Intel patents granted on 17 April 2012

16 US patents granted on 17 April 2012 and assigned to Intel

1 8,161,564 Methods and apparatus for protecting digital content
2 8,161,356 Systems, methods, and apparatuses to save memory self-refresh power
3 8,161,343 Nibble encoding for improved reliability of non-volatile memory
4 8,161,322 Methods and apparatus to initiate a BIOS recovery
5 8,161,299 Location based policy system and method for changing computing environments
6 8,161,280 Launching a secure kernel in a multiprocessor system
7 8,161,269 Determining length of instruction with address form field exclusive of evaluating instruction specific opcode in three byte escape opcode
8 8,161,258 Method to qualify access to a block storage device via augmentation of the device’S controller and firmware flow
9 8,161,243 Address translation caching and I/O cache performance improvement in virtualized environments
10 8,161,234 Dynamically switching command types to a mass storage drive
11 8,161,226 Methods and apparatus to share a thread to reclaim memory space in a non-volatile memory file system
12 8,160,499 Reducing exposure of radio devices to interference through adaptive selection of repetitive symbols
13 8,160,032 Coordinating communications among wireless personal area network devices
14 8,160,028 Spatial puncturing apparatus, method, and system
15 8,158,968 Methods of forming carbon nanotubes architectures and composites with high electrical and thermal conductivities and structures formed thereby
16 8,158,008 Device and method for particle complex handling