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-7,933,869 Method and system for cloning a tenant database in a multi-tenant system
Exemplary methods and systems may clone a tenant database and send updates to the clone. By doing so, methods and systems may determine a difference between the...
US-7,933,841 System and method for providing consumer rewards
An automated consumer rewards/incentive program that accepts a registration of a consumer. The registration entitles the consumer to receive the benefits of the...
US-7,933,825 Method of operating a venture business
A method of operating a venture capital investment business, comprising establishing a business entity; the business entity establishing an investment fund;...
US-7,933,794 Method and system for active monitoring of dependency models
A method and system for ADI (Active Dependency Integration) provides an information and execution model for the description of enterprise systems, solutions and...
US-7,933,693 System and method for harvesting business intelligence from maritime communications
A system for harvesting business intelligence from maritime communications uses AIS signals as the source of information regarding the position and heading of...
US-7,933,453 System and method for capturing and processing business data
A method and a system for interpreting information in a document are provided, with the system receiving an image of a document from a remote source and...
US-7,933,392 Method and system for measuring market-share for an entire telecommunication market
A method for collecting data to measure market-share for a defined telecommunication market. A market of interest is defined and a random panel of numbers is...
US-7,933,390 Region-wide messaging system and methods including validation of transactions
Methods and systems are disclosed that allow for the exchange of voice mail messages between different VMSs of different service providers and/or in different...
US-7,931,806 Wastewater treatment method and apparatus, biosolids-based food additive, and business application
The present invention is directed to processes and business methods and wastewater treatment units for converting the waterborne residuals from wastewater...
US-7,930,735 Service management framework
Articles and associated methods, systems, and computer program products relate to a service framework to register multiple plug-ins on a client and to provide...
US-7,930,731 Methods, systems and program products for creation of multiple views and optimized communications pathways...
Multiple views and optimized communications pathways of personal descriptors are provided over a communications network for a globally accessible contact list...
US-7,930,438 Interrogate processing for complex I/O link
A method for facilitating input/output (I/O) communication for a processing operation is provided. An interrogate command is obtained by an I/O communications...
US-7,930,410 System and method for switching between stateful and stateless communication modes
Methods and systems for specifying the state of an application interface during configuration of the business system are provided. A state controller can manage...
US-7,930,396 System and method of enterprise systems and business impact management
A system architecture and a method for managing using a cellular architecture to allow multi-tier management of events such as the managing of the actual impact...
US-7,930,251 Model driven state management of applications
The subject matter disclosed herein provides methods and apparatus, including computer program products, for model driven state management of applications. In...
US-7,930,197 Personal data mining
Personal data mining mechanisms and methods are employed to identify relevant information that otherwise would likely remain undiscovered. Users supply personal...
US-7,926,101 Method and apparatus for controlling execution of a computer operation
Computer operations whose execution would increase usage costs may require use of authorization and notification to prevent unauthorized execution. The computer...
US-7,926,064 Business transformation logic engine and handlers
A business transformation logic engine for integrating data from a source application to a target application and method thereof are provided. The business...
US-7,926,027 Binding to business objects and web services
A system and method for method facilitating design-time data binding of business object(s) and/or web service(s) is provided. Developer(s) can specify their own...
US-7,925,985 Methods and apparatus for process thumbnail view
The structure and status of a process are displayed jointly. Multiple visualization mechanisms are used to provide the visualization of business process data....
US-7,925,897 System, method and apparatus for controlling the dissemination of digital works
A system, business methodology and apparatus for facilitating controlled dissemination of digital works is disclosed. An audio and video organizer,...
US-7,925,730 Localization for sensor networks
A method and system for sensor network localization including communicating with a plurality of directly neighboring sensor nodes to determine a patch in a...
US-7,925,719 Object oriented based, business class methodology for generating quasi-static web pages at periodic intervals
A method for providing a requestor with access to dynamic data via quasi-static data requests, comprising the steps of defining a web page, the web page...
US-7,925,714 Remote operation program, method and terminal apparatus
A remote-operated unit of a user terminal apparatus remote-operated through network from a remote terminal apparatus of a support staff sends image information...
US-7,925,659 Business process change analysis and test case adaptation based on change detection
Methods and apparatuses enable comparing a current system configuration of a test system with a previous system configuration to determine whether differences...
US-7,925,620 Contact information management
A method, a system, and an apparatus for storing, retrieving, and sharing business or personal contact information on one or more servers on a computer network....
US-7,925,616 Report system and method using context-sensitive prompt objects
A reporting system that incorporates a context sensitive prompt object in a report definition to enable questions to be answered automatically by the reporting...
US-7,925,594 System and method for providing framework for business process improvement
A method for developing a process roadmap for a business system is disclosed. The method includes identifying a business process and determining business goals...
US-7,925,567 System and method for business to investor exchange for raising capital and for creating a secondary market for...
The present invention creates a secondary market in private equities by auctioning venture-backed private equities over the Internet to qualified investors....
US-7,925,557 Cost analysis and reduction tool
Disclosed are systems and related methods for performing cost reduction analyses, and selecting and implementing appropriate cost reduction programs. The...
US-7,925,547 Method of configuring a personalized consumer rating area
A method of configuring a personalized geographical area for a user. An electronic system for providing a geographical-based service (e.g., a business...
US-7,925,517 Entity validation framework
A method is provided for validating one entity, say a business or job applicant, for another entity (the requesting entity), say another business, that includes...
US-7,924,769 Communication apparatus, communication control unit, communication method and computer-readable storage medium
A communication apparatus makes a wireless communication with a communication control unit that is coupled to a network. The communication apparatus includes a...
US-7,921,232 System using internet application for automatically monitoring image-forming device and sharing collected...
A method and system for monitoring, controlling and diagnosing operation of a machine such as a business office machine including a facsimile machine, a copier,...
US-7,921,137 Methods and systems for providing semantic primitives
Methods and systems consistent with certain aspects of the present invention may manage the generation, modification, and publication of documents. In one...
US-7,921,118 Methods and systems for developing market intelligence
Methods and systems are provided for characterizing market distribution for a business having multiple business representatives. The business is considered to...
US-7,921,115 System and method for improving resolution of channel data
Disclosed are methods for processing distribution channel data integrating business information with geographic data to produce integrated data, wherein the...
US-7,921,075 Generic sequencing service for business integration
A computer implemented method, data processing system, and computer program product for providing a generic sequencing service for ordering processing requests...
US-7,921,031 Custom survey generation method and system
A custom survey generation method and system. The system comprises a computing apparatus comprising a list of business processes, reporting outcomes, and groups...
US-7,921,024 IT service management technology enablement
Disclosed are a method and system for transforming organizations from a supply driven to service oriented, demand driven IT organization. The IT Service...
US-7,920,518 System and method for concurrently utilizing multiple system identifiers
System and method for providing access to multiple wireless service providers (WSPs) on a shared network infrastructure. The system includes a plurality of...
US-7,917,754 Method and apparatus for linking businesses to potential customers through a trusted source network
In accordance with one embodiment, a method and apparatus for linking businesses to customers through a trusted source network includes creating and providing an...
US-7,917,719 Portable module interface with timeout prevention by dummy blocks
Methods and systems for working around the timeout limitations of physical interface standards for detachable modules. By use of dummy data blocks to keep the...
US-7,917,457 Knowledge extraction and abstraction
The present disclosure includes a system and method for learning (or discovering and extracting) business knowledge from a collection of source code. The...
US-7,917,407 Computer-implemented system and method for defining architecture of a computer system
A method of determining a computer system is provided. The method comprises categorizing the criticality level of each application based on a business impact...
US-7,917,391 Integrated marketing portal for businesses
A method for creating solicitations based on geolocalization and observation. At remote terminal, a need is identified and a solicitation based on that need is...
US-7,917,383 Method and system for boosting the average revenue per user of products or services
An enhanced business reporting methodology and system architecture provide a way to receive, store, and manipulate customer and revenue data to increase average...
US-7,917,382 Integration of visualizations, reports, and data
A method of graphically displaying the path of a customer traversing a web site and related business data is described. The method includes receiving a user...
US-7,916,900 Identity kit
An improved method of collecting identifying information (such as samples and data) from a subject to facilitate later identification of said subject....
US-7,916,755 Methods and apparatus for selecting digital coding/decoding technology for programming and data delivery
Methods and apparatus for selecting digital coding and/or decoding technology for programming and data delivery over, e.g., a content-based network. In one...
← 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.