US Patent No: 5,805,763

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System and method for automatically recording programs in an interactive viewing system

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A program recording system is provided to allow a user of an interactive viewing system to record a preselected program. The interactive viewing system includes at least one program guide that allows user selection of a program for recording. In response to the user selection, the system sets a record tag that is associated with the selected program and identifies the selected program for recording. The record tag is monitored and, at the appropriate time, prompts the system to control the recording of the selected program.

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Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
MICROSOFT CORPORATIONREDMOND, WA29040

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Lawler, Frank A Seattle, WA 15 2366
Matthews, III Joseph H Redmond, WA 38 6625

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8,689,265 Multimedia mobile personalization system 0 2005
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MICROSOFT CORPORATION (19)
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