Microsoft patents granted on 23 December 2008

25 US patents granted on 23 December 2008 and assigned to Microsoft

1 D583,387 Transitional image for a portion of a display screen
2 D583,384 Portion of a keyboard
3 D583,315 Charging device
4 7,469,410 Playback control methods and arrangements for a DVD player
5 7,469,408 Document customization for transparent execution on a client and a server
6 7,469,388 Direction-based system and method of generating commands
7 7,469,386 Systems and methods for interfacing with computer devices
8 7,469,385 Methods and systems for abstraction of logical editing operations
9 7,469,380 Dynamic document and template previews
10 7,469,377 Dynamic properties of documents and the use of these properties
11 7,469,362 Using a call stack hash to record the state of a process
12 7,469,359 Method and apparatus for testing communication software
13 7,469,347 Methods to test multimedia devices on computer systems
14 7,469,343 Dynamic substitution of USB data for on-the-fly encryption/decryption
15 7,469,272 System and method utilizing test notifications
16 7,469,257 Generating and monitoring a multimedia database
17 7,469,253 Associative hash partitioning using pseudo-random number generator
18 7,469,251 Extraction of information from documents
19 7,469,143 Model and method for computing performance bounds in multi-hop wireless networks
20 7,469,050 Organization-based content rights management and systems, structures, and methods therefor
21 7,469,048 Methods for point compression for jacobians of hyperelliptic curves
22 7,469,011 Escape mode code resizing for fields and slices
23 7,468,801 Electronic ink processing
24 7,468,733 Method and system for improving color reduction
25 7,468,683 Encoding conversion fallback