Patents by Inventor Nam-Geol Lee

Nam-Geol Lee 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: 8768849
    Abstract: Provided is digital rights management (DRM) provision technology, and more particularly, are an apparatus, system, and method which can easily provide content using one or more DRM systems. A DRM provision apparatus includes a content download unit which downloads encrypted real content and dummy content from a download server and which manages the downloaded real content and dummy content; a license management unit which manages a license issued by a license server; and a processing unit which manages the downloaded real content and dummy content and the issued license.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2009
    Date of Patent: July 1, 2014
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Nam-Geol Lee, Hyung-Chan Kim, Gyu-Baek Kim
  • Patent number: 8762985
    Abstract: A method for providing a service in a user terminal device, which includes downloading a service hub program, installing the service hub program, generating an icon container corresponding to the service hub program, and displaying the icon container on a screen. If the icon container is selected, a list regarding an application program corresponding to the service hub program and a list regarding an icon of the application program are received from the server, and an icon regarding each application program included in the list regarding the application program corresponding to the service hub program is displayed according to the list regarding the icon of the application program.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2011
    Date of Patent: June 24, 2014
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
    Inventors: In-sung Cho, Nam-geol Lee, Young-seop Lee
  • Publication number: 20140173761
    Abstract: A method and apparatus for protecting an application in a user digital device are provided. The method includes downloading an application module and installing an application; receiving an execution request for the application; extracting authentication information from the application module, extracting an authentication element included in the application from the application, generating an authentication signature using the authentication element; comparing a reference authentication signature included in the authentication information with the generated authentication signature; and if the reference authentication signature is identical to the generated authentication signature, normally executing the application.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 16, 2013
    Publication date: June 19, 2014
    Applicant: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jae-Mok HONG, Tae-Do Bae, Nam-Geol Lee
  • Patent number: 8631502
    Abstract: Method of updating revocation list is disclosed. Time information of revocation list indicating registration time of most recently registered revocation entity included in revocation list of first device is extracted, and time information of revocation list indicating registration time of the most recently registered revocation entity included in the revocation list of a second device connected to the first device is also extracted. A revocation entity registered in the first device after the registration time of time information of the revocation list of the second device is copied in the revocation list of the second device, if the registration time of extracted time information of the revocation list of the first device is later than the registration time of the extracted time information of the revocation list of the second device. Thus, the revocation list can be updated by connecting the first and second devices even in an offline state.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 2, 2009
    Date of Patent: January 14, 2014
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Sung-jun Yi, Nam-geol Lee
  • Patent number: 8612355
    Abstract: Provided is digital rights management (DRM) provision technology, and more particularly, are an apparatus, system, and method which can easily provide content using one or more DRM systems. A DRM provision apparatus includes a content download unit which downloads encrypted real content and dummy content from a download server and which manages the downloaded real content and dummy content; a license management unit which manages a license issued by a license server; and a processing unit which manages the downloaded real content and dummy content and the issued license.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 24, 2007
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2013
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Nam-Geol Lee, Hyung-Chan Kim, Gye-Baek Kim
  • Publication number: 20130204982
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus are provided for providing a hub service is provided. Access is provided to a user terminal device. It is determined whether the user terminal device is a pre-registered device. A service hub program set for the user terminal is transmitted from the server to the user terminal device, when the user terminal device is the pre-registered device. At least one application program corresponding to the service hub program and the user terminal device is transmitted from the server to the user terminal device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 28, 2011
    Publication date: August 8, 2013
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Seon-hak Kim, Nam-geol Lee, Il-Ho Lee
  • Publication number: 20120311720
    Abstract: An application protection method and an application execution method using the same are provided. The application protection method generates a key needed to execute the application which is provided to a user terminal using information on the user terminal, information on the application, and a part of text; and transmits the generated key to the user terminal. Therefore, the application is executed on the device which has a legal right for the application, thereby preventing the illegal use of the application.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 25, 2010
    Publication date: December 6, 2012
    Inventors: Min-cheol Lee, Jae-won Choi, Dong-sung Kim, Jong-shin Kim, Nam-geol Lee
  • Publication number: 20120089974
    Abstract: A method for providing a service in a user terminal device, which includes downloading a service hub program, installing the service hub program, generating an icon container corresponding to the service hub program, and displaying the icon container on a screen. If the icon container is selected, a list regarding an application program corresponding to the service hub program and a list regarding an icon of the application program are received from the server, and an icon regarding each application program included in the list regarding the application program corresponding to the service hub program is displayed according to the list regarding the icon of the application program.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 30, 2011
    Publication date: April 12, 2012
    Applicant: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: In-sung CHO, Nam-geol LEE, Young-seop LEE
  • Publication number: 20120084352
    Abstract: A user terminal device and method for providing a service in the user terminal device is provided. The user terminal device includes a location calculation unit that calculates location information of the user terminal device, a storage unit that stores a service hub program, a display unit that displays an icon container including icons of application programs set with the service hub program, and a control unit that restricts usability of at least one of the application programs or the service hub program based on the location information and effective area information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 30, 2011
    Publication date: April 5, 2012
    Applicant: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: In-sung CHO, Nam-geol LEE, Young-seop LEE
  • Publication number: 20120084848
    Abstract: A service providing method of a server is provided. The method includes registering a service hub according to a service request; setting a service hub program corresponding to the service hub; receiving a request for the service hub program from a user terminal device belonging to an organization associated with the service hub; providing the service hub program to the user terminal device; and providing an application program corresponding to the user terminal device and the service hub program to the user terminal device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 30, 2011
    Publication date: April 5, 2012
    Applicant: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Seon-hak KIM, Nam-geol Lee, Il-ho Lee
  • Publication number: 20120084773
    Abstract: A method for providing a service in a user terminal device, in which the user terminal device downloads a service hub program, installs the service hub program, generates an icon container corresponding to the service hub program, displays the icon container, receives an input selecting the icon container, displays an application icon included in the icon container, and deletes a program and data installed in the user terminal device according to a change in status of the user terminal device
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 30, 2011
    Publication date: April 5, 2012
    Inventors: Young-seop LEE, Nam-geol LEE, In-sung CHO
  • Publication number: 20110202914
    Abstract: A method for installing an application according to an exemplary embodiment downloads an application purchased by a client and installs the application in a terminal in an asynchronous manner. The method includes transmitting a request to download at least one application to the server, downloading an application from the server in response to the request to download at least one application and storing the downloaded application, and installing the stored application in the terminal in an order of completion of downloading of the application.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 1, 2011
    Publication date: August 18, 2011
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jin-hee KIM, Dong-sung KIM, Woo-hyuk CHOI, Young-ha KIM, Nam-geol LEE
  • Publication number: 20110065475
    Abstract: A method for accessing to an external site and a mobile communication terminal using the same to gain access to a site according to a country of the user. According to the method for accessing to an external site, a mobile communication terminal automatically accesses an external site which provides a service for a particular country corresponding to country information extracted from memory such as a subscriber identification card. A user can access a site which provides a service for his or her country, often in the primary language used the user's country, simply by use of their mobile communication terminal, without performing an additional operation for selecting a country.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 16, 2010
    Publication date: March 17, 2011
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jae-won CHOI, Dong-sung KIM, Yoong-hee LEE, Heui-jin LEE, Nam-geol LEE
  • Publication number: 20110066610
    Abstract: A search method, an apparatus, and a system for providing preview information are provided. The search method includes receiving a list of search result items and preview information from a server in real time and outputting the list and the preview information. Therefore, a search time can be efficiently reduced, which enables a user to obtain a desired search result more rapidly.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 13, 2010
    Publication date: March 17, 2011
    Applicant: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Woo-hyuk CHOI, Dong-sung KIM, Jin-hee KIM, Nam-geol LEE
  • Publication number: 20110063303
    Abstract: A display method, and a user terminal and a system for transmitting and receiving data using the same, are disclosed. The display method includes sequentially receiving first data from an external server, and displaying the received first data in the order of receiving the first data; discontinuing to receive un-received data among the first data, receiving the second data from the external server, and displaying the received second data on a screen; and continuing to receive the discontinued data from the external server.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 13, 2010
    Publication date: March 17, 2011
    Applicant: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jae-won CHOI, Dong-sung Kim, Yoong-hee Lee, Nam-geol Lee, Jae-won Cho
  • Publication number: 20110055355
    Abstract: An application downloading method, an application providing method, and a user terminal using the same. According to the application downloading method, a user terminal transmits user terminal information to a server, receives an application list generated based on the user terminal information, and display the received application list on a screen. Accordingly, the user can download a desired application more easily and simply.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 20, 2010
    Publication date: March 3, 2011
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Min-cheol LEE, Nam-geol LEE, Woo-yong CHANG, Seung-dong YU, Se-jun PARK, Min-jeong MOON
  • Publication number: 20100077206
    Abstract: Provided is digital rights management (DRM) provision technology, and more particularly, are an apparatus, system, and method which can easily provide content using one or more DRM systems. A DRM provision apparatus includes a content download unit which downloads encrypted real content and dummy content from a download server and which manages the downloaded real content and dummy content; a license management unit which manages a license issued by a license server; and a processing unit which manages the downloaded real content and dummy content and the issued license.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 30, 2009
    Publication date: March 25, 2010
    Applicant: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Nam-Geol Lee, Hyung-Chan Kim, Gyu-Baek Kim
  • Publication number: 20100077202
    Abstract: Provided is digital rights management (DRM) provision technology, and more particularly, are an apparatus, system, and method which can easily provide content using one or more DRM systems. A DRM provision apparatus includes a content download unit which downloads encrypted real content and dummy content from a download server and which manages the downloaded real content and dummy content; a license management unit which manages a license issued by a license server; and a processing unit which manages the downloaded real content and dummy content and the issued license.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 30, 2009
    Publication date: March 25, 2010
    Applicant: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Nam-Geol Lee, Hyung-Chan Kim, Gyu-Baek Kim
  • Publication number: 20090172825
    Abstract: Method of updating revocation list is disclosed. Time information of revocation list indicating registration time of most recently registered revocation entity included in revocation list of first device is extracted, and time information of revocation list indicating registration time of the most recently registered revocation entity included in the revocation list of a second device connected to the first device is also extracted. A revocation entity registered in the first device after the registration time of time information of the revocation list of the second device is copied in the revocation list of the second device, if the registration time of extracted time information of the revocation list of the first device is later than the registration time of the extracted time information of the revocation list of the second device. Thus, the revocation list can be updated by connecting the first and second devices even in an offline state.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 2, 2009
    Publication date: July 2, 2009
    Applicant: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Sung-jun YI, Nam-geol Lee
  • Publication number: 20080140685
    Abstract: An apparatus for managing content including a property-modeling unit for defining properties in a predetermined format according to the content types, a category-managing-unit for creating categories mapped to the content type, a UI-providing unit for providing a screen on which property-information values are input according to the types of the generated categories, a mapping unit for mapping the property-information values to a predetermined content file. The property-information value includes one or more sets of information regarding the authority information and/or the price model of the content where each set is capable of including both the authority information and the price model.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 31, 2007
    Publication date: June 12, 2008
    Applicant: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Gyu-baek Kim, Hyung-chan Kim, Nam-geol Lee, Ji-yeon Jeong