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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
RE43545 Virtual skywriting July 24, 2012
Users with mobile computing devices author skywriting and submit them to a virtual skywriting service. A mobile computing device having wireless network access is configured to capture a digital image of a real world scene including sky. The image is captured while the mobile computing
RE40989 Atomic operations on data structures November 17, 2009
Performing atomic operations on data entities having an arbitrary size is disclosed. Version data is associated with a data entity. The version data is saved to a first attribute. The data entity is then accessed. The saved version data is compared to the current version data. If the two
RE39801 Automatic installation of printers in a distributed environment August 28, 2007
An operating system provides a point-and-print capability to users of the workstation. The point-and-print capability allows a user to print on any printer available within a distributed system by simply selecting a printer and requesting to print on the printer. The retrieval of con
RE39326 Method and apparatus for suggesting completions for a partially entered data item based on previ October 3, 2006
A system for improving the efficiency and reliability of entering data into a database or spreadsheet computer program by providing suggested completions to the data entry operator. The operator invokes an edit mode (200) for a particular data area and a dynamic list of possible comp
RE39285 Method and system for dynamically generating object connections September 12, 2006
A method and system for dynamically generating object connections is provided. In a preferred embodiment, a connection can be generated between a source object and a sink object using a connection point object. A source object has connection point objects where each connection point
RE38883 Method and system for the direct manipulation of information, including non-default drag and dro November 22, 2005
A user is provided with an easy-to-use approach to directly manipulating text in a word processing environment or the like. Text may be dragged from one location and dropped in another location to move the text to a new location. More generally, the user is provided with the option of
RE38376 Message delivery method for interactive televideo system December 30, 2003
The present invention includes a method of selectively delivering programming to a viewer station (e.g., a home) on an interactive television or televideo (IT) system. The method includes delivering a message to a selected viewer station having a selected video display set. The messa
RE38270 Multiple level undo/redo mechanism October 7, 2003
A multiple-level undo/redo mechanism is provided in an operating system and is available to application programs run on the operating system. The dating system provides a mechanism for keeping a log of user commands and providing a cursor to a position within the log. Each command may be
RE38070 Cryptography system and method for providing cryptographic services for a computer application April 8, 2003
A cryptography system architecture provides cryptographic functionality to support an application requiring encryption. decryption, signing, and verification of electronic messages. The cryptography system has a cryptographic application program interface (CAPI) which interfaces with
RE35881 Method and system for traversing linked list record based upon write-once predetermined bit valu August 25, 1998
A method and apparatus for storing files on a computer file storage device. The files are organized into an hierarchical directory structure. The directory structure comprises directory entries and file entries. The file entries and directory each contain a primary and a secondary pointe
PP14757 Apple tree named `Burchinal Red Delicious` May 4, 2004
A new and distinct variety of apple tree which originated as a sport limb mutation of `Wells and Wade cultivar` Oregon Spur.RTM. of red delicious apple tree (U.S. Plant Pat. No. 2,816), characterized by a more uniform deeper red color, developing much earlier than fruit of other red
D693843 Display screen with transitional graphical user interface November 19, 2013
D693841 Display screen with an animated graphical user interface November 19, 2013
D693840 Display screen with a graphical animated user interface November 19, 2013
D693839 Display screen with a graphical user interface November 19, 2013
D693838 Display screen with user interface November 19, 2013
D693832 Display screen with animated graphical user interface November 19, 2013
D693831 Display screen with animated graphical user interface November 19, 2013
D693830 Display screen with animated graphical user interface November 19, 2013
D693829 Display screen with animated graphical user interface November 19, 2013
D693711 Motion sensor with microphone November 19, 2013
D693368 Display screen with animated graphical user interface November 12, 2013
D693365 Display screen with transitional icon November 12, 2013
D693364 Display screen with icon November 12, 2013
D693363 Display screen with animated graphical user interface November 12, 2013
D693362 Display screen with graphical user interface November 12, 2013
D693361 Display screen with transitional graphical user interface November 12, 2013
D693360 Display screen with graphical user interface November 12, 2013
D693359 Display screen with animated graphical user interface November 12, 2013
D693358 Display screen with a graphical user interface November 12, 2013
D693357 Display screen with graphical user interface November 12, 2013
D693356 Display screen with animated graphical user interface November 12, 2013
D693355 Display screen with graphical user interface November 12, 2013
D693354 Display screen with animated graphical user interface November 12, 2013
D692919 Display screen with icon November 5, 2013
D692918 Display screen with icon November 5, 2013
D692917 Display screen with icon November 5, 2013
D692914 Display screen with graphical user interface November 5, 2013
D692913 Display screen with graphical user interface November 5, 2013
D692909 Display screen with graphical user interface November 5, 2013
D692908 Display screen with graphical user interface November 5, 2013
D692904 Display screen with a graphical user interface November 5, 2013
D692902 Input device for an electronic tablet November 5, 2013
D692851 Display screen with icon November 5, 2013
D692850 Display screen with icon November 5, 2013
D692448 Display screen with animated graphical user interface October 29, 2013
D692021 Display screen with graphical user interface October 22, 2013
D669912 Display screen with graphical user interface October 30, 2012
D669911 Display screen with transitional graphical user interface October 30, 2012
D669910 Display screen with user interface October 30, 2012

 
 
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