Patents by Inventor Clifford J. Radziewicz

Clifford J. Radziewicz 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: 8688531
    Abstract: The present invention comprises a system for associating requests with potential respondents to those requests. The system facilitates the purchasing of goods and/or services, knowledge-based inquiries, and matching common interest groups by associating requests with category designations and providing potential respondents with access to the requests.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 5, 2007
    Date of Patent: April 1, 2014
    Inventors: Thomas M. Jacobs, Clifford J. Radziewicz
  • Patent number: 8688529
    Abstract: A system for associating an electronic request with at least one supplier, including a storage device for storing information regarding a plurality of suppliers of goods or services; a receiver for receiving information regarding an electronic request; a processor for processing information regarding the electronic request and creating an electronic venue; a transmitter for transmitting information regarding the electronic request and the electronic venue to a first supplier if the system determines that the first supplier is authorized to access the electronic venue and the electronic request, and also for transmitting information regarding the electronic request and the electronic venue to a second supplier if the system determines that the second supplier is authorized to access the electronic venue.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 14, 2005
    Date of Patent: April 1, 2014
    Inventors: Thomas M. Jacobs, Clifford J. Radziewicz
  • Patent number: 8509394
    Abstract: An automated ringback update system for customizing ringback signals is disclosed. Communications devices activate and interact with the automated ringback update system via the recognition of a feature associated with a printed matter to allow for modifications of the network service.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 31, 2011
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2013
    Assignee: Eclips, Inc.
    Inventors: Clifford J. Radziewicz, Mark R. Gregorek, Jeffrey C. Dillow
  • Patent number: 8494146
    Abstract: A ringback replacement insertion system for customizing a communication network is disclosed. The system includes a first communication station associated with a first network service provider and a second communication station associated with a second network service provider. A network gateway is provided for connecting a call placed from the first communication station to the second communication station. The first network service provider receives information regarding a proximity location of the first communication station. The storage device transmits at least a portion of the at least one announcement to the first communication station that is related to information within a predefined geographical distance from the first communication station, where at least a portion of the at least one announcement is delivered as a call signal after establishing contact with a communication network.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 5, 2011
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2013
    Assignee: eClips, Inc.
    Inventors: Clifford J. Radziewicz, Mark R. Gregorek, Jeffrey C. Dillow
  • Patent number: 8385516
    Abstract: A smart ringback blocking and replacement system for delivering and/or selectively blocking signal content from a communications network is disclosed. Communications devices interact with the smart ringback blocking and replacement system to allow for modifications of the network service.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 29, 2005
    Date of Patent: February 26, 2013
    Assignee: eClips, Inc.
    Inventors: Clifford J. Radziewicz, Mark R. Gregorek, Jeffrey C. Dillow
  • Patent number: 8369507
    Abstract: A ringback replacement update system for creating or modifying ringback associations is disclosed. Communications devices activate and interact with the ringback update system to allow for modifications of the network service.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 10, 2005
    Date of Patent: February 5, 2013
    Assignee: eClips, Inc.
    Inventors: Clifford J. Radziewicz, Mark R. Gregorek, Jeffrey C. Dillow
  • Patent number: 8121267
    Abstract: A ringback replacement system for modifying or replacing certain communications network signals and tones in a roaming, forked-call, forwarded-call, or mobility environment is disclosed. Communications devices activate and interact with the ringback replacement system to allow for modification of the network service.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 15, 2010
    Date of Patent: February 21, 2012
    Assignee: eClips, Inc.
    Inventors: Clifford J. Radziewicz, Mark R. Gregorek, Jeffrey C. Dillow
  • Publication number: 20110243317
    Abstract: An automated ringback update system for customizing ringback signals is disclosed. Communications devices activate and interact with the automated ringback update system via the recognition of a feature associated with a printed matter to allow for modifications of the network service.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 31, 2011
    Publication date: October 6, 2011
    Inventors: Clifford J. Radziewicz, Mark R. Gregorek, Jeffrey C. Dillow
  • Publication number: 20110235796
    Abstract: A ringback replacement insertion system for customizing a communication network is disclosed. The system includes a first communication station associated with a first network service provider and a second communication station associated with a second network service provider. A network gateway is provided for connecting a call placed from the first communication station to the second communication station. The first network service provider receives information regarding a proximity location of the first communication station. The storage device transmits at least a portion of the at least one announcement to the first communication station that is related to information within a predefined geographical distance from the first communication station, where at least a portion of the at least one announcement is delivered as a call signal after establishing contact with a communication network.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 5, 2011
    Publication date: September 29, 2011
    Inventors: Clifford J. Radziewicz, Mark K. Gregorek, Jeffrey C. Dillow
  • Patent number: 7953211
    Abstract: A method for customizing a communications network, including receiving, at a ringback update system, information regarding a machine recognizable feature associated with a printed matter located on an article, where the information is obtained with a feature recognition unit. The feature recognition unit is associated with or resides in or on a communications station associated with a called party, and further the information regarding a machine recognizable feature is transmitted from the feature recognition unit or from a communications station associated with the feature recognition unit. In addition, the method includes accessing, with the ringback update system, a storage device containing at least one announcement, downloading the announcement in response to receiving the information regarding a recognition of a machine recognizable feature and replacing a call signal with at least a portion of the at least one announcement.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 1, 2005
    Date of Patent: May 31, 2011
    Inventors: Clifford J. Radziewicz, Mark R. Gregorek, Jeffrey C. Dillow
  • Patent number: 7920689
    Abstract: A ringback replacement insertion system for replacing certain communications network signals and tones is disclosed. Communications devices activate and interact with the ringback replacement system to allow for modification of the network service.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 25, 2005
    Date of Patent: April 5, 2011
    Inventors: Clifford J. Radziewicz, Mark R. Gregorek, Jeffrey C. Dillow
  • Patent number: 7873148
    Abstract: A handset-originated ringback replacement system for modifying or replacing certain communications network tones is disclosed. Communications devices activate and interact with the handset-originated ringback replacement system to allow for modification of the network service.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2005
    Date of Patent: January 18, 2011
    Inventors: Clifford J. Radziewicz, Mark R. Gregorek, Jeffrey C. Dillow
  • Publication number: 20100278324
    Abstract: A ringback replacement system for modifying or replacing certain communications network signals and tones in a roaming, forked-call, forwarded-call, or mobility environment is disclosed. Communications devices activate and interact with the ringback replacement system to allow for modification of the network service.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 15, 2010
    Publication date: November 4, 2010
    Inventors: Clifford J. Radziewicz, Mark R. Gregorek, Jeffrey C. Dillow
  • Patent number: 7769155
    Abstract: A ringback/ringtone synchronization system for utilizing ringtones as replacement ringback announcements is disclosed. Communications devices activate and interact with the ringback/ringtone synchronization system to allow for modifications of the network service.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 10, 2005
    Date of Patent: August 3, 2010
    Inventors: Clifford J. Radziewicz, Mark R. Gregorek, Jeffrey C. Dillow
  • Patent number: 7664236
    Abstract: A system for customizing a communications network, the system including a first communications station associated with a calling party, a second communication station associated with a called party, a storage device containing at least one announcement, and a communications device for initiating a forked or forwarded call to locate the called party at the second communications station. The forked or forwarded call is initiated by the calling party whereby at least a portion of a call signal is replaced with at least a portion of the announcement. The announcement is associated with the calling party and is chosen by the called party and played to the calling party after initiation of the call but prior to active communication with the called party. Also, the call signal is selected from one of ringback signals, busy signals, network redirect signals, call progress signals, network announcement signals, or dial tone signals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 15, 2005
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2010
    Inventors: Clifford J. Radziewicz, Mark R. Gregorek, Jeffrey C. Dillow
  • Patent number: 5854897
    Abstract: A communications marketing system allows a client station accessing a computer network through a Network Service Provider (NSP) to receive advertisements whenever the connection path between the client station and the NSP is idle. The NSP monitors traffic to/from the client station to determine when the connection path is idle. An announcement server connected to the NSP transmits advertising messages and other information to the client station when the connection path is idle. The advertisements are displayed in a predetermined location of a browser client window of the client station. The advertisements can be played/displayed for a predetermined time period.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 27, 1996
    Date of Patent: December 29, 1998
    Assignee: Quantum Systems, Inc.
    Inventors: Clifford J. Radziewicz, Mark R. Gregorek, Jeffrey C. Dillow