US 9,813,897 B2
Systems and methods for vehicle policy enforcement
Michael Manente, Sudbury, MA (US)
Assigned to Intertrust Technologies Corporation, Sunnyvale, CA (US)
Filed by Intertrust Technologies Corporation, Sunnyvale, CA (US)
Filed on Jun. 3, 2016, as Appl. No. 15/173,433.
Application 15/173,433 is a continuation of application No. 13/769,357, filed on Feb. 17, 2013, abandoned.
Claims priority of provisional application 61/600,572, filed on Feb. 17, 2012.
Prior Publication US 2016/0286384 A1, Sep. 29, 2016
Int. Cl. H04B 5/00 (2006.01); H04W 8/22 (2009.01); H04W 4/00 (2009.01); H04M 1/725 (2006.01); H04W 12/06 (2009.01)
CPC H04W 8/22 (2013.01) [H04M 1/72577 (2013.01); H04W 4/008 (2013.01); H04W 12/06 (2013.01)] 20 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A method for securely managing the use of an electronic device in a policy managed location, the steps comprising:
receiving a first policy at a first electronic device from a first party, said first policy specifying one or more actions to be performed by the first device in response to detecting that it is located in a policy-managed location, said policy further including a secure policy validation code to authenticate a message associated with said policy managed location;
wirelessly receiving short range communication signals from an apparatus in proximity to the first device, said signals being operable to determine the location of the first device relative to a policy managed location within or near the apparatus;
determining if the first device is located in a policy managed location at least in part based on said signals;
receiving a message from the apparatus;
authenticating said message at least in part using the secure policy validation code; and
initiating said one or more actions if it is determined that the first device is in a policy managed location and the message authentication is successful.