Patents Assigned to Freegate Corporation
  • Patent number: 6230194
    Abstract: The present invention discloses a system for upgrading the software contents of a network interface device connecting a client computer system to an external network. The network interface device is configured for the client system by automated procedures and protocols initiated from a remote server. Software programs within the network interface device provide transparent communication between the client computer system and services available on the external network. Similar software programs and a configuration database within the network interface device provide transparent communication between the client computer system and the remote server.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 14, 1997
    Date of Patent: May 8, 2001
    Assignee: Freegate Corporation
    Inventors: Jean-Marc Frailong, Charles A. Price, Joseph John Tardo
  • Patent number: 6073172
    Abstract: The present invention discloses a initializing and reconfiguring a network interface device connecting a client computer system to an external network. The network interface device is configured for the client system by automated procedures and protocols initiated from a remote server. Software programs within the network interface device provide transparent communication between the client computer system and services available on the external network. Similar software programs and a configuration database within the network interface device provide transparent communication between the client computer system and the remote server.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 14, 1997
    Date of Patent: June 6, 2000
    Assignee: Freegate Corporation
    Inventors: Jean-Marc Frailong, Charles A. Price, Joseph John Tardo
  • Patent number: 6012100
    Abstract: The present invention discloses a network interface device for connecting a client computer system to an external network. The network interface device is configured for the client system by automated procedures and protocols initiated from a remote server. Software programs within the network interface device provide transparent communication between the client computer system and services available on the external network. Similar software programs and a configuration database within the network interface device provide transparent communication between the client computer system and the remote server.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 14, 1997
    Date of Patent: January 4, 2000
    Assignee: Freegate Corporation
    Inventors: Jean-Marc Frailong, Charles McManis, Charles A. Price, Mark James Herbert, Jean Antoine Gastinel, Joseph John Tardo