Microsoft patents granted on 26 July 2011

39 US patents granted on 26 July 2011 and assigned to Microsoft

1 D642,198 Display screen with an icon
2 D642,197 Portion of a display screen with an icon
3 D642,196 Display screen with an icon
4 D642,195 Display screen with an icon
5 D642,193 Display screen with a user interface
6 D642,192 Display screen with animated user interface
7 D642,191 Display screen with transitional user interface
8 7,987,512 BIOS based secure execution environment
9 7,987,497 Systems and methods for data encryption using plugins within virtual systems and subsystems
10 7,987,496 Automatic application of information protection policies
11 7,987,484 Managing media content with a self-organizing map
12 7,987,482 Promoted listings
13 7,987,471 Mobile device management proxy system
14 7,987,459 Application programming interface for identifying, downloading and installing applicable software updates
15 7,987,457 Targeted patching for native generation images
16 7,987,456 Qualitatively annotated code
17 7,987,428 Dashboard editor
18 7,987,392 Differentiating connectivity issues from server failures
19 7,987,368 Peer-to-peer networks with protections
20 7,987,365 Subscription-based computing implemented in hardware of computing device
21 7,987,355 Peer-to-peer contact exchange
22 7,987,290 Security modes for a routing table distributed across multiple mesh nodes
23 7,987,289 Participating in cloud as totally stubby edge
24 7,987,251 Validation of domain name control
25 7,987,238 Managing content remotely on a device
26 7,987,233 System and methods for facilitating a multiparty communications session with a dynamically designated session manager
27 7,987,215 Efficiently marking objects with large reference sets
28 7,987,202 Contemporaneously sharing resources targeted by a library
29 7,987,189 Content data indexing and result ranking
30 7,987,170 Systems and methods for improving information discovery
31 7,987,160 Status tool to expose metadata read and write queues
32 7,987,159 Detecting and managing changes in business data integration solutions
33 7,986,953 Location determination with geographic and bias tuning
34 7,986,937 Public access point
35 7,986,830 Radiometric calibration from a single image
36 7,986,716 Data transfer during a call without simultaneous data capabilities
37 7,986,372 Systems and methods for smart media content thumbnail extraction
38 7,986,307 Mechanism for allowing applications to filter out or opt into tablet input
39 7,985,917 Automatic accompaniment for vocal melodies