Patents by Inventor Keith Gabryelski

Keith Gabryelski 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: 20130275195
    Abstract: A method for preventing computer device fraud utilizing mobile device characteristics in a computer system is disclosed. Digital media content, such as music, games and applications (“apps”) are widely available with the popularity of mobile computing. Advertisers of such digital media content may utilize incentives to users of mobile computer devices to download the digital media content, but want to prevent fraud on the system. In one method, usage information may be collected from user devices and be utilized to track and determine fraud on the system from individual devices, where the individual device is then blocked from access to the incentives.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 14, 2013
    Publication date: October 17, 2013
    Inventors: Keith Gabryelski, Mark Douglas Corner, Alexander Kalish, Micah Alexei Adler
  • Publication number: 20120265604
    Abstract: A method for tracking downloads of digital media content is disclosed. Digital media content, such as music, games and applications (“apps”) are widely available with the popularity of mobile computing. Content suppliers would appreciate it if their works were more widely disseminated and used. Users or customers may receive an incentive to purchase or to download a first portion of content. The incentive may be, for example, a second portion of the content or other incentive. In one method, a user downloads and receives a first portion of digital media content. In the second stage, the user's actions with the first portion of the content are tracked. When the user satisfies one or more conditions of using the first portion, the user is allowed to download the second portion or other incentive.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 13, 2012
    Publication date: October 18, 2012
    Applicant: Fiksu, Inc.
    Inventors: Mark Douglas Corner, Micah Adler, Mustafa Ihsan Ecemis, Keith Gabryelski
  • Publication number: 20120265595
    Abstract: A method for tracking downloads to a computer system is disclosed. Digital media content, such as music, games and applications (“apps”) are widely available with the popularity of mobile computing. Suppliers of such digital media content would appreciate it if their works were more widely disseminated and used. Users or customers may receive an incentive to purchase or to download an application. The incentive may be, for example, a free application, rewards points or a virtual currency. In one method, the user downloads digital media content in two stages. In the first stage, the user activates a first web-based link to download the digital media content. In the second stage, after downloading, the user activates a second web-based link to activate the application or other digital media content. The web-based links include user identifiers that are matched for the user to subsequently receive the incentive.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 13, 2012
    Publication date: October 18, 2012
    Applicant: FIKSU, INC.
    Inventors: Mark Douglas Corner, Micah Adler, Mustafa Ihsan Ecemis, Keith Gabryelski
  • Publication number: 20120265602
    Abstract: A method for tracking downloads to a computer system is disclosed. Digital media content, such as music, games and applications (“apps”) are widely available with the popularity of mobile computing. Suppliers of such digital media content would appreciate it if their works were more widely disseminated and used. Users or customers may receive an incentive to purchase or to download an application. The incentive may be, for example, a free application, rewards points or a virtual currency. In one method, the user downloads digital media content in two stages. In the first stage, the user activates a first web-based link to download the digital media content. In the second stage, after downloading, the user activates a second web-based link to activate the application or other digital media content. The web-based links include user identifiers that are matched for the user to subsequently receive the incentive.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 13, 2012
    Publication date: October 18, 2012
    Applicant: Fiksu, Inc.
    Inventors: Mark Douglas Corner, Micah Adler, Mustafa Ihsan Ecemis, Keith Gabryelski
  • Publication number: 20120265603
    Abstract: A method for tracking downloads to a computer system is disclosed. Digital media content, such as music, games and applications (“apps”) are widely available with the popularity of mobile computing. Suppliers of such digital media content would appreciate it if their works were more widely disseminated and used. Users or customers may receive an incentive to purchase or to download an application. The incentive may be, for example, a free application, rewards points or a virtual currency. In one method, the user downloads digital media content in two stages. In the first stage, the user activates a first web-based link to download the digital media content. In the second stage, after downloading, the user activates a second web-based link to activate the application or other digital media content. The web-based links include user identifiers that are matched for the user to subsequently receive the incentive.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 13, 2012
    Publication date: October 18, 2012
    Applicant: Fiksu, Inc.
    Inventors: Mark Douglas Corner, Micah Adler, Mustafa Ihsan Ecemis, Keith Gabryelski, Alicia Peregrin Wolfe
  • Publication number: 20120265599
    Abstract: A method for tracking downloads of digital media content is disclosed. Digital media content, such as music, games and applications (“apps”) are widely available with the popularity of mobile computing. Content suppliers would appreciate it if their works were more widely disseminated and used. Users or customers may receive an incentive to purchase or to download an application. The incentive may be, for example, a free application, rewards points or a virtual currency. In one method, a user downloads digital media content and receives the incentive in two stages. In the first stage, a user who has expressed interest is sent a first web-based link offering the content and the incentive. In the second stage, after activating the link, the user is allowed to download the content and receive the inventive. The web-based link includes user identifiers that are matched for the user to receive the incentive.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 13, 2012
    Publication date: October 18, 2012
    Applicant: Fiksu, Inc.
    Inventors: Mark Douglas Corner, Micah Adler, Mustafa Ihsan Ecemis, Keith Gabryelski
  • Patent number: 6804332
    Abstract: A computer-implemented method of processing communications through a multimedia interface that includes a plurality of interface devices and a plurality of input/output devices. Each of the plurality of interface device is capable of connecting to a different communications network, and each of the plurality of input/output devices is capable of processing different media types.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 4, 2000
    Date of Patent: October 12, 2004
    Assignee: Wildfire Communications, Inc.
    Inventors: Richard A. Miner, William J. Warner, Anthony M. Lovell, Eric R. Shienbrood, Keith Gabryelski, Kenneth C. R. C. Arnold, Nicholas C. d'Arbeloff, Kee Hinckley
  • Patent number: 6047053
    Abstract: A method implemented by a computer-based electronic assistant to receive and manage incoming calls to a subscriber including the steps of receiving an incoming call to the subscriber from a caller; establishing a first connection between the electronic assistant and the caller; establishing a second connection between the electronic assistant and the subscriber; over the second connection, electronically notifying the subscriber of the incoming call; in response to receiving a call accept command from the subscriber over the second connection, linking the caller and the subscriber so that they may communicate with each other; upon linking the subscriber to the caller, switching the electronic assistant to a background mode in which said electronic assistant continues to monitor the subscriber over the second connection while the subscriber is linked with the caller; and in response to receiving a summoning command, switching the electronic assistant into a foreground mode, wherein the electronic assistant whe
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 1997
    Date of Patent: April 4, 2000
    Assignee: Wildfire Communications, Inc.
    Inventors: Richard A. Miner, William J. Warner, Anthony M. Lovell, Eric R. Shienbrood, Keith Gabryelski, Kenneth C. R. C. Arnold, Nicholas C. d'Arbeloff, Kee Hinckley
  • Patent number: 5652789
    Abstract: A method implemented by a computer-based electronic assistant to receive and manage incoming calls to a subscriber including the steps of receiving an incoming call to the subscriber from a caller; establishing a first connection between the electronic assistant and the caller; establishing a second connection between the electronic assistant and the subscriber; over the second connection, electronically notifying the subscriber of the incoming call; in response to receiving a call accept command from the subscriber over the second connection, linking the caller and the subscriber so that they may communicate with each other; upon linking the subscriber to the caller, switching the electronic assistant to a background mode in which said electronic assistant continues to monitor the subscriber over the second connection while the subscriber is linked with the caller; and in response to receiving a summoning command, switching the electronic assistant into a foreground mode, wherein the electronic assistant whe
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 1994
    Date of Patent: July 29, 1997
    Assignee: Wildfire Communications, Inc.
    Inventors: Richard A. Miner, William J. Warner, Anthony M. Lovell, Eric R. Shienbrood, Keith Gabryelski, Kenneth C. R. C. Arnold, Nicholas C. d'Arbeloff, Kee Hinckley