Method for presenting related items for auction

  • US 7,529,692 B1
  • Filed: 11/12/2001
  • Issued: 05/05/2009
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/01/2000
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
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1. A method of delivering, in the form of selectable images, a plurality of auction items of a selected seller to a browser of a client computer system, comprising:

  • receiving, at an auxiliary server, a request from a client browser for a main program in response to the client browser obtaining an item document of a particular seller from an auction site and the browser displaying a particular portion of said item document; and

    delivering the main program to the requesting client browser, the main program being configured to receive, from the client browser, information to select the particular seller, and to load and activate one or more modules including a picture displaying module for displaying selectable images, the picture displaying module being configured to obtain a set of selectable images of the selected seller'"'"'s auction items based on the received information that selects the particular seller, to moveably display in the item document on the client browser, a set of selectable images, showing the selected seller'"'"'s auction items, and to receive a user selection of a selectable image being displayed and to redirect the client browser to an auction item document at an auction site associated with the selected image; and

    sending the set of selectable images, based on the received information that selects the particular seller, to the browser.

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