Patents by Inventor Patrick Questembert

Patrick Questembert 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: 20070179883
    Abstract: Systems, methods and computer readable code for visualizing and managing digital cash. For example, a system for visualizing digital cash on a computing device includes: a digital cash status engine to determine at least one attribute of a digital cash bundle; and a digital cash management interface to represent said digital cash bundle as a graphical item associated with a visual indication of said at least one attribute, wherein the at least one determined attribute comprises an indication of a World Wide Web location that accepts said digital cash bundle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 2, 2006
    Publication date: August 2, 2007
    Inventor: Patrick Questembert
  • Publication number: 20070168266
    Abstract: Systems, methods and computer readable code for handling (for example, visualizing and/or managing) digital cash are provided. According to some embodiments, digital cash bundles are each represented as graphical icons associated a visual indication of at least one digital cash attribute of the respective digital cash bundle. Exemplary digital cash attributes include but are not limited to an earliest valid redeeming time, a multi-redeeming parameter, an acceptance condition parameter, a password protection status, and a currency parameter. Methods systems and computer-readable code for generating, redeeming and/or dispensing digital cash are disclosed. Methods of doing business involving digital cash are provided. Methods and systems for facilitating the installation of software on a user machine in accordance with operations involving digital cash are disclosed. Methods for simulating drag-and-drop notification icons from the taskbar of a Microsoft Windows system are provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 18, 2006
    Publication date: July 19, 2007
    Inventor: Patrick Questembert
  • Publication number: 20050071229
    Abstract: A system and method for permitting the secure creation, distribution, tracking, and redemption of payments, i.e., cash stamps, from a business to a consumer, wherein cash stamps are distributed in a variety of methods, such as email and/or short message service (SMS) messages. Businesses can purchase blocks of cash stamps having a desired monetary value and distribute the cash stamps to consumers. The consumers that receive the cash stamps may then redeem them for payment, e.g. for cash, goods, or discounts on goods and services, or the like.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 29, 2004
    Publication date: March 31, 2005
    Inventors: Alex Mashinsky, Patrick Questembert