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Balaji S Thenthiruperai, Jesse M Kates: Predictive payment suggestion in a telecommunication system. Sprint Spectrum, August 30, 2011: US08010080 (162 worldwide citation)

A method and system for managing subscriber payments is disclosed. When a subscriber account reaches a threshold state, the subscriber may be directed to a payment platform that requests the subscriber to make a payment in order to continue using telecom service. As described, a billing system deter ...


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Jason R Delker, Robert H Miller, Jesse M Kates: Method for automated security configuration in a wireless network. Sprint Spectrum, October 2, 2007: US07277547 (99 worldwide citation)

A device in a wireless network may negotiate security parameters with an access point for the wireless network. The device and the access point may negotiate the security parameters using low power signals. The device and the access point may subsequently use the security parameters to implement sec ...


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Jesse M Kates, Balaji S Thenthiruperai: Method and system for automatically revising software help documentation. Sprint Spectrum, October 24, 2006: US07127675 (6 worldwide citation)

A method and system for establishing software documentation is provided. Rather than being static, the set of user accessible software documentation for a particular software program could be dynamically updated. The software documentation set accessible by the user may be defined by the configurati ...


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Jesse M Kates, Balaji S Thenthiruperai, Jeffrey A Mau, Narin Jaroensubphayanont: Method and system for suggesting individual payments for a common billing account. Sprint Spectrum, December 2, 2014: US08903356 (5 worldwide citation)

In a shared communication service plan in which multiple subscribers operate under a common billing account, a method and system is provided for more equitably allocating service costs among the subscribers in the group, by allocating overage costs based on the extent to which each subscriber used b ...


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Jesse M Kates, Jennifer A Fridy: Computerized method for dynamic content placement in a document. Sprint Spectrum, February 28, 2012: US08127227 (5 worldwide citation)

A computer-operated method for dynamically laying out content in a document, so as to thereby establish a resulting document. A computer first virtually lays out primary content portions in a virtual document space within computer memory. The computer then lays out secondary content portions in spat ...


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Jeffery Mau, Jesse M Kates: Banded billing and associated invoice generation for communication service. Sprint Spectrum, October 13, 2009: US07603103 (3 worldwide citation)

An improved billing system for communication service is disclosed. A printed and/or online invoice will be generated for a subscriber's account and will be structured to include a visual gauge that depicts the extent of use for the billing period at issue. More particularly, the visual gauge will ta ...


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Tony A Stewart, Clyde C Heppner, Jesse M Kates, Robert R Moritz: Method and system for sound mitigation during initiation of a packet-based real-time media session. Sprint Spectrum, September 16, 2008: US07426379 (2 worldwide citation)

A method and system for mitigating the impact of latency in the initiation of a packet-based real-time media session. When an initiating station is setting up a requested session, the initiating station will generate and play out a repetitive tone pattern (e.g., ring tone) for the initiating user to ...


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Jesse M Kates, Jason R Delker, John M Everson: Method and system for managing wireless devices using short-range wireless communication. Sprint Spectrum, January 31, 2017: US09559864

A wireless device includes a self-activation client that allows a user to activate a communication service for that wireless device and for one or more other wireless devices. The communication service may use a long-range type of wireless communication, such as 1√óRTT CDMA, EV-DO, GSM, or IEEE 802.1 ...


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Kristen Miller, Michael T Lundy, Jesse M Kates, R Brian Landers: Methods and Systems for Storing and Accessing Application History. Sprint Spectrum, Sprint, September 9, 2010: US20100229100-A1

In a communication device, multiple instances of different applications may execute. Advantageously, at least one instance of an application records and stores a browsing history of data items accessed during its execution. This stored browsing history may be made available to later instances of app ...


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