05513126 is referenced by 452 patents and cites 9 patents.

A method for a sender to automatically distribute information to a receiver on a network using devices (such as printers and facsimile machines) and communication channels (such as electronic mail) defined in a receiver profile. The receiver profile establishes the properties and mode for receipt of information for receivers on the network and the profile is published in a network repository for all network users or is accessible by selected groups or individuals on the network. Receivers have additional control over network senders by defining an information filter which further controls sender channel access (to a receiver) by defining some channels as having priority of access such as direct or delayed access, as well as selectively permitting senders to override the receiver profile. Consequently, receiver profiles provide a variable receiver definable link to senders using multiple forms of media as well as multiple hardware platforms and network configurations.

Title
Network having selectively accessible recipient prioritized communication channel profiles
Application Number
8/130828
Publication Number
5513126
Application Date
October 4, 1993
Publication Date
April 30, 1996
Inventor
David M Parsons
Fairport
NY, US
Jonathan D Levine
Rochester
NY, US
Thomas J Herceg
Pittsford
NY, US
Ken Hayward
Brockport
NY, US
Larry E Harkins
Rochester
NY, US
Agent
Thomas B Zell
Ronald F Chapuran
Assignee
Xerox Corporation
CT, US
IPC
H04L 12/28
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