Global patent index - EP 1058887 A2

EP 1058887 A2 2000-12-13 - A PROPRIETARY INFORMATION SYSTEM AND VARIOUS METHODS OF USE CONNECTED THEREWITH

Title (en)

A PROPRIETARY INFORMATION SYSTEM AND VARIOUS METHODS OF USE CONNECTED THEREWITH

Title (de)

PRIVATES INSFORMATIONSSYSTEM UND VERSCHIEDENE GEBRAUCHSVERFAHREN DAFÜR

Title (fr)

SYSTEME D'INFORMATION EXCLUSIF ET DIVERS PROCEDES D'UTILISATION ASSOCIES

Publication

EP 1058887 A2 (EN)

Application

EP 99917407 A

Priority

  • US 9907917 W
  • US 5833898 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9953670A2] Disclosed herein is an information system having a server (12) and a pluralities of terminal units (14). Each of the terminal units (14) and the server (12) include software having a proprietary protocol. The terminal units (14) initiate contact with the server through normal telephone channels such as public switch telephone network. Once contacted the server (12) and terminal units (14) exchange proprietary protocol and establish an on line session. The server (12) obtains the electronic mail for the particular terminal unit (14), downloads the mail to the particular terminal unit (14) and then upload any electronic mail that the terminal unit (14) wants to send. Offline the terminal unit (14) is used to read, create, edit and delete email. The server unit (12) calls external servers for services including electronic mail.

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

G06F 13/00; G06F 15/16

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

H04L 12/58 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

H04L 12/58 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9953670A3

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 9953670 A2 19991021; WO 9953670 A3 20001012; AU 3553999 A 19991101; EP 1058887 A2 20001213

INPADOC legal status

2003-05-14 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Ref Legal Event Code: 18D

- Effective date: 20030331

2001-06-13 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Ref Legal Event Code: 17P

- Effective date: 20010412

2000-12-13 [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