Patents by Inventor Paul R. Hastings

Paul R. Hastings 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: 20020059144
    Abstract: A system for and method of automatically implementing PKI-based encryption between a sender and a recipient. The system includes a sender local agent associated with a sender electronic device and a recipient local agent associated with a recipient electronic device wherein both the sender and recipient electronic devices are capable of connecting to a control server via the Internet. The sender local agent is operable to (i) receive content generated on the sender electronic device, (ii) generate a package of encrypted content using PKI-based encryption by obtaining at least one public key from the control server, and (iii) send the package to the control server. The control server is operable to receive the package from the sender local agent and transmit the package to the recipient local agent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 26, 2001
    Publication date: May 16, 2002
    Inventors: Gregory J. Meffert, Donovan Mouriz, Paul R. Hastings, Rick W. Wise, Douglas A. Laine