Mobile Coupon Method And Portable Consumer Device For Utilizing Same

  • Published: Jul 10, 2008
  • Earliest Priority: Dec 26 2006
  • Family: 12
  • Cited Works: 1
  • Cited by: 21
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Embodiments of the present invention relate to systems and methods involving mobile coupons. In one embodiment, an indication of a prior purchase transaction over a payment processing network, serves as a trigger to generate and disseminate a mobile coupon for a subsequent transaction. By generating and promulgating the coupon within a limited time of the first transaction, the recipient is disposed to be receptive based upon his or her current shopping status and also possibly geographic location. According to another embodiment, information from a mobile coupon may be presented from the consumer to a merchant in a contactless manner, utilizing an antenna of a portable device operated by a consumer. Coupon information may be communicated to the merchant with the payment information, or prior to or subsequent to transmission of the payment information to the merchant.

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  • Publication: Jul 10, 2008
  • Application: Dec 21, 2007
    WO US 2007/0088659 W
  • Priority: Dec 19, 2007
    US US 96016207 A
  • Priority: Dec 26, 2006
    US US 87189806 P

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