Patents by Inventor Donald Irion

Donald Irion 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: 5056019
    Abstract: A marketing method for providing manufacturer purchase reward offers by automatically tracking the purchases of member consumers through the use of bar-coded membership cards and using the purchase records in a data processing system to determine if the required purchases have been made to earn a reward. Each member consumer receives a reward booklet disclosing the available reward offers, a periodic status report indicating the member consumer's progress toward earning rewards, and a reward certificate for those rewards earned.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 29, 1989
    Date of Patent: October 8, 1991
    Assignee: Citicorp POS Information Servies, Inc.
    Inventors: John Schultz, Donald Irion