Data Scape Limited v. Box, Inc.

Western District of Texas, txwd-6:2019-cv-00025

Exhibit T - 7,720,929 Patent

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EXHIBIT T Case 6:19-CV-00025-ADA Document 0 KG US007720929B2 (12) United States Patent Morohashi (10) Patent No.: (45) Date of Patent: US 7,720,929 B2 May 18, 2010 (54) COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND ITS METHOD AND COMMUNICATION APPARATUS AND ITS METHOD 395/617 (75) Inventor: Akihiro Morohashi, Tokyo (JP) 5,616,876 A 5,640,566 A 5,663,516 A 5,666,530 A 5,710,922 A 5,721,949 A 5,727,202 A 5,732,216 A 5,739,451 A 4/1997 Cluts 6/1997 Victor et al. 9/1997 Kawashima 9/1997 Clark et al. 1/1998 Alley et al. 2/1998 Smith et al. 3/1998 Kucala 3/1998 Logan et al. 4/1998 Winksy et al. 395/610 (73) Assignee: Sony Corporation, Tokyo (JP) Subject to any disclaimer, the term of this patent is extended or adjusted under 35 U.S.C. 154(b) by 1044 days. (Continued) (21) Appl. No.: 10/864,132 FOREIGN PATENT DOCUMENTS 2 464 102 5/2003 CA (22) Filed: Jun. 9, 2004 (65) Prior Publication Data US 2004/0223245 A1 Nov. 11, 2004 (Continued) OTHER PUBLICATIONS U.S. Appl. No. 11/434,181, filed May 16, 2006, Morohashi. Related U.S. Application Data (62) Division of application No. 09/665,786, filed on Sep. 20, 2000, now Pat. No. 7,130,251. (Continued) Primary Examiner/Thu Ha T Nguyen (74) Attorney, Agent, or Firm Oblon, Spivak, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P. (57) ABSTRACT (30) Foreign Application Priority Data Sep. 21, 1999 (JP) ...... P11-267135 (51) Int. Ci. G06F 15/176 (2006.01) (52) U.S. CI. .......... 709/213; 709/203; 709/219; 709/231; 715/727; 715/732 (58) Field of Classification Search ............... 709/217, 709/231, 203, 213, 219; 707/104.1; 715/727, 715/732 See application file for complete search history. (56) References Cited U.S. PATENT DOCUMENTS 5,559,945 A 9/1996 Beaudet et al. 5,583,993 A 12/1996 Foster et al. This invention relates to a communication system including a first apparatus having a first storage medium, and a second apparatus for transmitting data to the first apparatus, the sec- ond apparatus comprising: a second storage medium for stor- ing management information of data to be transferred to the first storage medium; communication means for communi- cating data with the first apparatus; edit means capable of editing the management information, and control means for making a control to transfer data stored in the second storage medium to the first storage medium by way of the communi- cation means on the basis of the management information edited by the edit means. 80 Claims, 11 Drawing Sheets START START EDITING A TRANSFER LIST S50 $514 SEARCH THE PROGRAM FILE FOR A PROGRAM LIST OF THE PORTABLE RECORDING AND PLAY- BACK APPARATUS WTH AN ID OF 300 S52 TS THERE NO A PROGRAM LIST S53 FOR ID-300 CREATE A NEW PROGRAM YES LIST FOR D-300 OPEN THE PROGRAM LISTS54 EDIT THE PROGRAM LISTS55 JISSUE A COMMAND TO TRANSFER MUSICAL DATA 556 356 558 DISPLAY A WARNING S57 867 HAS THE PORTABLE RECORDING AND PLAYBACK APPARATUS BEEN MOUNTED ? YES $59 JOK END