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Marcia Lynn Brandt, Kenneth Edgar Brown, Pernell James Dykes, Erik Duane Lindberg, Diane Elaine Olson, Jeffrey Edward Selden, Devon Daniel Snyder, James Orrin Walts: Computer apparatus and method for providing a common user interface for software applications accessed via the world-wide web. International Business Machines Corporation, Derek P Martin, April 6, 1999: US05892905 (303 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides the capability to easily access many different application programs over the WWW via a common user interface. By providing standard procedures, routines, tools, and software "hooks" for accessing software applications over the WWW, software developers can concentrate o ...


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Marcia Lynn Brandt, George Francis Destefano, Eric Leonard Fosdick, Ramila Alexandra Mehta, Teresa McConville Prokop, Kevin Patrick Stamschror: Method and apparatus for software license management. International Business Machines Corporation, Andrew J Dillon, May 26, 1998: US05758068 (232 worldwide citation)

A license key with method of implementation is disclosed. The license key is used for accessing a licensed product on an enterprise computer system. Typically, the enterprise computer system includes a plurality of computer systems, but the computer systems are not necessarily interconnected. A firs ...


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Marcia Lynn Brandt, Joseph Vincent DiCecco, Jason Robert Hansen, Timothy Jude O Keefe, Diane Elaine Olson, Devon Daniel Snyder: System for creating a form from a template that includes replication block. International Business Machines Corporation, Owen J Gamon, August 22, 2000: US06108673 (107 worldwide citation)

An enhanced document browsing method and apparatus for creating a form from a template that includes replication blocks, that replicates at least one field in at least one replication block characterized by a block name to generate at least first and second replicated fields; modifies the block name ...


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Marcia Lynn Brandt, Pernell James Dykes, Erik Duane Lindberg: Computer apparatus and method for communicating between software applications and computers on the world-wide web using universal variable handling. International Business Machines Corporation, Steven W Roth, Schmeiser Olsen & Watts, November 7, 2000: US06144990 (77 worldwide citation)

According to the preferred embodiment, a computer system and method for providing access to a software application from a web browser over the WWW is disclosed. The system includes one or more computers executing a web browser, a web server application, an application gateway, and a software applica ...


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Marcia Lynn Brandt, Charles Embrey Carmack Jr, Joseph Vincent DiCecco, Jason Robert Hansen, Thomas Michael Moskalik, Timothy Jude O Keefe, Diane Elaine Olson, Devon Daniel Snyder: Hierarchy of preferences and preference groups. International Business Machines Corporation, Schmeiser Olsen & Watts, February 23, 1999: US05875327 (71 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a system and method of workstation configuration that includes a multi-level hierarchy management of preferences which are essentially managed and stored with a file server, rather than with each individual workstation. The invention comprises a computer network that i ...


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Marcia Lynn Brandt, Joseph Vincent DiCecco, Jason Robert Hansen, Timothy Jude O Keefe, Diane Elaine Olson, Devon Daniel Snyder: Dynamic windowing system in a transaction base network for a client to request transactions of transient programs at a server. International Business Machines Corporation, Owen J Gamon, July 6, 1999: US05920696 (63 worldwide citation)

An enhanced document browsing method and apparatus for requesting transactions of transient programs at a server, that sends a first transaction to a server that requests first data from a first transient program; receives the first data from the server; inserts the first data into an entry field; a ...


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Marcia Lynn Brandt, Kenneth Edgar Brown, Pernell James Dykes, Erik Duane Lindberg, Diane Elaine Olson, Jeffrey Edward Selden, Devon Daniel Snyder, James Orrin Walts: Computer apparatus and method for communicating between software applications and computers on the world-wide web. International Business Machines Corporation, Schmeiser Olsen & Watts, September 26, 2000: US06125384 (62 worldwide citation)

A computer system and method provides access to a software application from a web browser over the world-wide web (WWW). The system includes one or more computers executing a web browser, a web server application, an application gateway, and a software application. The system and method allows a use ...


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Marcia Lynn Brandt, Joseph Vincent DiCecco, Jason Robert Hansen, Thomas Michael Moskalik, Timothy Jude O Keefe, Diane Elaine Olson, Devon Daniel Snyder: Apparatus and method for displaying control-objects. International Business Machines Corporation, Owen J Gamon, February 1, 2000: US06021418 (27 worldwide citation)

An enhanced document browsing method and apparatus. A browser at a client interprets a work-frame code, information, a control-frame code, and a control-object function that identifies the control-frame code. When the browser interprets the work-frame and control-frame codes, it divides the browser ...


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Marcia Lynn Brandt, Joseph Vincent DiCecco, Jason Robert Hansen, Thomas Michael Moskalik, Timothy Jude O Keefe, Diane Elaine Olson, Devon Daniel Snyder: Method and apparatus for displaying help window simultaneously with web page pertaining thereto. IBM Corporation, Intellectual Property Law Dept 917, September 19, 2002: US20020130895-A1

In a web application, a user computer that executes a browser presents a help window on a monitor associated with the user computer, simultaneously with displaying portions of a web page obtained by the browser from a server, to enable a user of the user computer to view the help information without ...