US Patent No. 10,117,240

TRANSMISSION OF PRIORITIZED MESSAGES


Patent No. 10,117,240
Issue Date October 30, 2018
Title Transmission Of Prioritized Messages
Inventorship Ricardo Blasco Serrano, Stockholm (SE)
Stefano Sorrentino, Solna (SE)
Hieu Do, Solna (SE)
Assignee TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET L M ERICSSON (PUBL), Stockholm (SE)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,117,240

1. A method in a communications network comprising a plurality of communication devices using shared communication resources, comprising:identifying, by a first device among the plurality of communication devices, a time interval among the shared communication resources that is allocated to a second device among the plurality of communication devices;
identifying, by the first device, a guard period of the time interval; and
transmitting, by the first device, information within the guard period;
wherein the plurality of communication devices are user equipment devices.