US 9,811,834 B2
System and method for providing digital content
Jonathan Aaron Johnson, Orem, UT (US)
Assigned to Provo Craft and Novelty, Inc., South Jordan, UT (US)
Filed by Provo Craft and Novelty, Inc., South Jordan, UT (US)
Filed on Aug. 16, 2013, as Appl. No. 13/969,178.
Application 13/969,178 is a continuation of application No. 12/773,489, filed on May 4, 2010, abandoned.
Claims priority of provisional application 61/175,429, filed on May 4, 2009.
Prior Publication US 2013/0339260 A1, Dec. 19, 2013
Int. Cl. G06Q 30/00 (2012.01); G06Q 10/04 (2012.01); G06Q 10/10 (2012.01); G06Q 30/06 (2012.01)
CPC G06Q 30/0185 (2013.01) [G06Q 10/043 (2013.01); G06Q 10/10 (2013.01); G06Q 30/06 (2013.01)] 24 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A method, comprising:
delivering digital content for use on an electronic cutting machine by:
displaying at least one themed project in a rich internet application;
permitting access to non-purchased content over a network, wherein the non-purchased content includes at least one glyph of a glyph collection;
permitting access to the non-purchased content for creating a design including the non-purchased content;
after the design including accessed non-purchased content has been created, initiating a cutting operation on the electronic cutting machine for cutting the created design that includes the accessed non-purchased content;
prior to executing the initiated cutting operation, communicating with the rich internet application for verifying if the accessed, non-purchased content is associated with a purchased ownership status;
responsive to verifying that the accessed non-purchased content has not yet been associated with the purchased ownership status, subsequently:
offering to associate the purchased ownership status with the accessed non-purchased content and responsive to the offering step:
permitting execution of the initiated cutting operation for cutting the design including the accessed non-purchased content when the offering step is accepted, and
prohibiting execution of the initiated cutting operation for cutting the design including the accessed non-purchased content when the offering step is declined.