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United States Patent D614,641
Viegers ,   et al. April 27, 2010

Animated user interface for a display screen


CLAIM The ornamental design for an animated user interface for a display screen, as shown and described.
Inventors: Viegers; Sander M. (Seattle, WA), Edwards; Christopher D. (Seattle, WA), Schmitlin; Benoit (Seattle, WA)
Assignee: Microsoft Corporation (Redmond, WA)
Appl. No.: D/339,290
Filed: June 26, 2009

Current U.S. Class: D14/486 ; D14/488
Current International Class: 1404
Field of Search: D14/485-95 D18/24-33 D19/6,52,9,10 D20/11 D21/324-33 715/700-867,973-77

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Primary Examiner: Tung; Melanie H
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.


FIG. 1 is a first image in the sequence for an animated user interface for a display screen showing our new design;

FIG. 2 is the second image thereof;

FIG. 3 is the third image thereof;

FIG. 4 is the fourth image thereof; and,

FIG. 5 is the fifth image thereof.

The appearance of the animated user interface sequentially transitions between the images shown in FIGS. 1 5. The process or period in which one image transitions to another forms no part of the claimed design. The broken line showing of the display screen and the other features forms no part of the claimed design.

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