Patents by Inventor Francisco Jose Larrain Wicha

Francisco Jose Larrain Wicha 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).

  • Publication number: 20190318393
    Abstract: Provided herein are systems, methods and computer readable media for programmatically generating and/or revising deal offers for a merchant based on one or more merchant self-service indicators. In providing such functionality, the system can be configured to, for example, facilitate registration and verification of merchant identities, monitor and analyze various deal offers for merchants with similar merchant self-service indicators, that enable the system to determine the relative successfulness of a deal offer for a merchant and/or category of merchant. In some embodiments, the system may be further configured to revise the deal offer programmatically and/or upon receiving the merchant's approval of the programmatically generated proposed edits to the deal offer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 17, 2019
    Publication date: October 17, 2019
    Inventors: Francisco Jose Larrain Wicha, Lori E. Kaplan, Matias Esteban Arenas, Gaston L'Huillier, Ricardo Andres Zilleruelo Ramos, Rodrigo Alfonso Duenas Fernandez, Amit Koren
  • Publication number: 20190279258
    Abstract: A method, apparatus, and computer program product are disclosed to improve selection of promotion pricing parameters. The method may determine one or more promotion pricing parameters for a promotion that is offered by a promotion and marketing service. The method includes generating one or more predictive models based on historical promotion performance data and generating a revenue equation using the one or more predictive models. The revenue equation provides an estimate of a revenue received by the promotion and marketing service based on the one or more predictive models. The method further includes determining an estimated revenue using the revenue equation based on one or more input sets of promotion pricing parameters provided as input to the revenue equation, and selecting at least one of the input sets of promotion pricing parameters for the promotion based on the estimated revenue. A corresponding apparatus and computer program product are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 12, 2018
    Publication date: September 12, 2019
    Inventors: Latife Genc-Kaya, Kamson Lai, Francisco Jose Larrain Wicha, Gaston L'Huillier
  • Patent number: 10304093
    Abstract: Provided herein are systems, methods and computer readable media for programmatically generating and/or revising deal offers for a merchant based on one or more merchant self-service indicators. In providing such functionality, the system can be configured to, for example, facilitate registration and verification of merchant identities, monitor and analyze various deal offers for merchants with similar merchant self-service indicators, that enable the system to determine the relative successfulness of a deal offer for a merchant and/or category of merchant. In some embodiments, the system may be further configured to revise the deal offer programmatically and/or upon receiving the merchant's approval of the programmatically generated proposed edits to the deal offer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: GROUPON, INC.
    Inventors: Francisco Jose Larrain Wicha, Lori E. Kaplan, Matias Esteban Arenas, Gaston L'Huillier, Ricardo Andres Zilleruelo Ramos, Rodrigo Alfonso Duenas Fernandez, Amit Koren
  • Patent number: 10192243
    Abstract: A method, apparatus, and computer program product are disclosed to improve selection of promotion pricing parameters. The method may determine one or more promotion pricing parameters for a promotion that is offered by a promotion and marketing service. The method includes generating one or more predictive models based on historical promotion performance data and generating a revenue equation using the one or more predictive models. The revenue equation provides an estimate of a revenue received by the promotion and marketing service based on the one or more predictive models. The method further includes determining an estimated revenue using the revenue equation based on one or more input sets of promotion pricing parameters provided as input to the revenue equation, and selecting at least one of the input sets of promotion pricing parameters for the promotion based on the estimated revenue. A corresponding apparatus and computer program product are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 10, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2019
    Assignee: GROUPON, INC.
    Inventors: Latife Genc-Kaya, Kamson Lai, Francisco Jose Larrain Wicha, Gaston L'Huillier
  • Publication number: 20140207584
    Abstract: Provided herein are systems, methods and computer readable media for programmatically generating and/or revising deal offers for a merchant based on one or more merchant self-service indicators. In providing such functionality, the system can be configured to, for example, facilitate registration and verification of merchant identities, monitor and analyze various deal offers for merchants with similar merchant self-service indicators, that enable the system to determine the relative successfulness of a deal offer for a merchant and/or category of merchant. In some embodiments, the system may be further configured to revise the deal offer programmatically and/or upon receiving the merchant's approval of the programmatically generated proposed edits to the deal offer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 24, 2013
    Publication date: July 24, 2014
    Applicant: GROUPON, INC.
    Inventors: Francisco Jose Larrain Wicha, Lori E. Kaplan, Matias Esteban Arenas, Gaston L'Huillier, Ricardo Andres Zilleruelo Ramos, Rodrigo Alfonso Duenas Fernandez, Amit Koren