Patents Assigned to Greetings By Phoneworks
  • Patent number: 5251251
    Abstract: A subscriber's personalized voice message to be played out to a recipient is recorded by a central facility over a telecommunications network. The subscriber selects a prerecorded message from a library of messages, and is assigned an access code associated with both the personalized and prerecorded messages. A greeting card bearing the access code is mailed by the subscriber to the recipient who will call the facility, enter the access code and hear the personalized and subscriber-selected messages played out in succession. The library of messages preferably contains prerecorded voice messages of celebrities or professional celebrity impersonators.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 6, 1991
    Date of Patent: October 5, 1993
    Assignee: Greetings By Phoneworks
    Inventors: Kathryn Barber, Brad Wendkos