Posts Tagged: Social Media


American consumers increasingly happy with social media but not search engines

The big winner among social media e-businesses in the 2015 consumer index is Pinterest, the personal web cataloguing service headquartered in San Francisco, CA. Its consumer satisfaction index …
18 days ago 0

Internet Technologies a Continuing Focus for Microsoft

Today we focus on recently published patent applications with an emphasis on technologies and innovations relating to the Internet, social media and cloud computing. Microsoft’s recently …
9 months ago 0

The Right of Publicity: Cashing in on Being Famous

In part 2 of my interview with Kristina Dinerman we discuss how aggressive celebrities are becoming with respect to protecting their right of publicity in the age of …
9 months ago 0

Bank of America Patents: From Customer Loyalty to Cybersecurity and Social Networking

In this edition, we found a number of patent applications filed with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to protect technologies for customer loyalty rewards programs, …
9 months ago 2

The Right of Publicity in a Social Media World: An Interview with Yahoo! Executive Kristina Dinerman

Kristina Dinerman is Vice President and Associate General Counsel for Yahoo! Inc. Dinerman handles business and legal affairs for media, marketing and the Yahoo Studio, which means …
9 months ago 0

Yahoo! Focuses on Social Platform for Achieving Personal Goals

We were very intrigued to see a large number of patent applications related to goal achievement technologies, and we closely examined three of these which we felt …
11 months ago 0

Engaging Small Business Customers from the Start

Making a startup into a successful small business venture requires more than an entrepreneurial heart and willpower. It takes a loyal base comprised of engaged, connected customers …
1 year ago 0

Facebook and Twitter: Patent Strategies for Social Media

Both Facebook and Twitter will need to grow up and mature as companies if they are going to succeed for the long haul. A review of the …
2 years ago 1

Google Seeks Patent on Social News Aggregator

We profile one patent application that seeks to converge content from social networks with the news feed that a person sees when browsing a news aggregator service. …
2 years ago 0

IBM Patent App: Filter Messages by Ratings in a Social Network

Today, we’re featuring a bevy of patent applications and issued patents featuring IBM developments in a wide range of computing services. Our featured patent application describes …
2 years ago 0

The Impact of the First-to-File System on Premature Disclosures of Inventions on Social Media Websites

Social media websites such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter, have changed the manner that businesses communicate and market their products and innovations. Although these tools may be …
2 years ago 3

Samsung Seeks Patents on Sharing User Emotion on a Social Network, Fragrant Mobile Phone

This week in IPWatchdog’s Companies We Follow, our series returns to focus once again on Samsung and its recent appearances at the U.S. Patent & Trademark …
2 years ago 0