Microsoft Assigned Patent for Method and System for Performing an Electronic Signature Approval Process
(Targeted News Service Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) By Targeted News Service
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 28 -- Microsoft, Redmond, Wash., has been assigned a patent (8,386,789) developed by Jacob Lind, Roskilde, Denmark, and Jan Lysgaard Jensen, Frederiksberg, Denmark, for a "method and system for performing an electronic signature approval process."
The abstract of the patent published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office states: "The present invention includes a computer-implemented method and an Enterprise Resource Planning System (ERP). The method and system allows a user to enable an electronic signature approval process for modification of data in a transaction. The method includes accessing a table that corresponds with the transaction and adding a signature field having a property sheet to the table. The method also includes defining a select property in the property sheet with a select parameter. The select property configured to provide approval of modified data in the transaction upon entry of a valid electronic signature."
The patent application was filed on April 28, 2011 (13/096,960). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=8,386,789.PN.&OS=PN/8,386,789&RS=PN/8,386,789
Written by Kusum Sangma; edited by Anand Kumar.
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