Patents by Inventor Benjamin Kilgore

Benjamin Kilgore has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20070173327
    Abstract: A game console has the capability to execute programming to unlock an achievement. After the achievements are unlocked, a data store accessible by the game console over a network stores the information in the profile of the user. The achievements associated with the user profiles can be retrieved from the store along with an indicator, that is indicative of a tier level associated with the achievement where the tier indicates a certain performance level associated with unlocking a particular achievement.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 20, 2006
    Publication date: July 26, 2007
    Applicant: Microsoft Corporation
    Inventors: Benjamin Kilgore, Michal Bortnik, Patrick O'Kelley, Vincent Curley, Alan Shen