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- US 7,676,501 - Document Integrity Verification

- US 7,904,450 - Public Electronic Document Dating List

- US 8,135,714 - Public Electronic Document Dating List

- US 8,694,473 - Date-provable Registration System for Published Documents

- US 8,903,839 - Verifying Age and Integrity of Website Pages

- US 9,053,142 - Public Electronic Document Dating List

- US 9,330,261 - Proving Age and Integrity of Website Pages

- US 10,313,360 - PEDDaL Blockchaining for Document Integrity Verification Preparation

US 10,824,762 - Registering Published Documents in a Blockchain

Published Application - US 2018/0302417 - Website Integrity and Date Verification with a Blockchain

Published Applications - US 2019/0260761 - Registering Received Email Documents in a Blockchain

"Not all patents in the blockchaining family of patents are available for licensing."

Blockchain is a technology made famous by its basis for the virtual currency, Bitcoin.  In simple terms, blockchaining creates public lists of data sets, such as transactions or document fingerprints and distributes them in a de-centralized manner to multiple computers.  Blockchains store transactions and data without requiring any central authority or repository.  Virtual currencies are just one application of this technology.  It is projected that this platform technology can be the basis for many other applications, not the least of which is date and document verification.  The patents listed above are centered around date and document verification.  Most importantly, the early patents listed above, specifically the '450 patent, has predated the disclosure of blockchaining in the seminal paper by Satoshi Nakamotot on October 31, 2008.  In other words, the technology, now referred to as blockchaining, was invented by Kelce Wilson.

  Who Invented Blockchaining?  (click for article)

  Blockchain Potential Role in Admissibility of Website Docs

 Paper/Printed Document Integrity Patents

US 7,676,501 - Document Integrity Verification
US 7,877,365 - Document Integrity Verification Preparation
US 8,694,473 - Date-provable registration system for published documents

- US 9,424,440 - Page Substitution Verification Preparation

US 10,255,460 - Authenticating Printed Paper Documents Against a Blockchain Record

The above invention package permits regular word-processing documents to be infused with forgery detection that does not require special paper, special inks, a special printer, or a third party to retain a copy for verification. The forgery protection survives faxing, photocopying, and scanning to PDF and reprinting to a new paper copy.Blockchain Potential Role in Admissibility of Website Docs

This set of patents enables cryptographic strength proof that a document has not been altered based on a mathematical proof rather than a human testifying about business practices. A method has been found and patented that permits recreation of a hash value from properly prepared printed content, even when the original digital file is not available. The patents cover preparation of the paper documents as well as the verification process.

Computer File Integrity/Electronic Document Integrity/Cybersecurity
US 7,865,484 - Computer Program Integrity Verification
US 8,341,751 - Software License Management

US 8,966,646 - Software License Management
US 8,347,092 - Subsystem Authenticity and Integrity Verification (SAIV)
US 8,683,203 - Subsystem Authenticity and Integrity Verification (SAIV)

US 8,903,839 - Verifying Age and Integrity of Website Pages

- US 9,754,131 - Page Substitution Verification Preparation

The subject matter of the above includes anti-piracy protections for consumer software ? the same subject area as the recent Uniloc case that went to the US Supreme Court - as well as anti-malware protections and physical security assurance. Almost all software companies, such as Microsoft, need anti-piracy and anti-malware protections to ensure that their software is paid for, instead of being pirated on a large-scale, and is not infiltrated with spyware that can harm the consumer and the company's reputation. The inventions (more than one is disclosed) are strong security concepts that are far more resistant to hackers than the current generation of protections. The inventor had worked as a cybersecurity penetration tester (i.e. "white hat hacker") to test US military cybersecurity systems, searching for vulnerabilities, and has applied the knowledge he gained of ultra-secure hacker-resistant security measures to these inventions.

The anti-piracy invention, for example, is resistant to hacking attacks that are successful against other anti-piracy systems, because it denies critical information to even the most skilled hackers that are able to circumvent all of the security protocols to fully reverse-engineer the anti-piracy measures. The anti-malware invention precludes a threat that could permit spyware to hide within programs that the computer user needs and relies upon, and therefore could not delete from the system. The physical security invention permits security screeners to detect when a bomb-carrying terrorist or other smuggler has successfully hidden certain material within electronic devices - even when the electronic devices still function well enough to pass current security screening tests, such as a power-on test.

In 8,347,092, the verification principal is used in a system that can speed up traveler screening security at airports, without compromise of security effectiveness. An inventive system provides a computer hardware version of a ?trusted traveler? program, by enabling rapid and reliable determination by screening agents that a particular computer has not been altered to smuggle a bomb or other contraband.

Imaging Highlighter Patents
US 8,520,918 - Medical Diagnostic Image Change Highlighter
US 8,792,696 - Industrial Diagnostic Image Change Highlighter
US 8,792,695 - Medical Diagnostic Image Change Highlighter

- US 9,153,023 - Diagnostic Image Change Hightlighter

The subject matter is the visual enhancement of anomalies in medical images, such as X-rays and MRI images, to highlight potential medical issues for doctors and dentists.

In operation, a doctor takes a current image (i.e., a recently-collected X-ray) and an earlier image for the same patient, and submits both of them to the inventive computer program. The program produces a color-encoded image that highlights differences that represent changed patient conditions. What is exceptional about this invention is that no complex algorithms are needed ? because the inventive program does not need to determine what constitutes a difference. The medical expert, who is viewing the resulting output image, performs all of the complex analysis.

A prototype software package is available to demonstrate the invention.

Cell Phone Patents

- US 8,380,170 - Cellular Device Identification and Location with Emergency Number Selectivity Enforcement (CILENSE)
- US 8,965,341 - Cellular Device Identification and Location with Emergency Number Selectivity Enforcement (CILENSE)

- US 9,531,865 - Hacker-Resistant Denial of Wireless Device Operation in Restricted Areas

The subject matter of the patents is a system that can prevent cellular telephone or texting use within prisons, school zones, commercial aircraft and other moving vehicles, and is resistant to defeat by hackers or other malicious parties. The inventive system is unique among all other known competing systems, in that:

(1) no critical information passes through the cellphone, so the system cannot be defeated by tampering with the cellphone, ;

(2) it is not indiscriminate, like a jammer, that interferes with legitimate cellphone usage in an undesirable manner;

(3) it is not illegal, like jammers;

(4) it is safer to implement, because it permits emergency calls, such as 911 calls; and

(5) it can be used within moving vehicles.

The published application, US 20160044158 has been allowed and will issue in December.  It covers systems in fixed locations (permanent and quick set-u[) and in vehicles (cars, airplanes, trains, busses.)  

The 20080309520 published application cited above involves a simpler approach to cell phones having multi-tap keyboards (the common 12-key number pad in which ?abc? are letter options on the ?2? key). The invention provides for speeding up the typing of SMS text messages by placing a cursor button the side of the phone.

Miter Box with Circular Saw

- US 7,757,592 - Power Saw Miter Guide
- US 8,201,483 - Power Saw Miter Guide

The subject matter is an inexpensive light-duty power tool accessory for both professional carpenters and do-it-yourself (DIY) project enthusiasts. It enables safe, precise miter cuts using a hand-held circular power saw at two different angles. The available prototypes were constructed for 90-degree crosscut and 45-degree miter cut angles on common 2x4 lumber. These are the most common cut angles on perhaps the most common piece of wood. The prototypes can handle smaller pieces, such as 2x3, 1x2, and most baseboards.

Pushup System
US 8,585,563 - Multi-Functional, Variable-Asset Pushup System

The subject matter is inexpensive home gym equipment (a set of weight plates) that additionally provides ankle-holding for sit-ups as well as a multiple-height assisted pushup machine, with no moving parts

Auction Optimization

- 20150241947 - Electronic Auction for Optimizing an Event Ticket Sales Parameter

Stereo Speakers

- US 7,986,793 - Automatically Reconfigurable Stereo Speaker System

The subject matter is an improvement to audio speakers that are attached to desktop PC systems or desktop docking stations for notebook computers. The invention eliminates the need for speaker extension cables, in some usage scenarios, and it should cost less than 50 cents to adapt common speakers to implement the invention.

Disposal of Digital Media

- US 8,000,582 - System and Method for Disposal of Digital Media

- US 8,521,005 - System and Method for Disposal of Digital Media

The subject matter is an inexpensive light-duty security device that renders CDs and DVDs unreadable by typical computer CD-ROM and DVD drives. This should help reduce identity theft and data loss, when CDs and DVDs that had contained sensitive information are discarded. The CDs and DVDs can still be read by special recovery equipment, but to defeat those specialized readers requires expensive noisy shredders. The inventions in this patent family strike a balance between low cost and practical security that reduces risk.

Vented Computer Keyboard

- US 7,733,644 - Notebook Computer with Tilting Keyboard Vent

The subject matter is the prevention of overheating of compact notebook computers (a.k.a. laptop computers). The invention leverages a convenient tradeoff between airflow needs and the desirability of compactness.