Easy To Use Patents Search & Patent Lawyer Directory

At Patents you can conduct a Patent Search, File a Patent Application, find a Patent Attorney, or search available technology through our Patent Exchange. Patents are available using simple keyword or date criteria. If you are looking to hire a patent attorney, you've come to the right place. Protect your idea and hire a patent lawyer.

Searching: business methods





Search by keyword, patent number, inventor, assignee, city or state:




Patent # Description
US-5,476,698 Slapper picking ticket
A business form, particularly a label assembly, is provided which is ideally suited for use with packages of merchandise, providing a simple yet effective method...
US-5,475,745 Abandoned call control and indication
A method and apparatus for holding a line busy from which a party has disconnected and providing an indication to the other party that the first party has hung...
US-5,466,013 Card intermediate and method
A card intermediate, as for identification, which includes a business form having one or more cards diecut into it and backed by a laminate of multi-ply film.
US-5,463,677 Method and apparatus for facilitating the making of collect calls
When a caller making a collect call encounters a busy called party or one that does not answer after a prescribed time, the telephone network offers the caller...
US-5,463,617 Method for providing caller interrupt in a time division multiplexed wireless communication system
A first communication unit (101) transmits, to a central controller (105), a request for a group call. The central controller allocates a first inbound (11), a...
US-5,463,555 System and method for integrating a business environment with a process control environment
A system and method for integrating a business transaction processing system with a process control system provides a computer integrated manufacturing...
US-5,462,787 Recording medium for business machines, production thereof, and ink-jet recording method employing the same
A recording medium for business machines has an ink-receiving layer provided on a substrate. The ink-receiving layer comprises a highly water-absorbent material...
US-5,462,488 Integrated card and business form assembly and method for fabricating same on label formation equipment
An integrated card and business form assembly and method for fabricating same on a label formation equipment, or the like. The assembly comprises a first layer...
US-5,459,656 Business demand projection system and method
A business demand based control system and method stores past business demand data during past time intervals for use with other data to compute business demands...
US-5,456,571 Apparatus and method for handling business forms
Apparatus and method for handling business forms that are zig-zag folded including a printed forms transport and a printed stack transport, the printed forms...
US-5,455,912 High speed/low overhead bus arbitration apparatus and method for arbitrating a system bus
A high speed/low overhead bus arbitration apparatus for allocating system bus mastership in a system containing two processing devices. The apparatus includes...
US-5,455,890 Method for structuring an expert system utilizing one or more neural networks
Neural networks learn expert system rules, for either business or real-time applications, to improve the robustness and speed of execution of the expert system....
US-5,452,350 Subscriber call routing processing system
A method is described for routing calls outside of a carriers network based on characteristics of the call, the attributes of the caller, the status of...
US-5,450,564 Method and apparatus for cache memory access with separate fetch and store queues
A two-way set associative cache memory system for a parallel-pipelined computer system uses separate queue structures to hold main memory fetch and store...
US-5,448,740 Generation of a user interface code from a corresponding declarative language program
A method for automatically generating a computer code of a procedural language program from a corresponding program in a declarative language. The declarative...
US-5,446,895 Measurement analysis software system and method
A measurement analysis software method and apparatus directed by computer hardware in which information is stored at the project level wherein a project...
US-5,444,961 High throughput, low cost, non-impact printing
A method and apparatus are capable of producing sealed mailers from sheets of paper at speeds in excess of 200 documents per minute (e.g. 400 documents per...
US-5,432,864 Identification card verification system
The present invention provides apparatus and method for verifying the identity of a person by comparing that person's face (or selected facial features) with an...
US-5,432,846 Automatic telephone call distribution apparatus and method for electronic switching system
The present invention discloses a switching system including a switch exchange coupled to a plurality of telephone lines and a plurality of telephone sets. When...
US-5,429,574 Shaft member for business machines and the like and its manufacturing method
A hollow shaft tube and shaft member with functional members like a paper feed roller for business machines etc., and its manufacturing method. The shaft tube has a...
US-5,428,679 Automated service assurance method and system
A switched telecommunications system including voice messaging and also including an interactive voice processor (IVP) connectable to subscriber lines, a LAN...
US-5,425,091 Method and system for providing an automatic customer callback service
Automatic Customer Callback (ACC) functionality is implemented directly into service logic of an Advanced Intelligent Network (AIN). The Advanced Intelligent...
US-5,423,909 Slip-resistant composition and method
A slip-resistant composition and method is provided to render a floor or other walkway surface temporarily slip-resistant. The invention consists of a powdered...
US-5,422,944 Attendant console sharing system and method in centrex
A centrex with an attendant console sharing system wherein there is no restriction in an extension line numbering plan so that an attendant console can accept a...
US-5,422,941 Extension of centrex services
A switching office translates a dialed extension number consisting of fewer digits than the minimum number normally required to identify a destination station...
US-5,422,883 Call setup and channel allocation for a multi-media network bus
A method and system for call set-up and channel resource allocation between a plurality of parties in a multi-media conference call that consists of receiving...
US-5,420,917 Automated recovery of telecommunication network elements
A method of automating restoration of service to damaged or destroyed telecommunication network elements. The method automates the restoration process by...
US-5,420,864 Method of effecting random access in a mobile radio system
A method for random access in a time divided mobile radio system, for instance an FDMA/TDMA system, which includes digital traffic channels and control channels...
US-5,418,846 Call waiting indicating method and system
According to a call waiting indicating method and system, a selection number consisting of a terminating subscriber number and a predetermined special number...
US-5,414,847 Design method and apparatus of computer program for business processing
A computer program for object business processing is efficiently developed in a work station independent of a host computer. A data flowchart editing unit, a...
US-5,414,818 Method and apparatus for controlling reselection of a bus by overriding a prioritization protocol
The present invention provides a method and apparatus for dynamically modifying the priority of access to a bus, where the bus has control and arbitration...
US-5,413,449 Apparatus and method for handling business forms
Apparatus and method for handling business forms that are zig-zag folded including a printed forms transport and a printed stack transport, the printed forms...
US-5,412,779 Method and apparatus for controlling and communicating with business office devices
A method and apparatus for controlling and communicating with business office devices, such as copiers, facsimiles and/or printers. The present invention...
US-5,406,616 Method of completing a telephone call in a telephone system
A method of effecting automatic callback in a mobile telecommunication system. A calling subscriber is permanently connected to a public switched telephone...
US-5,404,136 Method and apparatus for monitoring the consumption of utilities in business premises
The invention is an apparatus and method for monitoring the consumption of utilities in business premises. The premises are divided into notional zones, each...
US-5,402,422 Medium access control (MAC) protocol for single bus multimedia fair access local area network
A method provides for data transmission utilizing medium access control protocol with a fair cell-access scheme in a local area network having a unidirectional...
US-5,399,143 Method and apparatus for business forms processing
A system for stacking continuous folded forms coming from a folder and moving to a conveyor. A table is position adjacent and in line with the conveyor and in a...
US-5,398,211 Structure and method for providing prioritized arbitration in a dual port memory
An integrated circuit dual port memory provides a preferred port which is always granted priority of memory access when memory access requests arrive...
US-5,397,623 Magnetic toner offsetting spot
A method of facilitating marking of a document, and reading the markings on the marked document, utilizes conventional magnetic reading equipment. First indicia...
US-5,396,600 Apparatus and method for interfacing between processing computers in a computer system
In a computer system, a dialog management system (DMS) provides a bridge between a business application, based on a linear processing model, and a human-computer...
US-5,393,964 Telecommunications booth and method of use
A telecommunications booth providing business travelers a variety of services including telephone, facsimile, and various information options which result in...
US-5,390,330 Control system and method for direct execution of software application information models without code generation
A model information control system ("MICS") is used in conjunction with a user-defined information model and one or more conventional information system program...
US-5,388,149 Method and apparatus for determining availability of a public base unit for communicating with a cordless...
A public cordless telephone system includes an arrangement for informing a public handset unit when it is within the reception range of a public base unit even...
US-5,386,510 Method of and apparatus for converting outline data to raster data
In an apparatus comprising a central unit and a number of parallel processors (transputers) each provided with a part of page-size bitmap memory, a method to...
US-5,377,193 Trunking system access method
In a communication system, the following describes a method for the communication system to more efficiently process control information when the control channel...
US-5,377,184 Method of controlling TWA link in a communications adapter by monitoring buffer fill levels
A communications adapter interconnects a first device exhibiting a two way alternate (TWA) protocol and a second device exhibiting a two way simultaneous (TWS)...
US-5,373,440 Promotional game method and apparatus therefor
A patron inserts a coded game card into a game machine which reads the code and determines whether the game card has been played within a designated time period....
US-5,369,686 Method and apparatus for secondary-option message delivery through enhanced service message handlers
A system that facilitates the efficient transfer of digitally encoded messages comprising an enhanced service exchange device in combination with an enhanced...
US-5,359,322 Method and apparatus for interconnected electronic locks
A group of cabinets or other units each have a solenoid operated lock controlled by an electronic lock accessible by one or more electronic keys. The locks are...
US-5,354,362 Method for filtering odorant from a gas stream
A method of filtering a natural gas stream, at the end user's home, business or the like, in which at least a single gas appliance is located, is described in...
← Previous | 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 | Next →

Previous Patent US -1 | Next Patent US 1

File A Patent Application

  • Protect your idea -- Don't let someone else file first. Learn more.

  • 3 Easy Steps -- Complete Form, application Review, and File. See our process.

  • Attorney Review -- Have your application reviewed by a Patent Attorney. See what's included.