Global Patent Index - EP 1122668 A2

EP 1122668 A2 20010808 - Method and system for conducting electronic auctions

Title (en)

Method and system for conducting electronic auctions

Title (de)

Verfahren und System zur elektronischen Auktionsdurchführung

Title (fr)

Procédé et système pour conduire des ventes aux enchères électroniques

Publication

EP 1122668 A2 20010808 (EN)

Application

EP 01111703 A 19990917

Priority

  • EP 99951498 A 19990917
  • US 10114198 P 19980918
  • US 11084698 P 19981204
  • US 25279099 A 19990219

Abstract (en)

A method of controlling automatic bid adjustments in an electronic auction system in the form of a computer network in real time is described. The method comprises setting at least one lot, each lot comprising one or more line items, providing a user interface for setting adjustment rules at a line item level for line item bids, inputting an adjusted bid at a lot level and, in response to the input of said adjusted bid at said lot level, automatically calculating adjusted bids at said line item level in real time in accordance with said adjustment rules. The invention also relates to an electronic auction system in the form of a computer network for performing the method.

IPC 1-7

G06F 17/60

IPC 8 full level

G06Q 30/00 (2012.01)

CPC (source: EP)

G06Q 30/08 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE FR GB

DOCDB simple family (publication)

EP 1122669 A2 20010808; EP 1122669 A3 20010926; EP 1122667 A2 20010808; EP 1122667 A3 20010926; EP 1122668 A2 20010808; EP 1122668 A3 20010926

DOCDB simple family (application)

EP 01111712 A 19990917; EP 01111702 A 19990917; EP 01111703 A 19990917