Patents by Inventor Ibrahim El-Etr

Ibrahim El-Etr 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: 6781986
    Abstract: A method, apparatus and system for a scalable high capacity switch architecture involves a switching controller for use with a plurality of switching controllers in a switching system. Each switching controller has provisions for receiving a data packet, provisions for determining a destination of the data packet, provisions for determining whether any other switching controller in the system intends to transmit to the determined destination of the data packet and provisions for transmitting the received data packet to the determined destination when no other switching controllers intend to transmit to the determined destination.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 25, 1999
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2004
    Assignee: Nortel Networks Limited
    Inventors: Amr G. Sabaa, Ibrahim El-Etr