Patents Examined by Jan P Mincarelli
  • Patent number: 11587101
    Abstract: The present disclosure generally relates to providing accurate and real-time insights into abnormal entities and activities using machine learning algorithms. An exemplary computer-enabled method comprises receiving a set of input data, wherein the set of input data is associated with an entity; automatically obtaining, based on the received set of input data, a set of derived data, wherein the set of derived data is associated with the entity; obtaining, based on the set of derived data, a plurality of feature values corresponding to a plurality of features; providing the plurality of feature values to an autoencoder-decoder to obtain a plurality of feature-specific reconstruction errors; selecting, based on the plurality of feature-specific reconstruction errors, one or more features from the plurality of features; outputting the selected one or more features and one or more textual descriptions associated with the selected one or more features.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 21, 2023
    Assignee:, LLC
    Inventors: Chaitanya Nandkishore Vaidya, Mathew Robert Black, Alvin Babu John
  • Patent number: 11587046
    Abstract: A system for instructing a user on repairing a vehicle configured to (i) receive, from the user, a request to repair a vehicle, including information about the vehicle; (ii) present, to the user via a user computer device, a user interface to allow the user to search for a repair facility to repair the vehicle; (iii) receive, from the user via the user interface, a selection of a repair facility; (iv) determine whether the selected repair facility is a select service location, where a select service location is a pre-authorized repair facility; and (v) if the selected repair facility is a select service location, transfer the information about the vehicle to a computer device associated with the selected repair facility.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 21, 2023
    Inventors: Amber Wyatt, Chris Ray, Ashish Sawhney, Tim Husarik, Jose Gonzalez, Tracey Herring, Holly Lambert, Stephen Tinglestad, Jason Beckman, Andrea Foster, John Freymann, Shane Tomlinson, Akilah Hugine, Daniel Green, Eric Brown
  • Patent number: 11562451
    Abstract: An apparatus for proportional calculation regarding non-fungible tokens is presented. The apparatus includes at least a processor and a memory. The memory is communicatively connected to the at least a processor, wherein the memory contains instructions configuring the at least a processor to receive a plurality of non-fungible tokens, the plurality of non-fungible tokens include a primary non-fungible token representing a primary creative work and a secondary non-fungible token representing a secondary work, wherein the secondary work includes at least a portion of the primary creative work, calculate a contribution metric of primary creative work to the secondary creative work and post a digitally signed assertion to an immutable sequential listing as a function of the contribution metrics.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 27, 2022
    Date of Patent: January 24, 2023
    Assignee: Glimpse Enterprises Incorporated
    Inventor: Theodore Kozlowski, III
  • Patent number: 11551270
    Abstract: Methods and systems for e-commerce fulfillment is disclosed. The method includes sending instruction to product feeder to receive a plurality of products. The method includes sending instruction to product feeder to place each product of plurality of products on a conveyor belt after receiving plurality of products. The method includes receiving product barcode information associated with each product of plurality of products from a barcode scanner. The method includes receiving sales data associated with each product based on product barcode information associated with each product. The method includes computing a return on investment (ROI) associated with each product based on a product value of each product obtained from sales data. The method further includes sending an instruction to conveyor belt to channelize product in a first conveyor path of conveyor belt if ROI of a product of plurality of products is more than or equal to a threshold ROI.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 10, 2023
    Assignee: Odd Bookworm LLC
    Inventor: Jiogy Grundy
  • Patent number: 11544676
    Abstract: In some examples, a computer system may receive historical repair data and may extract features from the historical repair data for use as training data. The computer system may determine, from the historical repair data, a repair hierarchy including a plurality of repair levels which includes repair actions as one of the repair levels. Furthermore, the computer system may train the machine learning model, which performs multiple tasks for predicting values of individual levels of the repair hierarchy, by tuning parameters of the machine learning model using the training data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 3, 2023
    Assignee: HITACHI, LTD.
    Inventors: Dipanjan Ghosh, Ahmed Khairy Farahat, Chi Zhang, Marcos Vieira, Chetan Gupta
  • Patent number: 11532037
    Abstract: A management server is configured to perform a process including: obtaining, when an electric vehicle is returned, returning date and time, a returning location, and a use history of a vehicle; setting a fee-returning rate in accordance with a SOC at the time of renting, a SOC at the time of returning, the number of times of performing behaviors contributing to deterioration of a battery, and a leaving time in a state contributing to the deterioration of the battery; setting a correction coefficient in accordance with a cause of a behavior contributing to the deterioration; setting the fee-returning rate in accordance with the returning location and the returning time; determining the fee-returning rate; and performing a process for providing points corresponding to the fee-returning amount.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 20, 2022
    Inventors: Hiroshi Igata, Shin Sakurada, Kuniaki Jinnai, Motoyoshi Hatta, Shota Hirose
  • Patent number: 11524842
    Abstract: An embodiment relates to a trash collection device comprising a trash receptacle with a unique identification and an opening to receive a class of trash; an identification scanner for recognizing a user; a trash item counter; a fill level sensor; a display configured to interact with the user; a compactor; a solar panel configured to charge a battery; a data communicator configured to communicate date to a cloud storage; a processor configured to generate incentive for the user; wherein the trash collection device is configured to be modular and configurable to connect with another similar trash collection device to enable to collect additional trash class and is configured to interact with each other through a common software. The device, method and system are further used to generate recycling analytics by using the stored data to provide incentives to users and to facilitate planning of downstream operations.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 13, 2022
    Assignee: SourceRecycle, Inc.
    Inventor: Mirajkar Venkobarao Sridhar
  • Patent number: 11521281
    Abstract: This disclosure relates generally to method and system for performing negotiation task using reinforcement learning agents. Performing negotiation on a task is a complex decision making process and to arrive at consensus on contents of a negotiation task is often expensive and time consuming due to the negotiation terms and the negotiation parties involved. The proposed technique trains reinforcement learning agents such as negotiating agent and an opposition agent. These agents are capable of performing the negotiation task on a plurality of clauses to agree on common terms between the agents involved. The system provides modelling of a selector agent on a plurality of behavioral models of a negotiating agent and the opposition agent to negotiate against each other and provides a reward signal based on the performance. This selector agent emulate human behavior provides scalability on selecting an optimal contract proposal during the performance of the negotiation task.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 6, 2022
    Assignee: Tata Consultancy Services Limited
    Inventors: Vishal Sunder, Lovekesh Vig, Arnab Chatterjee, Gautam Shroff
  • Patent number: 11514408
    Abstract: An illustrative embodiment disclosed herein is a method including receiving, by a waste diversion system and from a source, waste materials, inserting, by the waste diversion system and into the waste materials, one or more markers, generating, by the waste diversion system, finished goods including a portion of the waste materials, and detecting, by the waste diversion system, a portion of the one or more markers corresponding to the portion of the waste materials in the finished goods.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 16, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2022
    Assignee: Continuus Materials Intellectual Property, LLC
    Inventors: Richard Cochrane, Marc Lower, Colin Litow, Matthew Spencer, Carl V. Rush, Jr., Randal Whitaker, William Shepard, Richard Toberman
  • Patent number: 11481855
    Abstract: The disclosure details a computer program enabling parties to litigation to produce a questionnaire through an internet-based website and enabling jurors to respond to the questionnaire through such website. The program comprises numerous code sequences that assist the court, a court reporter, the parties to litigation (and counsel), and the judge in the process of selecting and empaneling jurors from a plurality of candidates.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 25, 2022
    Inventor: Jeb C. Griebat
  • Patent number: 11443287
    Abstract: A computing platform may communicate with a device agent to receive digital system maintenance reporting, which may include information regarding steps taken to resolve issues of a digital system during a troubleshooting process. The computing platform may analyze the steps taken, and determine whether the steps resolved the troubleshooting. The computing platform may filter ineffective steps, and store steps associated with successful solutions in one or more distributed databases. The computing platform may receive information identifying a problem faced by a different system. The computing platform may analyze the distributed database to identify similar steps that successfully resolved the problem in the past, and mitigate the problem using the similar successful steps.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 13, 2022
    Assignee: Bank of America Corporation
    Inventors: Manu Kurian, Sonia Verma
  • Patent number: 11443289
    Abstract: The system enables one to securely recycle an electronic device in a publicly accessible location. In particular, the embodiment described may be used by a mobile phone owner to submit his/her mobile phone for recycling via an electronic kiosk and receive compensation in some form. The compensation might be dispersed via cash, voucher, credit or debit card, or other magnetic or electronic transaction methods.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 13, 2022
    Assignee: ecoATM, LLC
    Inventors: Mark Vincent Bowles, Michael Librizzi
  • Patent number: 11436570
    Abstract: Systems and associated methods for recycling and performing other processes with consumer electronic devices are described herein. In various embodiments, the present technology includes systems and methods for identifying and evaluating an electronic device to facilitate processing (e.g., purchasing) the device. In some embodiments, the present technology includes a self-service evaluation apparatus and a cashier terminal that identifies and evaluates a device and that facilitates purchase and recycling of the device. Various other aspects of the present technology are described herein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 29, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 6, 2022
    Assignee: ecoATM, LLC
    Inventors: Mark Vincent Bowles, Michael Librizzi, Jeffrey Ploetner, John Andrew Beane, Eric Rosser
  • Patent number: 11429981
    Abstract: A method, system and computer-usable medium are disclosed for implementing a machine learning system for detecting fraud in product warranty services. In certain embodiments, a new dispatch request is subject to network analysis to determine the degree to which the new dispatch may be linked to known fraudulent dispatch requests. In certain embodiments, the new dispatch request may be subject to an outlier analysis to determine the degree of centrality of the new dispatch request with respect to outliers from historical dispatch requests. In certain embodiments, attributes and/or features, a degree to which the new dispatch request is linked to known fraudulent dispatches, and a degree of centrality of the new dispatch request are applied to an ensemble of machine learning models to determine the likelihood that the new dispatch request is fraudulent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 17, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 30, 2022
    Assignee: Dell Products L.P.
    Inventors: Aditya P. Dhekane, Omkar Tungare, Cary P. Decuir
  • Patent number: 11354763
    Abstract: A computer-implemented method that includes providing, by a first computing device, a request for identifying data, wherein the first computing device is accessible by a first user. The method may further include receiving, by a second computing device, the request provided by the first computing device, wherein the second computing device is accessible by a second user. Additionally, the method may include, transmitting, by the second user, identifying data to a location accessible by the first computing device, wherein the identifying data is transmitted to the location based on an address provided by the first user. The method may yet further include accessing, by the first user, the identifying data transmitted by the second user; and validating, by the first user, the identifying data provided by the second user in response to accessing the identifying data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 5, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 7, 2022
    Assignee: Idemia Identity & Security USA LLC
    Inventor: A. David Kelts
  • Patent number: 11341507
    Abstract: Techniques are provided for facilitating creation, modification, provisioning and transfer of trusted electronic compliance documents. For each of multiple user requests to provide or receive trusted electronic compliance documents, automated operations are performed to determine whether the request is directed to one of a plurality of maintained trusted electronic compliance documents. Each trusted electronic compliance document references information regarding parties to a potential transaction and confers at least partial eligibility for parties to participate in the potential transaction. When it is determined that the request is directed to a maintained trusted electronic compliance document, access to the indicated trusted electronic compliance document is provided, including modifying a copy of the indicated trusted electronic compliance document to include information referenced with respect to an entity associated with the user request and an originator of the trusted electronic compliance document.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2022
    Assignee: Avalara, Inc.
    Inventors: Michael J. Maselli, Andrew Brandon Chan
  • Patent number: 11308457
    Abstract: A system for performing secure maintenance on automated machines may include a maintenance management apparatus and an automated machine. The maintenance management apparatus is configured for scheduling the maintenance appointment for the automated machine, in response to scheduling the maintenance appointment and creating and communicating a maintenance security code to the automated machine. The automated machine is configured for receiving a request from a maintenance provider to initiate the maintenance appointment, validating the maintenance provider using the maintenance security code and providing access to a secure item storage unit, determining that the maintenance provider has completed the maintenance appointment, and communicating information associated with the maintenance appointment to the maintenance management apparatus and/or a computing device of the maintenance provider.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 9, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2022
    Inventors: Eric Dryer, Jeffrey R. Goertz, Douglas Scott Wilson, Carl Parziale, Michael Matthew Wisser, Edwin Andrew Wegleitner, Colleen Marie Powers, Gary L. Best, Jr., Jennifer Ann Raley
  • Patent number: 11301821
    Abstract: A method of providing a maintenance schedule that includes generating by a processor of a machine learning hardware device a predictive score for failure for each hardware device failure within a plurality of hardware devices to be serviced; determining by the processor a number of service misses for the hardware devices during a window of service; prioritizing by a processor of the machine learning hardware device each hardware device having a predictive score for failure by a business impact factor; and generating by the processor of the machine learning hardware device a maintenance schedule for the plurality of hardware devices to be serviced using the predictive score that has been prioritized by said business impact factor, wherein the service misses are selected for hardware devices having a lowest priority by the prioritizing of the predictive score by the business impact factor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 12, 2022
    Assignee: KYNDRYL, INC.
    Inventors: Ea-Ee Jan, Katherine C. Verbist, Zhi Ping Zhou
  • Patent number: 11270017
    Abstract: An example operation may include one or more of receiving, by an account manager node, a request to register a client application executed on a peer connected to a blockchain network of a plurality of participants, wherein the client application generates a transaction data, registering, by an account manager node, the client application, deriving, by the account manager node, a webhook URL from a registration data of the client application, receiving, by the account manager node, a notification of a commitment of the transaction data on the blockchain, and in response to the receiving of the notification of the commitment of the transaction data, sending, by the account manager node, a decryption key for the transaction data to an authorized subset of the participants based on the webhook URL.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 8, 2022
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventors: Varun Ojha, Praveen Jayachandran
  • Patent number: 11263598
    Abstract: A system for depositing of recyclable articles includes an internally-compartmented structure. The compartments are accessed through hatches which are selectively closed with covers. The system includes a user-operated kiosk which controls operation of the covers in response to user information and the degree to which the compartments are filled with recyclable articles. The kiosk includes a display for directing the user to deposit the articles into specific compartments and a user interface for entry and display of user-specific information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 1, 2022
    Assignee: Yellow Environmental Inc.
    Inventors: Michael Wadden, Jonathan Drover, Vinayak Bhat