Global Patent Index - EP 1019858 A1

EP 1019858 A1 2000-07-19 - NETWORK CONTACT TRACKING SYSTEM

Title (en)

NETWORK CONTACT TRACKING SYSTEM

Title (de)

SYSTEM ZUM FOLGEN VON NETZWERKKONTAKTEN

Title (fr)

SYSTEME DE SUIVI DE CONTACTS RESEAU

Publication

EP 1019858 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 99905598 A

Priority

  • US 9902155 W
  • US 9565298 P

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO0008583A1] In the present invention a method and apparatus is provided for information gathering and dissemination on a computer network, such as the Internet or a private network. Information dissemination is based on a profile of information compiled on a client accessing the network. The profile is referenced to create customized communications. The communication may be transmitted via standard web and e-mail interfaces, fax, conventional mail, or voice mail. The invention is particularly useful in gathering sales and marketing data from a web site visitor's browsing behavior or purchasing behavior and from user provided input. As a user's behavior is recorded, the invention also allow for customized messages to be selected and displayed on the web site in response to such behavior. Dynamic and unattended customization of web pages, e-mail or other messages (i.e., by varying the content thereof) is possible. The invention has application a wide range of contexts including business, scholastic and professional (e.g. medicine) environments where customized interactive information exchange with an individual user is desired.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

G06F 17/60

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

G06F 9/50 (2006.01); G06F 13/00 (2006.01); G06Q 10/00 (2012.01); G06Q 30/00 (2012.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

G06Q 30/02 (2013.01); G06Q 10/107 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 0008583A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

EPO simple patent family

WO 0008583 A1 20000217; AU 2490999 A 20000228; AU 2572699 A 20000228; CA 2306175 A1 20000217; EP 1019858 A1 20000719; JP 2002522829 A 20020723; WO 0008823 A1 20000217

INPADOC legal status


2003-05-07 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Ref Legal Event Code: 18D

- Effective date: 20020829

2000-07-19 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Ref Legal Event Code: 17P

- Effective date: 20000503

2000-07-19 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Ref Legal Event Code: AK

- Designated State(s): AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE