US Pat. No. 10,988,815

DETECTIVE MOLECULE, KIT AND METHOD FOR PREDICTING FRAGRANCE PRODUCTION IN AN ORCHID

NATIONAL CHENG KUNG UNIVE...

1. A method for predicting fragrance production in an orchid, comprising detecting if a target molecule exists in genome of the orchid, wherein the target molecule is selected from the group consisting of:(i) a nucleic acid molecule comprising SEQ ID NO: 1;
(ii) a nucleic acid molecule comprising SEQ ID NO: 2; and wherein the existence of the target molecule in genome of the orchid predicts fragrance production in the orchid;
wherein the detecting comprises amplifying the target molecule using a primer;
wherein the primer is selected from a forward primer comprising SEQ ID NO: 3 and a reverse primer comprising SEQ ID NO: 4.
US Pat. No. 10,988,816

COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR DETECTING HUMAN PAPILLOMAVIRUS NUCLEIC ACID

GEN-PROBE INCORPORATED, ...

1. A target capture reaction mixture for selectively separating a human papillomavirus type 33 (HPV33) and/or type 31 (HPV31) target nucleic acid from other components in a sample, wherein the target capture reaction mixture comprises(a) an HPV33-specific capture probe oligomer comprising a target-hybridizing sequence consisting of SEQ ID NO:50; and
(b) an HPV31-specific capture probe oligomer comprising a target-hybridizing sequence consisting of SEQ ID NO:52;
wherein each of the HPV33-specific and HPV31-specific capture probe oligomers further comprises an immobilized probe-binding region that is not complementary to the HPV33 or HPV31 target nucleic acid.
US Pat. No. 10,988,563

SILANE-FUNCTIONALIZED HYDROCARBON POLYMER MODIFIERS FOR ELASTOMERIC COMPOSITIONS

ExxonMobil Chemical Paten...

1. An elastomeric composition comprising (i) at least one elastomer; (ii) at least one filler; and (iii) at least one silane-functionalized hydrocarbon polymer modifier (Si-HPM) made in a pre-reaction; wherein the Si-HPM comprises (a) an interpolymer comprising at least one monomer chosen from piperylenes, cyclic pentadienes, aromatics, limonenes, pinenes, and amylenes, and (b) at least one functional group comprising a silane structure; wherein the elastomeric composition comprises about 100 phr of the at least one elastomer, from about 50 to about 90 phr of the at least one filler, and from about 5 to about 50 phr of the at least one Si-HPM; and wherein the Si-HPM is anchored or anchorable via the functional group to the elastomer or the filler.
US Pat. No. 10,987,284

VOLUME BOOSTING MOLDING HAIR COLORING CREME FORMULATION

1. A hair styling formulation consisting of:a. a natural color agent consisting of coffee, present in an amount ranging from 0.001-0.5 wt. % of the composition, said coffee containing caffeine that provides anti-dihydrotestosterone (D.H.T.) effects and providing a hair color treatment that stains the hair brown, dark brown or black;
b. a viscosity building agent selected from the group consisting of 1-4% by weight vinylpyrrolidone (PVP), 1-6% by weight vinylpyrrolidone, 1-8% by weight vinyl acetate copolymer, 1-6% by weight sodium polyacrylate or combinations thereof;
c. a thickening agent from 2-14% by weight of the composition selected from the group consisting of sunflower seed wax, cetyl alcohol and combinations thereof;
d. said hair styling formulation being a leave-in hair product for molding and volumizing the hair
e.
f.
g.
US Pat. No. 10,988,565

PROCESS FOR PRODUCING ELASTIC AND TEAR-RESISTANT POLYURETHANE FOAMS AND USES

Covestro Deutschland AG, ...

1. A process for producing polyurethane foams, in which compositions comprisingA) isocyanate-functional prepolymers obtainable by the reaction of
A1) low molecular weight diisocyanates of molar mass from 140 to 278 g/mol with
A2) polyalkylene oxides having an OH functionality of two or more,
A3) optionally further isocyanate-reactive components not covered by A2);
B) water in an amount of at least 2% by weight, based on the total weight of the composition;
C) optionally heterocyclic 4-membered or 6-membered ring oligomers of low molecular weight diisocyanates having a molar mass of 140 to 278 g/mol,
D) optionally catalysts;
E) optionally salts of weak acids, the corresponding free acids of which have a pKA in water at 25° C. of ?3.0 and ?14.0;
F) optionally surfactants; and
G) optionally mono- or polyhydric alcohols or polyols;
H) optionally hydrophilic polyisocyanates obtainable by reaction of
H1) low molecular weight diisocyanates of molar mass from 140 to 278 g/mol and/or polyisocyanates preparable therefrom and having an isocyanate functionality of 2 to 6 with
H2) monofunctional polyalkylene oxides of OH number from 10 to 250 and of ethylene oxide content from 50 to 100 mol %, based on the total amount of the oxyalkylene groups present,
are provided, foamed and cured,
wherein the isocyanate-containing components have a total isocyanate content within a range from 2% to 8% by weight and a content of urethane groups of 1.0 to 3.5 mol/kg, based in each case on the total amount of the isocyanate-containing components, and
wherein the polyurethane foam has an F20 value (F20 corresponds to the tension at 20% elongation in the stress strain test according to DIN EN ISO 527-2) of ?50 kPa and a quotient of break strength determined according to DIN EN ISO 527-2 to F20 of at least 3.5.
US Pat. No. 10,988,822

GRAIN-ORIENTED ELECTRICAL STEEL SHEET AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING SAME

JFE STEEL CORPORATION, T...

1. A grain-oriented electrical steel sheet comprising:a steel substrate;
a forsterite base film; and
an insulating coating,
wherein critical damage shear stress ? between the forsterite base film and the steel substrate is 50 MPa or more and 200 MPa or less, the critical damage shear stress ? being measured in accordance with JIS R 3255,
wherein the grain-oriented electrical steel sheet has a non-heat resistant magnetic domain refining region,
wherein a heat-affected width w is 50 ?m or more and (2?+150) ?m or less, the heat-affected width w being a width of a thermal strain portion in the non-heat resistant magnetic domain refining region and the ? is a value expressed in MPa, and
wherein the grain-oriented electrical steel sheet has a coating damaged part area ratio of 10% or less.
US Pat. No. 10,989,846

NEAR INFRARED ABSORBING COMPOSITION, NEAR INFRARED CUT FILTER, METHOD OF MANUFACTURING NEAR INFRARED CUT FILTER, SOLID IMAGE PICKUP ELEMENT, CAMERA MODULE, AND IMAGE DISPLAY DEVICE

FUJIFILM Corporation, To...

1. A near infrared absorbing composition comprising:a resin A that satisfies the following condition a1;
an infrared absorber B; and
a solvent D,
wherein the resin A comprises a repeating unit having a crosslinking group, and the content of the repeating unit having a crosslinking group in the resin A is 10 to 90 mass % with respect to the total mass of all the repeating units of the resin A,
condition a1: a glass transition temperature of a resin having a structure in which a portion which forms a crosslinking bond in the crosslinking group of the resin A is substituted with a hydrogen atom is 0° C. to 100° C., the glass transition temperature being measured by differential scanning calorimetry.
US Pat. No. 10,988,567

AQUEOUS DISPERSIONS CONTAINING POLYMERIZATES PRODUCED IN MULTIPLE STAGES AND COATING AGENT COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING SAME

1. A method of preparing an aqueous dispersion comprising at least one polymer, the method comprising:i. polymerizing a mixture of olefinically unsaturated monomers A by emulsion polymerization in water, using at least one emulsifier and at least one water-soluble initiator, wherein
a polymer prepared from the monomers A has a glass transition temperature of 10 to 55° C.,
ii. separately polymerizing a mixture of olefinically unsaturated monomers B by emulsion polymerization in water, using at least one emulsifier and at least one water-soluble initiator, and adding the polymerized mixture of olefinically unsaturated monomers B to the polymer obtained under i.,
wherein
a monomers concentration of 6.0 wt % in the reaction solution is not exceeded throughout the reaction period, and
the mixture of olefinically unsaturated monomers B comprises at least one polyolefinically unsaturated monomer,
iii. separately polymerizing a mixture of olefinically unsaturated monomers C by emulsion polymerization in water, using at least one emulsifier and at least one water-soluble initiator, and adding the polymerized mixture of olefinically unsaturated monomers C to the polymer obtained under ii.,
wherein
a monomers concentration of 6.0 wt % in the reaction solution is not exceeded throughout the reaction period, and
iv. adjusting the pH of the reaction solution to a pH of 6.5 to 9.0,
wherein
a. the mixture of olefinically unsaturated monomers A comprises from 0 wt % to less than 50.0 wt % of one or more monomers having a solubility in water of <0.5 g/l at 25° C.,
a monomers A concentration of 6.0 wt % in the reaction solution from stage i. is not exceeded,
and the resulting polymer after stage i. has a particle size of 20 to 110 nm,
b. a polymer prepared from the monomers B has a glass transition temperature of ?35 to 12° C., and
the resulting polymer after stage ii. has a particle size of 130 to 200 nm,
c. a polymer prepared from the monomers C has a glass transition temperature of ?50 to 15° C., and
the resulting polymer after stage iii. has a particle size of 150 to 280 nm.
US Pat. No. 10,987,287

POWDERED HAIR COLOUR WITH PERCARBONATE IN A WATER-SOLUBLE FILM

1. A cosmetic product for changing the natural colour of keratinous fibres, comprising(i) at least one package (VP) comprising a water-soluble film (F), wherein the water-soluble film comprises a first polyvinyl alcohol polymer and a second polyvinyl alcohol polymer, wherein the first polyvinyl alcohol polymer has a lower average molecular weight Mw than the second polyvinyl alcohol polymer and/or wherein the first PVOH polymer has a lower degree of hydrolysis than the second PVOH polymer,
(ii) at least one cosmetic composition (KM) which is packaged in the package (VP) and comprises at least one oxidizing compound,
(iii) at least one cosmetic colour composition (FZ) which is packaged in the package (VP),
wherein the oxidizing compound is a solid oxidizing agent and is selected from the group consisting of a percarbonate salt, a perborate salt and a percarbamide salt.
US Pat. No. 10,988,825

MARTENSITIC STAINLESS STEEL SHEET

JFE STEEL CORPORATION, C...

1. A martensitic stainless steel sheet comprising a chemical composition consisting of, by mass %,C: 0.030% or more and less than 0.20%,
Si: 0.01% or more and 2.0% or less,
Mn: 0.01% or more and 3.0% or less,
P: 0.050% or less,
S: 0.010% or less,
Cr: 10.0% or more and 16.0% or less,
Ni: 0.01% or more and less than 0.20%,
Al: 0.001% or more and 0.50% or less,
Zr: 0.005% or more and 0.50% or less, and
N: 0.030% or more and less than 0.20%, and optionally at least one selected from the group consisting of
Cu: 0.01% or more and 3.0% or less,
Mo: 0.01% or more and 0.50% or less,
Co: 0.01% or more and 0.50% or less,
Ti: 0.001% or more and 0.50% or less,
Nb: 0.001% or more and 0.05% or less,
V: 0.001% or more and 0.50% or less,
B: 0.0002% or more and less than 0.0030%,
Ca: 0.0002% or more and 0.0100% or less, and
Mg: 0.0002% or more and 0.0100% or less, with the balance consisting of Fe and inevitable impurities,
wherein the martensitic stainless steel sheet has a tensile strength of 1300 MPa or more, an elongation of 7.0% or more, an ultimate deformability of 0.5 or more, and a structure of the martensitic stainless steel sheet contains, in a volume ratio, 90% or more of martensite.
US Pat. No. 10,990,106

MOBILE UNIT, INVENTORY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM AND THE METHOD FOR MOBILE UNIT LOCALIZATION

ZHEJIANG GUOZI ROBOT TECH...

1. A method for mobile unit localization, wherein the method comprising steps of:a management unit obtains the position of the mobile unit via sensors,
the sensors comprise first sensors and second sensors, the first sensors are disposed on ceilings or movable pan/tilts in the workplace, and arranged in grids, each of the first sensors obtains positions of the mobile unit and carried objects within an area of the workplace; wherein the mobile unit and the carried objects have fiducial marks;
when the mobile unit are located below the carried objects, the second sensors located on the mobile unit obtain relative positions of the mobile unit and the carried objects, and the first sensors obtain absolute positions of the carried objects in the workplace by identifying the fiducial marks of the carried objects, so that the management units obtain the position of the mobile unit by calculating the absolute positions of the carried objects and the relative positions of the mobile unit and the carried objects, as well as orientations of the mobile unit or the carried objects in the workspace.
US Pat. No. 10,987,547

GOLF BALL

SUMITOMO RUBBER INDUSTRIE...

21. A golf ball having a spherical core and a cover covering the spherical core, wherein the cover contains a polyurethane and the polyurethane comprises, as a constituent component,(A) a polyisocyanate component and
(B) a polyol component containing (b1) a polyrotaxane and (b2) a polyol other than (b1) the polyrotaxane,
wherein
(b1) the polyrotaxane has a cyclodextrin, a linear molecule piercing through the cyclic structure of the cyclodextrin, and blocking groups located at both terminals of the linear molecule to prevent disassociation of the cyclodextrin, and at least a part of hydroxyl groups of the cyclodextrin is modified with a caprolactone chain via —O—C3H6—O— group, and
(b2) the polyol contains a low molecular weight polyol.
US Pat. No. 10,987,292

PRESERVATIVE SYSTEM

Colgate-Palmolive Company...

1. A composition comprising a preservative system,wherein the preservative system comprises a salicylate salt and a benzoate salt,
wherein a total amount of the salicylate salt and the benzoate salt is from 0.2 to 0.6 weight % by total weight of the composition,
wherein a weight ratio of the salicylate to the benzoate is 1:5 to 1:1, and
wherein the pH of the composition is from 4 to 4.5.
US Pat. No. 10,987,293

COMPOSITION FOR SKIN EXTERNAL APPLICATION

DR. RAYMOND LABORATORIES,...

1. A composition for skin external application comprising a serinol-based compound selected from the group consisting of palmitoyl serinol and valproyl serinol, a sterol-based compound, a higher fatty acid, and a higher fatty acid alcohol,wherein the composition for skin external application forms Maltese cross liquid crystals, and
wherein the composition for skin external application comprises 1 to 10 parts by weight of the sterol-based compound, 5 to 30 parts by weight of the higher fatty acid, and 10 to 50 parts by weight of the higher fatty acid alcohol, based on 1 part by weight of the serinol-based compound.
US Pat. No. 10,988,830

SCANDIUM MASTER ALLOY PRODUCTION

Scandium International Mi...

1. A method for forming a scandium-bearing aluminum alloy, comprising:preparing a mixture of scandium oxide and a first flux, thereby obtaining a flux-oxide mixture;
mixing the flux-oxide mixture with a first portion of molten metal selected from the group consisting of aluminum and aluminum alloys, thereby obtaining a flux-metal mixture;
obtaining a scandium-containing master alloy from the flux-metal mixture by performing the steps, in any order, of (a) cooling the flux-metal mixture, and (b) separating at least a portion of the flux from the flux-metal mixture;
adding the scandium-bearing master alloy to a second portion of molten metal selected from the group consisting of aluminum and aluminum alloys, thereby obtaining a second metal mixture; and
cooling the second metal mixture to obtain a scandium-bearing aluminum alloy;
wherein the first flux contains less than 20% fluoride by weight, based on the total weight of flux added to the molten metal.
US Pat. No. 10,987,295

METHOD OF FACILITATING THE BINDINGS BETWEEN KERATINOCYTES

College of Medicine Pocho...

1. A peptide consisting of the amino acid sequence of SEQ ID No: 7.
US Pat. No. 10,988,579

ORGANOPOLYSILOXANE GRAFT POLYMER

KAO CORPORATION, Tokyo (...

1. A method for treating hair, comprising applying an organopolysiloxane graft polymer onto the hair,the organopolysiloxane graft polymer comprising an organopolysiloxane segment as a main chain thereof and an unsaturated monomer-derived polymer segment as a side chain thereof, in which the unsaturated monomer-derived polymer segment contains a repeating unit derived from N,N-dimethyl acrylamide in an amount of not less than 50% by mass and not more than 100% by mass, and a content of the organopolysiloxane segment in the organopolysiloxane graft polymer is not less than 10% by mass and not more than 70% by mass,
wherein the elastic modulus of the organopolysiloxane graft polymer at 25° C. is between 3.38×106 Pa and 1.59×107 Pa, the elastic modulus of the organopolysiloxane graft polymer at 150° C. is between 2.34×103 Pa and 6.38×105 Pa, and the water dispersibility of the organopolysiloxane graft polymer allows at least 70% transmittance.
US Pat. No. 10,987,299

POLYLACTIC ACID-CONTAINING AQUEOUS DISPERSION

TOYOBO CO., LTD., Osaka ...

1. A cosmetic material comprising a polylactic-acid-containing aqueous dispersion comprising(1) a polylactic acid,
(2) at least one plasticizer selected from the group consisting of dimethyl adipate, diethyl adipate, dipropyl adipate, diisopropyl adipate, dibutyl adipate, diallyl adipate, bis(2-butoxyethyl) adipate, bis(2-methoxyethyl) adipate, dimethyl succinate, dimethyl glutarate, diethyl sebacate, diisopropyl sebacate, and mixtures thereof,
(3) at least one dispersion stabilizer that is a cationic polymer comprising at least one monomer selected from the group consisting of acrylamide, dimethylaminoethyl methacrylate, a neutralized product of acrylamide, a neutralized product of dimethylaminoethyl methacrylate, a quaternary salt of acrylamide, and a quaternary salt of dimethylaminoethyl methacrylate, and
(4) water,
wherein
the polylactic-acid-containing aqueous dispersion comprises the polylactic acid in a range of 30 to 70 wt %,
the polylactic-acid-containing aqueous dispersion has a viscosity in a range of 150 mPa·s or more and 400 mPa·s or less, and
the cosmetic material forms a transparent film at room temperature within three minutes.
US Pat. No. 10,988,580

SILICONE PARTICLES, AND COSMETIC, COATING, AND RESIN FORMULATED USING SAME

Dow Toray Co., Ltd., Tok...

1. Silicone particles comprising the reaction product of (A) an organopolysiloxane as a component, wherein:component (A) has the general formula
Me2HeSiO-(Me2SiO)135-(MeHeSiO)0.25—SiHeMe2
where Me represents CH3—, and He represents CH2?CH—C4H8—;
a content of hydrogen bonded to a silicon atom per unit mass is 20 ppm or less; and
a silicon atom in component (A) is crosslinked with another silicon atom in the reaction product via a hexenyl (He) group.
US Pat. No. 10,987,302

METHODS FOR THE PRODUCTION OF A COSMETIC COMPOSITION FROM HATCHING FLUID AND USES THEREOF FOR IMPROVING THE COSMETIC APPEARANCE OF SKIN

AQUA BIO TECHNOLOGY ASA, ...

1. A cosmetic composition comprising polypeptides from Salmonidae eggs obtained by a method comprising the steps of:a) suspending Salmonidae eggs in water;
b) inducing synchronized hatching of said eggs;
c) filtering the hatched eggs to obtain hatching fluid; and
d) filtering the hatching fluid from step c), wherein the step of filtering the hatching fluid comprises the steps of:
(i) filtering the hatching fluid using a filter with a pore size of at least 5 ?m, and collecting the filtrate;
(ii) filtering the filtrate from step (i) using a filter with a pore size of 0.30-0.60 ?m, and collecting the filtrate;
(iii) exchanging water in the filtrate from step (ii) with a pharmaceutically acceptable buffer by performing diafiltration using a filter with an exclusion size of less than 15 kDa to obtain a filtrate solution;
(iv) filtering the filtrate solution from step (iii) using a filter with a pore size of 0.15-0.30 ?m, and collecting the filtrate;
(v) preparing a cosmetic composition from the filtrate from step (iv), wherein the filtrate from step (iv) is substantially free of components derived from the Salmonidae eggs other than polypeptides or portions thereof.
US Pat. No. 10,988,586

VINYLIDENE FLUORIDE RESIN FILM

KUREHA CORPORATION, Toky...

1. A vinylidene fluoride resin film comprising a film composition comprising a vinylidene fluoride resin and inorganic particles, whereinthe vinylidene fluoride resin film comprises a plurality of protrusions on at least one surface thereof;
among the plurality of protrusions, the number of protrusions greater than 0.10 ?m in height from a flat surface at which the protrusions are not present is from 7.0 to 50 per 0.10 mm2 of the vinylidene fluoride resin film;
the vinylidene fluoride resin is a vinylidene fluoride homopolymer;
a relationship 0.14 wherein an average protrusion height of the protrusions is from 0.40 ?m to 1.0 ?m.
US Pat. No. 10,986,793

MAIZE HYBRID X15N055

PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATI...

1. A seed of hybrid maize variety X15N055, representative seed produced by crossing a first plant of variety PH47CA with a second plant of variety PH2CTH, wherein representative seed of the varieties PH47CA and PH2CTH have been deposited under NCMA Accession Number 202004021 and ATCC Accession Number PTA-124816 and, respectively.
US Pat. No. 10,988,593

COMPOSITION THAT IS SUITABLE FOR PRODUCING POLYURETHANE FOAMS AND THAT CONTAINS AT LEAST ONE NUCLEATING AGENT

BASF SE, Ludwigshafen (D...

1. A method of producing polyurethane or polyisocyanurate foams, the method comprising:(a) forming a composition (Z1) by adding a surfactant TD, having an HLB value below 6 and no silicon atom, to a composition (ZP) comprising at least one polyol and at least one catalyst that catalyzes formation of a urethane, urea or isocyanurate bond; and
(b) reacting the composition (Z1) with at least one polyisocyanate, to obtain a polyurethane foam or a polyisocyanurate foam,
wherein:
from 0.05 to 10 parts by mass of the surfactant TD are added per 100 parts by mass of the composition (ZP);
the reacting occurs in the presence of at least one nucleating agent selected from the group consisting of a perfluorinated hydrocarbon, an ether having at least one perfluorinated hydrocarbyl moiety and a ketone having at least one perfluorinated hydrocarbyl moiety, and a blowing agent, wherein the nucleating agent differs from the blowing agent; and
the nucleating agent and the blowing agent are mixed to obtain a composition (Z2) that is added to the composition (Z1) to obtain a composition (ZS) before the reacting with the at least one polyisocyanate, wherein after composition (Z2) is added to composition (Z1) and prior to the reacting with the at least one polyisocyanate, the composition (ZS) is stabilized such that said composition (ZS) is clear and devoid of any droplet formation or clouding as perceivable by the naked eye, and
wherein the surfactant TD is isotridecanol or isononanol.
US Pat. No. 10,988,595

URETHANE DECOMPOSING METHOD AND URETHANE DECOMPOSING AGENT

OBIHIRO UNIVERSITY OF AGR...

1. A urethane decomposing method comprising the steps of: treating a urethane-containing material by immersing the urethane-containing material in a treatment liquid containing an unsaturated fatty acid; and allowing a microorganism, belonging to a Streptomyces genus and exhibiting a urethane decomposing function, to act on the urethane-containing material treated with the unsaturated fatty acid.
US Pat. No. 10,988,596

METHOD FOR STABILISING A COMPOSITION MADE FROM POLY(ARYLENE-ETHER-KETONE) (PAEK)

ARKEMA FRANCE, Colombes ...

1. A process for the stabilization of a composition based on PAEK, said process comprising:incorporating by wet impregnation an aqueous solution comprising a stabilizing agent, wherein the stabilizing agent stabilizes with regard to the phenomena of thermal oxidation; and
stabilizing the composition, while the composition is at a temperature of greater than 350° C., to obtain the composition in molten state,
wherein the stabilizing agent is a water-soluble phosphate salt or a mixture of water-soluble phosphate salts, wherein the stabilizing agent does not comprise phosphite or phosphonite.
US Pat. No. 10,991,925

COATINGS FOR COMPONENTS OF ELECTROCHEMICAL CELLS

Sion Power Corporation, ...

1. An article, comprising:an electrode comprising lithium as an electroactive material; and
a hybrid layer comprising an inorganic material and an organic polymer proximate a surface of the electrode, the hybrid layer further comprising a tantalum-containing compound, wherein the tantalum-containing compound comprises a compound of the formula: TaX5-y-z(A)y(OH)z, where, X?F, Br, Cl, or I; y=0 to 5, z=0 to 5, and y+z=1 to 5; and A=an oxygen-based anion.
US Pat. No. 10,987,318

APPLICATION OF CLOFOCTOL FOR MANUFACTURING PHARMACEUTICAL PRODUCT FOR TREATING HUMAN NEUROGLIOMA

Institute of Medical Scie...

1. A method of treating human neuroglioma in a subject in need thereof, comprising administering clofoctol to the subject for the treatment of human neuroglioma.
US Pat. No. 10,987,323

COMBINATION COMPRISING PALMITOYLETHANOLAMIDE (PEA) AND LYCOPENE FOR USE IN THE TREATMENT OF INFLAMMATORY DISEASES

ALI RESEARCH SRLS, Schio...

1. A method of treating an inflammatory disease selected from the group consisting of inflammatory diseases related to hyperactivity of the cells involved in the inflammatory processes, inflammatory diseases as a result of oncogenic phenomena, and neuro-inflammatory diseases of the peripheral and central nervous system in a subject in need thereof, comprising administration of an effective amount of a combination comprising palmitoylethanolamide and lycopene, and/or pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof, wherein the percentage amount of palmitoylethanolamide is about 70% of the combination, based on the total weight of the combination, and wherein the percentage amount of lycopene is about 30% of the combination, based on the total weight of the combination, and wherein the combination is administered alone or in combination with at least one pharmacologically acceptable excipient.
US Pat. No. 10,988,604

METHOD OF PREPARING DIENE-BASED RUBBER LATEX, METHOD OF PREPARING ABS-BASED GRAFT COPOLYMER AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING INJECTION-MOLDED ARTICLE

LG CHEM, LTD., Seoul (KR...

1. A method of preparing a diene-based rubber latex, the method comprising a polymerization step of polymerizing a conjugated diene based monomer, a crosslinking agent, at least one emulsifier, and a molecular weight regulator,wherein the crosslinking agent is represented by Formula 1 below and added in an amount of 0.05 to 0.5 parts by weight before initiation of the polymerization or when a polymerization conversion rate is 30% or less:
[CH2?CR1CO2(R2O)nR3]mC(R4)l  (Formula 1)
wherein R1 is hydrogen or a C1 to C10 alkyl group, R2 is a C1 to C10 alkylene group, R3 is a C1 to C10 alkylene group, R4 is a C1 to C10 alkyl group, 1 is an integer of 0 to 2, n is an integer of 4 to 20, m is an integer of 2 to 4, and m+1=4,
the at least one emulsifier comprises a first emulsifier that comprises a multimeric acid of an unsaturated fatty acid or a metal salt thereof that is added when a polymerization conversion rate is 30% or less or 50 to 85%,
wherein the polymerization comprises an additional emulsifier addition step of adding 5 to 20 parts by weight of the conjugated diene based monomer and 0.01 to 0.5 parts by weight of a second emulsifier that comprises a multimeric acid of an unsaturated fatty acid having a CMC of greater than 150 mg/L or a metal salt thereof when the polymerization conversion rate is 50 to 85%.
US Pat. No. 10,988,606

MODIFIED VINYL ALCOHOL POLYMER POWDER HAVING REDUCED METHANOL CONTENT AND PRODUCTION METHOD THEREFOR, AND WATER-SOLUBLE FILM AND PACKAGING MATERIAL

KURARAY CO., LTD., Kuras...

1. A modified vinyl alcohol polymer powder, comprising:a structural unit derived from a derivative (A) of an ethylenically unsaturated dicarboxylic acid in a content (X) of 0.05 mol % or more and 10 mol % or less, and having a degree of saponification of 80.0 mol % or more and 99.9 mol % or less,
wherein the modified vinyl alcohol polymer powder has a methanol content of 0.01 weight % or more and less than 3.0 weight % as measured by headspace gas chromatography of 500 mg of the polymer powder,
the modified vinyl alcohol polymer powder comprises 0.1 ppm or more and less than 2,000 ppm of a component that is insoluble in a 90° C., 5 weight % aqueous solution, and
at least 95 weight % of all particles of the modified vinyl alcohol polymer powder pass through a sieve with 1.00 mm openings.
US Pat. No. 10,987,327

METHOD FOR PREVENTING OR TREATING AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS BY BENZOIC ACID SALT

EXCELSIOR PHARMATECH LABS...

1. A method for preventing or treating an autism spectrum disorder in a subject in need thereof, comprising administering to the subject in need thereof a composition comprising a benzoic acid salt and a pharmaceutically acceptable excipient thereof, wherein the benzoic acid salt is administered to the subject in an amount ranging from 100 mg/day to 2000 mg/day, and the autism spectrum disorder is chosen from autism, Asperger's syndrome, childhood disintegrative disorder or pervasive developmental disorder.
US Pat. No. 10,988,609

NITRILE GROUP-CONTAINING HIGHLY SATURATED COPOLYMER RUBBER COMPOSITION

ZEON CORPORATION, Tokyo ...

1. A nitrile group-containing highly saturated copolymer rubber composition containing a nitrile group-containing highly saturated copolymer rubber (A) having a Mooney viscosity ML1+4, 100° C. of 50 to 200, a nitrile group-containing highly saturated copolymer rubber (B) having a Mooney viscosity ML1+4, 100° C. of 5 to 45, and staple fibers (C) having an average fiber length of 0.1 to 12 mm,wherein said nitrile group-containing highly saturated copolymer rubber (A) and said nitrile group-containing highly saturated copolymer rubber (B) both have iodine values of 10 or less.
US Pat. No. 10,991,938

LITHIUM COMPLEX OXIDE

ECOPRO BM CO., LTD., Che...

1. A lithium complex oxide of which primary particles are aggregated secondary particles and represented by the following chemical formula 1, and in which a range of FWHM (deg., 2?) values at (104) peaks during the measurement of XRD defined by a hexagonal lattice having a R-3m space group is represented by the following relation formula 1:LiaNixCoyMnzM1-x-y-zO2  [Chemical Formula 1]
in chemical formula 1, M is selected from the group consisting of B, Ba, Ce, Cr, F, Mg, Al, Cr, V, Ti, Fe, Zr, Zn, Si, Y, Nb, Ga, Sn, Mo, W, P, Sr, and a combination thereof, 0.9?a?1.3, 0.8?x<1.0, 0.0 ?0.025?FWHM(104)?{0.04+(x?0.6)×0.25}?0.025  [Relation formula 1]
in relation formula 1, FWHM(104) of relation formula 1 is represented by the following relation formula 2:
FWHM(104)=FWHMchemical formula 1 powder (104)?FWHMSi powder (220)  [Relation formula 2]
in relation formula 2, FWHMchemical formula 1 powder (104) indicates a FWHM (full width at half maximum) value at the (104) peak observed near 44.5° (2?) during XRD measurement of the lithium complex oxide, and
in relation formula 2, FWHMSi powder (220) indicates a FWHM value at a (220) peak observed near 47.3° (2?) during XRD measurement of the Si powder.
US Pat. No. 10,988,611

CROSSLINKED POLYVINYLPYRROLIDONE COMPOSITIONS

ISP INVESTMENTS LLC, Wil...

1. A method for the preparation of beverages comprising contacting said beverages with a granular composition comprising at least 15% (w/w) crosslinked polyvinylpyrrolidone (PVPP), an absorbent, and wherein particles 100 ?m and smaller make up 10% (w/w) or less of said composition.
US Pat. No. 10,987,332

SPRAYABLE AQUEOUS COMPOSITION COMPRISING GLYCERYL TRINITRATE

1. An aqueous pharmaceutical solution comprising:(a) from 0.15 to 3 weight percent of glyceryl trinitrate,
(b) from 40 to 95 weight percent water, and
(c) from 2 to 10 weight percent of at least one non-ionic water soluble polymer, and
(d) not more than 20 weight percent of ethanol.
US Pat. No. 10,986,821

ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE ANIMAL MODEL

1. A method for inducing aspects of Alzheimer's disease in a non-human mammal, said method consisting of co-administering to the brain of the non-human mammal, a nucleic acid sequence encoding Amyloid Precursor Protein (APP) or a variant thereof and a nucleic acid sequence encoding Presenilin 1 (PS1) protein or a variant thereof,wherein the nucleic acid sequence encoding the APP protein or a variant thereof and the nucleic acid sequence encoding PS1 protein or a variant thereof are present in at least one vector, and wherein only the APP protein or the variant thereof and the PS1 protein or the variant thereof are co-expressible from the at least one vector; and
wherein co-expression of said APP or the variant thereof and said PS1 or the variant thereof in the brain of the non-human mammal results in the non-human mammal exhibiting behavior suggestive of anxiety and lack of long-term memory; and
wherein co-expression of said APP or the variant thereof and said PS1 or the variant thereof in the brain of the non-human mammal leads to production of ?APP and neurotoxic catabolites of ?APP from one month after administration and up until at least 12 months after administration without the appearance of classical AD late symptoms.
US Pat. No. 10,986,822

GENETICALLY MODIFIED MAJOR HISTOCOMPATIBILITY COMPLEX MICE

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals...

1. A nucleic acid comprising:a first nucleotide sequence encoding a chimeric human/rodent Major Histocompatibility Complex 11 (MHC II) ? polypeptide comprising ?1 and ?2 domains of a human MHC II ? polypeptide operably linked to transmembrane and cytoplasmic domains of a rodent MHC II ? polypeptide and/or
a second nucleotide sequence encoding a chimeric human/rodent MHC II ? polypeptide comprising ?1 and ?2 domains of a human MHC II ? polypeptide operably linked to transmembrane and cytoplasmic domains of a rodent MHC II ? polypeptide.
US Pat. No. 10,987,335

PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITION FOR ORAL ADMINISTRATION COMPRISING HIGH CONCENTRATION TAXANE

DAE HWA PHARMA. CO., LTD....

1. A pharmaceutical composition for oral administration, consisting essentially of(a) 4 to 40% by weight of paclitaxel or docetaxel,
(b) 10 to 40% by weight of polyoxyl glyceryl fatty acid ester selected from the group consisting of caprylocaproyl polyoxyl glyceride, lauroyl polyoxyl glyceride, and stearoyl polyoxyl glyceride,
(c) (c-1) 30 to 70% by weight of monooleoyl glycerol or
(c-2) 30 to 70% by weight of an oleoyl glycerol complex having 30 to 65% by weight of monooleoyl glycerol contents; 15 to 50% by weight of dioleoyl glycerol contents; and 2 to 20% by weight of trioleoyl glycerol contents, and
(d) 5 to 30% by weight of polyoxyethylene (80) sorbitan monooleate,
wherein the pharmaceutical composition is in the form of a clear solution.
US Pat. No. 10,991,944

SYNTHESIS OF GAMMA MONOCLINIC SULFUR AND SULFUR BATTERIES CONTAINING MONOCLINIC SULFUR

Drexel University, Phila...

1. A method of depositing monoclinic sulfur on a substrate of a porous material, comprising steps of:depositing monoclinic phase sulfur that is stable at a temperature below 80° C. via vapor deposition onto the substrate of the porous material in a sealed vapor deposition apparatus at a temperature sufficient to vaporize sulfur and for a time sufficient to provide the monoclinic phase sulfur, and
cooling the monoclinic phase sulfur deposited on the substrate of the porous material to a temperature of 0-50° C.,wherein the substrate is positioned in the vapor deposition apparatus with a gab between a surface of a liquid sulfur reservoir and the substrate such that the substrate does not come into contact with liquid sulfur during the vapor deposition step.
US Pat. No. 10,987,336

METHOD OF PREVENTING OR TREATING SIDE EFFECT OF TUMOR THERAPY

ONQUALITY PHARMACEUTICALS...

11. A method for preventing or treating a VEGF-inhibition and/or VEGFR-inhibition associated epithelial disease or disorder in a subject, comprising administering to the subject an effective amount of a nitric oxide releasing agent for preventing or treating the disease or disorder, wherein said VEGF-inhibition and/or VEGFR-inhibition is associated with an administration of a VEGF inhibitor and/or a VEGFR inhibitor to said subject.
US Pat. No. 10,988,619

MANUFACTURING METHOD OF RHODAMINE DYE OLIGOMER, SOLID COLOR MATERIAL AND LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY DEVICE

TCL CHINA STAR OPTOELECTR...

1. A manufacturing method of a rhodamine dye oligomer, comprising following steps:providing a rhodamine dye and an organic monomer;
dissolving the rhodamine dye and 4-hydroxystyrene in a first solvent to form a first mixed solution;
adding a first catalyst to the first mixed solution and reacting 24 hours to form a second mixed solution;
washing the second mixed solution with saturated saline and saturated aqueous sodium bicarbonate in sequence to form a third mixed solution;
washing the third mixed solution with a second solvent and obtaining a rhodamine dye monomer through chromatographic column separation;
dissolving the rhodamine dye monomer and the organic monomer in a third solvent to form a fourth mixed solution;
adding a second catalyst to the fourth mixed solution and reacting 3 hours at 60? to form a fifth mixed solution; and
washing the fifth mixed solution with a fourth solvent to obtain the rhodamine dye oligomer.
US Pat. No. 10,987,344

PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITION CAPABLE OF THE INCORPORATION OF LENALIDOMIDE IN VARIOUS CRYSTALLINE MODIFICATIONS

GRINDEKS, A JOINT STOCK C...

1. An oral solid pharmaceutical composition comprisinga. from 1.0% to 50.0% by weight, calculated on the basis of Lenalidomide base, of particles of a Lenalidomide modification, wherein the Lenalidomide modification is Lenalidomide base form A;
b. from 50.0% to 99.0% by weight of one or more filler(s); and
c. optionally comprising one or more disintegrant(s), lubricant(s); binder(s), glidant(s) and other pharmaceutically acceptable excipients;all % by weight-values being calculated relative to the total weight of the composition;wherein the particle size distribution (d90) of the Lenalidomide particles is in the range of from 3 ?m to 50 ?m.
US Pat. No. 10,988,625

CURABLE SILICONE COMPOSITIONS THAT CURE THROUGH COMMAND CATALYSIS

1. A method of providing a curable silicone composition that cures through silanol condensation reactions, said method comprising:A. providing said silicone composition;
B. providing a command cure catalyst for said silicone composition;
C. mixing a predetermined amount of said silicone composition and a predetermined amount of said command cure catalyst together, wherein said command cure catalyst is selected from the group consisting of:
i. Sn(R)2(Y)2 wherein R is a linear, branched or cyclic alkyl group containing 1 to 20 carbon atoms, Y is a sulfide group having the general formula R1S? wherein R1 s a linear, branched or cyclic alkyl group having 1 to 20 carbon atoms or an aryl group having 6 to 20 carbon atoms;
ii. Sn(Y)n(X)4-n wherein Y is a sulfide group with the general formula RS? is a linear, branched or cyclic alkyl group having 1 to 20 carbon atoms or an aryl group containing 6 to 20 carbon atoms, X is selected from a linear, branched, or cyclic alkoxy group, an enoloxy group, or a carboxylate ester having 1 to 20 carbon atoms, n has a value of 1, 2, 3, or 4, and 1?n?4;
iii. Sn(Y)n(X)2-n wherein Y is a sulfide polydentate ligand, X is a linear, branched, or cyclic alkoxy group, an amine, or a carboxylate ester, having 1 to 20 carbon atoms, wherein 1?n?2;
iv. Sn(Y)(X) wherein Y is a sulfide tridentate ligand with the general formula ?SARA wherein R is a linear, branched or cyclic alkyl group having 1 to 20 carbon atoms and wherein A is S?, O?, or COO?, X is a linear, branched or cyclic alkoxy, enoloxy, or carboxylate ester having 1 to 20 carbons atoms;
v. a titanate compound selected from the formulae consisting of:
Ti(X)n wherein X is a polydentate ligand with the general formula ARARARA wherein R is a linear, branched or cyclic alkyl group having 1 to 20 carbon atoms and A is selected from N, O?, or COO?.
US Pat. No. 10,987,345

METHOD FOR ASSESSING THE EFFICACY OF IMIDS AND COMPOSITION OR COMBINATION FOR USE IN TREATING IMID SENSITIVE DISEASES

1. A method of assessing the efficacy of an immunomodulatory agent (IMiD) in the treatment of cancer in a subject, comprising determining the protein level of CD147 and/or MCT1 in a sample obtained from the subject, wherein a statistically significant decrease of the protein level of CD147 and/or MCT1 compared to the respective protein level in a sample obtained from the subject prior to the administration of the IMiD indicates efficacy of the IMiD treatment, whereas a lack of a statistically significant decrease of the protein levels of CD147 or MCT1 indicates IMiD resistance of the subject.
US Pat. No. 10,988,627

DISPERSION PAINT

1. A dispersion paint comprising:(a) 1% to 15% by weight of pigment;
(b) 30% to 60% by weight of filler;
(c) 1% to 25% by weight of polymer;
(d) 0.1% to 3.5% by weight of alkali metal alkyl siliconate;
(e) 25% to 70% by weight of water; and
(f) 0.005% to 3% by weight xonotlite and/or ettringite,wherein the pH of the dispersion paint is from 10 to 12 and the % by weight is based on the total weight of the dispersion paint.
US Pat. No. 10,986,836

MATING DISRUPTION METHOD USING ACETATE-CONTAINING MATING DISRUPTANT

SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., L...

1. A mating disruption method comprising a step of starting to apply a mating disruptant after mating and oviposition of imagoes of the first generation of an insect pest are substantially over and before imagoes of the second generation of the insect pest emerge, with neither the use of the mating disruptant nor the use of an insecticide against the first generation,the mating disruptant targeting at least one kind of insect pest which comprises one or more kinds of acetates as a natural sex pheromone, the insect pest being selected from the group consisting of lesser peach tree borer (Synanthedon pictipes), and European grapevine moth (Lobesia botrana: EGVM), both of which are substantially free of alcohol or alcohols derived from the acetates as well as oriental fruit moth (Grapholitha molesta: OFM) which comprises 1.5% by weight or less of alcohol or alcohols derived from the acetates; and
the mating disruptant comprising the acetates and the alcohol or alcohols derived from the acetates wherein each amount of the alcohol or alcohols is 1.5 to 10% by weight relative to each amount of the acetates.
US Pat. No. 10,987,350

METHOD FOR TREATING POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER

1. A method for treating patient diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), said method comprising:a) administering nalmefene at a starting dose of 100 mg per day to a patient diagnosed with or having symptoms of PTSD; and
b) increasing the dose by 100 mg per day, every 2-5 days, up to a maximum of 1000 mg, per day.
US Pat. No. 10,987,352

OPHTHALMIC FORMULATIONS OF CETIRIZINE AND METHODS OF USE

NICOX OPHTHALMICS, INC, ...

1. A topical ophthalmic formulation comprising:cetirizine from 0.05% to 0.25% (w/v);
naphazoline from 0.01% to 0.2% (w/v);
glycerin from 0.1% to 5% (v/v) and water,
wherein the formulation has a viscosity of 60-80 cpi, the pH is between 5.0 to 7.5 and the formulation does not contain cyclodextrin.
US Pat. No. 10,988,635

COMPOSITION AND METHOD FOR COPPER BARRIER CMP

CMC Materials, Inc., Aur...

1. A chemical mechanical polishing composition for polishing a substrate having copper, barrier, and dielectric layers, the polishing composition comprising:a water based liquid carrier;
cationic silica abrasive particles dispersed in the liquid carrier, the cationic silica abrasive particles having a zeta potential of at least 10 mV in the polishing composition;
a triazole compound, wherein the triazole compound is not benzotriazole or a benzotriazole compound; and
wherein the polishing composition has a pH of greater than 6, and wherein the composition is substantially free of a per-compound oxidizer and further comprises an N-oxide compound oxidizer in a concentration of about 0.5 mM to about 100 mM.
US Pat. No. 10,988,636

POLISHING COMPOSITION AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING SAME, POLISHING METHOD, AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING SUBSTRATE

FUJIMI INCORPORATED, Aic...

1. A polishing composition comprising:abrasives;
an anionic surfactant; and
a dispersion medium, wherein
the anionic surfactant has at least one kind of acidic functional group selected from the group consisting of a sulfo group, a phosphate group, and a phosphonic acid group and a polyoxyalkylene group,
wherein the polyoxyalkylene group is bonded to the acidic functional group,
the weight average molecular weight of the anionic surfactant is within a range of 200 or more and 1,000 or less,
the pH is less than 7, the aspect ratio of the abrasives is less than 1.4, and
the polishing composition is used for polishing an object to be polished containing a silicon nitride film.
US Pat. No. 10,991,452

HARDWARE ACCELERATION OF SHORT READ MAPPING FOR GENOMIC AND OTHER TYPES OF ANALYSES

Micron Technology, Inc., ...

20. A system for acceleration of short read mapping to a reference genome sequence for genomic analysis, the system coupled to a host computing system, the system comprising:one or more memory circuits storing a plurality of short reads and a reference genome sequence, each short read of the plurality of short reads comprising a sequence of a plurality of genetic bases, and further storing a reference genome index partitioned over the one or more memory circuits to form a plurality of reference genome index partitions; and
one or more field programmable gate arrays coupled to the one or more memory circuits, the one or more field programmable gate arrays configured to select a short read from the plurality of short reads; to extract a plurality of seeds from the selected short read, each seed of the plurality of seeds comprising a genetic subsequence of the selected short read; to hash a selected seed, of the plurality of seeds, and use the hashed seed to access at least one reference genome index partition of the plurality of reference genome index partitions to determine at least one candidate alignment location in the reference genome sequence, for each seed of the plurality of seeds, to form a plurality of candidate alignment locations; for each candidate alignment location of the plurality of candidate alignment locations, to determine a likelihood of the selected short read matching the reference genome sequence in a vicinity of the candidate alignment location; and to select one or more candidate alignment locations, of the plurality of candidate alignment locations, having a currently greater likelihood of the selected short read matching the reference genome sequence.
US Pat. No. 10,988,637

POLISHING COMPOSITION AND POLISHING SYSTEM

FUJIMI INCORPORATED, Kiy...

1. A polishing composition used to polish an object to be polished including a high dielectric constant layer, the polishing composition comprising:an abrasive grain, wherein the abrasive grain is colloidal silica in which a silane coupling agent having an amino group or a silane coupling agent having a quaternary amino group is immobilized on the surface;
water; and
an organic acid,
wherein when a zeta potential of the abrasive grain in the polishing composition is set as X [mV], and a zeta potential of the high dielectric constant layer during polishing using the polishing composition is set as Y [mV], X is positive, and Y?X??5 is established.
US Pat. No. 10,988,638

PROCESS TO REDUCE ENDOTOXIN IN GELATIN

Catalent U.K. Swindon Zyd...

1. A method for reducing endotoxin in gelatin, comprising:dissolving a salt in a gelatin solution comprising gelatin and a solvent to form a gelatin-salt solution, wherein the endotoxin content of the gelatin is at least 6,000 EU/g and a salt concentration in the gelatin-salt solution is 125-300 mM;
filtering the gelatin-salt solution through an anion exchange adsorber such that a filtrate gelatin-salt solution has an endotoxin content of less than 2,500 EU/g; and
desalting the filtrate gelatin-salt solution to form a low endotoxin gelatin solution that has an endotoxin content of less than 2,500 EU/g.
US Pat. No. 10,991,454

MICROBIOME-BASED INFORMED METHOD TO FORMULATE LIVE BIOTHERAPEUTICS

University of Maryland, B...

1. A method for treating bacterial vaginosis in a female human subject, comprising:(a) generating a gene-specific characterization, at an intraspecies level, of the subject's vaginal microbial community;
(b) comparing the gene-specific characterization to a reference gene catalog of the human vaginal microbiome, wherein the reference gene catalog comprises at least one metagenome or single-strain genome associated with a healthy microbiome;
(c) identifying, based on the comparison of step (b), a deficiency or excess of at least one bacterial strain in the subject's vaginal microbial community;
(d) formulating a remedial live biotherapeutic formulation, comprising bacteria adapted to remedy the deficiency or excess of the at least one bacterial strain in the subject's vaginal microbial community; and
(e) administering the remedial live biotherapeutic formulation to the subject,
wherein the bacteria adapted to remedy the deficiency or excess of the at least one bacterial strain in the subject's vaginal microbial community comprise a selected strain or consortium of strains of a bacterial species selected from the group consisting of Lactobacillus crispatus, Lactobacillus gasseri, and Lactobacillus jensenii, and
wherein the bacteria comprise at least one of:
(i) Lactobacillus crispatus bacteria configured to express at least one of the asparagine synthase B (asnB) gene of SEQ ID NO: 1 and the asparagine synthase B (asnB) gene of SEQ ID NO: 2; and
(ii) Lactobacillus crispatus bacteria containing an asparagine synthase B (asnB) gene encoding at least one of a polypeptide of SEQ ID NO: 3 and a polypeptide of SEQ ID NO: 4.
US Pat. No. 10,986,845

BAKERY PRODUCTS

PURATOS NV, Groot-Bijgaa...

1. A method for preparing a baked product, comprising the steps of adding to a dough or batter, prior to baking, a phospholipase having a phospholipase A1 activity/phospholipase A2 activity ratio ranging between 0.01 and 100, between 0.01 and 80, between 0.01 and 50, between 0.01 and 25, between 0.01 and 10, or between 1 and 10 and having a phospholipase optimum temperature of 45° C. or more; wherein said phospholipase has a sequence identity of at least 95% with SEQ ID NO: 2 or SEQ ID NO: 3.
US Pat. No. 10,991,456

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR DETERMINING ANALYTE LEVELS

Abbott Diabetes Care Inc....

1. A system, comprising:an analyte sensor comprising sensor electronics operatively coupled thereto and configured to be positioned in fluid contact with biofluid under a skin surface of a user;
a user interface device configured to communicate with the sensor electronics over a wireless electrical communication link, the user interface device including a processor, wherein the processor is configured to:
receive exogenous measurement data;
receive current analyte sensor measurement data from the analyte sensor;
iteratively determine a plurality of present predicted state estimates using the exogenous measurement data and a past state estimate, wherein each subsequent present predicted state estimate is provided as input as the past state estimate;
determine a present corrected state estimate using the iteratively determined plurality of present predicted state estimates and the current analyte sensor measurement data, the present corrected state estimate including an estimated analyte level; and
a medication delivery device system configured for delivery of medication to the user based on the estimated analyte level.
US Pat. No. 10,988,643

STARCH AND CARBOXYLIC ACID BINDER COMPOSITIONS AND ARTICLES MADE THEREWITH

Johns Manville, Denver, ...

1. A fiber-containing composite comprising:woven or non-woven fibers; and
a binder that holds the fibers together, wherein the binder comprises a reaction product of:
a starch having a weight average molecular weight that ranges from 1×106 Daltons to 1×107 Daltons, and
a polycarboxylic acid,
wherein a molar ratio of the polycarboxylic acid to the starch ranges from 1:2 to 1:3.
US Pat. No. 10,988,899

FLUFF DRYER MACHINE DRAINAGE AID

ECOLAB USA INC., St. Pau...

1. A method for improving drainage of water from wet fluff pulp in a fluff pulp drying process which involves draining water from fluff pulp, the method comprising:treating the wet fluff pulp with an alkyl ether sulfate and a polyethylene oxide/polypropylene oxide copolymer in an amount of from about 500 ppm to about 1000 ppm to improve drainage of water from the fluff pulp in the process, wherein the ratio of alkyl ether sulfate to polyethylene oxide/polypropylene oxide copolymer is from about 1:3 to about 4:1.
US Pat. No. 10,986,850

POLYPEPTIDES HAVING LYSOZYME ACTIVITY, POLYNUCLEOTIDES ENCODING SAME AND USES AND COMPOSITIONS THEREOF

1. A recombinant host cell comprising a polynucleotide encoding a polypeptide of Glycoside Hydrolase Family 25 (GH25) having lysozyme activity and at least 90% sequence identity to the polypeptide of SEQ ID NO: 3 operably linked to one or more control sequences that direct the production of the polypeptide.
US Pat. No. 10,987,363

FLUTICASONE FUROATE IN THE TREATMENT OF COPD

GLAXOSMITHKLINE INTELLECT...

1. A method of reducing the rate of decline in lung function in a human patient with stable COPD comprising:a. determining the blood eosinophil count of the human patient, and,
b. where the patient has a blood eosinophil count of ?150 cells/?L, administering to the patient an inhaled pharmaceutical product comprising fluticasone furoate.
US Pat. No. 10,988,900

TISSUE COMPRISING A SOFTENING COMPOSITION

KIMBERLY-CLARK WORLDWIDE,...

1. A treated tissue product comprising a tissue web having a first and an opposed second surface, an aqueous softening composition disposed on the first and/or the second surface, the softening composition comprising (i) from about 10 to 20 weight percent of a polyhydroxy compound selected from the group consisting of polyethylene glycols and polypropylene glycols having a molecular weight of at least about 1,000 g/mol (ii) from about 10 to about 20 weight percent of a cationic softener compound selected from the group consisting of amidoamine quaternary ammonium compounds, diamidoamine quaternary ammonium compounds, ester quaternary ammonium compounds, alkoxy alkyl quaternary ammonium compounds, benzyl quaternary ammonium compounds, alkyl quaternary ammonium compounds and imidazolinium compounds, and (iii) from about 40 to about 75 weight percent water.
US Pat. No. 10,987,365

COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR THE TREATMENT OF PAIN

GM Pharmaceuticals, Inc.,...

1. A composition comprising:(a) an analgesic/antipyretic combination comprising about 435 mg to about 1,338 mg choline salicylate and about 10 wt % trolamine salicylate based on the total weight of the composition;
(b) at least one analgesic adjunct comprising about 1 mg to about 200 mg caffeine;
(c) an antihistamine comprising about 1 mg to about 200 mg pyrilamine tannate;
(d) a diuretic agent comprising pamabrom; and
(e) an antifoaming agent comprising simethicone;
wherein the composition is a cream.
US Pat. No. 10,991,975

METHOD OF MANUFACTURING SULFIDE-BASED SOLID ELECTROLYTE FOR ALL-SOLID BATTERY

Hyundai Motor Company, S...

1. A method of manufacturing a solid electrolyte for an all-solid battery, comprising:preparing a solvent admixture comprising a first polar organic solvent and a second polar organic solvent;
preparing an electrolyte admixture comprising Li2S, P2S5 and the solvent admixture; and
preparing a solid electrolyte from the electrolyte admixture;
wherein, in the forming the solvent admixture, the first polar organic solvent comprises a cyano group, the second polar organic solvent comprises a hydroxyl group, and the first polar organic solvent is different from the second polar organic solvent, and
the solvent admixture comprises the second polar organic solvent in an amount of about 0.01 to 0.03 parts by weight based on the total weight of the first polar organic solvent.
US Pat. No. 10,987,368

SYNTHETIC COMPOSITION FOR PREVENTING OR TREATING CVD

1. A method for reducing a risk of heart failure in a non-infant human, the method comprising:increasing the relative abundance of Bifidobacterium adolescentis in the microbiota of the non-infant human by administering daily to the non-infant human about 2 g to about 10 g of a mixture consisting essentially of two to five synthetic neutral human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs),
wherein at least one of the synthetic neutral HMOs is a fucosylated HMO selected from 2?-fucosyllactose (2?-FL), 3-fucosyllactose (3-FL) and difucosyllactose (DFL), and
wherein at least one of the synthetic neutral HMOs is a non-fucosylated HMO selected from lacto-N-tetraose (LNT) and lacto-N-neotetraose (LNnT).
US Pat. No. 10,988,651

REFRIGERANT ADDITIVES AND COMPOSITIONS

TRANE INTERNATIONAL INC.,...

1. An oil-free refrigerant that provides lubrication in an HVAC system, comprising:2,3,3,3 tetrafluoropropene; and
at least one additive selected from a group consisting of: epoxides, terpenes, terpenoids, fullerenes, ascorbic acid, terephthalate, nitromethane, unsaturated hydrocarbons or unsaturated halocarbons, phenols, perfluoropolyether, hindered phenols, hydroxylamines, thiols, phosphites and lactones, siloxane, tolytriazoles, benzotriazole, amines, hydrazine, hexamine, phenylenediamine, dimethyethanolamine, zinc dithiophosphates, quaternary and acyclic amines, quaternized alkyl pyridine, amine/phosphate ester salt, cinnamaldehyde, dibutylamine, diethylhydroxylamine, dimethylethanolamine, 3,5 dinitrobenzoic acid, ethylenediamine, hexamethyleneteramine, and 1,2 diaminopropane,
wherein the additive is added to the refrigerant in a range of 0.001% to 1% by a weight of the refrigerant.
US Pat. No. 10,987,371

METHODS OF PREVENTING OR TREATING FILOVIRUS AND FLAVIVIRUS DISEASES

ADAERATA, LIMITED PARTNER...

1. A method of reducing the risk of filovirus hemorrhagic fever or a symptom thereof in a mammal host exposed to a filovirus, comprising administering an effective amount of quercetin-3 ?-O-D-glucoside (Q3G), or a composition comprising Q3G and a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier, to said host prior to said exposure.
US Pat. No. 10,989,681

GRID COATINGS FOR CAPTURE OF PROTEINS AND OTHER COMPOUNDS

Purdue Research Foundatio...

1. A grid for elucidating high-resolution structure of target proteins comprising a coating modified with a capture agent and further comprising a deactivating agent, wherein the coating comprises a graphene oxide sheet modified with N?, N?-dicarboxymethyllysine (GO-NTA), wherein the capture agent is N?, N?-dicarboxymethyllysine and the deactivating agent is methoxy-poly(ethylene glycol 350)-1,2-distearoyl-sn-3-glycerophosphoethanolamine.
US Pat. No. 10,988,402

TRIM ELEMENT FOR INTERIOR VEHICLE

AGC GLASS EUROPE, Louvai...


as well as a (MgO/(MgO+CaO)) ratio?0.5, and
wherein the glass comprises, in a content expressed as percentages by total weight of glass:
Total iron (expressed in the form of Fe2O3) 0.002-0.06%; and
Cr2O2 0.0001-0.06%.
US Pat. No. 10,991,475

COMPOSITION FOR DUST SUPPRESSION AND CONTAINMENT OF RADIOACTIVE PRODUCTS OF COMBUSTION


wherein the anionic surfactant is alkylbenzene sulfonate, the non-ionic surfactant is cocamidopropyl dimethylamine oxide, and the amphoteric surfactant is cocamidopropyl betaine.
US Pat. No. 10,987,381

MESENCHYMAL STEM CELLS WITH ENHANCED EFFICACY IN TREATMENT OF AUTOIMMUNITY PARTICULARLY RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS

1. A method of treating rheumatoid arthritis comprising:identifying a patient suffering from rheumatoid arthritis;
obtaining a group of mesenchymal stem cells;
identifying expression of one or more markers selected from the group consisting of: TNFR-1, ENA-78, and IGFBP-3;
selecting cells that express higher levels, compared to normal MSCs, of one or more proteins selected from the group consisting of TNFR-1, ENA-78, and IGFBP-3;
administering said selected cells to said patient in an amount sufficient to treat said rheumatoid arthritis.
US Pat. No. 10,991,478

INSULATED WIRE

DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, LTD., ...

1. An insulated wire comprisinga conductor (A), and
an insulating layer (B) formed on the periphery of the conductor (A),
the insulating layer (B) is formed from a resin composition that contains a resin (I) with a relative permittivity of 3.0 to 4.0 and a fluororesin (II),
wherein the resin (I) is a polyarylene sulfide,
wherein the insulating layer (B) has a mass ratio (I):(II) of the resin (I) to the fluororesin (II) of 30:70 to 15:85,
wherein the fluororesin (II) is a copolymer of tetrafluoroethylene and a perfluoroethylenic unsaturated compound represented by the following formula (1):
CF2?CF—Rf1  (1)
wherein Rf1 represents —CF3 or —ORf2, and Rf2 represents a C1-C5 perfluoroalkyl group, and
wherein the fluororesin (II) is formed from 80 to 99 mol % tetrafluoroethylene and 1 to 20 mol % perfluoroethylenic unsaturated compound represented by the formula (1).
US Pat. No. 10,988,664

COMPOSITIONS FOR SEALING A LOST CIRCULATION ZONE IN A WELLBORE

Saudi Arabian Oil Company...

15. A composition for sealing a lost circulation zone in a wellbore, the composition comprising:from 50 weight percent to 97 weight percent epoxy resin based on the total weight of the composition, the epoxy resin comprising bisphenol-A-epichlorohydrin epoxy resin modified with an oxirane mono [(C12-C14)-alkyloxy)methyl] derivative; and
from 2 weight percent to 30 weight percent curing agent based on the total weight of the composition.
US Pat. No. 10,987,384

REACTION PLATFORM AND METHOD FOR MAKING POLLEN BASED MATERIALS AND USES THEREOF

DECIMA HEALTH LIMITED, C...

1. A fermented pollen-based composition made by a process comprisingtreating pollen grains with one or more natural potassium sources selected from the group consisting of coconut water, coconut milk, raw honey, and honeydew honey, to naturally stimulate germination of the pollen to form a germinated pollen, then
incubating the germinated pollen to form a fermented pollen-based composition,
wherein the resulting composition after the step of incubating comprises a plurality of bioactive components selected from low molecular weight peptides, fatty acids, esterified flavonoids, dicaffeoyl quinic acid isomers and dicaffeoyl tartaric acid ester or ether compounds.
US Pat. No. 10,987,898

PEELABLE LAMINATED FILM AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING POLARIZING PLATE

FUJIFILM Corporation, To...

1. A peelable laminated film in which a substrate film containing a polyester resin and a light transmitting film containing a resin having a glass transition temperature of higher than 80° C. and an aromatic ester compound are laminated.
US Pat. No. 10,987,388

HOMOGENEOUS ENGINEERED PHAGE POPULATIONS

Massachusetts Institute o...

1. A homogeneous engineered filamentous phage population, wherein at least 70% of filamentous phages in the phage population have a length within 15% or within 8 nm of a length value, which is selected from 10 nm to less than the corresponding wild type filamentous phage length, wherein the phage population has a count of at least 1e13 pfu.
US Pat. No. 10,987,390

PLANT STEM CELL PRODUCT TREATMENTS

1. A system for treating a lung condition, the system comprising:a plant stem cell product, wherein the plant stem cell product includes an apple stem cell product; and
an aerosolizing device configured to create an aerosol from the plant stem cell product and to deliver the aerosol to the lungs via inhalation.
US Pat. No. 10,987,650

ADSORPTION FILTER

KURARAY CO., LTD., Okaya...

1. An adsorption filter comprising an activated carbon and a fibrous binder, wherein the adsorption filter has a density of 0.400 g/ml or more, and a pore volume at a pore diameter of 1 to 20 ?m is 0.10 ml/g or more and 0.60 ml/g or less as measured by mercury intrusion porosimetry.
US Pat. No. 10,987,395

PALIURUS RAMOSISSIMUS (LOUR.) POIR. EXTRACT AND PREPARATION METHODS AND USES THEREOF

SICHUAN ACADEMY OF CHINES...

1. A method for treating a tumor in a subject, said method comprising administering to the subject in need thereof a composition comprising Paliurus ramosissimus, wherein the Paliurus ramosissimus is a Paliurus ramosissimus fresh leaf ethanolic extract or a Paliurus ramosissimus whole plant ethanolic extract.
US Pat. No. 10,987,396

COMPOSITION FOR IMPROVING INTERNAL CIRCULATION AND DELAYING AGING AND APPLICATION THEREOF

GUIZHOU JIN QIAN FRUIT BI...

1. A therapeutic composition for treating amnesia, insomnia or hair loss in a human in need thereof consisting essentially of 15-50 parts of Rosa roxburghii, 15-50 parts of Phyllanthus emblica, 15-50 parts of honey, 5-20 parts of walnuts and 5-20 parts of Citrus limon.
US Pat. No. 10,987,908

METHOD FOR PRODUCING LAMINATED BODY, LAMINATED BODY AND PAPER PACKAGING MATERIAL

TOPPAN PRINTING CO., LTD....

5. A laminated body comprising:a base material composed of at least acid-resistant paper; and
a coating layer containing cellulose nanofibers and laminated on the base material; wherein
an average fiber diameter of the cellulose nanofibers is 2 nm or more and 2000 nm or less,
a content of the cellulose nanofibers in the coating layer is 10 mass % or more of the coating layer,
a coating amount of the coating layer is 0.2 g/m2 or more in dry mass,
an arithmetic average surface roughness of a surface of the coating layer is 1.1 ?m or less, and an adhesion strength between the base material and the coating layer is 1.0 N/15 mm or more, and
the cellulose nanofibers includes:
first cellulose nanofibers resulted from fibrillating non-chemically treated cellulose raw material, and
second cellulose nanofibers having a different chemical structure from a chemical structure of the first cellulose nanofibers, the second cellulose nanofibers having carboxyl groups substituted for hydroxyl groups resulted from oxidation based on a 2,2,6,6-tetramethyl-1-piperidine-N-oxy radical.
US Pat. No. 10,987,397

CATECHIN-FREE TEA WATER AND COMPOSITION CONTAINING SAME

AMOREPACIFIC CORPORATION,...

1. A composition for recovering skin barrier function or moisturizing skin in a human, which comprises 0.01 wt. %-100 wt. % of green tea water based on the total weight of the composition, wherein the composition comprises 0.0001 wt. or less of catechins based on the total weight of the composition and wherein the green tea water is a water extract of a tea juice of raw green tea leaves steamed to inactivate enzymes.
US Pat. No. 10,989,707

METHOD FOR SCREENING FOR PLATELET PRODUCTION PROMOTERS

Kyoto University, Kyoto ...

1. Megakaryocyte cells or progenitor cells thereof in which a reporter gene is inserted into the gene locus of TUBB1.
US Pat. No. 10,988,428

PROCESS FOR THE RECOVERY OF KETONES AND GLYCOLS FROM FERMENTATION

1. A method of obtaining ketones from a fermentation process, the method comprising:collecting an off-gas and a fermented broth from a fermenter, wherein the off-gas and the fermented broth both comprise a ketone;
transferring the off-gas from the fermenter to a ketone recuperation module and the fermented broth to a fluid separating module; and
isolating the ketones from both the off-gas and the fermented broth.
US Pat. No. 10,987,404

THERAPEUTICAL TOOLS AND METHODS FOR TREATING BLINDNESS

FRIEDRICH MIESCHER INSTIT...

1. An isolated nucleic acid molecule comprising a nucleotide sequence coding in a 5? to 3? orientation for:(a) a red cone opsin promoter; and
(b) a Natronomas pharaonis (NpHR) hyperpolarizing light-gated ion channel or pump gene or a light-active fragment of the gene; or a sequence complementary to the nucleotide sequence.
US Pat. No. 10,987,660

HEXAALUMINATE-COMPRISING CATALYST FOR THE REFORMING OF HYDROCARBONS AND A REFORMING PROCESS

BASF SE

1. A process for preparing a hexaaluminate-comprising catalyst, the process comprising:(i) contacting a finely divided aluminum oxide source, a metal salt which comprises at least a soluble or fusible cobalt- species, and a metal salt which comprises at least a soluble or fusible lanthanum-comprising species, wherein said finely divided aluminum oxide source is in the form of a solid,
(ii) mixing the aluminum oxide source and the metal salt, to obtain a mixture,
wherein at least one of the metal salts in (i) are in the form of a metal salt solution or following said mixing (ii) a liquid is added to said mixture,
(iii) drying the mixture,
(iv) low-temperature calcination of the mixture,
(v) molding or shaping, and
(vi) high-temperature calcination,
wherein cobalt is incorporated into said hexaaluminate-comprising catalyst and said hexaaluminate-comprising catalyst comprises from 70 to 90 mol% aluminum, from 2 to 15 mol% cobalt, and from a total content of 2 to 25 mol% of La and at least one further element selected from the group consisting of Ba and Sr.
US Pat. No. 10,989,709

METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR DETECTION OF TARGET AND APPLICATIONS THEREOF

CYTIVA SWEDEN AB, Uppsal...

1. A method for reversible detection of a target using a target detection system, comprising:immobilizing one or more binding elements on a sensor surface;
contacting a sample comprising an unknown concentration of the target to the binding elements on the sensor surface to form a binding element-target complex in a target-binding event, the target and binding element having a consistent binding affinity over at least 100 bind/release cycles, wherein the consistent binding affinity (Kd) is within ±0.1 nM standard deviation;
detecting the target-binding event with a detector to generate a detection signal;
eluting the target from the binding element-target complex in an elution event;
applying a regeneration solution to complete removal of the target from the binding element-target complex in a regeneration event;
determining a number of the target-binding event, the elution event, regeneration event or combinations thereof using a counter of the target detection system, the number representing a count of the target-binding event, the elution event, regeneration event or combinations thereof since the beginning of usage of the sensor surface; and
applying a correction to the detection signal based on a global fit calculated for each of the number of the target-binding event, the elution event, the regeneration event or combinations thereof during the reversible detection of the target over at least 100 bind/release cycles.

US Pat. No. 10,993,186

ENERGY BUDGETED SYSTEM RECOVERY

Apple Inc., Cupertino, C...

17. A method, comprising:by a wireless device:
establishing a connection to a serving cell;
measuring a signal strength of the serving cell;
determining that the signal strength of the serving cell is below a threshold;
performing, in response to the determination that the signal strength of the serving cell is below the threshold, a first neighbor cell search;
determining a level of remaining battery power;
determining, based at least in part on the level of remaining battery power, an interval until a second neighbor cell search; and
performing, after the interval, the second neighbor cell search.

US Pat. No. 10,993,184

METHOD OF MANAGING BACKUP POWER FOR WIRELESS VEHICLE COMMUNICATION AND POWER MANAGEMENT SYSTEM USING THE SAME

Hyundai Motor Company, S...

1. A method of managing backup power for wireless vehicle communication, comprising:determining, by a controller, whether a vehicle is turned on or off;
determining, by the controller, whether a wireless communication unit in the vehicle is in a sleep mode when the vehicle is turned off;
converting, by the controller, the wireless communication controller into a standby mode when the wireless communication controller is in the sleep mode; and
performing, by the controller, power-switching control based on a standby time according to the standby mode.

US Pat. No. 10,993,183

WAKE UP PROCEDURE USING PSEUDO-OMNI BEAM

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method for wireless communication at a base station, comprising:identifying that data is available to be transmitted to a user equipment (UE) that is operating in a discontinuous reception (DRX) mode;
transmitting, based at least in part on identifying that the data is available to be transmitted to the UE, a wakeup message to the UE using a first transmit beam; and
initiating a beam management procedure based at least in part on identifying that the data is available to be transmitted to the UE, to identify a second transmit beam for the base station to use to transmit the available data to the UE.

US Pat. No. 10,993,182

POWER SAVING METHOD THROUGH USER-SPECIFIC SIGNALING

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for reducing power consumption by a first station (STA) in a mobile communication system, the method comprising:receiving a first trigger frame from an Access Point (AP); and
transmitting a Physical Protocol Data Unit (PPDU) in response to the first trigger frame to the AP using a multi-user scheme,
wherein the first trigger frame includes (a) subsequent scheduling information per STA and comprising multiple bits, each bit of the multiple bits indicating whether a corresponding STA has subsequent scheduling or not, (b) a cascade indicator on whether there is a second trigger frame that follows the first trigger frame, the cascade indicator applied to all STAs that transmit PPDUs using the multi-user scheme, and (c) resource allocation information for Orthogonal Frequency Divisional Multiple Access (OFDMA) random access with a specific value of an Association Identifier (AID) field,
wherein, based on the first STA being a STA using a scheduling based access and based on the cascade indicator indicating that there is no second trigger frame, the first STA transits to the doze state regardless of the subsequent scheduling information per STA,
wherein, based on the first STA being the STA using the scheduling based access, the first STA further determines the subsequent scheduling information per STA based on a determination that the cascade indicator indicates that there is the second trigger frame,
wherein, based on the first STA being the STA using the scheduling based access and based on the subsequent scheduling information per STA indicating that there is no subsequent scheduling for the first STA, the first STA transits to the doze state even if the cascade indicator indicates that the second trigger frame is present, and
wherein, based on the first STA being a STA using the OFDMA random access, the first STA transmits the PPDU using the resource allocation information for OFDMA random access.

US Pat. No. 10,993,181

TECHNIQUES AND APPARATUSES FOR POWER MANAGEMENT VIA CROSS-RAT SIGNALING IN A NON-STANDALONE CONFIGURATION

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method of wireless communication performed by a first base station associated with a New Radio or 5th Generation (5G) radio access technology (RAT), comprising:generating a message to cause a user equipment to wake up from a power saving state or to reconfigure a cycle associated with the power saving state,
wherein the message includes an indication that the user equipment is to reconfigure or wake up from the power saving state or to reconfigure the cycle; and
transmitting the message toward the user equipment via a second base station, associated with a Long Term Evolution or 4th Generation (4G) RAT and the user equipment, to cause the user equipment to reconfigure or wake up from the power saving state or reconfigure the cycle,
wherein the message is provided to the second base station in a transparent radio resource control (RRC) container.

US Pat. No. 10,993,179

WIRELESS COMMUNICATION METHOD AND SYSTEM INCLUDING WIRELESS RELAY DEVICES THAT DETERMINE INFORMATION ABOUT PRESENCE AND ABSENCE OF A RESPONSE SIGNAL FROM A WIRELESS TERMINAL

YAMAHA CORPORATION, Hama...

14. A wireless communication system comprising:a wireless control device; and
a plurality of wireless relay devices each that:
receive a broadcast signal from a wireless terminal;
compare a receiving intensity of the received broadcast signal with a predetermined set value;
transmit, to the wireless terminal, a first signal indicating that the wireless terminal is able to start connection;
transmit, to the wireless control device, first information about presence or absence of a response signal corresponding to presence or absence of transmitting the first signal to the wireless terminal; and
receive, from the wireless control device, an instruction to transmit the first signal to the wireless terminal after transmitting the first information to the wireless control device,
wherein the first signal is transmitted to the wireless terminal upon the result of the comparison indicates that the received broadcast signal is stronger than the predetermined set value regardless of whether the instruction from the wireless control device is received, and
wherein the wireless control device comprises a memory and a processor configured to:
receive, from the plurality of wireless relay devices, the first information and second information about the intensity of the broadcast signal received from the wireless terminal respectively by each of the plurality of wireless relay devices;
transmit, in a case where the first information received from each of the plurality of wireless relay devices indicates absence of the respective response signal, to one wireless relay device, among the plurality of wireless relay devices, based on the second information, the instruction to transmit the first signal to the one wireless relay device; and
not transmit, in a case where the first information received from each of the plurality of wireless relay devices indicates presence of the respective response signal, the instruction to any of the plurality of wireless relay devices,
wherein each of the wireless relay devices transmits, to the wireless control device, the first information and the second information, and
wherein the one wireless relay device transmits to the wireless terminal the first signal upon receiving the broadcast signal from the wireless terminal.

US Pat. No. 10,993,178

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR SELECTING AN ACCESS AND MOBILITY MANAGEMENT FUNCTION IN A MOBILE COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A method performed by a terminal in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:receiving, from an access and mobility management function (AMF), a first message including first information for identifying the AMF and the terminal, the first information being assigned upon a successful registration to a first access;
determining whether a public land mobile network (PLMN) associated with a second access is same as a public land mobile network (PLMN) associated with the first access; and
transmitting, to an access network entity for the second access, a second message requesting registration to the second access, the second message including second information for identifying the AMF, in case that the PLMN associated with the second access is the same as the PLMN associated with the first access,
wherein the second information includes at least a part of the first information, and
wherein the second information includes an AMF set identifier for the AMF and an AMF identifier for the AMF.

US Pat. No. 10,993,177

NETWORK SLICE INSTANCE CREATION

Verizon Patent and Licens...

1. A method, comprising:receiving, by a device, single-network slice selection assistance information (S-NSSAI) associated with a user equipment,
wherein the S-NSSAI is associated with a network;
determining, by the device, location information associated with the user equipment;
determining, by the device, whether the S-NSSAI is associated with an existing network slice instance (NSI) at a location identified by the location information;
determining, by the device, that network functions associated with the S-NSSAI are not available at the location, based on the S-NSSAI not being associated with the existing NSI at the location or that the existing NSI at the location is unavailable;
determining, by the device and based on determining that the network functions associated with the S-NSSAI are not available at the location, that an NSI is to be created for the S-NSSAI,
wherein the network functions associated with the S-NSSAI are not associated with the existing NSI at the location; and
creating, by the device and based on determining that an NSI for the S-NSSAI is to be created, a new NSI based on a network service (NS) associated with the user equipment,
wherein the new NSI is created using a network function virtualization orchestrator (NFVO), associated with the network, that allocates resources, of the network, for the new NSI according to the NS, and
wherein the new NSI is randomly assigned;
assigning, by the device, an NSI identifier to the new NSI;
indicating, by the device and to the NFVO, that an NS instance, associated with the NS, is to be created;
receiving, by the device and from the NFVO, an NS instance identifier associated with the NS instance; and
mapping, by the device, the NSI identifier to the NS instance identifier to permit the user equipment to use allocated resources for the new NSI.

US Pat. No. 10,993,176

DISCOVERING PHYSICAL CELL IDENTIFIERS IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method for wireless communications, comprising:receiving, in a portion of bandwidth, a unified synchronization signal from one or more cells in a zone, wherein the unified synchronization signal identifies the zone, which includes multiple cells; and
receiving, in the portion of bandwidth, a cell-specific signal from a cell of the one or more cells in the zone, wherein the cell-specific signal identifies the cell.

US Pat. No. 10,993,175

SPECTRUM INFORMATION QUERY SYSTEM AND A SECURED QUERY PROXY DEVICE

Whizpace Pte Ltd, Singap...

1. A spectrum information query system, the system comprising,a database storing spectrum information;
one or more spectrum utilising devices forming a first communications network; and
a secured query proxy device, the secured query proxy device configured to communicate at its front-end with the database storing spectrum information, wherein the secured query proxy device is configured at its back-end for a one-way downlink to the first communications network;
a decoupled source that is decoupled from the first communications network, the source being coupled to the secured query proxy device, wherein the secured query proxy device is configured to obtain information associated with the first communications network via the decoupled source, the secured query proxy device being further configured to perform encryption of obtained information associated with the first communications network obtained from the decoupled source; and
wherein the secured query proxy device is further configured to apply one or more data preservation measures to the received spectrum information prior to transmission of the received spectrum information to the first communications network via the one-way downlink.

US Pat. No. 10,993,174

USER APPARATUS, BASE STATION, AND PREAMBLE TRANSMISSION METHOD

NTT DOCOMO, INC., Tokyo ...

1. A terminal comprising:a receiver configured to receive synchronization signal blocks corresponding to beams; and
a transmitter configured to transmit a preamble using one of resources corresponding to the synchronization signal blocks,
wherein the receiver receives a system information block (SIB), that is transmitted by a beam, out of SIBs transmitted by beams, and
wherein each of the SIBs includes information of the resources.

US Pat. No. 10,993,172

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PERFORMING ACCESS BARRING CHECK

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method of performing, by a user equipment (UE), an access barring check in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:receiving a first list that relates a plurality of access categories with a plurality of indices, wherein each of the plurality of indices is related to one or more access categories among the plurality of access categories;
receiving a second list comprising a plurality of barring information, wherein each of the plurality of barring information is indexed by each of the plurality of indices, wherein each of the plurality of barring information comprises a barring factor and a barring time;
determining, by a non-access stratum (NAS) layer of the UE, a first access category for an access attempt to a cell, wherein the first access category is informed by the NAS layer of the UE to a radio resource control (RRC) layer of the UE;
based on the first access category that the NAS layer of the UE informs to the RRC layer of the UE, selecting, by the RRC layer of the UE, among the plurality of indices from the first list, a first index that is related to the first access category;
after selecting the first index that is related to the first access category, selecting, by the RRC layer of the UE, among the plurality of barring information from the second list, first barring information that is related to the first index related to the first access category;
performing, by the RRC layer of the UE, the access barring check for the first access category, based on a first barring factor and a first barring time comprised in the first barring information; and
performing uplink transmission based on performing the access barring check.

US Pat. No. 10,993,171

ADVERTISEMENT OF COMMUNICATION SCHEDULES FOR MULTIPLE BASIC SERVICE SETS

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

22. A method for wireless communication by an apparatus comprising:obtaining a frame from a wireless node, said frame comprising:
a header comprising a first address of a plurality of addresses;
a first portion comprising one or more indications of one or more second addresses of the plurality of addresses; and
a second portion comprising first parameters for communication with the wireless node;
determining whether the apparatus is associated with the first address or one of the one or more second addresses, wherein the determination comprises comparing an address of the apparatus with the first address and the one or more second addresses;
if the determination indicates the apparatus is associated with the first address, communicating with the wireless node based on the first parameters; and
if the determination indicates the apparatus is associated with one of the second addresses, determining whether to communicate with the wireless node using the first parameters or using second parameters associated with said one of the second addresses, wherein:
the first address is associated with a first basic service set (BSS) and the first parameters indicate first target wake time (TWT) parameters for the first BSS; and
said one of the second addresses is associated with a second basic service set (BSS) and the second parameters indicate second target wake time (TWT) parameters for the second BSS.

US Pat. No. 10,993,170

METHOD FOR OPERATING A WIRELESS DEVICE IN A CELLULAR NETWORK

THALES DIS AIS DEUTSCHLAN...

1. A method for operating a wireless device in a cellular network, the wireless device operating with a base node of the cellular network, the method comprising:receiving a barring indication from the base node, the barring indication identifying a first intensive use level, of a plurality of intensive use levels, for barring, wherein the plurality of intensive use levels indicate an increasing intensity of use of available resources of the base node;
determining whether the wireless device is operating in an intensive use mode based on usage by the wireless device of available resources of the base node being above a threshold amount;
determining which of the plurality of intensive use levels is associated with the wireless device based on an amount of available resources of the base node being used by the wireless device;
responsive to determining that the wireless device is operating in the intensive use mode, determining whether the wireless device is operating in a privileged service having a higher priority than a non-privileged service or is operating in the non-privileged service;
responsive to determining that the wireless device is operating in the privileged service, continuing the operation of the wireless device with the base node regardless of the determined intensive use level associated with the wireless device;
responsive to determining that the wireless device is operating in the non-privileged service and is associated with one of the plurality of intensive use levels associated with a lower intensity of use than indicated by the identified first intensive use level, continuing the operation of the wireless device with the base node; and
responsive to determining that the wireless device is operating in the non-privileged service and is associated with one of the plurality of intensive use levels associated with an equal or higher intensity of use than indicated by the identified first intensive use level, suppressing the operation of the wireless device with the base node.

US Pat. No. 10,993,169

DEEP PACKET INSPECTION (DPI) AWARE CLIENT STEERING AND LOAD BALANCING IN WIRELESS LOCAL AREA NETWORK (WLAN) INFRASTRUCTURE

Hewlett Packard Enterpris...

1. A non-transitory computer readable medium for network load balancing, comprising instructions which, when executed by a hardware processor, cause the hardware processor to:determine whether a first access point has a load capability to provide network access for a first client device by:
determining a set of applications running on the first client device;
based on the determined set of applications, determining a first set of categories associated with the first client device; and
determining whether the first access point has the load capability based on determining whether the first access point has resources to handle a set of network requirements associated with the first set of categories; and
responsive to determining that the first access point does not have load capability to provide network access to the first client device,
determine whether the first client device has any active latency sensitive sessions associated with the first set of categories; and
responsive to determining that the client device does not have any active latency sensitive sessions, steer the first client device to the second access point.

US Pat. No. 10,993,167

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR GEO-STAGING OF SENSOR DATA THROUGH DISTRIBUTED GLOBAL (CLOUD) ARCHITECTURE

FedEx Corporate Services,...

1. A computer-implemented method, comprising the following operations performed via one or more processors:identifying an expected route associated with a mobile device;
identifying one or more storage devices in proximity the expected route;
selecting one or more of the identified storage devices based on at least one of a geographical distance between the identified storage devices and the expected route, a number of links between the identified storage devices and the expected route, a processing speed of the identified storage devices, or a speed for communications between the identified storage devices and the expected route; and
enabling real-time data published by or provided to the mobile device, to be stored on the one or more selected storage devices.

US Pat. No. 10,993,166

DATA TRANSMISSION METHOD, ELECTRONIC DEVICE, AND COMPUTER READABLE STORAGE MEDIUM

GUANGDONG OPPO MOBILE TEL...

1. A method for data transmission, applied to an electronic device that uses a plurality of wireless communication links, the method comprising:acquiring a first data packet to be sent;
determining a first data stream to which the first data packet belongs;
detecting a link state of the first data stream;
when the link state of the first data stream is an establishing state and the first data packet is sent for the first time, selecting a first wireless communication link from the plurality of wireless communication links for the first data packet, and marking the first data packet according to a first link identifier of the first wireless communication link;
sending the first data packet through a network interface of the first wireless communication link according to the first link identifier; and
when the first data packet is not sent for the first time, selecting a second link identifier of a second wireless communication link to mark the first data packet, and sending the first data packet through a network interface of the second wireless communication link according to the second link identifier, wherein the second wireless communication link is a different wireless communication link from the first wireless communication link.

US Pat. No. 10,993,163

OPTIMIZING MESSAGE FORWARDING IN A WIRELESS MESH NETWORK

SIGNIFY HOLDING B.V., Ei...

1. A receiving node of a wireless network, comprising:a hardware processor configured to decide about retransmission of a message received from a transmitting node, based on whether the transmitting node has at least one layout element of a layout plan in common with the receiving node,
wherein the layout plan relates to a spatial arrangement of the wireless network, and
wherein the at least one layout element of the layout plan is associated with the receiving node.

US Pat. No. 10,993,162

RADIO LINK AGGREGATION

TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ER...

1. A method, implemented in a network device, the method comprising:distributing a plurality of symbol blocks, received via a plurality of input streams, to a plurality of output links comprised in a defined connection according to a mapping of the symbol blocks to the output links;
responsive to an input stream of the plurality of input streams being empty such that an expected symbol block is not received, distributing idle data to the output link mapped to the expected symbol block to maintain the mapping of the symbol blocks to the output links;
transmitting the symbol blocks and idle data over the defined connection via the plurality of output links and according to the distribution.

US Pat. No. 10,993,160

CELLULAR TELECOMMUNICATIONS NETWORK

British Telecommunication...

1. A method for determining mobile base station handover and transmission parameters in a cellular telecommunications network with overlapping base station coverage areas, the method comprising:identifying a first target donor base station and a second target donor base station, wherein an overlap of respective coverage areas of the first target donor base station and the second target donor base station covers a route of a mobile base station that has a first interface for wirelessly communicating with a serving donor base station and a second interface for communicating with a User Equipment (UE), wherein the serving donor base station has a first interface for communicating with a first cellular core networking node and a second interface for wirelessly communicating with the mobile base station, and wherein user traffic of the UE is transmitted between the first cellular core networking node and the UE via the serving donor base station and the mobile base station;
determining a time of arrival of the mobile base station within the overlap based on at least one location of the mobile base station along a future route that intersects with the overlap;
determining a configuration parameter of the first target donor base station and a configuration parameter of the second target donor base station in advance of the time of arrival of the mobile base station within the overlap;
based on the determined configuration parameter of the first target donor base station being identified as preferred relative to the determined configuration parameter of the second target donor base station, initiating a handover of the mobile base station to the first target donor base station; and
selecting at least one configuration parameter for transmissions by the mobile base station based on the determined configuration parameter of the second target donor base station so as to mitigate interference with the second target donor base station when the mobile base station is served by the first target donor base station.

US Pat. No. 10,993,159

COMMUNICATION APPARATUS, METHOD FOR CONTROLLING COMMUNICATION APPARATUS, AND STORAGE MEDIUM

CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA, ...

1. A communication apparatus comprising:one or more processors; and
one or more memories including instructions that, when executed by the one or more processors, cause the communication apparatus to:
detect, when the communication apparatus is in a first wireless network, a second wireless network different from the first wireless network;
determine, in a case where the second wireless network is detected, whether the second wireless network has a function for a Fast Initial Link Setup (FILS) method for connecting;
check whether the communication apparatus is communicating data in the first wireless network; and
control handover processing for switching a connection from the first wireless network to the second wireless network so that:
(1) the handover processing is performed if the communication apparatus is not communicating data in the first wireless network on condition that the communication apparatus is not communicating data in the first wireless network in a case where it is determined that the second wireless network does not have the function, and
(2) the handover processing is performed even if the communication apparatus is communicating data in the first wireless network not on condition that the communication apparatus is not communicating data in the first wireless network in a case where it is determined that the second wireless network has the function.

US Pat. No. 10,993,158

MOBILE TERMINAL APPARATUS, BASE STATION APPARATUS, COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, AND COMMUNICATION CONTROL METHOD

PANASONIC CORPORATION, O...

1. A mobile terminal apparatus configured to perform a handover for switching a connection destination from a base station apparatus of a source cell to a base station apparatus of a target cell, the mobile terminal apparatus comprising:a communication device configured to perform wireless communication with the base station apparatus of the source cell and the base station apparatus of the target cell; and
a controller configured such that, when a measurement of communication quality of the target cell is equal to or greater than a first threshold value, the controller starts preparation for a handover to the base station apparatus of the target cell, and when the measurement is equal to or greater than a second threshold value, the controller performs the handover,
wherein, until a waiting time has elapsed after performing the handover, the controller performs a timing control for maintaining an immediate handover state in which the controller can immediately perform a handover to the base station apparatus of the source cell, and wherein, when the waiting time has elapsed, the controller ends the immediate handover state and enters a normal handover state in which the controller requires preparation for a handover.

US Pat. No. 10,993,157

CONFIGURABLE DOWNLINK AND UPLINK CHANNELS FOR IMPROVING TRANSMISSION OF DATA BY SWITCHING DUPLEX NOMINAL FREQUENCY SPACING ACCORDING TO CONDITIONS

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method comprising:receiving sector information sent by a base station on a first downlink channel,
wherein the sector information indicates multiple uplink channels and multiple downlink channels available for use with the base station that sent the sector information, and
wherein the multiple available uplink channels and the multiple available downlink channels are in a same frequency band;
ascertaining an uplink channel based on the received sector information;
using the uplink channel to communicate with the base station;
ascertaining a downlink channel among the multiple downlink channels based on the received sector information; and
using the downlink channel to communicate with the base station,
wherein the downlink channel is ascertained independently of the uplink channel such that a frequency distance between the ascertained uplink and downlink channels is not fixed.

US Pat. No. 10,993,156

VARIABLE SIZE LINEAR VIDEO CONTENT BUFFERS FOR UNINTERRUPTED HANDOVER IN A MULTI-BEAM SATELLITE SYSTEM

VIASAT, INC., Carlsbad, ...

1. A method for providing media content to a media client on a craft, comprising:initiating a first streaming media session with a remote media server using a first communication link;
receiving linear media data associated with the first streaming media session from a remote media buffer associated with the remote media server and at a first transmission rate over the first communication link;
buffering the linear media data associated with the first streaming media session and received at the first transmission rate in a local media buffer at a first buffer size;
providing buffered linear media data associated with the first streaming media session and received at the first transmission rate from the local media buffer for consumption on the media client;
identifying an expected link transition between the first communication link and a second communication link;
determining whether the first communication link and the second communication link are on different communication access networks;
if it is determined that the first communication link and the second communication link are on different communication access networks:
increasing buffering of the received linear media data in the local media buffer from the first buffer size to a second buffer size prior to an expected link transition initiation time between the first communication link and a second communication link by receiving, at a second transmission rate over the first communication link, linear media data associated with the first streaming media session from the remote media buffer, the second transmission rate being higher than the first transmission rate;
providing, during a link transition time associated with the expected link transition initiation time, buffered linear media data associated with the first streaming media session and received at the second transmission rate from the local media buffer for consumption on the media client; and
if it is determined that the first communication link and the second communication link are not on different communication access networks:
maintaining the first transmission rate over the first communication link and the first buffer size until the expected link transition; and
providing buffered linear media from the local media buffer of the first buffer size during the link transition time.

US Pat. No. 10,993,155

IMPLEMENTING FUNCTIONAL SPLIT OF PROTOCOL FUNCTIONS IN A CENTRAL BASE STATION UNIT

British Telecommunication...

7. A system comprising:at least one processor and memory configured to, in a cellular telecommunications network having a first central base station unit connecting to each of a plurality of distributed base station units:
identify a cluster of distributed base station units within the plurality of distributed base station units, wherein each member of the cluster has a neighboring relationship with another member of the cluster that satisfies a threshold;
use a first functional split in which a first set of protocol functions are implemented in the first central base station unit and a second set of protocol functions are implemented by each member of the cluster of distributed base station units;
identify a change in the membership of the cluster of distributed base station units; and, in response,
cause the first central base station unit and each member of the cluster of distributed base station units to implement a second functional split in which a third set of protocol functions are implemented in the first central base station unit and a fourth set of protocol functions are implemented by each member of the cluster of distributed base station units.

US Pat. No. 10,993,154

OPTIMIZING NEW RADIO STANDALONE AND DUAL CONNECTIVITY ACCESS

T-Mobile USA, Inc., Bell...

1. A method performed by a cellular communication device, the method comprising:receiving data from a first base station of a cell, the first base station being associated with a second base station of the cell to support non-standalone dual connectivity, wherein the first base station operates using a first radio access technology and the second base station operates using a second radio access technology;
the data comprising:
a designation of a first service quality that is available to the cellular communication device for standalone connectivity using the first base station; and
a designation of a second service quality that is available to the cellular communication device for non-standalone dual connectivity using the first base station and the second base station;
selecting, as a selected base station, one of the first base station and the second base station, based at least in part on the first service quality and the second service quality; and
attaching to the selected base station.

US Pat. No. 10,993,153

MEASUREMENT GAP COMMUNICATION

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Er...

1. A method for measurement gap configuration performed by a network node operating as a master node (MN) in dual connectivity with a secondary node (SN), the method comprising:receiving a notification from the secondary node that it will perform a secondary node modification procedure;
determining that a measurement gap configuration or reconfiguration is required; and
sending a response message to the secondary node in response to said notification, wherein the response message includes new measurement gap configuration information and maximum allowed number of measurement information.

US Pat. No. 10,993,151

CELL SWITCHING FOR DISCONTINUOUS TRANSMISSION (DTX) IN SHARED SPECTRUM

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method of communication, comprising:exchanging, by an access point, data and control signaling over a communication medium via a Primary Cell (PCell) provided by the access point on a first component carrier;
exchanging, by the access point, data signaling over the communication medium via a Secondary Cell (SCell) provided by the access point on a second component carrier;
determining, by the access point, a load balancing condition based on a traffic imbalance between the first component carrier and one or more other component carriers that satisfies a threshold;
reconfiguring, by the access point, the SCell as the PCell and the PCell as the SCell for one or more access terminals based on the load balancing condition, wherein the reconfiguring comprises:
sending, via the first component carrier, a handover command to the one or more access terminals, the handover command instructing the one or more access terminals to reconfigure their PCell and SCell designations;
receiving, via the second component carrier, a handover confirmation from the one or more access terminals; and
switching PCell operation to the second component carrier;
adjusting one or more cell reselection parameters to bias cell reselection towards selection of a target PCell; and
signaling the one or more adjusted cell reselection parameters to an idle mode access terminal to trigger a cell reselection of the target PCell.

US Pat. No. 10,993,149

OPERATING A TERMINAL DEVICE IN A CELLULAR MOBILE COMMUNICATION NETWORK

Sony Corporation, Tokyo ...

1. A method for operating a terminal device in a cellular mobile communication network, the cellular mobile communication network comprising at least one first base station using a first radio resource, and at least one second base station using a second radio resource, the terminal device comprising a first transceiver for communicating via the first radio resource and a second transceiver for communicating via the second radio resource, the method comprising:determining a radio resource control information for the second radio resource,
receiving, at the terminal device, the radio resource control information for the second radio resource via the first transceiver,
establishing, via the second transceiver, a user data communication between the second base station and the terminal device as defined by the radio resource control information,
setting the first transceiver in an idle mode subsequent to at least receiving the radio resource control information,
determining a state of a radio transmission between the second base station and terminal device wherein determining the state of the radio transmission comprises at least one of:
determining a quality information relating to the radio transmission between the second base station and terminal device, and
determining a mobility event of the terminal device, and
setting the first transceiver in an active mode depending on the state of the radio transmission between the second base station and terminal device.

US Pat. No. 10,993,147

OUT-OF-BAND BANDWIDTH RSVP MANAGER

Satcom Direct, Inc., Mel...

1. A wireless communication bandwidth allocation management system coupled to a plurality of communication systems, comprising:at least one user requestor device onboard an aircraft having a mobile application for requesting, via out-of-band communications, a channel having desired Quality of Service (QoS) data transfer rate characteristics over said plurality of communication systems; and
a communication gateway comprising an onboard aircraft Quality of Service router, the communication gateway configured to:
receive said request from said at least one user requestor device, via out-of-band communications, for reservation of a channel having the desired QoS data transfer rate characteristics;
query the plurality of communication systems for a channel that has the desired Quality of Service data transfer rate characteristics matching the request;
determine if the requested channel having the desired Quality of Service data transfer rate characteristics is available to the at least one user requestor device through at least one of said plurality of communication systems;
negotiate with at least one of said plurality of communication systems to acquire a connection with one of the plurality of communication systems for the requested channel having the desired Quality of Service data transfer rate characteristics;
reserve the requested channel having the desired Quality of Service data transfer rate characteristics for the at least one user requestor device from one of said plurality of communication systems when the requested channel having the desired Quality of Service data transfer rate characteristics becomes available;
signaling periodic keep alive messages between the communication gateway and the at least one user requestor device to maintain the channel having the desired QoS data transfer rate characteristics, and
terminate the reservation of the channel having desired Quality of Service data transfer rate characteristics when the at least one user requestor device notifies the communication gateway that the desired channel having Quality of Service data transfer rate characteristics is no longer needed.

US Pat. No. 10,993,146

USER EQUIPMENT MAXIMUM BANDWIDTH CONTROL METHOD AND DEVICE, COMPUTER STORAGE MEDIUM

ZTE CORPORATION, Shenzhe...

1. A method for maximum bandwidth control, comprising:acquiring, by a network element configured to provide network access to a user equipment, a subscribed user equipment-aggregated maximum bit rate (UE-AMBR) and an aggregated maximum bit rate (AMBR) value corresponding to each of all established protocol data unit (PDU) sessions from a core network;
calculating, by the network element, a second UE-AMBR based on the subscribed UE-AMBR and the AMBR value corresponding to each of the all established PDU sessions, wherein the second UE-AMBR is equal to a minimum of the subscribed AMBR and the AMBR value; and
executing, by the network element, bandwidth control on a Non-Guaranteed Bit Rate (Non GBR) service of a user equipment (UE) according to the second UE-AMBR.

US Pat. No. 10,993,145

COMMUNICATION DEVICE, COMMUNICATION METHOD, AND PROGRAM

SONY CORPORATION, Tokyo ...

1. A communication device, comprising:a processor configured to generate:
at least one first protocol data unit (PDU) for a first multicast group of a plurality of multicast groups, and
at least one second PDU for a second multicast group of the plurality of multicast groups,
wherein a header of each of the at least one first PDU includes:
first multicast group information that includes an identifier corresponding to the first multicast group, and
a first multicast group specific sequence number of a data unit carried by the corresponding first PDU,
wherein each of the at least one first PDU includes the corresponding first PDU data unit,
wherein a header of each of the at least one second PDU includes:
second multicast group information that includes an identifier corresponding to the second multicast group, and
a second multicast group specific sequence number of a data unit carried by the corresponding second PDU, and
wherein each of the at least one second PDU includes the corresponding second PDU data unit; and
a transceiver configured to transmit the at least one first PDU and the at least one second PDU.

US Pat. No. 10,993,143

METHOD FOR IMPROVING TRANSMISSION RATE IN MESH NETWORK

AMBIT MICROSYSTEMS (SHANG...

11. A wireless access device comprising:a first antenna communicatively coupling the wireless access device to at least one client terminal; and
a processor configured for:
receiving a signal sent by the at least one client terminal;
determining channel state information of the at least one client terminal according to identity information of the client terminal in the signal;
calculating data sent by the at least one client terminal to the wireless access device according to the channel state information and the signal of the at least one client terminal;
allocating a number of client terminals connected to the wireless access device in a mesh network according to a preset mechanism, wherein the mesh network comprises a plurality of wireless access devices and a plurality of client terminals, each of the wireless access devices being communicatively coupled to at least one of the client terminals;
assigning the client terminal having a high priority to the wireless access device in the mesh network being connected to a least amount of client terminals.

US Pat. No. 10,993,142

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR CIOT DEVICE DATA TRANSFER

Nokia of America Corporat...

1. User equipment (UE), comprising:a wireless transceiver configured to communicate with a network; and
processing circuitry including at least one processing device and at least one memory device, wherein the processing circuitry is configured to:
enter into an idle state without an established signaling connection to the network;
obtain pending user data for transmission;
generate an indication that subsequent downlink data is not expected;
insert the user data and the indication into a control plane service request message; and
transmit the control plane service request message to the network using a control signaling protocol.

US Pat. No. 10,993,140

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR CLOSED LOOPED TUNING OF DYNAMIC SPECTRUM SHARING IN NETWORKS

Verizon Patent and Licens...

1. A method, comprising:receiving, by a device, first traffic associated with a first network type service;
receiving, by the device, second traffic associated with a second network type service;
receiving, by the device, core network data associated with a core network that provides the first network type service and the second network type service;
calculating, by the device, a per quality of service class identifier (QCI) split for the first traffic and the second traffic based on the core network data;
calculating, by the device, an initial resource split for the first traffic and the second traffic based on the per QCI split;
providing, by the device and to a first device, data identifying the initial resource split;
receiving, by the device, a traffic bias per QCI for the first traffic and the second traffic based on providing the data identifying the initial resource split to the first device;
calculating, by the device, a final resource split for the first traffic and the second traffic based on the traffic bias per QCI; and
causing, by the device, the final resource split for the first traffic and the second traffic to be implemented via a resource associated with a radio access network.

US Pat. No. 10,993,139

QUALITY OF SERVICE MANAGEMENT FOR INTERWORKING BETWEEN DIFFERENT COMMUNICATION ARCHITECTURES

IDAC HOLDINGS, INC., Wil...

1. A method implemented by a wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU) for handling quality of service (QoS) during an inter-system change, the method comprising:sending a protocol data unit (PDU) modification request to a session management function (SMF) network node indicating support for reflective quality of service (RQoS) upon an inter-system change of the WTRU from an Evolved Packet System (EPS) to a 5G System (5GS) network;
receiving an indication that the modification request was received;
receiving first data in a PDU session with a specific QoS; and
sending second data in the PDU session using the specific QoS in response to receiving the first data and the indication that the modification request was received.

US Pat. No. 10,993,138

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING DATA FLOW IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A method performed by a master node (MN) for a dual connectivity, in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:identifying a quality of service (QoS) flow to be assigned to a protocol layer in a secondary node (SN) for the dual connectivity from one or more QoS flows of a packet data unit (PDU) session in the MN; and
transmitting, to a network entity, a request message for the QoS flow of the PDU session,
wherein the protocol layer in the SN is associated with the PDU session, and
wherein the protocol layer in the SN is a layer for a mapping between the QoS flow and a data radio bearer (DRB).

US Pat. No. 10,993,136

METHOD FOR PERFORMING REFLECTIVE QUALITY OF SERVICE (QOS) IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND A DEVICE THEREFOR

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method performed by a user equipment (UE) operating in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:receiving a downlink (DL) Service Data Adaptation Protocol (SDAP) Protocol Data Unit (PDU) via a DL Data Radio Bearer (DRB),
wherein the DL SDAP PDU includes a DL SDAP header prepended to DL Data, wherein the DL SDAP header includes a Quality of service Flow Identification (QFI), a first indication related to a Quality of Service (QoS) flow for an Access Stratum (AS) level, and a second indication related to a QoS flow for a Non Access Stratum (NAS) level;
storing, by a SDAP entity of the UE, a QoS flow to DRB mapping rule of the DL SDAP PDU as a QoS flow to DRB mapping rule for uplink (UL) based on the first indication being set to ‘1’; and
informing, by the SDAP entity to a NAS layer of the UE, the QFI based on the second indication being set to ‘1’.

US Pat. No. 10,993,135

SSID TO QCI MAPPING

Parallel Wireless, Inc., ...

1. A multi-radio access technology (multi-RAT) base station, comprising:a processor;
a Wi-Fi portion coupled to the processor; and
a network portion coupled to the processor, the processor configured to perform steps comprising:
broadcasting at least one Wi-Fi network identifier for a Wi-Fi network from the Wi-Fi portion;
mapping a Wi-Fi network identifier for a received data packet to a quality value in a datagram header;
assigning, subsequently and using the quality value in the datagram header, an appropriate data bearer for the datagram, the data bearer having a quality of service class identifier (QCI) for the type of traffic expected to be sent over a particular Wi-Fi network associated with the Wi-Fi network identifier;
establishing a first evolved packet system (EPS) bearer and a second EPS bearer, the first EPS bearer having a higher priority QCI than the second EPS bearer; and
forwarding higher-priority datagrams over the first EPS bearer and forwarding lower-priority datagrams over the second EPS bearer, over a tunnel to a core network via the network-portion, based on a corresponding Wi-Fi network identifier for each datagram as received,
thereby assigning a quality of service for the datagram in the core network corresponding to the expected type of traffic in the Wi-Fi network and
wherein the base station is part of a multi-RAT network.

US Pat. No. 10,993,134

RADIO RESOURCE MEASUREMENT METHOD, RADIO RESOURCE SELECTION METHOD, AND APPARATUS

Huawei Technologies Co., ...

1. A method comprising:obtaining, by a terminal, first measurement configuration information;
obtaining, by the terminal, a plurality of beam reference signals from one or more base stations;
measuring, by the terminal, the plurality of beam reference signals according to the first measurement configuration information, to obtain measurement values of the plurality of beam reference signals; and
performing, by the terminal, filtering on the measurement values of the plurality of beam reference signals, to obtain a measurement result, wherein the measurement result comprises a cell measurement result or a beam measurement result, the cell measurement result indicating a measurement of a cell associated with a base station of the one or more base stations, and the beam measurement result indicating a measurement of a beam in which a beam reference signal is sent; and
wherein the performing, by the terminal, the filtering on the measurement values of the plurality of beam reference signals comprises:
obtaining, by the terminal, measurement values of sets of beam reference signals in the plurality of beam reference signals, the sets of beam reference signals being received within a preset time range, each set of beam reference signals being received at a same moment;
averaging, by the terminal, measurement values of each set of beam reference signals, to obtain an average measurement value of a corresponding set of beam reference signals; and
processing, by the terminal in a preset manner, average measurement values of the respective sets of beam reference signals within the preset time range, to obtain a first measurement result, and using the first measurement result as the cell measurement result.

US Pat. No. 10,993,133

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR REPORTING MEASUREMENT RESULT

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method in which a terminal reports a measurement result in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:receiving a measurement configuration comprising a measurement object and a reporting configuration,
wherein the measurement object does not comprise a first wireless local area network (WLAN),
wherein the measurement object comprises a second WLAN, and
wherein the reporting configuration comprises a first measurement report triggering condition to be applied to i) the first WLAN not comprised in the measurement object and ii) the second WLAN comprised in the measurement object;
determining that measurement reporting for the first WLAN not comprised in the measurement object is allowed, based on the first measurement report triggering condition comprised in the reporting configuration;
measuring the first WLAN not comprised in the measurement object and the second WLAN comprised in the measurement object; and
reporting a measurement result for the first WLAN not comprised in the measurement object, based on the measurement result for the first WLAN satisfying the first measurement report triggering condition.

US Pat. No. 10,993,132

GENERALIZED MOBILITY SCHEDULING FRAMEWORK

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method for wireless communication at a user equipment (UE), comprising:determining a set of scheduled synchronization signal transmission times;
selecting at least one candidate beam from a set of candidate beams for a dynamic measurement during one of a first subset of the set of scheduled synchronization signal transmission times, wherein the first subset of the set of scheduled synchronization signal transmission times is allocated for dynamic measurement;
performing a measure procedure on the at least one candidate beam during the one of the first subset of scheduled synchronization signal transmission times; and
transmitting at least one measurement report corresponding to the measure procedure performed on the at least one candidate beam.

US Pat. No. 10,993,131

METHOD FOR PERFORMING LOGGING BY TERMINAL IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND TERMINAL USING SAME

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

6. A user equipment (UE) comprising:a transceiver configured for transmitting and receiving a radio signal; and
a processor operatively coupled to the transceiver, wherein the processor is configured to:
determine whether a downlink is affected by interference;
determine whether to perform logging of a measurement for the downlink based upon a determination that it is unclear whether the downlink is affected by the interference and that a module in the UE is turned on to effect the measurement for the downlink;
perform the logging of the measurement for the downlink based on the determination that is unclear whether the downlink is affected by the interference and that a module in the UE is turned on to effect the measurement for the downlink; and
control the transceiver to transmit, to a base station, the logged measurement with potential interference information, wherein the potential interference information informs the base station that the logged measurement is possibly affected by interference.

US Pat. No. 10,993,130

MEASUREMENT METHOD AND APPARATUS

HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., ...

1. A measurement method, comprising:directly receiving, by served user equipment (UE) accessing a serving base station, restrictive measurement resources of at least two neighboring cells respectively sent by base stations serving the at least two neighboring cells; and
performing, by the served UE based on the restrictive measurement resources, Radio Resource Management (RRM) measurement on a neighboring cell, in the at least two neighboring cells, whose measurement resource is to be limited, and/or performing radio link monitoring (RLM) on a serving cell of the served UE based on the restrictive measurement resources; and, wherein directly receiving, by the served UE accessing a serving base station, restrictive measurement resources of at least two neighboring cells that are respectively sent by base stations serving the at least two neighboring cells comprises:
directly receiving, by the served UE by using broadcast channels of the at least two neighboring cells, the restrictive measurement resources of the at least two neighboring cells that are respectively sent by the base stations serving the at least two neighboring cells; and
sending, by the served UE, a requirement indication to each of the at least two neighboring cells, wherein the requirement indication is used to request the restrictive measurement resource, wherein the restrictive measurement resources are channel state information-reference signals (CSI-RSs) and/or channel state information-interference measurement resources (CSI-IMRs).

US Pat. No. 10,993,129

TERMINAL, RADIO COMMUNICATION METHOD, AND BASE STATION

NTT DOCOMO, INC., Tokyo ...

1. A terminal comprising:a receiver that receives, via higher layer signaling, an information related to a band, and receives a downlink control information containing an information related to starting or stopping a channel state information (CSI) measurement of the band; and
a processor that, after the information related to starting or stopping the CSI measurement is received, receives a reference signal in the band, performs a CSI measurement in the band using the reference signal, and controls a transmission of a result of the measurement.

US Pat. No. 10,993,128

EVOLVED BUFFER STATUS REPORT SUPPORTING MULTIPLE NUMEROLOGY FACTORS

FG Innovation Company Lim...

1. A user equipment (UE) comprising:one or more non-transitory computer-readable media having computer-executable instructions embodied thereon;
at least one processor coupled to the one or more non-transitory computer-readable media, and configured to execute the computer-executable instructions to:
receive a logical channel group (LCG) list having a plurality of logical channels in one or more LCGs, wherein grouping of the plurality of logical channels is based at least in part on a mapping policy between each of the plurality of logical channels and one or more numerology factors;
trigger a buffer status report (BSR) for a logical channel for requesting a numerology-specific uplink radio resource, wherein the BSR includes an LCG ID identifying the one of the one or more LCGs;
determine whether a two-step random access (RA) mask for the logical channel is set up, when an uplink resource is not granted after the BSR is triggered;
request for the numerology-specific uplink radio resource through a scheduling request (SR) after the BSR is triggered and when the two-step RA mask for the logical channel is not set up;
initiate a two-step RA procedure and transmit the BSR on an uplink resource associated with a preamble transmission of the two-step RA procedure after the BSR is triggered and when the two-step RA mask for the logical channel is set up;
wherein the LCG list is provided to the UE through a downlink radio resource control (RRC) message;
wherein the downlink RRC message includes an information element (IE) having a media access control (MAC) layer logical channel configuration for each of the plurality of logical channels.

US Pat. No. 10,993,127

NETWORK SLICE INSTANCE MANAGEMENT METHOD, APPARATUS, AND SYSTEM

HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., ...

1. A network slice instance management method, comprising:determining, by a first network device, that a configuration parameter of a first network slice subnet instance needs to be modified, wherein the first network device is configured to manage the first network slice subnet instance;
modifying, by the first network device, the configuration parameter of the first network slice subnet instance; and
sending, by the first network device, report information to a second network device, wherein the report information is used to indicate a result of modifying the configuration parameter of the first network slice subnet instance, the second network device is configured to manage a first network slice instance, and the first network slice instance comprises the first network slice subnet instance.

US Pat. No. 10,993,125

METHOD FOR TRANSMITTING AND RECEIVING SIGNAL IN WIRELESS LAN SYSTEM, AND APPARATUS THEREFOR

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method in a wireless local area network (WLAN) system, comprising:configuring a physical layer protocol data unit (PPDU) including a training (TRN) field and a header field; and
transmitting the PPDU,
wherein the TRN field is transmitted based on a repetition of a TRN subfield,
wherein the TRN subfield is configured based on a basic TRN subfield and a total number of space-time streams (STSs) used for the PPDU,
wherein the basic TRN subfield is configured based on a first sequence, a zero sequence being contiguous to the first sequence, and a second sequence being contiguous to the zero sequence,
wherein the zero sequence is configured based on {0,0, 0},
wherein the basic TRN subfield is repeated to transmit the TRN subfield, and a repetition number of the basic TRN subfield is set based on a TRN subfield sequence length field,
wherein the TRN subfield sequence length field is included in the header field.

US Pat. No. 10,993,122

BEAM MANAGEMENT PROCEDURE IN A COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Er...

1. A method for a beam management procedure in a communications network, the method being performed by a first radio transceiver device, the method comprising:transmitting a message indicating a beam management configuration to a second radio transceiver device prior to transmitting a reference signal, the beam management configuration indicating that the first radio transceiver device will transmit two occurrences of the reference signal within a single orthogonal frequency-division multiplexing (“OFDM”) symbol and that the OFDM symbol will be transmitted using two polarities within a directional transmit beam; and
transmitting, in the one directional transmit beam, the reference signal to the second radio transceiver device as part of the beam management procedure according to the beam management configuration,
wherein the two occurrences of the reference signal are transmitted within the single OFDM symbol, wherein when performing beam management using sub-time units, polarization of the directional transmit beam is switched between consecutive sub-time units, and how many times the first radio transceiver switches polarization depends on how many directional receive beams the reference signal is to be received in by the second radio transceiver and on how many sub-units the OFDM symbol is divided into, and
wherein one occurrence for each of the two polarizations of the reference signal is transmitted in the directional transmit beam within the single OFDM symbol.

US Pat. No. 10,993,121

ESTIMATOR FOR DETERMINING UPDATES TO AN ESTIMATED LOCAL STATE VECTOR

The Boeing Company, Chic...

1. A communication network having a plurality of nodes, wherein an individual node of the communication network comprises:a measurement device configured to collect local measurements;
an antenna configured to wirelessly connect the individual node to a collaborating node that is part of the communication network;
one or more processors in electronic communication with the measurement device and the antenna;
a memory coupled to the one or more processors, the memory storing data into a database and program code that, when executed by the one or more processors, causes the individual node to:
estimate, based on the local measurements, an estimated local state vector for the individual node;
predict an estimated local measurement of the individual node on based on the estimated local state vector and the local measurements, wherein a local residual is associated with the estimated local measurement;
determine a local update based on the estimated local measurement and the local residual, wherein the local update is applied to the estimated local state vector for the individual node;
predict an estimated collaborative measurement based on a collaborative measurement between the individual node and the collaborative node, wherein a collaborative residual is associated with the estimated collaborative measurement; and
determine a collaborative update based on the estimated collaborative measurement and the collaborative residual, wherein the collaborative update is applied to the estimated local state vector for the individual node.

US Pat. No. 10,993,119

MULTI USER MIMO AND POWER MANAGEMENT FOR WI-FI AND CELLULAR COMMUNICATION

Accelerate Labs, LLC, Pa...

1. A system comprising:a wireless device enabled to utilize Wi-Fi to communicate on a plurality of frequencies;
the wireless device configured for multi-user multiple input and multiple output (MIMO) communication;
the wireless device configured to communicate a data stream such that the data stream is split at a wireless level into a plurality of signal streams;
wherein the wireless device is enabled for communication of the plurality of signal streams by communicating a first plurality of signal streams in a first set of frequency bands and a second plurality of signal streams in a second set of frequency bands simultaneously to a separate device across a plurality of antennas;
and
a controller of the wireless device configured to schedule transmission related activities to the separate device such that the wireless device is configured to selectively communicate the data stream based on one or more network characteristics; and
wherein the separate device is configured to selectively place one or more radios in a low power state based on network connectivity rules.

US Pat. No. 10,993,118

SPECTRUM SHARING INFRASTRUCTURE

FORD GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES,...

1. A computer comprising a processor and a memory, the memory including instructions such that the processor is programmed to:determine a potential loading of a radio frequency communications channel in an area by vehicle short-range communications according to a first protocol based on data collected by sensors on an infrastructure device; and
activate or deactivate a Wi-Fi device that is in the area and separate from the computer and the infrastructure device, and that communicates according to a second protocol, based on the determination of the potential loading of the radio frequency communications channel.

US Pat. No. 10,993,117

UNLICENSED BAND MANAGEMENT CONTROL INDICATORS

Apple Inc., Cupertino, C...

1. A method, comprising:at an evolved Node B (eNB) serving as a primary serving cell (PCell) providing a primary component carrier (PCC) in a licensed spectrum to a user equipment (UE) in a carrier aggregation (CA) scheme, wherein a secondary component carrier (SCC) is provided in an unlicensed spectrum:
monitoring parameters of bandwidths in the unlicensed spectrum;
when at least one of the parameters indicates a change in availability of a select one of the bandwidths, generating a control indicator including a downlink control information (DCI) defining the change in availability of the bandwidth, the DCI being a carrier bandwidth part (BWP) DCI defining sub-channels to be omitted from consideration of being used;
wherein the at least one parameter comprises a quality level of the sub-channels, the quality level being associated with one of a congestion level, a collision level, or a combination thereof; and
broadcasting the control indicator to the UE,
wherein the control indicator affects a modification in a transceiver of the UE associated with the bandwidth.

US Pat. No. 10,993,116

NETWORK DIFFERENTIATION METHOD, DEVICE AND CHIP, AND USER EQUIPMENT

Baicells Technologies Co....

1. A network differentiation method, comprising:acquiring first network attribute information about a first network and second network attribute information about a second network; and
differentiating the first network from the second network in accordance with attribute information of a same type and different values in the first network attribute information and the second network attribute information,
wherein the first network attribute information comprises at least one of a first network identity, a first radio access type, or a first service location area, and
the second network attribute information comprises at least one of a second network identity, a second radio access type, or a second service location area,
wherein the differentiating the first network from the second network in accordance with the attribute information of the same type and different values in the first network attribute information and the second network attribute information comprises:
when the first radio access type is different from the second radio access type, differentiating the first network from the second network in accordance with the first radio access type and the second radio access type,
wherein subsequent to differentiating the first network from the second network, the network differentiation method further comprises:
configuring subscriber server storage information about a User Equipment (UE) in accordance with whether the UE is allowed to access to the first network or the second network, the first network attribute information and the second network attribute information,
wherein the subscriber server storage information comprises a network identity list of networks to which the UE is allowed to access, an access restriction list of radio access types to which the UE is restricted to access and a regionally restricted service list of service location areas to which the UE is restricted to access, and the network identity list of networks to which the UE is allowed to access comprises a network identity list of equivalent Public Land Mobile Networks (EPLMNs) of a Home PLMN (HPLMN) in registration information about the UE,
acquiring the subscriber server storage information about the UE; and
when the UE is to access to the first network or the second network, controlling the UE in an idle state to access to the first network or the second network in accordance with the subscriber server storage information,
wherein when the first radio access type is different from the second radio access type, the differentiating the first network from the second network in accordance with the first radio access type and the second radio access type comprises: when the first network identity is the same as the second network identity but the first radio access type is different from the second radio access type, differentiating the first network from the second network in accordance with the first radio access type and the second radio access type.

US Pat. No. 10,993,115

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR REAL TIME FRAUD ANALYSIS OF COMMUNICATIONS DATA

TATA COMMUNICATIONS (AMER...

1. A telecommunications system comprising:a processor; and
a memory device that stores a plurality of instructions, which when executed by the processor, causes the processor to:
receive a request from a telephony switch to terminate a call, the call including a plurality of call attributes;
analyze the call to determine if one of the plurality of attributes associated with the call is on a blacklist;
if at least one attribute associated with the call is on a blacklist, flag the call as fraudulent;
analyze the flagged call to determine if the at least one attribute associated with the call is on a whitelist;
generate a rejection message based on the at least one attribute associated with the call not being on the whitelist;
receive a message indicating that the at least one attribute associated with the call should be added to the whitelist based on the at least one attribute associated with the call not being on the whitelist;
add the at least one attribute associated with the call to the whitelist to update the whitelist based on the at least one attribute associated with the call not being on the whitelist;
generate new entries on the whitelist based on the received message to further update the whitelist based on the at least one attribute associated with the call not being on the whitelist;
apply the updated whitelist to future calls based on the at least one attribute associated with the call not being on the whitelist; and
generate a second rejection message based on the at least one attribute associated with the call being on the whitelist.

US Pat. No. 10,993,114

COMMUNICATION TERMINAL, NETWORK DEVICE, COMMUNICATION METHOD, AND NON-TRANSITORY COMPUTER READABLE MEDIUM

NEC CORPORATION, Tokyo (...

1. An access and mobility management function (AMF) device in a first communication network, the AMF device comprising:at least one processor comprising hardware; and
at least one memory operatively coupled with the at least one processor, wherein the at least one processor is configured to:
check, by the AMF device, access rights and security capabilities of a communication terminal during a handover procedure to handover the communication terminal from the first communication network to a second communication network having a mobility management entity (MME) device, and
send, by the AMF device, a relocation request message including a security context of the communication terminal to the MME device after the check, wherein
the first communication network comprises a 5th generation system (5GS) network and the second communication network comprises an evolved packet system (EPS) network.

US Pat. No. 10,993,113

DEVICE FOR TRIGGERING CONTINUOUS APPLICATION EXECUTION USING BEACONS

OpenPath Security Inc., ...

1. A method comprising:configuring automatic execution of a particular application on a mobile device based on a set of beacons that are registered to the particular application on the mobile device, wherein the particular application is configured with a two-phase access procedure to wirelessly obtain access to a secured resource;
triggering execution of the particular application, from a closed or inactive state on the mobile device, in response to receiving, at the mobile device, a first beacon of the set of beacons from a beaconing device during a first time;
completing a first phase of the two-phase access procedure based on (i) said triggering execution and (ii) successfully authorizing access to the secured resource during the first phase;
resuming execution of the particular application in response to receiving, at the mobile device, a different second beacon of the set of beacons from the beaconing device;
completing a second phase of the two-phase access procedure based on (i) said resuming execution, (ii) said completion of the first phase, and (iii) the mobile device being a specified distance from the beaconing device; and
obtaining access to the secured resource in response to completing the first phase and the second phase of the two-phase access procedure.

US Pat. No. 10,993,112

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR ACCESSING A NETWORK

Futurewei Technologies, I...

1. A method comprising:obtaining, by a user equipment (UE), a UE identifier;
setting up, by the UE with a wireless network component, a packet data network (PDN) connection;
receiving, by the UE, an extensible authentication protocol (EAP) message from an authentication, authorization, and accounting (AAA) server/proxy, the EAP message including an identifier of a link layer channel between the UE and a trusted WLAN access gateway (TWAG) that the AAA server/proxy obtained from the TWAG; and
communicating, by the UE, with the TWAG over the link layer channel using wireless local area network (WLAN) control signaling protocol (WLCP).

US Pat. No. 10,993,111

INTELLIGENT DOOR LOCK SYSTEM IN COMMUNICATION WITH MOBILE DEVICE THAT STORES ASSOCIATED USER DATA

August Home Inc., San Fr...

1. A system for locking or unlocking a remotely operable lock at a door of a dwelling via an intelligent door lock system at the dwelling, the system comprising:the intelligent door lock system, comprising the remotely operable lock at the dwelling;
a server in communication with the intelligent door lock system; and
a mobile device in communication with the server,
wherein the server is configured to determine, based on a location of the mobile device communicated to the server, whether the mobile device has exited or entered one or more areas associated with one or more geo-fences associated with the dwelling, the one or more areas comprising a first area associated with a first geo-fence of the one or more geo-fences,
wherein the mobile device is configured to:
in response to a determination made by the server that the mobile device has entered the first area associated with the first geo-fence, trigger the mobile device to monitor for wireless communication from the intelligent door lock system; and
subsequent to triggering the mobile device to monitor for wireless communication from the intelligent door lock system and in response to detection of at least one wireless communication from the intelligent door lock system, trigger the intelligent door lock system to unlock the remotely operable lock.

US Pat. No. 10,993,109

MULTI-RAT ACCESS STRATUM SECURITY

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Er...

1. A method, implemented by a base station, of supporting security context setup in a wireless communication network, wherein a wireless communication device in the wireless communication network is capable of communicating using a first Radio Access Technology (RAT) and a second RAT different from the first RAT, the method comprising:obtaining, by the base station, key material for the first and second RATs; and
initiating, by the base station and based on the key material, Access Stratum (AS) security context setup for the first RAT and the second RAT in a single signaling procedure.

US Pat. No. 10,993,107

MULTI-FACTOR AUTONOMOUS SIM LOCK

1. A wireless device, comprising:a processing system including a processor; and
a memory that stores executable instructions that, when executed by the processing system, facilitate performance of operations, the operations comprising:
initializing a secure timer;
determining that a valid subscriber identification module (SIM) card is installed in the wireless device, resulting in a first determination;
determining that a network connection has been established between the wireless device and a trusted server, resulting in a second determination;
starting the secure timer if both the first determination and the second determination are true;
penalizing the secure timer if the first determination or the second determination is false, wherein the penalizing the secure timer extends a duration before a SIM lock is unlocked for the wireless device to provide service with any installed SIM card;
repeating the first determination, the second determination, and the penalizing steps until expiry of the secure timer; and
responsive to expiry of the secure timer, unlocking the SIM lock.

US Pat. No. 10,993,106

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ACCESS, HANDOVER, AND ENCRYPTION CONTROL OF A UE

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A method performed by first node in a communication system, the method comprising:transmitting, to a second node, a first message including a radio resource control (RRC) message received from a terminal and an identifier allocated to the terminal by the first node to identify the terminal over an interface between the first node and the second node; and
receiving, from the second node, a second message including an identifier allocated to the terminal by the second node to identify the terminal over the interface, an identifier of a data radio bearer, an internet protocol (IP) address of an uplink tunnel associated with the data radio bearer, and an identifier of the uplink tunnel,
wherein the first node includes a radio link control (RLC) layer, a medium access control (MAC) layer and a physical (PHY) layer, and
wherein the second node includes an RRC layer and a packet data convergence protocol (PDCP) layer.

US Pat. No. 10,993,105

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR ESTABLISHING ASSOCIATION BETWEEN TERMINAL DEVICES

GUANGDONG OPPO MOBILE TEL...

1. A method for establishing an association between terminal devices, comprising:transmitting, by a first terminal device, information of terminal capabilities to a network device, the information of terminal capabilities being used to indicate that the first terminal device has capabilities of receiving and forwarding data;
receiving, by the first terminal device, confirmation information transmitted by the network device and used to confirm that the first terminal device has the capabilities of receiving and forwarding data;
after receiving the confirmation information, receiving, by the first terminal device, association request information transmitted by the second terminal device, the association request information carrying device information of the second terminal device;
determining, by the first terminal device, whether to establish the association with the second terminal device according to stored association information and the device information of the second terminal device; wherein the association information is used to indicate the device associated with the first terminal device; and
when the first terminal device determines to establish the association with the second terminal device, establishing, by the first terminal device, the association with the second terminal device;
the method further comprises:
receiving, by the first terminal device, a cluster identifier (ID) transmitted by the network device, the cluster ID being used to temporarily identify a cluster to which the first terminal device pertains, the cluster ID being allocated to the first terminal device when the network device determines that the first terminal device has the capabilities of receiving and forwarding data; wherein the cluster ID is determined according to identification of the first terminal device; and
transmitting, by the first terminal device, the cluster ID to the second terminal device, so that the second terminal device determines, before transmitting data to the first terminal device or receiving data from the first terminal device, according to the cluster ID, whether the first terminal device is accessible and resources occupied for the data transmission or reception.

US Pat. No. 10,993,104

TEMPORARY HANDLING OF WIRELESS COMMUNICATION DEVICE CAPABILITIES

Apple Inc., Cupertino, C...

1. An apparatus comprising:a processing element configured to cause a wireless communication device (UE) to:
wirelessly communicate with a first base station according to a first radio access technology (RAT), and wirelessly communicate with a second base station according to a second RAT;
transmit assistance information to the first base station, wherein the assistance information comprises:
first preferred values corresponding to one or more first operating capabilities of the UE associated with communicating according to the first RAT; and
second preferred values corresponding to one or more second operating capabilities of the UE associated with communicating according to the second RAT, wherein the second preferred values are to be forwarded by the first base station to the second base station;
conduct transmissions with the first base station according to:
adjusted first operating capabilities if the first base station adjusted the first operating capabilities according to the first preferred values; or
unadjusted first operating capabilities if the first base station did not adjust the first operating capabilities; and
conduct transmissions with the second base station according to:
adjusted second operating capabilities if the second base station adjusted the second operating capabilities according to the second preferred values; or
unadjusted second operating capabilities if the second base station did not adjust the second operating capabilities.

US Pat. No. 10,993,103

USING TIME-OF-FLIGHT TO DETECT AND CORRECT MISALIGNMENT IN PET/CT IMAGING

KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS N.V.,...

1. A positron emission tomography (PET) image reconstruction device comprising:an electronic processor; and
a non-transitory storage medium storing instructions readable and executable by the electronic processor to reconstruct PET imaging data having TOF localization by operations including:
performing a TOF image reconstruction on the PET imaging data to produce a TOF reconstructed image wherein the TOF image reconstruction utilizes the TOF localization of the PET imaging data;
performing a non-TOF image reconstruction on the PET imaging data to produce a non-TOF reconstructed image wherein the non-TOF image reconstruction does not utilize the TOF localization of the PET imaging data;
computing a comparison image indicative of differences between the TOF reconstructed image and the non-TOF reconstructed image;
determining an adjustment for the TOF image reconstruction based on the comparison image; and
performing the TOF image reconstruction on the PET imaging data with the determined adjustment to produce an adjusted TOF reconstructed image.

US Pat. No. 10,993,102

LOCALIZED ROUTING IN MOBILE NETWORKS

Nokia Technologies Oy, E...

1. An apparatus comprising:at least one processor; and
at least one memory including computer program code, the at least one memory and the computer program code configured to, with the at least one processor, cause the apparatus to at least:
receive localized routing context information for a user equipment being served by a radio access network of a source base station, wherein the localized routing context is received from at least one of a local gateway, a user gateway, or a controlling mobility gateway, wherein the localized context routing information includes information about local routing provided between at least one other user equipment that the user equipment has a local route to via the source base station; and
send updated localized routing context information to at least one other base station, wherein the updated localized routing context information is sent via a local interface between the apparatus and the at least one other base station, the updated localized routing context information includes local routing information for corresponding user equipment routed locally via the apparatus and the at least one other base station.

US Pat. No. 10,993,101

DISCOVERY OF NETWORK RESOURCES ACCESSIBLE BY INTERNET OF THINGS DEVICES

Intel Corporation, Santa...

1. An apparatus for networking, comprising:a detector to detect, using information related to user activity from at least two network resources from a plurality of network resources on a network, a user and a command to access an Internet-of-Things (IoT) device remote from the user, wherein access to the IoT device is to take place over the network, the IoT device among the plurality of network resources; and
a resource discoverer to discover the plurality of network resources on the network, including the IoT device;
wherein, upon detection of the user but prior to detection of the command to access the IoT device, the detector is to signal the resource discoverer to initiate discovery of and connect to a subset of the plurality of network resources that includes the IoT device, the subset of the plurality of network resources selected from the plurality of network resources on the basis of the information from the at least two network resources and at least in part on the basis of how the user is detected.

US Pat. No. 10,993,100

SYSTEM AND METHOD OF LOW ENERGY MOBILE DEVICE RECOGNITION

Huf Secure Mobile GmbH, ...

17. A system comprising:data processing hardware of a Bluetooth low energy communication node, the Bluetooth low energy node defining a node within a Bluetooth low energy node network configured to communicate with a vehicle control module within a vehicle; and
memory hardware in communication with the data processing hardware, the memory hardware storing instructions that when executed on the data processing hardware cause the data processing hardware to perform operations comprising:
while the vehicle control module within the vehicle is in at least one of a low-power state or an off-state:
receiving at least one localization frame from a mobile device, the at least one localization frame comprising identification information for the mobile device;
identifying that the mobile device is a respective known mobile device by determining that the at least one localization frame of the mobile device comprises a localization secret derived from a cryptographic digital access key stored at the Bluetooth low energy communication node; and
after identifying that the mobile device is the respective known mobile device by determining that the at least one localization frame from the mobile device comprises the localization secret derived from the cryptographic digital access key stored at the Bluetooth low energy communication node:
determining that a signal strength of a signal broadcasted by the mobile device corresponds to a wake-up proximity zone, the wake-up proximity zone indicating a threshold distance of the mobile device from the vehicle acceptable to supply power to the vehicle control module within the vehicle based on signal strength of the signal broadcasted by the mobile device; and
in response to determining that a signal strength of a signal broadcasted by the mobile device corresponds to the wake-up proximity zone,
supplying power to the vehicle control module within the vehicle; and
after supplying power to the vehicle control module within the vehicle and while the vehicle control module of the vehicle is in a powered-state, after supplying power to the vehicle control module of the vehicle, supplying authentication information to the vehicle control module of the vehicle.

US Pat. No. 10,993,099

HETEROGENEOUS INTERNET OF THINGS ENVIRONMENT DEVICE COMMUNICATION SOLUTION

International Business Ma...

1. A software defined radio (SDR) system, comprising:a memory medium;
a bus coupled to the memory medium; and
a processor coupled to the bus;
a network adapter; and
a plurality of SDR bots deployed by the processor to enable heterogeneous device communications in an internet of things (IoT) environment, each SDR bot of the plurality of SDR bots being deployed on a different SDR device, being designed to process a single set type of communication, and performing a set of tasks, comprising:
obtaining from the network adapter, a set of communications sent by an IoT device using a first technology;
collaborating with others of the plurality of SDR bots to determine, based on an analysis of the set of communications, a protocol of the set of communications;
forwarding a simulation packet to the IoT device using the determined protocol in order to verify a format of the determined protocol;
verifying, in response to a receipt of a protocol-compliant response from the IoT device in reaction to the simulation packet, that the determined protocol is associated with the IoT device;
interpreting a communication of the set of communications based on the protocol; and
forwarding a notification in the communication from the IoT device based on the interpreted communication, wherein the forwarding of the notification includes sending, via the network adapter, an instruction initiated by the IoT device to a second IoT device using a second technology in a protocol of the second IoT device that causes the second IoT device to perform an action based on information about the IoT device contained in the interpreted communication.

US Pat. No. 10,993,098

TELECOMMUNICATIONS APPARATUS AND METHODS

SONY CORPORATION, Tokyo ...

1. A method of operating a terminal device in a wireless telecommunications network, the method comprising:receiving, by the terminal device on a Physical Downlink Shared Channel (PDSCH) resource allocated to the terminal device, a system information block type 5 (SIB5) containing a list of a plurality of different values of parameters used in the wireless telecommunication network, at least one of the values of the parameters in the SIB5 identifying at least one radio frequency channel number to be received by the terminal device, the SIB5 including inter-frequency selection parameters associated with the at least one radio frequency channel number; and
obtaining, by the terminal device, scheduling information of at least one other SIB of a different type and instructions to replace or remove a part of the scheduling information that indicate to the terminal device whether to receive particular ones of the at least one other SIB of the different type included in the scheduling information;
subsequent to the replacing or removing the part of the scheduling information, scheduling communication of the at least one other SIB with the wireless telecommunications network and on the selected inter-frequency parameter in the SIB5, by the terminal device.

US Pat. No. 10,993,097

SYSTEM, METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR THE DISTRIBUTION OF WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORK INFORMATION

Senseware, Inc., Vienna,...

1. A system, comprising:a sensor node device at a monitored location, the sensor node device configured to generate sensor data values based on periodic sensor measurements by one or more sensors supported by the sensor node device;
one or more first server devices at a location remote from the monitored location, the one or more server devices configured to receive from a user device, a specification of a transformation function, and to store the transformation function in a database in association with a time based series of sensor data based on the generated sensor data values;
one or more second server devices at the location remote from the monitored location, the one or more second server devices configured to receive the time based series of sensor data, to retrieve the transformation function from the database, and to transform the time based series of sensor data into a time based series of transformed sensor data using the retrieved transformation function, the one or more second server devices further configured to transmit computer readable program code to a viewing device, the computer readable program code enabling the viewing device to process JavaScript Object Notation (JSON) formatted packets generated by the one or more second server devices, wherein each JSON formatted packet includes one or more of the time based series of transformed sensor data along with an associated timestamp, the computer readable program code further enabling the viewing device to perform a first comparison of the time based series of transformed sensor data to a threshold value included in the computer readable program code to indicate an existence of a physical condition at the monitored location via an alert in a user interface presented by the viewing device; and
one or more third server devices at the location remote from the monitored location, the one or more third server devices configured to perform a second comparison of the time based series of transformed sensor data to the threshold value, the second comparison independent from the first comparison, and configured to initiate an external communication to a user based on a crossing of the threshold as determined by the second comparison.

US Pat. No. 10,993,096

METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR DETERMINING ESIM PROFILE PRESENCE FOR REACTIVATION

Verizon Patent and Licens...

1. A method comprising:receiving, at one or more devices, an identifier associated with a user device, wherein the user device includes an embedded subscriber identity module (eSIM);
identifying, by the one or more devices, a first eSIM profile associated with the identifier, wherein the first eSIM profile has been previously provisioned for a wireless service, and wherein identifying the first eSIM profile comprises:
identifying a plurality of eSIM profiles associated with the identifier, wherein each eSIM profile was previously provisioned for wireless service; and
identifying the first eSIM profile as the most recently provisioned eSIM profile of the plurality of eSIM profiles;
determining, by the one or more devices, whether the eSIM stores a second eSIM profile that matches the first eSIM profile;
re-provisioning, by the one or more devices, the first eSIM profile for a new wireless service when the second eSIM profile matches the first eSIM profile; and
activating, by the one or more devices, the user device for communication via the new wireless service in response to re-provisioning the first eSIM profile.

US Pat. No. 10,993,095

METHOD FOR SELECTING, IN SELECTION PERIOD, SUBFRAME EXCLUDING SUBFRAME RELATING TO SUBFRAME IN WHICH TRANSMISSION HAS BEEN PERFORMED DURING SENSING PERIOD IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, AND TERMINAL USING SAME

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method of performing a sidelink operation in a wireless communication system, the method performed by a user equipment (UE) and comprising:determining a sidelink resource set based on a candidate resource set and a candidate resource,
wherein the candidate resource is excluded from the candidate resource set,
wherein a time unit index of the candidate resource is determined based on a time unit index of a specific time unit in which the sidelink operation is performed within a sensing window of the UE; and
performing the sidelink operation based on the sidelink resource set,
wherein the time unit index of the candidate resource is equal to Y,
wherein the time unit index of the specific time unit is equal to K, and
wherein the candidate resource is determined based on Y and K satisfying a condition that:
Y+J*P is equal to K+P_STEP*I for at least one integer value of J from 0 to a Cresel-1,
wherein * represents multiplication,
wherein the P is related to a resource reservation period,
wherein the P_STEP is a positive integer,
wherein the I is related to a network-configured parameter, and
wherein the Cresel is a positive integer related to a resource reselection counter.

US Pat. No. 10,993,094

METHOD FOR PERFORMING V2X COMMUNICATION IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND APPARATUS FOR SAME

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for performing vehicle-to-everything (V2X) communication by a user equipment (UE) in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:receiving, from an upper layer of the UE, a transmission request of a V2X message of a V2X service identified by a V2X service identifier;
requesting or selecting radio resources for V2X communication over PC5 based on the UE being served or not being served by an evolved universal terrestrial radio access network (E-UTRAN) for V2X communication; and
transferring, to a lower layer of the UE, the V2X message for performing transmission of the V2X communication over PC5,
wherein the transmission request includes the V2X message and the V2X service identifier of the V2X service for the V2X message,
wherein based on a transmission parameter related with the V2X service identifier, the transmission parameter is transferred to an AS (Access Stratum) layer with the V2X message,
wherein the transmission parameter includes information for selecting a modulation and coding scheme (MCS) level of QAM, and
wherein the MCS level is selected, by a Medium Access Control (MAC) layer of the UE, based on the transmission parameter related with the V2X service identifier.

US Pat. No. 10,993,092

METHOD FOR SELECTING, IN SELECTION PERIOD, SUBFRAME EXCLUDING SUBFRAME RELATING TO SUBFRAME IN WHICH TRANSMISSION HAS BEEN PERFORMED DURING SENSING PERIOD IN WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, AND TERMINAL USING SAME

LG Electronics Inc., Seo...

1. A method of performing a vehicle-to-everything (V2X) operation in a wireless communication system, the method performed by a user equipment (UE) and comprising:determining a V2X resource set based on excluding a candidate resource from a candidate resource set, wherein a subframe index of the excluded candidate resource is determined based on a subframe index of a specific subframe in which a transmission is performed by the UE within a monitoring window of the UE; and
performing a V2X communication based on the V2X resource set,
wherein the subframe index of the excluded candidate resource is equal to Y,
wherein the Y is a integer,
wherein the subframe index of the specific subframe is equal to Z,
wherein the Z is a integer, and
wherein the excluded candidate resource is determined based on Y and Z satisfying a condition that:
Y+J*P is equal to Z+S*M for at least one integer value of J from 0 to a Cresel-1,
wherein * represents multiplication,
wherein the P is related to a resource reservation period,
wherein the S is a predefined positive integer,
wherein the M is related to a network-configured parameter, and
wherein the Cresel is a positive integer related to a resource reselection counter.

US Pat. No. 10,993,091

EMERGENCY LOCATION INFORMER SYSTEM

ELI TECHNOLOGY INC., Hal...

1. An emergency location informer system comprising:an emergency mobile positioning (EMP) server communicating over a public switched telephone network (PSTN), a cellular network and an Internet protocol (IP) network;
an emergency service number (ESN) database server storing known civic addresses and associated tags of wireless access points (APs) that are provided by an Internet service provider (ISP) over the IP network;
an EMP-AP component stored in non-transitory computer readable media and executing on a processor of a wireless access point (AP) at a civic address known to the ISP, the EMP-AP component communicating tag information with the ISP over the IP network, the tag information including a tag associated with the civic address and stored in the ESN database server, the tag forming a part of a radio frequency (RF) beacon signal transmitted by the AP, wherein the EMP-AP component is generated by the ISP, transmitted to the AP over the IP network and stored in the non-transitory computer readable media of the AP, the EMP-AP component including code segments for embedding the tag into beacon frames of the RF beacon signal along with other beacon information provided by the AP; and
an EMP-OS component incorporated into an operating system (OS) and executing on a processor of a cell phone and operative to monitor the beacon signal of the AP and to store the tag, the EMP-OS component being further operative to embed the tag in an emergency call from the cell phone to the EMP server over a network, wherein the EMP-OS component is further operative to transmit at least one of global positioning system (GPS), Assisted GPS (AGPS) and Uniform Resource Locator (URL) information to the EMP server over the IP network;
whereby the EMP server receives the tag embedded in the emergency call such that the civic address associated with the tag can be retrieved from the ESN database server; and
wherein the EMP server communicates over the IP network with an ESN operator who provides the tag to the ESN database to obtain the associated civic address.

US Pat. No. 10,993,090

NETWORK ACCESS METHOD, APPARATUS, AND SYSTEM

TENCENT TECHNOLOGY (SHENZ...

1. A network access method performed at a computer server in connection with a social networking platform, wherein the social networking platform includes a first social networking account at a first mobile terminal and a second social networking account at a second terminal and the second social networking account is further bound to an identifier of a wireless network by the social networking platform, the computer server having one or more processors and memory storing one or more programs to be executed by the one or more processors, the method comprising:receiving, via a first wireless connection, a network access request from the first social networking account at the first mobile terminal when the first mobile terminal is within a predefined distance from the wireless network, the network access request including the identifier of the wireless network bound to the second social networking account;
forwarding the network access request to the second social networking account at the second terminal, the network access request including the first social networking account and an identifier of the wireless network;
receiving a feedback instruction sent by the second social networking account, the feedback instruction including authorization information of accessing the wireless network; and
sending, via the first wireless connection, the authorization information of accessing the wireless network to the first social networking account at the first mobile terminal, the authorization information including verification information used for accessing the wireless network, wherein the first mobile terminal is configured to initiate a second wireless connection to the wireless network using the verification information and the second wireless connection is distinct from the first wireless connection.

US Pat. No. 10,993,089

APPLICATION DATA DELIVERY SERVICE FOR NETWORKS SUPPORTING MULTIPLE TRANSPORT MECHANISMS

Convida Wireless, LLC, W...

1. A user equipment comprising a processor and a memory, the memory storing computer executable instructions which, when executed by the processor, cause the user equipment to provide an application data delivery service for enabling communication between a first application that is hosted on the user equipment and a second application, the application data delivery service being configured to perform operations comprising:receiving, from the first application on a first interface that comprises an application programing interface exposed by the application data delivery service to the first application, a first request to send a packet to the second application via a communications network, the first request comprising an indication of whether the first application desires the packet to be acknowledged and an identifier of the second application;
encoding, based on the first request, a header comprising the indication of whether the packet should be acknowledged, the identifier of the second application, and a field that is used to support sequencing of packets; and
sending, to a mobility management entity of the communications network, via a Non-Access Stratum (NAS) Message, a second request requesting that the packet be sent to the second application, the second request comprising the packet and the header.

US Pat. No. 10,993,088

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR USING ROLE-BASED VOICE COMMUNICATION CHANNELS IN QUICK-SERVICE RESTAURANTS

H.M. Electronics, Inc., ...

1. A communication system configured for managing voice communication channels used by a crew of employees in a quick-service restaurant, the system comprising:electronic storage configured to electronically store information, wherein the information represents associations of individual voice communication channels with one or more communication groups, wherein individual ones of the one or more communication groups are specific to one or more roles of employees in the quick-service restaurant, wherein the associations include:
a first association between a first voice communication channel and a first communication group, wherein the first communication group is specific to a first type of roles in the quick-service restaurant,
a second association between a second voice communication channel and a second communication group, wherein the second communication group is specific to a second type of roles in the quick-service restaurant,
a third association between a third voice communication channel and the first and second communication groups,
a fourth association between a fourth voice communication channel and the first communication group and a third communication group, wherein the third communication group is specific to a third type of roles in the quick-service restaurant,
a fifth association between a fifth voice communication channel and the second and third communication groups,
a sixth association between a sixth voice communication channel and the first, second, and third communication groups,
a seventh association between a seventh voice communication channel and the third communication group,
one or more hardware processors configured by machine-readable instructions to:
receive a first device-specific packet from a first communication device associated with a first crew member, wherein the first device-specific packet is received during a first uplink time period and includes packetized uplink information based on audio information captured by the first communication device, wherein the first uplink time period occurs within a first time frame, wherein the first device-specific packet is targeted to the first communication group;
receive a second device-specific packet from a second communication device associated with a second crew member, wherein the second device-specific packet is received during a second uplink time period and includes packetized uplink information based on audio information captured by the second communication device, wherein the second uplink time period occurs within a second time frame, wherein the second device-specific packet is targeted to the second communication group;
receive a third device-specific packet from a third communication device associated with a third crew member, wherein the third device-specific packet is received during a third uplink time period and includes packetized uplink information based on audio information captured by the third communication device, wherein the third uplink time period occurs within a third time frame, wherein the third device-specific packet is targeted to the third communication group;
generate a first downlink packet that includes packetized downlink information that is organized in a set of broadcast channels, wherein the set of broadcast channels includes:
a first broadcast channel that is used for audio information received in device-specific packets that were targeted to the first communication group,
a second broadcast channel that is used for audio information received in device-specific packets that were targeted to the second communication group,
a third broadcast channel that is used for audio information received in device-specific packets that were targeted to one of the first and second communication groups,
a fourth broadcast channel that is used for audio information received in device-specific packets that were targeted to one of the first and third communication groups,
a fifth broadcast channel that is used for audio information received in device-specific packets that were targeted to one of the second and third communication groups,
a sixth broadcast channel that is used for audio information received in device-specific packets that were targeted to one of the first, second, and third communication groups, and
a seventh broadcast channel that is used for audio information received in device-specific packets that were targeted to the third communication group; and
transmit the first downlink packet to a set of end-user communication devices, including the first, second, and third communication devices.

US Pat. No. 10,993,087

COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS WITH CALL INTERRUPT CAPABILITIES

Motorola Solutions, Inc.,...

1. A communication system, comprising:a fixed network equipment (FNE) operable to:
receive a talk group call from a first radio;
transmit the talk group call to a second radio; and
receive a request for a high priority call; and
a gateway operable to transmit, subsequent to the FNE receiving the request for the high priority call, an interrupt signaling message to the first radio through a broadband channel other than a channel over which the FNE receives the talk group call from the first radio, the interrupt signaling message comprising instructions for the first radio to de-key from the talk group call.

US Pat. No. 10,993,086

METHOD, SYSTEM, AND APPARATUS FOR TRANSMITTING GROUP COMMUNICATION SERVICE DATA

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A method performed by an apparatus in a communication system, the method comprising:receiving, from a base station, a first message including an identity of the base station, an identity of a cell associated with the base station, and a multimedia broadcast and multicast service (MBMS) service area identity;
transmitting, to the base station, a second message as a response to the first message;
receiving, from a network entity, a third message for starting a session associated with an MBMS;
determining whether to use a single cell point to multi point (SC-PTM) mode or a multicast broadcast single frequency network (MBSFN) mode;
transmitting, to the base station, a fourth message for starting the session, the fourth message including the MBMS service area identity, wherein a cell list and a quality of service (QoS) parameter are further included in the fourth message in case that the SC-PTM mode is determined to be used; and
receiving, from the base station, a fifth message as a response to the fourth message.

US Pat. No. 10,993,084

PORTABLE SERVER FOR WIRELESS CONTENT DISTRIBUTION WITHIN A LOCAL AREA

BLUEBOX AVIATION SYSTEMS ...

1. A portable server for use in a system for wirelessly distributing content to a plurality of clients in a local area which is defined by or within an aircraft, wherein the portable server comprises:storage for storing content;
a wireless transceiver for wireless communication with one or more of the clients for wireless distribution of at least some of the stored content to one or more of the clients and for wireless communication with at least one other portable server;
a processing resource for controlling the wireless transceiver for wireless distribution of content to one or more of the clients and for wireless communication with the at least one other portable server; and
a wireless UHF radio receiver for wirelessly receiving ADS-B-out (Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast out) transmissions from the aircraft,
wherein the processing resource is configured to determine current flight information from the ADS-B-out transmissions wirelessly received by the radio receiver and to send the current flight information to the wireless transceiver for wireless transmission to one or more of the clients for display on a moving map at the one or more of the clients.

US Pat. No. 10,993,083

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR NOTIFYING INFORMATION ABOUT MBMS NETWORK

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method for performing vehicle-to-everything (V2X) communication by a first base station belonging to a first multimedia broadcast multicast service (MBMS) network in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:transmitting information related to the first MBMS network, which includes a user service description (USD) of the first MBMS network, to a second base station belonging to a second MBMS network; and
receiving information related to the second MBMS network, which includes a USD of the second MBMS network, from the second base station,
wherein the information related to the first MBMS network is used for MBMS reception of V2X message in the first MBMS network, and
wherein the information related to the second MBMS network is used for MBMS reception of V2X message in the second MBMS network.

US Pat. No. 10,993,082

METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR DEVICE LOCATION SERVICES

Amber Solutions, Inc., D...

1. An apparatus comprising:at least one processing device comprising a processor coupled to a memory;
said at least one processing device being configured:
to determine in a first node of a node network identifying information sufficient for tracking a user device that generates radio communications detectable by at least the first node;
to replicate at least a portion of the identifying information from the first node to one or more additional nodes of the node network; and
to track the user device utilizing the identifying information in the first node and the one or more additional nodes.

US Pat. No. 10,993,081

LOCATION REPORTING IN A CELLULAR TELECOMMUNICATIONS NETWORK

British Telecommunication...

1. A method in a cellular telecommunications network, the cellular telecommunications network including a base station having a coverage area, and further including a plurality of User Equipment (UE) located within the coverage area of the base station, the method comprising:instructing a first plurality of UEs each to report a respective location of the UE;
associating an occurrence of a connection performance indication for each UE of the first plurality of UEs with a reported location for that UE;
defining a first geographical region in which a density of reported locations is above a first density threshold;
defining a second geographical region in which a density of reported locations is above a second density threshold, wherein an area of the first geographical region is greater than an area of the second geographical region;
instructing a second plurality of UEs within the first geographical region each to report a respective location at a first reporting rate; and
instructing a third plurality of UEs within the second geographical region each to report a respective location at a second reporting rate.

US Pat. No. 10,993,080

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR TRANSPORTATION MODE DETERMINATION USING A MAGNETOMETER

TRUEMOTION, INC., Boston...

1. A method comprising:operating a magnetometer of a mobile device during a trip in a vehicle to acquire magnetometer data, wherein the magnetometer is included in one or more sensors of the mobile device;
acquiring speed data from a sensor of the one or more sensors of the mobile device during the trip in the vehicle;
correlating, by a processor of the mobile device, the magnetometer data to the speed data to separate the magnetometer data into one or more groupings based on the speed data;
performing, by the processor of the mobile device, spectral analysis on a magnitude of the magnetometer data for each of the one or more groupings to obtain a set of frequency components;
calculating, by the processor of the mobile device, an energy for each of the set of frequency components obtained from the spectral analysis;
comparing, by the processor of the mobile device, the energy for each of the set of frequency components to a baseline value to generate a difference; and
assigning, by the processor of the mobile device, a transportation mode type to the vehicle based on the difference.

US Pat. No. 10,993,079

MOTION DETECTION METHOD, DEVICE, AND MEDIUM

BAIDU ONLINE NETWORK TECH...

7. A device, comprising:one or more processors;
a storage device, configured to store one or more programs; and
an acceleration detector, configured to detect an acceleration of the device;
wherein, when the one or more programs are executed by the one or more processors, the one or more processors are caused to implement a motion detection method comprising:
determining whether a preset posture corresponding to a pre-trained model matches with a present posture of an intelligent device in a mobile carrier, comprising: determining a difference between the preset posture corresponding to the pre-trained model and the present posture of the intelligent device in the mobile carrier; determining whether the difference is less than a preset posture threshold; and determining that the preset posture corresponding to the pre-trained model matches with the present posture of the intelligent device in the mobile carrier, in response to that the difference is less than the preset posture threshold; in which pre-trained models obtained by training under different postures of the intelligent device are different;
in response to the preset posture corresponding to the pre-trained model matching with the present posture of the intelligent device in the mobile carrier, verifying the matched pre-trained model according to accelerations of the intelligent device when the mobile carrier is in different motion states, in which the pre-trained model is trained based on different sample motion states of the mobile carrier and sample accelerations of the intelligent device when the mobile carrier is in the different sample motion states;
taking a model passing the verifying as a prediction model; and
inputting a collected-presently acceleration of the intelligent device to the prediction model.

US Pat. No. 10,993,077

METHOD OF DETERMINING PRESENT LOCATION AND PROVIDING WALKING ROUTE INFORMATION

NAVER CORPORATION, Seong...

1. A method of identifying a current location, performed by a server having wireless communication with a terminal, the method comprising:receiving, from the terminal, surrounding environment information including a reference place and a positional relationship between the reference place and a user, the surrounding environment information being input in the terminal in a natural language of the user by the user;
performing natural language processing on the surrounding environment information to extract place information about the reference place and positional relationship information about the positional relationship between the reference place and the user;
searching a map database for the reference place corresponding to the place information;
transmitting to the terminal a first additional request for the user to input first additional surrounding environment information;
receiving, from the terminal, first additional surrounding environment information input in natural language by the user in response to the first additional request;
performing natural language processing on the first additional surrounding environment information to extract first additional place information about a first additional reference place input by the user and first additional positional relationship information about the first additional reference place; and
searching the map database for the reference place corresponding to the place information and the first additional place information,
wherein the transmitting of the first additional request, the receiving of the first additional surrounding environment information, the extracting of the first additional place information and the first additional positional relationship information, and the searching for the reference place are repeatedly performed, until only one reference place corresponding to the place information and the first additional place information is found;
estimating a candidate region in which the user is likely to be located, based on the searched-for one reference place and the positional relationship information; and
determining the candidate region as the user's current location.

US Pat. No. 10,993,076

LIGHTING CONTROL APPARATUS AND LIGHTING CONTROL METHOD

HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD., T...

1. A lighting control apparatus, comprising a processor configured to:acquire a distance between a mobile body and a communication terminal, the communication terminal giving an instruction to unlock the mobile body; and
control lit states of a first light and a second light that are provided to the mobile body according to the acquired distance, wherein
the first light illuminates an inside of the mobile body by being lit on,
the second light illuminates an outside of the mobile body by being lit on, and
the processor turns on the first light when the acquired distance is a first distance, and turns on the second light when the acquired distance is a second distance that is shorter than the first distance.