Patents Assigned to Meridian Enterprises, Inc.
  • Patent number: 5025372
    Abstract: Computer data processing, programming and printing for an improved incentive award program which allocates monetary amounts available for expenditure through credit instruments issued to program participants when the participants perform to a designated level of achievement. Participants identifying information and credit instrument account numbers are stored in memory. The incentive program can be divided into multiple time periods. Levels of performance are calculated and assigned for each participant in order for a monetary amount to be available for expenditure through the participant's credit instrument. Monetary amonts can be withheld from the amounts allocated to the instrument accounts. Adjustments can be made in the withheld amounts and in the achievement levels. Calculations, adjustment and reporting concerning amounts allocated for instrument use, withheld amounts, instrument transactions and account balances are made.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 1989
    Date of Patent: June 18, 1991
    Assignee: Meridian Enterprises, Inc.
    Inventors: James F. Burton, Daniel L. Henke