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).

  • Patent number: 11503626
    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: October 31, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2022
    Assignee: ASUSTek Computer Inc.
    Inventors: Jia-Hong Liou, Ko-Chiang Lin
  • Patent number: 11457505
    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: October 17, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 27, 2022
    Assignee: ASUSTek Computer Inc.
    Inventors: Hsin-Hsi Tsai, Yu-Hsuan Guo, Jia-Hong Liou
  • Patent number: 11425743
    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: Grant
    Filed: February 3, 2021
    Date of Patent: August 23, 2022
    Assignee: ASUSTek Computer Inc.
    Inventor: Jia-Hong Liou
  • Publication number: 20220224578
    Abstract: A method of configuring a PUSCH repetition and a UE using the same method are provided. The method includes: obtaining a plurality of invalid symbol patterns; and performing a plurality of PUSCH repetition transmissions according to the plurality of invalid symbol patterns.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 6, 2022
    Publication date: July 14, 2022
    Applicant: FG Innovation Company Limited
    Inventors: Wan-Chen Lin, Chia-Hao Yu, Jia-Hong Liou, Hai-Han Wang
  • Publication number: 20220217695
    Abstract: The disclosure provides method for configuring transmission configuration indicator (TCI) states for user equipment (UE) and UE. In the embodiments of the disclosure, the details about how to exactly use the TCI-based structure for indicating a common beam for various purposes (e.g., both DL/UL, UL (only) or DL (only)) have been introduced. In addition, the embodiments of the disclosure have proposed the exact behavior of switching different TCI state for different purpose as well. Accordingly, efficient beam indication for both DL/UL transmission, UL only transmission, and DL only transmission can be facilitated, and the procedure(s) related to seamlessly switching among different beam indication signaling are also specified.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 4, 2022
    Publication date: July 7, 2022
    Applicant: FG Innovation Company Limited
    Inventors: Jia-Hong Liou, Chia-Hao Yu
  • Patent number: 11375393
    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: December 7, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2022
    Assignee: ASUSTek Computer Inc.
    Inventors: Jia-Hong Liou, Ming-Che Li
  • Patent number: 11368950
    Abstract: A method and apparatus are disclosed from the perspective of a User Equipment. In one embodiment, the method includes the UE detecting and/or receiving downlink transmission in a first channel occupancy time in unlicensed spectrum. The method also includes the UE detecting and/or receiving downlink transmission in a second channel occupancy time in unlicensed spectrum, wherein the second channel occupancy time is a next channel occupancy time detected by the UE after the first channel occupancy time. The method further includes that after the first channel occupancy time ends, the UE performs receiving beam sweeping in each time unit until the UE receives downlink transmission in the second channel occupancy time or until the UE finds a candidate beam in the second channel occupancy time.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 15, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 21, 2022
    Assignee: ASUSTek Computer Inc.
    Inventor: Jia-Hong Liou
  • Publication number: 20220132549
    Abstract: A method and a user equipment for beam indication for DL reception are provided. The method includes: receiving a first configuration for configuring a plurality of first TCI states, each of the plurality of first TCI states applied for a PDCCH and a PDSCH; receiving a MAC-CE for activating one or more first TCI states from the plurality of first TCI states; receiving first DCI indicating one of the one or more first TCI states activated by the MAC-CE, the first DCI comprising one field for indicating scheduling information for a PDSCH, the indicated scheduling information being invalid for the PDSCH; transmitting a HARQ-ACK on a PUCCH resource determined by another one field in the first DCI when receiving the first DCI; and receiving the PDCCH and the PDSCH based on a spatial RX parameter derived according to the indicated first TCI state after transmitting the HARQ-ACK.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 22, 2021
    Publication date: April 28, 2022
    Inventors: CHIA-HAO YU, Jia-Hong Liou
  • Publication number: 20220132550
    Abstract: A method and a user equipment for beam indication for UL transmission are provided. The method includes: receiving a first configuration for configuring a plurality of first TCI states, each of the plurality of first TCI states applied for a PUCCH and a PUSCH; receiving a MAC-CE for activating one or more first TCI states from the plurality of first TCI states; receiving first DCI indicating one of the one or more first TCI states activated by the MAC-CE, the first DCI comprising one field for indicating scheduling information for a PDSCH, the indicated scheduling information being invalid for the PDSCH; transmitting a HARQ-ACK on a PUCCH resource determined by another one field in the first DCI when receiving the first DCI; and transmitting the PUCCH and the PUSCH based on a spatial TX parameter derived according to the indicated first TCI state after transmitting the HARQ-ACK.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 22, 2021
    Publication date: April 28, 2022
    Inventors: CHIA-HAO YU, JIA-HONG LIOU
  • Publication number: 20220061117
    Abstract: A method of updating spatial parameters for a UE is provided. The method includes receiving, from a network, at least one configuration for one or more serving cells; receiving, from the network, a BFR configuration applicable for a serving cell of the one or more serving cells; detecting a beam failure in the serving cell of the one or more serving cells; transmitting, to the network, a request for a BFR in the serving cell, the request indicating a DL RS or being associated with the DL RS; receiving, from the network, a response corresponding to the transmitted request; receiving, after receiving the response, one or more CORESETs in the serving cell via a spatial RX parameter derived from the DL RS; and transmitting, after receiving the response, one or more PUCCH resources in the serving cell via a spatial TX parameter derived from the DL RS.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 23, 2021
    Publication date: February 24, 2022
    Inventors: JIA-HONG LIOU, CHIA-HAO YU
  • Publication number: 20220046635
    Abstract: Some present implementations provide a method for indicating multiple spatial relations for uplink (UL) transmissions by a user equipment (UE). The method may receive a first configuration for configuring one or more physical uplink control channel (PUCCH) resources. The method may further receive a second configuration for configuring a plurality of spatial relations. The method may also receive a signal that indicates at least one of a first mode or a second mode. The method may further receive downlink control information (DCI) indicating a PUCCH resource from the one or more PUCCH resources, where first and second spatial relations are activated for the PUCCH resource. The method may derive a plurality of PUCCH transmission occasions associated with the indicated PUCCH resource. A same uplink control information (UCI) content may be transmitted on each of the plurality of PUCCH transmission occasions by applying the spatial relations based on the indicated mode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 9, 2021
    Publication date: February 10, 2022
    Inventor: JIA-HONG LIOU
  • Publication number: 20220029764
    Abstract: A wireless communication method, performed by a User Equipment (UE) for Sounding Reference Signal (SRS) resources, comprises receiving at least one configuration for one or more SRS resource sets; receiving a Medium Access Control (MAC) Control Element (CE) indicating a SRS resource set of the one or more SRS resource sets; determining whether at least one first field and at least one second field of the MAC CE are present; deriving at least one spatial relation by using the at least one first field and the at least one second field if the at least one first field and the at least one second field are present; and transmitting at least one SRS resource among the SRS resource set via the at least one corresponding spatial relation, wherein the at least one first field and the at least one second field of the MAC CE are present at least when the SRS resource set is an aperiodic SRS resource set.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 19, 2021
    Publication date: January 27, 2022
    Inventors: JIA-HONG LIOU, CHIA-HAO YU
  • Patent number: 11234244
    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: Grant
    Filed: July 2, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 25, 2022
    Assignee: ASUSTek Computer Inc.
    Inventors: Yi-Hsuan Kung, Yu-Hsuan Guo, Jia-Hong Liou
  • Publication number: 20220007361
    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: September 16, 2021
    Publication date: January 6, 2022
    Inventors: Chun-Wei Huang, Jia-Hong Liou
  • Publication number: 20220007258
    Abstract: A method and apparatus are disclosed from the perspective of a UE (User Equipment). In one embodiment, the method includes the UE receiving and/or monitoring a first control region via a first link. The method further includes the UE transmitting a first request if the first link fails. The method also includes the UE receiving and/or monitoring a second control region for a response via a second link within a time window associated with the first request. In addition, the method includes the UE receiving and/or monitoring the first control region after the time window associated with the first request is over.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 15, 2021
    Publication date: January 6, 2022
    Inventors: Jia-Hong Liou, Ming-Che Li
  • Publication number: 20210409096
    Abstract: A method and a user equipment (UE) for wireless communication in a wireless communication system are provided. The method includes receiving serving-cell-configurations of a first serving cell and a second serving cell; receiving a Beam Failure Recovery (BFR) configuration including a configuration list that includes at least one configuration, the BFR configuration being used for at least the first serving cell, the at least one configuration indicating an identifier value of a Downlink Reference Signal (DL RS); performing a measurement by measuring at least one DL RS indicated by the configuration list, the measurement being associated with a measurement metric; selecting one configuration included in the configuration list after detecting beam failure in the first serving cell, the measurement metric of a DL RS indicated by the selected one configuration being greater than a threshold; transmitting a Medium Access Control-Control Element (MAC-CE) including at least one bitmap.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 24, 2021
    Publication date: December 30, 2021
    Inventors: JIA-HONG LIOU, HENG-LI CHIN
  • Patent number: 11206596
    Abstract: A method and apparatus are disclosed from the perspective of a UE (User Equipment). In one embodiment, the method includes triggering a beam recovery procedure. The method further includes using a first resource on a PUCCH (Physical Uplink Control Channel) channel to transmit a beam failure recovery request to a network. The method also includes receiving a response for the first beam failure recovery request, wherein the response is received within a first measurement gap.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 21, 2021
    Assignee: ASUSTek Computer Inc.
    Inventors: Wei-Yu Chen, Jia-Hong Liou
  • Patent number: 11153800
    Abstract: A method and apparatus are disclosed from the perspective of a UE (User Equipment). In one embodiment, the method includes the UE receiving and/or monitoring a first control region via a first link. The method further includes the UE transmitting a first request if the first link fails. The method also includes the UE receiving and/or monitoring a second control region for a response via a second link within a time window associated with the first request. In addition, the method includes the UE receiving and/or monitoring the first control region after the time window associated with the first request is over.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2021
    Assignee: ASUSTek Computer Inc.
    Inventors: Jia-Hong Liou, Ming-Che Li
  • Patent number: 11153872
    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: Grant
    Filed: July 31, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2021
    Assignee: ASUSTek Computer Inc.
    Inventors: Chun-Wei Huang, Jia-Hong Liou
  • Patent number: 11147073
    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: Grant
    Filed: March 19, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 12, 2021
    Assignee: ASUSTek Computer Inc.
    Inventor: Jia-Hong Liou