Patents by Inventor Marco Belleschi

Marco Belleschi 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: 20210235340
    Abstract: Embodiments include methods for a user equipment to perform measurements on a plurality of target cells in a radio access network. Embodiments include receiving a measurement configuration relating to one or more radio resource operations and comprising first and second sets of conditions related to respective first and second target cells; and performing measurements of radio signals associated with the first target cell and/or the second target cell. Embodiments also include performing a radio resource operation toward the first target cell, based on a first determination that the measurements of the radio signals associated with the first target cell fulfill at least one condition of the first set. Embodiments also include performing the radio resource operation toward the second target cell, based on a second determination that the measurements of the radio signals associated with the second target cell fulfill at least one condition of the second set.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 17, 2019
    Publication date: July 29, 2021
    Inventors: Reza Moosavi, Marco Belleschi, Mattias Bergström, Peter Alriksson, Robert Karlsson
  • Publication number: 20210219320
    Abstract: A radio device receives a first message from a further radio device. The first message indicates an intention of the further radio device to perform a device-to-device radio transmission on a set of radio resources. The radio device determines a status of the set of radio resources. In response to the first message, the radio device sends a second message comprising an indicator which indicates the determined status of the set of radio resources in terms of at least three levels.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 9, 2018
    Publication date: July 15, 2021
    Inventors: Marco BELLESCHI, Shehzad Ali ASHRAF, Ricardo BLASCO SERRANO, Gabor FODOR, Wanlu SUN, Chunhui ZHANG
  • Patent number: 11057886
    Abstract: The disclosure relates to a method performed by a UE, for using subframes of a radio access network for a D2D communication. The method comprises determining subframes available for D2D communication among subframes of the radio access network. The subframes available for D2D communication exclude a number of subframes of the radio access network, such that a periodicity of the D2D communication in number of subframes divides the number of subframes available for D2D communication. The method also comprises using the determined subframes for enabling D2D communication.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 6, 2021
    Assignee: Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)
    Inventors: Ricardo Blasco Serrano, Marco Belleschi, Hieu Do, Stefano Sorrentino
  • Publication number: 20210194642
    Abstract: The disclosure provides methods and apparatus relating to the transmission of control information in uplink access of wireless networks. One embodiment provides a method performed by a wireless device operable in a wireless communications network. The method comprises: responsive to failure of transmission in a first transmission time interval of a first transport block comprising first control information, transmitting in a second, subsequent transmission time interval a second transport block comprising second control information, wherein the second control information is an updated version of the first control information. Failure of transmission of the first transport block comprises the wireless device determining that a wireless channel over which the first transport block is to be transmitted is busy in the first transmission time interval.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 11, 2018
    Publication date: June 24, 2021
    Inventors: Marco Belleschi, Mattias Bergström
  • Publication number: 20210176751
    Abstract: A method in a communication device having a plurality of protocol layers including a media access control, MAC, layer and a physical, PHY, layer, includes, at the MAC layer, selecting a plurality of carriers for carrier aggregation, each of the carriers being associated to a respective hybrid automatic repeat request, HARQ, entity, and at the MAC layer, initiating a sidelink carrier reselection process by the first communication device in response to a triggering event. Related devices and computer program products are disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 4, 2019
    Publication date: June 10, 2021
    Inventors: Marco BELLESCHI, Shehzad Ali ASHRAF
  • Patent number: 11026126
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present disclosure provide methods, apparatuses and computer programs for facilitating MBMS reception. There is provided a method performed by a network node. The method comprises obtaining, for a terminal device served by a PLMN, PLMN information related to one or more PLMNs and providing the PLMN information to the terminal device, which can prepare for reception of MBMS from a PLMN other than the serving PLMN among the one or more PLMNs based on the PLMN information. The one or more PLMNs comprise at least one PLMN other than the PLMN serving the terminal device. With embodiments of the present disclosure, performance of MBMS reception can be improved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 2, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 1, 2021
    Assignee: Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)
    Inventors: Zhang Zhang, Qianxi Lu, Marco Belleschi
  • Publication number: 20210160849
    Abstract: According to some embodiments, a method may be provided to operate a wireless communication device. A transmission resource reservation is transmitted with associated directional information relating to a direction of transmission of a sidelink data message, and after transmitting the transmission resource reservation, the sidelink data message is transmitted in accordance with the directional information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 9, 2019
    Publication date: May 27, 2021
    Inventors: Wanlu SUN, Shehzad Ali ASHRAF, Marco BELLESCHI, Ricardo BLASCO SERRANO
  • Publication number: 20210152315
    Abstract: A user equipment (105), UE, is configured for use in a wireless communication system (100). The UE (105) acknowledges one or more first commands received from an access node (110) by transmitting, to the access node (110), a first acknowledgment comprising a confirmation field set to a first value. After acknowledging the one or more first commands, the UE (105) acknowledges one or more second commands received from the access node (110) by selectively transmitting or refraining from transmitting, to the access node (110), a second acknowledgement comprising the confirmation field set to a second value depending respectively on whether or not the second value would be different from the first value.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 9, 2018
    Publication date: May 20, 2021
    Inventors: Marco Belleschi, Mattias Bergström
  • Publication number: 20210153062
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present disclosure provide a method implemented in a terminal device for sidelink communication in a wireless network. The method comprises receiving (702), by the terminal device, a message containing sidelink performance information of a sidelink. The sidelink is for communication between the terminal device and another terminal device. A value within the message indicates that the message contains the sidelink performance information. The method also comprises performing (704) a sidelink procedure based on the sidelink performance information and characteristics of the terminal device to communicate through the sidelink.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 7, 2019
    Publication date: May 20, 2021
    Inventors: Zhang Zhang, Marco Belleschi, Liang Hu, Jingya Li
  • Patent number: 11012194
    Abstract: A method and device for sidelink data duplication. The method includes: determining whether a sidelink data packet is to be duplicated based on a sidelink radio bearer on which the sidelink data packet is to be transmitted; performing sidelink data duplication of the sidelink data packet, when it is determined that the sidelink data packet is to be duplicated based on the sidelink radio bearer. Therefore, a solution provides for properly configuring data duplication for sidelink.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 18, 2021
    Assignee: Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)
    Inventors: Zhang Zhang, Shehzad Ali Ashraf, Liang Hu, Marco Belleschi, Ricardo Blasco Serrano
  • Patent number: 11012845
    Abstract: According to some embodiments, a method in a wireless device of reducing collisions between device-to-device (D2D) communication resources and D2D discovery resources comprises obtaining a first plurality of transmission resources available for transmitting D2D discovery messages, and obtaining a second plurality of transmission resources comprising a subset of the first plurality. The subset comprises transmission resources potentially unavailable for transmitting D2D discovery messages. The method includes associating a first weighted value with each transmission resource of the first plurality not included in the second plurality, and associating a second weighted value with each transmission resource of the second plurality. The method includes selecting a transmission resource from the first plurality of transmission resources using the first and second weighted values, and determining whether the selected transmission resource is available to transmit a discovery message.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 18, 2021
    Assignee: TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ERICSSON (PUBL)
    Inventors: Marco Belleschi, Stefano Sorrentino
  • Patent number: 10980036
    Abstract: According to certain embodiments, a method by a wireless device is provided for resource sensing. The method includes acquiring, from a network node, an indication of resources associated with a first resource pool. The first resource pool is for use in an exceptional communication with another device. A triggering event associated with signalling from the network node is identified. Based on the triggering event, a need for the exceptional communication with the other device is determined. At least one resource is selected from the first resource pool, and a message is transmitted using the at least one resource selected from the first resource pool.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2021
    Assignee: TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ERICSSON (PUBL)
    Inventors: Qianxi Lu, Marco Belleschi, Stefano Sorrentino
  • Patent number: 10932288
    Abstract: Embodiments herein relate e.g. to a method performed by a radio network node (12) for handling communication between wireless devices over a sidelink in a wireless communication network. The radio network node receives from a wireless device (10) of the wireless devices, an indication in a buffer status report, wherein the indication indicates one or more QoS requirements or characteristics of a packet in a buffer associated to the buffer status report, wherein the one or more QoS requirements or characteristics comprise at least one of: reliability, latency, and data rate; and wherein the indication is associated with a logical channel. The radio network node handles the communication of the wireless device taking the received indication into account.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2021
    Assignee: TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ERICSSON (PUBL)
    Inventor: Marco Belleschi
  • Publication number: 20210051628
    Abstract: Embodiments herein relate to a method performed by a radio network node for handling communication of wireless devices in a wireless communication network (1). The radio network node configures pools of radio resources for wireless devices to use based on a mode and a capability of the wireless devices, wherein the mode is a resource mode defined by manner of selecting radio resources and the capability is related to sidelink capability of the wireless devices.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 10, 2018
    Publication date: February 18, 2021
    Applicant: Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)
    Inventors: Zhang ZHANG, Marco BELLESCHI
  • Patent number: 10904712
    Abstract: Methods, apparatus and computer program products for improving multi-cast communication. A method implemented at a server comprises determining at least one cluster; determining a mapping between one of the at least one cluster and at least one bearer; indicating the determined mapping to a radio access network (RAN); and multicasting a message using a first bearer via the RAN, the first bearer being selected from the at least one bearer based on the mapping. With the disclosure, multi-cast services can be provided with more flexibly and higher efficiency.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2021
    Assignee: Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)
    Inventors: Qianxi Lu, Zhang Zhang, Stefano Sorrentino, Marco Belleschi, Henrik Enbuske
  • Publication number: 20210022170
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present disclosure provide methods, apparatuses and computer programs for scheduling a transmission. A method implemented at a terminal device comprises receiving, from a network device, a scheduling configuration for a device to device, D2D, transmission of the terminal device; receiving, from the network device, an uplink scheduling grant for a cellular uplink transmission in a same time resource overlapping with the D2D transmission; determining a scheduling priority for the D2D transmission relative to the cellular uplink transmission based on at least one of: a first comparison between an associated priority of the scheduling configuration and a first priority threshold, and a transmission restriction; and performing at least one of the D2D transmission and the cellular uplink transmission based on the determined scheduling priority. With embodiments of the disclosure, D2D transmission and cellular uplink transmission from a terminal device can he well coordinated.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 1, 2020
    Publication date: January 21, 2021
    Inventors: Qianxi Lu, Zhang Zhang, Marco Belleschi
  • Patent number: 10897760
    Abstract: In one aspect, a wireless device receives, from a wireless network node, two or more semi-persistent scheduling, SPS, configurations, each of the SPS configurations defining a plurality of periodic transmission opportunities for the wireless device, at least two of the two or more SPS configurations having different periods for the periodic transmission opportunities. The wireless device then transmits data corresponding to a first traffic type or a first radio bearer according to a first one of the two or more SPS configurations and transmitting data corresponding to a second traffic type or a second radio bearer according to a second one of the two or more SPS configurations.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 19, 2021
    Assignee: Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (publ)
    Inventors: Stefano Sorrentino, Marco Belleschi, Mikael Wittberg
  • Publication number: 20200413397
    Abstract: A method in a radio device of radio resource allocation for transmitting data on a plurality of communication carriers is provided. The method includes sensing on a first carrier and obtaining a first set of candidate radio resources for a first transmission on the first carrier, performing a first selection of one or a plurality of the candidate radio resources from the first set to be used for the first transmission, sensing on a second carrier and obtaining a second set of candidate radio resources for a second transmission on the second carrier, performing a second selection of one or a plurality of the candidate radio resources from the second set to be used for the second transmission, and performing the first selection and the second selection in dependency to each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 27, 2018
    Publication date: December 31, 2020
    Inventors: Ricardo BLASCO SERRANO, Shehzad Ali ASHRAF, Marco BELLESCHI
  • Publication number: 20200403731
    Abstract: A method and device for sidelink data duplication. The method includes: determining whether a sidelink data packet is to be duplicated based on a sidelink radio bearer on which the sidelink data packet is to be transmitted; performing sidelink data duplication of the sidelink data packet when it is determined that the sidelink data packet is to be duplicated based on the sidelink radio bearer. Therefore, a solution provides for properly configuring data duplication for sidelink.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 26, 2018
    Publication date: December 24, 2020
    Inventors: Zhang ZHANG, Shehzad Ali ASHRAF, Liang HU, Marco BELLESCHI, Ricardo BLASCO SERRANO
  • Publication number: 20200404671
    Abstract: Embodiments include methods, performed by a user equipment (UE), for transmitting information on an uplink (UL) shared channel within a cell of a radio access network. Such embodiments include receiving, from a network node serving the cell, a configured uplink grant of resources for transmitting information on the UL shared channel. The uplink grant can indicate particular timeslots during which transmission on the UL shared channel is allowed and can include: a periodicity parameter indicating an uplink periodicity for configured resources, and an allowance parameter indicating a number of timeslots, within each uplink periodicity, during which transmission on the UL shared channel is allowed. Such embodiments also include transmitting information on the UL shared channel during at least one of the particular timeslots indicated by the uplink grant. Embodiments also include complementary methods performed by a network node, and UEs and network nodes configured to perform such methods.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 31, 2020
    Publication date: December 24, 2020
    Inventors: Reem Karaki, Marco Belleschi, Jung-Fu Cheng