Patents by Inventor Hugo Olliphant

Hugo Olliphant 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: 20200357050
    Abstract: Methods and systems for automatically providing dynamic content for facilitating a transaction are described herein. An online marketplace is accessed by a client device over a network. A user identifier associated with the client device is passed to a payment service provider via a merchant system associated with the online market place. Dynamic content is generated by the payment service provider in response to the user identifier and subsequently served to the client device over the network.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 26, 2020
    Publication date: November 12, 2020
    Inventors: Hugo Olliphant, Ray Tanaka, Alan Tien, Roy Vella
  • Patent number: 10796313
    Abstract: A method and system for facilitating online payments are disclosed. According to one aspect of the present invention, a payment agreement is established at a payment service provider that defines terms of a payment relationship between a merchant and a user. The establishing of the payment agreement includes linking the payment agreement with a payment account of the merchant or user stored at the payment service provider. After establishing the payment agreement, a payment request associated with a transaction is received, whereby the payment request includes a unique identifier to identify the payment agreement stored at the payment service provider. Based on a verification that the payment request complies with terms of the payment agreement, the payment request is processed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Assignee: PayPal, Inc.
    Inventors: Hugo Olliphant, Franck Chastagnol, Yi-Ling Su, William Wu, Chris Brown, Thach Dang, Thomas Veino, Carol Gunby, Peter Zhe Chu, Steven Chen
  • Patent number: 10664905
    Abstract: Methods and systems for providing dynamic content during payment transactions are described herein. A user identifier stored on a client device of a user is transmitted to a payment service provider in response to the user's interaction with a user interface associated with a merchant. Based on the user identifier, dynamic content specific to the user is retrieved from the payment service provider. The dynamic content may include an available account balance with the payment service provider, merchant rating associated with the merchant, and other information that may assist the user in determining whether to engage in an online transaction with the merchant. The dynamic content may then be provided to the client device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignee: PayPal, Inc.
    Inventors: Hugo Olliphant, Ray Tanaka, Alan Tien, Roy Vella
  • Patent number: 10650360
    Abstract: Methods and systems according to one or more embodiments are provided for storing online transaction records associated with user-merchant transactions. In an embodiment, a system comprises one or more processors. The system also comprises one or more memories adapted to store a plurality of machine-readable instructions which when executed by the one or more processors are adapted to cause the system to: receive transaction information captured and passed from a client device in response to the client device determining that information or content provided by a merchant server comprises transaction information, wherein the transaction information is associated with a user-merchant transaction; and store the received transaction information in a searchable machine-readable transaction record associated with a user account.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignee: PAYPAL, INC.
    Inventors: Hugo Olliphant, Kristen Schumacher, German Scipioni, Jeremy Downs
  • Publication number: 20190311380
    Abstract: A system and method for conducting a gift value transaction is described herein. The method includes receiving a request for payment for a gift, wherein the request includes buyer-imposed conditions on use of the gift; notifying a gift recipient of the gift; and tracking the gift recipient's account balances at the different merchants with the buyer-imposed conditions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 25, 2019
    Publication date: October 10, 2019
    Inventors: George Lee, Hugo Olliphant
  • Patent number: 10360570
    Abstract: A system and method for conducting a gift value transaction is described herein. The method includes receiving a request for payment for a gift, wherein the request includes buyer-imposed conditions on use of the gift; notifying a gift recipient of the gift; and tracking the gift recipient's account balances at the different merchants with the buyer-imposed conditions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2019
    Assignee: PayPal, Inc.
    Inventors: George Lee, Hugo Olliphant
  • Patent number: 10296899
    Abstract: A universal funding card and the delayed assignment of a funding instrument for a financial transaction are described herein. In one embodiment, a system for facilitating a financial transaction comprises a communications interface; a database storing data regarding a user and a plurality of funding instruments associated with that user; and a payment processing system configured to receive a request for payment authorization from a merchant via the communications interface, to authorize payment to the merchant prior to selection of a funding instrument, and after authorizing payment to the merchant, receive instructions regarding a funding instrument to debit for the payment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: PAYPAL, INC.
    Inventors: George Lee, Hugo Olliphant
  • Publication number: 20190005497
    Abstract: A method and system for facilitating online payments are disclosed. According to one aspect of the present invention, a payment agreement is established at a payment service provider that defines terms of a payment relationship between a merchant and a user. The establishing of the payment agreement includes linking the payment agreement with a payment account of the merchant or user stored at the payment service provider. After establishing the payment agreement, a payment request associated with a transaction is received, whereby the payment request includes a unique identifier to identify the payment agreement stored at the payment service provider. Based on a verification that the payment request complies with terms of the payment agreement, the payment request is processed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 10, 2018
    Publication date: January 3, 2019
    Inventors: Hugo Olliphant, Franck Chastagnol, Yi-Ling Su, William Wu, Chris Brown, Thach Dang, Thomas Veino, Carol Gunby, Peter Zhe Chu, Steven Chen
  • Publication number: 20180365762
    Abstract: Methods and systems for automatically providing dynamic content for facilitating a transaction are described herein. An online marketplace is accessed by a client device over a network. A user identifier associated with the client device is passed to a payment service provider via a merchant system associated with the online market place. Dynamic content is generated by the payment service provider in response to the user identifier and subsequently served to the client device over the network.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 16, 2018
    Publication date: December 20, 2018
    Inventors: Hugo Olliphant, Ray Tanaka, Alan Tien, Roy Vella
  • Patent number: 9947046
    Abstract: Methods and systems for automatically providing dynamic content for facilitating a transaction are described herein. An online marketplace is accessed by a client device over a network. A user identifier associated with the client device is passed to a payment service provider via a merchant system associated with the online market place. Dynamic content is generated by the payment service provider in response to the user identifier and subsequently served to the client device over the network.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 17, 2018
    Assignee: PAYPAL, INC.
    Inventors: Hugo Olliphant, Ray Tanaka, Alan Tien, Roy Vella
  • Patent number: 9940622
    Abstract: A method and system for facilitating online payments are disclosed. According to one aspect of the present invention, a payment agreement is established at a payment service provider that defines terms of a payment relationship between a merchant and a user. The establishing of the payment agreement includes linking the payment agreement with a payment account of the merchant or user stored at the payment service provider. After establishing the payment agreement, a payment request associated with a transaction is received, whereby the payment request includes a unique identifier to identify the payment agreement stored at the payment service provider. Based on a verification that the payment request complies with terms of the payment agreement, the payment request is processed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 5, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 10, 2018
    Assignee: PAYPAL, INC.
    Inventors: Hugo Olliphant, Franck Chastagnol, Yi-Ling Su, William Wu, Chris Brown, Thach Dang, Thomas Veino, Carol Gunby, Peter Zhe Chu, Steven Chen
  • Publication number: 20170255946
    Abstract: A system and method for conducting a gift value transaction is described herein. The method includes receiving a request for payment for a gift, wherein the request includes buyer-imposed conditions on use of the gift; notifying a gift recipient of the gift; and tracking the gift recipient's account balances at the different merchants with the buyer-imposed conditions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 23, 2017
    Publication date: September 7, 2017
    Inventors: George Lee, Hugo Olliphant
  • Publication number: 20170185975
    Abstract: A system includes an interface to receive a request associated with a third party at a financial service provider from a network-based device associated with a user. The request includes an identifier that identifies an offer. The system further includes a revenue share application configured to determine whether the transaction involves a plurality of third parties and to determine a payment share for each party of the plurality of third parties based on the transaction involving the plurality of third parties. A payment transfer module transfers the payment share from an account of the user to each account associated with each party of the plurality of third parties.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 13, 2017
    Publication date: June 29, 2017
    Inventors: Mark Harrison, Hugo Olliphant
  • Publication number: 20170178230
    Abstract: In one example, a method of providing dynamic content includes providing a client device with access to an online marketplace over a network. The method also includes facilitating transmission of a user identifier stored by the client device to a payment service provider. The method further includes receiving dynamic content from the payment service provider in response to the user identifier. In addition, the method includes serving the dynamic content to the client device over the network.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 13, 2017
    Publication date: June 22, 2017
    Inventors: Hugo Olliphant, Ray Tanaka, Alan Tien, Roy Vella
  • Patent number: 9659300
    Abstract: A system and method for conducting a gift value transaction is described herein. The method includes receiving a request for payment for a gift, wherein the request includes buyer-imposed conditions on use of the gift; notifying a gift recipient of the gift; and tracking the gift recipient's account balances at the different merchants with the buyer-imposed conditions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 23, 2011
    Date of Patent: May 23, 2017
    Assignee: PayPal, Inc.
    Inventors: George Lee, Hugo Olliphant
  • Publication number: 20170068940
    Abstract: Methods and systems according to one or more embodiments are provided for storing online transaction records associated with user-merchant transactions. In an embodiment, a system comprises one or more processors. The system also comprises one or more memories adapted to store a plurality of machine-readable instructions which when executed by the one or more processors are adapted to cause the system to: receive transaction information captured and passed from a client device in response to the client device determining that information or content provided by a merchant server comprises transaction information, wherein the transaction information is associated with a user-merchant transaction; and store the received transaction information in a searchable machine-readable transaction record associated with a user account.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 21, 2016
    Publication date: March 9, 2017
    Inventors: Hugo Olliphant, Kristen Ondeck, German Scipioni, Jeremy Downs
  • Patent number: 9569793
    Abstract: A method of providing dynamic content includes providing a client device with access to an online marketplace over a network. The method also includes facilitating transmission of a user identifier stored by the client device to a payment service provider. The method further includes receiving dynamic content from the payment service provider in response to the user identifier. In addition, the method includes serving the dynamic content to the client device over the network.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 14, 2017
    Assignee: PAYPAL, INC.
    Inventors: Hugo Olliphant, Ray Tanaka, Alan Tien, Roy Vella
  • Patent number: 9524496
    Abstract: In one example embodiment, a system and method is shown that includes receiving financial data generated by a widget residing on a web page, the financial data including at least one of donation, or purchase data. The system and method may further include transmitting a display update to update the widget, the updating based upon the financial data. Some example embodiments may include, selecting a widget using an input device to generate data including at least one of donation or purchase data. Moreover, the system and method may include transmitting the at least one of donation or purchase data. Further, the system and method may include storing the at least one of donation or purchase data to a cookie.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2007
    Date of Patent: December 20, 2016
    Inventors: Hugo Olliphant, Ernest Mak, Muralidhar Ravuri, Mark J. Boyd, Musaab At-Taras
  • Patent number: 9501800
    Abstract: Methods and systems according to one or more embodiments are provided for storing online transaction records associated with user-merchant transactions. In an embodiment, a system comprises one or more processors. The system also comprises one or more memories adapted to store a plurality of machine-readable instructions which when executed by the one or more processors are adapted to cause the system to: receive transaction information captured and passed from a client device in response to the client device determining that information or content provided by a merchant server comprises transaction information, wherein the transaction information is associated with a user-merchant transaction; and store the received transaction information in a searchable machine-readable transaction record associated with a user account.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 22, 2016
    Assignee: PayPal, Inc.
    Inventors: Hugo Olliphant, Kristen Ondeck, German Scipioni, Jeremy Downs
  • Patent number: 9448981
    Abstract: Methods and systems for enabling images on a web page are provided. In example embodiments, a selection of an event external to a website of a publisher that will trigger display of an image that corresponds to the event is received. Information regarding a format for the image is received. Prior to the event occurring, code for the image to be displayed on a web page of the web site associated with the publisher is generated. The code is generated using the information regarding the format for the image. An indication of an occurrence of the event external to the web site is received. The code is triggered to display the image on the web page in response to the receiving the indication of the occurrence of the event.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 20, 2016
    Assignee: eBay Inc.
    Inventor: Hugo Olliphant