Patents by Inventor Thomas A. Galvin

Thomas A. Galvin 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: 6937593
    Abstract: A system and method for servicing a call request within a telecommunications system includes and involves a client sub-system that is configured to generate a call request and to transmit the same via the Internet. The call request includes a call termination address and a service identifier. The call termination address corresponds to a call termination station that is coupled to a switching system that is coupled to the telecommunications system. Also included and involved is an intelligent services network that is coupled to the client sub-system via the Internet and which is operative to receive and validate the call request and to process the call request in accordance with the service identifier. A telephony gateway sub-system is coupled to the intelligent services network via the switching system and to the client sub-system via the Internet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 31, 1997
    Date of Patent: August 30, 2005
    Assignee: MCI Communications Corporation
    Inventors: Duraisamy Gunasekar, Thomas Galvin, Tim E. Reynolds
  • Patent number: 6119679
    Abstract: A support housing for portable grill for storing and supporting a grill in a spaced apart relation from a ground surface. The support housing for portable grill includes a housing that has a base panel and a peripheral sidewall upwardly extending from the base panel. The peripheral sidewall defines an interior of the housing. A base portion of the grill is insertable in the interior of the housing. An upper rim of the grill is positioned towards an upper rim of the housing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 29, 1999
    Date of Patent: September 19, 2000
    Inventor: Thomas A. Galvin