Patents by Inventor David W. Buehler, Jr.

David W. Buehler, Jr. has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 8406761
    Abstract: A device includes a first type of cellular capability for connecting to a first cellular network and a second type of cellular capability for connecting to a second cellular network. The device terminates advertising of the first type of cellular capability after determining that the device is not initialized. The device also transmits a request to the second cellular network by using the second type of cellular capability; receives a name of a carrier, associated with the device, from a server and via the second cellular network; and initializes the device based on the name of the carrier.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 20, 2011
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2013
    Assignees: Cellco Partnership, Verizon Patent and Licensing Inc.
    Inventors: David B. Murray, David W. Buehler, Jr., Daniel J. Murphy, Lipsa S. Goswamy, Phillip A. Ritter