Patents by Inventor Paul E. LaRochelle

Paul E. LaRochelle 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: 5533195
    Abstract: A flexible software testing tool provides fast and efficient diagnosis of defective computer system devices. The software testing tool includes an action string command qualifier that enables dynamic exercising of target computer devices by specifying certain operations involving those devices. Additional command qualifiers are provided to define the operating conditions of the device interaction paths. The operations specified by the qualifiers typically require interactions between a plurality of devices, thereby creating combinations of device interaction paths within the system to detect intermittent device failures.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 1995
    Date of Patent: July 2, 1996
    Inventors: Paul E. LaRochelle, Arthur J. Beaverson