An intelligent modem is
|“||a type of modem that possesses added or enhanced features as compared to a standard modem. The term 'intelligent' is commonly used in the data processing and data communications field in an adjectival sense to describe an advanced-type modem having sophisticated features and to distinguish said products from standard 'dumb' modems with the advanced features.||”|
- ↑ Hayes Microcomputer Prods., Inc. v. Business Computer Corp., 219 U.S.P.Q. (BNA) 634 (T.T.A.B. 1983).