Global Patent Index - EP 1082673 A1

EP 1082673 A1 2001-03-14 - METHOD FOR PROVIDING INTERNET SERVICE WITH ADVERTISING

Title (en)

METHOD FOR PROVIDING INTERNET SERVICE WITH ADVERTISING

Title (de)

VERFAHREN ZUM VERSORGEN VON INTERNET-DIENSTEN MIT ANZEIGEN

Title (fr)

PROCEDE PERMETTANT D'OFFRIR DES SERVICES INTERNET PAR LE BIAIS DE LA PUBLICITE

Publication

EP 1082673 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 00917716 A

Priority

  • US 0005595 W
  • US 12332399 P

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO0054183A1] A method and system of displaying advertisements (155) while providing an Internet connection (130). The method comprises the steps of establishing a connection between a computer and an Internet Service Provider, framing a tool bar at the top of the screen on a computer monitor, shifting any icons and windows on the display below the tool bar, displaying an advertisement in the tool bar, and maintaining a connection between the computer and the Internet Service Provider for as long as the advertisement is displayed on the monitor. A terminal stay resident program or a ping server (120) monitor whether the advertisement is properly positioned and continuously displayed on the computer monitor. The advertisements are also displayed in a dialing window when using a dial-up networking entry to establish a connection between the computer and the Internet Service Provider.

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

G06F 17/30

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

G06Q 30/00 (2012.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

G06Q 30/02 (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 0054183 A1 20000914; EP 1082673 A1 20010314; EP 1082673 A4 20020320

INPADOC legal status


2002-12-04 [R18D] EP-APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN: (CORRECTION)

- Effective date: 20020426

2002-11-27 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20020905

2002-03-20 [A4] SUPPLEMENTARY SEARCH REPORT

- Effective date: 20020201

2002-03-20 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A4

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

2001-05-02 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20010309

2001-03-14 [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