Patents by Inventor Gerald William Smith

Gerald William Smith 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: 20200138583
    Abstract: Certain embodiments generally provide an improved tibial base member comprising keel portions that allow one or both cruciate ligaments to be preserved. Other embodiments provide improved lateral and/or medial inserts having a mesial lip that helps relieve and or prevent impingement between the femoral component and the tibial eminence. Other embodiments provide improved femoral components having various chamfers to provide additional clearance with respect to the tibial eminence and posterior cruciate ligament without decreasing bone coverage.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 26, 2019
    Publication date: May 7, 2020
    Inventors: Nathaniel Milton Lenz, Richard Michael Smith, Zachary Christopher Wilkinson, Brian William McKinnon, Abraham Biglari Salehi, Jonathan Kirk Nielsen, Michael D. Ries, Gerald J. Jerry
  • Publication number: 20200138584
    Abstract: Certain embodiments generally provide an improved tibial base member comprising keel portions that allow one or both cruciate ligaments to be preserved. Other embodiments provide improved lateral and/or medial inserts having a mesial lip that helps relieve and or prevent impingement between the femoral component and the tibial eminence. Other embodiments provide improved femoral components having various chamfers to provide additional clearance with respect to the tibial eminence and posterior cruciate ligament without decreasing bone coverage.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 26, 2019
    Publication date: May 7, 2020
    Inventors: Nathaniel Milton Lenz, Richard Michael Smith, Zachary Christopher Wilkinson, Brian William McKinnon, Abraham Biglari Salehi, Jonathan Kirk Nielsen, Michael D. Ries, Gerald J. Jerry
  • Publication number: 20200100903
    Abstract: Certain embodiments generally provide an improved tibial base member comprising keel portions that allow one or both cruciate ligaments to be preserved. Other embodiments provide improved lateral and/or medial inserts having a mesial lip that helps relieve and or prevent impingement between the femoral component and the tibial eminence. Other embodiments provide improved femoral components having various chamfers to provide additional clearance with respect to the tibial eminence and posterior cruciate ligament without decreasing bone coverage.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 26, 2019
    Publication date: April 2, 2020
    Inventors: Nathaniel Milton Lenz, Richard Michael Smith, Zachary Christopher Wilkinson, Brian William McKinnon, Abraham Biglari Salehi, Jonathan Kirk Nielsen, Michael D. Ries, Gerald J. Jerry
  • Patent number: 8412776
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a system and method for providing a communication network. The system comprises a network-connected server having input and access capabilities, a site builder, a transmitter, a communicator, and memory. The site-builder receives instructions input from a first user and creates a dedicated network site based on the received instructions. The transmitter communicates the existence of the dedicated network site to a nominated second user. The communicator provides accesses to the contents of the dedicated network site by the first and second users. The memory stores information input by the first and the second user in the dedicated network site.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 6, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2013
    Assignee: Open Text S.A.
    Inventors: Gerald William Smith, Charles Edward Tatham, Randall Nelson Remme
  • Publication number: 20120198000
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a system and method for providing a communication network. The system comprises a network-connected server having input and access capabilities, a site builder, a transmitter, a communicator, and memory. The site-builder receives instructions input from a first user and creates a dedicated network site based on the received instructions. The transmitter communicates the existence of the dedicated network site to a nominated second user. The communicator provides accesses to the contents of the dedicated network site by the first and second users. The memory stores information input by the first and the second user in the dedicated network site.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 6, 2012
    Publication date: August 2, 2012
    Applicant: OPEN TEXT S.A.
    Inventors: Gerald William Smith, Charles Edward Tatham, Randall Nelson Remme
  • Patent number: 8176122
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a system and method for providing a communication network. The system comprises a network-connected server having input and access capabilities, a site builder, a transmitter, a communicator, and memory. The site-builder receives instructions input from a first user and creates a dedicated network site based on the received instructions. The transmitter communicates the existence of the dedicated network site to a nominated second user. The communicator provides accesses to the contents of the dedicated network site by the first and second users. The memory stores information input by the first and the second user in the dedicated network site.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 27, 2010
    Date of Patent: May 8, 2012
    Assignee: Open Text S.A.
    Inventors: Gerald William Smith, Charles Edward Tatham, Randall Nelson Remme
  • Publication number: 20100287483
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a system and method for providing a communication network. The system comprises a network-connected server having input and access capabilities, a site builder, a transmitter, a communicator, and memory. The site-builder receives instructions input from a first user and creates a dedicated network site based on the received instructions. The transmitter communicates the existence of the dedicated network site to a nominated second user. The communicator provides accesses to the contents of the dedicated network site by the first and second users. The memory stores information input by the first and the second user in the dedicated network site.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 27, 2010
    Publication date: November 11, 2010
    Inventors: Gerald William Smith, Charles Edward Tatham, Randall Nelson Remme
  • Patent number: 7734694
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a system and method for providing a communication network. The system comprises a ‘network-connected server having input and access capabilities, a site builder, a transmitter, a communicator, and memory. The site-builder receives instructions input from a first user and creates a dedicated network site based on the received instructions. The transmitter communicates the existence of the dedicated network site to a nominated second user. The communicator provides accesses to the contents of the dedicated network site by the first and second users. The memory stores information input by the first and the second user in the dedicated network site.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2008
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2010
    Assignees: Brokercom Inc., Involv International Corporation
    Inventors: Michael J. Cannata, Richard Lee, Matthew Powell, Ryan Ramasra, Gerald William Smith, Charles Edward Tatham, Randall Nelson Remme
  • Patent number: 7523162
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a system and method for providing a communication network. The system comprises a ‘network-connected server having input and access capabilities, a site builder, a transmitter, a communicator, and memory. The site-builder receives instructions input from a first user and creates a dedicated network site based on the received instructions. The transmitter communicates the existence of the dedicated network site to a nominated second user. The communicator provides accesses to the contents of the dedicated network site by the first and second users. The memory stores information input by the first and the second user in the dedicated network site.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 26, 2005
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2009
    Assignees: Brokercom Inc., Involv International Corporation
    Inventors: Michael J. Cannata, Richard Lee, Matthew Powell, Ryan Ramasra, Gerald William Smith
  • Publication number: 20080209345
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a system and method for providing a communication network. The system comprises a ‘network-connected server having input and access capabilities, a site builder, a transmitter, a communicator, and memory. The site-builder receives instructions input from a first user and creates a dedicated network site based on the received instructions. The transmitter communicates the existence of the dedicated network site to a nominated second user. The communicator provides accesses to the contents of the dedicated network site by the first and second users. The memory stores information input by the first and the second user in the dedicated network site.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 26, 2008
    Publication date: August 28, 2008
    Inventors: Michael J. Cannata, Richard Lee, Matthew Powell, Ryan Ramasra, Gerald William Smith, Charles Edward Tatham, Randall Nelson Remme
  • Patent number: 7320018
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a system and method for providing a communication network. The system comprises a ‘network-connected server having input and access capabilities, a site builder, a transmitter, a communicator, and memory. The site-builder receives instructions input from a first user and creates a dedicated network site based on the received instructions. The transmitter communicates the existence of the dedicated network site to a nominated second user. The communicator provides accesses to the contents of the dedicated network site by the first and second users. The memory stores information input by the first and the second user in the dedicated network site.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 22, 2004
    Date of Patent: January 15, 2008
    Assignee: Involv International Corporation
    Inventors: Michael J. Cannata, Richard Lee, Matthew Powell, Ryan Ramasra, Gerald William Smith, Charles Edward Tatham, Randall Nelson Remme
  • Patent number: 7299258
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a system and method for providing a communication network. The system comprises a ‘network-connected server having input and access capabilities, a site builder, a transmitter, a communicator, and memory. The site-builder receives instructions input from a first user and creates a dedicated network site based on the received instructions. The transmitter communicates the existence of the dedicated network site to a nominated second user. The communicator provides accesses to the contents of the dedicated network site by the first and second users. The memory stores information input by the first and the second user in the dedicated network site.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 22, 2004
    Date of Patent: November 20, 2007
    Assignee: Involv International Corporation
    Inventors: Gerald William Smith, Charles Edward Tatham, Randall Nelson Remme
  • Patent number: 7287055
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a system and method for providing a communication network. The system comprises a ‘network-connected server having input and access capabilities, a site builder, a transmitter, a communicator, and memory. The site-builder receives instructions input from a first user and creates a dedicated network site based on the received instructions. The transmitter communicates the existence of the dedicated network site to a nominated second user. The communicator provides accesses to the contents of the dedicated network site by the first and second users. The memory stores information input by the first and the second user in the dedicated network site.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 22, 2004
    Date of Patent: October 23, 2007
    Assignee: Involv International Corporation
    Inventors: Michael J. Cannata, Richard Lee, Matthew Powell, Ryan Ramasra, Gerald William Smith, Charles Edward Tatham, Randall Nelson Remme
  • Patent number: 6917962
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a system and method for providing a communication network. The system comprises a network-connected server having input and access capabilities, a site builder, a transmitter, a communicator, and memory. The site-builder receives instructions input from a first user and creates a dedicated network site based on the received instructions. The transmitter communicates the existence of the dedicated network site to a nominated second user. The communicator provides accesses to the contents of the dedicated network site by the fast and second users. The memory stores information input by the first and the second user in the dedicated network site.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 9, 2000
    Date of Patent: July 12, 2005
    Assignees: Brokercom Inc., Involv International Corporation
    Inventors: Michael J. Cannata, Richard Lee, Matthew Powell, Ryan Ramasra, Gerald William Smith
  • Publication number: 20040225602
    Abstract: Systems and methods are configured to manage data sets associated with a financial transaction instrument. For example, a method is provided for facilitating the management of data sets on a financial transaction instrument that is issued by an issuer. The method includes the steps of: adding, by a first owner, a first data set to the financial transaction instrument, wherein the first data set is owned by a first owner; adding, by a second owner, a second data set to the financial transaction instrument, wherein the second data set is owned by a second owner; and storing the first data set and the second data set on the financial transaction instrument. The first and second data sets may each be stored as a Block of Binary. Furthermore, the first data set may be updated and/or deleted from the financial transaction instrument.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 9, 2003
    Publication date: November 11, 2004
    Applicant: American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc.
    Inventor: Gerald William Smith
  • Patent number: 6223177
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a system for providing a communication network, comprising: an intranet-connected server having input and access capabilities; a means on the server for receiving instructions input from a first user and for creating a dedicated intranet site based on the received instructions; means to communicate existence of the dedicated intranet site to a nominated second user; means to access contents of the dedicated intranet site by the second user via a web-browser installed on the second user; and means to store information in the dedicated intranet site input via a web-browser installed at the first or the second user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 19, 1998
    Date of Patent: April 24, 2001
    Assignee: Involv International Corporation
    Inventors: Charles Edward Tatham, Randall Nelson Remme, Gerald William Smith
  • Patent number: 5797786
    Abstract: A post-operative brassiere for use by female patients following cardio-thoracic surgery is disclosed. The post-operative brassiere includes a first breast support cup and a second breast support cup being interconnected by a support strap which is worn about the neck and shoulders of the wearer so as to form an open gap between the first and second breast support cups over the area of the wearer's sternum whereon a surgical incision is located. The conventional torso encircling straps which overlie the sternum in brassieres of the prior art are eliminated. The post-operative brassiere allows access to the incision for routine examination and nursing care while providing adequate support to the wearer's breasts. In one embodiment the breast support cups include elastic panels disposed about the peripheral edges thereof to secure the same in position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 2, 1996
    Date of Patent: August 25, 1998
    Inventors: Joey Paulette Smith, Gerald William Smith