Patent Number: 7,043,489

Title: Litigation-related document repository

Abstract: A litigation-related document repository for management and exchange of documents independent of courts or other tribunals. Users can upload litigation-related documents for on-line case folders in order to exchange documents with other parties to a dispute or other users. The repository maintains the documents in a common format in a structured database and can convert the documents for uploading to the database or downloading to user machines. It can also provide various services such as searching for documents and managing case folders. Users can select various fee-based approaches for access to the repository, including paying time-based fees, session-based fees, or agreeing to receive on-line advertisements in exchange for access.

Inventors: Kelley; Hubert C. (Arlington, VA)


International Classification: G06F 17/30 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/09/02018