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Chris Blackburn
Peter R Anderson, Christopher W Blackburn, Robert T Davis, Christopher J Frattinger, Timothy J Holman, Suzanne J Ruebusch, Terry D Warkentin: Display of the status of gaming machines. WMS Gaming, Nixon Peabody, March 12, 2013: US08393960 (1 worldwide citation)

A controller of gaming machines includes an input/output module adapted to receive signals that represent a current status of a parameter of the gaming machines. A microprocessing unit generates for each gaming machine(s) an icon having variable visual indicia indicative of a value of the parameter ...


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Chris Blackburn
Christopher W Blackburn, Robert T Davis, Christopher J Frattinger, Jeremy Hornik, Sue Ruebusch, Alfred Thomas, William Wadleigh, Terry D Warkentin: Ordering, delivering, and licensing wager gaming content. WMS Gaming, Nixon Peabody, March 4, 2014: US08663003

A system and method for viewing and ordering wager gaming content utilizes a network server to provide an interface to a user coupled to the network. In one embodiment, the server is an Internet web based server, and the user is a thin client, using an Internet browser to view and select wager gamin ...


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Chris Blackburn
Christopher W Blackburn, Robert T Davis, Christopher J Frattinger, Timothy J Holman, Suzanne J Ruebusch, Terry D Warkentin: Scheduling of reconfigurable gaming machines. WMS Gaming, Nixon Peabody, March 25, 2014: US08678919

A controller of gaming machines that permit wagering on wagering games includes a first memory location that stores a first time-based schedule of gaming actions to be taken by the gaming machines that are located remote from the controller. A second memory location stores identities of first gaming ...


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Chris Blackburn
Christopher W Blackburn, Robert T Davis, Christopher J Frattinger, Suzanne J Ruebusch, Terry D Warkentin: Information flow control for gaming machines requiring server support. WMS Gaming, Nixon Peabody, May 15, 2012: US08177632

A computing apparatus operating as a gaming machine permits wagering on games. A browser generates a request for information contained on a remote server. An intermediate client-side processing, ICSP, engine coupled with the browser receives the request and generates a corresponding request that is ...


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Chris Blackburn
Christopher W Blackburn, Robert T Davis, Christopher J Frattinger, Timothy J Holman, Suzanne J Ruebusch, Terry D Warkentin: Scheduling of reconfigurable gaming machines. Nixon Peabody, June 18, 2009: US20090156313-A1

A controller of gaming machines that permit wagering on wagering games includes a first memory location that stores a first time-based schedule of gaming actions to be taken by the gaming machines that are located remote from the controller. A second memory location stores identities of first gaming ...


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Chris Blackburn
Peter R Anderson, Christopher W Blackburn, Robert T Davis, Christopher J Frattinger, Timothy J Hohnan, Suzanne J Ruebusch, Terry D Warkentin: Display of the status of gaming machines. WMS Gaming, Nixon Peabody, July 1, 2010: US20100167817-A1

A controller of gaming machines includes an input/output module adapted to receive signals that represent a current status of a parameter of the gaming machines. A microprocessing unit generates for each gaming machine(s) an icon having variable visual indicia indicative of a value of the parameter ...


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Chris Blackburn
Rory Lee Block, Christopher W Blackburn, Chih Hui Jan, Erhard Walter Rathsack, Richard T Schwartz, James P Simmermon, Terry Dean Warkentin: Player Identification Feature for Restricted-Access Wagering Games. Nixon Peabody, November 8, 2007: US20070259714-A1

A restricted-access progressive game is accessed only by a single player or a select group of players. The invention includes a method of operating a wagering game that comprises conducting the wagering game at a gaming terminal (10) that is capable of providing access to the restricted-access progr ...


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Chris Blackburn
Christopher W Blackburn, Robert T Davis, Christopher J Frattinger, Suzanne J Ruebusch, Terry D Warkentin: Information Flow Control for Gaming Machines Requiring Server Support. Nixon Peabody, February 11, 2010: US20100035690-A1

A computing apparatus operating as a gaming machine permits wagering on games. A browser generates a request for information contained on a remote server. An intermediate client-side processing, ICSP, engine coupled with the browser receives the request and generates a corresponding request that is ...


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Mark J Stefik, Glen W Petrie, Steve A Okamoto, Nicholas H Briggs: System for controlling the distribution and use of rendered digital works through watermaking. Contenaguard Holdings, Nixon Peabody, Marc S Kaufman, May 15, 2001: US06233684 (408 worldwide citation)

A trusted rendering system for use in a system for controlling the distribution and use of digital works. A trusted rendering system facilitates the protection of rendered digital works which have been rendered on a system which controls the distribution and use of digital works through the use of d ...


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Mark J Stefik, Peter L T Pirolli: System for controlling the distribution and use of digital works using digital tickets. Contentguard Holdings, Xerox Corporation, Marc S Kaufman, Nixon Peabody, May 22, 2001: US06236971 (407 worldwide citation)

A system for controlling the distribution and use of digital works using digital tickets. In the present invention, a “digital ticket” is used to entitle the ticket holder to exercise some usage right with respect to a digital work. Usage rights are used to define how a digital work may be used or d ...



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