Patents by Inventor Frank J. Campano

Frank J. Campano 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: 5243645
    Abstract: Messages (such as telephone calls or data messages) are automatically forwarded to an individual who is away from his/her home or office based upon information obtained when the individual engages in a transaction or activity, such as making a credit card purchase or credit card call, that indicates his or her location, e.g., at a particular merchant or telephone. Information from the transaction that links the individual and his/her current location is forwarded to a database to update an electronic record indicating the individual's availability, and where the subscriber may be reached. A call thereafter placed to the individual, either using a personal telephone number or the ordinary home or office number, causes the individual's record to be accessed and current location retrieved, so that the message can be automatically forwarded to that location. In some instances, the caller is furnished with the caller's general location (i.e.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 1, 1990
    Date of Patent: September 7, 1993
    Assignee: AT&T Bell Laboratories
    Inventors: Elliston P. Bissell, Frank J. Campano