Patents by Inventor Lisa Everett Woods

Lisa Everett Woods 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: 6600501
    Abstract: A Dynamic Timeline for a computer-based information source, such as an electronic encyclopedia. The Dynamic Timeline can display Links, typically a reference to a time period, topic, or event. When the user chooses the Link, an array of information is presented to the user about the Link-related time period, topic, or event. Links can highlight individual events and trends that occur over a period of time. Links also can present an editorial perspective of events. The Links are typically listed in chronological order on the Dynamic Timeline for an electronic encyclopedia. The Dynamic Timeline allows users to view different Links by changing some dynamic settings.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 18, 2000
    Date of Patent: July 29, 2003
    Assignee: Microsoft Corporation
    Inventors: Larry J. Israel, James H. Cox, Kipling A. Knox, Abdul Wajid “Shammi” Mohamed, Adrienne E. O'Donnell, Lisa Everett Woods