This Microsoft patent directed towards a display screen with user interface has been rated one of the most influential design patents in the field of recording, communication or information retrieval equipment. Microsoft Corporation was awarded U.S. Patent D670722 entitled “Display screen with user interface” on November 13, 2012. The patent has been cited 96 times by other U.S. patents, which places it among the most cited design patents awarded since 2010 according to our law firm research.
Link: U.S. Patent D670722
Microsoft filed this patent on September 12, 2011 giving it a processing time of 428 days (compared to an average processing time of 499 in the field). They have a total number of 29767 patents. The first named inventor is Sander M. Viegers of Seattle, WA. The patent was allowed by primary examiner Melanie H Tung.
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