Patents by Inventor Mark A. Litteken

Mark A. Litteken 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: 4710885
    Abstract: A method for generating a graphical figure in a textual markup language used for document composition. A special tag in the mark-up language calls a procedure. The procedure consists of drawing a series of contiguous rectangular boxes, of very small extent in at least one dimension, so as to appear as continuous lines representing the figure. Text can be associated with the tag and included within the figure. The size of the figure then depends on the extent of the text.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 2, 1985
    Date of Patent: December 1, 1987
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corp.
    Inventor: Mark A. Litteken