Patents Assigned to Raise Marketplace Inc.
  • Publication number: 20220253914
    Abstract: A method for execution by a marketplace server includes receiving a use request regarding an exchange item from a merchant computing device, the exchange item is associated with static exchange item information. The method includes retrieving a verified device identifier associated with the exchange item based on the use request and identifying a user computing device based on the verified device identifier. The method includes generating first dynamic exchange item information based on the static exchange item information and generating a use verification code based on the first dynamic exchange item information and the use request. The method includes sending the use verification code to the identified user computing device and receiving information representing the use verification code from the merchant computing device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 26, 2022
    Publication date: August 11, 2022
    Applicant: Raise Marketplace Inc.
    Inventors: David S. McGregor, Frank Zhengfan Yang, Tyler Robert Spalding, Trevor Filter
  • Patent number: 11341551
    Abstract: A method includes a user device computing sending a use request regarding an exchange item to a merchant computing device. The method further includes the merchant computing device sending information representing the use request to a marketplace server. The method further includes the marketplace server identifying a user computing device that is associated with the exchange item. The method further includes the marketplace server generating a use verification code and sending it to the identified user computing device. When the user computing device is the identified user computing device, the method further includes the user computing device receiving the use verification code and sending to the merchant computing device. The method further includes the merchant computing device sending information representing the use verification code to the marketplace server.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2022
    Assignee: Raise Marketplace Inc.
    Inventors: David S. McGregor, Frank Zhengfan Yang, Tyler Robert Spalding, Trevor Filter
  • Patent number: 11315156
    Abstract: A method includes obtaining, by a first computing device, a digital exchange item. The method further includes sending, to a server, a request to share the digital exchange item with a group of computing devices. The method further includes determining, by the server, whether the digital exchange item can be shared based on one or more of: an issuer agreement and exchange item rules. When the digital exchange item can be shared, the method further includes the server establishing secure custody rights for each computing device, determining haring rights regarding the digital exchange item, and generating replications of the digital exchange item. The method further includes the server uploading the replications and the sharing rights to digital wallets associated with the computing devices of the group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 2, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2022
    Assignee: Raise Marketplace Inc.
    Inventors: Josh K. Metnick, Terrence Donnelly Rossi, Jamil A. Merali, Dongwook Chung
  • Patent number: 11232414
    Abstract: A machine and process for making and for using a machine. The process includes receiving, by the computer over a network, a notification of a payment comprising an amount of cryptocurrency and a first cryptocurrency address, and effectuating, by the computer, the purchase by using the amount and the cryptocurrency address from which a first public key can be derived, and applying the computer system to verifying that a digitally represented human or entity purporting to have made a purchase with cryptocurrency is entitled to obtain value for the purchase.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 6, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 25, 2022
    Assignee: Raise Marketplace Inc.
    Inventors: Josh Metnick, Ryan Chiu, Alexander Oliver Smith, Ethan Gordon
  • Patent number: 11222338
    Abstract: A method includes detecting, by a marketplace server of a computing network, fraudulent acquisition of an exchange item by a first computing device of the computing network. The exchange item has a first dynamic identifier (ID) that was created for the first computing device, where the first computing device is a first owner of the exchange item, exchange item information is associated with the exchange item, and the exchange item information includes a static ID of the exchange item. The method further includes deactivating, by the marketplace server, the first dynamic ID in response to the detecting fraudulent acquisition. The method further includes, after deactivating the first dynamic ID, detecting, by the marketplace server, requested use of the exchange item by the first computing device, denying, by the marketplace server, the requested use of the exchange item, and reclaiming, by the marketplace server, ownership of the exchange item.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 11, 2022
    Assignee: Raise Marketplace Inc.
    Inventors: David S. McGregor, Frank Zhengfan Yang
  • Patent number: 11062366
    Abstract: A method begins with storing, by an enterprise storage, an exchange item database, an agreements database, and a rules database. The method continues with an enterprise server initially validating exchange items and creating records in the exchange item database for validated exchange items, where each of the exchange items includes data regarding a quantifiable value, a serial number, and issuance information. The method continues with the enterprise server securely transferring a selected exchange item from a first computing device to a second computing device in accordance with an offer for sale of the selected exchange item and securely applying the selected exchange item to a closed loop digital transaction between two computing entities in accordance with an agreement of the agreements database. The method continues with the enterprise server securely modifying the data of the selected exchange item in accordance with an applicable set of rules from the rules database.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 13, 2021
    Assignee: Raise Marketplace Inc.
    Inventors: Josh K. Metnick, Conrad Hancock Barski
  • Patent number: 11023899
    Abstract: A method includes receiving, by a marketplace server, a request to use a digital exchange item from a computing device. The method further includes obtaining secure custody of a digital chain of custody of the digital exchange item where the digital exchange item has been updated in regards to the request. The method further includes verifying exchange item information and exchange item use information and updating the digital chain of custody of the digital exchange item accordingly. When the exchange item information and exchange item use information is verified, the method further includes verifying merchant information regarding the requested use of the digital exchange item and updating the digital chain of custody of the digital exchange item accordingly. When the merchant information is verified, the method further includes executing the use of the digital exchange item and updating the digital chain of custody of the digital exchange item accordingly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 1, 2021
    Assignee: Raise Marketplace Inc.
    Inventors: Josh K. Metnick, Conrad Hancock Barski
  • Patent number: 11010780
    Abstract: A method includes receiving, by a warehouse server, flash sale data file from a retail-type server. The method further includes storing, by the warehouse server, the flash sale data file in a database that functions as a virtual warehouse of flash sales. The method further includes interpreting, by the warehouse server, the information of the flash sale data file to determine flash sale parameters. The method further includes determining, by the warehouse server, whether a computing device has customer-device data that corresponds to the flash sale parameters. The method further includes, when the computing device has the customer-device data that corresponds to the flash sale parameters, generating, by the warehouse server, a customer specific coupon regarding the flash sale. The method further includes transmitting, by the warehouse server, the customer specific coupon to the computing device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 25, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 18, 2021
    Assignee: Raise Marketplace Inc.
    Inventors: Tyler Robert Spalding, Alven Diaz, Rodney Yates, Milo Todorovich
  • Patent number: 10922728
    Abstract: A method includes receiving a request regarding an exchange item that is associated with a computing device. The method further includes generating first dynamic exchange item information based on static exchange item information. The method further includes generating a first verification code based on the first dynamic exchange item information and the request. The method further includes sending the first verification code to the computing device. The method further includes receiving a computer ID and a reply code. The method further includes determining whether the computer ID matches the static owner ID. When the computer ID matches the static owner ID and the reply code corresponds to the first verification code, sending the first dynamic exchange item information to the computing device. When the computer ID does not match the static owner ID or the code does not match the first verification code, deleting the first dynamic exchange item information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: Raise Marketplace Inc.
    Inventors: David S. McGregor, Frank Zhengfan Yang, Tyler Robert Spalding, Trevor Filter
  • Patent number: 10832298
    Abstract: A method begins where a processing module receives, from a seller computing device, a request to sell an exchange item and verifies information regarding the seller computing device. The method continues where the processing module verifies information regarding the exchange item and adds the exchange item to a digital exchange item marketplace. The method continues where the processing module receives, from a buyer computing device, a request to buy a selected exchange item from the digital exchange item marketplace and verifies information regarding the buyer computing device. The method continues where the processing module verifies payment information, processes payment, removes the selected exchange item from the digital exchange item marketplace, and adds the selected exchange item to a digital wallet associated with the buyer computing device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2020
    Assignee: Raise Marketplace Inc.
    Inventors: George Bousis, Steve Rdzok, Ren Wang, Milo Todorovich, Xiping Wang, Angela Taormina
  • Publication number: 20180204259
    Abstract: A method includes receiving a request regarding an exchange item that is associated with a computing device. The method further includes generating first dynamic exchange item information based on static exchange item information. The method further includes generating a first verification code based on the first dynamic exchange item information and the request. The method further includes sending the first verification code to the computing device. The method further includes receiving a computer ID and a reply code. The method further includes determining whether the computer ID matches the static owner ID. When the computer ID matches the static owner ID and the reply code corresponds to the first verification code, sending the first dynamic exchange item information to the computing device. When the computer ID does not match the static owner ID or the code does not match the first verification code, deleting the first dynamic exchange item information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 18, 2018
    Publication date: July 19, 2018
    Applicant: Raise Marketplace Inc.
    Inventors: David S. McGregor, Frank Zhengfan Yang, Tyler Robert Spalding, Trevor Filter
  • Publication number: 20180204260
    Abstract: A method includes a user device computing sending a use request regarding an exchange item to a merchant computing device. The method further includes the merchant computing device sending information representing the use request to a marketplace server. The method further includes the marketplace server identifying a user computing device that is associated with the exchange item. The method further includes the marketplace server generating a use verification code and sending it to the identified user computing device. When the user computing device is the identified user computing device, the method further includes the user computing device receiving the use verification code and sending to the merchant computing device. The method further includes the merchant computing device sending information representing the use verification code to the marketplace server.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 18, 2018
    Publication date: July 19, 2018
    Applicant: Raise Marketplace Inc.
    Inventors: David S. McGregor, Frank Zhengfan Yang, Tyler Robert Spalding, Trevor Filter
  • Publication number: 20180089667
    Abstract: A method includes a marketplace server establishing one or more security parameters for an exchange item and securely providing the one or more security parameters to a user computing device of the data communication system. When the user computing device desires to use the exchange item, the method further includes generating, by the user computing device, first dynamically secure exchange item data. The method further includes the marketplace server receiving the first dynamically secure exchange item data from the user computing device, generating second dynamically secure exchange item data, and comparing the first dynamically secure exchange item data with the second dynamically secure exchange item data. When the first dynamically secure exchange item data substantially matches the second dynamically secure exchange item data, the method further includes authorizing, by the marketplace server, the use of the exchange item by the user computing device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 22, 2017
    Publication date: March 29, 2018
    Applicant: Raise Marketplace Inc.
    Inventors: David S. McGregor, Frank Zhengfan Yang
  • Publication number: 20180089729
    Abstract: A method includes receiving, by a marketplace server, a request to use a digital exchange item from a computing device. The method further includes obtaining secure custody of a digital chain of custody of the digital exchange item where the digital exchange item has been updated in regards to the request. The method further includes verifying exchange item information and exchange item use information and updating the digital chain of custody of the digital exchange item accordingly. When the exchange item information and exchange item use information is verified, the method further includes verifying merchant information regarding the requested use of the digital exchange item and updating the digital chain of custody of the digital exchange item accordingly. When the merchant information is verified, the method further includes executing the use of the digital exchange item and updating the digital chain of custody of the digital exchange item accordingly.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 22, 2017
    Publication date: March 29, 2018
    Applicant: Raise Marketplace Inc.
    Inventors: Josh K. Metnick, Conrad Hancock Barski
  • Publication number: 20180089685
    Abstract: A method includes detecting, by a marketplace server of a computing network, fraudulent acquisition of an exchange item by a first computing device of the computing network. The exchange item has a first dynamic identifier (ID) that was created for the first computing device, where the first computing device is a first owner of the exchange item, exchange item information is associated with the exchange item, and the exchange item information includes a static ID of the exchange item. The method further includes deactivating, by the marketplace server, the first dynamic ID in response to the detecting fraudulent acquisition. The method further includes, after deactivating the first dynamic ID, detecting, by the marketplace server, requested use of the exchange item by the first computing device, denying, by the marketplace server, the requested use of the exchange item, and reclaiming, by the marketplace server, ownership of the exchange item.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 22, 2017
    Publication date: March 29, 2018
    Applicant: Raise Marketplace Inc.
    Inventors: David S. McGregor, Frank Zhengfan Yang
  • Publication number: 20180089678
    Abstract: A method includes initiating, by a computing device, an acquisition process with a merchant server to acquire an item using an exchange item. The method further includes determining, by the merchant server and/or a marketplace server, whether the acquisition process requires verification of the merchant server. When the acquisition process requires verification, the method further includes obtaining, by the marketplace server, a verification signature of the merchant server. The method further includes authenticating, by the marketplace server, the verification signature of the merchant server in accordance with use rules associated with the exchange item. When the verification signature is authenticated, the method further includes facilitating, by the marketplace server, exchange of the secure custody of the exchange item data file between the computing device and the merchant server in accordance with the secure custody protocol to finalize the acquisition process.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 4, 2016
    Publication date: March 29, 2018
    Applicant: Raise Marketplace Inc.
    Inventors: Josh K. Metnick, Conrad Hancock Barski
  • Publication number: 20180089684
    Abstract: A method includes a marketplace server establishing one or more security parameters for an exchange item and securely providing the one or more security parameters to a user computing device of the data communication system. When the user computing device desires to use the exchange item, the method further includes generating, by the user computing device, first dynamically secure exchange item data. The method further includes the marketplace server receiving the first dynamically secure exchange item data from the user computing device, generating second dynamically secure exchange item data, and comparing the first dynamically secure exchange item data with the second dynamically secure exchange item data. When the first dynamically secure exchange item data substantially matches the second dynamically secure exchange item data, the method further includes authorizing, by the marketplace server, the use of the exchange item by the user computing device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 31, 2016
    Publication date: March 29, 2018
    Applicant: Raise Marketplace Inc.
    Inventors: David S. McGregor, Frank Zhengfan Yang
  • Publication number: 20180039993
    Abstract: A method includes initiating, by a first computing device, ownership acquisition of a good from a second computing device using a digital exchange item. The method further includes determining, by the second or a third computing device, whether a first warranty is applicable to the good. When the first warranty is applicable, the method further includes obtaining, by the second and/or the third computing device, a representation of the first warranty. The method further includes executing, by the second and/or the third computing device, the ownership acquisition of the good by the first computing device using the digital exchange item, wherein the executing includes updating a digital chain of custody of the digital exchange item. The method further includes updating, by the second and/or the third computing device, the digital chain of custody to include affiliation of the first warranty to the good and to the first computing device's user.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 2, 2017
    Publication date: February 8, 2018
    Applicant: Raise Marketplace Inc.
    Inventors: Terrence Donnelly Rossi, Jamil A. Merali, Dong Wook Chung
  • Publication number: 20180040040
    Abstract: A method includes establishing an agreement between a first issuing server and a second issuing server regarding first exchange items to have an extended use corresponding to a second type of use. The method further includes storing, by a server, the agreement. The method further includes receiving, by the server, a request for use of a first exchange item from a merchant server regarding a transaction by a user computing device for a particular item. The method further includes determining, by the server, whether the merchant server is affiliated with the first or second issuing server. The method further includes, when the merchant server is affiliated with the second issuing server, interpreting, by the server, the agreement to determine extended use parameters. The method further includes processing, by the server and in accordance with the extended use parameters, use of the first exchange item for the particular item.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 23, 2016
    Publication date: February 8, 2018
    Applicant: Raise Marketplace Inc.
    Inventors: Conrad Hancock Barski, Josh K. Metnick
  • Publication number: 20180039982
    Abstract: A method includes obtaining, by a first computing device, a digital exchange item. The method further includes sending, to a server, a request to share the digital exchange item with a group of computing devices. The method further includes determining, by the server, whether the digital exchange item can be shared based on one or more of: an issuer agreement and exchange item rules. When the digital exchange item can be shared, the method further includes the server establishing secure custody rights for each computing device, determining haring rights regarding the digital exchange item, and generating replications of the digital exchange item. The method further includes the server uploading the replications and the sharing rights to digital wallets associated with the computing devices of the group.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 2, 2017
    Publication date: February 8, 2018
    Applicant: Raise Marketplace Inc.
    Inventors: Josh K. Metnick, Terrence Donnelly Rossi, Jamil A. Merali, Dongwook Chung