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Bahman Qawami
Robert C Chang, Bahman Qawami, Farshid Sabet Sharghi: Dynamic redundant area configuration in a non-volatile memory system. SanDisk Corporation, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, July 7, 2009: US07559004 (49 worldwide citation)


Methods and apparatus for dynamically configuring a redundant area of a physical page are disclosed. According to one aspect of the present invention, a method for dynamically configuring a redundant area of a page associated with a physical block of a non-volatile memory of a memory system includes ...


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Bahman Qawami
Fabrice Jogand Coulomb, Michael Holtzman, Bahman Qawami, Ron Barzilai, Hagai Bar El: Method for versatile content control. SanDisk Technologies, Discretix Technologies, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, August 6, 2013: US08504849 (9 worldwide citation)


Many storage devices are not aware of file systems while many computer host devices read and write data in the form of files. The host device provides a key reference or ID, while the memory system generates a key value in response which is associated with the key ID, which is used as the handle thr ...


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Bahman Qawami
Fabrice Jogand Coulomb, Bahman Qawami, Farshid Sabet Shargi, Carlos J Gonzalez: Portable mass storage device with virtual machine activation. SanDisk Corporation, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, May 25, 2010: US07725614 (9 worldwide citation)


A portable mass storage device is used to store large files such as digital pictures, movies and music. The mass storage device has firmware with security mechanisms that limit access to read write operations to ensure reliable operation of the device to prevent unwanted copying or storing of secure ...


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Bahman Qawami
Robert C Chang, Bahman Qawami, Farshid Sabet Sharghi: Hybrid implementation for error correction codes within a non-volatile memory system. SanDisk Technologies, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, April 2, 2013: US08412879 (7 worldwide citation)


Methods and apparatus for using different error correction code algorithms to encode and to decode contents of blocks within a non-volatile memory are disclosed. According to one aspect of the present invention, a method for storing data within a non-volatile memory includes identifying a first bloc ...


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Bahman Qawami
Robert C Chang, Bahman Qawami, Farshid Sabet Sharghi: Hybrid mapping implementation within a non-volatile memory system. SanDisk Corporation, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, April 20, 2010: US07702880 (7 worldwide citation)


Methods and apparatus for allowing different mapping implementations, including a many-to-one logical to physical block mapping, to be used within a memory system are disclosed. According to one aspect of the present invention, a method for mapping a plurality of logical blocks to a physical block i ...


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Bahman Qawami
Robert C Chang, Bahman Qawami, Farshid Sabet Sharghi: Method and apparatus for effectively enabling an out of sequence write process within a non-volatile memory system. SanDisk Corporation, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, April 28, 2009: US07526599 (7 worldwide citation)


Methods and apparatus for enabling contents to be efficiently stored in physical blocks of a non-volatile memory are disclosed. According to one aspect of the present invention, a method for performing a write operation in a non-volatile memory system which has a memory unit includes writing a first ...


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Bahman Qawami
Farshid Sabet Sharghi, Bahman Qawami, Robert C Chang: System, method, and device for playing back recorded content. SanDisk Corporation, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, November 23, 2010: US07840818 (6 worldwide citation)


A secure software package for original equipment manufacturers to run in electronic devices in order to access and dynamically decrypt encrypted audio video or other content from a memory storage device such as a memory card, optical or hard disk such that the user interface of the device need only ...


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Bahman Qawami
Robert C Chang, Bahman Qawami, Farshid Sabet Sharghi, Sergey Yudin: Power management block for use in a non-volatile memory system. SanDisk Corporation, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, October 5, 2010: US07809962 (6 worldwide citation)


Methods and apparatus for enabling a power up process of a non-volatile memory to occur efficiently are disclosed. According to one aspect of the present invention, a method for utilizing a memory system that has a non-volatile memory with at least one reserved memory area includes providing power t ...


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Bahman Qawami
Fabrice Jogand Coulomb, Michael Holtzman, Bahman Qawami, Ron Barzilai: Method for creating control structure for versatile content control. SanDisk Technologies, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, November 1, 2011: US08051052 (5 worldwide citation)


The mobile storage device may be provided with a system agent that is able to create at least one hierarchical tree comprising nodes at different levels for controlling access to data stored in the memory by corresponding entities. Each node of the tree specifies permission or permissions of a corre ...


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Bahman Qawami
Po Yuan, Javier CaƱis Robles, Mei Yan, Fabrice Jogand Coulomb, Ahmet Altay, Bahman Qawami, Patricia Dwyer, Robert Chin Tse Chang, Oktay Rasizade, Farshid Sabet Sharghi: Method and system for creating and accessing a secure storage area in a non-volatile memory card. Sandisk Technologies, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, March 27, 2012: US08146153 (4 worldwide citation)


In order to create and access a secure storage account in a non-volatile memory device, an account identification value is calculated. A memory identification value is read from a first non-volatile memory device. The memory identification value and the account identification value are transmitted t ...



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