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Jay Scott Martin, Martin Geoffrey Rivers, Christopher Mark Songer, Gail Marie Songer, James Francis Webb, Jeffrey Keith Wedinger: Method and apparatus for providing remote printer resource management. Lexmark International, Ronald K Aust, February 17, 1998: US05720015 (62 worldwide citation)

An improved networked system having a host computer and multiple printers is provided in which the printers have a bi-directional data communications capability and have at least one memory device capable of storing print data and other types of data files. The host computer can be utilized by a use ...


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Thomas L Coons, Robert M Getler, R Kent Landry, Steven B Rogers: Usage-based billing and management system and method for printers and other assets. Lexmark International, Steven J Elleman Esq, December 14, 2004: US06832250 (60 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a method and system for remotely storing usage data associated with monitored assets of an enterprise. A typical system includes a local data store for storing usage data associated with monitored assets of an enterprise. A usage data aggregation system with access to ...


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Harald Portig: Helically splined drive member for an image forming device. Lexmark International, Coats and Bennett PLLC, June 26, 2007: US07236722 (58 worldwide citation)

Embodiments for driving a removable element within an image forming device. An output member positioned within the image forming device mates with an input member of the removable element. The members include ribs that mate together such that rotational force from the output member is transferred to ...


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Rickey Carter Brown, Mark Lane Mayberry: System for dynamically determining the size and number of communication buffers based on communication parameters at the beginning of the reception of message. Lexmark International, Ronald K Aust, Frederick H Gribbell, June 29, 1999: US05916309 (57 worldwide citation)

An improved communications buffer system is provided which dynamically allocates the size and number of buffers to optimally receive packets of communications data over a communications link, while efficiently using the amount of available memory so as to provide optimal throughput capability with r ...


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Edmund Hulin James III, Thomas Eugene Pangburn, David Christopher Tattershall, David Howard White: Retractable exit tray for imaging apparatus. Lexmark International, Jacqueline M Daspit, Ronald K Aust, May 15, 2001: US06231043 (56 worldwide citation)

The invention is directed to a media tray for an imaging apparatus for receiving a sheet of media. The media tray includes a base having a first side region and a second side region, a first sheet support member, a second sheet support member, a first mechanism, a second mechanism, and a force apply ...


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Ashok Murthy, Lawrence Russell Steward, Charles Spencer Whitman: Fabrication of thermal ink-jet feed slots in a silicon substrate. Lexmark International, John A Brady, August 19, 1997: US05658471 (55 worldwide citation)

Improved methods for fabricating the ink feed slots in silicon substrate for use in thermal ink-jet print heads is disclosed. One method involves the partial anisotropic etching of an ink feed slot in a silicon substrate for use in aligning the electrical resistive elements on one surface of the sub ...


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James Ronald Booth, Donald Reid Bush, John Thomas Fessler, Keith Bryan Hardin: Spread spectrum clock generator and associated method. Lexmark International, John A Brady, February 16, 1999: US05872807 (54 worldwide citation)

A clock circuit includes an oscillator for generating a reference frequency signal, and a spread spectrum clock generator cooperating with the oscillator for generating a spread spectrum clock output signal having a fundamental frequency and reduced amplitude EMI spectral components at harmonics of ...


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Mark Duane Foster, Donald Thomas Kral, James Caro Lurton, Kenneth Daniel Seevers, Tom E Stickler, Martin Joseph Zutt Jr: Driving mechanism for photosensitive image bearing drum in electrophotographic machines. Lexmark International, John A Brady, July 20, 1999: US05926673 (54 worldwide citation)

A supply cartridge including a photosensitive drum, a charge roller, a developer roller, and a supply of toner, is inserted into a conventional electrophotographic (EP) machine in operative association with the gear train for such machine. One end of a shaft passing through one end cap of the photos ...


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Steven Robert Komplin, Gregory Alan Long: Cartridge body for ink jet printer. Lexmark International, Michael T Sanderson, Luedeka Neely & Graham, March 13, 2001: US06199977 (54 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a molded cartridge body including a substantially one-piece molded polymeric structure defining two or more ink cartridge positions and being removably mountable on a printer carriage. The molded cartridge body has a front panel member opposite a back panel member, side pane ...


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