Patents by Inventor Patrick Grady

Patrick Grady 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: 20190180323
    Abstract: In one embodiment, a system, is provided to take not just a person's time and location into consideration, but also has knowledge of and takes into account their availability, their preferences, their schedule, their purpose for being at their current location, and/or their next goal or stop. One embodiment is able to take into account a real-time view of supplier inventory and deduce and make available much better-adapted offerings and support for that person's travels and endeavors. In one embodiment, having an understanding of a rate of conversion and its relation to traffic and weather patterns allows service providers to make more accurate predictions about various items, including but not limited to, conversion rates, offer types, offer upgrades, traffic etc. In yet another aspect of the invention, the information collected from many travelers, and also information collected from airlines and weather observers, etc.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 14, 2019
    Publication date: June 13, 2019
    Inventors: Sean Handel, Patrick Grady, Mark Orttung, Dan Kikinis
  • Patent number: 10217131
    Abstract: In one embodiment, a system, is provided to take not just a person's time and location into consideration, but also has knowledge of and takes into account their availability, their preferences, their schedule, their purpose for being at their current location, and/or their next goal or stop. One embodiment is able to take into account a real-time view of supplier inventory and deduce and make available much better-adapted offerings and support for that person's travels and endeavors. In one embodiment, having an understanding of a rate of conversion and its relation to traffic and weather patterns allows service providers to make more accurate predictions about various items, including but not limited to, conversion rates, offer types, offer upgrades, traffic etc. In yet another aspect of the invention, the information collected from many travelers, and also information collected from airlines and weather observers, etc.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 24, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 26, 2019
    Assignee: DEEM, INC.
    Inventors: Sean Handel, Patrick Grady, Mark Orttung, Dan Kikinis
  • Patent number: 9399280
    Abstract: This application is directed to a device for replacing a pocket door track without removing a section of the wall adjacent the track.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 9, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 26, 2016
    Inventor: Patrick Grady
  • Publication number: 20160101507
    Abstract: This application is directed to a device for replacing a pocket door track without removing a section of the wall adjacent the track.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 9, 2014
    Publication date: April 14, 2016
    Inventor: Patrick Grady
  • Publication number: 20160055523
    Abstract: In one embodiment, a system, is provided to take not just a person's time and location into consideration, but also has knowledge of and takes into account their availability, their preferences, their schedule, their purpose for being at their current location, and/or their next goal or stop. One embodiment is able to take into account a real-time view of supplier inventory and deduce and make available much better-adapted offerings and support for that person's travels and endeavors. In one embodiment, having an understanding of a rate of conversion and its relation to traffic and weather patterns allows service providers to make more accurate predictions about various items, including but not limited to, conversion rates, offer types, offer upgrades, traffic etc. In yet another aspect of the invention, the information collected from many travelers, and also information collected from airlines and weather observers, etc.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 24, 2015
    Publication date: February 25, 2016
    Inventors: Sean Handel, Patrick Grady, Mark Orttung, Dan Kikinis
  • Patent number: 9117223
    Abstract: In one embodiment, method that can be performed on a system, is provided to take not just a person's time and location into consideration, but also has knowledge of and takes into account their availability, their preferences, their schedule, their purpose for being at their current location, and/or their next goal or stop (not just in terms of location but also in terms of activity). One embodiment is able to take into account a real-time view of supplier inventory and deduce and make available much better-adapted offerings and support for that person's travels and endeavors. In one embodiment, having an understanding of a rate of conversion and its relation to traffic and weather patterns allows service providers to make more accurate predictions about various items, including but not limited to, conversion rates, offer types, offer upgrades, traffic etc.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2006
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2015
    Assignee: Deem, Inc.
    Inventors: Sean Handel, Patrick Grady, Mark Orttung, Dan Kikinis
  • Patent number: 8543470
    Abstract: System and method for availability based on limited-time offerings and transactions. One embodiment of the present invention provides a system and method that, based on a set of known preferences and historic transactions with customers, culls from a customer database those customers most likely to close a transaction in a short time. The selected customers are notified of the offer, and the system processes the customers responses in a timely manner, and thus allow fleeting inventories to be sold off before they expire.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 5, 2009
    Date of Patent: September 24, 2013
    Assignee: Rearden Commerce, Inc.
    Inventors: Patrick Grady, Mark Orttung
  • Publication number: 20100023407
    Abstract: System and method for availability based on limited-time offerings and transactions. One embodiment of the present invention provides a system and method that, based on a set of known preferences and historic transactions with customers, culls from a customer database those customers most likely to close a transaction in a short time. The selected customers are notified of the offer, and the system processes the customers responses in a timely manner, and thus allow fleeting inventories to be sold off before they expire.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 5, 2009
    Publication date: January 28, 2010
    Applicant: REARDEN COMMERCE, INC.
    Inventors: Patrick GRADY, Mark ORTTUNG
  • Patent number: 7599858
    Abstract: System and method for availability based on limited-time offerings and transactions. One embodiment of the present invention provides a system and method that, based on a set of known preferences and historic transactions with customers, culls from a customer database those customers most likely to close a transaction in a short time. The selected customers are notified of the offer, and the system processes the customers responses in a timely manner, and thus allow fleeting inventories to be sold off before they expire.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 15, 2004
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2009
    Assignee: Rearden Commerce, Inc.
    Inventors: Patrick Grady, Mark Orttung
  • Publication number: 20070150349
    Abstract: In one embodiment, method that can be performed on a system, is provided to take not just a person's time and location into consideration, but also has knowledge of and takes into account their availability, their preferences, their schedule, their purpose for being at their current location, and/or their next goal or stop (not just in terms of location but also in terms of activity). One embodiment is able to take into account a real-time view of supplier inventory and deduce and make available much better-adapted offerings and support for that person's travels and endeavors.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 30, 2006
    Publication date: June 28, 2007
    Inventors: Sean Handel, Patrick Grady, Mark Orttung, Dan Kikinis
  • Publication number: 20040002387
    Abstract: A scanner/reader device is provided for use with a card having printed information and information stored on a computer readable medium. The device comprises a housing having a slot adapted for receiving the card with a plurality of pressure sensitive guide rollers adjacent the slot. An optical scanning unit is mounted within the housing for detecting the printed information and a chip reading unit is mounted within the housing for detecting the information stored on the computer readable medium. A logic board is mounted within the housing for controlling the rollers, the optical scanning unit and the chip reading unit and the device includes an output port for outputting information detected by the optical scanning unit and the chip reading unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 26, 2002
    Publication date: January 1, 2004
    Inventor: Daniel Patrick Grady