Patents by Inventor Sebastian Lahaie

Sebastian Lahaie 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: 20080306819
    Abstract: The present invention is directed towards systems and methods for ranking and providing advertisements in a position auction. The method of the present invention comprises receiving a search query and selecting at least one keyword based upon the search query. A list containing at least one keyword based upon the search query is returned and a list comprising at least one bid corresponding to the returned list of keywords is retrieved. A priority score corresponding to each bid is computed and used to rank the list of bids. Advertisements are then provided corresponding to a plurality of the highest ranking bids.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 8, 2007
    Publication date: December 11, 2008
    Applicant: YAHOO! INC.
    Inventors: Pavel Berkhin, Chad Carson, Ashvin Kannan, Darshan Kantak, Sebastian Lahaie, Christopher LuVogt, Jan Pedersen, David M. Pennock, Tong Zhang