Personal communication service with mobility manager

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 5329578
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07887758

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A system for providing personal communication services (PCS) is described, wherein a subscriber can tailor the telephone service to provide communication mobility and incoming call management. Calls to a personal number assigned to the subscriber are routed to a PCS service node which will re-route the call according to the subscriber's service profile stored in a database. The service node insures that attempts to communicate with the subscriber are handled with appropriate consideration for who is calling, when the call is made, and the urgency of the call. In addition, the subscriber is given control over how the system will work for them in routing incoming calls.

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Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING, LLCREDMOND, WA30026
ROCKSTAR BIDCO, LPMONTREAL QUEBEC27

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Brennan, Paul M Toronto, CA 9 1120
Mark, Raymond M Mississauga, CA 1 811

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5907597 Method and system for the secure communication of data 45 1996
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ORANGE SA (3)
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7088801 Single telephone number access to multiple communications services 2 1999
 
HEWLETT PACKARD ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT LP (5)
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MITEL NETWORKS CORPORATION (10)
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RPX CORPORATION (10)
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7248680 Computer-based method and apparatus for controlling, monitoring, recording and reporting telephone access 9 2003
7899167 Centralized call processing 34 2003
8000269 Call processing with voice over internet protocol transmission 7 2004
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7889847 Computer-based method and apparatus for controlling, monitoring, recording and reporting telephone access 38 2006
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EXCEL SWITCHING CORPORATION (1)
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SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. (7)
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SBC PROPERTIES, L.P. (21)
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6658103 Method and system for generating a call processing control record 1 1998
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6498835 Method and system for providing visual notification in a unified messaging system 51 2000
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PALMSOURCE, INC. (1)
6567549 Method and apparatus for immediate response handwriting recognition system that handles multiple character sets 79 2000
 
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SBC HOLDINGS PROPERTIES, L.P. (1)
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SONY ERICSSON MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS AB (2)
7483691 Call override feature for mobile phones 0 2004
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Intertel Communications, Inc. (1)
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CALLAHAN CELLULAR L.L.C. (9)
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7573995 Single telephone number access to multiple communications services 4 2003
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UNWIRED PLANET, LLC (6)
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7024205 Subscriber delivered location-based services 84 2000
7246371 System and method for filtering unavailable devices in a presence and availability management system 110 2002
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7206388 System and method for providing voice-activated presence information 45 2003
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SBC KNOWLEDGE VENTURES, L.P. (1)
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PARADYNE NETWORKS, INC. (2)
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7516190 Personal voice-based information retrieval system 17 2001
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TPLAB (1)
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BELLSOUTH INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CORPORATION (51)
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7388949 System and method for audio caller identification service 53 2000
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7266190 System and method for managing communications 15 2002
7385992 Internet caller-ID integration 30 2002
7403768 Method for using AIN to deliver caller ID to text/alpha-numeric pagers as well as other wireless devices, for calls delivered to wireless network 24 2002
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7450945 System and method for providing advanced wireless telephony services using a wireline telephone number 4 2002
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6917674 Method for providing additional information to a telephone customer having a non-published telephone number 5 2003
6763100 Method for providing additional information to a telephone customer having a non-published telephone number 1 2003
7978833 Private caller ID messaging 3 2003
7463727 Caller ID messaging device 6 2003
7443964 Caller ID messaging 29 2003
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7609832 Real-time client survey systems and methods 33 2003
7623849 Method, system, and storage medium for providing comprehensive originator identification services 9 2003
7672444 Client survey systems and methods using caller identification information 27 2003
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8195136 Methods of providing caller identification information and related registries and radiotelephone networks 0 2004
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8019064 Remote notification of communications 1 2007
8073121 Caller ID messaging 8 2008
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8102994 Client survey systems and methods using caller identification information 2 2009
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9532175 System and method for gathering information related to a geographical location of a callee in a public switched telephone network 0 2013
 
Telesctor Resource Group, Inc. (1)
8761363 Methods and systems for automatic forwarding of communications to a preferred device 1 2003
 
NOKIA NETWORKS OY (2)
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BELLSOUTH INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CORPORATION (1)
8155287 Systems and methods for providing user profile information in conjunction with an enhanced caller information system 3 2007
 
DRISHTI-SOFT SOLUTIONS PVT. LTD. (1)
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BELLSOUTH CORPORATION (1)
8583106 Cellular docking station 2 2007
 
NOKIA MOBILE PHONES LTD. (1)
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AMICK, JOHN KENNETH (1)
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SABSE TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (2)
8615005 System and method for placing a call using a local access number shared by multiple users 0 2008
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Telefonaktiebolaget L/M Ericsson (publ) (1)
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BROTHER KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA (1)
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EVANA AUTOMATION (1)
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InterVoice Limited Partnership (10)
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NOKIA CORPORATION (3)
6751485 Sounding alert for recent calls 21 2001
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NORTEL NETWORKS LIMITED (3)
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6735295 Call waiting messaging 32 2000
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PACIFIC COMMUNICATION SCIENCES, INC. (1)
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IPCOM GMBH & CO. KG (2)
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NCR CORPORATION (2)
6310940 Personal computer interactive phone system 35 1999
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mInfo, Inc. (1)
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PICAZO COMMUNICATIONS (1)
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CHEMTRON RESEARCH LLC (2)
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AMAZON TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
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NOKIA TECHNOLOGIES OY (5)
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AMERITECH CORPORATION (1)
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INTELLECTUAL VENTURES I LLC (6)
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6678366 System and method for locating subscribers using a best guess location algorithm 48 2000
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INTELLECTUAL VENTURES II LLC (1)
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XYLON LLC (1)
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6560323 Computer-based method and apparatus for controlling, monitoring, recording and reporting telephone access 59 1997
 
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7106843 Computer-based method and apparatus for controlling, monitoring, recording and reporting telephone access 252 1998
 
Pacific Bell Telephone (2)
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CYBIOTRONICS, INC. (2)
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AOL INC. (1)
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UNIFY, INC. (2)
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SCIENCE DYNAMICS CORPORATION (1)
7505406 Public telephone control with voice over internet protocol transmission 25 2001
 
OYJ, SONERA (1)
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VascoDe Technologies Ltd. (4)
8532629 Unstructured supplementary service data call control manager within a wireless network 0 2008
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EIDOS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC (6)
7221744 Telephonic voice message transmission control method 1 2003
* 2004/0228,458 Telephonic voice message transmission control method 1 2003
7224779 Telephonic voice message transmission control method 3 2004
7221745 Telephonic voice message transmission control method 4 2004
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GENBAND US LLC (4)
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6978003 Adaptive call routing for multiple telephony terminals 27 2003
9161190 Methods, systems, and computer readable media for unifying fixed and mobile devices via third party call control 0 2013
 
TOSHIBA CORPORATION (2)
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SIEMENS ENTERPRISE COMMUNICATIONS, INC. (4)
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7184533 Method and apparatus for mixed media contact notification service 36 1999
6553232 System and method for calendar-based cellular smart switching 46 1999
 
PITNEY BOWES INC. (8)
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7058586 Information delivery system for providing senders with a recipient's messaging preferences 11 2000
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8630883 Information delivery system for providing senders with a recipient's messaging preferences 0 2010
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NEUSTAR INFORMATION SERVICES, INC. (9)
8085924 One number, intelligent call processing system 5 2006
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8363814 Automatic routing and information system for telephonic services 3 2007
8180041 One number, intelligent call processing system 1 2008
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8565404 Real-time process for defining, processing and delivering a highly customized contact list over a network 0 2011
8447025 One number, intelligent call processing system 5 2011
 
AT&T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY I, L.P. (40)
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8751571 Methods and systems for CPN triggered collaboration 0 2003
8503639 Method and apparatus for adaptive message and call notification 33 2003
8503650 Methods and systems for configuring and providing conference calls 34 2003
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6785560 Speed calling in a wireless centrex system 22 1999
6771953 Wireless centrex call transfer 40 1999
6745025 Time-of-day call forwarding in a wireless centrex services system 30 1999
6738615 Wireless centrex caller ID 51 1999
6711401 Wireless centrex call return 21 1999
6654603 Call waiting in a wireless centrex system 5 1999
6654615 Wireless centrex services 45 1999
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6631258 Busy call forwarding in a wireless centrex services system 16 1999
6618600 Distinctive ringing in a wireless centrex system 22 1999
6606493 Wireless centrex conference call deleting a party 9 1999
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6591115 Wireless centrex call hold 13 1999
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