TOK.tv granted key patent on Social Television

Written on 10 June 2019
By: Emanuela Zaccone

TOK.tv granted key patent on Social Television

San Francisco, June 11, 2019 - Issuance of U.S. Patent No. 10,321,192 a key step in building TOK.tv Intellectual Patent Portfolio.

TOK.tv, the #1 social network in sports with over 38 million users, today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued U.S. Patent No. 10,321,192, a basic method for users to talk to each other, while watching TV.

The patent, titled "System and Methods of Communicating Between Multiple Geographically Remote Sites to Enable a Shared, Social Viewing Experience", represents a significant milestone for the company.

Filed originally in 2012, U.S. Patent No. 10,321,192 covers the basic process of multiple users, in different locations, watching the same show on television, and interacting with each other. It is the basis on which the TOK.tv Social Network functions, allowing fans to talk while they watch a match on TV.

"Seven years ago, we started TOK.tv with the goal that nobody should ever watch sports alone. We are extremely pleased that the USPTO today has aknowledge our thought leadership and granted the company such a key patent in the field of Social Television. This represents an important milestone for our company, as we continue to build our intellectual property portfolio", said Fabrizio Capobianco, TOK.tv CEO.

The TOK.tv social features already enhance the fan experience of over 38 million sports fans worldwide, being integrated into the official apps of Real Madrid, FC Barcelona, Juventus, and many more teams and leagues.

Coming soon from TOK.tv is the Token Television, the first decentralized sports viewing, social engagement and streaming application built on blockchain.

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