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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 (1230 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 (62 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, Maryam Mohit, James Prudente, Colleen McQueen, Gene Pope, Sheldon J Kaphan: Method and system for placing a purchase order via a communications network. Amazon com, Perkins Coie, May 22, 2007: US07222087 (50 worldwide citation)

A method and system for placing an order to purchase an item via the Internet. The order is placed by a purchaser at a client system and received by a server system. The server system receives purchaser information including identification of the purchaser, payment information, and shipment informat ...


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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 (28 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: Coordinating delivery of a gift. Amazon com, Perkins Coie, February 28, 2006: US07006989 (15 worldwide citation)

A method in a computer system for coordinating the delivery a gift given by a gift giver to a recipient when the gift giver did not provide sufficient delivery information. The gift delivery system initially receives an order from the gift giver. The order identifies a gift to be delivered to the re ...


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Jeffrey P Bezos, Maryam Mohit, James Prudente, Colleen McQueen, Gene Pope, Sheldon J Kaphan: Method and system for placing a purchase order via a communications network. Amazon com, Fenwick & West, September 7, 2010: US07792705 (11 worldwide citation)

Coordinating delivery of a gift from a gift giver to a recipient when sufficient information to deliver the gift is not provided in the gift order is disclosed. The gift order is placed by a purchaser at a client system and received by a server system. The server system receives purchaser informatio ...


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Peri Hartman, Jeffrey P Bezos, Sheldon J Kaphan, Joel R Spiegel: Combining disparate purchases into a single purchase order for billing and shipment. Amazon com, Fenwick & West, December 25, 2012: US08341036 (6 worldwide citation)

An order is placed by a purchaser at a client system and received by a server system. The server system receives purchaser information including identification of the purchaser, payment information, and shipment information from the client system. The server system then assigns a client identifier t ...


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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: Coordinating delivery of a gift. Perkins Coie, Patent Sea, November 28, 2002: US20020178089-A1

A method in a computer system for coordinating the delivery a gift given by a gift giver to a recipient when the gift giver did not provide sufficient delivery information. The gift delivery system initially receives an order from the gift giver. The order identifies a gift to be delivered to the re ...