Patents by Inventor David K. Hofert

David K. Hofert 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: 5337233
    Abstract: An apparatus and method for converting a non-English language document text or search and retrieval argument into a form which can be processed by an existing ASCII based automated text processing system, even though the non-English language may have thousands of characters in it, thereby allowing the use of existing text processing systems and existing text data bases without the need to convert these text processing systems to handle multi-byte character languages.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 13, 1992
    Date of Patent: August 9, 1994
    Assignee: Sun Microsystems, Inc.
    Inventors: David K. Hofert, Yutaka Yoshida