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Edward J Franczek, John Thomas Bretscher, Raymond Walden Bennett III: Computer virus screening methods and systems. Ameritech Corporation, Bruce E Stuckman, November 16, 1999: US05987610 (533 worldwide citation)

A virus screening method includes steps of routing a call between a calling party and a called party of a telephone network, receiving computer data from a first party of the calling party and the called party, and detecting a virus in the computer data. In response to detecting the virus, a step of ...


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Richard N Roberts, Todd August Bartels, Terrence J McCarthy, Wayne Robert Heinmiller, Rodney T Brand, Leslie Bernard Moore, Carlos H Donoso, Kara Elisia Ford: System and method for routing a call to a called party's landline or wireless communication unit. Ameritech Corporation, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, March 27, 2001: US06208854 (346 worldwide citation)

A method and system are provided for routing a call to a called party's landline or wireless communication unit based on the availability of the wireless communication unit. A call placed to a called party's landline communication unit is routed to the called party's wireless communic ...


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David A Connolly, Lewis Holt, Morris W Westerhold, Samuel N Zellner, Frank A Ciannella Jr, Ronald L Czaplewski, Gary J Bannack, Kenneth B Hallman: Wireless digital personal communications system having voice/data/image two-way calling and intercell hand-off. Ameritech Corporation, Hamman & Benn, June 28, 1994: US05325419 (257 worldwide citation)

A wireless digital personal communications system (or PCS) having a plurality of intelligent base stations and portable handset terminals, each having a predetermined radio cell coverage area. The radio cell, radio-telephone PCS has a full ISDN interface. The personal communications system facilitat ...


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Les Bruce, Michael Jay Sinder, Michael F Mullarkey, Joseph Jamal Berry: Method and system for providing quick directions. Ameritech Corporation, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, March 25, 2003: US06539080 (207 worldwide citation)

A method and system for providing a telephone caller information assistance such as driving directions from a starting location to a destination location. To obtain information assistance, the caller places a telephone call to access the system. If the geographical location of the caller can be dete ...


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Michael George Gorman: System and method for distributing voice and data information over wireless and wireline networks. Ameritech Corporation, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, October 31, 2000: US06141356 (171 worldwide citation)

A method and device for distributing both high-speed data service, such as digital computer, video and multimedia data, and lower speed data service, such as POTS voice telephone signals, throughout a customer premises. High-speed digital data and lower speed POTS voice signals are separated by a PO ...


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Karen Jeanne Pelletier, Raymond Walden Bennett III, Michael Steven Pickard, Wayne Robert Heinmiller, Edmond W Israelski, Jordan Howard Light, Rex Norman Bull: Method and system for providing enhanced caller identification and privacy management. Ameritech Corporation, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, December 17, 2002: US06496569 (170 worldwide citation)

Processing a call from a calling party at a calling communication station to a called communication station includes detecting signalling information for the call, including determining whether standard caller identification for the calling communication station can be provided to the called communi ...


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Teresa Farias Latter, John Wesley Moss, Thomas Joseph McBlain, James Thomas Maciejewski, Mary Louise Hardzinski: Convenience features in a method and system for providing enhanced caller identification. Ameritech Corporation, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, June 3, 2003: US06574319 (166 worldwide citation)

An improved system and apparatus for providing caller identification information to a called party when standard Caller ID cannot be provided. If standard caller ID information cannot be provided for a call, the call is interrupted by the present service and the calling party is prompted for audible ...


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David A Connolly, Lewis Holt, Morris W Westerhold, Samuel N Zellner, Frank A Ciannella Jr, Ronald L Czaplewski, Gary J Bannack, Kenneth B Hallman: Wireless digital personal communications system having voice/data/image two-way calling and intercell hand off provided through distributed logic. Ameritech Corporation, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, August 12, 1997: US05657375 (157 worldwide citation)

A wireless digital personal communications system (or PCS) having a plurality of intelligent base stations and portable handset terminals, each having a predetermined radio cell coverage area. The radio cell, radio-telephone PCS has a full digital network interface. The personal communications syste ...


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Rex Norman Bull, James Thomas Maciejewski: Method and system for providing enhanced call waiting and caller identification. Ameritech Corporation, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, December 24, 2002: US06498841 (110 worldwide citation)

An efficient and effective method and system for providing to a customer an audible call notification of a current call and a subsequently received call waiting call. The present embodiments notify the customer that a current call is waiting in an effective manner that reduces confusion. Confusion i ...


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Ron Urban, Jim Kovarik, Nancy Book: Method and system for providing the name of the state of a calling party. Ameritech Corporation, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, May 15, 2001: US06233329 (105 worldwide citation)

A method for providing the names of the city and state of a calling party to a called party when the calling party's name is unavailable. The method utilizes the calling party's telephone number to determine the names of the city and state from which the calling party is calling. The metho ...