Patent Number: 7,711,142

Title: Method and system for composing a digital signature graphic appearance and specifying a document display location thereof

Abstract: One aspect of the present invention is to graphically configure a digital signature appearance to be suitable for being configured into the electronic document. Another aspect of the present invention is to place a digital signature appearance graphic into the electronic document. A method of implementing the graphic configuration aspect of the present invention includes the steps of generating a composition environment for configuring a graphical appearance of the digital signature and its placement origin point. A method of implementing the digital signature graphic placement aspect includes the steps of specifying a reference point in the digital signature appearance, determining a graphic scaling factor and placement location in the electronic document, which is at least partially based on the reference point and tile placement origin point, and placing it accordingly. A method for specifying and placing the configured digital signature appearance on multiple pages of a multi-page electronic document is also described.

Inventors: TeSelle; John (Nashville, TN)


International Classification: G06K 9/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/04/12018