US Patent No: 7,640,176

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Insurance agent contact system

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An online insurance information system comprises an insurance quoting system, an agent contact system, agent systems, and customer systems. The agent contact system comprises a customer interfacing subsystem, a create contact engine, an agent interfacing subsystem, and a process contact engine. The customer interfacing subsystem is coupled to the quoting system and to a given one of the customer systems for receiving an online indication by a given customer of a desire to pursue a policy with a given agent. The given customer comprises a given contact. The create contact engine identifies the given agent system and saves in a database local to the agent contact system a personal insurance profile and contact information corresponding to the given customer. The agent interfacing subsystem coupled to the given agent system receives an online indication by the given agent of a desire to view, print, or modify the contact information. The process contact engine contacts the given agent system with information regarding the given contact, and accesses and modifies the contact information in accordance with online indications made by the agent.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
INTERNET PATENTS CORPORATIONRANCHO CORDOVA, CA7
INTUIT INSURANCE SERVICESGOLD RIVER, CA1

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Aldrich, Steven P - 1 2
Fetrow, Adrienne - 1 2
Froemling, Timothy J - 1 2
Ligier, Slawek I - 1 2
McCrery, Mark T - 1 2

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