Microsoft have submitted a patent for a whack to silence a phone ringer. How similar does prior art have to be?
Microsoft has filed for a patent on a new technique that allow users of mobile devices to silence them by delivering a firm whack. From The Register: Patent application 20120231838, aka ...
User Interface - Changing icon appearance based on frequency of use (Samsung) - Patent Application - PRIOR ART REQUEST
AN OVERBROAD PATENT ON DISPLAYING ICONS - This application from Samsung seeks to patent the idea of... changing icon appearance based on their frequency of use! 10 minutes of your time can help narrow ...
This is a question that has bothered my for some time now. This question is not about copyright or trademark law, the example would be a clear violation of that. This is the example: If I write a ...
What is the best method to request use of a patented technology for use in a specific project? Is it possible to develop a simple agreement for a specific project or is it necessay to enter into a ...
Patent US 8255828 B2 (publication US 10/955,967, assigned to Microsoft), Command user interface for displaying selectable software functionality controls, is the main patent protecting the Ribbon UI. ...
User Interface - Transforming display elements within zooming user interface (Prezi) - Patent Application - PRIOR ART REQUEST
This Patent Application has received a non-final rejection by the US Patent Office! An initial rejection is part of the typical course of a patent application. AN OVERBROAD PATENT ON zooming ...
The new Leap Motion device lets your devices "see" ten-finger motions in real-time 3-D. I see no published patent application yet, but the device is described on the website. Microsoft has applied ...
Product Comparison Tables - Adjusting criteria for product comparison (CompareMetrics) - Patent Application - PRIOR ART REQUEST
AN OVERBROAD PATENT ON product comparison table interfaces - This application from CompareMetrics (funded by FLOODGATE Ventures) seeks to patent the idea of...Comparing products for a user by ...
This patent application claims that the collaborative merging of brain signals is a new invention. However, in an article by Yijun Wang and Tzyy-Ping Jung entitled "A Collaborative Brain-Computer ...