US Patent No: 7,778,396

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Telephone status notification system

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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, CA1510
ICQ, INC.NEW YORK, NY6

International Classification(s)

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Goldfinger, Yair Tel-Aviv, IL 24 354
Vardi, Arie Tel Aviv, IL 7 122
Vardi, Joseph Tel Aviv, IL 11 147
Vigiser, Joseph Hod Hasharon, IL 7 122

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