US Patent No: 5,734,823

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Systems and apparatus for electronic communication and storage of information

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An information distribution system, in accordance with one form of the present invention, includes a central information bank and a central transactional data base coupled to point-of-sale delivery systems. Information flows between each point-of-sale delivery system and the central information bank and central transactional data base via a communication network such as the telephone network, a satellite network, or any other network suitable for the transfer of information. The point-of-sale delivery systems may take one of many forms including a point of purchase delivery system, a point of rental delivery system, a 'book bank' subsystem, a promotional delivery system, or any combination of such systems.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
ARRIS GROUP, INC.SUWANEE, GA16
STUART J. RADLOFF, OPERATING TRUSTEE IN BANKRUPTCYST LOUIS, MO1

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Brockhouse, Douglas B Kirkwood, MO 2 449
Chang, Edward H Huntington Beach, CA 2 449
Chang, Hsiao-Shih Orange, CA 8 571
Saigh, Michael M St. Louis, MO 5 708

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Image Storage/Retrieval Systems, Inc. (1)
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MOTOROLA, INC. (1)
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NUVOMEDIA, INC. (AGREEMENT AND APPROVAL OF MERGER BETWEEN GEMSTAR EBOOK GROUP AND NUVOMEDIA, INC.) (1)
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U.S. PHILIPS CORPORATION (1)
* 4,779,080 Electronic information display systems 69 1986
 
XEROX CORPORATION (1)
* 5,388,196 Hierarchical shared books with database 246 1990
 
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CONTENTGUARD HOLDINGS, INC. (87)
7,356,688 System and method for document distribution 24 1999
7,286,665 System and method for transferring the right to decode messages 7 1999
6,937,726 System and method for protecting data files by periodically refreshing a decryption key 28 1999
6,859,533 System and method for transferring the right to decode messages in a symmetric encoding scheme 25 1999
7,068,787 System and method for protection of digital works 18 2000
6,885,748 System and method for protection of digital works 58 2000
7,073,199 Document distribution management method and apparatus using a standard rendering engine and a method and apparatus for controlling a standard rendering engine 19 2000
6,931,545 Systems and methods for integrity certification and verification of content consumption environments 48 2000
6,912,294 Multi-stage watermarking process and system 36 2000
7,359,881 System for controlling the distribution and use of digital works using secure components 3 2001
7,031,471 System for controlling the distribution and use of rendered digital works through watermarking 8 2001
6,944,600 System for controlling the distribution and use of digital works using digital tickets 17 2001
6,714,921 System for controlling the distribution and use of digital works using digital tickets 85 2001
6,708,157 System for controlling the distribution and use of digital works using digital tickets 43 2001
7,343,324 Method, system, and computer readable medium for automatically publishing content 7 2001
7,222,104 Method and apparatus for transferring usage rights and digital work having transferrable usage rights 14 2001
6,976,009 Method and apparatus for assigning consequential rights to documents and documents having such rights 37 2001
6,973,445 Demarcated digital content and method for creating and processing demarcated digital works 21 2001
6,876,984 Method and apparatus for establishing usage rights for digital content to be created in the future 36 2001
6,754,642 Method and apparatus for dynamically assigning usage rights to digital works 11 2001
7,225,160 Digital works having usage rights and method for creating the same 6 2001
7,113,912 Composite digital works having usage rights and method for creating the same 22 2001
6,895,392 Usage rights grammar and digital works having usage rights created with the grammar 15 2001
7,743,259 System and method for digital rights management using a standard rendering engine 2 2002
7,085,741 Method and apparatus for managing digital content usage rights 44 2002
7,853,531 Method and apparatus for supporting multiple trust zones in a digital rights management system 0 2002
7,774,279 Rights offering and granting 2 2002
8,275,716 Method and system for subscription digital rights management 0 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 12 2002
6,824,051 Protected content distribution system 49 2002
6,934,693 System for controlling the distribution and use of digital works 15 2002
6,963,859 Content rendering repository 19 2003
6,920,436 Digital work structure 21 2003
6,928,419 Method and apparatus for repackaging portions of digital works as new digital works 11 2003
6,865,551 Removable content repositories 8 2003
7,043,453 Method and system for conducting transactions between repositories using a repository transaction protocol 40 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 2 2003
7,913,095 Method and apparatus for providing a specific user interface in a system for managing content 0 2003
7,603,319 Method and apparatus for preserving customer identity in on-line transactions 2 2003
7,412,605 Method and apparatus for variable encryption of data 5 2003
7,269,735 Instance specific digital watermarks 10 2003
7,237,125 Method and apparatus for automatically deploying security components in a content distribution system 12 2003
7,206,941 Method and apparatus for validating security components through a request for content 7 2003
8,069,116 System and method for supplying and managing usage rights associated with an item repository 1 2003
7,206,765 System and method for supplying and managing usage rights based on rules 39 2003
6,957,194 Method for printing digital works 7 2003
7,065,505 Method for metering and pricing of digital works 3 2003
7,058,606 Method for loaning digital works 20 2003
7,024,392 Method for controlling use of database content 5 2003
6,957,193 Repository with security class and method for use thereof 27 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 8 2003
7,269,576 Content rendering apparatus 0 2004
7,269,577 System for controlling the distribution and use of digital works using digital tickets 10 2004
8,001,053 System and method for rights offering and granting using shared state variables 0 2004
7,774,280 System and method for managing transfer of rights using shared state variables 2 2004
7,200,574 System for controlling the distribution and use digital works using digital tickets 8 2004
7,725,401 Method and apparatus for establishing usage rights for digital content to be created in the future 3 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 8 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 7 2005
7,765,403 System for controlling the distribution and use of rendered digital works through watermarking 3 2005
7,809,644 Digital work structure 2 2005
7,389,270 System for controlling the distribution and use of digital works 7 2005
7,139,736 Content rendering repository 4 2005
7,117,180 System for controlling the use of digital works using removable content repositories 2 2005
7,609,848 Multi-stage watermarking process and system 2 2005
7,664,708 System for controlling the distribution and use of digital works using digital tickets 3 2005
7,523,072 System for controlling the distribution and use of digital works 26 2005
7,788,182 Method for loaning digital works 0 2006
8,869,293 Method and apparatus for hierarchical assignment of rights to documents and documents having such rights 0 2006
8,271,350 Method and system for automatically publishing content 1 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 1 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
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 0 2012
 
MICROSOFT CORPORATION (54)
6,959,220 Digital audio signal filtering mechanism and method 26 1997
6,385,596 Secure online music distribution system 708 1998
6,330,675 System and method for secure transfer of digital data to a local recordable storage medium 41 1998
* 6,125,348 Lossless data compression with low complexity 40 1998
* 6,121,904 Lossless data compression with low complexity 37 1998
* 6,118,392 Lossless data compression with low complexity 15 1998
* 6,043,763 Lossless data compression with low complexity 16 1998
* 6,028,541 Lossless data compression with low complexity 18 1998
6,266,644 Audio encoding apparatus and methods 47 1998
6,345,100 Robust watermark method and apparatus for digital signals 128 1998
6,320,965 Secure watermark method and apparatus for digital signals 36 1998
6,219,634 Efficient watermark method and apparatus for digital signals 76 1998
6,209,094 Robust watermark method and apparatus for digital signals 98 1998
* 6,151,631 Territorial determination of remote computer location in a wide area network for conditional delivery of digitized products 109 1998
7,263,497 Secure online music distribution system 43 1999
* 7,185,200 Server-side watermark data writing method and apparatus for digital signals 5 1999
6,868,403 Secure online music distribution system 129 2000
6,826,617 Territorial determination of remote computer location in a wide area network for conditional delivery of digitized products 61 2000
7,539,875 Secure repository with layers of tamper resistance and system and method for providing same 7 2000
7,171,692 Asynchronous communication within a server arrangement 35 2000
7,158,953 Method and system for limiting the use of user-specific software features 22 2000
7,051,200 System and method for interfacing a software process to secure repositories 51 2000
7,047,411 Server for an electronic distribution system and method of operating same 104 2000
7,017,189 System and method for activating a rendering device in a multi-level rights-management architecture 31 2000
6,996,720 System and method for accessing protected content in a rights-management architecture 103 2000
6,981,262 System and method for client interaction in a multi-level rights-management architecture 26 2000
6,970,849 Inter-server communication using request with encrypted parameter 36 2000
6,891,953 Method and system for binding enhanced software features to a persona 95 2000
6,865,737 Remote software installation and maintenance 81 2000
6,725,453 Remote software installation and maintenance 43 2000
6,965,994 Security mechanism for computer processing modules 12 2001
7,225,159 Method for authenticating and securing integrated bookstore entries 0 2001
7,188,342 Server controlled branding of client software deployed over computer networks 23 2001
7,069,092 Digital audio signal filtering mechanism and method 5 2002
7,016,746 Digital audio signal filtering mechanism and method 9 2002
7,185,363 Using a first device to engage in a digital rights management transaction on behalf of a second device 10 2002
7,634,429 Architecture for an electronic shopping service integratable with a software application 16 2004
7,861,306 Method and system for limiting the use of user-specific software features 5 2004
7,823,208 Method and system for binding enhanced software features to a persona 2 2004
7,707,643 System and method for accessing protected content in a rights-management architecture 3 2004
7,206,650 Digital audio signal filtering mechanism and method 1 2004
7,430,542 System and method for activating a rendering device in a multi-level rights-management architecture 1 2004
7,562,395 System and method for accessing protected content in a rights-management architecture 2 2005
7,225,330 Security mechanism for computer processing modules 1 2005
7,363,096 Digital audio signal filtering mechanism and method 4 2005
7,257,452 Gui for digital audio signal filtering mechanism 1 2005
7,149,593 Previewing digital audio clips 4 2005
7,149,594 Digital audio signal filtering mechanism and method 1 2005
* 8,135,645 Key distribution for secure messaging 1 2006
7,865,964 Using a first device to engage in a digital rights management transaction on behalf of a second device 0 2007
7,549,173 Security mechanism for computer processing 1 2007
7,958,373 Secure repository with layers of tamper resistance and system and method for providing same 1 2009
8,032,943 Accessing protected content in a rights-management architecture 4 2009
8,417,968 Secure repository with layers of tamper resistance and system and method for providing same 0 2011
 
THE INVENTION SCIENCE FUND I, LLC (28)
7,596,073 Method and system for fluid mediated disk activation and deactivation 8 2005
7,519,980 Fluid mediated disk activation and deactivation mechanisms 14 2005
7,916,615 Method and system for rotational control of data storage devices 4 2005
7,668,068 Rotation responsive disk activation and deactivation mechanisms 12 2005
7,668,069 Limited use memory device with associated information 2 2005
8,140,745 Data retrieval methods 4 2005
7,770,028 Limited use data storing device 14 2005
7,748,012 Method of manufacturing a limited use data storing device 12 2005
7,565,596 Data recovery systems 2 2005
7,369,471 Method and system for fluid mediated disk activation and deactivation 14 2006
7,512,959 Rotation responsive disk activation and deactivation mechanisms 14 2006
8,099,608 Limited use data storing device 1 2006
7,694,316 Fluid mediated disk activation and deactivation mechanisms 2 2006
7,778,124 Method and system for fluid mediated disk activation and deactivation 0 2007
7,916,592 Fluid mediated disk activation and deactivation mechanisms 0 2007
8,089,839 Method and system for fluid mediated disk activation and deactivation 0 2007
7,796,485 Method and system for fluid mediated disk activation and deactivation 12 2007
7,907,486 Rotation responsive disk activation and deactivation mechanisms 0 2008
8,332,724 Data retrieval systems 0 2008
8,032,798 Data retrieval systems 1 2008
8,159,925 Limited use memory device with associated information 0 2008
8,121,016 Rotation responsive disk activation and deactivation mechanisms 0 2009
8,462,605 Method of manufacturing a limited use data storing device 0 2009
8,218,262 Method of manufacturing a limited use data storing device including structured data and primary and secondary read-support information 0 2009
8,264,928 Method and system for fluid mediated disk activation and deactivation 0 2010
8,220,014 Modifiable memory devices having limited expected lifetime 1 2010
8,432,777 Method and system for fluid mediated disk activation and deactivation 0 2010
8,745,347 Limited use data storing device 0 2011
 
TRANSACTION HOLDINGS LTD, L.L.C. (23)
8,600,887 Automated transaction machine 1 2007
8,600,888 Automated transaction machine 0 2007
8,600,889 Automated transaction machine 0 2007
8,600,890 Automated transaction machine 0 2007
8,583,522 Automated transaction machine 0 2007
8,571,952 Automated transaction machine 0 2007
8,560,451 Automated transaction machine 0 2007
8,554,677 Automated transaction machine 0 2007
8,132,714 Automated transaction machine 1 2007
8,132,715 Automated transaction machine 2 2007
7,837,101 Automated transaction machine 4 2007
7,802,718 Automated transaction machine 4 2007
7,793,830 Automated transaction machine 4 2007
7,699,220 Automated transaction machine 5 2007
7,617,973 Automated transaction machine 4 2007
7,600,677 Automated transaction machine 4 2007
7,597,251 Automated transaction machine 5 2007
7,597,248 Automated transaction machine 4 2007
7,591,420 Automated transaction machine 5 2007
7,575,158 Automated transaction machine 5 2007
7,571,850 Automated transaction machine 7 2007
8,708,231 Automated transaction machine 0 2012
8,632,007 Automated transaction machine 0 2012
 
InterTrust Technologies Corp. (17)
7,844,835 Systems and methods for secure transaction management and electronic rights protection 9 2005
7,917,749 Systems and methods for secure transaction management and electronic rights protection 4 2006
8,543,842 System and methods for secure transaction management and electronics rights protection 1 2006
7,984,509 Systems and methods for secure transaction management and electronic rights protection 3 2007
8,191,157 Systems and methods for secure transaction management and electronic rights protection 2 2007
7,831,823 Systems and methods for secure transaction management and electronic rights protection 5 2007
8,316,449 Systems and methods for secure transaction management and electronic rights protection 4 2007
8,141,165 Systems and methods for secure transaction management and electronic rights protection 3 2007
8,191,158 Systems and methods for secure transaction management and electronic rights protection 6 2007
7,752,466 Systems and methods for secure transaction management and electronic rights protection 8 2007
8,006,087 Systems and methods for secure transaction management and electronic rights protection 3 2007
8,464,077 Systems and methods for secure transaction management and electronic rights protection 0 2010
8,572,411 Systems and methods for secure transaction management and electronic rights protection 1 2010
8,402,557 Systems and methods for secure transaction management and electronic rights protection 1 2010
8,112,625 Systems and methods for secure transaction management and electronic rights protection 3 2010
8,677,507 Systems and methods for secure transaction management and electronic rights protection 0 2011
8,533,854 Systems and methods for secure transaction management and electronic rights protection 1 2011
 
THE CRAWFORD GROUP, INC. (16)
7,275,038 Web enabled business to business operating system for rental car services 23 2000
7,899,690 Extended web enabled business to business computer system for rental vehicle services 11 2000
8,374,894 Extended web enabled multi-featured business to business computer system for rental vehicle services 4 2001
8,234,134 Method and apparatus for customer direct on-line reservation of rental vehicles including deep-linking 2 2003
8,600,783 Business to business computer system for communicating and processing rental car reservations using web services 1 2004
8,108,231 Method and apparatus for improved customer direct on-line reservation of rental vehicles 7 2005
8,271,309 Method and system for providing and administering online rental vehicle reservation booking services 6 2006
8,160,906 System and method for improved rental vehicle reservation management 6 2007
8,160,907 System and method for allocating replacement vehicle rental costs using a virtual bank of repair facility credits 6 2008
8,401,881 Extended web enabled business to business computer system for rental vehicle services 3 2011
8,340,989 Method and system for managing rental vehicle reservations with user authorization limits 2 2011
8,775,222 System and method for improved rental vehicle reservation management 0 2012
8,412,546 Method and apparatus for tracking repair facility performance for repairs relating to replacement rental vehicle transactions 1 2012
8,706,534 Method and apparatus for customer direct on-line reservation of rental vehicles including deep-linking 0 2012
8,862,487 Method and system for providing and administering online rental vehicle reservation booking services 0 2012
8,862,488 Method and system for providing and administering online rental vehicle reservation booking services 0 2012
 
DIEBOLD, INCORPORATED (14)
* 6,505,177 Automated banking machine apparatus and system 29 1998
* 6,334,117 Automated banking machine and system 59 1998
7,162,449 Automated banking machine apparatus and system 1 2001
7,644,040 Automated banking machine and system 2 2001
6,839,688 Method of using an automated banking machine 22 2002
6,973,443 Automated banking machine apparatus and system 9 2002
6,965,879 Automated banking machine system using plural communication formats 1 2002
7,251,631 Automated banking machine system using internet address customer input 1 2003
7,689,509 Method of using an automated banking machine 0 2004
7,590,598 Automated banking machine with record accessibility pre-check 0 2004
7,699,219 Automated banking machine apparatus and system 0 2005
7,333,954 Automated banking machine and system 0 2005
8,123,120 Automated banking machine that operates responsive to data bearing records 1 2008
7,737,950 Automated banking machine and system 1 2008
 
DIGITAL ENVOY, INC. (11)
6,757,740 Systems and methods for determining collecting and using geographic locations of internet users 281 2000
7,844,729 Geo-intelligent traffic manager 16 2000
7,685,311 Geo-intelligent traffic reporter 20 2002
7,451,233 Systems and methods for determining, collecting, and using geographic locations of internet users 14 2004
7,349,989 Systems and methods for determining, collecting, and using geographic locations of internet users 0 2004
7,698,377 Systems and methods for determining, collecting, and using geographic locations of internet users 21 2005
7,403,978 Systems and methods for determining, collecting, and using geographic locations of internet users 18 2006
7,363,350 Systems and methods for determining, collecting, and using geographic locations of internet users 0 2006
8,443,107 Method, computer program product and electronic device for hyper-local geo-targeting 1 2009
8,060,606 Geo-intelligent traffic reporter 5 2010
8,463,942 Method and system for geo-targeted content delivery 0 2010
 
VERIZON PATENT AND LICENSING INC. (10)
8,069,461 On-screen program guide with interactive programming recommendations 2 2006
8,418,217 Systems and methods for accessing media content 0 2006
8,566,874 Control tools for media content access systems and methods 0 2006
8,464,295 Interactive search graphical user interface systems and methods 2 2006
8,510,780 Program guide navigation tools for media content access systems and methods 0 2006
8,103,965 Media content recording and healing statuses 2 2007
8,726,159 Content level navigation systems and methods 0 2007
8,051,447 Condensed program guide for media content access systems and methods 4 2007
8,677,415 On-screen program guide with interactive programming recommendations 0 2011
8,881,217 Systems and methods for accessing media content 0 2013
 
APPLE INC. (9)
7,797,446 Method and system for updating playlists 31 2002
7,827,259 Method and system for configurable automatic media selection 15 2004
8,261,246 Method and system for dynamically populating groups in a developer environment 1 2004
7,680,849 Multiple media type synchronization between host computer and media device 65 2004
7,958,441 Media management for groups of media items 2 2005
7,860,830 Publishing, browsing and purchasing of groups of media items 7 2005
8,046,369 Media asset rating system 1 2007
8,103,793 Method and system for updating playlists 5 2009
8,495,246 Method and system for updating playlists 1 2012
 
SONY ELECTRONICS INC. (9)
7,058,903 Image database jog/shuttle search 3 2000
7,262,778 Automatic color adjustment of a template design 14 2000
7,349,578 System and method for editing digital images 4 2006
7,538,776 Automatic color adjustment of a template design 7 2007
7,710,436 Automatic color adjustment of a template design 4 2009
7,843,464 Automatic color adjustment of template design 5 2010
8,049,766 Automatic color adjustment of a template design 5 2010
8,184,124 Automatic color adjustment of a template design 3 2011
8,345,062 Automatic color adjustment of a template design 2 2012
 
NEXT SOLUTIONS LLC (6)
7,614,065 System and method for verifying content displayed on an electronic visual display 8 2002
7,613,630 System and method for editing existing footage to generate and distribute advertising content to retail locations 5 2004
7,742,950 System and method for providing for out-of-home advertising utilizing a satellite network 2 2006
7,937,723 System and method for verifying content displayed on an electronic visual display by measuring an operational parameter of the electronic visual display while displaying the content 3 2009
7,912,759 Method for providing a retailer with out-of-home advertising capabilities 0 2010
8,315,913 System and method for determining physical location of electronic display devices in a retail establishment 0 2011
 
Premier International Associates, LLC (6)
8,645,869 List building system 0 2007
8,126,923 List building system 1 2007
7,814,135 Portable player and system and method for writing a playlist 5 2007
7,680,829 List building system 0 2007
7,814,133 List building system 0 2007
7,805,402 List building system 1 2007
 
ROVI TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION (6)
* 5,956,034 Method and apparatus for viewing electronic reading materials 133 1996
6,513,117 Certificate handling for digital rights management system 37 1998
6,363,418 On-line image caching control for efficient image display 35 1998
6,275,934 Authentication for information exchange over a communication network 36 1998
6,195,667 On-line menu updating for an electronic book 45 1998
7,437,318 Systems and methods for electronic off-line catalog 3 2002
 
NEUSTAR IP INTELLIGENCE, INC. (5)
6,684,250 Method and apparatus for estimating a geographic location of a networked entity 164 2001
7,809,857 Method and system to collect geographic location information for a network address utilizing geographically dispersed data collection agents 8 2003
7,472,172 Method and system to initiate geolocation activities on demand and responsive to receipt of a query 16 2003
7,072,963 Method and system to modify geolocation activities based on logged query information 54 2003
7,685,279 Geo-location and geo-compliance utilizing a client agent 15 2005
 
AUDIBLE, INC. (4)
6,480,961 Secure streaming of digital audio/visual content 74 1999
7,765,308 Apparatus and method for authoring and maintaining a library of content and targeting content to a playback device 2 2001
7,979,914 Time-based digital content authorization 0 2009
8,572,272 Personalized time-shifted programming 0 2010
 
CATALINA MARKETING CORPORATION (4)
8,473,342 Method and system for generating certificates having unique Id data 1 2000
6,885,994 System and method for providing shopping aids and incentives to customers through a computer network 78 2000
* 8,712,830 Method and system for electronic distribution of product redemption coupons 0 2001
8,744,907 Method and system for generating certificates having unique ID data 0 2013
 
DISCOVERY PATENT HOLDINGS, LLC (4)
7,835,989 Electronic book alternative delivery systems 21 1999
7,861,166 Resizing document pages to fit available hardware screens 19 1999
7,865,567 Virtual on-demand electronic book 59 1999
7,849,393 Electronic book connection to world watch live 17 2000
 
ADOBE SYSTEMS INCORPORATED (3)
7,249,382 Distributing access to a data item 24 2005
7,516,327 Distributing access to a data item 5 2007
8,046,840 Distributing access to a data item 1 2009
 
AVID TECHNOLOGY, INC. (3)
6,847,373 Natural color matching in a video editing system 17 1999
7,081,900 Graphical user interface for color correction 4 2003
7,973,800 Source color modification on a digital nonlinear editing system 0 2006
 
CONVERGYS CUSTOMER MANAGEMENT DELAWARE LLC (3)
* 6,122,632 Electronic message management system 91 1997
6,829,348 System for customer contact information management and methods for using same 112 2000
6,415,290 Electronic massage management system 14 2000
 
GRAPHON CORPORATION (3)
6,324,538 Automated on-line information service and directory, particularly for the world wide web 103 1998
7,127,464 Method for updating personal financial information on a web site 6 2004
8,676,778 Method and apparatus for electronically publishing information on a computer network 0 2011
 
METAVANTE CORPORATION (3)
7,386,516 System and method for providing secure services over public and private networks using a removable portable computer-readable storage 5 1999
7,669,233 Methods and systems for secure transmission of identification information over public networks 2 2005
7,222,365 Non-algorithmic vectored steganography 0 2005
 
NEWS AMERICA MARKETING PROPERTIES L.L.C. (3)
8,050,969 Interactive marketing network and process using electronic certificates 2 2008
8,775,245 Secure coupon distribution 0 2010
8,370,200 Interactive marketing network and process using electronic certificates 0 2011
 
SONY CORPORATION (3)
RE38007 Controlled-access broadcast signal receiving system 15 2000
* RE44952 Controlled-access broadcast signal receiving system 0 2002
RE41709 Controlled-access broadcast signal receiving system 0 2008
 
ADREA, LLC (2)
8,095,949 Electronic book with restricted access features 6 1999
8,073,695 Electronic book with voice emulation features 6 1999
 
AUDIBLE (2)
8,175,977 License management for digital content 1 1998
7,917,643 Digital information library and delivery system 0 2004
 
EMC CORPORATION (2)
6,816,891 Network file server sharing local caches of file access information in data processors assigned to respective file system 58 2000
7,246,246 System for keying protected electronic data to particular media to prevent unauthorized copying using a compound key 8 2003
 
ENVOII HEALTHCARE, LLC (2)
7,472,157 Architecture for a system of portable information agents 13 2001
7,877,437 Method and apparatus for a distributable globe graphical object 0 2001
 
GEMSTAR EBOOK GROUP LIMITED (2)
6,351,750 Dynamic conversion of byte ordering for use on different processor platforms 46 1998
* 6,314,474 Efficient information exchange between an electronic book and a cartridge 21 1998
 
GRAPHON NES SUB, LLC (2)
7,269,591 Method and apparatus for providing a pay-for-service web site 10 2004
7,028,034 Method and apparatus for providing a dynamically-updating pay-for-service web site 11 2004
 
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION (2)
6,539,420 Distribution mechanism for reuse of web based image data 23 1999
* 6,990,466 Method and system for integrating core banking business processes 52 2000
 
Konica Corporation (2)
* 7,124,094 Print system, service system, data server, master server, print client system and printer 30 2000
* 7,117,523 Book on-demand system 2 2002
 
NCR CORPORATION (2)
6,840,441 Self-service terminal 21 2001
* RE40576 Point-of-sale system including isolation layer between client and server software 3 2002
 
ALCATEL-LUCENT USA INC. (1)
* 7,143,430 Method and apparatus for remote audiovisual signal recording service 68 1999
 
ATC - ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY COMPANY, LLC (1)
* 8,073,921 Methods for remote monitoring and control of appliances over a computer network 11 2005
 
AUDBILE, INC. (1)
6,560,651 Digital information library and delivery system with logic for generating files targeting a playback device 192 1999
 
BOZAK INVESTMENTS, LLC (1)
6,434,535 System for prepayment of electronic content using removable media and for prevention of unauthorized copying of same 138 1998
 
Civic-DDI, LLC (1)
* 6,085,177 Systems for accessing the internet and geo-defined data and associated methods 104 1997
 
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7,028,009 Method and apparatus for distributing enforceable property rights 27 2002
 
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8,225,995 Retail point-of-transaction system, program products, and related methods to provide a customized set of identification data to facilitate a transaction using electronic coupons 6 2010
 
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MANKOFF, JEFFREY W. (1)
7,593,862 Delivery, organization, and redemption of virtual offers from the internet, interactive-TV, wireless devices and other electronic means 16 2002
 
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7,233,920 System and apparatus for credit transaction data transmission 1 2000
 
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6,868,426 Virtual document organizer system and method 125 2000
7,155,677 Portal for supplying supplementary information for printed books 0 2003
8,036,934 Delivery, organization, and redemption of virtual offers from the internet, interactive-TV, wireless devices and other electronic means 1 2006
7,870,021 Delivery, organization, and redemption of virtual offers from the internet, interactive-TV, wireless devices and other electronic means 12 2006
8,185,444 Interactive online reading system 0 2010
8,244,580 Delivery, organization, and redemption of virtual offers from the internet, interactive-TV, wireless devices and other electronic means 2 2011
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