Patents by Inventor Jeffrey R. Torkelson

Jeffrey R. Torkelson 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: 11017483
    Abstract: Systems and methods are described for tracking information of an equipment including a telematics device configured to receive data from the equipment to determine a telematics information. The telematics information includes at least two of an equipment type, a location, a duration in the location, and miles travelled. A transmission device is configured to transmit the vehicle telematics information to at least one of a third party entity device, a government device and a mobile device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 25, 2021
    Assignee: Valvoline Licensing and Intellectual Property, LLC
    Inventors: Adam E. Sworski, Frances E. Lockwood, Roger D. England, Timothy L. Caudill, Jeffrey S. Baker, Jeffrey R. Torkelson
  • Publication number: 20200202453
    Abstract: Systems and methods are described for tracking information of an equipment including a telematics device configured to receive data from the equipment to determine a telematics information. The telematics information includes at least two of an equipment type, a location, a duration in the location, and miles travelled. A transmission device is configured to transmit the vehicle telematics information to at least one of a third party entity device, a government device and a mobile device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 3, 2020
    Publication date: June 25, 2020
    Applicant: Valvoline Licensing and Intellectual Property, LLC
    Inventors: Adam E. Sworski, Frances E. Lockwood, Roger D. England, Timothy L. Caudill, Jeffrey S. Baker, Jeffrey R. Torkelson
  • Publication number: 20200196106
    Abstract: Systems and methods are described for tracking information of an equipment including a telematics device configured to receive data from the equipment to determine a telematics information. The telematics information includes at least two of an equipment type, a location, a duration in the location, and miles travelled. A transmission device is configured to transmit the vehicle telematics information to at least one of a third party entity device, a government device and a mobile device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 19, 2020
    Publication date: June 18, 2020
    Applicant: Valvoline Licensing and Intellectual Property, LLC
    Inventors: Adam E. Sworski, Frances E. Lockwood, Roger D. England, Timothy L. Caudill, Jeffrey S. Baker, Jeffrey R. Torkelson
  • Patent number: 10623905
    Abstract: Systems and methods are described for tracking information of an equipment including a telematics device configured to receive data from the equipment to determine a telematics information. The telematics information includes at least two of an equipment type, a location, a duration in the location, and miles traveled. A transmission device is configured to transmit the vehicle telematics information to at least one of a third party entity device, a government device and a mobile device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2020
    Assignee: Valvoline Licensing and Intellectual Property, LLC
    Inventors: Adam E. Sworski, Frances E. Lockwood, Roger D. England, Timothy L. Caudill, Jeffrey S. Baker, Jeffrey R. Torkelson
  • Publication number: 20200077231
    Abstract: Systems and methods are described for tracking information of an equipment including a telematics device configured to receive data from the equipment to determine a telematics information. The telematics information includes at least two of an equipment type, a location, a duration in the location, and miles travelled. A transmission device is configured to transmit the vehicle telematics information to at least one of a third party entity device, a government device and a mobile device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 28, 2018
    Publication date: March 5, 2020
    Applicant: Valvoline Licensing and Intellectual Property, LLC
    Inventors: Adam E. Sworski, Frances E. Lockwood, Roger D. England, Timothy L. Caudill, Jeffrey S. Baker, Jeffrey R. Torkelson
  • Publication number: 20190299794
    Abstract: Systems and methods are described for tracking charge information of a vehicle. A sensor monitors one or more parameters of the vehicle over a period of time. A telematics device receives and processes the parameters to determine a vehicle telematics information. The telematics device transmits the vehicle telematics information to an entity device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 27, 2018
    Publication date: October 3, 2019
    Applicant: Valvoline Licensing and Intellectual Property, LLC
    Inventors: Adam E. Sworski, Frances E. Lockwood, Roger D. England, Timothy L. Caudill, Jeffrey S. Baker, Jeffrey R. Torkelson
  • Patent number: 7966988
    Abstract: Periodically heating a soot containing engine lubricant to a temperature in the range of about 115° C. to about 150° C. is effective in controlling soot induced viscosity increase of the lubricant. The period at which heating is conducted may be a function of the number of hours the engine has been operated or it may be based on the oil condition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 2005
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2011
    Assignee: ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company
    Inventors: Brandon T. Weldon, Steven Kennedy, Riccardo Conti, Jeffrey R. Torkelson