Patent Number: 7,784,702

Title: Family code determination using brand and sub-brand

Abstract: Methods, computer program products, systems and data structures for generating a bar code are described. The bar code may include a first bar code and a second bar code. The first bar code includes a first number system character, a GS1 company prefix, a family code, a value code and a check digit, and the second bar code includes a second number system character and an application identifier. The family code of the first bar code, in some implementations, may be generated based on brand and/or sub-brand of associated products.

Inventors: Michels; Jane (Bloomington, IN)


International Classification: G06K 19/06 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/31/12018