US Patent No: 5,640,569

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Diverse goods arbitration system and method for allocating resources in a distributed computer system

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A diverse goods arbitration system and method allocates computer resources among bidding requesters. Bid slates are transmitted to an arbiter by users (requesters) requesting use of specified portions of the available computer resources. Each bid slate may contain a plurality of bids, each bid representing a requested set of resources and a bid price. The arbiter selects combinations of bids from the bid slates, where each bid combination consists of no more than one bid from each of the received bid slates. The arbiter rejects all bid combinations whose constituent bids exceed an established maximum allocation level for any computer resource. It then selects as a winning bid combination the bid combination having the highest total bid price. Computer resources are then allocated for a next time period based on the winning bid. Costs are allocating to each successful requester in accordance with a predefined opportunity cost function. In particular, for each successful requester, the arbitration process is repeated while excluding that successful requester's bid slate from the set of bid slates considered, resulting in the selection of a second winning bid that excludes the successful requester. The successful requester is then assessed a cost corresponding to the difference between the winning bid's total bid prices, excluding the price in the successful requester's granted bid, and the total bid prices associated with the second winning bid.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
HE HOLDINGS INC., DBA HUGHES ELECTRONICS, FORMERLY KNOWN AS HUGHES AIRCRAFT COMPANYLOS ANGELES, CA10
SUN MICROSYSTEMS, INC.SANTA CLARA, CA2429

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Hardy, Norman Portola Valley, CA 11 1195
Hibbert, Christopher T Mountain View, CA 7 794
Miller, Mark S Los Altos, CA 54 1847
Tribble, E Dean Los Altos, CA 9 1063

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9,171,136 Data protection method and device 0 2014
 
EGGHEAD.COM, INC. (1)
6,243,691 Method and system for processing and transmitting electronic auction information 424 1996
 
FUJITSU LIMITED (1)
5,889,956 Hierarchical resource management with maximum allowable allocation boundaries 131 1996
 
Vulcan, Inc. (1)
6,604,089 Demand aggregation through online buying group 127 1999
 
DIE SPARSCHWEIN AG (1)
* 2006/0015,438 System for linking initiators and beneficiaries, and method suited therefor 0 2005
 
HEALTH HERO NETWORDK (1)
8,617,065 Networked system for interactive communication and remote monitoring of individuals 0 2006
 
SUN MICROSYSTEMS, INC. (2)
* 6,161,121 Generic transfer of exclusive rights 12 1996
* 2008/0201,253 Method and system for managing computing resources using an electronic auction agent 2 2007
 
Cantor Fitzgerald, L.P. CFPH, LLC (1)
9,292,865 Dynamic keyboard for trading 0 2005
 
MEADWESTVACO CORPORATION (1)
8,874,477 Multifactorial optimization system and method 10 2006
 
CUFER ASSET LTD. L.L.C. (6)
* 5,794,219 Method of conducting an on-line auction with bid pooling 787 1996
* 6,023,686 Method for conducting an on-line bidding session with bid pooling 335 1998
* 6,167,386 Method for conducting an on-line bidding session with bid pooling 318 1999
7,277,867 Method for conducting an on-line bidding session with bid pooling 5 2000
7,848,958 Method for conducting an on-line bidding session with bid pooling 3 2007
* 2007/0239,592 Method for conducting an on-line bidding session with bid pooling 2 2007
 
AT&T MOBILITY II LLC (1)
* 8,850,489 Cost reduction through bidding and advertising 0 2008
 
LIFE TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION (1)
* 2010/0120,100 Device For The Carrying Out of Chemical or Biological Reactions 0 2010
 
ROBERT BOSCH GMBH (1)
8,608,653 Networked system for interactive communication and remote monitoring of individuals 0 2006
 
BLUE SPIKE LLC (5)
7,346,472 Method and device for monitoring and analyzing signals 147 2000
7,660,700 Method and device for monitoring and analyzing signals 76 2007
7,949,494 Method and device for monitoring and analyzing signals 71 2009
8,214,175 Method and device for monitoring and analyzing signals 86 2011
8,712,728 Method and device for monitoring and analyzing signals 0 2013
 
Free Markets OnLine, Inc. (1)
* 2001/0027,434 Method and system for conducting electronic auctions 9 2001
 
FREE MARKETS, INC. (3)
7,499,876 Method and apparatus for configurably adjusting a bid in an online auction 4 2000
* 2001/0042,039 Method and apparatus for configurably adjusting a bid in an online auction 6 2000
* 2002/0120,792 Method and system for processing files using a printer driver 3 2001
 
W.R. HAMBRECHT + CO., LLC (3)
* 2006/0282,367 Internet-based system for auctioning securities 5 2006
* 2008/0306,854 Event Timing Mechanisms for Dutch Auction of Securities 1 2007
* 2010/0017,344 Auction System and Method for Pricing and Allocation During Capital Formation 3 2009
 
NANOBIZ.COM, INC. (1)
* 7,536,336 Multi-party electronic transactions 14 2000
 
W.R. Hambrecht & Co. (1)
7,587,358 Auction system and method for pricing and allocation during capital formation 2 2003
 
W.R. HAMBRECHT + CO., INC. (4)
7,415,436 System and method for pricing and allocation of commodities or securities 29 2000
7,647,270 System and methods for pricing and allocation of commodities or securities 1 2006
* 2008/0306,855 Allocation Mechanisms for Dutch Auction of Securities 0 2007
7,644,034 System and method for pricing and allocation of commodities or securities 1 2008
 
HEWLETT PACKARD ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT LP (1)
* 6,892,186 Auction method and apparatus for electronic commerce 37 2000
 
XEROX CORPORATION (1)
* 6,119,052 Market-based control system for controlling object motion with smart matter 29 1998
 
FREEMARKETS (1)
7,277,878 Variable length file header apparatus and system 2 2002
 
E*Trade Financial Corporation (4)
6,963,855 Apparatus and method for automated display of market activity 17 2000
7,242,669 Method and system for multi-path routing of electronic orders for securities 72 2000
7,490,061 Solutions server 3 2004
8,571,968 Solutions server 0 2012
 
IGT (5)
8,360,857 Systems, methods and apparatus for facilitating a flat rate play session on a gaming device and example player interfaces to facilitate such 1 2005
* 7,914,374 Budget-defined flat rate play contract parameters 7 2006
* 7,887,414 Budget-defined flat rate play contract parameters 10 2006
* 2006/0232,003 BUDGET-DEFINED FLAT RATE PLAY CONTRACT PARAMETERS 4 2006
* 2006/0229,127 BUDGET-DEFINED FLAT RATE PLAY CONTRACT PARAMETERS 14 2006
 
SIEMENS IT SOLUTIONS AND SERVICES GMBH (1)
* 2009/0178,050 Control of Access to Services and/or Resources of a Data Processing System 1 2006
 
AKTANA, INC. (2)
* 2009/0265,205 Pricing, Allocating, accounting and distributing internal resources using a market mechanism 5 2009
8,744,890 System and method for managing system-level workflow strategy and individual workflow activity 4 2013
 
AMAZON TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (8)
7,216,103 Network-based system for facilitating interactive participation by remote bidders in live auctions 17 2002
* 2002/0174,060 Network-based system for facilitating interactive participation by remote bidders in live auctions 4 2002
8,010,415 System for interactive participation by remote bidders in live auctions 0 2007
* 2007/0214,074 SYSTEM FOR INTERACTIVE PARTICIPATION BY REMOTE BIDDERS IN LIVE AUCTIONS 1 2007
* 8,249,904 Managing use of program execution capacity 34 2008
8,224,993 Managing power consumption in a data center 5 2009
8,595,379 Managing power consumption in a data center 1 2012
9,264,334 Managing power consumption in a data center 0 2013
 
ADB SYSTEM INTERNATIONAL, INC. (2)
* 5,890,138 Computer auction system 764 1996
* 6,266,652 Computer auction system 144 1999
 
GoalAssist Corporation (2)
* 2002/0055,865 System and method employing yield management in human-factor resource industry 10 2001
* 2003/0083,919 System and method employing capacity/demand management in prepared food service industry 8 2001
 
WHCB INC. (1)
* 6,157,923 Query processing based on associated industry codes 11 1998
 
SIEMENS PRODUCT LIFECYCLE MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE INC. (1)
* 2002/0077,954 Sourcing system and method 34 2000
 
Printvision, Inc. (1)
* 7,330,833 System and method for auctioning services over an information exchange network 1 2000
 
GROUPON, INC. (1)
6,269,343 On-line marketing system and method 315 1999
 
TWITTER, INC. (4)
7,707,288 Automatically building a locally managed virtual node grouping to handle a grid job requiring a degree of resource parallelism within a grid environment 9 2005
* 7,668,741 Managing compliance with service level agreements in a grid environment 15 2005
* 2006/0149,842 Automatically building a locally managed virtual node grouping to handle a grid job requiring a degree of resource parallelism within a grid environment 48 2005
* 2006/0149,576 Managing compliance with service level agreements in a grid environment 22 2005
 
NEXTLIFE COMPUTING, LLC (1)
7,062,460 On-line auction method and system facilitating the sale of multiple product units at prices varying with volume 17 1999
 
BROWN BROTHERS HARRIMAN & CO. (1)
7,386,497 System and method for trading an instrument 9 1999
 
PAYPAL, INC. (29)
8,290,809 Determining a community rating for a user using feedback ratings of related users in an electronic environment 6 2000
7,428,505 Method and system for harvesting feedback and comments regarding multiple items from users of a network-based transaction facility 34 2000
7,499,875 Method and apparatus for facilitating online payment transactions in a network-based transaction facility using multiple payment instruments 39 2000
* 8,103,574 Online offer and bid management with sealed bids 0 2000
* 2002/0065,760 System and method for online offer and bid management with sealed bids 8 2000
8,630,938 Method and apparatus to detect fraudulent activities within a network-based auction facility 8 2001
* 2002/0059,130 Method and apparatus to detect fraudulent activities within a network-based auction facility 41 2001
7,305,469 Prioritization of third party access to an online commerce site 11 2001
7,783,555 Auction with interest rate bidding 9 2003
* 2005/0131,809 Auction with interest rate bidding 41 2003
* 2005/0246,187 System and method to facilitate differentiated levels of service in a network-based marketplace 11 2004
8,706,618 Release of funds based on criteria 0 2005
7,899,712 Method and apparatus for facilitating online payment transactions in a network-based transaction facility 7 2006
7,587,359 Method and system for harvesting feedback and comments regarding multiple items from users of a network-based transaction facility 11 2007
* 2007/0233,551 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR HARVESTING FEEDBACK AND COMMENTS REGARDING MULTIPLE ITEMS FROM USERS OF A NETWORK-BASED TRANSACTION FACILITY 3 2007
8,108,518 Prioritization of third party access to an online commerce site 3 2007
* 2008/0046,279 PRIORITIZATION OF THIRD PARTY ACCESS TO AN ONLINE COMMERCE SITE 9 2007
8,612,297 Methods and systems for harvesting comments regarding events on a network-based commerce facility 3 2008
8,255,325 Method and apparatus for facilitating online payment transactions in a network-based transaction facility using multiple payment instruments 2 2009
8,015,103 Auction with interest rate bidding 16 2010
* 2010/0287,064 FEEDBACK CANCELLATION IN A NETWORK-BASED TRANSACTION FACILITY 2 2010
8,055,582 Multi currency exchanges between participants of a network-based transaction facility 8 2010
8,433,643 Auction with interest rate bidding 2 2011
8,249,990 Multi currency exchanges between participants of a networked-based transaction facility 3 2011
8,239,533 Prioritization of third party access to an online commerce site 2 2011
8,793,375 Prioritization of third party access to an online commerce site 0 2012
8,712,913 Multi currency exchanges between participants 0 2012
8,635,098 Determining a community rating for a user using feedback ratings of related users in an electronic environment 2 2012
8,918,505 Prioritization of third party access to an online commerce site 0 2014
 
MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING, LLC (2)
* 2004/0003,112 Identity-based distributed computing for device resources 40 2002
8,572,576 Executing dynamically assigned functions while providing services 2 2006
 
DEMONT & BREYER, LLC (5)
* 2004/0186,805 Sealed-bid auction comprising staged bid publication 3 2003
* 2004/0064,399 Multi-variable computer-based auctions 3 2003
* 2008/0021,812 Data Processing System That Provides An Auction With Programmable Proxy Bids 1 2007
* 2008/0195,411 Sealed-Bid Auction Comprising Staged Bid Publication 0 2008
* 2008/0195,412 Sealed-Bid Auction Comprising Staged Bid Publication 2 2008
 
Wisteria Trading, Inc. (1)
7,991,188 Optimization methods for the insertion, protection, and detection of digital watermarks in digital data 3 2007
 
MUNIAUCTION, INC. (5)
* 6,161,099 Process and apparatus for conducting auctions over electronic networks 283 1998
7,523,063 Process and apparatus for conducting auctions over electronic networks 13 2003
* 2004/0059,646 Process and apparatus for conducting auctions over electronic networks 42 2003
* 2008/0294,544 PROCESS AND APPARATUS FOR CONDUCTING AUCTIONS OVER ELECTRONIC NETWORKS 25 2008
* 2008/0270,290 PROCESS AND APPARATUS FOR CONDUCTING AUCTIONS OVER ELECTRONIC NETWORKS 2 2008
 
MITEL NETWORKS CORPORATION (1)
7,330,832 Mechanism for sharing of guaranteed resources 7 2000
 
TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET L M ERICSSON (PUBL) (1)
* 6,134,589 Dynamic quality control network routing 66 1998
 
PTS FINANCIAL TECHNOLOGY, LLC (4)
7,127,422 Latency monitor 17 2000
6,532,460 Method and apparatus for automated cancellation of orders for securities 19 2000
7,130,824 Apparatus and method for load balancing among data communications ports in automated securities trading systems 26 2000
7,409,366 Apparatus and method for adding liquidity to an ECN and improving executions of orders for securities 8 2000
 
ALCATEL-LUCENT USA INC. (1)
* 2010/0020,383 THERMAL ACTUATOR FOR AN INFRARED SENSOR 0 2008
 
NETAPP, INC. (2)
* 8,392,312 Adaptive scheduling of storage operations based on utilization of a multiple client and server resources in a distributed network storage system 2 2008
* 2010/0076,805 Adaptive Scheduling Of Storage Operations Based On Utilization Of Multiple Client And Server Resources In A Distributed Network Storage System 16 2008
 
GENERAL ELECTRIC CAPITAL CORPORATION, AS AGENT (1)
* 2003/0008,292 Capturing sequences adjacent to type-IIs restriction sites for genomic library mapping 0 2001
 
INTELLECTUAL VENTURES HOLDING 81 LLC (12)
6,631,356 Demand aggregation through online buying groups 143 1999
* 6,101,484 Dynamic market equilibrium management system, process and article of manufacture 315 1999
6,934,690 System and method for extension of group buying throughout the internet 111 1999
7,363,246 System and method for enhancing buyer and seller interaction during a group-buying sale 106 2000
7,107,230 Dynamic market equilibrium management system, process and article of manufacture 33 2000
7,194,427 On-line group-buying sale with increased value system and method 68 2000
7,480,627 System and method for extension of group buying throughout the internet 56 2000
7,263,498 Attaining product inventory groupings for sales in a group-buying environment 62 2001
8,639,580 System and method for extension of group buying throughout the internet 0 2004
8,489,466 System and method for enhancing buyer and seller interaction during a group-buying sale 10 2008
8,712,864 System and method for enhancing buyer and seller interaction during a group-buying sale 0 2011
8,676,664 System and method for enhancing buyer and seller interaction during a group-buying sale 0 2011
 
PETROLEUM ELECTRONIC PRICING EXCHANGE (PEPEX), LLC. (1)
7,835,970 Method and system for automated auction and tender of complex multi-variable commodities 7 2000
 
CFPH, LLC (8)
7,574,375 Systems and methods for transferring items with restricted transferability 4 2000
* 2004/0044,610 Automated auction protocol processor 29 2003
* 2005/0160,032 Automated price improvement protocol processor 42 2005
8,655,735 Transferring an item 0 2007
8,645,218 Transferring a ticket 1 2007
8,645,219 Authorization system and method 0 2007
8,527,356 Systems and methods for transferring items with restricted transferability 0 2008
* 2008/0195,493 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR TRANSFERRING ITEMS WITH RESTRICTED TRANSFERABILITY 0 2008
 
Blue Oak Mountain Technologies, Inc. (1)
8,086,551 Electronic system with simulated sense perception and method of providing simulated sense perception 1 2008
 
VNS Corporation (1)
* 2007/0130,052 Vehicular Data Exchange System And Method Therefor 1 2007
 
Robert Bosch Healthcare, Inc. (1)
8,249,894 Networked remote patient monitoring with handheld devices 3 2003
 
APPLIED MATERIALS, INC. (2)
* 2003/0028,471 Method for selling pre-owned integrated circuit manufacturing equipment online 2 2001
* 2007/0005,489 METHOD FOR SELLING PRE-OWNED INTEGRATED CIRCUIT MANUFACTURING EQUIPMENT ONLINE 0 2006
 
VEHICLE NETWORK SOLUTIONS CORPORATION (2)
* 5,978,776 Vehicular data exchange system and method therefor 39 1997
6,920,433 Vehicular data exchange system and method therefor 9 1999
 
CHART TRADING DEVELOPMENT, LLC (6)
7,991,679 Systems and methods for providing a trading interface 1 2000
8,041,626 Systems and methods for providing a trading interface 0 2007
7,890,416 Systems and methods for providing a trading interface 3 2007
* 2007/0226,126 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PROVIDING A TRADING INTERFACE 14 2007
8,060,435 Systems and methods for providing a trading interface 0 2010
* 2010/0325,029 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PROVIDING A TRADING INTERFACE 2 2010
 
ONCALL SOLUTIONS, INC. (1)
* 2003/0120,582 Call schedule auctioning method and apparatus 2 2001
 
EBAY INC. (143)
* 6,151,589 Methods for performing large scale auctions and online negotiations 136 1998
6,732,161 Information presentation and management in an online trading environment 83 1999
8,601,373 Network-based sales system with customizable user interface 1 1999
7,162,446 Integrated auction 20 1999
8,781,940 Method and apparatus for facilitating user selection of a category item in a transaction 1 2000
6,466,917 Method and apparatus for verifying the identity of a participant within an on-line auction environment 121 2000
6,415,320 Information presentation and management in an online trading environment 116 2000
6,604,107 Generic attribute database system for storing items of different categories having shared attributes 74 2000
7,877,278 Method and system for reporting fraud and claiming insurance related to network-based transactions 8 2000
7,673,229 Apparatus and method for generating sub-codes to a turbo-encoder 9 2000
7,840,472 Method and apparatus for holding an online live auction to combine features of both the internet and traditional, real world auctions 3 2000
6,944,599 Monitoring and automatic notification of irregular activity in a network-based transaction facility 66 2000
6,523,037 Method and system for communicating selected search results between first and second entities over a network 84 2000
7,860,776 Sales system with buyer price selection 32 2000
8,463,714 Automated cross-cultural conflict management 1 2000
7,774,276 Method and system for dealing with non-paying bidders related to network-based transactions 5 2000
7,373,312 Method and apparatus for facilitating user registration in an on-line auction environment 4 2000
7,523,114 Method and system for categorizing items in both actual and virtual categories 5 2000
* 2002/0049,763 Method and system for categorizing items in both actual and virtual categories 15 2000
* 2002/0072,968 System and method for incentivizing online sales 5 2000
7,149,718 Method and system for the creation and communication of notes concerning an auction participant or item within a network-based auction facility 5 2000
7,310,733 Method and system for maintaining login preference information of users in a network-based transaction facility 7 2001
7,007,076 Information presentation and management in an online trading environment 30 2001
7,340,429 Method and system to enable a fixed price purchase within a online auction environment 27 2001
* 2002/0107,779 Method and system to enable a fixed price purchase within an online auction environment 15 2001
7,801,793 User-specified time-based proxy firing in online auctions 5 2001
* 2002/0188,545 User-specified time-based proxy firing in online auctions 9 2001
7,299,206 Method and system to implement seller authorized buying privileges within a network-based shopping facility 21 2001
7,660,740 Method and system for listing items globally and regionally, and customized listing according to currency or shipping area 18 2001
* 2002/0046,131 Method and system for listing items globally and regionally, and customized listing according to currency or shipping area 19 2001
7,890,375 Method and system to facilitate pre-ordering via an electronic commerce facility, and to automatically facilitate satisfying of a pre-order upon listing of an appropriate offer via the electronic commerce facility 2 2001
* 2002/0099,642 Method and system to facilitate pre-ordering via an electronic commerce facility, and to automatically facilitate satisfying of a pre-order upon listing of an appropriate offer via the electronic commerce facility 37 2001
7,752,266 System and method to facilitate translation of communications between entities over a network 12 2001
* 2003/0074,462 System and method to facilitate translation of communications between entities over a network 9 2001
6,748,422 System and method to control sending of unsolicited communications relating to a plurality of listings in a network-based commerce facility 126 2001
8,458,214 Taxonomy-based database partitioning 3 2001
8,428,996 Method and system automatically to support multiple transaction types, and to display seller-specific transactions of various transaction types in an integrated, commingled listing 2 2001
7,883,002 Automated listing management 28 2002
* 2005/0033,648 Automated listing management 25 2002
8,719,041 Method and system for customizing a network-based transaction facility seller application 3 2002
8,078,505 Method and system for automatically updating a seller application utilized in a network-based transaction facility 14 2002
7,941,348 Method and system for scheduling transaction listings at a network-based transaction facility 17 2002
* 2003/0229,545 Method and system for automatically updating a seller application utilized in a network-based transaction facility 13 2002
9,189,813 Method and system for updating information on a merchandise catalog page 0 2002
7,983,977 Method and system for performing a progressive auction 6 2002
7,870,055 Method and system for providing simultaneous on-line auctions 11 2002
7,509,323 Method and system for communicating selected search results between first and second users over a network 3 2002
* 2003/0131,006 Method and system for communicating selected search results between first and second users over a network 14 2002
* 2003/0088,503 Method and system for performing a progressive auction 0 2002
* 2003/0083,981 Method and system for automatically adjusting a posted selling price 1 2002
6,778,993 Generic attribute database system 9 2002
* 2003/0088,506 Method and system for performing a buy or bid auction 0 2002
7,136,863 Generic attribute database system 15 2003
7,904,346 Method and system to adjust a seller fixed price offer 9 2003
7,593,866 Introducing a fixed-price transaction mechanism in conjunction with an auction transaction mechanism 18 2003
* 2005/0027,641 Introducing a fixed-price transaction mechanism in conjunction with an auction transaction mechanism 35 2003
9,189,568 Method and system to display and search in a language independent manner 0 2004
7,761,518 System and method to control sending of unsolicited communications relating to a plurality of listings in a network-based system based on an identifier of the sender of the unsolicited communication 2 2004
8,364,602 Automated cross-cultural conflict management 1 2004
* 2005/0114,229 Network-based sales system with customizable and categorization user interface 145 2004
7,493,281 Automatic notification of irregular activity 4 2005
* 2005/0240,481 Automatic notification of irregular activity 6 2005
7,650,307 Method and system to enable a fixed price purchase within a multi-unit online auction environment 7 2005
* 2006/0293,994 Method and system to enable a fixed price purchase within a multi-unit online auction environment 47 2005
* 2006/0031,177 Method and system to design a dispute resolution process 22 2005
7,797,222 Method and apparatus for holding an online live auction to combine features of both the Internet and traditional, real world auctions 2 2005
* 2006/0112,003 Method and apparatus for holding an online live auction to combine features of both the internet and traditional, real world auctions 9 2005
7,499,979 Thumbnail image virtual address space 15 2005
* 2006/0101,131 Thumbnail image virtual address space 10 2005
8,108,277 Sales system with buyer price selection 2 2006
* 2006/0129,476 Sales system with buyer price selection 8 2006
7,418,483 Aggregation of reduced-sized images 24 2006
* 2006/0206,795 AGGREGATION OF REDUCED-SIZED IMAGES 3 2006
7,756,776 Administrative notes in network-based commerce facility 1 2006
* 2007/0055,681 Administrative notes in network-based commerce facility 1 2006
7,536,402 System and method for handling item listings with generic attributes 2 2006
8,799,218 Business channel synchronization 1 2006
7,873,562 Methods and machine readable mediums to enable a fixed price purchase within an online auction environment 14 2006
7,895,082 Method and system for scheduling transaction listings at a network-based transaction facility 15 2006
7,853,486 Method and system to adjust a seller fixed price offer 20 2006
* 2007/0112,644 Method and system to adjust a seller fixed price offer 12 2006
* 2007/0112,643 Method and system for scheduling transaction listings at a network-based transaction facility 28 2006
7,870,058 Dual purchase process within an online auction environment 14 2007
* 2008/0015,971 DUAL PURCHASE PROCESS WITHIN AN ONLINE AUCTION ENVIRONMENT 13 2007
8,140,424 Method and system to implement seller authorized buying privileges within a network-based shopping facility 2 2007
7,797,548 Method and system for maintaining login preference information of users in a network-based transaction facility 3 2007
* 2008/0072,062 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR MAINTAINING LOGIN PREFERENCE INFORMATION OF USERS IN A NETWORK-BASED TRANSACTION FACILITY 3 2007
8,386,366 System and method for creating a customer account 2 2007
8,374,948 System and method for receiving a bid 2 2007
8,078,182 Method and system for communicating user interfaces between first and second users over a network 1 2007
* 2008/0104,664 SYSTEM AND METHOD TO GENERATE COMPLAINTS OF UNSOLICITED EMAILS 1 2007
8,612,296 Read-only user access for web based auction 0 2008
* 2009/0030,813 Read-Only User Access for Web Based Auction 9 2008
7,912,925 Information presentation and management in an online trading environment 3 2008
7,890,383 System to monitor irregular activity 1 2009
* 2009/0150,202 SYSTEM TO MONITOR IRREGULAR ACTIVITY 3 2009
8,140,510 System and method for handling item listings with generic attributes 1 2009
7,827,075 Periodically reloading image in order to obtain any changes to the images 10 2009
8,775,398 Method and system for determining an order of presentation of search results 0 2009
* 2010/0306,205 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR DETERMINING AN ORDER OF PRESENTATION OF SEARCH RESULTS 3 2009
8,751,326 Introducing a fixed-price transaction mechanism in conjunction with an auction transaction mechanism 1 2009
* 2010/0049,622 INTRODUCING A FIXED-PRICE TRANSACTION MECHANISM IN CONJUNCTION WITH AN AUCTION TRANSACTION MECHANISM 2 2009
8,626,651 Automatic restitution of transaction fees, punishment of non-paying bidders, and management of appeals 1 2009
* 2010/0100,483 AUTOMATIC RESTITUTION OF TRANSACTION FEES, PUNISHMENT OF NON-PAYING BIDDERS, AND MANAGEMENT OF APPEALS 5 2009
8,463,694 Method and system to enable a fixed price purchase within a multi-unit online auction environment 0 2010
8,266,016 Method and system for listing items globally and regionally, and customized listing according to currency or shipping area 7 2010
8,639,829 System and method to facilitate translation of communications between entities over a network 2 2010
* 2010/0268,624 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR DEALING WITH NON-PAYING BIDDERS RELATED TO NETWORK-BASED TRANSACTIONS 5 2010
8,050,981 Administrative notes in network-based commerce facility 0 2010
8,527,392 Method and apparatus for holding a two-stage live auction for on-site and on-line bidders 1 2010
* 2010/0287,066 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR HOLDING AN ONLINE LIVE AUCTION TO COMBINE FEATURES OF BOTH THE INTERNET AND TRADITIONAL, REAL WORLD AUCTIONS 1 2010
8,260,681 Method and system to detect outlying behavior in a network-based marketplace 0 2010
* 2010/0332,346 METHOD AND SYSTEM TO DETECT OUTLYING BEHAVIOR IN A NETWORK-BASED MARKETPLACE 0 2010
8,291,233 Method and system for maintaining login preference information of users in a network-based transaction facility 0 2010
* 2011/0023,098 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR MAINTAINING LOGIN PREFERENCE INFORMATION OF USERS IN A NETWORK-BASED TRANSACTION FACILITY 1 2010
8,010,406 System to monitor irregular activity 1 2011
* 2011/0106,641 SYSTEM TO MONITOR IRREGULAR ACTIVITY 1 2011
8,209,228 Method and system for reporting fraud and claiming compensation related to network-based transactions 4 2011
* 2011/0106,661 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR REPORTING FRAUD AND CLAIMING COMPENSATION RELATED TO NETWORK-BASED TRANSACTIONS 5 2011
8,386,328 Automated listing management 0 2011
* 2011/0191,201 AUTOMATED LISTING MANAGEMENT 1 2011
8,732,027 Method and system of facilitating a transaction 0 2011
8,255,478 Aggregation of reduced-sized images 1 2011
* 2011/0229,050 AGGREGATION OF REDUCED-SIZED IMAGES 2 2011
8,255,286 Publishing user submissions at a network-based facility 9 2011
9,053,504 Method and system to automatically qualify a party to participate within a network-based commerce transaction 1 2011
8,150,894 Method and system for communicating user interfaces between first and second users over a network 1 2011
9,092,792 Customizing an application 0 2011
9,008,704 Method and system for communicating user interfaces between first and second users over a network 0 2012
8,442,871 Publishing user submissions 7 2012
8,438,050 Method and system for filing a complaint related to network-based transactions 2 2012
8,732,037 Method and system for providing a record 3 2012
8,800,016 Method and system for maintaining login preference information of users in a network-based transaction facility 0 2012
8,799,114 Method and system automatically to support multiple transaction types, and to display seller-specific transactions of various transaction types in an integrated, commingled listing 0 2012
8,666,876 System and method for creating a customer account 1 2012
9,116,868 Automated selection of images for web pages 0 2012
8,812,545 Taxonomy based database partitioning 2 2013
9,355,422 Introducing a fixed-price transaction mechanism in conjunction with an auction transaction mechanism 0 2013
9,058,094 Method and apparatus for facilitating user selection of an item category in an online auction 0 2014
9,367,866 Method and system to automatically qualify a party to participate within a network-based commerce transaction 0 2014
9,223,818 Taxonomy based database partitioning 0 2014
9,294,512 System and method for handling complaints about unsolicited communications 0 2014
9,342,812 Taxonomy based database partitioning 0 2015
 
LOANX CORPORATION (1)
* 5,966,699 System and method for conducting loan auction over computer network 343 1996
 
BGC PARTNERS, INC. (16)
* 2003/0154,152 Systems and methods for quoting a two-sided market 39 2001
8,930,256 Keyboard trading system 0 2003
8,566,212 Electronic systems and methods for providing a trading interface with advanced features 0 2003
8,131,625 Customizable trading display of market data 0 2003
* 2005/0108,079 Customizable trading display of market data 12 2003
8,131,626 Customizable trading display of market data 3 2004
* 2005/0108,653 Customizable trading display of market data 26 2004
8,219,480 Systems and methods for protecting against erroneous price entries in the electronic trading of financial and other instruments 0 2005
* 2006/0218,072 Systems and methods for protecting against erroneous price entries in the electronic trading of financial and other instruments 11 2005
8,229,832 Systems and methods for establishing first on the follow trading priority in electronic trading systems 0 2006
8,121,929 Apparatus and methods for automatic trade execution in a trading system 0 2007
8,117,109 Systems and methods for establishing first on the follow trading priority in electronic trading systems 1 2007
8,725,623 Systems and methods for controlling traders from manipulating electronic trading markets 0 2008
* 2008/0133,401 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR CONTROLLING TRADERS FROM MANIPULATING ELECTRONIC TRADING MARKETS 8 2008
8,738,501 Controlling traders from manipulating electronic trading markets 0 2008
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