Pre-Grant Publication Number: 20070136608
Filing Date: December 06, 2020
Inventors: Darko Kirovski, Kamal Jain
Assignee(s): Microsoft Corporation
Current U.S. Classification: 713, 713/193000
View Prior Art for Claim 00008
The method as recited in Claim 1, further comprising reselling. the digital media content from the second user to subsequent users, including: transferring the digital media content from the second media playback device to a subsequent media playback device for a subsequent price via a subsequent off-line transaction; providing a first percentage of the subsequent price to the owner of the copyright of the digital media content; and providing a second percentage of the subsequent price to the second user.
Patent/Application # 6282653
This prior art covers most or all the aspects of the application that concern royalty payment. Also, the methods described are immediately and obviously applicable to "offline" transactions in the definition of the application. (The first and second devices in fact form a network between each other for the duration of each communication transfer, so "offline" is with respect to the parts of the described method that are not the two devices, making the distinction irrelevant in this comparison.)
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