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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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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 & Bianco P L, April 6, 2004: US06718324 (380 worldwide citation)

A system and method of metadata search ranking is disclosed. The present invention utilizes a combination of popularity and/or relevancy to determine a search ranking for a given search result association. Given the exponential growth rate currently being experienced in the Internet community, the p ...


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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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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 ...


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Michael L Emens, Reiner Kraft, Shang Hua Teng, Gaurav Tewari, Peter Chi Sing Yim: Internet based method for facilitating networking among persons with similar interests and for facilitating collaborative searching for information. International Business Machines Corporation, Jon A Gibbons, Fleit Kain Gibbons Gutman Bongini & Bianco P L, June 1, 2004: US06745178 (264 worldwide citation)

A method in a computer network for identifying users with similar interests is described. The method includes accepting a first query statement from a first user and storing a first item of information related to the first query. The method further includes accepting a second query from a second use ...


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Michael C Pelletier: Method and system for delivering encrypted content with associated geographical-based advertisements. International Business Machines Corporation, Jon A Gibbons, Fleit Kain Gibbons Cutman Bongini & Bianco P L, March 6, 2007: US07188085 (231 worldwide citation)

A method, a system and computer readable medium at an electronic digital content store, such as a web site, for associating advertisement with digital content. The geographic location of the end user device receiving the encrypted digital content is determined using an address verification system. A ...


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Magda Mourad, Jonathan P Munson, Giovanni Pacifici, Ahmed Tantawy, Alaa S Youssef: Digital content distribution using web broadcasting services. International Business Machines Corporation, Andre Gibbs, Jon A Gibbons, Fleit Kain Gibbons Gutman Bongini & Bianco P L, May 1, 2007: US07213005 (221 worldwide citation)

A method, a system and computer readable medium of securely receiving data on a user's system from a web broadcast infrastructure with a plurality of channels. The method includes encrypting the data using a first encrypting key, wherein the first encrypting key is self-contained with all the inform ...


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Marco M Hurtado, James C Mahlbacher, Richard L Spagna: Super-distribution of protected digital content. International Business Machines Corporation, David M Shofi, Jon A Gibbons, Fleit Kain Gibbons Gutman Bongini & Bianco P L, January 3, 2006: US06983371 (194 worldwide citation)

Briefly according to the present invention, a system, computer readable medium and method to deliver encrypted digital content to from a first system for playing the content to a second system for playing the content. The method on the first user system comprising the steps of: reading from a comput ...


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Franco Marconcini, Jonathan P Munson, Giovanni Pacifici, Ahmed Tantawy, Alaa S Youssef: Multi-tier digital TV programming for content distribution. International Business Machines Corporation, Jon A Gibbons, Fleit Kain Gibbons Gutman Bongini & Bianco P L, December 21, 2004: US06834110 (175 worldwide citation)

A method of securely providing data to a user's system over a broadcast infrastructure. The method comprising the steps of: encrypting the data using a first encrypting key; encrypting a first decrypting key using a second encrypting key; dividing at least part of the encrypted data into a seri ...


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Wayne A Sawdon, Frank B Schmuck: Deferred copy-on-write of a snapshot. International Business Machines Corporation, Lawrence D Cutter, Jon A Gibbons, Fleit Kain Gibbons Gutman Bongini & Bianco P L, June 8, 2004: US06748504 (173 worldwide citation)

A system, method and computer readable medium for deferring copy-on-write of a snapshot is disclosed. The method includes the generation of snapshot of a source file. Upon modification of a first data block referenced by the source file, the first data block is referenced by the snapshot and a secon ...