USPTO awards Entefy 5 new patents

Entefy has been issued new patents by USPTO for core inventions in intelligent communication and data privacy 

PALO ALTO, Calif. June 28, 2019. Entefy Inc. is announcing a series of newly-awarded patents by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). In addition to a number of trade secrets, the company’s IP portfolio now includes 51 combined issued and pending patents. Entefy’s latest 5 patents cover company innovations in areas of intelligent communication and data privacy.

Patent No. 10,135,764 describes the company’s “universal interaction platform for people, services, and devices.” This invention enables uniform communication between users, their devices, and popular services and is an important component of Entefy’s unique multimodal intelligence platform as well as its universal communicator application. This includes a modular message format and delivery mechanism for translating communication packets seamlessly from one format into another. At the core of the system is a communication intelligence that can receive a message in one format and automatically transform that message into a different format as required by the receiving user, service, or device. This technology can power any number of AI-based use cases involving people-to-machine and machine-to-machine communication.

Patent No. 10,169,300, “Advanced zero-knowledge document processing and synchronization,” explains additional methods by which live, multi-user document collaboration products can provide the same level of convenience for users without sacrificing security or privacy.

Continuing with the company’s history of key inventions in multi-protocol messaging, USPTO awarded Entefy with a new patent, No. 10,169,447, dealing with a “system and method of message threading for a multi-format, multi-protocol communication system.” This patent covers methods that enable threading of messages in a conversation between one or more users involving multiple protocols—for example, threading user-to-user conversations taking place across email, SMS, and instant message services.

When it comes to sharing digital assets such as documents, photos, videos, and more, Entefy’s Adaptive Privacy Control (APC) technology enables unprecedented levels of data protection. This technology works by allowing users to encrypt even small bits of information within a larger file such as a name in a document, important values in a spreadsheet, or even a small region of pixels in a photograph. With Patent No. 10,169,597 and Patent No. 10,305,683, APC extends to multi-layered protection in video files and multichannel audio files as well. Solutions using this technology provide users and content creators alike with advanced control over the viewing, distribution, and modification of their digital assets.

“Invention has always been and will always remain a major part of Entefy’s culture. I’m very proud of the team’s creativity and commitment to solving problems that are not just technically challenging, but also have potential for broad impact,” said Entefy’s CEO, Alston Ghafourifar. “As a team, we feel fortunate to be developing cutting edge capabilities in rapidly evolving areas of digital communication, security, data privacy, and machine intelligence.”

Today’s release is the latest in a series of patent announcements, including earlier Entefy patents that enables new forms of zero-trust system authentication as well as secure document collaboration.


Entefy is an AI software company with multimodal machine learning technology (on-premise and SaaS solutions) designed to redefine automation and power the intelligent enterprise. Entefy’s multimodal AI platform encapsulates advanced capabilities in machine cognition, computer vision, natural language processing, audio analysis, and other data intelligence. Organizations use Entefy solutions to accelerate their digital transformation and dramatically improve existing systems—knowledge management, search, communication, intelligent process automation, cybersecurity, data privacy, and much more. Get started at