06850900 is referenced by 128 patents and cites 26 patents.

The present invention provides an internet based or locally hosted business to business full service secure commercial electronic marketplace which facilitates transactions between suppliers and buyers. The system transforms the suppliers' content into generic content and enables the suppliers to review, correct and update the supplier content. The system distributes the content back to the supplier and to selected buyers in a generic and usable format across multiple forums. The system further provides multiple levels of sourcing for the suppliers and buyers including a private on-contract sourcing level, a, private off-contract sourcing level, a private index off-contract sourcing level, a private supplier or seller sourcing level, a public buyer sourcing level, and content distribution for buy side sourcing levels, supply side sourcing levels, multi-buyer exchanges and multi-supplier exchanges.

Title
Full service secure commercial electronic marketplace
Application Number
9/597925
Publication Number
6850900 (B1)
Application Date
June 19, 2000
Publication Date
February 1, 2005
Inventor
Stephen D Kovacs Jr
Ashburn, 20147
VA, US
Michael R Sundquist
North Potomac, 20878
MD, US
Gary W Hare
Shelton, 06484
CT, US
Agent
Bell Boyd & Lloyd
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