Global Patent Index - EP 1320798 A2

EP 1320798 A2 2003-06-25 - APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR ACQUIRING INFORMATION AND PRODUCING A SIGNED DOCUMENT

Title (en)

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR ACQUIRING INFORMATION AND PRODUCING A SIGNED DOCUMENT

Title (de)

VORRICHTUNG UND VERFAHREN ZUM ERWERBEN VON INFORMATIONEN UND ZUM ERZEUGEN VON SIGNIERTEN DOKUMENTEN

Title (fr)

DISPOSITIF ET PROCEDE PERMETTANT L'ACQUISITION D'INFORMATIONS ET LA PRODUCTION D'UN DOCUMENT SIGNE

Publication

EP 1320798 A2 (EN)

Application

EP 01960901 A

Priority

  • GB 0103740 W
  • US 66278100 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO0223316A2] At least one data entry device such as a business card scanner for entering personal and/or company information, at least one monitor such as a touch-screen monitor for displaying the information and interactively acquiring additional information, at least oen digital signature pad for receiving a handwritten signature impression from the user and converting it to a digital signature, and at least one computer electronically connected to the data entry device, the monitor, and the signature pad. The computer is preferably programmed to receive and electronically store the information from the data entry device, receive and electronically store the digital signature from said signature pad, and associate the signature with said information. A housing can be provided for the computer, data entry device, monitor, and signature pad.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

G06F 3/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

G06F 1/16 (2006.01); G06F 3/02 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

G06F 3/021 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 0223316A2

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE TR

EPO simple patent family

WO 0223316 A2 20020321; WO 0223316 A3 20030227; AU 8229401 A 20020326; EP 1320798 A2 20030625

INPADOC legal status


2007-08-29 [18D] APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20070301

2003-06-25 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20030415

2003-06-25 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Designated State(s): AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE TR

2003-06-25 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO:

- Countries: AL LT LV MK RO SI