Patents by Inventor Gerald Eugene Feigin

Gerald Eugene Feigin 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: 5946662
    Abstract: A method for providing inventory optimization for levels of products in a complex supply chain network for multiple internal supplier or manufacturer locations and external distributor or retailer locations. The invention constructs a representative supply chain network model to indicate the flow of products between internal and external locations, it determines inventory levels and fill rates to meet the service level requirements, calculates a total inventory cost for all products in the network, and optimizes the fill rates based on estimated gradient information of the total inventory cost.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 1996
    Date of Patent: August 31, 1999
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventors: Markus Ettl, Gerald Eugene Feigin, Grace Yuh-Jiun Lin, David Da-Wei Yao