Patents by Inventor Jia-Hong Liou

Jia-Hong Liou 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).

  • Publication number: 20210051700
    Abstract: A method and apparatus are disclosed from the perspective of a network. In one embodiment, the method includes the network configuring a first serving cell and a second serving cell to a UE, wherein a first PDCCH scheduling a first PDSCH on the first serving cell and a second PDCCH scheduling a second PDSCH on the second serving cell are transmitted via a CORESET of the second serving cell. The method further includes the network not configuring a CORESET configuration for the first serving cell. Furthermore, the method includes the network indicating the UE to receive and/or monitor the first PDCCH based on CORESET configuration of the second serving cell.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 31, 2020
    Publication date: February 18, 2021
    Inventors: Jia-Hong Liou, Ko-Chiang Lin
  • Publication number: 20210051693
    Abstract: Methods and apparatuses for downlink data buffering considering cross carrier scheduling in a wireless communication system are disclosed herein. In one method, the UE receives configuration of a first serving cell and a second serving cell from a network. The UE receives and/or monitors a first PDCCH transmitted on a scheduling CORESET of the second serving cell, wherein the first PDCCH schedules a first PDSCH transmitted on the first serving cell. The UE receives and/or monitors a second PDCCH transmitted on a scheduling CORESET of the second serving cell, wherein the second PDCCH schedules a second PDSCH transmitted on the second serving cell. The UE receives and/or buffers the second PDSCH via a TCI state used for PDCCH quasi co-location indication of the CORESET with the lowest CORESET-ID in the latest slot in which one or more CORESETs are configured for the UE, before the UE decodes successfully the second PDCCH.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 31, 2020
    Publication date: February 18, 2021
    Inventors: Jia-Hong Liou, Ko-Chiang Lin
  • Publication number: 20210014838
    Abstract: A method and apparatus are disclosed from the perspective of a UE (User Equipment). In one embodiment, the method includes the UE monitors or receives a control signal within a channel occupancy, wherein the control signal indicates a number of consecutive TTIs (Transmission Time Intervals) and TTI format(s) related information of the TTIs. The method further includes the UE derives transmission direction of symbols in the TTIs or functionality of symbols in the TTIs from the information. The method also includes the UE considers the last TTI of the indicated TTIs as an ending TTI of the channel occupancy. In addition, the method includes the UE performs DL (Downlink) data reception or UL (Uplink) data transmission until the ending TTI.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 25, 2020
    Publication date: January 14, 2021
    Inventors: Jia-Hong LIOU, Ming-Che Li
  • Patent number: 10893431
    Abstract: A method and apparatus are disclosed from the perspective of a User Equipment (UE). In one embodiment, the method includes the UE being served and/or configured with a first cell and a second cell. The method also includes the UE transmitting a beam failure recovery request via a PRACH (Physical Random Access Channel) in the second cell in response to the UE detecting that all links associated with monitored control resource set(s) in the second cell have failed. Furthermore, the method includes the UE transmitting a first report via a PUCCH (Physical Uplink Control Channel) in the second cell in response to the UE detecting that all links associated with monitored control resource set(s) in the first cell have failed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2021
    Assignee: ASUSTek Computer Inc.
    Inventors: Jia-Hong Liou, Ming-Che Li
  • Patent number: 10863537
    Abstract: A method and apparatus are disclosed from the perspective of a network. In one embodiment, the method includes the network configuring a first serving cell and a second serving cell to a UE, wherein a first PDCCH scheduling a first PDSCH on the first serving cell and a second PDCCH scheduling a second PDSCH on the second serving cell are transmitted via a CORESET of the second serving cell. The method further includes the network not configuring a CORESET configuration for the first serving cell. Furthermore, the method includes the network indicating the UE to receive and/or monitor the first PDCCH based on CORESET configuration of the second serving cell.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2020
    Assignee: ASUSTek Computer Inc.
    Inventors: Jia-Hong Liou, Ko-Chiang Lin
  • Patent number: 10856316
    Abstract: The UE receives configuration of a first serving cell and a second serving cell from a network. The UE receives and/or monitors a first PDCCH transmitted on a scheduling CORESET of the second serving cell, wherein the first PDCCH schedules a first PDSCH transmitted on the first serving cell. The UE receives and/or monitors a second PDCCH transmitted on a scheduling CORESET of the second serving cell, wherein the second PDCCH schedules a second PDSCH transmitted on the second serving cell. The UE receives and/or buffers the second PDSCH via a TCI state used for PDCCH quasi co-location indication of the CORESET with the lowest CORESET-ID in the latest slot in which one or more CORESETs are configured for the UE, before the UE decodes successfully the second PDCCH. The UE does not receive and/or buffer the first PDSCH before the UE decodes successfully the first PDCCH.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: ASUSTek Computer Inc.
    Inventors: Jia-Hong Liou, Ko-Chiang Lin
  • Patent number: 10849187
    Abstract: A method and apparatus are disclosed from the perspective of a UE (User Equipment). In one embodiment, the method includes the UE receiving a first MAC-CE (Medium Access Control-Control Element) including or indicating a plurality of TCI (Transmission Configuration Indication) state IDs (Identities) to be activated for receiving PDSCH (Physical Downlink Shared Channel), wherein format of the first MAC-CE depends on amount of the plurality of TCI state IDs. The method further includes the UE activating a plurality of TCI states associated with the plurality of TCI state IDs included or indicated in the first MAC-CE for receiving the PDSCH in response to reception of the first MAC-CE.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: Asustek Computer Inc.
    Inventors: Hsin-Hsi Tsai, Yu-Hsuan Guo, Jia-Hong Liou
  • Patent number: 10841914
    Abstract: A method and apparatus are disclosed from the perspective of a UE (User Equipment). In one embodiment, the method includes the UE monitors or receives a control signal within a channel occupancy, wherein the control signal indicates a number of consecutive TTIs (Transmission Time Intervals) and TTI format(s) related information of the TTIs. The method further includes the UE derives transmission direction of symbols in the TTIs or functionality of symbols in the TTIs from the information. The method also includes the UE considers the last TTI of the indicated TTIs as an ending TTI of the channel occupancy. In addition, the method includes the UE performs DL (Downlink) data reception or UL (Uplink) data transmission until the ending TTI.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2020
    Assignee: ASUSTek Computer Inc.
    Inventors: Jia-Hong Liou, Ming-Che Li
  • Patent number: 10826758
    Abstract: A method and apparatus are disclosed. The method includes the UE (User Equipment) being configured with a first CORESET (Control Resource Set). The method also includes the UE being configured with a second CORESET. The method further includes the UE transmitting a preamble for beam failure recovery in response to the UE detecting that beam failure occurs. And the method includes the UE monitoring and/or receiving a DCI scrambled by C-RNTI in the second CORESET in the second slot in response to transmitting the preamble for beam failure recovery. Furthermore, the method includes the UE prioritizing to receive and/or demodulate the DCI scrambled by C-RNTI in the second CORESET in the second slot, if the first number plus the third number exceeds the first maximum number or the second number plus the fourth number exceeds the second maximum number in the second slot.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2020
    Assignee: ASUSTek Computer Inc.
    Inventors: Chun-Wei Huang, Jia-Hong Liou
  • Publication number: 20200305168
    Abstract: A method and apparatus are disclosed from the perspective of a User Equipment (UE) in a wireless communication system, wherein the UE is configured with and/or is served in a serving cell by a network, wherein an active UL (Uplink) BWP (Bandwidth Part) of the UE is activated in the serving cell. In one embodiment, the method includes the UE receiving an indication and/or a configuration, which is indicative of or associated with a first value of the TRP (Transmission/Reception Point) identifier and a second value of the TRP identifier. The method also includes the UE receiving an indication and/or a configuration, which is indicative of or associated with a first group of PUCCH (Physical Uplink Control Channel) resource(s) of the active UL BWP, wherein the first group of PUCCH resource(s) is associated with or related to the first value of the TRP identifier.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 19, 2020
    Publication date: September 24, 2020
    Inventor: Jia-Hong Liou
  • Patent number: 10693712
    Abstract: One or more computing devices, systems, and/or methods for performing operations associated with a link failure are provided. For example, a first control region may be received and/or monitored via a first link. The first control region may be associated with a first configuration. A link failure associated with the first link may be determined. Responsive to determining and/or detecting the link failure, a failure recovery request may be transmitted. Responsive to transmitting the failure recovery request, a second control region may be received and/or monitored via a second link. The second control region may be associated with a second configuration. A response may be received in the second control region. Responsive to or after receiving the response, the second control region may be received and/or monitored.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Assignee: ASUSTek Computer Inc.
    Inventors: Jia-Hong Liou, Ming-Che Li
  • Publication number: 20200196383
    Abstract: A method and apparatus are disclosed from the perspective of a UE (User Equipment). In one embodiment, the method includes the UE receiving a first MAC-CE (Medium Access Control-Control Element) including or indicating a plurality of TCI (Transmission Configuration Indication) state IDs (Identities) to be activated for receiving PDSCH (Physical Downlink Shared Channel), wherein format of the first MAC-CE depends on amount of the plurality of TCI state IDs. The method further includes the UE activating a plurality of TCI states associated with the plurality of TCI state IDs included or indicated in the first MAC-CE for receiving the PDSCH in response to reception of the first MAC-CE.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 11, 2019
    Publication date: June 18, 2020
    Inventors: Hsin-Hsi Tsai, Yu-Hsuan Guo, Jia-Hong Liou
  • Patent number: 10602549
    Abstract: A method and apparatus are disclosed from the perspective of a User Equipment (UE). In one embodiment, the method includes receiving a Random Access Channel (RACH) configuration from a network node, wherein the RACH configuration indicates at least one Physical Random Access Channel (PRACH) resource for beam failure recovery. The method further includes receiving a timing advance command from the network node, and starting or restarting a time alignment timer when receiving the timing advance command. The method also includes releasing the at least one PRACH resource for the beam failure recovery indicated by the RACH configuration when the timing alignment timer expires.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2020
    Assignee: ASUSTek Computer Inc.
    Inventors: Hsin-Hsi Tsai, Yu-Hsuan Guo, Yi-Hsuan Kung, Jia-Hong Liou
  • Publication number: 20200052865
    Abstract: Methods and apparatuses are disclosed from the perspective of a User Equipment (UE). In one method, the method includes the UE is configured by a network node to receive and/or monitor a signal within a channel occupancy time, wherein the signal indicates information of one or multiple TTIs (Transmission Time Interval) of a serving cell. The method further includes the UE derives state or functionality of one or more symbol(s) in the one or multiple TTIs based on the information, wherein the information indicates a symbol in the one or multiple TTIs to be any of “downlink”, “uplink”, “flexible”, or “blank”. The method also includes the UE derives or is indicated that at least one set of consecutive symbol(s) are indicated as “blank”. Furthermore, the method includes the UE prevents from or is not required to perform reception for (dynamically) indicated or configured physical DL (Downlink) channel or RS (Reference Signal) within the set of consecutive symbols indicated as “blank”.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 9, 2019
    Publication date: February 13, 2020
    Inventors: Jia-Hong Liou, Ming-Che Li
  • Publication number: 20200053728
    Abstract: A method and apparatus are disclosed. In an example from the perspective of a User Equipment (UE), a Slot Format Indication (SFI) is received within a first Channel Occupancy Time (COT) of a serving cell. The SFI is indicative of one or more slot formats of one or more slots of the serving cell. A first signal indicative of an ending position of the first COT is received. A beginning of at least one slot of the one or more slots is after the ending position. The UE determines whether to apply a slot format, of a slot of the one or more slots, to the slot based upon whether the slot is within the first COT, wherein the slot format of the slot is indicated by the SFI.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 31, 2019
    Publication date: February 13, 2020
    Inventors: Chun-Wei HUANG, Jia-Hong LIOU, YU-HSUAN GUO
  • Publication number: 20200045696
    Abstract: A method and apparatus are disclosed from the perspective of a User Equipment (UE). In one embodiment, the method includes the UE performing transmission and/or reception in a serving cell, wherein the serving cell is in unlicensed spectrum. The method further includes the UE being configured to receive slot format indication (SFI) on periodic SFI monitoring occasion(s), wherein periodic SFI monitoring occasion(s) is (pre-)configured by a network. The method also includes the UE, in response to receiving and/or detecting a channel indicator, monitoring and/or detecting a first SFI-related signal on a first occasion, wherein the first occasion is not one of (pre-)configured periodic SFI monitoring occasion(s).
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 31, 2019
    Publication date: February 6, 2020
    Inventors: Chun-Wei Huang, Jia-Hong Liou
  • Publication number: 20200028659
    Abstract: A method and apparatus are disclosed from the perspective of a network. In one embodiment, the method includes the network configuring a DL (Downlink) BWP (Bandwidth Part) and an UL (Uplink) BWP in a first serving cell to a UE (User Equipment). The method also includes the network configuring a paired spectrum operation in the first serving cell to the UE. The method further includes the network transmitting a first DCI (Downlink Control Information) to the UE, wherein the first DCI comprises a slot format combination indicating one or more slot format values for the DL BWP and one or more slot format values for the UL BWP. In addition, the method includes the network prevents from setting an amount of slot format values in the slot format combination in the first DCI to be not divided by a first number, wherein the first number is associated with an absolute value of a difference of a first SCS (Subcarrier Spacing) configuration and a second SCS configuration.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 19, 2019
    Publication date: January 23, 2020
    Inventors: Chun-Wei Huang, Jia-Hong Liou
  • Publication number: 20200015236
    Abstract: A method and apparatus are disclosed. In an example from the perspective of a User Equipment (UE), a random access procedure in a cell controlled by a network node is initiated. A downlink signal is selected from amongst configured downlink signals. A measured Reference Signal Received Power (RSRP) value associated with the downlink signal satisfies a first criterion associated with a first threshold. A measurement result associated with the downlink signal satisfies a second criterion associated with a second threshold. A random access preamble transmission of the random access procedure is performed on a Physical Random Access Channel (PRACH) occasion associated with the downlink signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 2, 2019
    Publication date: January 9, 2020
    Inventors: Yi-Hsuan KUNG, Yu-Hsuan Guo, Jia-Hong Liou
  • Publication number: 20190349964
    Abstract: A method and apparatus are disclosed from the perspective of a User Equipment (UE). In one embodiment, the method includes the UE is configured with a first serving cell, and is indicated to activate the first serving cell and an active UL BWP, wherein the first serving cell or the active UL BWP is not configured with Physical Uplink Control Channel (PUCCH) resource(s). The method further includes the UE does not expect to be indicated to transmit a first Physical Uplink Shared Channel (PUSCH) in the first serving cell or the active UL BWP in Radio Resource Control (RRC) connected mode, wherein the first PUSCH is scheduled by a Downlink Control Information (DCI) format without spatial relation field.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 18, 2019
    Publication date: November 14, 2019
    Inventor: Jia-Hong Liou
  • Publication number: 20190342907
    Abstract: A method and apparatus are disclosed from the perspective of a User Equipment (UE). In one embodiment, the method includes the UE being configured with a first DL (Downlink) BWP (Bandwidth Part) and a second DL BWP. The method also includes the UE receiving and/or monitoring a DCI (Downlink Control Information) in a scheduling CORESET (Control Resource Set) in the first DL BWP, and for determining size of the DCI for decoding, the UE determines whether a TCI (Transmission Configuration Indication) field is present in the DCI or not based on a parameter of the scheduling CORESET before the UE decodes the DCI successfully. The method further includes the UE truncates or pads zero-bits to at least one field (other than the TCI field) in the DCI based on configuration of the second DL BWP after the UE decodes successfully the DCI, wherein a BWP indicator field in the DCI indicates the second DL BWP different from the first DL BWP.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 26, 2019
    Publication date: November 7, 2019
    Inventors: Chun-Wei Huang, Jia-Hong Liou