US Patent No: 7,819,316

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Portable scanner for enabling automatic commerce transactions

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A method for initiating and completing a commercial transaction is disclosed that allows a user to acquire and own an article of commerce having associated therewith a machine resolvable code (MRC), the MRC having encoded therein information relating to the article of commerce, the user having unique identification information associated with the user. The MRC is first recognized and a representation of at least a portion of the MRC containing at least a representation of the encoded information from the MRC is stored in a temporary buffer. The unique identification information is then associated with the user that allows a retail processing system to uniquely identify the user. The stored representation of the MRC and the unique identification information is transferred to the retail processing system and then ownership of the article of commerce is transferred from an entity other than the user to the user to complete the transaction.

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Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
RPX CORPORATIONSAN FRANCISCO, CA1728

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Philyaw, Jeffry Jovan Dallas, TX 172 3098

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COMCAST MO GROUP, INC. (2)
5,935,004 System and method for scheduled delivery of a software program over a cable network 65 1995
6,238,290 System and method for scheduled delivery of a software program over a cable network 80 1999
 
FUJI XEROX CO., LTD. (2)
5,161,037 Image processing system and method for processing documents in accordance with a job control sheet 149 1990
5,815,776 Electrophotographic apparatus with photoreceptor having undercoat layer, containing an electronic transporting pigment and reactive organometallic compound 112 1997
 
GIFT CERTIFICATE CENTER, INC., THE (2)
5,754,981 Gift registry apparatus and method 115 1995
5,774,874 Multi-merchant gift registry 181 1995
 
GRACENOTE, INC. (2)
6,161,132 System for synchronizing playback of recordings and display by networked computer systems 100 1999
6,330,593 System for collecting use data related to playback of recordings 111 1999
 
HASBRO, INC. (2)
5,746,602 PC peripheral interactive doll 154 1996
6,368,177 Method for using a toy to conduct sales over a network 79 1999
 
HUGHES ELECTRONICS CORPORATION (2)
6,278,717 Dynamic mapping of broadcast resources 43 1998
6,741,574 Method and apparatus for performing satellite selection in a broadcast communication system 20 2002
 
INTERNETAD SYSTEMS LLC (2)
5,572,643 Web browser with dynamic display of information objects during linking 1546 1995
5,737,619 World wide web browsing with content delivery over an idle connection and interstitial content display 338 1996
 
KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA (2)
4,823,303 Display control apparatus for use in composite document processing apparatus 121 1987
6,580,870 Systems and methods for reproducing audiovisual information with external information 166 1998
 
KNAPP INVESTMENT COMPANY LIMITED (2)
6,134,548 System, method and article of manufacture for advanced mobile bargain shopping 369 1998
6,577,861 Electronic shopping system utilizing a program downloadable wireless telephone 152 1998
 
MCI COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION (2)
5,918,213 System and method for automated remote previewing and purchasing of music, video, software, and other multimedia products 752 1995
5,959,275 System and method for registering and maintaining field equipment inventory based on individualized equipment and location information 61 1997
 
MICRON TECHNOLOGY, INC. (2)
4,845,634 Product information network system 135 1987
6,330,669 OS multi boot integrator 31 1998
 
NEOMEDIA TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (2)
6,542,933 System and method of using machine-readable or human-readable linkage codes for accessing networked data resources 292 2000
6,430,554 Interactive system for investigating products on a network 161 2001
 
NIELSEN HOLDINGS N.V. (2)
5,579,124 Method and apparatus for encoding/decoding broadcast or recorded segments and monitoring audience exposure thereto 421 1995
6,421,445 Apparatus and methods for including codes in audio signals 64 1998
 
PSC, INC. (2)
5,786,585 Optical symbol (bar code) reading systems and devices 44 1995
5,825,009 Wireless bar code scanning system 42 1997
 
R.R. DONNELLEY & SONS COMPANY (2)
4,789,147 System and method for selective assembly and imaging of books 96 1988
5,039,075 Automatic document gathering and personalization system 61 1989
 
RAKUTEN, INC. (2)
5,673,322 System and method for providing protocol translation and filtering to access the world wide web from wireless or low-bandwidth networks 582 1996
6,230,325 Information network system making use of television or radio broadcasting and broadcast receiving user terminal 27 1996
 
RICOH COMPANY, LTD. (2)
5,848,413 Method and apparatus for accessing and publishing electronic documents 372 1995
5,671,282 Method and apparatus for document verification and tracking 367 1995
 
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. (2)
5,905,665 Modulo address generating circuit and method with reduced area and delay using low speed adders 115 1997
6,393,297 Method of remotely controlling an external appliance by a mobile radio phone system providing short message service 44 1999
 
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 268 1996
6,434,530 Interactive shopping system with mobile apparatus 179 1999
 
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 66 1995
 
STARSIGHT TELECAST, INC. (2)
6,002,394 Systems and methods for linking television viewers with advertisers and broadcasters 587 1997
5,940,073 Method and system for displaying other information in a TV program guide 390 1997
 
TVWORKS, LLC (2)
4,905,094 System for audio/video presentation 319 1988
6,886,178 Digital TV system with synchronized world wide web content 56 1998
 
U.S. Philips Corporation (2)
5,386,298 Automated form handing and generating system and a form sheet associated to said system 129 1993
6,076,166 Personalizing hospital intranet web sites 249 1997
 
WELCH ALLYN DATA COLLECTION, INC. (2)
5,992,744 Optical reader having multiple scanning assemblies with simultaneously decoded outputs 221 1997
6,149,063 Method and apparatus for bar code association for wireless network 186 1998
 
WORLDGATE SERVICE, INC. (2)
6,049,539 Access system and method for providing interactive access to an information source through a networked distribution system 158 1997
5,961,603 Access system and method for providing interactive access to an information source through a networked distribution system 385 1997
 
3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY (1)
6,600,418 Object tracking and management system and method using radio-frequency identification tags 428 2000
 
736 PARTNERS, LLC (1)
5,991,749 Wireless telephony for collecting tolls, conducting financial transactions, and authorizing other activities 307 1997
 
A.T. CROSS COMPANY (1)
6,446,871 Method and apparatus for storing reference codes in a writing instrument and for retrieving information identifed by the reference codes 89 1999
 
Aardvark Audio Inc. (1)
4,710,727 Nonlinear distortion synthesizer using over-threshold power-function feedback 25 1986
 
ACCENTURE GLOBAL SERVICES LIMITED (1)
6,202,062 System, method and article of manufacture for creating a filtered information summary based on multiple profiles of each single user 115 1999
 
ACCU-SORT SYSTEMS, INC. (1)
6,386,454 Detecting bar code candidates 31 2001
 
ACTIVEVIDEO NETWORKS, INC. (1)
5,319,455 System for distributing customized commercials to television viewers 350 1992
 
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6,459,439 Reshaping of paths without respect to control points 35 1998
 
Advance Promotion Technologies, Inc. (1)
4,833,308 Checkout counter product promotion system and method 296 1986
 
ADVANCED RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE, INC. (1)
6,604,681 Evaluative shopping assistant system 58 2000
 
AFFINION NET PATENTS, INC. (1)
5,774,870 Fully integrated, on-line interactive frequency and award redemption program 537 1995
 
Agentics Ltd. (1)
6,389,409 Method for obtaining unified information graph from multiple information resources 54 1998
 
AGT International, Inc. (1)
4,937,853 Lottery agent data communication/telephone line interface 265 1989
 
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 245 1983
 
ALERT SYSTEM TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
5,701,161 Method and apparatus for providing real time data on a viewing screen concurrently with any programing in process 99 1994
 
Allegro Software Development Corporation (1)
6,314,456 Serving data from a resource limited system 55 1998
 
ALTURA LEIDEN HOLDING B.V. (1)
4,780,599 Apparatus for retrieving stored information about various items in response to coding on the items 181 1985
 
American Greetings Corporation (1)
5,726,898 Method and apparatus for storing and selectively retrieving and delivering product data based on embedded expert judgements 104 1994
 
AMTECH SYSTEMS CORPORATION (1)
5,850,187 Integrated electronic tag reader and wireless communication link 342 1996
 
API TECHNOLOGIES, LLC (1)
6,859,699 Network-based method and system for distributing data 24 2002
 
ARBITRON INC. (1)
4,816,904 Television and market research data collection system and method 339 1987
 
ARTISOFT, INC. (1)
5,465,291 Apparatus for ordering from remote locations 176 1995
 
Artnet Worldwide Corporation (1)
6,070,160 Non-linear database set searching apparatus and method 115 1996
 
AT&T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY I, L.P. (1)
6,502,242 System and method for providing television services 70 1998
 
AT&T IPM CORP. (1)
5,446,490 Interactive television with tailored programming 219 1992
 
AUTHENTEC CORPORATION (1)
5,903,225 Access control system including fingerprint sensor enrollment and associated methods 175 1997
 
Autophon Telecom AG (1)
4,907,264 Telephone set with subscriber listing 151 1988
 
AVERY DENNISON RETAIL INFORMATION SERVICES LLC (1)
6,170,746 System and method for tracking drugs in a hospital 85 1998
 
BARRACUDA NETWORKS, INC. (1)
7,272,155 Central policy manager 21 2001
 
BATTELLE MEMORIAL INSTITUTE (1)
4,983,817 Background compensating bar code readers 131 1989
 
BCE EMERGIS TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
6,044,362 Electronic invoicing and payment system 378 1997
 
BELL ATLANTIC NETWORK SERVICES, INC. (1)
5,247,347 PSTN architecture for video-on-demand services 809 1991
 
BLACK ROBE CAPITAL, LLC (1)
6,686,910 Combined writing instrument and digital documentor apparatus and method of use 65 2002
 
BMC Micro-Industries Ltd. (1)
5,355,146 Multi-directional hand scanner and mouse 140 1991
 
BROADCOM CORPORATION (1)
6,192,400 Multilevel data communication system including local and host systems 122 1998
 
BROADVISION, INC. (1)
5,710,887 Computer system and method for electronic commerce 1351 1995
 
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA (1)
6,138,036 Wireless telephone with voice data interface mode 79 1997
 
CARALINA MARKETING INTERNATIONAL, INC. (1)
6,014,634 System and method for providing shopping aids and incentives to customers through a computer network 567 1997
 
CARDIFF SOFTWARE, INC. (1)
4,893,333 Interactive facsimile system and method of information retrieval 188 1989
 
CATALINA MARKETING CORPORATION (1)
6,055,573 Communicating with a computer based on an updated purchase behavior classification of a particular consumer 380 1999
 
CATALINA MARKETING INTERNATIONAL, A DE CORP. (1)
5,970,469 System and method for providing shopping aids and incentives to customers through a computer network 458 1996
 
CHA! TECHNOLOGIES SERVICES, INC. (1)
5,903,721 Method and system for secure online transaction processing 365 1997
 
Charles E. Hill & Associates, Inc. (1)
5,970,471 Virtual catalog and product presentation method and apparatus 330 1996
 
CIAS, INC. (1)
5,548,110 Optical error-detecting, error-correcting and other coding and processing, particularly for bar codes, and applications therefor such as counterfeit detection 149 1994
 
CITIBANK, N.A. (1)
7,110,981 Method and system for providing integrated brokerage and other financial services through customer activated terminals 51 1998
 
CITICORP DEVELOPMENT CENTER, INC. (1)
6,073,119 Method and system for banking institution interactive center 113 1997
 
COGENT TECHNOLOGY, INC. (1)
6,029,045 System and method for inserting local content into programming content 416 1997
 
Communications Patents Limited (1)
4,538,174 Two-way subscriber TV system with multiple subscriber's sets 200 1983
 
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 395 1996
 
CONEXANT SYSTEMS, INC. (1)
6,490,637 System and method for dynamic assignment of unique serial number to system device 29 1999
 
CONNEXUS CORPORATION (1)
6,487,538 Method and apparatus for local advertising 355 1998
 
Consilium, Inc. (1)
5,398,336 Object-oriented architecture for factory floor management 373 1993
 
COOPER UNION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF SCIENCE AND ART (1)
5,774,534 Context-based transactions using broadcast advertising 124 1997
 
Cornet Technology, Inc. (1)
6,389,464 DEVICE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM FOR MANAGING STANDARDS-COMPLIANT AND NON-COMPLIANT NETWORK ELEMENTS USING STANDARD MANAGEMENT PROTOCOLS AND A UNIVERSAL SITE SERVER WHICH IS CONFIGURABLE FROM REMOTE LOCATIONS VIA INTERNET BROWSER TECHNOLOGY 279 1997
 
CRANBERRY PROPERTIES, LLC (1)
5,426,427 Data transmission routing system 91 1991
 
CRC RESEARCH INSTITUTE (1)
5,038,023 System for storing and monitoring bar coded articles such as keys in a drawer 230 1989
 
CRONOS TECHNOLOGIES, LLC (1)
5,664,110 Remote ordering system 523 1994
 
CRS LLC (1)
6,401,077 Method and system for providing additional behavior through a web page 82 1999
 
CYPRESS SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION (1)
6,493,770 System for reconfiguring a peripheral device by downloading information from a host and electronically simulating a physical disconnection and reconnection to reconfigure the device 53 2001
 
DAIICHI SANKYO COMPANY, LIMITED (1)
5,976,833 Method for animal cell culture 115 1996
 
DATALOGIC (1)
6,359,711 System and method for supporting a worker in a distributed work environment 45 1998
 
Datatrac International, Inc. (1)
6,064,929 Travel expense tracking system 45 1998
 
DCCP, INC. (1)
5,424,524 Personal scanner/computer for displaying shopping lists and scanning barcodes to aid shoppers 419 1993
 
DENSO CORPORATION (1)
6,279,830 Two-dimensional code, reading and producing method and recording medium storing related software 46 1999
 
DIGITAL ENTERTAINMENT (1)
6,188,398 Targeting advertising using web pages with video 105 1999
 
Digital Image Systems, Corporation (1)
5,191,525 System and method for extraction of data from documents for subsequent processing 291 1990
 
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 500 1993
 
Document Handling Technologies, Inc. (1)
5,848,202 System and method for imaging and coding documents 132 1996
 
Double Click, Inc. (1)
5,948,061 Method of delivery, targeting, and measuring advertising over networks 1418 1996
 
DRESSER, INC. (1)
6,112,981 Bar code reader for a fuel dispenser 70 1998
 
DS-IQ, INC. (1)
6,330,543 Method and system for distributing and reconciling electronic promotions 195 1998
 
DUSCANEL GOFF GMBH. LLC (1)
5,833,468 Remote learning system using a television signal and a network connection 166 1996
 
Echelon Corporation (1)
5,519,878 System for installing and configuring (grouping and node address assignment) household devices in an automated environment 209 1994
 
EIT HOLDINGS LLC (1)
5,768,508 Computer network system and method for efficient information transfer 103 1997
 
EMEMORY TECHNOLOGY INC. (1)
6,504,626 Scanner with an external keyboard for controlling operations of the scanner 24 1999
 
F.A.S.T. FRANCE ADVANCED SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGIE S.A.R.L. (1)
5,905,521 Television system in a digital or analog network 62 1995
 
FALK BRAEUNER (1)
5,974,451 System and method for distributing bulletins to external computers accessing wide area computer networks 184 1997
 
FIRST DATA CORPORATION (1)
6,148,301 Information distribution system 51 1998
 
FIRST VIRTUAL HOLDINGS (1)
5,757,917 Computerized payment system for purchasing goods and services on the internet 745 1995
 
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 317 1997
 
FOOD.COM (1)
5,991,739 Internet online order method and apparatus 408 1997
 
FRANKLIN ELECTRIC CO., INC. (1)
4,365,148 Data processing system 137 1981
 
FUJINON CORPORATION (1)
5,754,906 Photographic camera with barrier 109 1996
 
GATEWAY, INC. (1)
6,990,680 System for scheduled caching of in-band data services 27 1998
 
GE HEALTHCARE BIO-SCIENCES CORP. (1)
5,578,818 LED point scanning system 86 1995
 
GEMSTAR DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION (1)
6,668,133 Apparatus and method using compressed codes for scheduling broadcast information recording 41 2002
 
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY (1)
6,463,420 Online tracking of delivery status information over a computer network 121 2000
 
GEO ACQUISITION CORP. (1)
5,831,261 Reflective switch 32 1997
 
GERALD AND LEONA R. SINGER FAMILY TRUST (1)
5,305,195 Interactive advertising system for on-line terminals 649 1992
 
GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (GTI) (1)
6,061,440 Intelligent switching system for voice and data 83 1998
 
GOOD TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION (1)
6,131,116 System and method for globally accessing computer services 232 1996
 
HAMAMATSU PHOTONICS K.K. (1)
5,923,806 Fiber optics device 22 1997
 
HAMILTON SUNDSTRAND CORPORATION (1)
6,015,167 System and method of employing a single bar code for coordinating shipping and receiving information 59 1998
 
HBAC MATCHMAKER MEDIA INC. (1)
5,774,170 System and method for delivering targeted advertisements to consumers 510 1994
 
HEMISPHERE SOLUTIONS N.A., L.L.C. (1)
5,933,811 System and method for delivering customized advertisements within interactive communication systems 909 1996
 
HK SYSTEMS, INC. (1)
5,405,232 Automatic storage and retrieval system 127 1993
 
HONDA GIKEN KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA (1)
5,088,045 Production management system 142 1990
 
HUMETRIX.COM, INC. (1)
5,995,965 System and method for remotely accessing user data records 144 1996
 
IDLOYALTY, LLC (1)
6,070,147 Customer identification and marketing analysis systems 409 1996
 
IMAGINATION TECHNOLOGIES LIMITED (1)
5,359,367 Personal computer with broadcast receiver on expansion board controlled by computer microprocessor 173 1992
 
INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE (1)
5,937,163 Method and system at a host node for hierarchically organizing the links visited by a world wide web browser executing at the host node 185 1996
 
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 271 1996
 
INFOMATICS, INC. (1)
6,263,383 Keyboard wedge system configured for data processing over a keyboard hook 30 1998
 
INPRO NETWORK FACILITY, LLC (1)
6,421,732 Ipnet gateway 68 1998
 
INTELLECTUAL VENTURES FUND 46 LLC (1)
6,637,028 Integrated television and internet information system 60 1999
 
INTELLECTUAL VENTURES FUND 50 LLC (1)
6,496,981 System for converting media content for interactive TV use 104 1997
 
INTELLICHECK MOBILISA, INC. (1)
6,463,416 Authentication system for identification documents 98 1999
 
INTER*ACT SYSTEMS, INCORPORATED (1)
4,982,346 Mall promotion network apparatus and method 314 1988
 
Interactive Coupon Network (1)
5,761,648 Interactive marketing network and process using electronic certificates 360 1995
 
INTERHOME (1)
5,907,322 Television event marking system 236 1996
 
INTERMEC IP CORP. (1)
5,996,896 Hand-held portable data collection system having optical control link 30 1997
 
INTERMEC TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION (1)
5,349,678 Versatile RF data capture system 146 1991
 
INTERNATIONAL TECHNOLOGIES & SYSTEMS, CORPORATION (1)
5,659,800 System for directly sending undecoded raw signals from reader device via external slave interface to personal computer through communication port without first decoding the signals 36 1993
 
INTERNET COUPON SOLUTIONS LLC (1)
5,791,991 Interactive consumer product promotion method and match game 362 1995
 
InterVoice Limited Partnership (1)
5,974,443 Combined internet and data access system 180 1997
 
Intouch Group, Inc. (1)
5,963,916 Network apparatus and method for preview of music products and compilation of market data 407 1996
 
iPilot, Inc. (1)
6,581,838 Optical scanner head for processing barcode data and method of manufacture 30 2000
 
ITT CORPORATION (1)
5,182,705 Computer system and method for work management 293 1989
 
Jaesent Inc. (1)
5,956,699 System for secured credit card transactions on the internet 261 1997
 
JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A. (1)
6,351,467 System and method for multicasting multimedia content 247 1998
 
JUNO ONLINE SERVICES, INC. (1)
5,848,397 Method and apparatus for scheduling the presentation of messages to computer users 521 1996
 
K.K. VIDEO RESEARCH (1)
6,487,719 Method and apparatus for monitoring TV channel selecting status 37 1999
 
KINGLITE HOLDINGS INC. (1)
5,929,849 Integration of dynamic universal resource locators with television presentations 414 1996
 
Klayh; John (1)
5,917,725 Tournament data system 178 1995
 
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 567 1997
 
L.I.D.P. Consulting Services, Inc. (1)
5,586,313 Method for updating a file 57 1993
 
LEVEL 3 COMMUNICATIONS, LLC (1)
6,226,618 Electronic content delivery system 1011 1998
 
LEXISNEXIS RISK SOLUTIONS GA INC. (1)
6,424,249 Positive identity verification system and method including biometric user authentication 177 1999
 
Light Signatures, Inc. (1)
4,546,352 Non-counterfeitable document system 59 1984
 
LO-Q PLC (1)
6,813,608 System and method for enhancing user experience in a wide-area facility having a distributed, bounded environment 110 2000
 
MARSHALL COMMUNICATIONS, LLC (1)
5,854,897 Network communications marketing system 272 1996
 
MARSHALL FEATURE RECOGNITION, LLC (1)
5,932,863 Method and apparatus for accessing electric data via a familiar printed medium 327 1996
 
MAXIMUS MULTIMEDIA INTERNATIONAL, LLC (1)
6,009,465 Entertainment and information systems and related management networks for a remote video delivery system 193 1996
 
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 376 1988
 
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 374 1998
 
Midnight Blue Remote Access LLC (1)
6,292,786 Method and system for generating incentives based on substantially real-time product purchase information 303 1999
 
MINDARROW SYSTEMS, INC. (1)
6,247,047 Method and apparatus for facilitating computer network transactions 246 1997
 
Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company (1)
5,233,171 Optical reader with power isolation 32 1990
 
Minolta Camera Kabushiki Kaisha (1)
4,896,148 Display apparatus 29 1987
 
MITSUBISHI DENKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA (1)
5,671,226 Multimedia information processing system 105 1995
 
MLB ADVANCED MEDIA, L.P. (1)
5,189,630 Method for encoding and broadcasting information about live events using computer pattern matching techniques 230 1991
 
MOTOROLA SOLUTIONS, INC. (1)
5,507,009 Method for reprogramming a communication unit's access to a wireless communication system 89 1994
 
MYPOINTS.COM INC. (1)
5,794,210 Attention brokerage 1118 1995
 
NETDELIVERY CORPORATION (1)
5,790,793 Method and system to create, transmit, receive and process information, including an address to further information 381 1995
 
NETIMAGE CORP. (1)
6,668,293 Auto-registration of scanner 27 2001
 
Netword LLC (1)
5,764,906 Universal electronic resource denotation, request and delivery system 491 1995
 
NETWORK COMPUTERS, INC. (1)
6,604,242 Combining television broadcast and personalized/interactive information 47 1998
 
NETWORKS ASSOCIATES TECHNOLOGY, INC. (1)
6,542,943 System, method, and computer program product for automatically updating software on a client computer system 51 2002
 
NEW AURORA CORPORATION (1)
6,029,196 Automatic client configuration system 212 1997
 
NEWCHECK CORPORATION 10475 FORTUNE PARKWAY (1)
4,959,530 Article price indicator 130 1989
 
NIELSEN MEDIA RESEARCH, INC. (1)
6,353,929 Cooperative system for measuring electronic media 153 1997
 
NOVELL INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY HOLDINGS, INC. (1)
6,353,898 Resource management in a clustered computer system 158 2000
 
Nynex Corporation (1)
5,288,976 Bar code use in information, transactional and other system and service applications 262 1991
 
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5,296,688 Apparatus and method for recording progress notes 132 1992
 
OCLC ONLINE COMPUTER LIBRARY CENTER, INC. (1)
4,581,484 Audio-enhanced videotex system 73 1982
 
OKI DATA AMERICAS, INC. (1)
5,768,583 Method and system for network printer quick configuration 33 1996
 
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5,372,334 Local vertical sensor for externally-guided projectiles 32 1993
 
OMRON CORPORATION (1)
5,175,422 Handy image scanner 28 1992
 
ONLINE RESOURCES CORPORATION (1)
6,202,054 Method and system for remote delivery of retail banking services 360 1998
 
OPTICON, INC. (1)
5,854,945 Bar code scanner with keyboard simulation 30 1997
 
OPTIS WIRELESS TECHNOLOGY, LLC (1)
6,484,022 Wireless communications device having externally controlled transmission of identity 29 1999
 
ORACLE INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION (1)
5,721,848 Method and apparatus for building efficient and flexible geometry management widget classes 61 1996
 
PANADYNE CORPORATION (1)
5,144,654 Automatic telephone dialer system with printed storage 129 1991
 
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 299 1989
 
PATTISELANNO, ALLEN (1)
4,894,789 TV data capture device 305 1988
 
PERSONALIZED MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C. (1)
5,887,243 Signal processing apparatus and methods 179 1995
 
PERSONALOGO LLC (1)
6,661,904 Method and system for automated electronic conveyance of hidden data 56 1999
 
PINPOINT INCORPORATED (1)
5,758,257 System and method for scheduling broadcast of and access to video programs and other data using customer profiles 883 1994
 
POLE/ZERO ACQUISITION, INC. (1)
6,446,049 Method and apparatus for transmitting a digital information signal and vending system incorporating same 93 1998
 
PORTABLE DATA TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
6,517,002 System and method for intelligent data input from a machine-readable medium 21 1999
 
PRAGMATUS AV LLC (1)
6,237,025 Multimedia collaboration system 210 1997
 
PRESTO TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
6,400,272 Wireless transceiver for communicating with tags 241 2000
 
Pricepoint, Inc. (1)
5,198,644 System for display of prices and related method 202 1992
 
PRN CORPORATION (1)
6,591,247 Method and apparatus for distributing audiovisual content 71 1998
 
PROSISA OVERSEAS, INC. (1)
6,037,928 System and method for providing restrained, streamlined access to a computerized information source 32 1997
 
PSI SYSTEMS, INC. (1)
5,341,505 System and method for accessing remotely located ZIP+4 zipcode database 102 1990
 
QUANTOLL PRATT CO. L.L.C. (1)
6,049,870 System and method for identifying and configuring modules within a digital electronic device 44 1997
 
Quarterdeck Office Systems, Inc. (1)
4,823,108 Display system and memory architecture and method for displaying images in windows on a video display 91 1988
 
QWEST COMMUNICATIONS INTERNATIONAL INC. (1)
5,832,432 Method for converting a text classified ad to a natural sounding audio ad 42 1996
 
Randtec, Inc. (1)
5,887,176 Method and system for remote monitoring and tracking of inventory 226 1996
 
RAYTHEON COMPANY (1)
5,737,532 System and technique for accessing stored audio and visual information from a database 40 1995
 
REALITYWAVE INC. (1)
5,675,721 Computer network data distribution and selective retrieval system 143 1996
 
RealNames Corporation (1)
6,151,624 Navigating network resources based on metadata 476 1998
 
RESONATE INC. (1)
5,774,660 World-wide-web server with delayed resource-binding for resource-based load balancing on a distributed resource multi-node network 1015 1996
 
ROCKSTAR CONSORTIUM US LP (1)
6,330,715 Method and apparatus for managing software in a network system 74 1998
 
ROLLS-ROYCE PLC (1)
4,916,293 Identification in manufacture 119 1987
 
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 190 1997
 
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 72 1999
 
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