Patents by Inventor Michele P. Burns

Michele P. Burns 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: 9339121
    Abstract: A system for monitoring inventory for scratch-off lottery tickets to simplify tracking inventory and aid in theft prevention. A computing device communicates with lockable metal ticket dispensers to maintain real-time inventory of product and display product inventory on the product dispensers. Dispensers log ticket inventory information and the identity of users associated with ticket dispensing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 12, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2016
    Inventors: Michael Siciliano, Michele P Burns
  • Publication number: 20140043162
    Abstract: A tobacco product display for monitoring inventory and aiding in theft prevention. A position sensor tracks the quantity of products on the display. A scanner, such as a barcode reader, tracks the identification of products removed from the display. A proximity and identity sensor detects authorized removal of products from the display and identifies persons removing the products. An alarm is triggered in the case of unauthorized product removal. Product inventory information is printed, sent to a network, computing device, smart phone, or similar device to alert authorized personnel of inventory reports and alarms.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 12, 2013
    Publication date: February 13, 2014
    Inventors: Michael Siciliano, Michele P. Burns
  • Publication number: 20140046481
    Abstract: A system for monitoring inventory for scratch-off lottery tickets to simplify tracking inventory and aid in theft prevention. A computing device communicates with lockable metal ticket dispensers to maintain real-time inventory of product and display product inventory on the product dispensers. Dispensers log ticket inventory information and the identity of users associated with ticket dispensing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 12, 2013
    Publication date: February 13, 2014
    Inventors: Michael Siciliano, Michele P. Burns