Global patent index - EP 1046286 A1

EP 1046286 A1 2000-10-25 - VIDEO PROGRAM GUIDE APPARATUS AND METHOD

Title (en)

VIDEO PROGRAM GUIDE APPARATUS AND METHOD

Title (de)

VIDEOPROGRAMMFÜHRUNGSVORRICHTUNG UND -VERFAHREN

Title (fr)

PROCEDE ET APPAREIL UTILISE COMME GUIDE DE DOCUMENTS VIDEO

Publication

EP 1046286 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 99904056 A

Priority

  • US 9900409 W
  • US 7079898 P

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9935830A1] A system and a related method for selecting a program for viewing is described. A plurality of programs and associated program information are received from a remote source. A program from said plurality of programs is first selected in response to a user input. Rating information for this selected program is input by a user locally. Another program may then be selected, based on the input rating information and the associated program information.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

H04N 5/445

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

H04N 5/445 (2011.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

H04N 21/4756 (2013.01); H04N 5/44543 (2013.01); H04N 21/4532 (2013.01); H04N 21/4667 (2013.01); H04N 21/4668 (2013.01); H04N 21/4826 (2013.01); H04N 21/84 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9935830A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE FR GB IT

EPO simple patent family

WO 9935830 A1 19990715; AU 2454099 A 19990726; CN 1163062 C 20040818; CN 1288637 A 20010321; EP 1046286 A1 20001025; JP 2002501343 A 20020115

INPADOC legal status

2008-07-30 [18R] REFUSED

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- Effective date: 20080313

2005-10-05 [RAP1] TRANSFER OF RIGHTS OF AN EP PUBLISHED APPLICATION

- Owner name: THOMSON LICENSING

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2001-02-07 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

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- Effective date: 20001221

2000-10-25 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

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- Effective date: 20000717

2000-10-25 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

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- Designated State(s): DE FR GB IT