Patents by Inventor David Kirby Rehr

David Kirby Rehr 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: 9171330
    Abstract: An accountability provider is configured to enable specification of queries for data sources of accountable entities. The queries are based on an analysis of transparency goals of the accountable entities and utilize transparency metrics of those entities. The accountability provider is further configured to present representations of the transparency metrics generated responsive to the queries, to enable interaction with the representations, and to update the representations based on at least one of viewer requests or viewer interactions. Also, the accountability provider is configured determine representations of transparency metrics available to viewers based on viewer descriptors and to present the determined representations responsive to logins of the viewers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2015
    Inventors: Jonathan L. Woods, David Kirby Rehr
  • Publication number: 20130173652
    Abstract: An accountability provider is configured to enable specification of queries for data sources of accountable entities. The queries are based on an analysis of transparency goals of the accountable entities and utilize transparency metrics of those entities. The accountability provider is further configured to present representations of the transparency metrics generated responsive to the queries, to enable interaction with the representations, and to update the representations based on at least one of viewer requests or viewer interactions. Also, the accountability provider is configured determine representations of transparency metrics available to viewers based on viewer descriptors and to present the determined representations responsive to logins of the viewers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 30, 2011
    Publication date: July 4, 2013
    Inventors: Jonathan L. Woods, David Kirby Rehr
  • Publication number: 20130173436
    Abstract: An accountability provider configured to receive transparency data from an accountable entity is described herein. At least a part of the transparency data refers to a transaction associated with a transaction participant of the accountable entity. The accountability provider is further configured to enable the transaction participant to certify the transaction and, responsive to certifying the transaction, lock the transaction to inhibit individuals associated with the accountable entity from modifying the at least the part of the transparency data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 30, 2011
    Publication date: July 4, 2013
    Inventors: Jonathan L. Woods, David Kirby Rehr