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1. (WO2017155795) LICENSE RECOMMENDATION SERVICE

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/155795    International Application No.:    PCT/US2017/020555
Publication Date: Fri Sep 15 01:59:59 CEST 2017 International Filing Date: Sat Mar 04 00:59:59 CET 2017
IPC: G06Q 30/00
Applicants: MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING, LLC
Inventors: CONWAY, Ashleigh, Patricia
DOYLE, Darren
MOWATT, David
KASSELMAN, Pieter
FARRELL, Terry
Title: LICENSE RECOMMENDATION SERVICE
Abstract:
A license recommendation service in an online app store is disclosed herein. The license recommendation service collects usage information related to the actual usage of an application (or applications) downloaded from the app store. The actual usage pertains to how a user uses an application under an initial license. A license recommendation may be made based on the actual usage of the application. The service communicates to the local execution environment in which the application executes such that the recommendation may be surfaced in the context of the user moving to a subsequent license.