Patents by Inventor Steve Glenn

Steve Glenn 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: 8621818
    Abstract: A method for providing standardized modular elements usable to construct a building. The method includes defining a set of allowable functional building block configurations divided into assembly levels, defining allowable configurations and allowable interactions for each allowable functional building block configuration usable in a building configuration. The method also includes producing standardized modular elements based on the allowable configurations and allowable interactions for a desired building configuration. Fabricated standardized modular components are provided (produced, assembled, or fabricated) at an off-site location and employed in a building at an on-site location.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 26, 2008
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2014
    Assignee: LivingHomes, LLC
    Inventors: Steve Glenn, Erich Volkert, Amy Sims, Finn Kappe, Karen Bragg
  • Publication number: 20020021307
    Abstract: One embodiment of the present invention comprises a method and apparatus for utilizing online presence information. The invention comprises an interconnection fabric (e.g. a network) configured to transmit data, a plurality of client devices that are each associated with a user, a presence indicator, a presence engine, a translation engine, a communication engine, and a broadcast engine. A presence indicator is a type of cue that may be embedded into a document and configured to provide users with a mechanism for determining when another user is connected to the interconnection fabric (e.g. a visual, audio, or video cue. Each graphic is associated with a particular user and is configured to resemble the status of the user with which the graphic is associated (e.g whether a particular user is connected to the interconnection fabric). The presence engine contains software configured to determine when a user begins and ends using the network.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 23, 2001
    Publication date: February 21, 2002
    Inventors: Steve Glenn, Brett Schlank, Michael Rivera, Jim Condit
  • Patent number: 5907677
    Abstract: A method for establishing anonymous communication links comprises the steps of: identifying a plurality of subscribers; assigning a code to each of the plurality of subscribers; accessing a proprietary directory of the subscribers containing the code of each of the plurality of subscribers; and connecting a first subscriber of the plurality of subscribers to a second subscriber of the plurality of subscribers for communications. The first subscriber is identified by a first code so that the first subscriber can communicate with the second subscriber anonymously.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 23, 1996
    Date of Patent: May 25, 1999
    Assignee: Ecall Inc.
    Inventors: Steve Glenn, William Tod Gross, John Richard McRae, Philip Malcolm Neches, James Francis Day, Herbert Mortimer Zydney