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US20150170100 DIGITAL RIGHTS CONTENT SERVICES ARCHITECTURE  
A selection of a digital content item is received from a client over a network. A license agreement associated with the selected digital content item is identified based on a content ID of the...
US20140108259 DIGITAL RIGHTS CONTENT SERVICES ARCHITECTURE  
A selection of a digital content item is received from a client over a network. A license agreement associated with the selected digital content item is identified based on a content ID of the...
US20120011069 LICENSE MANAGEMENT METHOD AND CONTENT PROCESSING SYSTEM  
A content distribution system includes a content distribution server and a portable game terminal. The content distribution server 4-0-retains a first license for comprehensively permitting the...
US20110289002 STATE-BASED COMPLIANCE VERIFICATION IN A CONNECTED SYSTEM  
Some embodiments of a system and a method to verify compliance in a connected system have been presented. For instance, a system management server provided by a software vendor is installed in a...
US20120130900 System and Method for Trading Unused Digital Rights  
A device is provided for use with a digital content provider and a content purchaser. The content provider can provide digital content and a first digital key, wherein the digital content has...
US20150186801 LICENSE CONTROL  
A moment for generating an effective period of a product license is determined, a calculation method for calculating the effective period of the product license is determined; and an expiry time...
US20150170302 RUNNING LOCAL VIRTUAL DISKS CONTAINING APPLICATIONS WITH LIMITED LICENSES  
Provided are techniques for receiving, from a client at a server, a request to access a software package for a specified duration of time, wherein the software package requires a license key;...
US20150248690 Cost Optimization for Bundled Licenses  
Methods, systems, and articles of manufacture for cost optimization for bundled licenses are provided herein. A method includes generating a decision matrix associated with multiple licenses and...
US20070073625 System and method of licensing intellectual property assets  
This disclosure provides an improved system and method of licensing intellectual property rights. This disclosure relates to intellectual property licensing arrangements involving a plurality of...
US20120143766 Secure Large Volume Feature License Provisioning System  
Disclosed is a manufacturing process and feature licensing system for provisioning personalized (device-unique) licenses to devices. The secure system uses a secure key wrapping mechanism to...
US20070265980 Systems and methods for managing, maximizing and clearing contractually based media assets  
A method for managing, maximizing and clearing media assets, the method comprising the steps of: inputting at least one asset into a title maintenance module; assigning at least one client value...
US20140172720 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR SECURELY INCORPORATING ELECTRONIC INFORMATION INTO AN ONLINE PURCHASING APPLICATION  
Method and systems for facilitating digital commerce are provided. Systems include a client and server which are incorporated into an online purchasing system to perform the purchase and online...
US20150262084 METHODS FOR DEFENDING STATIC AND DYNAMIC REVERSE ENGINEERING OF SOFTWARE LICENSE CONTROL AND DEVICES THEREOF  
The technique relates to a method for defending static and dynamic reverse engineering of software license control and devices thereof. To defend static reverse engineering of software license...
US20080126257 Capacity ordering from storage apparatus  
Storage apparatus and related methods for managing removable media. A controller is coupled to an operator control panel and is in communication with an user interface. The controller is...
US20150161691 SUBSCRIPTION AUTO REKEY  
A method of automatically renewing a software license. The method includes providing a license and a license key having a first predetermined term for an article of software. The software can be...
US20140081871 ENCRYPTION-FREE CONTENT PURCHASE PLATFORM APPARATUSES, METHODS AND SYSTEMS  
The ENCRYPTION-FREE CONTENT PURCHASE PLATFORM APPARATUSES, METHODS AND SYSTEMS (“ECPP”) transform content seed selections and recommendations via ECPP components such as discovery and social...
US20140258131 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PARTICIPATING IN TRANSACTIONS BETWEEN COMPUTING DEVICES  
Apparatus, method, and media for participating in transactions between computing devices. An exemplary method comprises receiving a registration identifier and a registration message including an...
US20130006871 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PARTICIPATING IN TRANSACTIONS BETWEEN COMPUTING DEVICES  
Apparatus, method, and media for participating in transactions between computing devices. An exemplary method comprises receiving a registration identifier and a registration message including an...
US20130254113 ADMINISTERING PAY PER USE SOFTWARE LICENSING  
A method and a system for administering pay-per-use (PPU) licensing of software applications are disclosed. The system comprises a processor and a memory. The memory comprises an administrative...
US20050044049 License and privilege management method in digital contents sale  
When digital contents sold to a user become useless to the user, the digital contents and the license of the digital contents are collected or purchased from the user so that a privilege such as...
US20090228396 CONTENT DISTRIBUTION OF STORAGE MEDIA FOR SALE, RENTAL AND RESALE  
In one embodiment, content is delivered to a customer over a communications network and written to a storage medium. The customer may be authorized to make additional copies of the content. The...
US20150220894 SOFTWARE MARKETING AND TRADE  
The disclosure extends to systems and methods for trading software over a computer network while compensating a selling trader and software publisher for the trades. The disclosure also extends to...
US20150220893 SOFTWARE MARKETING AND TRADE  
The disclosure extends to systems and methods for trading software over a computer network while compensating a selling trader and software publisher for the trades. The disclosure also extends to...
US20150220881 Systems, Methods and Architectures for Dynamic Re-Evaluation of Rights Management Rules for Policy Enforcement on Downloaded Content  
A control logic component at the server side may, responsive to a request to access protected content residing on a client machine, dynamically evaluate one or more rules. The request may be...
US20060053079 User-defined electronic stores for marketing digital rights licenses  
Systems and techniques for marketing license rights in digital media involve providing a library of digital media for which users can purchase individual digital media licenses and hosting...
US20150142664 Planning Assignment of Software Licenses  
A method for planning assignment of floating licenses of software products is proposed. Floating licenses can be requested to a runtime server by multiple workstations (to which they are assigned...
US20120215699 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR OBTAINING AND SHARING MEDIA CONTENT  
A device initialization method includes generating a license request for a personal media device. A timeout indicator may be obtained for a subscription associated with the personal media device....
US20120101949 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DYNAMIC RENEWABILITY OF CONTENT  
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...
US20110047080 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DRM CONTENT MANAGEMENT  
A system for managing a Digital Rights Management (DRM) content includes a content providing server for providing an environment, through which a DRM content and a digital right of the DRM content...
US20110047079 DIGITAL CONTENT PUBLICATION  
A method and system for receiving digital content and metadata associated with the digital content. In an embodiment, the method and system inputs publication information associated with the...
US20080086423 Media player with license expiration warning  
A media player is presented that is capable of playing time-limited media files such as those made available through subscription-type digital rights management schemes. Upon accessing a protected...
US20050246287 Method for facilitating transaction of integrated circuit production among various parties through a network platform  
A business model implemented as a method or system facilitates transactions among a customer, IC manufacture service providers and IP providers. A network platform is used to receive a request for...
US20150039516 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DISTRIBUTING DIGITAL RIGHTS MANAGEMENT DIGITAL CONTENT IN A CONTROLLED NETWORK ENSURING DIGITAL RIGHTS  
A system and method for managing digital rights. The method includes receiving a Universal Resource Identifier (URI). The URI is used to identify a location for a user selected digital media item....
US20120136794 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DISTRIBUTING DIGITAL RIGHTS MANAGEMENT DIGITAL CONTENT IN A CONTROLLED NETWORK ENSURING DIGITAL RIGHTS  
A system and method for managing digital rights. The method includes receiving a Universal Resource Identifier (URI). The URI is used to identify a location for a user selected digital media item....
US20100049657 METHOD OF PROVIDING A VIRTUAL PRODUCT TO THIRD PARTIES  
In a method of providing a virtual product to third parties, the virtual product being present in an original version in a digital form having a predetermined quality, a reduced version of the...
US20110295751 System and method for subsidized internet access through preferred partners  
Provided are systems and methods for execution by a processor of a proxy server to provide a subsidized access to a network supported by a plurality of preferred partners. One method comprises...
US20070043670 Tags for unlocking digital content  
Unlocking digital content embodied in digital readable form on a digital media carrier is described. Unlocking the digital content includes evaluating a code provided by a user scanning a tag...
US20120101948 BATCH LOADING AND SELF-REGISTRATION OF DIGITAL MEDIA FILES  
Methods and apparatus for batch loading and self-registration of digital media files is provided. The system provides numerous methods of interfacing with a content outlet. The methods further...
US20090259591 Information Rights Management  
Information rights management (IRM) systems are used to protect the use of information within a data item. An IRM system is provided which will allow access to a data item following at least two...
US20140279550 Software Upgrades Using Tokens and Existing Licenses  
An upgrade to a computer program is associated with a token which is in turn associated with the original key for the computer program. In particular, given the original key, a publisher provides...
US20150154562 Methods for Online Collaboration  
Systems and methods for creating and editing collaborative music compositions via a computer network, including remote uploading tracks by musicians, and for creating and joining a band, wherein...
US20140122342 Host based content security and protection  
Host based content security and protection. Security is achieved via a third-party device serving as an intermediary or host (e.g., certificate authority (CA)) between two or more user device is...
US20070233608 VIRTUAL LICENSE DOCUMENTS  
Exemplary methods, systems, and products are described for creating a virtual license document for material subject to an end-user license agreement (‘EULA’). Embodiments include identifying a...
US20080215492 AUTOMATED ENTITLEMENT MANAGEMENT METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CAPTURING MAINTENANCE RENEWALS REVENUES  
The presently preferred embodiment of the invention provides a method and apparatus that enables software publishers and other sellers of subscription services. e.g. subscriptions, such as...
US20050027657 Distinguishing legitimate hardware upgrades from unauthorized installations of software on additional computers  
A client transmits requests to access features of a software program to a server. The requests include a hardware profile of the computer on which the user is attempting to run the software. The...
US20070288389 Version Compliance System  
Embodiments relate generally to ensuring version compliance for software products used within an enterprise. Generally, compliance is checked by comparing the number of actual uses of each product...
US20060069652 Copy component, program and method thereof  
Disclosed herein is a copy component for copying a license describing a usage rule of the content between storage components that store the license in storages, the copy component comprising, a...
US20140095394 ACTIVATION SYSTEM ARCHITECTURE  
Techniques are described for generating a license for software installed on a device. An entitlement certificate is generated including one or more entitlements describing license characteristics...
US20090327031 RENT-TO-OWN MEDIA  
The described implementations relate to rent-to-own media. One technique provides digital rights restricted media to a consumer on a rent-to-own basis. The technique also removes the digital...
US20050108175 Software distribution via a computer network connection  
A licence ticket 6 obtained by a user 12, such as by purchase from a retail outlet 4, bears a licence key 12 behind a scratch off panel 10. This licence key when entered into a webpage dialog with...