Patents by Inventor Touradj Barman

Touradj Barman 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: 20220012697
    Abstract: Systems and methods are disclosed for using an advance payment intermediary to accept advance payments at a point of sale device without the point of sale device having a relationship with an advance payment system. For example, a method may include: reviewing a point of sale database having a plurality of restaurant checks for a first restaurant check having a field with an entry that includes a phone number; retrieving from the point of sale database the amount associated with the first restaurant check and the phone number associated with the first restaurant check; creating a webpage that includes details of the first restaurant check having the payment amount associated with the first restaurant check and a one or more payment fields; creating a link to the webpage; and sending the link to the phone number.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 7, 2021
    Publication date: January 13, 2022
    Inventor: Touradj Barman
  • Patent number: 11158009
    Abstract: Systems and methods are disclosed to facilitate payment of a restaurant bill via text message. For example, a text message having a restaurant bill code may be sent from a customer device to an MPS phone number. A restaurant network address may be extracted for a restaurant computing system. A query may be sent to the restaurant computing system using the restaurant network address with the restaurant bill code. In response, the restaurant computing system may send restaurant bill data that includes least one restaurant menu item, a price for the at least one restaurant menu item, and a total bill amount. A unique URL may be created that when entered into a web browser presents a webpage that includes at least the restaurant bill data. The unique URL may be used by the customer to pay the restaurant bill.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 19, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 26, 2021
    Assignee: UPNGO, INC.
    Inventor: Touradj Barman
  • Publication number: 20210192477
    Abstract: Systems and methods are disclosed to retrieve, display, perform calculations on, and/or pay a check or other amount payable, including itemization, inside or outside of a restaurant or other venue. Some embodiments include a method comprising: receiving at a remote payment server a webpage request from a first guest mobile device, the webpage request including check data that specifies a specific check at a specific restaurant; retrieving a listing of items ordered and a cost for each item ordered based on the check data; providing an interactive webpage to the first guest mobile device, the interactive webpage includes a listing of items ordered and the cost of the items ordered; and receiving an indication from the first guest mobile device that indicates a first subset of the listing of items selected by the first guest and paid for by the first guest.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 24, 2020
    Publication date: June 24, 2021
    Inventor: Touradj Barman
  • Publication number: 20200279246
    Abstract: Systems and methods are disclosed to facilitate payment of a restaurant bill via text message. For example, a text message having a restaurant bill code may be sent from a customer device to an MPS phone number. A restaurant network address may be extracted for a restaurant computing system. A query may be sent to the restaurant computing system using the restaurant network address with the restaurant bill code. In response, the restaurant computing system may send restaurant bill data that includes least one restaurant menu item, a price for the at least one restaurant menu item, and a total bill amount. A unique URL may be created that when entered into a web browser presents a webpage that includes at least the restaurant bill data. The unique URL may be used by the customer to pay the restaurant bill.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 19, 2020
    Publication date: September 3, 2020
    Inventor: Touradj Barman
  • Patent number: 10699264
    Abstract: Systems and methods are disclosed to facilitate payment of a restaurant bill via text message. For example, a text message having a restaurant bill code may be sent from a customer device to an MPS phone number. A restaurant network address may be extracted for a restaurant computing system. A query may be sent to the restaurant computing system using the restaurant network address with the restaurant bill code. In response, the restaurant computing system may send restaurant bill data that includes least one restaurant menu item, a price for the at least one restaurant menu item, and a total bill amount. A unique URL may be created that when entered into a web browser presents a webpage that includes at least the restaurant bill data. The unique URL may be used by the customer to pay the restaurant bill.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: UP N' GO
    Inventor: Touradj Barman
  • Publication number: 20200184459
    Abstract: Systems and methods are disclosed to facilitate payment of a restaurant bill via text message. For example, a text message having a restaurant bill code may be sent from a customer device to an MPS phone number. A restaurant network address may be extracted for a restaurant computing system. A query may be sent to the restaurant computing system using the restaurant network address with the restaurant bill code. In response, the restaurant computing system may send restaurant bill data that includes least one restaurant menu item, a price for the at least one restaurant menu item, and a total bill amount. A unique URL may be created that when entered into a web browser presents a webpage that includes at least the restaurant bill data. The unique URL may be used by the customer to pay the restaurant bill.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 13, 2019
    Publication date: June 11, 2020
    Inventor: Touradj Barman
  • Publication number: 20200159508
    Abstract: A computer-implemented method is disclosed. The method may include running a first mobile application on a mobile device; requesting a portion of a second mobile application by the first mobile application for display within the first mobile application; receiving the portion of the second mobile application from a remote server; and presenting the portion of the second mobile application in the first mobile application.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 21, 2020
    Publication date: May 21, 2020
    Inventors: Paul Hershenson, John Michael Opferkuch, Touradj Barman
  • Patent number: 10534835
    Abstract: Systems and methods are disclosed for sharing global lists of media content among multiple apps executing on various client devices. A global list can include a plurality of records for media, each of which can include pointers to media stored elsewhere, a unique identifier for the media, a list identifier for the media, and/or metadata for the media. The global list can be accessed, modified, shared, aggregated, organized, etc. using different apps. These different apps may include apps developed by different developers, apps produced by different companies, apps offered for download by different companies, apps that perform different functions, etc.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 14, 2020
    Assignee: ROOVY INC.
    Inventors: Touradj Barman, Wyatt Webb, Scott Webber
  • Publication number: 20190172105
    Abstract: Systems and methods related to a dispersed peer-to-peer volumetric storage management system are disclosed. In some embodiments, a computer-implemented method a comprises: receiving at the computer system a set of storage requirements from a user system, the set of storage requirements including at least: a physical storage property, a geographical location, and a date range; identifying a set of candidate storage locations existing within or proximate to the geographical location, having availability during the date range, and providing storage for items having the physical storage property; calculating a storage location price for each of the candidate storage locations based on a listed price for each of the candidate storage locations adjusted by the physical storage property; and providing the set of the candidate storage locations and a corresponding storage price for each candidate storage locations of the set of candidate storage locations to the user via the user system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 4, 2018
    Publication date: June 6, 2019
    Inventors: Touradj Barman, Arash Esmailzadeh
  • Publication number: 20190012152
    Abstract: The present technology relates to providing application users methods and systems for dynamically loading an entire application, or a portion of another application, within a currently operating application without having to (a) exit that first application or (b) download the executable code for the other application or part of the other application. For example, in one embodiment, a method of making a mobile application includes: providing a content layout of the mobile application; receiving content to populate the content layout of the mobile application; and providing an executable framework that matches the content to the content layout to render the mobile application.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 20, 2017
    Publication date: January 10, 2019
    Inventors: Paul Hershenson, John Michael Opferkuch, Touradj Barman
  • Publication number: 20180210964
    Abstract: Various systems and methods are disclosed. For example, one method may include identifying at a sponsor service that a new user has been added to a user database operated by a third-party server; retrieving user data associated with the new user from the user database, the user data including a user communication address; creating a unique link for the new user that uniquely identifies the new user, the unique link directing the new user to a graphical page with data entry fields; communicating the unique link to the user communication address via a communication channel; receiving data entry information from the graphical page, the data entry information including data associated with the unique link; and validating that the data entry information is from the new user based on the data associated with the unique link.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 19, 2018
    Publication date: July 26, 2018
    Inventors: Arash Esmailzadeh, Touradj Barman, Darren Kelley
  • Patent number: 9817556
    Abstract: Systems and methods are disclosed to share comments regarding a content item presented among via different Internet services. For example, a method for sharing comments among Internet services may include presenting a first content item to a plurality of users over the Internet via a first Internet service; receiving at the first Internet service a first comment that is related to the first content item and is received from a user through the Internet; presenting the first comment in conjunction with the first content item via the first Internet service; sending the first comment from the first Internet service to a second Internet service; receiving at the first Internet service a second comment from the second Internet service, wherein the second comment is different than the first comment; and presenting the second comment in conjunction with the first content item via the first Internet service.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 26, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 14, 2017
    Assignee: ROOVY, INC.
    Inventor: Touradj Barman
  • Patent number: 9807162
    Abstract: Systems and methods providing users with a rich web experience are disclosed. In one embodiment, a client and at least one server are in communication using a dual communication link. In another embodiment, a markup language based instant messaging application is disclosed. The instant messaging application may include group instant messaging. The instant messaging application may also provide group member persistence and message persistence at the server. In another embodiment, a card based web application is disclosed, where the card information and character may be shared with other users or within a group. The cards may also be configurable by users.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 14, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 31, 2017
    Assignee: LinkedIn Corporation
    Inventors: Touradj Barman, Kristofer Fox
  • Publication number: 20170256007
    Abstract: Systems and methods are disclosed to facilitate payment of a restaurant bill via text message. For example, a text message having a restaurant bill code may be sent from a customer device to an MPS phone number. A restaurant network address may be extracted for a restaurant computing system. A query may be sent to the restaurant computing system using the restaurant network address with the restaurant bill code. In response, the restaurant computing system may send restaurant bill data that includes least one restaurant menu item, a price for the at least one restaurant menu item, and a total bill amount. A unique URL may be created that when entered into a web browser presents a webpage that includes at least the restaurant bill data. The unique URL may be used by the customer to pay the restaurant bill.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 1, 2017
    Publication date: September 7, 2017
    Inventor: Touradj Barman
  • Patent number: 9753702
    Abstract: The present technology relates to providing application users methods and systems for dynamically loading an entire application, or a portion of another application, within a currently operating application without having to (a) exit that first application or (b) download the executable code for the other application or part of the other application. For example, in one embodiment, a method of making a mobile application includes: providing a content layout of the mobile application; receiving content to populate the content layout of the mobile application; and providing an executable framework that matches the content to the content layout to render the mobile application.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 23, 2011
    Date of Patent: September 5, 2017
    Inventors: Paul Hershenson, John Michael Opferkuch, Touradj Barman
  • Publication number: 20170097938
    Abstract: Systems and methods are disclosed for sharing global lists of media content among multiple apps executing on various client devices. A global list can include a plurality of records for media, each of which can include pointers to media stored elsewhere, a unique identifier for the media, a list identifier for the media, and/or metadata for the media. The global list can be accessed, modified, shared, aggregated, organized, etc. using different apps. These different apps may include apps developed by different developers, apps produced by different companies, apps offered for download by different companies, apps that perform different functions, etc.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 15, 2016
    Publication date: April 6, 2017
    Inventors: Touradj Barman, Wyatt Webb, Scott Webber
  • Patent number: 9501477
    Abstract: Systems and methods are disclosed for sharing global lists of media content among multiple apps executing on various client devices. A global list can include a plurality of records for media, each of which can include pointers to media stored elsewhere, a unique identifier for the media, a list identifier for the media, and/or metadata for the media. The global list can be accessed, modified, shared, aggregated, organized, etc. using different apps. These different apps may include apps developed by different developers, apps produced by different companies, apps offered for download by different companies, apps that perform different functions, etc.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 22, 2016
    Assignee: Roovy, Inc.
    Inventors: Touradj Barman, Wyatt Webb, Scott Webber
  • Patent number: 9479580
    Abstract: Systems and methods providing users with a rich web experience are disclosed. In one embodiment, a client and at least one server are in communication using a dual communication link. In another embodiment, a markup language based instant messaging application is disclosed. The instant messaging application may include group instant messaging. The instant messaging application may also provide group member persistence and message persistence at the server. In another embodiment, a card based web application is disclosed, where the card information and character may be shared with other users or within a group. The cards may also be configurable by users.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 25, 2016
    Assignee: LinkedIn Corporation
    Inventors: Touradj Barman, Kristofer Fox
  • Publication number: 20160088075
    Abstract: Systems and methods providing users with a rich web experience are disclosed. In one embodiment, a client and at least one server are in communication using a dual communication link. In another embodiment, a markup language based instant messaging application is disclosed. The instant messaging application may include group instant messaging. The instant messaging application may also provide group member persistence and message persistence at the server. In another embodiment, a card based web application is disclosed, where the card information and character may be shared with other users or within a group. The cards may also be configurable by users.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 26, 2015
    Publication date: March 24, 2016
    Inventors: Touradj Barman, Kristofer Fox
  • Patent number: 9288171
    Abstract: Systems and methods providing users with a rich web experience are disclosed. In one embodiment, a client and at least one server are in communication using a dual communication link. In another embodiment, a markup language based instant messaging application is disclosed. The instant messaging application may include group instant messaging. The instant messaging application may also provide group member persistence and message persistence at the server. In another embodiment, a card based web application is disclosed, where the card information and character may be shared with other users or within a group. The cards may also be configurable by users.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 15, 2016
    Assignee: LinkedIn Corporation
    Inventors: Touradj Barman, Kristofer Fox