Patents by Inventor Ginger Griffin

Ginger Griffin 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: 7801816
    Abstract: The invention provides a currency selectable stored value instrument, whose currency may be chosen or converted at the time value is loaded, after load but prior to redemption of value, at the time of redemption, or at other times. One embodiment of the system is configured so that the stored value instrument may be a plastic card with a magnetic stripe, compatible with card readers on Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) or other terminals. In one embodiment, U.S. dollars may be converted to Mexican pesos when the stored value instrument is loaded at an ATM or other location in the United States. A user may subsequently redeem that value for legal tender in pesos at an ATM located in Mexico, for example, or for goods, services, or cash in other currencies.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 7, 2003
    Date of Patent: September 21, 2010
    Assignee: JP Morgan Chase Bank, N.A.
    Inventors: Melissa Alarcon-Luther, Debra C. Fellner, Barry M. Sabloff, Frank Charles Schell, III, Peter Mark Mesrobian, Ginger Griffin, Michelle Dorion, Gus Karris
  • Patent number: 7313546
    Abstract: The invention provides a currency selectable stored value instrument, whose currency may be chosen or converted at the time value is loaded, after load but prior to redemption of value, at the time of redemption, or at other times. One embodiment of the system is configured so that the stored value instrument may be a plastic card with a magnetic stripe, compatible with card readers on Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) or other terminals. In one embodiment, U.S. dollars may be converted to Mexican pesos when the stored value instrument is loaded at an ATM or other location in the United States. A user may subsequently redeem that value for legal tender in pesos at an ATM located in Mexico, for example, or for goods, services, or cash in other currencies.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 2001
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2007
    Assignee: JP Morgan Chase Bank, N.A.
    Inventors: Melissa Alarcon-Luther, Debra C. Fellner, Barry M. Sabloff, Frank Charles Schell, III, Peter Mark Mesrobian, Ginger Griffin, Michelle Dorion, Gus Karris
  • Publication number: 20040153406
    Abstract: The invention provides a currency selectable stored value instrument, whose currency may be chosen or converted at the time value is loaded, after load but prior to redemption of value, at the time of redemption, or at other times. One embodiment of the system is configured so that the stored value instrument may be a plastic card with a magnetic stripe, compatible with card readers on Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) or other terminals. In one embodiment, U.S. dollars may be converted to Mexican pesos when the stored value instrument is loaded at an ATM or other location in the United States. A user may subsequently redeem that value for legal tender in pesos at an ATM located in Mexico, for example, or for goods, services, or cash in other currencies.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 26, 2001
    Publication date: August 5, 2004
    Inventors: Melissa Alarcon-Luther, Debra C. Fellner, Barry M. Sabloff, Frank Charles Schell, Peter Mark Mesrobian, Ginger Griffin, Michelle Dorion, Gus Karris
  • Publication number: 20030105714
    Abstract: The invention provides a currency selectable stored value instrument, whose currency may be chosen or converted at the time value is loaded, after load but prior to redemption of value, at the time of redemption, or at other times. One embodiment of the system is configured so that the stored value instrument may be a plastic card with a magnetic stripe, compatible with card readers on Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) or other terminals. In one embodiment, U.S. dollars may be converted to Mexican pesos when the stored value instrument is loaded at an ATM or other location in the United States. A user may subsequently redeem that value for legal tender in pesos at an ATM located in Mexico, for example, or for goods, services, or cash in other currencies.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 7, 2003
    Publication date: June 5, 2003
    Inventors: Melissa Alarcon-Luther, Debra C. Fellner, Barry M. Sabloff, Frank Charles Schell, Peter Mark Mesrobian, Ginger Griffin, Michelle Dorion, Gus Karris