Patent Number: 7,613,637

Title: Participant node for a searchable distributed information network

Abstract: Described herein is a system for a computer based market for goods, services, or information and any combination thereof with its foundation a multitude of user owned computers and a network of server computers which creates a relationship between the user of the consumer owned computers and the owners or operators of a network of server computers by the users use of application software to provide information regarding goods, services, or information and any combination thereof that the user wishes to market. The software's purpose is to make the user's computer perform as a server computer so that information regarding goods, services, or information and any combination thereof can be made available in the market created by a token description of the good, service, or information and any combination thereof on the network of server computers.

Inventors: Chan; Bill (Los Altos, CA), Shaw; Chong Yea (Fremont, CA)

Assignee: BCKS

International Classification: G06F 17/30 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 1/03/02017