Defensive Publications are a method for the open source community to prevent the issuance of low quality software
patents. These publications serve as evidence to disclose to the examiner what is new and innovative within the
technology. Through Linux Defenders, developers collaborate with our team to ensure that these publications are
effective in protecting the freedom to create, invent and operate.
February 09, 2009
Method for Creating a Personalized Graphical Interface that Balances Individualized Content with Content Provider Requirements
Users want a personalized, customized interface when visiting a content provider’s site, with links to their favorite topics, places, and interests. On the other hand, content providers want to maintain a certain degree of control over the information presented to a user. (Content can contain news, gossip, politics, sports, shopping, and entertainment.)