US Patent No. 10,716,165

METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR RELEASING A SIDELINK RADIO BEARER FOR D2D COMMUNICATION SYSTEM


Patent No. 10,716,165
Issue Date July 14, 2020
Title Methods And Apparatus For Releasing A Sidelink Radio Bearer For D2d Communication System
Inventorship Sunyoung Lee, Seoul (KR)
Seungjune Yi, Seoul (KR)
Assignee LG Electronics Inc., Seoul (KR)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,716,165

5. A method for a UE operating in a wireless communication system, the method comprising:transmitting a D2D data packet for a sidelink radio bearer to a peer UE, wherein the D2D packet includes information informing the peer UE that there is no more data for the sidelink radio bearer to be transmitted to the peer UE;
receiving release feedback including at least one of a target ID, a source ID, or an LCID related to a D2D radio bearer from the peer UE;
based on the release feedback informing the UE to release the sidelink radio bearer, releasing the sidelink radio bearer related to at least one of the target ID, the source ID, or the LCID included in the feedback wherein the information is related to at least one of a buffer status of value zero, a MAC SDU (Medium Access Control Service Data Unit) with only padding, or an RLC PDU (Radio Link Control Proto-col Data Unit) without including any data field.