Microsoft patents granted on 13 May 2008

20 US patents granted on 13 May 2008 and assigned to Microsoft

1 D568,902 Icon for a portion of a display screen
2 D568,901 Transitional image for a portion of a display screen
3 D568,892 Image for a portion of a display screen
4 D568,864 Portion of an audiovisual communication device
5 D568,827 Remote controller
6 D568,605 Holder for an electronic device
7 7,373,666 Distributed threat management
8 7,373,609 Virtual calling card system and method
9 7,373,603 Method and system for providing data reference information
10 7,373,602 Method for reading electronic mail in plain text
11 7,373,595 System and method for validating an XML document and reporting schema violations
12 7,373,592 Modeless child windows for application programs
13 7,373,590 Shared electronic ink annotation method and system
14 7,373,530 Systems and methods for providing power-loss protection to sleeping computers systems
15 7,373,505 Displaying a security element with a browser window
16 7,373,446 Method and system for dynamically patching an operating system’s interrupt mechanism
17 7,373,418 Wire protocol for a media server system
18 7,373,404 Suspension and reinstatement of reference
19 7,372,536 Photostory 3–automated motion generation
20 7,372,371 Notification lights, locations and rules for a computer system