07124123 is referenced by 168 patents and cites 9 patents.

An electronic assistant handles instant messages sent to a user when the user is away or offline. The electronic assistant may respond intelligently and helpfully to inquiries regarding the user's away or offline status, may take messages for delivery to the away or offline user, and may intelligently forward messages to the user, as appropriate.

Title
Intelligent processing in the context of away and offline instant messages
Application Number
10/608438
Publication Number
7124123 (B1)
Application Date
June 30, 2003
Publication Date
October 17, 2006
Inventor
Gagan Saksena
Sunnyvale
CA, US
James A Roskind
Redwood City
CA, US
Agent
Fish & Richardson P C
Assignee
America Online
VA, US
IPC
G06F 19/00
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