07224957 is referenced by 101 patents and cites 80 patents.

There is disclosed a method and apparatus for transmitting a message to at least one group of users selected from a population of the users. The method comprises the steps of assigning to each member of the one group a common characteristic or indication, collecting from each member of the population an address to which the message may be sent, selecting the common characteristic of a group of message recipients and determining therefrom the users of a particular group or groups based upon the selected common characteristic, whereby messages may be quickly and efficiently sent to all of the users of the selected group(s).

Title
Apparatus and method for broadcasting messages to selected group(s) of users
Application Number
10/509263
Publication Number
7224957 (B2)
Application Date
March 16, 2004
Publication Date
May 29, 2007
Inventor
Shelley J Spector
Short Hills, 07078
NJ, US
Agent
Cowan Liebowitz & Latman
R Lewis Gable
IPC
H04M 11/04
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