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US-7,028,051 Method of real-time business collaboration
Computer architecture and software for computer network communication such that data is at least partially converted between distinct transport protocols in...
US-7,028,047 Apparatus and methods for generating a contract
International business requires contractual relations to be established across jurisdictions. Different jurisdictions have different laws, customs, languages and...
US-7,027,579 System and method for managing incoming telephone calls
A method for managing telephone calls including the steps of obtaining from a subscriber of a telephone line an authorization to activate a quiet time period,...
US-7,027,006 Apparatus and method for mounting a satellite dish to a pole
The present invention is a method and apparatus to mount a satellite dish to a pole. This apparatus allows the mounting of a satellite dish without attaching the...
US-7,024,394 System and method for protecting user logoff from web business transactions
A computer program product is provided as a system and associated method for use with a web browser and an Internet, to improve the access security to a secure...
US-7,024,385 Automatic electronic funds transfer system and method
A method and system for automatically conducting a business transaction between a user and a trader, including the functions of ordering, financial transaction,...
US-7,024,383 Online sales risk management system
A computer-implemented method for providing risk management for online transactions. An exchange price for a foreign currency relative to a base currency is...
US-7,024,364 System, method and computer program product for looking up business addresses and directions based on a voice...
A system, method and computer program product for determining an address of an entity based on a user location are disclosed. An utterance representative of an...
US-7,023,987 Method and apparatus for adapting a phone for use in network voice operations
An interface is provided between a conventional telephone and a conventional computer configured for network voice applications including a sound card and modem....
US-7,023,976 Method and system for on-demand call waiting
A method is provided for enabling a customer to activate a call waiting feature for a list of caller numbers specified by the user. Calls from numbers on the...
US-7,020,869 Business rules user interface for development of adaptable enterprise applications
Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, for interacting with a user to define business rules in a declarative manner. The invention operates...
US-7,020,783 Method and system for overcoming denial of service attacks
A system for handling denial of service attacks on behalf of a shared network resource. A request processing component deployed within a network, the request...
US-7,020,627 Material procurement system and a material procurement method
A plurality of orderers with their own code systems procures materials from companies (supply companies) with which the orderers have business relations. In this...
US-7,020,164 System and method for special signaling with customer premises equipment
A system and method are provided for special signaling with customer premises equipment. The system includes loop termination equipment coupled to a local loop...
US-7,019,634 Addressable location indicator apparatus and method
An addressable location indicator apparatus and method for residential, commercial, and business locations which is capable of both local and remote activation,...
US-7,019,412 Power generation methods and systems
A closed loop system for generating mechanical energy at high efficiencies. The system can have a heating source, a superheater, an expander, a receiver, an...
US-7,017,946 Integrated card and business form and method for making same
A card and business form assembly and method for making same. The assembly includes a printable carrier sheet having a card that is releasably attached to the...
US-7,017,294 Wristband/cinch with inboard label assembly business form and method
A business form particularly adapted for generalized use, although it may be used in a medical or hospital environment includes in a first embodiment a wristband...
US-7,017,293 Wristband/cinch with label assembly business form and method
A business form particularly adapted for use in a medical or hospital environment includes in a first embodiment a wristband assembly that is readily separable...
US-7,017,142 Method and apparatus for applying business rules in an object model driven context
A means is provided for specifying, applying, and managing sets of temporary or permanent additions or modifications to the behavior of object-oriented programs...
US-7,017,109 E-service to manage contact information and signature ECards
A method of providing an electronic business card (EBC) access and organization service on the Web. The cardholder database is accessible and searchable from any...
US-7,017,006 System and method to enable efficient communication with a dynamic information storage and retrieval system, or...
An information storage and retrieval system (40) and method for operating same has a host device (42) and an information storage device (41), which includes mass...
US-7,016,867 Method of conducting business including making and selling a custom article of footwear
The article of footwear taught in the present invention includes a spring element that can provide improved cushioning, stability, and running economy. Unlike...
US-7,016,866 System and method for assisting the buying and selling of property
The invention provides systems and methods for assisting the buying and selling of properties. The invention serves as a single point of contact for sellers,...
US-7,016,864 Interactive upsell advisor method and apparatus for internet applications
A web-based online store user interface enables custom configuration of a computer system according to identification of a user belonging to a prescribed...
US-7,016,858 Integrated supplier secondary characteristic reporting method
Within a method for monitoring for a business a secondary characteristic of a supplier which supplies the business, there is first provided a reporting database...
US-7,016,854 Loyalty link method and apparatus with audio performance for integrating customer information with dealer...
A customer data capture system integrated with a dealership data management system allows customer and vehicle maintenance data to be exchanged between a kiosk...
US-7,015,950 Picture taking method and apparatus
Method and apparatus is disclosed to enhance the quality and usefulness of picture taking and other image acquisition for pleasure or business purposes. In a...
US-7,013,388 Vault controller context manager and methods of operation for securely maintaining state information between...
Techniques for use in establishing a secure exchange of information between an end user and a server in a distributed network environment are provided in...
US-7,013,323 System and method for developing and interpreting e-commerce metrics by utilizing a list of rules wherein each...
A system, method and computer program product for developing and interpreting e-commerce metrics is disclosed. The method involves collecting pages that are...
US-7,013,112 Method, system and computer readable medium for making a business decision in response to information from a...
A method, system, and computer readable medium allows a short distance wireless network or networks to provide information to a telecommunication server, or...
US-7,011,401 Under-eye anti-glare sport tattoos
A temporary under-eye anti-glare sport tattoo comprised of a solid dermatological composition with anti-glare properties. The composition forms a film that is...
US-7,010,725 Method and apparatus for getting dump of a computer system
According to the present invention, as regards a computer system that uses virtual storage management, because content of auxiliary storage utilized by paging is...
US-7,010,596 System and method for the allocation of grid computing to network workstations
In a network of workstations implementing a grid for sharing workstation resources while maintaining local workstation workloads, grid workloads are assigned to...
US-7,010,523 System and method for online analytical processing
A system and method for analyzing data is described, in which an application programming interface (API) is provided to permit an online analytical processing...
US-7,010,518 System and method for user defined data object hierarchy
The invention provides a configuration tool to allow a user to build a custom-selected data object hierarchy, for business intelligence or other purposes. Under...
US-7,010,496 Supplier performance reporting
A system and method is provided for improved reporting of supplier performance. A system receives and processes data to enable reporting of on-time performance...
US-7,010,104 Pre-biller capability in enhanced charging collection function (CCF) applications
This invention relates to a method and apparatus for charging and billing of Circuit Switch, Packet Switch, and IP Multimedia Subsystems in third generation...
US-7,010,002 Broadband network with enterprise wireless communication method for residential and business environment
The present invention sets forth a network-centric service distribution architecture and method that integrates a wireless access system/service in the...
US-7,008,300 Advanced wafer refining
A refining apparatus having magnetically responsive refining elements that can be smaller than the workpiece being refined are disclosed. The refining apparatus...
US-7,007,266 Method and software system for modularizing software components for business transaction applications
A system for modularizing a business application, the system including a computer having a first computer-readable medium encoded with a browser and an...
US-7,007,088 Method and apparatus for providing an E-business audit trail in a distributed computing system
A system, apparatus, and a method of memorializing an e-business audit trail are described. As a method, if a message is to be sent to a subscriber by a message...
US-7,007,068 Systems and methods for managing contact information
A service provider maintains a database with subscribers' updated contact information, such as address book entries and other personal and business information....
US-7,007,020 Distributed OLAP-based association rule generation method and system
A distributed OLAP-based method and system for generating association rules. An architecture is provided for processing transaction data to generate summary...
US-7,006,992 Risk assessment and management system
A method of analyzing and presenting a series of risk factors associated with the operation of a business, such as a bank. Quantifiable risk factors are...
US-7,006,980 Method and system for selecting optimal commodities based upon business profile and preferences
A system and method for assisting a customer in choosing among commodities based on a business profile of the customer that includes asking the customer for a...
US-7,006,883 Production system for composite product and production method for manufacturing of same
To provide a product development and manufacturing system to be used in the increasingly competitive electronic equipment market, which enables the process from...
US-7,003,781 Method and apparatus for correlation of events in a distributed multi-system computing environment
A method and system is disclosed for monitoring an operation of a distributed data processing system. The system can include a plurality of applications running...
US-7,003,565 Clickstream data collection technique
Methods, systems, computer program products, and methods of doing business by improving collection of clickstream data in network exchanges comprising a...
US-7,003,517 Web-based system and method for archiving and searching participant-based internet text sources for customer...
A text mining system for collecting business intelligence about a client, as well as for identifying prospective customers of the client, for use in a lead...
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