Method and system for the capture, storage, transport and authentication of handwritten signatures

  • US 6,381,344 B1
  • Filed: 01/04/2000
  • Issued: 04/30/2002
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/31/1994
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A computer-based method for creating an electronic representation of a signature for an electronic document, comprising the steps of:

  • outputting an area for an input of a signature;

    outputting a statement which sets forth a significance of the signature in relation to the transaction;

    enabling a signatory to sign a document by electronically capturing a signature of the signatory;

    generating a checksum of the document;

    storing the checksum in a signature envelope; and

    storing data relating to the signature in the signature envelope.

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