Richard Mgrdechian, Man-Ho Lawrence Lee
  • Publication number: 20110276647
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present invention include improved communication system and methods. In one embodiment, the present invention includes a wireless communication method comprising, on a first wireless device, receiving one or more wireless device identifications associated with one or more other wireless devices, and transmitting at least one of the one or more wireless device identifications from the first wireless device to a remote computer system, and on the remote computer system, receiving the at least one wireless device identification, and accessing information associated with the at least one wireless device identification. Embodiments of the present invention may be used for electronic dating, social networking and other communication applications.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 20, 2011
    Publication date: November 10, 2011
    Inventors: Richard Mgrdechian, Man-Ho Lawrence Lee
  • Patent number: 8023929
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present invention include improved communication system and methods. In one embodiment, the present invention includes a wireless communication method comprising, on a first wireless device, receiving one or more wireless device identifications associated with one or more other wireless devices, and transmitting at least one of the one or more wireless device identifications from the first wireless device to a remote computer system, and on the remote computer system, receiving the at least one wireless device identification, and accessing information associated with the at least one wireless device identification. Embodiments of the present invention may be used for electronic dating, social networking and other communication applications.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2009
    Date of Patent: September 20, 2011
    Assignee: Yahoo! Inc.
    Inventors: Richard Mgrdechian, Man-ho Lawrence Lee
  • Publication number: 20090164309
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present invention include improved communication system and methods. In one embodiment, the present invention includes a wireless communication method comprising, on a first wireless device, receiving one or more wireless device identifications associated with one or more other wireless devices, and transmitting at least one of the one or more wireless device identifications from the first wireless device to a remote computer system, and on the remote computer system, receiving the at least one wireless device identification, and accessing information associated with the at least one wireless device identification. Embodiments of the present invention may be used for electronic dating, social networking and other communication applications.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 27, 2009
    Publication date: June 25, 2009
    Applicant: Yahoo! Inc.
    Inventors: Richard Mgrdechian, Man-Ho Lawrence Lee
  • Patent number: 7545784
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present invention include improved communication system and methods. In one embodiment, the present invention includes a wireless communication method comprising, on a first wireless device, receiving one or more wireless device identifications associated with one or more other wireless devices, and transmitting at least one of the one or more wireless device identifications from the first wireless device to a remote computer system, and on the remote computer system, receiving the at least one wireless device identification, and accessing information associated with the at least one wireless device identification. Embodiments of the present invention may be used for electronic dating, social networking and other communication applications.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 10, 2005
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2009
    Assignee: Yahoo! Inc.
    Inventors: Richard Mgrdechian, Man-Ho Lawrence Lee
  • Publication number: 20050174975
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present invention include improved communication system and methods. In one embodiment, the present invention includes a wireless communication method comprising, on a first wireless device, receiving one or more wireless device identifications associated with one or more other wireless devices, and transmitting at least one of the one or more wireless device identifications from the first wireless device to a remote computer system, and on the remote computer system, receiving the at least one wireless device identification, and accessing information associated with the at least one wireless device identification. Embodiments of the present invention may be used for electronic dating, social networking and other communication applications.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 10, 2005
    Publication date: August 11, 2005
    Applicant: Vicinity Messaging Corporation
    Inventors: Richard Mgrdechian, Man-Ho Lee