Patents by Inventor Zi-Hui Li

Zi-Hui Li 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: 6594708
    Abstract: A method and apparatus for providing memory functionality to object-oriented client software components of a computer system having a CPU using a first set of memory classes, each class of the first set being platform-independent; a second set of memory classes, each class of the second set being a subclass of a class of the first set and being platform-dependent; and performing client component memory functions by accessing only objects of classes of the first set. Descriptions of the classes and methods are provided, enabling platform-independent device drivers to be implemented.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 1998
    Date of Patent: July 15, 2003
    Assignee: Sun Microsystems, Inc.
    Inventors: Gregory K. Slaughter, Thomas Saulpaugh, Sunil K. Bopardikar, Zi-Hui Li