Patents by Inventor Xiao Xiao Liu

Xiao Xiao Liu 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: 20180012277
    Abstract: Methods and systems for displaying, to a user interface, categories of items for the user to select from for querying the system, in order to enable the system to return to the user images of items of the type desired by the user for possible purchase. The items categories of items can be presented to the user interface visually in silhouette form so that the user can select brand and the silhouette image of the type of item desired. Upon selection of the silhouette image, a query is sent to the system and images of the desired type of item are returned to the user interface for presentation to the user, along with certain attributes of the items.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 20, 2017
    Publication date: January 11, 2018
    Inventors: Xiao Xiao Liu, Erin Louise Gubser, Elizabeth Dobbin, Hema Budaraju
  • Patent number: 9792638
    Abstract: Methods and systems for displaying, to a user interface, categories of items for the user to select from for querying the system, in order to enable the system to return to the user images of items of the style desired by the user for possible purchase. The categories of items can be presented to the user interface visually in silhouette form so that the user can select brand and the silhouette image of the style of item desired. Upon selection of the silhouette image, a query is sent to the system and images of the desired style of item are returned to the user interface for presentation to the user, along with certain attributes of the style of the item.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2010
    Date of Patent: October 17, 2017
    Assignee: eBay Inc.
    Inventors: Xiao Xiao Liu, Erin Louise Gubser, Elizabeth Dobbin, Hema Budaraju
  • Publication number: 20110238536
    Abstract: Methods and systems for displaying, to a user interface, categories of items for the user to select from for querying the system, in order to enable the system to return to the user images of items of the type desired by the user for possible purchase. The items categories of items can be presented to the user interface visually in silhouette form so that the user can select brand and the silhouette image of the type of item desired. Upon selection of the silhouette image, a query is sent to the system and images of the desired type of item are returned to the user interface for presentation to the user, along with certain attributes of the items.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 29, 2010
    Publication date: September 29, 2011
    Inventors: Xiao Xiao Liu, Erin Louise Gubser, Elizabeth Dobbin, Hema Budaraju