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20070124661 - Generic application processing of specific dynamic database web site content: Exemplary embodiments described in this disclosure provide a web site that includes dynamic data, wherein at least a portion of the dynamic data is provided using at least one template. The method can include receiving a request for a web page from a web browser and sending data related to... Agent: Jodi L. Hartman Hope Baldauff Hartman, LLC
20070124662 - Offline click-through ads within internet content: Offline advertising content is stored on a computer and displayed. The offline advertising content includes clickable links which allow offline click through to an advertiser's website. The user can click through even when the system is not connected to the Internet. The advertising content may be displayed in special panels... Agent: Fish & Richardson, PC
20070124663 - Providing navigation from content to a portal page: Navigation from content to a portal page is provided by identifying a name of a first object in content to be displayed in a computer system. A first portal page is configured to present information about the first object. Metadata of a kind that, when received by the portal, causes... Agent: Fish & Richardson, P.C.
20070124664 - Site redirection: A site redirection system and corresponding methods for redirecting a user from a requested site to a target site is provided. When a user navigates to a site on which the redirection system is implemented, the site downloads onto the user's machine client-side redirection logic. The client-side redirection logic collects... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP/msft
20070124665 - Method and apparatus for creating and filing forms: A method for designing, creating, and importing, on a digital computer having a memory and a processor executing a stored program, data into a viewable form viewable by the user of a data processing system, the viewable form duplicating the paper form, comprising the steps of: executing the stored program... Agent: Briggs And Morgan P.A.
20070124666 - Custom loading activity or progress animation: Custom loading activity or progress animation is provided in which an activity indicator file, specific to a particular web site or page, is downloaded on a user's computing device. When a user browses to that particular web site or page, the user's browser retrieves the site-specific animation and renders it... Agent: Lee & Hayes PLLC
20070124667 - Verifying content of resources in markup language documents: A markup element of a markup language document references a resource with a resource indicator. A method for verifying the content of the resource includes extracting a characteristic of the content from the markup element, retrieving a resource according to the resource indicator, and comparing a characteristic of the content... Agent: Ibm Corporation
20070124668 - Work specification correcting apparatus, and work specification correcting program storage medium: A work specification correcting apparatus comprises: a keeping section that keeps a correction rule to a work specification representative of a work content in a predetermined form, which is to be applied to a work apparatus for performing a work in accordance with the work specification, the correction rule being... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20070124669 - Presentation of large objects on small displays: A method for presenting at least a part of an object is shown, comprising at least partially dividing at least one object into a plurality of sub-objects, presenting the plurality of sub-objects in a first representation, making at least one sub-object of the plurality of sub-objects an active sub-object, and... Agent: Ware Fressola Van Der Sluys & Adolphson, LLP
20070124670 - Systems, methods, and media for printing web pages: Systems, methods, and media for printing a Web page by modifying the Web page in response to user inputs are disclosed. Embodiments may include receiving a command to print a Web page, analyzing the Web page to be printed for one or more modifiable elements, and generating a preview of... Agent: Ibm Corporation (jss) C/o Schubert Osterrieder & Nickelson PLLC
20070124671 - Field name abstraction for control of data labels: Exemplary embodiments described in this disclosure provide methods for managing a dynamic data structure in an electronic environment. The dynamic data structure can be created with at least one customizable field, at least one customizable headline, and at least one customizable entry. Embodiments of the method include prompting a user... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP/ Bellsouth I.p. Corp
20070124672 - Apparatus and method for automatically highlighting text in an electronic document: An apparatus and method helps a user to determine parts of an electronic document that are of interest by allowing the user to define preferences for processing an electronic document, and by automatically highlighting one or more portions of the document according to the user preferences. Highlighting includes any way... Agent: Martin & Associates, LLC
20070124673 - Interactive multimedia diary: An interactive multimedia diary system is presented. The system can include one or more interfaces for media content devices (e.g., communications devices, still or video cameras, audio devices, or any other suitable media content storing or generating devices). An interactive multimedia diary can be composed by collecting and arranging a... Agent: Bell, Boyd, & Lloyd LLP
20070124674 - Motion detection system and motion detection method: A motion detection system is disclosed. The invention comprises a touch panel, a plurality of switching units, a detection unit and a control unit. The touch panel comprises a plurality of metal sensors, each of which in turn is set as a detecting sensor. Each switching unit is electrically connected... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20070124675 - Methods and systems for changing language characters of graphical and application interfaces: Methods and systems for changing language characters of graphical user interfaces and application programming interfaces are disclosed. Embodiments comprise a method of changing the characters of a first language displayed on a device interface screen to a second language upon activation of an element on the device. In some embodiments,... Agent: Ibm Corporation (jss) C/o Schubert Osterrieder & Nickelson PLLC
20070124676 - Database monitor replay: Method, article of manufacture and apparatus for playing back recorded database activity in a graphical user interface. Chronologically ordered database event information is dynamically displayed in a user interface having user-selectable graphical elements associated with predefined playback controls.... Agent: Ibm Corporation, Intellectual Property Law Dept 917, Bldg. 006-1
20070124677 - Function-oriented user interface: A function-oriented user interface presents users with selections related to what they want to do, rather than selections related to what tool they want to use. Functions may be dragged onto elements (data objects) or elements may be dragged onto functions to initiate activity. The elements themselves may present icons... Agent: Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP (microsoft)
20070124678 - Method and apparatus for identifying the high level structure of a program: An apparatus and method are provided to recover the high level structure of a program, such as a television or video program using an unsupervised clustering algorithm in concert with a human analyst. The method is comprised of three phases, a first phase, referred to herein as a text type... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20070124679 - Video summary service apparatus and method of operating the apparatus: The invention provides a video summary service providing apparatus and method, and more particularly, provides a video summary service providing apparatus and method in which a summary image of a video is generated by considering a resources state of a device for summarizing the video and an expected replay time... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20070124680 - Graphical user interface and methods of use thereof in a multimedia player: In a portable multimedia device, a method, apparatus, and system for providing user supplied configuration data are described. In one embodiment, a hierarchically ordered graphical user interface are provided. A first order, or home, interface provides a highest order of user selectable items each of which, when selected, results in... Agent: Technology & Innovation Law Group, PC
20070124682 - Conference support system, conference support method and program product for managing progress of conference: A conference support system for managing progress of a conference about a plurality of conference subjects includes: a display unit that displays a progress of the conference; and a control unit that controls the display unit. The control unit includes: an agenda preparing part that presets scheduled proceeding times necessary... Agent: Sughrue-265550
20070124681 - Presentation timer: A presentation timer provides a graphical representation of the presentation time during a presentation. The graphical representation of the presentation time is displayed in such a manner that it easily visible to the presenter but is not distracting to the presenter or the audience. An alert may also be configured... Agent: Merchant & Gould (microsoft)
20070124683 - Method and system for providing visual information by means of the data network in real estate agency: The invention relates to a method and a system for providing visual information by means of the data network in real estate agency for offering to potential buyers looking for a suitable object an opportunity to get an idea of the views in the environment of the object on sale.... Agent: Young & Thompson
20070124684 - Automatic power saving in a grid environment: A global power management for a grid is provided. A grid administrator is connected to the group nodes of the grid. During operation, the grid administrator calculates the cost of operations, such as electricity and cooling costs, and migrates the workload of the grid to minimize the cost of operations.... Agent: Mh2 Technology Law Group
20070124685 - Remote support for computer or other electronic device: A technique for supporting a user of a first device coupled to a second device of a support agent. A current screen image of the first device is sent to the second device. The second device displays the current screen image of the first device. The agent device determines the... Agent: Driggs, Hogg & Fry Co., L.p.a.
20070124686 - Locating graphical elements for an object: Locating a graphical element associated with an object includes obtaining a key for the object, using the key to determine a particular data table containing the graphical element, and using the key to obtain an identifier for the graphical element within the data table. Associating a particular graphical element with... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20070124687 - Method for protecting against denial of service attacks: A security policy enables security devices to forward ICE messages. The security policy may use protection tokens to prevent Denial of Service (DoS) attacks. This allows endpoints to use Interactive Connectivity Establishment (ICE) to enable multimedia communications across Network Address Translators (NATs) and other security devices.... Agent: Marger Johnson & Mccollom, P.C.
20070124688 - Method for exchanging portlet configuration data: The invention relates to method for exchanging portlet configuration data. The method includes: providing a graphical user interface (GUI) component as part of a portlet view provided by a portal page for triggering a portlet configuration exchange process between a first user using a first portlet instance and a second... Agent: Hoffman, Warnick & D'alessandro LLC
20070124690 - Message screening system: A message screening system includes routing to a supervisory recipient an electronic message directed to an intended recipient. The supervisory recipient then is allowed to screen the electronic message by approving or rejecting the electronic message. The electronic message then is forwarded to the intended recipient if the electronic message... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20070124689 - Method, system, apparatus, and computer program product for transmitting a message: A method for effecting delivery of a message from an originator in an original message format to a plurality of authorized receivers in a respective reception message format includes the steps of: (a) composing the message; (b) characterizing the message for addressing to indicate at least one feature of the... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.
20070124691 - Dynamic reflective highlighting of a glass appearance window frame: Aspects for changing a reflective highlight on a glass appearance window frame of an application window are described. An illustrative method includes steps of displaying a first reflective highlight on a glass appearance window frame of an application window, calculating a second reflective highlight in response to detection of an... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd. Attorneys For Client Nos. 003797 & 013797
20070124692 - Glass appearance window frame colorization: A method for changing a color value and/or level of opacity value of a glass appearance window frame for an application window is described. The method includes steps of determining a defined color value and a defined level of opacity value to apply to a glass appearance window frame and... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd. Attorneys For Client Nos. 003797 & 013797
20070124693 - Unlimited history store for navigational web applications: A unique system and method that facilitates storing virtually all web content that has been viewed or visited by a user on the user's local cache for access anytime by the user. The system and method involve monitoring the user's web activity. Pages that have been viewed or visited can... Agent: Amin. Turocy & Calvin, LLP
20070124694 - Gesture to define location, size, and/or content of content window on a display: A display including: a display surface (108, 300) for displaying content to a user; a computer system (110) for supplying the content to the display surface (108, 300) for display in a content window (112, 306) on the display surface (108, 300); and a recognition system (128) for recognizing a... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20070124696 - Centralized user interface for displaying contextually driven business content and business related functionality: A centralized User Interface (UI) comprising a supplementary UI and a desktop UI is employed to bring in enterprise constructs into the desktop application. The supplementary UI is generated and dynamically positioned based on selections on the desktop application UI. Summary information associated with data that is to be synchronized... Agent: Merchant & Gould (microsoft)
20070124695 - Presentation of groups of items: A system, a method and computer-readable media for presenting groups of items to a user. Items are divided into groups, and a group header is associated with each group. The items and group headers are presented on a screen display, and the displayed content is subject to navigational requests from... Agent: Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. (c/o Microsoft Corporation)
20070124697 - Method and system providing a graphical user interface: A method of providing a graphical user interface includes displaying a graphic representation of a data object at an initial location, receiving a command selecting the data object from a user, moving the graphical representation of the data object towards a destination location upon receiving an indication of the destination... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20070124698 - Fast collaborative filtering through approximations: The claimed subject matter provides systems and/or methods that enable scalable collaborative filtering. A collaborative filtering component can receive data associated with a plurality of user sessions and data associated with at least one of a user and an item. Additionally, the collaborative filtering component can generate a recommendation based... Agent: Amin. Turocy & Calvin, LLP
20070124700 - Method of generating icons for content items: The present invention relates to a method for creating icons for graphical user interface in an electronic device. The electronic device comprises an icon generation module configured to: analyse at least some contents of a content item, select a portion of the content item on the basis of an algorithm,... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP
20070124699 - Three-dimensional active file explorer: A three-dimensional object that represents computer data and methods and computer-readable media for presenting same. The object has a first, active side and a second, inactive side. The active side may contain information relating to the computer data.... Agent: Woodcock Washburn LLP (microsoft Corporation)
20070124701 - Pattern for navigating content in a portal: A computer implemented method for navigating content in a portal. Category information is obtained for a portal. The category information is displayed in the navigation portlet to form displayed category information. Content information is obtained for the portal. The content information is displayed in the content viewer portlet to form... Agent: Duke W. Yee
20070124703 - Command input method using motion recognition device: A command input method makes use of a three-dimensional motion recognition device embodied with an inertia system and is particularly directed to extend the total number of inputable commands using initial posture information as well as movement pattern of a motion recognition device. The command input method includes the steps... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP
20070124702 - Method and apparatus for entering desired operational information to devices with the use of human motions: An apparatus is provided to enter operational information to an objective device based on a motion of an operator's hand. In the apparatus, an imaging device acquires image data of the operator's hand and an extracting unit extracts characteristic points of the motion of the hand in a spatial coordinate... Agent: Christopher W. Brody Clark & Brody
20070124704 - Method and terminal for displaying character capacity: A method of displaying an available character capacity in a character entry window includes calculating an available character capacity based on characters entered by a user, displaying the entered characters in a character entry window, and displaying an indication of the available character capacity at a position in the character... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C
20070124705 - Information processing device: According to one embodiment, an information processing device includes a display panel, a filter arranged to face one surface of the display panel and driven by a drive signal, a drive unit configured to supply the drive signal to the filter a detecting unit which detects a start and an... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman05/24/2007 > patent applications in patent subcategories. archived listing by USPTO class
20070118793 - Hierarchical drag and drop structure editor for web sites: A method and apparatus for a structure editor implementing a “top-down” approach to designing a Web page. The user uses a “drag and drop” interface to add, delete, and move display elements to define the hierarchy of the site and to define the layout of each page in the site.... Agent: Fulbright & Jaworski, LLP (adobe)
20070118792 - Selecting and pricing advertising for passed-along content: A method for selecting and pricing advertising to accompany published digital content and printed copies of such content that people pass along to others via e-mail, print, blogs, RSS feeds, websites, hardcopy, and other distribution and republishing mediums. Ads placed in the passed-along content will typically be different from, and... Agent: Graybeal, Jackson, Haley LLP
20070118795 - A method of processing annotations using an editable multi-dimensional catalog: A method of processing annotations is provided in accordance with an aspect of the present invention. The method includes the step of displaying in a workspace a document and a first visual representation of the annotations, which are defined by properties. The method includes the step of displaying in a... Agent: Stetina Brunda Garred & Brucker
20070118794 - Shared annotation system and method: The invention relates generally shared annotation systems. More particularly, the invention provides a method for automatically navigating a document in a display having at least a first portion and a second portion, the method comprising: receiving an annotation related to the document, the annotation generated by a user at a... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20070118796 - Dynamic page generator: An custom page server is provided with user preferences organized into templates stored in compact data structures and the live data used to fill the templates stored local to the page server which is handing user requests for custom pages. One process is executed on the page server for every... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP
20070118797 - Constrained document layout: A description of document elements to be laid out on a page, comprises two or more hierarchical levels; wherein each document element is placed at one of the hierarchical levels; and elements at a lower hierarchical level are associated with a document element at a next higher hierarchical level. Page... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20070118798 - Web service ui information guide: A user information user interface for a networked software service is provided. The user information user interface corresponds to a request for information and is generated to overlap the software service user interface. The user information user interface includes a pointer to a display control on the software service user... Agent: Christensen, O'connor, Johnson, Kindness, PLLC
20070118799 - On-screen display apparatus: An on-screen display apparatus for displaying button function information on a display is provided. The on-screen display apparatus includes a pushing interpreter, a power button interpreter and a button function information output device. The pushing interpreter is used for determining whether one of a plurality of buttons of the display... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee
20070118801 - Generation and playback of multimedia presentations: Methods and apparatus are described which employ a new media type built on the concept of assembling a “story” from intelligent, large-grained containers rather than placing the constituent parts of a presentation on a fixed timeline.... Agent: Beyer Weaver LLP
20070118800 - Systems and methods for dynamically integrated capture, collection, authoring, presentation and production of digital content: Systems and methods for dynamically integrated capture, collection, authoring, presentation and production of digital content are provided. According to one embodiment, a user interface automatically captures and collects digital content as the digital content is viewed by a user. The user interface includes features for the user to author some... Agent: Carr & Ferrell LLP
20070118802 - Computer method and system for publishing content on a global computer network: A computer system for publishing content includes a categorization member, a rating module, a user profiling assembly and a suggested-reading engine. The categorization member enables an author-user and reader-users of an authored work to categorize content of the authored work using a fixed taxonomy, keywords, tags and/or keyword combinations. The... Agent: Hamilton, Brook, Smith & Reynolds, P.C.
20070118803 - Products and processes for providing one or more links in an electronic file that is presented to a user: Methods, systems, and apparatus are described for providing a link in an electronic file being presented to a user in accordance with a set of one or more preferences, each preference providing an association between one or more data patterns and a computer network resource. According to some embodiments, one... Agent: Walker Digital Management, LLC
20070118804 - Interaction model assessment, storage and distribution: A system and method for gathering and sharing data corresponding to a user's level of interaction capability in using an electronic device gathers data actively by presenting forms requesting user input and passively by observing the user's behavior. The data gathered may be converted to a composite profile and/or kept... Agent: Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP (microsoft)
20070118805 - Virtual environment capture: A system and method for capturing and modeling an environment is described. A user may direct a rangefinder within an environment to capture data points and correlate the data points with predefined objects. One may also capture images of the environment to be used in the modeling environment. Using the... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.
20070118806 - Electronic apparatus, page display method, program, and storage medium: An electronic apparatus capable of displaying linked pages in turn by an easy operation for users is provided. In a <body> element in an SMIL document, the attribute ??dur=t is added to URI description for specifying a media element. The resulting notation implies that a file name placed before ??... Agent: William S Frommer Frommer Lawrence & Haug
20070118808 - Computer system and osd displaying method with user configurable function: A displaying method of an on screen display (OSD) system is provided. The method is used in a computer system which includes a host and a display device. The display device has a screen, a display micro-processor and a storage unit. An original OSD parameter is stored in the storage... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC
20070118807 - Information processing apparatus, assignment method and display method of information processing apparatus, and computer-readable program product: An information processing apparatus includes: a plurality of displays; a plurality of display instruction units; and an assignment unit that assigns a target selected on at least any one of the displays to one of the display instruction units so as to configure the display instruction unit that the target... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20070118809 - System and method for representation of user preference and policy in contact list: System and method for representing preference and policy in a contact list are described. One embodiment is a graphical user interface (“GUI”) for displaying a directory of contacts of a user. The GUI comprises a list of contacts displayed in a first window of the GUI; for each contact in... Agent: Alcatel Usa Intellectual Property Department
20070118810 - Scalable scroll controller: A method for accessing a data field having fine resolution is disclosed. The method includes providing a scalable scroll controller with a scale controller to modify a scale for controlling a magnification for accessing data within the data field. The method also includes receiving a first user event to select... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman
20070118811 - Information display system having graphical user interface switchingly controlling information display on display screen: Disclosed is an information display system capable of efficiently browsing items of information related by links. When displaying the information obtained by accessing a network, a plurality of display areas are formed, and plural items of information are displayed in these display areas. In this case, a display history of... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20070118812 - Masking for presenting differing display formats for media streams: The invention provides a method and system capable of displaying media streams in a variety of formats on a screen that is dynamically adjustable to conform to displaying the media format that is the object of the media stream. Specifically, the invention allows the viewable area of a display screen... Agent: Swernofsky Law Group PC
20070118813 - Management of user interface elements in a display environment: A widget manager facilitates management of widgets in a dashboard layer. Management functions can include enablement, preview, importation, exportation, organization, installation, deletion, acquisition, etc.... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20070118815 - Electronic apparatus and method of initializing setting items thereof: An electronic apparatus is provided. The electronic apparatus is controlled by using parameters relating to a plurality of setting items, including: a specifying unit performing an operation of specifying a setting item out of the plurality of setting items; and a display processing unit displaying a numeric keypad to input... Agent: Frommer Lawrence & Haug LLP
20070118814 - User interface for computing device: System, method and program for user selection of a menu option. A multiplicity of menu options are automatically and sequentially displayed, one at a time, in a display window of a computing device. A user selection is received at a time during the automatic and sequential display of the menu... Agent: Ibm Corporation
20070118816 - Display control system: To provide a display control system, etc. for easy viewing of intended information. A display control means 10 of a server computer 4 controls, when the cursor of a display means 22 of a personal computer 6 is brought to one of plural items of information constituting a second group... Agent: Hogan & Hartson L.L.P.
20070118817 - Method of tracking dual mode data objects using related thumbnails and tool icons in a palette window: There is provided a method for use with a software application. The method includes a step of generating a palette window having a drawing mode and a properties mode. The method includes a step of generating on the palette window in the drawing mode a first thumbnail representative of a... Agent: Stetina Brunda Garred & Brucker
20070118818 - Method of tracking data objects using related thumbnails in a palette window: A method of tracking data objects is provided in accordance with an aspect of the invention. The method includes the step of storing in a workspace memory a first data object having first data object attributes. The method includes the step of storing in a palette memory the first data... Agent: Stetina Brunda Garred & Brucker
20070118819 - Systems and methods for manipulating and managing computer archive files: A computer program for managing and manipulating archive zip files of a computer. The program includes a system and method for opening, creating, and modifying, and extracting zip archive files. The program is fully integrated into Microsoft Windows Explorer and is accessed via Explorer menus, toolbars, and/or drag and drop... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20070118820 - Equipment control apparatus, remote controller, equipment, equipment control method, and equipment control program product: An equipment control apparatus readily made smaller in size and less likely to malfunction is configured as follows. The equipment control apparatus includes a video camera, a CPU, and a terminal. The video camera picks up an image. The CPU determines whether a color of a pixel forming the image... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20070118821 - Displaying consumer device graphics using scalable vector graphics: A system includes a Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) image for representing at least one portion of a consumer electronic device and a scaler for scaling the SVG image to obtain a scaled SVG image where a display size of the scaled SVG image equals a predefined physical size of the... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P./sun05/17/2007 > patent applications in patent subcategories. archived listing by USPTO class
20070113164 - System and method for implementing compound documents in a production printing workflow: A system and method for managing production printing workflow is disclosed. The system includes workflow management software which manages and facilitates the procedural stages of the workflow including job origination, job preparation, job submission and job fulfillment. The workflow management software provides an integrated object oriented interface which visually reflects... Agent: David A. Novais Patent Legal Staff
20070113166 - Method of authoring audiovisual content, audiovisual product, method of producing audiovisual product and apparatus: A method of authoring audiovisual content for an audiovisual product finds application in the field of authoring optical disc products, such as DVD-Video, HD-DVD and Blu-ray products. The method includes: providing a plurality of content objects; determining a priority associated with a predicted use of at least one of the... Agent: David E. Huang, Esq. Bainwood Huang & Associates LLC
20070113165 - Multimedia playing system and method: A multimedia playing method and system are proposed. The system at least has a main section and a remote section having a fingerprint identifying function. The main section has a database for storing identification data of multimedia contents, pausing points of the multimedia contents indicating the point at which the... Agent: Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer, LLP
20070113167 - Realtime web page scrapping and visual representation of associated clickthrough and impression data architechture: Systems and methods for visually displaying clickthrough, impression, and other data pertaining to webpages are provided. In various embodiments, such data can be displayed concurrently with a display of a tracked webpage. User indication of either an element on a tracked webpage or corresponding data can operate to visually highlight... Agent: Woodcock Washburn LLP (microsoft Corporation)
20070113168 - Visual representation and navigation of erroneous fields in a document: The present invention relates to the visual representation and navigation of erroneous fields in a document. A method in accordance with an embodiment of the present invention includes: detecting erroneous fields in a document; highlighting each erroneous field in the document; displaying an error message on the document, wherein the... Agent: Hoffman Warnick & Dalessandro LLC
20070113169 - Open law commentary on the internet: A method to comment statutes in the internet, comprising a database of comments to legal statutes which can be used online (through the World Wide Web) and which on the one hand consists of a version of—mostly voluminous—statutes partitioned into separate sections and paragraphs (e.g. the Uniform Commercial Code), on... Agent: Norbert Gugerbauer
20070113171 - Method and apparatus for hardware xml acceleration: A method and apparatus for accelerating processing of a structured document. A hardware XML accelerator includes one or more processors (e.g., CMT processors), one or more hardware XML parser units, one or more cryptographic units and various interfaces (e.g., to memory, a network, a communication bus). An XML document may... Agent: Sun Microsystems, Inc. C/o Park Vaughan & Fleming, LLP
20070113172 - Method and apparatus for virtualized xml parsing: A method and apparatus for performing virtualized parsing of an XML document. A document is divided into multiple segments, which may correspond to separate packets containing portions of the document, disk blocks, memory pages, etc. For each segment, a processor operating within an XML accelerator initiates parsing by identifying to... Agent: Sun Microsystems, Inc. C/o Park Vaughan & Fleming, LLP
20070113170 - Programmable hardware finite state machine for facilitating tokenization of an xml document: A hardware finite state machine for facilitating the processing of an XML (Extensible Markup Language) document or other structured data stream. An accelerator is implemented in hardware to enable fast processing of a document (or a segment thereof). The accelerator includes a finite state machine that embodies a ternary CAM... Agent: Sun Microsystems, Inc. C/o Park Vaughan & Fleming, LLP
20070113173 - Method and system for generating a technical manual: The system includes, on the one hand, a data warehouse which contains items of information each relating to at least one technical element of at least one machine, each item of information being associated, in the data warehouse, with the technical element to which it relates, and, on the other... Agent: Davidson, Davidson & Kappel, LLC
20070113174 - Method of performing layout of contents and apparatus for the same: A layout apparatus recognizes a blank area in a layout area in which first contents have been laid out and controls a layout in the blank area in which second contents are to be laid out based on the recognized blank area.... Agent: Morgan & Finnegan, L.L.P.
20070113175 - Method of performing layout of contents and apparatus for the same: A layout apparatus for laying out a plurality of contents determines the sizes of areas corresponding to respective contents that are required for accommodating the contents and lays out the areas corresponding to the respective contents. The layout apparatus adjusts the sizes of the areas corresponding to the respective contents... Agent: Morgan & Finnegan, L.L.P.
20070113176 - Method of and apparatus for displaying messages on a mobile terminal: A method and apparatus simultaneously displays the main text and/or more attached filed of a message received in a mobile terminal. This simultaneous display allows a user to confirm the main text and attached files in the message. The main text and attached files may be shown in respective areas... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP
20070113179 - Device specific pagination of dynamically rendered data: The present invention relates to a system and methodology that provides for adjusting content that is to be received and displayed by a device so that the content is meaningful to a recipient. The invention provides for rendering of variable-sized pages of dynamic content based at least in part on... Agent: Amin. Turocy & Calvin, LLP
20070113177 - Method and device for editing svg type digital graphical documents in particular from a browser: Method of processing at least one digital graphical document represented in a predetermined markup language in which at least one software display program of browser type is used for displaying such a document, characterized in that the method comprises the following steps: i) transforming the original document (ISVG1) displayed in... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20070113178 - Remote selection and installation of auxiliary content: A system, method, and apparatus are directed to managing auxiliary content through an enhanced content management system (ECMS), for such as a blog, over a network. Auxiliary content may be selected from a networked device over the network for integration with another site, such as the blog. Such auxiliary content... Agent: Darby & Darby P.C.
20070113180 - Method and system for providing improved help functionality to assist new or occasional users of software in understanding the graphical elements of a display screen: A software tool allows a computer user to view at least one available explanatory balloon containing information for a particular display screen, and also enables the user to select other related help resources links within the balloons and to change the language of the text within the balloons.... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP
20070113181 - Using avatars to communicate real-time information: An avatar may be used to convey information independent of information conveyed directly in a text message sent during an instant messaging communications session between two users. The information may be communicated using a change in the avatar appearance (including animating the avatar) as a communication conduit. For example, information... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20070113183 - Locking relationships among parameters in computer programs: Some embodiments provide a method for locking in a mathematical relationship between a set of at least two parameters in a computer program. The method selects a first parameter. The method defines a mathematical relationship that ties the value of the first parameter to the value of a second parameter.... Agent: Stattler, Johansen, And Adeli LLP
20070113184 - Method and system for providing remote digital media ingest with centralized editorial control: An approach provides for remote digital media ingest with centralized editorial. A remote ingest process is initiated over a data network to create a media file from a feed (such as a live broadcast feed). The media file is stored at a central repository. A device is configured to edit... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group
20070113182 - Replay of media stream from a prior change location: A playback option that the user can engage causes the video stream (30) to move backward to the previous change points (LN-L1) of the video stream (30) in sequence, and then play the video stream (30) forward from one of the prior change points selected by the user. The change... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20070113185 - Intelligent network diagram layout: Various technologies and techniques are disclosed that improve the creation of diagrams. The user can select an option to create a diagram based on existing inventory, such as a network inventory. Details about the inventory are retrieved from one or more databases and/or files. The diagram is laid out in... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20070113186 - On-the-fly device configuration and management: Translators are provided that enable automated and remote device configurations in an efficient and abstract manner. In one aspect, a device configuration system is provided. A configuration component stores one or more remote configuration trees for various devices. A translator component maps the remote configuration trees to at least one... Agent: Amin. Turocy & Calvin, LLP
20070113188 - System and method for providing dynamic content in a communities framework: A client and server computers can be provided in the context of a community framework. Portions of the client's user interface can be updated dynamically and granularly via communicating with the server and without reposting the entire page upon each communication. A dynamic content tag library can be provided to... Agent: Fliesler Meyer LLP
20070113187 - System and method for providing security in a communities framework: Systems and methods are disclosed for providing security for a communities framework in a collaborative computing environment. A community can be provided for maintaining user membership during collaboration. The community can contain various collaboration resources, community services and members having access to the resources and services. A first layer of... Agent: Fliesler Meyer LLP
20070113189 - Specifying per theme styles for custom graphical elements: Theme changes for a custom graphical element are facilitated by providing a mechanism for storing theme specific data for the custom graphical element, providing a software object, independent of the custom graphical element, that monitors theme change events and, in response to a new theme being selected, the software object... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20070113190 - Borrow and give back of windows: Embodiments of the present invention provide methods and system for “borrowing” and giving back a window from one computer to another. Borrowing refers to actions performed by one computer to temporarily obtain and control a window from another computer.... Agent: Mh2 Technology Law Group
20070113191 - Flexible and extensible combination user interfaces: Flexible and extensible combination user interfaces are described. Combination user interfaces combine task-based and deductive user interfaces in such a manner that complex user interactions can be facilitated using a more meaningful and intuitive user interface than would have been possible using task-based or deductive user interfaces exclusively. The described... Agent: Csa LLP
20070113192 - Method and apparatus for managing internet transactions: The object-oriented approach used by the present invention provides the ability to develop and manage Internet transactions. Local applications can be accessed using any workstation connected to the Internet regardless of the workstation's configuration. Some or all of a Web page can be generated dynamically using input received in a... Agent: Van Pelt, Yi & James LLP And Apple Computer, Inc.
20070113193 - Method and apparatus for managing internet transactions: The object-oriented approach used by the present invention provides the ability to develop and manage Internet transactions. Local applications can be accessed using any workstation connected to the Internet regardless of the workstation's configuration. Some or all of a Web page can be generated dynamically using input received in a... Agent: Van Pelt, Yi & James LLP And Apple Computer, Inc.
20070113194 - System and method for providing drag and drop functionality in a communities framework: A community accessible via a portal can be provided for maintaining user membership in a collaborative computing environment. Collaboration resources can be displayed on the portal page. Drag and drop functionality can be provided, which enables a community member to drag drop some resource into a target area, thereby causing... Agent: Fliesler Meyer LLP
20070113195 - Automatic and persistent x window control for multiple applications and multiple windows per application: System and method for controlling presentation of windows on a computer display are described. In one embodiment, the system comprises a text file associated with an application, the text file comprising at least one data string, wherein each data string is associated with a window and comprises window configuration information... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20070113196 - Window switching method and system: A window switching method. A window list is automatically adjusted according a lower limit to the sizes of program symbols on the window list, thus preventing the symbols on the window list from unlimited shrinkage due to an increased number of runtime program windows.... Agent: Quintero Law Office, PC
20070113197 - Computer system with graphical user interface including spring-loaded enclosures: A new behavior in a graphical user interface allows the user to open and close enclosures, while dragging an object. When the user pauses, gestures, or rolls over a hot spot on top of an icon or text representing a closed enclosure, a temporary window for the closed enclosure is... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman
20070113198 - Displaying 2d graphic content using depth wells: Displaying the relative depth of 2D image objects while preserving the visual attributes of the objects is disclosed. After an object group is determined, the members of the object group are temporarily moved away from a center location while preserving the object group members' positions relative to each other in... Agent: Christensen, O'connor, Johnson, Kindness, PLLC
20070113202 - Method for searching menu in mobile communication terminal: The present invention relates to a method for searching a menu in a mobile communication terminal, wherein a plurality of main menus and sub menus of each main menu are simultaneously searched on a single menu screen using various navigational keys.... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP
20070113203 - Method for searching menu in mobile communication terminal: The present invention relates to a method for searching a menu in a mobile communication terminal, wherein a plurality of main menus and sub menus of each main menu are simultaneously searched on a single menu screen using various navigational keys.... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP
20070113204 - Method of displaying menus in mobile telephone: A method of displaying a list of menus on a screen of a mobile telephone is described. Each menu is represented by a menu icon including at least one of a corresponding text and graphical illustration identifying each menu. The method includes the steps of entirely displaying an initial menu... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP
20070113200 - On-screen control of a video playback device: A video playback device includes a controller and an on-screen display processor for displaying icons on a display representing all of the playback control functions of the video playback device. A cursor for selecting the desired playback control function is controlled by cursor movement keys on a remote control unit.... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20070113201 - System and method for providing active menus in a communities framework: A community accessed via a portal can be provided that maintains user membership during collaboration on various projects. The members of the community can have access to and share multiple resources. A resource can have a menu associated with it wherein the menu is dynamically displayed on the portal page... Agent: Fliesler Meyer LLP
20070113199 - User interface of a machine tool: A user interface of a machine tool comprises a display (1) which is divided into at least two regions (2, 4), a main menu (3) which is permanently displayed in the first display region (2), in particular, a menu bar, for selecting different main modes (31-37) of the user interface... Agent: Fish & Richardson PC
20070113205 - Focus scope: Aspects of the subject matter described herein relate to directing focus to elements of a graphical user interface in response to focus events. In aspects, a program may include multiple focus scopes each of which may include elements capable of receiving keyboard input. When an element receives keyboard focus, information... Agent: Workman Nydegger/microsoft
20070113206 - Document processing apparatus: It is intended to provide a document processing apparatus which can store an input history of the character data and command data being inputted, and analyze an input frequency when changing over a display screen, and move a cursor to an optimum position, thereby preventing a user from feeling uncomfortable... Agent: Day Pitney LLP
20070113207 - Methods and systems for gesture classification in 3d pointing devices: Systems and methods according to the present invention provide the ability for a system to realize when a handheld device is performing a gesture and to execute the associated command.... Agent: Potomac Patent Group, PLLC05/10/2007 > patent applications in patent subcategories. archived listing by USPTO class
20070106927 - Creating accessible, translatable multimedia presentations: The present invention provides a computer implemented method for generating translatable and accessible multimedia presentations. The method can include transforming a presentation master file defining a multimedia presentation into each of a text file and a variables file, generating a plurality of slides for a slide show with text strings... Agent: Steven M. Greenberg, Esquire Christopher & Weisberg, P.A.
20070106928 - Graphical user interface engine for embedded systems: In an embedded system, for instance in a household appliance, in addition to the usual embedded microprocessor/microcontroller there is provided another processor which actually executes a user interface HTML document for accepting user input, for instance from a keypad and controlling the display device, for instance an LCD. The embedded... Agent: Patent Law Group LLP
20070106929 - Drawing style domains: A method, apparatus, and article of manufacture provide the ability to modify an appearance style of a computer generated rendering. A computer generated rendering consisting of vector geometry is obtained. A closed second geometry is created in the computer generated rendering. The closed second geometry is then converted to a... Agent: Gates & Cooper LLP
20070106930 - Information processing apparatus, electronic document processing method, and storage medium: An information processing apparatus stores an application format electronic document having a data structure containing content data, time information, and a program for monitoring the time information. At timing such as the time of power-on, the application format electronic document is loaded to a RAM to be started. Accordingly, the... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20070106931 - Active notes application: A method, device and computer program for the active notes application together with an application user interface (UI) is described in which the active notes application running on the mobile terminal is invoked in response to a user action or automatic event. Data entry and action event entry into the... Agent: Ware Fressola Van Der Sluys & Adolphson, LLP
20070106932 - System and method for the creation of virtual information packages: A method for creating and using virtual electronic containers for documents and data. The electronic container provides a capability to scan and store paper documents in a virtual container. The container can also store existing electronic documents with associated data. Electronic documents are stored and maintained in their original format,... Agent: Roberts, Mardula & Wertheim, LLC
20070106934 - Extending voice-based markup using a plug-in framework: A method for extending supported voice markup. The method can include a step of identifying a reference implementation (RI) for a software component that interprets voice-based markup. The RI can define a manner that the software component interprets voice-based markup. At least one plug-in can be identified that contains an... Agent: Patents On Demand, P.A.
20070106933 - Integrating line-of-business application data with documents: Merging data from LOB applications into document templates within productivity applications without the need for custom programming is provided. A document template within a productivity application is provided, and an XML schema is attached to the document template. The XML schema allows the LOB application data to be modeled generically... Agent: Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. (c/o Microsoft Corporation)
20070106935 - Apparatus and method for implementing flexible page layout: An apparatus and a method for implementing a flexible page layout. The apparatus includes: a page presentation unit, for providing at least one presentation mode of the page layout; a page control unit connected with the page presentation unit, for selecting resources supported by the user terminal, loading the resources... Agent: Dallas Office Of Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P.
20070106936 - Device for creating sentence having decoration information: A device capable of creating a sentence having decoration information with a simple operation. The device includes: an input unit for entering a sentence in text format by a user; a display unit for displaying an image and a sentence in text format; a decoration information table for storing combinations... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20070106937 - Systems and methods for improved spell checking: The present invention leverages iterative transformations of search query strings along with statistics extracted from search query logs and/or web data to provide possible alternative spellings for the search query strings. This provides a spell checking means that can be influenced to provide individualized suggestions for each user. By utilizing... Agent: Amin. Turocy & Calvin, LLP
20070106938 - Technology platform for electronic commerce and a method thereof: A method and technology platform for electronic commerce use a software package including an interactive website. An Affiliate may access participating vendors and third-party sources to acquire information of interest, including product data, content, and website design templates.... Agent: Bruce L. Adams, Esq.
20070106939 - Clickleess tool: A novel click-less tool system for performing user input device actions on computer systems, such as mouse clicks, automatically and without the need to mechanically perform these actions. All input is carried out by moving the cursor only. The system provides a user with visual trigger windows arranged near the... Agent: West & Associates, A PC
20070106940 - Enhanced digital music methods: A method of designating flagging a broadcast audio presentation for present or future download. The method includes receiving information sufficient to identify the audio presentation, receiving an indication from the user that the user wishes to store the information or the audio, and storing the information or audio. It is... Agent: Steven Thrasher
20070106941 - System and method of providing audio content: A system, set-top box, and method of providing audio content are disclosed. In a particular embodiment, the set-top box device includes an audio input device that is configured to receive a voice command. The set-top box device also includes a display disposed on a visible side of a set-top box... Agent: Toler Schaffer, LLP
20070106942 - Information display system, information display method and storage medium storing program for displaying information: An information display system includes a display that displays information in a display area and a controller that defines, as a personal information display area, part of the display area of the display.... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP
20070106943 - Operating element for an injection molding machine: An operating element for an injection molding machine comprises a monitor screen (10) for visual representation of program data. Over the monitor screen (10), a touch screen (12) is fitted for performing input functions according to the screen representation. Further provided is at least one function key field (14,16,18) flanking... Agent: Thomas E. Kocovsky, Jr. Fay, Sharpe, Fagan, Minnich & Mckee, LLP
20070106944 - Method and system for display of activity of users: A method for display of activity of users at workstations. Each workstation is in a different geographical location. Data relating to a rate of computer input activity of at least one user at each workstation is continuously collected from each workstation, compiled in a central database, and displayed in a... Agent: Schmeiser, Olsen & Watts
20070106945 - Remote control method having gui function, and system using the same: A remote control method and system embody a graphic user interface. The present invention includes a remote controller having a touch pad and a digital television having a GUI. That is, a viewer can select a menu displayed on the digital television by using the touch pad.... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Schmadeka
20070106946 - Method and system for developing interactive web applications in a unified framework: The present invention discloses a method and system for developing and operating interactive Web applications in a unified, light-weight, on-demand, modular server application framework. The present invention provides a novel unified approach utilizing a single programming language to develop interactive Web applications. The modular Web applications of the present invention... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20070106947 - Method, system, and program product for selectively emphasizing a portion of a graphical display: The invention provides a method, system, and program product for selectively emphasizing a portion of a graphical display. In one embodiment, the method includes accessing at least one selection rule and applying the at least one selection rule to a graphical display.... Agent: Hoffman Warnick & Dalessandro LLC
20070106948 - Improving message reply function in electronic devices: The specification and drawings present a new method, apparatus and software product for improving a message reply function of an electronic device. This can result in reducing time for responding to messages and discarding messages which are obsolete. When the user of the electronic device selects (e.g., opens) a message... Agent: Ware Fressola Van Der Sluys & Adolphson, LLP
20070106949 - Display information selection apparatus and method, program and recording medium: In a display device, information related to specified information, which is displayed large in a center portion of a display, by a selected relation criterion is displayed aligned on a selection axis, while information related by other relation criteria is displayed aligned on non-selection axes. Information selected as the specified... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C
20070106950 - Portable presentation system and methods for use therewith: A presentation system and method for presenting information to an audience within a space hat includes a plurality of mobile projectors and a master presentation unit that can be moved into a presentation space and associated where the projectors and master unit are quickly linkable via a network and where... Agent: Quarles & Brady LLP
20070106951 - Getting started experience: A one-screen entry point to a document management program (“program”) is provided to allow a user to browse templates associated with the program. The templates can be local templates and/or online templates provided by one or more Web services. The one-screen entry point allows a user to search, browse, or... Agent: Christensen, O'connor, Johnson, Kindness, PLLC
20070106952 - Presenting and managing clipped content: An area of interest can be defined in a content presentation and a clip can be created that contains content associated with the area of interest. The clip can be presented with other clippings in a clipping page where it can be edited by a user. The clipping page can... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20070106953 - User interface for accessing presentations: A user interface and methods for accessing document presentations are described herein. In one aspect of the invention, an exemplary method of the invention allows a user to directly snapback to a previous accessed document presentation without having to select from a menu of items or go through the intermediate... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman
20070106955 - Computer system with graphical user interface including drawer-like windows: A window management mechanism allows a user to open a window as a drawer or, perhaps more appropriately named, a pop-up window. The drawer is an opened window that a user has dragged down to a drawer region at the bottom of the screen such that only the title bar... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman
20070106954 - Exclusive use display surface areas and persistently visible display of contents including advertisements: In a computer system having a display device with a display surface, a portion of the display surface is reserved for an exclusive use by a program, to allow contents rendered by the program to be persistently visible. In one embodiment, the reservation is accomplished through reducing the width and... Agent: Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, P.C. Pacwest Center, Suite 1900
20070106956 - Acquiring web page information without commitment to downloading the web page: What is disclosed is acquiring information regarding a web page, without having to commit to downloading that page. In one embodiment, after a current web page is downloaded from one source, and information regarding web pages linked to by links in the current web page are downloaded from a second... Agent: Workman Nydegger/microsoft
20070106957 - Electronic service manual display program and recording medium on which the program is recorded, electronic service manual display control method and electronic service manual display control apparatus, program transmission method and program transmission: Disclosed is a technique that provides an electronic service manual display program that permits a user to freely write a comment and to browse the comment. According to this technique, a board diagram or a circuit diagram is displayed in a drawing display area. And when a predetermined manipulation, such... Agent: Louis Woo Law Office Of Louis Woo
20070106958 - Document management apparatus, document management program product, and computer-readable recording medium recorded with document management program: In a document management apparatus for displaying information concerning documents accumulated therein, operation limitation information set to the documents is acquired, and an image showing contents of each of the documents based on the documents is generated. For each of the documents, an icon corresponding to an operation which is... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman
20070106959 - Multi internet video card: Multi Internet Video Card is a multiple output video card and multiple keyboard/mouse input port circuitry design provides a low cost method for creating three video outputs and two additional sets of keyboard/mouse input ports. A software driver acts as a port handler for the extra keyboard/mice. A modified custom... Agent: Scott J Mcgowan05/03/2007 > patent applications in patent subcategories. archived listing by USPTO class
20070101247 - Recording medium for creating electronic album: A recording medium on which material information and a program are recorded for a user to create an original electronic album in relation to a sightseeing spot, wherein the material information is recorded with situational information, such as location, date, and time, added to information, such as text, images, audio,... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20070101248 - Structured document browser: A structured document browser includes a constant user interface for displaying and viewing sections of a document that is organized according to a pre-defined structure. The structured document browser displays documents that have been marked with embedded codes that specify the structure of the document. The tags are mapped to... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione
20070101249 - System and method for transmitting/receiving object-based audio: Provided is a system and method for transmitting/receiving an object-based audio. The system includes: a pre-processing unit for receiving an audio signal from diverse sources of outside and creating an object-based audio signal through a pre-processing procedure; an object-based audio editing unit for editing the object-based audio signal from the... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP
20070101250 - Data analysis visualization with hyperlink to external content: A data analysis and visualization system and method are provided where graphics are produced to visualize data to be analyzed and/or an outcome of data analysis. At least some of the produced graphics are embedded in an exportable electronic document, and hyperlink information pointing to external content is associated to... Agent: Meyertons, Hood, Kivlin, Kowert & Goetzel (amd)
20070101251 - System, medium, and method automatically creating a dynamic image object: A system, medium, and method to automatically create a dynamic image object, which can create content in image unit groups of dynamic image objects. The system may include a template selection module that selects a template from an image unit group corresponding to a desired content group that includes content,... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20070101252 - Variable formatting of cells: Variable formatting for cells in computer spreadsheets, tables, and other documents is provided. For a selected range of cells, cell formats vary with the value in each cell (or an associated value). Formats can include color-scale backgrounds, in-cell elements (e.g., icons and data bars), and other cell formats that can... Agent: Merchant & Gould (microsoft)
20070101253 - Systems and methods for extensible document generation: A method of document generation includes, in response to a call from an application, getting an interface and interface description of a template used to create a document, determining whether a method exists for filling all elements of the interface, making a dynamic call to invoke the method for filling... Agent: Richard F. Jaworski Cooper & Dunham LLP
20070101254 - Systems and methods for providing an allowed input range in a user interface: Systems and methods are disclosed for validating one or more inputs to a user interface. In one embodiment, a system for providing an allowed input range in a user interface window is provided with a window creator to receive a document transferred between a server and a user interface. The... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20070101255 - Chart element variations: Various technologies and techniques are disclosed that enhance the creation of charts. The number of steps it takes to fine-tune a chart can be reduced by providing various element variation layouts that the user can select, such as with a single selection on a toolbar. When the user selects a... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20070101256 - Perfect source control: A method and system for managing contributions to a document is provided. The contribution management system provides complete information about each individual change, allows retrieving versions of documents that contain only selected changes, and makes it easier to resolve conflicts in changes made by various editors. The contribution management system... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP Patent-sea
20070101258 - Asynchronously loading dynamically generated content across multiple internet domains: A method includes loading a first document from a first document domain. The first document includes a first instruction to dynamically create a second document object and a second instruction to write script loading logic into the second document object. The first document is rendered to create a rendition, the... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg, Woessner & Kluth/ebay
20070101257 - Electronic file re-formatting tool: An electronic file decomposition system is illustrated. A parser of the electronic file decomposition system decomposes an electronic file into different components based at least in part on metadata of the components. An interface of the electronic file decomposition system presents an interactive representation of the decomposed electronic file to... Agent: Patrick R. Roche Fay, Sharpe, Fagan, Minnich & Mckee, LLP
20070101259 - Automatic authoring and publishing system: The invention relates to a system and method for automatically producing documents that incorporate one or more data elements. A guided/structured software environment is provided that assists users in creating manuals by defining the appropriate content for each manual section, content rules and relationships, and tasks to be performed for... Agent: Sheldon Mak Rose & Anderson PC
20070101260 - Information processing method and apparatus thereof: In order to set correlations of contents to be displayed, a layout edit application which runs on a host computer selects containers, and decides the layout of the containers based on the selected containers and a correlation table which defines the layout of the containers.... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20070101261 - System and method for dynamic model-driven transformations: A system and method for using a transformation engine to dynamically transform source instance document changes to target instance document changes is presented. A mapping developer creates and stores “model mapping definitions” that map source model elements to target model elements. In turn, the transformation engine receives source instance document... Agent: Van Leeuwen & Van Leeuwen
20070101262 - Data transformation from content data for viewing content in network environment into data for printing the same on consecutive pages: An information terminal equipment communicable with a server via a network is disclosed. The equipment includes: a unit that enables the equipment to communicate with the server; and a selector that selects as a first content one of content elements represented by displaying data received from the server, based on... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20070101263 - Visual screen indicator: Embodiments of the present disclosure provide systems and method for viewing electronic documents. Briefly described, one embodiment of the system, among others, includes an electronic viewer application to display contents of an electronic document; and a visual indicator logic configured to display at least one visual indicator on the electronic... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP/ Bellsouth I.p. Corp
20070101265 - Information storage medium, information playback apparatus, information playback method, and information playback program: According to one embodiment, an information playback apparatus includes an advanced content playback unit configured to play back an advanced content, and the advanced content playback unit includes a navigation manager unit configured to manage playback of video information and audio information which form the advanced content, and an AV... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland, Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20070101264 - Position-and length-sensitive video timeline behavior: Improved scanning of digital video programs is provided for by adjusting scanning rates according to the length of the video program and/or the length of the remaining portion of the video program to be scanned. Shorter video programs are scanned at a slower speed, and longer video programs at a... Agent: Woodcock Washburn LLP (microsoft Corporation)
20070101266 - Video summary description scheme and method and system of video summary description data generation for efficient overview and browsing: A video summary description scheme for describing video summary intervals by meta data that provides overview functionality, and which makes it feasible to understand overall contents of the original video within a short time, and navigation and browsing functionalities, which make it feasible to search the desired video contents efficiently.... Agent: Seed Intellectual Property Law Group PLLC
20070101267 - Template-based multimedia capturing: Systems and methods for template-based multimedia capturing are described. In one aspect, a capturing template is selected to facilitate capturing a particular quantity and type(s) of media content. Media content is captured based on a temporal structure provided by the capturing template. These quantities and types of media content captured... Agent: Lee & Hayes PLLC
20070101268 - Video booklet: Systems and methods are described for creating a video booklet that allows browsing and search of a video library. In one implementation, each video in the video library is divided into segments. Each segment is represented by a thumbnail image. Signatures of the representative thumbnails are extracted and stored in... Agent: Lee & Hayes PLLC
20070101269 - Capture-intention detection for video content analysis: Systems and methods are described for detecting capture-intention in order to analyze video content. In one implementation, a system decomposes video structure into sub-shots, extracts intention-oriented features from the sub-shots, delineates intention units via the extracted features, and classifies the intention units into intention categories via the extracted features. A... Agent: Lee & Hayes PLLC
20070101270 - Method and system for generating a presentation file for an embedded system: A presentation file for an embedded system can be generated when a PC-based presentation file is displayed on a personal computer. The presentation file for an embedded system includes a plurality of digital images and a plurality of tags, so that the embedded system, such as a digital camera, can... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC
20070101271 - Template-based multimedia authoring and sharing: Systems and methods for template-based multimedia authoring and sharing are described. In one aspect, media content is selectively applied to a content description template to author media in a content description. The content description template provides a temporal structure for the applied media content. A content representation template is selected... Agent: Lee & Hayes PLLC
20070101272 - Computer program and method for supporting implementation of services on multiple-server system: A computer-readable medium storing a program that can produce execution flows of business-specific services automatically from a given business process model so as to deploy them on a plurality of servers. When a business process model is given, a service interface selector determines which service interface should be used to... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20070101273 - System and method for viewing and screening of chemical data from different sources: In a system and method for viewing and screening data from multiple analysis instruments in a single display, a display device coupled to a processor, displays a universal browser window. The browser window includes a first portion and a second portion. A memory also coupled to the processor, has stored... Agent: Agilent Technologies Inc.
20070101274 - Aggregation of multi-modal devices: A system that facilitates consolidating resources (e.g., devices, services) based at least in part upon an established context. More particularly, a context determination component can be employed to establish a context by processing sensor inputs or learning/inferring a user action/preference. Once the context is established via a context determination component,... Agent: Amin. Turocy & Calvin, LLP
20070101275 - Network appliance device: An always-connected network appliance device designed to be the personal processing and storage device for digital assets such as pictures and video streams. The device is also capable of storing other electronic assets such as slide presentations, documents and the like. The network appliance device includes a locked operating system... Agent: Artz & Artz, P.C.
20070101277 - Navigation apparatus for three-dimensional graphic user interface: A navigation apparatus for a three-dimensional graphic user interface is provided. The navigation apparatus includes an input unit including a first directional key that is used for directional movement in a predetermined plane and has a predetermined thickness and a second directional key that is used for directional movement along... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20070101276 - Virtual world internet web site using common and user-specific metrics: Techniques make surfing global computer networks, such as the Internet World Wide Web, more satisfying and/or pleasurable. A “Virtual World” is simulated which graphically and functionally restores a user's sense of proximity, or distance, while surfing on the Web. A visitor to this Virtual World is presented with the ability... Agent: Gifford, Krass, Sprinkle,anderson & Citkowski, P.c
20070101280 - Closer interface for designing electronic forms and hierarchical schemas: A system and method that enables a designer to build electronic forms and corresponding hierarchical schemas are described. Displays of hierarchical schemas, electronic forms, and components used to build the hierarchical schemas and electronic forms are provided to the designer. The designer selects components and arranges them on a display... Agent: Lee & Hayes PLLC
20070101279 - Selection of user interface elements for unified display in a display environment: Methods, systems, apparatus and computer program products are provided. One method is provided that includes determining for a display environment when a number of unspecified user interface elements are desired to be displayed, automatically selecting user interface elements from available user interface elements to satisfy the number and displaying the... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20070101278 - Web site theme designer: A user interface for a user interface creation software service is provided. The user interface includes a first display portion corresponding to a display of user interface data management categories such as theme, footer management, header management, font style and navigation style. The user interface includes a second display portion... Agent: Christensen, O'connor, Johnson, Kindness, PLLC
20070101282 - Method and structure for implementing layered object windows: A method and computer-executable instructions for performing a method of providing and selecting two or more objects on a display. The method utilizes a computer system having a graphical user interface including the display and a user interface selection device. The method displays a first of the two or more... Agent: Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. (c/o Microsoft Corporation)
20070101281 - Method and system for an electronic pictorial communication mechanism: A method and system is described for a pictorial communication tool. The method comprises searching for pictures that may have multiple language definitions, placement of the pictures in a Cartesian plane, determining a destination for the message, and then sending the message. A system is further disclosed and claimed for... Agent: Denis Khoo
20070101283 - Electronic device and storage medium which stores a display control program: An electronic device is disclosed that can simultaneously display basic function screens for a plurality of functions, and can also display one of these basic function screens or a lower level screen corresponding to a selection item in the one basic function screen in an enlarged format. When an initial... Agent: GlobalIPCounselors, LLP
20070101284 - Unified tracking of time dependent events: A notification system with a unified notification panel provides time dependent and other user data in a single page user interface. The data may include reminders and other information associated with user electronic mail, calendar data, and other data. The data in the panel is updated with new data as... Agent: Vierra Magen/microsoft Corporation
20070101285 - System and method of switching appearance of a graphical user interface: A styleswitcher displayed in a graphical user interface allowing a user to transform the appearance of the graphical user interface with one-click access. The styleswitcher captures viewing settings previously selected and saved by the user. By clicking on an available styleswitcher, the user causes the entire graphical user interface to... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP
20070101286 - Icon displaying apparatus and icon displaying method: An icon display apparatus includes: a launcher width acquiring section that acquires a launcher width in the icon arranging direction in the launcher region in which a plurality of icons are arranged to display; the number of icons calculating section that calculates the number of icons arranged in the launcher... Agent: Edwards & Angell, LLP
20070101287 - Pop-up windows in a computer system: The present invention provides a method, data processing system and computer program product in which a progressively changing warning is provided to the user of a computer system, over a period of time, to indicate that a pop-up window is to be displayed and given focus. The warning may be... Agent: Ibm Corporation
20070101288 - Preview including theme based installation of user interface elements in a display environment: Methods, apparatus, and computer program products are provided including a method for displaying a user interface element in a display environment. The method includes receiving a selection of a user interface element to be displayed in a display environment, and selectively displaying the user interface element in a preview environment... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20070101289 - Maximizing window display area using window flowing: A method, system, and a computer program product that enables a second window opened on a display screen to “flow” into and fill/occupy all available space within the displayable area of the display screen without overlapping a first window occupying less than the maximum width and/or length of the display... Agent: Dillon & Yudell LLP
20070101290 - Display apparatus: A display apparatus includes a rendering unit, a priority determination unit, and a synthesized screen generation unit. The rendering unit determines necessary virtual screens based on an instruction signal from a navigation unit and information processing units. The priority determination unit determines a display priority based on a display content... Agent: Posz Law Group, PLC
20070101291 - Linked widgets: Systems, methods, computer-readable mediums, user interfaces and other implementations are disclosed for manually or automatically linking widgets. The automatic linking of widgets includes detecting a trigger event associated with a first widget, and providing access to a second widget in response to the trigger event. The trigger event can be... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20070101292 - Manipulating an on-screen object using zones surrounding the object: A user interface for manipulating objects of various types in a consistent manner. Each on-screen object is surrounded by a control region including a number of zones for performing various control operations on the object. Multiple input modes are available for interacting with the zones, allowing object manipulation commands to... Agent: Fenwick & West LLP
20070101293 - Systems and methods for handling focus of application user interface elements: Systems and methods for setting the focus of an application page after that page is reloaded are provided. Systems for setting focus may comprise a processor coupled to a memory. The processor may be operative to load an application page having two or more elements. The processor may be operative... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20070101294 - Combined representation of a hierarchical data item collection: A hierarchical system is used to store data items easily capable of thumbnail representation (such as images). Such a hierarchical system may allow a folder (or other grouping) to contain both data items and sub-folders. The display of such a folder uses two display areas. In one display area, sub-folders... Agent: Woodcock Washburn LLP (microsoft Corporation)
20070101295 - Method and apparatus for diagnostic imaging assistance: The present invention facilitates the user to display an entire image of interest at the original size, a part thereof at an enlarged view, and the annotation information thereof for a listing display screen of a plurality of medical images. The present invention enables to display a listing of a... Agent: Patrick W. Rasche (20459) Armstrong Teasdale LLP
20070101296 - Method for displaying menus in a portable terminal: Disclosed is a method for displaying menus in a portable terminal. Sub-menus included in a predetermined menu are classified corresponding to the menus and displayed in a corresponding direction in relation to a menu icon, when the menu is displayed in the portable terminal. Accordingly, the sub-menus in the predetermined... Agent: Roylance, Abrams, Berdo & Goodman, L.L.P.
20070101297 - Multiple dashboards: Systems, methods, computer-readable mediums, user interfaces and other implementations are disclosed for organizing, managing and presenting widgets in display areas associated with multiple dashboard environments. In some implementations, a first display area associated with a first dashboard environment is configured for displaying at least one widget from a first set... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20070101298 - Layout and management of browser panes: The invention presents a system and method for reserving space within a browser for a requesting component. The invention can reserve space above, below, to the right, or to the left of a main browsing section for a requesting component. The invention can adjust the main browsing section in order... Agent: Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. (c/o Microsoft Corporation)
20070101299 - Two level hierarchy in-window gallery: A graphical user interface is disclosed which allows users to interface with a computer operating system and/or application programs running in conjunction with the operating system. For an Office-style suite application program, a gallery bar may be displayed under the main task row of functions. The gallery bar has a... Agent: Vierra Magen/microsoft Corporation
20070101300 - Method and system for automatically resizing and repositioning windows in response to changes in display: Windows in a graphical user interface are automatically repositioned and resized in response to changes in a display configuration. If a window is not capable of being fully displayed within the reconfigured display area, it is constrained to fit the available space. In determining the constraints for the window, the... Agent: Buchanan Ingersoll, PCPrevious industry: Error detection/correction and fault detection/recovery
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