Patents by Inventor Paul Dominique Marie Etienne Lahaije

Paul Dominique Marie Etienne Lahaije 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: 6484090
    Abstract: A digital map with line features is stored on a storage medium into parcels, each covering a certain area of the map. A parcel has around it standard border a border region bounded by an inner border and an outer border. A line feature crossing the standard border between two neighboring parcels is only divided into two new line features if it completely crosses the border region, i.e. if it crosses the outer border of both neighboring parcels.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 16, 2001
    Date of Patent: November 19, 2002
    Assignee: Mannesmann VDO AG
    Inventors: Paul Dominique Marie Etienne Lahaije, Ernst-Peter Neukirchner, Hans-Ulrich Otto