Patents by Inventor Thomas Eric Cochran

Thomas Eric Cochran 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: 20040030697
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a feedback system for adding feedback functionality to an online content management system without altering the stored online content. The feedback system includes a feedback submission module for providing the content system with information enabling a browser displaying hypertext received from the content management system to select text for specific commenting, providing a feedback form when a portion of the hypertext is highlighted, and storing the selected text along with feedback received with the feedback form after it is returned by the browser. The system may include a personalized feedback status module, a view feedback module, and a feedback management module. The personalized feedback status module: responds to a user request to view feedback submitted by a user by searching the stored feedback; sends results to the browser.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 31, 2002
    Publication date: February 12, 2004
    Applicant: American Management Systems, Inc.
    Inventors: Thomas Eric Cochran, Matthew Todd Richards, Kevin Tzu-Hao Fine, Jedidiah Eli Fonner