Rebate processing system and method providing promotions database and interface

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7120591
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09470582

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A system is disclosed that provides computer-aided processing of a rebate on a product. The system includes a rebate processing center communicating over a network with a manufacturer, a distributor, and a consumer. The rebate processing center maintains a promotion table and a transaction table in order to facilitate processing of product rebates and to offer the consumer a choice of disbursement options.

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PARAGO, INC.DALLAS, TX4

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Adams, Andrew F Plano, TX 4 173
Doxey, Jack W Flower Mound, TX 4 173
Johnsen, Kenneth R Dallas, TX 4 173
Melvin, Kelly R Issaquah, WA 4 173
Minor, Barbara A North Hollywood, CA 4 173
Reynolds, Michael D Richardson, TX 17 223
Solomon, Steven B Plano, TX 5 198
Spottiswood, Juli C Dallas, TX 4 173
Wright, Mason Coppell, TX 4 173

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