Patents by Inventor Ian R. Pentland

Ian R. Pentland 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: 20200266971
    Abstract: Techniques are disclosed for managing encrypted data stored in one or more blocks of a first data structure. One embodiment presented herein includes a computer-implemented method, which includes retrieving the encrypted data from the one or more blocks. The method further includes placing the encrypted data in a container object. The method further includes applying an encryption technique to the container object to generate an encrypted container object and a key. The method further includes generating a second data structure. A first block of the second data structure may include either the encrypted container object or information related to the encrypted container object.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 4, 2020
    Publication date: August 20, 2020
    Inventors: Ian R. PENTLAND, Glenn SCOTT, Roger MEIKE, Michael R. GABRIEL
  • Patent number: 10686586
    Abstract: Techniques are disclosed for managing encrypted data stored in one or more blocks of a first data structure. One embodiment presented herein includes a computer-implemented method, which includes retrieving the encrypted data from the one or more blocks. The method further includes placing the encrypted data in a container object. The method further includes applying an encryption technique to the container object to generate an encrypted container object and a key. The method further includes generating a second data structure. A first block of the second data structure may include either the encrypted container object or information related to the encrypted container object.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2020
    Assignee: INTUIT, INC.
    Inventors: Ian R. Pentland, Glenn Scott, Roger Meike, Michael R. Gabriel
  • Publication number: 20190199512
    Abstract: Techniques are disclosed for managing encrypted data stored in one or more blocks of a first data structure. One embodiment presented herein includes a computer-implemented method, which includes retrieving the encrypted data from the one or more blocks. The method further includes placing the encrypted data in a container object. The method further includes applying an encryption technique to the container object to generate an encrypted container object and a key. The method further includes generating a second data structure. A first block of the second data structure may include either the encrypted container object or information related to the encrypted container object.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 22, 2017
    Publication date: June 27, 2019
    Inventors: Ian R. Pentland, Glenn Scott, Roger Meike, Michael R. Gabriel