Patents by Inventor Jeffery G. Bonar

Jeffery G. Bonar 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: 5041992
    Abstract: A system and method for interactive design of user manipulable graphic elements. A computer has display and stored tasks wherein the appearance of graphic elements and methods for their manipulation are defined. Each graphic element is defined by at least one figure specification, one mask specification and one map specification. An interactive display editor program defines specifications of said graphic elements. An interactive program editor program defines programming data and methods associated with said graphic elements. A display program uses the figure, map and mask specifications for assembling graphic elements upon the display and enabling user manipulation of said graphic elements.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 24, 1988
    Date of Patent: August 20, 1991
    Assignee: University of Pittsburgh
    Inventors: Robert E. Cunningham, Jeffery G. Bonar, John D. Corbett