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Vincent Le Chevalier Vincent Le Chevalier
Vincent Le Chevalier, Charles F Geiger, Rahul Ravindra Mutalik Desai, Ashit Joshi, Dax Eckenberg, Joshua Richardson, Brent Tworetzky: Digital content distribution and protection. Chegg, Fenwick & West, November 12, 2013: US08584259 (5 worldwide citation)

Embodiments provide a system for content distribution and protection. The system first receives an order from a user for a protected document. In response to a successful user authentication, the system generates an access code for the user to access the protected document. In response to a received ...


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Jack Hao
Jianxiu Hao, Guillermo Ortiz, Diego S Rozensztejn, Fenglin Yin: Method, computer program product, and apparatus for providing communications with at least one media provider. Verizon Patent and Licensing, March 10, 2015: US08978066

Methods, computer program products, and apparatuses are provided for allowing a user to communicate with a set top box and a media content server through a mobile communication device, such as a cellular phone. The user may be able to request and receive a customer specific interactive programming g ...


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Jack Hao
Jack Jianxiu Hao, Yuhui Qian, Jian Huang, Gaurav Mehta: Program handoff between devices and program network offloading. Verizon Patent and Licensing, January 6, 2015: US08931016

Methods, devices, and non-transitory storage mediums provide a program handoff between user devices. The program handoff permits a user to select a user device with which to resume a playing of the program. The program handoff also permits a user to set a reminder for playing the program. Methods, d ...


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Eb Eshun
Kobi O Eshun, Donald W Mahurin: Method and apparatus for thwarting spyware. Earle Jennings, May 13, 2014: US08726399

A trusted apparatus including an input filter, security mode indicator working with a proxy node thwart the possibility of spyware being able to observe user input when a security mode signal indicates security mode asserted. The trusted apparatus may further include any combination of the user inpu ...


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Parichay Saxena
Balaji Thiagarajan, Sharad Garg, Arvind Kumar Peechara, Theodore Nguyen, Parichay Saxena: Manage content in a short-term content buffer with content identifiers. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, May 25, 2010: US07725919 (50 worldwide citation)

A short-term content buffer maintains segments of audio and/or video content and the content segments are identified with segment identifiers which enables management and playback of the content segments. In an embodiment, independent video content segments corresponding to a particular broadcast ch ...


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Simon Rowe
Geoffrey R Smith, Iain Merrick, Michael A Killianey, John Alastair Hawkins, Greg Hecht, Simon Rowe: Log processing to determine impression values using reliable durations. Google, Fish & Richardson P C, December 14, 2010: US07853969 (17 worldwide citation)

Set top box logs are received from a television provider and processed to compensate for broadcast latency and generate normalized log data, e.g., log data that are indexed to a relative time. Channel tunes and the channel tune times of the normalized log data can be compared to expected air times o ...


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Maged Beshai
Maged E Beshai: Temporal-spatial burst switching. Nortel Networks, Withrow & Terranova PLLC, November 22, 2011: US08064341 (3 worldwide citation)

Expanding the coverage of a time-shared network comprising electronic edge nodes interconnected by bufferless fast-switching optical nodes is enabled by combining spatial switching with temporal switching. The output side of each edge node preferably connects to a large number of core switches throu ...


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Simon Rowe
Geoffrey R Smith, Kaustuv, Daniel J Zigmond, Jay Shrauner, John Alastair Hawkins, Simon Rowe, Michael A Killianey, Yaroslav Volovich, Iain Merrick: Log processing of channel tunes and channel tune times generated from a television processing device. Google, Fish & Richardson P C, June 22, 2010: US07743394 (3 worldwide citation)

Reporting data related to content processing devices, e.g., television devices, are processed to identify channel tunes and corresponding tune times of the content processing devices. Automatically generated channel tunes based on the corresponding tune times are identified. Content items that are a ...


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Simon Rowe
Geoffrey R Smith, Iain Merrick, Michael A Killaney, John Alastair Hawkins, Greg Hecht, Simon Rowe: Log processing to determine impression values using reliable durations. Google, Fish & Richardson P C, February 28, 2012: US08127325 (1 worldwide citation)

Set top box logs are received from a television provider and processed to identify channel tunes and channel tune times. The channel tunes and channel tune times of the log data can be compared to expected air times of television advertisements on channels, and an impression values, e.g., projected ...


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Mike L LaJoie, Joseph G Buehl, Haig H Krakirian, Stephen M Johnson, Ralph W Brown: Inter-active program guide with default selection control. Time Warner Entertainment Company, Robert R Jackson, Garry J Tuma, Fish & Neave, December 15, 1998: US05850218 (975 worldwide citation)

A system and method are provided for providing a full service cable television system. The cable system incorporates a digital and analog transmission architecture capable of delivering a high number of high quality television programs, advanced cable services, and online services to a subscriber's ...



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