Patents by Inventor Robert Flenniken

Robert Flenniken 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).

  • Publication number: 20100039350
    Abstract: In a method of operating a handheld electronic device including a housing having a fixed display on a surface thereof and a moveable display that is configured slide along the surface to variably overlap portions of the fixed display, a signal is received from a position sensor adjacent the surface of the housing. A relative position of the moveable display with respect to the fixed display is determined in response to the signal from the position sensor. An image displayed on the moveable display and/or the fixed display is selectively manipulated according to the determined relative position of the moveable display to the fixed display. Related devices are also discussed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 19, 2008
    Publication date: February 18, 2010
    Inventors: Ivan Nelson Wakefield, Kevin Scott Kirkup, Robert Flenniken