Global Patent Index - EP 1242930 A1

EP 1242930 A1 2002-09-25 - ELECTRONIC COMMERCE COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS WITH MULTIPLE USER-DEFINE MARKETPLACES, CONTROLLED PRICING, AND AUTOMATED PURCHASING CAPABILITIES

Title (en)

ELECTRONIC COMMERCE COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS WITH MULTIPLE USER-DEFINE MARKETPLACES, CONTROLLED PRICING, AND AUTOMATED PURCHASING CAPABILITIES

Title (de)

E-COMMERCE-KOMMUNIKATIONSSYSTEME MIT MEHREREN BENUTZERDEFINIERTEN BRANCHEN, PREISKONTROLLE UND MÖGLICHKEITEN ZUM AUTOMATISCHEN EINKAUF

Title (fr)

SYSTEMES DE COMMUNICATION POUR COMMERCE ELECTRONIQUE A MARCHES MULTIPLES DEFINIS PAR LES UTILISATEURS, A PRIX REGLEMENTES, ET A CAPACITES D'ACHATS AUTOMATISES

Publication

EP 1242930 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 00945337 A

Priority

  • US 0018943 W
  • US 38874799 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO0116826A1] A system and method for facilitating communication between a plurality of buyers (10) a plurality of suppliers (12) is provided. The communication system provides for coordinated message and response tracking within an electronic marketplace environment. Members of an electronic community, buyers (10) and suppliers (12), may submit information to a central database (16) maintained by a service provider (14). Such information may comprise company profile and product information. A marketplace administrator may browse the database (16) and assemble a list of suppliers (12) and buyers (10) who will receive an invitation for membership in a private or public marketplace. A broadcast message (68) and various response (78) tracking objects are assembled into a single marketplace object. The marketplace object serves as a mobile repository for all commercial interaction in furtherance of completing a purchase transaction between the buyers (10) and suppliers (12). Suppliers (12) who accept the marketplace membership invitation are allowed to attach some or all of their product information to the marketplace object.

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 30/06 (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 0116826 A1 20010308; WO 0116826 A8 20020926; AU 5930000 A 20010326; CA 2382948 A1 20010308; EP 1242930 A1 20020925; EP 1242930 A4 20030806

INPADOC legal status


2004-04-07 [18D] APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20030826

2003-08-06 [A4] DESPATCH OF SUPPLEMENTARY SEARCH REPORT

- Effective date: 20030623

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

- Effective date: 20020322

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 PT SE

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

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