This Microsoft patent directed towards a user interface for a display screen 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 D626139 entitled “User interface for a display screen” on October 26, 2010. The patent has been cited 151 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 D626139
Microsoft filed this patent on February 4, 2010 giving it a processing time of 264 days (compared to an average processing time of 428 in the field). They have a total number of 29767 patents. The first named inventor is Brian Wilson of Seattle, WA. The patent was allowed by primary examiner Cathron C Brooks.
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