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Number: 725/5
Name: Interactive video distribution systems > Billing in video distribution system > Payment method or scheme
Description: Subject matter comprising means or steps for detailing payment for a distributed or delivered video program or a service.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
725/6 Card reader (e.g., reader for credit, debit, or smart card) 78
725/7 Coin operated 12

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8713589 Registration and network access control Apr. 29, 2014
8689247 Systems and methods for distributing and redeeming credits on a broadcast system Apr. 1, 2014
8683501 Application of enhanced television services using back-end core software Mar. 25, 2014
8677391 Moving image data delivery system, an advertising image data delivery system, and a moving image viewing apparatus Mar. 18, 2014
8677424 Remote control unit for intelligent digital audiovisual reproduction systems Mar. 18, 2014
8667540 Web-based video broadcasting system having multiple channels Mar. 4, 2014
8645991 Method and apparatus for annotating media streams Feb. 4, 2014
8621523 Remote DVR manager Dec. 31, 2013
8613019 Providing a viewer incentive with video content Dec. 17, 2013
8583484 Frequency optimization of advertisement insertion in media streams Nov. 12, 2013
8584165 Facilitating access to content provided from multiple providers Nov. 12, 2013
8566925 Systems and methods for policy based triggering of client-authentication at directory level granularity Oct. 22, 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
8527423 Method for transmitting an information stream upon request from a receiving site Sep. 3, 2013
8528029 Apparatus and methods of open and closed package subscription Sep. 3, 2013
8510775 System and method for providing enhanced entertainment data on a set top box Aug. 13, 2013
8468056 Ad skip feature for characterizing advertisement effectiveness Jun. 18, 2013
8438593 System and method of authorizing a device in a network system May. 7, 2013
8413206 Participating in television programs Apr. 2, 2013
8375408 System and method of providing media content Feb. 12, 2013
8249992 Digital rights management and audience measurement systems and methods Aug. 21, 2012
8230455 Method and system for enforcing password policy for an external bind operation in a distributed directory Jul. 24, 2012
8190688 System and method of transmitting photographs from a set top box May. 29, 2012
8127324 Audiovisual reproduction system Feb. 28, 2012
8045544 Method and system for operating a communication service portal Oct. 25, 2011
8046787 Method and system for the storage, viewing management, and delivery of targeted advertising Oct. 25, 2011
8028318 Remote control unit for activating and deactivating means for payment and for displaying payment status Sep. 27, 2011
8010976 Card-based and independent server-based billing and authorization system in a media exchange network Aug. 30, 2011
7930703 System and method for providing access to multimedia content via a serial connection Apr. 19, 2011
7924395 Method and system for delivering digital cinema content concurrently to both a retail exhibitor and remote theater Apr. 12, 2011
7921440 Method and system for managing television viewing habits Apr. 5, 2011
7913276 Data-providing system, transmission server, data terminal, apparatus, authoring apparatus and data-providing method Mar. 22, 2011
7844548 Techniques and systems for electronic submission of media for network-based distribution Nov. 30, 2010
7778879 Process for ordering a selection in advance, digital system and jukebox for embodiment of the process Aug. 17, 2010
7779444 System and method for video on request Aug. 17, 2010
7747241 Prepaid reservation-based rating system Jun. 29, 2010
7735106 Method for providing subscription-on-demand services Jun. 8, 2010
7707599 Customer support services via a cable services network Apr. 27, 2010
7676825 Method for transmitting audi-visual programs proposed by users, terminal and server Mar. 9, 2010
7650510 Method and apparatus for in-line serial data encryption Jan. 19, 2010
7631361 Content reproduction system Dec. 8, 2009
7631323 Method of sharing an item rental account Dec. 8, 2009
7603103 Banded billing and associated invoice generation for communication service Oct. 13, 2009
7562049 Payment system and method for data broadcasted from a remote location to vehicles Jul. 14, 2009
7546617 Credit based media presentation Jun. 9, 2009
7539860 Single use user IDS May. 26, 2009
7519681 Systems, methods, and media for discovering remote user interface applications over a network Apr. 14, 2009
7496941 Stored program pay-per-play Feb. 24, 2009
7484656 Apparatus, system, and method for correlating a cost of media service to advertising exposure Feb. 3, 2009

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