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01/29/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office

20090031203 - Hyperlinks: A method of creating hyperlinks from an electronic document and for accessing printed hyperlinks is described. A document 12 including URLs is printed as printed document 24. Image information 28 from the hyperlink location 26 is extracted and saved together with URL information 18 in database 30. To access the... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company

20090031204 - Stakeholder matrix: A system implementing a situation-oriented directory for retrieving a stakeholder identification includes a memory storing a relational database corresponding to the situation-oriented directory including a plurality of attribute-value combinations and a plurality of stakeholder identifications, wherein the plurality of attribute-value combinations are mapped to the plurality of stakeholder identifications such... Agent: Frank Chau F. Chau & Associates, Llc

20090031205 - System for exporting-impoting the content of input cells from a scalable template instance to another: s

20090031206 - System in a spreadsheet for exporting-importing the content of input cells from a scalable template instance to another:

20090031207 - Dynamic method for the visual rendering of data display and input windows on a computer screen: The invention concerns a method for visual rendering of data display and input windows on a computer screen. The windows are opened with a browser by a remote Web site user. In response to a request emitted by the user's browser the site returns thereto, via the network whereon they... Agent: Young & Thompson

20090031208 - Expanding rows and cells within a table: A method for modifying a table to show cell and row details. In one embodiment, the method includes receiving a command to expand a row with multiple cells to disclose details or in another embodiment to expand a single cell of a row, shifting the cells positioned below the row... Agent: Ibm St-svl Sawyer Law Group LLP

20090031209 - Apparatus and method for adding product or service offers from one website to another website: Product or service offers from one website can be quickly and easily added to another website. For example, a web page containing information associated with one or more offers for one or more items can be generated and provided to a user. The information could represent pricing information or discounts... Agent: Docket Clerk

20090031212 - Embedded system with web-based user interface, firmware structure thereof and method for providing information thereof: Embedded system with web-based user interface, firmware structure thereof, and method for providing information thereof are provided. The firmware of the embedded system includes an execution part and a presentation part, which are separated, wherein the execution part includes a web service program and a program interface while the presentation... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, Pllc

20090031210 - Optimized page script downloads in a component based architecture: Embodiments of the present invention address deficiencies of the art in respect to module dependency loading in an Ajax environment, and provide a novel and non-obvious method, system and computer program product for the optimized downloading of Javascript in a component based architecture. In an embodiment of the invention, a... Agent: Carey, Rodriguez, Greenberg & Paul, LLP Steven M. Greenberg

20090031211 - Programming extension for authoring style rules: A programming extension for authoring style rules is provided. An example programming extension for authoring style rules comprises a style rules editor and a style definition class module. An example style rules editor may be configured to receive a request to generate a collection of style rules and to receive... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner/ebay

20090031213 - System and method for website colorization: A method permits a user to modify color attributes of a website. The website is based on a template being made of CSS documents, and a folder containing images for the website. A subfolder containing the images in a grayscale version and an additional folder for the layered images that... Agent: Merchant & Gould Pc

20090031214 - Viewing of internet content: Different pieces of Internet content are manually selected during viewing on a screen, the selected pieces are arranged into a single publication, and the publication is sent to print.... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company

20090031215 - Method and apparatus for generating an electronic learning presentation in a network computing environment: The illustrative embodiments described herein provide a computer-implemented method, apparatus, and computer program product for generating an electronic learning presentation in a network-computing environment. In one embodiment, the process presents a list of templates. Each template in the list of templates includes a set of editable fields adapted for receiving... Agent: Duke W. Yee

20090031216 - Preflighting for web publishing: A computer-implemented method for preflighting of electronic documents containing content intended for web publication is described together with an integrated system for performing the preflighting checks and managing the workflows associated with web publication of content. The method allows the web publisher to predefine rules for the preflighting checks in... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower

20090031217 - Device and a method for generating trademarks: System and method for generating trademarks, comprising reception of a input signal (13) from a user, random selection of a character set from one of the user selected list (L1, L2, L3, L4) which constitutes a number of character sets, where each character set consists of one or more characters,... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090031218 - Electronic document viewing system and method therefor: A document is divided into a plurality of regions so that each page has a meaning and, for each of the regions, there is generated a similarity table indicating a similarity degree and a data amount corresponding to the multiplexed resolution level data. By referencing this similarity table, each page... Agent: Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, Pc

20090031219 - Electronic device and method for previewing media content: An electronic device (200) and a method (500) for previewing media content information in a play list to be played on the electronic device (200). The method (500) performs displaying information (510) regarding a currently playing media content in the play list that is playing on the electronic device (200)... Agent: Motorola Inc

20090031220 - Method of managing character fonts within multimedia scenes, and the corresponding computer program and terminal: A method is provided for managing fonts in a radio communication terminal, which can receive fonts in order to render contents on a screen. One such method involves the use of the following elements in the terminal, namely: a font database that lists all of the fonts or font portions... Agent: Westman Champlin & Kelly, P.a.

20090031221 - Providing a presentation in a remote location: A method for providing computer readable instructions for a presentation in a remote location is disclosed. In the method non-editable computer readable instructions for a presentation at a remote location are received from a central data storage via a data network. A user at the remote location then provides at... Agent: Arent Fox LLP

20090031222 - Network design processing device, network design processing method and network design processing program: In a network design processing device 1, a network diagram creation processing section 10 creates/edits a real device network diagram constituted by real devices which physically exist, from input with the use of a computer screen; expresses one or multiple real devices having the same purpose or function as a... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20090031223 - Chat system, chat device and control method of chat server, information storage medium: Provided are a chat system for achieving good communication among users, a control method for a chat device and devices in a chat server, and an information storage medium. A message transfer unit (11a) transfers a message to a transmission destination game terminal upon receipt of the message, and a... Agent: Sughrue Mion, Pllc

20090031225 - Editing web pages: In particular embodiments, a method for editing a web page includes identifying a plurality of components that collectively form a programmatic representation of a first web page. At least one of the components has content that dynamically changes in response to data retrieved externally from the content. A second web... Agent: Baker Botts L.l.p.

20090031224 - Method, system, and computer program product for visually associating a static graphic image and html text on a web page: A static graphic image on a web page is visually associated with hypertext markup language (HTML) text on the web page. A web page containing multiple static graphic images and HTML text associated with each static graphic image is displayed. Input indicating selection of a static graphic image or HTML... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP - Ibm Austin

20090031226 - Method and system for extending task models for use in user-interface design: Described herein is a task modeling system configured to process a task model that is described by a task modeling notation. Further, the task modeling notation may provide for attaching the task model to a user interface description. The system comprises a computer readable storage medium containing program code, wherein... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.

20090031227 - Intelligent screen capture and interactive display tool: A computer program product stored on machine readable media and including machine executable instructions for capturing data displayed upon a screen and providing interactive screenshots created therefrom, the product including instructions for: receiving a selection of display data for capturing; capturing the display data by identifying a user interface component... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP - Ibm Boca Raton

20090031230 - Automated generation of dynamic data entry user interface for relational database management systems: Computer software for, computer apparatus for, and a method of automatically generating a user interface for a relational database comprising extracting schema information from the relational database and automatically generating corresponding schema and user interface metadata, storing the metadata in a repository, and automatically developing from the metadata a user... Agent: Peacock Myers, P.c.

20090031231 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and storage medium: When an image processing device specified as the destination of registration of a hot folder by a user is not capable of executing a job flow of the hot folder, another image processing device for achieving the job flow of the hot folder in collaboration with the specified image processing... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20090031233 - Information-processing apparatus and clock information display control method for use in the apparatus: An apparatus controls a main display and a sub-display. The apparatus includes a section which displays, on the sub-display, clock information indicating of time, a section which acquires changed time information, when the time information has been changed, and a section which changes a present value of the time of... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20090031229 - Method and apparatus for customizing a model entity presentation based on a presentation policy: A method and device are provided for customizing a model entity presentation based on a presentation policy. The method comprises: applying the presentation policy to a first model to generate a presentation model; creating a model entity thereof according to the first model; reading model content from the first model... Agent: Edell, Shapiro, & Finnan, Llc

20090031228 - Method and apparatus for general virtual application enabling of websites: A novel method of virtual application enabling of a web site at least includes: a) via a end-user device, connecting to a website targeted for application enabling; b) generating end-user device compliant code for rendering of a web page on the end-user device; c) rendering a web page on the... Agent: Gregory P. Gadson, Esq.

20090031232 - Method and system for display of information in a communication system gathered from external sources: Among other disclosures, a method may include identifying one or more of personal or public data that is related to a party in a message. The message delivered by a communication system where the personal or public data is unrelated to and otherwise inaccessible to the communication system. The method... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.c.

20090031234 - User interface for large-format interactive display systems: A specialized graphical user interface for use with interactive large-format display systems provides for intuitive operation and flexible content presentation. Designed primarily for use in unattended public spaces, the interface facilitates navigation through complex multi-level content in a consistent, intuitive manner.... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20090031235 - Exception page programming system: The present disclosure relates to exception page programming, and, in particular, to a system and method for providing an exception page programming tool for use with a page description language file where the exception page programming tool can display exception page programming within the context of a print job.... Agent: Fay Sharpe / Xerox - Rochester

20090031236 - User interface and method to facilitate hierarchical specification of queries using an information taxonomy: A user interface, system, and method are disclosed to facilitate specification of queries and displaying corresponding results. The user interface presents the user with dimensions that contain one or more headings arranged according to an information taxonomy, which can vary based on the intended implementation for the system and user... Agent: Amin, Turocy & Calvin, LLP

20090031237 - Displaying and navigating through multiple applications: An apparatus for displaying layers generated by multiple applications is provided. Layers generated by one or more applications are presented on a display at particular levels of transparency such that a user may be able to simultaneously view the layers. The user can select one of the layers with which... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP

20090031238 - Automatic natural language translation during information transfer: Information elements such as text, tables, graphics, and hyperlinks, are intercepted during their transfer from a computer source to a computer destination, such as during a cut-and-paste operation. It is determined if each intercepted information element is expressed in a natural language which matches a user-specified natural language intended for... Agent: Ibm Corporation (rhf)

20090031239 - Asset browser for computing environment: A method and system are provided for browsing assets stored in memory in a computing environment. Asset interdependence is used as a central model for organizing and displaying assets in an asset map. The asset map is a visual representation an asset of interest and a set of assets having... Agent: Borden Ladner Gervais LLP Anne Kinsman

20090031241 - Energy management system that provides a real time assessment of a potentially compromising situation that can affect a utility company: An energy management system has a control center at a utility company and logic resources that provide a real time assessment of a potentially compromising situation that can effect the utility company. At least one situational dashboard panel is provided. The logic resources enable users to dynamically create their own... Agent: Goodwin Procter LLP Attn: Patent Administrator

20090031240 - Item selection using enhanced control: An enhanced control, in which a guide line is defined relative to an object in a user interface, items aligned with the guide line are displayed without obscuring the object. A selected item is output based on receiving a selection of one of the displayed items.... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.c.

20090031242 - Methods and apparatus for presenting a targeted presentation: Method and apparatus for presenting a recipient a recipient with a targeted presentation are described. An example method involves including a code in a first medium, including a first presentation in the first medium, and directing the recipient to a second medium related to the first presentation. At the second... Agent: Hanley, Flight & Zimmerman, Llc

20090031244 - Display of communication system usage statistics: Among other disclosures, a method may include collecting historical communication data, personal data and usage statistics relating to a portion of a plurality of communications, a sender of one or more of the communications or one or more recipients of the communications. The method may include depositing the collected data... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.c.

20090031243 - Method and apparatus for controlling display of windows: In a mobile phone 1, in a state in which multiple windows are being displayed in a display 107, when an operation to change the size of any of the windows is performed, whether it is possible to display each window in the display 107 without overlapping after the change... Agent: Michaud-duffy Group LLP

20090031245 - Method and system for collecting and presenting historical communication data: Among other disclosures, a method may include collecting historical communication data and personal data relating to a portion of a plurality of communications, a sender of one or more of the communications or one or more recipients of the communications. The method may include depositing the collected data into a... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.c.

20090031246 - Internet-based, dual-paned virtual tour presentation system with orientational capabilities and versatile tabbed menu-driven area for multi-media content delivery: A graphical user interface for a comprehensive user-friendly Internet-based multi-media dual-paned virtual tour presentation system having orientational capabilities and having an image navigation section; an image display section; and a hierarchical information organization and navigation section, where the image navigation section, the image display section and the hierarchical information organization... Agent: Michael Ries

20090031247 - Active tiled user interface: A computer interface can be customized by a user at run time (instead of by a developer or administrator at an earlier time). A rectangular area can be divided into a plurality of sub-areas, and content sources assigned to each sub-area; or two adjacent sub-areas can be coalesced into a... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20090031248 - Information processing device and program: An information processing device includes: a receiving unit configured to receive an instruction input by a user; a display control unit configured to control a display unit to display a plurality of windows in a display area of the display unit; and a window control unit configured to control a... Agent: Michaud-duffy Group LLP

20090031250 - Administration of wireless devices in a wireless communication system: Systems and methods are described for providing a administration mechanism for wireless systems. In an embodiment, a mobile wireless server including a plurality of parameters that may be set to configure a mobile wireless client. The mobile wireless server also includes at least one computer program to set one or... Agent: Research In Motion Attn: Glenda Wolfe

20090031249 - Methods for creating dynamic lists from selected areas of a power system of a utility company: Methods are provided for creating dynamic lists from selected areas of a power system of a utility company. The utility company has an energy management system with a control panel. The energy management system is used to access one or more source displays of a site. Rubber-banding or lassoing is... Agent: Goodwin Procter LLP Attn: Patent Administrator

20090031251 - Wireless management interface: It is an object of the present invention to overcome the limitations of the prior art through the use of a wireless management interface (WMI). The WMI enables a user to securely manage the wireless transfer and synchronization of data between two or more wireless-equipped devices. The WMI is preferably... Agent: Brian J. Detwiler

20090031252 - Information processing apparatus, menu screen controlling method, and menu screen controlling program: An information processing apparatus, a menu screen controlling method, and a menu screen controlling program are disclosed; they are capable of easily updating a menu screen when a new function is added. In the method, a reading section installs a function program performing a prescribed function and a button representing... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090031253 - Mobile terminal and method of displaying menu icon thereof: A method for displaying icons on a portable device. The method includes displaying a first icon group including at least one icon on a touchscreen of the portable device, wherein at least one icon of the first icon group is selectable responsive to a detected presence of an input at... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20090031254 - Method and device for composing a menu: Multimedia content of exchangeable storage media, such as optical discs, may be extended by bonus content that is downloaded via Internet connection and stored on a local storage device. An improved method for integration of different menu items relating to on-disc content and downloaded content provides flexibility and a simple,... Agent: Joseph J. Laks Thomson Licensing Llc

20090031255 - Method and system for using various content and content information in multiple menu structures: A system includes a user device and a content processing system establishing a provider homepage template and a plurality of content categories. The content processing system receives a first plurality of content and a first plurality of metadata from a first content provider, receives a first plurality of content categories... Agent: The Directv Group, Inc. Patent Docket Administration

20090031256 - Method, computer program and data processing system for navigating in a flow diagram: A method of navigating in a flow diagram is disclosed. The flow diagram is displayed in a graphical user interface (GUI) and the flow diagram comprises a set of task elements and a set of connectors. A set of navigation commands is provided. The set of navigation commands comprises a... Agent: Patents On Demand, P.a.

20090031257 - Method and system of attractive links: A method (400) or system (200) can include a display (100 or 210) having an object or displayed element (104), a cursor (106) presented on the display manipulated by a user input device (212), and a processor (202) coupled to the display and capable of detecting a position of the... Agent: Akerman Senterfitt

20090031258 - Gesture activated close-proximity communication: A system for establishing a link from a wireless communication device (WCD) to at least one target device that is a member of a particular user group. The process of both locating the target device and establishing a link may incorporate the orientation and/or movement of the WCD into the... Agent: Morgan & Finnegan, L.l.p.

  
01/22/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office

20090024910 - Asynchronous communication and content sharing: Techniques and mechanisms are provided for allowing a user to communicate and share content with other users in an asynchronous manner. A user can generate or dynamically create postings including video files, text, audio clips, greeting cards, calendar information, etc. A spatial plane or wall allows efficient manipulation and customization... Agent: Beyer Weaver LLP

20090024911 - Graph data visualization tool: Disclosed herein are systems and methods where a time-stamped graphical parameter is displayed in one portion of a display window with a period of relevance highlighted and textual log entries from one or more of various selected logs corresponding to the highlighted time period are displayed in a second portion... Agent: Wong, Cabello, Lutsch, Rutherford & Brucculeri LLP

20090024912 - Systems and methods for distributed electronic signature documents: Systems and methods for distributed electronic signature documents. A method for distributed electronic signature documents includes creating a signing template that contains information about how a signable document is to be signed. A signable document is created to be distributed to a signer for signing. The signable document is electronically... Agent: Black Lowe & Graham, Pllc

20090024913 - Generating reports in applications: A method, system and computer program product for generating reports in various applications is provided. The method includes receiving one or more queries and generating one or more reports corresponding to the one or more queries. Thereafter, one or more links corresponding to the one or more reports are provided.... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew LLP

20090024914 - Flexible methods for creating photobooks: A method for producing a photo album includes providing a plurality of images comprising a first image, associating text information with the first image, and providing a library of page layouts each comprising one or more image receiving areas. A page layout includes an image caption area associated with one... Agent: Dr. Xin Wen

20090024915 - Web based application constructor using objects as pages: A web-based application constructor can be used for constructing a web display. The web-based application constructor can obtain data from heterogeneous data sources to produce the web display. The web display can contain page components and display the data from at least some of the heterogeneous data sources. The application... Agent: Fliesler Meyer LLP

20090024916 - Seamless asynchronous updates of dynamic content: A master web page is partitioned into multiple partitions to create a partitioned web page. Each of the multiple partitions is correlated with a corresponding partition cache in a browser. The browser polls a web server for any invalidation event, wherein the invalidation event changes a content of an invalid... Agent: Dillon & Yudell LLP

20090024917 - Composing a machine readable document template: A method and apparatus is described for composing a machine readable document template having a portion for inclusion of data content. The method and apparatus comprise generating a formatting rule applicable to data content for inclusion in the data content portion and storing the rule separately from the data content... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company

20090024918 - Editing data: A method of editing data generated by handwriting. The method comprises the steps of detecting initiation of editing; identifying a marking stroke which marks data that is to be edited; determining an extent of the marking stroke; identifying data which is contained within the marking stroke; and performing an editing... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20090024919 - Image forming apparatus to set additional emulation functions and an image processing method thereof: An image forming apparatus to set additional emulation functions includes a parsing unit to parse received print data and determine whether setting additional one or more emulation functions is necessary, and a control unit to provide a user interface (UI) to select the additional one or more emulation functions if... Agent: Stanzione & Kim, LLP

20090024920 - Apparatus and method for extracting and using images from on-line forum posts and other web pages: A request for a web page can be received from an end user device (such as a laptop or desktop computer or a handheld device). An image associated with the web page is retrieved, such as by identifying an image path to an image file associated with the image. The... Agent: Docket Clerk

20090024924 - Display apparatus, host device and control methods thereof: There are provided a display apparatus and a host device which communicates with each other. The display apparatus includes: a display interface which communicates with a host device; a signal processor which processes at least one of a video signal and an audio signal input from the host device; and... Agent: Sughrue Mion, Pllc

20090024923 - Embedded video player: A system, method and various user interfaces provide an embedded web-based video player for navigating video playlists and playing video content. A website publisher can create and store a video player with customized parameters (e.g., player type, appearance, advertising options, etc.) and can associate the player with a playlist of... Agent: Google / Fenwick

20090024922 - Method and system for synchronizing media files: A method of and a system are provided for enhancing a source media file with additional content by combining one or more layer media files with the source media file. The user can view the media files synchronized together on a user's computing device which is distinct from the computing... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP

20090024921 - Methods for processing of multimedia information, systems therefore and methods of the assigned area definition.: A method of multimedia (video, graphic, audio etc) data processing, comprises assignment of an area in the demonstration medium for receiving viewer's commands during the multimedia information demonstration process, for linking external applications, currently executed application, for an external application data placement and/or the results of work thereof. If the... Agent: Sergey Platonov

20090024926 - Portable information terminal: Disclosed herein is a portable information terminal in which a second housing is slidingly arranged for a first housing, including: an operation key arranged on a plane of the second housing that is exposed when the second housing is put in an open status relative to the first housing by... Agent: Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, P.c.

20090024925 - System and method for creating and distributing derivative media work: A method of reproducing a derivative media work includes selecting a derivative media work derived from a first media work, locating an accessible source of the first media work, accessing a set of playback control instructions corresponding to the derivative media work, and reproducing the derivative media work by playing... Agent: Schox Plc

20090024927 - Embedded video playlists: A system, method and various user interfaces provide an embedded web-based video player for navigating video playlists and playing video content. A website publisher can create and store a video player with customized parameters (e.g., player type, appearance, advertising options, etc.) and can associate the player with a playlist of... Agent: Google / Fenwick

20090024928 - System for object-oriented data management of securities trends: The invention relates to a system for processing electronic data which is transmitted from a host computer to a client computer which converts the electronic data into a target format which differs from the format in which the data was received at the host computer. With the system, stock market-relevant... Agent: Akerman Senterfitt

20090024929 - Remote power supply: A remote power supply arrangement for graphical display systems. The remote power supply places one or more power supplies in a separate location, some distance apart from the graphical display, rather than within the display cabinet or module itself. Power is then transferred from the power supply to the display... Agent: Hugh D Jaeger, P.a.

20090024930 - Apparatus and method for changing web design: A web design changing apparatus includes a web server for displaying a web screen on a user terminal when a user logs in a web member page through the user terminal, the web server displaying the web screen by activating a web menu screen according to a controlled menu position,... Agent: Kang Intellectual Property Law, Llc

20090024931 - Host apparatus, device and method to setup folder share service: A host apparatus, a device, and a method to setup a folder share service. A controller to control displaying a user interface (UI) screen to select a device using the folder share service and a shared folder, and a UI screen to set permissions of the selected shared folder corresponding... Agent: Stanzione & Kim, LLP

20090024934 - Equation editor: An on-line teaching and learning system with rapid change-by-change or real time reinforcement signals for students and simultaneous monitoring by the teacher of the actual responses as well as their correctness is disclosed. The system may include at least one teacher computer, a plurality of student computers operably connected to... Agent: Mayer Brown LLP

20090024932 - Method and system for providing open session based selective broadcasting in an instant messaging system: A system for providing open session based selective broadcasting in an instant messaging system. The instant messaging system user is provided with a mechanism through which they can broadcast a user-defined message to the participants in all currently open instant messaging sessions with the user, or to the participants in... Agent: Lotus And Rational Software David A. Dagg, Esq.

20090024935 - Online graphical message service: A system and method for achieving an electronic information service (also called an online graphical message service) hosted by a computer system (e.g., a server) connected to a network. Remote users can write information into and read information from the information service over the network. In response to a request... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20090024933 - System and method for distribution and interaction between networked users: Systems and methods are provided for conducting games or other interactions between networked computers, mobile devices, or other such client devices. Players compete via graphical elements, termed “devices”, that move and engage each other on top of existing windows, such as on a player's PC desktop or mobile device background.... Agent: Mayer & Williams Pc

20090024936 - Method and system to maintain a web page: A system to permit a user-friendly approach to determine and access the portions of a program code associated with respective web page components is described. In one example embodiment, the system comprises an option detector and a mapping module. The option detector may be configured to detect an instruction to... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner/ebay

20090024938 - Method and apparatus for summoning a palette: A method, apparatus and computer program product for summoning a palette to a cursor location is presented. An application is run, the application having a work area in a Graphical User Interface (GUI). The application includes at least one palette associated therewith. A cursor can be operated within the work... Agent: Barry W. Chapin, Esq. Chapin Intellectual Property Law, Llc

20090024937 - Method and computer system for document authoring: Integrated development environment IDE (999), method and computer system for developing user interface documents. An editor (104) is used for editing a user interface document. An adaptation engine (105) generates device class specific representations of the user interface document. Each device class specific representation refers to a respective device class.... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner/sap

20090024939 - Web based application constructor using querying across data: A web-based application constructor can be used for constructing a web display. The web-based application constructor can obtain data from heterogeneous data sources to produce the web display. The web display can contain page components and display the data from at least some of the heterogeneous data sources. The application... Agent: Fliesler Meyer LLP

20090024941 - Apparatus, method, and computer program product for processing information: By using event extracting knowledge, a plurality of events are extracted from a text. One of the events is extracted as a targeting event, and also one or more of the events other than the targeting event are extracted as targeted events, so that one or more combinations of the... Agent: Amin, Turocy & Calvin, LLP

20090024940 - Systems and methods for generating a database query using a graphical user interface: A computer-implemented graphical user interface system for generating a database query includes a create region, a plurality of clause-specific regions and a navigation region. The create region may be used to receive a plurality of graphical icons and to create an association between the plurality of graphical icons to define... Agent: Patent Group 2n Jones Day

20090024942 - Document printing for a web-based data analysis and document review system: A web-based data analysis and document review system is operable to provide a graphical user interface that allows a user to select print options for a group of documents stored by the system. The print options include different print formats each of which offers the user a respective set of... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.c.

20090024943 - Systems and methods for alarm tone selection, distribution, and playback in a networked audiovisual device: Systems and methods for alarm tone selection and distribution are disclosed. A first device may be configured to allow user selection of a content item for rendering in conjunction with a predefined alarm tone event such as an alarm, meeting time, or other event. The content item may then be... Agent: Cooley Godward Kronish LLP Attn: Patent Group

20090024944 - User-centric widgets and dashboards: User-centric widgets and dashboards are automatically modified to reflect a user's goals and needs.... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.c.

20090024945 - Direct manipulation of displayed content: The disclosed information describes a method, system, and computer-readable medium for performing direct manipulation of displayed content (e.g., dragging the displayed content in a particular direction or dragging a particular part of the displayed content). In particular, content is displayed to a user, and a variety of direct manipulations of... Agent: Black Lowe & Graham, Pllc

20090024946 - Techniques for organizing information accessed through a web browser: Apparatus and articles of manufacture are provided for assisting in the organization of information accessed through a web browser. At least one item of information accessed through the web browser is captured and visually represented in a defined organizational area of a display. A relevance index is calculated for each... Agent: Ryan, Mason & Lewis, LLP

20090024947 - Apparatus, system and computer program product for appending a group of files to files on a clipboard of a desktop: A system, apparatus and method of appending a group of files to files on a clipboard of a desktop are provided. The system, apparatus and method include displaying a first window having an option that allows a group of files to be appended to files on the clipboard and asserting... Agent: Ibm Corporation (ve) C/o Volel Emile

20090024948 - Method and apparatus for conducting a support and diagnostic session on a remote computer: In a remote support and diagnostic system, the supported computer is automatically identified via a computer identifier that is stored with the support history in the gateway servers. The computer identifier is generated from several pieces of information concerning the hardware and the operating system of the host computer which... Agent: Law Office Of David H. Judson

20090024949 - Object oriented based methodology for modeling business functionality for enabling implementation in a web based environment: A computer method and apparatus defining Business Classes for modeling business activities comprising the steps of representing business activities as the interaction between one or more Business Classes, and entering into a computer and storing in an electronic format the Business Classes and the relationships existing between the Business Classes.... Agent: Ibm Corporation

20090024950 - Printer driver interface and methods: Disclosed are methods of displaying status information in a printer driver interface, and corresponding apparatus and computer-readable medium. The embodiments display a printer driver interface, the printer driver interface including selectable document settings, and display a status bar on the printer driver interface, the status bar displaying iconic status indicators,... Agent: Prass LLP

20090024951 - Systems and methods for automatically creating an sql join expression: Systems and methods are provided for automatically creating an SQL join expression. A computer-implemented graphical user interface may receive a first user input that identifies a first table to be included in the SQL join expression and a second user input that identifies a second table to be included in... Agent: Patent Group 2n Jones Day

20090024952 - Control and visibility for digital calendar sharing: A digital calendar sharing control and visibility system and method for providing a user with control and visibility of digital calendar sharing. The system and method enhance and improve the sharing capabilities of current digital calendar applications. The system and method include a time-based (or expiration) sharing feature that gives... Agent: Microsoft Corporation C/o Lyon & Harr, LLP

20090024954 - Image providing apparatus: When the balance of an amount of savings, which can be used when designing a lifestyle by a user, is calculated, an user interface which is as easy to operate as possible can be provided. On a display screen operated by the user, an event icon which is an element... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20090024955 - Searching data on an interactive user interface: A computer program product includes a computer readable storage medium having computer readable instructions stored thereon that, when executed, causes a computer to implement a method. The method includes displaying an interactive user interface (UI) to manage searching of data. The UI has a first display panel and a second... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP - Ibm Tuscon Division

20090024953 - Web browser window preview: Systems, methodologies, media, and other embodiments associated with web browsers are described. One embodiment a preview logic is provided that generates an image of contents from an open browser window and displays the image within a pop-up window in response to a preview option being selected to provide a preview... Agent: Kraguljac & Kalnay, Llc - Oracle

20090024956 - Information processing apparatus and control method thereof, and computer program: An information processing apparatus comprising display unit configured to display a window, accepting unit configured to accept a resize instruction of the displayed window together with a scroll instruction indicating whether or not to scroll display contents within the window, and control unit configured to control a size of the... Agent: Cowan Liebowitz & Latman P.c. John J Torrente

20090024957 - Methods, systems, and computer-readable media for providing contact information at turf level: Methods, systems, and computer-readable media provide for providing contact information at turf level. According to embodiments, a method for providing contact information at turf level is provided. According to the method, a selected turf from a plurality of turfs displayed in a spreadsheet-based graphical user interface (GUI) is received. In... Agent: Hope Baldauff Hartman, Llc

20090024958 - Program product including display control program and computer-readable media, display device, display control method, and image forming apparatus: A program product, including: a display control program for allowing a display portion to display an operation guide for an operator; and a computer-readable media storing the display control program. The display control program allows a computer to serve as: a display controller which allows the display portion to display... Agent: Casella & Hespos

20090024960 - Electronic balance: In the electronic balance according to the present invention, in the menu list in which basic menu list information wherein predetermined many menu items are tree-structured and user menu list information stored in a nonvolatile memory when a user registers at will a calculation function or other functions which the... Agent: Sughrue Mion, Pllc

20090024959 - Searching data on an interactive user interface: An interactive user interface (UI) to manage searching of data is disclosed. The UI has a first display panel and a second display panel. At least one facet, corresponding to a category of the data, and at least one of elements and subelements of the data, organized within the facet,... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP - Ibm Tuscon Division

20090024961 - Information processor and recording medium: A technique is provided in which the presence of application software stored in a recording medium can be effectively presented to a user. An icon processor acquires a first icon image indicating game software which can be installed is present, from a recording medium. A menu screen creator creates on... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

20090024962 - Methods for organizing information accessed through a web browser: Methods are provided for assisting in the organization of information accessed through a web browser. At least one item of information accessed through the web browser is captured and visually represented in a defined organizational area of a display. A relevance index is calculated for each item of information that... Agent: Ryan, Mason & Lewis, LLP

20090024963 - Script-integrated storyboards: A storyboard presentation is generated by launching a scene design tool that includes actor and camera placement tools. Using the actor and camera placement tools, a first actor icon and a first camera icon are added on a scene layout, the first actor icon representing a first actor that will... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.c.

20090024964 - Calculating cognitive efficiency score for navigational interfaces based on eye tracking data: A method and apparatus for computing efficiency score of a page is provided and using the efficiency score to optimize page design. Eye tracking study is performed on a group of subjects where eye fixation data, gaze plot data, and qualitative information data are collected. Fixation information data for page... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker LLP/yahoo! Inc.

20090024965 - Graphical method of semantic oriented model analysis and transformation design: User is given the new modeling capability, a Semantic Lasso, which allows grouping of the model elements, so they can be mapped or transformed to the high-level concepts of business ontology. Such grouping is done by drawing of the line contour around relevant to advertised high-level concept model elements on... Agent: Zhdankin Aleksandr Vladimirovich

  
01/15/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office

20090019347 - Document processing system, document input-ouput device, recording medium storing document input-output program, and document processing method: A document processing system, which includes a document management device having: a management section that manages document information including association between a document and identification information; and an accumulation section that accumulates an electronic document corresponding to the document, and a document input-output device having: a generation section that generates... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090019348 - Fractal grid hierarchical presentation of information: Information is displayed according to a fractal grid hierarchy that consists of multiple levels of resolution. Each level of a fractal grid hierarchy displays one or more cells in a nine-cell grid fashion. For each level after the first level, the level comprises a grid of nine cells for each... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, LLP

20090019349 - Method and system for exposing games: A game exposing method and system is provided. The game exposing method includes displaying a game web site in a first folder of a file manager application of a user terminal; and displaying a game provided from the game web site in a second folder of the file manager application.... Agent: Husch Blackwell Sanders LLP

20090019350 - Method and system for processing electronic table data based on time sequence: A method for processing electronic table data based on a time sequence comprises: after receiving processing request information for calculating a data object with a time attribute, reading basic period information in an electronic table, calculating result data according to calculation manner information in the processing request information, and determining... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20090019352 - Paradigm in multimedia services creation methodology, and new service creation and service execution environments: The present invention discloses a new paradigm in Multimedia Services Creation Methodology, and new Service Creation and Service Execution Environments, based on this methodology. A service designer can access the Service Creation Environment via a Web based Graphical User Interface (GUI), to design new service in an automated way. The... Agent: At&t Corp.

20090019351 - Universal forms engine: The system is extensible without programming, allowing new applicant attributes to be readily incorporated into the system and allowing the content and appearance of the application to be readily changed by changing the description file. The use of aliases for applicant attributes permits data to be readily shared between forms... Agent: Michael O. Scheinberg

20090019354 - Automatically fetching web content with user assistance: A method for performing activities on a web site is disclosed. A user's browsing activities on a web site are captured. The user's browsing activities includes affixing labels to web pages and filling out forms. The captured activities are analyzed for patterns. Rules for performing activities on a web site... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker LLP/yahoo! Inc.

20090019353 - Manipulating design models by editing generated reports: A method and system are disclosed for manipulating a model, where that model represents some or all of a design. The design includes a multitude of design elements, the model includes a multitude of model elements, and each of the design elements is represented by a single model element. The... Agent: Scully, Scott, Murphy & Presser, P.C.

20090019355 - Method and system for analyzing patent family information: A method for analyzing patent families. The method comprises: receiving a patent publication number; retrieving a family data set for the patent publication number, where the family data set includes a plurality of family member data sets, where each family member data set is related to the patent publication number... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20090019356 - Intelligent text annotation: Text is intelligently annotated by first creating a topic map summarizing topics of interest of the user. A data structure is created. The topic map is used to create two linked user dictionaries, a topic dictionary reflecting topic names and a traversal dictionary reflecting the knowledge structure of a topic.... Agent: Ibm Corporation

20090019358 - Extensible business reporting language (xbrl) enabler for business documents: Methods and systems for improved XBRL tagging and creation of XBRL instance documents are provided. In one embodiment, an XBRL instance document is created based upon an XBRL taxonomy generated based upon multiple base XBRL taxonomies modified to exclude existing XBRL attributes. A portion of a business document is displayed... Agent: Michael A Desanctis Hamilton Desanctis & Cha LLP

20090019359 - Method and apparatus creating network services: As supposed to the common hard coding method, the invention provides the ability to create a module/mechanism (a template) that produces code that may be utilized to create a web service. A template has a list of features, and a model (a run time model—RTM) and is utilized to create... Agent: Holland & Knight

20090019357 - Web based application constructor using page components accessible by url: A web-based application constructor can be used for constructing a web display. The web-based application constructor can obtain data from heterogeneous data sources to produce the web display. The web display can contain page components and display the data from at least some of the heterogeneous data sources. The page... Agent: Fliesler Meyer LLP

20090019360 - Electronic representations of position-coded products in digital pen systems: Disclosed methods, computer-readable media, and systems relate to position-coded products and processing data from such products. In one implementation, a computer-readable storage medium stores a program for a computer to perform a method for creating an electronic representation of a position-coded product. The method may access an electronic document file... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20090019361 - Methods, systems, and computer program products for providing a browsing mode association of a link with browsed content: Methods and systems are described for providing a browsing mode association of a link with browsed content. In one aspect, content is received from a content provider for display via a user interface of a browser. A selection of at least a portion of the content is received while the... Agent: Scenera Research, LLC

20090019362 - Automatic reusable definitions identification (rdi) method: Disclosed is a linguistically-based method for searching and recommending reusable definition candidates in one or more documents and for calculating measures of reuse efficiency and reuse consistency in these documents. Some embodiments of the present invention also produce document précis, whereby common terms and other data can be replaced by... Agent: Haim Factor Ofek Group Inc.

20090019363 - Method for generating and prioritizing multiple search results: A method for generating and prioritizing multiple search results is disclosed. A database stores search results in an information storage and retrieval system. A search program executes on a computer system coupled to the database. The search program receives a search request from a user input. The search program parses... Agent: Schmeiser, Olsen & Watts

20090019364 - Method and apparatus for generating electronic content guide: A method and apparatus that generates an electronic content guide using received metadata associated with content provided from a plurality of servers and which has different formats. The received metadata is collected, the formats of the collected metadata are converted into a same format, and an electronic content guide is... Agent: Stein, Mcewen & Bui, LLP

20090019365 - Color calibration: Among various embodiments of the present disclosure, color calibration can be performed on a printing apparatus by using a preconfigured color map coded to reduce a color difference of a selected reference color sample relative to a color standard, where the selected reference color sample substantially matches a first test... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company

20090019366 - Character expression in a geo-spatial environment: A method, apparatus and system of character expression in a geo-spatial environment are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method includes generating a community network of user profiles, each user profile associated with a specific geographic location, associating a first user with a first user profile, providing a first character expression... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

20090019367 - Apparatus, system, method, and computer program product for collaboration via one or more networks: A collaboration architecture supports virtual meetings, including web conferencing and collaboration. Presence information is aggregated from different types of communication services to provide a generic representation of presence. In one implementation, collaboration lifecycle management is provided to manage meetings over the lifecycle of a project. Audio options include voice over... Agent: Donald L. Bartels Nixon Peabody LLP

20090019368 - System and method for handling a data refresh procedure in a production execution system: A system for handling a data refresh procedure in a production execution system includes a network having data processing units running a MES software for controlling and monitoring a production process operating production components. A production modeler within the MES software defines a business logic that includes a plant model... Agent: Lerner Greenberg Stemer LLP

20090019369 - Simplified user interface navigation: The present disclosure includes, among other things, systems, methods and program products for user interface navigation.... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20090019371 - Multi-dimensional locating system and method: A method for navigating among documents is disclosed, the method comprising graphically representing a first document vector grouping a first plurality of documents having a first attribute in common, graphically representing a second document vector grouping a second plurality of documents having a second attribute associated therewith, the second document... Agent: Maya-systems Inc.

20090019370 - System for controlling objects in a recursive browser system: forcefield: Provided herein is a recursive web browser system including a recursive web browser and at least one computer application executing therein, including a computer application effective to enable the incorporation of one or more special effects into one or both of a space containing the ZCubes or the ZCubes contained... Agent: Benjamin Aaron Adler Adler & Associates

20090019372 - Framework for persistent user interactions within web-pages: A method, article of manufacture, and apparatus for tracking user interactions comprising receiving a first request associated with a first user, to exchange a communication with a second user about one of a plurality of elements of a web-page, wherein the plurality of elements includes at least one of graphical... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, LLP/ibm Svl

20090019373 - Government structures in a geo-spatial environment: A method, apparatus and system of government structures in a geo-spatial environment are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method of organizing a community network includes obtaining a region on a geo-spatial map, obtaining a first subset of members of the community network associated with the region, determining a second subset... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

20090019376 - Facilitating communications between computer users across a network: A stand-alone icon (i.e., an icon that is not part of an application interface) is provided to facilitate communications across a network between users of at least one communications program. The icon represents a contact or a set of contacts. Status information regarding the contact or set of contacts is... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20090019375 - Method of sharing multi-media content among users in a global computer network: In one embodiment of the present invention, a method for sharing multi-media content among a plurality of users in a computer network comprises creating a plurality of user accounts, each of said user accounts corresponding to one of the plurality of users, and having a plurality of interactive features including... Agent: Maldjian & Fallon LLC

20090019374 - Methods and apparatus for creating, combining, distributing and reproducing program content for groups of participating users: A communications system for simulcasting audio or audiovisual program content to a plurality of participating system users via a communication network. Each user operates an access device that reproduces the received program content for the user and also accepts spoken comments from the user concurrently with or immediately following the... Agent: Charles G. Call

20090019377 - Method to enable selection of segments in an instant messaging application for integration in other applications: A Segment Interface Program (SIP) is disclosed that enables a user to choose locations in other applications to receive segments, and to mark segments for manual or automatic transmission to those applications. The SIP comprises an Application Interface Program (AIP), a Segment Creator Program (SCP), a Segment Queue Program (SQP),... Agent: Ibm Corporation (aus) C/o Rudolf O Siegesmund Yee & Associates, P.C.

20090019378 - Extended cascading style sheets: A CSSX (Extended Cascading Style Sheets) file including non-CSS (Cascading Style Sheet) extensions is used to define and reference variables and inheritance sets. A CSSX file compiler determines a value of the defined variable, modifies the CSSX file by replacing all references to the defined variable with the value, and... Agent: Senniger Powers LLP (msft)

20090019379 - Document redaction in a web-based data analysis and document review system: A web-based data analysis and document review system is operable to provide a graphical user interface that allows a user to make and save redactions within a selected document set, apply the redactions to other document sets, clear redactions on a particular page of a document, and clear all redactions... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20090019380 - Device and method for supporting graphical user interface application development: A user interface application for an embedded device has a GUI-component general-purpose-structured-data generation section, a GUI-screen edition section, and a GUI-program generation section. The GUI-screen edition section provides to a user a means for creating a GUI screen by using a GUI component represented by the GUI-component general-purpose structured data... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20090019384 - Display method and management module for image before entering operating system: A display method and a management module for an image before entering an operating system are disclosed and can be applied to a computer device. The display method includes the following steps. First, an original information image is provided. Then, a background image is provided. Finally, the original information image... Agent: J C Patents, Inc.

20090019381 - Image display apparatus: An object of the present invention is to simplify an input operation for creating a report for a subject. An image display apparatus according to the present invention has an image display function for displaying a series of images capturing the alimentary canal of the subject along a time-series, and... Agent: Ostrolenk Faber Gerb & Soffen

20090019382 - Systems and methods for side angle radar training and simulation: A system and method for simulating side angle radar in an aircraft. The system includes a display, an input device for receiving user input and generating an input signal, an aerial photograph database, a terrain elevation database, and a processing device in signal communication with the display and the input... Agent: Honeywell International Inc. Patent Services Ab-2b

20090019383 - User interface for a personal information manager: A user interface for a personal information manager is disclosed. The user interface disclosed allows an information worker to set up, manage, and use different views of different user modules. The user interface also combines personal and business data from a plurality of different systems in a manner that allows... Agent: Bell, Boyd & Lloyd, LLP

20090019386 - Extraction and reapplication of design information to existing websites: A method and system is provided that allows for the extraction of design templates and other design information from an existing website through a visual point-and-click interface, requiring no programming knowledge; the detection and application of these templates across a plurality of existing web pages; as well as the application... Agent: Haverstock & Owens LLP

20090019385 - Management of icons in a display interface: An aspect of the present invention simplifies management of icons by enabling a user to indicate that a first icon is to be merged with a second icon and displaying a third icon, where the third icon is different from each of the first and the second icons. The user... Agent: Nvidia C/o Murabito, Hao & Barnes LLP

20090019387 - Display control of a tachograph: In a method for controlling a display (4) of a tachograph (DTCO) which can be connected to data memories (7) that are associated with defined groups, an ergonomic control of the complex functionality of a digital tachograph is provided while requiring little space. Individual groups are associated with defined functional... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P. Patent Department

20090019388 - Anti-virus usage model at an exterior panel of a computer: An anti-virus usage model for a computing device includes a secondary display on an exterior panel of the computer device and a plurality of user buttons adjacent to the secondary display. The computing device may also include a virus indicator button on the exterior panel. The secondary display presents virus... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20090019389 - System and method for providing visual markers in electronic documents: A user 10 reads an electronic document 200 stored in a storage 300 using an electronic document reading system 100. A visual marker creation and placement system generates and positions a visual marker within text portions of the ED 200 that provide visual reference particularly when scrolling or by browsing... Agent: Joseph J. Laks Thomson Licensing LLC

20090019392 - Content transmission device, content transmission method, and content transmission program: When the user selects one or more thumbnail images G and one uploading destination from an image list screen GW, an image selection tray PT showing the thumbnail images G and an uploading screen AW corresponding to a web browser are displayed. When the user selects the thumbnail images G... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik

20090019391 - Knowledge discovery tool navigation: A system including a knowledge model is provided. The system includes an interface for presenting a relationship between two entities of a knowledge model. The interface includes a method that accepts a first input representative of a selection of a first interface item, the first interface item associated with an... Agent: Accenture Chicago 28164 Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione

20090019390 - Method and device for editing menu interface: A method for editing a menu interface and a device for editing a menu interface are provided. In the invention, at least a common function option in a setting menu interface of a basic input output system (BIOS) is added to a common menu interface. In this way, a user... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20090019393 - User interface processor and user interface processing method: There is provided a user interface processor (200) for generating a display screen on which a selectable item having a multi-level hierarchical structure is displayed to the user. The user interface processor is equipped with image information generators (202, 203, 204, 205) for generating two-dimensional image information including at least... Agent: Sheehan Phinney Bass & Green, PA C/o Peter Nieves

20090019394 - Method for user interface, display device, and user interface system: A home system for supporting a life behavior, in which a user can effectively select a function or content quickly according to attributes and states of display devices arranged in respective locations and the user behavior. A storage unit holds location attribute information on the devices, time band dependent use... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20090019395 - Method and system speeding up data input to a communication system: User equipment and/or devices equipped to engage in textual communication sessions also interface to a server. The server maintains a thesaurus bank that includes a variety of different thesauri. When engaging in a textual communication or editing session, the user or the user equipment can request or may automatically receive... Agent: Smith Frohwein Tempel Greenlee Blaha, LLC

20090019396 - User programmable key in a user interface system: A User Programmable Key resides on an instrument to assist a user to access and execute preferred features of the instrument in a minimal amount of time. A feature or a set of features are programmed into the User Programmable Key by a user from some or all of the... Agent: Agilent Technologies Inc.

20090019397 - Widget of graphical user interface and method for navigating amongst related objects: The invention is directed to a widget of or in a graphical user interface for navigating amongst related objects. The widget is adapted for displaying first and second groups of objects within respective first and second visually linked display areas. The widget is further adapted, upon user selection of a... Agent: Hamilton, Brook, Smith & Reynolds, P.C.

20090019399 - Image displaying device, and method and computer readable medium for the same: There is provided an image displaying device including a first display area on which thumbnail images respectively corresponding to a plurality of pieces of image data are displayed, the thumbnail images being selectable on the first display area; a second display area on which an image corresponding to one of... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20090019398 - System and method for generating a thumbnail image for an audiovisual file: Disclosed are an improved system and method for generating a thumbnail image for an audiovisual file. The thumbnail image may be used to convey information about the content of the audiovisual file to a user. With respect to audio files, the information may be the type of audio content, a... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20090019400 - Medical image processing apparatus and program: A medical image processing apparatus using volume data includes display control means, processing control means and button placement means. The display control means displays an individual processing area and a common processing area. The individual processing area displays a first individual processing button group including a first command button to... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP

20090019401 - Method to provide a graphical user interface (gui) to offer a three-dimensional (3d) cylinderical menu and multimedia apparatus using the same: A method to provide a graphical user interface (GUI) to offer a 3D cylindrical menu, and a multimedia apparatus using the same. The method to provide a GUI includes generating a 3D cylindrical menu displaying a menu on its surface, and rotating the 3D cylindrical menu according to a manipulation... Agent: Stanzione & Kim, LLP

20090019402 - User interface for three-dimensional navigation: The present invention uses invisible junctions which are a set of local features unique to every page of the electronic document to match the captured image to a part of an electronic document. The present invention includes: an image capture device, a feature extraction and recognition system and database. When... Agent: Ricoh/fenwick

  
01/08/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office

20090013241 - Content reproducing unit, content reproducing method and computer-readable medium: A reproducing unit, comprising: a time control section for controlling time in order to reproduce content having time and date information in an order according to that time and date information; a content search section for searching for content having time and date information corresponding to a time defined by... Agent: Straub & Pokotylo

20090013242 - Automated patent office documentation: The present disclosure provides systems and methods for automated patent office documentation. Some embodiments provide for analyzing electronic content such as an issued patent, application for patent, Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) office action, associated patent support data such as PTO information, and/or other reference materials, along with user input... Agent: At&t Legal Department Attn: Patent Docketing

20090013243 - Method and apparatus for creating document: A method and apparatus for creating a document is provided. The lower limit position on the last page of a table graphic pattern which constitutes a document is designated. The position and shape of the table graphic pattern are set. Data is input into the table graphic pattern. A table... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090013244 - Enterprise web application constructor system and method: A web-based application constructor can be used to construct a web display. The web-based application constructor can obtain data from heterogeneous data sources having Web Services schemas to produce the web display. The web display can contain page components and can display the data from at least some heterogeneous data... Agent: Fliesler Meyer LLP

20090013245 - Enterprise web application constructor xml editor framework: A web-based application constructor can be used for constructing a web display. The web-based application Constructor can obtain data from heterogeneous data sources having web services schemas to produce the web display. The web display can contain page components and display the data from at least some of the heterogeneous... Agent: Fliesler Meyer LLP

20090013246 - Web based application constructor using extensibility points for page components, page layouts/templates, security roles, shells, and associating data spaces with templates: A web-based application constructor can be used for constructing a web display. The web-based application constructor can obtain data from heterogeneous data sources having Web Services schemas to produce the web display. The web display can contain page components and display the data from at least some of the heterogeneous... Agent: Fliesler Meyer LLP

20090013247 - System and method for composing an electronic document from physical documents: A method for processing a physical document. A record is created in a selections table stored in a user device. Creating the record includes entering into the record: a document number that identifies both the physical document and an electronic document that is an electronic copy of the physical document,... Agent: Schmeiser, Olsen & Watts

20090013248 - Method and system for code editing: A method and system for code editing using copy and paste operations are provided. The method includes copying a section of text (111) from a source program text (101) and providing source context information (120) for the copied section of text (111). The method further includes pasting (140) the copied... Agent: Akerman Senterfitt

20090013249 - Method and system for dynamic creation of mixed language hypertext markup language content through machine translation: A mixed translation of content is created in one document based on a new use of the lang’ attribute on standard HTML tags. The HTML 4.0 specification defines the ‘lang’ attribute as being used for an element's attribute value and content. Browsers use this information to assist in proper rendering... Agent: Carey, Rodriguez, Greenberg & Paul, LLP Steven M. Greenberg

20090013250 - Selection and display of user-created documents: The invention relates to methods and apparatus for displaying documents created by a particular user to that user. A source of documents created electronically by the user is accessed and an automatic selection of a plurality of parts of documents is made according to selection criteria. The selected parts are... Agent: Lee & Hayes PLLC

20090013251 - Host device to install driver and method thereof: A host device to install a driver and a driver installing method thereof. The host device includes a user interface to provide a step-by-step setup screen to install a driver of an external device and a setup method screen to inform a setup method of the step-by-step setup screen, and... Agent: Stanzione & Kim, LLP

20090013252 - Multipurpose media players: Disclosed are Multipurpose Media Players that enable users to create transcriptions, closed captions, and/or logs of digitized recordings, that enable the presentation of transcripts, closed captions, logs, and digitized recordings in a correlated manner to users, that enable users to compose one or more scenes of a production, and that... Agent: Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

20090013253 - Method and system for controlling video selection and playback in a portable media player: A method and system in accordance with the present invention allows an accessory to control settings of a portable media player when providing video to an accessory, to control playback of the portable media player and to provide for navigation between video tracks in a hierarchical fashion. In so doing,... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20090013254 - Methods and systems for auditory display of menu items: Various methods and systems are provided for auditory display of menu items. In one embodiment, a method includes detecting that a first item in an ordered listing of items is identified; and providing a first sound associated with the first item for auditory display, the first sound having a pitch... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20090013255 - Method and system for supporting graphical user interfaces: A user interface for a customer service application can be created and supported such that the user of the customer service application can utilize that application through a variety of modalities. Further, an interface can be supported in such a manner that certain tasks to be performed using that interface... Agent: Frost Brown Todd, LLC

20090013256 - Method and apparatus for automatically establishing bi-directional line-switched rings in telecommunication networks: A method of automatically provisioning a network-wide function using a plurality of network elements in a service provider network and using a sub-network level approach is provided. In one specific approach, a software wizard facilitates provisioning a bi-directional line switched ring (BLSR). First user input, specifying a plurality of ring... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, LLP

20090013257 - Network device with display unit: In a network device with a display unit, a protruding portion is protruded from a top surface of the main body of the network device, a slanting surface disposed on a side of the protruding portion and proximate to the main body, a display unit installed in the protruding portion,... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC

20090013258 - Pictorial-based user interface management of computer hardware components: An apparatus and program product utilize a displayed pictorial representation that depicts the actual physical configuration of a plurality of hardware components in a physical computer system to facilitate the collective management of the underlying hardware components. Typically, within such a pictorial representation, a selected status is displayed for multiple... Agent: Wood, Herron & Evans, L.L.P. (ibm)

20090013259 - Server consolidation using tabular data driven processes filled at least in part using automatically generated inferred data: The present invention discloses a consolidation software program that includes a set of tables, a GUI, an inference engine, and an output generation engine. The set of tables can include one or more tables that define characteristics of a network. The tables can include entries for each server in the... Agent: Patents On Demand, P.A.

20090013260 - Intelligent music track selection in a networked environment: An indication is provided of a state of a body of content, the body of content including at least a portion of a track, the indication being updated based on a user's interaction with the content, the state of the body of content including information about the user's preferences with... Agent: Bose Corporation C/o Donna Griffiths

20090013261 - Display apparatus: A display apparatus is provided, that is capable of, even when an icon displayed to a viewer who is positioned in a different view angle direction is erroneously operated, preventing an execution of processing concerning the wrong operation. As shown by the reference numeral M, when a viewer X who... Agent: Mark D. Saralino ( Sharp ) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20090013262 - Systems and methods for providing document collaboration using a front and back framework: A document server system is described that comprises a plurality of electronic documents, plurality of messages relating to the electronic documents and an interface server for providing a client user interface. The client user interface provides a front user interface configured to display an electronic document to collaborators of the... Agent: Madson & Austin

20090013264 - Enhanced interactive electronic meeting system: This invention integrates functionality to prior-art meeting system infrastructures that cannot be achieved by existing designs. The system allows for the creation of a meeting enabling multiple end user device combinations of varying compatibility—each device containing multiple different peripherals—to seamlessly two-way communicate and manage incoming and outgoing communications. An advantage... Agent: Ashok Ram Basawapatna

20090013263 - Method and apparatus for selecting events to be displayed at virtual venues and social networking: A system and method for creating a social entertainment network that allows remote viewers to simulate and participate in the energy and social interaction associated with attendance at a live event. Audio and video content is streamed from events as they occur into virtual venues where people represented by avatars... Agent: Thomas F. Presson, Esq. C/o Frommer Lawrence & Haug LLP

20090013265 - Instant messaging communication system and method: A method of providing instant messaging communication between a first user and at least one other user via a communication network. The method comprises: executing an instant messaging client at a user terminal of the first user, the instant messaging client having a user interface comprising a message composition region;... Agent: Hamilton, Brook, Smith & Reynolds, P.C.

20090013266 - Finding and consuming web subscriptions in a web browser: A content syndication platform, such as a web content syndication platform, manages, organizes and makes available for consumption content that is acquired from the Internet. In at least some embodiments, the platform can acquire and organize web content, and make such content available for consumption by many different types of... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20090013267 - Constructor web-based change control system and method: A Web-based application constructor can be used to construct a web display. The web-based application constructor can obtain data from heterogeneous data sources having Web Services schemas to produce the web display. The web display containing page components and displaying the data from at least some heterogeneous data sources. A... Agent: Fliesler Meyer LLP

20090013268 - Creation of visual composition of product images: A computerized method for creating in a computer system a visual composition. One or more photographs are provided, including respectively images of products for presenting in the visual composition. The images are outlined producing outlines of the product images. Based on the outlines, an arrangement is selected from multiple previously... Agent: Dr. Mark M. Friedman C/o Bill Polkinghorn - Discovery Dispatch

20090013271 - Filtering for data visualization techniques: Systems and methods in accordance with various embodiments of the present invention provide for representing data values of a data set as a plurality of graphical elements in a data visualization, where each data value is associated with a plurality of data dimensions. A first data visualization may be generated... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew LLP

20090013272 - Image forming apparatus, display switching control method, and computer readable medium storing program therefor: An image forming apparatus includes a display that displays a normal operational screen and information other than the normal operational screen; an event detecting unit that detects an event occurring; a memory that stores pairs of first events and second events which have been configured beforehand; and a display switching... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090013270 - Linking graphical elements of data visualizations: Systems and methods in accordance with various embodiments of the present invention provide for representing data values of a dataset as a plurality of graphical elements in a data visualization. A data table of the dataset may be linked with web-accessible information using a first content identifier. The first content... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew LLP

20090013269 - Multiple layer title bar display: A title bar can be displayed through use of different layers. A default layer displays information of general importance to a user. A non-default layer can be presented to a user based on specific circumstances. The non-default layer is presented according to defined criteria. The default layer can be re-displayed... Agent: Amin, Turocy & Calvin, LLP

20090013273 - System and method for using layers and grids to access, view, edit and store digital map data: A system and method for using layers and grids to access, view, edit and store digital map data. An embodiment of the present invention is generally related to systems for accessing, displaying, editing and using digital maps. The system assists in previewing and outputting data to different map formats. Some... Agent: Fliesler Meyer LLP

20090013274 - User interface: A system and method for enhancing a controller interface is provided. In one embodiment, the system may include an input device, an input interface, a processor, and a display. The method is capable of associating input components on the input device with input options available for controlling the virtual characters.... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione

20090013276 - Method and apparatus for scaling a user interface adaptively to an object discovery/display system with policy driven filtering: The present invention provides a method, apparatus and computer instructions for scaling a user interface adaptively to an object discovery or display system with policy driven filtering. A number of filters are defined by the user in an initial setup. The filter includes a target number of discovered objects and... Agent: Duke W. Yee

20090013275 - System and method for quick view of application data on a home screen interface triggered by a scroll/focus action: A home screen user interface permits a user to select an application icon to trigger a quick preview of event data maintained by the associated application. The home screen presents a background and a predetermined number of application icons arranged on the home screen to enable viewing of a majority... Agent: Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP

20090013277 - Content type registration apparatus and content type registration program: According to a preferred embodiment of the present invention, there is provided a content type registration apparatus that obtains from a server a content list which is a list of a plurality of contents and which does not contain content types, and content types of the contents and registers the... Agent: Mark D. Saralino (general) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20090013278 - Device, method, program, and storage medium of work instruction delivery: A control unit revises a work order skeleton in a work order skeleton holding section and work procedure explanatory information in a work procedure explanatory information holding section based on revision information, if the revision information is held in the work order skeleton holding section or the work procedure explanatory... Agent: Mattingly, Stanger, Malur & Brundidge, P.C.

20090013279 - Form-field mask for sensitive data: Collecting data via a display page is disclosed. A data entry field that does not display a current value associated with the data entry field is provided in the display page. A display field configured to display at least a portion of the current value associated with the data entry... Agent: Van Pelt, Yi & James LLP And Apple Computer, Inc.

20090013280 - Graphical user interface with meta-information and meta-control for items in a list: A user interface for a list of items, and methods of creating and using the user interface. The user interface includes a first visible region that displays a visible list of multiple items, a second visible region that displays meta-information common to all items in the list, and a third... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090013281 - Data visualization techniques: Systems and methods in accordance with various embodiments of the present invention provide for representing a plurality of data values of a hierarchical dataset as graphical elements in a configurable data visualization. A first data visualization may be displayed in a data visualization display page, along with a user interface.... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew LLP

20090013282 - Single-axis window manager: A system and a method are disclosed for implementing a single-axis window manager on a mobile computing device to view and access multiple applications in a limited display area utilizing limited input capabilities. The mobile computing device initializes a virtual display space having a first dimension with a fixed size.... Agent: Fenwick & West LLP

20090013283 - Hierarchical references or links in modeling environments: Methods and systems for making a reference to a resource in modeling environments are disclosed. The resource to which the reference is made includes the data of the system designed and/or executed in the modeling environments. The system includes subsystems and hierarchical references are made to the data of the... Agent: Lahive & Cockfield, LLP/the Mathworks Floor 30, Suite 3000

20090013284 - Systems and methods for communicating information: Methods and systems for communicating information are disclosed, including creating sequence instructions configured to define a set of permitted sequences for a plurality of documents. The sequence instructions may be sent to a user and interpreted using an active user interface for the user to select one or more sequences... Agent: Giorgos A. Georgakis Chowdhury & Georgakis, PC

20090013285 - Method and system for providing navigable search results: in which, in the event that a plurality of sets of data has a record matching the initial search query, the display mode corresponding to a selected selectable object displays the or each unselected selectable object in addition to the search listing corresponding to said selected selectable object.... Agent: Thorne & Halajian Applied Technology Center

20090013286 - Method and apparatus for authoring and storing media objects in optical storage medium: A method and apparatus for authoring and storing media objects in an optical storage medium, including the steps of: (a) providing two or more built-in menus, each built-in menu including at least one built-in navigation command; (b) associating the media objects each to a dedicated navigation command so as to... Agent: Jiunn-sheng Yan

20090013287 - Aggregate layout for data visualization techniques: Systems and methods in accordance with various embodiments of the present invention provide for representing a hierarchical dataset as graphical elements in a configurable data visualization having at least one graphical attribute. At least one aggregate function of a plurality of aggregate functions are determined. Aggregate values of the hierarchical... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew LLP

20090013288 - Video promotion for online directory listings and other search engine websites that list advertisers: A webpage file is transmitted to a client computer. The webpage file provides directory listings or search engine results, which are presented in the form of a list of hyperlinks. Each hyperlink corresponds to a directory listing entry or a search engine hit. In response to a pointer on the... Agent: Fox Rothschild LLP New York

  
01/01/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office

20090006936 - Collaborative document authoring: Embodiments are provided to enable a collaborative authoring of a document or other data structure. In an embodiment, a system includes a number of components configured to structure a collaborative authoring process. The components of the system can be used to define a number of sections, roles, and other collaboration... Agent: Merchant & Gould (microsoft)

20090006938 - Method and apparatus for searching web browser using zoom: Disclosed is a method and apparatus for searching a web browser using a zoom operation. A method of searching a web browser according to an aspect of the invention includes locating a pointer on a web browser using an input device, selecting one or more hyperlinks on the basis of... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20090006937 - Object tracking and content monetization: A system associates objects in a video with metadata; wherein the system contains an unlocking module for unlocking the video by breaking up objects in the video, tracking the objects through the frames, and associating the objects with keywords and metadata. Users including consumers, advertisers, and publishers suggest objects in... Agent: Glenn Patent Group

20090006939 - Task-specific spreadsheet worksheets: A computer-readable medium having computer-executable modules is provided. The medium includes a computer spreadsheet application including a worksheet defining a series of cells arranged in addressable rows and columns. In addition, a sheet definition is provided. The sheet definition includes a set of constraints applied to the worksheet based on... Agent: Vierra Magen/microsoft Corporation

20090006940 - Simplified persona selector and indication system: A system and method of enhanced user interaction with an identity agent makes use of in-form icons and actions to invoke the identity agent persona selection mechanisms.... Agent: Perley-robertson, Hill & Mcdougall LLP

20090006941 - Password entry apparatus: A television (password entry apparatus) creates and stores a table for selection and entry of a password character. The table includes: a password character matrix in which characters that make up a password (hereinafter referred to as “password characters”) are arranged in M rows and N columns; M numbers of... Agent: Crowell & Moring LLP Intellectual Property Group

20090006942 - Embedded markup resources: A client communicating with a world wide web server retrieves a markup language document including a markup insertion method and a design template including a markup language resource. The markup language resource includes an identifier and a portion of markup language code. The client renders the markup language document and... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20090006943 - Method and apparatus for schema validation: In one embodiment, the invention may include receiving an XML schema and document with first, second, third, and fourth nodes. The second and third nodes may descend from the first node. The fourth node may descend from the second node. The third and fourth nodes may be simultaneously validated.... Agent: Trop Pruner & Hu, PC

20090006944 - Parsing a markup language document: A method and system for parsing a markup language document are disclosed in the invention. The method comprises: pre-splitting a body of the markup language document into plurality parts; scanning each of the plurality parts, wherein while each of the parts is scanned, the scanning of the part is stopped... Agent: Fleit, Gibbons, Gutman, Bongini & Bianco P.l

20090006945 - System for creating and rendering client-side user interfaces via custom tags: A system for creating, rendering and controlling a user interface is provided. A server generates a mark-up language document containing custom tags and conventional tags. The custom tags are associated with machine-executable instructions operating on a client device. When the client device receives the markup language document containing custom tags,... Agent: Lotus And Rational Software David A. Dagg, Esq.

20090006949 - Information processing apparatus and information processing method: An information processing apparatus for processing documents of multiple kinds generated by applications of multiple kinds includes a data processing unit configured to process the documents of multiple kinds; a determining unit configured to execute a validity period management program in response to a request to the data processing unit... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20090006948 - Integrated collaborative user interface for a document editor program: An integrated collaborative user interface for a document editor is provided. The integrated collaborative user interface includes a document pane, document details pane and a section details pane. Document details and section details are obtained and provided to authors. A collaborative author views the document details, section details and provides... Agent: Merchant & Gould (microsoft)

20090006947 - Model-based editors for dynamic validation: Tools and techniques for dynamically validating editors are described herein. The tools may provide machine-readable storage media containing machine-readable instructions for receiving indications of user edits to a portion of a document, and for determining whether a customized editor is available for the edited portion of the document. The tools... Agent: Lee & Hayes PLLC

20090006946 - Multi-user document editing system and method: A multi-user document editing system and method. Embodiments of the invention utilize a model-view-controller design pattern to successfully control changes in parallel to underlying backend database information presentation related information. Granularity of protection and check in/check out on family, spread, presentation layer and presentation object. In addition, enables automatic update... Agent: Sap_dlg

20090006950 - Document distribution control system and method based on content: A word processing tool is disclosed for checking the substance and not merely the spelling of words provided by a user. The word checker is capable of identifying potentially inappropriate word choices so that unintentional errors are not introduced into electronic text documents. The word checker can be implemented as... Agent: J. Nicholas Gross, Attorney

20090006951 - Document processing method: The object of the present invention is to create a template for print settings used for printing a document based on an existing document. To achieve the object, the present invention is capable of registering the print settings for a document being currently edited as template information and reading the... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090006952 - Computer-readable record medium storing printer driver program, and print data generating device: There is provided a computer-readable record medium storing computer-readable instructions that cause a computer to execute a developing step of developing slide data representing transitions of display states into multiple pieces of display data each of which represents each display state corresponding to each transition and a print data generating... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd. Attorneys For Client No. 016689

20090006953 - Publishing protocol extensions for enhanced authoring of web pages: An extension of the capabilities of existing web publishing protocols provide support for web content management features typically found only in web content management systems. Any client that supports these extensions can utilize these features. These extensions allow for additional metadata, additional state information about the page, additional field information,... Agent: Merchant & Gould (microsoft)

20090006954 - Unified user experience using contextual information, data attributes and data models: Various implementations are described herein for providing unified user experiences using data attributes and data models. By referencing structural information of data attributes included in data models, users are able to interact with and/or view related data stored in different databases. Contextual information for the different databases, data attributes, and... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20090006955 - Method, apparatus, system and computer program product for selectively and interactively downloading a media item: An apparatus, method, system and computer program product are provided for selectively and interactively downloading a media item, such as a video. Prior to downloading the media item, the user may first download an approximation of each group of pictures (GOPs) of the video. The user can then browse through... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP

20090006956 - Method and apparatus for displaying information: An information display method and apparatus are provided. The information display method includes opening a popup window that displays information regarding a first location of a screen; moving the popup window to a second location if a movement command is input; and displaying information regarding the second location in the... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090006957 - Providing assistance for editing markup document based on inferred grammar: Methods and apparatus are provided for assisting a user who is editing a markup document on a computer. The user is presented with the markup document on a display of the computer for editing and provided with grammatical assistance based on a grammar inferred from current content of the markup... Agent: Ibm Corp. (wip) C/o Walder Intellectual Property Law, P.C.

20090006958 - Method, apparatus and computer program product for providing an object selection mechanism for display devices: An apparatus for providing an object selection mechanism for touch screen devices may include a processing element. The processing element may be configured to receive an indication of a detection of an event associated with a display, determine a type of the event, determine a candidate object associated with the... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP

20090006959 - Mobile phone having hinting capabilities for operation function selection: In one embodiment, at least one next probable operative sub-functionality is communicated via a suitable alerting mechanism, wherein the suitable alerting mechanism is a first text menu list of suggested operative sub-functionalities available for selection, the first text menu list being shown on a display in response to a chosen... Agent: Ware Fressola Van Der Sluys & Adolphson, LLP

20090006962 - Audio thumbnail: A system (29, 39, 59) generates spoiled audio thumbnails representing corresponding audio content items for a user to browse, such that during audio presentation of a given thumbnail the audio presentation is spoiled by a voice over or similar, but still enables recognition of the corresponding audio content item. This... Agent: Barnes & Thornburg LLP

20090006961 - Information processing apparatus and video and audio information protecting method: According to one embodiment, an information processing apparatus which conducts display of video and output of audio from video and audio information including video data and audio data, includes a processor which can execute various softwares, a memory which stores data therein, and a decoder which is configured from a... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP

20090006960 - Multimedia system and information transmitting method: A multimedia system for playing multimedia data is provided. The multimedia system comprises a media receiver and a remote control device. The media receiver comprises a multimedia processor and an interface server. The multimedia processor is for playing the multimedia data, accordingly generating first media information, and outputting the first... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC

20090006963 - Browser interpretable document for controlling a plurality of media players and systems and methods related thereto: A browser interpretable document comprising a first media file or a pointer to the first media file; a graphical user interface definition, or a pointer to the graphical user interface definition, the graphical user interface definition comprising a first user interface element and a function associated with the first user... Agent: Yahoo! Inc. C/o Greenberg Traurig, LLP

20090006964 - Information processing apparatus and control method of the same: According to one embodiment, an apparatus includes a receiving unit which receives a command according to pushing of a predetermined button of the buttons, a control unit which, if the command is received by the receiving unit, waits for a predetermined period before an operation corresponding to the command and... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP

20090006965 - Assisting a user in editing a motion picture with audio recast of a legacy web page: Computer-implemented methods, systems, and computer program products are provided for assisting a user in editing a motion picture with audio recast of a legacy web page. Embodiments include receiving an event list derived from a legacy web page, the event list containing descriptions of audio objects, descriptions of audio events,... Agent: International Corp (blf)

20090006966 - Creating a usability observation video for a computing device being studied for usability: Methods, systems, and products are disclosed for creating a usability observation video for a computing device being studied for usability that include: recording, by a digital video recorder as a usability observation video, a user interacting with a computing device during a usability session for studying the usability of the... Agent: International Corp (blf)

20090006967 - Live copy-paste: Copying and pasting information from one application to another allows identical information to be present in multiple locations. Pasted information can be updated based on changes to the source of the pasted information. With updating pasted information, the information can remain identical in both locations even if a change takes... Agent: Amin, Turocy & Calvin, LLP

20090006968 - System, computer-implemented method, and removable computer-readable medium with software for creating and displaying dynamically and automatically in real time a transient themed digital multimedia slide show presentation: A system, computer-implemented method and removable computer-readable medium with software for creating and displaying automatically and dynamically, in real time, from image and audio files stored on the removable computer-readable medium, a transient themed digital multimedia slide show presentation on a computer or other playback device. The only user preparation... Agent: Sidney Wallis Kilgore

20090006969 - Video microscopy system and multi-view virtual slide viewer capable of simultaneously acquiring and displaying various digital views of an area of interest located on a microscopic slide: A slide viewer capable of simultaneous display of more than one representation of an area of interest of a slide is provided. The slide viewer includes a database containing at least two data files representing different representations for a same area of interest on one or multiple correlated slides or... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP

20090006971 - Portal page generation: A solution for generating a portal page based on a data item. In particular, one or more portlets are selected from a set of available portlets based on the data item. The selected portlet(s) are then included on the portal page, which can be provided to a user device for... Agent: Hoffman Warnick LLC

20090006970 - Product service system and method: An appliance is configured to establish a communications link through the appliance between a user and a service representative as part of installing, diagnosing and servicing the appliance.... Agent: Whirlpool Patents Company - Md 0750

20090006972 - Collaborative phone-based file exchange: A collaborative phone-based file exchange technique that wirelessly synchronizes a user's work context with his or her mobile phone and makes this context readily available and sharable in collaborative situations. When the user is away from their desk, collaboration with others is possible by sharing/downloading between the mobile phone and... Agent: Microsoft Corporation C/o Lyon & Harr, LLP

20090006974 - Automatic selection of user-oriented web content: A toolbar is provided, which may be downloaded and installed in a user's web browser. The toolbar uploads the user's browsing history to a server. The server determines, based on the browsing history, which sites the user visits frequently. Additionally, the server determines, based on an analysis of web content,... Agent: Peter M. Ullman LLC

20090006975 - Distributive real time information dissemination and information gathering system and service with dynamically harmonized communication channels: A computer network processor for managing information access, exchange, and interaction over a communications network has at least one input port for receiving input from the network, a first portion of memory for storing an operations framework, the framework supporting an information model including attributes and at least one communications... Agent: Central Coast Patent Agency, Inc

20090006976 - Image forming apparatus to transmit and receive file information using rich internet application (ria), and information processing method thereof: An image forming apparatus provides information by using Rich Internet Application (RIA). The image forming apparatus is capable of directly transmitting and receiving file information to and from a web server. The image forming apparatus includes a storage unit to store a file, and a control unit to provide a... Agent: Stanzione & Kim, LLP

20090006973 - Litigation management system and method: A computer-based user interface for accessing litigation information associated with at least one litigation case includes a home page. The home page includes a first plurality of user-selectable hyperlinks. Each hyperlink in the first plurality of hyperlinks identifies a category of litigation information. The interface also includes a plurality of... Agent: Dicke, Billig & Czaja

20090006977 - Method and system of computer remote control that optimized for low bandwidth network and low level personal communication terminal device: Provided is a method and system for controlling a remote computer. In order to remotely control the remote computer, a communication terminal requests attribute information of an application program installed in the remote computer through a communication network. Then, the remote computer transmits attribute information by extracting the attribute information... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20090006978 - Adaptive artwork for bandwidth- and/or memory- limited devices: Methods and apparatuses for adaptive presentation of graphical representations.... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20090006979 - Text exchange facility for joining multiple text exchange communications into a single topic based communication: The present invention discloses a text exchange facility that permits a user to combine multiple pre-existing text exchange interfaces into a single interface. When previous text exchange interfaces are joined, different tabs can be presented in a joined interface. A one-to-one correspondence can exist between tabs in the joined interface... Agent: Patents On Demand, P.A.

20090006981 - Application bar browsing of tabbed-view applications: Embodiments of the present invention address deficiencies of the art in respect to tabbed browsing and provide a method, system and computer program product for application bar browsing of tabbed-view applications. In one embodiment of the invention a method for application bar browsing of tabbed-view applications can be provided. The... Agent: Carey, Rodriguez, Greenberg & Paul, LLP Steven M. Greenberg

20090006980 - Method and system for providing user representations in real-time collaboration session participant lists reflecting external communications together with user representations in external communication applications indicating current real-time collaborati: A system for providing user representations in real-time collaboration application participant lists reflecting external communications, together with user representations in external communication applications indicating current real-time collaboration session participation. A participant list in a collaboration session represents other participants with whom the local user has recently or frequently communicated in... Agent: Lotus And Rational Software David A. Dagg, Esq.

20090006982 - Collaborative generation of meeting minutes and agenda confirmation: Members working on the same project can access similar resources at substantially the same time to facilitate active participation in the project. A meeting associated with the project can be given a unique identifier that can allow the project members to access a meeting or other content and view similar... Agent: Amin, Turocy & Calvin, LLP

20090006983 - Creating a session log for a computing device being studied for usability by a plurality of usability experts: Methods, systems, and products are disclosed for creating a session log for a computing device being studied for usability by a plurality of usability experts that include: displaying, by a usability engine to a plurality of usability experts, a usability observation video of a user interacting with a computing device... Agent: International Corp (blf)

20090006986 - Method and system for accessing online applications using a web browser: A method and system for accessing online software applications using a Web browser. The system displays buttons linked to online software applications. Clicking on a button displays the start page of the online software application associated with that link in a display area in the content window of a Web... Agent: Brian P. Hopkins, Esq. Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky And Popeo, P.c

20090006984 - Method and system for discovering and acting on tagged information in software artifacts: According to exemplary embodiments, a method and system are provided for discovering and acting on action tags within an artifact. Upon a determination that an artifact is attached to a document in a host application, an action tag processor is invoked. The action tag processor analyzes the artifact to discover... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP - IBM Lotus

20090006985 - Using interactive scripts to facilitate web-based aggregation: Some embodiments of the present invention provide a system that facilitates interactivity during automated web-site accesses. During operation, the system executes a script which automatically accesses one or more websites. While executing the script, the system retrieves user-specific data associated with a user. The system then uses the user-specific data... Agent: Pvf -- Intuit, Inc. C/o Park, Vaughan & Fleming LLP

20090006989 - Image forming method and apparatus, and host: An image forming method and apparatus, and a host in which the image forming method includes setting a processing order of a plurality of operations of a same image data and detailed setup information of the plurality of operations, and executing the plurality of operations using the detailed setup information... Agent: Stanzione & Kim, LLP

20090006988 - System and method for providing a portable and interactive storefront: In an example embodiment, a method for providing a portable and interactive storefront is provided. The method may comprise receiving information associated with a product to be placed in electronic commerce. Content is therefore generated based on the received information, in which the content may provide an interactive storefront. A... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner/ebay

20090006987 - Visual design tools for portal content creation: According to some embodiments, meta-model rules associated with a business enterprise portal may be loaded. Portal content information may then be received from a user via a visual design tool executing in a design-time environment. The receiving may be performed, for example, in accordance with the meta-model rules.... Agent: Sap Ag C/o Buckley, Maschoff & Talwalkar LLC

20090006990 - Detection and preview of graphical elements within a graphic: In an embodiment, hidden graphical elements in a graphic are detected by generating a first bitmap based on a plurality of graphical elements and a second bitmap based on a first subset of the plurality of graphical elements where the first subset omits a first graphical element of the plurality... Agent: Barry W. Chapin, Esq. Chapin Intellectual Property Law, LLC

20090006992 - Modeling system for graphic user interface: A modeling system for universal specification of user interfaces. The system provides a means for defining user interfaces, including highly complex and dynamic user interfaces, in a manner that is independent of any implementation context. The modeling system leads from a user-friendly visual representation of the user interface, through progressively... Agent: Fountainhead Law Group P.C.

20090006991 - Unlocking a touch screen device: A method for unlocking a touch screen device includes providing a touch screen device in an idle mode. An area or region displayed on a screen of the device in the idle mode is contacted or activated to reveal at least one application icon associated with an active/unlocked state of... Agent: Perman & Green

20090006995 - Associating website clicks with links on a web page: Objects on a web page are associated with stored records indicating historical object usage. Associations between objects and records take into account discrepancies in object identifiers resulting from authorial edits and/or differences in browser assignment of object identifiers. An object having an object identifier that differs from that of a... Agent: Raubvogel Law Office

20090006994 - Integrated calendar and map applications in a mobile device: Techniques, computer programs and apparatus relating to an integrated calendar and map feature are described. In one implementation, one or more calendar entries are identified in a calendar. A calendar entry includes an associated time and an associated location. A display of a map is provided including a graphical representation... Agent: Apple Inc./bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20090006993 - Method, computer program product and apparatus providing an improved spatial user interface for content providers: Methods, computer program products and apparatus provide an improved spatial user interface for content providers. In one non-limiting, exemplary embodiment, a method includes: displaying a plurality of first user interface (UI) objects each corresponding to an individual category of a plurality of categories, wherein a distance between two displayed first... Agent: Harrington & Smith, PC

20090006996 - Updating content within a container document for user groups: A system and method for authenticating a user based on the user's association with a user group, enabling the user to configure a container document associated with the user group, receiving input from the user regarding configuring the container document associated with the user group, and providing an actual representation... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20090006998 - User interface for a printer: A user interface for a printer has a display, an input system and a control unit. The control unit is configured to present a plurality of operating screens on the display in accordance with navigation instructions input via the input system. One complete operating screen is presented at one time.... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090006997 - Workflow ui generating method and generator: A workflow UI generating method and generator. A method according to an embodiment includes: creating and deploying a workflow UI definition file which comprises the mapping relationships between workflow data items, workflow participating roles, workflow activities, and workflow UI elements and their attributes; during the execution of the workflow: determining... Agent: Hoffman Warnick LLC

20090006999 - Media content recording and healing statuses: An exemplary system includes a content processing subsystem configured to record at least a subset of a media content program and detect a defective portion of the recorded media content program that failed to be properly recorded. The content processing subsystem is further configured to provide a recording status indicator... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group

20090007000 - Sequence program editing apparatus: A sequence program editing apparatus that automatically performs editing of function block instances in a sequence program when a definition of a function block is modified. When a function block definition defining the number of parameters or attributes of parameters is modified, the sequence program is searched to find a... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath (dc)

20090007001 - Virtual keypad systems and methods: Accordingly, a virtual keypad system for inputting text is provided. A virtual keypad system includes a remote controller having at least one touchpad incorporated therein and divided into a plurality of touch zones. A display device is in data communication with the remote controller and is operable to display a... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090007002 - Content display apparatus and method: According to one embodiment, a content display apparatus includes a display device having a tab display area which displays tabs and a content display area which displays content. The content display apparatus also includes a set of direction keys adapted to indicate a plurality of directions. Content corresponding to one... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP

20090007003 - Accessing an out-space user interface for a document editor program: An out-space actuator is selected to access an out-space user interface for a document editor program. An out-space actuator is associated with an in-space user interface having a displayed document. When the out-space actuator is selected, an out-space user interface is displayed that includes an expanded feature selection surface.... Agent: Merchant & Gould (microsoft)

20090007004 - Multi-application tabbing system: A method for displaying a plurality of windows on a display screen is described. The method includes steps of associating a first window with at least one second window, the at least one second window being independent of and external to the first window, and combining the first window and... Agent: Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. (c/o Microsoft Corporation)

20090007005 - System and method for rapid presentation of structured digital content items: Methods, systems, and products are disclosed for presenting structured digital content items. A file is read that defines a hierarchical structure. A display region is divided into regions and each region is mapped to a category within the hierarchical structure. An x-coordinate and a y-coordinate, corresponding to a location on... Agent: Scott P. Zimmerman, PLLC

20090007006 - Automatic scrolling: Techniques for scrolling through displayed information are disclosed. For instance, an apparatus includes a scrolling management module to set one or more automatic scrolling preferences, and an application to output a content item in accordance with the one or more automatic scrolling preferences. Examples of such scrolling preferences include scrolling... Agent: Kacvinsky LLC C/o Intellevate

20090007007 - Turbo-scroll mode for rapid data item selection: Described is a scrolling technology including a turbo-scroll mode that is automatically entered to increase the rate of scrolling through a set of items, (e.g., media content). The turbo-scroll mode may be triggered by holding down a scroll button for a period of time. In the turbo-scroll mode, visual cues... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20090007008 - User interface visual cue for use with literal and non-literal values: A property value associated with a property of a graphical object is retrieved. A visual cue associated with the property value is displayed, wherein the visual cue indicates whether the property value is a literal value or a non-literal value.... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20090007009 - User customizable drop-down control list for gui software applications: An extended computer graphic user interface (GUI) component includes a drop-down list of currently selected items displayed after a selection icon is clicked in a conventional manner. The drop-down list includes an input liner used to enter a new item to be added to the list of currently selected items,... Agent: Young & Thompson

20090007010 - Hosted data visualization service: A hosted data visualization data processing system can be provided. The system can include a host computing platform configured for communicative coupling to remote clients over a computer communications network. In this regard, each of the remote clients can include a data set. The system further can include a data... Agent: Carey, Rodriguez, Greenberg & Paul, LLP Steven M. Greenberg

20090007012 - Menus with translucency and live preview: A region menu is used to easily access menu items. Generally, the region menu includes a number of regions with associated menus that are located close to an initial mouse position from where the region menu is evoked. Hovering over any of the regions of the region menu displays the... Agent: Merchant & Gould (microsoft)

20090007011 - Semantically rich way of navigating on a user device: Information can be presented to a user as high-level content that is dynamically presented to a user based on a request, a user role, extrinsic information and so forth. As the user navigates the high level content, lower level information that was masked can be selectively revealed or exposed. Upon... Agent: Amin, Turocy & Calvin, LLP

20090007013 - Webpage-flags sensitive toolbar: A browser add-on toolbar that offers users to collect toolbars from visited webpages that offer such toolbars and which, later, the user may select any one of the collected toolbars to become the current toolbar that the browser provides to the user. These abilities are imparted by having the toolbar... Agent: Henry T. Brendzel

20090007014 - Center locked lists: Described is a technology by which a user can quickly locate a data item such as media content. A user may choose a pivot (filtering) category, including an aggregated “all” category, and may enter additional filtering criteria to narrow search results. Representations (e.g., images) of data items for are displayed,... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20090007015 - Segment ring menu: A segment ring menu is provided that is used to easily access menu items. The segment ring menu includes a number of menus that are located equidistant from an initial mouse position from where the segment ring menu is evoked. Hovering over any of the sections of the segment ring... Agent: Merchant & Gould (microsoft)

20090007016 - Communication channel indicators: A method includes providing at least one entity icon on a screen of a device, providing at least one visual indicator corresponding to a communication channel associated with the at least one entity, where the visual indicator that corresponds to an active communication channel is different from the visual indicator... Agent: Perman & Green

20090007017 - Portable multifunction device with animated user interface transitions: In accordance with some embodiments, a computer-implemented method is performed at a portable multifunction device with a touch screen display. The computer-implemented method includes: displaying a home menu comprising a plurality of application launch icons; detecting activation of any respective application launch icon; and, in response to detecting the activation,... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP/ Ai

20090007018 - Display control apparatus, display method, and computer program: A display control apparatus includes a search unit for searching for a second content linked to a first content and a display control unit for controlling display of a search history of content search performed in accordance with one of a first image and a first character, each indicating the... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20090007019 - Image processing device, image processing method, and computer program product: A thumbnail generating section of a server generates a plurality of thumbnail images from a registration image received through an external I/F section and stores the generated thumbnail images in an image DB. The image DB stores therein registration images received through the external I/F section and the thumbnail images... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090007020 - Image display device, image pickup apparatus, image display method, and program thereof: An image display device includes a display unit configured to display at least an image and an icon representing a predetermined setting, an operation input unit configured to perform an operation input, and a control unit configured to cause, if the icon displayed on the display unit is selected by... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20090007021 - Methods and systems for dynamic generation of filters using a graphical user interface: A method for dynamic generation of filters using a graphical user interface includes the step of describing a first clause of a filter in a first graphical user interface element. At least one of: i) a conjunctive clause of the filter in a second graphical user interface element, and ii)... Agent: Choate, Hall & Stewart / Citrix Systems, Inc.

20090007022 - Displaying multi-ownership in a tree-map visualization: A multi-ownership tree-map visualization system can include a tree-map configured to visualize a set of interrelated nodes in which at least one individual node in the set is related to at least two parent nodes in the set. The system further can include an event handler programmed to process a... Agent: Carey, Rodriguez, Greenberg & Paul, LLP Steven M. Greenberg

20090007023 - Method and system for automatically linking a cursor to a hotspot in a hypervideo stream: Automatically linking a cursor to a hotspot in a hypervideo stream comprising a plurality of video frames that are associated with at least one selectable hotspot include receiving a hypervideo stream of a first video frame associated with a selectable hotspot in a first activiation region of the first video... Agent: Scenera Research, LLC

20090007024 - Method for operating menu of multimedia disk: A method for operating a menu of a multimedia disk is provided. The method includes first selecting an item in the menu as a focus point and using a cursor controller for moving a cursor in the menu. An input event issued by the cursor controller is then translated into... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20090007025 - User-interface features for computers with contact-sensitive displays: Embodiments described herein provide for a portable computer with a contact-sensitive display having a user-interface that is configurable through user-contact with the display. An active input area may be provided that is configurable in appearance and functionality. The contents of the active input area, its functionality, and the manner in... Agent: Shemwell Mahamedi LLP

20090007026 - System and method for making an electronic handheld device more accessible to a disabled person: An electronic handheld device is described having an options module for providing a user with at least one option in the handheld device, each option associated with an enabling mode of operation of the handheld device. The device also includes an enabling module for implementing, in response to a particular... Agent: Bereskin And Parr

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