Global Patent Index - EP 1238532 A2

EP 1238532 A2 2002-09-11 - NETWORK-BASED SALES SYSTEM

Title (en)

NETWORK-BASED SALES SYSTEM

Title (de)

NETZWERKBASIERTES VERKAUFSSYSTEM

Title (fr)

SYSTEME DE VENTE PAR L'INTERMEDIAIRE D'UN RESEAU

Publication

EP 1238532 A2 (EN)

Application

EP 00980447 A

Priority

  • US 0031542 W
  • US 44138599 A
  • US 44138699 A
  • US 44138899 A
  • US 44161699 A
  • US 44161799 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO0137539A2] A sales method and related apparatus for operation through a communications network. The method includes presenting items for sales at a first sales interface at a first network address and presenting them for sale at a second sales interface at a second network address. Offers are received for at least some of the items from offerors through the first sales interface, and offers are received for at least some of the items from offerors through the second sales interface. Some of the items are offered to offerors having placed offers through the first sales interface, and some are awarded to offerors having placed offers through the second sales interface.

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

H04N 1/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

G06Q 40/00 (2012.01); H04N 1/00 (2006.01)

IPC 8 main group level (invention and additional information)

H04N (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

G06Q 40/04 (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 TR

EPO simple patent family

WO 0137539 A2 20010525; WO 0137539 A3 20020510; AU 1770601 A 20010530; EP 1238532 A2 20020911; EP 1238532 A4 20030416

INPADOC legal status


2004-03-10 [18D] APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20030517

2003-04-16 [A4] DESPATCH OF SUPPLEMENTARY SEARCH REPORT

- Effective date: 20030226

2003-04-16 [RIC1] CLASSIFICATION (CORRECTION)

- IPC: 7G 06F 17/60 A

2003-04-16 [RIC1] CLASSIFICATION (CORRECTION)

- IPC: 7H 04N 1/00 B

2003-01-29 [RIN1] INVENTOR CHANGED BEFORE GRANT

- Inventor name: RANDALL, SCOTT

2003-01-29 [RIN1] INVENTOR CHANGED BEFORE GRANT

- Inventor name: ACKLEY, MATTHEW

2003-01-29 [RIN1] INVENTOR CHANGED BEFORE GRANT

- Inventor name: JIN, HUA-MING

2003-01-29 [RIN1] INVENTOR CHANGED BEFORE GRANT

- Inventor name: APARO, JOSEPH

2002-09-11 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20020617

2002-09-11 [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

2002-09-11 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO:

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