Patents by Inventor Michel Zoppas

Michel Zoppas 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: 8255370
    Abstract: A method and apparatus for scanning structured data from a data repository having an arbitrary data schema and for applying a policy to the data of the data repository are described. In one embodiment, the structured data is converted to unstructured text data to allow a schema-independent policy to be applied to the text data in order to detect a policy violation in the data repository regardless of the data schema used by the data repository.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 2011
    Date of Patent: August 28, 2012
    Assignee: Symantec Corporation
    Inventors: Michel Zoppas, Jeremy Hermann, Conal O'Raghallaigh, Eric Bothwell, Alexander Fontana
  • Patent number: 7996373
    Abstract: A method and apparatus for scanning structured data from a data repository having an arbitrary data schema and for applying a policy to the data of the data repository are described. In one embodiment, the structured data is converted to unstructured text data to allow a schema-independent policy to be applied to the text data in order to detect a policy violation in the data repository regardless of the data schema used by the data repository.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 2008
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2011
    Assignee: Symantec Corporation
    Inventors: Michel Zoppas, Jeremy Hermann, Conal O'Raghallaigh, Eric Bothwell, Alexander Fontana