US Patent No: 6,636,733

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Wireless messaging method

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A messaging system for selectively performing an action on information, for remote retrieval of messages, for performing action on information at different times, for selective paging, for providing a user interface for message access and having integrated audio visual messaging.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
THOMPSON INVESTMENT GROUP, LLC , C/O BRUCE DIZENFELD, ESQ., STEPHAN ORINGHER, RICHMAN & THEODORA, P.C.LOS ANGELES, CA14
WIRELESS SCIENCE, LLCCHATSWORTH, CA38
THOMPSON TRUSTLOS ANGELES, CA9

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Helferich, Richard J Chapel Hill, NC 48 1625

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Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (8)
4,480,253 Wrist watch weather radio 57 1983
4,825,456 Telephone system/paging system interface 63 1988
5,192,947 Credit card pager apparatus 352 1990
5,146,612 Technique for using a subcarrier frequency of a radio station to transmit, receive and display a message together with audio reproduction of the radio program 72 1991
5,473,667 Paging system with third party authorization 134 1993
5,444,671 Wristwatch with message transmitter 57 1993
5,588,009 Personal paging, communications, and locating system 372 1994
5,479,408 Wireless personal paging, communications, and locating system 375 1994
 
THE WEATHER CHANNEL, LLC (1)
5,140,419 Communications system 245 1989
 
SONY CORPORATION OF AMERICA (1)
5,796,394 User interface and rule processing for a personal communications routing system 282 1997
 
IMAGINEX FUND I, LLC (1)
5,737,395 System and method for integrating voice, facsimile and electronic mail data through a personal computer 280 1996
 
MOBILEMEDIA IDEAS LLC (1)
5,737,394 Portable telephone apparatus having a plurality of selectable functions activated by the use of dedicated and/or soft keys 184 1996
 
FUJI PHOTO FILM CO., LTD. (1)
5,220,366 Message receiving data back for camera 75 1991
 
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. (2)
5,128,980 Automatic paging telephone set and method for controlling thereof 90 1990
* 5,907,805 Telecommunications system 46 1996
 
Sony Electronics Inc. (3)
5,654,942 Wireless voice messaging device for use with cassette player 65 1995
5,663,703 Silent wrist pager with tactile alarm 67 1995
* 5,724,410 Two-way voice messaging terminal having a speech to text converter 148 1995
 
COMVERSE NETWORK SYSTEMS, INC. (1)
5,029,199 Distributed control and storage for a large capacity messaging system 219 1989
 
HITACHI, LTD. (1)
5,905,495 Communication system using electronic mail 64 1997
 
HASHIMOTO CORPORATION (2)
4,737,979 Automatic telephone answering device with paging function 67 1986
4,821,308 Telephone answering system with paging function 116 1986
 
RATEZE REMOTE MGMT. L.L.C. (1)
5,838,252 Interactive two-way pager systems 280 1996
 
SCHWARTZ, MARTIN A., REVOCABLE (LIVING) 1991 TRUST (1)
5,003,576 Analog/digital voice storage cellular telephone 89 1989
 
APEX INVESTMENT FUND II, L.P. (1)
5,452,356 Paging transmission system 201 1993
 
GOOGLE TECHNOLOGY HOLDINGS LLC (12)
5,418,835 Method of delivering paging messages using voice mail 127 1992
5,426,594 Electronic greeting card store and communication system 320 1993
5,485,503 Method of remote launching applications in a message delivery system 46 1993
5,457,732 Method and apparatus for delivery of a response in a messaging system 99 1994
5,530,438 Method of providing an alert of a financial transaction 205 1995
5,600,703 Method and apparatus for remotely retrieving messages intended for an acknowledge-back pager in a selective call communication system 57 1995
5,684,859 Method and apparatus for downloading location specific information to selective call receivers 184 1995
5,696,500 Multi-media receiver and system therefor 146 1995
5,694,120 Method for selecting information services from a menu in selective call transceivers 90 1996
5,870,030 Advertiser pays information and messaging system and apparatus 248 1996
5,974,447 Method and system for coupling a selective call receiver to widely distributed information sources 91 1996
5,850,594 Method and apparatus for efficiently transmitting addresses and messages from portable messaging units over a wireless communication channel 131 1996
 
S. AQUA SEMICONDUCTOR, LLC (1)
5,872,926 Integrated message system 271 1996
 
AVAYA INC. (4)
5,428,663 Incoming communications forwarding technique utilizing a called party location indicator 184 1993
5,557,659 Electronic mail system having integrated voice messages 353 1994
5,812,795 Automatic addressing of messages and message components of different media 119 1996
5,717,742 Electronic mail system having integrated voice messages 205 1996
 
KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA (2)
5,040,204 Cordless telephone apparatus 70 1987
5,239,679 Radio telecommunication apparatus capable of storing received messages and erasing the messages at programmable intervals 64 1990
 
LENOVO INNOVATIONS LIMITED (HONG KONG) (2)
5,627,525 Electronic pocket notebook-type pager 53 1994
5,649,305 Memory call origination system for automatically originating a call to a calling party 43 1994
 
HYUNDAI ELECTRONICS INDUSTRIES CO., LTD. (1)
5,530,930 Step counter usable as pocket paging receiver and method for controlling the same 40 1994
 
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha (2)
5,592,532 Wireless telephone system with message storage for plural telephones 50 1994
5,630,060 Method and apparatus for delivering multi-media messages over different transmission media 258 1995
 
NOKIA SIEMENS NETWORKS OY (1)
5,175,758 Cellular telephone system integrated with paging network 193 1990
 
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION (3)
5,564,018 System for automatically distributing selected mail item to selected user associated with office location within physical office floor plan in data processing system 77 1993
5,948,059 Method and apparatus for synchronizing multimedia messages in different servers 103 1997
5,951,638 Integrated multimedia messaging system 154 1997
 
HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANY (1)
5,043,721 Paging accessory for portable information/computing devices 270 1989
 
LUCENT TECHNOLOGIES INC. (2)
5,675,627 Integrated pager and calling card 66 1994
5,630,207 Methods and apparatus for bandwidth reduction in a two-way paging system 138 1995
 
ETA SA FABRIQUES D'EBAUCHES (2)
5,285,426 Rollerball control arrangement for a timepiece adapted to receive radio broadcast messages 44 1993
5,329,501 Timepiece adapted to receive radio broadcast messages to be displayed by its hands 70 1993
 
FUJITSU LIMITED (2)
5,483,352 Computer able to link electronic mail functions with telephone functions 127 1993
5,774,803 Mobile device and regional information system 51 1996
 
MOTOROLA, INC. (17)
4,942,598 Telephone answering machine in paging systems with automatic number identification based message operations 278 1988
5,115,233 Shared data/voice communication system with programmable data priority 67 1988
4,868,560 Voice paging system providing deferred paging capability 140 1988
4,965,569 Digitized stored voice paging receiver 83 1989
4,975,694 Paging receiver with variable color indicators 97 1989
5,047,763 Selective call system with message rebroadcasting over another selective call system 103 1989
5,182,553 Communication receiver providing displayed operating instructions 94 1990
5,138,311 Communication system having adaptable message information formats 55 1990
5,153,903 Integrated paging and radiotelephone system having improved paging reliability 138 1990
5,227,774 Selective call receiver including a right angle elastomeric control switch 42 1991
5,117,449 Dual receiver apparatus for integrated paging and radiotelephone functions 250 1991
5,173,688 Pager with display updateable by incoming message 99 1991
5,410,302 Method and apparatus for processing a received message in a communication receiver 45 1993
5,448,759 Method for efficient bandwidth utilization when transceiving varying bandwidth messages 67 1993
5,555,446 Selective call receiver capable of requesting information from a communication system and method therefor 194 1995
5,644,627 Method and apparatus for processing a voice message intended for a selective call transceiver 56 1995
5,781,857 Method of establishing an email monitor responsive to a wireless communications system user 180 1996
 
OPEN TEXT S.A. (1)
5,892,909 Intranet-based system with methods for co-active delivery of information to multiple users 501 1997
 
MEDIAONE GROUP, INC. (1)
5,809,130 System and method for selectively retrieving communications from any selected location 58 1993
 
FIVE 2 SOLUTIONS LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY (2)
5,265,033 ATM/POS based electronic mail system 484 1991
5,473,143 ATM/POS based electronic mail system 317 1993
 
National Semiconductor Corporation (1)
5,406,557 Interenterprise electronic mail hub 513 1993
 
EMC CORPORATION (1)
5,828,882 Event notification facility 128 1996
 
DYNAMO DRESDEN, INC. (1)
5,402,466 Home voice mail and paging system using an answering machine and a wide variety of alarms 92 1992
 
DATALINK SYSTEMS CORPORATION (1)
5,875,436 Virtual transcription system 91 1996
 
INTEL CORPORATION (3)
5,835,089 Application programming interface for shared address book services in a computer system 113 1996
5,805,886 Method for notifying client applications of events in a shared application in a computer system 88 1996
5,961,620 Extensible communication type manager for a computer system 91 1997
 
CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD. (4)
4,644,352 Radio wave data transmission watch device 51 1985
5,005,013 Pager with a display function 60 1988
5,093,659 Paging method and pager 69 1989
5,138,312 Pager with a television function 67 1991
 
YAHOO! INC. (1)
5,963,618 Voice processing system 101 1997
 
MOTOROLA MOBILITY LLC (5)
5,455,579 Digitized stored voice paging receiver 64 1990
5,379,031 Method and apparatus for conversion of maildrop message to selective call individual message 62 1992
5,398,021 Reliable information service message delivery system 154 1993
5,426,422 Method and apparatus for quick access to selected updated information in a selective call receiver 79 1994
5,487,100 Electronic mail message delivery system 404 1994
 
WIRELESS SCIENCE, LLC (2)
6,459,360 Networks, communication systems, transmitting and receiving devices and methods for transmitting, receiving, and erasing stored information 41 2000
6,462,646 Transmitting and receiving devices and methods for transmitting data to and receiving data from a communication system 91 2001
 
WI-LAN INC. (1)
5,194,857 Pager with rechargeable battery and method for charging same 56 1991
 
WIRELESS APS, INC. (1)
5,455,823 Integrated communications terminal 156 1992
 
HEWLETT PACKARD ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT LP (1)
5,745,689 System and method for providing pager services to users of a computer network 106 1996
 
ACCESS CO., LTD. (1)
5,742,668 Electronic massaging network 677 1995
 
BORLAND SOFTWARE CORPORATION (1)
5,913,032 System and methods for automatically distributing a particular shared data object through electronic mail 296 1996
 
SEIKO INSTRUMENTS INC. (1)
5,572,196 Electronic analog watch with pager 49 1993
 
NOKIA TECHNOLOGIES OY (2)
* 6,370,389 Communication network terminal supporting a plurality of applications 204 1998
* 6,292,668 Communication network terminal supporting a plurality of applications 147 1998
 
Ultratec, Inc. (1)
5,581,593 Combination telephone and alphanumeric entry device 83 1995
 
MOTOROLA SOLUTIONS, INC. (3)
5,239,466 System for selectively routing and merging independent annotations to a document at remote locations 220 1990
5,489,894 Television paging system 103 1994
5,884,159 Method of spawning a communication service 45 1995
 
NEC CORPORATION (4)
5,007,105 Watch type paging receiver 95 1990
5,463,672 Personal mobile communications system having central station for paging mobile users via base stations 74 1992
5,726,643 Radio paging receiver capable of displaying a predetermined message 41 1995
5,938,725 Method and apparatus for determining destination address of electronic mail (e-mail) message from stored e-mail messages 96 1997
 
AT&T Bell Laboratories (1)
5,177,780 Method of voice mail notification for cellular telephone systems 118 1990
 
AUTOEX, INC., 2001 SANTA MONICA BOULEVARD, SUITE 685W, SANTA MONICA, CA 90404 A CORP OF CA (1)
4,961,216 Telephone answering and paging system 113 1988
 
Pagemart, Inc. (1)
5,635,918 Method and apparatus for controlling message delivery to wireless receiver devices 146 1995
 
TELEPHONE INFORMATION SYSTEM, INC., A CORP. OF DE (1)
4,812,843 Telephone accessible information system 503 1987
 
UNIDEN AMERICA CORPORATION (1)
5,561,702 Pager having remotely programmable canned messages 114 1994
 
ADVANCED MESSAGING TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
5,675,507 Message storage and delivery system 784 1995
 
Alphanet Telecom Inc. (1)
5,608,786 Unified messaging system and method 1143 1995
 
THOMPSON TRUST (5)
6,087,956 Paging transceivers and methods for selectively erasing information 75 1997
6,233,430 Paging transceivers and methods for selectively retrieving messages 138 1997
6,253,061 Systems and methods for delivering information to a transmitting and receiving device 121 1997
6,259,892 Pager transceiver and methods for performing action on information at desired times 102 1997
6,097,941 User interface for voice message access 69 1997
 
WIRELESS INTERNET, INC. (1)
6,021,433 System and method for transmission of data 383 1997
 
U S WEST TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
5,751,793 Method and instructions for visual voice messaging user interface 77 1996
 
SCHLUMBERGER RESOURCE MANAGEMENT SERVICES, INC. (1)
5,604,788 Wireless messaging system with electronic mail replication 290 1995
 
WARNER, STEPHEN J. (1)
5,481,255 Paging transmission system 114 1993
 
SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA (1)
5,257,307 Radio pager system which transmits secret coded messages from a caller to a pager terminal apparatus 90 1991
 
MANAGEMENT AND INVESTMENT, S.A. (1)
4,853,688 Paging receiver displaying place of origin of pages 60 1987
 
PROTOCOL-IP.COM, L.L.C. (12)
4,897,835 High capacity protocol with multistation capability 156 1989
5,159,713 Watch pager and wrist antenna 81 1989
5,065,423 Paging system with registration mode 76 1989
5,134,724 Wrist band for wrist-mounted radio with an uninsulated buckle 77 1990
5,159,331 Missing radio page message detection 71 1990
5,185,604 Message indicating icon mechanism 72 1990
5,550,535 Bank balance notification by wristwatch pager 102 1992
5,440,559 Portable wireless communication device 132 1993
5,479,378 Analog wristwatch paging receiver 45 1993
5,572,488 Wristwatch paging receiver having analog message display 51 1993
5,475,653 Analog wristwatch paging receiver 47 1994
5,483,595 Paging device including password accessed stored cryptographic keys 98 1995
 
VERIZON PATENT AND LICENSING INC. (1)
5,815,800 Voice-pager system 60 1996
 
OGDEN PROFESSIONAL SERVICES, CORP. (1)
5,623,242 Prescription reminder system and method 126 1996
 
GOOD TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION (1)
5,961,590 System and method for synchronizing electronic mail between a client site and a central site 426 1997
 
INTELLECTUAL VENTURES HOLDING 56 LLC (1)
5,212,636 Radio receiver capable of confirming gambling results 59 1989
 
Newspager Corporation of America (2)
4,845,491 Pager based information system 292 1987
5,241,305 Paper multi-level group messaging with group parsing by message 114 1991
 
TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET L M ERICSSON (PUBL) (3)
5,579,372 Flow control method for short message service - busy subscriber 282 1994
5,678,179 Message transmission system and method for a radiocommunication system 184 1995
5,870,454 Telecommunications speech/text conversion and message delivery system 238 1997
 
Universal Cellular, Inc. (1)
5,247,700 Cellular telephone with pager 132 1990
 
MOTOROLA MOBILITY, INC. (3)
5,315,635 Reliable message communication system 131 1992
5,396,537 Reliable message delivery system 139 1992
5,432,839 Method and apparatus for forwarding selective call messages received in a first selective call service to a second selective call service 54 1994
 
ERICSSON INC. (1)
5,761,622 Method and apparatus for controlling operation of a portable or mobile battery-operated radios 61 1995
 
Ericsson Messaging Systems Inc. (1)
5,497,373 Multi-media interface 444 1994
 
UNISYS CORPORATION (1)
5,633,916 Universal messaging service using single voice grade telephone line within a client/server architecture 231 1994
 
XURA, INC. (1)
* 6,233,318 System for accessing multimedia mailboxes and messages over the internet and via telephone 485 1996
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Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (4)
* 2002/0169,685 Apparatus and method for processing transaction information 11 2001
* 2005/0272,415 System and method for wireless audio communication with a computer 4 2005
* 2006/0276,230 System and method for wireless audio communication with a computer 24 2005
* 2008/0016,202 NETWORK FOR TARGETING INDIVIDUAL OPERATING A MICROCOMPUTER REGARDLESS OF HIS LOCATION 0 2007
 
CORE WIRELESS LICENSING S.A.R.L (1)
* 2002/0073,205 Communication service 23 2001
 
PANASONIC CORPORATION (1)
* 8,368,527 Electronic device controlling system and control signal transmitting device 2 2006
 
SONY CORPORATION (2)
* 7,886,064 Program, information processing method and device 2 2003
* 8,281,016 Program and information processing method and apparatus 2 2008
 
SIEMENS ENTERPRISE COMMUNICATIONS, INC. (1)
* 2003/0229,670 Methods and apparatus for using instant messaging as a notification tool 41 2002
 
ST-ERICSSON SA, EN LIQUIDATION (2)
8,385,891 Backup of bad quality voice messages 0 2008
* 2010/0136,965 BACKUP OF BAD QUALITY VOICE MESSAGES 1 2008
 
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. (4)
* 7,035,588 Headset having a short-range mobile system 7 2001
* 2002/0002,035 Headset having a short-range mobile system 32 2001
* 2004/0203,947 Apparatus and method for storing and accessing wireless device e-mail attachments 20 2002
* 2011/0181,619 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR TRANSMITTING AND RECEIVING HANDWRITING ANIMATION MESSAGE 0 2011
 
Sony Corp./Sony Electronics, Inc. (1)
* 2001/0053,999 System and method for providing customized advertisements over a network 69 2001
 
Sony Electronics Inc. (1)
* 7,917,390 System and method for providing customized advertisements over a network 4 2001
 
GTJ VENTURES, LLC (2)
9,245,270 Transaction security apparatus and method 0 2006
9,235,841 Transaction security apparatus and method 0 2010
 
WATCHGUARD TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
* 2007/0130,264 Email server system and method 11 2005
 
ORACLE AMERICA, INC. (1)
* 6,789,126 Addressing message gates in a distributed computing environment 83 2000
 
Alpine Electronics, Inc. (2)
* 7,636,564 Information link service system, electronic equipment, mobile terminal, authentication apparatus and communication method 2 2005
* 2006/0052,086 Information link service system, electronic equipment, mobile terminal, authentication apparatus and communication method 2 2005
 
AT&T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY I, L.P. (1)
* 7,221,739 Callback function for messaging platform in public telephone system 8 2002
 
ORACLE INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION (1)
* 8,533,271 Electronic mail recovery utilizing recorded mapping table 1 2006
 
SCENERA MOBILE TECHNOLOGIES, LLC (2)
8,842,197 Automatic generation of metadata for a digital image based on ambient conditions 0 2005
9,342,534 Automatic generation of metadata for a digital image based on meterological conditions 0 2014
 
PRICELINE.COM LLC (2)
9,142,052 Generating multiple digital images with changed aspect ratio 0 2013
8,868,343 Locating place of lodging along a route 0 2013
 
S. AQUA SEMICONDUCTOR, LLC (1)
* 6,912,400 Procedure to transmit information at telephone answering service 34 1999
 
AVAYA INC. (1)
* 2005/0055,411 Instant message notification application 8 2004
 
DISNEY ENTERPRISES, INC. (1)
8,073,475 Method and system for transmission and display of rich-media alerts 1 2007
 
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha (2)
* 7,003,552 Information processing apparatus and control method therefor 0 2002
* 2004/0215,349 Information processing apparatus and control method therefor 0 2002
 
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION (2)
* 8,290,768 System and method for determining a set of attributes based on content of communications 0 2002
* 2005/0138,635 Updating a deferred copy of a data message 2 2004
 
WILMINGTON TRUST, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS ADMINISTRATIVE AGENT (2)
* 7,864,945 Method for detecting availability of non-traditional agent 0 2004
* 2006/0115,071 Method for detecting availability of non-traditional agent 1 2004
 
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. (3)
* 2001/0027,097 Transfer of audio messages to a mobile entity 18 2001
* 7,912,753 System and method for controlling the presentation of advertisements 14 2001
* 2003/0004,796 System and method for controlling the presentation of advertisements 11 2001
 
LUCENT TECHNOLOGIES INC. (3)
* 7,251,314 Voice message transfer between a sender and a receiver 23 2002
* 2003/0202,641 Voice message system and method 2 2002
* 2004/0203,611 Architecture and services for wireless data 13 2002
 
TELECOMMUNICATION SYSTEMS, INC. (6)
RE41006 Inter-carrier short messaging service providing phone number only experience 0 2005
7,430,425 Inter-carrier digital message with user data payload service providing phone number only experience 7 2006
7,890,127 Inter-carrier messaging service providing phone number only experience 11 2008
* 9,218,229 Event notification system and method 0 2008
8,682,362 Inter-carrier messaging service providing phone number only experience 2 2011
8,483,729 Inter-carrier messaging service providing phone number only experience 4 2012
 
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT (4)
* 7,684,811 Method for transmitting short messages 3 2001
* 2006/0120,367 Method for transmitting short messages 3 2001
* 7,979,058 Method and system for the transmission of data that has not been explicitly requested in a mobile radio system 0 2002
* 2005/0079,860 Method and system for the transmission of data that has not been explicitly requested in a mobile radio system 2 2004
 
DATA ADVISORS LLC (1)
* 2003/0003,931 Transmission of messages in telecommunication system 15 2002
 
BLACKBERRY LIMITED (11)
* 7,283,808 System, method and mobile device for remote control of a voice mail system 82 2002
* 8,289,158 System and method for customizing notifications in a mobile electronic device 6 2006
* 2007/0021,108 System and method for customizing notifications in a mobile electronic device 18 2006
* 7,809,356 Electronic file transfer for a communications device 6 2006
* 2008/0020,735 Electronic File Transfer For A Communications Device 1 2006
8,498,289 System, method and mobile device for remote control of a voice mail system 4 2007
7,986,943 Electronic file transfer for a communications device 6 2010
* 2010/0332,620 Electronic File Transfer for a Communications Device 0 2010
8,204,483 Electronic file transfer for a communications device 3 2011
8,315,605 Electronic file transfer for a communications device 0 2012
8,401,525 Electronic file transfer for a communications device 0 2012
 
OPENGRID (1)
8,463,862 Methods and systems for dispatching messages to mobile devices 2 2011
 
Sprint Spectrum L.P. (1)
* 7,142,840 Method and system for multi-network authorization and authentication 29 2003
 
SUN MICROSYSTEMS, INC. (1)
* 7,167,728 Graphical user interface for a portable telephone 52 1999
 
Netomat, Inc. (3)
7,237,200 Sharing, managing and communicating information over a computer network 3 2002
7,559,022 Sharing, managing and communicating information over a computer network 0 2007
* 2007/0233,799 Sharing, managing and communicating information over a computer network 0 2007
 
NOKIA MOBILE PHONES LIMITED (3)
* 7,466,987 User interface for a radiotelephone 10 2000
* 2001/0021,649 User interface for a radiotelephone 11 2000
* 2002/0089,543 Recovering managent in a communication unit terminal 12 2001
 
INVENTEC APPLIANCES CORP. (1)
* 2003/0131,074 Device and method that enables voice mailbox in internet communication products 1 2002
 
JOAO BOCK TRANSACTION SYSTEMS, LLC (1)
7,096,003 Transaction security apparatus 145 2001
 
AT&T MOBILITY II LLC (3)
* 8,600,404 Delivery of network services 0 2012
8,909,700 Methods and systems for providing application level presence information in wireless communication 0 2012
* 2014/0067,968 Methods and Systems for Providing Application Level Presence Information in Wireless Communication 0 2012
 
BRIGHT SUN TECHNOLOGIES (6)
7,558,955 Method and apparatus for secure instant messaging utilizing server-supervised publication 4 2003
* 2004/0210,772 Method and apparatus for secure instant messaging utilizing server-supervised publication 12 2003
8,060,566 Automatically enabling the forwarding of instant messages 12 2005
7,730,143 Prohibiting mobile forwarding 13 2006
8,706,826 Automatically enabling the forwarding of instant messages 0 2011
8,577,978 Automatically enabling the forwarding of instant messages 0 2011
 
INTEL CORPORATION (2)
* 7,321,769 Method and apparatus for managing personal cache in a wireless network 0 2002
* 2003/0194,998 Method and apparatus for managing personal cache in a wireless network 6 2002
 
SIGMATEL, INC. (1)
* 2007/0117,549 Wireless handset and methods for use therewith 5 2005
 
INNOVATION FUND III LLC (5)
7,539,742 Network for targeting individual operating a microcomputer regardless of his location 50 2005
7,870,229 Network for targeting individual operating a microcomputer regardless of his location 26 2009
8,099,477 Network for targeting individual operating a microcomputer regardless of his location 2 2010
* 2011/0054,996 Network for Targeting Individual Operating a Microcomputer Regardless of His Location 4 2010
9,137,650 Network for targeting individual operating a microcomputer regardless of his location 0 2012
 
MOCHIS INVESTMENT LLC (1)
* 2004/0203,618 Convenient messaging from a wireless terminal 4 2002
 
INTERVOICE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP (1)
* 2008/0240,378 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PUSHING MULTIMEDIA MESSAGES TO A COMMUNICATION DEVICE 3 2007
 
NORTEL NETWORKS LIMITED (1)
* 2002/0077,082 Voice message presentation on personal wireless devices 106 2000
 
YAHOO! INC. (2)
* 6,751,298 Localized voice mail system 52 2001
* 2003/0002,632 Localized voice mail system 18 2001
 
NOKIA CORPORATION (1)
* 2005/0239,483 Business event indicator 3 2004
 
WIRELESS SCIENCE, LLC (24)
* 8,099,046 Method for integrating audio and visual messaging 10 2004
7,277,716 Systems and methods for delivering information to a communication device 22 2005
7,376,432 Paging transceivers and methods for selectively retrieving messages 3 2005
7,280,838 Paging transceivers and methods for selectively retrieving messages 22 2005
7,242,951 Paging transceivers and methods for selectively retrieving messages 6 2005
7,403,787 Paging transceivers and methods for selectively retrieving messages 9 2005
7,627,305 Systems and methods for adding information to a directory stored in a mobile device 28 2005
7,499,716 System and method for delivering information to a transmitting and receiving device 8 2006
8,107,601 Wireless messaging system 7 2006
8,116,743 Systems and methods for downloading information to a mobile device 5 2006
7,843,314 Paging transceivers and methods for selectively retrieving messages 4 2006
7,741,954 Paging transceivers and methods for selectively retrieving messages 0 2006
8,116,741 System and method for delivering information to a transmitting and receiving device 4 2008
8,295,450 Wireless messaging system 4 2008
8,134,450 Content provision to subscribers via wireless transmission 2 2009
8,224,294 System and method for delivering information to a transmitting and receiving device 4 2009
7,957,695 Method for integrating audio and visual messaging 2 2009
7,835,757 System and method for delivering information to a transmitting and receiving device 7 2010
9,071,953 Systems and methods providing advertisements to a cell phone based on location and external temperature 0 2010
8,374,585 System and method for delivering information to a transmitting and receiving device 5 2011
8,355,702 System and method for delivering information to a transmitting and receiving device 2 2011
8,498,387 Wireless messaging systems and methods 0 2011
8,560,006 System and method for delivering information to a transmitting and receiving device 0 2013
9,167,401 Wireless messaging and content provision systems and methods 0 2014
 
NUANCE COMMUNICATIONS, INC. (3)
8,843,376 Speech-enabled web content searching using a multimodal browser 1 2007
* 2013/0005,367 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CONDUCTING A SEARCH USING A WIRELESS MOBILE DEVICE 2 2012
8,781,840 Retrieval and presentation of network service results for mobile device using a multimodal browser 0 2013
 
CHEMTRON RESEARCH LLC (2)
* 7,155,070 Visual cell phone notification of processed film images 2 2001
* 2002/0141,661 Visual cell phone notification of processed film images 3 2001
 
NOKIA TECHNOLOGIES OY (1)
* 7,392,038 Location sensitive multimedia messaging (MMS) 22 1999
 
SMITH MICRO SOFTWARE, INC. (10)
* 7,013,155 Delivery of an instant voice message in a wireless network using the SMS protocol 99 2003
* 7,133,687 Delivery of voice data from multimedia messaging service messages 52 2003
* 7,317,929 Delivery of voice data from multimedia messaging service messages 25 2004
* 7,363,029 Unified interface for voice, text or picture message authoring 12 2005
* 2006/0189,333 Unified interface for voice, text or picture message authoring 13 2005
8,548,433 Voice messaging service for network-based instant connect systems 2 2007
8,571,584 Delivery of voice data from multimedia messaging service messages 1 2007
* 7,546,116 Interface for message authorizing 0 2008
* 2008/0153,526 INTERFACE FOR MESSAGE AUTHORIZING 3 2008
9,049,535 Recording a voice message in response to termination of a push-to-talk session 0 2012
 
AT&T WIRELESS SERVICES, INC. (2)
* 8,249,615 Delivery of network services 1 2003
* 2004/0203,759 Delivery of network services 17 2003
 
Wedge Co. Ltd. (1)
* 7,065,529 Web page searching device for a portable telephone 2 2000
 
NEC CORPORATION (6)
* 2001/0029,176 Portable cellular phone system, method for controlling same and storage medium storing control program for conrtolling same 14 2001
* 6,941,354 Mobile terminal permitting selection of communication channel for receiving message attachments 4 2001
* 2001/0039,194 Mobile terminal 3 2001
* 2002/0026,489 Method of transferring message received and stored in the absence of the user 5 2001
* 7,117,006 Portable cellular phone system with automatic answering telephone function 0 2001
* 2002/0042,286 Portable cellular phone system with automatic answering telephone function 2 2001
 
PAYPAL, INC. (2)
7,233,912 Method and apparatus for vending a combination of products 17 2002
8,068,933 Products and processes for vending a plurality of products via defined groups 2 2009
 
INVENTOR HOLDINGS, LLC (8)
7,894,936 Products and processes for managing the prices of vending machine inventory 10 2004
7,218,991 System for vending physical and information items 16 2004
7,499,769 Products and processes for vending a plurality of products via defined groups 13 2006
7,826,923 Products and processes for vending a plurality of products 15 2006
7,726,562 System for vending physical and information items 2 2007
7,577,496 System for vending physical and information items 15 2007
7,912,581 Products and processes for vending a plurality of products via defined groups 5 2007
7,865,265 Products and processes for vending a plurality of products via defined groups 0 2007
 
MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING, LLC (8)
* 7,082,298 Using a mobile device to compose an electronic message that includes audio content 8 2001
* 2002/0102,969 Using a mobile device to compose an electronic message that includes audio content 3 2001
8,037,150 System and methods for providing multiple personas in a communications environment 13 2004
8,402,378 Reactive avatars 7 2008
8,250,144 Multiple avatar personalities 8 2009
9,256,861 Modifying avatar behavior based on user action or mood 0 2011
8,627,215 Applying access controls to communications with avatars 1 2011
9,215,095 Multiple personalities 0 2011
 
GOOGLE INC. (5)
* 9,002,949 Automatically enabling the forwarding of instant messages 0 2004
* 2006/0168,204 Mobile blocking indicators on a contact list 43 2005
9,049,569 Prohibiting mobile forwarding 0 2010
9,071,597 Secure instant messaging system 0 2012
9,088,879 Automatically enabling the forwarding of instant messages 0 2013
 
LG ELECTRONICS INC. (1)
* RE43153 Method of doing a broadcast service of a short message in a communication system 0 2006
 
SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA (1)
* 7,020,703 Messaging system 1 2001
 
QUALCOMM INCORPORATED (9)
7,801,941 Apparatus and method for exchanging data between two devices 22 2002
* 7,668,535 Notification infrastructure for sending device-specific wireless notifications 15 2002
* 2003/0158,892 Apparatus and method for exchanging data between two devices 0 2002
* 2003/0050,046 Notification infrastructure for sending device-specific wireless notifications 87 2002
* 8,208,946 Method, apparatus, and system for transmitting messages 2 2006
* 2008/0020,786 Subscriber unit for a cellular communication system 52 2006
8,478,880 Device profile-based media management 2 2007
* 2009/0063,703 Device profile-based media management 11 2007
9,055,417 Notification infrastructure for sending device-specific wireless notifications 0 2009
 
VERIZON PATENT AND LICENSING INC. (2)
* 7,266,591 Providing content delivery during a call hold condition 25 2001
8,793,338 Providing content delivery during a call hold condition 0 2007
 
MXGO TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (2)
7,627,642 Methods and systems for automatically presenting users with option to call sender responsive to email message 4 2007
* 2010/0106,786 Methods and systems for automatically presenting users with option to call sender responsive to email message 3 2009
 
GOOD TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION (2)
* 7,444,375 Interactive voice and text message system 48 2001
* 2002/0194,281 Interactive voice and text message system 8 2001
 
OPENWAVE SYSTEMS INC. (1)
* 2004/0121,761 Method and apparatus for processing voicemail messages 39 2002
 
AOL INC. (4)
8,898,239 Passively populating a participant list with known contacts 1 2004
8,595,146 Social networking permissions 6 2005
8,548,503 Methods and system for providing location-based communication services 3 2008
9,154,561 Methods and system for providing location-based communication services 0 2013
 
Unomobi, Inc. (1)
8,797,906 Method and system for wireless message-based advertising 0 2012
 
SYNAPSE, INC. (1)
* 2004/0192,282 Mobile telephony application platform 32 2004
 
KYOCERA CORPORATION (2)
* 7,440,748 Telephone which enables timely input and presentation of information 5 2006
* 2007/0123,230 Telephone which enables timely input and presentation of information 1 2006
 
MARCOPOLOLOCO, LLC (1)
* 2013/0095,865 CONTEXT-BASED MESSAGING 2 2012
 
ALCATEL (1)
* 2004/0187,138 Device and installation for the centralised management of messaging data 0 2003
 
FACEBOOK, INC. (76)
8,041,768 Voice instant messaging 8 2001
7,984,098 Video messaging 16 2001
7,765,484 Passive personalization of lists 10 2002
7,979,802 Providing supplemental contact information corresponding to a referenced individual 13 2002
8,132,110 Intelligently enabled menu choices based on online presence state in address book 17 2003
8,701,014 Account linking 6 2003
7,949,759 Degrees of separation for handling communications 13 2003
7,945,674 Degrees of separation for handling communications 10 2003
7,590,696 Enhanced buddy list using mobile device identifiers 66 2004
8,965,964 Managing forwarded electronic messages 4 2004
8,474,628 Presenting a recipient of an e-mail with an option to instant message a sender or another recipient based on the sender's or the other recipient's address and online status 10 2005
7,774,711 Automatic categorization of entries in a contact list 46 2005
7,765,265 Identifying users sharing common characteristics 33 2005
7,606,580 Personalized location information for mobile devices 74 2005
9,185,067 System and method for analyzing communications 0 2008
9,083,661 Passive personalization of buddy lists 0 2008
8,156,193 Enhanced buddy list using mobile device identifiers 26 2009
7,890,123 Personalized location information for mobile devices 43 2009
8,577,972 Methods and systems for capturing and managing instant messages 22 2010
8,918,460 Organizing entries in participant lists based on communications strengths 1 2010
8,719,354 Identifying users sharing common characteristics 4 2010
8,910,056 Automatic categorization of entries in a contact list 0 2010
8,712,431 Personalized location information for mobile devices 4 2011
8,185,638 Degrees of separation for handling communications 9 2011
8,078,678 Video messaging 7 2011
8,452,849 Host-based intelligent results related to a character stream 24 2011
8,429,231 Voice instant messaging 6 2011
8,918,727 Video messaging 0 2011
8,874,672 Identifying and using identities deemed to be known to a user 0 2012
9,360,996 Intelligently enabled menu choices based on online presence state in address book 0 2012
8,959,164 Tri-state presence indicator 2 2012
9,356,890 Enhanced buddy list using mobile device identifiers 0 2012
8,560,706 Degrees of separation for handling communications 8 2012
9,369,411 Identifying users sharing common characteristics 0 2012
9,100,538 Limited length video messaging 0 2012
9,071,725 Methods and user interfaces for video messaging 0 2012
9,049,160 Identifying users sharing common characteristics 0 2012
8,954,530 Intelligent results related to a character stream 0 2012
8,954,531 Intelligent messaging label results related to a character stream 0 2012
8,818,407 Personalized location information for mobile devices 4 2012
8,819,176 Intelligent map results related to a character stream 3 2012
8,805,408 Personalized location information for mobile devices 3 2012
8,787,932 Personalized location information for mobile devices 4 2012
9,356,891 Voice messaging interface 0 2012
9,356,894 Enabled and disabled menu choices based on presence state 0 2012
9,253,136 Electronic message delivery based on presence information 0 2012
9,246,975 State change alerts mechanism 0 2012
9,203,794 Systems and methods for reconfiguring electronic messages 0 2012
9,203,879 Offline alerts mechanism 0 2012
9,100,221 Systems for messaging senders and recipients of an electronic message 0 2012
9,070,118 Methods for capturing electronic messages based on capture rules relating to user actions regarding received electronic messages 0 2012
9,049,159 Establishing audio communication sessions 0 2012
9,043,418 Systems and methods for instant messaging persons referenced in an electronic message 1 2012
9,363,213 E-mail integrated instant messaging 0 2012
9,319,356 Message delivery control settings 0 2012
9,313,046 Presenting dynamic location of a user 0 2012
9,203,647 Dynamic online and geographic location of a user 0 2012
8,775,950 Automatic categorization of entries in a contact list 2 2012
8,954,534 Host-based intelligent results related to a character stream 0 2013
9,047,364 Intelligent client capability-based results related to a character stream 0 2013
9,053,173 Intelligent results related to a portion of a search query 0 2013
9,053,174 Intelligent vendor results related to a character stream 0 2013
9,053,175 Intelligent results using a spelling correction agent 0 2013
9,171,064 Intelligent community based results related to a character stream 1 2013
9,075,867 Intelligent results using an assistant 0 2013
8,775,560 Host-based intelligent results related to a character stream 3 2013
9,075,868 Intelligent results based on database queries 0 2013
8,787,940 Personalized location information for mobile devices 3 2013
9,203,787 Identifying users sharing common characteristics 0 2013
8,868,112 Personalized location information for mobile devices 3 2013
RE45254 Implicit population of access control lists 3 2013
8,930,480 Degrees of separation for filtering communications 0 2013
9,405,843 System and method for analyzing communications 0 2014
9,210,546 Commenting on location information for mobile devices 0 2014
9,197,999 Providing a location identifier for a location with multiple co-users 0 2014
9,204,255 Providing a log of location information for a mobile device 0 2014
 
NTT DOCOMO, INC. (2)
* 2003/0148,756 Reception notification control method and system 14 2002
* 7,933,963 Reception notification control method and system 0 2008
 
BT AMERICAS INC. (2)
* 8,155,281 Cross-media voice mail notification and delivery 0 2007
* 2008/0317,222 CROSS-MEDIA VOICE MAIL NOTIFICATION AND DELIVERY 54 2007
 
KIRUSA INC. (2)
* 7,725,116 Techniques for combining voice with wireless text short message services 4 2006
* 2007/0082,686 Techniques for combining voice with wireless text short message services 5 2006
 
HELIOS CO., LTD. (2)
* 7,024,208 Radio communication service providing system, radio communication device, radio communication service providing method, and radio communication method 10 2001
* 2004/0198,390 Radio communication service providing system, radio communication device, radio communication service providing method, and radio communication method 4 2003
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