07590696 is referenced by 91 patents and cites 288 patents.

A graphical user interface on a display device of a computer enables communications using a computer service. The graphical user interface includes a list of potential message recipients selected by a user as significant to the user. The graphical user interface also includes a mobile device identifier associated with one or more of the listed potential message recipients and a user account identifier associated with one or more of the listed potential message recipients. At least one of the listed potential recipients includes a mobile device identifier as the only available conduit for data delivery to the potential message recipient using the computer service.

Title
Enhanced buddy list using mobile device identifiers
Application Number
10/895421
Publication Number
7590696 (B1)
Application Date
July 21, 2004
Publication Date
September 15, 2009
Inventor
Keith C Hullfish
Snohomish
WA, US
Barbara McNally
Leesburg
VA, US
Xiaoyan Yin
Fairfax Station
VA, US
Alan Keister
Oakton
VA, US
Andrew L Wick
McLean
VA, US
Barry Appelman
McLean
VA, US
Raine Bergstrom
Shoreline
WA, US
James A Odell
Potomac Falls
VA, US
Agent
Fish & Richardson P C
Assignee
AOL
VA, US
IPC
G06F 15/16
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