Bank of America Assigned Patent for Credit and/or Debit Card Security
(Targeted News Service Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) By Targeted News Service
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 16 -- Bank of America, Charlotte, N.C., has been assigned a patent (8,355,969) developed by David Anthony Orr, Cornelius, N.C., for a "credit and/or debit card security."
The abstract of the patent published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office states: "A system and method of providing heightened debit and/or credit card security is presented. The debit and/or credit card may be void of any information printed on the card that may provide identification of the user, an account number associated with the card, an expiration date for the card, and the like. In some examples, a portion of this information may be provided, but not all pieces of information, in order to reduce the likelihood of unauthorized use, such as during an online transaction where a user must input information generally found on the face of or rear of the card itself."
The patent application was filed on July 28, 2010 (12/845,169). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=83,55,969.PN.&OS=PN/83,55,969&RS=PN/83,55,969
Written by Amal Ahmed; edited by Jaya Anand.
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