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William B McCormick, David Kopans, George Stojanoff: E-mail filter and method thereof. Accepted Marketing, Hoffman Wasson & Gitler PC, July 16, 2002: US06421709 (616 worldwide citation)

A system and method of filtering junk e-mails. A user is provided with or compiles a list of e-mail addresses or character strings which a user would not wish to receive to produce a first filter. A second filter is provided including names and character strings which the user wishes to receive. Any ...


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William B McCormick, David Kopans: Method and system for filtering unwanted junk e-mail utilizing a plurality of filtering mechanisms. Accepted Marketing, Hoffman Wasson & Gitler PC, February 8, 2000: US06023723 (441 worldwide citation)

A system and method of filtering junk e-mails. The user is provided with or compiles a list of e-mail addresses or character strings which the user would not wish to receive to produce a first filter. A second filter is provided including names and character strings which the user wishes to receive. ...


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Stephen V Dennis, Steve Shaiman, William B McCormick, Robert C Flagg, Paul A Schuster: System and method for automatic resolution reduction. Microsoft Corporation, Seed and Berry, November 28, 1995: US05471563 (75 worldwide citation)

A resource oriented host computer-printer system in which the host computer and printer share information and data processing duties. A system and method for analyzing the execution times for draw primitives allows the host computer to determine whether the printer will be able to render draw primit ...


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William B McCormick, James O Robarts, Sean C McDowell, Steven J Fluegel: Printer status user interface and methods relating thereto. Microsoft Corporation, Seed and Berry, January 6, 1998: US05706411 (59 worldwide citation)

A computer system having a visual display indicating the status of an attached printer is disclosed. The visual display allows the user to determine various status states of the attached printer without physical examination of the printer itself. Printer states requiring user intervention, and print ...


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Brett C Gerlach, Patrick Lee, William B McCormick, George H Douglas: System and method for font wrapping printer data. Microsoft Corporation, Seed and Berry, November 21, 1995: US05469532 (31 worldwide citation)

A host computer and printer and method of operation wherein the data file describing a document is processed in a manner that creates a frame of data to be transmitted from the host computer to the printer. The data frame contains a data stream which is wrapped in a create font command wrapper so th ...


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George H Douglas, William B McCormick, Stephen V Dennis: System and method for mode switching. Microsoft Corporation, Seed and Berry, November 14, 1995: US05467435 (14 worldwide citation)

A host computer and printer and method of operation wherein the printer is able to switch between two modes of operation. When the printer is powered up, it initializes its internal data registers and printer memory, followed by a check to see if additional firmware, in the form of a cartridge or th ...


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Stephen V Dennis, Steve Shaiman, William B Mccormick, Robert C Flagg, Paul A Schuster: Device and method for automatically reducing resolution. Microsoft, April 11, 1995: JP1995-098636

PURPOSE: To make communication between a host computer and a printer effective and to maximize the availability of resources. CONSTITUTION: The host computer 202 and the printer 218 share information and data processing duties. The host computer can judge whether or not the printer can render a draw ...


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George H Douglas, William B Mccormick, Stephen V Dennis: Device and method for switching mode. Microsoft, July 22, 1994: JP1994-202972

PURPOSE: To provide a computer printer system which allows efficient communication between a host computer and a printer and maximizes the utilization of resources. CONSTITUTION: When power supply is made, a printer 218 initializes an internal data register and a printer memory 222 and gives an acti ...