Patents by Inventor George P. Erwin-Grotsky

George P. Erwin-Grotsky 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: 6064984
    Abstract: On a display screen of a computer, temporal data are displayed for use in financial planning. On the display screen, a timeline is displayed in a substantially diagonal orientation relative to a 2-dimensional coordinate system. A first axis of the coordinate system represents a financial amount, and a second axis of the coordinate system represents a time amount. An icon is retrieved and positioned on the display screen to cause the display of at least one or more representations of the icon position in the 2-dimensional coordinate system relative to the timeline.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 29, 1996
    Date of Patent: May 16, 2000
    Assignee: MarketKnowledge, Inc.
    Inventors: Mark G. H. Ferguson, Gary E. Epple, Michael D. Broadway, George P. Erwin-Grotsky, John T. Reynolds
  • Patent number: 5485567
    Abstract: A method, system and program for displaying database information via a table containing icons and other summary information which clearly and concisely convey particular aspects of a database to a user. The table display acts as a window into a database when it is selected by a user. A user can also make changes to the database via the window of information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 15, 1994
    Date of Patent: January 16, 1996
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventors: Kenneth R. Banning, George P. Erwin-Grotsky, Shih-Gong Li, Alejandra Sanchez-Frank, Theodore Shrader