Patents by Inventor Ruediger Zuerl

Ruediger Zuerl 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: 8589263
    Abstract: A business object model, which reflects data that is used during a given business transaction, is utilized to generate interfaces. This business object model facilitates commercial transactions by providing consistent interfaces that are suitable for use across industries, across businesses, and across different departments within a business during a business transaction. In some operations, software creates, updates, or otherwise processes information related to a retail allocation and/or a retail event business object.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 31, 2008
    Date of Patent: November 19, 2013
    Assignee: SAP AG
    Inventors: Susanne Doenig, Harald Bommer, Jean Corbeil, Ruediger Zuerl, Devasena Rajamohan, Maryam Mohammadian, Alexander Grendel, Thomas Gabelmann, Thomas Weiler, Sabine Lankau, Dieter Scheerer
  • Patent number: 8306862
    Abstract: Among other disclosed subject matter, a computer-implemented method of remotely generating a purchase order is to be initiated. The method includes receiving a communication in an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system. The ERP system has a purchasing transaction configured for communicating with each of multiple vendor systems for performing the acquisitions. The received communication is sent wirelessly from a mobile device operated by a user. The mobile device is configured for obtaining information from the user in a process compatible with the purchasing transaction for generating a purchase order in the ERP system. The method includes generating the purchase order in the ERP system. The purchase order includes an instruction to a vendor operating a first vendor system to deliver a quantity of a product type. The method includes forwarding the purchase order from the ERP system to the first vendor system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 31, 2009
    Date of Patent: November 6, 2012
    Assignee: SAP AG
    Inventors: Thomas Weiler, Martina Wingert, Timur Fichter, Thomas Schroeder, Ruediger Zuerl
  • Patent number: 8219444
    Abstract: A system, method and program product are provided for planning sales of one or more products or services. The method comprises selecting a markdown profile associated with the one or more products or services, selecting a sales pattern associated with the markdown profile, and distributing sales of the one or more products or services using the markdown profile and sales pattern.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 1, 2004
    Date of Patent: July 10, 2012
    Assignee: SAP Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Ruediger Z├╝erl, Hergen Busch, Christine Fotteler
  • Patent number: 7996330
    Abstract: The present invention discloses a method, program product and system for controlling pricing of a product or service using a markdown profile. The method includes: selecting a markdown profile to be used for the product or service, selecting a retail price for the product or service, acquiring updated sales data regarding the product or service, determining a markdown to be applied to the price from the markdown profile using updated sales data, and reconciling a markdown budget with the determined markdown to be applied to said price to determine whether the markdown will be applied. The method can further include the step of adjusting a retail price of the product or service by the markdown.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 28, 2004
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2011
    Assignee: SAP Aktiengeselleschaft
    Inventors: Thomas Veit, Ines Wannemacher, Susanne Ziehl, Thomas Roth, Ruediger Zuerl
  • Publication number: 20110077999
    Abstract: A business object model, which reflects data that is used during a given business transaction, is utilized to generate interfaces. This business object model facilitates commercial transactions by providing consistent interfaces that are suitable for use across industries, across businesses, and across different departments within a business during a business transaction. In some operations, software creates, updates, or otherwise processes information related to retail event and retail incentive business objects.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 30, 2009
    Publication date: March 31, 2011
    Applicant: SAP AG
    Inventors: Markus Becker, Ruediger Zuerl, Thomas Veit
  • Publication number: 20110029344
    Abstract: Among other disclosed subject matter, a computer-implemented method of remotely generating a purchase order is to be initiated. The method includes receiving a communication in an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system. The ERP system has a purchasing transaction configured for communicating with each of multiple vendor systems for performing the acquisitions. The received communication is sent wirelessly from a mobile device operated by a user. The mobile device is configured for obtaining information from the user in a process compatible with the purchasing transaction for generating a purchase order in the ERP system. The method includes generating the purchase order in the ERP system. The purchase order includes an instruction to a vendor operating a first vendor system to deliver a quantity of a product type. The method includes forwarding the purchase order from the ERP system to the first vendor system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 31, 2009
    Publication date: February 3, 2011
    Inventors: Thomas Weiler, Martina Wingert, Timur Fichter, Thomas Schroeder, Ruediger Zuerl
  • Patent number: 7822692
    Abstract: A method, program product and system for controlling pricing for sale of a product, where the method includes: selecting a markdown profile to be used for the product; selecting a retail price for the product; acquiring updated sales data regarding the product; and determining a markdown to be applied to the retail price from the markdown profile using the updated sales data. The method can further include the step of adjusting a retail price of the product by the markdown.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 21, 2004
    Date of Patent: October 26, 2010
    Assignee: SAP AG
    Inventors: Ruediger Zuerl, Christine Fotteler
  • Publication number: 20090248547
    Abstract: A business object model, which reflects data that is used during a given business transaction, is utilized to generate interfaces. This business object model facilitates commercial transactions by providing consistent interfaces that are suitable for use across industries, across businesses, and across different departments within a business during a business transaction. In some operations, software creates, updates, or otherwise processes information related to a retail allocation and/or a retail event business object.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 31, 2008
    Publication date: October 1, 2009
    Applicant: SAP AG
    Inventors: Susanne Doenig, Harald Bommer, Jean Corbeil, Ruediger Zuerl, Devasena Rajamohan, Maryam Mohammadian, Alexander Grendel, Thomas Gabelmann, Thomas Weiler, Sabine Lankau, Dieter Scheerer
  • Publication number: 20090248429
    Abstract: A business object model, which reflects data that is used during a given business transaction, is utilized to generate interfaces. This business object model facilitates commercial transactions by providing consistent interfaces that are suitable for use across industries, across businesses, and across different departments within a business during a business transaction. In some operations, software creates, updates, or otherwise processes information related to a sales price information and/or a sales price specification business object.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 31, 2008
    Publication date: October 1, 2009
    Applicant: SAP AG
    Inventors: Susanne Doenig, Harald Bommer, Devasena Rajamohan, Dieter Scheerer, Ruediger Zuerl, Jean Corbeil, Maryam Mohammadian, Alexander Grendel
  • Publication number: 20050256753
    Abstract: The present invention discloses a method, program product and system for controlling pricing of a product or service using a markdown profile. The method includes: selecting a markdown profile to be used for the product or service, selecting a retail price for the product or service, acquiring updated sales data regarding the product or service, determining a markdown to be applied to the price from the markdown profile using updated sales data, and reconciling a markdown budget with the determined markdown to be applied to said price to determine whether the markdown will be applied. The method can further include the step of adjusting a retail price of the product or service by the markdown.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 28, 2004
    Publication date: November 17, 2005
    Inventors: Thomas Veit, Ines Wannemacher, Susanne Ziehl, Thomas Roth, Ruediger Zuerl
  • Publication number: 20050194439
    Abstract: The present invention discloses a method, program product and system for controlling pricing for sale of a product, where the method of the present invention includes: selecting a markdown profile to be used for the product; selecting a retail price for the product; acquiring updated sales data regarding the product; and determining a markdown to be applied to the retail price from the markdown profile using the updated sales data. The method can further include the step of adjusting a retail price of the product by the markdown.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 21, 2004
    Publication date: September 8, 2005
    Inventors: Ruediger Zuerl, Christine Fotteler
  • Publication number: 20050197898
    Abstract: A method, program product and system for managing the sale of a product or service. The method includes determining if the product or service is a slow seller, determining a markdown to be applied to a price of the product or service, reconciling a markdown budget with the determined markdown to be applied to the price to determine whether the markdown will be applied, and adjusting the price of the product or service by the markdown. The markdown can be determined using a markdown profile. The determination of the slow seller can be made by applying a predetermined rule set to the product or service.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 30, 2004
    Publication date: September 8, 2005
    Inventors: Thomas Veit, Ines Wannemacher, Susanne Ziehl, Thomas Roth, Ruediger Zuerl
  • Publication number: 20050197887
    Abstract: A system, method and program product are provided for planning sales of one or more products or services. The method comprises selecting a markdown profile associated with the one or more products or services, selecting a sales pattern associated with the markdown profile, and distributing sales of the one or more products or services using the markdown profile and sales pattern.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 1, 2004
    Publication date: September 8, 2005
    Inventors: Ruediger Zuerl, Hergen Busch, Christine Fotteler