05243515 is referenced by 543 patents and cites 4 patents.

An improved system and apparatus for conducting secret bidding procedures. The apparatus provides for the reception of bidding data for a particular bid recipient in a particular division of a particular job. Once received, this information is stored and processed electronically. The bid information is collected until a preset date when the system automatically transmits a bid report detailing the bidders and their associated bids to each bid recipient. At a second preset date the system transmits a bid comparison report revealing only the amount of each bid to each of the bidders who submitted a bid for the particular division.

Title
Secure teleprocessing bidding system
Application Number
7/605361
Publication Number
5243515
Application Date
October 30, 1990
Publication Date
September 7, 1993
Inventor
Wayne M Lee
200 Deer Creek Dr., Matthews, 28105
NC, US
Agent
Ralph H Dougherty
IPC
G06F 15/20
G06F 15/22
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