US 11,057,323 B1
System and method for distributed document upload via electronic mail
Michael Mossoba, Arlington, VA (US); Abdelkader Benkreira, Washington, DC (US); and Joshua Edwards, Philadelphia, PA (US)
Assigned to CAPITAL ONE SERVICES, LLC, McLean, VA (US)
Filed by Capital One Services, LLC, McLean, VA (US)
Filed on Mar. 20, 2020, as Appl. No. 16/825,618.
Application 16/825,618 is a continuation of application No. 16/717,201, filed on Dec. 17, 2019, granted, now 10,637,810.
This patent is subject to a terminal disclaimer.
Int. Cl. G06F 15/16 (2006.01); H04L 12/58 (2006.01); G06F 16/176 (2019.01); G06K 9/00 (2006.01); G06F 40/30 (2020.01)
CPC H04L 51/08 (2013.01) [G06F 16/176 (2019.01); G06F 40/30 (2020.01); G06K 9/00442 (2013.01); H04L 51/12 (2013.01)] 20 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A method for distributed upload of documents, the method comprising:
assigning an upload email address to a user,
associating the upload email address with a searchable document database;
establishing sender acceptance criteria for the upload email address;
receiving, from an email sender via the network, an email addressed to the upload email address, the email having a sender email address;
determining whether the received email meets sender acceptance criteria;
responsive to a determination that the email meets sender acceptance criteria, creating an email content document from content of the email,
storing, in the searchable database, at least one of the set consisting of
the email content document and
one or more documents attached to the email.