US Patent No: 6,185,586

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Content display during idle time as a user waits for information during an internet transaction

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A method of display as a user of the Internet uses a client machine during an Internet transaction (e.g., e-mail, file transfer, bulletin board, chat or browsing). The client machine supports a graphical user interface and mechanisms that provide such Internet services. The method locally stores information content served during idle periods when the user's connection to the network is live. During a given Internet transaction, the information content is retrieved and displayed to provide entertainment or information as the user waits for the Internet transaction to be completed.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
AMERICA ONLINE, INC.DULLES, VA27
INTERNETAD SYSTEMS LLCNORTHBROOK, IL4

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Judson, David H 4 Spray Ave., Marblehead, MA 01945 4 1739

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