Methods and systems for filtering, sorting, and dispatching messages to wired and wireless devices

  • US 7,546,351 B1
  • Filed: 03/15/2007
  • Issued: 06/09/2009
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/17/2000
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A communication server comprising:

  • a. a profile server storing user-specific information for a plurality of users, the user-specific information including for each of at least a subset of the users;

    i. message filter variables;

    ii. a first email address; and

    iii. a second email address;

    b. a message filter coupled to the profile server, the message filter to filter email messages directed to the subset of users by application of the message filter variables;

    c. a mail interface to provide a user interface for each of the subset of users, each user interface presenting a reply button and message headings for ones of the email messages directed to the first and second email addresses of one of the users;

    d. wherein the mail interface, responsive to the one user having initiating a first response to a first of the email messages directed to the first email address of the one user, prepares a first reply message identifying the one user as a sender of the first reply message using the first user email address of the one user; and

    responsive to the one of the users having initiating a second response to a second of the email messages directed to the second email address of the one user, prepares a second reply message identifying the one user as a sender of the second reply message using the second email address of the one user.

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