Patents by Inventor John D. Barnard

John D. Barnard 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: 7454482
    Abstract: Managing a plurality of printing devices on a network, including detecting a printing device connected on the network, requesting information from the detected printing device, receiving the requested information from the printing device, and creating a print queue for the printing device based on the received information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2001
    Date of Patent: November 18, 2008
    Assignee: Canon Information Systems, Inc.
    Inventors: John D. Barnard, Don Hideyasu Matsubayashi, Don Francis Purpura, Steve Yasuhiro Muto, Allison Bajo, Ravichandran Ragunathan, Hye-Sook Kim Lee
  • Patent number: 6920506
    Abstract: Managing a plurality of network devices on a network, including detecting an address assignment message sent from an address server over the network to a network device, the address assignment message containing an assigned address corresponding to the network device, sending an information request message, in response to the detection of the address assignment message, over the network from the network management device to the network device, the information request message containing the assigned address corresponding to the network device, receiving information, in response to the information request message, from the network device, and creating an entry corresponding to the network device in a device management directory, the entry containing the assigned address corresponding to the network device and the information received from the network device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2001
    Date of Patent: July 19, 2005
    Assignee: Canon Information Systems, Inc.
    Inventors: John D. Barnard, Don Hideyasu Matsubayashi, Don Francis Purpura, Ravichandran Ragunathan, Steve Yasuhiro Muto, Allison Bajo, Richard A. Wilson, Jr.
  • Publication number: 20030005100
    Abstract: Managing a plurality of network devices on a network, including detecting an address assignment message sent from an address server over the network to a network device, the address assignment message containing an assigned address corresponding to the network device, sending an information request message, in response to the detection of the address assignment message, over the network from the network management device to the network device, the information request message containing the assigned address corresponding to the network device, receiving information, in response to the information request message, from the network device, and creating an entry corresponding to the network device in a device management directory, the entry containing the assigned address corresponding to the network device and the information received from the network device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 28, 2001
    Publication date: January 2, 2003
    Inventors: John D. Barnard, Don Hideyasu Matsubayashi, Don Francis Purpura, Ravichandran Ragunathan, Steve Yasuhiro Muto, Allison Bajo, Richard A. Wilson
  • Publication number: 20030005097
    Abstract: Managing a plurality of printing devices on a network, including detecting a printing device connected on the network, requesting information from the detected printing device, receiving the requested information from the printing device, and creating a print queue for the printing device based on the received information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 28, 2001
    Publication date: January 2, 2003
    Inventors: John D. Barnard, Don Hideyasu Matsubayashi, Don Francis Purpura, Steve Yasuhiro Muto, Allison Bajo, Ravichandran Ragunathan, Hye-Sook Kim Lee
  • Patent number: 5680323
    Abstract: A method and apparatus for launching a multimedia player from an operating windowing application such that the multimedia player operates as a child window of the operating windowing application. The method and apparatus operate to launch the multimedia player in response to a user-selection of a predefined function in the operating windowing application, identify a main window within the operating windowing application from which the predefined function was selected, locate, within the main window, a target child window having both a specific class-type and a specific dimension, create, in the case that the child window is located, a playback window and overlaying the playback window onto the target child window, and play, within the playback window, a multimedia selection corresponding to the user-selected predefined function.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 23, 1995
    Date of Patent: October 21, 1997
    Assignee: Canon Information Systems, Inc.
    Inventor: John D. Barnard