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Jeffrey P Bezos, Sheldon J Kaphan, Ellen L Ratajak, Thomas K Schonhoff: Internet-based customer referral system. Amazon com, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, February 22, 2000: US06029141 (1209 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is an Internet-based referral system that enables individuals and other business entities ("associates") to market products, in return for a commission, that are sold from a merchant's Web site. The system includes automated registration software that runs on the merchant's Web site to all ...


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Jeffrey P Bezos, Sheldon J Kaphan, Ellen L Ratajak, Thomas K Schonhoff: Internet-based customer referral system. Amazon com, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, February 26, 2008: US07337133 (58 worldwide citation)

An Internet-based customer referral system enables individuals and other business entities (“associates”) to refer customers to a merchant's web site in return for compensation, such as commissions on resulting sales. Entities initially register with the merchant web site as associates, and are prov ...


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Jeffrey P Bezos, Sheldon J Kaphan, Ellen L Ratajak, Thomas K Schonhoff: Use of shopping cart to collect and purchase items selected from multiple web sites. Amazon com, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, March 31, 2009: US07512548 (27 worldwide citation)

A system and method are disclosed that enable a personal shopping cart to be used to select items from multiple web sites of multiple business entities, and to place a single order for the selected items. The shopping cart may remain persistent over multiple sessions of the user.


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Jeffrey P Bezos, Sheldon J Kaphan, Ellen L Ratajak, Thomas K Schonhoff: Internet-based customer referral system. Amazon com, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, July 23, 2013: US08494923 (1 worldwide citation)

An Internet-based customer referral system enables individuals and other business entities (“associates”) to market products sold on a merchant web site in return for commissions. Following registration, the associate sets up a web site (or other information dissemination system) to distribute hyper ...


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Jeffrey P Bezos, Sheldon J Kaphan, Ellen L Ratajak, Thomas K Schonhoff: System for implementing a performance-based customer referral program. Amazon com, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, May 20, 2014: US08732011

A system for implementing a performance-based customer referral program includes a referral tracking system capable of tracking referrals of users from participant sites to a retail site, and capable of determining whether such referrals result in purchases on the retail site. The tracked referral a ...


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Jeffrey P Bezos, Sheldon J Kaphan, Ellen L Ratajak, Thomas K Schonhoff: Internet-based customer referral system. Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, July 10, 2008: US20080167946-A1

An Internet-based customer referral system enables individuals and other business entities (“associates”) to market products sold on a merchant web site in return for commissions. Following registration, the associate sets up a web site (or other information dissemination system) to distribute hyper ...


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Jeffrey P Bezos, Sheldon J Kaphan, Ellen L Ratajak, Thomas K Schonhoff: System for implementing a performance-based customer referral program. September 29, 2011: US20110238528-A1

A system for implementing a performance-based customer referral program includes a referral tracking system capable of tracking referrals of users from participant sites to a retail site, and capable of determining whether such referrals result in purchases on the retail site. The tracked referral a ...