07225409 is referenced by 56 patents and cites 40 patents.

A graphical user interface for a web telephone and other telephony devices provides a unique combination of display elements that provide information and enable the user to access functionality of the device. The display elements include customizable screen areas called panes, an application program selection area, and call state area for displaying telephone line status information. A software platform of the user interface provides a set of default user interface features and exposes an application programming interface. System implementers may customize the default display elements or create entirely new custom panes that fit within a uniform user interface framework using the application programming interface.

Title
Graphical user interface for a screen telephone
Application Number
9/383038
Publication Number
7225409 (B1)
Application Date
August 25, 1999
Publication Date
May 29, 2007
Inventor
Laurence Golding
Fremont
CA, US
Justin Cooper
Oakland
CA, US
Suzanne Walsh
San Francisco
CA, US
Robert C Murdock
Oakland
CA, US
Kate Welker
San Francisco
CA, US
Derek S Graham
Seattle
WA, US
Peter G Chin
Seattle
WA, US
Mauricio Lomelin
Redmond
WA, US
Charles P Schnarel
Woodinville
WA, US
Assignee
Microsoft Corporation
WA, US
IPC
H04M 1/56
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