Patents by Inventor Douglas Krone

Douglas Krone 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: 9721262
    Abstract: Systems and methods of the present invention facilitate the sale of products, such as goods and/or services. Specifically, merchants of products provide incentives for consumers that may be defined by time and geography to drives sales of the products, such as during low demand periods. Moreover, the present invention allows consumers to search for and claim time-sensitive incentives from merchants; specifically, incentives requiring instant or nearly instant acceptance and/or redeemability.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 13, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 1, 2017
    Inventor: Douglas Krone
  • Publication number: 20120265598
    Abstract: Systems and methods of the present invention facilitate the sale of products, such as goods and/or services. Specifically, merchants of products provide incentives for consumers that may be defined by time and geography to drives sales of the products, such as during low demand periods. Moreover, the present invention allows consumers to search for and claim time-sensitive incentives from merchants; specifically, incentives requiring instant or nearly instant acceptance and/or redeemability.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 13, 2012
    Publication date: October 18, 2012
    Inventor: Douglas Krone
  • Publication number: 20060009800
    Abstract: A device for sealing a patent foramen ovale (PFO) in the heart is provided. The device includes a left atrial anchor adapted to be placed in a left atrium of the heart, a right atrial anchor adapted to be placed in a right atrium of the heart, and an elongate member adapted to extend through the passageway and connect the left and right atrial anchors. A system for delivering the closure device includes side-by-side tubes. A device for retrieving a mis-deployed closure device includes a shaft portion and an expandable retrieval portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 7, 2004
    Publication date: January 12, 2006
    Inventors: Mark Christianson, Scott Olson, Edward Anderson, Philip Haarstad, Douglas Krone, Dennis Wahr, David Blaeser