Stream Theory obtains another software streaming patent

Quoting from the Stream Theory official announcement:

Stream Theory, Inc., a leading developer of patented virtualized software delivery and digital rights management solutions, today announced it has been awarded U.S. Patent number 7,096,253 for “Method and Apparatus for Streaming Software.” The patent, which covers core technology related to streaming remotely located software programs and data to a local computer, underpins the Company’s worldwide leadership role in virtualized software delivery…

Stream Theory is the company which filed a lawsuit against Softricity (and AppStream and Exent) immediately after its acquisition by Microsoft, for infringment of its patent number 6,453,334.

This new patent could further enforce its position against Microsoft and other vendors working on streaming technologies.