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Microsoft Assigned Patent for Software User-Customized Extension

May 16, 2014

By Targeted News Service

ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 16 -- Microsoft, Redmond, Washington, has been assigned a patent (8,726,234) developed by five co-inventors for methods, systems, and computer program products "for allowing a computer system user to extend the functionality of a data-centric software application." The co-inventors are Vijay Mital, Sammamish, Washington, Tim Getsch, Redmond, Washington, Andrew Robert Miller, Issaquah, Washington, Erik Jon Rucker, Seattle, and Alexander Stojanovic, Redmond, Washington.

The patent application was filed on Aug. 18, 2006 (11/465,692). The full-text of the patent can be found at

Written by Merly Lapig; edited by Marlyn Vitin.


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