US Patent No: RE43438

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Extensible, replaceable network component system

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An extensible and replaceable network-oriented component system provides a platform for developing network navigation components that operate on a variety of hardware and software computer systems. These navigation components include key integrating components along with components configured to deliver conventional services directed to computer networks, such as Gopher-specific and Web-specific components. Communication among these components is achieved through novel application programming interfaces (APIs) to facilitate integration with an underlying software component architecture. Such a highly-modular cooperating layered-arrangement between the network component system and the component architecture allows any existing component to be replaced, and allows new components to be added, without affecting operation of the network component system.

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APPLE INC.CUPERTINO, CA10942

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Bruck, Timo Mountain View, CA 51 1468
Cleron, Michael A Menlo Park, CA 48 756
Fisher, Stephen Menlo Park, CA 31 739

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