Tag: patent

This week in PDF: Adobe sued over newly acquired digital signature tech

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This week in PDF has seen Adobe acquire EchoSign for its digital signature technology — and then be promptly sued the next day for patent infringement.

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This week in PDF: Online PDF-to-Word service launched

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This week in PDF has seen the release of a free PDF-to-Word conversion service, the announcement of a PDF-based marking tool, the granting of a patent for a PDF collaboration solution, another release from Adobe, and a recap on a free Web-to-PDF service.

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This week in PDF: PDF competitor to form basis for new document standard

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While Adobe courted controversy with its ‘Send to FedEx Kinko’s’, this week in PDF sees drafting begin on a standard based on a PDF competitor, the release of a free, PDF-based patent widget and a major update to a PDF printing tool.

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This week in PDF: Adobe CEO Chizen: Acrobat 8 coming in 2006

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This week in PDF sees a patent granted to a 3D design vendor and the launch of a new Web site designed to teach users about document and information security. If that weren’t enough, we have some official word from Adobe on its current position and the release of Acrobat 8.

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