07188073 is referenced by 177 patents and cites 47 patents.

Improved approaches to providing on-line appointments over a network are disclosed. The network is, for example, a global computer network such as the Internet. One of the improved approaches provides various notifications to requestors pertaining to appointments with individuals or businesses (e.g., service providers). In one implementation, the notifications can be provided by electronic mail. Another of the improved approaches allows notifications pertaining to requested appointments to be provided to service providers that have not previously registered to receive on-line appointments.

Title
On-line appointment system with electronic notifications
Application Number
9/551825
Publication Number
7188073 (B1)
Application Date
April 17, 2000
Publication Date
March 6, 2007
Inventor
Sherman C Luk
San Francisco, 94118
CA, US
Ricky Mok
Daly City, 94014
CA, US
Tommy H Tam
Sunnyvale, 94086
CA, US
IPC
G06F 15/02
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