Global Patent Index - EP 1021754 A1

EP 1021754 A1 2000-07-26 - METHOD AND CONTROL-DEVICE FOR THE OPERATION OF A DIGITAL INFORMATION-PROCESSING DEVICE

Title (en)

METHOD AND CONTROL-DEVICE FOR THE OPERATION OF A DIGITAL INFORMATION-PROCESSING DEVICE

Title (de)

VERFAHREN UND STEUERUNGSGERÄT UM EIN DIGITALES INFORMATIONSVERARBEITUNGSGERÄT ZU BETREIBEN

Title (fr)

PROCEDE ET DISPOSITIF DE COMMANDE UTILES POUR L'EXPLOITATION D'UN DISPOSITIF DE TRAITEMENT D'INFORMATIONS NUMERIQUES

Publication

EP 1021754 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 98946169 A

Priority

  • BE 9800142 W
  • BE 9700809 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9919784A1] Operation method for a digital information-processing device, more precisely to arrange that the use of digital information, which either is introduced by means of an information carrier or is made available or stored in the information-processing device by a cable-connected or wireless information communicator, is only possible when the possibly periodical, respective license conditions are fulfilled, characterised in that a control-device with control-information is connected to a gate, or presented to an IC-card reader, of the information-processing device and that, before the digital information can be used or accessed by the information-processing device, is controlled by means of an operating program whether at least a part of the possible registration and/or domain code of the to be used information is conform with at least a part of the control-information of the control-device, where the use of or the access to the digital information equipped with a registration and/or domain code is only authorised if there is conformity.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

G06F 1/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

G06F 12/14 (2006.01); G06F 1/00 (2006.01); G06F 13/00 (2006.01); G06F 21/10 (2013.01); G11B 20/10 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

G06F 21/10 (2013.01); G06F 2221/2153 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9919784A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

EPO simple patent family

WO 9919784 A1 19990422; AU 743864 B2 20020207; AU 9332798 A 19990503; BE 1011489 A6 19991005; CA 2305257 A1 19990422; EP 1021754 A1 20000726; JP 2001520414 A 20011030

INPADOC legal status


2002-11-27 [18W] WITHDRAWN

- Date of withdrawal: 20021003

2000-12-13 [RAP1] TRANSFER OF RIGHTS OF AN EP PUBLISHED APPLICATION

- Owner name: WALDEYER, ANTOON WALTER

2000-12-13 [RAP1] TRANSFER OF RIGHTS OF AN EP PUBLISHED APPLICATION

- Owner name: PYTHAGORAS PARTICIPATIONS, COOEPERATIEVE VENNOOTS

2000-12-13 [RIN1] INVENTOR (CORRECTION)

- Inventor name: WALDEYER, ANTOON WALTER

2000-07-26 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20000404

2000-07-26 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

- Designated State(s): AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE