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Clifford E Kahn: Methods and apparatus for controlling access to a resource. EMC Corporation, Chapin IP Law, Barry W Chapin Esq, February 27, 2007: US07185192 (323 worldwide citation)

An input/output interface receives an access request from a requester. A processor associated with the input/output interface applies a filter operation to select a subset of rules from a master set of rules maintained within an authorization database. Rules can be selected in this manner using filt ...


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Farrukh S Najmi: Methods and apparatus for indexing content. Sun Microsystems, Chapin IP Law, Barry W Chapin Esq, March 28, 2006: US07020654 (254 worldwide citation)

Mechanisms and techniques provide a system that operates in a computerized device to index content. Such a system allows registration of content indexing services and then receives repository content of at least one type. The system identifies a content indexing service associated with the at least ...


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Barbara Liskov: Methods and apparatus for processing content requests using domain name service. Cisco Technology, Chapin IP Law, Barry W Chapin Esq, October 30, 2007: US07289519 (179 worldwide citation)

Mechanisms and techniques provide a system that operates in content routers and content engines in peered content distribution networks. Using domain name specifications associated with the content distribution networks, a content router may provide a forward domain resolution response to redirect a ...


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Barbara Liskov, Mark Day: Methods and apparatus for processing client requests in a content distribution network using client lists. Cisco Technology, Chapin IP Law, Barry W Chapin Esq, August 21, 2007: US07260598 (173 worldwide citation)

Mechanisms and techniques operating in a content distribution network in a peering relationship with a second content distribution network. The system maintains a first client list identifying a first set of client devices associated with a first content distribution network. The system also obtains ...


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Jean Philippe Champagne, James A Aviani, Joshua Miles Chase: Methods and apparatus for directing messages to computer systems based on inserted data. Cisco Technology, Chapin IP Law, Barry W Chapin Esq, November 28, 2006: US07143169 (150 worldwide citation)

Mechanisms and techniques provide a system that operates in a data communications device such as a switch or a router to provide a technique for load balancing packets between computer systems based on extra data inserted in the packets. The system receives a message containing extra data. The extra ...


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James W O Toole Jr: Methods and apparatus for auditing and tracking changes to an existing configuration of a computerized device. Cisco Technology, Chapin IP Law, Barry W Chapin Esq, April 4, 2006: US07024548 (148 worldwide citation)

A change controller application, process and system tracks modification to a configuration of a computerized device by receiving a change request indicating a requested change to an existing configuration of the computerized device and preparing a change notification message identifying the requeste ...


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Stephen Thomas Dansey, Zenon Kuc: Switching device, method, and computer program for efficient intrusion detection. Avaya, Chapin IP Law, David W Rouille Esq, December 7, 2010: US07849506 (141 worldwide citation)

A switching device, method, and computer program utilizes a copy technique to detect unauthorized access to a communications network. An interface of the switching device is connected to receive an original packet and copy the original packet to create a copied packet. A processor within the switchi ...


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James N Guichard, Daniel C Tappan, Robert Hanzl, W Scott Wainner: Methods and apparatus to distribute policy information. Cisco Technology, Barry W Chapin Esq, Chapin IP Law, May 13, 2008: US07373660 (137 worldwide citation)

A first node generates and transmits a notification message including routing policy attributes such as network address information and a corresponding gateway identifier. The gateway identifier identifies a gateway in a physical network through which future generated data messages shall be forwarde ...


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John G Waclawsky, Balasubramanian Kalyanasundaram, Mahendran Velauthapillai: Methods and apparatus for dynamic bandwidth adjustment. Cisco Technology, Chapin IP Law, Barry W Chapin Esq, October 3, 2006: US07116682 (135 worldwide citation)

A configuration of a communications device, and a method for its operation are provided for automatically and dynamically adjusting bandwidth of a communications channel. The device and method operate to detect events indicating anticipated changes in bandwidth requirements of the communications cha ...


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Xiongwu Xia: Method and apparatus of indexing web pages of a web site for geographical searchine based on user location. Doug Norman Interchange, Chapin IP Law, Barry W Chapin Esq, June 12, 2007: US07231405 (127 worldwide citation)

A local search engine geographically indexes information for searching by identifying a geocoded web page of a web site and identifying at least one geocodable web page of the web site. The system identifies a geocode contained within content of the geocoded web page of the web site. The geocode ind ...