05699528 is referenced by 1091 patents and cites 16 patents.

In a bill delivery and payment system, users are able to access a server computer on a communications network to obtain bill information and pay bills. For example, such a communications network may be the Internet or the World Wide Web thereof. Using a personal computer, a user can access a Web site provided by the server computer to view the bill information and instruct the server computer as to the details of the bill payment. In a second embodiment, without visiting the web site, users are provided with electronic bills containing bill information in the form of electronic mail (e-mail) at their e-mail addresses. After opening an electronic bill, a user can make the bill payment by replying to the electronic bill.

Title
System and method for bill delivery and payment over a communications network
Application Number
8/550822
Publication Number
5699528
Application Date
October 31, 1995
Publication Date
December 16, 1997
Inventor
Edward J Hogan
Bayside
NY, US
Agent
Brumbaugh Graves Donohue & Raymond
Assignee
MasterCard International
NY, US
IPC
G06F 17/60
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