US Patent No: 7,725,834

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Designer-created aspect for an electronic form template

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Systems and/or methods that enable addition of a designer-created aspect originating from one electronic form template into another electronic form template are described. The systems and/or methods may also, in one embodiment, enable a user to graphically package designer-created aspects of an existing electronic form template into a component capable of being added to another electronic form template. In another embodiment, these systems and/or methods may enable mapping of an existing non-structural designer-created aspect originating from one electronic form template onto a data structure of another electronic form template.

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MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING, LLCREDMOND, WA26023

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Bell, Joshua S Kirkland, WA 8 247
Jin, Jun Bellevue, WA 7 176
Mollicone, Laurent Kirkland, WA 41 641
Roberts, Scott M Asheville, NC 20 101
Teutsch, Brian C Seattle, WA 7 167

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6,279,042 Methods of performing an interdependent task on a document 84 1999
 
LINKEDIN CORPORATION (2)
6,487,566 Transforming documents using pattern matching and a replacement language 180 1998
2007/0130,504 Reusable XPath validation expressions 56 2005
 
PULSE COMMUNICATIONS, INC. (1)
5,608,720 Control system and operations system interface for a network element in an access system 212 1994
 
DELOITTE DEVELOPMENT LLC (1)
6,754,874 Computer-aided system and method for evaluating employees 96 2002
 
HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD. (1)
5,922,072 Method and apparatus for creating alternate boot environments in a computer 153 1997
 
COREL INC. (1)
6,225,996 System and method for displaying a current value of a cell of a document 92 1998
 
NEC CORPORATION (1)
5,640,544 Computer network having an asynchronous document data management system 83 1992
 
MYHTTP.COM (1)
6,563,514 System and method for providing contextual and dynamic information retrieval 202 2000
 
INTERFACE IP HOLDINGS LLC (1)
7,080,325 Graphical device for comprehensive viewing and input of variable data via a browser-based display 91 2002
 
2 ORDER.COM, INC. (1)
6,300,948 Methods and systems for user interfaces and constraint handling in configuration software 108 1998
 
SILVERBROOK RESEARCH PTY LTD (3)
7,106,888 Signature capture via interface surface 82 2000
6,720,985 Method and system for object selection 153 2000
2004/0078,756 Method of improving recognition accuracy in form-based data entry systems 68 2003
 
WALKER DIGITAL, LLC (1)
2007/0118,803 PRODUCTS AND PROCESSES FOR PROVIDING ONE OR MORE LINKS IN AN ELECTRONIC FILE THAT IS PRESENTED TO A USER 71 2006
 
WTVII, INC. (1)
2006/0031,757 System for creating and editing mark up language forms and documents 102 2004
 
ZETETIC FOUNDATION L.L.C. (1)
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The Code Corporation (1)
2004/0030,991 Systems and methods for facilitating automatic completion of an electronic form 76 2003
 
ALCATEL-LUCENT USA INC. (3)
6,121,965 User interface for graphical application tool 126 1997
6,871,345 Self managing software agents with introspection 70 2000
7,039,875 Computer user interfaces that are generated as needed 113 2000
 
Dell USA, L.P. (2)
6,748,569 XML server pages language 159 1999
6,763,343 Preventing duplication of the data in reference resource for XML page generation 136 1999
 
Xorbix Technologies, Inc. (1)
2004/0039,990 Automated form and data analysis tool 164 2003
 
AUTOPROF.COM, INC. (1)
2002/0032,768 Method and system for configuring remotely located applications 107 2001
 
CODEGEAR LLC (1)
5,408,665 System and methods for linking compiled code with extended dictionary support 140 1993
 
CACHESTREAM CORPORATION (1)
2002/0057,297 Personalized content management 114 2001
 
JDA SOFTWARE GROUP, INC (1)
6,845,499 System and method for developing software applications using an extended XML-based framework 128 2001
 
Platinium Technology, Inc. (1)
5,845,090 System for software distribution in a digital computer network 303 1996
 
NOVELL INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY HOLDINGS, INC. (2)
5,412,772 System for permitting a view of an object or a user interface to be exchanged between operating system environments 141 1992
6,097,382 Method and apparatus for building an application interface 71 1998
 
MATSUSHITA ELECTRIC CORPORATION OF AMERICA (1)
5,748,807 Method and means for enhancing optical character recognition of printed documents 77 1993
 
ENTRYPOINT, INC. (1)
6,589,290 Method and apparatus for populating a form with data 145 1999
 
MATSUSHITA ELECTRIC INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD. (1)
6,266,810 Remote program downloading system and apparatus 127 1998
 
JZ LINK, INC., A CORP. OF CALIFORNIA (1)
2002/0174,147 System and method for transcoding information for an audio or limited display user interface 159 2001
 
TREND MICRO INCORPORATED (2)
5,983,348 Computer network malicious code scanner 196 1997
6,658,622 Self-diagnosing and self-correcting data entry components with dependency behavior 77 1998
 
SOPHEON N.V. (1)
6,632,251 Document producing support system 166 1998
 
1018989 ONTARIO LTD. (1)
2007/0186,157 SIMULTANEOUS MULTI-USER DOCUMENT EDITING SYSTEM 115 2007
 
SONY CORPORATION (1)
6,144,969 File name conversion 116 1998
 
LEVEL 3 COMMUNICATIONS, LLC (1)
6,263,313 Method and apparatus to create encoded digital content 378 1998
 
Concepts Appsgo Inc. (1)
7,441,200 Method and apparatus for designing, rendering and programming a user interface 39 2003
 
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. (2)
5,369,778 Data processor that customizes program behavior by using a resource retrieval capability 302 1993
6,182,094 Programming tool for home networks with an HTML page for a plurality of home devices 396 1998
 
SONY ELECTRONICS INC. (3)
5,218,672 Offline editing system with user interface for controlling edit list generation 172 1990
5,191,645 Digital signal processing system employing icon displays 268 1991
6,429,885 GUI resource editor for an embedded system 85 1998
 
EOEXCHANGE, INC. (1)
6,078,924 Method and apparatus for performing data collection, interpretation and analysis, in an information platform 485 1998
 
InterTech Ventures, Ltd. (1)
2005/0171,746 Network models of complex systems 79 2004
 
INTERNETAD SYSTEMS LLC (1)
5,572,643 Web browser with dynamic display of information objects during linking 1690 1995
 
WHEN, INC. (1)
6,369,840 Multi-layered online calendaring and purchasing 312 1999
 
Movaris, Inc. (2)
6,704,906 Self-directed routable electronic form system and method 111 1999
7,000,179 Method and apparatus for programmatic learned routing in an electronic form system 58 2002
 
SIMPLE.COM INC. (1)
6,434,563 WWW browser configured to provide a windowed content manifestation environment 150 1999
 
SPECTRUM K12 SCHOOL SOLUTIONS, INC. (1)
2004/0073,868 Method and system for compliance forms and compliance forms user interface 82 2003
 
THE REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA (2)
5,838,906 Distributed hypermedia method for automatically invoking external application providing interaction and display of embedded objects within a hypermedia document 628 1994
6,963,875 Persistent archives 86 2001
 
R+L Carriers, Inc. (1)
2002/0198,935 Methods and systems for validating the fields of a form 84 2001
 
SONY PICTURES ENTERTAINMENT INC. (1)
2003/0225,829 System and method for platform and language-independent development and delivery of page-based content 159 2002
 
E-Numerate Solutions, Inc. (2)
* 7,249,328 Tree view for reusable data markup language 44 2000
2008/0028,340 Tree view for reusable data markup language 54 2007
 
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6,463,419 Internet system for exchanging and organizing vessel transport information 94 2000
 
TERADYNE, INC. (1)
5,910,895 Low cost, easy to use automatic test system software 102 1997
 
OneCore Financial Network, Inc. (1)
6,606,606 Systems and methods for performing integrated financial transaction 201 1999
 
PFU LIMITED (1)
5,222,160 Document revising system for use with document reading and translating system 106 1990
 
AG COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS CORPORATION, 2500 W. UTOPIA RD., PHOENIX, AZ 85027, A DE CORP. (1)
5,542,070 Method for rapid development of software systems 153 1994
 
COMMVAULT SYSTEMS, INC. (1)
6,760,723 Storage management across multiple time zones 191 2001
 
NEXTPAGE, INC. (1)
6,553,402 Method for coordinating activities and sharing information using a data definition language 81 1999
 
HTC CORPORATION (1)
6,629,109 System and method of enabling file revision management of application software 108 2000
 
QUALIQODE, LLC (1)
6,058,413 Method and apparatus for utilizing a standard transaction format to provide application platform and a medium independent representation and transfer of data for the management of business process and their workflows 81 1997
 
CCH INCORPORATED (1)
6,314,415 Automated forms publishing system and method using a rule-based expert system to dynamically generate a graphical user interface 144 1998
 
INTERWOVEN, INC. (1)
2005/0080,801 System for transactionally deploying content across multiple machines 81 2004
 
INFOPRINT SOLUTIONS COMPANY, LLC, A DELAWARE CORPORATION (1)
6,281,896 Data processor controlled interface with multiple tree of elements views expandable into individual detail views 104 1998
 
NOKIA CORPORATION (1)
2006/0107,206 Form related data reduction 39 2004
 
NORTEL NETWORKS LIMITED (3)
6,115,646 Dynamic and generic process automation system 243 1997
2002/0083,148 System and method for sender initiated caching of personalized content 145 2000
2002/0083,145 Method and system for online/offline services 122 2000
 
YAHOO! INC. (2)
6,343,302 Remote web site authoring system and method 135 1997
6,581,061 Remote web site authoring system and method 95 2002
 
CIRRUS LOGIC, INC. (1)
6,993,722 User interface system methods and computer program products for multi-function consumer entertainment appliances 41 2000
 
NCR Canada Ltd - NCR Canada Ltee (1)
4,564,752 Concurrent, image-based, reject-re-entry system and method 86 1982
 
TOPAZ SYSTEMS, INC. (1)
6,307,955 Electronic signature management system 194 1998
 
G.E. INFORMATION SERVICES, INC. (1)
* 7,043,687 Document/message management 68 2001
 
VERIDOCS CORPORATION (1)
2004/0088,647 Web-based XML document processing system 107 2002
 
INTELLECTUAL VENTURES I LLC (1)
2005/0091,305 Network system extensible by users 96 2004
 
GE CAPITAL CORPORATION (1)
2004/0205,525 Automatic identification of form contents 78 2001
 
The United States of America as represented by the Secretary of the Air Force (1)
2005/0198,086 Persistent archives 79 2004
 
WARED COMMUNICATIONS LLC (1)
6,297,819 Parallel web sites 284 1998
 
BMC SOFTWARE, INC. (2)
5,396,623 Method for editing the contents of a DB.sub.2 table using an editproc manager 123 1992
5,919,247 Method for the distribution of code and data updates 450 1996
 
SIEBEL SYSTEMS, INC. (1)
6,850,895 Assignment manager 365 2001
 
ViryaNet Ltd. (1)
2003/0158,897 Networked platform for creating and supporting communities 162 2000
 
INTERWORLD TECHNOLOGY VENTURES, INC. (1)
5,987,480 Method and system for delivering documents customized for a particular user over the internet using imbedded dynamic content 334 1996
 
AOL INC. (1)
6,393,469 Method and apparatus for publishing hypermedia documents over wide area networks 50 1998
 
WHILOM PROCESSING, L.L.C. (1)
6,772,165 Electronic document processing system and method for merging source documents on a node-by-node basis to generate a target document 118 2002
 
MIRROR WORLDS TECHNOLOGIES, LLC (1)
6,006,227 Document stream operating system 214 1996
 
NETWORK ASSOCIATES TECHNOLOGY, INC. (1)
6,594,686 Obtaining user responses in a virtual execution environment 85 2000
 
JAGGER DATA SOURCES LLC (1)
6,272,506 Computerized verification form processing system and method 145 1997
 
GREEN BORDER TECHNOLOGIES (1)
2005/0149,726 Systems and methods for secure client applications 251 2004
 
Vallon, Inc. (1)
6,012,066 Computerized work flow system 154 1997
 
PHILIPS ELECTRONICS NORTH AMERICA CORPORATION (1)
6,282,709 Software update manager 214 1997
 
NMETRIC, LLC (1)
5,550,976 Decentralized distributed asynchronous object oriented system and method for electronic data management, storage, and communication 323 1992
 
ALTOVA, GMBH (1)
* 7,200,816 Method and system for automating creation of multiple stylesheet formats using an integrated visual design environment 52 2004
 
TECHNOLOGY LICENSING CORPORATION (1)
5,072,412 User interface with multiple workspaces for sharing display system objects 504 1987
 
The United States of America as represented by the Secretary of Commerce (2)
6,088,679 Workflow management employing role-based access control 229 1997
2002/0184,485 Method for electronic communication providing self-encrypting and self-verification capabilities 49 2000
 
KLAPMAN IP ASSET 2006 LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY (1)
6,457,009 Method of searching multiples internet resident databases using search fields in a generic form 128 1998
 
HITACHI, LTD. (1)
2002/0032,692 Workflow management method and workflow management system of controlling workflow process 97 2001
 
AGRANAT IP LICENSING LLC (1)
5,973,696 Embedded web server 249 1997
 
iLumin Corporation (1)
6,671,805 System and method for document-driven processing of digitally-signed electronic documents 152 1999
 
VirtualAgility Inc. (1)
2004/0186,762 System for performing collaborative tasks 116 2004
 
APPLE INC. (8)
5,390,325 Automated testing system 164 1992
5,446,842 Object-oriented collaboration system 255 1993
5,369,766 Object-oriented loader system with support for different load formats 183 1993
5,459,865 Runtime loader 116 1993
5,602,996 Method and apparatus for determining window order when one of multiple displayed windows is selected 98 1995
5,669,005 System for automatically embedding or incorporating contents added to a document 178 1995
5,995,103 Window grouping mechanism for creating, manipulating and displaying windows and window groups on a display screen of a computer system 104 1996
6,957,395 Computer interface having a single window mode of operation 83 2000
 
DICARTA (1)
2002/0129,056 Method and apparatus for electronic negotiation of document content 92 2001
 
XSIGO SYSTEMS (1)
7,334,178 Randomized self-checking test system 35 2005
 
KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA (1)
5,025,484 Character reader device 72 1988
 
GE MEDICAL SYSTEMS GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY COMPANY, LLC (1)
2003/0025,732 Method and apparatus for providing customizable graphical user interface and screen layout 129 2001
 
AGILE SOFTWARE CORPORATION (1)
7,010,580 Method and apparatus for exchanging data in a platform independent manner 92 2000
 
SIEMENS CORPORATION;INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY DEPARTMENT (1)
7,152,205 System for multimedia document and file processing and format conversion 88 2001
 
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION (127)
4,498,147 Methodology for transforming a first editable document form prepared with a batch text processing system to a second editable document form usable by an interactive or batch text processing system 81 1982
4,723,211 Editing of a superblock data structure 174 1984
4,739,477 Implicit creation of a superblock data structure 174 1984
4,674,040 Merging of documents 120 1984
4,641,274 Method for communicating changes made to text form a text processor to a remote host 189 1985
4,815,029 In-line dynamic editor for mixed object documents 232 1985
4,847,749 Job interrupt at predetermined boundary for enhanced recovery 90 1986
4,933,880 Method for dynamically processing non-text components in compound documents 175 1988
5,179,703 Dynamically adaptive environment for computer programs 131 1990
5,204,947 Application independent (open) hypermedia enablement services 419 1990
5,297,249 Hypermedia link marker abstract and search services 445 1990
5,251,273 Data processing system and method for sequentially repairing character recognition errors for scanned images of document forms 103 1992
5,371,675 Spreadsheet program which implements alternative range references 168 1992
5,535,389 Business process objects with associated attributes such as version identifier 121 1993
5,339,423 System for accessing objects external to an application using tables containing path definitions 101 1993
5,317,686 Data processing apparatus and method for a reformattable multidimensional spreadsheet 183 1993
5,455,875 System and method for correction of optical character recognition with display of image segments according to character data 120 1993
6,195,661 Method for locating application records in an interactive-services database 125 1993
5,504,898 Threaded environment for AS/400 113 1994
5,627,979 System and method for providing a graphical user interface for mapping and accessing objects in data stores 338 1994
5,630,126 Systems and methods for integrating computations into compound documents 92 1994
5,668,966 System and method for direct manipulation of search predicates using a graphical user interface 121 1995
5,862,379 Visual programming tool for developing software applications 109 1995
5,915,112 Remote procedure interface with support for multiple versions 145 1996
5,859,973 Methods, system and computer program products for delayed message generation and encoding in an intermittently connected data communication system 102 1996
6,018,743 Framework for object-oriented interface to record file data 147 1996
5,864,819 Internal window object tree method for representing graphical user interface applications for speech navigation 108 1996
5,907,621 System and method for session management 180 1996
5,764,984 System for multiple co-existing operating system personalities on a microkernel 121 1996
5,826,265 Data management system having shared libraries 235 1996
6,035,297 Data management system for concurrent engineering 155 1996
* 5,953,731 HTML integration utility for a program development environment 69 1997
5,960,199 Model trace view for object-oriented systems 91 1997
5,991,710 Statistical translation system with features based on phrases or groups of words 149 1997
6,035,309 System and method for editing and viewing a very wide flat file 76 1997
5,982,370 Highlighting tool for search specification in a user interface of a computer system 206 1997
5,928,363 Method and means for preventing unauthorized resumption of suspended authenticated internet sessions using locking and trapping measures 116 1997
6,070,184 Server-side asynchronous form management 190 1997
6,167,521 Securely downloading and executing code from mutually suspicious authorities 136 1997
6,094,657 Apparatus and method for dynamic meta-tagging of compound documents 153 1997
6,292,897 Undeniable certificates for digital signature verification 106 1997
6,275,227 Computer system and method for controlling the same utilizing a user interface control integrated with multiple sets of instructional material therefor 104 1998
6,108,783 Chameleon hashing and signatures 98 1998
6,209,128 Apparatus and method for providing access to multiple object versions 117 1998
6,757,868 Programmatic switching of arbitrary HTML forms 68 1998
6,084,585 System for directly accessing fields on electronic forms 162 1998
6,275,599 Compressed image authentication and verification 175 1998
6,199,204 Distribution of software updates via a computer network 361 1998
6,643,684 Sender- specified delivery customization 253 1998
2002/0054,126 BROWSER TRANSLATION BETWEEN FRAMES AND NO FRAMES 76 1998
6,342,907 Specification language for defining user interface panels that are platform-independent 220 1998
6,751,777 Multi-target links for navigating between hypertext documents and the like 164 1998
6,336,214 System and method for automatically generating browsable language grammars 67 1998
6,192,367 Data file editor presenting semi-formatted view 80 1998
6,345,256 Automated method and apparatus to package digital content for electronic distribution using the identity of the source content 497 1998
6,351,574 Interactive verification of OCRed characters 64 1998
6,507,856 Dynamic business process automation system using XML documents 280 1999
6,635,089 Method for producing composite XML document object model trees using dynamic data retrievals 212 1999
6,480,860 Tagged markup language interface with document type definition to access data in object oriented database 252 1999
6,711,679 Public key infrastructure delegation 121 1999
6,446,110 Method and apparatus for representing host datastream screen image information using markup languages 227 1999
6,519,617 Automated creation of an XML dialect and dynamic generation of a corresponding DTD 214 1999
6,421,777 Method and apparatus for managing boot images in a distributed data processing system 164 1999
6,476,828 Systems, methods and computer program products for building and displaying dynamic graphical user interfaces 160 1999
6,421,656 Method and apparatus for creating structure indexes for a data base extender 165 1999
6,502,103 Providing composed containers and data objects to support multiple resources 102 1999
6,535,229 Graphical user interface for selection of options within mutually exclusive subsets 91 1999
6,631,497 Binding data from data source to cells in a spreadsheet 171 1999
6,584,548 Method and apparatus for invalidating data in a cache 153 1999
6,585,778 Enforcing data policy using style sheet processing 137 1999
6,799,299 Method and apparatus for creating stylesheets in a data processing system 114 1999
6,745,367 Method and computer program product for implementing parental supervision for internet browsing 119 1999
6,598,219 Method and mechanism for a task oriented XML data model 139 1999
6,889,359 Method for providing a visual representation of dynamic HTML table attributes 87 1999
6,311,271 How to sign digital streams 90 1999
6,931,532 Selective data encryption using style sheet processing 186 1999
6,654,932 Validating data within container objects handled by view controllers 147 1999
6,848,078 Comparison of hierarchical structures and merging of differences 131 1999
7,120,863 Method, system, and program for interfacing with elements in a document 42 1999
6,801,929 Relevance clause for computed relevance messaging 101 1999
6,546,546 Integrating operating systems and run-time systems 137 1999
6,549,221 User interface management through branch isolation 107 1999
6,668,369 Software debugging tool for displaying dynamically written software code 107 1999
6,925,609 Hybrid task and file oriented user interface 47 2000
6,615,276 Method and apparatus for a centralized facility for administering and performing connectivity and information management tasks for a mobile user 143 2000
6,874,130 Copy/move graphical user interface apparatus and method 99 2000
6,584,469 Automatically initiating a knowledge portal query from within a displayed document 61 2000
6,571,253 Hierarchical view of data binding between display elements that are organized in a hierarchical structure to a data store that is also organized in a hierarchical structure 124 2000
6,781,609 Technique for flexible inclusion of information items and various media types in a user interface 138 2000
6,996,776 Method and system for SGML-to-HTML migration to XML-based system 81 2000
6,950,980 System, method, and program product for saving a submitted form of a web page 86 2000
6,941,511 High-performance extensible document transformation 116 2000
7,178,166 Vulnerability assessment and authentication of a computer by a local scanner 171 2000
6,658,417 Term-based methods and apparatus for access to files on shared storage devices 142 2000
* 7,076,728 Method and apparatus for end-to-end content publishing system using XML with an object dependency graph 74 2000
* 2002/0152,244 Method and apparatus to dynamically create a customized user interface based on a document type definition 191 2000
6,847,387 Menu management mechanism that displays menu items based on multiple heuristic factors 96 2001
2002/0032,590 E-market architecture for supporting multiple roles and reconfigurable business porcesses 73 2001
7,065,493 Workflow system and method 117 2001
6,968,505 Use of conceptual diagrams to support relationships between launchpads and its wizards 81 2001
7,100,147 Method, system, and program for generating a workflow 89 2001
7,107,521 XSL dynamic inheritance 65 2001
2003/0018,668 Enhanced transcoding of structured documents through use of annotation techniques 119 2001
2003/0061,567 Apparatus and method for protecting entries in a form using access rights information 75 2001
2003/0126,555 Enhanced attribute prompting in browser clients 71 2002
2002/0136,317 Block coding for multilevel data communication 3 2002
6,636,845 Generating one or more XML documents from a single SQL query 218 2002
6,643,633 Storing fragmented XML data into a relational database by decomposing XML documents with application specific mappings 245 2002
2004/0205,605 Method and system for stylesheet rule creation, combination, and removal 79 2002
7,086,042 Generating and utilizing robust XPath expressions 63 2002
7,213,200 Selectable methods for generating robust XPath expressions 60 2002
2003/0200,506 Anchoring method for computing an XPath expression 71 2002
2003/0204,481 Method and system for visually constructing XML schemas using an object-oriented model 122 2002
2004/0054,966 Real-time method, system and program product for collecting web form data 65 2002
2004/0162,741 Method and apparatus for product lifecycle management in a distributed environment enabled by dynamic business process composition and execution by rule inference 189 2003
2004/0117,769 Visual debugger for stylesheets 89 2003
2004/0088,652 Data processing and difference computation for generating addressing information 51 2003
2005/0060,721 User-centric policy creation and enforcement to manage visually notified state changes of disparate applications 56 2003
2005/0102,612 Web-enabled XML editor 71 2003
2005/0108,624 Lightweight form pattern validation 69 2003
2004/0261,019 XPath evaluation and information processing 81 2004
2006/0059,434 System and method to capture and manage input values for automatic form fill 149 2004
2006/0080,657 Method and structure for autonomic application differentiation/specialization 57 2004
2005/0138,539 Method of assisting a user 46 2004
2006/0161,559 Methods and systems for analyzing XML documents 62 2005
2007/0118,538 Forms integration of an external data model not implemented through a document object model (DOM) accessible application programming interface (API) 38 2005
2007/0208,769 System and method for generating an XPath expression 67 2006
 
AT&T IPM CORP. (1)
5,434,975 System for interconnecting a synchronous path having semaphores and an asynchronous path having message queuing for interprocess communications 149 1992
 
Enterworks (1)
6,442,563 Workflow management system, method, and medium that morphs work items 103 1998
 
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT (2)
5,381,547 Method for dynamically linking definable program elements of an interactive data processing system 119 1992
6,369,841 Graphical user interface for the programming of programmable controllers 81 1998
 
NATIONAL INSTRUMENTS CORPORATION (1)
2004/0221,245 Graphical user interface including palette windows with an improved navigation interface 75 2000
 
FLEETBOSTON FINANCIAL CORPORATION (1)
6,609,200 Method and system for processing electronic documents 252 2000
 
LOGIC TREE CORPORTION (1)
6,948,129 Multi-modal, multi-path user interface for simultaneous access to internet data over multiple media 51 2002
 
ALTO WEB, INC. (2)
2002/0026,461 System and method for creating a source document and presenting the source document to a user in a target format 104 2001
2002/0169,789 System and method for accessing, organizing, and presenting data 99 2001
 
FILENET NOVA SCOTIA CORPORATION (1)
2004/0237,030 System and method of implementing calculation fields in an electronic form 87 2003
 
TVWORKS, LLC (2)
2001/0056,460 Method and system for transforming content for execution on multiple platforms 168 2001
2005/0114,757 Method and system for transforming content for execution on multiple platforms 121 2004
 
EORIGINAL, INC. (1)
6,367,013 System and method for electronic transmission, storage, and retrieval of authenticated electronic original documents 277 1999
 
FUJITSU LIMITED (4)
5,873,088 Derived data base processing system enabling one program to access a plurality of data basis 65 1994
5,929,858 Device for aiding analysis of infeasible solution and unbounded solution 78 1995
6,501,864 Data medium handling apparatus and data medium handling method 62 1999
2003/0038,846 Message display program and message display apparatus 31 2002
 
FORTE INTERNET SOFTWARE, INC. (1)
2005/0198,125 Methods and system for creating and managing identity oriented networked communication 90 2004
 
PATERRA, INC. (1)
2004/0163,041 Relational database structures for structured documents 93 2003
 
BROWZ, LLC (1)
6,470,349 Server-side scripting language and programming tool 139 1999
 
EXIGEN GROUP (1)
2003/0210,428 Non-OCR method for capture of computer filled-in forms 53 2002
 
Wang Laboratories, Inc. (1)
5,182,709 System for parsing multidimensional and multidirectional text into encoded units and storing each encoded unit as a separate data structure 120 1990
 
HUMAN INTERFACE TECHNOLOGIES INC. (1)
7,002,560 Method of combining data entry of handwritten symbols with displayed character data 74 2002
 
MCKESSON INFORMATION SOLUTIONS LLC (1)
2006/0248,468 Apparatus and method for controlling visibility of data with visual nesting 36 2005
 
HITACHI-OMRON TERMINAL SOLUTIONS CORP. (1)
2002/0065,847 Form processing system, management system of form identification dictionary, form processing terminal and distribution mehtod of form identification dictionary 49 2001
 
PARASOFT CORPORATION (1)
5,761,408 Method and system for generating a computer program test suite using dynamic symbolic execution 108 1996
 
ZANNI ASSETS LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY (1)
6,490,601 Server for enabling the automatic insertion of data into electronic forms on a user computer 329 1999
 
TRIRIGA LLC (1)
2006/0143,220 Software application framework using meta-data defined object definitions 81 2005
 
BORLAND SOFTWARE CORPORATION (6)
5,600,789 Automated GUI interface testing 150 1992
5,436,637 Graphical user interface system and methods for improved user feedback 165 1993
5,798,757 Methods and interface for building command expressions in a computer system 112 1995
5,745,712 Graphical programming system and methods for assisting a user with creating screen objects on a screen device 151 1995
6,005,570 Graphical user interface system and methods for improved user feedback 86 1997
2002/0188,597 Methods and systems for linking tasks to workflow 101 2002
 
SIEMENS MEDICAL SOLUTIONS USA, INC. (1)
6,948,133 System for dynamically configuring a user interface display 111 2002
 
SIEMENS MEDICAL SOLUTIONS HEALTH SERVICES CORPORATION (2)
2004/0260,593 System and user interface supporting workflow operation improvement 62 2004
2005/0071,752 Forms management system 80 2004
 
JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A. (2)
6,396,488 System and method for determining a path in a graphical diagram 114 1999
2007/0208,606 WORKFLOW MANAGEMENT SYSTEM AND METHOD 73 2007
 
MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING, LLC (122)
5,581,760 Method and system for referring to and binding to objects using identifier objects 225 1993
5,625,783 Automated system and method for dynamic menu construction in a graphical user interface 250 1994
5,758,184 System for performing asynchronous file operations requested by runnable threads by processing completion messages with different queue thread and checking for completion by runnable threads 125 1995
5,581,686 Method and system for in-place interaction with contained objects 239 1995
5,689,703 Method and system for referring to and binding to objects using identifier objects 133 1995
5,740,439 Method and system for referring to and binding to objects using identifier objects 105 1995
5,842,018 Method and system for referring to and binding to objects using identifier objects 204 1995
5,664,178 Method and system for organizing internal structure of a file 100 1995
5,682,536 Method and system for referring to and binding to objects using identifier objects 106 1995
5,778,402 Method and system for auto-formatting a document using an event-based rule engine to format a document as the user types 120 1995
6,016,520 Method of viewing at a client viewing station a multiple media title stored at a server and containing a plurality of topics utilizing anticipatory caching 229 1995
5,845,077 Method and system for identifying and obtaining computer software from a remote computer 402 1995
5,758,358 Method and system for reconciling sections of documents 118 1996
5,778,372 Remote retrieval and display management of electronic document with incorporated images 274 1996
5,784,555 Automation and dial-time checking of system configuration for internet 174 1996
5,802,304 Automatic dialer responsive to network programming interface access 134 1996
5,664,133 Context sensitive menu system/menu behavior 125 1996
6,098,081 Hypermedia navigation using soft hyperlinks 136 1996
6,026,416 System and method for storing, viewing, editing, and processing ordered sections having different file formats 171 1996
6,052,710 System and method for making function calls over a distributed network 217 1996
6,021,403 Intelligent user assistance facility 406 1996
7,051,273 Customizing forms in an electronic mail system utilizing custom field behaviors and user defined operations 182 1996
5,801,701 Method and system for in-place interaction with contained objects 141 1996
5,905,492 Dynamically updating themes for an operating system shell 296 1996
6,460,058 Object-oriented framework for hyperlink navigation 200 1996
6,096,096 Web-site delivery 95 1996
6,088,708 System and method for creating an online table from a layout of objects 145 1997
5,956,481 Method and apparatus for protecting data files on a computer from virus infection 250 1997
6,031,989 Method of formatting and displaying nested documents 171 1997
6,268,852 System and method for facilitating generation and editing of event handlers 138 1997
5,764,985 Notification mechanism for coordinating software extensions 101 1997
6,057,837 On-screen indentification and manipulation of sources that an object depends upon 50 1997
5,974,454 Method and system for installing and updating program module components 269 1997
6,188,401 Script-based user interface implementation defining components using a text markup language 155 1998
6,366,912 Network security zones 211 1998
6,308,273 Method and system of security location discrimination 395 1998
6,505,300 Method and system for secure running of untrusted content 240 1998
6,381,742 Software package management 345 1998
6,253,374 Method for validating a signed program prior to execution time or an unsigned program at execution time 151 1998
6,321,334 Administering permissions associated with a security zone in a computer system security model 241 1998
6,345,361 Directional set operations for permission based security in a computer system 136 1998
6,353,926 Software update notification 253 1998
6,473,800 Declarative permission requests in a computer system 219 1998
6,393,456 System, method, and computer program product for workflow processing using internet interoperable electronic messaging with mime multiple content type 205 1998
6,549,878 System and method for editing a spreadsheet via an improved editing and cell selection model 102 1998
6,347,323 Robust modification of persistent objects while preserving formatting and other attributes 88 1999
6,425,125 System and method for upgrading client software 205 1999
6,374,402 Method and apparatus for installation abstraction in a secure content delivery system 286 1999
6,681,370 HTML/XML tree synchronization 94 1999
6,633,315 Context-based dynamic user interface elements 46 1999
6,449,617 Edit command delegation program for editing electronic files 79 1999
6,613,098 Storage of application specific data in HTML 187 1999
6,691,281 Publishing/republishing data tables in HTML documents while maintaining formatting and functionality for restoring back the data tables 153 1999
6,477,544 Single instance store for file systems 248 1999
6,356,906 Standard database queries within standard request-response protocols 134 1999
RE38070 Cryptography system and method for providing cryptographic services for a computer application 93 1999
6,651,217 System and method for populating forms with previously used data values 213 1999
6,697,944 Digital content distribution, transmission and protection system and method, and portable device for use therewith 437 1999
6,631,519 Automated schema and interface generation 208 2000
6,516,322 XML-based representation of mobile process calculi 150 2000
6,560,616 Robust modification of persistent objects while preserving formatting and other attributes 73 2000
6,941,510 Method and apparatus for efficient management of XML documents 136 2000
6,883,168 Methods, systems, architectures and data structures for delivering software via a network 94 2000
6,948,135 Method and systems of providing information to computer users 124 2000
7,191,394 Authoring arbitrary XML documents using DHTML and XSLT 78 2000
7,346,848 Single window navigation methods and systems 44 2000
6,502,101 Converting a hierarchical data structure into a flat data structure 137 2000
6,915,454 Web controls validation 142 2001
7,107,539 Thematic response to a computer user's context, such as by a wearable personal computer 51 2001
2002/0035,581 Application program interfaces for semantically labeling strings and providing actions based on semantically labeled strings 104 2001
2003/0204,511 System and method for viewing relational data using a hierarchical schema 114 2002
7,281,245 Mechanism for downloading software components from a remote source for use by a local software application 72 2002
7,062,764 System and method for manipulating offline software 80 2002
7,373,595 System and method for validating an XML document and reporting schema violations 42 2002
6,993,714 Grouping and nesting hierarchical namespaces 70 2002
7,003,722 Method and system for converting a schema-based hierarchical data structure into a flat data structure 74 2003
7,370,066 System and method for offline editing of data files 24 2003
7,088,374 System and method for managing visual structure, timing, and animation in a graphics processing system 129 2003
2004/0189,708 System and method for real-time validation of structured data files 55 2003
* 7,168,035 Building a view on markup language data through a set of components 105 2003
2004/0268,229 Markup language editing with an electronic form 148 2003
2004/0199,572 Architecture for distributed computing system and automated design, deployment, and management of distributed applications 69 2003
2004/0148,514 Evidence-based application security 74 2003
7,296,017 Validation of XML data files 75 2003
2005/0114,764 Producing a page of information based on a dynamic edit form and one or more transforms 32 2003
7,376,673 Offline editing of XML files using a solution 28 2003
7,496,837 Structural editing with schema awareness 88 2004
7,281,018 Form template data source change 113 2004
7,676,843 Executing applications at appropriate trust levels 21 2004
2005/0005,248 Task-sensitive methods and systems for displaying command sets 74 2004
2005/0246,304 End-user application customization using rules 55 2004
2005/0015,732 Mapping tool graphical user interface 105 2004
2005/0033,728 Methods, systems, architectures and data structures for delivering software via a network 72 2004
7,350,141 User interface for integrated spreadsheets and word processing tables 41 2004
7,673,227 User interface for integrated spreadsheets and word processing tables 23 2004
7,692,636 Systems and methods for handwriting to a screen 21 2004
7,549,115 System and method for integrated spreadsheets and word processing tables 32 2004
7,584,417 Role-dependent action for an electronic form 33 2004
2006/0129,583 Recursive sections in electronic forms 30 2004
2006/0161,837 Structural editing operations for network forms 31 2005
7,346,610 Methods and systems of providing information to computer users 39 2005
7,689,929 Methods and systems of providing information to computer users 23 2005
2006/0069,605 Workflow association in a collaborative application 139 2005
7,673,228 Data-driven actions for network forms 21 2005
7,543,228 Template for rendering an electronic form 31 2005
2006/0101,037 Application programming interface for text mining and search 56 2005
7,613,996 Enabling selection of an inferred schema part 29 2005
2007/0036,433 Recognizing data conforming to a rule 65 2005
2007/0061,706 Mapping property hierarchies to schemas 63 2005
2007/0061,467 Sessions and session states 68 2005
2006/0026,534 Providing information to computer users 77 2005
2006/0085,409 Method and apparatus for information transformation and exchange in a relational database environment 76 2005
2007/0130,500 Enabling electronic documents for limited-capability computing devices 31 2005
2006/0195,413 Programmability for XML data store for documents 43 2006
7,490,109 System and method for offline editing of data files 26 2006
2007/0074,106 Authoring Arbitrary XML Documents Using DHTML and XSLT 66 2006
2007/0094,589 Incrementally Designing Electronic Forms and Hierarchical Schemas 65 2006
2007/0100,877 Building Electronic Forms 69 2006
2007/0101,280 Closer Interface for Designing Electronic Forms and Hierarchical Schemas 68 2006
2008/0134,162 Methods and Systems For Delivering Software 28 2007
2008/0126,402 Translation File 34 2008
2009/0177,961 Designing Electronic Forms 33 2008
 
F5 NETWORKS, INC. (1)
6,505,230 Client-server independent intermediary mechanism 111 1999
 
LIXTO SOFTWARE GMBH (1)
2005/0022,115 Visual and interactive wrapper generation, automated information extraction from web pages, and translation into xml 174 2004
 
DASSAULT SYSTEMES AMERICAS CORP. (1)
6,654,737 Hypertext-based database architecture 114 2000
 
GENESYS TELECOMMUNICATIONS LABORATORIES, INC. (1)
6,286,033 Method and apparatus for distributing computer integrated telephony (CTI) scripts using extensible mark-up language (XML) for mixed platform distribution and third party manipulation 113 2000
 
HITACHI SOFTWARE ENGINEERING CO., LTD. (1)
5,228,100 Method and system for producing from document image a form display with blank fields and a program to input data to the blank fields 132 1990
 
AHT CORPORATION (1)
2003/0187,756 Electronic realty and transaction system and method therein 105 2002
 
QUALCOMM INCORPORATED (1)
6,661,920 Method and apparatus for multiple simultaneously active data entry mechanisms on a computer system 106 2000
 
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY (4)
7,003,548 Method and apparatus for developing and checking technical configurations of a product 52 1999
2002/0078,103 Wizard development kit 75 2000
2003/0023,641 Web page authoring tool 98 2001
7,032,170 Creating data structures from a form file and creating a web page in conjunction with corresponding data structures 69 2002
 
MAQUIS TECHTRIX LLC (1)
7,159,011 System and method for managing an online message board 58 2004
 
Timex Corporation (1)
5,140,563 Multimode electronic timepiece having a mutually exclusive submode display 37 1991
 
GENERAL ELECTRIC CAPITAL CORPORATION (1)
6,182,095 Document generator 115 1998
 
EASTMAN KODAK COMPANY (2)
5,206,951 Integration of data between typed objects by mutual, direct invocation between object managers corresponding to object types 255 1991
5,634,124 Data integration by object management 166 1995
 
CHARTERIS PLC (1)
2003/0149,934 Computer program connecting the structure of a xml document to its underlying meaning 231 2002
 
ALIAS WAVEFRONT (1)
5,689,667 Methods and system of controlling menus with radial and linear portions 141 1995
 
SOFTVIEW L.L.C. (1)
2009/0119,580 Scalable Display of Internet Content on Mobile Devices 47 2008
 
3565 ACQUISITION, LLC (1)
2004/0216,084 System and method of managing web content 58 2004
 
UNISYS CORPORATION (5)
5,911,776 Automatic format conversion system and publishing methodology for multi-user network 443 1996
5,940,075 Method for extending the hypertext markup language (HTML) to support enterprise application data binding 185 1997
6,253,366 Method and system for generating a compact document type definition for data interchange among software tools 155 1999
6,381,743 Method and system for generating a hierarchial document type definition for data interchange among software tools 128 1999
6,408,311 Method for identifying UML objects in a repository with objects in XML content 155 1999
 
GENERAL DYNAMICS C4 SYSTEMS, INC. (1)
4,926,476 Method and apparatus for secure execution of untrusted software 84 1989
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7,913,159 System and method for real-time validation of structured data files 15 2003
8,819,072 Promoting data from structured data files 1 2004
7,774,620 Executing applications at appropriate trust levels 18 2004
7,818,677 Single window navigation methods and systems 25 2004
8,487,879 Systems and methods for interacting with a computer through handwriting to a screen 3 2004
7,937,651 Structural editing operations for network forms 11 2005
8,010,515 Query to an electronic form 8 2005
8,200,975 Digital signatures for network forms 5 2005
7,979,856 Network-based software extensions 14 2005
8,001,459 Enabling electronic documents for limited-capability computing devices 7 2005
7,900,134 Authoring arbitrary XML documents using DHTML and XSLT 13 2006
8,117,552 Incrementally designing electronic forms and hierarchical schemas 6 2006
7,865,477 System and method for real-time validation of structured data files 13 2007
8,074,217 Methods and systems for delivering software 13 2007
7,971,139 Correlation, association, or correspondence of electronic forms 10 2007
7,925,621 Installing a solution 13 2008
8,892,993 Translation file 0 2008
8,918,729 Designing electronic forms 0 2008
8,429,522 Correlation, association, or correspondence of electronic forms 3 2011
 
MICROSOFT CORPORATION (1)
D705787 Display screen with animated graphical user interface 3 2012
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