Patents by Inventor Kenneth G. Mages

Kenneth G. Mages has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 8055545
    Abstract: A system and method are disclosed for conducting secure electronic transactions using dual-authentications. A secure server stores security information for a plurality of users and authorizes transactions being conducted by these users. A user computer system having a trusted platform module is used for storing security information relating to at least one user account. Protected environments are created to facilitate secure connections based on at least the security information stored in the trusted platform module. Transactions between the user/electronic merchants and between the user/secure server are conducted within protected environments. When a user conducts an electronic transaction with an electronic merchant, the transaction is authenticated by the secure server before can be completed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 29, 2008
    Date of Patent: November 8, 2011
    Assignee: 4361423 Canada Inc.
    Inventors: Kenneth G. Mages, Chi Wah Lo, Kent H. Mages, Tai Kwan Tang
  • Publication number: 20110099112
    Abstract: A system and method are disclosed for conducting secure electronic transactions using dual-authentications. A secure server stores security information for a plurality of users and authorizes transactions being conducted by these users. A user computer system having a trusted platform module is used for storing security information relating to at least one user account. Protected environments are created to facilitate secure connections based on at least the security information stored in the trusted platform module. Transactions between the user/electronic merchants and between the user/secure server are conducted within protected environments. When a user conducts an electronic transaction with an electronic merchant, the transaction is authenticated by the secure server before can be completed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 29, 2008
    Publication date: April 28, 2011
    Inventors: Kenneth G. Mages, Chi Wah Lo, Kent H. Mages, Tai Kwan Tang
  • Publication number: 20090119184
    Abstract: A system and method are disclosed for conducting secure electronic transactions using dual-authentications. A secure server stores security information for a plurality of users and authorizes transactions being conducted by these users. A user computer system having a trusted platform module is used for storing security information relating to at least one user account. Protected environments are created to facilitate secure connections based on at least the security information stored in the trusted platform module. Transactions between the user/electronic merchants and between the user/secure server are conducted within protected environments. When a user conducts an electronic transaction with an electronic merchant, the transaction is authenticated by the secure server before can be completed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 29, 2008
    Publication date: May 7, 2009
    Inventors: Kenneth G. Mages, Chi Wah Lo, Kent H. Mages, Tai Kwan Tang
  • Patent number: 6463467
    Abstract: A method of transmitting protected video and/or graphic data over the Internet from a Web site, by encrypting the video and/or graphic data and storing it at a Web site associated with a server, and by encrypting a video player and storing it at the Web site. Both are then downloaded to a requesting computer via the Internet or Intranet. The requesting computer decrypts the video and/or graphic data and video player via a previously supplied decryption key, so that the video may be played back by the decrypted player.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 1999
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2002
    Assignee: HyperLOCK Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Kenneth G. Mages, Jie Feng
  • Patent number: 6438232
    Abstract: A method and system for implementing the pay-per-view DVD-ROM system, whereby the enabling data provided to the DVD-player allowing the playback of the DVD-ROM video data is provided to the DVD-player via the Internet or via the cable-TV system provider. The invention discriminates between DVD-ROM's requiring pay-per-view play, and those that are free and do not require pay-per-view play, by the use of a special code for the header of the DVD-ROM indicating a pay-per-view title.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 14, 2000
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2002
    Assignee: John Ga 1t Media, Inc.
    Inventors: Kenneth G. Mages, Jie Feng
  • Patent number: 6185306
    Abstract: A method of transmitting protected video and/or graphic data over the Internet from a Web site, by encrypting the video and/or graphic data and storing it at a Web site associated with a server, and by encrypting a video player and storing it at the Web site. Both are then downloaded to a requesting computer via the Internet or Intranet. The requesting computer decrypts the video and/or graphic data and video player via a previously supplied decryption key, so that the video may be played back by the decrypted player.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 10, 1997
    Date of Patent: February 6, 2001
    Assignee: HyperLOCK Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Kenneth G. Mages, Jie Feng
  • Patent number: 6035329
    Abstract: A method and system for implementing the pay-per-view DVD-ROM system, whereby the enabling data provided to the DVD-player allowing the playback of the DVD-ROM video data is provided to the DVD-player via the Internet or via the cable-TV system provider. The invention discriminates between DVD-ROM's requiring pay-per-view play, and those that are free and do not require pay-per-view play, by the use of a special code for the header of the DVD-ROM indicating a pay-per-view title. Also disclosed is use of a smart card or ATM card for receiving the enabling data for allowing playback of the Hyper-DVD disk.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 18, 1998
    Date of Patent: March 7, 2000
    Assignee: HyperLOCK Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Kenneth G. Mages, Jie Feng, Kent Mages
  • Patent number: 5937164
    Abstract: A method of triggering video imaging and/or audio data on a "HyperCD" (CD-ROM) via a trigger through a network for instant local access of encrypted data on local media. The CD-ROM contains video/audio files that have been crippled by removing the critical information thereof. The CD-ROM also contains programs for directly and automatically connecting the end-user's computer to a targeted server (URL) a network (such as the Internet).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 31, 1997
    Date of Patent: August 10, 1999
    Assignee: HyperLOCK Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Kenneth G. Mages, Jie Feng
  • Patent number: 5892825
    Abstract: A method of triggering video imaging and/or audio data on a "HyperCD" (CD-ROM) via a trigger through a network for instant local access of encrypted data on local media. The CD-ROM contains video/audio files that have been crippled by removing the critical information thereof. The CD-ROM also contains programs for directly and automatically connecting the end-user's computer to a targeted server (URL) a network (such as the Internet).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 25, 1996
    Date of Patent: April 6, 1999
    Inventors: Kenneth G. Mages, Jie Feng