US Patent No: 6,341,270

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Method for providing vendor notification marketing in an electronic commerce network environment

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According to the invention, a method for providing real-time pricing of notifications of purchaser requirements to vendors in a heterogeneous network environment. The heterogeneous network environment can include a public packet switched network, such as the Internet, and a wireless network, such as a plurality of pagers. The purchaser requirements are embodied in a vendor notification. The method is operable in environments having a plurality of wireless terminals in communication with a vendor computer using a wireless network to receive real-time notification of a purchaser's requirements. At successive intervals, a timer can be utilized to change the price that a vendor pays for a vendor notification.

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TELECOMMUNICATION SYSTEMS, INC.ANNAPOLIS, MD253

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Esposito, Augustine N Scottsdale, AZ 3 216
Garrett, Gregg Scottsdale, AZ 3 216

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