US Patent No: 6,843,419

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Method and apparatus for accessing electronic data via a familiar printed medium

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Abstract

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The disclosed methods and apparatus relate generally to the electronics media industry, such as cable television (CATV), home shopping services, on-line computer services and computer memory applications. These methods and apparatus allow a user to access and make use of electronic media input and output devices by reference to and/or utilization of standard printed matter, such as magazines, textbooks, or any other printed matter that can be correlated to electronic media.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
MARSHALL FEATURE RECOGNITION, LLCMARSHALL, TX41

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Fichner-Rathus, Lois Short Hills, NJ 48 1325
Nevid, Jeffrey S New York, NY 73 1311
Rathus, Spencer A Short Hills, NJ 98 1505

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MARSHALL FEATURE RECOGNITION, LLC (10)
7,523,868 Method and apparatus for accessing electronic data via a familiar printed medium 3 2004
7,455,233 Method and apparatus for accessing electronic data via a familiar printed medium 5 2004
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