Global Patent Index - EP 1266482 A1

EP 1266482 A1 2002-12-18 - DIGITAL CONTRACT

Title (en)

DIGITAL CONTRACT

Title (de)

DIGITALER VERTRAG

Title (fr)

CONTRAT NUMERIQUE

Publication

EP 1266482 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 00914199 A

Priority

FI 0000231 W

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO0171971A1] The invention relates to a method for making and transmitting a digital contract and to a method for receiving a digital contract over a telecommunication network between two parties, said telecommunication network and/or parties comprising at least a transport part and an application part, in which method the contract comprises at least the contracting parties, an object of agreement, a contract overlay to be used and contract data and in which method the contract is approved with a digital signature. In the methods of the invention, the information transmitted between the application part and the transport part comprises only the receiver or sender data, the contract data and the object of agreement. In the methods, only the most essential part of the contract is transmitted between the sender and the receiver, yet without compromising in any way on data security or legitimacy of the contract.

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

H04L 9/32

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

H04L 9/32 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

H04L 9/321 (2013.01); H04L 9/3249 (2013.01); H04L 2209/80 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 0171971A1

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 0171971 A1 20010927; AU 3560300 A 20011003; EP 1266482 A1 20021218

INPADOC legal status


2005-04-06 [18D] APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20041001

2002-12-18 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20020917

2002-12-18 [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

2002-12-18 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO:

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