Patent Number: 8,719,162

Title: Internet billing method

Abstract: The present disclosure may include, for example, a method for facilitating establishment of a remitting agreement between equipment used by a vendor and equipment used by a provider, enabling, by way of the equipment used by the provider, the equipment used by the vendor to communicate with equipment used by a customer permitting the customer to purchase a product or service of the vendor, and initiating between the equipment used by the provider and the equipment used by the vendor a remittance from an account associated with the vendor of a portion of a transaction amount associated with a purchase transaction made by the equipment used by the customer. Additional embodiments are disclosed.

Inventors: Egendorf; Andrew (Lincoln, MA)

Assignee: AT&T Intellectual Property I, LP

International Classification: G06Q 40/00 (20120101); G06Q 30/04 (20120101); G06Q 20/04 (20120101); G06Q 40/02 (20120101)

Expiration Date: 5/06/12018