07720746 is referenced by 24 patents and cites 297 patents.

An automated ticket auctioning system receives and evaluates bid information records received from a plurality of remote terminals. Each bid information record corresponds to at least one bid for one or more desired seats at a venue. Each bid information record may also include a plurality of additional bids identified for different seats in the venue. The separate bids in each bid information record are prioritized. The automated ticket auctioning system includes a central controlling computer operable to receive the bid information records and determine, in order of priority, whether any of the bids in a bid information record is accepted. If one bid in a bid information record is accepted, all lower priority bids in that bid information record are dismissed.

Title
Computer-based right distribution system with password protection
Application Number
11/474089
Publication Number
7720746 (B2)
Application Date
June 23, 2006
Publication Date
May 18, 2010
Inventor
Kenton F Brett
Indianapolis
IN, US
Agent
Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear
Assignee
Ticketmaster
CA, US
IPC
G06Q 40/00
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