World Intellectual Property Organization (a division of the United Nations)
International patent application publication date: July 1, 2010


Latest bibliographic data on file with the International Bureau:

Pub. No.: WO/2010/075435 International Application No.: PCT/US2009/069276
Publication Date: 01.07.2010 International Filing Date: 22.12.2009
IPC: G06Q 50/00 (2006.01), G06Q 10/00 (2006.01), G06Q 40/00 (2006.01)
Applicants: CRYSTAL WORLD HOLDINGS, INC. [US/US]; 1701 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Suite 300 Washington, DC 20006 (US) (All Except US).
RABALAIS, Christopher, Paul [US/US]; (US) (US Only).
BROWN-HRUSKA, Sharon, Joy [US/US]; (US) (US Only).
OZGIT, Emin, Alper [tr/US]; (US) (US Only).
GUTH, Louis [US/US]; (US) (US Only).
DURAN, JR., Carlos, Miguel [US/CR]; (CR) (US Only).
Inventors: RABALAIS, Christopher, Paul; (US).
BROWN-HRUSKA, Sharon, Joy; (US).
OZGIT, Emin, Alper; (US).
GUTH, Louis; (US).
DURAN, JR., Carlos, Miguel; (CR).
Agent: SHARIFI, Pejman; Winston & Strawn LLP Patent Department 1700 K Street, N.W. Washington, DC 20006-3817 (US) .
Priority Data:
61/139,809 22.12.2008 US
Abstract: This invention provides risk management systems and methods for enterprises associated with a wide variety of sports activities, e.g., sports having individual athlete participants as well as sports having team participants; sports activities having regional, national, or international scope; professional and non-professional sports activities; and so forth. In preferred embodiments, the systems and methods of this invention derive models of the economic values and of associated economic risks of particular sports activities and provide indices reflecting model computations. In further preferred embodiments, the system and method of this invention provide financial instruments having values that derive from one of the provided indices, index computing systems, and exchange or trading platform systems by which such derivative contacts can be valued and traded.
Designated States: AE, AG, AL, AM, AO, AT, AU, AZ, BA, BB, BG, BH, BR, BW, BY, BZ, CA, CH, CL, CN, CO, CR, CU, CZ, DE, DK, DM, DO, DZ, EC, EE, EG, ES, FI, GB, GD, GE, GH, GM, GT, HN, HR, HU, ID, IL, IN, IS, JP, KE, KG, KM, KN, KP, KR, KZ, LA, LC, LK, LR, LS, LT, LU, LY, MA, MD, ME, MG, MK, MN, MW, MX, MY, MZ, NA, NG, NI, NO, NZ, OM, PE, PG, PH, PL, PT, RO, RS, RU, SC, SD, SE, SG, SK, SL, SM, ST, SV, SY, TJ, TM, TN, TR, TT, TZ, UA, UG, US, UZ, VC, VN, ZA, ZM, ZW.
African Regional Intellectual Property Org. (ARIPO) (BW, GH, GM, KE, LS, MW, MZ, NA, SD, SL, SZ, TZ, UG, ZM, ZW)
Eurasian Patent Organization (EAPO) (AM, AZ, BY, KG, KZ, MD, RU, TJ, TM)
European Patent Office (EPO) (AT, BE, BG, CH, CY, CZ, DE, DK, EE, ES, FI, FR, GB, GR, HR, HU, IE, IS, IT, LT, LU, LV, MC, MK, MT, NL, NO, PL, PT, RO, SE, SI, SK, SM, TR)
African Intellectual Property Organization (OAPI) (BF, BJ, CF, CG, CI, CM, GA, GN, GQ, GW, ML, MR, NE, SN, TD, TG).

Publication Language: English (EN)
Filing Language: English (EN)