eBay patents granted on 20 August 2013

8 US patents granted on 20 August 2013 and assigned to eBay

1 8,516,437 System and method for creating, managing, and reusing schema type definitions in services oriented architecture services, grouped in the form of libraries
2 8,515,980 Method and system for ranking search results based on categories
3 8,515,966 Analyzing queries to generate product intention rules
4 8,515,949 Method and system for a transparent application of multiple queries across multiple data sources
5 8,515,889 Systems and methods for trend aware self-correcting entity relationship extraction
6 8,515,832 Methods and systems for social shopping on a network-based marketplace
7 8,515,812 Product-based advertising
8 8,511,543 Gift card conversion and digital wallet