US 9,813,471 B2
System, apparatus, method and program for processing information
Toshimasa Miyoshi, Tokyo (JP); Hideo Nagasaka, Tokyo (JP); Takashi Tominaga, Tokyo (JP); Tadaaki Kimijima, Tokyo (JP); Shigeru Inoue, Tokyo (JP); Soichiro Atsumi, Shizuoka (JP); and Mamoru Tokashiki, Tokyo (JP)
Assigned to Sony Corporation, Tokyo (JP)
Filed by Sony Corporation, Tokyo (JP)
Filed on Sep. 19, 2014, as Appl. No. 14/491,273.
Application 13/349,918 is a division of application No. 12/077,645, filed on Mar. 20, 2008, granted, now 8,112,474.
Application 14/491,273 is a continuation of application No. 13/349,918, filed on Jan. 13, 2012, granted, now 8,959,174.
Claims priority of application No. 2007-077353 (JP), filed on Mar. 23, 2007.
Prior Publication US 2015/0006575 A1, Jan. 1, 2015
This patent is subject to a terminal disclaimer.
Int. Cl. G06F 15/16 (2006.01); H04L 29/06 (2006.01); H04L 29/08 (2006.01); G06F 21/10 (2013.01); G06F 17/30 (2006.01)
CPC H04L 65/60 (2013.01) [G06F 17/30029 (2013.01); G06F 17/30825 (2013.01); G06F 21/10 (2013.01); H04L 29/08072 (2013.01); H04L 67/06 (2013.01); H04L 67/28 (2013.01); H04L 67/2842 (2013.01)] 22 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A method comprising:
initiating a search of at least one data store, the at least one data store storing a plurality of media contents, at least some of the media contents of the plurality being individually associated with data indicating that a holder of a copyright in that media content has authorized use of the media content in producing new media content;
receiving a result of the search, the result comprising information regarding at least one media content of the plurality of media contents, each of the at least one media contents being individually associated with the data indicating that the holder of the copyright has authorized use of the media content in producing new media content;
performing, with a digital media editor, editing involving at least a first media content included in the result of the search to produce a first new media content; and
storing the first new media content in the at least one data store.