Vikas is a Director of Engineering at eBay, where he leads current and next-generation consumer and business seller tools for global markets. He is responsible for the end-to-end listing experience, including sell-side SEO; home and product landing pages; search autocomplete; product and visual search; item specifics; and listing guidance and creation across iOS, Android and Web platforms.

Abstract:

Systems and methods for managing a multi-listing combined offer are provided. A networked system receives an indication to add a combination of items from multiple sellers into a virtual cart. In response, the networked system causes presentation of a user interface showing a combination of items from multiple sellers. The networked system receives, from the buyer, a buyer offer price for the combination of items. In response, the networked system accesses, from a data storage, item information for each item of the combination of items, whereby the item information includes a seller identifier, an original item price, and shipping cost for each item. The networked system then generates, based on the accessed item information and the buyer offer price, a split offer price for each seller, whereby the split offer price is a split of the buyer offer price. The split offer price is then presented to each corresponding seller.

Country: United States
Grant Date: June 22, 2021
INVENTORS: Bhupendra Jain, Kiran Kanchamreddy, Vikas Singh, Muthu Sundaresan

Abstract:

According to various exemplary embodiments, an electronic text message is received from a source telephone number, the electronic text message including content describing a product item. A seller of the product item is identified, based on the source telephone number, and the product item is identified, based on the content included in the electronic text message. Thereafter, a draft version of an item listing is automatically generated, where the item listing lists the product item as being for sale by the seller on a marketplace website.

Country: United States
Grant Date: May 25, 2021
INVENTORS: Sean Gates, Scot Hamilton, Matthew Olson, Vikas Singh

Abstract:

Various embodiments described herein assist in identifying one or more product items of interest (e.g., high demand product items) based on surge activity, such as user buying surges, user selling surges, and user product listing (e.g., electronic or online listing) surges on an online marketplace system, and can further notify one or more users of selling opportunities of the identified products items of interest.

Country: United States
Grant Date: April 13, 2021
INVENTORS: Satheesh Kumaresan Nair, Vikas Singh

Abstract:

Aspects of the present disclosure include a system comprising a computer- readable storage medium storing at least one program and computer- implemented methods for providing suggestions of additional input to users entering user input into a data input field. In some embodiments, the method includes receiving initial user input entered via a data input field of a user interface rendered on a client device, and identifying a dominant category corresponding to the initial user input. The method further includes identifying a set of aspects corresponding to the dominant category, and selecting, from the set of aspects, a set of aspect suggestions based on a ranking of each aspect in the set of aspects. The method further includes causing display of a suggestion box presented in conjunction with the data input field. The suggestion box comprises a presentation of the set of aspect suggestions.

Country: Republic of Korea
Grant Date: February 3, 2021
INVENTORS: Margaret MacDonald, Chris Matthews, Konstantin Orlov, Vikas Singh, Xia Song, Srinivasan Varippyreddy, Michele Vospette-Kraemer

Abstract:

According to various exemplary embodiments, an electronic text message is received from a source telephone number, the electronic text message including content describing a product item. A seller of the product item is identified, based on the source telephone number, and the product item is identified, based on the content included in the electronic text message. Thereafter, a draft version of an item listing is automatically generated, where the item listing lists the product item as being for sale by the seller on a marketplace website.

Country: United States
Grant Date: September 11, 2018
INVENTORS: Sean Gates, Scot Hamilton, Matthew Olson, Vikas Singh

Abstract:

According to various exemplary embodiments, an electronic text message is received from a source telephone number, the electronic text message including content describing a product item. A seller of the product item is identified, based on the source telephone number, and the product item is identified, based on the content included in the electronic text message. Thereafter, a draft version of an item listing is automatically generated, where the item listing lists the product item as being for sale by the seller on a marketplace website.

Country: United States
Grant Date: June 2, 2015
INVENTORS: Sean Gates, Scot Hamilton, Matthew Olson, Vikas Singh

Abstract:

According to various exemplary embodiments, an electronic text message is received from a source telephone number, the electronic text message including content describing a product item. A seller of the product item is identified, based on the source telephone number, and the product item is identified, based on the content included in the electronic text message. Thereafter, a draft version of an item listing is automatically generated, wherein the item listing lists the product item as being for sale by the seller on a marketplace website.

Country: United States
Grant Date: January 21, 2014
INVENTORS: Sean Gates, Scot Hamilton, Matthew Olson, Vikas Singh
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