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1. WO2000039721 - APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR A FLEXIBLE-PRODUCT VOUCHER

Publication Number WO/2000/039721
Publication Date 06.07.2000
International Application No. PCT/US1999/023799
International Filing Date 12.10.1999
Chapter 2 Demand Filed 10.07.2000
IPC
G06Q 30/00 2012.01
GPHYSICS
06COMPUTING; CALCULATING OR COUNTING
QDATA PROCESSING SYSTEMS OR METHODS, SPECIALLY ADAPTED FOR ADMINISTRATIVE, COMMERCIAL, FINANCIAL, MANAGERIAL, SUPERVISORY OR FORECASTING PURPOSES; SYSTEMS OR METHODS SPECIALLY ADAPTED FOR ADMINISTRATIVE, COMMERCIAL, FINANCIAL, MANAGERIAL, SUPERVISORY OR FORECASTING PURPOSES, NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
30Commerce, e.g. shopping or e-commerce
G07F 7/02 2006.01
GPHYSICS
07CHECKING-DEVICES
FCOIN-FREED OR LIKE APPARATUS
7Mechanisms actuated by objects other than coins to free or to actuate vending, hiring, coin or paper currency dispensing or refunding apparatus
02by keys or other credit registering devices
G07G 1/00 2006.01
GPHYSICS
07CHECKING-DEVICES
GREGISTERING THE RECEIPT OF CASH, VALUABLES, OR TOKENS
1Cash registers
CPC
G06Q 20/342
GPHYSICS
06COMPUTING; CALCULATING; COUNTING
QDATA PROCESSING SYSTEMS OR METHODS, SPECIALLY ADAPTED FOR ADMINISTRATIVE, COMMERCIAL, FINANCIAL, MANAGERIAL, SUPERVISORY OR FORECASTING PURPOSES; SYSTEMS OR METHODS SPECIALLY ADAPTED FOR ADMINISTRATIVE, COMMERCIAL, FINANCIAL, MANAGERIAL, SUPERVISORY OR FORECASTING PURPOSES, NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
20Payment architectures, schemes or protocols
30characterised by the use of specific devices
34using cards, e.g. integrated circuit [IC] cards or magnetic cards
342Cards defining paid or billed services or quantities
G06Q 30/06
GPHYSICS
06COMPUTING; CALCULATING; COUNTING
QDATA PROCESSING SYSTEMS OR METHODS, SPECIALLY ADAPTED FOR ADMINISTRATIVE, COMMERCIAL, FINANCIAL, MANAGERIAL, SUPERVISORY OR FORECASTING PURPOSES; SYSTEMS OR METHODS SPECIALLY ADAPTED FOR ADMINISTRATIVE, COMMERCIAL, FINANCIAL, MANAGERIAL, SUPERVISORY OR FORECASTING PURPOSES, NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
30Commerce, e.g. shopping or e-commerce
06Buying, selling or leasing transactions
G07F 7/025
GPHYSICS
07CHECKING-DEVICES
FCOIN-FREED OR LIKE APPARATUS
7Mechanisms actuated by objects other than coins to free or to actuate vending, hiring, coin or paper currency dispensing or refunding apparatus
02by keys or other credit registering devices
025by means, e.g. cards, providing billing information at the time of purchase, e.g. identification of seller or purchaser, quantity of goods delivered or to be delivered
G07G 1/0036
GPHYSICS
07CHECKING-DEVICES
GREGISTERING THE RECEIPT OF CASH, VALUABLES, OR TOKENS
1Cash registers
0036Checkout procedures
Applicants
  • WALKER DIGITAL LLC [US/US]; One High Ridge Park Stamford, CT 06905, US (AllExceptUS)
  • WALKER, Jay, S. [US/US]; US (UsOnly)
  • TEDESCO, Daniel, E. [US/US]; US (UsOnly)
Inventors
  • WALKER, Jay, S.; US
  • TEDESCO, Daniel, E.; US
Agents
  • SANTISI, Steven, M. ; Walker Digital Corporation Intellectual Property Dept. One High Ridge Park Stamford, CT 06905, US
Priority Data
09/221,10428.12.1998US
Publication Language English (EN)
Filing Language English (EN)
Designated States
Title
(EN) APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR A FLEXIBLE-PRODUCT VOUCHER
(FR) APPAREIL ET PROCEDE RELATIFS A DES BONS POUR PRODUIT FLEXIBLE
Abstract
(EN)
A flexible product voucher is redeemed by receiving a request for a product, said request including flexible product voucher information and information pertaining to a product within a general product class; determining whether the request satisfies a set of purchase criteria for the requested product; and if the request satisfies a set of purchase criteria for the requested product, then providing the requested product to a customer.
(FR)
L'invention concerne un procédé d'échange de bon pour produit flexible, qui consiste à recevoir une demande de produit, ladite demande comprenant des informations relatives au bon pour produit flexible, ainsi que des informations relatives à un produit appartenant à une catégorie de produit générale ; à déterminer si la demande satisfait un ensemble de critères d'achat pour le produit demandé ; et si ladite demande satisfait un ensemble de critères d'achat pour le produit demandé, à fournir ensuite au client le produit demandé.
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