Microsoft patents granted on 21 December 2010

25 US patents granted on 21 December 2010 and assigned to Microsoft

1 D629,420 Icon for a portion of a display screen
2 D629,418 User interface for a display screen
3 D629,417 User interface for a display screen
4 D629,416 User interface for a display screen
5 D629,411 User interface for a display screen
6 D629,406 Keyboard
7 D629,403 Keyboard
8 D629,381 Base for a phone
9 D629,379 Handset
10 D629,378 Handset
11 7,856,655 System and method for improved network security
12 7,856,635 Dynamic address windowing on a PCI bus
13 7,856,601 Dynamic service presentation
14 7,856,596 Method and system for separation of content and layout definitions in a display description
15 7,856,574 Internet connectivity evaluation
16 7,856,523 Random Access Memory (RAM) based Content Addressable Memory (CAM) management
17 7,856,505 Instantiating a communication pipeline between software
18 7,856,502 Cheap paxos
19 7,856,483 Information management systems with time zone information, including event scheduling processes
20 7,856,470 Accepting an invitation sent to multiple computer systems
21 7,856,404 Playlist burning in rights-management context
22 7,856,351 Integrated speech recognition and semantic classification
23 7,856,350 Reranking QA answers using language modeling
24 7,856,100 Privacy-preserving data aggregation using homomorphic encryption
25 7,855,802 Time-efficient generation of color look-up table