Patents by Inventor Erin Marie Bourke-Dunphy

Erin Marie Bourke-Dunphy 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: 6449642
    Abstract: An improved method and system for integrating a client computer into a computer network is described. At the server, information is taken from a user's account, user input, and the server registry and a series of application configuration files is generated for use by an installation program. A client set-up program automatically configures the client computer for communication with the server. An installation manager installs application programs from the server to the client computer, configuring them according to the application configuration files.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 15, 1998
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2002
    Assignee: Microsoft Corporation
    Inventors: Erin Marie Bourke-Dunphy, Kartik Nadipuram Raghavan, George Jenkins, Bill Ingle, Keith Logan
  • Publication number: 20010044839
    Abstract: An improved method and system for integrating a client computer into a computer network is described. At the server, information is taken from a user's account, user input, and the server registry and a series of application configuration files is generated for use by an installation program. A client set-up program automatically configures the client computer for communication with the server. An installation manager installs application programs from the server to the client computer, configuring them according to the application configuration files.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 15, 1998
    Publication date: November 22, 2001
    Inventors: ERIN MARIE BOURKE-DUNPHY, KARTIK NADIPURAM RAGHAVAN, GEORGE JENKINS, BILL INGLE, KEITH LOGAN