Microsoft patents granted on 16 January 2007

23 US patents granted on 16 January 2007 and assigned to Microsoft

1 D535,304 Icon for a portion of a display screen
2 D535,303 Icon for a portion of a display screen
3 D535,302 User interface for a portion of a display screen
4 7,165,266 Combining real-time and batch mode logical address links
5 7,165,239 Application program interface for network software platform
6 7,165,237 Data store for arbitrary data types with type safe storage and retrieval
7 7,165,225 Cursor tracking in a multi-level GUI
8 7,165,218 System and method for managing web page media
9 7,165,215 Pane element
10 7,165,212 Animation on object user interface
11 7,165,118 Layered message processing model
12 7,165,109 Method and system to access software pertinent to an electronic peripheral device based on an address stored in a peripheral device
13 7,165,104 Method and apparatus for managing computing devices on a network
14 7,165,103 Method and system for matching network clients and servers under matching constraints
15 7,165,088 System and method for incremental and reversible data migration and feature deployment
16 7,165,075 Object graph faulting and trimming in an object-relational database system
17 7,165,026 Method of noise estimation using incremental bayes learning
18 7,165,019 Language input architecture for converting one text form to another text form with modeless entry
19 7,164,798 Learning-based automatic commercial content detection
20 7,164,797 Clustering
21 7,164,790 System and method for progressive stereo matching of digital images
22 7,164,424 Interactive water effects using texture coordinate shifting
23 7,164,419 System and method for optimizing a graphics intensive software program for the user’s graphics hardware