US Patent No: 7,092,914

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Methods for matching, selecting, narrowcasting, and/or classifying based on rights management and/or other information

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Rights management information is used at least in part in a matching, narrowcasting, classifying and/or selecting process. A matching and classification utility system comprising a kind of Commerce Utility System is used to perform the matching, narrowcasting, classifying and/or selecting. The matching and classification utility system may match, narrowcast, classify and/or select people and/or things, non-limiting examples of which include software objects. The Matching and Classification Utility system may use any pre-existing classification schemes, including at least some rights management information and/or other qualitative and/or parameter data indicating and/or defining classes, classification systems, class hierarchies, category schemes, class assignments, category assignments, and/or class membership. The Matching and Classification Utility may also use at least some rights management information together with any artificial intelligence, expert system, statistical, computational, manual, or any other means to define new classes, class hierarchies, classification systems, category schemes, and/or assign persons, things, and/or groups of persons and/or things to at least one class.

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INTERTRUST TECHNOLOGIES CORP.SUNNYVALE, CA185

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Shear, Victor H Bethesda, MD 191 17175
Van, Wie David M Sunnyvale, CA 194 16039
Weber, Robert P Menlo Park, CA 84 5826

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MEDIABAY. COM, INC. (1)
4,528,643 System for reproducing information in material objects at a point of sale location 683 1983
 
MEDIADNA,COM (1)
5,845,281 Method and system for managing a data object so as to comply with predetermined conditions for usage 351 1996
 
Medical Payment Systems, Incorporated (1)
4,858,121 Medical payment system 350 1986
 
MICRONYX, INC. (1)
4,864,616 Cryptographic labeling of electronically stored data 132 1987
 
MONDEX INTERNATIONAL LIMITED (1)
5,440,634 Value transfer system 215 1993
 
MOTOROLA MOBILITY LLC (1)
5,678,170 Method and apparatus for monitoring and limiting distribution of data 61 1994
 
National Information Utilities Corporation (1)
4,768,087 Education utility 245 1985
 
NATIONAL INSTRUMENTS CORPORATION (1)
6,102,965 System and method for providing client/server access to graphical programs 96 1997
 
NATIONAL RURAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COOPERATIVE (1)
4,893,248 Monitoring and reporting system for remote terminals 271 1987
 
NEW AURORA CORPORATION (1)
5,671,279 Electronic commerce using a secure courier system 595 1995
 
NEXTLEVEL SYSTEM OF DELAWARE (1)
5,010,571 Metering retrieval of encrypted data stored in customer data retrieval terminal 394 1986
 
NINTENDO CO., LTD. (1)
4,305,131 Dialog between TV movies and human viewers 542 1980
 
NITONI PTY LIMITED (1)
5,291,598 Method and system for decentralized manufacture of copy-controlled software 143 1992
 
North American Philips Corporation (1)
4,442,486 Protected programmable apparatus 179 1981
 
NOVA BIOMEDICAL CORPORATION (1)
4,975,647 Controlling machine operation with respect to consumable accessory units 190 1988
 
OPENTV, INC. (1)
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ORACLE INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION (1)
5,754,849 Self-describing object providing dynamic manipulation of heterogeneous data values and semantic identity between memory and transmission representations 195 1996
 
PACKETVIDEO CORPORATION (1)
5,636,276 Device for the distribution of music information in digital form 431 1995
 
Panafacom Limited (1)
4,701,846 Computer system capable of interruption using special protection code for write interruption region of memory device 63 1986
 
PARKER-HANNIFIN CORPORATION (1)
5,473,692 Roving software license for a hardware agent 542 1994
 
PENTA SYSTEMS INTERNATIONAL, IN., A CORP OF MD (1)
4,458,315 Apparatus and method for preventing unauthorized use of computer programs 295 1982
 
Phylaxia Oltoanyagtermelo Vallalat (1)
4,622,222 Process for the preparation of a lyophilized vaccine against duck virus hepatitis 29 1982
 
Pioneer Electronic Corporation (1)
5,940,505 Information recording method and apparatus, function recording method and apparatus, and information reproducing method and apparatus 48 1996
 
PREVIEW SOFTWARE (1)
4,658,093 Software distribution system 754 1983
 
Pride Software Development Corp. (1)
4,796,220 Method of controlling the copying of software 369 1986
 
PRIME COMPUTER, INC. (1)
4,924,378 License mangagement system and license storage key 425 1988
 
PTT Research (1)
5,504,837 Method for resolving conflicts among distributed entities through the generation of counter proposals by transversing a goal hierarchy with acceptable, unacceptable, and indeterminate nodes 181 1993
 
PUBLIC ESTABLISHMENT (1)
4,816,655 Method and apparatus for checking the authenticity of individual-linked documents and the identity of the holders thereof 104 1986
 
PUBLIC KEY PARTNERS (1)
4,995,082 Method for identifying subscribers and for generating and verifying electronic signatures in a data exchange system 202 1990
 
Pueblo Technologies, Inc. (1)
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QMS, INC. (1)
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QUALCOMM INCORPORATED (1)
5,103,459 System and method for generating signal waveforms in a CDMA cellular telephone system 1572 1990
 
RAINBOW TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
4,593,353 Software protection method and apparatus 230 1981
 
RAKUTEN, INC. (1)
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RAYTHEON BBN TECHNOLOGIES CORP. (1)
5,319,735 Embedded signalling 600 1991
 
Remote Systems, Inc. (1)
4,652,990 Protected software access control apparatus and method 216 1983
 
Romox, Inc. (1)
4,680,731 Reprogrammable cartridge memory with built-in identification circuitry and programming method 91 1986
 
ROUND ROCK RESEARCH, LLC (1)
5,577,209 Apparatus and method for providing multi-level security for communication among computers and terminals on a network 263 1994
 
RUNTIME INNOVATIONS LIMITED, 1.02 KELVIN CAMPUS, WEST OF SCOTLAND SCIENCE PARK, GLASGOW, G20 OSP, (1)
4,868,736 Code operated access control system for electronic data store 45 1987
 
SACHIKO OKANO (1)
5,504,818 Information processing system using error-correcting codes and cryptography 213 1994
 
SAFENET, INC. (1)
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SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. (1)
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Sangamo Weston, Inc. (1)
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SECURE-TIME, INC., A CORP OF IDAHO (1)
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SECURITY SOFTWARE AMERICA, INC., A CORP. OF DE (1)
4,757,533 Security system for microcomputers 238 1985
 
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4,609,985 Microcomputer with severable ROM 39 1982
 
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT (1)
4,798,209 Method and apparatus for non-contacting identification of the temperature distribution in an examination subject 55 1987
 
SILANIS TECHNOLOGY INC. (1)
5,606,609 Electronic document verification system and method 625 1994
 
SILICON GRAPHICS INTERNATIONAL, CORP. (1)
5,390,330 Control system and method for direct execution of software application information models without code generation 149 1993
 
SMITH ENGINEERING, A SOLE PROPRIETORSHIP (1)
4,462,076 Video game cartridge recognition and security system 234 1982
 
Software Concepts, Inc. (1)
4,740,890 Software protection system with trial period usage code and unlimited use unlocking code both recorded on program storage media 363 1983
 
SOFTWARE SECURITY, INC. (1)
4,562,306 Method and apparatus for protecting computer software utilizing an active coded hardware device 214 1983
 
SONY CORPORATION (1)
6,009,170 Method for appending a signal with ciphered playback mode information 52 1996
 
Special Effects Software, Inc. (1)
5,199,066 Method and apparatus for protecting software 190 1989
 
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5,457,746 System and method for access control for portable data storage media 403 1994
 
ST. PATENT HOLDINGS LLC (1)
5,509,070 Method for encouraging purchase of executable and non-executable software 516 1992
 
STANDARD MICROSYSTEMS CORPORATION (1)
4,513,174 Software security method using partial fabrication of proprietary control word decoders and microinstruction memories 162 1981
 
STAR CO RANGER DIGITAL, LLC (1)
2004/0095,382 Portable memory drive retaining personalized interface on multiple host computers 1 2002
 
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STRATEGIC PROCESSING CORPORATION (1)
4,799,156 Interactive market management system 1703 1986
 
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5,373,561 Method of extending the validity of a cryptographic certificate 216 1992
 
SYBASE, INC. (1)
5,572,673 Secure multi-level system for executing stored procedures 160 1993
 
SYMANTEC CORPORATION (1)
5,530,752 Systems and methods for protecting software from unlicensed copying and use 120 1994
 
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5,732,398 Self-service system for selling travel-related services or products 383 1995
 
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5,341,429 Transformation of ephemeral material 391 1992
 
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4,309,569 Method of providing digital signatures 214 1979
 
The Marconi Company Limited (1)
4,232,193 Message signal scrambling apparatus 155 1978
 
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5,079,648 Marked recorded signals 195 1989
 
Tibco, Inc. (1)
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TITAN CORPORATION, THE (1)
4,712,238 Selective-subscription descrambling 238 1984
 
Tokyo Electric Co., Ltd. (1)
4,220,991 Electronic cash register with removable memory packs for cashier identification 180 1978
 
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UNISYS CAD/CAM (1)
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UNISYS CORPORATION (1)
5,111,390 Software security system for maintaining integrity of compiled object code by restricting users ability to define compilers 103 1988
 
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5,640,546 Composition of systems of objects by interlocking coordination, projection, and distribution 128 1995
 
VAN DETSAN NETWORKS LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY (1)
4,926,480 Card-computer moderated systems 332 1988
 
Verbatim Corporation (1)
4,562,495 Multiple system disk 145 1984
 
VERIZON PATENT AND LICENSING INC. (1)
4,919,545 Distributed security procedure for intelligent networks 161 1988
 
VIDEO-ON-DEMAND VENTURES LLC (1)
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4,578,530 End-to-end encryption system and method of operation 298 1983
 
WEBVENTION GROUP LLC (1)
5,251,294 Accessing, assembling, and using bodies of information 122 1990
 
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4,246,638 Method and apparatus for controlling usage of a programmable computing machine 70 1978
4,232,317 Quantized hyperbolic and inverse hyperbolic object location system 90 1978
4,670,857 Cartridge-controlled system whose use is limited to authorized cartridges 129 1981
4,528,588 Method and apparatus for marking the information content of an information carrying signal 460 1982
4,523,271 Software protection method and apparatus 50 1982
4,462,078 Computer program protection method 159 1982
4,558,176 Computer systems to inhibit unauthorized copying, unauthorized usage, and automated cracking of protected software 373 1982
4,553,252 Counting computer software cartridge 150 1982
4,593,376 System for vending program cartridges which have circuitry for inhibiting program usage after preset time interval expires 304 1983
4,573,119 Computer software protection system 77 1983
4,584,641 Copyprotecting system for software protection 211 1983
4,677,552 International commodity trade exchange 581 1984
4,595,950 Method and apparatus for marking the information content of an information carrying signal 359 1984
4,688,169 Computer software security system 223 1985
4,823,264 Electronic funds transfer system 565 1986
4,748,561 Method of protecting computer software 60 1986
4,747,139 Software security method and systems 240 1986
4,796,181 Billing system for computer software 243 1986
4,999,806 Software distribution system 493 1987
4,868,877 Public key/signature cryptosystem with enhanced digital signature certification 396 1988
5,047,928 Billing system for computer software 362 1989
5,005,200 Public key/signature cryptosystem with enhanced digital signature certification 365 1989
5,001,752 Public/key date-time notary facility 207 1989
5,163,091 Knowledge based system for document authentication (apparatus) 87 1990
5,136,643 Public/key date-time notary facility 214 1990
5,227,797 Radar tomography 59 1991
5,150,407 Secured data storage devices 120 1991
5,185,717 Tamper resistant module having logical elements arranged in multiple layers on the outer surface of a substrate to protect stored information 119 1992
5,214,702 Public key/signature cryptosystem with enhanced digital signature certification 275 1992
5,422,953 Personal date/time notary device 153 1993
5,390,247 Method and apparatus for creating, supporting, and using travelling programs 167 1993
5,337,360 Method and apparatus for creating, supporting, and using travelling programs 161 1994
5,689,566 Network with secure communications sessions 235 1995
5,748,960 Method and apparatus for validating travelling object-oriented programs with digital signatures 138 1996
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InterTrust Technologies Corp. (10)
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8,751,793 Trusted infrastructure support systems, methods and techniques for secure electronic commerce transaction and rights management 0 2003
7,415,617 Trusted infrastructure support systems, methods and techniques for secure electronic commerce, electronic transactions, commerce process control and automation, distributed computing, and rights management 90 2004
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7,844,835 Systems and methods for secure transaction management and electronic rights protection 9 2005
8,533,851 Systems and methods for secure transaction management and electronic rights protection 1 2006
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EMC CORPORATION (3)
7,478,088 Computer readable electronic records automated classification system 7 2003
8,380,696 Methods and apparatus for dynamically classifying objects 5 2006
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HITACHI, LTD. (3)
8,112,378 Methods and systems for performing root cause analysis 4 2008
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INTEREST CAPTURING SYSTEMS, LLC (3)
8,255,296 System for implementing a security issuer rights management process over a distributed communications network, deployed in a financial marketplace 1 2009
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ACCENTURE GLOBAL SERVICES LIMITED (2)
7,895,123 Digital content publication 0 2001
7,552,205 Distributed transaction event matching 4 2002
 
MICROSOFT CORPORATION (2)
7,430,754 Method for dynamic application of rights management policy 7 2004
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YAHOO! INC. (2)
7,933,903 System and method to determine the validity of and interaction on a network 0 2010
8,423,543 System and method to determine the validity of an interaction on a network 0 2011
 
DOCUMENTUM RECORDS MANAGEMENT INC. (1)
8,135,710 Computer readable electronic records automated classification system 2 2008
 
DOLBY LABORATORIES LICENSING CORPORATION (1)
8,351,643 Media fingerprints that reliably correspond to media content 6 2008
 
PARDALIS, INC. (1)
8,307,000 Common point authoring system for the complex sharing of hierarchically authored data objects in a distribution chain 0 2011
 
Philippe Caland (1)
8,374,972 Media development network 0 2011
 
Renar Company, LLC (1)
8,706,770 Method and apparatus for creating and categorizing exemplar structures to access information regarding a collection of objects 0 2007
 
Shomo, Patrick (1)
8,387,877 Systems and methods for the secure control of data within heterogeneous systems and networks 0 2011
 
SUN MICROSYSTEMS, INC. (1)
7,726,567 Method and system for generating an electronic product identification report in an embedded device 1 2006
 
TRIZETTO CORPORATION (1)
7,747,850 Automated, internet-based secure digital certificate distribution and maintenance 0 2005
 
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7,734,480 Clinical care utilization management system 3 2001
8,327,436 Infrastructure architecture for secure network management with peer to peer functionality 0 2006
7,860,729 Clinical care utilization management system 2 2006
8,028,908 Systems and methods for the secure control of data within heterogeneous systems and networks 2 2007
8,073,733 Media development network 4 2008

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