US Patent Application No: 2002/0022,991

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Building marketing system

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In one general aspect, a home marketing system may include an appliance, a communications network connected to the appliance, a processor connected to the communications network for monitoring appliance data signals, and a service provider. The service provider may provide a service based on the monitored data appliance signals. The service provided may be information about the appliance, maintenance of the appliance, or an extended warranty for the appliance.

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Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
ROBERTSHAW CONTROLS COMPANYRICHMOND, VA117

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Bailey, Graham Speyer, DE 4 417
Carr, D Mitchell Potomac Falls, VA 6 809
Henderson, Bruce H Richmond, VA 1 128
Johnson, Terri Hawthorn Woods, IL 1 128
Peachey, Dave Mesa, AZ 1 128
Sharood, John N Richmond, VA 4 809
Turner, James H Richmond, VA 7 1015

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