Patents by Inventor Karen Griffin

Karen Griffin 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: 10719526
    Abstract: A system and method for synchronizing instrument specification data between a process control system and an external database are provided. A software application automatically connects to the process control system and scans a set of data utilized by the system to detect changes in the data since a previous scan. If changes are detected, the application notifies a manager to accept or reject changes. If changes are accepted, the application updates data stored on an instrumentation database external to the process control system so that the data stored on the instrumentation database is synchronized with real-time data used by the process control system. The system and method provide automated updates to ensure the accuracy of data utilized by users not having regular access to the process control system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2020
    Assignee: Hargrove Controls + Associates, LLC
    Inventors: Matthew Robert Burton, Karen Griffin
  • Publication number: 20190310991
    Abstract: A system and method for synchronizing instrument specification data between a process control system and an external database are provided. A software application automatically connects to the process control system and scans a set of data utilized by the system to detect changes in the data since a previous scan. If changes are detected, the application notifies a manager to accept or reject changes. If changes are accepted, the application updates data stored on an instrumentation database external to the process control system so that the data stored on the instrumentation database is synchronized with real-time data used by the process control system. The system and method provide automated updates to ensure the accuracy of data utilized by users not having regular access to the process control system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 6, 2018
    Publication date: October 10, 2019
    Applicant: Hargrove Controls + Associates, LLC
    Inventors: Matthew Robert Burton, Karen Griffin