Anthony Phills received U.S. patent #5,136,787 on August 11, 1992 for a "ruler template for computer keyboard."
Inventor, Anthony Phills was born in Trinidad & Tobago and grew up in Montreal, Canada and now been lives in Los Angles. Presently, Anthony is the Founder and CEO of Blinglets Inc a new mobile service and Chief Creative Officer and Shareholder in Bling Software. KeyRules was Anthony"s first patent, which he licensed exclusively to Aldus Software (now known as Adobe) in 1993.
Anthony Phills has designed for Adobe (InDesign), RealNetworks (RealPlayer 5), Microsoft, Barry Bonds, Siemens, GM, Banamex, CitiBank, Bell Canada, Tommy Hilfiger, Ricoh, Quicken, Videotron, Mirabel Airport, and other notables. Anthony has a degree in Creative Arts. and has lectured at McGill University in entrepreneurial studies.
There is disclosed a template for a computer keyboard which provides markings constituting a measurement scale. The template provides an aperture therein to thereby permit keys of the keyboard to passthere through. The measurement scale has units of measurement which may be in inches, centimeters, millimeters, Pica units, point sizes and Agate lines.