Patents by Inventor Robert B. Barnes

Robert B. Barnes 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: 20130340058
    Abstract: A system for collecting, storing, authenticating, and managing personal information, such as identity data, skill data, qualification data, certification data, for individuals and/or organizations. The system surely collects identity, skill, qualification, and certification data and enables the generation of a personal identification credential that can be used to securely authenticate the identity of an individual and, thereafter, retrieve skill, qualification, certification data, and/or other personal information for the individual. The system also enables an individual with an issued personal identification credential via third party verification to securely update personal information, such as skills, qualifications, and certifications data for storage in a secure cloud database system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 11, 2013
    Publication date: December 19, 2013
    Inventors: Robert B. Barnes, Robert William Littlefield
  • Patent number: 4937963
    Abstract: A protective enclosure having two hingedly connected sections. One section being a resealable pocket, in which a data card is stored. The other section being a flap which is hingedly attached along one of its edges to the pocket, thereby allowing the flap to swing out from the pocket. The flap has two surfaces on which eye-readable and machine-readable information may be stored. A photograph may also be found on a surface of the flap. The data card stored in the pocket may contain data related to the information found on the flap. This data may be digitally written on the data card by a laser. An alternative embodiment of the enclosure provides two pockets hingedly connected together.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 1988
    Date of Patent: July 3, 1990
    Assignee: Drexler Technology Corporation
    Inventor: Robert B. Barnes