US Patent No: 6,377,664

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Video phone multimedia announcement answering machine

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Abstract

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A video enable answering machine having many new features including customized video announcement messages, caller ID based video announcement messages, and time based video announcement messages.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
AT&T CORP.NEW YORK, NY3104

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Gerszberg, Irwin Kendall Park, NJ 162 4575
Martin, Jeffrey S Dover, NJ 37 2565
Walker, Hopeton S Haledon, NJ 37 2319

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Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (6)
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ZTE CORPORATION (1)
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AT&T MOBILITY II LLC (2)
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* Cited By Examiner