System and method for network operation

  • US 7,367,044 B2
  • Filed: 06/14/2002
  • Issued: 04/29/2008
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/14/2002
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A method for maintaining contact information for a number of users having accounts on a network, the network comprising a number of client telephones that use stored contact information including telephone numbers for dialing, a server on which the user accounts are hosted, and means permitting data communication between the server and the client telephones, comprising the steps of:

  • maintaining on the server for each user account current contact information for the associated user;

    maintaining on the server a contact list of telephone numbers which that user has selected, which contact list can be accessed and dialed by the client telephone used by that user, andassociating a user account with a new telephone so that the new telephone can dial the contact telephone numbers for that user account.

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