(12) International Application Status Report

Received at International Bureau: 24 June 2019 (24.06.2019)

Information valid as of: 18 February 2020 (18.02.2020)

Report generated on: 25 February 2020 (25.02.2020)

(10) Publication number: (43) Publication date: (26) Publication language:
WO 2019/24413926 December 2019 (26.12.2019) English (EN)

(21) Application number: (22) Filing date: (25) Filing language:
PCT/IB2019/05530724 June 2019 (24.06.2019) English (EN)

(31) Priority number(s): (32) Priority date(s): (33) Priority status:
62/688,544 (US)22 June 2018 (22.06.2018) Priority document received (in compliance with PCT Rule 17.1)

(51) International Patent Classification:
H04L 29/06 (2006.01); G06F 21/62 (2013.01); G06Q 30/00 (2012.01)

(71) Applicant(s):
VAULT SECURITY SYSTEMS AG [CH/CH]; Stockerstrasse 42 8002 Zürich (CH) (for all designated states)

(72) Inventor(s):
SARHADDAR, Arman; Waldistrasse 25 8134 Adliswil (CH)
BEYER, Martin; Stadionsstrasse 45 8472 Seuzach (CH)

(74) Agent(s):
MOETTELI, John; Da Vinci Partners LLC Rathausgasse 1 9320 Arbon (CH)

(54) Title (EN): SECURE TRACKING OF ITEMS UTILIZING DISTRIBUTED COMPUTING
(54) Title (FR): SUIVI SÉCURISÉ D'ARTICLES AU MOYEN D'INFORMATIQUE DISTRIBUÉE

(57) Abstract:
(EN): A computerized method of the invention includes software having instructions loaded on a computer system including a database populated with item information associated with owner, leasee and/or lien holder information. The CPU executes the instructions for, in a first step, registering user, in a second step, associating items and, in a third step, making registered item information available for updating and interrogation by users with the requisite permissions.
(FR): L'invention concerne un procédé informatisé comportant un logiciel ayant des instructions chargées sur un système informatique comprenant une base de données équipée d'information d'article associée à une information de propriétaire, de locataire et/ou de détenteur de lien. L'unité centrale exécute les instructions pour, dans une première étape l'enregistrement de l'utilisateur, dans une seconde étape l'association des éléments et, dans une troisième étape la mise à disposition d'une information d'article enregistrée pour une mise à jour et une interrogation par des utilisateurs avec les permissions requises.

International search report:
Received at International Bureau: 06 December 2019 (06.12.2019) [EP]

International Report on Patentability (IPRP) Chapter II of the PCT:
Not available

(81) Designated States:
AE, AG, AL, AM, AO, AT, AU, AZ, BA, BB, BG, BH, BN, BR, BW, BY, BZ, CA, CH, CL, CN, CO, CR, CU, CZ, DE, DJ, DK, DM, DO, DZ, EC, EE, EG, ES, FI, GB, GD, GE, GH, GM, GT, HN, HR, HU, ID, IL, IN, IR, IS, JO, JP, KE, KG, KH, KN, KP, KR, KW, KZ, LA, LC, LK, LR, LS, LU, LY, MA, MD, ME, MG, MK, MN, MW, MX, MY, MZ, NA, NG, NI, NO, NZ, OM, PA, PE, PG, PH, PL, PT, QA, RO, RS, RU, RW, SA, SC, SD, SE, SG, SK, SL, SM, ST, SV, SY, TH, TJ, TM, TN, TR, TT, TZ, UA, UG, US, UZ, VC, VN, ZA, ZM, ZW
European Patent Office (EPO) : AL, AT, BE, BG, CH, CY, CZ, DE, DK, EE, ES, FI, FR, GB, GR, HR, HU, IE, IS, IT, LT, LU, LV, MC, MK, MT, NL, NO, PL, PT, RO, RS, SE, SI, SK, SM, TR
African Intellectual Property Organization (OAPI) : BF, BJ, CF, CG, CI, CM, GA, GN, GQ, GW, KM, ML, MR, NE, SN, TD, TG
African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) : BW, GH, GM, KE, LR, LS, MW, MZ, NA, RW, SD, SL, ST, SZ, TZ, UG, ZM, ZW
Eurasian Patent Organization (EAPO) : AM, AZ, BY, KG, KZ, RU, TJ, TM

Declarations:
Declaration made as applicant's entitlement, as at the international filing date, to apply for and be granted a patent (Rules 4.17(ii) and 51bis.1(a)(ii)), in a case where the declaration under Rule 4.17(iv) is not appropriate
Declaration made as applicant's entitlement, as at the international filing date, to claim the priority of the earlier application, where the applicant is not the applicant who filed the earlier application or where the applicant's name has changed since the filing of the earlier application (Rules 4.17(iii) and 51bis.1(a)(iii))
Declaration of inventorship (Rules 4.17(iv) and 51bis.1(a)(iv)) for the purposes of the designation of the United States of America