Patents by Inventor Ernst W. Meinrath

Ernst W. Meinrath has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 7158929
    Abstract: What is disclosed is a method of creating and distributing works of art that takes advantage of the possibilities of duplication and distribution offered by modern computing and telecommunication, while preserving the rights of the authors. Unique versions of a work of art are generated from a source variable work of art such that each unique version is perceptibly different from all other unique versions of the work of art. Unique versions can then be distributed to specific users so that specific unique versions are associated with specific unique versions. In the event a unique version is improperly shared, the user associated with the improperly shared unique version can be identified.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 7, 2003
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2007
    Assignee: Trust Media Technology, S.P.R.L.
    Inventors: Marc-Henri J. M. A. Wouters, Frédéric A. J. Spaey, Ernst W. Meinrath, Stuart J. West
  • Publication number: 20040236949
    Abstract: What is disclosed is a method of creating and distributing works of art that takes advantage of the possibilities of duplication and distribution offered by modern computing and telecommunication, while preserving the rights of the authors. Unique versions of a work of art are generated from a source variable work of art such that each unique version is perceptibly different from all other unique versions of the work of art. Unique versions can then be distributed to specific users so that specific unique versions are associated with specific unique versions. In the event a unique version is improperly shared, the user associated with the improperly shared unique version can be identified.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 7, 2003
    Publication date: November 25, 2004
    Applicant: Trust Media Technology, S.P.R.L.
    Inventors: Marc-Henri JMA Wouters, Frederic A.J. Spaey, Ernst W. Meinrath, Stuart J. West
  • Publication number: 20030177362
    Abstract: What is disclosed is a method of creating and distributing works of art that takes advantage of the possibilities of duplication and distribution offered by modern computing and telecommunication, while preserving the rights of the authors. Unique versions of a work of art are generated from a source variable work of art such that each unique version perceptibly different from all other unique versions of the work of art. Unique versions can then be distributed to specific users so that specific unique versions are associated with specific unique versions. In the event a unique version is improperly shared, the user associated with the improperly shared unique version can be identified.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 7, 2003
    Publication date: September 18, 2003
    Inventors: Marc-Henri J.M.A. Wouters, Frederic A.J. Spaey, Ernst W. Meinrath, Stuart J. West