US Patent No: 7,636,788

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Method and apparatus for matching a user's use profile in commerce with a broadcast

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A method for advertising over a network and broadcast media combination. A user's computer at a location on the network is operable to receive a signal from a broadcast generated by an advertiser, which signal has embedded therein unique coded information. The user's computer is connected to an advertiser's location in response to extracting a representation of the audio signal including at least the unique coded information. The advertiser's location is correlated to the unique coded information. The operation of connecting causes profile information of the user to be sent to the advertiser's location over the network. The profile at the advertiser's location is then received, and information generated to forward to the user based upon the user's profile forwarded thereto. This information is then forward to the connected user.

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RPX CORPORATIONSAN FRANCISCO, CA1874

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Mathews, David Kent Carrollton, TX 72 1829
Philyaw, Jeffry Jovan Dallas, TX 173 4260

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5,774,660 World-wide-web server with delayed resource-binding for resource-based load balancing on a distributed resource multi-node network 1116 1996
 
AFFINION NET PATENTS, INC. (1)
5,774,870 Fully integrated, on-line interactive frequency and award redemption program 604 1995
 
QUANTOLL PRATT CO. L.L.C. (1)
6,049,870 System and method for identifying and configuring modules within a digital electronic device 55 1997
 
SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH MANAGEMENT CORPORATION (1)
5,778,367 Automated on-line information service and directory, particularly for the world wide web 541 1995
 
THOMSON LICENSING (1)
6,591,247 Method and apparatus for distributing audiovisual content 76 1998
 
JUNO ONLINE SERVICES, INC. (1)
5,848,397 Method and apparatus for scheduling the presentation of messages to computer users 596 1996
 
WHEEL DATA, L.L.C. (1)
6,446,119 System and method for monitoring computer usage 115 1997
 
CRS LLC (1)
6,401,077 Method and system for providing additional behavior through a web page 93 1999
 
ALCATEL N.V. (1)
4,621,259 Consumer electronics equipment combination consisting of a television receiver and of a video recording and/or reproducing apparatus 265 1983
 
WORLDGATE SERVICE, INC. (2)
6,049,539 Access system and method for providing interactive access to an information source through a networked distribution system 171 1997
5,961,603 Access system and method for providing interactive access to an information source through a networked distribution system 419 1997
 
Sigma Computer Research Associates Inc. (1)
5,054,096 Method and apparatus for converting documents into electronic data for transaction processing 399 1988
 
GERALD AND LEONA R. SINGER FAMILY TRUST (1)
5,305,195 Interactive advertising system for on-line terminals 694 1992
 
RPX CORPORATION (36)
5,213,337 System for communication using a broadcast audio signal 356 1988
5,331,547 Process and computer system for control of interface software and data files 178 1993
5,907,793 Telephone-based interactive broadcast or cable radio or television methods and apparatus 224 1995
5,594,226 Automated check verification and tracking system using bar code information 260 1995
5,925,865 Automated check verification and tracking system 125 1997
6,098,106 Method for controlling a computer with an audio signal 261 1998
6,317,789 Method and apparatus for transmitting and displaying information between a remote network and a local computer 80 1999
6,526,449 Method and apparatus for controlling a computer from a remote location 135 1999
6,615,268 Method for controlling a computer using an embedded unique code in the content of dat media 68 1999
6,745,234 Method and apparatus for accessing a remote location by scanning an optical code 140 1999
6,697,949 Method and apparatus for controlling a user's pc through an audio-visual broadcast to archive information in the users pc 66 1999
6,701,354 Method for interconnecting two locations over a network in response to using a tool 63 1999
6,829,650 Method and apparatus for opening and launching a web browser in response to an audible signal 66 1999
6,836,799 Method and apparatus for tracking user profile and habits on a global network 111 1999
7,159,037 Method and apparatus for utilizing an existing product code to issue a match to a predetermined location on a global network 26 1999
6,829,646 Presentation of web page content based upon computer video resolutions 34 1999
6,594,705 Method and apparatus for utilizing an audibly coded signal to conduct commerce over the internet 67 2000
6,636,896 Method and apparatus for utilizing an audibly coded signal to conduct commerce over the internet 78 2000
6,708,208 Unique bar code for indicating a link between a product and a remote location on a web network 77 2000
6,377,986 Routing string indicative of a location of a database on a web associated with a product in commerce 144 2000
6,816,894 Method for interfacing scanned product information with a source for the product over a global network 66 2000
6,845,388 Web site access manual of a character string into a software interface 41 2000
6,622,165 Method and apparatus for allowing a remote site to interact with an intermediate database to facilitate access to the remote site 74 2000
6,701,369 Method and apparatus for accessing a remote location by sensing a machine-resolvable code 114 2000
6,704,864 Automatic configuration of equipment software 73 2000
6,725,260 Method and apparatus for configuring configurable equipment with configuration information received from a remote location 156 2000
6,792,452 Method for configuring a piece of equipment with the use of an associated machine resolvable code 90 2000
6,688,522 Unique bar code 71 2000
6,843,417 Aiming indicia for a bar code and method of use 40 2000
6,384,744 Method and system for data transmission from an optical reader 173 2000
6,791,588 Method for conducting a contest using a network 80 2000
6,970,916 Method for conducting a contest using a network 25 2000
6,758,398 Optical reader with ultraviolet wavelength capability 68 2000
6,877,032 Launching a web site using a portable scanner 31 2000
6,961,555 System and apparatus for connecting a wireless device to a remote location on a network 54 2000
7,069,582 Method and apparatus for controlling a user's PC through an audio-visual broadcast to archive information in the user's PC 49 2004
 
NOVELL INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY HOLDINGS, INC. (1)
6,353,898 Resource management in a clustered computer system 165 2000
 
NETDELIVERY CORPORATION (1)
5,790,793 Method and system to create, transmit, receive and process information, including an address to further information 404 1995
 
BCE EMERGIS TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
6,044,362 Electronic invoicing and payment system 412 1997
 
Charles E. Hill & Associates, Inc. (1)
5,970,471 Virtual catalog and product presentation method and apparatus 345 1996
 
S&M GLOBOLOTTO HOLDING LLC (FORMERLY GLOBOLOTTO HOLDING LLC) (1)
6,024,641 Method, apparatus and system for lottery gaming 213 1998
 
MATSUSHITA ELECTRIC INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD. (4)
4,841,132 Program recording scheduling apparatus using an optical reader 258 1987
4,899,370 Remote control apparatus for electronic equipment 197 1988
5,340,966 Automatic facsimile-receiving-sheet recognizing apparatus 129 1991
5,362,948 Facsimile-use automatic order and sales management system 157 1991
 
COGENT TECHNOLOGY, INC. (1)
6,029,045 System and method for inserting local content into programming content 494 1997
 
TELLENET LLC (1)
5,991,601 Personal intercommunication purchase and fulfillment system 52 1999
 
SONY CORPORATION (5)
6,085,146 Information receiving method, navigation apparatus and motorcar 42 1998
6,449,518 Storage medium, robot, information processing device and electronic pet system 72 1998
6,163,803 Transmitting apparatus, receiving apparatus, recording apparatus, and reproducing apparatus 45 1998
6,501,854 Information processing apparatus, an information processing method and a medium 44 1999
6,430,743 Apparatus of storing URL transmitted via vertical blanking interval of television signal 29 2000
 
INFOGEAR TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION (1)
6,012,102 System using machine-readable printed symbols created from encoded data resource specifiers to establish connection to data resource on data communications network 282 1996
 
SQUARE D COMPANY (1)
4,984,155 Order entry system having catalog assistance 324 1988
 
VIRTUMUNDO, INC. (1)
6,595,859 Internet marketing method and game 51 1999
 
LEVEL 3 COMMUNICATIONS, LLC (1)
6,226,618 Electronic content delivery system 1114 1998
 
Mediastra, Inc. (1)
6,154,771 Real-time receipt, decompression and play of compressed streaming video/hypervideo; with thumbnail display of past scenes and with replay, hyperlinking and/or recording permissively intiated retrospectively 436 1998
 
Aardvark Audio Inc. (1)
4,710,727 Nonlinear distortion synthesizer using over-threshold power-function feedback 25 1986
 
GE HEALTHCARE BIO-SCIENCES CORP. (1)
5,578,818 LED point scanning system 99 1995
 
VISA INTERNATIONAL SERVICE ASSOCIATION (3)
4,947,028 Automated order and payment system 679 1988
6,003,014 Method and apparatus for acquiring access using a smart card 154 1997
6,282,522 Internet payment system using smart card 433 1997
 
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. (2)
5,905,665 Modulo address generating circuit and method with reduced area and delay using low speed adders 116 1997
6,393,297 Method of remotely controlling an external appliance by a mobile radio phone system providing short message service 48 1999
 
SONY ELECTRONICS INC. (1)
6,282,713 Method and apparatus for providing on-demand electronic advertising 290 1998
 
HBAC MATCHMAKER MEDIA INC. (1)
5,774,170 System and method for delivering targeted advertisements to consumers 616 1994
 
COMVERSE, INC. (1)
6,006,257 Multimedia architecture for interactive advertising in which secondary programming is varied based upon viewer demographics and content of primary programming 463 1996
 
736 PARTNERS, LLC (1)
5,991,749 Wireless telephony for collecting tolls, conducting financial transactions, and authorizing other activities 357 1997
 
Signature Mail. Com, LLC (1)
6,779,178 System and method for personalizing electronic mail messages 97 1999
 
POLE/ZERO ACQUISITION, INC. (1)
6,446,049 Method and apparatus for transmitting a digital information signal and vending system incorporating same 104 1998
 
INTERNETAD SYSTEMS LLC (2)
5,572,643 Web browser with dynamic display of information objects during linking 1689 1995
5,737,619 World wide web browsing with content delivery over an idle connection and interstitial content display 362 1996
 
INTELLECTUAL VENTURES FUND 46 LLC (1)
6,637,028 Integrated television and internet information system 79 1999
 
TELECOM PARTNERS INC. (1)
6,324,519 Advertisement auction system 408 1999
 
WILKINS, JEFFREY (1)
5,446,919 Communication system and method with demographically or psychographically defined audiences 676 1991
 
DS-IQ, INC. (1)
6,330,543 Method and system for distributing and reconciling electronic promotions 238 1998
 
STERLING GLOBAL SOLUTIONS, LLC D/B/A SPARKFLY (3)
5,806,044 System and method for distributing coupons through a system of computer networks 371 1996
6,012,038 System and method for controlling distribution of coupons 96 1998
6,067,526 System and method for distributing coupons through a system of computer networks 103 1999
 
UNWIRED PLANET, LLC (1)
6,148,405 Method and system for secure lightweight transactions in wireless data networks 151 1997
 
OCLC ONLINE COMPUTER LIBRARY CENTER, INC. (1)
4,581,484 Audio-enhanced videotex system 74 1982
 
SERRY SOLUTIONS, LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY (2)
5,918,211 Method and apparatus for promoting products and influencing consumer purchasing decisions at the point-of-purchase 306 1996
6,434,530 Interactive shopping system with mobile apparatus 211 1999
 
XORANNO GROUP LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY (1)
6,026,376 Interactive electronic shopping system and method 223 1997
 
SCAN-EM CORP (1)
5,640,002 Portable RF ID tag and barcode reader 658 1995
 
IMAGINATION TECHNOLOGIES LIMITED (1)
5,359,367 Personal computer with broadcast receiver on expansion board controlled by computer microprocessor 206 1992
 
WAYNE FUELING SYSTEMS LLC (1)
6,112,981 Bar code reader for a fuel dispenser 71 1998
 
Quarterdeck Office Systems, Inc. (1)
4,823,108 Display system and memory architecture and method for displaying images in windows on a video display 97 1988
 
SHOPPING BOX GMBH & CO. KG (1)
5,431,250 System for the sale of products 29 1993
 
THE REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA (1)
4,901,073 Encoder for measuring the absolute position of moving elements 197 1988
 
BELLSOUTH INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CORPORATION (1)
6,826,775 System and method for providing television services 77 1998
 
Weiss Jensen Ellis & Howard (1)
6,144,848 Handheld remote computer control and methods for secured interactive real-time telecommunications 644 1996
 
Consilium, Inc. (1)
5,398,336 Object-oriented architecture for factory floor management 386 1993
 
NEOMEDIA TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (2)
6,542,933 System and method of using machine-readable or human-readable linkage codes for accessing networked data resources 342 2000
6,430,554 Interactive system for investigating products on a network 208 2001
 
INTERNET COUPON SOLUTIONS LLC (1)
5,791,991 Interactive consumer product promotion method and match game 402 1995
 
CARALINA MARKETING INTERNATIONAL, INC. (1)
6,014,634 System and method for providing shopping aids and incentives to customers through a computer network 638 1997
 
RICOH COMPANY, LTD. (2)
5,848,413 Method and apparatus for accessing and publishing electronic documents 378 1995
5,671,282 Method and apparatus for document verification and tracking 383 1995
 
INTELLECTUAL VENTURES ASSETS 6 LLC (1)
6,496,981 System for converting media content for interactive TV use 124 1997
 
TIME WARNER ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY, L.P., D/B/A TIME WARNER CABLE (1)
5,805,154 Integrated broadcast application with broadcast portion having option display for access to on demand portion 176 1995
 
MARSHALL FEATURE RECOGNITION, LLC (1)
5,932,863 Method and apparatus for accessing electric data via a familiar printed medium 340 1996
 
Metrologic Instruments, Inc. (15)
5,869,819 Internet-based system and method for tracking objects bearing URL-encoded bar code symbols 505 1997
6,076,733 Web-based system and method for enabling a viewer to access and display HTML-encoded documents located on the world wide web (WWW) by reading URL-encoded bar code symbols printed on a web-based information resource guide 151 1997
5,992,752 Internet-based system for enabling information-related transactions over the internet using Java-enabled internet terminals provided with bar code symbol readers for reading Java-Applet encoded bar code symbols 324 1997
5,905,251 Hand-held portable WWW access terminal with visual display panel and GUI-based WWW browser program integrated with bar code symbol reader in a hand-supportable housing 400 1997
6,152,369 System for storing, accessing and displaying html encoded 181 1997
5,905,248 System and method for carrying out information-related transactions using web documents embodying transaction enabling applets automatically launched and executed in response to reading URL-encoded symbols pointing thereto 537 1997
6,394,354 Internet-based system and method for routing, tracking and delivering packages using URL-encoded bar code symbols 72 1999
6,412,699 METHOD OF AND SYSTEM FOR PRODUCING TRANSACTION-ENABLING GRAPHICAL USER INTERFACES AT INTERNET-ENABLED TERMINALS IN RESPONSE TO READING BAR CODE SYMBOLS POINTING TO HTML-ENCODED DOCUMENTS EMBEDDED WITH JAVA-APPLETS AND STORED ON HTTP INFORMATION SERVERS 81 1999
6,045,048 System and method for composing menus of URL-encoded bar code symbols while surfing the internet using an internet browser program 202 1999
6,510,997 HAND-SUPPORTABLE BAR CODE SYMBOL READING DEVICE HAVING AN INTEGRATED WORLD WIDE WEB (WWW) BROWSER COMMAND GENERATOR FOR AUTOMATICALLY GENERATING WWW BROWSER PROGRAM COMMANDS TO INITIATE THE EXECUTION OF HYPER-TEXT TRANSMISSION PROTOCOL (HTTP) REQUESTS 42 1999
6,321,992 Internet-based system and method for tracking objects bearing URL-encoded bar code symbols 139 1999
6,321,991 Web-based television system and method for enabling a viewer to access and display HTML-encoded documents located on the World Wide Web (WWW) by reading bar code symbols printed in a WWW-site guide using a wireless bar-code driven remote control device 159 1999
6,290,131 Optical scanner adapted for direct interfacing to a data communications network 24 1999
6,540,144 Techniques for interfacing a bar code scanner to a PC using a keyboard retransmit protocol 23 2000
6,536,666 Techniques for interfacing a bar code scanner to a PC using a message-based and/or character-based keyboard inhibit 21 2000
 
PANADYNE CORPORATION (1)
5,144,654 Automatic telephone dialer system with printed storage 130 1991
 
ARBITRON INC. (1)
4,816,904 Television and market research data collection system and method 370 1987
 
Saranac Software, Inc. (1)
6,233,565 Methods and apparatus for internet based financial transactions with evidence of payment 405 1998
 
GRACENOTE, INC. (2)
6,161,132 System for synchronizing playback of recordings and display by networked computer systems 110 1999
6,330,593 System for collecting use data related to playback of recordings 132 1999
 
PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CORPORATION OF AMERICA (1)
6,701,524 Interactive data transmitting apparatus, data receiving apparatus, data receiving method, recording medium for recording receiving program thereof, and communication system using a broadcast wave 41 1997
 
V XTREME, INC. (1)
6,014,701 Selecting a cost-effective bandwidth for transmitting information to an end user in a computer network 60 1997
 
InterVoice Limited Partnership (1)
5,974,443 Combined internet and data access system 190 1997
 
EMEMORY TECHNOLOGY INC. (1)
6,504,626 Scanner with an external keyboard for controlling operations of the scanner 24 1999
 
STANFORD TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC. (1)
6,169,484 Personal location system 55 1999
 
NCR CORPORATION (5)
5,848,292 System for data transmission between a wedge microcontroller and a personal computer microcontroller by disconnecting the keyboard microcontroller and placing the same in hold state 32 1996
5,894,516 Broadcast software distribution 116 1996
6,442,530 Computer-based system and method for mapping and conveying product location 41 1998
6,311,165 Transaction processing systems 247 1999
6,260,023 Transaction processing system including a networked produce recognition system 29 1999
 
GOINS, WILLIAM E. (4)
* 5,978,773 System and method for using an ordinary article of commerce to access a remote computer 652 1995
5,933,829 Automatic access of electronic information through secure machine-readable codes on printed documents 502 1997
6,199,048 System and method for automatic access of a remote computer over a network 499 1999
6,108,656 Automatic access of electronic information through machine-readable codes on printed documents 413 1999
 
AMAZON TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
6,199,079 Method and system for automatically filling forms in an integrated network based transaction environment 299 1998
 
KINGLITE HOLDINGS INC. (1)
5,929,849 Integration of dynamic universal resource locators with television presentations 500 1996
 
GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (GTI) (1)
6,061,440 Intelligent switching system for voice and data 91 1998
 
AMAZON.COM, INC. (1)
5,960,411 Method and system for placing a purchase order via a communications network 1372 1997
 
OL SECURITY LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY (1)
5,372,334 Local vertical sensor for externally-guided projectiles 33 1993
 
Fogdog Sports (1)
5,970,472 Performing electronic commerce on the internet providing links from product manufacturers to authorized dealers where the authorized dealer provides a custom order interface for the manufacturer's products 334 1997
 
ACTIVEVIDEO NETWORKS, INC. (1)
5,319,455 System for distributing customized commercials to television viewers 389 1992
 
AGT International, Inc. (1)
4,937,853 Lottery agent data communication/telephone line interface 275 1989
 
HK SYSTEMS, INC. (1)
5,405,232 Automatic storage and retrieval system 131 1993
 
Zing Systems, L.P. (1)
5,734,413 Transaction based interactive television system 254 1993
 
SCIENTIFIC-ATLANTA, INC. (5)
5,003,384 Set-top interface transactions in an impulse pay per view television system 242 1988
5,319,454 CATV system enabling access to premium (pay per view) program events by bar code data entry 206 1990
5,357,276 Method of providing video on demand with VCR like functions 718 1992
5,592,551 Method and apparatus for providing interactive electronic programming guide 746 1994
5,951,639 Multicast downloading of software and data modules and their compatibility requirements 148 1996
 
VENGTE SOFTWARE AG LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY (1)
6,587,835 Shopping assistance with handheld computing device 862 2000
 
KUHURO INVESTMENTS AG, L.L.C. (1)
6,134,532 System and method for optimal adaptive matching of users to most relevant entity and information in real-time 666 1997
 
The United States of America as represented by the Secretary of the Army (1)
6,084,523 Non-intrusive battery status indicator and inventory system 71 1998
 
SHAW, RONALD (2)
5,532,773 Method and apparatus for indexing and retrieval of a continuous visual image medium 38 1993
5,801,067 Method for recording and identifying integrated circuit chips and the like 67 1995
 
WARED COMMUNICATIONS LLC (1)
6,297,819 Parallel web sites 284 1998
 
BMC Micro-Industries Ltd. (1)
5,355,146 Multi-directional hand scanner and mouse 153 1991
 
American Greetings Corporation (1)
5,726,898 Method and apparatus for storing and selectively retrieving and delivering product data based on embedded expert judgements 114 1994
 
MANAGEMENT AND INVESTMENT, S.A. (1)
4,866,431 Paging system hub switch 32 1988
 
Autophon Telecom AG (1)
4,907,264 Telephone set with subscriber listing 152 1988
 
GOOD TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION (1)
6,131,116 System and method for globally accessing computer services 294 1996
 
Intouch Group, Inc. (1)
5,963,916 Network apparatus and method for preview of music products and compilation of market data 474 1996
 
GATEWAY, INC. (1)
6,990,680 System for scheduled caching of in-band data services 34 1998
 
Interactive Coupon Network (1)
5,761,648 Interactive marketing network and process using electronic certificates 399 1995
 
YOUpowered, Inc. (1)
6,381,632 Method and apparatus for tracking network usage 93 1996
 
Randtec, Inc. (1)
5,887,176 Method and system for remote monitoring and tracking of inventory 238 1996
 
NETWORKS ASSOCIATES TECHNOLOGY, INC. (1)
6,542,943 System, method, and computer program product for automatically updating software on a client computer system 56 2002
 
SOVERAIN SOFTWARE LLC (4)
5,715,314 Network sales system 1239 1994
5,708,780 Internet server access control and monitoring systems 1086 1995
5,812,776 Method of providing internet pages by mapping telephone number provided by client to URL and returning the same in a redirect command by server 437 1995
5,724,424 Digital active advertising 1020 1995
 
Netword LLC (1)
5,764,906 Universal electronic resource denotation, request and delivery system 547 1995
 
PRESTO TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
6,400,272 Wireless transceiver for communicating with tags 262 2000
 
TRENTO ENTERPRISES, LLC (1)
5,438,355 Interactive system for processing viewer responses to television programming 251 1993
 
TIAN SOFTWARE INC. (1)
5,636,346 Method and system for selectively targeting advertisements and programming 538 1994
 
RUTGERS, THE STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW JERSEY (1)
6,240,448 Method and system for audio access to information in a wide area computer network 73 1999
 
PHILIPS ELECTRONICS NORTH AMERICA CORPORATION (3)
6,064,804 Battery having a battery mailbox for exchanging information 26 1997
6,601,172 Transmitting revisions with digital signatures 67 1997
6,300,872 Object proximity/security adaptive event detection 64 2000
 
Digital Image Systems, Corporation (1)
5,191,525 System and method for extraction of data from documents for subsequent processing 313 1990
 
HITACHI MAXELL, LTD. (3)
5,740,369 Information delivery system and portable information terminal 53 1995
6,857,131 Method and apparatus for displaying an image and data related to the image conditioned on user identifier 45 1997
6,038,366 Magnetic recording/reproducing apparatus for search programs recorded on magnetic tape 48 1998
 
COOPER UNION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF SCIENCE AND ART (1)
5,774,534 Context-based transactions using broadcast advertising 166 1997
 
TENDLER CELLULAR, INC. (1)
6,519,463 Location based service request system 112 1996
 
HUMETRIX.COM, INC. (1)
5,995,965 System and method for remotely accessing user data records 158 1996
 
SIM, WONG HOO (1)
6,249,810 Method and system for implementing an internet radio device for receiving and/or transmitting media information 150 1999
 
TOSTECKI BROS. L.L.C. (1)
6,070,798 Purchaser generated transaction recording and negotiable instrument payment system 260 1997
 
TIVO INC. (1)
5,872,588 Method and apparatus for monitoring audio-visual materials presented to a subscriber 400 1995
 
CRC RESEARCH INSTITUTE (1)
5,038,023 System for storing and monitoring bar coded articles such as keys in a drawer 243 1989
 
HITACHI, LTD. (3)
4,783,648 Display control system for multiwindow 112 1986
4,785,296 Method and system for displaying image data 131 1987
5,963,926 Computer implemented method, system and apparatus for processing various transactions using a plurality of transaction cards 39 1997
 
XSIDES CORPORATION (1)
6,337,717 Alternate display content controller 56 1999
 
AVERY DENNISON RETAIL INFORMATION SERVICES LLC (1)
6,170,746 System and method for tracking drugs in a hospital 90 1998
 
AT&T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY I, L.P. (2)
5,818,438 System and method for providing television services 266 1995
6,502,242 System and method for providing television services 83 1998
 
WIZCOM TECHNOLOGIES LTD. (1)
6,104,845 Hand-held scanner with rotary position detector 78 1999
 
APPLE INC. (4)
5,600,779 Method and apparatus for providing visual cues in a graphic user interface 46 1995
6,251,016 Information offering system for providing a lottery on a network 64 1997
6,334,113 Method and apparatus for selling subscriptions to periodicals in a retail environment 65 1998
6,542,874 Method and apparatus for selling subscriptions to periodicals in a retail environment 52 1998
 
CANADA POST CORPORATION (3)
5,420,403 Mail encoding and processing system 259 1992
6,415,983 Unique identifier bar code on stamps and apparatus and method for monitoring stamp usage with identifier bar codes 167 1999
6,398,106 Unique identifier bar code on stamps and apparatus and method for monitoring stamp usage with identifier bars 71 2000
 
GOOGLE TECHNOLOGY HOLDINGS LLC (6)
5,832,223 System, method and device for automatic capture of internet access information in a broadcast signal for use by an internet access device 202 1996
6,018,764 Mapping uniform resource locators to broadcast addresses in a television signal 206 1996
5,909,183 Interactive appliance remote controller, system and method 223 1996
6,331,972 Personal data storage and transaction device system and method 212 1997
5,862,452 Method, access point device and peripheral devices for low complexity dynamic persistence mode for random access in a wireless communication system 93 1997
6,577,877 Wireless infrared peripheral interface for a communication device 98 2000
 
K.K. VIDEO RESEARCH (1)
6,487,719 Method and apparatus for monitoring TV channel selecting status 43 1999
 
ZILLION TV (1)
5,957,695 Structure and method for displaying commercials and sending purchase orders by computer 194 1996
 
KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA (2)
4,823,303 Display control apparatus for use in composite document processing apparatus 123 1987
6,580,870 Systems and methods for reproducing audiovisual information with external information 188 1998
 
DISNEY ENTERPRISES, INC. (3)
5,751,956 Method and apparatus for redirection of server external hyper-link references 314 1996
5,905,865 Apparatus and method of automatically accessing on-line services in response to broadcast of on-line addresses 341 1996
5,870,546 Method and apparatus for redirection of server external hyper-link reference 221 1997
 
GEMSTAR DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION (1)
6,668,133 Apparatus and method using compressed codes for scheduling broadcast information recording 53 2002
 
INTER*ACT SYSTEMS, INCORPORATED (1)
4,982,346 Mall promotion network apparatus and method 351 1988
 
CHA! TECHNOLOGIES SERVICES, INC. (1)
5,903,721 Method and system for secure online transaction processing 422 1997
 
FUJINON CORPORATION (1)
5,754,906 Photographic camera with barrier 110 1996
 
York Eggleston (1)
6,061,660 System and method for incentive programs and award fulfillment 565 1998
 
RAYTHEON COMPANY (1)
5,737,532 System and technique for accessing stored audio and visual information from a database 40 1995
 
SIEMENS CORPORATION;INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY DEPARTMENT (1)
6,665,836 Method for managing information on an information net 30 1998
 
TECHNIC, INC. (1)
5,354,977 Optical scanning head 383 1992
 
NEWCHECK CORPORATION 10475 FORTUNE PARKWAY (1)
4,959,530 Article price indicator 134 1989
 
DIGITAL ON-DEMAND, INC. (1)
5,418,713 Apparatus and method for an on demand data delivery system for the preview, selection, retrieval and reproduction at a remote location of previously recorded or programmed materials 543 1993
 
Sprint Communications Company L.P. (1)
7,200,865 Method and system for communication control in a computing environment 40 2001
 
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION (25)
4,642,790 Presentation space management and viewporting on a multifunction virtual terminal 186 1984
4,890,098 Flexible window management on a computer display 69 1987
5,060,170 Space allocation and positioning method for screen display regions in a variable windowing system 162 1989
5,179,700 User interface customization apparatus 130 1990
5,161,214 Method and apparatus for document image management in a case processing system 150 1990
5,133,011 Method and apparatus for linear vocal control of cursor position 79 1990
5,227,771 Method and system for incrementally changing window size on a display 142 1991
5,262,860 Method and system communication establishment utilizing captured and processed visually perceptible data within a broadcast video signal 340 1992
5,235,654 Advanced data capture architecture data processing system and method for scanned images of document forms 191 1992
5,491,508 PC video conferencing 122 1994
5,804,803 Mechanism for retrieving information using data encoded on an object 477 1996
5,826,064 User-configurable earcon event engine 29 1996
6,134,616 Method and apparatus for dynamic re-enumeration and reconfiguration of computer devices after system hibernation 41 1996
5,875,327 Hierarchy of preferences and preference groups 70 1997
6,886,013 HTTP caching proxy to filter and control display of data in a web browser 89 1997
6,195,693 Method and system for network delivery of content associated with physical audio media 115 1997
6,037,934 Named bookmark sets 130 1997
6,061,646 Kiosk for multiple spoken languages 97 1997
6,220,509 Parcel trace system 111 1998
6,177,860 Method and economical direct connected apparatus for deploying and tracking computers 169 1998
5,971,277 Mechanism for retrieving information using data encoded on an object 383 1998
6,377,983 Method and system for converting expertise based on document usage 120 1998
2002/0016,770 PERIPHERAL CONTROLLER FOR A TRANSACTION PROCESSING SYSTEM 14 1999
6,401,059 Method and system for using a personal digital assistant as a remote control 86 1999
6,584,459 Database extender for storing, querying, and retrieving structured documents 145 1999
 
Agentics Ltd. (1)
6,389,409 Method for obtaining unified information graph from multiple information resources 55 1998
 
AT&T IPM CORP. (1)
5,446,490 Interactive television with tailored programming 228 1992
 
F.A.S.T. FRANCE ADVANCED SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGIE S.A.R.L. (1)
5,905,521 Television system in a digital or analog network 64 1995
 
TVWORKS, LLC (2)
4,905,094 System for audio/video presentation 345 1988
6,886,178 Digital TV system with synchronized world wide web content 60 1998
 
FUJITSU LIMITED (3)
5,835,911 Software distribution and maintenance system and method 398 1995
6,123,259 Electronic shopping system including customer relocation recognition 241 1998
6,823,366 Content delivery system including content delivery confirmation data 22 2000
 
NETWORK COMPUTERS, INC. (1)
6,604,242 Combining television broadcast and personalized/interactive information 53 1998
 
XYLAN CORPORATION (1)
6,061,368 Custom circuitry for adaptive hardware routing engine 136 1997
 
TRAFFIC SYSTEMS, LLC (1)
6,133,849 Control signal coding and detection in the audible and inaudible ranges 24 1996
 
AT&T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY II, L.P. (1)
6,311,185 Method and apparatus for modifying an information page transmitted in a communications network 77 1997
 
FIRST DATA CORPORATION (1)
6,148,301 Information distribution system 58 1998
 
HAMILTON SUNDSTRAND CORPORATION (1)
6,015,167 System and method of employing a single bar code for coordinating shipping and receiving information 60 1998
 
ROUND ROCK RESEARCH, LLC (1)
5,867,730 Method for configuration of peripherals by interpreting response from peripherals to enable selection of driver file and altering configuration file to enable loading of selected driver file 192 1997
 
TRIALCARD INCORPORATED (1)
5,832,449 Method and system for dispensing, tracking and managing pharmaceutical trial products 87 1995
 
CONNEXUS CORPORATION (1)
6,487,538 Method and apparatus for local advertising 420 1998
 
Wang Laboratories, Inc. (1)
5,491,495 User interface having simulated devices 171 1990
 
MCKESSON INFORMATION SOLUTIONS INC. (1)
4,850,009 Portable handheld terminal including optical bar code reader and electromagnetic transceiver means for interactive wireless communication with a base communications station 400 1988
 
ZANNI ASSETS LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY (1)
6,490,601 Server for enabling the automatic insertion of data into electronic forms on a user computer 328 1999
 
PSC, INC. (2)
5,786,585 Optical symbol (bar code) reading systems and devices 46 1995
5,825,009 Wireless bar code scanning system 42 1997
 
V-ONE CORPORATION (1)
5,590,197 Electronic payment system and method 825 1995
 
PERIFORM REMOTE III, L.L.C. (3)
5,913,210 Methods and apparatus for disseminating product information via the internet 516 1998
6,154,738 Methods and apparatus for disseminating product information via the internet using universal product codes 735 1999
6,418,441 Methods and apparatus for disseminating product information via the internet using universal product codes 237 2000
 
Midnight Blue Remote Access LLC (1)
6,292,786 Method and system for generating incentives based on substantially real-time product purchase information 358 1999
 
Minolta Camera Kabushiki Kaisha (1)
4,896,148 Display apparatus 29 1987
 
STRATTON, JOSEPH F. (1)
4,672,377 Check authorization system 239 1985
 
MOTOROLA SOLUTIONS, INC. (1)
5,507,009 Method for reprogramming a communication unit's access to a wireless communication system 95 1994
 
AVID TECHNOLOGY, INC. (2)
6,404,435 Method and apparatus for three-dimensional alphanumeric character animation 36 1998
6,512,522 Animation of three-dimensional characters along a path for motion video sequences 102 1999
 
S.F. IP PROPERTIES 9 LLC (1)
5,864,823 Integrated virtual telecommunication system for E-commerce 354 1997
 
TPS ELECTRONICS (1)
6,536,670 PCMCIA interface card for coupling input devices such as barcode scanning engines to personal digital assistants and palmtop computers 83 2000
 
PARK CITY GROUP, INC. (1)
5,111,391 System and method for making staff schedules as a function of available resources as well as employee skill level, availability and priority 317 1989
 
ACCU-SORT SYSTEMS, INC. (1)
6,386,454 Detecting bar code candidates 31 2001
 
FOOD.COM (1)
5,991,739 Internet online order method and apparatus 446 1997
 
PERSONALOGO LLC (1)
6,661,904 Method and system for automated electronic conveyance of hidden data 57 1999
 
JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A. (1)
6,351,467 System and method for multicasting multimedia content 270 1998
 
MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING, LLC (20)
5,787,246 System for configuring devices for a computer system 199 1994
5,742,825 Operating system for office machines 75 1997
5,999,996 Adapter for wirelessly interfacing a full-size stand alone keyboard with a handheld computing device 54 1997
6,108,706 Transmission announcement system and method for announcing upcoming data transmissions over a broadcast network 122 1997
6,317,885 Interactive entertainment and information system using television set-top box 339 1997
6,484,149 Systems and methods for viewing product information, and methods for generating web pages 396 1997
6,181,351 Synchronizing the moveable mouths of animated characters with recorded speech 58 1998
6,085,247 Server operating system for supporting multiple client-server sessions and dynamic reconnection of users to previous sessions using different computers 188 1998
6,112,323 Method and computer program product for efficiently and reliably sending small data messages from a sending system to a large number of receiving systems 83 1998
6,002,852 Method and system for confirming receipt of data opportunistically broadcast to client computer systems 78 1998
6,353,926 Software update notification 253 1998
6,301,612 Establishing one computer as a replacement for another computer 125 1998
6,317,780 System and method for distributing data over a communications network 70 1998
6,317,791 System and method for distributing data over a communications network for display during start-up 65 1998
6,377,930 Variable to variable length entropy encoding 53 1998
6,298,373 Local service provider for pull based intelligent caching system 133 1999
6,374,402 Method and apparatus for installation abstraction in a secure content delivery system 286 1999
6,336,152 Method for automatically configuring devices including a network adapter without manual intervention and without prior configuration information 154 1999
6,338,094 Method, device and system for playing a video file in response to selecting a web page link 155 1999
6,748,278 Remote controlled system with computer-based remote control facilitator 59 2000
 
INTERHOME (1)
5,907,322 Television event marking system 284 1996
 
TUT SYSTEMS, INC. (1)
6,496,858 Remote reconfiguration of a secure network interface 161 1999
 
ADVENTURE GALLERY SOFTWARE LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY (5)
5,995,105 Methods and systems for providing a resource in an electronic network 332 1996
5,938,726 Apparatus for reading an electronic network navigation device and a peripheral for use therewith 196 1996
5,986,651 Method, system, and article of manufacture for producing a network navigation device 162 1996
5,930,767 Transaction methods systems and devices 274 1997
6,032,195 Method, system, and article for navigating an electronic network and performing a task using a destination-specific software agent 105 1998
 
YASUMI CAPITAL, LLC (1)
6,806,808 Wireless event-recording device with identification codes 225 1999
 
PSC SCANNING, INC. (3)
5,874,722 Compact scanner module mountable to pointing instrument 65 1996
6,073,851 Multi-focus optical reader with masked or apodized lens 102 1998
6,612,495 Multiple-interface selection system for computer peripherals 45 2001
 
HEMISPHERE SOLUTIONS N.A., L.L.C. (1)
5,933,811 System and method for delivering customized advertisements within interactive communication systems 1039 1996
 
Jaesent Inc. (1)
5,956,699 System for secured credit card transactions on the internet 319 1997
 
INFOMATICS, INC. (1)
6,263,383 Keyboard wedge system configured for data processing over a keyboard hook 30 1998
 
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY (1)
6,463,420 Online tracking of delivery status information over a computer network 131 2000
 
YPG SYSTEMS, LLC (1)
5,243,531 Method for routing and scheduling operations on elements of a work product in a production system 115 1990
 
SYNAPSE GROUP, INC. (1)
6,014,641 Method and apparatus for providing open-ended subscriptions to commodity items normally available only through term-based subscriptions 103 1996
 
VERIZON PATENT AND LICENSING INC. (8)
5,288,976 Bar code use in information, transactional and other system and service applications 264 1991
5,247,347 PSTN architecture for video-on-demand services 864 1991
5,666,293 Downloading operating system software through a broadcast channel 593 1995
5,826,166 Digital entertainment terminal providing dynamic execution in video dial tone networks 70 1995
5,918,213 System and method for automated remote previewing and purchasing of music, video, software, and other multimedia products 837 1995
5,768,539 Downloading applications software through a broadcast channel 288 1996
5,959,275 System and method for registering and maintaining field equipment inventory based on individualized equipment and location information 64 1997
5,973,684 Digital entertainment terminal providing dynamic execution in video dial tone networks 63 1997
 
PSI SYSTEMS, INC. (1)
5,341,505 System and method for accessing remotely located ZIP+4 zipcode database 106 1990
 
AMTECH SYSTEMS CORPORATION (1)
5,850,187 Integrated electronic tag reader and wireless communication link 359 1996
 
ROVI GUIDES, INC. (1)
5,940,073 Method and system for displaying other information in a TV program guide 471 1997
 
TOSHIBA GLOBAL COMMERCE SOLUTIONS HOLDINGS CORPORATION (1)
6,616,056 Method and system of capturing and reading consumer-oriented responses through consumer-appended bar codes 29 2001
 
ROVI TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION (3)
5,687,331 Method and system for displaying an animated focus item 399 1995
6,400,407 Communicating logical addresses of resources in a data service channel of a video signal 175 1998
6,415,438 Trigger having a time attribute 130 1999
 
PORTABLE DATA TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
6,517,002 System and method for intelligent data input from a machine-readable medium 21 1999
 
Allegro Software Development Corporation (1)
6,314,456 Serving data from a resource limited system 60 1998
 
TATA AMERICA INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION (1)
6,357,042 Method and apparatus for multiplexing separately-authored metadata for insertion into a video data stream 292 1999
 
AT&T CORP. (4)
6,009,410 Method and system for presenting customized advertising to a user on the world wide web 887 1997
6,014,090 Method and apparatus for delivering local information to travelers 342 1997
6,356,876 System and method for providing prize award results 22 1999
6,600,725 Apparatus and method for providing multimedia conferencing services with selective information services 44 1999
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KILPAUK GARDEN, SERIES 64 OF ALLIED SECURITY TRUST I (3)
7,970,722 System, method and computer program product for a collaborative decision platform 2 2009
8,160,988 System, method and computer program product for a collaborative decision platform 0 2010
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8,763,907 Barcode device 0 2013
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