Global Patent Index - EP 1242929 A2

EP 1242929 A2 2002-09-25 - SYSTEM, METHOD AND ARTICLE OF MANUFACTURE FOR THE PURCHASE AND USE OF ELECTRONIC CONTENT UTILIZING A LASER-CENTRIC MEDIUM

Title (en)

SYSTEM, METHOD AND ARTICLE OF MANUFACTURE FOR THE PURCHASE AND USE OF ELECTRONIC CONTENT UTILIZING A LASER-CENTRIC MEDIUM

Title (de)

SYSTEM, VERFAHREN UND HERGESTELLTER ARTIKEL FÜR DEN KAUF UND DIE VERWENDUNG VON ELEKTRONISCHEN INHALTEN AUF EINEM MEDIUM MIT LASER-KREISSPUREN

Title (fr)

SYSTEME, PROCEDE ET ARTICLE PRODUIT POUR L'ACHAT ET L'UTILISATION D'UN CONTENU ELECTRONIQUE UTILISANT UN SUPPORT LASER

Publication

EP 1242929 A2 (EN)

Application

EP 00931936 A

Priority

  • US 0010395 W
  • US 29582699 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO0063810A2] A system, method, and article of manufacture is provided for tracking the distribution of content electronically. First, an electronic storage medium tracking identifier is incorporated onto an electronic storage medium and stored on a database. Next, a package tracking identifier is situated onto a package in which the electronic storage medium is stored. The electronic storage medium is then tracked while being shipped between various entities using the tracking identifier on the package. Further, the electronic storage medium may be identified using the tracking identifier on the electronic storage medium in order to afford authorized purchase and use of the information contained on the electronic storage medium.

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

G06F 17/60

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

G06Q 10/08 (2012.01); G06Q 30/06 (2012.01); G11B 20/10 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

H04L 65/604 (2013.01); G06Q 10/08 (2013.01); G06Q 30/06 (2013.01)

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 0063810 A2 20001026; WO 0063810 A8 20020725; AU 4974200 A 20001102; CA 2388549 A1 20001026; CN 1451132 A 20031022; EP 1242929 A2 20020925; JP 2003519415 A 20030617

INPADOC legal status


2006-06-07 [18D] APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20050503

2003-04-23 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

- Effective date: 20030307

2002-09-25 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20011119

2002-09-25 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A2

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