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Alan O Neill: Messages and control methods for controlling resource allocation and flow admission control in a mobile communications system. Flarion Technologies, Straub & Pokotylo, Michael P Straub, April 11, 2006: US07027400 (158 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for aggregating IP packets over an access link between a wireless access router and a core node and for managing resource allocation to access link packet aggregates, e.g., as a function of the status of wireless communications links used to couple mobile nodes to the access ro ...


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Alan O Neill, M Scott Corson, Vincent Park, Michaela Vanderveen, George Tsirtsis: Methods and apparatus for supporting group communications. Flarion Technologies, Michael P Straub, Straub & Pokotylo, July 26, 2005: US06922547 (118 worldwide citation)

Group communications methods and apparatus are described. In particular, methods for granting a mobile device access to a communications resource, e.g., the right to transmit data, associated with a group are described. User requests for the communications resource are suppressed by the correspondin ...


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Alan O Neill: Messages and control methods for controlling resource allocation and flow admission control in a mobile communications system. Qualcomm Incorporated, Kenneth K Vu, Raphael Freiwirth, September 20, 2011: US08023410 (90 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for aggregating IP packets over an access link between a wireless access router and a core node and for managing resource allocation to access link packet aggregates, e.g., as a function of the status of wireless communications links used to couple mobile nodes to the access ro ...


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Alan O Neill, M Scott Corson, Vincent Park, George Tsirtsis: Methods and apparatus for supporting session signaling and mobility management in a communications system. Flarion Technologies, Straub & Pokotylo, Michael P Straub, November 29, 2005: US06970445 (69 worldwide citation)

A mobile communications system that uses IP packets to transmit data between end nodes, such as mobile devices, is described. In order to facilitate session establishment, maintenance, security, and handoff operations, access nodes through which end nodes communicate with one another include a sessi ...


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George Tsirtsis, Alan O Neill: Methods and apparatus for using a paging and location server to support session signaling. Flarion Technologies, Straub & Pokotylo, Michael P Straub, October 11, 2005: US06954442 (58 worldwide citation)

Session signaling register message transmission methods and apparatus well suited for use in a communication system which supports mobile nodes capable of moving between domains and access nodes in a domain are described. Broadcasting of session signaling register messages is supported to reduce the ...


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Alan O Neill, M Scott Corson, George Tsirtsis, Vincent Park: Methods and apparatus for the utilization of core based nodes for state transfer. Flarion Technologies, Michael P Straub, Straub & Pokotylo, March 1, 2005: US06862446 (49 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for storing, manipulating, retrieving, and forwarding state, e.g., context and other information, used to support communications sessions with one or more end nodes, e.g., mobile devices, are described. Various features are directed to a mobile node controlling the transfer of ...


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Alan O Neill, M Scott Corson, George Tsirtsis, Vincent Park: Methods and apparatus for the utilization of core based nodes for state transfer. Flarion Technologies, Straub & Pokotylo, Michael P Straub, January 24, 2006: US06990337 (45 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for storing, manipulating, retrieving, and forwarding state, e.g., context and other information, used to support communications sessions with one or more end nodes, e.g., mobile devices, are described. Various features are directed to a mobile node controlling the transfer of ...


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Alan O Neill: Enabling foreign network multicasting for a roaming mobile node, in a foreign network, using a persistent address. QUALCOMM Incorporated, Straub & Pokotylo, Michael P Straub, March 4, 2008: US07339903 (42 worldwide citation)

Permitting a mobile host to roam in a foreign network, with multiple access node handoffs, while permitting foreign network multicasting by (i) having the mobile node (MN) use a persistent address, for purposes of multicasting, and (ii) relaxing or modifying reverse path forwarding checks, and (iii) ...


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Alan O Neill: Methods and apparatus for efficient VPN server interface, address allocation, and signaling with a local addressing domain. QUALCOMM Incorporated, Straub & Pokotylo, Michael P Straub, Ronald P Straub, April 29, 2008: US07366182 (38 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to communications systems and, more particularly, to methods and apparatus for efficient address delegation and/or assignment and/or signaling in a virtual communications network, e.g., a network supporting virtual private networks (VPNs) and one or more addressing doma ...


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Alan O Neill: Methods and apparatus for controlling IP applications during resource shortages. QUALCOMM Incorporated, Straub & Pokotylo, Michael P Straub, August 29, 2006: US07099681 (30 worldwide citation)

This invention describes how combined session and resource tracking in a mobile node (MN) and/or basestation in a dynamic network resource environment can be used to control reactions to resource shortages. The session that is to experience a resource shortage is detected either by the MN, or commun ...