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Number: 725/2
Name: Interactive video distribution systems > Billing in video distribution system > Data stored locally (e.g., at set-top box)
Description: Subject matter comprising means or steps for recording or storing use-related information at a receiver-side for subsequent billing purposes.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
725/3 On nonelectronic medium (e.g., paper tape or meter) 12

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
7461396 System and method for providing a secure environment for performing conditional access functions for a set top box Dec. 2, 2008
7406530 Method and system for restricting access to user resources Jul. 29, 2008
7383243 Systems and methods for creating and evaluating content and predicting responses to content Jun. 3, 2008
7373654 System, apparatus and method for updating security configurations of a plurality of servers from a centralized directory server May. 13, 2008
7366495 Prepaid reservation-based rating system Apr. 29, 2008
7346581 Copyright management apparatus, copyrighted-work distribution apparatus, and copyrighted-work distribution and receiving system Mar. 18, 2008
7346917 Trusted transactional set-top box Mar. 18, 2008
7310810 Broadcasting apparatus and method, receiving apparatus and method, and medium Dec. 18, 2007
7096201 Copyright management apparatus, copyrighted-work distribution apparatus, and copyrighted-work distribution and receiving system Aug. 22, 2006
6985586 Distributed information and storage system Jan. 10, 2006
6980971 Copyright management apparatus, copyrighted-work distribution apparatus, and copyrighted-work distribution and receiving system Dec. 27, 2005
6928423 Copyright management apparatus, copyrighted-work distribution apparatus, and copyrighted-work distribution and receiving system Aug. 9, 2005
6802077 Method for a pay-per-view referral Oct. 5, 2004
6757909 Internet set-top box having an in-band tuner and cable modem Jun. 29, 2004
6732179 Method and system for restricting access to user resources May. 4, 2004
6732366 Stored program pay-per-play May. 4, 2004
6647411 Secure cached subscription service Nov. 11, 2003
6618858 Automatic identification of a set-top box user to a network Sep. 9, 2003
6240401 System and method for movie transaction processing May. 29, 2001
6067564 Pay broadcasting receiver apparatus May. 23, 2000
5886731 Video data receiving apparatus, video data transmitting apparatus, and broadcasting system Mar. 23, 1999
5798785 Terminal for suggesting programs offered on a television program delivery system Aug. 25, 1998
5710605 Remote control unit for controlling a television and videocassette recorder with a display for allowing a user to select between various programming schedules Jan. 20, 1998
5634848 Video game system Jun. 3, 1997
5594935 Interactive image display system of wide angle images comprising an accounting system Jan. 14, 1997
5592212 Methods and systems for non-program applications for subscriber television Jan. 7, 1997
5592551 Method and apparatus for providing interactive electronic programming guide Jan. 7, 1997
5523781 System for controlling television and billing for its use Jun. 4, 1996
5446488 Television programme distribution signal having the capability to selectively block non-programme material Aug. 29, 1995
5247575 Information distribution system Sep. 21, 1993
5144663 Method of interactive communication between a subscriber and a decoder of a system of pay-television and decoder thereof Sep. 1, 1992
5003384 Set-top interface transactions in an impulse pay per view television system Mar. 26, 1991
4975951 IPPV programming distribution control system Dec. 4, 1990
4961109 Chargeable program receiving limit setting system in two-way cable television system Oct. 2, 1990
4947429 Pay per view television signaling method Aug. 7, 1990
4945563 Video system and method for controlled viewing and videotaping Jul. 31, 1990
4916737 Secure anti-piracy encoded television system and method Apr. 10, 1990
4907273 High security pay television system Mar. 6, 1990
4893248 Monitoring and reporting system for remote terminals Jan. 9, 1990
4885775 Information display scheme for subscribers of a subscription television system Dec. 5, 1989
4833710 Pay television system May. 23, 1989
4829569 Communication of individual messages to subscribers in a subscription television system May. 9, 1989
4809325 Receiver for pay television Feb. 28, 1989
4807286 High security pay television system Feb. 21, 1989
4797918 Subscription control for television programming Jan. 10, 1989
4792973 Selective enablement of descramblers Dec. 20, 1988
4759060 Decoder for a pay television system Jul. 19, 1988
4751732 Broadcasting system Jun. 14, 1988
4712238 Selective-subscription descrambling Dec. 8, 1987
4710955 Cable television system with two-way telephone communication path Dec. 1, 1987

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