06909910 is referenced by 58 patents and cites 4 patents.

Described is a system and method for updating a contact and adding a new contact from a call log in a communications device. The system includes a contact manager that is directed towards creating and updating call contact cards in a contact database with information retrieved from call logs of phone calls made to or from the communications device. In one embodiment, information is pre-populated into a predetermined data field of the contact card, thereby reducing workload to a user. The method includes determining if a request is for updating an existing contact card or for adding a new contact card to the contact database. The update or addition is made with information retrieved from call logs. Call information is pre-populated into a predetermined data field of the contact card, when it is determined that the request is to add a new contact card to the contact database.

Title
Method and system for managing changes to a contact database
Application Number
10/61763
Publication Number
6909910 (B2)
Application Date
February 1, 2002
Publication Date
June 21, 2005
Inventor
Jessica Dale Tenenbaum
Seattle
WA, US
Peter G Chin
Seattle
WA, US
Jason William Fuller
Bellevue
WA, US
Susan Elizabeth Pappalardo
Kirkland
WA, US
Agent
Merchant & Gould P C
Assignee
Microsoft Corporation
WA, US
IPC
H04M 001/64
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