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William Thomas Blank, Donald M Gray III, Robert George Atkinson, Anand Valavi: Method and system for disaggregating audio/visual components. Microsoft Corporation, Shook Hardy & Bacon L, November 13, 2007: US07295548 (184 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to a method and system for disaggregating and connecting A/V components, and communicating A/V content stream information. An A/V stream from a source device is packaged for transmission over an IP network to one or more output devices. A brick device enables the in ...


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Paul S Hellyar, Kelly E Rollin, Daniel J Shapiro, Giampiero M Sierra, Jae Pum Park: Method and system for switching between multiple computer applications. Microsoft Corporation, Shook Hardy & Bacon L, March 18, 2008: US07346855 (109 worldwide citation)

Generally described, a method is provided for use in a computer system that allows users to navigate quickly through multiple applications. In accordance with the method, when the computer receives a signal from the user, it extracts a preview representing a screen shot for each window open within t ...


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Gary L Burrell: Portable electronic device for use in combination portable and fixed mount applications. Garmin Corporation, Shook Hardy & Bacon L, June 8, 1999: US05910882 (103 worldwide citation)

A portable electronic device is provided which includes a housing having a front face, a base, and a back wall joined in a polyhedron configuration. The front face includes an input area having keys for data entry and a display area having a screen to illustrate information to the user. The front fa ...


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Kristin D Acker, Xiaoli Yang, Sheldon R Fisher: System and method for editing digitally represented still images. Microsoft Corporation, Shook Hardy & Bacon L, April 19, 2005: US06883140 (97 worldwide citation)

A method of selecting and editing a plurality of digitally represented still images in a computer environment is provided. The method includes the use of a graphical user interface having a display and a user interface selection device, and includes the steps of opening the data files of the images ...


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Gur Kimchi, Avi Bar Zeev, Brett D Brewer, Roman Ormandy: Augmenting a field of view in connection with vision-tracking. Microsoft Corporation, Shook Hardy & Bacon L, July 23, 2013: US08494215 (89 worldwide citation)

The claimed subject matter relates to an architecture that can employ vision-monitoring techniques to enhance an experience associated with elements of a local environment. In particular, the architecture can establish gaze- or eye-tracking attributes in connection with a user. In addition, a locati ...


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Stephen R Gorfine: Nitric oxide donor composition and method for treatment of anal disorders. Neptune Pharmaceutical Corporation, Shook Hardy & Bacon L, December 2, 1997: US05693676 (74 worldwide citation)

A pharmaceutical composition contains a nitric oxide donor and advantageously an optional corticosteroid and/or topical anesthetic. The composition is useful in a method for treating anal disorders such as anal fissure, anal ulcer, hemorrhoidal disease, levator spasm, and so forth, by topical applic ...


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Ales Holecek, Charles W Stabb, Cornelis K Van Dok, Hillel N Cooperman, Jeffrey W Pettiross, Mark R Ligameri: Window information switching system. Microsoft Corporation, Shook Hardy & Bacon L, January 13, 2009: US07478326 (73 worldwide citation)

A method for displaying at least one visualization of windows on a display screen is described. The method includes steps of receiving an input corresponding to a request to access visualizations of windows for a plurality of windows, and for each window of the plurality of windows, displaying a vis ...


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Emily K Rimas Ribikauskas, Robert James Jarrett, David Leininger Adolphson Anson: Pressure based selection. Microsoft Corporation, Shook Hardy & Bacon L, March 23, 2010: US07683889 (73 worldwide citation)

The use of pressure-sensitive selection tools in a graphical user interface is disclosed in which the amount of pressure during a selection operation may modify selection behavior. Upon receiving a selection input, the pressure applied is determined and the selection behavior modified. In some embod ...


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John P Puglia, David F McKinley: Self supporting hollow fiber membrane and method of construction. Koch Membrane Systems, Shook Hardy & Bacon L, June 13, 2000: US06074718 (70 worldwide citation)

A method for constructing a polyvinylidene fluoride based hollow fiber membrane from a polymer mixture using temperatures not greater than 80.degree. C., the mixture comprising polyvinylidene fluoride, a pore forming agent, and a solvent. The mixture can also comprise a second polymer selected from ...


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Alexander J Kolmykov Zotov, Emily K Rimas Ribikauskas, Matt Lerner, Reed Townsend, Steven P Dodge, Leroy B Keely: Reducing accidental touch-sensitive device activation. Microsoft Corporation, Shook Hardy & Bacon L, December 7, 2010: US07847789 (65 worldwide citation)

Aspects of the present invention reduce the number of false positive touch inputs made by a non-stylus object such as the user's finger or hand. When the stylus is located proximate to the touch-sensitive surface, the sensitivity of the surface to non-stylus input is disabled, reduced, or otherwise ...



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