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Edward Rowland Grauch, John Christopher Batten, Fred Thomas Danner III, Scott R Swix, John R Stefanik: Method and system for tracking network use. BellSouth Intellectual Property Corporation, Bambi F Walters, Walters & Zimmerman, January 3, 2006: US06983478 (290 worldwide citation)

An interactive media delivery system enables interactive media programming to a multimedia device and also tracks a subscriber's use of the multimedia device. For example, the device tracks events, such as a change in programming, a change in channel selection, and/or the subscriber's interaction wi ...


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Robert A Koch: Methods and systems for personal interactive voice response. BellSouth Intellectual Property Corporation, Walters & Zimmerman, Geoff Sutcliffe, Todd Mitchem, October 24, 2006: US07127400 (114 worldwide citation)

A personal interactive voice response system with a web-based interface allowing the user to specify treatment of incoming calls based on voice or touchtone responses provided by the calling party. A graphical user interface available over a computer network, such as the Internet, allows the user to ...


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George A Durden, Paul T Watson, William C Versteeg: System and method for providing video services. BellSouth Intellectual Property Corporation, Walters & Zimmerman, Jennifer Medlin, Todd Mitcham, November 1, 2005: US06961955 (75 worldwide citation)

Set top boxes are provided with access to full EIT data streams without having to off-tune from one transport to another. If off-tuning is required, however, a locking mechanism substantially reduces or eliminates service interruption. Data in the additional EIT data streams in the non-home transpor ...


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George A Durden, John R Stefanik: Methods and systems for controlling consumer electronics external devices via data delivered to a device. BellSouth Intellectual Property Corporation, Walters & Zimmerman PLLC, Geoff Sutcliffe, Todd Mitchem, November 21, 2006: US07140033 (74 worldwide citation)

This document discloses systems and methods for enabling viewers to control and manage programming and to control external consumer electronic devices through the use of a STB or other device. This invention provides command information that is embedded into an EPG signal and transmitted from a head ...


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David A Levine, Greg N Patterson, James Worsham, Zhigiang Zeeman Zhang: Method and system for screening calls during voicemail messaging. BellSouth Intellectual Property Corporation, Walters & Zimmerman, Jennifer Medin, Todd Mitchem, April 25, 2006: US07035385 (55 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to systems and methods for monitoring and intercepting messages to a voicemail system connected to an AIN or WIN network for screening calls incoming to a landline or wireless telephone. After a call is forwarded to voicemail system, the called party is provided an oppo ...


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William R Matz, Scott R Swix: System and method for identifying desirable subscribers. BellSouth Intellectuall Property Corporation, Bambi F Walters, Walters & Zimmerman PLLC, May 1, 2007: US07212979 (51 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for identifying a desirable subscriber by utilizing past subscriber content choices as well as subscriber is described. In one embodiment of the present invention, a content-access information database and a subscriber attribute database are merged to create a subscriber informat ...


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Charles B Dougherty, Christopher Payne: System and method for a web-based application development and deployment tracking tool. BellSouth Intellectual Property Corporation, Walters & Zimmerman, Jennifer Pearson Medlin, Todd Mitchem, June 27, 2006: US07069541 (50 worldwide citation)

A tool for automating management of software development and deployment processes. The tool is made up of a series of lists or databases tracking various information related to the software releases and individual software components making up the releases. The tool includes a user interface for rec ...


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Dale W Malik: Message log for wireline, voice mail, email, fax, pager, instant messages and chat. Bellsouth Intellectual Property Corporation, Walters & Zimmerman, Jennifer Medlin, Todd Mitchem, February 28, 2006: US07007085 (43 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems for providing information about a user's communications. The inventions allow a user to obtain information correlated or corresponding to a communication. In addition, the inventions allow a user to take action based on the information about a communication or the correlated or c ...


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David L Bradford: System and method for priority-based work order scheduling. BellSouth Intellectual Property Corporation, Walters & Zimmerman, Jennifer Medlin, Todd Mitchem, September 6, 2005: US06941514 (37 worldwide citation)

A priority-based work order scheduling system includes a graphical user interface having displays for managing work orders stored in the system. Work orders are entered into the system via a work order entry computer. A time estimate for completing the work order is determined. Work order data assoc ...


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Aamir Hussain, Robert A Koch: Privacy screening service for telecommunications. BellSouth Intellectual Property Corporation, Walters & Zimmerman, Jennifer Medin, Todd Mitchem, March 28, 2006: US07020259 (28 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems are disclosed for providing privacy screening service during telephone calls. One method monitors a telephone call for a call screening request. The telephone call is from a calling telephone number to a called telephone number. An action is taken in response to the call screenin ...