US Patent No: 6,035,280

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Electronic discount couponing method and apparatus for generating an electronic list of coupons

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A method and apparatus for distributing, generating, and redeeming discount Virtual Coupons.TM., rebate or gift certificates or the like which may be used on conjunction with a frequency card program or the like. Virtual Coupons.TM. may be distributed electronically, for example, in the form of a diskette or CD-ROM software. Software on the diskette or CD-ROM may prompt a consumer to call a 1-800 number for a validation number or code. During the phone call, telemarketing personnel may request consumer demographic and or identification information which may be entered into a centralized database. Once the software is validated, a consumer may print out a list selected Virtual Coupons.TM. displayed on a Graphical User Interface (GUI). When a product is purchased, the UPC code of the product may be compared electronically with a list of Virtual Coupons.TM. authorized for a particular consumer. An appropriate coupon discount may then be applied and the Virtual Coupon.TM. may be considered 'redeemed'. Once redeemed, consumer ID information and Virtual Coupon.TM. information may be retrieved electronically and used to update a central database. Accurate data may then be produced illustrating which consumers or groups of consumers are redeeming which Virtual Coupons.TM.. Such data may be used for marketing purposes or to generated further diskettes for distribution targeting specific consumers or groups of consumers with specific classes of Virtual Coupon.TM. offerings. The use of Virtual Coupons.TM. eliminates or reduces fraud, and allows a frequency card discount to be applied only a limited number of times.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
CATALINA MARKETING CORPORATIONST PETERSBURG, FL103
SELLECTSOFT, LLCBETHESDA, MD1

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Christensen, Scott N 15606 Holmes Cir., Omaha, NE 68135 5 882

Cited Art Landscape

Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
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* 2002/0178,445 Subscriber selected advertisement display and scheduling 96 2002
* 2005/0283,797 Subscriber selected advertisement display and scheduling 78 2005
* 2006/0230,053 Consumer profiling and advertisement selection system 20 2006
7,690,013 Advertisement monitoring system 24 2007
* 2007/0233,571 Targeting Ads to Subscribers based on Privacy Protected Subscriber Profiles 28 2007
* 2007/0240,181 Subscriber Characterization System with Filters 20 2007
7,962,934 Advertisement monitoring system 5 2010
* 2010/0293,165 Subscriber Identification System 4 2010
8,484,677 Advertisement monitoring system 1 2011
 
AVID TECHNOLOGY, INC. (3)
6,847,373 Natural color matching in a video editing system 17 1999
7,081,900 Graphical user interface for color correction 4 2003
7,973,800 Source color modification on a digital nonlinear editing system 0 2006
 
S.F. IP PROPERTIES 62 LLC (1)
* 2004/0143,501 Processing negotiable economic credits through electronic hand held devices 25 2004
 
PAYPAL, INC. (3)
8,055,582 Multi currency exchanges between participants of a network-based transaction facility 8 2010
8,249,990 Multi currency exchanges between participants of a networked-based transaction facility 3 2011
8,712,913 Multi currency exchanges between participants 0 2012
 
AGGREGATE KNOWLEDGE INC. (4)
8,032,714 Methods and systems for caching data using behavioral event correlations 5 2008
8,200,677 System and method for the dynamic generation of correlation scores between arbitrary objects 2 2010
8,627,013 Methods and systems for caching data using behavioral event correlations 1 2011
9,058,279 Methods and systems for caching data using behavioral event correlations 0 2013
 
MRD HOLDINGS LLC (2)
7,149,706 System and method for providing electronic vouchers 1 2001
* 2002/0038,237 System and method for providing electronic vouchers 1 2001
 
SOFTCOIN, INC. (1)
* 2002/0169,668 Method, article of manufacture, and processing device for providing promotions over a network using an alphanumeric sequence from a product 48 2002
 
MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING, LLC (1)
* 2009/0132,416 TAGGING VIRTUAL CURRENCY 4 2007
 
BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. (3)
8,505,813 Customer benefit offer program enrollment 0 2009
* 2011/0060,631 REDEMPTION OF CUSTOMER BENEFIT OFFERS BASED ON GOODS IDENTIFICATION 2 2009
8,751,298 Event-driven coupon processor alert 1 2011
 
TELSTRA CORPORATION LIMITED (2)
8,037,193 Virtual token 8 2000
* 2003/0163,787 Virtual token 20 2003
 
BANK OF AMERICA CORPORATION (6)
6,708,176 System and method for interactive advertising 100 2002
D483074 Display apparatus 15 2002
D479858 Display apparatus 3 2002
D479859 Display apparatus 2 2002
D479277 Display apparatus 4 2002
D491608 Display apparatus 13 2003
 
DATCARD SYSTEMS, INC. (3)
8,930,470 Event notification in interconnected content-addressable storage systems 0 2011
* 8,407,244 Management of virtual packages of medical data in interconnected content-addressable storage systems 2 2011
* 2012/0005,226 MANAGEMENT OF VIRTUAL PACKAGES OF MEDICAL DATA IN INTERCONNECTED CONTENT-ADDRESSABLE STORAGE SYSTEMS 1 2011
 
YT ACQUISITION CORPORATION (3)
* 2008/0097,851 METHOD OF DISTRIBUTING INFORMATION VIA MOBILE DEVICES AND ENABLING ITS USE AT A POINT OF TRANSACTION 98 2007
* 2009/0228,341 METHOD, SYSTEM AND COMPUTER READABLE MEDIUM FOR FACILITATING A TRANSACTION BETWEEN A CUSTOMER, A MERCHANT AND AN ASSOCIATE 1 2009
* 2009/0254,432 METHOD, SYSTEM AND COMPUTER READABLE MEDIUM FOR FACILITATING A TRANSACTION BETWEEN A CUSTOMER, A MERCHANT AND AN ASSOCIATE 1 2009
 
GOOGLE INC. (2)
* 7,373,372 Method for accrediting event participants 0 2000
* 2008/0221,984 User-managed coupons in a geo-spatial environment 23 2007
 
You Technology Brand Service, Inc. (1)
8,321,291 Method, system and computer readable medium for facilitating a transaction between a customer, a merchant and an associate 0 2009
 
ASN HOLDINGS, LLC (2)
7,668,747 System and method for providing incentives to purchasers 17 2000
* 8,200,532 System and method for providing incentives to purchasers 0 2010
 
THE KROGER CO. (2)
7,618,318 Reward system 5 2003
* 2004/0219,971 Reward system 24 2003
 
ERICSSON AB (1)
9,253,051 System and method for delivering content in a content delivery network 0 2013
 
MARS, INCORPORATED (2)
* 2002/0004,742 Time variable incentive for purchasing goods and services 28 2000
* 2002/0016,737 Method and apparatus for offering promotional incentives on the World-Wide-Web 3 2001
 
AUTOSAVINGS NETWORK, INC. (1)
* 2010/0153,198 System and Method for Providing Incentives to Purchasers 4 2010
 
QUOTIENT TECHNOLOGY INC. (1)
* 2009/0307,076 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DISTRIBUTING COUPON CONTENT AND TRANSACTIONAL ADVERTISEMENTS 1 2009
 
Global Fulfillment Services, Inc. (2)
8,511,553 Method and processes for secure real time purchase validation award system 0 2004
9,087,342 Method and processes for secure real time purchase validation award system 0 2013
 
TOSHIBA GLOBAL COMMERCE SOLUTIONS HOLDINGS CORPORATION (4)
7,493,268 Method for processing electronic rebates 6 2001
* 2002/0152,119 Method and computer system for processing electronic rebates 4 2001
8,560,383 Method and apparatus for distributing electronic coupons 0 2006
7,668,749 Processing electronic rebates 4 2009
 
III HOLDINGS 1, LLC (4)
8,046,256 System and method for using loyalty rewards as currency 71 2001
* 2001/0054,003 System and method for using loyalty points 359 2001
8,301,566 System and method for providing a financial transaction instrument with user-definable authorization criteria 1 2005
8,666,897 System and method for providing a financial transaction instrument with user-definable authorization criteria 0 2012
 
DIDGETS, INC. (1)
* 2002/0077,957 Trading digital marketing instruments in a computer network 0 2000
 
TARGET BRANDS, INC. (3)
8,489,452 Systems and methods for providing a user incentive program using smart card technology 5 2003
* 2012/0150,634 ELECTRONIC PERIODICAL ADVERTISEMENT 0 2010
9,152,973 Systems and methods for providing a user incentive program using circuit chip technology 0 2013
 
EASTMAN KODAK COMPANY (1)
* 2002/0147,635 Method for customizing programmable CD-ROM 2 2001
 
@YourCommand (1)
7,319,976 Intelligent agents for electronic commerce 26 2000
 
KIMBERLY-CLARK WORLDWIDE, INC. (1)
7,734,495 Methods and system for allocating shelf space 8 2002
 
COLUMBIA INSURANCE COMPANY (1)
8,738,542 Method and system for indicating product return information 0 2007
 
F. POSZAT HU, L.L.C. (8)
6,993,498 Point-of-sale server and method 18 1999
6,516,302 Method and system for accumulating marginal discounts and applying an associated incentive upon achieving one of a plurality of thresholds 99 1999
6,587,835 Shopping assistance with handheld computing device 966 2000
8,612,294 Handheld computing device systems 6 2003
7,464,050 Method and system for facilitating consumer purchases 41 2003
RE45006 Method and system for accumulating marginal discounts and applying an associated incentive upon achieving threshold 0 2005
8,712,836 Point-of-sale server and method 0 2005
8,577,734 Method and medium for facilitate mobile shopping 2 2008
 
Welcome Real-Time (2)
6,419,161 Apparatus and method for processing coded information stored on an integrated circuit card 47 2001
6,722,573 Apparatus and method for processing coded information stored in an integrated circuit card 7 2002
 
EBAY INC. (4)
* 2002/0072,968 System and method for incentivizing online sales 5 2000
8,266,016 Method and system for listing items globally and regionally, and customized listing according to currency or shipping area 7 2010
9,092,792 Customizing an application 0 2011
8,732,037 Method and system for providing a record 3 2012
 
MATSUSHITA ELECTRIC INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD. (1)
* 2001/0042,248 Receiver, viewing information recording method, viewing information processor, service contents decision method, information acquisition apparatus, information acquisition method, transmitter/receiver system, and recording media 0 2001
 
AT&T CORP. (3)
6,996,579 E-coupon service for location-aware mobile commerce which determines whether to supply requested e-coupons based on the number of requests received in a processing cycle, and a threshold number of requests required to make expected returns from redeemed coupons greater than advertising fees 18 2001
* 2003/0093,314 Conditional e-coupon service for location-aware mobile commerce 69 2001
7,418,451 E-coupon service for location-aware mobile commerce which determines whether to supply requested e-coupons based on the number of requests received in a processing cycle, and a threshold number of requests required to make expected returns from redeemed coupons greater than advertising fees 35 2005
 
AMERICAN EXPRESS TRAVEL RELATED SERVICES COMPANY, INC. (7)
* 2008/0021,772 Loyalty Incentive Program Using Transaction Cards 48 2007
* 2010/0106,580 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DETERMINING POSITIVE BEHAVIOR AND/OR MAKING AWARDS BASED UPON GEOGRAPHIC LOCATION 6 2009
* 2011/0022,455 System and Method for E-Mail Based Rewards 5 2010
8,849,699 Systems and methods for targeting ad impressions 2 2011
8,751,295 System and method for providing international coupon-less discounts 1 2012
9,195,988 Systems and methods for an analysis cycle to determine interest merchants 0 2012
8,868,444 System and method for rewarding in channel accomplishments 2 2013
 
QURIO HOLDINGS, INC. (1)
8,055,536 Automated real-time secure user data sourcing 11 2007
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