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Edgar Downs, George Gregory Gruse, Marco M Hurtado, Christopher T Lehman, Kenneth Louis Milsted, Jeffrey B Lotspiech: Electronic content delivery system. International Business Machines Corporation, Steven J Meyers, Steven J Soucar, Fleit Kain Gibbons Gutman & Bongini P L, May 1, 2001: US06226618 (1442 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a method and apparatus of securely providing data to a user's system. The data is encrypted so as to only be decryptable by a data decrypting key, the data decrypting key being encrypted using a first public key, and the encrypted data being accessible to the user's system, th ...


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Kenneth Louis Milsted, Craig Kindell, Qing Gong: Automated method and apparatus to package digital content for electronic distribution using the identity of the source content. International Business Machines Corporation, Steven J Meyers, David M Shofi, Fleit Kain Gibbons Gutman & Bongini P L, February 5, 2002: US06345256 (581 worldwide citation)

A method to automatically retrieve data associated with content. An identifier is read that is stored on electronic readable medium storing content. The identifier is used to search a database for data associated with the content. Data that is associated with the content is retrieved as guided by th ...


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George Gregory Gruse, John J Dorak Jr, Kenneth Louis Milsted: System for tracking end-user electronic content usage. International Business Machines Corporation, Steven J Meyers, David M Shofi, Fleit Kain Gibbons Gutman & Bongini P L, May 14, 2002: US06389538 (574 worldwide citation)

A system for tracking usage of digital content on user devices. Electronic stores coupled to a network sell licenses to play digital content data to users. Content players, which receive from the network the licensed content data, are used to play the licensed content data. Additionally, a logging s ...


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Richard Spagna, Kenneth Louis Milsted, David P Lybrand, Edgar Downs: Method for delivering electronic content from an online store. International Business Machines Corporation, David M Shofi, Jon A Gibbons, Fleit Kain Gibbons Gutman & Bongini P L, July 1, 2003: US06587837 (441 worldwide citation)

A method for permitting the electronic delivery of digital content. Metadata is acquired which has been previously associated with content. Promotional metadata is extracted for use with a electronic store. At least one of the metadata is altered to create offer data. And at least one of the metadat ...


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Kenneth Louis Milsted, Kha Dinh Nguyen, Qing Gong: Method and apparatus to create encoded digital content. International Business Machines Corporation, Steven J Meyers, David M Shofi, Fleit Kain Gibbons Gutman & Bongini P L, July 17, 2001: US06263313 (423 worldwide citation)

A method of automatically selecting processing parameters for encoding digital content. Metadata containing the genre of the digital content, receiving the compression level selected for encoding the digital content is received. An algorithm selected for encoding the digital content is received. And ...


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Stefan B Edlund, Michael L Emens, Reiner Kraft, Jussi Myllymaki, Shanghua Teng: Metadata search results ranking system. International Business Machines Corporation, Jon A Gibbons, Fleit Kain Gibbons Gutman & Bongini P L, April 8, 2003: US06546388 (372 worldwide citation)

A method for presenting to an end-user the intermediate matching search results of a keyword search in an index list of information. The method comprising the steps of: coupling to a search engine a graphical user interface for accepting keyword search terms for searching the indexed list of informa ...


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Edgar Downs, George Gregory Gruse, Marco M Hurtado, Cesar Medina, Kenneth Louis Milsted: Secure electronic content management system. International Business Machines Corporation, Steven J Meyers, David M Shofi, Fleit Kain Gibbons Gutman & Bongini P L, June 3, 2003: US06574609 (361 worldwide citation)

A method of managing content data and associated metadata. According to the method, the content data and the associated metadata are generated. The content data is transferred to a content host, and the metadata and usage condition data for the associated content are transferred to an electronic sto ...


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Peter M Bonutti, Matthew J Cremens, Ping Liu: Method and apparatus for securing a suture. Peter M Bonutti, Paul D Bianco, Martin Fleit, Fleit Kain Gibbons Gutman & Bongini P L, May 27, 2003: US06569187 (317 worldwide citation)

An improved method is provided to secure a suture relative to body tissue. A suture retainer is moved along first and second sections of a suture toward the body tissue. When a predetermined minimum force is being transmitted between the suture retainer and the body tissue, the first and second sect ...


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Peter M Bonutti: Method and apparatus for securing tissue. Bonutti 2003 Trust A, Paul D Bianco, Martin Fleit, Fleit Kain Gibbons Gutman & Bongini P L, July 15, 2003: US06592609 (314 worldwide citation)

An anchor has a pointed end portion may be utilized to form an opening in a bone in a patient's body. The anchor is moved into the opening formed in the bone in the patient's body with a suture connected to the anchor. The suture may then be utilized to retain body tissue in a desired posi ...


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Marco M Hurtado, Kenneth L Milsted, George G Gruse, Edgar Downs, Christopher T Lehman, Richard L Spagna, Jeffrey B Lotspiech: Secure electronic content distribution on CDS and DVDs. International Business Machines Corporation, Jon A Gibbons, David M Shofi, Fleit Kain Gibbons Gutman & Bongini P L, August 26, 2003: US06611812 (308 worldwide citation)

A method to delivery encrypted digital content to a end user system for playing the content comprising the steps of: reading from a computer readable medium metadata which has previously associated with the content. A user selects from the metadata associated content to decrypt and the end user syst ...