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

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7839988
APP PUB NO 20070116228A1
SERIAL NO

11253536

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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 OwnerAddressTotal Patents
AT&T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY I, L.P.RENO, NV6669
SBC KNOWLEDGE VENTURES, L.P.RENO, NV300

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Cunetto, Philip Charles Austin, US 11 99
Lemay, John Edward Austin, US 6 37
Schneider, Marco Austin, US 31 245

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AT&T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY I, L.P. (2)
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