US Patent No: 6,385,596

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Secure online music distribution system

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A computer implemented online music distribution system provides for the secure delivery of audio data and related media, including text and images, over a public communications network. The online music distribution system provides security through multiple layers of encryption, and the cryptographic binding of purchased audio data to each specific purchaser. The online music distribution system also provides for previewing of audio data prior to purchase. In one embodiment, the online music distribution system is a client-server system including a content manager, a delivery server, and an HTTP server, communicating with a client system including a Web browser and a media player. The content manager provides for management of media and audio content, and processing of purchase requests. The delivery server provides delivery of the purchased media data. The Web browser and HTTP server provide a communications interface over the public network between the content manager and media players. The media player provides for encryption of user personal information, and for decryption and playback of purchased media data. Security of purchased media data is enhanced in part by the use of a personal, digital passport in each media player. The digital passport contains identifying information that identifies the purchaser, along with confidential information, such as credit card number, and encryption data, such as the media player's public and private keys. The media player encryption data is used to encrypt purchased media data, which is decrypted in real time by the media player. The media player also displays confidential information, such as the purchaser's credit card number, during playback.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
LIQUID AUDIO, INC.REDWOOD CITY, CA23
MICROSOFT CORPORATIONREDMOND, WA27209

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Ansell, Steven T Fremont, CA 16 1159
Cannon, Susan A San Jose, CA 13 850
Cherenson, Andrew R Los Altos, CA 12 1186
Wiser, Philip R Redwood City, CA 33 963

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RE41942 Digital data file encryption apparatus and method and recording medium for recording digital data file encryption program thereon 0 2008
 
NOKIA CORPORATION (11)
7,562,300 System for automated comprehensive remote servicing for media information 11 2000
7,299,498 System and method of sharing digital literary works while protecting against illegal reproduction through communication network 6 2001
7,505,760 Method and apparatus for the superdistribution of content in a network including stationary and mobile stations 2 2001
7,421,411 Digital rights management in a mobile communications environment 35 2002
7,367,059 Secure content activation during manufacture of mobile communication devices 0 2002
7,200,388 Fragmented delivery of multimedia 1 2002
7,716,137 System and method for automatically tracking and enabling the operation of a product 0 2002
7,221,902 Mobile station and interface adapted for feature extraction from an input media sample 32 2004
7,415,439 Digital rights management in a mobile communications environment 33 2006
7,739,271 System and method for providing media samples on-line in response to media related searches on the internet 4 2006
8,060,008 Mobile station and interface adapted for feature extraction from an input media sample 0 2007
 
PROXENSE, LLC (11)
7,472,280 Digital rights management 7 2002
6,973,576 Digital content security system 12 2003
7,305,560 Digital content security system 9 2004
7,404,088 Digital content security system 6 2005
8,352,730 Biometric personal data key (PDK) authentication 0 2005
8,433,919 Two-level authentication for secure transactions 0 2007
8,412,949 Personal digital key initialization and registration for secure transactions 0 2007
7,904,718 Personal digital key differentiation for secure transactions 3 2007
7,883,003 Tracking system using personal digital key groups 2 2007
8,171,528 Hybrid device having a personal digital key and receiver-decoder circuit and methods of use 2 2008
8,646,042 Hybrid device having a personal digital key and receiver-decoder circuit and methods of use 0 2012
 
YAMAHA CORPORATION (11)
7,113,983 System and method for downloading content files using a communication network and for automatically reproducing the content files in a predefined sequence 28 2000
7,254,414 Sound data delivering system, sound data delivery method, delivering server utilized in the sound data delivering system, client-side terminal utilized in the sound data delivering system, and computer-readable recording medium containing a program applied to a computer utilized in the sound data delivering system 4 2001
7,693,746 Musical contents storage system having server computer and electronic musical devices 3 2002
7,390,952 Electronic music apparatus system useful for user registration 1 2002
8,086,537 Distribution system of contents embedding license machine ID 1 2003
7,958,054 Apparatus for reproduction song data with limitation dependent on preview or purchase 0 2004
7,937,327 Music content using apparatus 0 2004
7,917,399 Musical contents storage system having server computer and electronic musical devices 0 2008
7,856,381 Musical contents storage system having server computer and electronic musical devices 0 2008
7,788,140 Musical contents storage system having server computer and electronic musical devices 0 2008
7,778,887 Musical contents storage system having server computer and electronic musical devices 0 2008
 
MIH TECHNOLOGY HOLDINGS BV (10)
7,404,084 Method and system to digitally sign and deliver content in a geographically controlled manner via a network 31 2002
7,237,255 Method and system to dynamically present a payment gateway for content distributed via a network 12 2002
7,107,462 Method and system to store and distribute encryption keys 35 2002
6,993,137 Method and system to securely distribute content via a network 95 2002
6,961,858 Method and system to secure content for distribution via a network 102 2002
7,415,721 Separate authentication processes to secure content 10 2005
7,706,540 Content distribution using set of session keys 1 2006
7,536,563 Method and system to securely store and distribute content encryption keys 4 2006
7,389,531 Method and system to dynamically present a payment gateway for content distributed via a network 3 2007
7,991,697 Method and system to digitally sign and deliver content in a geographically controlled manner via a network 0 2008
 
WORLD THEATRE, INC. (8)
6,647,417 Music distribution systems 114 2000
6,850,901 System and method permitting customers to order products from multiple participating merchants 84 2000
7,647,618 Video distribution system 0 2000
7,370,016 Music distribution systems 22 2000
8,090,619 Method and system for music distribution 7 2000
7,209,900 Music distribution systems 56 2001
8,112,311 Systems and methods for distribution of entertainment and advertising content 0 2002
7,960,005 Broadcast distribution of content for storage on hardware protected optical storage media 1 2002
 
DIGITAL RIVER, INC. (7)
7,058,597 Apparatus and method for adaptive fraud screening for electronic commerce transactions 11 1999
7,617,124 Apparatus and method for secure downloading of files 3 2000
7,165,051 Electronic commerce system and method for detecting fraud 49 2005
8,271,396 Electronic commerce system and method for detecting fraud 2006
7,881,972 Electronic commerce system and method for detecting fraud 1 2006
8,050,980 Secure downloading of a file from a network system and method 1 2009
8,374,918 Integrated software network agent 0 2012
 
BLUE SPIKE, INC. (6)
8,538,011 Systems, methods and devices for trusted transactions 0 2006
8,271,795 Security based on subliminal and supraliminal channels for data objects 2006
8,171,561 Secure personal content server 2 2008
8,160,249 Utilizing data reduction in steganographic and cryptographic system 1 2009
8,265,278 System and methods for permitting open access to data objects and for securing data within the data objects 1 2010
8,526,611 Utilizing data reduction in steganographic and cryptographic systems 0 2012
 
CFPH, LLC (6)
7,640,186 Systems and methods for reselling electronic merchandise 5 2000
7,647,276 Methods and apparatus for electronic file use and management 4 2007
8,359,272 Methods and apparatus for electronic file use and management 0 2009
8,280,815 Methods and apparatus for electronic file use and management 0 2009
8,412,635 Methods and apparatus for electronic file playback 0 2009
8,341,085 Methods and apparatus for playback of an electronic file 0 2009
 
GOOGLE INC. (6)
6,965,993 Process and streaming server for encrypting a data stream 29 2002
7,380,117 Process and streaming server for encrypting a data stream 3 2005
7,640,435 System, method, and apparatus for securely providing content viewable on a secure device 6 2005
8,689,016 Tamper prevention and detection for video provided over a network to a client 0 2006
8,055,894 Process and streaming server for encrypting a data stream with bandwidth based variation 2 2008
8,386,771 Process and streaming server for encrypting a data stream with bandwidth based variation 0 2011
 
AVENTAIL LLC (5)
7,353,380 Method and apparatus for providing secure streaming data transmission facilities using unreliable protocols 13 2001
7,360,075 Method and apparatus for providing secure streaming data transmission facilities using unreliable protocols 15 2001
7,870,380 Providing secure connections for data transmission 7 2007
8,533,457 Method and apparatus for providing secure streaming data transmission facilities using unreliable protocols 0 2011
8,458,340 Distributed cache for state transfer operations 0 2011
 
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA (5)
6,504,089 System for and method of searching music data, and recording medium for use therewith 62 1998
6,560,339 Electronic watermarking method, digital information distribution system using such method, and storage medium storing program of such method 53 1999
6,535,919 Verification of image data 24 1999
6,674,874 Data processing apparatus and method and storage medium 45 1999
7,127,516 Verification of image data 7 2002
 
CORBIS CORPORATION (5)
7,418,444 Method and apparatus for digital media management, retrieval, and collaboration 5 2002
6,944,611 Method and apparatus for digital media management, retrieval, and collaboration 28 2002
7,933,765 Cross-lingual information retrieval 3 2007
8,219,494 End-to-end licensing of digital media assets 0 2007
8,341,195 Platform for managing media assets for multi-model licensing over multi-level pricing and asset grouping 0 2007
 
GRDN. NET SOLUTIONS, LLC (5)
7,257,581 Storage, management and distribution of consumer information 34 2001
7,467,141 Branding and revenue sharing models for facilitating storage, management and distribution of consumer information 22 2001
8,566,248 Initiation of an information transaction over a network via a wireless device 0 2001
7,487,130 Consumer-controlled limited and constrained access to a centrally stored information account 8 2006
8,260,806 Storage, management and distribution of consumer information 0 2007
 
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. (5)
6,971,007 Assured printing of documents of value 5 2000
7,165,268 Digital signatures for tangible medium delivery 25 2000
7,184,548 Encoding and decoding methods for secure scalable streaming and related systems 11 2001
7,349,539 Encoding and encrypting devices for secure scalable data streaming 9 2001
8,464,353 Method and system for content downloads via an insecure communications channel to devices 0 2003
 
NETWORK-1 TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (5)
8,010,988 Using features extracted from an audio and/or video work to obtain information about the work 2 2006
8,205,237 Identifying works, using a sub-linear time search, such as an approximate nearest neighbor search, for initiating a work-based action, such as an action on the internet 2 2007
8,020,187 Identifying works, using a sub linear time search or a non exhaustive search, for initiating a work-based action, such as an action on the internet 0 2010
8,640,179 Method for using extracted features from an electronic work 0 2011
8,656,441 System for using extracted features from an electronic work 0 2013
 
PANASONIC CORPORATION (5)
7,630,922 Content distribution management system and content distribution management method 2 2002
7,809,680 Contents distribution system with integrated recording rights control 0 2004
8,122,263 Application executing device, managing method, and program 0 2006
8,214,639 Application executing device, managing method, and program 2009
8,261,056 Digital data recording apparatus, digital data recording method, and computer-readable recording medium 0 2010
 
BELLSOUTH INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CORPORATION (4)
8,352,372 Software conditional access system for a media delivery network 0 2001
7,734,548 Methods, systems, and products for providing electronic media 1 2004
8,046,303 Methods, systems, and products for providing electronic media 0 2010
8,489,512 Methods, systems, and products for providing electronic media 0 2011
 
HARMAN INTERNATIONAL INDUSTRIES, INCORPORATED (4)
6,990,208 Vehicle sound system 21 2000
6,772,212 Audio/Visual server 45 2000
7,599,610 Interface for audio visual device 8 2002
8,452,857 Audio/visual server with disc changer emulation 0 2004
 
LEMI TECHNOLOGY, LLC (4)
8,117,193 Tunersphere 6 2008
8,494,899 Dynamic talk radio program scheduling 0 2008
8,316,015 Tunersphere 1 2011
8,577,874 Tunersphere 0 2012
 
MAINSTREAM SCIENTIFIC, LLC (4)
8,521,833 System and method for accessing and displaying internet content via an integrated application media package 1 2007
8,510,406 Component for accessing and displaying internet content 1 2007
8,510,407 Displaying time-varying internet based data using application media packages 1 2007
8,346,887 Tracking and tracing user activity with application media packages 3 2007
 
MARVELL INTERNATIONAL LTD. (4)
7,257,844 System and method for enhanced piracy protection in a wireless personal communication device 2 2001
7,836,515 System and method for enhanced piracy protection in a wireless personal communication device 1 2007
8,185,965 System and method for enhanced piracy protection in a wireless personal communication device 0 2010
8,561,211 System and method for enhanced piracy protection in a wireless personal communication device 0 2012
 
RAKUTEN, INC. (4)
6,889,208 Contents sale system 22 2000
8,051,455 Systems and methods for providing a token registry and encoder 1 2007
8,160,064 Systems and methods for providing a network link between broadcast content and content located on a computer network 0 2009
8,566,893 Systems and methods for providing a token registry and encoder 0 2011
 
ALOFT MEDIA, LLC (3)
7,970,722 System, method and computer program product for a collaborative decision platform 1 2009
8,160,988 System, method and computer program product for a collaborative decision platform 0 2010
8,005,777 System, method and computer program product for a collaborative decision platform 13 2010
 
AUDIBLE, INC. (3)
7,765,308 Apparatus and method for authoring and maintaining a library of content and targeting content to a playback device 1 2001
7,979,914 Time-based digital content authorization 0 2009
8,572,272 Personalized time-shifted programming 0 2010
 
BLUE SPIKE LLC (3)
7,949,494 Method and device for monitoring and analyzing signals 18 2009
8,214,175 Method and device for monitoring and analyzing signals 20 2011
8,612,765 Security based on subliminal and supraliminal channels for data objects 0 2012
 
ENFOTRUST NETWORKS, INC. (3)
8,028,039 System and method for communicating data between wireless mobile hand-held computer and a back-end computer system 0 2005
7,861,281 System and method for facilitating the transfer of information relating to quality of an organization 0 2005
7,708,202 System and method for facilitating sales utilizing customer relationship management technology 3 2005
 
FUJI XEROX CO., LTD. (3)
7,058,607 Contents distribution method and system 7 1999
7,007,091 Method and apparatus for processing subject name included in personal certificate 4 2001
8,296,237 Recording system, fee calculation device, and content distribution method 0 2007
 
GIBSON BRANDS, INC. (3)
7,249,147 Combination compact disc recorder and player system 4 2003
7,216,178 System and method for distributing music to customers over the internet using uniquely identified proprietary devices 10 2003
7,222,183 Authorized units music distribution system 4 2005
 
HITACHI, LTD. (3)
7,080,042 Method of and a system for distributing digital contents 3 1999
7,457,780 Contents sales method and cyber mall system using such method and storage medium storing therein its contents sales program 0 2004
7,856,405 Contents sales method and cyber mall system using such method and storage medium storing therein its contents sales program 0 2008
 
INTEL CORPORATION (3)
6,938,005 Digital content distribution 35 2000
6,961,467 Identifying image content 2 2001
8,259,989 Identifying image content 0 2005
 
INTERTAINER, INC. (3)
7,870,592 Method for interactive video content programming 18 2001
8,468,099 Digital entertainment service platform 0 2009
8,479,246 System and method for interactive video content programming 0 2012
 
MOTOROLA MOBILITY LLC (3)
7,310,809 Scalable pay-by-time technique for secure multicast distribution of streaming content 1 2001
7,707,406 Certificate renewal in a certificate authority infrastructure 0 2003
7,562,290 Content downloading in communication terminals 1 2006
 
OCHOA OPTICS LLC (3)
8,019,688 Music distribution system and associated antipiracy protections 5 2005
8,656,423 Video distribution system 0 2006
RE41137 Music distribution systems 0 2007
 
PANDORA MEDIA, INC. (3)
7,672,873 Music purchasing and playing system and method 3 2004
7,962,482 Methods and systems for utilizing contextual feedback to generate and modify playlists 5 2006
8,306,976 Methods and systems for utilizing contextual feedback to generate and modify playlists 0 2011
 
Reflexis Systems, Inc. (3)
8,694,352 System and method for providing handheld field force data gathering automation in a big box retail environment 0 2008
8,474,010 System and method for facilitating the transfer of information relating to quality of an organization 0 2010
8,135,611 System and method for managing asset installation and evaluation 0 2011
 
ROSE BLUSH SOFTWARE LLC (3)
7,024,465 Method for queued overlap transfer of files 3 2000
8,204,962 Method for queued overlap transfer of files 1 2006
8,700,742 Method for queued overlap transfer of files 0 2012
 
SOFTRICITY, INC. (3)
7,690,039 Method and apparatus for content protection in a secure content delivery system 2 2004
7,707,641 Method and apparatus for secure content delivery over broadband access networks 2 2006
7,797,372 Serving software applications from servers for client computers 2 2008
 
STRAGENT, LLC (3)
8,204,945 Hash-based systems and methods for detecting and preventing transmission of unwanted e-mail 2 2008
8,272,060 Hash-based systems and methods for detecting and preventing transmission of polymorphic network worms and viruses 1 2010
8,166,549 Hash-based systems and methods for detecting and preventing transmission of polymorphic network worms and viruses 0 2010
 
VOLTAGE SECURITY, INC. (3)
7,412,059 Public-key encryption system 3 2002
8,024,769 Identity-based encryption system for secure data distribution 1 2005
8,086,857 Identity-based-encryption messaging system 0 2009
 
WAG ACQUISITION, L.L.C. (3)
8,595,372 Streaming media buffering system 0 2004
8,327,011 Streaming media buffering system 0 2012
8,364,839 Streaming media delivery system 0 2012
 
AREPA.COM, INC. (2)
7,017,188 Method and apparatus for secure content delivery over broadband access networks 97 1999
6,763,370 Method and apparatus for content protection in a secure content delivery system 116 1999
 
AUDIBLE (2)
8,175,977 License management for digital content 1 1998
7,917,643 Digital information library and delivery system 0 2004
 
CISCO TECHNOLOGY, INC. (2)
6,728,773 System for controlling and regulating distribution of intellectual properties using internet protocol framework 5 2000
6,721,793 Intellectual property over non-internet protocol systems and networks 15 2000
 
COPPER DATA RIVER LLC (2)
7,610,394 Web application for accessing media streams 6 2002
8,549,097 Web application for accessing media streams 0 2006
 
DOMINGO ENTERPRISES, LLC (2)
8,316,081 Portable media player enabled to obtain previews of a user's media collection 1 2006
7,603,434 Central system providing previews of a user's media collection to a portable media player 9 2006
 
DORMARKE ASSETS LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY (2)
8,504,704 Distributed contact information management 0 2005
8,117,649 Distributed hierarchical identity management 0 2010
 
E-Cast, Inc. (2)
7,657,910 Distributed electronic entertainment method and apparatus 21 2000
8,099,482 Prioritized content download for an entertainment device 2 2004
 
EBAY INC. (2)
8,214,291 Unified identity verification 2 2007
8,498,940 Unified identity verification 0 2012
 
GTX CORPORATION (2)
7,249,060 Systems and methods for distributing on-line content 42 2002
7,676,432 Methods and apparatus for transacting electronic commerce using account hierarchy and locking of accounts 5 2003
 
KENORA TECHNOLOGY, LLC (2)
7,061,482 Digital transactions for the delivery of media files 8 2001
7,827,236 Digital transactions for the delivery of media files 6 2006
 
KONAMI DIGITAL ENTERTAINMENT CO., LTD. (2)
7,144,323 Server for network game, network game progress control method and network game progress control program 2 2002
7,357,718 Server for network game, network game process control method, network game progress control program and recording medium storing network game progress control program 2 2002
 
MACROVISION CORPORATION (2)
6,889,206 Method for computer network operation providing basis for usage fees 5 2000
7,702,591 System and methods providing secure delivery of licenses and content 3 2006
 
MECHANICAL COPYRIGHT PROTECTION SOCIETY LIMITED, THE (2)
7,343,321 Method of administering licensing of use of copyright works 5 1999
7,249,029 Method of using a computerised administration system to administer licensing of use of copyright material 1 2001
 
MUSIC PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC. (2)
7,802,095 Method and system for preventing unauthorized recording of media content on a Macintosh operating system 5 2004
8,438,656 Method and system for preventing unauthorized recording of media content on a macintosh operating system 0 2010
 
PAYBYCLICK CORPORATION--TEXAS (2)
7,328,189 Method and apparatus for conducting electronic commerce transactions using electronic tokens 24 2001
7,249,099 Method and apparatus for conducting electronic commerce transactions using electronic tokens 52 2005
 
PAYPAL INTERNATIONAL LIMITED (2)
7,533,064 E-mail invoked electronic commerce 22 1999
8,301,510 Electronic commerce for system registered consumers 2 2009
 
QURIO HOLDINGS, INC. (2)
7,653,552 Digital file marketplace 12 2001
8,041,803 Method and system for delivering files in digital file marketplace 0 2002
 
ROONEY, KAREN L. (2)
7,254,837 Apparatus and method for storing and distributing encrypted digital content 9 2005
7,237,268 Apparatus and method for storing and distributing encrypted digital content and functionality suite associated therewith 15 2005
 
ROYALTYSHARE, INC. (2)
6,636,867 Method of enabling and administering commercial transactions using a computerized administration system 8 2001
8,260,713 Web-based system providing royalty processing and reporting services 0 2007
 
SINGLE TOUCH INTERACTIVE, INC. (2)
8,015,307 System and method for streaming media 1 2005
8,554,940 System and method for routing media 0 2007
 
SONY CORPORATION OF AMERICA (2)
7,845,014 Method and apparatus for implementing digital rights management 13 2003
8,683,200 Method and apparatus for implementing digital rights management 0 2010
 
SONY ELECTRONICS INC. (2)
6,974,076 Portable music player with pay per play usage and method for purchase of credits for usage 59 2000
7,801,820 Real-time delivery of license for previously stored encrypted content 2 2003
 
SUMMIT 6 LLC (2)
8,392,532 Media acquisition, processing and distribution system for the internet 1 2010
8,612,515 System, method and apparatus for media submission 0 2011
 
UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP, INC. (2)
7,209,892 Electronic music/media distribution system 73 1999
7,624,046 Electronic music/media distribution system 4 2005
 
VERIMATRIX, INC. (2)
7,240,196 Method and system for protecting ownership rights of digital content files 9 2002
8,191,098 Multi-source bridge content distribution system and method 3 2006
 
WELLS FARGO BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION (2)
7,653,574 Systems and methods for the selection and purchase of digital assets 4 2004
7,881,980 Systems and methods for the selection and purchase of digital assets 0 2010
 
XURIUS DIGITAL LTD., LLC (2)
7,500,004 System for tracking files transmitted over the internet 6 1999
8,234,405 System for tracking digital information over a communications network 0 2009
 
YAHOO! INC. (2)
6,728,731 Method and apparatus for accessing targeted, personalized voice/audio web content through wireless devices 91 2001
7,206,745 Method and apparatus for accessing targeted, personalized voice/audio web content through wireless devices 13 2004
 
ZFT CONSULTING LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY (2)
7,877,766 Method and system of providing a non-skippable sub-advertisement stream 4 2000
7,117,250 Method and system for providing a dynamic media distribution infrastructure 15 2000
 
ACCENTURE GLOBAL SERVICES LIMITED (1)
8,522,006 Enhanced distribution of digital content 0 2009
 
ACTIVISION PUBLISHING, INC. (1)
7,143,409 Automated entitlement verification for delivery of licensed software 11 2001
 
ALIBABA GROUP HOLDING LIMITED (1)
8,055,558 Method and system for authentication via communication terminal using short message 0 2008
 
Alto Patent Technology LLC (1)
8,132,108 Customizable database-driven menu structure for a portable computing device 1 2007
 
ARVATO DIGITAL SERVICES CANADA, INC. (1)
7,200,760 System for persistently encrypting critical software data to control the operation of an executable software program 12 2002
 
AuthentiDate Holding Corp. (1)
7,415,476 Digital file management and imaging system and method including secure file marking 1 2003
 
BLACK HILLS MEDIA, LLC (1)
8,667,161 Personal broadcast server system for providing a customized broadcast 0 2008
 
CLEAR CHANNEL MANAGEMENT SERVICES, INC. (1)
8,671,214 Customizing perishable content of a media channel 0 2012
 
CONDEL INTERNATIONAL TECHNOLOGIES INC. (1)
8,171,565 Systems and methods for locally generating license and activating DRM agent 0 2009
 
ContentGuardiHoldings, Inc. (1)
7,028,009 Method and apparatus for distributing enforceable property rights 25 2002
 
Curbis Corporation (1)
8,073,828 Licensed rights clearance and tracking for digital assets 1 2007
 
DEBONET TECHNOLOGY PARTNERS (1)
7,840,691 Personal broadcast server system for providing a customized broadcast 16 2000
 
DESTINY SOFTWARE PRODUCTIONS INC. (1)
7,466,823 Digital media distribution method and system 16 2001
 
DIGITAL-VENDING SERVICES INTERNATIONAL, LLC (1)
8,676,712 Computer architecture for managing courseware in a shared use operating environment 0 2003
 
Dormarke Assets Limited Liability (1)
8,527,752 Graduated authentication in an identity management system 0 2005
 
DRIESSEN, MARGUERITE L (1)
7,742,993 SCART-card (secure consumer advantaged retail trading) 0 2006
 
ENFO TRUST NETWORKS, INC. (1)
7,957,990 System and method for managing asset installation and evaluation 0 2005
 
FANNIE MAE (1)
8,688,461 Electronic registry for authenticating transferable records 0 2003
 
FINDAWAY WORLD LLC (1)
7,562,394 Personal media player apparatus and method 1 2005
 
FUJI PHOTO FILM CO., LTD. (1)
7,664,486 Server, mobile terminal, and service method 2 2005
 
FUJIFILM CORPORATION (1)
7,523,313 Image data management apparatus 1 2003
 
FUJITSU LIMITED (1)
7,469,263 Content management system for archiving data, managing histories, validity of content registration certification wherein the management device encrypts the content in response to a content storage, encrypts the encryption key with the media ID 0 2003
 
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY (1)
7,925,539 Method and apparatus for screening transactions across a global computer network 0 1999
 
GEORGE MASON INTELLECTUAL PROPERTIES, INC. (1)
6,985,953 System and apparatus for storage and transfer of secure data on web 71 1999
 
GOLD MUSTACHE PUBLISHING, INC. (1)
7,082,469 Method and system for electronic song dedication 69 2001
 
GraphOn Corporation (1)
8,510,226 Method for synchronous encryption between a client and a licensing agent 0 2007
 
HOME BOX OFFICE, INC. (1)
8,082,563 System and method for content access control through default profiles and metadata pointers 1 2003
 
HUGHES ELECTRONICS CORPORATION (1)
7,801,303 Video on demand in a broadcast network 10 2004
 
ICOPYRIGHT, INC. (1)
8,214,295 Internet system for facilitating human user advisement and licensing of copyrighted works of authorship 0 2010
 
IDENTICRYPT, INC. (1)
7,571,321 Identity-based-encryption messaging system 19 2003
 
INDENTICRYPT, INC. (1)
7,003,117 Identity-based encryption system for secure data distribution 58 2003
 
INSTAVIEW SYSTEMS, INC. (1)
6,910,630 Piracy prevention for voice and video 1 2003
 
KENT RIDGE DIGITAL LABS (1)
6,711,553 Method and apparatus for digital content copy protection 14 2000
 
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N.V. (1)
6,976,173 Methods of attack on a content screening algorithm based on adulteration of marked content 1 2001
 
LEVEL 3 COMMUNICATIONS, LLC (1)
7,110,984 Updating usage conditions in lieu of download digital rights management protected content 55 2000
 
LUCENT TECHNOLOGIES INC. (1)
7,085,377 Information delivery in a multi-stream digital broadcasting system 10 1999
 
MATSUSHITA ELECTRIC INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD. (1)
6,799,279 Method and apparatus for stopping supply of power to a specific function for playing contents stored on media in response to a low battery level 3 2000
 
MATTHEW INVENTIONS, LLC (1)
7,698,164 Method and system for providing a payment incentive for distributing digital files over a network 0 2006
 
MCAFEE, INC. (1)
6,732,157 Comprehensive anti-spam system, method, and computer program product for filtering unwanted e-mail messages 172 2002
 
MOBILEMEDIA IDEAS LLC (1)
8,423,626 Enhanced delivery of audio data for portable playback 0 2006
 
MSOFT VISIONCLIP INC. (1)
7,386,480 System and method for providing access to digital goods over communications networks 18 2002
 
NEC CORPORATION (1)
6,954,797 Data Communication method, terminal equipment, interconnecting installation, data communication system and recording medium 10 2000
 
NEC PERSONAL COMPUTERS, LTD. (1)
6,947,572 Image transmission system, method of the same, and recording medium 11 2001
 
NETCRACKER TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS INC. (1)
7,496,540 System and method for securing digital content 11 2003
 
NEUROS AUDIO, LLC (1)
7,243,307 Customizable database-driven menu structure for a portable computing device 10 2002
 
NOKIA SIEMENS NETWORKS OY (1)
7,010,500 On-line subscription method 30 1999
 
NUANCE COMMUNICATIONS, INC. (1)
8,027,839 Using an automated speech application environment to automatically provide text exchange services 1 2006
 
NUMECENT HOLDINGS, INC. (1)
8,261,345 Rule-based application access management 1 2007
 
Onadine, Inc. (1)
6,882,979 Generating revenue for the use of softgoods that are freely distributed over a network 28 1999
 
Ponoi Corp. (1)
7,437,550 System for providing session-based network privacy, private, persistent storage, and discretionary access control for sharing private data 4 2003
 
RED HAT, INC. (1)
6,542,912 Tool for building documents for commerce in trading partner networks and interface definitions based on the documents 112 2002
 
RICALL INC. (1)
7,778,929 Online music and other copyrighted work search and licensing system 2 2007
 
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. (1)
8,407,467 Ubiquitous audio reproducing and servicing method and apparatus 0 2007
 
SANDISK TECHNOLOGIES INC. (1)
8,429,755 System and method for receiving digital content 0 2005
 
SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA (1)
7,676,401 Data distribution system and data selling apparatus therefor, data retrieving apparatus, duplicated data detecting system, and data reproduction apparatus 2 2005
 
SHINANO KENSHI KABUSHIKI KAISHA (1)
6,985,949 Content delivery system allowing licensed member to upload contents to server and to use electronic mail for delivering URL of the contents to recipient 9 2001
 
SKYGUARD, LLC (1)
7,500,007 Method and apparatus for identifying media content presented on a media playing device 27 2004
 
SONY COMPUTER ENTERTAINMENT AMERICA LLC (1)
7,076,467 Network-based method and system for transmitting digital data to a client computer and charging only for data that is used by the client computer user 11 2000
 
SONY COMPUTER ENTERTAINMENT INC. (1)
7,761,328 In-contents advertising method, in-contents advertising server, and program-transferring medium for realizing in-contents advertising 1 2001
 
SONY MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT INC. (1)
7,043,447 Method for facilitating a transaction for purchasable content over an electronic network 7 2001
 
STREAM THEORY, INC. (1)
8,359,591 Streaming from a media device 1 2005
 
SUN MICROSYSTEMS, INC. (1)
6,615,264 Method and apparatus for remotely administered authentication and access control 120 1999
 
TABORA ENTERPRISES, LLC (1)
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