Patents by Inventor Gregory Ennis

Gregory Ennis 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: 6535493
    Abstract: An apparatus and a method route information to a mobile unit in a data communications system having a home network and a remote network. Each of the home and remote networks supports one or more mobile units and one or more stationary access points. The mobile unit has a unique address and may roam from the home network to the remote network. The mobile unit associates with one access point which serves as a home agent. When the mobile unit roams and is away from its home network, the apparatus discovers a physical location of the mobile unit by sending an agent advertisement packet from the access point. If the location of the mobile unit is not at the home network, the apparatus associates the mobile unit with one of the access points on the foreign network which serves as a foreign agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 15, 1998
    Date of Patent: March 18, 2003
    Assignee: Symbol Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Frances Lee, Gregory Ennis