Patents by Inventor Steve Lawrence

Steve Lawrence 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: 20120195304
    Abstract: A method and system of delivering and managing audio and video content, comprising: receiving, over at least one computer, at least one audio and/or video file to be played using at least one VOIP audio and video PBX telephone system; managing remotely, using at least one computer application, the at least one audio and/or video file; and distributing the at least one audio and/or video file to the at least one VOIP audio and/or video PBX telephone system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 18, 2012
    Publication date: August 2, 2012
    Inventor: Steve Lawrence Fogel
  • Patent number: 8234273
    Abstract: A system may determine a measure of how a content of a document changes over time, generate a score for the document based, at least in part, on the measure of how the content of the document changes over time, and rank the document with regard to at least one other document based, at least in part, on the score.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2011
    Date of Patent: July 31, 2012
    Assignee: Google Inc.
    Inventors: Anurag Acharya, Jeffrey Dean, Paul Haahr, Monika Henzinger, Steve Lawrence, Karl Pfleger, Simon Tong
  • Patent number: 8224827
    Abstract: A system may determine an extent to which a document is selected when the document is included in a set of search results, generate a score for the document based, at least in part, on the extent to which the document is selected when the document is included in a set of search results; and rank the document with regard to at least one other document based, at least in part, on the score.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 2011
    Date of Patent: July 17, 2012
    Assignee: Google Inc.
    Inventors: Jeffrey Dean, Paul Haahr, Monika Henzinger, Steve Lawrence, Karl Pfleger, Olcan Sercinoglu, Simon Tong
  • Publication number: 20120163206
    Abstract: Multiple packets are received that were transmitted by multiple mobile electronic device sensors located in a predefined area. The packets each include data detected by the sensors of multiple mobile electronic devices. At least a portion of the collected data is stored including multiple unique device identifiers that belong to multiple mobile electronic devices. Responsive to determining that at least two of the unique device identifiers are sequential, a set of values based on the at least two unique devices identifiers are associated as belonging to a same one of the mobile electronic devices.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 23, 2011
    Publication date: June 28, 2012
    Inventors: Kenneth Man-Kin Leung, William Tolbert Smith, Steve Lawrence Wilhelm
  • Patent number: 8185522
    Abstract: A system may determine an extent to which a document is selected when the document is included in a set of search results, generate a score for the document based, at least in part, on the extent to which the document is selected when the document is included in a set of search results; and rank the document with regard to at least one other document based, at least in part, on the score.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 2011
    Date of Patent: May 22, 2012
    Assignee: Google Inc.
    Inventors: Jeffrey Dean, Paul Haahr, Monika Henzinger, Steve Lawrence, Karl Pfleger, Olcan Sercinoglu, Simon Tong
  • Publication number: 20120095837
    Abstract: Ads are scored using, at least, user information and information associated with a user request, such as a search query or a document request. The scores may be used in determining whether to serve ads, how to serve ads, to order ads, to filter ads, etc. Items of user information, request-associated information, and/or ad information can be weighted based on previous uses of such information in the serving of ads and the performance of those served ads.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 2, 2003
    Publication date: April 19, 2012
    Inventors: Krishna Bharat, Steve Lawrence, Mehran Sahami, Amit Singhal
  • Patent number: 8112426
    Abstract: A system may determine a measure of how a content of a document changes over time, generate a score for the document based, at least in part, on the measure of how the content of the document changes over time, and rank the document with regard to at least one other document based, at least in part, on the score.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2006
    Date of Patent: February 7, 2012
    Assignee: Google Inc.
    Inventors: Anurag Acharya, Jeffrey Dean, Paul Haahr, Monika Henzinger, Steve Lawrence, Karl Pfleger, Simon Tong
  • Publication number: 20120023098
    Abstract: A system may determine an extent to which a document is selected when the document is included in a set of search results, generate a score for the document based, at least in part, on the extent to which the document is selected when the document is included in a set of search results; and rank the document with regard to at least one other document based, at least in part, on the score.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 30, 2011
    Publication date: January 26, 2012
    Applicant: GOOGLE INC.
    Inventors: Jeffrey DEAN, Paul HAAHR, Monika HENZINGER, Steve LAWRENCE, Karl PFLEGER, Olcan SERCINOGLU, Simon TONG
  • Publication number: 20120016888
    Abstract: A system may determine an extent to which a document is selected when the document is included in a set of search results, generate a score for the document based, at least in part, on the extent to which the document is selected when the document is included in a set of search results; and rank the document with regard to at least one other document based, at least in part, on the score.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 26, 2011
    Publication date: January 19, 2012
    Applicant: GOOGLE INC.
    Inventors: Jeffrey Dean, Paul Haahr, Monika Henzinger, Steve Lawrence, Karl Pfleger, Olcan Sercinoglu, Simon Tong
  • Publication number: 20120016874
    Abstract: A system may determine an extent to which a document is selected when the document is included in a set of search results, generate a score for the document based, at least in part, on the extent to which the document is selected when the document is included in a set of search results; and rank the document with regard to at least one other document based, at least in part, on the score.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 26, 2011
    Publication date: January 19, 2012
    Applicant: GOOGLE INC.
    Inventors: Jeffrey Dean, Paul Haahr, Monika Henzinger, Steve Lawrence, Karl Pfleger, Olcan Sercinoglu, Simon Tong
  • Publication number: 20120016871
    Abstract: A system may determine an extent to which a document is selected when the document is included in a set of search results, generate a score for the document based, at least in part, on the extent to which the document is selected when the document is included in a set of search results; and rank the document with regard to at least one other document based, at least in part, on the score.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 26, 2011
    Publication date: January 19, 2012
    Applicant: GOOGLE INC.
    Inventors: Anurag Acharya, Matt Cutts, Jeffrey DEAN, Paul Haahr, Monika Henzinger, Urs Hoelzle, Steve Lawrence, Karl Pfleger, Olcan Sercinoglu, Simon Tong
  • Publication number: 20120016889
    Abstract: A system may determine an extent to which a document is selected when the document is included in a set of search results, generate a score for the document based, at least in part, on the extent to which the document is selected when the document is included in a set of search results; and rank the document with regard to at least one other document based, at least in part, on the score.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 26, 2011
    Publication date: January 19, 2012
    Applicant: GOOGLE INC.
    Inventors: Jeffrey DEAN, Paul Haahr, Monika Henzinger, Steve Lawrence, Karl Pfleger, Olcan Sercinoglu, Simon Tong
  • Publication number: 20120016870
    Abstract: A system may determine an extent to which a document is selected when the document is included in a set of search results, generate a score for the document based, at least in part, on the extent to which the document is selected when the document is included in a set of search results; and rank the document with regard to at least one other document based, at least in part, on the score.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 26, 2011
    Publication date: January 19, 2012
    Applicant: GOOGLE INC.
    Inventors: Jeffrey Dean, Paul Haahr, Monika Henzinger, Steve Lawrence, Karl Pfleger, Olcan Sercinoglu, Simon Tong
  • Publication number: 20120005199
    Abstract: A system may determine a measure of how a content of a document changes over time, generate a score for the document based, at least in part, on the measure of how the content of the document changes over time, and rank the document with regard to at least one other document based, at least in part, on the score.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 14, 2011
    Publication date: January 5, 2012
    Applicant: GOOGLE INC.
    Inventors: Anurag Acharya, Jeffrey Dean, Paul Haahr, Monika Henzinger, Steve Lawrence, Karl Pfleger, Simon Tong
  • Patent number: 8051071
    Abstract: A system may determine an extent to which a document is selected when the document is included in a set of search results, generate a score for the document based, at least in part, on the extent to which the document is selected when the document is included in a set of search results; and rank the document with regard to at least one other document based, at least in part, on the score.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 22, 2006
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2011
    Assignee: Google Inc.
    Inventors: Jeffrey Dean, Paul Haahr, Monika Henzinger, Steve Lawrence, Karl Pfleger, Olcan Sercinoglu, Simon Tong
  • Publication number: 20110264671
    Abstract: A system may determine a measure of how a content of a document changes over time, generate a score for the document based, at least in part, on the measure of how the content of the document changes over time, and rank the document with regard to at least one other document based, at least in part, on the score.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 30, 2011
    Publication date: October 27, 2011
    Applicant: GOOGLE INC.
    Inventors: Anurag Acharya, Matt Cutts, Jeffrey Dean, Paul Haahr, Monika Henzinger, Urs Hoelzie, Steve Lawrence, Karl Pfleger, Olcan Sercinoglu, Simon Tong
  • Publication number: 20110258185
    Abstract: A system may determine a measure of how a content of a document changes over time, generate a score for the document based, at least in part, on the measure of how the content of the document changes over time, and rank the document with regard to at least one other document based, at least in part, on the score.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 30, 2011
    Publication date: October 20, 2011
    Applicant: GOOGLE INC.
    Inventors: Anurag ACHARYA, Jeffrey DEAN, Paul HAAHR, Monika HENZINGER, Steve LAWRENCE, Karl PFLEGER, Simon TONG
  • Publication number: 20110029542
    Abstract: A system may determine a document inception date associated with a document, generate a score for the document based, at least in part, on the document inception date, and rank the document with regard to at least one other document based, at least in part, on the score.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 12, 2010
    Publication date: February 3, 2011
    Applicant: GOOGLE INC.
    Inventors: Matt CUTTS, Jeffrey DEAN, Paul HAAHR, Monika HENZINGER, Steve LAWRENCE, Karl PFLEGER, Simon TONG
  • Publication number: 20110022605
    Abstract: A method may include receiving a document and an initial score for the document; determining that there has been a decrease in a rate or quantity of new links that point to the document over time; classifying the document as stale in response to the determining; decreasing the initial score for the document, resulting in an updated score; and ranking the document with regard to at least one other document based, at least in part, on the score.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 1, 2010
    Publication date: January 27, 2011
    Applicant: GOOGLE INC.
    Inventors: Anurag Acharya, Matt Cutts, Jeffrey Dean, Paul Haahr, Monika Henzinger, Steve Lawrence, Karl Pfleger, Simon Tong
  • Patent number: 7840572
    Abstract: A system may determine a document inception date associated with a document, generate a score for the document based, at least in part, on the document inception date, and rank the document with regard to at least one other document based, at least in part, on the score.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 20, 2006
    Date of Patent: November 23, 2010
    Assignee: Google Inc.
    Inventors: Matt Cutts, Jeffrey Dean, Paul Haahr, Monika Henzinger, Steve Lawrence, Karl Pfleger, Simon Tong