05890138 is referenced by 781 patents and cites 6 patents.

An auction system is disclosed which allows users to participate using their own computers suitably connected to the auction system. Preferably, this connection uses INTERNET. The invention involves a method and system for providing rapid feedback of a reverse auction process and removes the user from the process once an indication to purchase has been received. Rapid feedback in combination with security of information is achieved with the method and auction system.

Title
Computer auction system
Application Number
8/703036
Publication Number
5890138
Application Date
August 26, 1996
Publication Date
March 30, 1999
Inventor
Jeffrey Lymburner
Etobicoke
CA
Paul B Godin
Kettleby
CA
Assignee
Bid Com International
CA
IPC
G06F 1/60
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