US Patent No: 7,095,854

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Systems and methods for secure transaction management and electronic rights protection

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The present invention provides systems and methods for secure transaction management and electronic rights protection. Electronic appliances such as computers equipped in accordance with the present invention help to ensure that information is accessed and used only in authorized ways, and maintain the integrity, availability, and/or confidentiality of the information. Such electronic appliances provide a distributed virtual distribution environment (VDE) that may enforce a secure chain of handling and control, for example, to control and/or meter or otherwise monitor use of electronically stored or disseminated information. Such a virtual distribution environment may be used to protect rights of various participants in electronic commerce and other electronic or electronic-facilitated transactions. Distributed and other operating systems, environments and architectures, such as, for example, those using tamper-resistant hardware-based processors, may establish security at each node. These techniques may be used to support an all-electronic information distribution, for example, utilizing the 'electronic highway.'

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INTERTRUST TECHNOLOGIES CORP.SUNNYVALE, CA189

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Ginter, Karl L Beltsville, MD 134 11294
Shear, Victor H Bethesda, MD 191 17656
Spahn, Francis J El Cerrito, CA 134 11296
Van, Wie David M Sunnyvale, CA 194 16539

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LANRALD DATA MGMT. NV, LLC (1)
5,065,429 Method and apparatus for protecting material on storage media 237 1990
 
LEGERITY, INC. (1)
5,199,074 Encryption system 41 1992
 
LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION (1)
5,343,527 Hybrid encryption method and system for protecting reusable software components 294 1993
 
LUCENT TECHNOLOGIES INC. (1)
5,629,770 Document copying deterrent method using line and word shift techniques 147 1995
 
MAAST PARTNERS LTD, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP (1)
4,484,217 Method and system for remote reporting, particularly for pay television billing 294 1982
 
MACROVISION CORPORATION (1)
5,315,448 Copy protection for hybrid digital video tape recording and unprotected source material 226 1993
 
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (1)
5,689,587 Method and apparatus for data hiding in images 228 1996
 
MATRA COMMUNICATION, SOCIETE ANONYME (1)
5,280,479 Device for insertion of digital packets in a transmission channel 74 1992
 
MCAFEE, INC. (1)
5,361,359 System and method for controlling the use of a computer 205 1992
 
MEDIABAY. COM, INC. (1)
4,528,643 System for reproducing information in material objects at a point of sale location 688 1983
 
MEDIADNA,COM (1)
5,845,281 Method and system for managing a data object so as to comply with predetermined conditions for usage 352 1996
 
Medical Payment Systems, Incorporated (1)
4,858,121 Medical payment system 353 1986
 
MICRONYX, INC. (1)
4,864,616 Cryptographic labeling of electronically stored data 135 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 249 1985
 
NATIONAL INSTRUMENTS CORPORATION (1)
6,102,965 System and method for providing client/server access to graphical programs 97 1997
 
NATIONAL RURAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COOPERATIVE (1)
4,893,248 Monitoring and reporting system for remote terminals 277 1987
 
NEXTLEVEL SYSTEM OF DELAWARE (1)
5,010,571 Metering retrieval of encrypted data stored in customer data retrieval terminal 402 1986
 
NINTENDO CO., LTD. (1)
4,305,131 Dialog between TV movies and human viewers 549 1980
 
NITONI PTY LIMITED (1)
5,291,598 Method and system for decentralized manufacture of copy-controlled software 145 1992
 
North American Philips Corporation (1)
4,442,486 Protected programmable apparatus 182 1981
 
NOVA BIOMEDICAL CORPORATION (1)
4,975,647 Controlling machine operation with respect to consumable accessory units 195 1988
 
OPENTV, INC. (1)
5,625,693 Apparatus and method for authenticating transmitting applications in an interactive TV system 173 1995
 
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 438 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 548 1994
 
PENTA SYSTEMS INTERNATIONAL, IN., A CORP OF MD (1)
4,458,315 Apparatus and method for preventing unauthorized use of computer programs 299 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 49 1996
 
PREVIEW SOFTWARE (1)
4,658,093 Software distribution system 771 1983
 
Pride Software Development Corp. (1)
4,796,220 Method of controlling the copying of software 377 1986
 
PRIME COMPUTER, INC. (1)
4,924,378 License mangagement system and license storage key 435 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 185 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 108 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)
4,685,056 Computer security device 192 1985
 
QMS, INC. (1)
4,888,798 Modular software security 230 1986
 
QUALCOMM INCORPORATED (1)
5,103,459 System and method for generating signal waveforms in a CDMA cellular telephone system 1584 1990
 
RAINBOW TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
4,593,353 Software protection method and apparatus 234 1981
 
RAKUTEN, INC. (1)
5,455,953 Authorization system for obtaining in single step both identification and access rights of client to server directly from encrypted authorization ticket 415 1993
 
RAYTHEON BBN TECHNOLOGIES CORP. (1)
5,319,735 Embedded signalling 604 1991
 
Remote Systems, Inc. (1)
4,652,990 Protected software access control apparatus and method 222 1983
 
RESPONSE REWARDS SYSTEMS, L.C. (1)
5,759,101 Central and remote evaluation of responses of participatory broadcast audience with automatic crediting and couponing 291 1994
 
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 269 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 46 1987
 
SACHIKO OKANO (1)
5,504,818 Information processing system using error-correcting codes and cryptography 216 1994
 
SAFENET, INC. (1)
5,337,357 Method of software distribution protection 294 1993
 
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. (1)
4,494,156 Selectable format computer disk copier machine 169 1982
 
Sangamo Weston, Inc. (1)
4,361,877 Billing recorder with non-volatile solid state memory 193 1980
 
SEAGATE TECHNOLOGY LLC (1)
5,408,501 Data transfer system 33 1993
 
SECURE COMPUTING TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION (1)
5,276,735 Data enclave and trusted path system 353 1992
 
SECURE-TIME, INC., A CORP OF IDAHO (1)
4,700,296 Electronic access control system 117 1985
 
Securities Dynamics Technologies, Inc. (1)
5,237,614 Integrated network security system 341 1991
 
SECURITY SOFTWARE AMERICA, INC., A CORP. OF DE (1)
4,757,533 Security system for microcomputers 243 1985
 
SGS-THOMSON MICROELECTRONICS, INC. (1)
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 56 1987
 
SILANIS TECHNOLOGY INC. (1)
5,606,609 Electronic document verification system and method 629 1994
 
SILICON GRAPHICS INTERNATIONAL, CORP. (1)
5,390,330 Control system and method for direct execution of software application information models without code generation 151 1993
 
SMITH ENGINEERING, A SOLE PROPRIETORSHIP (1)
4,462,076 Video game cartridge recognition and security system 238 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 371 1983
 
SOFTWARE SECURITY, INC. (1)
4,562,306 Method and apparatus for protecting computer software utilizing an active coded hardware device 222 1983
 
Special Effects Software, Inc. (1)
5,199,066 Method and apparatus for protecting software 191 1989
 
SPYRUS, INC. (1)
5,457,746 System and method for access control for portable data storage media 409 1994
 
ST. PATENT HOLDINGS LLC (1)
5,509,070 Method for encouraging purchase of executable and non-executable software 525 1992
 
STANDARD MICROSYSTEMS CORPORATION (1)
4,513,174 Software security method using partial fabrication of proprietary control word decoders and microinstruction memories 166 1981
 
STAR CO RANGER DIGITAL, LLC (1)
2004/0095,382 Portable memory drive retaining personalized interface on multiple host computers 3 2002
 
STEVEN M. HOFFBERG 2004-1 GRAT (1)
2002/0151,992 Media recording device with packet data interface 12 2002
 
STRATEGIC PROCESSING CORPORATION (1)
4,799,156 Interactive market management system 1715 1986
 
SURETY, LLC (1)
5,373,561 Method of extending the validity of a cryptographic certificate 219 1992
 
SYBASE, INC. (1)
5,572,673 Secure multi-level system for executing stored procedures 161 1993
 
SYMANTEC CORPORATION (1)
5,530,752 Systems and methods for protecting software from unlicensed copying and use 121 1994
 
TAGAWA, RICHARD S. (1)
5,732,398 Self-service system for selling travel-related services or products 388 1995
 
TESTDRIVE CORPORATION (1)
5,341,429 Transformation of ephemeral material 395 1992
 
THORN EMI PLC (1)
5,079,648 Marked recorded signals 195 1989
 
Tibco, Inc. (1)
5,557,798 Apparatus and method for providing decoupling of data exchange details for providing high performance communication between software processes 458 1990
 
TITAN CORPORATION, THE (1)
4,712,238 Selective-subscription descrambling 242 1984
 
Tokyo Shibaura Denki Kabushiki Kaisha (1)
4,593,183 Automatic transaction machine 99 1983
 
TRANSPACIFIC IP I LTD. (1)
6,051,932 Low power dissipation vacuum fluorescent display 4 1998
 
U S WEST TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
5,550,971 Method and system for generating a user interface adaptable to various database management systems 184 1995
 
UNICATE B.V. (1)
5,354,097 Security of objects or documents 75 1992
 
UNILOC LUXEMBOURG S. A. (1)
5,490,216 System for software registration 210 1993
 
UNISYS CAD/CAM (1)
4,683,968 System for preventing software piracy employing multi-encrypted keys and single decryption circuit modules 79 1985
 
UNISYS CORPORATION (1)
5,111,390 Software security system for maintaining integrity of compiled object code by restricting users ability to define compilers 105 1988
 
UNITRAC, LLC (1)
5,521,815 Uniform system for verifying and tracking articles of value 192 1993
 
UP TWO, INC. (1)
5,640,546 Composition of systems of objects by interlocking coordination, projection, and distribution 131 1995
 
VAN DETSAN NETWORKS LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY (1)
4,926,480 Card-computer moderated systems 333 1988
 
Verbatim Corporation (1)
4,562,495 Multiple system disk 149 1984
 
VERIZON PATENT AND LICENSING INC. (1)
4,919,545 Distributed security procedure for intelligent networks 163 1988
 
VIDEO-ON-DEMAND VENTURES LLC (1)
4,949,187 Video communications system having a remotely controlled central source of video and audio data 783 1988
 
VISA U.S.A. INC. (1)
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 123 1990
 
Westinghouse Electric Corp. (1)
4,649,515 Methods and apparatus for system fault diagnosis and control 249 1986
 
WISCONSIN ALUMNI RESEARCH FOUNDATION (1)
4,375,579 Database encryption and decryption circuit and method using subkeys 186 1980
 
Xidak, Inc. (1)
5,201,046 Relational database management system and method for storing, retrieving and modifying directed graph data structures 183 1990
 
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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 465 1982
4,523,271 Software protection method and apparatus 50 1982
4,462,078 Computer program protection method 163 1982
4,558,176 Computer systems to inhibit unauthorized copying, unauthorized usage, and automated cracking of protected software 379 1982
4,553,252 Counting computer software cartridge 154 1982
4,593,376 System for vending program cartridges which have circuitry for inhibiting program usage after preset time interval expires 311 1983
4,573,119 Computer software protection system 77 1983
4,584,641 Copyprotecting system for software protection 215 1983
4,677,552 International commodity trade exchange 587 1984
4,595,950 Method and apparatus for marking the information content of an information carrying signal 366 1984
4,688,169 Computer software security system 224 1985
4,823,264 Electronic funds transfer system 571 1986
4,748,561 Method of protecting computer software 61 1986
4,747,139 Software security method and systems 250 1986
4,796,181 Billing system for computer software 247 1986
4,999,806 Software distribution system 504 1987
4,868,877 Public key/signature cryptosystem with enhanced digital signature certification 400 1988
5,047,928 Billing system for computer software 372 1989
5,005,200 Public key/signature cryptosystem with enhanced digital signature certification 368 1989
5,001,752 Public/key date-time notary facility 208 1989
5,163,091 Knowledge based system for document authentication (apparatus) 89 1990
5,136,643 Public/key date-time notary facility 218 1990
5,227,797 Radar tomography 59 1991
5,150,407 Secured data storage devices 125 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 120 1992
5,214,702 Public key/signature cryptosystem with enhanced digital signature certification 277 1992
5,422,953 Personal date/time notary device 155 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 240 1995
5,692,980 Kick bag game and apparatus kit 16 1996
5,748,960 Method and apparatus for validating travelling object-oriented programs with digital signatures 139 1996
5,842,173 Computer-based surgical services management system 113 1997
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8,307,212 Steganographic techniques for securely delivering electronic digital rights management control information over insecure communication channels 0 2003
8,751,793 Trusted infrastructure support systems, methods and techniques for secure electronic commerce transaction and rights management 1 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 92 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 2 2006
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8,326,659 Method and system for assessment within a multi-level organization 0 2006
8,340,991 Method and system for flexible modeling of a multi-level organization for purposes of assessment 0 2006
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8,340,993 Method and system for importing and exporting assessment project related data 0 2006
8,265,968 Method and system for academic curriculum planning and academic curriculum mapping 0 2006
 
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* 7,716,243 Provisions for validating content using a content registration authority 13 2005
* 7,549,063 Methods and systems of protecting digital content 0 2005
7,536,016 Encrypted content data structure package and generation thereof 4 2005
* 8,837,722 Secure content distribution with distributed hardware 0 2007
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BASSILIC TECHNOLOGIES LLC (3)
7,827,488 Image tracking and substitution system and methodology for audio-visual presentations 13 2005
8,719,954 Method and system for secure distribution of selected content to be protected on an appliance-specific basis with definable permitted associated usage rights for the selected content 0 2006
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STRAGENT, LLC (3)
7,970,722 System, method and computer program product for a collaborative decision platform 2 2009
8,160,988 System, method and computer program product for a collaborative decision platform 0 2010
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* 8,595,628 Method and system for reviewing text files using distributable review data packets 0 2005
* 7,996,820 Determining proportionate use of system resources by applications executing in a shared hosting environment 1 2007
 
BROADCOM CORPORATION (1)
* 7,457,519 Set-top box integration of integrated drive electronics 0 2002
 
DAI NIPPON PRINTING CO., LTD. (1)
* 7,574,440 Information processing apparatus, and method for retaining security 2 2005
 
David H. Sitrick (1)
8,619,982 Method and system for secure distribution of selected content to be protected on an appliance specific basis 1 2006
 
DELL PRODUCTS L.P. (1)
8,381,231 Deployment and management of virtual containers 0 2009
 
HEALTH HERO NETWORK, INC. (1)
8,612,749 Medical device rights and recall management system 1 2008
 
HITACHI MAXELL, LTD. (1)
* 7,310,823 Digital information recording apparatus and outputting apparatus 4 2002
 
HITACHI, LTD. (1)
* 8,051,204 Information asset management system, log analysis server, log analysis program, and portable medium 11 2008
 
NOKIA CORPORATION (1)
* 7,424,115 Generating asymmetric keys in a telecommunications system 3 2003
 
OPEN IMAGING, INC. (1)
* 8,893,120 Controlled use medical applicaton 0 2010
 
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* 8,676,187 Dynamic binding of service on bearer 0 2012
 
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* 8,595,289 Cloud phone with distributed processing 0 2010
 
TIVO INC. (1)
8,862,877 Data anonymity system 0 2008
 
TWITTER, INC. (1)
* 7,653,814 System and method for securely hyperlinking graphic objects 3 2002
 
UNISYS CORPORATION (1)
* 7,392,232 Method for knowledge management 5 2005
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