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U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in Arizona (Feb. 27)
[February 27, 2013]

U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in Arizona (Feb. 27)

(Targeted News Service Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Targeted News Service Targeted News Service ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 27 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in Arizona.

*** International Business Machines Assigned Patent for Dynamic Volume Compare for Asynchronous Remote Copy Verification ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 27 -- International Business Machines, Armonk, N.Y., has been assigned a patent (8,386,729) developed by Alan George McClure, Sahuarita, Ariz., for a "dynamic volume compare for asynchronous remote copy verification." The abstract of the patent published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office states: "A method, device, and computer program product for performing asynchronous remote copy verification is provided. An initial track-to-track comparison between a primary and a secondary volume pair is performed. Differences between primary and secondary volume tracks are recorded as noncompare tracks. A first predetermined time is waited for. A subsequent track-to-track comparison of the noncompare tracks is performed." The patent application was filed on April 17, 2008 (12/105,119). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=1&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=8,386,729&OS=8,386,729&RS=8,386,729 Written by Arpi Sharma; edited by Anand Kumar.

*** International Business Machines Assigned Patent for Apparatus, System, and Method for Managing License Keys ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 27 -- International Business Machines, Armonk, N.Y., has been assigned a patent (8,387,149) developed by four co-inventors for an "apparatus, system, and method for managing license keys." The co-inventors are Jorge D. Acuna, Vail, Ariz., Linda Benhase, Tucson, Ariz., John D. Lauer, Tucson, Ariz., and Duikaruna C. Soepangkat, Tucson, Ariz.

The abstract of the patent published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office states: "An apparatus, system, and method are disclosed for managing license keys. A license key service module creates a license key service object of a license key service class. The license key service class extends a SMI-S CIM CIM_Service class. The license key service object comprises a plurality of management operations. A hosted license key service module creates a hosted license key service object of a hosted license key service class. A license key module creates a license key object of a license key class. The license key class extends a SMI-S CIM CIM_ManagedElement class. The license key object comprises a license key and employs the plurality of management operations. A management module manages the license key using the license key object, license key service object, and hosted license key service object." The patent application was filed on June 15, 2007 (11/764,101). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=1&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=8,387,149&OS=8,387,149&RS=8,387,149 Written by Satyaban Rath; edited by Hemanta Panigrahi.


*** McAfee Assigned Patent ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 27 -- McAfee, Santa Clara, Calif., has been assigned a patent (8,387,146) developed by Sandy Parish, Mountain View, Calif., and Peter Goostree, Peoria, Ariz., for a "system and method for tracking computer viruses." The abstract of the patent published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office states: "A method for collecting and distributing data on computer viruses identified on a plurality of computers during virus scanning includes receiving virus scan results from the plurality of computers and collecting and storing the virus scan results in a database. The results include the type of virus identified. The method further includes aggregating at scheduled intervals the virus scan results over a specified time period at a publisher server to create a virus database and replicating the virus database to a subscriber server. A virus report is created from the virus database upon receiving a request from a user computer at the subscriber server and sent to the user computer." The patent application was filed on March 14, 2011 (13/047,484). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=1&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=8,387,146&OS=8,387,146&RS=8,387,146 Written by Satyaban Rath; edited by Hemanta Panigrahi.

*** Intel Assigned Patent for Querying a Device for Information ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 27 -- Intel, Santa Clara, Calif., has been assigned a patent (8,386,668) developed by Bryan R. White, Chandler, Ariz., for "querying a device for information." The abstract of the patent published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office states: "In one embodiment, the present invention includes a method for receiving in a processor complex a first write request from a peripheral device, obtaining information of the processor complex responsive to the first write request, and transmitting a second write request from the processor complex to the peripheral device including the information. Other embodiments are described and claimed." The patent application was filed on March 23, 2012 (13/428,071). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=1&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=8,386,668&OS=8,386,668&RS=8,386,668 Written by Arpi Sharma; edited by Anand Kumar.

*** Intel Assigned Patent for Entitlement Security and Control ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 27 -- Intel, Santa Clara, Calif., has been assigned a patent (8,386,388) developed by David Schlesinger, Chandler, Ariz., Timothy Waite, Chandler, Ariz., and Thiru Thangarathinam, Chandler, Ariz., for an "entitlement security and control." The abstract of the patent published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office states: "A system, apparatus, and method are provided for entitlement security and control. According to one embodiment, an entitlement request is matched against entitlement rules, the entitlement permission is granted if the entitlement request satisfies the entitlement rules, and an audit trail of entitlement events is generated." The patent application was filed on July 7, 2008 (12/168,670). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=1&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=8,386,388&OS=8,386,388&RS=8,386,388 Written by Neha Bharti; edited by Jaya Anand.

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