Automatic number identification blocking system

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 5161181
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07463298

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ANI Blocking System (ABS) logically interfaces between a calling party and a called party in a telephone network which provides CallerID and CallerID blocking. The ABS automatically: (1) accepts a call from the calling party; (2) places a call to the called party; and (3) connects the called party with the calling party.

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EICON NETWORKS CORPORATIONMONTREAL QUEBEC8

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Zwick, Nicholas Denville, NJ 9 394

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