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US-8,775,389 Implementing continuous control monitoring for audit purposes using a complex event processing environment
A method of providing True Continuous Control Monitoring (CCM) of business processes for audit purposes is provided herein. The method includes the following...
US-8,775,317 Copyright detection and protection system and method
A method for detecting against unauthorized transmission of digital works comprises the steps of maintaining a registry of information permitting identification...
US-8,775,286 System and method for management of financial products portfolio using centralized price and performance...
A computer-implemented method controls commercial transactions involving a portfolio of financial products by conducting business operations related to...
US-8,775,272 System and method for enabling marketing channels in an IP marketplace
A comprehensive platform for merchandising intellectual property (IP) and conducting IP transactions is disclosed. A standardized data collection method enables...
US-8,775,270 Method and system for providing online services and software through scratchcards
A method and system provides online software and services via prepaid scratchcards. Users may pay for online software and services with prepaid scratchcards....
US-8,775,269 Method and system for a hand-held device initiated search, purchase and delivery
A system and method for conducting electronic business between buyers and sellers is provided. The system and method disclose a means for at least one buyer to...
US-8,775,246 System and method for enabling channel registration in an IP marketplace
A comprehensive platform for merchandising intellectual property (IP) and conducting IP transactions is disclosed. A standardized data collection method enables...
US-8,775,231 System and method for identifying and presenting business-to-business sales opportunities
The present invention relates to a system and method for efficiently identifying the sales opportunities in a business-to-business market environment. It...
US-8,775,224 Method and apparatus for dynamic specification of a business value by a discovered resource
A method for dynamic specification of a business value by a discovered resource that includes registering or discovering a resource within a business system;...
US-8,775,204 System and method for enabling group channels in an IP marketplace
A comprehensive platform for merchandising intellectual property (IP) and conducting IP transactions is disclosed. A standardized data collection method enables...
US-8,775,194 System, method, and computer program product for context-based business process management
A method, and corresponding hardware and software implementations, including receiving a client login from a client user; loading contextual information...
US-8,774,839 Confirming a venue of user location
Methods and systems that record the location of a user and transmit targeted content to a user based upon their current and past location. A network is...
US-8,774,835 Methods, systems and computer program products for a remote business contact identifier
This disclosure details the implementation of methods, systems and computer program products for remote business contact identification (hereinafter, "RBCI")....
US-8,774,516 Systems, methods and computer program products for determining document validity
In one embodiment, a method includes receiving an image of a document; performing optical character recognition (OCR) on the image; extracting an address of a...
US-8,772,037 Analysis assisting method, analyzer, remote computer, data analyzing method, program, and reagent container
In an analysis system having an analysis apparatus using a reagent container having a memory to store reagent information concerning the reagent in the reagent...
US-D708,628 Display screen of a communications device with graphical user interface
US-D708,627 Display screen of a communications device with graphical user interface
US-D708,626 Display screen of a communications device with graphical user interface
US-D708,625 Display screen of a communications device with graphical user interface
US-RE45,007 Efficient work flow system and method for processing taxpayer source documents
A method for processing taxpayer source documents is disclosed. The method may include receiving proforma data and an electronic image of a taxpayer source...
US-8,769,622 Authentication and authorization methods for cloud computing security
An authentication and authorization plug-in model for a cloud computing environment enables cloud customers to retain control over their enterprise information...
US-8,769,546 Busy-wait time for threads
Method to selectively assign a reduced busy-wait time to threads is described. The method comprises determining whether at least one thread is spinning on a...
US-8,769,545 Server pool management method
Standby computers are dynamically divided into groups according to the difference between the software thereof and the software required of a business system....
US-8,769,538 Business event processing
Techniques for business event processing are presented. Methods and apparatuses disclosed herein may operate to receiving a request to perform an operation on a...
US-8,769,174 Method of balancing workloads in object storage system
The storage system exports logical storage volumes that are provisioned as storage objects. These storage objects are accessed on demand by connected computer...
US-8,769,086 Component independent process integration message monitoring
The present disclosure involves systems, software, and computer implemented methods for centralized monitoring of business processes. One process includes...
US-8,768,983 Dynamic configuration of multiple sources and source types in a business process
A computer implemented method, data processing system, computer usable program code, and apparatus are provided for dynamically configuring a document sharing...
US-8,768,912 System and method for geographically organizing and classifying businesses on the world-wide web
A method and search engine for classifying a source publishing a document on a portion of a network, includes steps of electronically receiving a document,...
US-8,768,899 Compression of tables based on occurrence of values
Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, for compression of tables based on occurrence of values. In general, a number representing an amount...
US-8,768,887 Generating and binding notes to business objects
A system and method for creating notes for business object instances are described. In various embodiments, a system includes modules to receive note data and...
US-8,768,827 System and method for optimizing loan modifications
A computer system for managing defaults that includes a loan investor platform associated with a loan servicer platform. The loan investor platform provides a...
US-8,768,762 System and method for targeting customers who invite other customers to a business
A system and method is disclosed for rewarding subscribed users who invite other users to a business establishment. On receiving an indication that a subscribed...
US-8,768,751 Enterprise gamification system for awarding employee performance
Methods, computer-readable media, and systems for gathering gamification data from business applications. Common gamification data that describes a user that...
US-8,768,735 Automated service fees assessment methods and system
A computer travel system and methods for assessing travel service fees are described. System of the invention communicates, on one end, with a travel agent from...
US-8,768,656 Process for evaluating candidate designs based upon constraints
The invention is a method and apparatus for automatically generating an optimal configuration of a product, using logic implemented on a digital computer...
US-8,768,379 Systems and methods to recommend businesses to a user of a wireless device based on a location history...
In general, the invention relates to methods and systems that record the location of a user and determine the corresponding physical named location (e.g....
US-8,768,346 Mobile phone and network connecting method and apparatus thereof
A mobile terminal as well as a network connecting method and a network connecting apparatus thereof are disclosed in the present disclosure. The network...
US-8,767,766 Deterministic back-off method and apparatus for peer-to-peer communications
A method and apparatus are described including identifying a channel that a decentralized network is using for communications and identifying a station that is...
US-8,764,493 Integrated connector apparatus and methods
An electrical connector mountable on a printed circuit board. In one embodiment, the electrical connector comprises an insulative housing comprising one or more...
US-8,764,138 Combination printer and its paper
A computer network system and method for printing purchase transaction receipts includes a novel printer physical structure, data structure, and control logic...
US-8,762,934 Method of extensible business object modeling and generation of system artifacts from the models
A method for defining XML-based models of logical type hierarchies, business objects and sub-objects, business object operations, enumerations and reusable...
US-8,762,488 Client-selected network services
A system and a method are disclosed for authenticating a user request to determine whether to optimize content requested by the user based on a user profile, a...
US-8,762,324 Multi-dimensional query expansion employing semantics and usage statistics
Embodiments relate to systems and methods employing personalized query expansion to suggest measures and dimensions allowing iterative building of consistent...
US-8,762,289 Method, apparatus, and computer readable storage for training human searchers
A method for enhancing search skills of human searchers in an information search system. The invention allows human searchers to be trained when they are not...
US-8,762,265 Method for collecting and disbursing electronic gratuities
The present invention relates to systems and methods for collecting and disbursing electronic gratuities. According to one embodiment, a device for submitting...
US-8,762,233 Single or multi-company business accounting system and method for same including account number maintenance
A computer implemented method for account number maintenance used within a single or multi-company accounting system is provided. The method comprises at a...
US-8,762,221 Implementing auctions on social network platforms
A system platform and associated methods are provided for implementing online reverse auctions in a social network platform (SNP). A fully-automated, live,...
US-8,762,205 Method for delivering businesses enterprises advertising via instant messaging
Exemplary embodiments of the present invention relate to a method for advertising a business enterprise via an instant messaging (IM) environment comprising...
US-8,762,187 Easy process modeling platform
The present disclosure describes methods, systems, and computer program products for generic process modeling. One method includes identifying a business...
US-8,761,372 Telephone channel personalization
The present invention is directed to systems and methods of personalizing a self-service option for customers. Customers are identified at call inception and...
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