09477665 cites 56 patents.

In a process for creating media content, media submissions are requested and electronically received from end users and stored in a computer database. The submissions are searched for material to be included in the media content, and cross-checked against the other submissions for originality and timeliness. After the material is selected from one or more submissions, the content is developed and released to an audience for review. The end users whose submission material was included in the released content are rewarded. In one embodiment, third parties are permitted to access and search the submissions on an open exchange. The third parties can bid for rights in submissions on the open exchange. After receiving these bids, they are forwarded to the particular submission's end user for acceptance or rejection. Appropriate billing and payment processes are used to bill and pay the parties involved.

Title
Revenue-generating electronic multi-media exchange and process of operating same
Application Number
13/679659
Publication Number
9477665 (B2)
Application Date
November 16, 2012
Publication Date
October 25, 2016
Inventor
Ian D Cohen
Encino
CA, US
Mark S Tota
Horseheads
NY, US
Kenneth T Tota
Alexandria
VA, US
Michael J Tota
Bell Canyon
CA, US
Agent
One
Assignee
VIRTUAL CREATIVE ARTISTS
CA, US
IPC
G06F 17/21
G07C 13/00
G06Q 30/08
G06F 17/30
G06Q 40/00
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