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Geoffrey B Rhoads: Methods for surveying dissemination of proprietary empirical data. Digimarc Corporation, Klarquist Sparkman Campbell Leigh & Whinston, January 19, 1999: US05862260 (830 worldwide citation)

An automated system checks networked computers, such as computers on the internet, for watermarked audio, video, or image data. A report listing the location of such audio, video or image data is generated, and provided to the proprietor(s) thereof identified by the watermark information.


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Steven M Hoffberg: System and method for determining contingent relevance. Steven M Hoffberg Esq, Ostrolenk Faber, November 14, 2017: US09818136 (5 worldwide citation)

A system and method providing for communication and resolution of utility functions between participants, wherein the utility function is evaluated based on local information at the recipient to determine a cost value thereof. A user interface having express representation of both information elemen ...


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Geoffrey B Rhoads: Methods for surveying dissemination of proprietary empirical data. Digimarc Corporation, September 22, 2009: USRE040919

An automated system checks networked computers, such as computers on the internet, for watermarked audio, video, or image data. A report listing the location of such audio, video or image data is generated, and provided to the proprietor(s) thereof identified by the watermark information.