Data Scape Limited v. Box, Inc.

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

Exhibit U - 7,617,537 Patent

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EXHIBIT U Case 6:19-cv-00025-ADA Document 1. BOSNA I HEU 12 lidil US007617537B2 (12) United States Patent Morohashi (10) Patent No.: (45) Date of Patent: US 7,617,537 B2 Nov. 10, 2009 (54) COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND ITS METHOD AND COMMUNICATION APPARATUS AND ITS METHOD 5,583,993 A 5,616,876 A 12/1996 Foster et al. 4/1997 Cluts (75) Inventor: Akihiro Morohashi, Tokyo (JP) (73) Assignee: Sony Corporation, Tokyo (JP) (Continued) FOREIGN PATENT DOCUMENTS (*) Notice: Subject to any disclaimer, the term of this patent is extended or adjusted under 35 U.S.C. 154(b) by 921 days. 2 464 102 5/2003 (21) Appl. No.: 11/046,700 (22) Filed: Jan. 31, 2005 (65) Prior Publication Data US 2005/0141367 A1 Jun. 30, 2005 (Continued) OTHER PUBLICATIONS "SDMI Secure Digital Music Initiative." SDMI Portable Device Specification, Part 1, Ver. 1.0, Jul. 8, 1999, pp. 1-35, XP000997330. (Continued) Related U.S. Application Data (62) Division of application No. 09/665,786, filed on Sep. 20, 2000, now Pat. No. 7,130,251. Primary Examiner-Kambiz Zand Assistant Examiner-Benjamin A Kaplan (74) Attorney, Agent, or Firm Oblon, Spivak, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P. (30) Foreign Application Priority Data Sep. 21, 1999 (JP) ........ 11-267135 (57) ABSTRACT (51) Int. Cl. G06F 7704 (2006.01) GO6F 17/30 (2006.01) GO6F 11/30 (2006.01) G06F 12/14 (2006.01) HO4N 7/16 (2006.01) H04L 9/08 (2006.01) H04L 29/06 (2006.01) (52) U.S. Ci. 726/26; 380/286; 713/153; 713/161; 713/165; 713/193 (58) Field of Classification Search ................. 380/286; 713/153, 161, 165, 193; 726/26 See application file for complete search history. ........ 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. (56) References Cited U.S. PATENT DOCUMENTS 5,559,945 A 9/1996 Beaudet et al. 56 Claims, 11 Drawing Sheets START SEARCH THE PROGRAM FILE FOR A PROGRAM $514 LIST OF THE PORTABLE RECORDING AND PLAY- BACK APPARATUS WITH AN ID OF 300 TS THERES NOA PROGRAM LIST FOR ID=300 CREATE A NEW PROGRAM LIST FOR D300 YES కనీ OPEN THE PROGRAM LIST-554 EDIT THE PROGRAM LIST $55 867 TRANSFER MUSICA $50 DISPLAY A WARNING HAS THE NO PORTABLE RECORDING AND PLAYBACK APPARATUS BEEN MOUNTED 2 YES CHECK THE ID IS THE ID 300 ?) TOK START A TRANSFER OF THE MUSICAL DATA 560 $59 END)