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US-7,216,100 Method for obtaining and allocating investment income based on the capitalization of intellectual property
The present invention relates to methods of valuing property assets and methods of securitizing such assets. The present invention provides a means whereby...
US-7,216,093 Method of, apparatus for, and computer program product for trading goods
A method, an apparatus, and a computer program product are disclosed for trading goods, or services, or both, using an electronic network. In the method, two or...
US-7,215,968 Positional information tracking and forwarding method for conducting optimal forward destination control in...
A positional information tracking and forwarding method is disclosed for conducting an optimal forward destination control method to estimate the situations of a...
US-7,213,235 Method for using a business model user interface
Method and apparatus for providing a user interface application programming interface (API) for providing extended access to the database by third-party and user...
US-7,213,232 System and method for configuring software using a business modeling tool
A method for configuring software includes communicating a business configuration interface to a user and receiving a selection of a business configuration from...
US-7,213,201 Meta editor for structured documents
Methods, systems, computer program products, and methods of doing business by using a meta-editor to generate components (e.g., a specification of a rules...
US-7,213,071 Quality of service improvements for network transactions
Methods, systems, computer program products, and methods of doing business by improving quality of service ("QoS") in network exchanges comprising a plurality of...
US-7,213,064 Methods and systems for job-based accounting
The present invention relates to an automated, mobile method for remotely managing the resources of a job-based business through real-time allocation of the...
US-7,213,022 Enterprise content management network-attached system
A method and system for providing services in an enterprise content management network attached system are provided, where the enterprise content management...
US-7,213,013 Method, apparatus, and system for remote client search indexing
In one embodiment, a method is provided in which search indices are configured on a server. The search indices are associated with corresponding business...
US-7,213,001 Business method for acquisition of debtor real-estate and restructuring of debt
A method for restructuring the debt of a debtor who has an interest in a distressed property by a third party including the steps of comparing a present...
US-7,212,991 Method for optimizing a business transaction
A system for coordinating business transactions between multiple vendors of consumer products, referred to herein as selling vendors and shipping vendors. This...
US-7,212,625 System and method for presenting queue lengths of various media used by service centers
There is provided, in a first form, a system and method for the holistic presentation of multiple media queue depths, which allows the customer to decide what...
US-7,212,574 Digital production services architecture
Methods, units, systems, architectures and/or storage media for video and/or audio processing. An exemplary architecture includes one or more layers selected...
US-7,210,620 System for facilitating online electronic transactions
The invention provides systems and methods within existing business and technology infrastructures and processes for facilitating an electronic transaction...
US-7,210,407 Wallpaper printing franchise method
Franchising an on-demand wallpaper printing business comprises a number of steps. Franchisees are provided with an on-demand printer. The printer is built into a...
US-7,210,163 Method and system for user authentication and authorization of services
An extended authorization system and method implementing a second layer of access authorization. The first layer of access authorization corresponds to...
US-7,209,946 Negotiated wireless peripheral security systems
Methods, apparatus, and business techniques are disclosed for use in mobile network communication systems. A mobile unit such as a smart phone is preferably...
US-7,209,899 Management device, network apparatus, and management method
A terminal management device manages the sharing by at the least one business entity of costs related to distributed terminal devices. In a case that a new...
US-7,207,008 Method, system, apparatus, and computer-readable medium for interactive notification of events
A method, system, apparatus, and computer-readable medium for the interactive notification of events is provided. A notification client application program...
US-7,206,931 Aggressive content pre-fetching during pre-boot runtime to support speedy OS booting
A method and system for content pre-fetching during a processing system pre-boot runtime. First, it is determined when a processor of a processing system is in...
US-7,206,848 Intelligently classifying and handling user requests in a data service system
A data service system includes a server system. The server system includes a request processor that schedules external requests to be serviced by the server...
US-7,206,840 Dynamic frequency selection scheme for IEEE 802.11 WLANs
Disclosed is a method and system for dynamically selecting a communication channel between an access point (AP) and a plurality of stations (STAs) in an IEEE...
US-7,206,758 Method, system and computer program product for identifying and implementing collected privacy policies as...
Parties involved in transacting business in an E-marketplace (E-marketplace participants) each identify and submit to the E-marketplace relevant characteristics...
US-7,206,751 Value chain optimization system and method
The activities and interactions between participants in a collaborative business scenario are displayed as various views of polygons that are positioned to...
US-7,206,750 Method of assisting in forming plans of measures of management reforms and system thereof
The present invention provides a technique of assisting in forming plans of measures for management reforms, which are specific to an individual enterprise, and...
US-7,206,646 Method and apparatus for performing a function in a plant using process performance monitoring with process...
A process control system uses a data collection and distribution system and an asset utilization suite to collect data or information pertaining to the assets of...
US-7,204,415 Methods and systems for providing secondary address information
Systems and methods maintain a database of recipient names and addresses where the delivery point addresses contain secondary address. Data that is stored in the...
US-7,204,259 Dishwasher operable with supply distribution, dispensing and use system method
An appliance supply distribution and dispensing system and method for distributing appliance supplies to a home or business and which involves a computerized...
US-7,203,953 Method and apparatus for two-way internet access over a CATV network with channel tracking
Internet access is provided over a digital cable television system using Internet protocol (IP) over MPEG digital video. Simultaneous Internet access and TV...
US-7,203,945 Import/export utility and a method of processing data using the same
A method of processing data in a system including an utility, includes the steps of starting a session, selecting a file on a local drive or by URL, wherein the...
US-7,203,864 Method and system for clustering computers into peer groups and comparing individual computers to their peers
A method and system for identifying clusters of similarly-configured computers. The method, for example, comprises gathering system and business configuration...
US-7,203,839 Method for providing secure access to information held in a shared repository
A method for providing secure access to information held in a shared repository, for example to electronic business cards stored on a server. A data owner...
US-7,203,734 Methods and apparatus for selecting an insurance carrier for an online insurance policy purchase
Methods and apparatus for selecting an insurance carrier for an online insurance policy purchase are disclosed. A user at a client device, such as a personal...
US-7,203,670 Method and system for maintaining enhanced file availability
A method and system for enhancing the availability of VSAM files is provided. According to one exemplary method performed by a batch program, a `1` file is...
US-7,203,663 System and method for converting information on paper forms to electronic data
The invention is a system and method for converting paper forms to electronic data. More specifically, a special purpose system and technique are described for...
US-7,203,624 Real-time database performance and availability change root cause analysis method and system
Root cause analysis of changes impacting database performance, availability and continuity to the underlying business may be performed. A system for doing so may...
US-7,203,572 System and method for distributing drink supply containers
A beverage distribution and dispensing system and method for distributing drinks such as soda, juice and punch, to a home or business and which involves a...
US-7,203,485 System and method for deploying application program components having a service sector
A communication system includes a development sector for registering a plurality of wireless devices, a business sector for controlling utilization of an...
US-7,203,477 System and method for deploying application programs
A communication system includes a development sector for registering a plurality of wireless devices, a business sector for controlling utilization of an...
US-7,202,816 Utilization of the approximate location of a device determined from ambient signals
The present invention employs approximate device locations determined from changes in the sensed strength of radio signals at different locations. In one...
US-7,200,720 System and method for efficiently performing memory intensive computations including a bidirectional...
A system and method for efficiently performing memory intensive computations including a bidirectional synchronization mechanism for maintaining consistency of...
US-7,200,693 Memory system and method having unidirectional data buses
A memory system and method includes a unidirectional downstream bus coupling write data from a memory controller to several memory devices, and a unidirectional...
US-7,200,657 Autonomic provisioning of network-accessible service behaviors within a federated grid infrastructure
Methods, systems, computer program products, and a method of doing business are disclosed for autonomically provisioning network-accessible services in a...
US-7,200,632 Method and system for serving software applications to client computers
A method and system for serving software applications to remote clients across the internet, for example, is disclosed that preferably utilizes standard, SMB...
US-7,200,575 Managing access to digital content
Systems and methods of managing access to digital content are described. In one aspect, a novel digital content access management system enables users to...
US-7,200,566 Method and system for local wireless commerce
A system and method of conducting commercial activities such as an auction in a rather localized area (such as a shopping mall). Potential consumers located in...
US-7,200,563 Ontology-driven information system
An ontology-driven information system includes a plurality of models, each of which expresses an aspect of a business domain using concepts and relationships...
US-7,200,413 Methods and system for enhanced directory assistance using wireless messaging protocols
Directory assistance provides telephone number look up services to callers based on the business or caller name as listed in a telephone directory. In the prior...
US-7,200,210 Voice controlled business scheduling system and method
A fully automated, voice controlled business appointment/reservation system is provided. The system has a natural language voice user interface that emulates a...
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