US Patent No: 6,058,178

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Method for routing incoming calls to a user's premises on a POTS telephone line

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When a caller calls a POTS telephone number for a user's premises, the incoming call is selectively routed to any combination of local extensions on the owner's premises, and to remote extensions such as a telephone instrument on another premises, a pager, a cellular telephone, a central office voice mail box, and a cellular telephone voice mail box. Control over the incoming call is maintained throughout the duration of the call to allow further routing of the incoming call. Consequently, the incoming call can be routed to multiple locations on the user's premises, or to a telephone answering service at any time after taking the incoming call. Moreover, the incoming call can be routed directly based on the type of call, e.g., voice, facsimile, or modem.

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SOLOPOINT, INC.LOS GATOS, CA0

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Abel, Miller T Santa Cruz, CA 25 540
McKendry, Martin S Boulder Creek, CA 4 187
Soloko, Edward M San Jose, CA 3 149
Styres, Karen L Monte Sereno, CA 3 143
Van, Gundy Scott A San Jose, CA 7 151

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