06101320 is referenced by 150 patents and cites 39 patents.

A system and method for exchanging electronic mail between organizations having dissimilar electronic mail systems is disclosed. The electronic mail sent from the sender organization identifies the recipient organization. The system and method determine the electronic mail format used by the recipient organization from the identity of the recipient organization and convert the electronic mail into the recipient's format. The recipient's format is determined by searching for information regarding the recipient organization in internal and external databases. The electronic mail is converted from the sender's format to a standard format after receipt of the electronic mail by the system. The electronic mail is converted from the standard format to the recipient's format prior to sending the electronic mail to the recipient organization.

Title
Electronic mail communication system and method
Application Number
8/904689
Publication Number
6101320
Application Date
August 1, 1997
Publication Date
August 8, 2000
Inventor
Peter Sean George McPhedran
Etobiocoke
CA
Robert Charles Schuetze
Aurora
CA
Agent
Riches McKenzie & Herbert
Agent
Jeffrey Pervanas
Assignee
Aurora Communications Exchange
CA
IPC
G06F 17/60
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