Pre-Grant Publication Number: 20070136608
Filing Date: December 06, 2020
Inventors: Darko Kirovski, Kamal Jain
Assignee(s): Microsoft Corporation
Current U.S. Classification: 713, 713/193000
View Prior Art for Claim 00007
The method as recited in Claim 1, wherein the off-line transaction comprises at least part of a transaction selected from the group of transactions consisting of: a coupon redemption transaction, a gift certificate transaction, a rewards program transaction, a multi-tier sales transaction, a script transaction, a bartering transaction, a loan payback transaction, a cross-licensing transaction, a sales promotion transaction, a loss-leader transaction, a charitable fundraising transaction, a market-basket transaction, a subscription transaction, an auction transaction, a trade-for-fee transaction, a multi-party transaction, and a multi-item discount transaction.
Submitted by: Fabian FagerholmLast updated: over 3 years ago
Patent/Application # 6594692
This patent describes a method for electronic commerce, similar in many respects to the application under consideration. In particular it includes an Internet charging mechanism. It is more specific in description in many aspects, than the application under consideration.
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