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Ephraim B Flint, John P Karidis, Gerard McVicker, William E Pence: Cartridge-based design for portable and fixed computers. International Business Machines Corporation, Jay P Sbrollini, March 4, 1997: US05608608 (76 worldwide citation)

A computer system includes a chassis and a cartridge having separate functional components that interface with one another over a common bus. The chassis includes a plurality of user interface modules, which are generally designed and packaged according to a particular application/work mode, each co ...


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William E Pence IV: Thermoelectric piezoelectric temperature control. International Business Machines Corporation, Daniel P Morris, Alvin J Riddles, February 23, 1993: US05188286 (27 worldwide citation)

A heat control and interface stress control principle for a material in which a piezoelectric member is positioned in contact with an interface of the material so that a heat generated expansion of the material generates a piezoelectric signal that controls a thermoelectric cooler in contact with th ...


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William E Pence, Dik Langan, Cynthia Healy, Geoff Schreiber, Donna Penick: Method and apparatus for dynamic renewability of content. Duet General Partnership, Darby & Darby, August 22, 2006: US07096203 (19 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for dynamically and transparently renewing licenses associated with downloaded content. Licensing associated with content can allow the provider to retain control over the content after it has been downloaded on to the user's computer. A license file or similar licensing param ...


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William E Pence IV: Power and signal distribution in electronic packaging. International Business Machines Corporation, Daniel P Morris, Alvin J Riddles, February 8, 1994: US05285018 (14 worldwide citation)

A controlled impedance power and distribution network wherein -x- and -y- direction planes of interpositioned power and signal conductors with a dielectric layer between planes and separating each plane from a ground plane are assembled. The network provides the ability to distribute many power leve ...


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Marc Ache, William E Pence: System and method for unlimited licensing to a fixed number of devices. Rhapsody International, K&L Gates, December 18, 2012: US08336090 (7 worldwide citation)

A method and system providing access to electronic content includes receiving a request to access the electronic content from a user device, accessing a unique ID of the user device, and comparing the unique ID to a list of authorized user devices. The unique ID is used to determine if the user devi ...


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William E Pence, Dik Langan, Cynthia Healy, Geoff Schreiber, Donna Penick: Method and apparatus for dynamic renewability of content. Napster, K&L Gates, January 3, 2012: US08090662 (1 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for dynamically and transparently renewing licenses associated with downloaded content. Licensing associated with content can allow the provider to retain control over the content after it has been downloaded on to the user's computer. A license file or similar licensing param ...


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Marc Ache, William E Pence: System and method for unlimited licensing to a fixed number of devices. Napster, Darby & Darby PC, November 30, 2006: US20060272031-A1

A method and system providing access to electronic content includes receiving a request to access the electronic content from a user device, accessing a unique ID of the user device, and comparing the unique ID to a list of authorized user devices. The unique ID is used to determine if the user devi ...


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William E Pence, Dik Langan, Cynthia Healy, Geoff Schreiber, Donna Penick: Method and apparatus for dynamic renewability of content. Duet General Partnership, Darby & Darby PC, June 19, 2003: US20030115069-A1

A method and apparatus for dynamically and transparently renewing licenses associated with downloaded content. Licensing associated with content can allow the provider to retain control over the content after it has been downloaded on to the user's computer. A license file or similar licensing param ...


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Marc Ache, William E Pence: System and method for unlimited licensing to a fixed number of devices. Napster, Darby & Darby PC, June 5, 2008: US20080134312-A1

A method and system providing access to electronic content includes receiving a request to access the electronic content from a user device, accessing a unique ID of the user device, and comparing the unique ID to a list of authorized user devices. The unique ID is used to determine if the user devi ...


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William E PENCE, Dik Langan, Cynthia Healy, Geoff Schreiber, Donna Penick: Method and apparatus for dynamic renewability of content. April 26, 2012: US20120101949-A1

A method and apparatus for dynamically and transparently renewing licenses associated with downloaded content. Licensing associated with content can allow the provider to retain control over the content after it has been downloaded on to the user's computer. A license file or similar licensing param ...