This Google patent lists Larry Page (Lawrence E. Page) as an inventor and is directed towards systems and methods for determining a user interface attribute. Mr. Page was awarded U.S. Patent 8156444 entitled “Systems and methods for determining a user interface attribute” on April 10, 2012. The utility patent has been cited 2 times by other U.S. patents in the field of digital communication and in other fields.
Systems and methods for determining a user interface attribute are described. In one method described, a display processor receives a request to display a content display in a user interface, detects an area of the user interface comprising non-primary content, and creates a content display having an attribute, the attribute associated with the area of the user interface comprising non-primary content. Such a method may also include modifying the attribute in response to changes in the area of the user interface comprising non-primary content. Link: U.S. Patent 8156444
Google filed this utility patent on December 31, 2003 giving it a processing time of 3023 days (compared to an average processing time of 2066 in the field). They have a total number of 15211 patents. The first named inventor is Lawrence E. Page of Palo Alto, CA. The patent was allowed by primary examiner William Bashore and assistant examiner Henry Orr.
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