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38. US Patent 10235640: Murthy V Devarakonda, Nikolai Joukov, Birgit Pfitzmann, Larry H Thompson: Cost-based migration waves planning, granted March 18, 2019.

37. US Patent 10171315: Robin Arnold, Tom Chefalas, Florian Graf, Andrzej Kochut, Naresh Nayar, Birgit Pfitzmann, Mahesh Viswanathan: Orchestration Process Template for Generation of Orchestration Process to Tolerate Errors; granted Dec. 31, 2018.

36. US Patent 9986030: Mike Nidd, Birgit Pfitzmann: Method and Device for Duplicating a Data Center; granted May 28, 2018.

35. US Patent 9948711: Josep Cors, Nareh Nayar, Birgit Pfitzmann, Suraj Subramanian, Gerhard Widmayer: Allocating and Managing Cloud Computing Resources For Disaster Recovery, granted April 16, 2018

34. US Patent 9916147: Hai Huang, Nikolai Joukov, Birgit Pfitzmann: Deployment of a tool for testing migrated applications, granted March 12, 2018.

33. US Patent 9778953: Louis Aiken, John K Baker, Robert P Boettcher, Kamal Bhattacharya, Murthy V Devarakonda, Timothy P Kane sr, Nikolai Joukov, Steve Lee, Matthew Markley, Birgit Pfitzmann, Michael Tacci, Norbert G. Vogl, Anthony G. Walker: A Process and System for Comprehensive IT Discovery without Credentials; granted Oct 2, 2017.

32. US Patent 9692632: Kamal Bhattacharya, Florian Graf, Matthew Markley, Birgit Pfitzmann, Marcel Schlatter, Hsiao Choong Thio, Gerhard Widmayer, Xiaolan Zhang: Migration to Managed Clouds, granted June 26, 2017.

31. US Patent 9684470: Matthew Markley, Erick Perales, Birgit Pfitzmann, Marcel Schlatter, Gerhard Widmayer: System and Method for Rapid Migration to Managed Clouds with Two Change Windows, granted June 19, 2017.

30. US Patent 9652263: Florian Graf, Michael Nidd, Birgit Pfitzmann, Rüdiger Rissmann, Gerhard Widmayer, Min Xiang, Li Juan Xiao, Shao Yang Yu, Chi L. Zhang: Migrating Servers into a Secured Environment, granted May 15, 2017.

29. US Patent 9544368: John K Baker, Woody Huang, Matthew Markley, Birgit Pfitzmann, Venkata V Kumar: Efficient Configuration Combination Selection in Migration, granted Jan. 10, 2017.

28. US Patent 9501634: Birgit Pfitzmann, Michael Waidner: Efficient browser-based identity management providing personal control and anonymity, granted Nov. 22, 2016.

27. US Patent 9495649: Murthy Devarakonda, Keith C Goodman, Birgit Pfitzmann, Shaya Potter: Workload-to-cloud migration analysis based on cloud aspects, granted Nov. 15, 2016.
26. US Patent 9406023: Jasmina Bogojeska, Ioana Giurgiu, David Lanyi, Birgit Pfitzmann, George Stark, Dorothea Wiesmann: System Recommendations Based on Incident Analysis, granted Aug. 2, 2016.
25. US Patent 9282166: Matthew Markley, Amit Paradkar, Birgit Pfitzmann, Venkata Vinay Parisa: Management infrastructure analysis for cloud migration, granted May 8, 2016.
24. US Patent 9317223: Kevin Kingsbury, Birgit Pfitzmann, William Reohr, Laura Richardson, Peter Urbanetz, William Yoes:  A Method and System for the Automated Migration and Replication of Data Among Regional Storage Centers, granted April 12, 2016
23. US Patent 9292330: M. Bonilla, Florian Graf, D. Kohen, Brian Peterson, Birgit Pfitzmann, John Rofrano, Kristi Schultz, Christopher C. Young, Xiaolan Zhang: Replacing Virtual Machine Disks, granted March 22, 2016.
22. US Patent 9141919: Keith Athey, John K Baker, Ronda L Caswell, Steve N. Lee, Matthew A. Markley, Birgit Pfitzmann, Michael Tacci, Bruce G. Taylor, Tylon O. Willingham: System and method for object migration using waves, granted Sept. 22, 2015.
21. US Patent 9037587: Nikolai Joukov, Amit Paradkar, Birgit Pfitzmann, William Reohr, Peter Urbanetz: System And Method For The Classification Of Storage, granted May 19, 2015.
20. US Patent 8949812: Nikolai Joukov, Joel Ossher, Birgit Pfitzmann, Vasily Tarasov: System and method for updating hard-coded dependencies, granted Feb. 3, 2015.
19. US Patent 8914789: Jim Barros, Kamal Bhattacharya, Brian Peterson, Birgit Pfitzmann, John Rofrano, Kunwadee  Sripanidkulchai, Chris Ward: Systematic Migration of Workload Based on Classification, granted Dec. 16, 2014.
18. US Patent 8856775: Nikolai Joukov, Matthew Markley, Birgit Pfitzmann, Michael Tacci: Unstacking Applications for Migration to Virtualized Environments, granted Oct. 7, 2014.
17. US Patent 8826425: Birgit Pfitzmann, Harigovind V Ramasamy, Cheng-lin Tsao: System and Method for Automatically Discovering Security Zone Classification of Hosts, granted Sept. 2, 2014.
16. US Patent 8819672: Nikolai Joukov, Birgit Pfitzmann: Multi-image Migration System and Method, granted Aug. 28, 2014.
15. US Patent 8813209: Kamal Bhattacharya, Nikolai Joukov, Birgit Pfitzmann, HariGovind Ramasamy: Automating network reconfiguration during migrations, granted Aug. 19, 2014.
14. US Patent 8850423: Eric Barkie, James Barros, Kamal Bhattacharya, Karen Cheng, Robert Filepp, Kevin Galloway, Nikolai Joukov, Jing Luo, Colm Malone, Birgit Pfitzmann, Brian Peterson, HariGovind Ramasamy, Kewei Sun, Norbert G Vogl, David Westerman, Christopher Young: Assisting Server Migration, granted Sept. 30, 2014.
13. US Patent 8677339: Nikolai Joukov, Matthew Markley, Birgit Pfitzmann, HariGovind Ramasamy: Method and System for Component Relinking in Migrations; granted March 18, 2014.
12. US Patent 8583709: Nikolai Joukov, Birgit Pfitzmann, Shaya Potter, HariGovind Ramasamy: Detailed inventory discovery on dormant systems; granted Nov. 12, 2013.
11. US Patent 8561035: Sergej Chicherin, Nikolai Joukov, Birgit Pfitzmann, Marco Pistoia, Vasily Tarasov, Takaaki Tateishi, Norbert Vogl: Method And System to Discover Possible Program Variable Values by Connecting Program Value Extraction with External Data Sources, granted Oct. 15, 2013.
10. US Patent 8533659: Nikolai Joukov, Birgit Pfitzmann, Marco Pistoia, Vasily Tarasov, Takaaki Tateishi, Norbert Vogl: Efficient Extraction of Software Dependencies from Program Code; granted Sept. 10, 2013.
9. US Patent 8255972: Alain C. Azagury, Murthy V. Devarakonda, Nikolai Joukov, Manoj Kumar, Konstantinos Magoutis, Birgit Pfitzmann, Norbert Vogl: A Method to Automatically Map Business Function Level Policies to IT Management Policies; granted Aug. 28, 2012.
8. US Patent 7941859: Jan Camenisch, Birgit Pfitzmann, Matthias Schunter, Michael Waidner: Reducing Access to Sensitive Information, granted May 2011.
7. US Patent 7496552:Ying Huang, Haiqi Liang, Ying Liu, Birgit Pfitzmann, Jian Wang, Xin Zhou, Jun Zhu: Method for rule compliance situation checking and related checking system; granted 24.2.2009.
6. US Patent 7,571,237 B2: Birgit Pfitzmann: Method for Determining the Applicable Policy for an Incoming Message, granted 4.8.2009.
5. US Patent 7,302,569 B2: John Dayka, Linda Distel, Walter Farrell, Rich Guski, Günter Karjoth, Mark Nelson, Birgit Pfitzmann, Matthias Schunter, Michael Waidner: Implementation and use of PII data access control facility employing personally identifying information labels and purpose serving function sets, granted Nov. 27, 2007.
4. Bob Blakley, Heather Hinton, Birgit Pfitzmann: Method and system for user-determined attribute storage in a federated environment, granted Dec 21, 2005. also US Patent 8122138 B2, Feb. 21, 2012
3. US Patent 7,240,362 B2: Birgit Pfitzmann, Michael Waidner: Providing an identity-related information and to prevent man-in-the-middle attacks, granted July 3, 2007.
2. US Patent US6856977: Andr'e Adelsbach, Birgit Pfitzmann, Ahmad-Reza Sadeghi: Method and system for proving ownership of digital data, granted Feb 15, 2005.
1. European patent EP 0 836 730 B1: Matthias Schunter, Michael Waidner, Birgit Pfitzmann: Method for tracing payment data in an anonymous payment system, as well as payment system in which the method is applied; granted 2.6.1999.