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James Douglas Mollenkopf: Power line communication system and method. Current Technologies, Mel Barnes, Manelli Denison & Selter PLLC, November 15, 2005: US06965303 (89 worldwide citation)

A method of communicatively coupling power line communication (PLC) devices to a first and second overhead power line conductor that travel in a substantially parallel physical arrangement and in spaced-apart relation is provided. The method may comprise coupling a first PLC device to the first powe ...


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James Douglas Mollenkopf: Device and method for coupling with electrical distribution network infrastructure to provide communications. Current Technologies, Mel Barnes, Manelli Denison & Selter PLLC, December 27, 2005: US06980090 (69 worldwide citation)

A device for providing communications through power lines that are communicatively coupled to an electrical distribution network infrastructure and to the internal wiring of at least one customer premises having one or more communication devices therein is provided. One embodiment comprises a couple ...


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William Berkman, James Douglas Mollenkopf: Power line communication system and method of operating the same. Current Technologies, Manelli Denison & Selter PLLC, Mel Barnes, June 20, 2006: US07064654 (45 worldwide citation)

A system for operating a power line communication system is provided. One embodiment is comprised of a plurality of network elements, which may take the form of repeaters, bypass devices, backhaul devices, wireless backhaul devices, enhanced bypass devices, communication interface devices and others ...


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James Douglas Mollenkopf, Leonard D Cope: Facilitating communication of data signals on electric power systems. Current Technologies, Mel Barnes, Manelli Denison & Selter PLLC, May 30, 2006: US07053756 (40 worldwide citation)

The invention includes a method, system, and device for communicating a data signal on an electric power system. The inventive method includes communicating the data signal to the electric power system, and modifying the characteristics of the electric power system to reduce the data signal communic ...


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Kevin F Corcoran, James Douglas Mollenkopf: Power line communication device and method of using the same. Current Technologies, Mel Barnes, Capital Legal Group, December 11, 2007: US07308103 (26 worldwide citation)

The repeater of the present invention communicates data signals over power lines. The repeater of one embodiment includes at least one modem that receives a data packet and attempts to decrypt the data packet with a first and/or second encryption key. If the packet is successfully decrypted using th ...


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Leonard D Cope, James Douglas Mollenkopf, Paul A Kline, Melvin Joseph White II: Power line communication apparatus and method of using the same. Current Technologies, Mel Barnes, Capital Legal Group, July 17, 2007: US07245212 (19 worldwide citation)

A communication device for use with a power line communication system is provided. One embodiment forms a bypass device and comprises a low voltage coupler, a low voltage signal conditioner, a controller, a medium voltage modem, a first medium signal conditioner, an isolator, a second medium voltage ...


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James Douglas Mollenkopf: Power line communication vegetation management system and method. Current Technologies, Mel Barnes, Capital Legal Group, December 1, 2009: US07626497 (10 worldwide citation)

A system for detecting the contact of vegetation or other objects with a power line conductor and that may provide an automated notification thereof is provided. In one embodiment, the system may assess one or more power line communication links to determine baseline performance parameters thereof a ...


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Melvin Joseph White II, James Douglas Mollenkopf: Power line communication system with automated meter reading. Current Technologies, Mel Barnes, Capital Legal Group, October 14, 2008: US07436321 (8 worldwide citation)

A method of communicating utility usage data is provided. In one embodiment, the method comprises transmitting real-time utility usage data from a plurality of utility meters, receiving the real-time utility usage data from the plurality of utility meters, storing the real-time utility usage data in ...


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James Douglas Mollenkopf: Power line communications device and method. Current Technologies, Mel Barnes, Capital Legal Group, November 11, 2008: US07449991 (5 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a device for providing communications over power lines that includes a backhaul modem, a power line modem, and a user port modem. The device may provide communications for one or more network elements via the power line modem and may provide communications for one or m ...


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William H Berkman, James Douglas Mollenkopf: Power line communication rate limiting system and method. Current Technologies, Mel Barnes, Capital Legal Group, July 7, 2009: US07558206 (3 worldwide citation)

A power line communications device that may provide rate limiting and quality of service control is provided. The device may include a first modem in communication with one or more user devices via a low voltage power line subnet and a second modem communicatively coupled to a second communications ...