06035281 is referenced by 522 patents and cites 16 patents.

A system and method for billing one or more participating parties for client access to the internet is disclosed including the steps of identifying at least one of the one or more participating parties as being responsible for the billing, allocating a share of the billing to each responsible participating party based on a predetermined function and computing a billing amount for each of the responsible participating parties based on a function of the share and a client bandwidth usage.

Title
System and method of multiparty billing for Web access
Application Number
8/877021
Publication Number
6035281
Application Date
June 16, 1997
Publication Date
March 7, 2000
Inventor
Philip Shi lung Yu
Chappaqua
NY, US
Kun Lung Wu
Yorktown Heights
NY, US
Harish Ragavan
Stamford
CT, US
Mark Gee Gwo Mei
Yorktown Heights
NY, US
James P Crosskey
Ridgefield
CT, US
Agent
Kevin M Jordan
David M Shofi
Assignee
International Business Machines Corporation
NY, US
IPC
H04N 7/16
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