Patents by Inventor Lior Auslander

Lior Auslander 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: 20140134975
    Abstract: A method includes obtaining a liability limit indicative of an available funding, determining whether a first amount of liability contributed by a first subscriber during a provision of a service to the first subscriber exceeds a first balance indicative of a first portion of the available funding that may be consumed by the first subscriber, determining whether a second amount of liability contributed by a second subscriber during a provision of a service to the second subscriber exceeds a second balance indicative of a second portion of the available funding that may be consumed by the second subscriber, issuing a first communication to a device to affect the provision of a service to the first subscriber if the first amount of liability exceeds the first balance, and issuing a second communication to the device to affect the provision of a service to the second subscriber if the second amount of liability exceeds the second balance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 21, 2014
    Publication date: May 15, 2014
    Applicant: COMVERSE, INC.
    Inventors: Bruce FRANKEL, Lior AUSLANDER, Pankaj TRIVEDI, David POLICAR
  • Patent number: 8655759
    Abstract: A method includes determining whether a first amount of liability contributed by a first subscriber during a provision of a service to the first subscriber exceeds a first balance indicative of a first portion of available funding that may be consumed by the first subscriber, determining whether a second amount of liability contributed by a second subscriber during a provision of a service to the second subscriber exceeds a second balance indicative of a second portion of the available funding that may be consumed by the second subscriber, issuing a first communication to a device to affect the provision of a service to the first subscriber if the first amount of liability exceeds the first balance, and issuing a second communication to the device to affect the provision of a service to the second subscriber if the second amount of liability exceeds the second balance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 30, 2009
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2014
    Assignee: Comverse, Inc.
    Inventors: Bruce Frankel, Lior Auslander, Pankaj Trivedi, David Policar
  • Publication number: 20120047057
    Abstract: A method includes obtaining a liability limit indicative of an available funding, determining whether a first amount of liability contributed by a first subscriber during a provision of a service to the first subscriber exceeds a first balance indicative of a first portion of the available funding that may be consumed by the first subscriber, determining whether a second amount of liability contributed by a second subscriber during a provision of a service to the second subscriber exceeds a second balance indicative of a second portion of the available funding that may be consumed by the second subscriber, issuing a first communication to a device to affect the provision of a service to the first subscriber if the first amount of liability exceeds the first balance, and issuing a second communication to the device to affect the provision of a service to the second subscriber if the second amount of liability exceeds the second balance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 30, 2009
    Publication date: February 23, 2012
    Inventors: Bruce Frankel, Lior Auslander, Pankaj Trivedi, David Policar
  • Publication number: 20120041853
    Abstract: There is provided a method that includes (i) receiving a notification of an event concerning a network communication service, (ii) querying a database, in response to the notification, to obtain a payment mode for the service, in which the payment mode is selectable from a set that includes (a) pre-payment and (b) post-payment, (iii) determining, in accordance with the payment mode, whether a balance to fund the service satisfies a balance criterion, and (iv) issuing, in accordance with whether the balance to fund the service satisfies the balance criterion, a communication to a device to affect a provision of the service. There is also provided a system that employs the method, and a storage medium that contains instructions for controlling a processor to perform the method.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 30, 2009
    Publication date: February 16, 2012
    Inventors: Hemlata S. Kadia, Lior Auslander, Geoffrey Benger Coleman, Christopher Allen Doehler, Bruce Frankel, Gabriel Matsliach, David M. Sell, Pankaj Trivedi
  • Publication number: 20120041871
    Abstract: There is provided a method that includes (a) obtaining a first balance indicative of a first available funding for a service for a subscriber, in which the first balance may be consumed by the subscriber; (b) obtaining a second balance indicative of a second available funding for the service, in which the second balance may be consumed by the subscriber; (c) determining whether both of the first and second balances are sufficient to provide for the service; and (d) issuing a communication to a device to permit usage of the service by the subscriber, if both of the first and second balances are sufficient to provide for the service.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 30, 2009
    Publication date: February 16, 2012
    Inventors: David M. Sell, Lior Auslander, Kadia S. Hemlata, Matsliach Gabriel, Porter R. Wesley
  • Publication number: 20120030102
    Abstract: There is provided a method that includes (a) receiving a notification of an event concerning a network communication service involving a subscriber, in which the subscriber is linked to a first account having first account terms, and a second account having second account terms, (b) making a decision of whether to handle the network communication service in accordance with the subscriber being linked to the first account or in accordance with the subscriber being linked to the second account, and (c) issuing a communication to a device to facilitate the network communication service, pursuant to the decision. There is also provided a system that performs the method, and a storage medium that contains instructions for controlling a processor to perform the method.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 30, 2009
    Publication date: February 2, 2012
    Inventors: Christopher Allen Doehler, Lior Auslander, Geoffrey Benger Coleman, Bruce Frankel, Gabriel Matsliach, David M. Sell, Paresh C. Shah, Pankaj Trivedi