System for software registration

DC CAFC
  • US 5,490,216 A
  • Filed: 09/21/1993
  • Issued: 02/06/1996
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/21/1992
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A registration system for licensing execution of digital data in a use mode, said digital data executable on a platform, said system including local licensee unique ID generating means and remote licensee unique ID generating means, said system further including mode switching means operable on said platform which permits use of said digital data in said use mode on said platform only if a licensee unique ID first generated by said local licensee unique ID generating means has matched a licensee unique ID subsequently generated by said remote licensee unique ID generating means;

  • and wherein said remote licensee unique ID generating means comprises software executed on a platform which includes the algorithm utilized by said local licensee unique ID generating means to produce said licensee unique ID.

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