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US-7,376,222 Phone appliance with display screen and methods of using the same
A phone appliance and method of use are provided where the phone appliance can be used to make VoIP communications calls. In a preferred embodiment, the phone...
US-7,374,631 Methods of forming printable media using a laminate sheet construction
A method of forming printable media using a laminate sheet construction which includes a film-coated liner sheet and a laminate facestock. A facestock sheet, a...
US-7,374,083 Method of selling and activating consumer products and services
A business method for products and services. The business model provides for retail purchase of a product or service. The product or service is then transported...
US-7,373,609 Virtual calling card system and method
A novel virtual calling card system and method aid in the formation of online relationships, serving as an introduction tool and as a contact mechanism. The...
US-7,373,424 Exactly once protocol for message-based collaboration
Methods and systems for reliably exchanging a message among collaborating applications are disclosed. The methods and systems utilize a central exchange...
US-7,373,410 Method and system for providing adaptive and proactive interaction management for multiple types of business...
An object-oriented system for managing multiple media types in a communication center environment has a multimedia queuing system, a processor for processing...
US-7,373,361 Mobile process automation method
Remote devices communicate with a central server in order to provide event tracking information pertaining to a business process, which is conducted by persons...
US-7,373,357 Method and system for an operation capable of updating and inserting information in a database
A Structured Query Language (SQL) adapter business service that converts data from a data set to a common representation format used for all data sets with which...
US-7,373,354 Automatic elimination of functional dependencies between columns
In business systems, one or more methods can be used to reduce an amount of redundant data. In one implementation, a method to reduce redundancy within a data...
US-7,373,320 Mechanism and business method for implementing a service contract futures exchange
The present invention relates a futures exchange for services contracts. The SerFEx is an electronic market system that enables the exchange of cash (spot and...
US-7,373,315 Vehicle body business methods
Various vehicle body business processes are described which capitalize upon the interchangeability of vehicle bodies on a flat rolling chassis. The ability to...
US-7,373,244 Information mapping approaches
Methods, systems and applications for updating, enhancing, organizing, and utilizing geographic maps, for locating points of interest and places of businesses,...
US-7,373,222 Decentralized energy demand management
A decentralized load management and control system and method are provided herein. A plurality of loads in a system are associated with a multitude of respective...
US-7,370,161 Bank arbiter system which grants access based on the count of access requests
Provided are an arbiter capable of improving memory access efficiency in a multi-bank memory, a memory access arbitration system including the arbiter, and an...
US-7,369,279 System and method to restrict copying, scanning and transmittal of documents or parts of documents
A document-security system, methodology, resulting secured documents, and related matters, regarding establishing flexible and versatile control over the acts of...
US-7,366,685 Method and apparatus upgrade assistance using critical historical product information
Embodiments of the present invention provide an integrated methodology that simplifies upgrade choices for complex computer products through the use of...
US-7,366,579 Work management support method and work management support system which use sensor nodes
A system which strengthens cooperation among workers in a business organization through flexible real-time communications and also allows interactive real-time...
US-7,364,163 Big money playing card game and method
A Big Money playing card game has a box; playing cards and a set of rules and a die, the playing cards including financial cards which constitute the majority of...
US-7,363,630 System and method of intelligent queuing
An intelligent queue may be used to facilitate communication among a set business application programs. In one embodiment, the intelligent queue may interact...
US-7,363,278 Copyright detection and protection system and method
A method for detecting against unauthorized transmission of digital works comprises the steps of maintaining a registry of information permitting identification...
US-7,363,264 Processing business transactions using dynamic database packageset switching
A system and method for dynamic selection of a database identifier based on application program requirements in a Financial Service Organization (FSO) business...
US-7,362,868 Hidden link dynamic key manager for use in computer systems with database structure for storage of encrypted...
A computer system (20) having a security domain (22), at least one client business domain (26), and a plurality of client terminals (34) utilizes a hidden link...
US-7,360,088 Method and system for authenticating service using integrated circuit card
A system is provided which compensates a low operational performance of a conventional integrated circuit (IC) card by setting a substitute server computer...
US-7,360,087 Pervasive, user-centric network security enabled by dynamic datagram switch and an on-demand authentication and...
Methods and systems are provided for improving access control, administrative monitoring, reliability, as well as flexibility of data transmission and remote...
US-7,360,053 Facilitating non-contiguous allocation of a large object within a java heap
A method, system, and program for facilitating non-contiguous allocation of a chunked object within a Java heap without changing the manner in which a Java...
US-7,359,969 System and method to provide integrated device, user, and account information to users
A system and method for managing and servicing a device communicatively coupled to a network, including: receiving device information, including alert...
US-7,359,947 Autonomic e-mail processing system and method
Internally within an organization, e-mails are often sent to multiple recipients to request information or ask that a task be performed by one or more, but less...
US-7,359,909 Generating an information catalog for a business model
A method, computer system, computer program product and graphical interface for generating and displaying an information catalog relating to a business model....
US-7,359,875 Method for strucuring an equity issue utilizing a closed block business entity
A method for structuring an equity issue comprising: (a) establishing a holding company as an owner of a closed block business entity, wherein the holding...
US-7,359,874 Method and system for facilitating parts procurement and production planning across an extended supply chain
An exemplary embodiment of the invention relates to a computer-based system and method for automating supply chain functions in a network environment, and more...
US-7,359,871 System and method for managing recurring orders in a computer network
The present invention is directed to a system and method for providing complete electronic commerce ("E-Commerce") transactions and solutions for a marketing...
US-7,359,868 Method and system to process remote orders
A method and system for processing a remote order is described that allows a customer to remotely send a signal to a business. The signal contains the order...
US-7,359,863 Condition component framework for reinsurance
An improved method and system for configuring components of a reinsurance contract to process reinsurance business transactions. Reinsurance users may use the...
US-7,359,797 System and method for displaying images in an online directory
Embodiments of the present invention provide a method and system for generating an online listing, such as a yellow pages listing, that includes information...
US-7,359,499 Method and apparatus for eliminating unwanted telephone calls
In accordance with the principles of the present invention, unwanted calls may be prevented. In particular, information about a particular destination is stored...
US-7,357,080 Method for creating a single continuous web from which to fabricate mailpieces
A method for producing a continuous web of printed material for use in creating mailpieces. The continuous web has a width and a length, the length comprised of...
US-7,356,771 Adaptive content platform and method of using same
An adaptive content platform includes one or more content-enabled, dependent applications, each of which includes a user interface and business logic. A services...
US-7,356,583 Indirect measurement of business processes
Systems and methods are provided for collecting a set of values from a computing device and associating the collected set of values with a process, such as an...
US-7,356,541 Processing business data using user-configured keys
A system, method and carrier medium for locating processing parameter values in a Financial Service Organization (FSO) computer system using pre-configured key...
US-7,356,538 Configurable business controls task notification
A method for performing business control task notification is proposed. The method comprises processing a combination of one or more databases and one or more...
US-7,356,481 Delivery management method and device, and delivery information service method
Method for making delivery of products more efficient, and having deliveries made that are convenient for delivery recipients. When a user (delivery recipient 3)...
US-7,356,479 Device and method for accommodating business process
A process in which participants in different situations define in plural epistemological spaces can be easily accommodated. An epistemological space synthesizing...
US-7,356,440 Method and business process for the estimation of erosion costs in assemble-to-order manufacturing operations
A method for forecasting the component surpluses for a target planning period is provided. To begin this method, a planner first identifies each component...
US-7,355,763 Image scanning apparatus, method and business machine using the same
Scanning errors and document feed errors are prevented by pressing originals, including thin originals and thick originals of greatly different thicknesses, to...
US-7,355,349 Apparatus and methods for providing emergency safety lighting
The present invention transforms existing electrical wall outlets into an emergency lighting system for homes, hospitals, hotels, nursing homes and businesses....
US-7,353,497 Method and system for providing an end-to-end business process for electronic supplier qualification and...
An exemplary embodiment of the invention relates to an integrated computer-based method and system for facilitating supplier qualification and quality...
US-7,353,494 System and method supporting configurable object definitions
The present invention discloses a system and method supporting high-level configuration of Business Object Types during development of an application. More...
US-7,353,398 Article, method, system and apparatus for decentralized creation, distribution, verification and transfer of...
The invention described herein utilizes a universally known and accepted unique item that is independently identifiable and valuable so as to be constituted for...
US-7,353,203 System and method for invoice confirmation and funding
A system and method are disclosed for billers and payers to manage accounts receivable for business-to-business payments using a third-party intermediary. The...
US-7,353,198 Method and system for managing a mortgage-backed securities index
A system and method for generating and managing a generic mortgage-backed securities index. Bonds are selected for the index on a monthly basis. In order to...
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