US Patent No: 5,319,705

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Method and system for multimedia access control enablement

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A method and system are disclosed for securely distributing a plurality of software files from a software distribution processor to a user processor, while selectively enabling the user processor to only use a subset of a lesser plurality of the software files. This is achieved by employing a customer key which includes a clear customer number and a derived portion derived from the customer number. The customer key is transformed into a second customer key which serves as a key expression for encrypting a file encryption key specifically intended for a respective one of the plurality of files. A plurality of software files can be stored together, for example on a CD-ROM, with each file encrypted under a corresponding file encryption key. The CD-ROM can be distributed to many user processors. When a specific user processor needs to run one of the software files, a request will be transmitted from the user processor to the software distribution processor. In response to that request, an encrypted file encryption key specific for the requested file, will be transmitted to the user processor. This will enable the user processor to decrypt only the requested file from the CD-ROM. All other files on the CD-ROM remain in their encrypted form and cannot be decrypted and used by the file encryption key received from the software distribution processor.

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Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATIONARMONK, NY41033

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Bracco, Alphonse M Reston, VA 1 729
Halter, Bernard J Longmont, CO 1 729
Johnson, Donald B Manassas, VA 59 3373
Le, An V Manassas, VA 18 2768
Matyas, Stephen M Manassas, VA 46 5078
Prymak, deceased Rostislaw late of Dumfries, VA 1 729
Randall, James D Herndon, VA 3 800
Wilkins, John D Somerville, VA 19 2619

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7,031,471 System for controlling the distribution and use of rendered digital works through watermarking 10 2001
6,944,600 System for controlling the distribution and use of digital works using digital tickets 22 2001
6,714,921 System for controlling the distribution and use of digital works using digital tickets 94 2001
6,708,157 System for controlling the distribution and use of digital works using digital tickets 49 2001
* 2001/0023,417 System for controlling the distribution and use of digital works using digital tickets 12 2001
* 2001/0008,557 System for controlling the distribution and use of rendered digital works through watermarking 16 2001
7,343,324 Method, system, and computer readable medium for automatically publishing content 8 2001
* 2002/0116,293 Method and system for automatically publishing content 20 2001
7,222,104 Method and apparatus for transferring usage rights and digital work having transferrable usage rights 16 2001
6,976,009 Method and apparatus for assigning consequential rights to documents and documents having such rights 45 2001
6,973,445 Demarcated digital content and method for creating and processing demarcated digital works 24 2001
6,876,984 Method and apparatus for establishing usage rights for digital content to be created in the future 40 2001
6,754,642 Method and apparatus for dynamically assigning usage rights to digital works 12 2001
* 2002/0184,158 Method and apparatus for establishing usage rights for digital content to be created in the future 6 2001
* 2002/0184,159 Demarcated digital content and method for creating and processing demarcated digital works 18 2001
* 2002/0184,156 Method and apparatus for transferring usage rights and digital work having transferrable usage rights 8 2001
7,225,160 Digital works having usage rights and method for creating the same 7 2001
7,113,912 Composite digital works having usage rights and method for creating the same 35 2001
6,895,392 Usage rights grammar and digital works having usage rights created with the grammar 16 2001
* 2002/0128,972 Digital works having usage rights and method for creating the same 13 2001
7,743,259 System and method for digital rights management using a standard rendering engine 3 2002
7,085,741 Method and apparatus for managing digital content usage rights 56 2002
* 2003/0043,852 Method and apparatus for verifying data integrity based on data compression parameters 4 2002
* 2002/0198,843 Method and apparatus for distributing enforceable property rights 19 2002
7,853,531 Method and apparatus for supporting multiple trust zones in a digital rights management system 1 2002
7,774,279 Rights offering and granting 4 2002
* 2002/0198,845 Method and apparatus for supporting multiple trust zones in a digital rights management system 39 2002
8,275,716 Method and system for subscription digital rights management 2 2002
8,099,364 Digital rights management of content when content is a future live event 1 2002
7,152,046 Method and apparatus for tracking status of resource in a system for managing use of the resources 14 2002
6,824,051 Protected content distribution system 66 2002
* 2003/0182,235 Method and apparatus for tracking status of resource in a system for managing use of the resources 4 2002
6,934,693 System for controlling the distribution and use of digital works 16 2002
6,963,859 Content rendering repository 22 2003
6,920,436 Digital work structure 25 2003
* 2003/0220,880 Networked services licensing system and method 28 2003
6,928,419 Method and apparatus for repackaging portions of digital works as new digital works 12 2003
6,865,551 Removable content repositories 10 2003
* 2003/0167,236 Method and apparatus for repackaging portions of digital works as new digital works 13 2003
7,043,453 Method and system for conducting transactions between repositories using a repository transaction protocol 65 2003
* 2004/0073,513 Method and system for conducting transactions between repositories 8 2003
8,832,852 Method and apparatus for dynamic protection of static and dynamic content 0 2003
8,225,414 Method and apparatus for identifying installed software and regulating access to content 3 2003
7,913,095 Method and apparatus for providing a specific user interface in a system for managing content 1 2003
7,603,319 Method and apparatus for preserving customer identity in on-line transactions 3 2003
7,412,605 Method and apparatus for variable encryption of data 10 2003
7,269,735 Instance specific digital watermarks 12 2003
7,237,125 Method and apparatus for automatically deploying security components in a content distribution system 14 2003
7,206,941 Method and apparatus for validating security components through a request for content 14 2003
* 2005/0278,793 Method and apparatus for providing a specific user interface in a system for managing content 24 2003
* 2003/0196,093 Instance specific digital watermarks 2 2003
* 2003/0196,120 Method and apparatus for automatic deployment of a rendering engine 16 2003
* 2003/0196,091 Method and apparatus for validating security components through a request for content 18 2003
* 2003/0196,092 Method and apparatus for sharing secure communications 9 2003
* 2003/0196,121 Method and apparatus for automatically deploy security components in a content distribution system 21 2003
* 2003/0177,400 Method and apparatus for variable encryption of data 2 2003
8,069,116 System and method for supplying and managing usage rights associated with an item repository 3 2003
7,206,765 System and method for supplying and managing usage rights based on rules 47 2003
6,957,194 Method for printing digital works 21 2003
* 2004/0073,514 Method for printing digital works 1 2003
7,065,505 Method for metering and pricing of digital works 4 2003
7,058,606 Method for loaning digital works 21 2003
7,024,392 Method for controlling use of database content 6 2003
6,957,193 Repository with security class and method for use thereof 28 2003
* 2003/0208,447 Repository with security class and method for use thereof 4 2003
6,925,448 Usage rights grammar and digital works having usage rights created with the grammar 3 2003
6,910,022 Usage rights grammar and digital works having usage rights created with the grammar 9 2003
* 2004/0107,166 Usage rights grammar and digital works having usage rights created with the grammar 6 2003
7,269,576 Content rendering apparatus 1 2004
* 2004/0243,834 System for controlling the distribution and use of digital works utilizing digital tickets 4 2004
7,269,577 System for controlling the distribution and use of digital works using digital tickets 11 2004
8,001,053 System and method for rights offering and granting using shared state variables 1 2004
7,774,280 System and method for managing transfer of rights using shared state variables 3 2004
* 2005/0060,571 System and method for managing transfer of rights using shared state variables 3 2004
7,200,574 System for controlling the distribution and use digital works using digital tickets 8 2004
* 2005/0108,173 System for controlling the distribution and use digital works using digital tickets 20 2004
7,725,401 Method and apparatus for establishing usage rights for digital content to be created in the future 4 2005
* 2005/0197,963 Method and apparatus for establishing usage rights for digital content to be created in the future 1 2005
7,209,902 Repository with security class and method for use thereof 6 2005
7,260,556 Content rendering device with usage rights 6 2005
7,162,633 Method and apparatus for hierarchical assignment of rights to documents and documents having such rights 11 2005
* 2005/0187,877 Method and apparatus for hierarchical assignment of rights to documents and documents having such rights 9 2005
* 2005/0262,086 Systems and methods for integrity certification and verification 11 2005
7,266,529 Method and apparatus for executing code in accordance with usage rights 1 2005
7,184,571 Multi-stage watermarking process and system 10 2005
7,765,403 System for controlling the distribution and use of rendered digital works through watermarking 4 2005
* 2006/0059,562 System for controlling the distribution and use of rendered digital works through watermarking 2 2005
* 2006/0129,492 Usage rights grammar and digital works having usage rights created with the grammar 0 2005
7,809,644 Digital work structure 4 2005
7,389,270 System for controlling the distribution and use of digital works 11 2005
7,139,736 Content rendering repository 4 2005
* 2006/0271,915 Usage rights grammar and digital works having usage rights created with the grammar 5 2005
7,609,848 Multi-stage watermarking process and system 4 2005
* 2005/0283,611 Multi-stage watermarking process and system 2 2005
7,664,708 System for controlling the distribution and use of digital works using digital tickets 4 2005
7,523,072 System for controlling the distribution and use of digital works 34 2005
7,788,182 Method for loaning digital works 1 2006
8,869,293 Method and apparatus for hierarchical assignment of rights to documents and documents having such rights 0 2006
* 2007/0162,398 Method and apparatus for transferring usage rights and digital work having transferable usage rights 5 2007
8,271,350 Method and system for automatically publishing content 2 2007
8,275,709 Digital rights management of content when content is a future live event 7 2008
8,205,089 System for controlling the distribution and use of rendered digital works through watermarking 2 2009
7,907,749 Multi-stage watermarking process and system 0 2009
8,170,955 System and method for enforcing usage rights associated with digital content 0 2009
8,412,644 Method and apparatus for establishing usage rights for digital content to be created in the future 0 2010
8,078,542 System and method for managing transfer of rights using shared state variables 1 2010
* 2010/0275,270 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MANAGING THE TRANSFER OF RIGHTS 2 2010
8,489,900 Method and apparatus for providing a specific user interface in a system for managing content 0 2011
8,862,517 Digital rights management of content when content is a future live event 0 2011
8,892,473 Method and system for subscription digital rights management 0 2012
8,468,098 Method and system for subscription digital rights management 0 2012
8,442,916 Digital rights management of content when content is a future live event 1 2012
 
ACTIVISION PUBLISHING, INC. (1)
* RE38375 Method and system for the secured distribution of multimedia titles 1 2000
 
NINTENDO CO., LTD. (4)
7,878,908 Multiplexed secure video game play distribution 29 2002
* 2004/0097,288 Multiplexed secure video game play distribution 54 2002
8,834,273 Multiplexed secure video game play distribution 0 2007
* 2007/0275,780 Multiplexed secure video game play distribution 12 2007
 
ContentGuardiHoldings, Inc. (1)
7,028,009 Method and apparatus for distributing enforceable property rights 34 2002
 
INTELLECTUAL VENTURES I LLC (22)
8,499,030 Software and method that enables selection of one of a plurality of network communications service providers 6 2000
8,131,883 Method for distributing content to a user station 27 2000
8,065,713 System and method for providing multi-location access management to secured items 32 2002
7,681,034 Method and apparatus for securing electronic data 35 2002
7,478,418 Guaranteed delivery of changes to security policies in a distributed system 42 2002
7,512,810 Method and system for protecting encrypted files transmitted over a network 38 2002
7,836,310 Security system that uses indirect password-based encryption 10 2002
8,127,366 Method and apparatus for transitioning between states of security policies used to secure electronic documents 11 2003
8,407,682 Software and method that enables selection of one of a plurality of online service providers 12 2004
9,111,604 Software and method that enables selection of on-line content from one of a plurality of network content service providers in a single action 0 2006
8,069,204 Providing and receiving content over a wireless communication system 10 2006
8,024,399 Software distribution over a network 13 2006
RE41546 Method and system for managing security tiers 14 2007
8,321,499 Method for distributing content to a user station 9 2007
7,653,687 Method for distributing content to a user station 47 2007
7,913,311 Methods and systems for providing access control to electronic data 22 2007
RE43906 Method and apparatus for securing digital assets 4 2008
8,307,067 Protecting encrypted files transmitted over a network 101 2009
8,825,872 Software and method for monitoring a data stream and for capturing desired data within the data stream 1 2009
8,266,674 Method and system for implementing changes to security policies in a distributed security system 0 2009
8,719,339 Software and method that enables selection of one of a plurality of online service providers 2 2010
9,286,484 Method and system for providing document retention using cryptography 0 2013
 
CORBIS CORPORATION (10)
7,418,444 Method and apparatus for digital media management, retrieval, and collaboration 12 2002
6,895,407 Method and apparatus for digital media management, retrieval, and collaboration 17 2002
* 2002/0188,621 Method and apparatus for digital media management, retrieval, and collaboration 17 2002
* 2007/0271,202 DETERMINING CONTENT PRICING FOR CATEGORIES OF USE BASED ON EXTRINSIC AND INTRINSIC FACTORS 9 2006
7,933,765 Cross-lingual information retrieval 4 2007
* 2008/0275,691 CROSS-LINGUAL INFORMATION RETRIEVAL 7 2007
8,219,494 End-to-end licensing of digital media assets 1 2007
8,341,195 Platform for managing media assets for multi-model licensing over multi-level pricing and asset grouping 1 2007
* 2009/0048,860 PROVIDING A RATING FOR DIGITAL MEDIA BASED ON REVIEWS AND CUSTOMER BEHAVIOR 10 2008
* 2008/0319,870 DISTRIBUTED MEDIA REVIEWING FOR CONFORMANCE TO CRITERIA 0 2008
 
XYLON LLC (25)
* 6,069,952 Data copyright management system 75 1995
* 6,097,818 Data copyright management method 37 1997
6,434,535 System for prepayment of electronic content using removable media and for prevention of unauthorized copying of same 177 1998
* 6,408,390 Apparatus for data copyright management system 73 1999
6,449,717 Data copyright management system 28 2000
6,272,635 Data copyright management system 25 2000
6,789,197 Apparatus for data copyright management system 33 2000
6,463,536 Data copyright management system 50 2001
* 7,730,324 Method for controlling database copyrights 4 2001
6,741,991 Data management system 45 2001
* 2002/0021,807 Method for controlling database copyrights 24 2001
7,827,109 Digital content management system and apparatus 7 2001
8,407,782 Data copyright management 0 2002
6,721,887 Data copyright management system 20 2002
8,352,373 Data copyright management system 0 2003
8,595,502 Data management system 1 2006
* 2006/0282,674 Data management system 5 2006
7,801,817 Digital content management system and apparatus 5 2006
* 2007/0033,143 Digital content management system and apparatus 7 2006
9,245,260 Data copyright management 0 2006
7,986,785 Data management 1 2006
* 2007/0079,145 Data copyright management 13 2006
RE43599 Data management system 0 2007
8,448,254 Digital content management system and apparatus 1 2010
* 2011/0047,626 DIGITAL CONTENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEM AND APPARATUS 0 2010
 
INTELLECTUAL VENTURES II LLC (4)
* 5,933,498 System for controlling access and distribution of digital property 820 1997
6,314,409 System for controlling access and distribution of digital property 570 1998
* 2003/0163,428 System for controlling access and distribution of digital property 21 2002
* 2009/0222,673 SYSTEM FOR CONTROLLING ACCESS AND DISTRIBUTION OF DIGITAL PROPERTY 4 2009
 
GOOGLE INC. (1)
6,938,075 Method and apparatus for hierarchical software distribution packages including composite packages 5 1998
 
LG ELECTRONICS INC. (3)
8,140,437 Method of recording and reproducing sample data to/from a recording medium and sample data containing recording medium 2 2006
7,788,178 Recording medium containing sample data and reproducing thereof 0 2007
7,680,740 Managing copy protecting information of encrypted data 0 2007
 
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N.V. (1)
* 7,398,556 System and method for managing copyrighted electronic media 10 2004
 
STRAIGHT PATH IP GROUP, INC. (3)
7,149,208 Method and apparatus for providing caller identification based responses in a computer telephony environment 69 1996
* 2003/0067,908 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PROVIDING CALLER IDENTIFICATION BASED RESPONSES IN A COMPUTER TELEPHONY ENVIRONMENT 12 1996
* 6,226,678 Method and apparatus for dynamically defining data communication utilities 119 1996
 
MAZ Encryption Technologies LLC (2)
7,096,358 Encrypting file system 3 2003
* 2004/0059,912 Encrypting file system 3 2003
 
HARMONY LOGIC SYSTEMS LLC (1)
* 5,394,469 Method and apparatus for retrieving secure information from mass storage media 257 1994
 
LENOVO (SINGAPORE) PTE LTD. (1)
* 6,237,020 Task-oriented automatic distribution of software 85 1997
 
CI4 Technologies, Inc. (1)
7,089,425 Remote access authorization of local content 22 2003
 
TELUB TEKNIK AB (1)
* 5,694,470 System for reading encrypted information, and unit for use in such a system 13 1995
 
COMCAST MO GROUP, INC. (2)
* 5,935,004 System and method for scheduled delivery of a software program over a cable network 73 1995
6,238,290 System and method for scheduled delivery of a software program over a cable network 106 1999
 
Starnet Communications Corporation (1)
6,460,140 System for controlling the use of licensed software 52 1999
 
PACKETEER, INC. (1)
* 2005/0232,180 Internet over satellite apparatus 8 2005
 
SANDISK TECHNOLOGIES LLC (6)
6,901,457 Multiple mode communications system 60 1998
6,279,114 Voltage negotiation in a single host multiple cards system 151 1998
7,177,975 Card system with erase tagging hierarchy and group based write protection 13 2001
* 2001/0016,887 Voltage negotiation in a single host multiple cards system 3 2001
7,360,003 Multiple mode communication system 6 2005
7,374,108 Write protection and use of erase tags in a single host multiple cards system 3 2007
 
CAREFUSION 303, INC. (1)
* 2006/0247,606 System and method for controlling access to features of a medical instrument 8 2005
 
WISTRON CORPORATION (5)
6,574,609 Secure electronic content management system 322 1998
6,389,538 System for tracking end-user electronic content usage 527 1998
6,611,812 Secure electronic content distribution on CDS and DVDs 286 1999
6,389,403 Method and apparatus for uniquely identifying a customer purchase in an electronic distribution system 198 1999
6,983,371 Super-distribution of protected digital content 161 2000
 
MONROVIA NURSERY COMPANY (1)
6,519,651 Apparatus and method for hybrid network access 70 2000
 
BAMBOO MEDIACASTING LTD. (1)
* 2007/0028,099 Secure multicast transmission 39 2006
 
DIGIMARC CORPORATION (23)
7,047,241 System and methods for managing digital creative works 134 1996
6,868,497 Method and apparatus for automatic ID management 29 2000
6,807,534 System and method for managing copyrighted electronic media 262 2000
6,959,386 Hiding encrypted messages in information carriers 66 2001
7,266,704 User-friendly rights management systems and methods 46 2002
* 2002/0186,844 User-friendly rights management systems and methods 55 2002
9,349,411 Digital watermarking and fingerprinting applications for copy protection 0 2003
* 2004/0167,858 System and method for managing copyrighted electronic media 30 2004
7,035,427 Method and system for managing, accessing and paying for the use of copyrighted electronic media 206 2004
8,341,424 Methods for playing protected content 1 2004
* 2004/0210,765 Methods for playing protected content 41 2004
* 2005/0216,513 Method and apparatus for automatic ID management 6 2005
7,499,566 Methods for steganographic encoding media 54 2005
* 2005/0254,684 Methods for steganographic encoding media 2 2005
7,248,717 Securing media content with steganographic encoding 121 2005
* 2005/0286,736 Securing media content with steganographic encoding 6 2005
8,055,899 Systems and methods using digital watermarking and identifier extraction to provide promotional opportunities 14 2005
* 2006/0062,426 Rights management systems and methods using digital watermarking 128 2005
7,555,785 Method and apparatus for content management 16 2007
* 2007/0277,247 Method and Apparatus for Content Management 2 2007
8,185,967 Method and apparatus for content management 6 2009
* 2010/0169,984 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CONTENT MANAGEMENT 1 2009
8,719,958 Method and apparatus for content management 0 2012
 
ERUCES, INC. (4)
* 7,362,868 Hidden link dynamic key manager for use in computer systems with database structure for storage of encrypted data and method for storage and retrieval of encrypted data 48 2000
* 2001/0019,614 Hidden Link Dynamic Key Manager for use in Computer Systems with Database Structure for Storage and Retrieval of Encrypted Data 33 2000
7,681,042 System and method for dis-identifying sensitive information and associated records 1 2004
* 2005/0283,620 System and method for dis-identifying sensitive information and associated records 13 2004
 
HITACHI MAXELL, LTD. (8)
7,644,265 Content transmitting device, content receiving device and content transmitting method 5 2004
8,010,792 Content transmission apparatus, content reception apparatus and content transmission method 1 2004
* 7,836,507 Contents transmitter apparatus, contents receiver apparatus and contents transmitting method 4 2004
* 2005/0160,265 Content transmission apparatus, content reception apparatus and content transmission method 13 2004
8,225,084 Content transmitting device, content receiving device and content transmitting method 0 2010
* 2010/0106,960 CONTENT TRANSMITTING DEVICE, CONTENT RECEIVING DEVICE AND CONTENT TRANSMITTING METHOD 2 2010
8,209,534 Contents transmitter apparatus, contents receiver apparatus and contents transmitting method 0 2010
8,468,350 Content transmission apparatus, content reception apparatus and content transmission method 0 2011
 
CITIBANK, N.A. (11)
* 5,557,518 Trusted agents for open electronic commerce 881 1994
* 5,745,886 Trusted agents for open distribution of electronic money 278 1995
* 5,671,280 System and method for commercial payments using trusted agents 198 1995
* 5,642,419 Method for acquiring and revalidating an electronic credential 300 1995
* 5,878,139 Method for electronic merchandise dispute resolution 200 1996
* 5,703,949 Method for establishing secure communications among processing devices 126 1996
6,175,921 Tamper-proof devices for unique identification 70 1997
7,028,187 Electronic transaction apparatus for electronic commerce 46 1998
* 6,088,797 Tamper-proof electronic processing device 73 1998
6,336,095 Method for electronic merchandise dispute resolution 114 1998
7,478,239 Electronic ticket vending system 5 1999
 
SL PATENT HOLDINGS LLC (13)
* 7,962,417 System and method for distributing protected information 0 2004
* 2005/0289,073 System and method for distributing protected information 1 2004
7,319,988 System and method for processing protected audio information 3 2004
* 2005/0060,268 System and method for processing protected audio information 1 2004
8,140,435 System and method for processing protected text information 0 2004
7,353,205 Method for causing a digital product to revert to a demo mode 2 2004
* 2005/0149,445 Method for tracking software lineages 0 2004
* 2007/0219,918 System and method for controlling access to protected information 8 2005
7,555,463 System and method for selectively changing parameter settings based on lineage analysis of digital information 2 2006
7,831,516 System and method for redistributing and licensing access to protected information among a plurality of devices 0 2006
* 2007/0179,893 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR REDISTRIBUTING AND LICENSING ACCESS TO PROTECTED INFORMATION AMONG A PLURALITY OF DEVICES 0 2006
8,332,328 System and method for redistributing and licensing access to protected information among a plurality of devices 0 2010
* 2010/0263,056 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR REDISTRIBUTING AND LICENSING ACCESS TO PROTECTED INFORMATION AMONG A PLURALITY OF DEVICES 3 2010
 
FRAUNHOFER-GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FOERDERUNG DER ANGEWANDTEN FORSCHUNG E.V. (1)
6,735,311 Encryption and decryption of multi-media data 23 1998
 
TiVo Inc. (1)
* 5,757,417 Method and apparatus for screening audio-visual materials presented to a subscriber 178 1997
 
INTARSIA LLC (5)
* 7,302,415 Data copyright management system 12 2000
RE41657 Data management system 8 2002
8,024,810 Method and apparatus for protecting digital data by double re-encryption 5 2006
* 7,730,323 Controlling database copyrights 10 2006
* 2007/0110,228 CONTROLLING DATABASE COPYRIGHTS 3 2006
 
Curbis Corporation (1)
8,073,828 Licensed rights clearance and tracking for digital assets 3 2007
 
Pitney Bowes Inc. (7)
* 5,974,307 Method and system communicating with a voice response unit over a cellular telephone network 1 1995
* 6,035,043 Cellular telephone manifest system 10 1995
* 5,812,945 Metered payment cellular telephone communication system 61 1995
* 5,768,383 Authorized cellular voice messaging and/or analog or digital data communication access and verification control system 2 1995
* 5,765,106 Authorized cellular telephone communication access and verification control system 7 1995
* 5,740,247 Authorized cellular telephone communication payment refill system 21 1995
* 5,884,158 Cellular telephone authentication system using a digital certificate 12 1996
 
HITACHI, LTD. (4)
* 6,023,506 Data encryption control apparatus and method 157 1996
* 6,430,292 System and method for controlling disclosure time of information 9 1998
7,137,025 Key controlling system, key controlling apparatus, information encrypting apparatus, information decrypting apparatus and storage media for storing programs 14 2002
* 2005/0160,274 Content transmission apparatus and content reception apparatus 12 2004
 
REDBOX AUTOMATED RETAIL, LLC (35)
7,444,296 Disk dispensing and retrieval system and associated methods 43 2000
7,234,609 Article dispensing system and method for same 58 2004
* 2005/0230,410 Article dispensing system and method for same 11 2004
9,224,137 System for an automated dispensing and retrieval kiosk for recorded media 0 2006
7,797,077 System and method for managing vending inventory 22 2006
7,747,346 System and method for regulating vendible media products 22 2006
7,499,768 System and method for offline vending of a media product 27 2006
7,447,605 System and method for calibrating a vending apparatus 16 2006
7,366,586 System and method for communicating vending information 38 2006
* 2006/0265,101 System and method for communicating vending information 10 2006
* 2006/0259,191 System and method for vending vendible media products 17 2006
* 2006/0259,262 System and method for calibrating a vending apparatus 10 2006
8,626,614 System and kiosk for commerce of optical media through multiple locations 2 2006
7,774,233 System and kiosk for commerce of optical media through multiple locations 16 2006
* 2007/0051,802 System and kiosk for commerce of optical media through multiple locations 29 2006
* 2007/0050,266 System and kiosk for commerce of optical media through multiple locations 33 2006
7,584,869 Article dispensing system and method for same 23 2007
7,853,354 System and method for communicating vending information 16 2008
7,787,987 System and method for communicating vending information 17 2008
7,988,049 System and method for calibrating a vending apparatus 11 2008
8,639,578 Disk dispensing and retrieval system and associated methods 0 2008
8,060,247 System and method for communicating secondary vending options 6 2009
9,104,990 Article vending machine and method for exchanging an inoperable article for an operable article 0 2009
8,996,162 Article vending machine and method for exchanging an inoperable article for an operable article 0 2009
8,412,374 System and method for communicating vending information 2 2010
8,155,784 System and method for regulating vendible media products 0 2010
8,930,240 System and kiosk for commerce of optical media through multiple locations 0 2010
* 2010/0325,001 SYSTEM AND KIOSK FOR COMMERCE OF OPTICAL MEDIA THROUGH MULTIPLE LOCATIONS 7 2010
8,538,581 Article vending machine and method for authenticating received articles 0 2010
8,417,380 System and method for communicating vending information 2 2010
8,768,789 System and method for optimizing utilization of inventory space for dispensable articles 1 2012
8,712,872 System and method for optimizing utilization of inventory space for dispensable articles 1 2012
9,348,822 System and method for generating notifications related to new media 0 2012
9,286,617 System and method for applying parental control limits from content providers to media content 0 2012
9,390,577 System and method for optimizing utilization of inventory space for dispensable articles 0 2014
 
ORACLE AMERICA, INC. (1)
* 7,805,611 Method for secure communication from chip card and system for performing the same 3 2004
 
APPLE INC. (2)
* 5,903,650 Method and apparatus for electronic license distribution 39 1996
6,185,306 Method of secure server control of local media via a trigger through a network for local access of encrypted data on an internet webpage 12 1997
 
INSIGHT DIRECT USA, INC., AN ILLINOIS CORPORATION (1)
* 2006/0080,257 Digital content distribution framework 19 2004
 
MONDEX INTERNATIONAL LIMITED (1)
* 6,742,120 System and method for controlling access to computer code in an IC card 84 1998
 
OUTDOOR SLEEP SYSTEM, LLC (1)
* 2007/0028,952 Sleeping bag and system 2 2005
 
KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA (11)
* 6,075,862 Decryption key management scheme for software distribution system 59 1996
* 6,347,846 Method and an apparatus to control copying from a data providing device to a data receiving device 35 1997
* 6,347,145 Method and apparatus of enciphering and deciphering data using keys enciphered and deciphered with other keys 34 1997
7,181,008 Contents management method, content management apparatus, and recording medium 19 2000
* 2001/0011,730 Semiconductor light emimiting device 7 2001
7,433,474 Method and apparatus of enciphering and deciphering data using keys enciphered and deciphered with other keys 7 2002
* 2002/0080,972 Method and apparatus of enciphering and deciphering data using keys enciphered and deciphered with other keys 0 2002
6,842,521 Method and apparatus to control copying from a drive device to a data reproducing device 2 2002
7,505,584 Contents management method, contents management apparatus, and recording medium 6 2006
* 7,673,155 Microprocessor with improved task management and table management mechanism 4 2008
* 2009/0006,864 MICROPROCESSOR WITH IMPROVED TASK MANAGEMENT AND TABLE MANAGEMENT MECHANISM 15 2008
 
BRAINSHIELD TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
* 2005/0076,247 Device for the password-protected handling of an electronic document 6 2002
 
LISTEN.COM (1)
* 2003/0018,581 Delivering media data to portable computing devices 34 2001
 
Intellectual Property I LLC (1)
8,812,620 Software and method that enables selection of one of a plurality of online service providers 1 2007
 
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA (2)
* 2001/0053,222 Data processing apparatus and method 19 2001
* 2007/0038,518 Image processing apparatus and method 5 2006
 
RAKUTEN, INC. (1)
* 6,889,208 Contents sale system 35 2000
 
DIGITAL DELIVERY INC (1)
* 5,646,992 Assembly, distribution, and use of digital information 188 1993
 
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION (30)
* 5,673,315 Method and system for software asset usage detection and management 91 1995
* 5,978,482 Method and system for protection of digital information 20 1995
* 5,758,068 Method and apparatus for software license management 210 1995
* 5,787,169 Method and apparatus for controlling access to encrypted data files in a computer system 101 1995
* 5,673,316 Creation and distribution of cryptographic envelope 534 1996
* 5,745,678 Method and system for the secured distribution of multimedia titles 207 1997
* 6,038,316 Method and system for protection of digital information 28 1997
6,178,508 System for controlling access to encrypted data files by a plurality of users 51 1998
7,269,564 Method and apparatus to indicate an encoding status for digital content 36 1998
6,345,256 Automated method and apparatus to package digital content for electronic distribution using the identity of the source content 538 1998
6,959,288 Digital content preparation system 122 1999
6,940,976 Generating user-dependent RSA keys 12 1999
* 6,687,375 Generating user-dependent keys and random numbers 88 1999
6,928,163 Methods, systems and computer program products for generating user-dependent RSA values without storing seeds 7 1999
6,834,110 Multi-tier digital TV programming for content distribution 121 1999
7,213,005 Digital content distribution using web broadcasting services 146 2000
6,978,375 System and method for secure authentication of external software modules provided by third parties 3 2000
* 7,103,912 User authorization management system using a meta-password and method for same 24 2001
* 2003/0005,299 User authorization management system using a meta-password and method for same 7 2001
* 2004/0006,541 Method and system for purchasing broadcast content 14 2002
6,854,061 Installing and controlling trial software 11 2002
* 7,899,189 Apparatus, system, and method for transparent end-to-end security of storage data in a client-server environment 1 2004
* 2006/0126,850 Apparatus, system, and method for transparent end-to-end security of storage data in a client-server environment 13 2004
7,500,109 System and method for secure authentication of external software modules provided by third parties 0 2005
* 2005/0216,422 System and method for secure authentication of external software modules provided by third parties 2 2005
7,487,128 Updating usage conditions in lieu of download digital rights management protected content 22 2005
* 2006/0089,912 Updating usage conditions in lieu of download digital rights management protected content 59 2005
7,277,870 Digital content distribution using web broadcasting services 97 2005
* 2006/0053,077 Digital content distribution using web broadcasting services 43 2005
7,590,866 Super-distribution of protected digital content 13 2005
 
ADVANCED MICRO DEVICES, INC. (1)
* 5,790,783 Method and apparatus for upgrading the software lock of microprocessor 35 1996
 
LENOVO PC INTERNATIONAL (2)
* 7,143,067 System and method for installing personal computer software 36 1999
7,343,493 Encrypted file system using TCPA 12 2002
 
DIGITAL DELIVERY NETWORKS, INC. (1)
* 2009/0043,907 LOCAL PORTAL 21 2008
 
LSI LOGIC CORPORATION (1)
* 6,134,324 Method and system for distributing a plurality of software products, and limiting access thereto 16 1997
 
LUCENT TECHNOLOGIES INC. (3)
* 5,625,690 Software pay per use system 246 1993
* 5,719,938 Methods for providing secure access to shared information 75 1994
* 6,577,734 Data encryption key management system 143 1995
 
CISCO TECHNOLOGY, INC. (5)
* 5,666,412 Secure access systems and methods utilizing two access cards 93 1995
* 5,774,546 Secure access system utilizing an access card having more than one embedded integrated circuit and/or plurality of security levels 84 1997
* 5,878,134 Secure access systems utilizing more than one IC card 85 1997
6,405,369 Smart card chaining in pay television systems 101 1998
6,298,441 Secure document access system 110 1998
 
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT (1)
* 6,973,368 Method and device for reliably switching an operating mode of an industrial controller for machine tools or production machines 1 2004
 
GEM MASTER, INC. (1)
* 6,453,300 Personalized greeting card with electronic storage media and method of personalizing same 87 1999
 
ST. PATENT HOLDINGS LLC (1)
* 5,509,070 Method for encouraging purchase of executable and non-executable software 559 1992
 
FUJITSU LIMITED (7)
* 5,428,685 IC memory card and method of protecting data therein 89 1993
* 5,737,415 Data management module, data reproduction management device and data reproduction management system 15 1995
* 6,460,137 Encryption processing system 29 1996
* 5,774,651 False statement detection system 2 1996
* 5,935,243 Licensee notification system 43 1996
* 6,523,117 System and method of online deciphering data on storage medium 13 1996
* 5,857,021 Security system for protecting information stored in portable storage media 143 1996
 
MEADWESTVACO CORPORATION (1)
8,874,477 Multifactorial optimization system and method 10 2006
 
AT&T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY II, L.P. (8)
8,024,569 Method for secure remote backup 3 2007
8,014,286 Frame relay switched data service 0 2008
8,027,257 Traffic management for frame relay switched data service 0 2009
8,717,896 Frame relay switched data service 1 2011
* 8,261,075 Method for secure remote backup 2 2011
8,504,835 Method for secure remote backup 1 2012
8,966,261 Method for secure remote backup 0 2013
9,276,849 Frame relay switched data service 0 2014
 
GRAPHON CORPORATION (1)
8,510,226 Method for synchronous encryption between a client and a licensing agent 6 2007
 
MARKING OBJECT VIRTUALIZATION INTELLIGENCE, LLC (4)
6,510,516 System and method for authenticating peer components 53 1999
6,802,006 System and method of verifying the authenticity of dynamically connectable executable images 46 1999
7,200,230 System and method for controlling and enforcing access rights to encrypted media 20 2001
7,650,504 System and method of verifying the authenticity of dynamically connectable executable images 6 2004
 
EMC CORPORATION (1)
7,246,246 System for keying protected electronic data to particular media to prevent unauthorized copying using a compound key 14 2003
 
INTEL CORPORATION (6)
* 6,839,842 Method and apparatus for authenticating information 7 1996
7,681,035 Digital rights management handler and related methods 10 2003
* 2007/0239,605 Supporting multiple key ladders using a common private key set 3 2006
8,909,777 Systems and methods for dynamic access to program features 0 2010
* 2011/0138,445 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DYNAMIC ACCESS TO PROGRAM FEATURES 2 2010
9,323,905 Digital rights management handler and related methods 0 2014
 
NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION (1)
* 6,438,233 Book data service system with data delivery by broadcasting 38 1997
 
MITSUBISHI DENKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA (1)
* 5,818,933 Copyright control system 61 1996
 
WANG, FRANK C. (1)
6,742,028 Content management and sharing 38 2000
 
MICROSOFT CORPORATION (1)
7,801,821 Flexible licensing architecture for licensing digital application 0 2005
 
ACTIVEPATH LTD. (2)
6,178,243 User-controlled document processing 23 1998
6,373,947 Document processing 4 2000
 
Minolta Co., Ltd. (1)
* 2003/0030,657 Image distribution system, image distributing apparatus, image distribution method and program product for image distributing apparatus 6 2002
 
CLWT, LLC (2)
* 7,062,045 Media protection system and method 23 2001
* 2003/0044,006 Media protection system and method 2 2001
 
SONY COMPUTER ENTERTAINMENT INC. (2)
* 7,409,063 Contents distribution system 1 2002
* 2002/0166,054 Contents distribution system 0 2002
 
AVAGO TECHNOLOGIES GENERAL IP (SINGAPORE) PTE. LTD. (3)
* 2010/0077,230 PROTECTING A PROGRAMMABLE MEMORY AGAINST UNAUTHORIZED MODIFICATION 3 2006
* 8,681,996 Asymmetric key wrapping using a symmetric cipher 0 2007
* 2009/0034,741 ASYMMETRIC KEY WRAPPING USING A SYMMETRIC CIPHER 2 2007
 
NAGRAVISION S.A. (2)
* 8,630,417 Method for recording and restoring a ciphered content by a processing unit 0 2008
* 2009/0138,701 METHOD FOR RECORDING AND RESTORING A CIPHERED CONTENT BY A PROCESSING UNIT 0 2008
 
HEWLETT PACKARD ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT LP (3)
* 5,923,754 Copy protection for recorded media 95 1997
6,268,845 Bezel button controls over USB 81 1997
* 9,251,007 Data storage arrangement and key distribution 0 2006
 
SOSPITA AS (1)
* 6,266,416 Protection of software against use without permit 100 1998
 
NAGRA FRANCE SAS (2)
* 7,881,478 Method for controlling access to an encrypted programme 1 2002
* 2004/0202,331 Method for controlling access to an encrypted programme 1 2004
 
HEATHWAY HOLDINGS, LLC (1)
* 5,852,664 Decode access control for encoded multimedia signals 50 1995
 
Sony Corporation, Sony Pictures Electronics Inc. (1)
* 2007/0273,685 Fill-volume techniques for use in a hair/fur pipeline 0 2007
 
NEC CORPORATION (4)
* 6,857,071 System and method for distributing digital works, apparatus and method for reproducing digital works, and computer program product 22 1999
7,523,303 System and method for distributing digital works, apparatus and method for reproducing digital works, and computer program product 4 2004
* 2004/0255,138 System and method for distributing digital works, apparatus and method for reproducing digital works, and computer program product 22 2004
* 2009/0022,498 OPTICAL TRANSMISSION SYSTEM 6 2008
 
Digital Reg of Texas, LLC (25)
7,251,832 Secure streaming container 34 2004
7,673,059 Tracking electronic content 10 2004
* 2004/0205,205 Tracking electronic content 11 2004
7,421,741 Securing digital content system and method 20 2004
* 2007/0033,397 Securing digital content system and method 45 2004
7,272,655 Delivering electronic content 3 2006
* 2006/0190,568 Delivering electronic content 17 2006
7,987,502 Secure streaming container 10 2007
8,001,608 Secure streaming container 3 2007
* 2007/0256,140 Secure streaming container 4 2007
7,562,150 Delivering electronic content 13 2007
* 2008/0034,437 Controlling access to electronic content 2 2007
* 2007/0288,643 Delivering electronic content 1 2007
7,979,697 Securing digital content system and method 4 2008
* 2008/0310,623 SECURING DIGITAL CONTENT SYSTEM AND METHOD 2 2008
8,086,746 Delivering electronic content 3 2009
9,191,372 Tracking electronic content 0 2010
* 2010/0115,263 TRACKING ELECTRONIC CONTENT 2 2010
8,402,558 Securing digital content system and method 1 2011
8,286,228 Secure streaming container 2 2011
8,578,464 Secure streaming container 1 2012
9,094,479 Delivering electronic content 0 2013
8,930,697 Securing digital content system and method 0 2013
8,800,019 Secure streaming container 0 2013
9,191,376 Securing digital content system and method 0 2014
 
LEAR CORPORATION (1)
* 2005/0231,378 Vehicle occupant sensing system having a low profile sensor assembly 0 2005
 
UNILOC LUXEMBOURG S.A. (5)
* 5,490,216 System for software registration 237 1993
8,566,960 System and method for adjustable licensing of digital products 3 2008
8,423,473 Systems and methods for game activation 1 2010
* 2010/0323,798 Systems and Methods for Game Activation 0 2010
8,613,110 Software piracy prevention through remote enforcement of an activation threshold 0 2012
 
JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A. (11)
* 6,125,184 Method and apparatus for an adapter card providing conditional access in a communication system 12 1997
* 5,968,129 Method and apparatus for selectively retrieving information from a source computer using a terrestrial or satellite interface 48 1998
* 6,131,160 Method and apparatus for an adapter card providing conditional access in a communication system 14 1999
6,321,268 Method and apparatus for selectively retrieving information from a source computer using a terrestrial or satellite interface 38 2000
6,215,873 Adapter for connecting computer to satellite antenna 4 2000
6,307,937 Method and apparatus for an adapter card providing conditional access in a communication system 5 2000
6,931,512 Method and apparatus for selectively retrieving information from a source computer using a terrestrial or satellite interface 3 2001
7,562,130 Method and apparatus for selectively allocating and enforcing bandwidth usage requirements on network users 24 2001
* 2002/0046,264 Method and apparatus for selectively allocating and enforcing bandwidth usage requirements on network users 46 2001
7,337,233 Network system with TCP/IP protocol spoofing 32 2003
* 2005/0177,742 Method and system for managing a data object so as to comply with predetermined conditions for usage 16 2005
 
MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING, LLC (115)
* 5,586,186 Method and system for controlling unauthorized access to information distributed to users 93 1994
* 5,878,141 Computerized purchasing system and method for mediating purchase transactions over an interactive network 513 1995
* 5,903,896 Method for installing a file on demand using a preview 31 1997
6,249,866 Encrypting file system and method 154 1997
7,103,574 Enforcement architecture and method for digital rights management 221 1999
6,775,655 Rendering digital content in an encrypted rights-protected form 247 1999
7,383,205 Structure of a digital content package 55 2000
7,136,838 Digital license and method for obtaining/providing a digital license 145 2000
7,051,005 Method for obtaining a black box for performing decryption and encryption functions in a digital rights management (DRM) system 54 2000
7,024,393 Structural of digital rights management (DRM) system 179 2000
6,973,444 Method for interdependently validating a digital content package and a corresponding digital license 48 2000
7,353,209 Releasing decrypted digital content to an authenticated path 26 2000
7,319,759 Producing a new black box for a digital rights management (DRM) system 58 2000
6,829,708 Specifying security for an element by assigning a scaled value representative of the relative security thereof 48 2000
6,816,596 Encrypting a digital object based on a key ID selected therefor 71 2000
6,772,340 Digital rights management system operating on computing device and having black box tied to computing device 355 2000
7,065,216 Methods and systems of protecting digital content 43 2000
6,886,098 Systems and methods for compression of key sets having multiple keys 30 2000
7,010,808 Binding digital content to a portable storage device or the like in a digital rights management (DRM) system 76 2000
7,149,722 Retail transactions involving distributed and super-distributed digital content in a digital rights management (DRM) system 43 2000
7,039,615 Retail transactions involving digital content in a digital rights management (DRM) system 19 2000
* 2002/0019,814 Specifying rights in a digital rights license according to events 100 2001
6,986,043 Encrypting file system and method 33 2001
* 2002/0019,935 Encrypting file system and method 31 2001
7,239,708 Protecting decrypted compressed content and decrypted decompressed content at a digital rights management client 9 2001
7,073,063 Binding a digital license to a portable device or the like in a digital rights management (DRM) system and checking out/checking in the digital license to/from the portable device or the like 134 2001
6,948,073 Protecting decrypted compressed content and decrypted decompressed content at a digital rights management client 29 2001
* 2002/0013,772 Binding a digital license to a portable device or the like in a digital rights management (DRM) system and checking out / checking in the digital license to / from the portable device or the like 67 2001
* 2002/0006,204 Protecting decrypted compressed content and decrypted decompressed content at a digital rights management client 26 2001
* 2002/0012,432 Secure video card in computing device having digital rights management (DRM) system 90 2001
7,680,743 Software application protection by way of a digital rights management (DRM) system 4 2002
* 2003/0217,011 Software application protection by way of a digital rights management (DRM) system 67 2002
7,181,016 Deriving a symmetric key from an asymmetric key for file encryption or decryption 28 2003
* 2004/0146,015 Deriving a symmetric key from an asymmetric key for file encryption or decryption 24 2003
* 7,356,709 Systems and methods for deterring software piracy in a volume license environment 27 2003
7,788,496 First computer process and second computer process proxy-executing code on behalf thereof 4 2003
7,500,108 Metered execution of code 8 2004
7,529,927 Specifying security for an element by assigning a scaled value representative of the relative security thereof 11 2004
* 2005/0091,541 Specifying security for an element by assigning a scaled value representative of the relative security thereof 1 2004
8,005,757 Specifiying security for an element by assigning a scaled value representative of the relative security thereof 5 2004
7,757,077 Specifying security for an element by assigning a scaled value representative of the relative security thereof 6 2004
7,412,061 Encrypting a digital object on a key ID selected therefor 10 2004
7,158,639 Key generation 4 2004
7,080,262 Key compression 1 2004
7,047,421 Data signal with a database and a compressed key 1 2004
7,047,422 User access to a unique data subset of a database 5 2004
7,003,675 Encrypted content data structure package and generation thereof 12 2004
6,956,947 Extraction of multiple single keys from a compressed key 2 2004
* 2005/0097,368 Specifying security for an element by assigning a scaled value representative of the relative security thereof 6 2004
* 2005/0097,062 Key generation 2 2004
* 2005/0097,063 Extraction of multiple single keys from a compressed key 3 2004
* 2005/0065,890 Encrypted content data stracture package and generation thereof 5 2004
* 2005/0066,187 Encrypting a digital object on a key ID selected therefor 1 2004
* 2005/0065,888 Data signal with a database and a compressed key 3 2004
* 2005/0065,889 User access to a unique data subset of a database 1 2004
7,613,302 Systems and methods for compression of key sets having multiple keys 0 2004
7,069,450 Systems and methods for compression of key sets having multiple keys 3 2004
* 2005/0193,210 Systems and methods for compression of key sets having multiple keys 1 2004
8,347,078 Device certificate individualization 1 2004
7,890,428 Flexible licensing architecture for licensing digital application 11 2005
* 2006/0179,002 Flexible licensing architecture for licensing digital application 8 2005
7,549,051 Long-life digital certification for publishing long-life digital content or the like in content rights management system or the like 5 2005
* 2006/0206,712 Long-life digital certification for publishing long-life digital content or the like in content rights management system or the like 14 2005
7,644,442 Systems and methods for using machine attributes to deter software piracy in an enterprise environment 16 2005
* 2005/0182,732 Systems and methods for using machine attributes to deter software piracy in an enterprise environment 7 2005
8,738,536 Licensing content for use on portable device 1 2005
7,856,404 Playlist burning in rights-management context 5 2005
* 2006/0235,801 Licensing content for use on portable device 22 2005
8,725,646 Output protection levels 0 2005
8,290,874 Rights management system for streamed multimedia content 1 2005
7,693,280 Rights management system for streamed multimedia content 3 2005
8,091,142 Supplementary trust model for software licensing/commercial digital distribution policy 2 2005
* 2006/0242,081 Supplementary trust model for software licensing/commercial digital distribution policy 15 2005
9,363,481 Protected media pipeline 0 2005
8,438,645 Secure clock with grace periods 2 2005
7,680,744 Method for interdependently validating a digital content package and a corresponding digital license 12 2005
* 2005/0192,907 Method for interdependently validating a digital content package and a corresponding digital license 10 2005
7,624,451 Binding a digital license to a portable or the like in a digital rights management (DMR) system and checking out/checking in the digital license to/from the portable device or the like 7 2005
7,979,911 First computer process and second computer process proxy-executing code from third computer process on behalf of first process 0 2005
* 2005/0222,960 First computer process and second computer process proxy-executing code from third computer process on behalf of first process 4 2005
7,162,745 Protecting decrypted compressed content and decrypted decompressed content at a digital rights management client 0 2005
7,080,410 Protecting decrypted compressed content and decrypted decompressed content at a digital rights management client 1 2005
* 2005/0271,208 Protecting decrypted compressed content and decrypted decompressed content at a digital rights management client 4 2005
7,549,063 Methods and systems of protecting digital content 0 2005
* 2005/0273,862 Methods and systems of protecting digital content 43 2005
8,321,690 Protecting digital media of various content types 2 2005
* 2007/0038,873 Protecting digital media of various content types 10 2005
8,181,265 Secure machine counting 1 2005
* 2006/0036,552 Secure machine counting 56 2005
7,536,016 Encrypted content data structure package and generation thereof 10 2005
8,103,592 First computer process and second computer process proxy-executing code on behalf of first process 3 2005
* 2006/0069,653 First computer process and second computer process proxy-executing code on behalf of first process 14 2005
* 2007/0143,216 Data Signal with a Database and a Compressed Key 0 2005
7,231,669 Binding content to a portable storage device or the like in a digital rights management (DRM) system 15 2006
* 2006/0150,257 Binding content to a portable storage device or the like in a digital rights management (DRM) system 13 2006
* 2006/0167,815 Digital license and method for obtaining/providing a digital license 27 2006
7,925,591 Retail transactions involving digital content in a digital rights management (DRM) system 9 2006
* 2006/0167,817 Retail transactions involving digital content in a digital rights management (DRM) system 0 2006
7,386,891 Binding a digital license to a portable device or the like in a digital rights management (DRM) system and checking out/checking in the digital license to/from the portable device or the like 8 2006
* 2006/0259,770 Binding a digital license to a portable device or the like in a digital rights management (DRM) system and checking out/checking in the digital license to/from the portable device or the like 2 2006
8,744,969 Releasing decrypted digital content to an authenticated path 0 2007
8,700,535 Issuing a publisher use license off-line in a digital rights management (DRM) system 0 2008
7,716,745 Binding a digital license to a portable device or the like in a digital rights management (DRM) system and checking out/checking in the digital license to/from the portable device or the like 3 2008
9,189,605 Protected computing environment 0 2009
* 2009/0158,036 PROTECTED COMPUTING ENVIRONMENT 12 2009
9,246,916 Specifying rights in a digital rights license according to events 0 2009
* 2010/0024,044 SPECIFYING RIGHTS IN A DIGITAL RIGHTS LICENSE ACCORDING TO EVENTS 4 2009
8,325,916 Encryption scheme for streamed multimedia content protected by rights management system 1 2010
8,719,171 Issuing a publisher use license off-line in a digital rights management (DRM) system 0 2010
8,781,969 Extensible media rights 1 2010
* 8,380,634 First computer process and second computer process proxy-executing code on behalf of first process 0 2011
* 2012/0096,566 FIRST COMPUTER PROCESS AND SECOND COMPUTER PROCESS PROXY-EXECUTING CODE ON BEHALF OF FIRST PROCESS 1 2011
8,640,256 File system operation and digital rights management (DRM) 0 2012
9,336,359 Device certificate individualization 0 2012
9,224,168 Tuning product policy using observed evidence of customer behavior 0 2012
 
CRYPTOMATHIC A/S (HQ) (1)
* 7,505,945 Electronic negotiable documents 0 2000
 
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY (1)
* 2011/0075,537 HOLOGRAPHIC DISC WITH IMPROVED FEATURES AND METHOD FOR THE SAME 0 2009
 
NET2PHONE, INC. (1)
7,216,348 Method and apparatus for dynamically balancing call flow workloads in a telecommunications system 40 2000
 
NOVELL, INC. (1)
* 5,787,175 Method and apparatus for collaborative document control 287 1995
 
SOFTLOCK SERVICES, INC. (1)
7,353,207 Method of altering a software product in response to predetermined events 2 2004
 
SIVAULT, INC. (1)
* 2002/0031,230 Method and apparatus for a web-based application service model for security management 229 2001
 
UNIVERSAL DATA PROTECTION CORPORATION (2)
* 2007/0172,053 Method and system for microprocessor data security 25 2006
* 2007/0177,433 Method and system for data security of recording media 2 2006
 
Protocall Technologies Incorporated (1)
* 5,784,460 Secured electronic information delivery system having a three-tier structure 54 1996
 
ROVI SOLUTIONS CORPORATION (5)
* 5,845,281 Method and system for managing a data object so as to comply with predetermined conditions for usage 385 1996
* 8,479,305 Method and system for managing a data object so as to comply with predetermined conditions for usage 0 1998
* 8,479,306 Method and system for managing a data object so as to comply with predetermined condition for usage 2 1999
8,474,058 Method and system for managing a data object so as to comply with predetermined conditions for usage 2 2003
* 2004/0039,741 Method and system for managing a data object so as to comply with predetermined conditions for usage 23 2003
 
KYOCERA CORPORATION (1)
* 2009/0307,489 Mobile Communication Equipment and Method of Controlling Same 12 2007
 
THOMSON LICENSING INC. (1)
* 2009/0002,322 Method for distributing display information to a remote display device, a corresponding display device, a system for distributing display information and a signal comprising display information 0 2008
 
INTARSIA SOFTWARE LLC (10)
7,447,914 Method for controlling database copyrights 5 1997
* 2002/0025,044 Data management system 3 2001
* 2002/0112,173 Apparatus for data copyright management system 17 2002
7,383,447 Method for controlling database copyrights 4 2005
* 2005/0262,023 Method for controlling database copyrights 5 2005
RE42163 Data management system 2 2006
* 2007/0038,575 Data copyright management system 2 2006
7,979,354 Controlling database copyrights 1 2006
* 2007/0061,267 CONTROLLING DATABASE COPYRIGHTS 5 2006
8,554,684 Controlling database copyrights 0 2011
 
John Ga 1t Media, Inc. (1)
6,438,232 Method of securing the playback of a DVD-ROM via triggering data sent via a cable network 10 2000
 
RPX CORPORATION (3)
* 5,553,143 Method and apparatus for electronic licensing 312 1994
* 5,758,069 Electronic licensing system 190 1996
* 5,905,860 Fault tolerant electronic licensing system 144 1997
 
ACHATES REFERENCE PUBLISHING, INC. (1)
* 6,173,403 Method and apparatus for distributing information products 13 1999
 
PERFORMANCE PROXY RESEARCH LLC (4)
6,839,770 Apparatus and method for access to network via satellite 4 2000
7,325,063 Apparatus, method, and system for removing ethernet header and adding second IP header 18 2003
7,774,501 Network layer tunnel apparatus having transport layer/network layer stack and network layer tunnel and method using network layer tunnel 0 2004
* 2005/0053,082 Apparatus and method for hybrid network access 2 2004
 
PERVASIVE SECURITY SYSTEM, INC. (1)
7,921,284 Method and system for protecting electronic data in enterprise environment 19 2002
 
MATSUSHITA ELECTRIC INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD. (1)
* 6,470,085 Application package and system for permitting a user to use distributed application package on the term of the use thereof 42 1997
 
AT&T CORP. (8)
7,463,627 Frame relay switched data service 13 2000
6,725,303 Method and apparatus for establishing a personalized connection with a network 86 2000
6,847,611 Traffic management for frame relay switched data service 24 2000
* 7,222,233 Method for secure remote backup 16 2001
7,257,118 Frame relay switched data service 7 2003
7,668,095 Traffic management for frame relay switched data service 2 2004
7,668,168 Frame relay switched data service 0 2005
* 2012/0011,364 METHOD FOR SECURE REMOTE BACKUP 3 2011
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