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Attorney Docket No.: 1400-1072PC1 
Client Reference Number: 10072-US-PCT1 

LISTING OF THE CLAIMS 

Claims 1-62. (Cancelled) 

63. (Currently Amended) A method of redirecting data messages 
from between a messaging host system tro and a wireless mobile 
communication device, comprising the steps of : 

receiving a data message at the messaging host system for a 
user , wherein the data message is received from a sender and 
addressed to a first address of the user associated with the 
messaging host system stores the data message in a first message 
store associated with a user of the wireless mobile communication 
devxce ; 

detecting the data message at the messaging host system; 

forwarding a copy of the data message from the messaging host 
system to a wireless redirector host system via a wide area network 
connection between the messaging host system and the wireless 
redirector host system; 

processing the copy of the data message to add a second 
address that is associated with the user's wireless mobile 
communication device; 



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storing the data message in a second message store associated 
with the user of the wireless mobile communication device at the 
wireless redirector host system; 

determining whether the co py of the data message stored in the 
second — message — store should be redirected from the wireless 
redirector host system to the wireless mobile communication device; 

if the data message should be redirected, then preparing the 
data message for redirection and transmitting [ [a] ] the copy of the 
data message from the wireless redirector host system to the 
wireless mobile communication device using the second address 
associated with the wireless mobile communication device via a 
wireless transmission network; 

receiving a reply message from the wireless mobile 
communication device responsive to the data message; and 

causing the reply message to be transmitted to the sender of 
the data message wherein the user's first address is configured as 
the reply message's originating address . 



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64. (Currently Amended) The method of claim 63, further 
comprising storing the data message in a first data store 
associated with the messaging host system wherein the data message 
is an e-mail message and the first data store is an e-mail inbox 
associated with an electronic mail system . 

65. (Previously Presented) The method of claim 63, wherein 
the detecting step includes the steps of: 

determining whether a data message has been received at the 
messaging host system for a particular user of a wireless mobile 
communication device; and 

checking a forwarding file coupled to the messaging host 
system to determine whether the particular user's data messages 
should be forwarded to the wireless redirector host system. 

66. (Previously Presented) The method of claim 65, wherein 
the forwarding file includes a list of network addresses associated 
with the wide area network connection where the user's data 
messages should be forwarded by the messaging host system. 

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67. (Previously Presented) The method of claim 63, further 
comprising the steps of: 

configuring a set of filtering rules for use by the wireless 
redirector host system in determining whether the data message 
should be redirected to the user's wireless mobile communication 
device; and 

providing an access mechanism that allows the user to remotely 
configure and reconfigure the filtering rules by connecting to the 
wireless redirector host system from a remote terminal. 

68. (Previously Presented) The method of claim 63, further 
comprising the steps of: 

configuring a user profile database for use by the wireless 
redirector host system in determining whether the data message 
should be redirected to the user's wireless mobile communication 
device; and 

providing an access mechanism that allows a system 
administrator of the messaging host system to remotely configure 
and reconfigure the user profile database by connecting to the 
wireless redirector host system from a remote terminal. 

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Claims 69-74. (Cancelled) 

75. (Previously Presented) The method of claim 63, further 
comprising the step of: 

transmitting a deactivation message associated with the user 
of the wireless mobile communication device to the wireless 
redirector host system; and 

upon receiving the deactivation message, prohibiting the 
redirection of data messages for the user sending the deactivation 
message . 

76. (Previously Presented) The method of claim 63, wherein 
the determining step includes the steps of: 

accessing a user profile database including a list of 
authorized users; and 

checking whether the user associated with the data message is 
an authorized user to determine whether the data message should be 
redirected to the user's wireless mobile communication device. 



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77. (Previously Presented) The method of claim 63, wherein 
the determining step includes the steps of: 

accessing a filter rules database including a list of filters 
to be applied to data messages for a particular user; and 

applying the filters to the data message to determine whether 
the data message should be redirected to the user's wireless mobile 
communication device. 

Claim 78. (Cancelled) 

79. (Previously Presented) The method of claim 63, wherein 
the user's wireless mobile communication device is a laptop 
computer . 

80. (Previously Presented) The method of claim 63, wherein 
the user's wireless mobile communication device is a two-way paging 
computer. 



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81. (Previously Presented) The method of claim 80, wherein 
the two-way paging computer includes a wireless network interface 
for communicating with the wireless redirector host system via the 
wireless transmission network. 

Claim 82. (Cancelled) 

83. (Currently Amended) The method of claim 63, wherein the 
messaging host system is an Internet Service Provider (ISP) mail 
server . 

Claims 84-85. (Cancelled) 

86. (Previously Presented) The method of claim 63, wherein 
the wide area network connection coupling the messaging host system 
to the wireless redirector host system is an Internet connection. 



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87. (Currently Amended) The method of claim [[69]] 67, 
wherein the access mechanism for remotely configuring and 
reconfiguring the filtering rules is a web-page interface. 

88. (Currently Amended) The method of claim [[70]] 68, 
wherein the access mechanism for remotely configuring and 
reconfiguring the user profile database is a web-page interface. 

89. (Currently Amended) The method of claim 63, further 
comprising the steps of: 

configuring a user profile database for use by the wireless 
redirector host system in determining whether the data message 
should be redirected to the wireless mobile communication device; 
and 

storing, within the user profile database, the second 
electronic address of — bfre — user' s associated with the user'' s 
wireless mobile communication device. 



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90. (Previously Presented) The method of claim 89, further 
comprising the steps of: 

storing, within the user profile database, information 
regarding the type and configuration of the wireless mobile 
communication device. 

91. (Currently Amended) The method of claim 63, further 
comprising: wherein the packaging step further includes the steps 
of-r 

converting the data message into a compressed format; and 
placing the compressed data message into an electronic 
envelope addressed using the second electronic address of — the 
user' s associated with the user' s wireless mobile communication 
device . 

92. (Previously Presented) The method of claim 63, wherein 
the data message is a calendar event message. 

Claims 93-119. (Cancelled) 

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120. (Currently Amended) A wireless redirector host system for 
redirecting data messages between a messaging host system and 
pushing data messages to a wireless mobile communication device, 
the data messages originating from message senders and addressed to 
a mailbox of the user of the wireless mobile communication device 
at a messaging host system wherein the data messages are stored in 
a first message store , the system comprising: 

means for receiving a data messages message via a wide area 
network connection, wherein the data message is forwarded from the 
messaging host system for a user, the data message originating 
from a sender and addressed a first address of the user associated 
with the messaging host system to an address associated with the 
user of the wireless mobile communication device at the wireless 
redirector host system via a wide area network connection ; 

means for processing a copy of the data message to add a 
second address that is associated with the user's wireless mobile 
communication device storing — the — forwarded — data — messages — in — sr 
second — message — store — associated — with — the — user — of — the — wireless 
mobile communication device at the wireless redirector host system ; 

means for determining whether the copy of the data message 
which of the forwarded data messages should be redirected to the 
wireless mobile communication device; and 

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means for redirecting , responsive to determining that the copy 
of the data message should be redirected, the copy of the data 
message s± — least — some — of — the — forwarded — data — messages to the 
wireless mobile communication device using the second address 
associated with an address of the wireless mobile communication 
device via a wireless transmission network^ 

means for receiving a reply message from the wireless mobile 
communication device responsive to the data message; and 

means for causing the reply message to be transmitted to the 
sender of the data message wherein the user's first address is 
configured as the reply message's originating address . 



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121. (Currently Amended) A computer-accessible medium having 
a sequence of instructions which, when executed by a processing 
entity, effectuate the redirection pushing of data messages between 
a messaging host system and to a wireless mobile communication 
device, the — data — messages — originating — from message — senders — and 
addressed — to — a — mailbox — of — tire — user — of — the — wireless — mobile 
communication device at a messaging host — system wherein the data 
messages — are — stored — in — a — first — message — store , the computer- 
accessible medium comprising: 

a code portion for processing a copy of a data message 
received from the messaging host system via a wide area network 
connection, wherein the data message is originated from a sender 
and addressed to a first address of the user theat is associated 
with the messaging system, the processing including adding a second 
address that is associated with the user's wireless mobile 
communication device receiving — data messages — forwarded — from the 
messaging host system to an address associated with the u ser of the 
wireless mobile communication device at a wireless redirector host 
■ system via a wide area network connection ; 

a code portion for storing the forwarded data messages in a 
second — message — store — associated with — the — user — of — the — wireless 
mobile communication device at the wireless redirector ho st system; 

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a code portion for determining whether the copy of the data 
message which of the forwarded data messages should be redirected 
to the wireless mobile communication device; and 

a code portion for redirecting the copy of the data message -art 
least some of the forwarded data messages to the wireless mobile 
communication device using the second address associated with nrt 
address of the wireless mobile communication device via a wireless 
transmission network ; and 

a code portion for causing a reply message, received from the 
wireless mobile communication device responsive to the data 
message, to be transmitted to the sender of the data message 
wherein the user's first address is configured as the reply 
message's originating address . 



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