08068588 is referenced by 7 patents and cites 38 patents.

The claimed subject matter provides a system and/or a method that facilitates managing an incoming data communication in connection with unified communications. A unified communications component can employ unified communications for a data communication with at least the following data communication modes: an email data communication mode, a voice data communication mode, and a voicemail data communication mode. A unified rules component can automatically redirect the data communication to a delegate for receipt based upon a universal rule, the universal rule is uniformly applicable to at least two of the email data communication mode, the voice data communication mode, or the voicemail data communication mode.

Title
Unified rules for voice and messaging
Application Number
11/768439
Publication Number
8068588 (B2)
Application Date
June 26, 2007
Publication Date
November 29, 2011
Inventor
Eran Shtiegman
Redmond
WA, US
Rajesh Ramanathan
Redmond
WA, US
Assignee
Microsoft Corporation
WA, US
IPC
H04M 1/64
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