US Patent No. 10,599,665

METHODS AND SYSTEMS TO REFINE SEARCH RESULTS


Patent No. 10,599,665
Issue Date March 24, 2020
Title Methods And Systems To Refine Search Results
Inventorship Ashita Achuthan, Cupertino, CA (US)
Paden Barber, Palo Alto, CA (US)
Jonathan David Chard, Portland, OR (US)
Patrick Foss, Portland, OR (US)
Krystal Rose Higgins, Campbell, CA (US)
Margaret MacDonald, Portland, OR (US)
Mark Eppolito, Portland, OR (US)
Matthew Bret MacLaurin, Santa Cruz, CA (US)
Mica Merce, San Jose, CA (US)
Tyler Yong Nugent, Portland, OR (US)
Ryan Reeves, Beaverton, OR (US)
Bradley Roberts, Dublin, CA (US)
James Tenniswood, Sidcup (GB)
Ladd Van Tol, Portland, OR (US)
Assignee eBay Inc., San Jose, CA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,599,665

1. A system comprising:at least one processor and executable instructions accessible on a computer-readable medium that, when executed, cause the at least one processor to perform operations comprising:
receiving, from a mobile device identified by a client identifier, a request including an indication of a swiping motion that is applied at a touch-sensitive screen of the mobile device that includes a display of search results including a first plurality of data items; and
responsive to receiving the request:
retrieving a refinement value from a database entry, the database entry being identified based on the client identifier and independent of the first plurality of data items included in the search results;
generating refined search results by filtering the first plurality of data items using the refinement value, the refined search results including a subset of the first plurality of data items; and
causing the mobile device to output a display of the subset of the first plurality of data items.