Patents by Inventor Robert Bahrampour

Robert Bahrampour 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: 20070257101
    Abstract: Systems and methods for controlling access to wireless gaming devices and networks are provided. For example, access is controlled through one or more levels of security checks, such as a hard security check instead of or in addition to a soft security check. In a hard security check, the user employs an apparatus such as a card or other physical token that can be used to access the wireless gaming device. Such an apparatus may communicate information that identifies the user to the device or may simply be used to produce a signal without which the device is locked to users.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 5, 2006
    Publication date: November 8, 2007
    Inventors: Dean Alderucci, Joseph Asher, Robert Bahrampour, Kevin Burman, James Coffey, Ronald Rushin
  • Publication number: 20070093296
    Abstract: A lottery system is provided. Lottery tickets may be purchased using a communication device, such as a mobile device. Sales commissions, or other credit, for the purchased tickets may be determined for one or more retailers based at least partially on the location of the communication device, for example, when the purchase is made.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 21, 2005
    Publication date: April 26, 2007
    Inventors: Joseph Asher, Robert Bahrampour
  • Publication number: 20070060306
    Abstract: A gaming system is provided. The gaming system allows users to access applications via gaming communication devices coupled to a communication network. At least a portion of the network may be wireless. The gaming applications include gambling, financial, entertainment service, and other types of transactions. The system may include a user location determination feature to prevent users from conducting transactions from unauthorized areas.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 9, 2005
    Publication date: March 15, 2007
    Inventors: Lee Amaitis, Joseph Asher, Robert Bahrampour, Darrin Mylet, Alan Wilkins, Howard Lutnick
  • Publication number: 20070060355
    Abstract: A gaming system is provided. The gaming system allows users to access applications via gaming communication devices coupled to a communication network. At least a portion of the network may be wireless. The gaming applications include gambling, financial, entertainment service, and other types of transactions. The system may include a user location determination feature to prevent users from conducting transactions from unauthorized areas. The system may include an alerts feature operable to generate alert to users based on any or a combination of time information, location information, financial information, user profile information, and other types of information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 9, 2005
    Publication date: March 15, 2007
    Inventors: Lee Amaitis, Joseph Asher, Robert Bahrampour, Darrin Mylet, Alan Wilkins, Howard Lutnick
  • Publication number: 20070060305
    Abstract: A gaming system is provided. The gaming system allows users to access applications via gaming communication devices coupled to a communication network. At least a portion of the network may be wireless. The gaming applications include gambling, financial, entertainment service, and other types of transactions. The system may include a user location determination feature to prevent users from conducting transactions from unauthorized areas. The gaming system may incorporate a user profile feature according to which certain information regarding users of the system may be maintained. Such information can include, without limitation, information relating to preferences, finances, activities participated in by the users, and trends and habits of the users.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 9, 2005
    Publication date: March 15, 2007
    Inventors: Lee Amaitis, Joseph Asher, Robert Bahrampour, Darrin Mylet, Alan Wilkins, Howard Lutnick
  • Publication number: 20070060358
    Abstract: In accordance with the teachings of the present invention, a system and method for wireless gaming with location determination are provided. In a particular embodiment of the present invention, the system includes a gaming server; a wireless network at least partially covering a property, the wireless network comprising a plurality of signal detection devices; and a gaming communication device operable to transmit and receive gaming information to and from the gaming server via the wireless network. A location of the gaming communication device on the property may be determined based upon a signal received by the plurality of signal detection devices from the gaming communication device. Based upon the location of the gaming communication device on the property, a predetermined functionality of the gaming communication device may be enabled.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 10, 2005
    Publication date: March 15, 2007
    Inventors: Lee Amaitis, Joseph Asher, Robert Bahrampour, Darrin Mylet, Alan Wilkins, Howard Lutnick
  • Publication number: 20070054739
    Abstract: A gaming system is provided. The gaming system allows users to access applications via gaming communication devices coupled to a communication network. At least a portion of the network may be wireless. The gaming applications include gambling, financial, entertainment service, and other types of transactions. The system may include a user location determination feature to prevent users from conducting transactions from unauthorized areas.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 24, 2005
    Publication date: March 8, 2007
    Inventors: Lee Amaitis, Joseph Asher, Robert Bahrampour, Darrin Mylet, Alan Wilkins, Howard Lutnick