US Patent Application No: 2002/0032,613

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Methods and systems for the physical delivery of goods ordered through an electronic network

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The present system relates to systems and methods for providing delivery of goods purchased through electronic commerce. An embodiment of the present invention allows a user to purchase an item from a vendor or merchant in an e-commerce environment and have the item shipped to a selected Will-Call Center for pick up by a recipient. The recipient can be the user or some other designated party. The Will-Call Center further automatically notifies the recipient of the availability of the item to be picked up.

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DOCK 3, INC.SOLANA BEACH, CA0

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Buettgenbach, Thomas H San Diego, CA 1 87
Sheehy, Finbar San Diego, CA 3 99

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UNITED PARCEL SERVICE OF AMERICA, INC. (4)
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9,082,096 Enhanced payments for shipping 0 2010
* 2012/0130,916 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR SHIPPING AND DELIVERING PARCELS TO A VIRTUAL ADDRESS 1 2012
 
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* 2007/0179,861 Transaction entity to facilitate exchanges between remote customers and vendors 1 2006
7,155,614 System and method for single sign on process for websites with multiples applications and services 21 2006
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* 2011/0178,894 System and Method for the Distribution and Consolidation of Apparel 0 2011
 
HITACHI MAXELL, LTD. (1)
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IVP HOLDINGS III LLC (1)
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SONY CORPORATION (1)
* 2005/0075,982 Personal information protective method 0 2003
 
DEUTSCHE POST AG (1)
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WORLDPAK, INC. (1)
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AMAZON TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (4)
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9,355,400 Local item availability information 0 2012
* 8,626,609 Order consolidation prediction 0 2013
 
AMAZON.COM, INC. (1)
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Pitney Bowes Inc. (2)
6,714,922 Method for returning merchandise 9 2000
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TWITTER, INC. (2)
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United States Postal Service (3)
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8,756,113 Methods for automated access to shipping services 0 2011
 
PAYPAL, INC. (6)
7,895,129 Method and system for facilitating shipping via third-party payment service 1 2003
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SONY ERICSSON MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS AB (1)
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JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A. (42)
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7,246,263 System and method for portal infrastructure tracking 16 2001
8,438,086 System and method for providing customers with seamless entry to a remote server 0 2001
7,987,501 System and method for single session sign-on 3 2001
7,941,533 System and method for single sign-on session management without central server 7 2002
7,246,324 Method and system for data capture with hidden applets 12 2002
7,143,174 Method and system for delayed cookie transmission in a client-server architecture 6 2002
7,472,171 Method and system for determining receipt of a delayed cookie in a client-server architecture 16 2002
7,689,504 System and method for establishing or modifying an account with user selectable terms 39 2002
8,301,493 System and method for providing incentives to consumers to share information 1 2002
7,353,383 System and method for single session sign-on with cryptography 30 2003
7,376,838 Method for controlled and audited access to privileged accounts on computer systems 12 2003
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8,190,893 Portable security transaction protocol 8 2004
8,185,877 System and method for testing applications 29 2005
7,756,816 System and method for network-based project management 2 2005
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7,783,578 System for providing cardless payment 4 2006
7,461,265 System and method for single sign on process for websites with multiple applications and services 19 2006
7,444,672 System and method for single sign on process for websites with multiple applications and services 22 2006
* 2006/0173,791 System for providing cardless payment 53 2006
8,583,926 System and method for anti-phishing authentication 2 2006
8,145,522 System and method for establishing or modifying an account with user selectable terms 11 2006
8,793,490 Systems and methods for multifactor authentication 2 2006
7,966,496 System and method for single sign on process for websites with multiple applications and services 9 2006
8,335,855 System and method for portal infrastructure tracking 1 2007
8,185,940 System and method for providing discriminated content to network users 1 2007
7,685,013 System and method for automatic financial project management 20 2007
8,849,716 System and method for preventing identity theft or misuse by restricting access 0 2007
8,473,735 Systems and methods for managing digital certificates 4 2008
8,590,008 System and method for single sign on process for websites with multiple applications and services 2 2008
8,321,682 System and method for generating and managing administrator passwords 1 2009
8,160,960 System and method for rapid updating of credit information 18 2009
8,732,072 System and method for establishing or modifying an account with user selectable terms 0 2010
* 2010/0179,888 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ESTABLISHING OR MODIFYING AN ACCOUNT WITH USER SELECTABLE TERMS 7 2010
8,458,070 System and method for providing customers with seamless entry to a remote server 0 2012
8,549,315 System and method for generating and managing administrator passwords 0 2012
8,726,011 Systems and methods for managing digital certificates 0 2013
9,374,366 System and method for anti-phishing authentication 0 2013
9,419,957 Confidence-based authentication 0 2014
9,240,012 Systems and methods for multifactor authentication 0 2014
 
GULA CONSULTING LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY (1)
* 7,267,262 Method and apparatus confirming return and/or pick-up valuable items 12 2002
 
SEARS BRANDS, L.L.C. (2)
* 8,676,660 System and method for providing a streamlined checkout process 1 2011
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ACCUZIP, INC. (1)
9,264,297 Automatic initiation of a response action when an event associated with an item in transit is based on logistical node scan data 0 2014
 
NEORIS LOGISTICS, INC. (2)
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INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION (2)
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3PD (3)
* 2011/0137,709 TRIGGERING AND CONDUCTING AN AUTOMATED SURVEY 4 2010
* 2011/0137,808 ANALYZING SURVEY RESULTS 0 2010
* 2011/0137,696 PERFORMING FOLLOW-UP ACTIONS BASED ON SURVEY RESULTS 2 2010
 
SAP SE (1)
* 7,831,554 Mobile data management using association table 1 2005
 
SWIFTXT LIMITED (1)
* 2007/0083,410 Method of scheduling delivery of goods 9 2003
 
NG, DAVID WAY (1)
* 2006/0282,277 In-Transit Shipment Re-Direction Service for Reduced Shipping Latencies 31 2005
 
Specialty's Cafe & Bakery, Inc. (3)
8,725,593 Redeemable gift message 0 2008
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9,165,303 Fresh product system 0 2008
 
MERCANTI SYSTEMS (1)
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Schneider Logistics, Inc. (2)
6,785,718 Method and system for interfacing with a shipping service 35 2001
7,366,770 Method and system for interfacing with a shipping service 6 2004
 
FUJITSU LIMITED (4)
* 7,225,144 Server device and recording medium for same 1 2001
* 7,356,481 Delivery management method and device, and delivery information service method 4 2001
* 2002/0016,744 Delivery management method and device, and delivery information service method 3 2001
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BYBOX HOLDINGS LIMITED (1)
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MOTOROLA, INC. (1)
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UNISONE CORPORATION (1)
* 2006/0041,329 Inventory group purchasing systems and methods 2 2005
 
COMMVAULT SYSTEMS, INC. (18)
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8,484,165 Systems and methods of media management, such as management of media to and from a media storage library 4 2008
* 2008/0243,420 SYSTEMS AND METHODS OF MEDIA MANAGEMENT, SUCH AS MANAGEMENT OF MEDIA TO AND FROM A MEDIA STORAGE LIBRARY 18 2008
* 2010/0070,466 DATA TRANSFER TECHNIQUES WITHIN DATA STORAGE DEVICES, SUCH AS NETWORK ATTACHED STORAGE PERFORMING DATA MIGRATION 73 2009
8,832,031 Systems and methods of hierarchical storage management, such as global management of storage operations 0 2011
* 2011/0213,755 SYSTEMS AND METHODS OF HIERARCHICAL STORAGE MANAGEMENT, SUCH AS GLOBAL MANAGEMENT OF STORAGE OPERATIONS 20 2011
9,244,779 Data recovery operations, such as recovery from modified network data management protocol data 0 2011
8,463,753 System and method for extended media retention 7 2012
8,539,118 Systems and methods of media management, such as management of media to and from a media storage library, including removable media 1 2012
8,924,428 Systems and methods of media management, such as management of media to and from a media storage library 0 2012
9,069,799 Restoration of centralized data storage manager, such as data storage manager in a hierarchical data storage system 1 2012
8,756,203 Systems and methods of media management, such as management of media to and from a media storage library 0 2012
8,656,068 Systems and methods of media management, such as management of media to and from a media storage library, including removable media 0 2013
8,886,853 Systems and methods for uniquely identifying removable media by its manufacturing defects wherein defects includes bad memory or redundant cells or both 0 2013
8,996,823 Parallel access virtual tape library and drives 0 2013
9,201,917 Systems and methods for performing storage operations in a computer network 0 2014
9,251,190 System and method for sharing media in a computer network 0 2015
 
SAP AG (1)
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XPO LAST MILE, INC. (2)
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* 2012/0016,719 TRIGGERING AND CONDUCTING AN AUTOMATED SURVEY 1 2011
 
MRSWAP.COM (1)
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