Patents by Inventor Herbert Kopp

Herbert Kopp 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: 4219873
    Abstract: A computer system comprises a control or supervisory computer and a plurality of individual computers which are connected to and cooperate with each other under control of a process which establishes a three phase operation. In a control phase only the control computer operates, executes its program and informs the individual computers which function they must carry out during the next phase, the autonomous phase. In the autonomous phase the individual computers simultaneously and independently fulfill their assigned functions and report completion thereof to the control computer. Finally, a communication phase is utilized for a data exchange between the computers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 15, 1976
    Date of Patent: August 26, 1980
    Assignee: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Rudolf Kober, Herbert Kopp, Christian Kuznia