(12) International Application Status Report

Received at International Bureau: 01 August 2007 (01.08.2007)

Information valid as of: Not available

Report generated on: 16 January 2021 (16.01.2021)

(10) Publication number: (43) Publication date: (26) Publication language:
WO 2007/14706621 December 2007 (21.12.2007) English (EN)

(21) Application number: (22) Filing date: (25) Filing language:
PCT/US2007/07123814 June 2007 (14.06.2007) English (EN)

(31) Priority number(s): (32) Priority date(s): (33) Priority status:
11/454,223 (US)16 June 2006 (16.06.2006) Priority document received (in compliance with PCT Rule 17.1)

(51) International Patent Classification:
G06F 17/30 (2006.01)

(71) Applicant(s):
CPI CORP. [US/US]; 1706 Washington Avenue St. Louis, MO 63103 (US) (for all designated states except US)
CATALDO, Renato [US/US]; 1816 Woodmark Road St. Louis, MO 63131 (US) (for US only)

(72) Inventor(s):
CATALDO, Renato; 1816 Woodmark Road St. Louis, MO 63131 (US)

(74) Agent(s):
SMITH, Clyde, L.; Thompson Coburn LLP One US Bank Plaza St. Louis, MO 63101 (US)

(54) Title (EN): METHODS OF REMOTELY PRESENTING AND SELLING VISUAL MEDIA TO A PERSON DURING AN ORAL COMMUNICATION SESSION WITH SUCH PERSON
(54) Title (FR): PROCÉDÉS DE PRÉSENTATION ET DE VENTE À DISTANCE DE SUPPORTS VISUELS À UNE PERSONNE PENDANT UNE SESSION DE COMMUNICATION ORALE AVEC LA PERSONNE

(57) Abstract:
(EN): A method of remotely presenting and selling visual media to a customer comprises steps of participating in a remote oral communication session with the customer and altering at least a portion of what the customer is able to view on a visual display device during the oral communication session. The visual media preferably comprises images of persons or pets that are familiar to the customer.
(FR): L'invention concerne un procédé consistant à présenter et à vendre à distance des supports visuels à un client comprenant les étapes consistant à participer à une session de communication orale à distance avec le client et à modifier au moins une partie de ce que le client peut voir sur un dispositif d'affichage visuel pendant la session de communication orale. Les supports visuels comprennent, de préférence, des images de personnes ou d'animaux domestiques qui sont familiers au client.

International search report:
Received at International Bureau: 28 January 2008 (28.01.2008) [US]

International Report on Patentability (IPRP) Chapter II of the PCT:
Not available

(81) Designated States:
AE, AG, AL, AM, AT, AU, AZ, BA, BB, BG, BH, BR, BW, BY, BZ, CA, CH, CN, CO, CR, CU, CZ, DE, DK, DM, DO, DZ, EC, EE, EG, ES, FI, GB, GD, GE, GH, GM, GT, HN, HR, HU, ID, IL, IN, IS, JP, KE, KG, KM, KN, KP, KR, KZ, LA, LC, LK, LR, LS, LT, LU, LY, MA, MD, ME, MG, MK, MN, MW, MX, MY, MZ, NA, NG, NI, NO, NZ, OM, PG, PH, PL, PT, RO, RS, RU, SC, SD, SE, SG, SK, SL, SM, SV, SY, TJ, TM, TN, TR, TT, TZ, UA, UG, US, UZ, VC, VN, ZA, ZM, ZW
European Patent Office (EPO) : AT, BE, BG, CH, CY, CZ, DE, DK, EE, ES, FI, FR, GB, GR, HU, IE, IS, IT, LT, LU, LV, MC, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SE, SI, SK, TR
African Intellectual Property Organization (OAPI) : BF, BJ, CF, CG, CI, CM, GA, GN, GQ, GW, ML, MR, NE, SN, TD, TG
African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) : BW, GH, GM, KE, LS, MW, MZ, NA, SD, SL, SZ, TZ, UG, ZM, ZW
Eurasian Patent Organization (EAPO) : AM, AZ, BY, KG, KZ, MD, RU, TJ, TM