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Class Information
Number: 725/1
Name: Interactive video distribution systems > Billing in video distribution system
Description: Subject matter comprising means or steps for the processing of information regarding a charge for or a payment of a distributed or delivered video program or other services.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
725/4 Data stored at intermediate point (i.e., at location between headend or server and receiver) 70
725/2 Data stored locally (e.g., at set-top box) 109
725/8 Having variable cost or free preview period 95
725/5 Payment method or scheme 94

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8695035 Information processing apparatus Apr. 8, 2014
8683501 Application of enhanced television services using back-end core software Mar. 25, 2014
8677476 Providing remotely defined security data to a local application extension Mar. 18, 2014
8670745 Prepaid charging interface enhancements enabling prepaid messaging buckets Mar. 11, 2014
8661461 In-home entertainment media streaming viewers headcount-based pricing model Feb. 25, 2014
8656423 Video distribution system Feb. 18, 2014
8650585 Transaction management for racing entertainment Feb. 11, 2014
8627507 System and method for multimedia data validation Jan. 7, 2014
8621538 Method and system for providing subscription data Dec. 31, 2013
8621540 Apparatus and methods for provisioning in a download-enabled system Dec. 31, 2013
8611344 Method and apparatus for providing multi-homing to an aggregate endpoint device Dec. 17, 2013
8601512 Meta channel network-based content download technology Dec. 3, 2013
8595757 System and method of sharing media content Nov. 26, 2013
8578438 Content supply system, content supply apparatus and method, content playback apparatus and method, and program Nov. 5, 2013
8570880 Method and apparatus for receiving broadcast in a wireless multiple-access communications system Oct. 29, 2013
8561100 Using xpath and ontology engine in authorization control of assets and resources Oct. 15, 2013
8561124 Information-processing system, information-processing apparatus, and information-processing method Oct. 15, 2013
8549560 Viewing and purchasing programming in other formats Oct. 1, 2013
8539530 Method and apparatus for ordering entertainment programs from different programming transmission sources Sep. 17, 2013
8527286 System for handling scheduled lending and self-returning of articles to which RFID tags are attached Sep. 3, 2013
8528033 Method and system for providing subscription data Sep. 3, 2013
8516516 Interactive television offer presentations Aug. 20, 2013
8516500 Media data usage measurement and reporting systems and methods Aug. 20, 2013
8510775 System and method for providing enhanced entertainment data on a set top box Aug. 13, 2013
8495670 Accounting for viewing and recording of programs Jul. 23, 2013
8484687 System and method providing remote video-on-demand (VOD) Jul. 9, 2013
8484673 Method for the allocation and management of subscriptions for the reception of broadcast products Jul. 9, 2013
8438593 System and method of authorizing a device in a network system May. 7, 2013
8429700 Delivering an audio video asset Apr. 23, 2013
8421924 Image processing circuit and image processing method Apr. 16, 2013
8413233 Authorizing local application activity using remotely defined security data Apr. 2, 2013
8397262 Systems and methods for graphical control of user interface features in a television receiver Mar. 12, 2013
8385403 Digital broadcasting receiving unit and digital broadcasting system Feb. 26, 2013
8369799 Apparatus, systems and methods to communicate received commands from a receiving device to a mobile device Feb. 5, 2013
8352543 Distributed control for a continuous play background music system Jan. 8, 2013
8320819 Mobile TV channel and service access filtering Nov. 27, 2012
8295678 Universal method of controlling the recording of audio-visual presentations by data processor controlled recording devices Oct. 23, 2012
8296817 Apparatus for transporting home networking frame-based communications signals over coaxial cables Oct. 23, 2012
8281390 Remotely defining security data for authorization of local application activity Oct. 2, 2012
8270598 Highly secured method and device for distributing audio-visual streams Sep. 18, 2012
8265464 Administering a time-shifting cache in a media playback device Sep. 11, 2012
8266064 Purchases for another involving digital content items Sep. 11, 2012
8214853 Systems and methods for providing content to a subscriber through a foreign service provider and for facilitating the subscriber incurring a fee for viewing the content Jul. 3, 2012
8213411 Charging database with class of service (COS) Jul. 3, 2012
8209735 Automatic identification of a set-top box user to a network Jun. 26, 2012
8170913 Optimizing placement and delivery of advertisements May. 1, 2012
8156525 Information-processing system, information-processing device, and information-processing method Apr. 10, 2012
8156516 Virtualized federated role provisioning Apr. 10, 2012
8151290 Television program database architecture Apr. 3, 2012
8126958 System and method for billing system interface failover resolution Feb. 28, 2012

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