Patents by Inventor Terry Mayfield

Terry Mayfield 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: 20140040002
    Abstract: Systems and methods are provided to associate a transferable item price with a first consumer and to determine that a second consumer is entitled to purchase an item in exchange for payment of an amount based on the transferable item price. In one embodiment, the first consumer arranges to purchase an item at a first price. The merchant transmits a transferable item price code to the first consumer. The first consumer sends the transferable item price code to the second consumer, such as by including the transferable item price code in an e-mail message. The second consumer transmits the transferable item price code to the merchant to establish that he or she is entitled to purchase the item at the first price.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 9, 2013
    Publication date: February 6, 2014
    Applicant: Inventor Holdings, LLC
    Inventors: Jay S. Walker, John M. Packes, JR., Andrew P. Golden, Russell P. Sammon, Timothy A. Palmer, Terry Mayfield, Peter Kim
  • Publication number: 20080065565
    Abstract: Systems and methods are provided to associate a transferable item price with a first consumer and to determine that a second consumer is entitled to purchase an item in exchange for payment of an amount based on the transferable item price. In one embodiment, the first consumer arranges to purchase an item at a first price. The merchant transmits a transferable item price code to the first consumer. The first consumer sends the transferable item price code to the second consumer, such as by including the transferable item price code in an e-mail message. The second consumer transmits the transferable item price code to the merchant to establish that he or she is entitled to purchase the item at the first price.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 31, 2007
    Publication date: March 13, 2008
    Inventors: Jay Walker, John Packes, Andrew Golden, Russell Sammon, Timothy Palmer, Terry Mayfield, Peter Kim
  • Publication number: 20070073560
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus are provided for increasing and/or monitoring a party's compliance with a schedule for taking medicines. In a first embodiment, a method is provided for use by a first container that is adapted to store a first medicine. The method includes storing information regarding the first medicine and wirelessly communicating a signal between the first container and a second container adapted to store a second medicine. In a second embodiment, a method is provided that includes determining if a first container for storing a first medicine is positioned so as to wirelessly communicate with a second container for storing a second medicine. The method further includes generating data based at least in part on whether the first container is positioned so as to wirelessly communicate with the second container.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 13, 2006
    Publication date: March 29, 2007
    Inventors: JAY WALKER, Magdalena Mik, Michiko Kobayashi, Russell Sammon, Andrew Golden, Geoffrey Gelman, Terry Mayfield
  • Publication number: 20060218015
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus are provided for increasing and/or monitoring a party's compliance with a schedule for taking medicines. In a first embodiment, a method is provided for use by a first container that is adapted to store a first medicine. The method includes storing information regarding the first medicine and wirelessly communicating a signal between the first container and a second container adapted to store a second medicine. In a second embodiment, a method is provided that includes determining if a first container for storing a first medicine is positioned so as to wirelessly communicate with a second container for storing a second medicine. The method further includes generating data based at least in part on whether the first container is positioned so as to wirelessly communicate with the second container.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 13, 2006
    Publication date: September 28, 2006
    Inventors: Jay Walker, Magdalena Mik, Michiko Kobayashi, Russell Sammon, Andrew Golden, Geoffrey Gelman, Terry Mayfield
  • Publication number: 20060218014
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus are provided for increasing and/or monitoring a party's compliance with a schedule for taking medicines. In a first embodiment, a method is provided for use by a first container that is adapted to store a first medicine. The method includes storing information regarding the first medicine and wirelessly communicating a signal between the first container and a second container adapted to store a second medicine. In a second embodiment, a method is provided that includes determining if a first container for storing a first medicine is positioned so as to wirelessly communicate with a second container for storing a second medicine. The method further includes generating data based at least in part on whether the first container is positioned so as to wirelessly communicate with the second container.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 13, 2006
    Publication date: September 28, 2006
    Inventors: Jay Walker, Magdalena Mik, Michiko Kobayashi, Russell Sammon, Andrew Golden, Geoffrey Gelman, Terry Mayfield
  • Publication number: 20060106678
    Abstract: Systems and methods are provided to associate a transferable item price with a first consumer and to determine that a second consumer is entitled to purchase an item in exchange for payment of an amount based on the transferable item price. In one embodiment, the first consumer arranges to purchase an item at a first price. The merchant transmits a transferable item price code to the first consumer. The first consumer sends the transferable item price code to the second consumer, such as by including the transferable item price code in an e-mail message. The second consumer transmits the transferable item price code to the merchant to establish that he or she is entitled to purchase the item at the first price.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 28, 2005
    Publication date: May 18, 2006
    Inventors: Jay Walker, John Packes, Andrew Golden, Russell Sammon, Timothy Palmer, Terry Mayfield, Peter Kim