Global Patent Index - EP 1236152 A2

EP 1236152 A2 2002-09-04 - DECISION MANAGEMENT IN A MERGER AND ACQUISITION ENVIRONMENT

Title (en)

DECISION MANAGEMENT IN A MERGER AND ACQUISITION ENVIRONMENT

Title (de)

ENTSCHEIDUNGSMANAGEMENT IM UMFELD VON UNTERNEHMENS-ZUSAMMENSCHLÜSSEN UND -KÄUFEN

Title (fr)

GESTION DE DECISIONS DANS UN ENVIRONNEMENT DE REGROUPEMENT D'ENTREPRISES ET PROCEDE CORRESPONDANT

Publication

EP 1236152 A2 (EN)

Application

EP 00980773 A

Priority

  • US 0032278 W
  • US 44861899 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO0139027A2] A system, method and article of manufacture are provided for decision management during the execution of a process. A plurality of users are allowed to input decisions as they are made with respect to a process. The decisions are stored in a database via a network. The decisions are listed in an interface in real-time via the network. The users are allowed to create a plurality of items relating to the process which are also stored in the database via the network. The users are allowed to retrieve the items from the database via the network. Information relating to the process is communicated among the users via a bulletin board accessible via the network. As an option, requests for increasing a scope of the process may also be received and stored.

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

G06F 17/60

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

G06Q 30/00 (2012.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

G06Q 30/02 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 0139027A3

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE TR

EPO simple patent family

WO 0139027 A2 20010531; WO 0139027 A3 20011206; WO 0139027 A9 20020530; AU 1799301 A 20010604; EP 1236152 A2 20020904

INPADOC legal status


2011-11-02 [18R] REFUSED

- Effective date: 20110630

2011-06-30 [REG DE R003] REFUSAL DECISION NOW FINAL

2011-04-20 [RAP1] TRANSFER OF RIGHTS OF AN APPLICATION

- Owner name: ACCENTURE GLOBAL SERVICES LIMITED

2010-11-17 [RAP1] TRANSFER OF RIGHTS OF AN APPLICATION

- Owner name: ACCENTURE GLOBAL SERVICES GMBH

2006-11-15 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

- Effective date: 20061016

2003-03-05 [RIN1] INVENTOR CHANGED BEFORE GRANT

- Inventor name: MARPE, JAMES, S.

2003-03-05 [RIN1] INVENTOR CHANGED BEFORE GRANT

- Inventor name: COYLE, DAVID, W.

2003-03-05 [RIN1] INVENTOR CHANGED BEFORE GRANT

- Inventor name: KIENE, BRUCE, P.

2003-03-05 [RIN1] INVENTOR CHANGED BEFORE GRANT

- Inventor name: CHESTNUT, GREGORY, P.

2003-03-05 [RIN1] INVENTOR CHANGED BEFORE GRANT

- Inventor name: DUROCHER, JOHN, F.

2003-03-05 [RIN1] INVENTOR CHANGED BEFORE GRANT

- Inventor name: ADLER, SCOTT R.

2003-03-05 [RIN1] INVENTOR CHANGED BEFORE GRANT

- Inventor name: FARNER, LAURA, L.

2003-03-05 [RIN1] INVENTOR CHANGED BEFORE GRANT

- Inventor name: PEPPER, ROBIN

2003-03-05 [RIN1] INVENTOR CHANGED BEFORE GRANT

- Inventor name: KIM, ROBERT

2003-03-05 [RIN1] INVENTOR CHANGED BEFORE GRANT

- Inventor name: YAMMINE, PASCAL, R.

2003-03-05 [RIN1] INVENTOR CHANGED BEFORE GRANT

- Inventor name: DANGEL, COLIN, K.

2002-10-02 [RAP1] TRANSFER OF RIGHTS OF AN APPLICATION

- Owner name: ACCENTURE LLP

2002-09-04 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20020624

2002-09-04 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A2

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

2002-09-04 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO:

- Free text: AL;LT;LV;MK;RO;SI