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1. (WO2002005179) METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR OFFERING PROMOTIONAL INCENTIVES ON THE WORLD-WIDE-WEB
Latest bibliographic data on file with the International Bureau   

Pub. No.:    WO/2002/005179    International Application No.:    PCT/US2001/021229
Publication Date: 17.01.2002 International Filing Date: 05.07.2001
Chapter 2 Demand Filed:    06.02.2002    
IPC:
G07C 15/00 (2006.01), G06Q 30/02 (2012.01)
Applicants: MARS, INCORPORATED [US/US]; 6885 Elm Street McLean, VA 22101-3883 (US) (For All Designated States Except US).
IZZO, Henry, V. [US/US]; (US) (For US Only).
COLLINS, Thomas, M. [US/US]; (US) (For US Only).
WILLCOCKS, Neil, A. [GB/US]; (US) (For US Only).
RABINOVITCH, Kevin, L. [US/US]; (US) (For US Only).
TUTTRUP, Robert, W. [US/US]; (US) (For US Only).
CHIMEL, Mark, J. [US/US]; (US) (For US Only)
Inventors: IZZO, Henry, V.; (US).
COLLINS, Thomas, M.; (US).
WILLCOCKS, Neil, A.; (US).
RABINOVITCH, Kevin, L.; (US).
TUTTRUP, Robert, W.; (US).
CHIMEL, Mark, J.; (US)
Agent: DELUCIA, Frank, A.; Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto 30 Rockefeller Plaza New York, NY 10112-3801 (US).
RAGUSA, Joseph W.; FItzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto 30 Rockefeller Plaza New York, NY 10112-3801 (US)
Priority Data:
60/216,786 07.07.2000 US
09/855,585 16.05.2001 US
Title (EN) METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR OFFERING PROMOTIONAL INCENTIVES ON THE WORLD-WIDE-WEB
(FR) PROCEDE ET APPAREIL PERMETTANT D"OFFRIR DES INCITATIONS PROMOTIONNELLES SUR INTERNET
Abstract: front page image
(EN)A method of administering a promotional contest comprises the steps of: providing to a consumer a product the label of which includes the identification code, enabling the consumer to input the identification code into a prize redemption system (fig 1A, item 2), validating the identification code, and determining whether the code is a winning code that entitles the consumer to receive a prize.
(FR)L"invention concerne un procédé de mise en oeuvre d"un concours promotionnel, qui consiste à fournir à un consommateur un produit dont l"étiquette comprend un code d"identification, ce qui permet au consommateur d"introduire ledit code dans un système d"échange de prix (2) qui valide le code, puis à déterminer si le code est gagnant et permet au consommateur de recevoir un prix.
Designated States: AE, AG, AL, AM, AT, AU, AZ, BA, BB, BG, BR, BY, BZ, CA, CH, CN, CO, CR, CU, CZ, DE, DK, DM, DZ, EE, ES, FI, GB, GD, GE, GH, GM, HR, HU, ID, IL, IN, IS, JP, KE, KG, KP, KR, KZ, LC, LK, LR, LS, LT, LU, LV, MA, MD, MG, MK, MN, MW, MX, MZ, NO, NZ, PL, PT, RO, RU, SD, SE, SG, SI, SK, SL, TJ, TM, TR, TT, TZ, UA, UG, US, UZ, VN, YU, ZA, ZW.
African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (GH, GM, KE, LS, MW, MZ, SD, SL, SZ, TZ, UG, ZW)
Eurasian Patent Organization (AM, AZ, BY, KG, KZ, MD, RU, TJ, TM)
European Patent Office (AT, BE, CH, CY, DE, DK, ES, FI, FR, GB, GR, IE, IT, LU, MC, NL, PT, SE, TR)
African Intellectual Property Organization (BF, BJ, CF, CG, CI, CM, GA, GN, GW, ML, MR, NE, SN, TD, TG).
Publication Language: English (EN)
Filing Language: English (EN)