US Patent No. 9,491,768


Patent No. 9,491,768
Issue Date November 08, 2016
Title Wireless Communication User Equipment On-board Policy Enforcement
Inventorship Christopher James Moore, Shawnee, KS (US)
Joao Teixeira, Shawnee, KS (US)
Assignee Sprint Communications Company L.P., Overland Park, KS (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 9,491,768

1. A user equipment (UE), comprising:
a processor;
a touchscreen display;
a memory storing a usage policy;
an enforcement application stored in the memory that, when executed by the processor,
reads the usage policy,
evaluates compliance of one of a UE configuration and a UE usage with the usage policy,
determines that the UE configuration or UE usage are non-compliant with the usage policy; and
presents a restricted screen on the touchscreen display, wherein the restricted screen provides touch input controls only
for selecting to originate a phone call to emergency services (e911 call) and to at least one of restore the UE configuration
to comply with the usage policy or adapt UE usage to comply with the usage policy.