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A SYSTEM AND METHOD OF CREATING AND USING AN ELECTRONIC TECHNICAL NOTEBOOK

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000004766D
Publication Date: 2001-May-05

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Abstract

The present invention describes a method of and apparatus for creating and using an electronic technical notebook. Using this apparatus, a method is described where inventors and scientists may create a secure electronic file retained on a remote server. The owners and inventors may add pages that may be text, video, or audio files, or zipped combinations of files (hereafter called pages) to this notebook for tracking and safekeeping. Entries are notarized and time-stamped to document date of invention. The system is capable of providing information to any authorized party if requested.Inventors are automatically alerted regarding requirements of continuity for contributing to their electronic technical notebooks.