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1. (WO2005033852) SYSTEM AND APPARATUS FOR LINKING MULTIPLE REWARDS PROGRAMS TO PROMOTE THE PURCHASE OF SPECIFIC PRODUCT MIXES
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Pub. No.:    WO/2005/033852    International Application No.:    PCT/US2004/030337
Publication Date: 14.04.2005 International Filing Date: 15.09.2004
IPC:
G06Q 30/00 (2006.01)
Applicants: VISA U. S. A. INC. [US/US]; 123 Mission Street, San Francisco, California 94105 (US) (For All Designated States Except US).
VISA INTERNATIONAL SERVICE ASSOCIATION [US/US]; 900 Metro Center Boulevard, Foster City, California 94404 (US) (For All Designated States Except US).
BORTOLIN, Corinne [US/US]; (US) (For US Only).
NGUYEN, Loc [US/US]; (US) (For US Only)
Inventors: BORTOLIN, Corinne; (US).
NGUYEN, Loc; (US)
Agent: JEWIK, Patrick, R.; Townsend and Townsend and Crew LLP, Two Embarcadero Center, 8th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94111 (US)
Priority Data:
10/676,382 30.09.2003 US
Title (EN) SYSTEM AND APPARATUS FOR LINKING MULTIPLE REWARDS PROGRAMS TO PROMOTE THE PURCHASE OF SPECIFIC PRODUCT MIXES
(FR) SYSTEME ET APPAREIL PERMETTANT D'ASSOCIER PLUSIEURS PROGRAMMES DE RECOMPENSES AUX FINS DE PROMOTION DE L'ACHAT DE MELANGES DE PRODUITS SPECIFIQUES
Abstract: front page image
(EN)A method and system for linking multiple pre-existing reward programs is disclosed. The method includes receiving information about a first pre-existing reward program (10) for a first product, where the first reward program provides for a first reward, and receiving information about a second pre-existing reward program (12) for a second product, wherein the second reward program (12) provides a second reward. A combination reward program is provided (14), and the combination reward program (14) provides a combination reward that is greater than each of the first reward and the second reward.
(FR)L'invention concerne un procédé et un système permettant d'associer plusieurs programmes de récompense existants au préalable. Le procédé consiste à recevoir des informations relatives à un premier programme de récompense existant au préalable pour un premier produit, le premier programme de récompense fournissant une première récompense, et à recevoir des informations relatives à un second programme de récompense existant au préalable pour un second produit, le second programme de récompense fournissant une seconde récompense. L'invention concerne également un programme de récompense combiné fournissant une récompense combinée plus importante que les première et seconde récompenses considérées individuellement.
Designated States: AE, AG, AL, AM, AT, AU, AZ, BA, BB, BG, BR, BW, BY, BZ, CA, CH, CN, CO, CR, CU, CZ, DE, DK, DM, DZ, EC, EE, EG, 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, NA, NI, NO, NZ, OM, PG, PH, PL, PT, RO, RU, SC, SD, SE, SG, SK, SL, SY, TJ, TM, TN, TR, TT, TZ, UA, UG, US, UZ, VC, VN, YU, ZA, ZM, ZW.
African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (BW, GH, GM, KE, LS, MW, MZ, NA, SD, SL, SZ, TZ, UG, ZM, ZW)
Eurasian Patent Organization (AM, AZ, BY, KG, KZ, MD, RU, TJ, TM)
European Patent Office (AT, BE, BG, CH, CY, CZ, DE, DK, EE, ES, FI, FR, GB, GR, HU, IE, IT, LU, MC, NL, PL, PT, RO, SE, SI, SK, TR)
African Intellectual Property Organization (BF, BJ, CF, CG, CI, CM, GA, GN, GQ, GW, ML, MR, NE, SN, TD, TG).
Publication Language: English (EN)
Filing Language: English (EN)