This Yahoo! patent directed towards a graphical 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. Yahoo! Inc. was awarded U.S. Patent D611055 entitled “Graphical user interface for a display screen” on March 2, 2010. The patent has been cited 120 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 D611055
Yahoo! filed this patent on August 29, 2007 giving it a processing time of 916 days (compared to an average processing time of 497 in the field). They have a total number of 2386 patents. The first named inventor is David Krovitz of Calabasas, CA. The patent was allowed by primary examiner Melanie H Tung.
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