Global Patent Index - EP 1242924 A1

EP 1242924 A1 2002-09-25 - AUTOMATED POLLING SYSTEM AND METHOD

Title (en)

AUTOMATED POLLING SYSTEM AND METHOD

Title (de)

AUTOMATISIERTES ABFRAGESYSTEM UND VERFAHREN

Title (fr)

SYSTEME ET PROCEDE DE SONDAGE AUTOMATISE

Publication

EP 1242924 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 00977308 A

Priority

  • AU 0001420 W
  • AU PQ416999 A
  • AU PQ458099 A
  • AU PQ662400 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO0139049A1] A method of automated polling within a computer network, said computer network comprisinga central controller (11) and at least one terminal (2-4, 6-8) adapted for communication with the central controller, the method including the steps of: transmitting from the terminal to the central controller data (65) identifying one or more statements voted for by one or more users; maintaining a database (64) of the statements voted for by users; anddetermining in the central controller the frequency of voting for each statement maintained in the database.

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

G06F 17/40; G07C 13/00

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

EPO simple patent family

WO 0139049 A1 20010531; CA 2392293 A1 20010531; EP 1242924 A1 20020925; EP 1242924 A4 20030402

INPADOC legal status


2009-07-03 [REG HK WD] APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN, DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN, OR REFUSED AFTER PUBLICATION IN HONG KONG

- Document: HK 1050251

2007-08-08 [18D] APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20070213

2006-09-06 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

- Effective date: 20060802

2003-04-02 [A4] DESPATCH OF SUPPLEMENTARY SEARCH REPORT

- Effective date: 20030212

2003-04-02 [RIC1] CLASSIFICATION (CORRECTION)

- IPC: 7G 06F 17/60 A

2002-09-25 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20020624

2002-09-25 [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

2002-09-25 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO:

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