Patents Represented by Attorney McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP
  • Patent number: 8351388
    Abstract: Disclosed is a radio (wireless) communication system providing a radio communication service and a terminal, and more particularly, to a method for exchanging data blocks by a base station and a terminal in an Evolved Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (E-UMTS) or a Long Term Evolution (LTE) system, in which a transmitting side effectively transmits data transmitted via a Common Control Logical Channel to a receiving side, and the receiving side accurately separates unnecessary data from the data received via the Common Control Logical Channel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 20, 2008
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: LG Electronics Inc.
    Inventors: Sung-Duck Chun, Seung-June Yi, Sung-Jun Park, Young-Dae Lee
  • Patent number: 8351376
    Abstract: A method and apparatus for a transmitter having a radio protocol with an upper layer and a lower layer therein used for management of full header packet transmission when transmitting data packets to a receiver are provided. If the upper layer receives from the lower layer, information of a successful transmission of a full header packet, the upper layer decides to stop sending any additional full header packet that contains the same full header as the previously successfully transmitted full header packet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 26, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: LG Electronics Inc.
    Inventors: Seung-June Yi, Woon-Young Yeo, So-Young Lee
  • Patent number: 8349194
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing a flexible electrophoretic display device, including: providing a metal mother substrate having a first thickness, including a unit display panel region and a non-display region adjacent the unit display panel region; forming a display element in the unit display panel region; forming a groove in the non-display region of the mother substrate; cutting the mother substrate along the groove to separate the unit display panel region from the mother substrate; thinning the substrate of the separated unit display panel region; and forming an electrophoretic ink film on the unit display panel region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 31, 2007
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: LG Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Seung Han Paek, Kyoung Mook Lee, Sung Hwan Kim, Su Ho Kim
  • Patent number: 8351364
    Abstract: A method for transmitting data in a wireless communication system provides transmitting a cluster allocation message, which informs at least one user equipment that the user equipment belongs to a cluster, to the at least one user equipment, and receiving a response to the cluster allocation message from user equipments belonging to the cluster. Small envelope correlation coefficient can be obtained without increasing the size of a user equipment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2008
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: LG Electronics Inc.
    Inventors: Bin Chul Ihm, Hyun Soo Ko, Sung Ho Park, Sergey Sergeyev, Victor Ermolaev, Alexander Flaksman
  • Patent number: 8350997
    Abstract: A Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) device includes: a panel on which images are implemented; a backlight device below the panel and providing light; and a polarizer including a linear-polarizing layer over the panel that linear-polarizes light from the backlight device and a circular-polarizing layer over the linear-polarizing layer that circular-polarizes the linear-polarized light.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2008
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: LG Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Mi-Kyung Lee, Ji-Yun Jang
  • Patent number: 8347657
    Abstract: An input device of a washing machine and a control method of the same are disclosed. An input device of a washing machine includes an operation part generating a plurality of identical signals for washing course designation, a control part controlling one of a plurality of preset washing courses to be designated sequentially according to a predetermined order if the signal is generated by the operation part and a display part displaying the washing course designated by the control part. A control method of an input device of a washing machine for washing course selection includes generating a plurality of identical signals by a user's operation, designating one of a plurality of preset washing courses separately according to a predetermined order whenever the signal is generate, and displaying the designated washing course.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 10, 2009
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: LG Electronics Inc.
    Inventors: Myung Shik Kim, Jong Hee Han, Ho Il Jeon
  • Patent number: 8350492
    Abstract: A backlight unit, with a parallel configuration of plural lamps, having improved reliability is disclosed. The backlight unit driver includes: first and second lamps connected parallel to each other; a DC/AC inversion portion inverting a DC voltage into an AC voltage to apply the AC voltage to the lamps; a transformer transforming the AC voltage from the DC/AC inversion portion; a positive polarity AC signal compensator compensating an electric current difference between the first and second lamps using positive polarity AC signals from the first and second lamps; and a negative polarity AC signal compensator compensating the electric current difference between the first and second lamps using negative polarity AC signals from the first and second lamps.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 27, 2009
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignees: LG Display Co., Ltd., Postech Academy-Industry Foundation
    Inventors: Jong Ho Lim, Kyu Bong Jung, Young Kyu Park, Bong Koo Kang
  • Patent number: 8351769
    Abstract: A heating apparatus and a steam generator that is capable of heating water to produce hot water or steam and an electric home appliance that is capable of washing, rinsing, drying, or sterilizing an object using the same are disclosed. The heating apparatus and steam generator include a heating member, a fixing unit assembly for fixing the heating member to a predetermined support structure, a thermostat mounted to the fixing unit assembly for preventing the heating member from overheating, and a heat transfer member connected between the heating member and the thermostat for transferring heat from the heating member to the thermostat. The electric home appliance includes the heating apparatus and steam generator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 6, 2007
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: LG Electronics Inc.
    Inventor: Kyeong-hwan Kim
  • Patent number: 8347931
    Abstract: An attaching device and a method of fabricating an organic light emitting device using the same are disclosed. The attaching device includes a process chamber, first and second substrate supporters, a substrate detachable part, and an open-close valve. The first and second substrate supporters are positioned inside the process chamber, load and fix substrates. The substrate detachable part is positioned inside the second substrate supporter, and moves up and down to allow the second substrate supporter to instantaneously receive a physical pressure. The open-close valve is positioned on a portion of the process chamber, and opens and closes the process chamber to control a pressure inside the process chamber.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 11, 2011
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: LG Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Choong Keun Yoo, Ae Kyung Jeon, Choong Keun Yoo
  • Patent number: 8351974
    Abstract: A method of controlling a transmit power of an uplink channel is provided. Downlink control information of which Cyclic Redundancy Check (CRC) parity bits are masked with a TPC identifier is received on a downlink control channel. The transmit power of the uplink channel is adjusted based on a TPC command in the downlink control information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 28, 2009
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: LG Electronics Inc.
    Inventors: Seung Jin Ahn, Byeong Geol Cheon, Byong Yol Lee, Mu Ryong Kim
  • Patent number: 8351370
    Abstract: A method of transmitting a scheduling request signal, wherein the scheduling request signal is used to request a radio resource for uplink transmission in a wireless communication system is provided. The method includes configuring a physical uplink control channel (PUCCH) for transmission of a scheduling request signal in a subframe, the subframe comprising two consecutive slots, a slot comprising a plurality of single carrier-frequency division multiple access (SC-FDMA) symbols, the scheduling request signal being carried by a presence or absence of transmission of the PUCCH, wherein at least one SC-FDMA symbol is assigned for transmission of a sounding reference signal, and transmitting the scheduling request signal and the sounding reference signal in the subframe. Scheduling request signal can be transmitted without interference with other control signals such as sounding reference signal that are transmitted on the same control channel with the scheduling request signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 14, 2008
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: LG Electronics Inc.
    Inventors: Hak Seong Kim, Bong Hoe Kim, Young Woo Yun, Ki Jun Kim, Dae Won Lee, Seong Hoon Jeong, Dong Wook Roh, Suk Hyon Yoon, Joon Kui Ahn
  • Patent number: 8351428
    Abstract: A digital broadcast transmitting/receiving system and a method for processing data are disclosed. The method for processing data may enhance the receiving performance of the receiving system by performing additional coding and multiplexing processes on the traffic information data and transmitting the processed data. Thus, robustness is provided to the traffic information data, thereby enabling the data to respond strongly against the channel environment which is always under constant and vast change.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 5, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: LG Electronics Inc.
    Inventors: Jin Pil Kim, Young In Kim, Ho Taek Hong, In Hwan Choi, Kook Yeon Kwak, Hyoung Gon Lee, Byoung Gill Kim, Jin Woo Kim, Jong Moon Kim, Won Gyu Song
  • Patent number: 8347437
    Abstract: A washing machine and a control method thereof are disclosed. The control method includes supplying water into a tub, washing an object to be washed via rotation of a drum, rinsing the washed object, and dehydrating the washed object to remove moisture from the object. In the water supply step, steam is ejected simultaneously with the supply of water, to regulate the interior temperature of the drum.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 4, 2008
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: LG Electronics Inc.
    Inventors: Pyoung Hwan Kim, Soo Young Oh
  • Patent number: 8349502
    Abstract: Disclosed is an electrolyte comprising a compound having both a sulfonate group and a cyclic carbonate group. The electrolyte forms a more stable and dense SEI layer on the surface of an anode, and thus improves the capacity maintenance characteristics and lifespan characteristics of a battery. Also, disclosed is a compound represented by the following Formula 1, and a method for preparing the same by reacting 4-(hydroxyalkyl)-1,3-dioxolan-2-one with a sulfonyl halide compound: wherein each of R1 and R2 independently represents a C1˜C6 alkylene group optionally containing a C1˜C6 alkyl group or C2˜C6 alkenyl group introduced thereto; R3 is selected from the group consisting of a hydrogen atom, C1˜C20 alkyl group, C3˜C8 cyclic alkyl group, C2˜C6 alkenyl group, halo-substituted alkyl group, phenyl group and benzyl group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 20, 2007
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: LG Chem, Ltd.
    Inventors: Jeong Hwan Koh, Yong Joon Ha, Jin Hyun Park, Chul Haeng Lee, Young Min Lim, Jeong Ae Ahn, Dmitry Pogozhev
  • Patent number: 8350250
    Abstract: A nitride-based light emitting device capable of achieving an enhancement in light emission efficiency and an enhancement in reliability is disclosed. The nitride-based light emitting device includes a first-conductivity semiconductor layer, a second-conductivity semiconductor layer, an active layer arranged between the first-conductivity semiconductor layer and the second-conductivity semiconductor layer, the active layer including at least one pair of a quantum well layer and a quantum barrier layer, a plurality of first layers arranged on at least one of an interface between the first-conductivity semiconductor layer and the active layer and an interface between the second-conductivity semiconductor layer and the active layer, the first layers having different energy band gaps or different thicknesses, and second layers each interposed between adjacent ones of the first layers, the second layers exhibiting an energy band gap higher than the energy band gaps of the first layers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 25, 2007
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: LG Electronics Inc.
    Inventors: Jong Wook Kim, Bong Koo Kim
  • Patent number: 8349067
    Abstract: A pearlescent pigment, wherein the pigment is an inorganic material and the color of a homogeneous coating of the pigment, measured over a white background, is selected from the group consisting of: a CIELAB L* value of about 30 or less and a chroma value of about 3 or less; a CIELAB hue angle, hab, from about 50 to about 80 degrees, wherein L* is not more than about 85, and the chroma value is greater than 22; a CIELAB hue angle, hab, from about 80 to about 275 degrees, wherein L* is not more than about 80, and the chroma value is greater than about 10; and a CIELAB hue angle, hab, from not less than about 275 to not more than about 50 degrees, wherein L* is not more than about 85, and the chroma value is greater than about 9. The pigments may be used in a variety of applications including cosmetics, plastics, automotive, or architectural coatings.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 31, 2007
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: Sun Chemical Corp.
    Inventors: Aaron M. Hollman, Stephane Nicolas, Philippe Schottland, Marguerite Debacker, Aurelie Antonowicz, Hai Hui Lin
  • Patent number: 8350274
    Abstract: Provided are a light emitting device, a method for fabricating the light emitting device, a light emitting device package, and a lighting unit. The light emitting device includes a conductive support substrate, a first reflective layer on the conductive support substrate, a second reflective layer in which at least portion thereof is disposed on a side surface of the first reflective layer, a light emitting structure including a first conductive type semiconductor layer, a second conductive type semiconductor layer, and an active layer between the first conductive type semiconductor layer and the second conductive type semiconductor layer on the first and second reflective layers, and an electrode on the light emitting structure. The second reflective layer schottky-contacts the light emitting structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: LG Innotek Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Hyun Kyong Cho
  • Patent number: 8351375
    Abstract: A method and apparatus of performing cell re-search between heterogeneous networks is provided. A mobile terminal (MT) accesses to a high rate packet data (HRPD) network. The MT receives a first message from the HRPD network. The first message includes neighbor radio access technology (RAT) indicator which indicates whether neighbor RAT information used to perform inter-RAT measurement is transmitted from the HRPD network. The MT receives a second message from the HRPD network if the neighbor RAT indicator indicates the transmission of the neighbor RAT information. The second message includes the neighbor RAT information. The MT performs cell re-search on the basis of the neighbor RAT information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2009
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Assignee: LG Electronics Inc.
    Inventors: Jong Hoon Lee, Li-Hsiang Sun, Sang Won Lee, Seong Jin Park, In Kyung Kim
  • Patent number: 8347330
    Abstract: A virtual channel table for broadcasting protocol and a method for broadcasting by using the virtual channel table includes identification information identifying and permitting discrimination of active and inactive channels contained in the virtual channel table. At a receiver, the virtual channel table transmitted from the transmitting side is parsed, thereby determining whether the current received channel is an active or inactive channel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 13, 2011
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2013
    Assignee: LG Electronics Inc.
    Inventors: Jin Pil Kim, C. Gomer Thomas
  • Patent number: 8343454
    Abstract: A Cu2O spherical assembly particle composition is composed of Cu2O spherical assembly particles, each of which is formed by agglomerating a plurality of Cu2O ultrafine particles that have an average diameter in the range from 1 to 100 nm and a standard deviation on the diameter in the range from 0 to 10%. The Cu2O spherical assembly particles have an average diameter in the range from 0.1 to 10 ?m and a standard deviation on the diameter in the range from 0 to 40%. This Cu2O spherical assembly particle composition is composed of Cu2O assembly particles with excellent uniformity, so it shows excellent properties such as realizing a good electric conductivity during a curing process for wiring. Accordingly, the spherical Cu2O assembly particle composition may be usefully used as precursors for solar energy conversion, magnetic storage medium, catalyst, gas sensor, and copper wire formation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 25, 2008
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2013
    Assignee: LG Chem, Ltd.
    Inventors: Woo-Ram Lee, Sang-Ho Kim, Sung-Ho Yoon