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1. WO2020198684 - SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR MEDIA CONTENT NAVIGATION AND FILTERING


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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/US2020/025479 003599-2209-WO1
International filing date (day/month/year) (Earliest) Priority Date (day/month/year)
27 March 2020 27 March 2019
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 21/8541 (2011.01)i; H04N 21/84 (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)
Y
US 2007154163 A1 (CORDRAY CHARLES [US]) 05 July 2007 (2007-07-05)
1-12
figures 5-8
paragraphs [0007], [0017], [0018], [0065], [0085]
(2)
Y
US 2008244683 A1 (MATTHEWS KRISTINE ELIZABETH [US]) 02 October 2008 (2008-10-02)
1-12
figures 1-3
paragraphs [0021] - [0022]
(3)
A
US 10147461 B1 (BATES ADAM [US] ET AL) 04 December 2018 (2018-12-04)
1-12
figures 3-7
(4)
A
US 2019014367 A1 (THOMAS WILLIAM L [US] ET AL) 10 January 2019 (2019-01-10)
1-12
paragraphs [0044] - [0047]
figure 1
(5)
A
US 8484679 B1 (CHTCHEDRINA VERONICA VITALYEVNA [US] ET AL) 09 July 2013 (2013-07-09)
1-12
figures 1-4
(6)
A
US 2017034578 A1 (PATEL MILAN [US] ET AL) 02 February 2017 (2017-02-02)
1-12
figures 1-7
paragraph [0047]
(7)
A
US 2018063580 A1 (WITTKE DAVID GERALD [US]) 01 March 2018 (2018-03-01)
1-12
figures 1-13
paragraphs [0042] - [0044], [0070] - [0072]
(8)
A
US 2017142491 A1 (WERTH RYAN [US] ET AL) 18 May 2017 (2017-05-18)
1-12
figures 1-9
(9)
A
US 2013347037 A1 (SOROUSHIAN KOUROSH [US]) 26 December 2013 (2013-12-26)
1-12
figures 1-16
(10)
A
US 2019058921 A1 (CHRISTIE GREGORY N [US] ET AL) 21 February 2019 (2019-02-21)
1-12
figure 24
(11)
A
US 2018004746 A1 (HEDINSSON SKARPHEDINN [US] ET AL) 04 January 2018 (2018-01-04)
1-12
figures 7A, 7B
(12)
A
EP 2525567 A2 (LG ELECTRONICS INC [KR]) 21 November 2012 (2012-11-21)
1-12
figures 27-28
*
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 2007154163 A1
05 July 2007
CA 2633881 A1
CN 101406059 A
EP 1974545 A2
EP 2323388 A1
EP 2323389 A1
EP 3211890 A1
JP 5252560 B2
JP 2009522855 A
JP 2010081649 A
JP 2013141307 A
JP 2014131334 A
JP 2016103836 A
US 2007154163 A1
US 2010175090 A1
US 2012033950 A1
US 2014089987 A1
US 2015095954 A1
WO 2007120239 A2
25 October 2007
08 April 2009
01 October 2008
18 May 2011
18 May 2011
30 August 2017
31 July 2013
11 June 2009
08 April 2010
18 July 2013
10 July 2014
02 June 2016
05 July 2007
08 July 2010
09 February 2012
27 March 2014
02 April 2015
25 October 2007
US 2008244683 A1
02 October 2008
NONE
US 10147461 B1
04 December 2018
US 10147461 B1
US 2019206444 A1
04 December 2018
04 July 2019
US 2019014367 A1
10 January 2019
US 10038929 B1
US 2019014367 A1
31 July 2018
10 January 2019
US 8484679 B1
09 July 2013
NONE
US 2017034578 A1
02 February 2017
AU 2016277771 A1
EP 3329684 A1
EP 3448049 A1
JP 2018526837 A
US 2017034578 A1
US 2019335238 A1
WO 2017023719 A1
16 February 2017
06 June 2018
27 February 2019
13 September 2018
02 February 2017
31 October 2019
09 February 2017
US 2018063580 A1
01 March 2018
AU 2017319511 A1
BR 112019003886 A2
CA 3034013 A1
CN 109804637 A
EP 3507989 A1
JP 2019530305 A
KR 20190043151 A
US 2018063580 A1
WO 2018045082 A1
07 March 2019
21 May 2019
08 March 2018
24 May 2019
10 July 2019
17 October 2019
25 April 2019
01 March 2018
08 March 2018
US 2017142491 A1
18 May 2017
US 2017142491 A1
WO 2017087458 A1
18 May 2017
26 May 2017
US 2013347037 A1
26 December 2013
US 2013347037 A1
US 2015058891 A1
US 2015289016 A1
26 December 2013
26 February 2015
08 October 2015
US 2019058921 A1
21 February 2019
US 10200761 B1
US 2019058921 A1
05 February 2019
21 February 2019
US 2018004746 A1
04 January 2018
NONE
EP 2525567 A2
21 November 2012
CN 102790919 A
CN 106851368 A
EP 2525567 A2
KR 20120129492 A
US 2012297421 A1
US 2015150050 A1
US 2017078746 A1
21 November 2012
13 June 2017
21 November 2012
28 November 2012
22 November 2012
28 May 2015
16 March 2017
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:
04 June 2020
Date of mailing of the international search report:
22 July 2020
Authorized officer:
Votini, Stefano
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