Microsoft patents granted on 18 September 2007

33 US patents granted on 18 September 2007 and assigned to Microsoft

1 7,272,858 Digital rights management (DRM) encryption and data-protection for content on a relatively simple device
2 7,272,853 Origination/destination features and lists for spam prevention
3 7,272,818 Creation of an object within an object hierarchy structure
4 7,272,795 Micro-monitor to monitor database environments
5 7,272,794 Methods, systems and media players for rendering different media types
6 7,272,781 Stopping the downloading of at least one image on a browser by selecting a placeholder representing the image
7 7,272,726 Secure video card methods and systems
8 7,272,630 Locating potentially identical objects across multiple computers based on stochastic partitioning of workload
9 7,272,598 Structured indexes on results of function applications over data
10 7,272,592 Updating metadata stored in a read-only media file
11 7,272,588 Systems, methods, and computer-readable media for generating service order count metrics
12 7,272,557 Method and apparatus for quantizing model parameters
13 7,272,420 Mobile device interface and adaptation system
14 7,272,388 System and method for timed profile changes on a mobile device
15 7,272,381 Mobile authentication system with reduced authentication delay
16 7,272,300 Method and apparatus for storing content
17 7,272,256 System and method for progressive stereo matching of digital images
18 7,272,243 Machine vision system and method for estimating and tracking facial pose
19 7,272,235 Method and apparatus for audio normalization
20 7,271,849 Method and apparatus for encoding video content
21 7,271,811 View dependent tiled textures
22 7,271,806 International automatic line height system and method
23 D551,248 Icon for a portion of a display screen
24 D551,247 Icon for a portion of a display screen
25 D551,246 Icon for a portion of a display screen
26 D551,245 Icon for a portion of a display screen
27 D551,244 Icon for a portion of a display screen
28 D551,243 Graphical user interface for a display screen
29 D551,242 User interface for a portion of a display screen
30 D551,240 Transitional image for a portion of a display screen
31 D551,239 User interface for a portion of a display screen
32 D551,238 Key configuration for an input device
33 D551,229 Keyboard