US 11,755,823 B2
Systems and methods for obtaining an electronic signature via a word processing application
Inbar Gazit, San Francisco, CA (US); Joe Cartano, San Francisco, CA (US); Jenson Yan, San Francisco, CA (US); Lahini Arunachalam, San Francisco, CA (US); and Tamara Solorzano Tejada, San Francisco, CA (US)
Assigned to DOCUSIGN, INC., San Francisco, CA (US)
Filed by DocuSign, Inc., San Francisco, CA (US)
Filed on May 31, 2021, as Appl. No. 17/334,976.
Application 17/334,976 is a continuation of application No. 14/610,979, filed on Jan. 30, 2015, granted, now 11,055,479.
Prior Publication US 2021/0286938 A1, Sep. 16, 2021
This patent is subject to a terminal disclaimer.
Int. Cl. G06F 40/166 (2020.01); G06F 40/169 (2020.01); H04L 9/32 (2006.01); G06F 21/64 (2013.01); G06Q 20/38 (2012.01); G06F 9/445 (2018.01); G06F 9/30 (2018.01); G06Q 10/10 (2023.01); G06F 40/117 (2020.01); G06F 16/93 (2019.01); G06F 16/958 (2019.01)
CPC G06F 40/169 (2020.01) [G06F 9/3017 (2013.01); G06F 9/44526 (2013.01); G06F 21/64 (2013.01); G06F 40/117 (2020.01); G06F 40/166 (2020.01); G06Q 10/103 (2013.01); G06Q 20/3825 (2013.01); H04L 9/32 (2013.01); G06F 16/93 (2019.01); G06F 16/986 (2019.01); H04L 9/3247 (2013.01)] 20 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
1. A method comprising:
providing, by a central document system, a plug-in to a client device, the plug-in configured to enable a user to include a signature tag marker within an editable document displayed within a word processing application interface of a word processing application;
receiving, by the central document system, the editable document including the signature tag marker added at a location within the editable document;
generating, by the central document system, a second document that is a non-editable version of the editable document that does not include the signature tag marker;
identifying, by the central document system, a second location within the second document that corresponds to the location within the editable document; and
transmitting, by the central document system, a request to a signing entity to sign the second document at the second location.