Patent Number: 7,042,865

Title: Automated IP multicast filtering

Abstract: A method and system of selective data transmission is disclosed. A plurality of data packets are transmitted wherein at least a portion of the data packets have one or more predetermined identifiers. The data packets having the predetermined identifier are selected and forwarded to a desired recipient.

Inventors: Meier; Robert C. (Cuyahoga Falls, OH), Griswold; Victor J. (North Canton, OH), Wu; Liwen (San Jose, CA)

Assignee: Cisco Technology, Inc.

International Classification: H04Q 7/24 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/09/02018