Microsoft patents granted on 30 July 2013

40 US patents granted on 30 July 2013 and assigned to Microsoft

1 D687,062 Display screen with animated icon
2 D687,061 Display screen with graphical user interface
3 D687,055 Display screen with graphical user interface
4 D687,054 Display screen with graphical user interface
5 D687,053 Display screen with graphical user interface
6 D687,052 Display screen with graphical user interface
7 D687,051 Display screen with animated graphical user interface
8 8,499,341 Resumable private browsing session
9 8,499,312 Administrator level access to backend stores
10 8,499,296 Multi-branch management for updating software
11 8,499,290 Creating text functions from a spreadsheet
12 8,499,288 User interface analysis management
13 8,499,287 Analysis of thread synchronization events
14 8,499,284 Visualizing relationships among components using grouping information
15 8,499,257 Handles interactions for human–computer interface
16 8,499,254 Surfacing and management of window-specific controls
17 8,499,251 Virtual page turn
18 8,499,244 Automation-resistant, advertising-merged interactive services
19 8,499,239 Globe container
20 8,499,222 Supporting distributed key-based processes
21 8,499,197 Description language for identifying performance issues in event traces
22 8,499,122 Asynchronous data binding
23 8,499,097 Mobile route optimization authorization
24 8,499,052 Auto-resolve recipients cache
25 8,499,044 Formatted message processing utilizing a message map
26 8,499,013 FAT directory structure for use in transaction safe file system
27 8,498,985 Presentation of information based on current activity
28 8,498,846 Joint-aware manipulation of deformable models
29 8,498,809 Determining a route to a destination based on partially completed route
30 8,498,623 System and method for optimizing network communication in response to network conditions
31 8,498,497 Swarm imaging
32 8,498,481 Image segmentation using star-convexity constraints
33 8,498,476 High dynamic range texture compression
34 8,498,455 Scalable face image retrieval
35 8,498,335 Adaptive deadzone size adjustment in quantization
36 8,498,100 Flexible hinge and removable attachment
37 8,497,874 Pixel snapping for anti-aliased rendering
38 8,497,863 Graph scalability
39 8,497,838 Push actuation of interface controls
40 8,497,657 Docking station for electronic device