Patents by Inventor William J. Scheid

William J. Scheid 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: 7533181
    Abstract: An apparatus, system, and method are disclosed for data access management on a storage device connected to a storage area network. A client includes network connections to a first and second network, where the second network comprises a storage area network (SAN). The client also includes a storage management client and a storage agent. The storage agent is configured to minimize the amount of metadata processing that occurs on the client by sending the metadata or a copy thereof to a storage server to be stored in a centralized metadata database. The storage server also includes a storage manager that is configured to manage data access by the storage agent to the requested storage device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2004
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2009
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventors: Colin Scott Dawson, Erick Christian Kissel, David Michael Morton, William J. Scheid, III
  • Patent number: D361333
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 2, 1994
    Date of Patent: August 15, 1995
    Assignee: Motorola, Inc.
    Inventors: William J. Scheid, Charles A. Actor
  • Patent number: D362438
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 3, 1994
    Date of Patent: September 19, 1995
    Assignee: Motorola, Inc.
    Inventor: William J. Scheid
  • Patent number: D364163
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 4, 1993
    Date of Patent: November 14, 1995
    Assignee: Motorola, Inc.
    Inventors: William J. Scheid, David P. Townsend
  • Patent number: D364870
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 2, 1994
    Date of Patent: December 5, 1995
    Assignee: Motorola, Inc.
    Inventors: William J. Scheid, Melvin Teitzman
  • Patent number: D365676
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 25, 1994
    Date of Patent: January 2, 1996
    Assignee: Motorola, Inc.
    Inventors: William J. Scheid, Bee L. Khoo
  • Patent number: D366957
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 1994
    Date of Patent: February 13, 1996
    Assignee: Motorola, Inc.
    Inventors: William J. Scheid, Melvin Teitzman
  • Patent number: D367276
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 1995
    Date of Patent: February 20, 1996
    Assignee: Motorola, Inc.
    Inventors: William J. Scheid, Giovanni Jaramillo, Suthirug N. Pisutha-Arnond
  • Patent number: D367861
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 9, 1994
    Date of Patent: March 12, 1996
    Assignee: Motorola, Inc.
    Inventors: William J. Scheid, Suthirug Pisutha-Arnond, Michael J. Hartigan
  • Patent number: D368262
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 26, 1995
    Date of Patent: March 26, 1996
    Assignee: Motorola, Inc.
    Inventor: William J. Scheid
  • Patent number: D368465
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 1, 1995
    Date of Patent: April 2, 1996
    Assignee: Motorola, Inc.
    Inventors: William J. Scheid, Robert Kurcbart
  • Patent number: D369465
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 13, 1995
    Date of Patent: May 7, 1996
    Assignee: Motorola, Inc.
    Inventors: William J. Scheid, Tonya M. Twine
  • Patent number: D370914
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 8, 1994
    Date of Patent: June 18, 1996
    Assignee: Motorola, Inc.
    Inventors: William J. Scheid, Henry Wandt
  • Patent number: D371236
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 1995
    Date of Patent: July 2, 1996
    Assignee: Motorola Inc.
    Inventors: William J. Scheid, Sacha B. Holland
  • Patent number: D372241
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 8, 1994
    Date of Patent: July 30, 1996
    Assignee: Motorola, Inc.
    Inventor: William J. Scheid
  • Patent number: D375498
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 16, 1995
    Date of Patent: November 12, 1996
    Assignee: Motorola, Inc.
    Inventors: William J. Scheid, Charles E. Staron
  • Patent number: D384352
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 4, 1996
    Date of Patent: September 30, 1997
    Assignee: Motorola, Inc.
    Inventors: William J. Scheid, Anthony W. Cuteri, Troy Allen Bailey
  • Patent number: D390231
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 24, 1996
    Date of Patent: February 3, 1998
    Assignee: Motorola, Inc.
    Inventors: William J. Scheid, Mark Malon, Zhihong Yin
  • Patent number: D393466
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 9, 1994
    Date of Patent: April 14, 1998
    Assignee: Motorola, Inc.
    Inventors: William J. Scheid, Henry Wandt, Lawrence Davis
  • Patent number: D400878
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 4, 1997
    Date of Patent: November 10, 1998
    Assignee: Motorola, Inc.
    Inventors: William J. Scheid, Brian V. Conti