Cypress man receives patent for software developed for company that folded in 2008
Houston-based online technology contractor SimDesk Technologies may have gone out of business, but the work of two former employees of the company has been acknowledged by a U.S. Patent.
The patent describes a technique to facilitate sharing of files across computers. The software developed by SimDesk helped users avoid the problem of inconsistent drive names.
The official patent number is 7,865,504. It lists as inventors Justin E. York of Cypress, who was a SimDesk technical lead, and Tony Isaac of Spring, who was a Windows team lead with the company.
SimDesk ceased operations in 2008. For more information, visit http://www.chron.com/CDA/archives/archive.mpl?id=2008_4560248.