Patents by Inventor William Charles Mortimore, Jr.

William Charles Mortimore, Jr. 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: 7752328
    Abstract: In one embodiment, a method that can be performed on a system, is provided for view of transactions with dynamic updates. In one embodiment, the method comprises a portal assigned to a user, receiving one or more syndication feeds; the portal receiving one or more events, the events being non-syndication feeds; a syndication engine filtering the events and syndication feeds based on predetermined set of rules; and the syndication engine presenting at the portal to the user, the events and syndication feeds as syndication feeds in a syndication format.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 2007
    Date of Patent: July 6, 2010
    Assignee: Rearden Commerce, Inc.
    Inventors: William Charles Mortimore, Jr., Matthew Mihic
  • Patent number: 7739134
    Abstract: In one embodiment, a method that can be performed on a system, is provided for preferred vender pre-transaction bidding. In one embodiment, the method comprises providing to a user one or more offers for sale of an item or service, the offers matching criteria pre-determined by one of a separate user or entity; receiving a selection of at least one offer from the user; comparing the selected offer to a set of pre-determined preferences of the user and generating and transmitting a request to one or more vendors for a counter-offer based on the set of pre-determined preferences of the user; in response to receiving one or more counter-offers, comparing the one or more counter offers to the criteria pre-determined by the separate user or entity; and providing to the user one or more of the counter-offers matching the criteria pre-determined by the separate user or entity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 16, 2006
    Date of Patent: June 15, 2010
    Assignee: Rearden Commerce, Inc.
    Inventor: William Charles Mortimore, Jr.
  • Patent number: 7734486
    Abstract: In one embodiment, a method that can be performed on a system, is provided for preferred vender pre-transaction bidding. In one embodiment, the method comprises providing to a user one or more offers for sale of an item or service, the offers matching criteria pre-determined by one of a separate user or entity; receiving a selection of at least one offer from the user; comparing the selected offer to a set of pre-determined preferences of the user and generating and transmitting a request to one or more vendors for a counter-offer based on the set of pre-determined preferences of the user; in response to receiving one or more counter-offers, comparing the one or more counter offers to the criteria pre-determined by the separate user or entity; and providing to the user one or more of the counter-offers matching the criteria pre-determined by the separate user or entity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 16, 2006
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2010
    Assignee: Rearden Commerce, Inc.
    Inventor: William Charles Mortimore, Jr.
  • Publication number: 20090210261
    Abstract: One embodiment provides a method, that may be implemented on a system, for obtaining a starting point and a destination point for a traveler; identifying multiple options of transportation modes to travel from the starting point to the destination point, and identifying a costs and travel time associated respectively with each transportation mode to travel from a departure terminal to an arrival terminal; identifying respectively for each transportation mode, a costs and travel time associated with local transportation from the starting point to a departure terminal, and identifying a costs and travel time associated with local transportation from an arrival terminal to the destination point; presenting to the traveler for selection, the multiple options of transportation modes to travel from the starting point to the destination point, including costs and travel time associated respectively with each option of transportation mode, including local transportation from the starting point to the departure termin
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 20, 2008
    Publication date: August 20, 2009
    Applicant: Rearden Commerce, Inc.
    Inventor: William Charles Mortimore, JR.