US Patent No: 7,113,959

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System and method of using human resources data to generate printed products

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Information stored in a corporate database is monitored and used to determine when certain business-related events have occurred. Event information is transmitted over the Internet to a print production facility, where it is used to fire one or more event rules, which in turn automatically generate print requisitions or print production orders. In one variation, print requisitions are routed through an existing and commercially available procurement system before a print production order is generated. The system can monitor and handle events from multiple corporations, each having its own business-related event rules, and each potentially having its own procurement approval system.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
IMAGEX, INC.BELLEVUE, WA11

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Klatt, Cory Edmonds, WA 7 48
Krum, Brent Redmond, WA 14 165

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Patent Citation Ranking

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