Patents by Inventor Cheryl K. Harkins

Cheryl K. Harkins has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 6009538
    Abstract: A system and method of reporting a status of another system through an electronic price label (EPL). The system includes the EPL and a computer coupled to the EPL which monitors the status of the second system and causes the EPL to display a status message indicating the status of the second system. The second system may include a POS system, credit authorization system, or any other in-store system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 22, 1997
    Date of Patent: December 28, 1999
    Assignee: NCR Corporation
    Inventors: John C. Goodwin, III, Andrew J. Adamec, Cheryl K. Harkins