Patents by Inventor Mingxing Li

Mingxing Li 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: 20190173924
    Abstract: A method may include receiving, at an application server, a session initiation protocol (SIP) message including a public user identifier (ID) associated a user. The public user ID corresponds to a plurality of user devices. The method also includes determining an applicable order of alerting at least one of the plurality of user devices. The method further includes identifying at least one available user device associated with the user, based on a terminal identifier (ID) associated with each at least one available user device. The method also includes selecting a user device from the at least one available user device based on the applicable order of alerting. A SIP invite message, including a terminal ID for the selected user device, is generated. The method includes sending the SIP invite message to the selected user device based on the applicable order of alerting, and receiving a response to the SIP invite message.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 29, 2019
    Publication date: June 6, 2019
    Inventors: Priscilla Lau, Mingxing Li, Jeffrey R. Evans
  • Patent number: 9692793
    Abstract: A network device may receive an incoming call for a user device requesting a communication session corresponding to a particular communication session type, where the user device is attached to a first access network. The network device may identify the first access network and determine whether a first centralized network supports the communication session type in the first access network. When the first centralized network supports the communication session type in the first access network, the network device may designate the first centralized network to service the incoming call. When the first centralized network does not support the communication session type in the first access network, the network device may designate a second centralized network to service the incoming call.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 18, 2011
    Date of Patent: June 27, 2017
    Assignee: Verizon Patent and Licensing Inc.
    Inventors: Priscilla Lau, Mingxing Li
  • Patent number: 9554231
    Abstract: A mobile device sends a request for a unique wireless network session identifier and receives, based on the request, the unique wireless network session identifier. The mobile device determines whether the unique wireless network session identifier includes a femtocell identifier. The mobile device applies one set of configuration settings when the unique wireless network session identifier includes the femtocell identifier, and applies a different set of configuration settings when the unique wireless network session identifier does not include the femtocell identifier.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 18, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 24, 2017
    Assignees: Verizon Patent and Licensing Inc., Cellco Partnership
    Inventors: John F. Macias, David Chiang, Mingxing Li, James F. Mathison, Said Hanbaly
  • Patent number: 9185139
    Abstract: A method may include receiving a session initiation protocol (SIP) Invite message associated with a call and determining that the call involves location based processing. The method may also include identifying location information associated with the call based on header information included in the SIP Invite message and identifying a location ID based on the location information. The method may further include modifying the SIP Invite message to include the location ID, identifying a call type associated with the call and identifying a mobile switching center to which the SIP Invite message is to be forwarded based on the call type and the location information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 13, 2010
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2015
    Assignee: Verizon Patent and Licensing Inc.
    Inventors: Brian Holbrook, Priscilla Lau, Mingxing Li
  • Patent number: 9148777
    Abstract: Exemplary inter-network profile repository interworking systems and methods are disclosed. An exemplary system includes an interface facility that interfaces with a home subscriber server (“HSS”) of a long term evolution (“LTE”) communications network and a home location register (“HLR”) of an alternate communications network, the HSS and the HLR maintaining separate profiles associated with a user device configured to access the LTE communications network and the alternate communications network. The exemplary system further includes a synchronization facility communicatively coupled to the interface facility and that synchronizes profile data associated with the user device across the separate profiles maintained by the HSS and the HLR. Corresponding systems and methods are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2009
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2015
    Assignee: Verizon Patent and Licensing Inc.
    Inventors: Priscilla Lau, Patricia R. Chang, Paula Scharlach, Louis Chan-Lizardo, Mingxing Li
  • Publication number: 20150262244
    Abstract: A user device receives, from a device associated with a vendor, a request for user preferences associated with a user of the user device. The user preferences are stored in a memory associated with the user device. The user device authenticates the vendor, and determines particular user preferences, from the user preferences, that are relevant to the vendor. The device approves the request for the user preferences when the vendor is authenticated. The device retrieves the particular user preferences from the memory based on the approval of the request for the user preferences, and provides the particular user preferences to the device. The particular user preferences are used to determine products, services, or content, of the vendor, to offer to the user.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 11, 2014
    Publication date: September 17, 2015
    Applicants: CELLCO PARTNERSHIP D/B/A VERIZON WIRELESS, VERIZON PATENT AND LICENSING INC.
    Inventors: STEVEN R. RADOS, DONNA L. POLEHN, ARDA AKSU, LALIT R. KOTECHA, KENT W. HUGHES, MINGXING LI
  • Patent number: 8965325
    Abstract: Emergency call backs may be placed to a user device in a manner that bypasses certain features (e.g., call forwarding) that may be enabled by the device. A method may include receiving an emergency call from a user device; and creating, in response to the emergency call, an emergency session associated with the user device, where the creating includes forwarding the call to a public safety access point (PSAP) server that handles emergency calls. The method may further include receiving a call, such as an emergency call back call, destined for the user device; determining that the emergency session has not expired when an elapse time associated with the emergency session is less than a threshold; and forwarding, to the user device, the call, as a return call from the PSAP server, based on the determination that the emergency session has not expired.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 23, 2010
    Date of Patent: February 24, 2015
    Assignee: Verizon Patent and Licensing Inc.
    Inventors: Mingxing Li, Jeffrey R. Evans, John H. Wurster, Priscilla Lau
  • Patent number: 8953291
    Abstract: The present invention discloses a reversal connection protecting circuit. The reversal connection protecting circuit includes a power supply interface, a secondary battery, a reversal connection driving unit and a power switching unit. The reversal connection protecting circuit further includes an anti-reversal unit. And the reversal connection protecting circuit further includes a processing unit and a warning interface. According to the present invention, the inconvenience brought by substituting a fuse that is melted in a protecting circuit under the condition that the power supply of the protecting circuit is reversely connected in prior art is overcome.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 3, 2009
    Date of Patent: February 10, 2015
    Assignee: BYD Company Limited
    Inventors: Yaozhong Mi, Xiangjun Dai, Qingfei Zheng, Mingxing Li
  • Patent number: 8914523
    Abstract: A server device configured to store an Internet protocol (IP) registry, the registry includes information for a user device, the information includes particular identifiers for the user device, an IP address for the user device, and a particular access point name (APN), where the particular APN corresponds to a service, an application, a network, or data used by the user device; receive a query that includes identifiers and an APN; perform, using the IP registry, an operation to identify the information, for the user device, based on the identifiers and the APN; obtain the information for the user device, when the identifiers match the particular identifiers stored in the IP registry and when the APN matches the particular APN stored in the IP registry; and send, to an application server, the information for the user device, where the IP address permits the application server to communicate with the user device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 17, 2010
    Date of Patent: December 16, 2014
    Assignee: Verizon Patent and Licensing Inc.
    Inventors: Xuming Chen, Mingxing Li, Imtiyaz Shaikh
  • Patent number: 8897218
    Abstract: A device associated with a Voice over IP (VoIP) network receives a call from a mobile device. The device determines whether a sector identifier (ID) associated with the call includes a femtocell identifier. The device further determines a location identifier included in the sector ID when the sector ID includes the femtocell identifier. The device also identifies a recipient of the call based on the location identifier and forwards the call to the recipient.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2011
    Date of Patent: November 25, 2014
    Assignees: Verizon Patent and Licensing Inc., Cellco Partnership
    Inventors: James Mathison, Said Hanbaly, Mingxing Li, Raymond So
  • Patent number: 8761721
    Abstract: A device receives an emergency call via a session initiation protocol (SIP) invite that includes a cell identification (ID) and a service or device type associated with a user equipment (UE). The device determines, based on the service or device type, whether the UE is a fixed device or a wireless device, and uses a static approach to route the emergency call to a public safety answering point (PSAP) when the UE is a fixed device. The device uses a cell database to route the emergency call to the PSAP, based on the cell ID, when the UE is a wireless device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 27, 2011
    Date of Patent: June 24, 2014
    Assignee: Verizon Patent and Licensing Inc.
    Inventor: Mingxing Li
  • Patent number: 8724588
    Abstract: A system that includes an eNodeB device located in a border region between a first traffic area and a second traffic area, where the first traffic area includes a first pool of mobile management entities (MMEs), where the second traffic area includes a second, different pool of MMEs, and where the eNodeB is associated with the first pool of MMEs and the second pool of MMEs.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 18, 2011
    Date of Patent: May 13, 2014
    Assignee: Verizon Patent and Licensing Inc.
    Inventors: Mingxing Li, Maria G. Lam
  • Patent number: 8666396
    Abstract: A method may include receiving a request from an Internet Protocol Multimedia Subsystem, where the request relates to an Internet Protocol Multimedia Subsystem service associated with user equipment. The method may further include obtaining location or time zone information associated with the user equipment from an access network; providing the obtained location or time zone information to the Internet Protocol Multimedia Subsystem; and providing the obtained location or time zone information to an on-line or off-line charging system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 25, 2011
    Date of Patent: March 4, 2014
    Assignee: Verizon Patent and Licensing Inc.
    Inventors: Priscilla Lau, Imtiyaz Shaikh, Mingxing Li
  • Patent number: 8588109
    Abstract: A system includes a device that receives a lawful intercept request from a law enforcement agency, and determines whether a packet data lawful intercept or a session initiation protocol (SIP)-based applications (SBA) lawful intercept is requested by the lawful intercept request. The device also provisions, when a packet data lawful intercept is requested by the lawful intercept request, a policy control and charging rules function (PCRF) and a packet data network (PDN) gateway (PGW) for the packet data lawful intercept. The device further provisions, when a SBA lawful intercept is requested, a proxy call session control function. (P-CSCF), a serving-CSCF (S-CSCF), and a session border controller (SBC) for the SBA lawful intercept.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 2009
    Date of Patent: November 19, 2013
    Assignee: Verizon Patent and Licensing Inc.
    Inventors: Mingxing Li, Phillip Andrew Ritter, Patricia Ruey-Jane Chang, Imtiyaz Shaikh, Priscilla Lau
  • Patent number: 8472917
    Abstract: In the examples, at the start of an emergency call, a mobile station determines one or more types of wireless access technologies available from the mobile communication network, from among wireless access technologies supported by the mobile station. Based on a hierarchy regarding ability to determine location of the mobile station using each of the supported wireless access technologies, the mobile station selects an available wireless access technology of the mobile communication network offering the best ability to determine location of the mobile station and initiates a determination of the location of the mobile station for purposes of the emergency call via the mobile communication network using the selected wireless access technology.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2010
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2013
    Assignees: Verizon Patent and Licensing Inc., Cellco Partnership
    Inventors: Iftekhar Rahman, Mingxing Li
  • Patent number: 8467795
    Abstract: Location-based calling may be provided for callers that connect to a wireless network using femtocells. A network device may receive a call initiation message including an identifier of a femtocell through which the call was placed. The network device may obtain an identifier of a macro cell base station that serves a geographical coverage area that includes the femtocell and replace the identifier of the femtocell, in the message, with the identifier of the macro cell base station, to obtain a modified message. The modified message may be forwarded through the network to be processed as if the caller placed the location-based call through the macro cell base station.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2010
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2013
    Assignee: Verizon Patent and Licensing Inc.
    Inventors: Mingxing Li, Priscilla Lau
  • Patent number: 8451779
    Abstract: A device receives, from an emergency call server (ECS), a query that includes a telephone number, a femto global positioning system (GPS) identifier, and an Internet protocol (IP) address associated with a user equipment (UE) placing an emergency call. The device obtains a serving cell E-UTRAN cell global identifier (ECGI) of the UE based on the query, and determines whether the ECGI is a macro ECGI associated with a base station or a femto ECGI associated with a femto cell.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 2011
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2013
    Assignee: Verizon Patent and Licensing Inc.
    Inventors: Mingxing Li, Peter Hu, Xuming Chen, Priscilla Lau
  • Publication number: 20130128862
    Abstract: A system that includes an eNodeB device located in a border region between a first traffic area and a second traffic area, where the first traffic area includes a first pool of mobile management entities (MMEs), where the second traffic area includes a second, different pool of MMEs, and where the eNodeB is associated with the first pool of MMEs and the second pool of MMEs.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 18, 2011
    Publication date: May 23, 2013
    Applicant: VERIZON PATENT AND LICENSING, INC.
    Inventors: Mingxing LI, Maria G. LAM
  • Patent number: 8423653
    Abstract: An exemplary method includes generating an access record associated with a data session provided by at least one access layer element over an access network, generating an application record associated with an application provided by at least one application layer element over the access network, transmitting data representative of a correlation parameter associated with application from the at least one application layer element to the at least one access layer element via an inter-layer liaison subsystem, and inserting the correlation parameter associated with application and received from the at least one application layer element via the inter-layer liaison subsystem in the access record. In some examples, the method further includes correlating the access record and the application record based on the correlation parameter associated with the application. Other exemplary inter-layer parameter liaison methods and systems are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 31, 2009
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2013
    Assignee: Verizon Patent and Licensing Inc.
    Inventors: Patricia R. Chang, William Chung King, Phillip A. Ritter, Imtiaz Shaikh, Mingxing Li, Xuming Chen
  • Publication number: 20130053027
    Abstract: A method may include receiving a request from an Internet Protocol Multimedia Subsystem, where the request relates to an Internet Protocol Multimedia Subsystem service associated with user equipment. The method may further include obtaining location or time zone information associated with the user equipment from an access network; providing the obtained location or time zone information to the Internet Protocol Multimedia Subsystem; and providing the obtained location or time zone information to an on-line or off-line charging system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 25, 2011
    Publication date: February 28, 2013
    Applicant: VERIZON PATENTING AND LICENSING, INC.
    Inventors: Priscilla Lau, Imtiyaz Shaikh, Mingxing Li