Telephone status notification system

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7778396
APP PUB NO 20060233324A1
SERIAL NO

11430109

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Abstract

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A telephone line status notification system including at least one telephone line having a status, a communications network, at least one communications terminal which is connectable to the communications network and which is employable by a seeking user to communicate via the communications network a status request concerning the status of the at least one telephone line, apparatus for processing the status request the apparatus for processing is connectable to the communications network for receiving the status request from the seeking user therethrough and communicating the request, and apparatus for acquiring the status of the at least one telephone line, the apparatus for acquiring is in communication with the apparatus for processing for receiving the status request therefrom, and the apparatus for acquiring is connectable to the communications network for communicating the status via the communications network.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
FACEBOOK, INC.PALO ALTO, CA3084
ICQ, INC.NEW YORK, NY6

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Goldfinger, Yair Tel Aviv, IL 20 614
Vardi, Arie Tel Aviv, IL 5 237
Vardi, Joseph Tel Aviv, IL 9 262
Vigiser, Joseph Hod Hasharon, IL 5 237

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Patent Citation Ranking

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
FACEBOOK, INC. (1)
* RE45136 Telephone status notification system 0 2012
 
THOMAS AND SONS, INC. (2)
* 8526579 Notification system 1 2008
* 2010/0091,955 Notification System 2 2008
* Cited By Examiner

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