08560515 is referenced by 14 patents and cites 10 patents.

Aspects relate to observing various activities, interactions, behaviors, and other factors associated with a data exchange and creating one or more markers based on significant details associated with the observance. The one or more markers are retained and selectively rendered as a function of one or more conditions that should be satisfied before the marker is presented to the user. Some markers can contain parameters that should be satisfied in order for the marker to be considered complete. If a parameter is not satisfied, subsequent markers can be created as a function of the rendered marker. The subsequent markers can be rendered when a condition associated with the subsequent marker is satisfied.

Title
Automatic generation of markers based on social interaction
Application Number
12/414849
Publication Number
8560515 (B2)
Application Date
March 31, 2009
Publication Date
October 15, 2013
Inventor
Eyal Ofek
Redmond
WA, US
Blaise H Aguera y Arcas
Seattle
WA, US
Stephen L Lawler
Redmond
WA, US
Gur Kimchi
Bellevue
WA, US
Agent
Shook Hardy & Bacon L
Assignee
Microsoft Corporation
WA, US
IPC
G06F 17/30
G06F 7/00
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