08606629 is referenced by 2 patents and cites 120 patents.

A system, method and non-transitory computer-readable storage medium are disclosed for advertising. A system configured to practice the method receives user situation information. Based on the situation information, the system transmits an advertisement to the user's mobile device, wherein the advertisement is associated with an identification card and a coupon and transmitted independent of any user solicitation for a communication and independent of a request for a product or a service. The system receives input from the user via the advertisement for purposes other than redeeming the coupon; and, and receives an indication of a purchase associated with the advertisement and completed at a point of sale device using the identification card, wherein the mobile device differs from the point of sale device and wherein the purchase is at full price and a rebate associated with the coupon and the identification card is provided to the user.

Title
Providing coupons with a mobile computer of a merchant
Application Number
12/979024
Publication Number
8606629 (B2)
Application Date
December 27, 2010
Publication Date
December 10, 2013
Inventor
Thomas M Isaacson
Huntingtown
MD, US
Elan Joel Blutinger
Washington
DC, US
Joseph Bous
Washington
DC, US
Agent
Johnson Marcou & Isaacs
Assignee
Google
CA, US
IPC
G06Q 30/00
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