Virupaksha N Kanchirayappa, Natarajan Chandramouli: Computer-implemented PDF document management. i2 Technologies US, James E Walton, May 17, 2005: US06895550 (129 worldwide citation)

A PDF file is received from an external application and key information from the PDF file, concerning a PDF document contained in the PDF file, is extracted. The extracted key information is compared with analogous reference information stored for previously received PDF documents to determine a sta ...

Carl Brock Brandenberg, Robert L Kay, Kenneth J Maxwell, R Brandon Cotter: Method and apparatus for scheduling presentation of digital content on a personal communication device. Wireless Agents, James E Walton, Richard G Eldredge, June 7, 2011: US07958457 (119 worldwide citation)

A method of presenting digital content to a user on a display of a computing device displaying a continuous stream of digital content in a stream portion of the display, obtaining a current context of the user and the computing device, providing contextual sensitivities for the digital content items ...

Samu J Lahti, Markus K Salo: Using connectors to automatically update graphical user interface elements at a client system according to an updated state of a configuration. i2 Technologies US, James E Walton, January 3, 2006: US06983421 (94 worldwide citation)

A method for automatically updating a GUI element at a client system according to an updated state of a configuration includes displaying the GUI element at the client system in connection with a configuration workflow, the GUI element being associated with a configuration choice involving a configu ...

José A Sobrado, Shridhar Mittal, Tares S Burghli, Harsha Chaturvedi: Guided buying decision support in an electronic marketplace environment. i2 Technologies US, James E Walton, Brian E Harris, December 27, 2005: US06980966 (83 worldwide citation)

A system (10) for providing guided buying decision support within an electronic marketplace environment includes a server (42) that interacts with buyers (12) to receive procurement parameters for items. An option generator (50) receives procurement parameters for a particular item needed by a parti ...

Carl Brock Brandenberg, Robert L Kay: Physical configuration of a hand-held electronic communication device. Wireless Agents, James E Walton, Melvin A Hunn, Hill & Hunn, December 16, 2003: US06665173 (76 worldwide citation)

A hand-held, electronic, bi-directional, wireless electronic communication device having a physical configuration which includes a relatively large, constantly visible display and an alphanumeric keyboard that can be concealed until needed.

Daniel Brown, Fernando Zapata: Computer security system. i2 Technologies U S, Brian E Harris, James E Walton, March 14, 2006: US07013485 (75 worldwide citation)

A security system for a computer system provides one or more security domains. Access to assets registered to the security system is controlled by rights and privileges. Rights are derived from roles, and each user is assigned one or more roles. Privileges are attached to assets, and an appropriate ...

Gregory G Kuelbs: Umbrella apparatus. World Factory, James E Walton, Melvin A Hunn, Hill & Hunn, September 2, 2003: US06612713 (64 worldwide citation)

A lawn or patio umbrella with an integral lighting system that utilizes cold cathode ray tubes, light emitting diodes (LED's), or florescent lights, to provide relatively bright outdoor light for reading and other activities that require relatively high light intensities is provided. In one emb ...

Brian M Kennedy, Stanton L Thomas, Herbert V Joiner: System and method for managing ATP data in a distributed supply chain planning environment. i2 Technologies US, James E Walton, Brian E Harris, November 8, 2005: US06963847 (62 worldwide citation)

A fulfillment server (16) for managing ATP data in a distributed supply chain planning environment receives an ATP request (30) from one of multiple clients (12). The ATP request (30) includes multiple request line-items that each correspond to a desired product. The fulfillment server (16) then gen ...

Eric Charles Sullivan, Theodore Edward Zaleski Jr, Scott Ray Schmidt, Don Quy Nguyen, Glenn R Zadrapa, Timothy K Marvel, Daniel E Ruff: Method and apparatus for monitoring and recording of the operating condition of a downhole drill bit during drilling operations. Baker Hughes Incorporated, Melvin A Hunn, James E Walton, June 3, 2003: US06571886 (54 worldwide citation)

An improved drill bit includes a bit body, a coupling member formed at an upper shank portion. It further includes at least one sensor for monitoring at least one condition of the bit during drilling operations. In one embodiment the at least one sensor is a capacitor disposed in a lubrication pathw ...

Manoel Tenorio: Document storage and classification. i2 Technologies US, Steven J Laureanti, James E Walton, May 30, 2006: US07054841 (52 worldwide citation)

An electronic commerce system for storing and classifying documents includes one or more document repositories that store documents. The system also includes a global content directory that includes a plurality of product and document classes organized in a hierarchy where each class categorizes a n ...