US Patent No: 7,839,988

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Methods and apparatus for data structure driven authorization and/or routing of outdial communication services

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Methods and apparatus for data structure driven authorization and routing of outdial communication services are disclosed. A disclosed method comprises obtaining a call criterion from a request to authorize an outdial communication service call, and retrieving an authorization result based on the call criterion by accessing a data structure that correlates a plurality of authorization results with a plurality of call criteria, wherein each of the plurality of authorization results is selectively modifiable.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
AT&T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY I, L.P.RENO, NV4382
SBC KNOWLEDGE VENTURES, L.P.RENO, NV404

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Cunetto, Philip Charles Austin, TX 21 55
Lemay, John Edward Austin, TX 13 16
Schneider, Marco Austin, TX 46 138

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AT&T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY I, L.P. (1)
8,693,651 Methods and apparatus for authorization and/or routing of outdial communication services 0 2013
 
SBC KNOWLEDGE VENTURES, L.P. (1)
8,396,198 Methods and apparatus for authorization and/or routing of outdial communication services 1 2010

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