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Bahman Qawami
Fabrice Jogand Coulomb, Bahman Qawami, Farshid Sabet Shargi, Carlos J Gonzalez: Portable mass storage device with virtual machine activation. SanDisk Corporation, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, May 25, 2010: US07725614 (9 worldwide citation)

A portable mass storage device is used to store large files such as digital pictures, movies and music. The mass storage device has firmware with security mechanisms that limit access to read write operations to ensure reliable operation of the device to prevent unwanted copying or storing of secure ...


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Bahman Qawami
Fabrice Jogand Coulomb, Bahman Qawami, Farshid Sabet Shargi, Carlos J Gonzalez: Portable mass storage device with virtual machine activation. SanDisk Technologies, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, May 21, 2013: US08447889 (1 worldwide citation)

A portable mass storage device is used to store large files such as digital pictures, movies and music. The mass storage device has firmware with security mechanisms that limit access to read write operations to ensure reliable operation of the device to prevent unwanted copying or storing of secure ...


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Bahman Qawami
Fabrice Jogand Coulomb, Bahman Qawami, Farshid Sabet Shargi, Carlos J Gonzalez: Portable mass storage device with virtual machine activation. SanDisk Technologies, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, April 10, 2012: US08156255

A portable mass storage device is used to store large files such as digital pictures, movies and music. The mass storage device has firmware with security mechanisms that limit access to read write operations to ensure reliable operation of the device to prevent unwanted copying or storing of secure ...


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Bahman Qawami
Fabrice Jogand Coulomb, Bahman Qawami, Farshid Sabet Sharghi, Carlos J Gonzalez: Methods Used In A Portable Mass Storage Device With Virtual Machine Activation. Winston & Strawn, May 29, 2008: US20080126705-A1

A portable mass storage device is used to store large files such as digital pictures, movies and music. The mass storage device has firmware with security mechanisms that limit access to read write operations to ensure reliable operation of the device to prevent unwanted copying or storing of secure ...


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Bahman Qawami
Fabrice Jogand Coulomb, Bahman Qawami, Farshid Sabet Shargi, Carlos J Gonzalez: Portable Mass Storage Device With Virtual Machine Activation. Winston & Strawn, April 3, 2008: US20080082447-A1

A portable mass storage device is used to store large files such as digital pictures, movies and music. The mass storage device has firmware with security mechanisms that limit access to read write operations to ensure reliable operation of the device to prevent unwanted copying or storing of secure ...


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Carlos J Gonzalez, Kevin M Conley: Flash memory data correction and scrub techniques. SanDisk Corporation, Parsons Hsue & de Runtz, March 14, 2006: US07012835 (348 worldwide citation)

In order to maintain the integrity of data stored in a flash memory that are susceptible to being disturbed by operations in adjacent regions of the memory, disturb events cause the data to be read, corrected and re-written before becoming so corrupted that valid data cannot be recovered. The someti ...


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Sergey Anatolievich Gorobets, Reuven Elhamias, Carlos J Gonzalez, Kevin M Conley: Corrected data storage and handling methods. SanDisk Corporation, Parsons Hsue & de Runtz, February 6, 2007: US07173852 (214 worldwide citation)

In order to maintain the integrity of data stored in a flash memory that are susceptible to being disturbed by operations in adjacent regions of the memory, disturb events cause the data to be read, corrected and re-written before becoming so corrupted that valid data cannot be recovered. The someti ...


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Carlos J Gonzalez, Kevin M Conley: Automated wear leveling in non-volatile storage systems. SanDisk Corporation, Parsons Hsue & de Runtz, October 10, 2006: US07120729 (122 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for performing wear leveling in a non-volatile memory system are disclosed. Included is a method for performing wear leveling in a memory system that includes a first zone, which has a first memory element that includes contents, and a second zone includes identifying the first ...


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Carlos J Gonzalez, Daniel C Guterman: Reducing the effects of noise in non-volatile memories through multiple reads. SanDisk Corporation, Parsons Hsue & de Runtz, October 4, 2005: US06952365 (107 worldwide citation)

Storage elements are read multiple times and the results are accumulated and averaged for each storage element to reduce the effects of noise or other transients in the storage elements and associated circuits that may adversely affect the quality of the read. Several techniques may be employed, inc ...


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Kevin M Conley, Daniel C Guterman, Carlos J Gonzalez: Method and structure for efficient data verification operation for non-volatile memories. SanDisk Corporation, Parsons Hsue & de Runtz, December 6, 2005: US06972993 (107 worldwide citation)

An improved flash EEPROM memory-based storage subsystem includes one or more flash memory arrays, each with three data registers and a controller circuit. During a flash program operation, one data register is used to control the program operation, a second register is used to hold the target data v ...