Method and apparatus for product display

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7835950
APP PUB NO 20060265292A1
SERIAL NO

11461259

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Systems and methods are provided for receiving from a customer a selection of a product category. At least one product is determined that is associated with the selected product category. A substitute product for the determined product is selected. In one embodiment, a signal is transmitted to display the selected substitute product.

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Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
FACEBOOK, INC.PALO ALTO, CA2801

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Fincham, Magdalena M Norwalk, US 240 6767
Van, Luchene Andrew S New York, US 255 7341
Walker, Jay S Ridgefield, US 1505 69820

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Coupco, Inc. (1)
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V-One Corporation (1)
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MR. PINBALL AUSTRALIA PTY LTD (1)
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8180829 Message board aggregator 4 2009
8219615 Instantaneous symbol lookup 2 2011
8219906 Instantaneous symbol lookup 0 2011
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