Patents by Inventor Sorin Jianu

Sorin Jianu 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: 9274774
    Abstract: Systems and techniques to provide for software installation. In general, in one implementation, the technique includes detecting selection of one or more applications by a user; creating a manifest for the one or more applications, the manifest including a reference to the one or more applications and a reference to one or more installers, where each of the one or more applications is associated with a unique one of the one or more installers; and providing the manifest to a target system where each of the one or more applications can be installed, none of the applications or installers being provided in the manifest.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 28, 2005
    Date of Patent: March 1, 2016
    Assignee: Google Inc.
    Inventors: Sorin Jianu, Sundar Pichai, Jocelyn Lin, Ann Mei Chang, Othman Laraki, Joerg Heilig, John Fu, Shankar Ganesh, Jian Li, Jesse Savage, Carl Schedvin
  • Publication number: 20150193215
    Abstract: Systems and techniques to provide for software installation. In general, in one implementation, the technique includes detecting selection of one or more applications by a user; creating a manifest for the one or more applications, the manifest including a reference to the one or more applications and a reference to one or more installers, where each of the one or more applications is associated with a unique one of the one or more installers; and providing the manifest to a target system where each of the one or more applications can be installed, none of the applications or installers being provided in the manifest.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 28, 2005
    Publication date: July 9, 2015
    Inventors: Sorin Jianu, Sundar Pichai, Jocelyn Lin, Ann Mei Chang, Othman Laraki, Joerg Heilig, John Fu, Shankar Ganesh, Jian Li, Jesse Savage, Carl Schedvin
  • Patent number: 8261258
    Abstract: Systems and techniques to provide for software installation. In general, in one implementation, the technique includes receiving a manifest, the manifest including a reference to one or more applications to be installed, obtaining an installer associated with an application, and using the associated installer to install the application on a target system, the application and the associated installer not being provided in the manifest.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 28, 2005
    Date of Patent: September 4, 2012
    Assignee: Google Inc.
    Inventors: Sorin Jianu, Sundar Pichai, Jocelyn Lin, Ann Mei Chang, Othman Laraki, Joerg Heilig, John Fu, Shankar Ganesh, Jian Li, Jesse Savage
  • Publication number: 20080301669
    Abstract: Described are systems and methods for self-updating software applications on a computer system. Installed software applications register with a service module installed on the computer. The service module requests updates for the installed software applications, including itself, and receives identification of available updates, including an update for itself. After receiving the identification, the service module automatically installs the identified updates, including updating itself.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 30, 2007
    Publication date: December 4, 2008
    Applicant: GOOGLE INC.
    Inventors: Vivek R. Rao, Sorin Jianu, Erik A. Kay, Michael H. Tsao, John G. Mevissen
  • Publication number: 20080301667
    Abstract: Described are systems and methods for updating software applications on a computer. Parameters associated with installed software applications are collected and transmitted to a server and installation instructions are determined based on the parameters. Installation instructions are then received from the server and appropriate updates are automatically installed according to the received instructions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 30, 2007
    Publication date: December 4, 2008
    Applicant: GOOGLE INC.
    Inventors: Vivek R. Rao, Sorin Jianu, Erik A. Kay, Michael H. Tsao, John G. Mevissen