Patents by Inventor Clea Allington

Clea Allington 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).

  • Patent number: 10296317
    Abstract: A particular method includes storing a manifest file and a parameters file at a data store. The manifest file and the parameters file are associated with a software deployment package. An application associated with the software deployment package is published to a first remote computing device and to a second remote computing device. The method includes receiving first parameter values from the first remote computing device and receiving second parameter values from the second remote computing device. The first parameter values are stored in a first region of the data store that is specific to the first computing device. The second parameter values are stored in a second region of the data store that is specific to the second computing device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2010
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: Microsoft Technology Licensing, LLC
    Inventors: Madhur Joshi, Crystal Hoyer, David Cox, Mohammed Parvez Shaikh, Emily B. Repperger, Yamini Jagadeesan, Muhammad Bilal Aslam, Clea Allington, Yishai Galatzer
  • Publication number: 20190005459
    Abstract: Systems, methods, and software technology for enhancing calendars of interest is disclosed herein. In an implementation, a calendar of interest is added to an online calendar. The calendar of interest comprises a schedule of events and a rule set for adjusting the schedule of events. As the events occur in the online calendar, a record of participation by a user with respect to the events is identified. After each event has occurred, a determination is made whether to make an adjustment to the schedule of events based at least on the rule set for the calendar of interest and the record of participation by the user after the event. If so, the schedule of events is updated in the online calendar to reflect any adjustments.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 28, 2017
    Publication date: January 3, 2019
    Inventors: Clea Allington, Cindy Kwan, Jaime Hwacinski
  • Publication number: 20180330291
    Abstract: Efficient creation of a new schedule item is provided. Aspects include a quick create system for enabling an efficient schedule item creation experience when utilizing a scheduling application, such as a calendar application, a task list application, or a to-do list application, or an application with scheduling functionalities. A user can select a quick create option to cause a display of one or more icons designating predefined or learned schedule item types, which can be automatically or selectively moved to a desired timeslot in the user's schedule. In some examples, an icon can be dragged laterally within a timeslot to toggle between schedule item types. When a commitment input is received, a new schedule item is inserted into the user's schedule, and schedule item details are automatically populated into the schedule item based on existing schedule items or based on preset schedule item types.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 9, 2017
    Publication date: November 15, 2018
    Applicant: Microsoft Technology Licensing, LLC
    Inventors: Andrew Winslow Brough, Clea Allington, Ian Dwyer Curry, Teslim Abiodun Alabi, Eva Britta Karolina Burlin, Shahil Soni, Malia Morioka Douglas
  • Publication number: 20180004366
    Abstract: A to-do list management system surfaces a user interface with a user input mechanism that displays a user actuatable element for each item on a user's to-do list. It senses a flick gesture and automatically moves a to-do list item to the user's agenda. It can also sense a user input gesture and automatically remove an agenda item from the user's agenda, and place it on the user's to-do list.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 14, 2017
    Publication date: January 4, 2018
    Inventors: Clea Allington, Cindy Kwan, Joseph T. Flint, Flora M. Lee, Poonam G. Hattangady, Justin Son Pae, Jaime J. Hwacinski, Spencer K. Nelson, Joan Ching Li, Eva Britta Karolina Burlin, Ian Dwyer Curry, Anna Pablo, Andrew Winslow Brough
  • Patent number: 9766869
    Abstract: An installation package may have metadata concerning optional parameters for a software package to be installed. The metadata may be read by an installation system, and a user interface presented to a user for input on the parameters values. The installation system may store the parameters for later replication of the installation. The installation system may perform the installation on a local device or a remote device, and may further be capable of presenting the user interface on another device. In some embodiments, the metadata may be available to the installation system without having to open the installation package.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 16, 2009
    Date of Patent: September 19, 2017
    Assignee: Microsoft Technology Licensing, LLC
    Inventors: Vijay Sen, Clea Allington, Carlos Aguilar Mares, Bilal Alam, Saad Ladki, Nina Tang, Madhur Joshi
  • Patent number: 9378011
    Abstract: A system and method for managing application version changes on a network server. A backup is made of a deployed application version. When an update version of the application is to be deployed, a backup of the current application, including dynamic data, is performed. The update version is deployed and automatically monitored. If the update version is determined to be healthy, it is backed up. If it is determined to not be healthy, the previous version is automatically retrieved and deployed. An application skeleton may be automatically generated to facilitate comparison and backups of the application.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 19, 2009
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2016
    Assignee: Microsoft Technology Licensing, LLC
    Inventors: Saad Ladki, Vijay Sen, Clea Allington, William J. Staples
  • Publication number: 20120159468
    Abstract: A particular method includes storing a manifest file and a parameters file at a data store. The manifest file and the parameters file are associated with a software deployment package. An application associated with the software deployment package is published to a first remote computing device and to a second remote computing device. The method includes receiving first parameter values from the first remote computing device and receiving second parameter values from the second remote computing device. The first parameter values are stored in a first region of the data store that is specific to the first computing device. The second parameter values are stored in a second region of the data store that is specific to the second computing device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 20, 2010
    Publication date: June 21, 2012
    Applicant: Microsoft Corporation
    Inventors: Madhur Joshi, Crystal Hoyer, David Cox, Mohammed Parvez Shaikh, Emily B. Repperger, Yamini Jagadeesan, Muhammad Bilal Aslam, Clea Allington, Yishai Galatzer
  • Publication number: 20100242032
    Abstract: A system and method for managing application version changes on a network server. A backup is made of a deployed application version. When an update version of the application is to be deployed, a backup of the current application, including dynamic data, is performed. The update version is deployed and automatically monitored. If the update version is determined to be healthy, it is backed up. If it is determined to not be healthy, the previous version is automatically retrieved and deployed. An application skeleton may be automatically generated to facilitate comparison and backups of the application.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 19, 2009
    Publication date: September 23, 2010
    Applicant: Microsoft Corporation
    Inventors: Saad Ladki, Vijay Sen, Clea Allington, William J. Staples
  • Publication number: 20100186009
    Abstract: An installation package may have metadata concerning optional parameters for a software package to be installed. The metadata may be read by an installation system, and a user interface presented to a user for input on the parameters values. The installation system may store the parameters for later replication of the installation. The installation system may perform the installation on a local device or a remote device, and may further be capable of presenting the user interface on another device. In some embodiments, the metadata may be available to the installation system without having to open the installation package.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 16, 2009
    Publication date: July 22, 2010
    Applicant: Microsoft Corporation
    Inventors: Vijay Sen, Clea Allington, Carlos Anguilar Mares, Bilal Alam, Saad Ladki, Nina Tang, Madhur Joshi