Global Patent Index - EP 1082689 A1

EP 1082689 A1 2001-03-14 - DIGITAL CASH AND METHOD OF COMMERCE

Title (en)

DIGITAL CASH AND METHOD OF COMMERCE

Title (de)

ELEKTRONISCHE BEZAHLUNG UND GESCHÄFTSVERFAHREN

Title (fr)

PAIEMENT ELECTRONIQUE ET PROCEDE DE COMMERCE ELECTRONIQUE

Publication

EP 1082689 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 99967185 A

Priority

  • US 9928674 W
  • US 12775699 P
  • US 42734999 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO0060512A1] A method of electronic commerce using an optical disc (10) as a medium of exchange. The optical disc (10) is encoded with data representing a monetary value. The monetary value is reduced by an operator involved in an electronic exchange between a buyer (30) and a seller (20). The optical disc (10) may further be encoded with data representing a second monetary value representing a discount or incentive. The optical disc (10) may further include data representing a consumer product such as music or software.

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

G06F 17/60; G06F 17/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

G06F 17/00 (2006.01); G06Q 30/06 (2012.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

G06Q 30/06 (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 0060512 A1 20001012; WO 0060512 A9 20020829; AU 2352000 A 20001023; BR 9911189 A 20050104; CA 2333733 A1 20001012; CN 1304513 A 20010718; EE 200000722 A 20020415; EP 1082689 A1 20010314; EP 1082689 A4 20010905; IL 140050 D0 20020210; IS 5750 A 20001204; JP 2002541562 A 20021203; LT 2000112 A 20010326; LT 4811 B 20010625; LV 12651 A 20010420; LV 12651 B 20010920; NO 20006158 A 20010129; NO 20006158 D0 20001204; PL 344639 A1 20011119; SI 20558 A 20011031; SK 18532000 A3 20011008; TR 200003627 T1 20010723

INPADOC legal status


2002-01-23 [18W] WITHDRAWN

- Date of withdrawal: 20011124

2001-09-05 [A4] SUPPLEMENTARY SEARCH REPORT

- Effective date: 20010720

2001-09-05 [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

2001-04-04 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20010202

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