Patent Number: 7,770,028

Title: Limited use data storing device

Abstract: Embodiments of methods and systems for controlling access to information stored on memory or data storage devices are disclosed. In various embodiments, methods of retrieving information from a data storage device previously deactivated by modification or degradation of at least a portion of the data storage device are disclosed.

Inventors: Ferren; Bran (Beverly Hills, CA), Jung; Edward K. Y. (Bellevue, WA)

Assignee: Invention Science Fund 1, LLC

International Classification: G11C 7/10 (20060101); G06F 21/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/03/12018