US Pat. No. 9,591,589

METHOD AND TERMINAL FOR TRANSMITTING UPLINK SIGNAL BY REDUCED POWER IN INTRABAND NON-CONTIGUOUS UPLINK CARRIER AGGREGATION

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method of reducing transmission power, the method performed by a UE (User Equipment) and comprising:
determining whether a plurality of uplink signals are transmitted through a plurality of uplink carriers in a uplink band
of a band 25 among E-UTRA (Evolved-Universal Terrestrial Radio Access) operating bands;

determining whether the plurality of uplink carriers are non-contiguously aggregated in intra-band;
determining transmission power for transmitting the plurality of uplink signals by applying a maximum power reduction (MPR);
and

applying an additional MPR to the determined transmission power for protecting an uplink band of a band 2 from unwanted emission
of the band 25,

wherein the uplink band of the band 25 is a band from 1850 MHz to 1915 MHz,
wherein the uplink band of the band 2 is a band from 1850 MHz to 1910 MHz,
wherein the additional MPR is obtained by CEIL {MN, 0.5},

where MN=3.0;0
3.26?0.026*NRB_alloc;10
1.4?0.007*NRB_alloc;100
where NRB_alloc is a total number of resource blocks (RBs) that are transmitted at a same time, and the CEIL {MN, 0.5} is a function that rounds off on a per-0.5 dB basis.

US Pat. No. 9,076,442

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ENCODING A SPEECH SIGNAL

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method of encoding a speech signal, the method comprising:
obtaining, with a speech encoding apparatus, a linear prediction filter coefficient of a current frame from an input signal
using linear prediction;

obtaining, with the speech encoding apparatus, a quantized spectrum candidate vector of the current frame corresponding to
the linear prediction filter coefficient of the current frame based on first best information;

interpolating, with the speech encoding apparatus, the quantized spectrum candidate vector of the current frame and a quantized
spectrum vector of a previous frame;

generating, with the speech encoding apparatus, weighted input signal using the quantized spectrum candidate vector; and
obtaining, with the speech encoding apparatus, adaptive codebook candidate based on the weighted input signal and second best
information,

wherein the first best information is information about a number of codebook indexes extracted in frame units,
wherein the second best information is information about a number of the adaptive codebook candidate acquired in frame units.

US Pat. No. 9,160,486

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MULTIPLEXING CONTROL INFORMATION AND DATA, AND FOR TRANSMITTING THE MULTIPLEXED CONTROL INFORMATION AND DATA IN A MIMO WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method for multiplexing and transmitting uplink control information (UCI) with uplink data in a wireless communication
system, the method comprising:
encoding a plurality of transport blocks (TBs) each containing the uplink data to generate a plurality of codewords (CWs);
mapping each of the plurality of CWs to one or more layers; and
transmitting the plurality of CWs mapped on the one or more layers through one or more antenna ports,
wherein when UCI includes channel quality information (CQI), the encoding of the TBs comprises selecting only one TB from
the plurality of TBs and multiplexing the CQI with the uplink data of the only one TB selected from the plurality of TBs,
and

wherein when the UCI includes a rank indicator (RI), the encoding of the TBs comprises multiplexing the RI with the uplink
data of all the TBs.

US Pat. No. 9,187,856

WASHING MACHINE AND WASHING METHOD

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A washing method comprising:
adding washing water to an inner tub;
performing a washing step where at least one of the inner tub and a pulsator is rotated such that fabrics are washed by washing
water contained in the inner tub, wherein the washing step includes:

performing a first washing step where the inner tub is rotated in one direction at a first rotation speed such that the washing
water between the inner tub and an outer tub rises due to a centrifugal force and then drops into the inner tub to wash the
fabrics; and

performing a second washing step where at least one of the inner tub and the pulsator is rotated in both directions alternately
at a second rotation speed slower than the first rotation speed such that friction is generated between the washing water
and the fabrics to wash the fabrics;

performing a balancing step where washing water contained in the inner tub is rotated by rotating the inner tub such that
the fabrics are balanced in the inner tub;

performing a distribution step where the inner tub containing the washing water of the washing step is rotated in one direction
and the washing water is discharged to an outside of the inner tub such that the fabrics are distributed to a side wall of
the inner tub, wherein a rotation speed of the inner tub during the distribution step is faster than a rotation speed of the
inner tub during the balancing step; and

performing a dehydration step where the inner tub is rotated at a dehydration rotation speed for dehydrating fabrics after
the distribution step is ended,

wherein the balancing step is performed without operation of a discharge pump.

US Pat. No. 9,426,798

METHOD FOR ESTIMATING DATA CHANNEL IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, AND APPARATUS FOR SAME

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method of estimating a downlink data channel, which is estimated by a user equipment in a wireless communication system,
comprising the steps of:
receiving a downlink control channel using a UE-specific reference signal;
if a space resource for the downlink control channel is identical to a space resource for the downlink data channel indicated
by the downlink control channel, bundling a resource block for the downlink data channel and a resource block for the downlink
control channel with each other by a single channel estimation unit; and

performing a channel estimation on the single channel estimation unit based on the UE-specific reference signal.

US Pat. No. 9,288,799

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR SELECTING CARRIER IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method for selecting, by a pico eNodeB (eNB), a carrier in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:
receiving reference signals from a macro eNB via a first carrier component and a second carrier component;
transmitting a carrier information request message including a request of information on the first carrier component and the
second carrier component;

receiving a carrier information response message as a response of the carrier information request message; and
selecting a primary cell (PCell) of the pico eNB based on the information on the first carrier component and the information
on the second carrier component,

wherein the carrier information request message includes information to identify each of the first carrier component and the
second carrier component,

wherein the carrier information response message includes information on the first carrier component and information on the
second carrier component,

wherein the information on the first carrier component includes a first user equipment (UE) ratio indication information element
(IE) for the first carrier component and a first resource usage status IE for the first carrier component, and

wherein the information on the second carrier component includes a second UE ratio indication IE for the second carrier component
and a second resource usage status IE for the second carrier component.

US Pat. No. 9,603,144

METHOD FOR SCHEDULING DISTRIBUTED VIRTUAL RESOURCE BLOCKS

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for transmitting downlink data using resource blocks at a base station in a wireless mobile communication system,
the method comprising:
transmitting downlink data mapped to physical resource blocks (PRBs) to a user equipment,
wherein virtual resource blocks (VRBs) are mapped to the PRBs for each of a first slot and a second slot of a subframe,
wherein indexes of PRBs of the first slot are shifted for a predetermined gap with respect to indexes of PRBs of the second
slot,

wherein an index of a PRB which is mapped to a VRB is determined by using Ngap and NDVRB, where Ngap is a value of the predetermined gap and NDVRB is a number of the VRBs, and

wherein Ngap is a multiple of P2, where P is a number of consecutive PRBs in one RBG and is a function of a system bandwidth.

US Pat. No. 9,282,552

METHOD FOR TRANSMITTING AND RECEIVING CONTROL INFORMATION IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, AND APPARATUS FOR SAME

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method for transmitting control information by a base station to a number of user equipment (UE) in a wireless communication
system, the method comprising:
precoding control information by applying different precoding matrix indices to the control information per each UE from among
predetermined precoding matrices; and

transmitting, to each UE through a beamformed Physical Downlink Control CHannel (bfPDCCH), the precoded control information
to which the different precoding matrix indices are applied for each UE,

wherein the control information is multiplexed and transmitted via a plurality of antennas, and
wherein the precoding matrix indices applied to the control information are implicitly signaled to each UE for blinding decoding
of the precoded control information by using a previous Physical Downlink Shared CHannel (PDSCH) transmission.

US Pat. No. 9,096,048

INTEGRATED DEVICE OF PEELING AND MOUNTING BOARD ASSEMBLY ON BACKLIGHT UNIT OF LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY

LG Display Co., Ltd., Se...

1. An integrated device of peeling film and mounting a board assembly on a backlight unit of liquid crystal display, comprising:
an index rotary unit having a shaft for rotating heads facing in different directions;
an alignment calibration unit for calibrating an aligned state of the board assembly and the backlight unit; and
a mounting unit for mounting the board assembly adsorbed to a first head of the heads on the backlight unit,
wherein the mounting unit and the alignment calibration unit are arranged under the index rotary unit,
wherein a film is peeled from the board assembly attached to a second head of the heads during the operation of the mounting
unit.

US Pat. No. 9,055,326

CONTENT CONTROL METHOD AND CONTENT PLAYER USING THE SAME

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

16. A contents playing device comprising:
a display unit for displaying contents images that respectively correspond to a plurality of contents from at least one broadcast
channel and a plurality of functions that are related to the contents from the broadcast channel and are able to be performed
on the contents;

an interface unit for receiving input for dragging an image corresponding to first contents among the displayed contents images
and dropping the dragged image in a first area, wherein the input is received from a remote control device; and

a control unit for performing at least one function that respectively corresponds to the first area on the first contents.

US Pat. No. 9,661,629

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TRANSMITTING DATA FRAME IN WLAN SYSTEM

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method of transmitting a data frame by a station in a wireless local area network, the method comprising:
obtaining, by the station, a transmission opportunity (TXOP) for a bandwidth, the TXOP indicating an interval of time during
which the station has a right to initiate frame exchange sequences onto a wireless medium;

selecting, by the station, a transmit bandwidth parameter of a non-initial data unit of a plurality of data units from available
bandwidth parameters, wherein the available bandwidth parameters include a first available bandwidth parameter which is same
as a transmit bandwidth parameter of a preceding data unit of the plurality of data units and a second available bandwidth
parameter which is narrower than a transmit bandwidth parameter of the preceding data unit; and

transmitting, by the station during the TXOP, the non-initial data unit according to the transmit bandwidth parameter of the
non-initial data unit.

US Pat. No. 9,380,716

MOBILE TERMINAL AND METHOD OF FABRICATING CASE THEREOF

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A mobile terminal comprising:
a main body including a printed circuit board and a battery accommodating portion;
a case defining an external appearance of the terminal and configured to detachably couple to the main body to cover the battery
accommodating portion, wherein the case includes:

a base formed of a resin material and having a recessed portion;
a sheet provided within the recessed portion and formed of a material that is different from that of the base, the material
of the sheet having greater rigidity than that of the base;

a reinforcing member including a reinforcing material filled between the base and the sheet to couple the base and the sheet,
wherein a rigidity of the reinforcing material has an intermediate value between the rigidity of the material of the base
and the rigidity of the material of the sheet; and

an antenna including a plurality of terminals and provided on a surface of the sheet that faces the main body, wherein the
main body includes a plurality of peer terminals electrically connected to the printed circuit board, and

wherein the plurality of terminals are configured to contact with the plurality of peer terminals when the case is coupled
to the main body so as to electrically connect the antenna and the printed circuit board.

US Pat. No. 9,280,263

MOBILE TERMINAL AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A mobile terminal comprising:
a touch screen; and
a controller configured to:
display a first indicator bar including a first plurality of icons to a region of the touch screen in response to an initial
detection of a first multi-finger touch input applied to the touch screen, wherein a position of the region of the touch screen
is determined by a direction of fingertips of the first multi-finger touch input with respect to the touch screen,

display a visual cue adjacent to the first indicator bar while the first indicator bar is displayed on the touch screen,
move a position of the visual cue when a continuous drag of the first multi-finger touch input is detected on the touch screen,
select an icon disposed in a position adjacent to the visual cue in response to a removal of the continuous drag of the first
multi-finger touch input, and

display a second indicator bar, different from the first indicator bar and including a second plurality of icons, on another
region different from the region of the touch screen in response to an initial detection of a second multi-finger touch input
applied to the touch screen, wherein a total number of fingers used in the second multi-finger touch input is different from
a total number of fingers used in the first multi-finger touch input, and

wherein the first plurality of icons on said first indicator bar corresponds to applications previously set in the mobile
terminal and the second plurality of icons on said second indicator bar corresponds to applications previously set by the
user.

US Pat. No. 9,222,475

SCROLL COMPRESSOR WITH BACK PRESSURE DISCHARGE

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A scroll compressor, comprising:
a casing;
a discharge cover, the discharge cover dividing an inner surface of the casing into a suction space and a discharge space;
a main frame, the main frame being formed spaced apart from the discharge cover;
a first scroll supported by the main frame, the first scroll being configured to perform an orbital motion with respect to
a rotational shaft thereof in operation;

a second scroll that forms a suction chamber, an intermediate pressure chamber, and a discharge chamber together with the
first scroll, the second scroll being movable with respect to the first scroll and the second scroll comprising a discharge
opening through which an operation fluid is discharged;

a back pressure chamber assembly coupled to the second scroll, the back pressure chamber assembly comprising a back pressure
plate having a back pressure chamber and a floating plate movably disposed in the back pressure chamber, the back pressure
chamber assembly being configured to press the second scroll toward the first scroll, the back pressure chamber assembly further
comprising a back pressure discharge opening that communicates with the back pressure chamber;

a discharge path by which the discharge chamber and the discharge space communicate with each other, wherein a back pressure
discharge path by which the back pressure discharge opening and the discharge path communicate with each other is formed between
facing surfaces of the back pressure chamber assembly and the second scroll; and

a check valve that prevents the operation fluid from being introduced into the back pressure chamber, the check valve being
disposed at the back pressure discharge opening.

US Pat. No. 9,288,749

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DETERMINING DATA TRANSRECEIVING PATH IN RADIO ACCESS SYSTEM SUPPORTING MULTI-RAT

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for a terminal transmitting and receiving data between a first base station supporting a first radio access technology
(RAT) and a second base station supporting a second RAT in a radio access system supporting multi-RAT, the method comprising:
receiving, by the terminal, a first message including access information for the second base station from the first base station;
accessing, by the terminal, the second base station based on the access information included in the first message;
transmitting, by the terminal, a second message informing a result of the accessing the second base station by the terminal,
wherein the second message includes address information between the terminal and the second base station; and
transmitting and receiving, by the terminal, data having a first flow identifier (ID) with the first base station through
the first RAT, and transmitting and receiving, by the terminal, data having a second flow ID with the second base station
through the second RAT,

wherein the data having the first flow ID and the data having the second flow ID are simultaneously transmitted and received
between the terminal and the first/second base station,

wherein the data having the second flow ID matches with the address information between the terminal and the second base station,
wherein the second base station is a selected access point (AP) among a plurality of access points (APs), and
wherein the terminal is a multi-RAT terminal that can simultaneously communicate the data with the first base station and
the second bases station.

US Pat. No. 9,451,631

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TRANSMITTING SIGNAL IN DEVICE-TO-DEVICE COMMUNICATION

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for transmitting an uplink signal of a user equipment (UE) in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:
receiving, by the UE, a first uplink (UL) grant from a serving base station (BS); and
performing, by the UE, a first bundled UL transmission (Tx) based on the first UL grant and device-to-device (D2D) reception/transmission
(Rx/Tx) using a configuration for D2D communication and a configuration for transmission time interval (TTI) bundling,

wherein, when a specific UL Tx of the first bundled UL Tx and the D2D Rx/Tx are simultaneously scheduled in a specific TTI,
a part of the first bundled UL Tx corresponding from the specific UL Tx to a last UL Tx of the first bundled UL Tx is shifted,
by the UE, to at least one available TTI after the specific TTI.

US Pat. No. 9,295,083

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR RANDOM-ACCESSING IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method of performing a random access by a user equipment in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:
transmitting a random access preamble selected from either a first random access preamble group or a second random access
preamble group to a base station,

wherein each of the first random access preamble group and the second random access preamble group is discriminated depending
on a packet type to be transmitted by the user equipment,

wherein the first random access preamble group is associated with a first radio bearer for transmitting an instant message
packet, and

wherein the second random access preamble group is associated with a second radio bearer for transmitting a packet other than
the instant message packet.

US Pat. No. 9,255,353

LAUNDRY MACHINE HAVING A DRYING FUNCTION

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A combo washer dryer, comprising:
a tub to contain wash water,
a drum rotatably installed in the tub; and
a drying duct located above the tub to supply hot air to the tub, wherein the tub includes a hot air outlet integrally formed
with the tub, wherein the hot air outlet protrudes upward from a rear circumference of the tub, and a hot air inlet located
at a front end of the tub to guide hot air into the tub, and wherein a central longitudinal axis of each of the hot air inlet
and the hot air outlet extend at an angle of less than 10 degrees to a vertical line such that hot air advances through the
hot air inlet and through the hot air outlet at the angle of less than 10 degrees to the vertical line.

US Pat. No. 9,072,004

APPARATUS AND METHOD OF DISCARDING LOGGED MEASUREMENT IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method of discarding logged measurements of a User Equipment (UE) in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:
receiving, by the UE, a first measurement configuration;
upon receiving the first measurement configuration, starting a timer based on a first value set by the first measurement configuration;
receiving, by the UE, a second measurement configuration;
upon receiving the second measurement configuration, discarding the first measurement configuration and starting the timer
based on a second value set by the second measurement configuration;

logging, by the UE in a Radio Resource Control (RRC) idle mode, measurements based on the second measurement configuration;
upon an expiry of the timer, discarding the second measurement configuration; and
discarding the logged measurements after a certain time period from the expiry of the timer.

US Pat. No. 9,510,351

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TRANSMITTING SIGNAL VIA RELAY BACKHAUL LINK

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for receiving a signal by a relay in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:
receiving, by the relay from a base station (BS), a reference signal (RS) in a subframe having a first slot and a second slot,
wherein each of the first and second slots includes a plurality of consecutive resource elements over which the RS is allowed
to be spread, and the plurality of consecutive resource elements overlaps a last Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing
(OFDM) symbol of a corresponding slot, and

wherein, when the last OFDM symbol of the subframe is not available for transmission from the BS to the relay, the RS is received
only in the first slot of the subframe and a data signal is received in at least part of the plurality of consecutive resource
elements in the second slot.

US Pat. No. 9,451,542

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR TRANSMITTING AND RECEIVING FRAME USING SHORT GUARD INTERVAL

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method for receiving a beacon frame, comprising:
receiving a first beacon frame including guard interval type information;
determining a second beacon frame to receive after the first beacon frame based on the guard interval type information; and
receiving the second beacon frame,
wherein the guard interval type information includes information on a guard interval used to transmit the second beacon frame,
and

wherein the guard interval type information indicates that a Long Guard Interval (LGI) beacon frame with a long guard interval
is transmitted during a first transmission period and a Short Guard Interval (SGI) beacon frame with a short guard interval
is transmitted during a second transmission period.

US Pat. No. 9,288,762

POWER CONSUMPTION CONTROL APPARATUS IN PDA PHONE

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A mobile device configured to control power consumption, the mobile device comprising:
a display screen;
a detector configured to detect at least one of an active input or a passive condition, wherein the passive condition is determined
to be present based on a comparison of a device state or a change in the device state to a threshold; and

a controller configured to perform operations in response to the detected active input or passive condition, wherein the operations
include:

when the mobile device is operative in an idle mode, transition the mobile device from the idle mode to a first sleep mode
in response to the detected active input or passive condition,

when the mobile device is operative in a calling mode, transition the mobile device from the calling mode to a second sleep
mode in response to the detected active input or passive condition,

when the mobile device is operative in a called mode, transition the mobile device from the called mode to a third sleep mode
in response to the detected active input or passive condition, or

when the mobile device is operative in an in-call mode, transition the mobile device from the in-call mode to a fourth sleep
mode in response to the detected active input or passive condition,

wherein the mobile device in the first sleep mode is configured to consume less power than the idle mode, the mobile device
in the second sleep mode is configured to consume less power than the calling mode, the mobile device in the third sleep mode
is configured to consume less power than the called mode, and the mobile device in the fourth sleep mode is configured to
consume less power than the in-call mode,

wherein the mobile device in the fourth sleep mode is configured to consume more power than the first sleep mode, the second
sleep mode, or the third sleep mode,

wherein the controller is configured to transition the mobile device from the first sleep mode to the idle mode when a user
wakes up the mobile device in the first sleep mode, transition the mobile device from the second sleep mode to the calling
mode when the user wakes up the mobile device in the second sleep mode, transition the mobile device from the third sleep
mode to the called mode when the user wakes up the mobile device in the third sleep mode, and transition the mobile device
from the fourth sleep mode to the in-call mode when the user wakes up the mobile device in the fourth sleep mode.

US Pat. No. 9,282,561

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ADJUSTING SOUND REFERENCE SIGNAL TRANSMISSION POWER

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method of adjusting a transmit power for sounding reference signals (SRSs) in a wireless communication system supporting
a plurality of cells, the method performed by a user equipment and comprising:
determining each transmit power for a plurality of SRSs to be transmitted on a subframe for a serving cell; and
if a total transmit power for the plurality of SRSs to be transmitted on the subframe exceeds a maximum transmit power, scaling
the total transmit power for the plurality of SRSs,

wherein the total transmit power for the plurality of SRSs is scaled with a scaling factor parameter for the serving cell,
and

wherein values of the scaling factor parameter are same across serving cells.

US Pat. No. 9,439,180

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CHANNEL ESTIMATION FOR RADIO LINK BETWEEN A BASE STATION AND A RELAY STATION

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for receiving a downlink signal at a downlink reception entity in a wireless communication system, the method
comprising:
receiving downlink control inform'ation by demodulating a Physical Downlink Control Channel (PDCCH) in a first resource block
(RB) pair within an RB bundle based on a downlink channel estimated by using a first Demodulation Reference Signal (DMRS)
in the first RB pair; and

receiving downlink data by demodulating a Physical Downlink Shared Channel (PDSCH) in one or more second RB pairs within the
RB bundle based on a downlink channel estimated by using a second DMRS in the one or more second RB pairs,

wherein the downlink channel estimated by using the second DMRS is estimated based on an assumption that a same precoder is
applied to the one or more second RB pairs.

US Pat. No. 9,439,189

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR TRANSMITTING ACK/NACK IN CARRIER AGGREGATING SYSTEM

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method of transmitting acknowledgement (ACK)/not-acknowledgement (NACK) of a user equipment configured with a plurality
of serving cells, the method comprising:
receiving a cell-specific uplink (UL)-downlink (DL) configuration for a secondary cell among the plurality of serving cells,
wherein the cell-specific UL-DL configuration is information which configures subframes in a frame of the secondary cell to
a UL subframe or a DL subframe;

receiving a reference UL-DL configuration for the secondary cell,
wherein the reference UL-DL configuration is information which indicates an ACK/NACK transmission time by configuring the
subframes in the frame to the UL subframe or the DL subframe;

determining valid DL subframes capable of actually receiving a data unit in the secondary cell on the basis of the cell-specific
UL-DL configuration and the reference UL-DL configuration; and

constructing ACK/NACK only for the valid DL subframes in a form of a bit-stream and feed-backing the bit-stream,
wherein the reference UL-DL configuration for the secondary cell is a cell-specific UL-DL configuration for a primary cell,
and

wherein, when the primary cell uses a time division duplex (TDD) frame and the secondary cell uses a frequency division duplex
(FDD) frame, a DL subframe which overlaps with a UL subframe of the TDD frame among DL subframes included in the FDD frame
is excluded from the valid DL subframes.

US Pat. No. 9,288,613

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR SELECTING A CHANNEL ACCORDING TO A DEVICE'S MOBILITY

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method of assigning a channel according to mobility of a medical body area network (MBAN) device in an MBAN network,
the method comprising:
receiving, by an MBAN master from the MBAN device, an association request signal including information about the mobility
of the MBAN device;

transmitting, by the MBAN master to the MBAN device, an association response signal in response to the received association
request signal; and

transmitting, by the MBAN master to the MBAN device, channel assignment information according to the information about the
mobility included in the received association request signal,

wherein, when the information about the mobility of the MBAN device indicates that the MBAN device is a fixed device, the
channel assignment information is transmitted to the MBAN device once through a non-beacon frame, and

wherein, when the information about the mobility of the MBAN device indicates that the MBAN device is a mobile device, the
channel assignment information is transmitted to the MBAN device periodically through a beacon frame.

US Pat. No. 9,510,469

DISPLAY APPARATUS

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A display apparatus comprising:
a display panel that displays an image;
a back cover mounted on a rear surface if the display panel; and
an adjustment unit positioned on a rear surface of the back cover, wherein the adjustment unit includes a driving part and
a curvature adjustment part, wherein the adjustment unit capable of converting the back cover from a first state which is
flat to a second state which is bent to have curvature, wherein the curvature adjustment part has a first side which is connected
to the driving part and a second side which is connected to the rear surface of the back cover, wherein the adjustment unit
further includes a user manipulation unit connected to the driving part to drive the driving part, and wherein the driving
part includes:

at least one rotation crank link-connected to the user manipulation part, the at least one rotation crank being mounted on
the rear surface of the back cover so that the at least one rotation crank is rotatable in a direction opposite to the rotation
direction of the user manipulation part when the user manipulation part rotates, wherein the curvature adjustment part is
link-connected to the at least one rotation crank.

US Pat. No. 9,433,120

DISPLAY APPARATUS

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A display apparatus, comprising:
a display panel including a front substrate and a rear substrate;
a frame provided behind the display panel;
a side cover positioned relative to sides of the display panel, the side cover including
a side wall,
a first tab portion extending from a first portion of the side wall in a first direction, and
a second tab portion extending from a second portion of the side wall in a second direction, the second direction being different
to the first direction,

the side cover being connected to the frame; and
a back cover provided behind the frame,
a connection side cover which extends in the second direction and is provided between and coupled to edges of the side cover,
wherein the first tab portion is spaced from the second tab portion with a gap at or near a corner of the side cover, and
wherein the first portion of the side wall is connected to the second portion of the side wall at or near the corner of the
side cover.

US Pat. No. 9,432,967

METHOD FOR REPORTING INFORMATION BASED ON LOCATION ESTIMATION AND ESTIMATING LOCATION IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, AND APPARATUS FOR SUPPORTING SAME

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

7. A user equipment (UE) performing in a wireless communication system, the wireless apparatus comprising:
a radio frequency (RF) unit that transmits and receives a radio signal; and
a processor operating functionally connected with the RF unit,
wherein the process is configured to perform,
transmitting a measurement result at a specific time to a network via the RF unit;
acquiring an interpolation parameter which includes a parameter indicating a maximum moving distance of the UE from the network
via the RF unit;

acquiring information based on a first location estimation which includes information on a first location of the UE at a first
time and information on the first time via the RF unit;

transmitting the information based on the first location estimation to the network via the RF unit when a first moving distance
of the UE between the specific time and the first time is smaller than the maximum moving distance;

acquiring the information based on the second location estimation which includes information on a second location of the UE
at a second time and information on the second time via the RF unit; and

transmitting the information based on the second location estimation to the network via the RF unit when a second moving distance
of the UE between the first time and the second time is smaller than the maximum moving distance,

wherein the first moving distance of the UE between the specific time and the first time is proportional to a velocity of
the UE in a section between the specific time and the first time, and

wherein the second moving distance of the UE between the first time and the second time is proportional to a velocity of the
UE in a section between the first time and the second time.

US Pat. No. 9,402,240

METHOD OF OPERATION IN WIRELESS LOCAL AREA NETWORK SYSTEM AND APPARATUS SUPPORTING THE SAME

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method of operating in a wireless local area network system, the method comprising:
receiving, by a station, a channel usage response from an access point (AP), the channel usage response including channel
usage information and transmit power regulation information; and

operating, by the station, by using the channel usage information,
wherein the channel usage information includes:
a channel entry indicating a plurality of recommended channels provided by the AP for operation of a non-infrastructure network
or an off-channel Tunneled Direct Link Setup (TDLS) direct link; and

a usage mode field indicating a usage of the plurality of recommended channels listed in the channel entry,
wherein the transmit power regulation information includes:
a plurality of maximum transmit power fields respectively indicating a maximum transmit power for a corresponding channel
bandwidth; and

a transmit power information field indicating a number of the plurality of maximum transmit power fields,
wherein the channel entry further identifies whether the plurality of recommended channels are contiguous or non-contiguous,
wherein, if the channel entry identifies that the plurality of recommended channels are non-contiguous, the number of the
plurality of maximum transmit power fields indicated by the transmit power information field is four, and

wherein, if the channel entry identifies that the plurality of recommended channels are contiguous, the number of the plurality
of maximum transmit power fields indicated by the transmit power information field ranges from one to four.

US Pat. No. 9,661,627

METHOD FOR SETTING SEARCH REGION FOR DOWNLINK CONTROL CHANNEL IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, AND APPARATUS THEREFOR

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method for receiving an Enhanced Physical Downlink Control Channel (EPDCCH) from a base station by a user equipment (UE)
in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:
receiving a first EPDCCH for a first carrier by monitoring first EPDCCH candidates for the first carrier in a specific physical
resource block (PRB) pair set; and

receiving a second EPDCCH for a second carrier by monitoring second EPDCCH candidates for the second carrier in the specific
PRB pair set,

wherein an interval between each of the first EPDCCH candidates at a specific aggregation level is determined based on a first
value obtained by dividing a number of Enhanced Control Channel Elements (ECCEs) included in a resource block set of a subframe
by a number of the second EPDCCH candidates at the specific aggregation level, and

wherein a position of the second EPDCCH candidates is determined based on a second value obtained by adding the interval and
an offset.

US Pat. No. 9,414,412

RANDOM ACCESS SCHEME FOR USER EQUIPMENT

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method of a terminal in a communication system, the method comprising:
transmitting a random access preamble via a physical random access channel (PRACH) to a network; and
monitoring a random access response after transmitting the random access preamble during a specific time window,
wherein, if no random access response containing a random access preamble identifier corresponding to the transmitted random
access preamble is received within the specific time window and a specific random access response containing a backoff indicator
subheader is received, the method further comprises:

incrementing a preamble transmission counter by 1; and
delaying a subsequent random access preamble transmission by a backoff time selected using a backoff indicator in the backoff
indicator subheader, if the random access preamble was selected by a medium access control (MAC) layer.

US Pat. No. 9,291,298

STAND FOR DISPLAY DEVICE AND DISPLAY DEVICE INCLUDING THE SAME

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A display device comprising:
a display body comprising a display module;
a stand for supporting the display body;
a connecting assembly for mounting the display body to the stand;
a base connected to a bottom portion of the stand and to support the stand against an installation surface on which the stand
is installed;

a chamber for receiving electric wires electrically connected to the display module; and
a plurality of heat dissipation fins formed at an inner surface of the stand, to extend inwardly of the chamber.

US Pat. No. 9,288,704

METHOD FOR A TERMINAL TO TRANSMIT CHANNEL STATE INFORMATION TO A BASE STATION IN A RADIO COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, AND DEVICE FOR SAME

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method of transmitting a rank indicator (RI) to a serving base station at a user equipment in a wireless communication
system, the method comprising:
mapping at least one periodic RI and at least one aperiodic RI to a physical uplink shared channel (PUSCH) of a subframe,
if a report on the at least one periodic RI and a report on the at least one aperiodic RI occur in a same subframe; and

transmitting the at least one periodic RI and the at least one aperiodic RI to the serving base station,
wherein the at least one periodic RI and the at least one aperiodic RI are separately time first mapped to resource elements
corresponding to a pre-defined symbol of the subframe,

wherein the at least one aperiodic RI corresponds to at least one component carrier configured in each of the serving base
station and a neighboring base station for a coordinated multi point (CoMP) transmission of the serving base station and the
neighboring base station,

wherein the at least one periodic RI corresponds to at least one component carrier configured in the serving base station
for a non-CoMP transmission, and

wherein mapping the at least one periodic RI and the at least one aperiodic RI comprises performing the time first mapping
of the at least one periodic RI to the resource elements corresponding to the pre-defined symbol in a descending order of
a subcarrier index, after performing the time first mapping of the at least one aperiodic RI to the resource elements corresponding
to the pre-defined symbol of the subframe in the descending order of the subcarrier index.

US Pat. No. 9,249,038

WATER PURIFIER

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A water purifier comprising:
a filter part to filter water;
a storage part to store the water filtered by the filter part, the storage part comprising a first tank, a second tank and
a connection portion that connects the first tank and the second tank, wherein the connection portion, the first tank, and
the second tank are integrally formed with each other, wherein the first tank includes a first side wall and a first bottom
wall extended from the first side wall, the second tank includes a second side wall and a second bottom wall extended from
the second side wall, the second side wall is connected to the first bottom wall by the connection portion;

a separation unit formed as a separate component to the storage part, disposed within an inner space of the storage part and
partitioning the inner space into first and second spaces, wherein the first space has a first capacity and the second space
has a second capacity less than the first capacity, the first side wall and a top surface of the separation unit define the
first space, the second side wall and a bottom surface of the separation unit define the second space, and the water flows
from the first space into the second space;

wherein the separation unit comprises:
a side surface,
a plurality of protrusions protruded from and integrally formed with the side surface,
wherein the plurality of protrusions includes a plurality of contact parts that contact the connection portion, and
the side surface includes a non-contact part which does not contact the connection portion, and
wherein the water that flows from the first space into second space can flow directly from the first space into the second
space through a first passage defined between the non-contact part of the side surface of separation unit and the connection
portion.

US Pat. No. 9,185,669

SYNCHRONIZATION METHOD FOR DISTRIBUTED ANTENNA SYSTEM AND APPARATUS USING THE SAME

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for downlink synchronization by a base station having a distributed antenna system that includes base station
antennas that are distributed at various positions within a cell, the method comprising:
determining, by the base station, a transmission offset based on a transmission point of the distributed antenna system from
which a downlink synchronization signal is to be transmitted by the base station, the transmission offset being a time and
frequency offset that is determined based on antenna port 0 of a macro evolved-NodeB (eNB), the transmission point being selected
from the group consisting of the macro eNB and at least two RRHs (Remote Radio Heads) of the distributed antenna system, the
transmission offset for individual RRHs of the at least two RRHs being different from each other so as to avoid interference
between the at least two RRHs;

allocating, by the base station, the downlink synchronization signal to a Physical Broadcasting Channel (PBCH) of the distributed
antenna system based on the determined transmission offset; and

transmitting, by the base station via the PBCH of the distributed antenna system, the downlink synchronization signal to a
user equipment.

US Pat. No. 9,386,538

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR CONTROLLING TRANSMISSION POWER IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for controlling transmission power by a User Equipment (UE) in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:
receiving transmission power change information during a first time period; and
estimating a path loss and performing uplink transmission power control using the estimated path loss,
wherein if the path loss estimation is performed during a second time period successive to the first time period, the transmission
power change information is considered in the path loss estimation, and

wherein the path loss is estimated by the following equation,
path loss (PL)=referenceSignalPower?higher layer filtered reference signal received power (RSRP),
where the referenceSignalPower is a transmission power of a base station (BS) and the higher layer filtered RSRP is a filtered
value of an RSRP measured every RSRP measurement unit time.

US Pat. No. 9,332,538

METHOD OF ALLOCATING RESOURCES IN A WIRELESS NETWORK

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A device for allocating a channel resource in a wireless network, the device comprising:
a Media Access Control (MAC)/MAC Layer Management Entity (MLME) sublayer configured to:
receive a primitive requesting to transmit a message for requesting the channel resource from an upper layer;
transmit the message for requesting the channel resource to a coordinator, wherein the channel resource is to be used for
both transmitting a first message to a second device and receiving a second message from the second device in response to
the first message, wherein the message for requesting the channel resource includes information about a duration of the channel
resource; and

receive channel resource allocation information for allocating the channel resource from a MAC/MLME sublayer of the coordinator,
wherein the channel resource allocation information comprises information about a duration of the allocated channel resource,

wherein the device transmits the first message to the second device during the channel resource allocated based upon the channel
resource allocation information, and wherein the device receives the second message from the second device in response to
the first message during the allocated channel resource.

US Pat. No. 9,392,706

MOBILE TERMINAL

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A mobile terminal comprising:
a case having a through hole;
a proximity sensor provided in the case, the proximity sensor includes a light transmitting unit to output a light and a light
receiving unit to detect the light after being outputted from the light receiving unit;

a glass to cover the through hole; and
an opaque layer provided behind the glass, the opaque layer having a plurality of first holes provided above the light receiving
device, and a second hole provided above the light transmitting device,

wherein the second hole is larger than the first holes, and at least one of the first holes is provided above the proximity
sensor,

wherein a diameter of the second hole is within a range of 0.03 mm to 0.05 mm, and
wherein a distance between two of the plurality of first holes is within a range of 0.05 mm to 0.1 mm.

US Pat. No. 9,288,795

DYNAMIC SUBFRAME SETTING METHOD FOR WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, AND DEVICE FOR SAME

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for transmitting and receiving a signal to and from a base station at a user equipment in a wireless communication
system, the method comprising:
transmitting an uplink signal in a first subframe and receiving a downlink signal in a second subframe;
receiving an indicator indicating a change of a usage of the first subframe to a downlink signal reception on a physical control
channel from the base station; and

receiving downlink signals in the first and second subframes, if the usage of the first subframe is changed to the downlink
signal reception,

wherein:
in the transmitting of the uplink signal in the first subframe and the receiving of the downlink signal in the second subframe,
a guard period is interposed between the first and second subframes, and

in the receiving of the downlink signals in the first and second subframes, the guard period is positioned at a start of the
first subframe and the first and second subframes are contiguous, and

wherein, in the receiving of the downlink signals in the first and second subframes, the user equipment does not perform measurement
for Radio Resource Management (RRM) in the first subframe.

US Pat. No. 9,281,930

METHOD FOR TRANSMITTING/RECEIVING DATA IN WIRELESS ACCESS SYSTEM AND BASE STATION FOR SAME

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method of transmitting and receiving data in a time division duplex (TDD) for supporting multiple cells, the method performed
by a base station and comprising:
configuring cell groups, each of the cell groups comprises one or more cells with the same uplink-downlink (UL-DL) configuration,
when a plurality of cells are configured for a user equipment (UE);

performing cross cell scheduling on a second cell belonging to a different cell group from a first cell, via the first cell
according to a UL-DL configuration of the first cell;

checking whether a collision subframe in which a UL subframe and a DL subframe are simultaneously present occurs in a same
time duration in the first cell and the second cell when performing the cross cell scheduling;

performing a cross cell scheduling restriction on data transmission and reception in the collision subframe, when the collision
subframe is present, wherein the cross cell scheduling is not performed on the collision subframe; and

transmitting and receiving data to and from the UE, on the second cell in the collision subframe, while performing scheduling
in the collision subframe via the second cell according to a UL-DL configuration of the second cell,

wherein the cell groups configured for the UE are obtained by grouping cells having a difference of UL transmission timing
with a specific cell configured for the UE greater than a preset value, based on a UL-DL configuration of the cells.

US Pat. No. 9,262,605

MOBILE TERMINAL AND CONTROL METHOD FOR THE SAME

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A mobile terminal, comprising:
a body;
a sensing unit;
a display;
a transceiver for short range radio communication; and
a controller configured to control data transfer through the transceiver, wherein the controller is configured to set a movement
of the body by a user sensed by the sensing unit as a preset motion for authorizing the data transfer, sense, via the sensing
unit, a motion of the body in a state where the display unit is turned off in response to an object being recognized via the
transceiver, and

perform, via the transceiver, the data transfer with the object in the state where the display unit is turned off and the
motion of the body sensed by the sensing unit matches the preset motion of the body authorizing the data transfer, the preset
motion of the body including a motion pattern of the body of the mobile terminal,

wherein, when the preset motion is not sensed as an input to authorize the data transfer, the controller detects a type of
target data of the data transfer and generates a display of a list of application programs associated with the target data
type for processing the requested data.

US Pat. No. 9,072,015

METHOD FOR PERFORMING HANDOVER PROCEDURE AND CREATING DATA

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method of performing handover by a mobile terminal from a source base station to a target base station, the mobile terminal
having a Radio Resource Control (RRC) layer and a Radio Link Control (RLC) layer, the method comprising:
receiving, at the RRC layer of the mobile terminal, a handover command from the source base station;
transmitting, by the RRC layer of the mobile terminal to the RLC layer of the mobile terminal, an indication associated with
the handover command;

upon receiving the indication, reassembling, at the RLC layer of the mobile terminal, at least one RLC service data unit (SDU)
from at least one protocol data unit (PDU) having a sequence number that is less than a variable, wherein the variable indicates
a sequence number following a highest sequence number among at least one PDU received out of sequence by the RLC layer of
the mobile terminal; and

delivering the reassembled at least one RLC SDU from the RLC layer of the mobile terminal to an upper layer of the mobile
terminal.

US Pat. No. 9,485,757

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TRANSMITTING PERIODIC CHANNEL STATE INFORMATION IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method of transmitting uplink control information (UCI), performed by a user equipment (UE), in a wireless communication
system, the method comprising:
configuring a subframe for respectively transmitting a plurality of types of periodic channel state information (CSI) including
a first CSI and a second CSI,

wherein the first CSI is a rank indicator (RI) indicating the number of layers recommended by the UE, and the second CSI is
a CSI which is different from the RI; and

transmitting the plurality of types of periodic CSI via a data channel of the subframe,
wherein the first CSI and the second CSI are transmitted by multiplexing in the subframe,
wherein an acknowledgement/not-acknowledgement (ACK/NACK) is transmitted by being piggybacked on the data channel when it
fails to receive a specific field indicating a resource for transmitting the ACK/NACK in a downlink grant for scheduling a
data unit.

US Pat. No. 9,538,529

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TRANSMITTING ACK/NACK SIGNAL IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method for transmitting an acknowledgement/not-acknowledgement (ACK/NACK) of a user equipment (UE), the method comprising:
receiving, by the UE, a first downlink control information (DCI) or a second DCI from a base station;
receiving, by the UE, a transport block scheduled by the first DCI or the second DCI from a base station; and
transmitting, by the UE, an ACK/NACK signal for the transport block to the base station in a first subframe or a second subframe,
wherein if the UE has received the first DCI, the UE transmits the ACK/NACK signal in the first subframe and
if the UE has received the second DCI, the UE transmits the ACK/NACK signal in the second subframe, and
wherein the second subframe is later than the first subframe in a time domain.

US Pat. No. 9,474,131

LIGHTING DEVICE, LIGHTING SYSTEM AND WEARABLE DEVICE HAVING IMAGE PROCESSOR

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A lighting device comprising:
a communication unit to communicate with a wearable device having at least one camera, the communication unit to receive an
image of a user's eye captured by the camera;

a light emitting unit that includes one or more light emitting elements; and
a controller to detect a pupil image based on the image of the user's eye and to control the light emitting unit based on
the pupil image,

wherein the controller includes an image processor to detect the pupil image based on the image of the user's eye and to determine
a level of illumination corresponding to a size of the detected pupil image by comparing the pupil image with preset first
and second reference values,

wherein the image processor includes:
an object detector to detect the pupil image from the image of the user's eye,
an object recognizer to compare the size of the pupil image with the preset first and second reference values, and
an application unit to determine the level of illumination based on a result of the comparison.

US Pat. No. 9,380,432

DIGITAL BROADCASTING SYSTEM AND METHOD OF PROCESSING DATA IN DIGITAL BROADCASTING SYSTEM

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method of processing broadcast data in a broadcast transmitter, the method comprising:
generating a forward error correction (FEC) frame by performing first-encoding on broadcast service data for a broadcast service
according to an FEC encoding scheme;

grouping the FEC frame into a plurality of data groups; and
mapping the plurality of data groups into a transmission frame and transmitting a broadcast signal including data of the transmission
frame,

wherein the transmission frame contains multiple sub-frames and the sub-frames are concatenated together in time within the
transmission frame,

wherein the broadcast signal further includes transmission parameters and signaling information,
wherein the transmission parameters include information related to the sub-frames,
wherein the signaling information includes information to identify the broadcast service and information to indicate whether
the broadcast service is hidden,

wherein the broadcast service data and the signaling information are encapsulated into Internet Protocol (IP) packets,
wherein address and port information for access of the broadcast service data are included in the signaling information.

US Pat. No. 9,287,896

SIGNAL SEGMENTATION METHOD AND CRC ATTACHMENT METHOD FOR REDUCING UNDETECTED ERROR

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for transmitting a signal by a transmitting end device, the method comprising:
attaching a first error checking code having a length ‘L’ to a first type signal block having a length ‘A’ to produce a sequence
having a length ‘B’, wherein ‘B=A+L’;

segmenting the sequence having the length ‘B’ into one or more second type signal blocks when the length ‘B’ is longer than
a predetermined length ‘Z’, wherein a number ‘C’ of the second type signal blocks corresponds to an integer equal to or greater
than ‘B/(Z?L)’; and

attaching a second type error checking code having the length ‘L’ to each of the second type signal blocks when the length
‘B’ is longer than the predetermined length ‘Z’.

US Pat. No. 9,402,253

METHOD FOR SIGNALING CONTROL INFORMATION, AND APPARATUS THEREFOR

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for transmitting and receiving at least one of control information and a response signal at a user equipment (UE)
in a carrier aggregation based wireless communication system, the method comprising:
configuring a first cell group having a primary cell (PCell);
configuring a second cell group having one or more secondary cells (SCells);
performing a procedure of transmitting and receiving at least one of specific cell-related control information and a response
signal,

wherein, if the first cell group and the second cell group are managed by the same base station, at least one of the control
information and the response signal is transmitted and received on the first cell group or the second cell group, and

wherein, if the first cell group and the second cell group are managed by different base stations, at least one of the control
information and the response signal is transmitted and received only on one of the first cell group or the second cell group
according to control information type.

US Pat. No. 9,414,370

METHOD FOR ALLOCATING RESOURCES IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND A DEVICE FOR THE SAME

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method of receiving a Relay Physical Downlink Control Channel (R-PDCCH) signal at a relay in a wireless communication
system, the method comprising:
receiving, by a processor via a radio frequency unit, resource allocation indicating a single Virtual Resource Block (VRB)
set for R-PDCCH detection, through a Radio Resource Control (RRC) signaling;

receiving, by the processor via the radio frequency unit, a subframe configured for eNB-to-Relay transmission, starting from
a specific Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM) symbol other than a first OFDM symbol of the subframe;

monitoring, by the processor, a first VRB set in a first slot of the subframe for detecting a first R-PDCCH containing a downlink
assignment;

monitoring, by the processor, a second VRB set in a second slot of the subframe for detecting a second R-PDCCH containing
an uplink assignment; and

wherein each of the first VRB set and the second VRB set is to be a same VRB set in accordance with the single VRB set.

US Pat. No. 9,408,185

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DETERMINING OPERATING MODE OF DEVICE IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method of switching an operating mode of a station (STA) on a whitespace band, the method comprising:
initiating a timer related to an access to a database when the STA operates in a first operating mode and sends a first message
to the database;

determining whether a second message is received from the database while the timer is running; and
if the second message is not received from the database and the timer expires, switching the operating mode to a second operating
mode,

wherein the STA operated in the second operating mode is changed to the first operating mode and the timer is re-initiated
when the STA receives the second message from the database and an accuracy of a geo-location of the STA is equal to or greater
than a prescribed threshold.

US Pat. No. 9,350,428

METHOD AND APPARATUS OF LINK ADAPTATION IN WIRELESS LOCAL AREA NETWORK

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for a wireless local area network, the method comprising:
transmitting, by a requesting station, a Multi User-Physical layer Protocol Data Unit (MU-PPDU) to a plurality of responding
stations, the MU PPDU including a plurality of data frames for the plurality of responding stations,

wherein at least one of the plurality of data frames is a Quality of Service (QoS) Null frame that includes an ACK policy
field that identifies an ACK policy for a respective responding station,

wherein only a QoS Null frame for a first station of the plurality of responding stations includes an ACK policy field value
that identifies the corresponding ACK policy to be a normal ACK corresponding to an immediate ACK response, and

wherein the QoS Null frame for the first station also includes a Modulation and Coding Scheme Feedback Request (MRQ) field
that indicates whether the first station is requested to send a Modulation and Coding Scheme Feedback (MFB); and

receiving, by the requesting station only from the first station based on the ACK policy, an acknowledgment (ACK) frame for
the QoS Null frame after a short interframe space (SIFS) period,

wherein only when the MRQ field indicates that the first station is requested to send the MFB does the ACK frame from the
first station include a MCS estimate generated by the first station based on the MU-PPDU, and

wherein remaining data frames of the plurality of data frames do not contain ACK policies for the immediate ACK response.

US Pat. No. 9,345,055

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ESTABLISHING DEVICE-TO-DEVICE CONNECTION IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for establishing, by a first device, a device-to-device (D2D) connection with a second device in a wireless communication
system, the method comprising:
receiving a D2D broadcast configuration message including information on the second device, from a network;
determining whether to establish the D2D connection with the second device or not, based on at least one of a proximity between
the first device and the second device, a presence of data to be transmitted between the first device and the second device,
and a preference for the D2D connection of the first device; and

transmitting a connection establishment setup report message including information on the second device to the network, if
it is determined to establish the D2D connection with the second device,

wherein the D2D broadcast configuration message further includes a D2D identifier, and
wherein the D2D identifier is a link level D2D identifier allocated to a physical link between the first device and the second
device.

US Pat. No. 9,402,266

PRIORITY-BASED DATA TRANSMISSION METHOD IN A PEER-TO-PEER COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for transmitting data from a first device in a Peer to Peer (P2P) communication system, the method comprising:
waking up from a power saving mode, at a time point of an acknowledgement/negative acknowledgement (ACK/NACK) signal transmission
in a first traffic slot, to transmit data in a second traffic slot which is a next traffic slot of the first traffic slot;

receiving, from a receiving device, a broadcasted negative acknowledgement (NACK) signal in the first traffic slot,
wherein the broadcasted NACK signal is for a data transmission from a second device to the receiving device;
comparing priority levels between a P2P communication link of the second device and a P2P communication link of the first
device, based upon a resource unit to which the NACK signal is broadcasted; and

determining whether to transmit the data in the second traffic slot or to yield data transmission based upon the priority
levels,

wherein a resource area including a plurality of resource units for NACK signals is defined by one Orthogonal Frequency Division
Multiplexing (OFDM) symbol and a plurality of successive tones, and

wherein each of the plurality of resource units is allocated to each of a plurality of peer devices including the first device
and the second device, in an order of priority levels of the peer devices.

US Pat. No. 9,337,359

SOLAR CELL AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A solar cell, comprising:
a semiconductor substrate of a first conductive type;
an emitter region containing impurities of a second conductive type opposite to the first conductive type, and being positioned
at the semiconductor substrate of a first conductive type;

a first electrode connected to the emitter region;
a passivation layer positioned on the semiconductor substrate, and having a contact hole;
a back surface field region positioned at the semiconductor substrate, and exposed by the contact hole;
a dopant layer containing impurities of the first conductive type, and being directly positioned on the passivation layer
and contacting the back surface field region through the contact hole; and

a second electrode positioned on the dopant layer,
wherein the dopant layer contains the impurities of the first conductive type and is entirely positioned between the passivation
layer and the second electrode,

wherein the dopant layer comprises a first surface facing the semiconductor substrate and a second surface opposite the first
surface,

wherein the first surface of the dopant layer directly contacts an entire surface of the passivation layer that faces towards
the dopant layer, and the entire second surface of the dopant layer directly contacts the second electrode,

wherein a composition of the dopant layer, which contains boron (B), is different from a composition of the second electrode,
which contains aluminum (Al),

wherein the contact hole is filled with a mixture comprising a material of the dopant layer and a material of the second electrode,
wherein the mixture is a mixture (B+Al) of boron (B) and aluminum (Al), and
wherein the passivation layer is entirely and directly formed on a back surface of the semiconductor substrate, except for
the back surface field region exposed by the contact hole.

US Pat. No. 9,510,372

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ESTABLISHING DEVICE-TO-DEVICE CONNECTION IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for establishing, by a first device, a device-to-device (D2D) connection with a second device in a wireless communication
system, the method comprising:
determining whether to establish the D2D connection with the second device or not, based on at least one of a proximity between
the first device and the second device based on a profile of the second device obtained through a neighbor discovery procedure,
a presence of data to be transmitted to the second device, and a preference for the D2D connection of the first device;

transmitting a first connection establishment request message to request of the D2D connection establishment to a network
if it is determined to establish the D2D connection with the second device;

receiving a first connection establishment response message indicating whether the request of the D2D connection establishment
is accepted or rejected, from the network; and

requesting the D2D connection establishment to the second device if the request of the D2D connection establishment is accepted
by the network.

US Pat. No. 9,288,005

METHOD AND BASE STATION FOR TRANSMITTING REFERENCE SIGNALS, AND METHOD AND USER EQUIPMENT FOR RECEIVING REFERENCE SIGNALS

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for transmitting a plurality of reference signals (RSs) from a base station (BS) to a user equipment (UE) in a
wireless communication system, the method comprising:
multiplexing, by the BS, the plurality of RSs in each of a first code division multiplexing (CDM) group and a second CDM group;
and

transmitting the multiplexed plurality of RSs by the BS to the UE,
wherein the multiplexing comprises:
multiplexing RS0, RS1, RS4 and RS 6 among the plurality of RSs on a subcarrier of the first CDM group, hereinafter referred to as a first subcarrier, according
to (RS0 RS1 RS4 RS6)×(a b c d), and

multiplexing RS2, RS3, RS5 and RS7 among the plurality of RSs on a subcarrier of the second CDM group, hereinafter referred to as a second subcarrier, which
is adjacent to the first subcarrier, according to (RS2 RS3 RS5 RS7)×(c d a b), and

wherein the a ,b ,c and d are orthogonal sequences defined as

US Pat. No. 9,532,378

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR MOVING A RECEIVE WINDOW IN A RADIO ACCESS NETWORK

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for moving a receiving window in a radio communication system, the method comprising:
receiving, by a receiving side, data units, from a transmitting side, wherein each of the data units has a sequence number;
if a sequence number of each of the received data unit is within a range of the receiving window, updating, by the receiving
side, a start value of the receiving window;

receiving, by the receiving side, a move receiving window (MRW) command for moving the receiving window from the transmitting
side, wherein the MRW command is transmitted by the transmitting side when previously transmitted data has been discarded;

passing, by the receiving side, any successfully received data unit with a sequence number which is lower than a sequence
number indicated by the MRW command, up to an upper layer; and

in response to the MRW command, setting, by the receiving side, the start value of the receiving window to a next value of
a sequence number that corresponds to a last data unit that was passed to the upper layer.

US Pat. No. 9,516,771

DISPLAY DEVICE COMPRISING A FILM PART WHICH COVERS A DISPLAY MODULE

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A display device comprising:
a display panel including a front substrate and a back substrate;
a frame disposed behind the display panel;
a guide panel configured to guide an edge of the display panel, and positioned adjacent to the frame;
a back cover disposed behind the display panel and positioned adjacent to the frame; and
a film part configured to transmit light to an active area of the display panel, and having a first portion that is attached
to a front surface of the display panel and a second portion that extends from the first portion to surround a side of the
display panel and attached to the guide panel,

wherein the second portion of the film part covers at least a portion of an external surface of the back cover.

US Pat. No. 9,451,538

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ACTIVE SCANNING IN WIRELESS LAN

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method of performing active scanning in a wireless local area network (WLAN), the method comprising:
transmitting by a first station (STA) a first probe request frame to an access point (AP); and
receiving by the first STA a probe response frame from the AP, the probe response frame being a response for the first probe
request frame,

wherein the first probe request frame includes fast initial link setup (FILS) capability information,
wherein the probe response frame is transmitted based on a broadcast transmission when the FILS capability information indicates
that the first STA supports the FILS,

wherein the probe response frame is transmitted based on a unicast transmission to the first STA when the FILS capability
information does not indicate that the first STA supports the FILS,

wherein the FILS capability information is included in an extended capability element of the probe request frame, and
wherein the extended capability element includes information on capability of the first STA.

US Pat. No. 9,357,673

DIGITAL SIGNAGE

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A digital signage comprising:
a housing having an inlet at a lateral surface, a slot formed adjacent to the inlet and an outlet at an upper portion of a
surface of the housing;

a display at a front surface of the housing;
a fan to move air into the housing via the inlet, and the fan to move air out of the housing via the outlet;
a pre-filter for detachably inserted mounting into the slot; and
a membrane filter to receive air from the pre-filter and to filter at least one material from the air, the membrane filter
being spaced from the pre-filter,

wherein the pre-filter is facing the lateral surface of the housing, and
wherein the membrane filter is substantially parallel with the front surface of the housing.

US Pat. No. 9,277,539

METHOD FOR PERFORMING INTER-CELL DEVICE-TO-DEVICE (D2D) COMMUNICATION IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND DEVICE THEREFOR

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method of a serving base station (BS) performing inter-cell D2D (device-to-device) communication in a wireless communication
system, the method comprising:
receiving a first signal from a D2D user equipment (UE) within a serving cell that includes the serving BS, the first signal
including an inter-cell D2D communication request signal that includes information related to a D2D UE selected by D2D discovery;

transmitting a second signal including the inter-cell D2D communication request signal to a neighbor BS belonging to a neighboring
cell if the selected D2D UE belongs to the neighboring cell, wherein the second signal further includes reference signal sequence
information for the inter-cell D2D communication, a cyclic shift value for the inter-cell D2D communication, or a hopping
index for the inter-cell D2D communication;

receiving a third signal from the neighbor BS in response to the second signal, the third signal including a signal for approving
the inter-cell D2D communication between the D2D UE and the selected D2D UE and a start time of the inter-cell D2D communication;
and

transmitting a fourth signal to the D2D UE, the fourth signal including information related to a resource allocated for the
inter-cell D2D communication and the start time of the inter-cell D2D communication.

US Pat. No. 9,661,625

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TRANSRECEIVING DOWNLINK SIGNAL BY CONSIDERING ANTENNA PORT RELATIONSHIP IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method for receiving a physical downlink shared channel (PDSCH) signal by a user equipment (UE) in a wireless communication
system supporting a coordinated multi-point (CoMP) operation, the method comprising:
determining a start symbol index of the PDSCH in a downlink subframe; and
receiving the PDSCH signal based on the start symbol index,
wherein the PDSCH is scheduled by downlink control information (DCI), and
wherein if the DCI is configured according to DCI format 1A, and the downlink subframe is a Multicast Broadcast Single Frequency
Network (MBSFN) subframe, then the start symbol index is determined according to a PDSCH start symbol value contained in a
lowest indexed PDSCH resource element mapping and Quasi co-location Indicator (PQI) parameter set configured by a higher layer.

US Pat. No. 9,572,156

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TRANSMITTING AND RECEIVING CHANNEL INFORMATION IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method of setting an operation channel for a second station (STA) in a whitespace by a first STA, the method comprising:
acquiring information regarding available TV channels from a geo-location database; and
transmitting setting information regarding the operation channel, determined based on the information regarding the available
TV channels, to the second STA,

wherein the operation channel is defined as a channel structure from among a plurality of channel structures, including channel
widths consisting of two non-contiguous frequency parts, each of which including two contiguous W MHz channels when a minimum
channel bandwidth supported by the operation channel is W MHz.

US Pat. No. 9,307,658

DISPLAY APPARATUS

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A display apparatus comprising: a display panel for displaying an image; a back cover mounted on a rear surface of the
display panel; and a curvature adjustment unit mounted on the rear surface of the back cover to adjustment a curvature of
the back cover according to user's manual manipulation;
and the curvature adjustment unit comprises: a button member slid within a casing in a vertical direction of the back cover
according to user's downward pressing; at least one cam part rotating in a horizontal direction of the back cover according
to the sliding of the button member; and a pair of wings slid, on the at least one cam part, closer to or away from each other
in the horizontal direction of the back cover according to the rotation of the at least one cam part.

US Pat. No. 9,585,166

METHOD OF CONTROLLING CHANNEL ACCESS

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method of controlling a channel access in a wireless local area network system, the method comprising:
receiving, by an accessing station, a channel access message from an access point, the channel access message including a
category field and a channel access control mode, the category field indicating that a format of the channel access message
is structured for a sectored channel access to allow a channel access of one or more groups of stations based on a plurality
of geographical sectors that are partitions of a coverage area of the access point; and

transmitting, by the accessing station, data based on the channel access control mode,
wherein the channel access control mode has a single bit, the channel access control mode being set to zero to indicate that
the accessing station is allowed to transmit data in an allowed sector among the plurality of geographical sectors, the channel
access control mode being set to one to indicate that the accessing station is allowed to transmit data in all of the plurality
of geographical sectors.

US Pat. No. 9,338,815

SIGNAL PROCESSING METHOD IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND DEVICE THEREFOR

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for a device to re-establish a connection with a Donor evolved Node B (DeNB), the method comprising:
communicating, by the device, with the DeNB via a Un interface using a first subframe for the device only;
detecting, by the device, a problem associated with the Un interface; and
performing a radio resource control (RRC) re-establishment procedure to re-establish a RRC connection between the device and
the DeNB after detecting the problem associated with the Un interface.

US Pat. No. 9,526,096

PDCCH MONITORING SCHEME CONSIDERING EPDCCH

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method for a user equipment (UE) to operate in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:
receiving a first Enhanced Physical Downlink Control Channel (ePDCCH) indicating a downlink transmission at subframe ‘n’ from
a network;

processing the received first ePDCCH until subframe ‘n+m’, wherein ‘m’ is not equal to 0; and
monitoring a second ePDCCH or a Physical Downlink Control Channel (PDCCH) from subframe ‘n+Xrtt’,
wherein ‘Xrtt’ corresponds to a value of a Hybrid Automatic Repeat Request (HARQ) Round Trip Time (RRT) timer, and
wherein, at subframe ‘n+m’, the UE considers that the HARQ RTT timer started from subframe ‘n’.

US Pat. No. 9,279,992

APPARATUS FOR PROJECTING SPATIAL IMAGE

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

19. An apparatus for projecting a spatial image, the apparatus comprising:
a screen;
a projection optical unit to alternately project, onto the screen, the spatial image at a first time and a background image
at a second time;

a spatial image projection unit disposed between the screen and the projection optical unit and reflecting the spatial image
displayed on the screen to be projected into a predetermined space; and

a shutter unit disposed between the projection optical unit and the spatial image projection unit, passing the spatial image
projected by the projection optical unit at the first time, and blocking the background image projected by the projection
optical unit at the second time.

US Pat. No. 9,572,161

DATA TRANSMISSION METHOD AND DEVICE IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for transmitting, by a user equipment (UE), a physical uplink shared channel (PUSCH) in a wireless communication
system, the method comprising:
configuring transmission of a sounding reference signal (SRS) in a subframe of a first component carrier (CC) among a plurality
of CCs; and

transmitting the PUSCH to a base station in the subframe of a second CC among the plurality of CCs,
wherein the SRS, whose transmission is configured in the first CC, is not transmitted in a symbol of the subframe of the first
CC and the PUSCH is transmitted in the symbol of the subframe of the second CC, when the transmission of the SRS and the transmission
of the PUSCH happen to overlap in the symbol.

US Pat. No. 9,538,552

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TRANSCEIVING BEACON IN WIRELESS LAN SYSTEM

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method for receiving a beacon by a station (STA) in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:
transmitting a first frame to an access point (AP);
receiving, from the AP, a second frame in response to transmitting the first frame;
determining a beacon reception time using a duration to a next target beacon transmission time (TBTT) included in the second
frame, wherein the duration corresponds to a time duration from reception of the second frame to reception of the next target
beacon and wherein the duration is configured by the AP when the first frame is received from the STA; and

receiving the beacon at the determined beacon reception time.

US Pat. No. 9,277,848

DISHWASHER

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A dishwasher comprising:
a tub providing a washing space where dishes are washed;
a sump assembly provided at a lower portion of the tub; and
a filter module configured to filter washing water, the filter module including a plurality of filter elements, each of the
filter elements being located beside one another,

wherein each of the filter elements is a columnar shape which has a sector-shaped cross-section and the plurality of filter
elements together forming a cylindrical filter assembly,

wherein each of the filter elements includes:
a first end portion;
a second end portion;
an exterior sidewall including a filtering material extending between the first end portion and the second end portion, which
is an arcuate surface including a circumference of the filter assembly; and

an interior sidewall including a filtering material, the interior sidewall extending from the exterior sidewall and between
the first end portion and the second end portion, which is a surface including a radius of the cylindrical filter assembly.

US Pat. No. 9,563,392

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR DISPLAYING IMAGES FOR DIFFERENT ACCOUNTS

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. An image display method for displaying pictures uploaded by a plurality of different Social Network Service (SNS) accounts
set up under a SNS on a display unit of an image display apparatus, the method comprising:
displaying a plurality of areas on a screen of the display unit by splitting the entire screen of the display unit into the
plurality of areas;

displaying first SNS account information for identifying a first SNS account among the plurality of different SNS accounts
on a portion area of a first area among the displayed plurality of areas on the screen;

displaying a first picture from the first SNS account on an entire portion of the first area, while the first SNS account
information is displayed on a portion of the first picture;

determining, by the apparatus, whether or not an updated picture from the first SNS account exists, after a first predetermined
time has elapsed since the first picture has been displayed;

displaying the updated picture as a second picture for the first SNS account on the first area when the updated picture exists;
determining, by the image display apparatus, whether or not a second predetermined time has elapsed since a pointer has been
located on the first area;

displaying a list of selectable menu items associated with the first or second picture currently displayed on the first area
of the screen, when the second predetermined time has elapsed;

when one of the selectable menu items is selected, displaying information requested by the selected menu item with the first
or second picture on the portion area of the first area or on the entire portion of the first area, or

when one of the selectable menu items is selected, displaying information requested by the selected menu item on the portion
area of the first area or on the entire portion of the first area; and

when one of an icon of an SNS associated with one of the selectable menu items is selected, transmitting the currently displayed
picture on the first area to an account pre-associated with the selected icon,

wherein the first predetermined time and the second predetermined time are recorded in a time list, and the time list is changed
by a user.

US Pat. No. 9,516,636

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TRANSCEIVING A DOWNLINK CONTROL CHANNEL IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method for transmitting a downlink control channel by a base station to a user equipment (UE) in a wireless communication
system, the method comprising:
transmitting, by the base station, enhanced physical downlink control channel (E-PDCCH) allocation resource information, through
a RRC (Radio Resource Control) message, indicating E-PDCCH resource regions in which one or more E-PDCCHs can be transmitted
to the UE;

transmitting, by the base station, the one or more E-PDCCHs to the UE, wherein each of the one or more E-PDCCHs includes downlink
control information (DCI) on a first E-PDCCH resource region,

wherein a valid physical downlink shared channel (PDSCH) allocation resource region for the UE is a resource region that excludes
the first E-PDCCH resource region, and

wherein the first E-PDCCH resource region is identified by blind decoding by the UE, and
wherein the DCI of each of the one or more E-PDCCHs includes information on a second E-PDCCH resource region other than the
first E-PDCCH resource region.

US Pat. No. 9,357,543

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR RECEIVING DOWNLINK DATA IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method for receiving downlink data in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:
receiving downlink control information in a first subframe from a primary cell;
receiving downlink data in a second subframe through a physical downlink shared channel (PDSCH) from a secondary cell;
determining a transport block size based on a carrier type of the second subframe; and
decoding the PDSCH based on the downlink control information and the transport block size.

US Pat. No. 9,295,019

METHOD FOR PERFORMING DEVICE-TO-DEVICE COMMUNICATION IN WIRELESS ACCESS SYSTEM AND APPARATUS FOR SAME

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method of performing a D2D (device-to-device) communication in a wireless access system supportive of the D2D communication,
comprising the steps of:
receiving by a first user equipment a resource allocation information for the D2D communication with a second user equipment
from a base station;

transmitting by the first user equipment an initial signal for the D2D communication to the second user equipment through
the allocated resource;

scanning by the first user equipment a response signal transmitted from the second user equipment; and
if the first user equipment receives the response signal from the second user equipment, performing the D2D communication
with the second user equipment,

wherein the initial signal comprises a first reference signal for matching synchronization between the first user equipment
and the second user equipment and a second reference signal for a channel estimation between the first user equipment and
the second user equipment.

US Pat. No. 9,661,621

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR OBTAINING CONTROL INFORMATION IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for obtaining control information of a user equipment (UE) in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:
receiving a parameter for determining a type-1 enhanced physical downlink control channel (E-PDCCH) region and resource block
(RB) allocation information of a type-2 E-PDCCH region, the type-1 E-PDCCH region and the type-2 E-PDCCH region including
E-PDCCH candidates;

determining the type-1 E-PDCCH region using the parameter and the type-2 E-PDCCH region using the RB allocation information;
and

performing blind decoding in the type-1 E-PDCCH region and the type-2 E-PDCCH region to receive a type-1 E-PDCCH and a type-2
E-PDCCH,

wherein the type-1 E-PDCCH region includes a plurality of RB aggregations which are not contiguous to each other on a subframe,
composed of one or more contiguous RBs, and the type-2 E-PDCCH region includes one or more RB aggregations on the subframe,

wherein the parameter includes only one of a number of contiguous RBs contained in each of the RB aggregations of type-1 E-PDCCH
regions (M) or a number of RBs contained in each of interleaving areas between two RB aggregations of a type-1 E-PDCCH (K),
and

wherein if the parameter includes M, K is differently determined according to whether (N?4*M) is divided by 3 without a remainder
or not,

where N is a number of RBs contained in a downlink bandwidth, and * is a multiplication operator.

US Pat. No. 9,521,763

DISPLAY DEVICE HAVING DISPLAY PANEL AND A CASE THAT COVERS AN EDGE OF THE DISPLAY PANEL

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A display device comprising:
a display panel having a long side in a first direction, a short side in a second direction, and a thickness in a third direction;
a back cabinet disposed at a rear of the display panel; and
a case that covers an edge of a front surface of the display panel,
wherein the case includes a horizontal case that covers an edge of the front surface of the display panel on the long side
of the display panel and a vertical case that covers an edge of the front surface of the display panel on the short side of
the display panel,

wherein the horizontal case and the vertical case are coupled to each other in a region corresponding to a corner of the display
panel,

wherein the horizontal case includes:
a first part extended in the second direction the first part including a portion covering the edge of the front surface of
the display panel on the long side of the display panel;

a second part extended from a first end of the first part, the second part including a portion provided over a side of the
display panel on the long side of the display panel; and

a third part extended from an end of the second part in the second direction, and
wherein the vertical case includes:
a first part extended in the first direction, the first part of the vertical case including a portion that covers the edge
of the front surface of the display panel on the short side of the display panel;

a second part extended from the first part of the vertical case, the second part of the vertical case including a portion
positioned near a side of the display panel on the short side of the display panel; and

a protrusion extended from the second part of the vertical case in the first direction and coupled to the horizontal case.

US Pat. No. 9,661,332

INTRA PREDICTION IN IMAGE PROCESSING

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A decoding method using intra prediction, the method comprising:
deriving an intra prediction mode as a prediction mode of a current block, wherein the intra prediction mode is one of 33
directional prediction modes; and

generating a predicted sample of the current block on the basis of a first reference sample located in a prediction direction
of the intra prediction mode with regard to a location of the predicted sample,

wherein the first reference sample is filtered by using reference samples adjacent to the first reference sample.

US Pat. No. 9,659,568

METHOD AND AN APPARATUS FOR PROCESSING AN AUDIO SIGNAL

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method of decoding an audio signal, the method comprising:
extracting spectral data and loss signal compensation information from an audio signal bitstream,
wherein the loss signal compensation information indicates whether a current frame performs loss signal compensation using
a loss signal compensation parameter, and

wherein the loss signal compensation information is extracted from a frequency domain;
when the loss signal compensation information indicates that the current frame performs the loss signal compensation, extracting
the loss signal compensation parameter from the audio signal bitstream,

wherein the loss signal compensation parameter includes a scale factor reference value and loss signal level information;
determining whether a current band included in the current frame is a band quantized to zero by detecting a loss signal based
on the spectral data;

generating a compensation level information using the loss signal level information,
wherein the compensation level information indicates an absolute value for replacing the current band when the current band
is determined to be the band quantized to zero;

when the current band is determined to be the band quantized to zero, generating first compensation data corresponding to
the current band using a random signal and the compensation level information, and generating a modified scale factor corresponding
to the current band by adding a scale factor to the scale factor reference value,

wherein the scale factor is information to scale the first compensation data, and
wherein the scale factor reference value is information for modifying the scale factor for the current frame;
generating second compensation data by applying the modified scale factor to the first compensation data;
generating a loss reconstruction signal using the second compensation data;
determining whether the loss reconstruction signal is an audio characteristic or a speech characteristic based on whether
the loss reconstruction signal is a harmonic signal having high redundancy on a time axis;

when the loss reconstruction signal is the audio characteristic, decoding the loss reconstruction signal based on an audio
coding scheme; and

when the loss reconstruction signal is the speech characteristic, decoding the loss reconstruction signal based on a speech
coding scheme,

wherein the current band is a scale factor band.

US Pat. No. 9,629,146

METHOD FOR RECONFIGURING A PDCP REORDERING TIMER IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND DEVICE THEREFOR

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for a User Equipment (UE) operating in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:
starting a PDCP (Packet Data Convergence Protocol) reordering timer;
receiving an RRC (Radio Resource Control) message indicating that a new value is used for the PDCP reordering timer;
re-starting the PDCP reordering timer with the new value; and
setting a reordering_PDCP_RX_COUNT to a COUNT value associated to RX_HFN and Next_PDCP_RX_SN upon when the PDCP reordering
timer with the new value re-starts.

US Pat. No. 9,313,765

METHOD FOR MEASURING POSITION IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method of measuring a position in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:
receiving observed time difference of arrival (OTDOA) assistance data from a location server;
comparing a bandwidth of a positioning reference signal (PRS) included in the OTDOA assistance data with a specific bandwidth;
increasing a fast Fourier transform (FFT) sampling size when the bandwidth of the PRS included in the OTDOA assistance data
is narrow than the specific bandwidth;

processing a plurality of received PRSs by using the increased FFT sampling size; and
calculating a reference signal time difference (RSTD) between the plurality of received PRSs.

US Pat. No. 9,629,268

MOBILE TERMINAL

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A mobile terminal, comprising:
a terminal body having a front surface and a rear surface;
a rear input unit comprising a first button portion externally exposed from the rear surface to receive a push input with
a first function and a second button portion provided with keys disposed at both sides, respectively, around the first button
portion to receive a push input with a second function different from the first function; and

a sensor disposed at a lower portion of the first button portion,
wherein the second button portion is provided with a through hole accommodating the first button portion to dispose the first
button portion between the keys, and

the sensor is disposed to overlap with an inner region of the through hole, and at least part thereof is formed to overlap
with a first switch for activating the first button portion.

US Pat. No. 9,510,365

SIGNAL-TRANSCEIVING METHOD, AND APPARATUS THEREFOR

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for transmitting an uplink signal by a user equipment in a time division duplex (TDD)-based wireless communication
system, the method comprising:
receiving scheduling information for data transmission in a first uplink subframe; and
transmitting uplink data in accordance with the scheduling information,
wherein a transmission period for the uplink data includes the first uplink subframe,
wherein when a second subframe just before the first uplink subframe is a subframe including a downlink period, a guard period
and an uplink period, and when a predetermined condition is satisfied, the transmission period further includes the uplink
period of the second subframe, and a size of the uplink data is determined using second information about the number of resource
blocks obtained by multiplying a specific weighting factor by first information about the number of resource blocks included
in the scheduling information, and

wherein the second information about the number of resource blocks is determined by NPRB=max{?N?PRB×(Ns+Nu)/Ns?,1}, where N?PRB corresponds to the first information about the number of resource blocks, NPRB corresponds to the second information about the number of resource blocks, Ns represents the number of symbols allocated for transmission of the uplink data, and Nu represents the number of symbols at which the uplink data can be transmitted at the uplink period of the second subframe.

US Pat. No. 9,279,211

LAUNDRY TREATMENT APPARATUS

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A laundry treatment apparatus, comprising:
a cabinet having a laundry opening;
a laundry receiving device having a cylindrical shape provided in the cabinet and configured to receive laundry therein through
the laundry opening;

a circulation passage that circulates air through the laundry receiving device, including a suction duct that guides interior
air from the laundry receiving device into the circulation passage, a discharge duct that discharges air from the air circulation
passage back into the laundry receiving device, and a connection duct that connects the suction duct and the discharge duct;

a heat exchanger provided in the connection duct; and
a blower provided between the heat exchanger and the discharge duct to circulate the interior air of the laundry receiving
device through the circulation passage, wherein the heat exchanger includes:

an evaporator provided in the connection duct to dehumidify air;
a condenser provided in the connection duct to heat air received from the evaporator; and
a compressor provided at an outside of the connection duct and connected to the evaporator and the condenser by a refrigerant
pipe, wherein the circulation passage is fixed to an upper portion of a circumferential surface of the laundry receiving device
and extends in a diagonal direction across the upper portion of the laundry receiving device, and wherein the compressor is
provided above the laundry receiving device, in a space between the circulation passage and the cabinet.

US Pat. No. 9,288,806

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR INFORMATION TRANSMISSION IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for transmitting, by a user equipment (UE), information in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:
obtaining a first physical uplink control channel (PUCCH) resource for a first antenna port based on a lowest channel control
element (CCE) index related to a physical downlink control channel (PDCCH);

obtaining a second PUCCH resource for a second antenna port by adding an offset to the first PUCCH resource;
determining a first information sequence based on a first cyclically shifted base sequence and a first orthogonal sequence
by using the first PUCCH resource;

determining a second information sequence based on a second cyclically shifted base sequence and a second orthogonal sequence
by using the second PUCCH resource;

transmitting the first information sequence via the first antenna port; and
transmitting the second information sequence via the second antenna port.

US Pat. No. 9,336,828

RECORDING MEDIUM CONTAINING MOVING PICTURE DATA AND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION THEREOF AND REPRODUCING METHOD AND APPARATUS OF THE RECORDING MEDIUM

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method of providing information for managing reproduction of video data, comprising:
providing management information for associating metadata with the video data,
wherein the management information includes link information that is used for retrieving the metadata from a stream, the metadata
being additional information describing the video data;

providing a metadata indicator for indicating whether or not the metadata exists in the stream,
wherein the metadata indicator indicates that the metadata associated with the video data exists in the stream when the metadata
indicator has a first metadata indicator value,

wherein the metadata indicator indicates that the metadata associated with the video data does not exist in the stream when
the metadata indicator has a second metadata indicator values,

wherein the metadata indicator is a flag, and
wherein a single metadata is capable of being associated with plural video data, or plural metadata are capable of being associated
with a single video data.

US Pat. No. 9,301,324

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CONTROLLING NETWORK ACCESS IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method of performing a random access procedure for network access at a User Equipment (UE) in a wireless communication
system, the method comprising:
receiving a first downlink signal including first information at a time t1, the first information indicating a first time duration T1;

receiving a second downlink signal including second information at a time t1+b within T1, the second information indicating a second time duration T2; and

performing the random access procedure for network access,
wherein b is a time duration taken to receive the second downlink signal after t1,

wherein if T2 is larger than b, the random access procedure is allowed after T2?b has passed from t1+b,

wherein if T2 is equal to or less than b, the random access procedure is allowed after t1+b.

US Pat. No. 9,246,054

LIGHT EMITTING DEVICE HAVING LIGHT EXTRACTION STRUCTURE AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME

LG INNOTEK CO., LTD., Se...

1. A light emitting device package, comprising:
a light emitting device;
a body comprising:
a top surface on which the light emitting device is disposed;
a bottom surface, a center of the bottom surface downwardly protruding to form a recess at a side of the bottom surface; and
a side surface disposed between the top surface and the bottom surface; and
a lead disposed on the top, side, and bottom surfaces of the body, an end of the lead being disposed on the recess of the
body,

wherein a portion of the lead is separated from the side surface of the body to form a gap therebetween, and
wherein the light emitting device comprises:
a semiconductor layer comprising a light emitting layer;
a light extracting structure arranged on the semiconductor layer; and
a reflective electrode disposed under the semiconductor layer, and
wherein a distance between the reflective electrode and a center of the light emitting layer falls within the ranges represented
by an odd multiple of ?/(4n)±?, wherein “?” represents a wavelength of light emitted from the light emitting layer, “n” represents
a refractive index of the semiconductor layer, and “?” represents 0.14 ?/n.

US Pat. No. 9,750,080

METHOD FOR TRANSMITTING DATA UNIT IN WIRELESS LOCAL AREA NETWORK SYSTEM AND APPARATUS FOR SUPPORTING SAME

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for transmitting data in a wireless local area network, the method comprising:
generating, by a transmitter, a physical layer protocol data unit (PPDU) including a short training field, a long training
field, a signal field and a data field; and

transmitting, by the transmitter, the PPDU over a 1 MHz bandwidth in sub-1 GHz bands,
wherein fixed pilot tones for the data field are included in pre-defined subcarriers for each symbol of the data field,
wherein the fixed pilots for the data field are mapped in N orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) symbols as follows:
when k is ?7, Pnk=?n mod 2,

when k is 7, Pnk=?(n+1) mod 2, and

when k is neither 7 nor ?7, Pnk=0,

where Pnk denotes a value of a pilot at subcarrier k for OFDM symbol n, n=0, . . . , N?1, ‘mod’ denotes modulo operation and ?0=1, ?1=?1,

wherein a guard interval (GI) used in the data is a short GI or a long GI,
wherein a GI used for an initial symbol in the data field is set to the long GI when the short GI is determined to be used
for the data field.

US Pat. No. 9,301,411

DISPLAY DEVICE USING SANDWICH HONEYCOMB PANEL

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A display device comprising:
a display module;
a sandwich honeycomb panel coupled to a rear of the display module, the sandwich honeycomb panel comprising a front thin plate
located at the rear of the display module, a rear thin plate opposing the front thin plate, and a honeycomb structure disposed
between the front thin plate and the rear thin plate, the honeycomb structure comprising a plurality of hexagonal unit cells;
and

a fastener comprising a fastener body having a screw insertion part formed at one end thereof, the fastener body being inserted
into the sandwich honeycomb panel such that the screw insertion part is exposed from a rear of the sandwich honeycomb panel,

wherein the each hexagonal unit cell has a hollow hexagonal pillar shape and the fastener body has a hollow hexagonal pillar
shape.

US Pat. No. 9,736,858

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TRANSMITTING CONTROL INFORMATION IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for performing a data retransmission by a user equipment (UE) in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:
configuring, by the UE, a first cell and a second cell having different subframe patterns, wherein every downlink (DL) subframe
of the first cell has only a basic set of hybrid automatic repeat request acknowledgement (HARQ-ACK) resources, and the second
cell includes a first uplink (UL) subframe associated with the basic set of HARQ-ACK resources and a second UL subframe associated
with an additional set of HARQ-ACK resources;

transmitting, by the UE, data via the second cell based on a UL grant of the first cell; and
retransmitting, by the UE, the data according to control information of the first cell,
wherein the data is retransmitted using at least one of a non-adaptive retransmission procedure or an adaptive retransmission
procedure when the data is transmitted in the first UL subframe of the second cell, and

wherein the data is retransmitted using only the adaptive retransmission procedure when the data is transmitted in the second
UL subframe of the second cell.

US Pat. No. 9,295,035

METHOD OF ALLOCATING RESOURCES FOR TRANSMITTING UPLINK SIGNAL IN MIMO WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND APPARATUS THEREOF

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method for transmitting an uplink signal using L layers at a terminal in a multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) wireless
communication system, the method comprising:
generating, by the terminal, modulation symbols by modulating output bit sequences of an interleaver matrix by a unit of log2 Q bits, wherein Q is a modulation order, and wherein each of the output bit sequences has a size of L*log2 Q bits and L is a number of layers;

mapping, by the terminal, the modulation symbols to the L layers; and
transmitting, by the terminal, the modulation symbols by using the L layers.

US Pat. No. 9,661,565

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PROVIDING FLOW MOBILITY IN RADIO ACCESS SYSTEM SUPPORTING MULTI-RAT

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

7. A terminal for transmitting and receiving data in a wireless communication system, the terminal comprising:
a radio communication unit configured to transmit and receive radio signals to and from an outside; and
a control unit connected to the radio communication unit, and configured to:
transmit and receive data, corresponding to a service flow, to and from the first base station,
wherein the terminal is a multi-radio access technology (Multi-RAT) terminal capable of performing a communication with two
heterogeneous networks at same time, and

wherein the first base station included within one of the two heterogeneous networks supports a long term evolution-advanced
(LTE-A) scheme;

add a new service flow through a dynamic service process with the first base station;
transmit and receive data, corresponding to the service flow and the new service flow, to and from the first base station,
wherein the data corresponding to the service flow and the data corresponding to the added new service flow are simultaneously
transmitted and received until the terminal receives a first secondary system command message from the first base station;

receive the first secondary system command message, instructing an association with the second base station for the new service
flow, from the first base station,

wherein the second base station is a selected access point (AP) among a plurality of access points (APs),
wherein the second base station included within another one of the two heterogeneous networks supports an IEEE 802.16m scheme,
wherein the first secondary system command message includes disconnection time information indicating a disconnection time
from the first base station for the new service flow,

wherein the first secondary system command message further includes a management command indicating an activation time of
an association for the new service flow, and

wherein the disconnection time and the activation time indicates a same point of time;
perform an association procedure with the selected AP among the plurality of APs according to the management command included
in the first secondary system command message;

transmit a first secondary system indication message, indicating a success of the association of the new service flow with
the selected AP among the plurality of APs, to the first base station;

transmit and receive the data, corresponding to the service flow, to and from the first base station; and
when the disconnection time and the activation time included in the first secondary system command message reach the same
point of time,

release the association with the first base station for the new service flow based on the first disconnection time information,
and

immediately transmit and receive the data corresponding to the new service flow to and from the second base station based
on the management command.

US Pat. No. 9,277,408

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR AUTHORIZING USER EQUIPMENT IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for authorizing a first user equipment (UE) in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:
receiving, by the first UE, an abnormal power down confirmation as a response to an abnormal power down report from a base
station which receives the abnormal power down report from a second UE;

receiving, by the first UE, an assignment A-MAP Information Element (IE) masked with a station identifier (STID) of the first
UE from the base station,

wherein the assignment A-MAP IE indicates a resource corresponding to the abnormal power down confirmation; and
transmitting, by the first UE, an authorized message to the base station when power of the first UE is not abnormally down.

US Pat. No. 9,736,934

TOUCH PANEL AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING CONDUCTIVE LAYER FOR TOUCH PANEL

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A touch panel having an active area and a non-active area formed at an outer side of the active area defined therein, the
touch panel comprising:
a support member; and
a conductive layer formed on the support member and comprising an electrode part in the active area to sense touch and a wiring
part disposed in the non-active area to be connected to the electrode part,

wherein, in the non-active area, the wiring part is disposed on the support member and the electrode part is partially disposed
on the wiring part,

wherein the electrode part comprises a sensor part disposed in the active area and a wiring connection part electrically connected
to the sensor part and disposed in the non-active area,

wherein the wiring part comprises an electrode connection part disposed between the wiring connection part and the support
member and a wiring extending from the wiring connection part,

wherein a width of the wiring connection part is identical to or smaller than a width of the electrode connection part at
a portion at which the wiring connection part and the electrode connection part are stacked,

wherein the electrode part comprises a first electrode extending in a first direction and a second electrode extending in
a second direction different from the first direction within the active area,

wherein the support member comprises a first base member and a second base member spaced apart from the first base member,
and

wherein the conductive layer comprises a first conductive layer on the first base member and a second conductive layer on
the second base member, and further comprising:

a first seed layer formed between the first base member and the first conductive layer; and
a second seed layer formed between the second base member and the second conductive layer.

US Pat. No. 9,660,764

BROADCAST TRANSMITTER AND METHOD OF PROCESSING BROADCAST SERVICE DATA FOR TRANSMISSION

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method of processing broadcast data in a broadcast transmitter, the method comprising:
randomizing broadcast service data;
first encoding the randomized broadcast service data to add parity data to the randomized broadcast service data;
second encoding the first-encoded broadcast service data at a code rate of D/E, wherein D equal to or greater than 1, respectively;

first interleaving the second-encoded broadcast service data;
second interleaving the first-interleaved broadcast service data;
encoding signaling data for signaling the broadcast service data;
third interleaving the encoded signaling data;
fourth interleaving the third-interleaved signaling data; and
transmitting a frame,
wherein the frame is divided into a data region including the second-interleaved broadcast service data and a first signaling
region including the fourth-interleaved signaling data,

wherein the frame includes known data,
wherein the encoded signaling data includes information for identifying the code rate,
wherein the frame is further divided into a second signaling region that is located at a beginning of the frame, and
wherein the second signaling region includes at least one symbol that is used for synchronization and channel estimation.

US Pat. No. 9,661,400

METHOD FOR RECEIVING A BROADCAST SIGNAL AND BROADCAST RECEIVER

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method of transmitting a non-real time (NRT) service, the method comprising:
generating signaling data including first signaling data and second signaling data,
wherein the first signaling data includes a service identifier for identifying a NRT service within a broadcast stream,
wherein the second signaling data includes the service identifier for identifying the NRT service,
wherein the second signaling data includes access information for a transport channel for the NRT service,
wherein the access information includes a source IP address for the transport channel, a destination IP address for the transport
channel and a destination port a for the transport channel,

wherein the NRT service includes one or more content items,
wherein the content items are encapsulated based on a Layered Coding Transport (LCT) protocol,
wherein the second signaling data further includes a transmission session identifier (TSI), a start time, an end time, and
bandwidth information for the transmission session;

generating a broadcast signal including the signaling data and the content items; and
transmitting the broadcast signal,
wherein the signaling data includes category information indicating that a service is the NRT service.

US Pat. No. 9,717,089

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TRANSMITTING ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF RECEPTION IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for transmitting a reception response in a wireless communication system, performed by a User Equipment (UE),
the method comprising:
acquiring Downlink Control Information (DCI) via an Enhanced Physical Downlink Control Channel (EPDCCH);
receiving downlink data on a Physical Downlink Shared Channel (PDSCH); and
transmitting a reception response to the downlink data by using Physical Uplink Control Channel (PUCCH) resources,
wherein, if the PDSCH is transmitted on a Secondary Cell (SCell) and indicated by the EPDCCH, the PUCCH resources are determined
to correspond to a combination of a value of the Transmit Power Control (TPC) field and a value of an offset field related
to the PUCCH resources, among 16 PUCCH resource values, indicated by higher-layer signaling.

US Pat. No. 9,629,184

METHOD FOR A USER TERMINAL TO RANDOM ACCESS A CARRIER AGGREGATION MOBILE COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

10. An evolved NodeB (eNB) which performs a random access procedure with a User Equipment (UE) in a mobile communication system
supporting carrier aggregation using a primary carrier and a secondary carrier, the eNB comprising:
a Medium Access Control (MAC) layer module including a plurality of hybrid automatic repeat request (HARQ) entities respectively
corresponding to the primary carrier and the secondary carrier, and configured to control signal transmission and reception
using the primary carrier; and

a processor functionally connected to the MAC layer module and including a physical layer module configured to
receive, from the UE through the primary carrier, a first message comprising a random access preamble,
transmit, to the UE through the primary carrier, a second message including first uplink (UL) grant information as a response
to the random access preamble,

receive, from the UE through an uplink radio resource corresponding to the first UL grant information, a third message including
identity information of the UE; and

transmit, to the UE, a first Physical Downlink Control Channel (PDCCH) on the primary carrier and a second PDCCH on the secondary
carrier, both of the first PDCCH and the second PDCCH being indicated by the identity information of the UE,

wherein the first PDCCH transmitted through the primary carrier is considered as a contention resolution message for a contention
resolution procedure, the contention resolution message being used for indicating the contention resolution procedure is successful,
and

wherein the second PDCCH transmitted through the secondary carrier is not considered as the contention resolution message
for the contention resolution procedure.

US Pat. No. 9,554,426

INDUCTION HEAT COOKING APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING OUTPUT LEVEL THEREOF

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. An induction heat cooking apparatus comprising:
a rectifier that rectifies an input voltage to output a DC voltage;
an inverter that includes a first switch a second switch, and a third switch to switch the DC voltage outputted from the rectifier
to generate an AC voltage, the first, second switch, and third switches each having first and second connection leads and
being serially connected;

first and second resonant capacitors coupled in parallel;
a first heating element having a first connection to a node between the second connection lead of the first switch and the
first connection lead of the second switch and a second connection to the first resonant capacitor;

a second heating element having a first connection to a node between the second connection lead of the second switch and the
first connection lead of the third switch and a second connection to the second resonant capacitor; and

a switching signal generator that generates control signals for the inverter to control an operational state of each of the
first and second heating elements according to a received operational mode signal,

wherein the switching signal generator includes a photo-coupler.

US Pat. No. 9,642,170

METHOD FOR TRANSMITTING AND RECEIVING A SIGNAL IN A RESERVED TIME INTERVAL WITH CSMA/CA SCHEME IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for transmitting a signal by a first node in a wireless communication system, comprising:
receiving, by the first node from a second node, a connection request message requesting a connection to second reception
node;

receiving, by the first node from the second node, a data transmitted to the second reception node,
wherein the data includes first neighbor node information of a second reception node;
if the first neighbor node information does not indicate the first node as a neighbor node of the second reception node, performing,
by the first node, a connection establishment with a first reception node for a reserved transmission; and

transmitting, by the first node, data to the first reception node within a time interval reserved by the second node for transmitting
the data to the second reception node.

US Pat. No. 9,629,148

METHOD FOR SIGNALING CONTROL INFORMATION, AND APPARATUS THEREOF

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for transmitting a buffer status report at a user equipment (UE) in a wireless communication system, the method
comprising:
configuring a first cell group having a primary cell (PCell);
configuring a second cell group having one or more secondary cells (SCells); and
transmitting the buffer status report,
wherein, if the first cell group and the second cell group are managed by a same base station, the first buffer status report
indicates uplink buffer status regarding the first and second cell groups, and

wherein, if the first cell group and the second cell group are managed by different base stations, the buffer status report
indicates uplink buffer status regarding only one of the first cell group and the second cell group.

US Pat. No. 9,622,391

MOBILE TERMINAL

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A mobile terminal comprising:
a display comprising a drive integrated circuit (IC);
a frame positioned relative to a rear side of the display;
a flexible printed circuit board having a first portion connected to the drive IC of the display and a second portion bent
toward the rear side of the display;

a main board coupled to the frame and configured to control the drive IC via the flexible printed circuit board; and
a heat transfer sheet positioned to cover the drive IC and a portion of a first surface of the flexible printed circuit board,
wherein at least a portion of the heat transfer sheet is in contact with the frame.

US Pat. No. 9,609,664

LAYERED CHANNEL ACCESS METHOD AND APPARATUS IN WIRELESS LOCAL AREA NETWORK SYSTEM

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method for accessing a wireless medium in a wireless local area network, the method comprising:
receiving, by a station, from an access point (AP), a beacon frame for a restricted medium access to groups of stations in
order to spread uplink access attempts of the groups of stations over a period of time, the beacon frame including group indication
information and channel access information, the group indication information including information indicating a plurality
of station groups that are associated with the AP and are allowed to access an uplink channel, the channel access information
indicating a plurality of communication phases, each of the plurality of communication phases associated with a corresponding
one of the plurality of station groups;

determining by the station, that the station belongs to one of the plurality of station groups; and
accessing, by the station, the uplink channel for uplink transmission during a communication phase for the station group to
which the station belongs,

wherein the beacon frame is periodically transmitted by the AP with a period of a beacon interval,
wherein each of the plurality of communication phases occurs at a different time from the other of the plurality of communication
phases within the beacon interval,

wherein each of the plurality of station groups is allowed to access the uplink channel only during an associated communication
phase of the beacon interval, and

wherein the station is not allowed to access the uplink channel during a communication phase for any station group to which
the station does not belong.

US Pat. No. 9,642,128

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PERFORMING DEVICE-TO-DEVICE COMMUNICATION IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for device-to-device (D2D) communication in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:
receiving, by a first user equipment (UE), broadcast information from a base station (BS), wherein the broadcast information
includes at least one hash parameter and a second identifier (ID) of a second UE;

generating, by the first UE, a first discovery ID by applying the at least one hash parameter to a first ID of the first UE,
wherein a bit length of the first discovery ID is shorter than a bit length of the first ID of the first UE;

configuring, by the first UE, a first part of the first discovery ID to indicate at least one first resource region and configuring
a second part of the first discovery ID for inclusion in a first beacon signal; and

transmitting, by the first UE, the first beacon signal via the at least one first resource region to perform the D2D communication
with the second UE.

US Pat. No. 9,357,547

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR PERFORMING SCANNING OF ASSIGNED SECONDARY CARRIER IN WIRELESS ACCESS SYSTEM

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A scan reporting method for secondary carrier activation in a wireless access system capable of concurrent use of multiple
carriers comprising a primary carrier and at least one secondary carrier, the method comprising:
receiving, from a base station through the primary carrier, a multicarrier advertisement (MC-ADV) message including reference
carrier information, the reference carrier information indicating an index of carrier that works as a reference carrier representing
a carrier group;

performing the scanning for at least one inactive secondary carrier among the at least one secondary carrier; and
reporting, to the base station, a scan result for the at least one inactive secondary carrier,
wherein the scan result reporting is performed only for an inactive secondary carrier corresponding to the lowest carrier
index of assigned secondary carriers linked to the reference carrier when the assigned secondary carriers linked to the reference
carrier are all inactive.

US Pat. No. 9,743,553

MOBILE TERMINAL

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A mobile terminal comprising:
a printed circuit board (PCB) disposed within a terminal body and having a heating element which generates heat mounted thereon;
a frame having a space formed on one surface thereof and allowing the PCB to be installed therein; and
a heat pipe supported by the frame, disposed on one surface of the frame, and connected to the PCB to dissipate heat generated
by the heating element outwardly from the terminal body,

wherein the frame includes:
a hold portion extending from a first end portion thereof to cover at least a portion of the heat pipe in order to prevent
the heat pipe from being released from the frame by external force applied to the terminal body; and,

a base portion disposed to be parallel with a front surface of the terminal body,
wherein the hold portion extends from the base portion by a predetermined angle, and the base portion and the hold portion
support the heat pipe, and

wherein a portion which is repeatedly concave and convex is formed on a surface of the hold portion in order to increase heat
transmission efficiency between the heat pipe and the terminal through the hold portion.

US Pat. No. 9,635,787

DISPLAY DEVICE

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A display device comprising:
a display panel;
a multi-layered panel provided adjacent the display panel and including a front plate located toward the display panel, a
rear plate provided parallel to the front plate, and a honeycomb pattern mesh interposed between the front plate and the rear
plate, the honeycomb pattern mesh having a plurality of hexagonal cells to form a honeycomb pattern; and

a metal plate coupled to a rear surface of the multi-layered panel and a drive board provided on the metal plate,
wherein at least one of the front plate or the rear plate includes a plurality of openings that extends parallel to a first
direction along a shorter side of the display device,

wherein the plurality of the openings are spaced apart from each other in a second direction parallel to a longer side of
the display device, and

wherein a spacing between openings in the second direction at a central region of the display device is a first distance,
and a spacing between openings in the second direction at lateral regions of the central region of the display device is a
second distance, the second distance being greater than the first distance.

US Pat. No. 9,730,250

METHOD AND USER EQUIPMENT FOR TRANSMITTING UPLINK SIGNAL

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for transmitting an uplink signal by a user equipment, the method comprising:
accessing, by the user equipment, a first downlink operating frequency of a first cell by receiving a synchronization signal
and a broadcast signal through the first downlink operating frequency of the first cell;

receiving, by the user equipment, configuration information indicating a plurality of frequencies for uplink through the first
downlink operating frequency of the first cell;

performing, by the user equipment, a physical random access channel (PRACH) transmission for initial random access through
at least one frequency among the plurality of frequencies;

receiving, by the user equipment, a random access response (RAR) containing frequency information indicating a second uplink
operating frequency among the plurality of frequencies through the first downlink operating frequency of the first cell in
response to the PRACH transmission;

performing, by the user equipment, an uplink channel transmission through the second uplink operating frequency, other than
a first unlink operating frequency of the first cell, based on the frequency information; and

performing, by the user equipment, a downlink channel reception for the user equipment through the first downlink operating
frequency of the first cell, other than a second downlink operating frequency of a second cell different from the first cell,

wherein the first cell is formed by the first downlink operating frequency and the first uplink operating frequency, and the
second cell separate from the first cell is formed by the second downlink operating frequency and the second unlink operating
frequency.

US Pat. No. 9,615,346

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR NOTIFYING INFORMATION CHANGE IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for notifying, by a terminal, a change of at least one resource group supported by the terminal due to an update
of a firmware of the terminal in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:
receiving, from a server, an operation command for configuring an indicator for indicating the notification;
receiving, from the server, an operation command for indicating an execution of the update of the firmware; and
transmitting, to the server, information about the at least one resource group supported by the terminal and/or at least one
resource group available to the terminal when the indicator is set to have a predetermined value and the at least one resource
group supported by the terminal is changed according to the execution of the update.

US Pat. No. 9,699,668

METHODS FOR MEASURING AND TRANSMITTING DOWNLINK SIGNALS AND APPARATUSES THEREFOR

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method for measuring a downlink signal from a serving evolved Node B (eNB) having multi-layered antennas at a User Equipment
(UE) in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:
receiving information about a Beam Direction Pattern (BDP) to be used to transmit the downlink signal in each of a plurality
of subframes from the serving eNB,

wherein the BDP is one of multiple BDPs and each of the multiple BDPs is associated with a respective one of the multi-layered
antennas;

receiving and measuring the downlink signal for each of the plurality of subframes based on the received information about
the BDP;

reporting BDP information related to downlink signal reception quality based on a result of measuring the downlink signal
to the serving eNB,

wherein the BDP information related to downlink signal reception quality includes information about a BDP causing best downlink
signal reception quality and information about a BDP causing worst downlink signal reception quality, and the BDP information
related to downlink signal reception quality is used for estimating a geographical position of the UE; and

transitioning to an idle state in a subframe except for a subframe transmitted using the BDP causing best downlink signal
reception quality,

wherein when the downlink signal includes scheduling information indicating a plurality of subframes, the BDP is used to transmit
the downlink signal in a control region of each of the plurality of subframes, and all of the multiple BDPs are used to transmit
the downlink signal in a data region of each of the plurality of subframes.

US Pat. No. 9,655,258

DISPLAY DEVICE

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A display device comprising:
a display panel including a front substrate and a back substrate;
a guide panel positioned at an edge of a back surface of the display panel;
a frame positioned in the rear of the display panel and connected to the guide panel; and
a back cover positioned in the rear of the frame and inserted into the frame in a sliding manner,
wherein the back cover includes:
a first protrusion configured to extend toward a second side area opposite a first side area at an end of the first side area;
a second protrusion configured to extend toward the first side area at an end of the second side area; and
a third protrusion configured to extend toward a fourth side area, which is adjacent to the first and second side areas and
is opposite to a third side area, at an end of the third side area adjacent to the first and second side areas,

wherein the frame includes:
a first connector corresponding to the first protrusion;
a second connector corresponding to the second protrusion; and
a third connector corresponding to the third protrusion,
wherein the first protrusion includes a first main protrusion extending toward the second side area at the end of the first
side area and a first auxiliary protrusion extending from the first main protrusion in a vertical direction, and

wherein the second protrusion includes a second main protrusion extending toward the first side area at the end of the second
side area and a second auxiliary protrusion extending from the second main protrusion in the vertical direction.

US Pat. No. 9,743,542

DISPLAY DEVICE

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A display device comprising:
a housing;
at least one roller positioned within the housing;
a display portion comprising a display panel and a module cover; and
at least one support connected to a top portion of the display portion and to raise or lower the display portion,
wherein the display panel and the module cover transition from a first state where the display panel and the module cover
are wound around the at least one roller to a second state where the display panel and the module cover are unwound from the
at least one roller, in contact with each other, and exposed out of the housing, and

wherein the at least one support comprises:
an upper link, one end portion of which is connected to the top portion of the display portion;
a lower link, one end portion of which is positioned inside of the housing; and
a hinge to connect the upper link and the lower link,
wherein the upper link comprising first and second upper links and the lower link comprising first and second lower links
operate together with the hinge during the transition from the first state to the second state.

US Pat. No. 9,642,160

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR TRANSMITTING CONTROL INFORMATION

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...


wherein TX #N and TX #M respectively denote antenna ports N and M, IMPP denotes a PUCCH resource linked to a lowest Control Channel Element (CCE) index nCCE,P corresponding to a Physical Downlink Control Channel (PDCCH) related with a Physical Downlink Shared Channel (PDSCH) in the
primary cell, IMPP+1 represents a PUCCH resource linked to nCCE,P+1,

wherein IMPS denotes a PUCCH resource linked to a lowest CCE index nCCE,S corresponding to a PDCCH related with a PDSCH in the secondary cell, IMPS+1 represents a PUCCH resource linked to nCCE,S+1, and

wherein EXP1, EXP2, EXP3 and EXP4 represent PUCCH resources configured by a higher layer.

US Pat. No. 9,807,783

SIGNALING METHOD FOR COMP SCHEME AND APPARATUS THEREFOR

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for link adaptation in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:
receiving, by a base station, a value of a channel state which a user equipment (UE) measures at a first time instance;
transmitting, by the base station to the UE, scheduling information based on the received value of the channel state at a
second time instance, the second time instance being prior to a next report of a value of a channel state which the UE measures,

wherein traffic generation of a neighboring base station is restricted for at least a restriction duration between the first
time instance and the second time instance to accord the received value of the channel state with a value of a channel state
at the second time instance;

receiving, by the base station from the neighboring base station, information indicating that traffic will be generated after
the restriction duration; and

correcting, by the base station, the received value of the channel state using the information received from the neighboring
base station such that the corrected value reflects an interference due to the traffic to be generated by the neighboring
base station at a next scheduling time instance,

wherein the corrected value is used by the base station for scheduling information to be transmitted to the UE at the next
scheduling time instance.

US Pat. No. 9,699,822

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TRANSMITTING MESSAGE IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method for transmitting a message in a wireless communication system, the method performed by a user equipment (UE) and
comprising:
submitting a message to a packet data convergence protocol (PDCP) layer and a radio link control (RLC) layer;
detecting a radio link failure (RLF) or a handover failure;
determining whether or not the RLC layer receives acknowledgement (ACK) or negative acknowledgement (NACK) for the message
from the network; and

performing reestablishment of the connection with the network,
wherein when the RLC layer does not receive the ACK for the message and the UE detects the RLF or the handover failure, the
UE retransmits the message upon completing the reestablishment although the RLC layer does not receive the NACK for the message.

US Pat. No. 9,794,932

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR TRANSMITTING AND RECEIVING TRAFFIC INDICATION MAP IN WIRELESS LAN SYSTEM

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for receiving a Traffic Indication Map (TIM) element by a Station (STA) in a Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN)
system, the method comprising:
receiving a frame including the TIM element from an Access Point (AP); and
decoding a partial virtual bitmap included in the TIM element,
wherein one block of the partial virtual bitmap includes an Encoding Word Length (EWL) field, a Length field, one or more
Association Identifier (?AID) Differential Value fields, and a field following the one or more ?AID Differential Value fields,
and

wherein the decoding is stopped for the one block of the partial virtual bitmap based on au indication in the one block.

US Pat. No. 9,713,142

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MANAGING DATA RADIO BEARERS FOR DUAL CONNECTIVITY IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for establishing, by a master eNodeB (MeNB) in dual connectivity, data radio bearers (DRBs) in a wireless communication
system, the method comprising:
receiving an E-RAB setup request message from a mobility management entity (MME);
transmitting a request message, which includes information on E-UTRAN radio access bearers (E-RABs) to be set up, to a secondary
eNB (SeNB) in dual connectivity through an X2 interface;

receiving a response message, which includes radio resource control (RRC) connection reconfiguration related information based
on the E-RABs to be set up, as a response to the request message from the SeNB through the X2 interface; and

upon receiving the response message, transmitting an RRC connection reconfiguration message, which includes the RRC connection
reconfiguration related information received via the response message, to a user equipment (UE).

US Pat. No. 9,661,516

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PERFORMING MEASUREMENT IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for performing radio link monitoring by a user equipment (UE) in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:
receiving predetermined power ratio information of a neighbor cell from a serving cell, wherein the predetermined power ratio
information includes a ratio of a transmission power of a physical downlink control channel (PDCCH) of the neighbor cell to
a transmission power of a cell-specific reference signal (CRS) of the neighbor cell;

measuring a CRS of the serving cell;
performing cancellation of the CRS of the neighbor cell from the CRS of the serving cell;
calculating a signal-to-interference plus noise ratio (SINR) of the serving cell using the predetermined power ratio information
and the CRS of the serving cell; and

determining whether to declare a radio link failure (RLF) for the serving cell based on the SINR of the serving cell.

US Pat. No. 9,282,521

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR CONTROLLING UPLINK TRANSMIT POWER IN WIRELESS ACCESS SYSTEM

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method of controlling an uplink transmit power of a user equipment in a wireless access system supporting carrier aggregation,
the method comprising:
receiving, by the user equipment, a first TA (timing advance) value and a second TA value for a first TAG (timing advance
group) containing one or more component carriers and a second TAG containing one or more component carriers, respectively;

adjusting, by the user equipment, an uplink transmission timing of the first TAG and an uplink transmission timing of the
second TAG using the first TA value and the second TA value; and

if a maximum transmit power of the user equipment exceeds a power control requirement in a region in which subframes different
from each other are overlapped except a transient period of the first TAG and the second TAG, reconfiguring, by the user equipment,
the transient period,

wherein the controlling the uplink transmit power is performed according to the transient period reconfigured by the user
equipment.

US Pat. No. 9,807,907

AIR CONDITIONER WITH ELECTRONIC DEVICE COUPLED TO COOLING TUBE

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. An air conditioner, comprising:
an electronic device comprising a control component to drive a refrigerant cycle; and
a cooling tube, through which a refrigerant to cool the electronic device flows, the cooling tube being coupled to a side
of the electronic device, wherein the electronic device comprises:

an electronic case having at least one through hole;
an electronic board, to which the control component is coupled, the electronic board being disposed within the electronic
case;

at least one heat transfer plate disposed to contact the control component, the at least one heat transfer plate being coupled
to the electronic case;

at least one heat sink, to which the cooling tube is coupled, wherein the at least one heat sink contacts the at least one
heat transfer plate through the at least one through hole;

at least one fixing guide that is disposed on at least one lateral side of the at least one heat transfer plate and spaces
the electronic board apart from the at least one heat transfer plate; and

a first coupling member that passes through the at least one fixing guide and the at least one heat transfer plate, and is
coupled to the electronic case.

US Pat. No. 9,491,741

METHOD FOR TRANSMITTING CONTROL INFORMATION ON LOW-COST MACHINE-TYPE COMMUNICATION, AND APPARATUS FOR SUPPORTING SAME

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method of transmitting an uplink signal, which is transmitted by a low-cost machine-type communication (MTC) device,
the method comprising:
receiving a grant signal containing resource allocation information; and
transmitting the uplink signal via a physical uplink shared channel (PUSCH) using at least one resource block (RB) determined
based on a maximum number of RBs capable of being allocated to the MTC device and the resource allocation information,

wherein the resource allocation information indicates one or more RBs for the PUSCH within the maximum number of RBs capable
of being allocated to the MTC device,

wherein the maximum number of RBs capable of being allocated to the MTC device is smaller than a total number of RBs in a
system band supported by an eNode B (eNB), and

wherein the maximum number of RBs capable of being allocated to the MTC device has a value identical to one selected from
a group consisting of:

a number of RBs contained in a downlink bandwidth assigned to the MTC device,
a number resulting from multiplying the number of RBs contained in the downlink bandwidth assigned to the MTC device by a
prescribed ratio,

a number of RBs contained in an MTC cell-specific downlink bandwidth corresponding to a downlink bandwidth commonly assigned
to at least one MTC device belonging to one cell, and

a number resulting from multiplying the number of RBs contained in the MTC cell-specific downlink bandwidth corresponding
to the downlink bandwidth commonly assigned to at least one MTC device belonging to one cell by a prescribed ratio.

US Pat. No. 9,426,764

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ACCESSING CHANNEL IN WLAN SYSTEM

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method for performing channel synchronization by a station (STA) of a wireless communication system, the method comprising:
receiving configuration information regarding at least one slot in which channel access of the station (STA) is allowed, from
an access point (AP);

receiving a synchronization frame from the access point (AP) at a slot boundary of the at least one slot; and
performing the channel synchronization on the basis of the synchronization frame,
wherein the synchronization frame is a null data packet (NDP) frame, which is a Physical Layer Packet Data Unit (PPDU) frame
including a Short Training Field (STF), a Long Training Field (LTF) and a signal (SIG) field without inclusion of a data field,
and

wherein the SIG field includes a Basic Service Set Identifier (BSSID) field and a duration field.

US Pat. No. 9,137,809

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR REMOVING INTER-CELL INTERFERENCE OF AN ACCESS POINT IN A WIRELESS ACCESS SYSTEM

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

7. A central node (CN) for removing inter-cell interference of an access point (AP) in a wireless access system, the CN comprising:
a radio frequency (RF) unit configured to transmit and receive a signal to and from an external unit; and
a control unit connected with the RF unit,
wherein the control unit controls the RF unit to receive feedback information from a plurality of APs every time slot, the
feedback information including channel measurement information between each AP and a user equipment (UE), which belongs to
coverage of each AP, or position information of each AP, obtain a preference for each pattern, the pattern representing an
ON or OFF operation of each AP every time slot, determine a target time rate of each pattern on a basis of the obtained preference
for each pattern, receive an instantaneous transmission rate of UEs in the coverage of each AP for each pattern from the plurality
of APs, and determine a pattern in order to minimize reference between the respective APs in accordance with the received
instantaneous transmission rate.

US Pat. No. 9,306,785

METHOD AND APAPRATUS FOR TRANSMITTING A FRAME IN A WIRELESS LAN SYSTEM

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method of transmitting, by an access point (AP), a frame in a wireless local area network (WLAN) system, the method comprising:
receiving single-tone request to send (sRTS) frames from a plurality of stations (STAs) respectively through one orthogonal
frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) symbol and one subcarrier;

selecting STAs that will perform uplink (UL) multi user (MU) multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) transmission; and
transmitting single-tone clear to send (sCTS) frames allocated to the same subcarrier to which sRTS frames received from the
selected STAs have been allocated to the plurality of STAs.

US Pat. No. 9,288,829

METHOD FOR PERFORMING DEVICE TO DEVICE DIRECT COMMUNICATION, METHOD FOR SUPPORTING THE SAME, AND DEVICE THEREFOR

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for performing D2D (device-to-device) direct communication by a user equipment (UE) in a wireless communication
system, the method comprising:
transmitting to the base station, a first message including a D2D connection request for D2D direct communication, the UE
is connected with a base station;

receiving, from the base station, a second message corresponding to a response to the D2D connection request; and
transmitting a peer discovery signal periodically to at least one neighboring UE according to peer discovery configuration
information,

wherein the second message includes a D2D-RNTI (radio network temporary identifier) allocated to the UE for D2D direct communication
and the peer discovery configuration information,

wherein the peer discovery configuration information indicates a time slot shift for the UE and a peer discovery channel for
the peer discovery signal among a plurality of peer discovery channels, and

wherein different time slot shifts are applied to peer discovery channels which are mapped on different frequency resources.

US Pat. No. 9,148,851

METHOD AND TERMINAL FOR SEARCHING FOR AN ACCESS POINT

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method of searching for an access point, the method comprising:
measuring a position of a terminal by the terminal;
checking the access point located near the position of the terminal obtained from a measurement result;
determining whether a distance between the terminal and the access point is greater than or equal a radius range searchable
by the terminal; and

if the distance between the terminal and the access point is less than the radius range searchable by the terminal, searching
for the access point and accessing the access point when the access point is found by the search and is accessible,

wherein a cell ID of a base station to which the terminal belongs at the time of the access is stored, and
wherein, if the distance between the terminal and the access point is greater than or equal to the radius range searchable
by the terminal, a timing point of a next position measurement is determined and a search for the access point is stopped
until the determined timing point.

US Pat. No. 9,370,022

METHOD FOR INDICATING CHANNEL ACCESS TYPE IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, AND APPARATUS THEREFOR

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method for performing channel access by at least one station (STA) in a wireless communication system, comprising:
receiving a beacon frame containing a traffic indication map (TIM);
checking, when the TIM indicates that buffered traffic for a STA is present, one or more bitmaps indicating a PS-Poll transmission
type for one or more STAs, including the STA, wherein the one or more bitmaps are included in PS-Poll transmission type information;
and

transmitting a PS-Poll frame according to one of a first transmission type and a second transmission type indicated by the
one or more bitmaps,

wherein the first transmission type represents transmission of the PS-Poll frame after implementation of contention, and the
second transmission type represents transmission of the PS-Poll frame in a time interval configured for the STA.

US Pat. No. 9,699,823

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PERFORMING RANDOM ACCESS PROCEDURE IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for performing, by a user equipment (UE), a random access (RA) procedure in a wireless communication system, the
method comprising:
establishing connection with a first node and a second node,
wherein the first node is a master evolved NodeB (MeNB), and the second node is a secondary eNB (SeNB);
transmitting an RA preamble to the second node on a cell of a group associated with the second node; and
if a number of RA preamble transmissions reaches a number associated with maximum preamble transmissions, stopping uplink
(UL) transmission to all cells of the group associated with the second node and transmitting an indication indicating an RA
problem to the first node.

US Pat. No. 9,439,213

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TRANSMITTING INDICATION IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for transmitting, by a first mobile device, an indication in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:
identifying a cell for mobility of the first mobile device or a second mobile device which has a connection with the first
mobile device; and

indicating the connection with the second mobile device to the cell,
wherein the connection with the second mobile device is indicated by an establishment cause included in a radio resource control
(RRC) connection request message or an RRC connection setup complete message.

US Pat. No. 9,480,085

METHOD FOR PERFORMING RANDOM ACCESS PROCEDURE IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method for performing a random access procedure by a user equipment in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:
transmitting a random access preamble by using a random access resource;
receiving a downlink control channel identified by a random access identifier, wherein the random access identifier is determined
by the user equipment based on the random access resource in order for the user equipment to determine that the downlink control
channel identified by the random access identifier corresponds to the transmitted random access preamble; and

receiving a random access response as a response to the random access preamble on a downlink shared channel that is associated
with the identified downlink control channel.

US Pat. No. 9,295,046

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TRANSMITTING ACK/NACK FOR DOWNLINK TRANSMISSION IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for transmitting acknowledgment/negative acknowledgement (ACK/NACK) information in response to a downlink transmission
in a relay node (RN) of a wireless communication system, the method comprising:
receiving, by the RN from a base station (BS), one or more relay physical downlink control channels (R-PDCCHs) transmitted
for scheduling the downlink transmission;

receiving, by the RN from the BS, the downlink transmission according to the one or more R-PDCCHs in a downlink subframe set
including M downlink subframes, where M is a positive integer greater than 1; and

transmitting, by the RN to the BS, the ACK/NACK information for the downlink transmission in the downlink subframe set in
one uplink subframe associated with the downlink subframe set,

wherein the downlink subframe set and the uplink subframe are configured for a time division duplex (TDD),
wherein the one or more R-PDCCHs are control channels different from a physical downlink control channel (PDCCH),
wherein N physical uplink control channel (PUCCH) resources respectively having indexes 0, 1, 2, . . . , and N?1 are configured
by a higher layer, where M?N and N is a positive integer greater than 1,

wherein each of M PUCCH resources respectively having the indexes 0, 1, 2, . . . , and M?1 among the configured N PUCCH resources
corresponds to each of the M downlink subframes, and

wherein each of the M downlink subframes associated with the one uplink subframe is sequentially mapped to each of the M PUCCH
resources starting from a downlink subframe among the M downlink subframes that is closest in time to the one uplink subframe.

US Pat. No. 10,973,136

DISPLAY DEVICE

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A display device comprising:a housing;
a roller located within the housing;
a display panel;
a plate at a rear of the display panel, wherein the plate comprises a plurality of openings configured to provide flexibility of the plate; and
an adhesive layer configured to fix the display panel to the plate,
wherein the display panel and the plate are wound on the roller,
wherein the plurality of openings are arranged in rows and columns,
wherein the plurality of openings comprises first openings disposed in odd numbered rows and second openings disposed in even numbered rows, and
wherein the second openings are offset from the first openings such that the first openings and the second openings are not aligned along a direction of the columns.

US Pat. No. 9,295,049

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR RECEIVING A DOWNLINK SIGNAL IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM SUPPORTING CARRIER AGGREGATION

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for receiving a downlink signal at a user equipment (UE) in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:
receiving, by the UE, configuration information indicating whether a carrier indicator field (CIF) is included in a physical
downlink control channel (PDCCH);

receiving, by the UE, the PDDCH on a first cell; and
decoding, by the UE, a physical downlink shared channel (PDSCH) corresponding to the PDCCH on a second cell indicated by the
CIF if the configuration information indicates that the CIF is included in the PDCCH,

wherein, if the second cell is different from the first cell, a starting orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM)
symbol of the PDSCH is given by an index of an OFDM symbol of a first slot in a subframe having two slots, the index being
indicated by a higher layer parameter for the second cell.

US Pat. No. 9,060,664

DISHWASHER AND METHOD OF CONTROLLING THE SAME

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method of controlling a dishwasher, the method comprising:
supplying washing water into a washing tub of the dishwasher from outside of the dishwasher by opening a water supply valve
a first time for a first predetermined period of time, in order to perform a first supply of washing water into the washing
tub for a first washing cycle;

after completion of the first washing cycle, draining the washing water from the washing tub to outside of the dishwasher
by operating a drain pump;

stopping operation of the drain pump;
supplying washing water into the washing tub from outside of the dishwasher by opening the water supply valve a second time
for a second predetermined period of time, in order to perform a second supply of washing water into the washing tub from
outside of the dishwasher for a first rinsing cycle or a second washing cycle; and

providing a third predetermined period of time between the stopping of the operation of the drain pump and the supplying of
the washing water into the washing tub from outside of the dishwasher by the opening of the water supply valve the second
time, in order to prevent discharge of the washing water, due to inertial operation of the drain pump, during the supplying
of the washing water into the washing tub by the opening of the water supply valve a second time, wherein the third predetermined
period of time prevents a siphon effect.

US Pat. No. 10,045,381

METHOD FOR TRANSMITTING RESPONSE INFORMATION IN MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for a user equipment (UE) to perform a random access in a mobile communication system, the method comprising:transmitting a random access preamble to a network;
receiving a random access response message comprising multiple random access responses from the network through a downlink shared channel (DL-SCH),
wherein a size of the random access response message is not fixed,
wherein the random access response message has a format of a medium access control protocol data unit (MAC PDU) comprising multiple header parts, each of the header parts corresponding to each of the multiple random access responses,
wherein all the header parts are in a first part of the MAC PDU and all the random access responses are in a second part of the MAC PDU subsequent to the first part,
wherein each of the multiple random access responses comprises TA (Timing Advanced) information and uplink scheduling information; and
processing the received random access response message to adjust an uplink transmission time based on the TA information or to find A resource for an uplink transmission based on the uplink scheduling information.

US Pat. No. 9,265,018

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MANAGING UPLINK TIME ALIGNMENT

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method of managing uplink time alignment in a wireless communication system, performed by a user equipment, the method
comprising:
transmitting a random access preamble to maintain an uplink time alignment to a base station; and
receiving a random access response in response to the random access preamble from the base station,
wherein the random access preamble is a dedicated random access preamble used by the base station to determine whether to
maintain the uplink time alignment,

wherein the random access preamble is transmitted while a prohibition timer is not running, and
wherein the prohibition timer is used to indicate a specific time period for prohibiting a triggering of a random access procedure
to maintain the uplink time alignment.

US Pat. No. 10,045,384

METHOD FOR MANAGING LINK FAILURE OF USER EQUIPMENT SIMULTANEOUSLY CONNECTED TO MULTIPLE RATS AND DEVICE FOR PERFORMING SAME

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method for controlling link failure by a user equipment (UE) that simultaneously accesses multi-radio access technology (RAT), the method comprising:transmitting, to a second base station (BS) of a second RAT, a message requesting that a second link between the UE and the second BS be switched to a first link between a first BS of a first RAT and the second BS;
wherein the message includes information of a first timer indicating a time duration for buffering downlink data for the UE by the second BS;
transmitting, to the first BS, a link failure report (LFR) indicating a failure of the second link;
wherein when an instruction associated with data reception is transmitted to the second BS before the first timer expires, receiving, from the first BS, the downlink data for the UE, buffered in the second BS, and
wherein the downlink data for the UE, buffered in the second BS, is received by the UE through a direct tunnel between the first BS and the second BS, established based on the LFR of the UE.

US Pat. No. 9,295,047

METHOD FOR TRANSMITTING AND RECEIVING DOWNLINK CONTROL INFORMATION IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND APPARATUS FOR THE SAME

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for receiving downlink channels in a user equipment (UE) at a wireless communication system from a base station,
the method comprising:
configuring, by the UE, a common search space and a UE specific search space via a higher layer;
receiving, by the UE, a first downlink control channel by monitoring the common search space, or a second downlink control
channel by monitoring the UE specific search space; and

receiving, by the UE, a broadcast channel based on information included in the first downlink control channel, or a downlink
shared channel based on information included in the second downlink control channel,

wherein the first downlink control channel is monitored in subframes where the second downlink control channel is not monitored,
wherein subframes to receive the broadcast channel are configured via the higher layer,
wherein the second downlink control channel is not monitored in subframes configured to receive the broadcast channel, and
wherein the second downlink control channel is an enhanced physical downlink control channel (E-PDCCH).

US Pat. No. 9,282,558

METHOD FOR TRANSMITTING AND RECEIVING SIGNAL USING TIME DIVISION DUPLEX MODE IN WIRELESS ACCESS SYSTEM, AND APPARATUS THEREFOR

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for transmitting and receiving a signal by using a Time Division Duplex (TDD) mode in a wireless access system,
the method performed by a base station and comprising:
deciding a first subframe configuration allocated to a first user equipment and a second subframe configuration allocated
to a second user equipment, among multiple subframe settings operating in a single carrier frequency;

transmitting information respectively indicating the first subframe configuration and the second subframe configuration to
the first user equipment and the second user equipment; and

receiving a signal from the first user equipment with respect to the first subframe configuration and simultaneously transmitting
a signal to the second user equipment with respect to the second subframe configuration.

US Pat. No. 9,049,682

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR IDLE MODE OPERATION FOR M2M COMMUNICATION

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method for operating in an idle mode for Machine To Machine (M2M) communication, comprising:
receiving, by a M2M device in the idle mode, a paging message from a base station, the paging message including a network
access type and a start offset, the network access type indicating a resource allocation for a ranging request, the start
offset indicating an offset to start to monitor a ranging resource for the ranging request; and

monitoring, by the M2M device, the ranging resource for the ranging request beginning from the offset,
wherein a reference point of the start offset is a frame in which the paging message is transmitted, and
wherein the ranging resource is a Fast Ranging information element.

US Pat. No. 10,039,127

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR ALLOCATING RESOURCES IN MULTIPLE FREQUENCY BAND SYSTEM

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for receiving data from a base station by a first type user equipment (UE) capable of simultaneously using a plurality of frequency bands based on resource allocation in a first wireless mobile communication system, wherein each of the plurality of frequency bands has a respective bandwidth in which a second wireless mobile communication system serves a second type UE not capable of simultaneously using the plurality of frequency bands, the method comprising:receiving resource indication values (RIVs) from the base station,
wherein the RIVs include a first type RIV indicating a start index (S) and a length (L) of virtual resource blocks (VRBs) allocated to the first type UE, and a second type RIV indicating that no resource is allocated to the first type UE within one of the plurality of frequency bands,
wherein the second type RIV has a value which is invalid as the first type RIV for the second type UE,
wherein at least one of the plurality of frequency bands comprises a common resource area and a first type UE-specific resource area,
wherein the common resource area is for both the first type UE and the second type UE in case the second type UE is served on the at least one of the plurality of frequency bands,
wherein the first type UE-specific resource area is specifically configured for the first type UE, and
wherein the second type RIV is received through the first type UE-specific resource area among the common resource area and the first type UE-specific resource area; and
receiving data from the base station based on the RIVs.

US Pat. No. 9,872,283

REPEATER FOR RECEIVING SIGNALS FROM A BASE STATION IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, AND SIGNAL RECEIVING METHOD

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method of transmitting a relay-physical downlink control channel (R-PDCCH) by a base station in a wireless communication
system, the method comprising:
transmitting first information indicating a pattern of subframes configured for the base station to a relay node (RN) transmission
and second information indicating a set of resources blocks;

transmitting third information used for determining a position of a starting symbol of a physical downlink shared channel
(PDSCH) for the RN;

mapping the R-PDCCH to a RN-specific search space of a subframe; and
transmitting the R-PDCCH mapped on the subframe according to the pattern of subframes,
wherein the RN-specific search space of the subframe is located in the set of resource blocks indicated by the second information,
and

wherein a position of a starting symbol of the R-PDCCH within a first slot of the subframe is fixed in a time domain.

US Pat. No. 9,433,006

METHOD FOR TRANSMITTING CHANNEL MEASUREMENT INFORMATION IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND DEVICE THEREFOR

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for transmitting channel measurement information by a first communication module of a user equipment to a base
station in a wireless communication system supporting a carrier aggregation, the method comprising:
receiving a message indicating an operation start of at least one second communication module coexisting in the user equipment
from the at least one second communication module;

determining an unusable frequency due to in-device coexistence (IDC) interference on the basis of information on an operating
frequency of the first communication module and an operating frequency of the at least one second communication module; and

transmitting an IDC interference indication message including channel measurement information corresponding to the determined
unusable frequency to the base station,

wherein, if the determined unusable frequency is a secondary frequency and a primary frequency is usable, the channel measurement
information includes information only on the determined unusable frequency.

US Pat. No. 9,294,811

METHOD FOR MAPPING SIGNALING INFORMATION TO ANNOUNCEMENT INFORMATION AND BROADCAST RECEIVER

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method of receiving a non-real time service, the method comprising:
receiving, at a reception unit, a broadcast signal conveying the non-real time service;
demodulating, at a demodulator, the received broadcast signal;
obtaining, at a decoder, an internet protocol (IP) datagrams and signaling data in the demodulated signal,
wherein the IP datagrams are encapsulated based on a User Datagram Protocol/Internet Protocol (UDP/IP) method,
wherein the non-real time service includes one or more content items, each of the one or more content items composed of one
or more files delivered via Layered Coding Transport (LCT) sessions,

wherein the signaling data includes first signaling data containing service-level attributes for the non-real time services,
wherein the first signaling data includes service category information identifying the non-real time service, IP addresses
and UDP ports,

wherein the LCT sessions include one or more channels,
wherein the channels in each of the LCT sessions has a same IP address and consecutively numbered UDP ports signaled with
a single component descriptor in the first signaling data.

US Pat. No. 9,285,150

REFRIGERATOR INCLUDING A COOLING DEVICE AND AGITATING ASSEMBLY

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A refrigerator, comprising:
a body having a storage chamber;
a door selectively opening or closing the storage chamber;
a cooling device including:
a case of which a front surface is open and mounted at a side in the storage chamber;
an agitating assembly that is swingably disposed in the case;
a cover that is rotatably mounted on the case to open or close the front surface of the case; and
a driving assembly that is mounted on the case and an underside of the agitating assembly to generate a driving force for
swinging the agitating assembly; and

a refrigeration cycle for producing cold air to be supplied to the storage chamber and the cooling device, wherein the cooling
device further includes a starting torque supply mechanism supplying mechanical or electric energy to the agitating assembly
that initiates a movement of the agitating assembly, wherein the starting torque supply mechanism includes:

a rotatable extension protruding from an inner side of the cover;
a trigger formed at an end of the extension and selectively in contact with a side surface of the agitating assembly; and
an elastic member coupled to the rotatable extension and providing a restoring force for returning the trigger to an initial
position after the trigger has rotated.

US Pat. No. 9,420,575

METHOD FOR SEARCHING CONTROL SIGNAL IN A WIRELESS ACCESS SYSTEM SUPPORTING CARRIER AGGREGATION (CA)

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for detecting a physical downlink control channel (PDCCH) in a wireless access system supporting carrier aggregation,
the method comprising:
receiving, by a user equipment (UE), a higher layer signal configuring one or more component carriers including a set of PDCCH
candidates that defines search spaces;

monitoring, by the UE, one of the search spaces to decode the PDCCH; and
receiving, by the UE, control information through the PDCCH on the monitored search space,
wherein the search spaces are consecutively configured for the one or more component carriers which have been aggregated,
wherein the monitored search space is differentiated by an offset value related to a carrier indicator field (CIF) value indicating
a component carrier configured to the UE, and

wherein the offset value is a result of multiplying a number of the PDCCH candidates and the CIF value.

US Pat. No. 9,295,088

RRC CONNECTION METHOD AND DEVICE THEREFOR IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method of a user equipment for performing a connection procedure with a network in a wireless communication system, the
method comprising:
transmitting to the network a radio resource control (RRC) connection request message for being connected with the network;
receiving an RRC connection establishment message, as a response to the RRC connection request message, from the network;
and

transmitting an RRC connection establishment complete message to the network,
wherein the user equipment corresponds to a machine type communication (MTC) device,
wherein the RRC connection establishment complete message includes a general MTC access indicator indicating that an access
to the network corresponds to a non-low priority MTC access when an establishment cause of the RRC connection request message
is not a low priority MTC access, and

wherein the RRC connection establishment complete message does not include the general MTC access indicator when the establishment
cause of the RRC connection request message is the low priority MTC access.

US Pat. No. 9,288,554

METHOD FOR RECEIVING BROADCAST SERVICE AND RECEPTION DEVICE THEREOF

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for a broadcast device to receive a broadcast comprising:
receiving a trigger including an identifier for a trigger declarative object (TDO); and
executing the TDO based on the trigger to save a bookmark of an adjunct service,
wherein the adjunct service is related to a television program currently displayed by the broadcast device,
wherein receiving a trigger including an identifier for a trigger declarative object (TDO) comprises,
receiving Digital TV Closed Caption (DTV-CC) and
extracting the trigger from the DTV-CC.

US Pat. No. 10,582,621

DISPLAY DEVICE

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A display device comprising:a plate-shaped frame having first and second sides opposite to each other and first and second long edges, wherein a first recess is provided on the first side, and a second recess is provided on the second side;
a first display panel provided on the first side;
a second display panel provided on the second side;
a first printed circuit board (PCB) electrically connected to the first display panel and positioned in the first recess; and
a second PCB electrically connected to the second display panel and positioned in the second recess,
wherein the first recess is positioned adjacent to the second long edge of the frame, and the second recess is positioned adjacent to the first long edge of the frame opposite to the second long edge of the frame.

US Pat. No. 10,055,086

MOBILE TERMINAL AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING THE SAME

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A mobile terminal, comprising:a memory configured to store 2D map data and 3D data for generating a 3D view;
a touchscreen configured to display information; and
a controller configured to:
cause the touchscreen to display a 2D map using the stored 2D map data;
receive a touch input to a first point on the displayed 2D map toward a first direction;
generate a 3D view corresponding to the displayed 2D map in response to the received touch input, wherein the generated 3D view is based on the stored 3D data and has a first viewpoint location corresponding to the first point and is toward the first direction; and
cause the touchscreen to display the generated 3D view.

US Pat. No. 9,596,064

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TRANSMITTING OR RECEIVING DOWNLINK SIGNAL

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for receiving a downlink signal by a User Equipment (UE) in a wireless communication system supporting Coordinated
Multiple Point transmission and reception (CoMP), the method comprising:
receiving information about at least two candidate Demodulation Reference Signal (DMRS) configuration parameter sets for generating
a sequence of a downlink DMRS; and

generating the sequence of the downlink DMRS using one of the at least two candidate DMRS configuration parameter sets,
wherein each of the at least two candidate DMRS configuration parameter sets includes a cell identity and a scrambling identity,
and

wherein the scrambling identity included in one of the at least two candidate DMRS configuration parameter sets is determined
based on whether two cell identities respectively included in the at least two candidate DMRS configuration parameter sets
are identical to each other.

US Pat. No. 9,295,068

METHOD OF PERFORMING MEASUREMENT AT UE IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND APPARATUS THEREOF

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method of performing a measurement at a user equipment (UE) in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:
receiving first reference signals or second reference signals for a radio resource management (RRM) measurement from a network;
performing the RRM measurement using the first reference signals or the second reference signals; and
reporting a result of the RRM measurement to the network,
wherein the first reference signals are received from transmission ends having different network cell identities of the network,
and

wherein the second reference signals are received from transmission ends having the same cell identity of the network.

US Pat. No. 9,307,538

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR COMMUNICATION IN A WIRELESS LAN SYSTEM

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method for communicating in a wireless local area network, the method comprising:
selecting, by a transmitting station, a transmission channel by performing a Clear Channel Assessment (CCA); and
transmitting, by the transmitting station, a Physical layer Protocol Data Unit (PPDU) over the selected transmission channel
to a receiving station,

wherein the transmission channel includes a primary 20 MHz channel and a secondary 20 MHz channel if the secondary 20 MHz
channel was idle,

wherein the transmission channel includes the primary 20 MHz channel, the secondary 20 MHz channel and a secondary 40 MHz
channel if both the secondary 20 MHz channel and the secondary 40 MHz channel were idle, and

wherein the primary 20 MHz channel is positioned between the secondary 20 MHz channel and the secondary 40 MHz channel if
the transmission channel includes the primary 20 MHz channel, the secondary 20 MHz channel and a secondary 40 MHz channel.

US Pat. No. 9,872,266

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DEVICE-TO-DEVICE TERMINAL FOR ACQUIRING SYNCHRONIZATION IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method of obtaining D2D (device-to-device) synchronization by a user equipment in a wireless communication system, the
method comprising:
receiving synchronization signals containing hop count values from two or more nodes; and
selecting a synchronization signal to be used to obtain synchronization from the synchronization signals,
wherein if the hop count values are different from each other, a synchronization signal with a lowest hop count value is selected
as the synchronization signal to be used to obtain the synchronization, and

wherein if the hop count values are identical to each other, the synchronization signal to be used to obtain the synchronization
is selected by using information on a signal quality of a current hop and information on a signal quality of a previous hop
before the current hop.

US Pat. No. 9,591,773

DISPLAY DEVICE

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A display device comprising:
a display panel;
a rear surface panel coupled to the display panel by means of a first adhesive tape partially coated onto a rear surface of
the display panel;

a rigid bar which is arranged between the display panel and the rear surface panel and coupled to the rear surface of the
display panel by means of a second adhesive tape.

US Pat. No. 9,516,674

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR BACKOFF FOR SLOTTED CHANNEL ACCESS IN WIRELESS LAN SYSTEM

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method for performing channel access by a station (STA) in a Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) system, the method comprising:
receiving restricted access window (RAW) configuration information for the STA from an access point (AP);
performing a first backoff procedure using a first backoff function state before the RAW;
performing a second backoff procedure using a second backoff function state for channel access within the RAW, wherein the
first backoff procedure is suspended and the first backoff function state is stored at a start of the RAW; and

resuming the first backoff procedure using the stored first backoff function state at an end of the RAW,
wherein the STA maintains a plurality of backoff function states including the first backoff function state used outside the
RAW and the second backoff function state used within the RAW.

US Pat. No. 9,290,878

WASHING METHOD

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A washing method comprising:
measuring an amount of laundry in an inner tub;
operating a washing cycle that includes:
setting a target water level, a reference value and a spraying time according to the measured amount of the laundry;
filling the inner tub, through a detergent box, with washing water introduced from an external water source, until a water
level in the inner tub reaches the target water level, and measuring a time taken for the water level to reach the target
water level;

adjusting the spraying time based on a difference between the measured time and the reference value; and
washing the laundry by rotating at least one of the inner tub and a pulsator; and
operating a rinsing cycle that includes spraying, through one or more nozzles, washing water introduced from the external
water source into the inner tub for a period of the adjusted spraying time, and rotating the inner tub and draining the inner
tub,

wherein the reference value is set as a time for the water level to reach the target water level when the washing water introduced
from the external water source with a given constant pressure.

US Pat. No. 9,294,760

IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE AND CONTROLLING METHOD THEREOF

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A mobile terminal comprising:
a first camera configured to photograph a left eye image of a source image to implement a 3D (3-dimensional) stereoscopic
image;

a second camera configured to photograph a right eye image of the source image to implement the 3D stereoscopic image;
a parallax barrier display comprising a backlight and configured to selectively display a 2D (2-dimensional) image and the
3D stereoscopic image;

a memory; and
a controller configured to:
control the first camera and the second camera to adjust a brightness level of each of the left eye image and the right eye
image when a photograph mode is set to a 3D stereoscopic image photograph mode;

cause the memory to store the source image including the left eye image and the right eye image;
control the display to adjust an output brightness level of the backlight adaptively based on a brightness level of the source
image, an ambient brightness level, and a play mode for the source image, the play mode comprising a 2D image play mode and
a 3D stereoscopic image play mode;

increase the output brightness level in proportion to the ambient brightness level when the source image is displayed in the
2D image play mode;

increase the output brightness level in proportion to the ambient brightness level up to a maximum output brightness level
set for the 3D stereoscopic image play mode, the maximum output brightness level corresponding to a first ambient brightness
level, when the source image is displayed in the 3D stereoscopic image play mode such that the output brightness level for
the 3D stereoscopic image play mode is maintained at the maximum output brightness level even when the ambient brightness
level is greater than the first ambient brightness level while the output brightness level for the 2D image play mode is increased
to a level that exceeds the maximum output brightness level when the ambient brightness level is greater than the first ambient
brightness level;

cause the display to display a first icon for switching to the 2D image play mode while the 3D stereoscopic image is displayed
in the 3D stereoscopic image play mode;

cause the display to display the 2D image in response to an input applied via the first icon, the displayed 2D image comprising
the left eye image and the right eye image that are arranged individually; and

cause the display to display a second icon for switching to the 3D stereoscopic image play mode while the 2D image is displayed
in the 2D image play mode.

US Pat. No. 9,288,767

METHOD FOR CONTROLLING SIGNAL TRANSMISSION POWER AND DEVICE FOR SAME

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for transmitting signals using a plurality of component carriers at a communication apparatus in a wireless communication
system, the method comprising:
controlling transmission powers for one or more channels per each component carrier; and
checking whether a total transmission power of a plurality of channels for simultaneous transmission over the plurality of
component carriers exceeds a total maximum transmission power configured for the communication apparatus or not, the plurality
of channels including a physical uplink control channel (PUCCH) and a physical uplink shared channel (PUSCH); and

if the total transmission power of the plurality of channels over the plurality of component carriers exceeds the total maximum
transmission power configured for the communication apparatus, adjusting a transmission power of the PUSCH in such a way that
the total transmission power of the plurality of channels over the plurality of component carriers does not exceed the total
maximum transmission power transmission power.

US Pat. No. 9,282,667

DISPLAY APPARATUS

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A display apparatus comprising:
a display module to display an image; and
a variable member to vary a shape of the display module,
wherein the variable member comprises
a first portion capable of varying in shape, and
a second portion having opposite ends adjacent to opposite edges of the display module, whereby the opposite ends of the second
portion are respectively fixed to opposite ends of the first portion; and the second portion is disposed between the first
portion and the display module,

wherein a distance between the opposite ends of the second portion is varied such that the opposite ends of the first portion
protrude with respect to a central region of the first portion and thereby, the display module is varied in shape.

US Pat. No. 10,045,333

METHOD FOR UPDATING TERMINAL-CENTERED COVERAGE

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for updating user equipment (UE)-centered coverage in a cloud radio access network (C-RAN) deployment where a remote radio unit (RRU) and a baseband unit (BBU) are configured separately, the method comprising:detecting an occurrence of an uplink data which will be transmitted through an uplink communication;
transmitting, when the uplink data cannot be transmitted by an RRU connected to a UE due to a state of the RRU, an uplink data occurrence notifying message for requesting an update of an uplink coverage to a BBU mapped with the RRU;
receiving, from the BBU, a Radio Resource Control (RRC) connection reconfiguration message for indicating an addition of a connection with a new RRU for performing the uplink communication as it is determined that the uplink coverage of the UE is to be updated by the BBU; and
configuring the connection with the new RRU to transmit the uplink data,
wherein the state of the RRU includes a case that a radio access technology (RAT) matched with traffic attributes of the uplink data is not supported by the RRU, a case that it is determined that efficiency of a RAT supported by the BBU for the traffic attributes of the uplink data is low, or a case that bearer capacity supported by the RRU is exceeded in accordance with the occurrence of the uplink data.

US Pat. No. 10,021,699

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TRANSMITTING SIGNAL FROM DEVICE-TO-DEVICE TERMINAL IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for transmitting a device-to-device (D2D) signal by a first user equipment (UE) in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:determining whether a D2D signal is to be transmitted on a basis of a transmission probability in a resource region of a resource pool, wherein the transmission probability decreases periodically from a first value to a second value per resource region in the resource pool;
transmitting the D2D signal in the resource region upon determining that the D2D signal is to be transmitted;
counting, when a second UE cannot be discovered, a number of times D2D signals are transmitted in a specific subframe; and
adjusting the first value or the second value based on the number of times D2D signals are transmitted in the specific subframe,
wherein, when the D2D signal is for requesting to discover the second UE, a codeword of the D2D signal is generated using a part of a service ID and a first UE ID, and
wherein, when the D2D signal is for responding to a request of the second UE, the codeword of the D2D signal is generated using all of the service ID and the first UE ID.

US Pat. No. 10,021,674

METHOD AND DEVICE OF TRANSMITTING CONTROL INFORMATION IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...


US Pat. No. 9,986,444

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR FEEDING BACK AGGREGATED CHANNEL STATE INFORMATION IN COOPERATIVE MULTIPOINT COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method of transmitting channel state information (CSI) by a user equipment (UE) in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:receiving, via radio resource control (RRC) signaling, information on null resources for interference measurement and a plurality of CSI-reference signal (RS) configurations including information on a plurality of CSI-RS resources from a base station (BS) for a coordinated multi-point (CoMP) operation;
receiving, via a physical downlink control channel (PDCCH) from the BS, information indicating a subset of the plurality of CSI-RS resources configured by the RRC signaling and a subset of the null resources for interference measurement configured by the RRC signaling;
receiving one or more CSI-RSs based on the subset of the plurality of CSI-RS resources that is indicated by the information;
measuring a channel quality indicator (CQI) based on the received one or more CSI-RSs and the subset of the null resources that is indicated by the information; and
transmitting a result of the CQI measurement to the BS.

US Pat. No. 9,220,030

METHOD OF ALLEVIATING INTERFERENCE BETWEEN CELLS IN A MULTICELL SYSTEM AND DEVICE FOR THE METHOD

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

9. The terminal device of claim 7, wherein the at least one adjacent base station comprises a CSG (closed subscriber group) base station.

US Pat. No. 9,480,107

ELECTRONIC INDUCTION HEATING COOKER AND DRIVING METHOD THEREOF

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. An induction heating cooker, comprising:
a rectifier configured to rectify an input voltage into a direct current (DC) voltage and output the DC voltage;
an inverter configured to generate an alternating current (AC) voltage from the DC voltage;
a first heater configured to be driven by the AC voltage;
a second heater connected in parallel to the first heater, and configured to be driven by the AC voltage; and
a switching controller configured to output a switching signal to the inverter for controlling the first and second heaters
in accordance with a selected operation mode, wherein the selected operation mode includes one of a first operation mode for
driving only the first heater, a second operation mode for driving only the second heater, or a third operation mode for simultaneously
driving both the first and second heaters, wherein the inverter includes first, second, and third switches connected in series
between a positive power source terminal and a negative power source terminal, and wherein the first heater includes:

a first resonant capacitor including a first plurality of capacitors connected in series between the positive power source
terminal and the negative power source terminal; and

a first heating coil having a first end thereof connected to a first connection node between the first and second switches
and a second end thereof connected to a first connection node between two of the first plurality of capacitors.

US Pat. No. 9,473,965

METHOD FOR MONITORING DOWNLINK CONTROL CHANNEL IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, AND APPARATUS THEREFOR

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for monitoring an enhanced physical downlink control channel (EPDCCH), by a user equipment, in a wireless communication
system supporting carrier aggregation, the method comprising the steps of:
receiving, from a base station, monitoring information on a first cell and a second cell cross-carrier scheduled from the
first cell; and

monitoring the EPDCCH on the basis of the monitoring information,
wherein the monitoring information includes information that the number of EPDCCH candidates on the first cell is reallocated,
when the maximum number of enhanced control channel elements (ECCE) available in a specific EPDCCH set on the first cell does
not support the number of the EPDCCH candidates of a special aggregation level related to the second cell.

US Pat. No. 9,439,149

METHOD FOR POWER SAVING IN WIRELESS LOCAL AREA NETWORK AND APPARATUS FOR THE SAME

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method of power saving in a wireless local area network, the method comprising:
acquiring, by a wireless device, a transmission opportunity (TXOP) from a transmitting device;
receiving, by the wireless device, a signal field from the transmitting device, the signal field including a group identifier,
a number indicator and a power saving indicator, the group identifier indicating a group of recipients, the number indicator
indicating a number of spatial streams for a corresponding recipient, the power saving indicator indicating that the transmitting
device allows the wireless device to enter a doze state during the TXOP; and

entering, by the wireless device, the doze state until the end of the TXOP if:
the power saving indicator indicates an allowance of entering the doze state during the TXOP,
the wireless device is a member of the group of recipients indicated by the group identifier, and
the number of spatial streams to be received by the wireless device is equal to zero.

US Pat. No. 9,301,292

METHOD OF INDICATING A CONTROL CHANNEL IN A WIRELESS ACCESS SYSTEM, BASE STATION FOR THE SAME AND USER EQUIPMENT FOR THE SAME

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for transmitting a control channel, performed by a 1st base station (BS) in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:
receiving, from a 2nd BS, allocation information on an E-PDCCH (enhanced-physical downlink control channel) for User Equipments (UEs) located at
a cell boundary of the 2nd BS;

assigning an E-PDCCH for UEs located at a cell boundary of the 1st BS using the received allocation information,

wherein the E-PDCCH for the UEs located at the cell boundary of the 1st BS is assigned on a resource which is orthogonal to a resource of the E-PDCCH for the UEs located at the cell boundary of
the 2nd BS; and

transmitting allocation information on the E-PDCCH for the UEs located at the cell boundary of the 1st BS to the 2nd BS.

US Pat. No. 10,045,387

METHOD FOR CONSTRUCTING DOCKING PROTOCOL BY USING DIRECT COMMUNICATION, AND APPARATUS THEREFOR

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method of establishing a docking protocol with a second wireless device by a first wireless device, the method comprising:transmitting, by the first wireless device, a probe request frame to the second wireless device;
receiving, by the first wireless device, a probe response frame from the second wireless device in response to the probe request frame;
transmitting, by the first wireless device, a service discovery request frame to the second wireless device;
receiving, by the first wireless device, a service discovery response frame from the second wireless device in response to the service discovery request frame;
establishing, by the first wireless device, an ASP (application service platform) session with the second wireless device; and
establishing, by the first wireless device, the docking protocol with the second wireless device,
wherein the establishing the ASP session is selectively performed according to a capability or a device type of the first wireless device or a capability or a device type of the second wireless device, and
wherein when the second wireless device belongs to a first device type, the establishing the ASP session is omitted and wherein when the second wireless device belongs to a second device type, the docking protocol is established after the establishing the ASP session.

US Pat. No. 10,004,083

METHOD FOR CONTROLLING BASE STATION IN MULTI-RAT ENVIRONMENT AND TRANSMITTING/RECEIVING DATA ACCORDING TO CONTROL OF BASE STATION, AND APPARATUS FOR PERFORMING SAME

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for controlling an access point (AP) of a wireless local area network (WLAN) by an entity of a cellular network, the method comprising:selecting an operating mode of the AP from among a downlink only mode, a downlink prioritized mode, an uplink only mode and an uplink prioritized mode; and
transmitting, to the AP, an operating mode change request indicating the selected operating mode,
wherein an inter-frame space (IFS) or a contention window (CW) of the AP is changed according to the operating mode indicated by the operating mode change request, and
wherein the IFS of the AP is set to be equal to or less than a minimum IFS when the downlink only mode is selected, the CW of AP is set to be less than a CW of the UE when the downlink prioritized mode is selected, the IFS of the AP is set to be equal to or more than a maximum IFS when the uplink only mode is selected, and the CW of the AP is set to be equal to or more than the CW of the UE when the uplink prioritized mode is selected.

US Pat. No. 9,283,670

ROBOT CLEANER

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A robot cleaner comprising:
a main body;
a light transmitting unit that emits light;
an image sensor that senses light reflected or scattered by an obstacle from the light emitted from the light transmitting
unit;

a base supporting the light transmitting unit and the image sensor and rotatably and vertically movably disposed in the main
body;

a rotation drive unit that rotates the base; and
an elevation drive unit that allows the base to retract and protract from the main body,
wherein when the elevation drive unit locates the base at a first location, the light transmitting unit emits light to the
obstacle through a front side of the main body, and when the elevation drive unit locates the base at a second location, the
light transmitting unit emits light to the obstacle from an upper side of the main body.

US Pat. No. 9,426,813

INTERFERENCE CANCELLATION RECEIVING METHOD AND INTERFERENCE CANCELLATION RECEIVING TERMINAL

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. An interference cancellation receiving method comprising:
receiving interference estimation assistance information from a serving cell, the interference estimation assistance information
including information for a time domain and information for a frequency domain, the information for the time domain indicating
a period of a radio frame or subframe in the time domain in which coherence of an interference signal is maintained, and the
information for the frequency domain indicating a period in the frequency domain in which the coherence of the interference
signal is maintained;

estimating an interference signal introduced from a neighbor cell using the information for the time domain and the information
for the frequency domain of the interference estimation support information; and

detecting a signal from the serving cell by cancelling the estimated interference signal.