Patents by Inventor Howard Lutnick

Howard Lutnick 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: 20190114698
    Abstract: Methods, systems and apparatus for virtual online jewelry sales in secondary markets.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 21, 2018
    Publication date: April 18, 2019
    Inventors: Howard Lutnick, Simon Tam, Brian Watkins, Moshe Klein, Joel Klein, Alex Berg
  • Patent number: 10176515
    Abstract: Methods, systems and apparatus for virtual online jewelry sales in secondary markets.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 1, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2019
    Assignee: ELECTRONIC COMMODITIES EXCHANGE, L.P.
    Inventors: Howard Lutnick, Simon Tam, Brian Watkins, Moshe Klein, Joel Klein, Alex Berg
  • Publication number: 20160203554
    Abstract: Data processing systems and methods for managing transactions in auction-based trading of specialized items such as fixed income instruments are presented. The data processing system provides a highly structured trading protocol implemented through a sequence of trading paradigms. The system employs a distributed computer processing network linking together a plurality of commonly configured program-controlled workstations. The protocol and its program-controlling logic improves trading efficiency, rewards market Makers, and fairly distributes market opportunity to system users.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 21, 2016
    Publication date: July 14, 2016
    Inventors: Howard Lutnick, Stuart Fraser, Bijoy Paul
  • Patent number: 9154538
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus are disclosed for facilitating online storage of files (e.g., audio tracks, video, etc.) for playback/access or sale/exchange by the owners of the files without violating copyrights that copyright holders have in the files. For example, by providing a playback service that does not store additional versions of an audio file when the file is transmitted to, and immediately played on, a user device without buffering, the present invention avoids violating copyright laws by not making copies of the file. Numerous other aspects are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 15, 2012
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2015
    Assignee: CFPH, LLC
    Inventors: Howard Lutnick, Dean P. Alderucci
  • Publication number: 20150278891
    Abstract: Methods, systems and apparatus for virtual online jewelry sales in secondary markets.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 1, 2015
    Publication date: October 1, 2015
    Inventors: Howard Lutnick, Simon Tam, Brian Watkins, Moshe Klein, Joel Klein, Alex Berg
  • Publication number: 20140095434
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus are disclosed for facilitating online storage of files (e.g., audio tracks, video, etc.) for playback/access or sale/exchange by the owners of the files without violating copyrights that copyright holders have in the files. For example, by providing a playback service that does not store additional versions of an audio file when the file is transmitted to, and immediately played on, a user device without buffering, the present invention avoids violating copyright laws by not making copies of the file. Numerous other aspects are disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 15, 2012
    Publication date: April 3, 2014
    Inventors: Howard Lutnick, Dean P. Alderucci
  • Patent number: 8412635
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus are disclosed for facilitating online storage of files (e.g., audio tracks, video, etc.) for playback/access or sale/exchange by the owners of the files without violating copyrights that copyright holders have in the files. For example, by providing a playback service that does not store additional versions of an audio file when the file is transmitted to, and immediately played on, a user device without buffering, the present invention avoids violating copyright laws by not making copies of the file. Numerous other aspects are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2009
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2013
    Assignee: CFPH, LLC
    Inventors: Howard Lutnick, Dean P. Alderucci
  • Patent number: 8359272
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus are disclosed for facilitating online storage of files (e.g., audio tracks, video, etc.) for playback/access or sale/exchange by the owners of the files without violating copyrights that copyright holders have in the files. For example, by providing a playback service that does not store additional versions of an audio file when the file is transmitted to, and immediately played on, a user device without buffering, the present invention avoids violating copyright laws by not making copies of the file. Numerous other aspects are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 14, 2009
    Date of Patent: January 22, 2013
    Assignee: CFPH, LLC
    Inventors: Howard Lutnick, Dean P. Alderucci
  • Patent number: 8341085
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus are disclosed for facilitating online storage of files (e.g., audio tracks, video, etc.) for playback/access or sale/exchange by the owners of the files without violating copyrights that copyright holders have in the files. For example, by providing a playback service that does not store additional versions of an audio file when the file is transmitted to, and immediately played on, a user device without buffering, the present invention avoids violating copyright laws by not making copies of the file. Numerous other aspects are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2009
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2012
    Assignee: CFPH, LLC
    Inventors: Howard Lutnick, Dean P. Alderucci
  • Patent number: 8321324
    Abstract: A determination is made as to whether a trading order that has been placed on a trading exchange is an outlying trading order. If it is determined that the trading order is an outlying trading order, a restrictive action is taken regarding the outlying trading order, and/or a restrictive action is taken regarding a subsequent trading order that may trade with the outlying trading order.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 2, 2009
    Date of Patent: November 27, 2012
    Assignee: BGC Partners, Inc.
    Inventors: Howard Lutnick, Joseph Noviello, Michael Sweeting
  • Patent number: 8280815
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus are disclosed for facilitating online storage of files (e.g., audio tracks, video, etc.) for playback/access or sale/exchange by the owners of the files without violating copyrights that copyright holders have in the files. For example, by providing a playback service that does not store additional versions of an audio file when the file is transmitted to, and immediately played on, a user device without buffering, the present invention avoids violating copyright laws by not making copies of the file. Numerous other aspects are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 14, 2009
    Date of Patent: October 2, 2012
    Assignee: CFPH, LLC
    Inventors: Howard Lutnick, Dean P. Alderucci
  • Publication number: 20100211438
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus are disclosed for facilitating online storage of files (e.g., audio tracks, video, etc.) for playback/access or sale/exchange by the owners of the files without violating copyrights that copyright holders have in the files. For example, by providing a playback service that does not store additional versions of an audio file when the file is transmitted to, and immediately played on, a user device without buffering, the present invention avoids violating copyright laws by not making copies of the file. Numerous other aspects are disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 4, 2009
    Publication date: August 19, 2010
    Inventors: Howard Lutnick, Dean P. Alderucci
  • Publication number: 20100205064
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus are disclosed for facilitating online storage of files (e.g., audio tracks, video, etc.) for playback/access or sale/exchange by the owners of the files without violating copyrights that copyright holders have in the files. For example, by providing a playback service that does not store additional versions of an audio file when the file is transmitted to, and immediately played on, a user device without buffering, the present invention avoids violating copyright laws by not making copies of the file. Numerous other aspects are disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 4, 2009
    Publication date: August 12, 2010
    Inventors: Howard Lutnick, Dean P. Alderucci
  • Patent number: 7647276
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus are disclosed for facilitating online storage of files (e.g., audio tracks, video, etc.) for playback/access or sale/exchange by the owners of the files without violating copyrights that copyright holders have in the files. For example, by providing a playback service that does not store additional versions of an audio file when the file is transmitted to, and immediately played on, a user device without buffering, the present invention avoids violating copyright laws by not making copies of the file. Numerous other aspects are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2007
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2010
    Assignee: CFPH, LLC
    Inventors: Howard Lutnick, Dean P. Alderucci
  • Publication number: 20090307289
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus are disclosed for facilitating online storage of files (e.g., audio tracks, video, etc.) for playback/access or sale/exchange by the owners of the files without violating copyrights that copyright holders have in the files. For example, by providing a playback service that does not store additional versions of an audio file when the file is transmitted to, and immediately played on, a user device without buffering, the present invention avoids violating copyright laws by not making copies of the file. Numerous other aspects are disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 14, 2009
    Publication date: December 10, 2009
    Inventors: Howard Lutnick, Dean P. Alderucci
  • Publication number: 20090307062
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus are disclosed for facilitating online storage of files (e.g., audio tracks, video, etc.) for playback/access or sale/exchange by the owners of the files without violating copyrights that copyright holders have in the files. For example, by providing a playback service that does not store additional versions of an audio file when the file is transmitted to, and immediately played on, a user device without buffering, the present invention avoids violating copyright laws by not making copies of the file. Numerous other aspects are disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 14, 2009
    Publication date: December 10, 2009
    Inventors: Howard Lutnick, Dean P. Alderucci
  • Publication number: 20080102941
    Abstract: This disclosure provides a wagering system associated with a first wagering facility, the system communicably coupled with a network and including a memory operable to store betting odds on a plurality of wagering events hosted by the first wagering facility. The system further includes a processor coupled to the memory and operable to receive a first bet on a particular event via the network, the particular event comprising at least one of the wagering events hosted by the first wagering facility. If a second bet is received within a predetermined period of time after the first bet is received, then the processor recalculates the betting odds on the particular event based upon both of the first bet and the second bet. If a second bet is not received within a predetermined period of time after the first bet is received, then the processor recalculates the betting odds on the particular event based upon the first bet.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 2, 2008
    Publication date: May 1, 2008
    Inventors: JOSEPH ASHER, Howard Lutnick
  • Publication number: 20080102940
    Abstract: This disclosure provides a wagering system associated with a first wagering facility, the system communicably coupled with a network and including a memory operable to store betting odds on a plurality of wagering events hosted by the first wagering facility. The system further includes a processor coupled to the memory and operable to receive a first bet on a particular event via the network, the particular event comprising at least one of the wagering events hosted by the first wagering facility. If a second bet is received within a predetermined period of time after the first bet is received, then the processor recalculates the betting odds on the particular event based upon both of the first bet and the second bet. If a second bet is not received within a predetermined period of time after the first bet is received, then the processor recalculates the betting odds on the particular event based upon the first bet.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 2, 2008
    Publication date: May 1, 2008
    Inventors: Joseph Asher, Howard Lutnick
  • Patent number: D572253
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 28, 2007
    Date of Patent: July 1, 2008
    Assignee: Cantor Fitzgerald, L.P. CFPH, LLC
    Inventors: Stuart A. Fraser, Howard Lutnick, Bijoy Paul
  • Patent number: D574827
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 19, 2008
    Date of Patent: August 12, 2008
    Assignee: Cantor Fitzgerald, L.P. CFPH, LLC
    Inventors: Stuart A. Fraser, Howard Lutnick, Bijoy Paul