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1. WO2019054992 - SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DETERMINING WHETHER TO ADJUST VOLUMES OF INDIVIDUAL AUDIO COMPONENTS IN A MEDIA ASSET BASED ON A TYPE OF A SEGMENT OF THE MEDIA ASSET


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INTERNATIONAL SEARCH REPORT (ISR)
Part 1:  1  2  3  4  5  6          Part 2:  A  B  C  D  E 
International application No. Applicant's or agent's file reference
PCT/US2017/051209 003599-1659-WO1
International filing date (day/month/year) (Earliest) Priority Date (day/month/year)
12 September 2017
Applicant
ROVI GUIDES, INC
FOR FURTHER ACTION: See Form PCT/ISA/220 as well as, where applicable, item 5 below.
This international search report has been prepared by this International Searching Authority and is transmitted to the applicant according to Article 18. A copy is being transmitted to the International Bureau.
It is also accompanied by a copy of each prior art document cited in this report.
1. Basis of the report
a. With regard to the language, the international search was carried out on the basis of:
the international application in the language in which it was filed.
a translation of the international application into                                          which is the language of a translation furnished for the purposes of international search (Rules 12.3(a) and 23.1(b)).
b.
This international search report has been established taking into account the rectification of an obvious mistake authorized by or notified to this Authority under Rule 91 (Rule 43.6bis(a)).
c.
With regard to any nucleotide and/or amino acid sequence disclosed in the international application, the international search was carried out on the basis of a sequence listing:
2. Certain claims were found unsearchable
3. Unity of invention is lacking
4. Title of the invention
The text is approved as submitted by the applicant.
The text has been established by this Authority to read as follows:
5. Abstract
The text is approved as submitted by the applicant.
The text has been established, according to Rule 38.2, by this Authority as it appears in Box No. IV. The applicant may, within one month from the date of mailing of this international search report, submit comments to this Authority.
6. Drawings
a.
The figure of the drawings to be published with the abstract is Figure No.     1    
as suggested by the applicant.
as selected by this Authority, because the applicant failed to suggest a figure.
as selected by this Authority, because this figure better characterizes the invention.
b.
none of the figures is to be published with the abstract.

A. CLASSIFICATION OF SUBJECT MATTER

     H04N 21/485 (2011.01)i; H04N 21/439 (2011.01)i; H04N 21/81 (2011.01)i; H04N 21/84 (2011.01)i; H04N 21/845 (2011.01)i; H04N 21/45 (2011.01)i; H04N 21/4545 (2011.01)i
According to International Patent Classification (IPC) or to both national classification and IPC

B. FIELDS SEARCHED

Minimum documentation searched (classification system followed by classification symbols):
     H04N
Documentation searched other than minimum documentation to the extent that such documents are included in the fields searched:
Electronic data base consulted during the international search (name of data base and, where practicable, search terms used):
EPO-Internal, WPI Data

C. DOCUMENTS CONSIDERED TO BE RELEVANT

Category* Citation of document, with indication, where appropriate, of the relevant passages Relevant to claim No.
(1)
X
US 2014240595 A1 (DINUNZIO JAMES [US]) 28 August 2014 (2014-08-28)
1-51
abstract
paragraph [0001]
paragraph [0007]
paragraph [0019] - paragraph [0020]
paragraph [0023]
paragraph [0033] - paragraph [0034]
paragraph [0042] - paragraph [0044]
paragraph [0073] - paragraph [0081]
paragraph [0084]
figures 5,6,7
(2)
A
US 2016364397 A1 (LINDNER MARK AARON [US] ET AL) 15 December 2016 (2016-12-15)
1-51
abstract
paragraph [0006] - paragraph [0007]
paragraph [0026]
paragraph [0028] - paragraph [0029]
paragraph [0042]
paragraph [0061]
paragraph [0076] - paragraph [0077]
paragraph [0084] - paragraph [0087]
paragraph [0117] - paragraph [0120]
(3)
A
US 2017188106 A1 (HARB REDA [US]) 29 June 2017 (2017-06-29)
1-51
abstract
paragraph [0011] - paragraph [0013]
paragraph [0044]
paragraph [0091]
paragraph [0112] - paragraph [0113]
paragraph [0126] - paragraph [0130]
figures 6,10,11
(4)
A
US 2015277850 A1 (WHEATLEY DAVID JOHN [US]) 01 October 2015 (2015-10-01)
1-51
paragraph [0006]
paragraph [0021]
paragraph [0033]
paragraph [0042]
paragraph [0044] - paragraph [0045]
paragraph [0093] - paragraph [0102]
figure 7
(5)
A
US 2010322592 A1 (CASAGRANDE STEVEN MICHAEL [US]) 23 December 2010 (2010-12-23)
1-51
abstract
paragraph [0018] - paragraph [0021]
paragraph [0024]
paragraph [0031]
paragraph [0063] - paragraph [0064]
paragraph [0068]
paragraph [0102] - paragraph [0105]
figure 15
(6)
A
WO 2011087460 A1 (AGENCY SCIENCE TECH & RES [SG]; ZHU YONGWEI [SG]; RAHARDJA SUSANTO [SG) 21 July 2011 (2011-07-21)
1-51
abstract
paragraph [0003]
paragraph [0005]
paragraph [0025] - paragraph [0026]
paragraph [0028]
paragraph [0035] - paragraph [0037]
paragraph [0045]
paragraph [0051] - paragraph [0053]
*
Special categories of cited documents:
"A"
document defining the general state of the art which is not considered to be of particular relevance
"D"
document cited by the applicant in the international application
"E"
earlier application or patent but published on or after the international filing date
"L"
document which may throw doubts on priority claim(s) or which is cited to establish the publication date of another citation or other special reason (as specified)
"O"
document referring to an oral disclosure, use, exhibition or other means
"P"
document published prior to the international filing date but later than the priority date claimed
"T"
later document published after the international filing date or priority date and not in conflict with the application but cited to understand the principle or theory underlying the invention
"X"
document of particular relevance; the claimed invention cannot be considered novel or cannot be considered to involve an inventive step when the document is taken alone
"Y"
document of particular relevance; the claimed invention cannot be considered to involve an inventive step when the document is combined with one or more other such documents, such combination being obvious to a person skilled in the art
"&"
document member of the same patent family

D. INFORMATION ON PATENT FAMILY MEMBERS

Patent document cited in search report Publication date
(day/month/year)
Patent family member(s) Publication date
(day/month/year)
US 2014240595 A1
28 August 2014
NONE
US 2016364397 A1
15 December 2016
US 2016364397 A1
WO 2016200530 A1
15 December 2016
15 December 2016
US 2017188106 A1
29 June 2017
NONE
US 2015277850 A1
01 October 2015
GB 2526660 A
GB 2535903 A
US 2015277850 A1
02 December 2015
31 August 2016
01 October 2015
US 2010322592 A1
23 December 2010
CA 2765143 A1
EP 2443825 A1
US 2010322592 A1
WO 2010148096 A1
23 December 2010
25 April 2012
23 December 2010
23 December 2010
WO 2011087460 A1
21 July 2011
NONE
Name and mailing address of the ISA/:
European Patent Office
P.B. 5818, Patentlaan 2, 2280 HV Rijswijk,
Netherlands
Telephone No. (+31-70)340-2040
Facsimile No. (+31-70)340-3016
Date of the actual completion of the international search:
24 November 2017
Date of mailing of the international search report:
04 December 2017
Authorized officer:
Fantini, Federico
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