Patents by Inventor Lisa Ann Morrill Webb

Lisa Ann Morrill Webb 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).

  • Patent number: 8931704
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for producing an opaque, transparent or translucent transaction card having multiple features, such as a holographic foil, integrated circuit chip, silver magnetic stripe with text on the magnetic stripe, opacity gradient, an invisible optically recognizable compound, a translucent signature field such that the signature on back of the card is visible from the front of the card and an active thru date on the front of the card. The invisible optically recognizable compound is preferably an infrared ink comprising an infrared phthalocyanine dye, an infrared phosphor, and a quantum dot energy transfer compound. The infrared ink can be detected by a sensor found in an ATM or card assembly line.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 13, 2015
    Assignee: III Holdings 1, LLC
    Inventors: Lisa Ann Morrill Webb, William J. Faenza, Jr.
  • Patent number: 8523062
    Abstract: A method of creating a single transaction card is disclosed and comprises embossing the single transaction card within a pocket to form embossed characters on a first surface of the single transaction card, filling the pocket with a fill panel to provide a substantially flush surface on a second surface of the single transaction card, wherein a third surface of the fill panel is in uniform, direct contact with an interior of the pocket. Another method is disclosed for machining a face pocket within a single transaction card and disposing a microchip therein. In various embodiments, a single transaction card is comprised of a continuous metal layer, such as, for example, titanium.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 2, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2013
    Assignee: American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc.
    Inventors: Stevan Varga, Lisa Ann Morrill Webb
  • Patent number: 8360312
    Abstract: A method of creating a single transaction card is disclosed and comprises embossing the single transaction card within a pocket to form embossed characters on a first surface of the single transaction card, filling the pocket with a fill panel to provide a substantially flush surface on a second surface of the single transaction card, wherein a third surface of the fill panel is in uniform, direct contact with an interior of the pocket. Another method is disclosed for machining a face pocket within a single transaction card and disposing a microchip therein. In various embodiments, a single transaction card is comprised of a continuous metal layer, such as, for example, titanium.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 2, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2013
    Assignee: American Express Travel Releated Services Company, Inc.
    Inventors: Stevan Varga, Lisa Ann Morrill Webb
  • Publication number: 20120217306
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for producing an opaque, transparent or translucent transaction card having multiple features, such as a holographic foil, integrated circuit chip, silver magnetic stripe with text on the magnetic stripe, opacity gradient, an invisible optically recognizable compound, a translucent signature field such that the signature on back of the card is visible from the front of the card and an active thru date on the front of the card. The invisible optically recognizable compound is preferably an infrared ink comprising an infrared phthalocyanine dye, an infrared phosphor, and a quantum dot energy transfer compound. The infrared ink can be detected by a sensor found in an ATM or card assembly line.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 11, 2012
    Publication date: August 30, 2012
    Applicant: American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc.
    Inventors: Lisa Ann Morrill Webb, William J. Faenza, JR.
  • Publication number: 20120204419
    Abstract: A method of creating a single transaction card is disclosed and comprises embossing the single transaction card within a pocket to form embossed characters on a first surface of the single transaction card, filling the pocket with a fill panel to provide a substantially flush surface on a second surface of the single transaction card, wherein a third surface of the fill panel is in uniform, direct contact with an interior of the pocket. Another method is disclosed for machining a face pocket within a single transaction card and disposing a microchip therein. In various embodiments, a single transaction card is comprised of a continuous metal layer, such as, for example, titanium.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 2, 2012
    Publication date: August 16, 2012
    Applicant: American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc.
    Inventors: Stevan Varga, Lisa Ann Morrill Webb
  • Patent number: 8240574
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for producing an opaque, transparent or translucent transaction card having multiple features, such as a holographic foil, integrated circuit chip, silver magnetic stripe with text on the magnetic stripe, opacity gradient, an invisible optically recognizable compound, a translucent signature field such that the signature on back of the card is visible from the front of the card and an active thru date on the front of the card. The invisible optically recognizable compound is an infrared ink and/or film, which can be detected by a sensor found in an ATM or card assembly line.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 1, 2011
    Date of Patent: August 14, 2012
    Assignee: American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc.
    Inventors: Ellen Lasch, Lisa Ann Morrill-Webb, Judy Vigiletti, William J. Faenza, Jr.
  • Patent number: 8191788
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for producing an opaque, transparent or translucent transaction card having multiple features, such as a holographic foil, integrated circuit chip, silver magnetic stripe with text on the magnetic stripe, opacity gradient, an invisible optically recognizable compound, a translucent signature field such that the signature on back of the card is visible from the front of the card and an active thru date on the front of the card. The invisible optically recognizable compound is preferably an infrared ink comprising an infrared phthalocyanine dye, an infrared phosphor, and a quantum dot energy transfer compound. The infrared ink can be detected by a sensor found in an ATM or card assembly line.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 2010
    Date of Patent: June 5, 2012
    Assignee: American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc.
    Inventors: Lisa Ann Morrill-Webb, William J. Faenza, Jr.
  • Patent number: 8186582
    Abstract: A method of creating a single transaction card is disclosed and comprises embossing the single transaction card within a pocket to form embossed characters on a first surface of the single transaction card, filling the pocket with a fill panel to provide a substantially flush surface on a second surface of the single transaction card, wherein a third surface of the fill panel is in uniform, direct contact with an interior of the pocket. Another method is disclosed for machining a face pocket within a single transaction card and disposing a microchip therein. In various embodiments, a single transaction card is comprised of a continuous metal layer, such as, for example, titanium.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 9, 2011
    Date of Patent: May 29, 2012
    Assignee: American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc.
    Inventors: Stevan Varga, Lisa Ann Morrill Webb
  • Publication number: 20110315781
    Abstract: A method of creating a single transaction card is disclosed and comprises embossing the single transaction card within a pocket to form embossed characters on a first surface of the single transaction card, filling the pocket with a fill panel to provide a substantially flush surface on a second surface of the single transaction card, wherein a third surface of the fill panel is in uniform, direct contact with an interior of the pocket. Another method is disclosed for machining a face pocket within a single transaction card and disposing a microchip therein. In various embodiments, a single transaction card is comprised of a continuous metal layer, such as, for example, titanium.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 9, 2011
    Publication date: December 29, 2011
    Applicant: American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc.
    Inventors: Stevan Varga, Lisa Ann Morrill Webb
  • Patent number: 8079514
    Abstract: Metal-containing transaction cards, useful for the purchase of goods and/or services are disclosed. The metal-containing transaction cards may be standard-sized (i.e., about 3? inches by about 2 14 inches) or any other size yet still usable as a transaction card. Moreover, the metal-containing transaction card may include a pocket having characters embossed therein. Further, the metal-containing transaction card may include a fill panel disposed within the pocket. The metal may be titanium or stainless steel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 26, 2011
    Date of Patent: December 20, 2011
    Assignee: American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc.
    Inventors: Ellen Lasch, Lisa Ann Morrill-Webb, Priscilla Gandel
  • Patent number: 8033457
    Abstract: A method of creating a single transaction card is disclosed and comprises embossing the single transaction card within a pocket to form embossed characters on a first surface of the single transaction card, filling the pocket with a fill panel to provide a substantially flush surface on a second surface of the single transaction card, wherein a third surface of the fill panel is in uniform, direct contact with an interior of the pocket. Another method is disclosed for machining a face pocket within a single transaction card and disposing a microchip therein. In various embodiments, a single transaction card is comprised of a continuous metal layer, such as, for example, titanium.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 10, 2009
    Date of Patent: October 11, 2011
    Assignee: American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc.
    Inventors: Stevan Varga, Lisa Ann Morrill Webb
  • Patent number: 8033474
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for producing an opaque, transparent or translucent transaction card having multiple features, such as a holographic foil, integrated circuit chip, silver magnetic stripe with text on the magnetic stripe, opacity gradient, an invisible optically recognizable compound, a translucent signature field such that the signature on back of the card is visible from the front of the card and an active thru date on the front of the card. The invisible optically recognizable compound is an infrared ink and/or film, which can be detected by a sensor found in an ATM or card assembly line.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 2010
    Date of Patent: October 11, 2011
    Assignee: American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc.
    Inventors: Ellen Lasch, Lisa Ann Morrill-Webb, Judy Vigiletti, William J. Faenza, Jr.
  • Publication number: 20110226858
    Abstract: Metal-containing transaction cards, useful for the purchase of goods and/or services are disclosed. The metal-containing transaction cards may be standard-sized (i.e., about 3? inches by about 2 14 inches) or any other size yet still usable as a transaction card. Moreover, the metal-containing transaction card may include a pocket having characters embossed therein. Further, the metal-containing transaction card may include a fill panel disposed within the pocket. The metal may be titanium or stainless steel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 26, 2011
    Publication date: September 22, 2011
    Applicant: American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc.
    Inventors: Ellen Lasch, Lisa Ann Morrill Webb, Priscilla Gandel
  • Patent number: 7971786
    Abstract: Metal-containing transaction cards, useful for the purchase of goods and/or services are disclosed. The metal-containing transaction cards may be standard-sized (i.e., about 3? inches by about 2 14 inches) or any other size yet still usable as a transaction card. Moreover, the metal-containing transaction card may include a pocket having characters embossed therein. Further, the metal-containing transaction card may include a fill panel disposed within the pocket. The metal may be titanium or stainless steel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 2010
    Date of Patent: July 5, 2011
    Assignee: American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc.
    Inventors: Ellen Lasch, Lisa Ann Morrill-Webb, Priscilla Gandel
  • Patent number: 7892371
    Abstract: Transaction cards are provided wherein the foldable transaction cards have internal hinge material disposed within the foldable transaction card and fold lines for folding the transaction cards. In addition, foldable transaction card systems are provided, whereby transaction cards, having the internal hinge material, are provided within housings, cases or carriers. Moreover, methods of making foldable transaction cards are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 14, 2008
    Date of Patent: February 22, 2011
    Assignee: American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc.
    Inventors: Priscilla Gandel, Ellen Lasch, Lisa Ann Morrill Webb
  • Publication number: 20110031317
    Abstract: Metal-containing transaction cards, useful for the purchase of goods and/or services are disclosed. The metal-containing transaction cards may be standard-sized (i.e., about 3? inches by about 2 14 inches) or any other size yet still usable as a transaction card. Moreover, the metal-containing transaction card may include a pocket having characters embossed therein. Further, the metal-containing transaction card may include a fill panel disposed within the pocket. The metal may be titanium or stainless steel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 25, 2010
    Publication date: February 10, 2011
    Applicant: American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc.
    Inventors: Ellen Lasch, Lisa Ann Morrill Webb, Priscilla Gandel
  • Publication number: 20110031316
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for producing an opaque, transparent or translucent transaction card having multiple features, such as a holographic foil, integrated circuit chip, silver magnetic stripe with text on the magnetic stripe, opacity gradient, an invisible optically recognizable compound, a translucent signature field such that the signature on back of the card is visible from the front of the card and an active thru date on the front of the card. The invisible optically recognizable compound is preferably an infrared ink comprising an infrared phthalocyanine dye, an infrared phosphor, and a quantum dot energy transfer compound. The infrared ink can be detected by a sensor found in an ATM or card assembly line.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 19, 2010
    Publication date: February 10, 2011
    Applicant: American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc.
    Inventors: Lisa Ann Morrill-Webb, William J. Faenza, JR.
  • Patent number: 7837116
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for producing an opaque, transparent or translucent transaction card having multiple features, such as a holographic foil, integrated circuit chip, silver magnetic stripe with text on the magnetic stripe, opacity gradient, an invisible optically recognizable compound, a translucent signature field such that the signature on back of the card is visible from the front of the card and an active thru date on the front of the card. The invisible optically recognizable compound is preferably an infrared ink comprising an infrared phthalocyanine dye, an infrared phosphor, and a quantum dot energy transfer compound. The infrared ink can be detected by a sensor found in an ATM or card assembly line.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 17, 2007
    Date of Patent: November 23, 2010
    Assignee: American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc.
    Inventors: Lisa Ann Morrill Webb, William J. Faenza, Jr.
  • Patent number: 7837118
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for producing an opaque, transparent or translucent transaction card having multiple features, such as a holographic foil, integrated circuit chip, silver magnetic stripe with text on the magnetic stripe, opacity gradient, an invisible optically recognizable compound, a translucent signature field such that the signature on back of the card is visible from the front of the card and an active thru date on the front of the card. The invisible optically recognizable compound is an infrared ink and/or film, which can be detected by a sensor found in an ATM or card assembly line.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 3, 2009
    Date of Patent: November 23, 2010
    Assignee: American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc.
    Inventors: Ellen Lasch, Lisa Ann Morrill-Webb, Judy Vigiletti, William J. Faenza, Jr.
  • Patent number: 7823777
    Abstract: A method of making a transaction card comprising cutting a first sheet of metal to create a card body, cutting a second sheet of metal to create a back panel, applying an adhesive to said back panel and bonding said back panel to said card body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2008
    Date of Patent: November 2, 2010
    Assignee: American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc.
    Inventors: Stevan Varga, Lisa Ann Morrill Webb