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 Netgames patent thumbnailNetgames
A multimedia on demand marketplace system that is comprised of a transaction-processing enabled multimedia server that is configured to connect to an internet-based network for a seller to publish multimedia content and to transmit multimedia content programs on the demand of a buyer to be purchased on a webpage, connected via said internet-based network. The invention includes a means to process and encode said published multimedia content with a copyright overlay watermark and store said published multimedia content to render it searchable a plurality of customer premises units that are connected to said internet-based network via a network interface and configured to receive said multimedia content programs via said internet-based network.

 Copyright generation and storage utility patent thumbnailCopyright generation and storage utility
A utility, typically in the form of a software application, allows an author to record digital media, generate and associate and/or embed unique copyright data with the media, store the media and copyright data locally and remotely, and receive an electronic receipt containing the generated unique copyright data, providing verifiable copyright protection for original works of authorship. Typically, the software application can generate copyright information during the creation of the media.

 System and device for preventing attacks in real-time networked environments patent thumbnailSystem and device for preventing attacks in real-time networked environments
Disclosed are various embodiments of a system or method for the transparent handling of real-time streaming application-level data. The disclosed embodiments permit the identification and modification of specified file patterns from within the live stateful data transactions across computer networks.
Board Of Regents, The University Of Texas System


 Multimedia data method and electronic device patent thumbnailMultimedia data method and electronic device
An information security method operable to be executed in an electronic device with modules, such as a calculating module, a first determining module, an extracting module, a logic operation module, and an adjusting module. The modules find out audio segments which are suitable for the concealing of copyright and other information by way of phase inversion of the original data as audio codecs are applied and build the concealable information into the data by way of a key..
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.


 Method of security to discourage illegal copying of digital files containing copyrighted work or works and give value to said files using symmetric cryptography. patent thumbnailMethod of security to discourage illegal copying of digital files containing copyrighted work or works and give value to said files using symmetric cryptography.
This method of security when combined with routine software processes makes possible a means to determine if the entity in possession of a particular filename/file is the registered owner, or not, and the means to transfer ownership of a said filename/file from one entity to another.. .

 Generating copyright protectable media patent thumbnailGenerating copyright protectable media
A method and system for generating copyright protectable media is disclosed. One embodiment selects a media recording and generates a non-infringing reproduction of the media recording.
Media Rights Technologies, Inc.


 Potentate: a cryptography-obfuscating, self-policing, pervasive distribution system for digital content patent thumbnailPotentate: a cryptography-obfuscating, self-policing, pervasive distribution system for digital content
A system and method for self-policed, authenticated, offline/online, viral marketing and distribution of content such as software, text, and multimedia with effective copyright and license enforcement and secure selling. The system is based on key and cryptography hiding techniques, using source-to-source transformation for efficient, holistic steganography that systematically inflates and hides critical code by: computation interleaving; flattening procedure calls and obfuscating stack by de-stacking arguments; obfuscating memory management; and encoding scalars as pointers to managed structures that may be distributed and migrated all over the heap using garbage collection.

 3d printer steganography patent thumbnail3d printer steganography
When printing 3d objects a print file to be executed by a 3d printer to generate a 3d object is analyzed to identify candidate regions for insertion of printer id information that identifies the printer printing the 3d object. Code describing the printer identification information is inserted into the print file at appropriate locations to cause the 3d printer to print one or more structures representing the printer identification information in one or more identified candidate regions.
Xerox Corporation


 Apparatus and method capable of displaying copyright information in electronic publication patent thumbnailApparatus and method capable of displaying copyright information in electronic publication
Disclosed are an apparatus and a method capable of displaying copyright information in an epub. A file access unit outputs a schema of a copyrighted epub material corresponding to the definition of an epub.
Fasoo.com Co., Ltd.


 Systems and methods for sharing video data via social media patent thumbnailSystems and methods for sharing video data via social media
Disclosed are efficient and user-friendly systems or methods configured to capture and share video data in real time, at a later date, or a combination thereof in an authorized manner via social media. In certain aspects, these systems and methods include capturing video, for example, from a “jumbotron” during a sporting event or other live venue event in an authorized manner (e.g., abiding by applicable copyright laws) and sharing this captured footage with other via social media..

Electronic device and transmitting content item

According to one embodiment, an electronic device includes a content transmitter. The content transmitter is configured to output a content item including first data and second data to one transmission path, by applying a first copyright protection system to copyright protection of the first data and applying a second copyright protection system to copyright protection of the second data.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Published content protection pathway

Disclosed herein is a method and system for providing copyright protection for media content prior to publication from within a running media-publishing software application by automatically assembling and electronically submitting a copyright application for the media content to the united states copyright office through the use of a portable application programming interface, which may be utilized by third-party media-publishing applications, and then automatically publishing the media content through the media-publishing application once submission of the electronic copyright application for the media content is confirmed. Additionally disclosed is a method and system of registering media content in order to memorialize the creation of the media content from within a running media-publishing application through the use of a application programming interface, which may be utilized by third-party media-publishing applications, and then automatically publishing the media content through the media-publishing application once registration of the media content is confirmed..
Copyrightnow, Llc

Creative arts recommendation systems and methods

Users of electronic audio and video playback devices have become familiar with listening and viewing media from stored memory. Music may be listened to and any art may be viewed including television, motion pictures, still images and any other copyrightable works of audible or visual art, the types of which are vast.

Copyright distribution system

A copyright distribution system includes a work registration function unit in which a copyright holder registers a work; a rights evaluation unit that evaluates rights in and to the registered work; a database for storing information about the copyright to the registered work; a copyright license setting unit for setting licenses (partial rights) of the copyright and/or rights relating to the registered work based on the copyright to the registered work; a settlement function unit that settles the royalties due on the use rights and pays the copyright holder; and a monetization function unit that simplifies the rights of copyright itself and clarifies what rights the copyright holder transfers and which use rights are to be set, and values the copyright using a monetization method.. .
Skiyaki Inc.

Electronic book terminal, information sharing method, and program for electronic book terminal

The invention hardly causes copyright infringement hardly occurs when the contents and the information of electronic books are shared through sns. The electronic book terminal displays predetermined electronic book data; selects a range of the displayed electronic book data according to user's operation; checks the page number and the content of the selected range; judges whether or not the page number and the content of the selected range are transmittable to the sns server 100; and transmits the selected range to the sns server 100 according to the open level..
Optim Corporation

System and permission based digital content syndication, monetization, and licensing with access control by the copyright holder

A system for controlling access to digital content enables global sharing of digital content under terms negotiated between a content owner and a content subscriber, facilitates commerce and the sale of digital access to any digitally transmittable data. The system may include preconfigured online forms in which users simply “fill in the blanks” to create legally binding contracts and/or licenses, including full terms of agreement, date filed, license key, and other identifying information.

Video signal transmitting apparatus and video signal receiving apparatus

An interface is realized that can prevent video signals from being copied easily and which uses a luminance/color difference signal transmission scheme with an excellent harmony with a television circuit. In a video transmission using a digital interface, colorimetry information for defining the conversion from the luminance/color difference signal into a primary color signal and video aspect ratio information are transmitted along with the luminance/color difference type video signal.
Hitachi Maxell, Ltd.

Methods and systems for identifying musical compositions in a sound recording and licensing the same

Disclosed herein is a musical works administration service to digital music service providers (dsps), to provide a streamlined approach for such dsps to comply with copyright licensing, accounting, and reporting requirements. The service receives, from the dsp, information relating to sound recordings used by the dsp during a relevant time period.

Rivetbooks

The present invention relates to a completed book which comprises a front cover (1) with a folding crease (3), back cover (4) and spine (7) which form a covering member for copyrighted media products (9) wherein rivet screws (5) with closed sheaths (6) are inserted through punched holes (2) (8) to form a completed book. According to the invention, this process allows for a completed book to be made at will without special skills, training or the use of ancillary tools.

Playback method and playback device

A playback method according to one aspect of the present disclosure is performed by a blu-ray device connected to a display device. The playback method includes obtaining, from a recording medium, output control information of content recorded on the recording medium; obtaining, from the recording medium, a video signal of the content recorded on the recording medium; and (a) outputting the obtained video signal to the display device without converting image quality of the video signal, when the obtained output control information does not restrict output of content using a first copyright protection technology, and (b) converting the image quality of the obtained video signal and outputting the video signal to the display device, when the obtained output control information restricts output of content using the first copyright protection technology and output using the first copyright protection technology is performed according to a type of the display device..
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Copyright infringement prevention

In an approach for determining printability of an electronic file, a computer electronically receives a file for printing. The computer parses the file for one or more of text, images, and formatting indicative of potential copyrighted material.
International Business Machines Corporation

Copyright infringement prevention

In an approach for determining printability of an electronic file, a computer electronically receives a file for printing. The computer parses the file for one or more of text, images, and formatting indicative of potential copyrighted material.
International Business Machines Corporation

Video encoding for social media

In some aspects, the disclosure is directed to methods and systems for encoding and sharing media clips via a social networking provider responsive to a user interaction via a single “like” or “share” button. Media may be constantly buffered as the user watches the program, such that the user need not initiate recording, enabling the user to quickly share amusing or media clips as they happen live.
Broadcom Corporation

Content reading reading out copyright-protected content from non-transitory recording medium, content reading apparatus, and non-transitory recording medium

A content reading method includes identifying first version information indicating a version of a content copyright protection method of an optical disk based on this optical disk, identifying second version information indicating a version of a protocol used in authentication of a host apparatus, determining whether the authentication is to be approved or not by comparing the first version information and the second version information, authenticating the host apparatus according to a result of the determination, reading out, from the optical disk, volume id used in decrypting an encrypted content and sending it to the authenticated host apparatus, and 0 the encrypted content from the optical disk and sending it to the authenticated host apparatus.. .
Panasonic Intellectual Property Corporation Of America

Electronic book security and copyright protection system

The invention, electronic book security and copyright protection system, provides for secure distribution of electronic text and graphics to subscribers and secure storage. The method may be executed at a content provider's site, at an operations center, over a video distribution system or over a variety of alternative distribution systems, at a home subsystem, and at a billing and collection system.
Adrea, Llc

Computer-based sharing online music education content

A computer-based method for sharing online music education content. The computer-based method may comprise the steps of: providing a server; wherein the server may comprise a server application configured to access a machine readable media; wherein the machine readable may store one or more music education content; wherein the one or more music education content may be one or more copyrighted music education content and one or more user generated music education content; allowing a user to preview the one or more music education content; prompting the user to select the one or more music education content; prompting the user to edit the one or more music education content; receiving one or more selections from the user; copying the one or more music education content to an online classroom based on the one or more selections of the user; and prompting the user to schedule the one or more music education content on a course schedule for at least one student..
Music Sales Digital Services Llc

Method for promoting silk flowers with sports team emblems

A series of business methods, processes, and results incorporates licensing popular and readily identified sports-related trademarks and copyrighted images, and uses these images in the production of silk flowers. The method of the invention incorporates a device that will incorporate a silk flower with the image of a popularly identifiable figure, such as a sports mascot or emblem, or a player in a sports uniform on it.

Content distribution method, content distribution system, source device, and sink device

Provided is a content distribution method which allows a source device to safely distribute copyrighted content to a sink device in response to a request from the sink device as a trigger. The content distribution method includes a list transmission step s11, a content request step s12, and a content transfer step s13.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Lt

Methods and electronic file use and management

Methods and apparatus are disclosed for facilitating online storage of files (e.g., audio tracks, video, etc.) for playback/access or sale/exchange by the owners of the files without violating copyrights that copyright holders have in the files. For example, by providing a playback service that does not store additional versions of an audio file when the file is transmitted to, and immediately played on, a user device without buffering, the present invention avoids violating copyright laws by not making copies of the file.
Cfph. Llc

Streamloading content, such as video content for example, by both downloading enhancement layers of the content and streaming a base layer of the content

Video streaming applications are a major contributor to the recent dramatic rise of data traffic in cellular networks. Mobile users in a cellular network often experience fluctuating data rates, which might affect the quality of video they view in a streaming service.

Method and system for providing user-generated content via a gateway

A method and system are provided in which a broadband gateway may be operable to handle at least one physical layer connection to at least one corresponding network access service provider. The broadband gateway may receive content and associated metadata through the at least one network access service provider.
Broadcom Corporation

Computer-readable, non-transitory medium storing digital content distributing program, computer-readable, non-transitory medium storing digital content playback program, digital content distributing apparatus and digital content playback apparatus

In digital content including; data in which digital copyrighted work is stored, and a plurality of separation data separated from the data, a header of the data stores position information for specifying a separation region in which one of the separation data is separated. Moreover each separation region in which the separation data is separated, stores position information for specifying other separation regions in an interlinked manner.
Fujitsu Limited

Electronic device and transmitting content item

According to one embodiment, an electronic device includes a content transmitter. The content transmitter is configured to output a content item including first data and second data to one transmission path, by applying a first copyright protection system to copyright protection of the first data and applying a second copyright protection system to copyright protection of the second data.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Content reproduction system, information processing terminal, media server, secure device, and server secure device

A content reproduction system includes an information processing terminal (102) and a secure device (103). The information processing terminal (102) receives a copyright protection application program (315) from an application distribution server (113).
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.

Systems and methods for sharing video data via social media

Disclosed are efficient and user-friendly systems or methods configured to capture and share video data in real time, at a later date, or a combination thereof in an authorized manner via social media. In certain aspects, these systems and methods include capturing video, for example, from a “jumbotron” during a sporting event or other live venue event in an authorized manner (e.g., abiding by applicable copyright laws) and sharing this captured footage with other via social media..

Bonding contents on separate storage media

Local storage on player instruments provides the ability for adding further amendments and most recent supplements to the optical disc content. A problem arising with this technically applicable possibility is the protection of copyrights bound to disc and supplement data.
Thomson Licensing



Copyright topics:
  • Fingerprint
  • Encryption
  • Compilation
  • Decryption
  • Copyright Infringement
  • Authentication
  • Media Content
  • Networking
  • Social Network
  • Social Networking
  • Machine Learning
  • Multimedia
  • Intellectual Property
  • Certification
  • Repository


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