(19) United States
(12) Patent Application Publication (io) Pub. No.: US 2002/0002496 Al
Miller et al. (43) Pub. Date: Jan. 3,2002
(54) SYSTEM, METHOD AND ARTICLE OF
MANUFACTURE FOR ENABLING PRODUCT
SELECTION ACROSS MULTIPLE WEBSITES
(76) Inventors: Michael R. Miller, Coral Springs, FL
(US); Gregory P. Miller, Coral
Springs, FL (US); William H.
Carpenter JR., Severna Park, MD (US)
Anthony R. Barkume, Esq.
Greenberg Traurig, LLP
885 Third Avenue
New York, NY 10022 (US)
(21) Appl. No.: 09/783,744
(22) Filed: Feb. 14, 2001
Related U.S. Application Data
(63) Continuation-in-part of application No. 09/296,479, filed on Apr. 22, 1999.
A system, method and article of manufacture are provided for allowing selection of products while navigating multiple websites. A button is presented on a display screen that is displaying a web page of a first website, where the web page has information about a first product thereon. An identity of the first product is captured upon selection of the button. The button is presented on the display screen upon displaying a web page of a second website, where the web page of the second website has information about a second product thereon. An identity of the second product is captured upon selection of the button. The identities of the products are placed in a list. At least a portion of the list is output.
USER SCANS OR MANUALLY
ENTERS PRODUCT IDENTIFIER INTO
A CLIENT DEVICE
PRODUCT IDENTIFIER RECEIVED
FROM CLIENT DEVICE
SEARCH DATA STORE FOR
PRODUCT INFORMATION RELATED
TO PRODUCT ASSOCIATED WITH
STORE THE PRODUCT INFORMATION ON A DATA SITE 408
ALLOW THE USER TO ACCESS THE
INFORMATION ON THE DATA SITE