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Number: 725/8
Name: Interactive video distribution systems > Billing in video distribution system > Having variable cost or free preview period
Description: Subject matter comprising means or steps for facilitating nonstandard or variable pricing based on the nature of a distributed or delivered video program or service.

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8695035 Information processing apparatus Apr. 8, 2014
8687949 System and method for digital content retrieval Apr. 1, 2014
8683501 Application of enhanced television services using back-end core software Mar. 25, 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
8661460 System for controlling use of broadcast content Feb. 25, 2014
8640170 Multi-source switching in a television system displaying source indicators Jan. 28, 2014
8621504 Location based user aware video on demand sessions Dec. 31, 2013
8595757 System and method of sharing media content Nov. 26, 2013
8566883 Method of controlling media devices of a hospitality establishment to associate credit with guest room for use toward pay-per-use media function, and system and controller thereof Oct. 22, 2013
8549560 Viewing and purchasing programming in other formats Oct. 1, 2013
8544048 System for content delivery Sep. 24, 2013
8528014 Location based user aware video on demand sessions Sep. 3, 2013
8510775 System and method for providing enhanced entertainment data on a set top box Aug. 13, 2013
8387081 Dynamic pricing for pay-per-view events Feb. 26, 2013
8296812 Streaming video using erasure encoding Oct. 23, 2012
8291444 System for controlling use of broadcast content Oct. 16, 2012
8286201 Digital broadcasting receiver and a data processing method Oct. 9, 2012
8281254 Menu promotions user interface Oct. 2, 2012
8266643 Method and system for premium channel and pay per view video resell Sep. 11, 2012
8250593 Apparatus and method for computation of a pricing index Aug. 21, 2012
8244703 Apparatus and method for computation of a pricing index Aug. 14, 2012
8214860 Image retrieval assisting method, image retrieval assisting apparatus, and broadcast receiving set Jul. 3, 2012
8213411 Charging database with class of service (COS) Jul. 3, 2012
8196159 Terminal and method of controlling broadcasting therein Jun. 5, 2012
8155498 System and method for indexing commercials in a video presentation Apr. 10, 2012
8151302 Broadcasting system and receiving apparatus Apr. 3, 2012
8139924 System and method for digital content retrieval Mar. 20, 2012
8065696 Control-based content pricing Nov. 22, 2011
8060901 Information providing method and information providing system Nov. 15, 2011
8046787 Method and system for the storage, viewing management, and delivery of targeted advertising Oct. 25, 2011
8024752 Method and apparatus for permitting unconfirmed viewing time with addressable pay TV Sep. 20, 2011
8001560 Method for providing subscripton-on-demand services Aug. 16, 2011
7949604 Information providing system, and information processing apparatus and method May. 24, 2011
7937731 System and method for evaluating callback functionality in a satellite television network May. 3, 2011
7925882 Data application method Apr. 12, 2011
7882515 Device and process for acquiring files by accumulation of points and associated products Feb. 1, 2011
RE42053 Server apparatus, subscriber apparatus and information on demand system Jan. 18, 2011
7844624 Information delivery system, information delivery method, information delivery server, content delivery server and client terminal Nov. 30, 2010
7707069 Supply of digital audio and video products Apr. 27, 2010
7681213 Content distribution system, content distribution control apparatus, content distribution control method, content distribution control program and content distribution control program storage Mar. 16, 2010
7676825 Method for transmitting audi-visual programs proposed by users, terminal and server Mar. 9, 2010
7657843 Menu promotions user interface Feb. 2, 2010
7603103 Banded billing and associated invoice generation for communication service Oct. 13, 2009
7546617 Credit based media presentation Jun. 9, 2009
7484656 Apparatus, system, and method for correlating a cost of media service to advertising exposure Feb. 3, 2009
7475244 Wireless communication device, portable terminal, communication control program and communication system Jan. 6, 2009
7389522 Device and method for receiving information and device and method for transmitting information Jun. 17, 2008
7367039 System and method for evaluating callback functionality in a satellite television network Apr. 29, 2008
7343614 Program delivery system for VOD Mar. 11, 2008

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