Patent Number: 8,797,580

Title: Systems and methods for enterprise sharing of a printing device that is configured to communicate with a distributed printing service

Abstract: Systems, methods, and devices for registering a printing device receive a selection of a printing device available on an enterprise, wherein the selection includes a printing device identifier associated with the printing device, receive a credential issued by an enterprise device, wherein the enterprise device is associated with the enterprise, receive a refresh token from the printing device, receive a printing service user identifier, send the refresh token to the printing service, receive an access token from the printing service, and send the access token, the printing device identifier, a share request, and the printing service user identifier to the printing service.

Inventors: Armstrong; Charles Thomas (Rancho Santa Margarita, CA)

Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

International Classification: G06F 3/12 (20060101); G06K 15/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/05/12018