Patents by Inventor Michael E. Gardi

Michael E. Gardi 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: 20100329537
    Abstract: A computer-implemented method is provided of identifying an optical character recognition (OCR) font to assist an operator in setting up a bank remittance coupon application. The computer-implemented method comprises electronically on a processor reading an OCR font in a zone of the bank remittance coupon, electronically on a processor comparing the read OCR font with an OCR font stored in a look-up table to determine if the read OCR font meets predetermined criteria, and storing the read OCR font into a configuration file to setup at least a portion of the bank remittance coupon application when the read OCR font meets the predetermined criteria.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 25, 2009
    Publication date: December 30, 2010
    Inventor: Michael E. Gardi
  • Publication number: 20030004872
    Abstract: The present invention provides a method, system, and article of manufacture for presenting customer-specific supplemental information with billing information. Billing information is received. A decision is made if the customer qualifies to receive an item of supplemental information. This decision is based upon attributes and characteristics of the customer. If the customer qualifies to receive the supplemental information, a bill is produced having both billing information and the supplemental information. If the customer does not qualify, a bill is produced which does not have that supplemental information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 29, 2001
    Publication date: January 2, 2003
    Inventors: Michael E. Gardi, Adrian Michael Toohey, Kenneth William Outcalt