Patents by Inventor Lucio Nino Rossi

Lucio Nino Rossi 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: 20040043810
    Abstract: Providing a contest and obtaining marketing data therefrom. A method includes offering an event prediction contest. An event prediction contest ballot and at least one advertisement is provided to a participant. In one embodiment, a participant selection of an advertisement is required to and is received to submit a completed ballot. A participant selected advertisement is presented to the participant for a time period. The completed ballot is entered in the prediction contest after the advertisement has been displayed for the time period, and the ballot is not entered if the participant disengages the advertisement before the time period expires. Responses to survey questions may be required to submit the contest ballot. A participant profile is maintained based on responses to the survey questions. The advertisement may be provided based on the participant profile. The method may be implemented on a computer connected to a network.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 30, 2002
    Publication date: March 4, 2004
    Inventors: Ari S. Perlin, Lucio Nino Rossi, Lei Pan