US Patent Application No: 2002/0046,131

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Method and system for listing items globally and regionally, and customized listing according to currency or shipping area

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Abstract

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A method to facilitate network-based commerce includes determining a site that a user accesses, the site being one of multiple sites operated by a network-based commerce facility. A category list available for the site is retrieved, the category list identifying categories of offerings available via the site. The category list is communicated to the user. The site is a regional site, and the category list is a region-specific category list.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
EBAY INC.SAN JOSE, CA812

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Boone, Barry Seattle, WA 16 112
Chard, Rhys Menlo Park, CA 13 85
Sacco, Nathan Los Gatos, CA 27 239

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