Patents by Inventor Barry Shepard

Barry Shepard 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).

  • Publication number: 20030191682
    Abstract: A method, apparatus and article of manufacture for a computer-implemented positioning system for perception management. On a computer system having one or more processors, perception management is performed using a plurality of visual representations stored in a database. The one or more processors and the database being coupled to the computer system. The representations include one or more particular visual representations as well as one or more other visual representations, each visual representation embodies cues, whereupon when viewed by humans, these related cues send signals that influence human behavior by synergistically triggering desired perceptions. Perception management is performed by outputting from the computer system to a user one or more of the particular visual representations on an output device coupled to the computer system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 28, 1999
    Publication date: October 9, 2003
  • Patent number: 4738673
    Abstract: An elastomeric tubular sheath is secured over the user's penis having an operative end in a forwardly spaced position. A strainer is provided at the forward end having filtering means with openings sized to retain calculi but to otherwise allow the passage of urine therethrough.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 9, 1987
    Date of Patent: April 19, 1988
    Inventor: Barry Shepard