Patents by Inventor Takaaki Hirota

Takaaki Hirota 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: 6085168
    Abstract: In an electronic commerce, a processing unit in a financial institution freezes an account balance at a request from a purchaser, generates provisional settlement money, that is, money information, and transmits the money to a purchaser--s processing unit. The purchaser's processing unit transmits a goods order request and provisional settlement money to a seller's processing unit. The processing unit in the financial institution makes a final settlement for the provisional settlement money based on a final settlement admission request from the purchaser who received goods and a final settlement request from the seller who received the provisional settlement money.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 3, 1998
    Date of Patent: July 4, 2000
    Assignees: Fujitsu Limited, The Sakura Bank, Limited
    Inventors: Nobuyuki Mori, Michihiro Morita, Masanao Oki, Takaaki Hirota