A system and method for providing a multiple-service card is disclosed. A card member 108 is provided with a single card that serves as both an open transaction instrument and a private retailer transaction instrument. This multiple-service card may have the traditional credit card data on one side of the card, including, for example, the account number, name of the account holder, and the expiration date. The other side of the card may include a magnetic stripe that contains the account information in machine readable form as well as private retailer transaction instrument information. In the system, the primary party and the service partner participants cooperate to complete the processes associated with the provision of the combined card services, including a new account process, card replacement and renewal processes, a service partner cancellation process, and a process for cancellation and/or transfer by a primary party.

Title
Public/private dual card system and method
Application Number
10/709815
Publication Number
20050035192
Application Date
May 28, 2004
Publication Date
February 17, 2005
Inventor
Ray Sharp
New York
NY, US
Mary Ann Fitzmaurice Reilly
New York
NY, US
Jason E Nanton
New York
NY, US
Aliza Freud
New York
NY, US
David S Bonalle
New York
NY, US
Agent
One Arizona Center
AZ, US
Snell & Wilmer
AZ, US
Assignee
American Express Travel Related Services Company
NY, US
IPC
G06K 05/00
G06F 17/60
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