US Patent No. 11,071,139

TECHNIQUES IN CONFIGURED GRANT UPLINK TRANSMISSION IN NEW RADIO (NR) SYSTEMS OPERATING IN UNLICENSED SPECTRUM


Patent No. 11,071,139
Issue Date July 20, 2021
Title Techniques In Configured Grant Uplink Transmission In New Radio (nr) Systems Operating In Unlicensed Spectrum
Inventorship Salvatore Talarico, Sunnyvale, CA (US)
Gang Xiong, Portland, OR (US)
Jeongho Jeon, San Jose, CA (US)
Lopamudra Kundu, Santa Clara, CA (US)
Hwan-Joon Kwon, Portland, OR (US)
Assignee Apple Inc., Cupertino, CA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 11,071,139


1. One or more non-transitory, computer-readable media (NTCRM) comprising instructions to, upon execution of the instructions by one or more processors of a user equipment (UE), cause the UE to:decode downlink control information (DCI) within DCI format 0_1 transmission to detect a flag;
determine, based on the flag, that the DCI includes either: downlink feedback information (DFI); or configured grant (CG) activation or deactivation information to activate or deactivate a CG uplink (UL) transmission for the UE; and
process the DCI based on determination of whether the DCI includes the DFI or the CG activation or deactivation information.