Patent Number: 9,742,715

Title: Method and system for storing real-time communications in an email inbox

Abstract: In one embodiment, a method for maintaining real-time communications of a user includes receiving a user's real-time communications of different types over a network, presenting the real-time communications in an email inbox of the user in a uniform manner, and allowing the user to search contents of the real-time communications presented in the email inbox.

Inventors: Chavez; Roderick Adonis (Kirkland, WA), Bau; David (Gladwyne, PA), Burd; Gary S. (Kirkland, WA)

Assignee: Google Inc.

International Classification: H04L 12/58 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2021-08-22 0:00:00