US Patent No: 7,215,760

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Outbound dialing decision criteria based

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A dialer for managing outgoing contacts is provided that includes a contact filtration agent 144 operable to retrieve presence information associated with a party to be contacted and determine, based on the presence information, whether or not to contact the party and, if so, when and where to contact the party.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
AVAYA INC.BASKING RIDGE, NJ2389

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Lenard, Rohan Birchgrove, AU 26 244

Cited Art Landscape

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AT&T IPM CORP. (3)
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AT&T CORP. (2)
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INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION (2)
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MICROSOFT CORPORATION (2)
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OPENWAVE SYSTEMS INC. (2)
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INTEL CORPORATION (1)
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AVAYA INC. (11)
7,536,437 Presence tracking and name space interconnection techniques 39 2003
7,573,996 Presence based callback 3 2006
8,218,735 Messaging advise in presence-aware networks 0 2007
7,769,154 Aggregated perceived presence 5 2008
8,107,597 Messaging advise in presence-aware networks 0 2008
8,108,516 Presence tracking and name space interconnection techniques 3 2008
8,064,574 Messaging advise in presence-aware networks 0 2008
8,050,388 Messaging advise in presence-aware networks 0 2008
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8,098,799 Messaging advise in presence-aware networks 0 2008
8,301,581 Group compositing algorithms for presence 0 2009
 
GRYPHON NETWORKS CORP. (8)
8,249,232 System and method for control of communications connections 3 2004
8,005,200 System and method for control of communications connections and notifications 5 2004
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8,634,528 System and method for control of communications connections and notifications 0 2013
 
MICROSOFT CORPORATION (2)
7,493,390 Method and system for supporting the communication of presence information regarding one or more telephony devices 20 2006
7,653,715 Method and system for supporting the communication of presence information regarding one or more telephony devices 3 2006
 
BRIGHT SUN TECHNOLOGIES (1)
8,037,139 Multi-modal participant lists 1 2004

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