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Jay S Walker, Bruce Schneier, James A Jorasch: Method and apparatus for a cryptographically assisted commercial network system designed to facilitate buyer-driven conditional purchase offers. Walker Asset Management Partnership, Jeffrey L Brandt, Morgan & Finnegan, August 11, 1998: US05794207 (1778 worldwide citation)

The present invention is a method and apparatus for effectuating bilateral buyer-driven commerce. The present invention allows prospective buyers of goods and services to communicate a binding purchase offer globally to potential sellers, for sellers conveniently to search for relevant buyer purchas ...


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Eyal Shavit, Lester Teichner: Interactive market management system. Strategic Processing Corporation, Welsh & Katz, January 17, 1989: US04799156 (1769 worldwide citation)

A system for interactive on-line electronic communications and processing of business transactions between a plurality of different types of independent users including at least a plurality of sellers, and a plurality of buyers, as well as financial institutions, and freight service providers. Each ...


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Peri Hartman, Jeffrey P Bezos, Shel Kaphan, Joel Spiegel: Method and system for placing a purchase order via a communications network. Amazon com, Perkins Coie, September 28, 1999: US05960411 (1605 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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David M DeLorme, Keith A Gray, T Angus Ferguson: Travel reservation information and planning system. DeLorme Publishing Co, Pierce Atwood, Chris A Caseiro, September 7, 1999: US05948040 (1579 worldwide citation)

Computerized travel reservation information and planning system that generates "map ticket" output in various media, for guidance and transactions en route. Such print or electronic documents can include bar or alphanumeric codes for automated recognition and/or access. WHERE?, WHO/WHAT?, WHEN? and ...


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David Matthew Pepe, Lisa B Blitzer, James Joseph Brockman, William Cruz, Dwight Omar Hakim, Michael Kramer, Dawn Diane Petr, Josefa Ramaroson, Gerardo Ramirez, Yang Wei Wang, Robert G White: Personal communications internetworking. Bell Communications Research, Loria B Yeadon, Joseph Giordano, April 21, 1998: US05742905 (1486 worldwide citation)

A person communications internetworking provides a network subscriber with the ability to remotely control the receipt and delivery of wireless and wireline voice and text messages. The network operates as an interfaces between various wireless and wireline networks, and also performs media translat ...


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Raman Chelliah, Jason S Cornez, Carl Dellar, Stephen Harrison, John A Hempe, Chih Cheng Hsu, Eric J Golin, Charles A Price, Neal S Rutta, Thomas A Wood, Wayne K Yamamoto: Computer system and method for electronic commerce. Broadvision, Cooley Godward, January 20, 1998: US05710887 (1415 worldwide citation)

A system for facilitating commercial transactions, between a plurality of customers and at least one supplier of items over a computer driven network capable of providing communications between the supplier and at least one customer site associated with each customer. Each site includes an associate ...


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Klein S Gilhousen, Irwin M Jacobs, Lindsay A Weaver Jr: Spread spectrum multiple access communication system using satellite or terrestrial repeaters. Qualcomm, Brown Martin Haller & McClain, February 13, 1990: US04901307 (1354 worldwide citation)

A multiple access, spread spectrum communication system and method for providing high capacity communications to, from, or between a plurality of system users, using code-division-spread-spectrum communication signals. The communication system uses means for providing marginal isolation between user ...


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Drummond Shattuck Reed, Peter Earnshaw Heymann, Steven Mark Mushero, Kevin Benard Jones, Jeffrey Todd Oberlander, Dan Banay: Computer-based communication system and method using metadata defining a control structure. Intermind Corporation, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks PC, January 19, 1999: US05862325 (1345 worldwide citation)

An automated communications system operates to transfer data, metadata and methods from a provider computer to a consumer computer through a communications network. The transferred information controls the communications relationship, including responses by the consumer computer, updating of informa ...


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G Victor Treyz, Susan M Treyz: Shopping assistance with handheld computing device. July 1, 2003: US06587835 (1264 worldwide citation)

A system is provided in which a handheld computing device may be used to provide a user with shopping assistance services. A shopping assistance service may allow a user to obtain directory information for a shopping mall. A user may use the handheld computing device to handle shopping lists. The ha ...


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John P Mansell, William M Riley: Vehicle tracking and security system. Auto Trac, Mason Fenwick & Lawrence, June 29, 1993: US05223844 (1218 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a vehicle tracking and security system which allows immediate response in case of vehicle theft, an accident, vehicle breakdown, or other emergency. Guardian and tracking functions are provided through Mobile Units installed in hidden locations in vehicles to be monito ...