PATENTS & INVENTION DISCLOSURES

Bill Buxton



Issued Patents

  1. Agarwal, A., Criminisi, A., Buxton, B.,Blake, A., Fitzgibbon, A., Remote Workspace Sharing, US Patent 8,125,510, February 28, 2012.
  2. Balakrishnan, R., Buxton, W., Fitzmaurice, G. & Kurtenbach, G., Digital tape drawing system  US Patent 7,102,642 Sept. 5, 2006.
  3. Balakrishnan, R., Buxton, W., Fitzmaurice, G. & Kurtenbach, G., Digital tape drawing system  US Patent 6,642,927,  November 4, 2003.
  4. Baudel, T., Buxton, W., Fitzmaurice, G., Harrison, B., Kurtenbach, G. & Owen, R., Clickaround tool-based graphical interface with two cursors. US Patent 5,666,499, Sept. 9, 1997.
  5. Baudel, Thomas, Fitzmaurice, George, Buxton; William, Kurtenbach, Gordon, Tappen, Charles, Liepe, Peter, Drawing system using design guidesUS Patent 6,377,240, April 23, 2002.
  6. Bier; Eric A., Buxton; William A. S., User interface having movable sheet with click-through tools, US Patent 5,581,670, Dec. 3, 1996.
  7. Bier, Eric A., Buxton; William A. S. & Stone; Maureen C., User interface having click-through tools that can be composed with other tools. US Patent 5,617,114, April 1, 1997.
  8. Buxton; William Arthur Stewart Bell; Jeffrey Allen. System for maintaining orientation of a user interface as a display changes orientation, US Patent 6,115,025, Sept. 5, 2000.
  9. Buxton, W. & Bier, Eric A. User interface having simultaneously movable tools and cursor, US Patent 5,798,752, Aug. 25, 1998.
  10. Buxton, W. & Fitzmaurice, G.W., System for editing time-based temporal digital media including a pointing device toggling between temporal and translation-rotation modes, US Patent 5,790,769, Aug. 4, 1998.
  11. Buxton, W. & Fitzmaurice, G.W., User interface system and method for controlling playback time-based temporal digital mediaUS Patent 6,191,784, Feb. 20, 2001.
  12. Buxton, W. & Kurtenbach, G. (2000). Graphical keyboard.  US Patent 6,094,197, July 25, 2000.
  13. Buxton, William A.S.; Harrison, Beverly L.; Vicente, Kim J.; Graphical user interface with optimal transparency thresholds for maximizing user performance and system efficiency, US Patent 6,118,427, Sept. 12, 2000.
  14. Fitzmaurice, G. & Buxton, W., Temporal data control systemUS Patent 5,973,669, Oct. 26, 1999.
  15. Fitzmaurice, G., Kurtenbach, G., Buxton, W. & Pieke, R.,  Pen Mouse System, US Patent 7,242,387, July 10, 2007.
  16. Freed, Robert M., Buxton, William A.S., Johnson, Margaret.  Electronic PenUS Patent D565,653, April 1, 2008.
  17. Freed, Robert M., Buxton, William A. S., Johnson, Margaret & Winsor, Margaret.  Electronic TabletUS Patent D578,117, Oct. 7, 2008.
  18. Grossman, T., Baudisch, P., Hinckley, K.P., Buxton, W.A.S., & Sarin, R., Handle Flags. US Patent 8,171,431,B2, May 1, 2012.
  19. Harrison, B., Buxton, W., &  Zhai, S., Graphical user interface with anti-interference outlines for enhanced variably-transparent applications, US Patent 6,317,128, November 13, 2001.
  20. Huitema; Christian, Buxton; William A. S., Paff; John E., Liu; Zicheng, Hegde; Rajesh Kutpadi, Zhang; Zhengyou, Quinn; Kori Marie, Li; Jin, Pahud; Michel. Ambulatory Presence Features, US Patent 8,253,774, August 28, 2012.
  21. Izadi, Shahram, Hall, Malcolm , Hodges, Stephen E., Buxton, William, & Butler, David Alexander. Unique identification of devices using color detection, US Patent 7,884,734, Feb. 8, 2011.
  22. Pahud, Michel, Buxton, William & Cunnington, Sharon, Parametric Font AnimationUS Patent 8,542,237, Sept. 24, 2013.

Invention Disclosures

  1. Buxton, W. (1994). Combined keyboard / touch tablet input device, Xerox Disclosure Journal, 19(2), 109-111.

  2. Buxton, W. (1994). Two-handed Document Navigation, Xerox Disclosure Journal, 19(2), 103-108.