Gregory A. Piccionelli, Esq. AKA The G.A.P. Man

Greg Piccionelli

Futurist | Inventor | Composer | American Philosopher

Welcome friends, to the Internet home of The G.A.P. Man, known to most as Gregory Piccionelli. Greg is an Inventor, Futurist, Music Composer and an American Philosopher with professional & intellectual pursuits across numerous areas impacting society.

Greg is a widely regarded barrister in the Internet, technology & entertainment industries. His client list spans the spectrum of the entertainment industry and includes a significant portion of the world’s largest entertainment brands and high traffic web properties.

As an inventor, Greg is passionate about technologies and systems that solve problems for users and improve quality of life. In this realm, Greg is the co-inventor or inventor of numerous patented technologies, including location-based e-commerce, among others. The technology, which uses Global Positioning System (“GPS”) and other location means, has been licensed for applications as far ranging as online gaming, online content distribution of content, copyright protection of music, movies and computer games, e-dating, online voting and the application and enforcement of Internet taxation and other location-influenced governmental regulations.

Greg Piccionelli is a published music composer and accomplished player of several musical instruments. He composed and performed the music aired on CNN’s nightly show “Crisis in the Gulf” during the first Gulf War. Please take a moment and have a listen.

Got an idea and need a highly trained futurist’s point of view on its’ merits, use cases or IP potential? Greg is available to support projects in the following professional and intellectual arenas:

  • Invention Services: from ideas, to IP to strategic planning and exit.
  • Exemplary Solutions Consulting: industry agnostic.


Solving for a better future

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Invention Services

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Solutions Consulting


Selections from 47 of Greg Piccionelli’s issued patents

Pioneering geo-location patent

The invention is directed to content distribution and transaction authorization limited by user or provider location determined by GPS and other specified means.

View U.S. Patent No. 6,154,172

Pioneering VR & AR gaming technology

The technoglogy in the parent patent is directed to virtual reality gaming in a physical space. A separate U.S. patent issued from a continuation of this patent is directed to augmented reality gaming (U.S. Patent No. 8,292,735, issued: October 23, 2012 ).

View U.S. Patent No. 7,946,919

Pioneering geo-dating invention

Directed to providing users with the ability to discover and determine the availability of other users for social interactions, such as dating.

View U.S. Patent Application No. 13/815,765


Directed to a number of revolutionary technologies that enable users to decorate Christmas trees with interactive digital Christmas tree ornaments.

View U.S. Patent No. 7,248,230

Pioneering geo-coupon technology

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View U.S. Patent No. 7,124,186

Live foreign language & sign language translation

Directed to technology that provides users with the ability to select and use live sign language and foreign language interpreters interactively.

View U.S. Patent No. 7,792,676

Front & rear facing cameras on mobile devices

Directed to various camera and display screen configurations for smart phones – specifically front and rear facing camera configurations and front and rear display screen configurations.

View U.S. Patent Application 12/698,496

Location-based portable device control & finder function

Directed to providing a user witht the means of preventing the use of computers and other portable devices such as mobile phones when the device is outside a certain predetermined area.

View U.S. Patent Application No. 13/815,738

Dual-screen wrap-around wrist phone

Use of flexible display screen technology, and front and rear facing displays to create products such as smart phones or similar devices that can conveniently wrap around the user’s wrist

View U.S. Patent Application No. 13/815,763