Patents by Inventor Bob W. Withers

Bob W. Withers 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: 5361199
    Abstract: An automated procurement system, in which a buyer workstation is in communication with a mainframe database that stores global data relevant to procurement documents and reports. The workstation is programmed with an interactive buyer interface that displays procurement documents, provides support data to aid in decision-making, and provides various document attachments. Data is uploaded and downloaded to and from the mainframe and the workstation in a manner that is transparent to the buyer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 31, 1990
    Date of Patent: November 1, 1994
    Assignee: Texas Instruments Incorporated
    Inventors: Kenneth M. Shoquist, Gary C. Young, Amy L. Mathis, Bob W. Withers