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Patents and Trademarks

Patents and License Agreements Owned by Showcase-Tv Inc.
We retain our website optimization technologies and our unique expertise in the form of patents in Japan and overseas. These patents are aimed at protecting our original intellectual property and at broadly disseminating our technologies by means of granting licenses.

* Notes on use of similar services
Customers and agents are advised to take extreme care to avoid patent infringement in the event of using Web Form Optimization, smartphone conversion services, or other services similar to services offered by us. If you are not sure whether any service you will be using is under an official license agreement, please contact our sales personnel.
The following is the list of patents owned by Showcase-Tv Inc.

Patent for Web Form Optimization

Patent No. 4460620
  • Name of Invention: Method of providing information services and servers
  • Patent Priority Date: March 17, 2008
  • Patent Application Date: March 17, 2009
  • Patent Acquisition Date: February 19, 2010

Input assistance in Web forms in the ASP/SaaS method (alert indication according to the character attributes, colors of required items, etc.) and analysis of the log for the calculation of abandonment rates and others come under our patent (Patent No. 4460620).
These constitute the basic technologies for our Form Assist EFO service.


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Patent for Japan’s sole technology for automatically converting websites for computers to those for smartphones

Patent No. 4936413
  • Name of Invention: Web display program conversion system, web display program conversion method and program for converting web display program
  • Patent Priority Date: March 7, 2011
  • Patent Application Date: July 20, 2011
  • Patent Acquisition Date: March 2, 2012

The technologies for splitting the HTML of a website for computers by elements, identifying the type of terminal with which the website is to be viewed and performing real-time conversion and displaying it on smartphones come under our patent (Patent No. 4936413).
This patent constitutes the basic technology for the Smartphone Converter.

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Patent in the United States for technologies for automatically converting websites for computers into those for smartphones

U.S. Patent Number: US 8,291,311
  • Name of Invention:
    WEB DISPLAY PROGRAM CONVERSION SYSTEM,
    WEB DISPLAY PROGRAM CONVERSION METHOD
    AND PROGRAM FOR CONVERTING WEB DISPLAY PROGRAM
  • Patent Priority Date: March 7, 2011
  • International Application Date: July 20, 2011
  • U.S. Patent Acquisition Date: October 16, 2012

This patent pertains to the technologies for splitting the HTML of a website for computers by elements, identifying the type of terminal with which the website is to be viewed and performing real-time conversion and displaying it on smartphones.
The technologies protected by this patent are identical to those under Patent No. 4936413 that we own in Japan.

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Patent in Singapore for technologies for automatically converting websites for computers into those for smartphones

Patent Number: 184300
  • Name of Invention:
    WEB DISPLAY PROGRAM CONVERSION SYSTEM,
    WEB DISPLAY PROGRAM CONVERSION METHOD
    AND PROGRAM FOR CONVERTING WEB DISPLAY PROGRAM
  • Registration Date: April 30, 2013
  • Patent Right Period: From July 20, 2011 to July 20, 2031
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This patent pertains to the technologies for splitting the HTML of a website for computers by element, identifying the type of terminal with which the website is to be viewed and performing real-time conversion and displaying it on smartphones.
The technologies protected by this patent are identical to those under Patent No. 4936413 that we own in Japan.

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Patent in Brunei for technologies for automatically converting websites for computers into those for smartphones

Patent Number: 184300
  • Name of Invention:
    WEB DISPLAY PROGRAM CONVERSION SYSTEM,
    WEB DISPLAY PROGRAM CONVERSION METHOD
    AND PROGRAM FOR CONVERTING WEB DISPLAY PROGRAM
  • International Application Date: July 20, 2011
  • Registration Date: April 30, 2013
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This patent pertains to the technologies for splitting the HTML of a website for computers by elements, identifying the type of terminal with which the website is to be viewed and performing real-time conversion and displaying it on smartphones.
The technologies protected by this patent are identical to those under Patent No. 4936413 that we own in Japan.

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Patent for landing page optimization (LPO)

Patent Number: 5072114
  • Name of Invention: Method of providing information services and servers
  • Patent Application Date: February 18, 2009
  • Patent Acquisition Date: August 31, 2012

This patent pertains to a technology for automatically creating a floating banner prepopulated with the attributes of connecting users, such as search keyword, number of visits and area, and with the time, and of displaying it in different positions on a page. We use this patented technology in the NaviCast.

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Patent for one-to-one marketing tool

Patent Number: 5415639
  • Name of Invention: Web display data selection server, web display data selection system and web display data selection program
  • Patent Application Date: April 30, 2013
  • Patent Acquisition Date: November 22, 2013
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This patent pertains to a technology for displaying different banners according to the data displayed on a web page. We use this patented technology in the Site Personalizer.

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Registered Trademarks and Trademarks

Showcase-Tv, NaviCast, Form Assist, Smartphone Converter, Smartphone Analysis and Rakuraku Browser are registered trademarks or trademarks of Showcase-Tv Inc. in Japan and some other countries.