Patents by Inventor Roy Ben-Yoseph

Roy Ben-Yoseph 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: 20190037038
    Abstract: The people a user is presumed to know or be associated with may be determined using a number of techniques. This information about people that the user knows is used in relation to the user's communications. For example access to a user's online presence may be restricted based on the known people such that access to presence is provided only to those people that the user knows.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 18, 2018
    Publication date: January 31, 2019
    Inventor: Roy Ben-Yoseph
  • Publication number: 20170374170
    Abstract: The people a user is presumed to know or be associated with may be determined using a number of techniques. This information about people that the user knows is used in relation to the user's communications. For example access to a user's online presence may be restricted based on the known people such that access to presence is provided only to those people that the user knows.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 14, 2017
    Publication date: December 28, 2017
    Inventor: Roy Ben-Yoseph
  • Patent number: 9736255
    Abstract: The people a user is presumed to know or be associated with may be determined using a number of techniques. This information about people that the user knows is used in relation to the user's communications. For example access to a user's online presence may be restricted based on the known people such that access to presence is provided only to those people that the user knows.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 15, 2017
    Assignee: FACEBOOK, INC.
    Inventor: Roy Ben-Yoseph
  • Patent number: 9531826
    Abstract: The people a user is presumed to know or be associated with may be determined using a number of techniques. This information about people that the user knows is used in relation to the user's communications. For example access to a user's online presence may be restricted based on the known people such that access to presence is provided only to those people that the user knows.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2012
    Date of Patent: December 27, 2016
    Assignee: FACEBOOK, INC.
    Inventor: Roy Ben-Yoseph
  • Patent number: 9516125
    Abstract: The people a user is presumed to know or be associated with may be determined using a number of techniques. This information about people that the user knows is used in relation to the user's communications. For example access to a user's online presence may be restricted based on the known people such that access to presence is provided only to those people that the user knows.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2012
    Date of Patent: December 6, 2016
    Assignee: FACEBOOK, INC.
    Inventor: Roy Ben-Yoseph
  • Patent number: 9360996
    Abstract: A computer implemented method for intelligently enabling menu choices includes rendering, on a client system, an address book user interface comprising information related to one or more contacts, selecting a contact from the address book user interface, determining an online presence state for the selected contact, enabling one or more menu options based upon the determined online presence state, with the menu options enabled for a first online presence state differing from the menu options enabled for a second online presence state, and presenting the enabled menu options to a user in a user interface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 14, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 7, 2016
    Assignee: FACEBOOK, INC.
    Inventors: Barry Appelman, Roy Ben-Yoseph, Brian Heikes, Valerie Kucharewski
  • Patent number: 9356894
    Abstract: A computer implemented method for intelligently enabling menu choices includes rendering, on a client system, an address book user interface comprising information related to one or more contacts, selecting a contact from the address book user interface, determining an online presence state for the selected contact, enabling one or more menu options based upon the determined online presence state, with the menu options enabled for a first online presence state differing from the menu options enabled for a second online presence state, and presenting the enabled menu options to a user in a user interface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 31, 2016
    Assignee: FACEBOOK, INC.
    Inventors: Barry Appelman, Roy Ben-Yoseph, Brian Heikes, Valerie Kucharewski
  • Patent number: 8874672
    Abstract: The people a user is presumed to know or be associated with may be determined using a number of techniques. This information about people that the user knows is used in relation to the user's communications. For example access to a user's online presence may be restricted based on the known people such that access to presence is provided only to those people that the user knows.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 13, 2012
    Date of Patent: October 28, 2014
    Assignee: Facebook, Inc.
    Inventor: Roy Ben-Yoseph
  • Patent number: 8706823
    Abstract: Distinctively treating digital communications sent by bulk message senders includes providing a set of bulk sender behavior policies and monitoring compliance by a bulk message sender with the set of policies. Based on compliance by the bulk message sender with the set of policies, digital communications sent by the bulk message sender are distinctively treated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 4, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 22, 2014
    Assignee: Bright Sun Technologies
    Inventors: Roy Ben-Yoseph, Sylvia M. Koschier
  • Patent number: 8464177
    Abstract: Replacing display content in a window of a graphical user interface includes displaying a window in a graphical user interface, and displaying first display content in the window. A request initiated by a user to change a size of the window is received. Second display content is accessed based on the request. The second display content is different from the first display content. In response to the request, the window is resized and the second display content is substituted for the first display content in the resized window.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2007
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2013
    Inventors: Roy Ben-Yoseph, Iain Fraser Langridge, Cian Chang
  • Publication number: 20130067340
    Abstract: A computer implemented method for intelligently enabling menu choices includes rendering, on a client system, an address book user interface comprising information related to one or more contacts, selecting a contact from the address book user interface, determining an online presence state for the selected contact, enabling one or more menu options based upon the determined online presence state, with the menu options enabled for a first online presence state differing from the menu options enabled for a second online presence state, and presenting the enabled menu options to a user in a user interface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 14, 2012
    Publication date: March 14, 2013
    Applicant: FACEBOOK, INC.
    Inventors: Barry Appelman, Roy Ben-Yoseph, Brian Heikes, Valerie Kucharewski
  • Publication number: 20130067341
    Abstract: A computer implemented method for intelligently enabling menu choices includes rendering, on a client system, an address book user interface comprising information related to one or more contacts, selecting a contact from the address book user interface, determining an online presence state for the selected contact, enabling one or more menu options based upon the determined online presence state, with the menu options enabled for a first online presence state differing from the menu options enabled for a second online presence state, and presenting the enabled menu options to a user in a user interface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 14, 2012
    Publication date: March 14, 2013
    Applicant: FACEBOOK, INC.
    Inventors: Barry Appelman, Roy Ben-Yoseph, Brian Heikes, Valerie Kucharewski
  • Publication number: 20130066991
    Abstract: The people a user is presumed to know or be associated with may be determined using a number of techniques. This information about people that the user knows is used in relation to the user's communications. For example access to a user's online presence may be restricted based on the known people such that access to presence is provided only to those people that the user knows.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 13, 2012
    Publication date: March 14, 2013
    Applicant: FACEBOOK, INC.
    Inventor: ROY BEN-YOSEPH
  • Publication number: 20130067339
    Abstract: A computer implemented method for intelligently enabling menu choices includes rendering, on a client system, an address book user interface comprising information related to one or more contacts, selecting a contact from the address book user interface, determining an online presence state for the selected contact, enabling one or more menu options based upon the determined online presence state, with the menu options enabled for a first online presence state differing from the menu options enabled for a second online presence state, and presenting the enabled menu options to a user in a user interface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 14, 2012
    Publication date: March 14, 2013
    Applicant: FACEBOOK, INC.
    Inventors: Barry Appelman, Roy Ben-Yoseph, Brian Heikes, Valerie Kucharewski
  • Publication number: 20130066990
    Abstract: The people a user is presumed to know or be associated with may be determined using a number of techniques. This information about people that the user knows is used in relation to the user's communications. For example access to a user's online presence may be restricted based on the known people such that access to presence is provided only to those people that the user knows.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 13, 2012
    Publication date: March 14, 2013
    Applicant: FACEBOOK, INC.
    Inventor: Roy Ben-Yoseph
  • Publication number: 20130066992
    Abstract: The people a user is presumed to know or be associated with may be determined using a number of techniques. This information about people that the user knows is used in relation to the user's communications. For example access to a user's online presence may be restricted based on the known people such that access to presence is provided only to those people that the user knows.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 13, 2012
    Publication date: March 14, 2013
    Applicant: FACEBOOK, INC.
    Inventor: Roy Ben-Yoseph
  • Publication number: 20120233269
    Abstract: The people a user is presumed to know or be associated with may be determined using a number of techniques. This information about people that the user knows is used in relation to the user's communications. For example access to a user's online presence may be restricted based on the known people such that access to presence is provided only to those people that the user knows.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 13, 2012
    Publication date: September 13, 2012
    Inventor: Roy BEN-YOSEPH
  • Publication number: 20120144310
    Abstract: A computer implemented method for intelligently enabling menu choices includes rendering, on a client system, an address book user interface comprising information related to one or more contacts, selecting a contact from the address book user interface, determining an online presence state for the selected contact, enabling one or more menu options based upon the determined online presence state, with the menu options enabled for a first online presence state differing from the menu options enabled for a second online presence state, and presenting the enabled menu options to a user in a user interface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 14, 2012
    Publication date: June 7, 2012
    Inventors: Barry Appelman, Roy Ben-Yoseph, Brian Heikes, Valerie Kucharewski
  • Patent number: 8132110
    Abstract: A computer implemented method for intelligently enabling menu choices includes rendering, on a client system, an address book user interface comprising information related to one or more contacts, selecting a contact from the address book user interface, determining an online presence state for the selected contact, enabling one or more menu options based upon the determined online presence state, with the menu options enabled for a first online presence state differing from the menu options enabled for a second online presence state, and presenting the enabled menu options to a user in a user interface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 5, 2003
    Date of Patent: March 6, 2012
    Assignee: AOL Inc.
    Inventors: Barry Appelman, Roy Ben-Yoseph, Brian Heikes, Valerie Kucharewski
  • Patent number: 8117265
    Abstract: The people a user is presumed to know or be associated with may be determined using a number of techniques. This information about people that the user knows is used in relation to the user's communications. For example access to a user's online presence may be restricted based on the known people such that access to presence is provided only to those people that the user knows.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 2003
    Date of Patent: February 14, 2012
    Assignee: AOL Inc.
    Inventor: Roy Ben-Yoseph