Global Patent Index - EP 1064612 A1

EP 1064612 A1 2001-01-03 - A SERVICE ACCESS METHOD AND INTERFACE

Title (en)

A SERVICE ACCESS METHOD AND INTERFACE

Title (de)

SERVICEZUGRIFFSVERFAHREN UND INTERFACE

Title (fr)

PROCEDE ET INTERFACE D'ACCES A UN SERVICE

Publication

EP 1064612 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 99936135 A

Priority

  • AU 9900120 W
  • AU PP205898 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9944161A1] A method of providing access to a service including disclosing a unique access code provided with a product, the access code providing access to the service for a predetermined period of time. A service access interface which allows access to a service for a predetermined period of time on entry of a unique access code provided with a product. A process of attaching a unique access code to a product, including deriving the unique access code from a number for the product, and adding the access code to the product, such that the access code can only be obtained on using or purchasing the product, the access code providing access to a service for a predetermined period of time. The product may be a manufactured good, such as a soft drink, or that delivered by a service provider, such as a television program. The service to which access is given may be an Internet video game service.

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

G06F 17/60

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

G06F 21/31 (2013.01); G06Q 30/00 (2012.01); G06F 1/00 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

G06Q 30/06 (2013.01); G06F 21/31 (2013.01); G06F 2221/2137 (2013.01)

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 9944161 A1 19990902; AU PP205898 D0 19980326; CA 2321522 A1 19990902; EP 1064612 A1 20010103; EP 1064612 A4 20030813; ID 27180 A 20010308; JP 2002505486 A 20020219

INPADOC legal status


2005-03-09 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20040831

2003-08-13 [A4] SUPPLEMENTARY SEARCH REPORT

- Effective date: 20030627

2003-05-21 [RIC1] CLASSIFICATION (CORRECTION)

- IPC: 7G 06F 17/60 A

2003-05-21 [RIC1] CLASSIFICATION (CORRECTION)

- IPC: 7A 63F 3/08 B

2003-05-21 [RIC1] CLASSIFICATION (CORRECTION)

- IPC: 7G 07F 17/32 B

2001-01-03 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20000918

2001-01-03 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

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