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, NJ2469

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Lenard, Rohan Birchgrove, AU 27 265

Cited Art Landscape

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MICROSOFT CORPORATION (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 47 2003
7,573,996 Presence based callback 3 2006
8,218,735 Messaging advise in presence-aware networks 0 2007
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BRIGHT SUN TECHNOLOGIES (2)
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8,819,153 Multi-modal participant lists 0 2011
 
MICROSOFT CORPORATION (2)
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