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Marcus Peinado, Rajasekhar Abburi, Arnold N Blinn, Thomas C Jones, John L Manferdelli, Jeffrey R C Bell, Ramaranthnam Venkatesan, Paul England, Mariusz H Jakubowski, Hai Ying: Enforcement architecture and method for digital rights management. Microsoft Corporation, Woodcock Washburn, September 5, 2006: US07103574 (256 worldwide citation)

An enforcement architecture and method for implementing digital rights management are disclosed. Digital content is distributed from a content server to a computing device of a user and received, and an attempt is made to render the digital content by way of a rendering application. The rendering ap ...


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Marcus Peinado, Rajasekhar Abburi, Jeffrey R C Bell: Structural of digital rights management (DRM) system. Microsoft Corporation, Woodcock Washburn, April 4, 2006: US07024393 (206 worldwide citation)

A digital rights management (DRM) system operates on a computing device when a user requests that a protected piece of digital content be rendered by the computer device in a particular manner. The DRM system has a license store, a license evaluator, and a state store. The license store stores digit ...


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Robert M McKaughan, Forrest Foltz, Rajasekhar Abburi: System for remotely waking a sleeping computer in power down state by comparing incoming packet to the list of packets storing on network interface card. Microsoft Corporation, Jones & Askew, September 1, 1998: US05802305 (174 worldwide citation)

In a computer network including a plurality of interconnected computers, one of the computers being a sleeping computer in a power down state, the sleeping computer having a list of packets to listen for stored on a network interface card associated with the sleeping computer, a method of waking the ...


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Marcus Peinado, Rajasekhar Abburi, Paul England, Krishnamurthy Ganesan, Jeffrey R C Bell, Arnold N Blinn, Thomas C Jones: Digital license and method for obtaining/providing a digital license. Microsoft Corporation, Woodcock Washburn, November 14, 2006: US07136838 (164 worldwide citation)

To obtain a digital license for rendering a piece of digital content, a license requester contacts a license provider and sends a license request. The license provider checks the license request for validity and negotiates with the license requestor terms and conditions for the requested license. Th ...


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Rajasekhar Abburi, James M Alkove, William P McNeill, Jeffrey R McKune: Enforcement architecture and method for digital rights management system for roaming a license to a plurality of user devices. Microsoft Corporation, Woodcock Washburn, April 10, 2007: US07203966 (129 worldwide citation)

An enforcement architecture and method for implementing roaming digital rights management are disclosed. A license distributed from a license server to a computing device of a user may be uploaded to a license synchronization server, and rebound to other devices registered with the service, thereby ...


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Rajasekhar Abburi: Audio messaging system and method. Microsoft Corporation, Senniger Powers, October 31, 2006: US07130390 (86 worldwide citation)

A system and method by which individuals can send and receive audio messages using telephone devices and/or computer devices. Upon receiving an audio message on behalf of an intended recipient, the system accesses a user profile to determine how the intended recipient should be contacted. The system ...


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Marcus Peinado, Rajasekhar Abburi, Arnold N Blinn, Thomas C Jones, John L Manferdelli, Jeffrey R C Bell, Ramaranthnam Venkatesan, Paul England, Mariusz H Jakubowski, Hai Ying: Method for obtaining a black box for performing decryption and encryption functions in a digital rights management (DRM) system. Microsoft Corporation, Woodcock Washburn, May 23, 2006: US07051005 (59 worldwide citation)

A digital rights management (DRM) system operates on a computing device and requires a black box for performing decryption and encryption functions. To obtain the black box from a black box server, the DRM system requests such black box from such black box server. The black box server in response ge ...


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Marcus Peinado, Rajasekhar Abburi, Arnold N Blinn, Thomas C Jones, Jeffrey R C Bell: Structure of a digital content package. Microsoft Corporation, Woodcock Washburn, June 3, 2008: US07383205 (56 worldwide citation)

A digital content package includes encrypted digital content to be rendered in accordance with a corresponding digital license and is separate and apart from the license. The encrypted digital content is decrypt-able according to a decryption key (KD) obtained from the license. The package also incl ...


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Marcus Peinado, Rajasekhar Abburi, Jeffrey R C Bell: Specifying security for an element by assigning a scaled value representative of the relative security thereof. Microsoft Corporation, Woodcock Washburn, December 7, 2004: US06829708 (51 worldwide citation)

To determine whether digital content can be released to an element such as a computer application or module, a scaled value representative of the relative security of the element is associated therewith, and the digital content has a corresponding digital license setting forth a security requirement ...


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Rajasekhar Abburi: Retail transactions involving distributed and super-distributed digital content in a digital rights management (DRM) system. Microsoft Corporation, Woodcock Washburn, December 12, 2006: US07149722 (45 worldwide citation)

To distribute digital content from a retailer to a customer, the content as issued by a content provider is retrieved. The as issued content has license acquisition information for acquiring a corresponding license attached thereto, where the license acquisition information includes a site identifie ...