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Thomas C Jones, Billy Brackenridge: Digital content distribution, transmission and protection system and method, and portable device for use therewith. Microsoft Corporation, Leydig Voit & Mayer, February 24, 2004: US06697944 (522 worldwide citation)

A digital content file distribution, transmission, and protection system comprises a digital content provider having stored therein a digital content file such as an audio file, video file, literature, program file, etc. The digital content provider includes an authentication interface and a USB por ...


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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, 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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Thomas C Jones: Patient probe disconnect alarm. Ohmeda, Roger M Rathbun, July 20, 1999: US05924985 (99 worldwide citation)

A patient probe disconnect alarm where the patient probe is provided with a vacuum that is formed in a chamber between the patient probe and the skin of the infant. The level of vacuum is monitored within the chamber and whenever the level of vacuum lessens beyond a predetermined vacuum level, the m ...


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Po Yuan, Thomas C Jones, Karen Pigott: Method and apparatus for rapid down-scaling of color images directly from sensor color filter array space. Intel Corporation, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, March 20, 2001: US06205245 (91 worldwide citation)

A method for downscaling an image from a sensor color filter array space having the step of determining an initial image size. The method also has steps of determining a set of stride lengths, locating a single color pixel of interest, and generating a full color pixel. An apparatus having a process ...


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Thomas C Jones: Late binding tokens. Calfee Halter & Griswold, November 15, 2011: US08060448 (63 worldwide citation)

A system for verifying intent in a card not present transaction is provided. The system includes a late binding token that is distributable to consumers without necessarily being bound to an account. The system also includes a client software that locates a token server configured to facilitate mana ...


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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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Arnold N Blinn, Thomas C Jones: Method for interdependently validating a digital content package and a corresponding digital license. Microsoft Corporation, Woodcock Washburn, December 6, 2005: US06973444 (50 worldwide citation)

A method is disclosed for a device to interdependently validate a digital content package having a piece of digital content in an encrypted form, and a corresponding digital license for rendering the digital content. A first key is derived from a source available to the device, and a first digital s ...


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Randy R Dunton, Werner Metz, Curt Corum, Lawrence A Booth Jr, Tinku Acharya, Thomas C Jones: Dual mode signal processing system for video and still image data. Intel Corporation, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, April 29, 2003: US06556242 (46 worldwide citation)

An electronic system including signal processing circuitry that can operate in video and still image modes. Incoming image data is processed and compressed according to the operating mode. Processing includes scaling logic configured to use scaling methodologies appropriate to each mode. Compressing ...