Patents by Inventor Mitchell Harvey Fuchs

Mitchell Harvey Fuchs 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: 10224980
    Abstract: Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, a device that facilitates transmitting electromagnetic waves along a surface of a transmission medium without requiring an electrical return path that facilitates delivery of electric energy to devices, and sensing a condition that is adverse to the electromagnetic waves propagating along the surface of the transmission medium. Other embodiments are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2019
    Assignee: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P.
    Inventors: Mitchell Harvey Fuchs, Irwin Gerszberg
  • Publication number: 20190052312
    Abstract: Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, a system for receiving telemetry information from an apparatus that induces electromagnetic waves on a wire surface of a wire of a power grid for delivery of communication signals to a recipient communication device coupled to the power grid, and detecting a condition from the telemetry information that is adverse to a delivery of the communication signals to the recipient communication device. Other embodiments are disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 16, 2018
    Publication date: February 14, 2019
    Applicant: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P.
    Inventors: Mitchell Harvey Fuchs, Irwin Gerszberg
  • Publication number: 20190047020
    Abstract: Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, a system for detecting an accumulation of a liquid on a transmission medium that may interfere with the propagation of guided electromagnetic waves on a surface of the transmission medium, and directing a device to remove at least a portion of the liquid accumulating on the surface of the transmission medium to mitigate the interference. Other embodiments are disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 17, 2018
    Publication date: February 14, 2019
    Applicant: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P.
    Inventors: Mitchell Harvey Fuchs, Robert Bennett, Irwin Gerszberg, Kenneth C. Reichmann
  • Patent number: 10144036
    Abstract: Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, a system for detecting an accumulation of a liquid on a transmission medium that may interfere with the propagation of guided electromagnetic waves on a surface of the transmission medium, and directing a device to remove at least a portion of the liquid accumulating on the surface of the transmission medium to mitigate the interference. Other embodiments are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 4, 2018
    Assignee: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P.
    Inventors: Mitchell Harvey Fuchs, Robert Bennett, Irwin Gerszberg, Kenneth C. Reichmann
  • Patent number: 10135491
    Abstract: Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, a system for receiving telemetry information from an apparatus that induces electromagnetic waves on a wire surface of a wire of a power grid for delivery of communication signals to a recipient communication device coupled to the power grid, and detecting a condition from the telemetry information that is adverse to a delivery of the communication signals to the recipient communication device. Other embodiments are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 20, 2018
    Assignee: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P.
    Inventors: Mitchell Harvey Fuchs, Irwin Gerszberg
  • Publication number: 20180331721
    Abstract: Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, a communication device with a support structure having first and second annular contacts formed on an outer surface thereof, a first radio device having a first inner surface of a first housing opening with a third contact, and a second radio device having a second inner surface of a second housing opening with a fourth contact. The support structure is positioned in and passes through the first and second housing openings thereby positioning the first and second radio devices in a stacked arrangement, and, when in the stacked arrangement, the first and third contacts are aligned and the second and fourth contact are aligned to provide a coupling between the first and second radio devices. Other embodiments are disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 11, 2017
    Publication date: November 15, 2018
    Inventors: ALDO ADRIAZOLA, MITCHELL HARVEY FUCHS, ROBERT BENNETT, BRANDON PIMM, FARHAD BARZEGAR, PAUL SHALA HENRY, IRWIN GERSZBERG, THOMAS M. WILLIS, III, DONALD J. BARNICKEL, ROBERT ROMAN
  • Publication number: 20180331413
    Abstract: Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, a communication device having a connection structure that physically connects with a utility structure, where the connection structure has a strut channel. The communication device has a support structure physically connected to the connection structure. The communication device has a group of radio devices secured to the support structure, where the strut channel is configured to enable temporarily locking the support structure to the connection structure via an installation member during an installation process. Other embodiments are disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 11, 2017
    Publication date: November 15, 2018
    Inventors: ALDO ADRIAZOLA, ROBERT BENNETT, MITCHELL HARVEY FUCHS, BRANDON PIMM, FARHAD BARZEGAR, PAUL SHALA HENRY, IRWIN GERSZBERG, THOMAS M. WILLIS, III, DONALD J. BARNICKEL, ROBERT ROMAN
  • Publication number: 20180331720
    Abstract: Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, a communication device with a group of radio devices connected with a support structure, where the support structure is positioned in and passes through housing openings in each radio device to provide a stacked arrangement. One or more radio device is rotatable with respect to the support structure to enable adjusting a first orientation of a directional antenna therein. Other embodiments are disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 11, 2017
    Publication date: November 15, 2018
    Inventors: Aldo Adriazola, Robert Bennett, Mitchell Harvey Fuchs, Brandon Pimm, Farhad Barzegar, Paul Shala Henry, Irwin Gerszberg, Thomas M. Willis, III, Donald J. Barnickel, Robert Roman
  • Publication number: 20180309625
    Abstract: Modular utility pole technology may address issues with access and placement of telecommunications equipment. At the top of the pole, a removable cap may allow access to an upper module, which may contain wireless communications gear, sensors, lights, alarms or other devices. A conduit may provide network connections and power runs from the upper module to a lower module area. The lower module may house additional communications devices, such as cable modems or other devices used for network access or backhaul.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 25, 2017
    Publication date: October 25, 2018
    Inventors: Aldo Adriazola, Mitchell Harvey Fuchs, Brandon Pimm, Robert Bennett
  • Publication number: 20180302123
    Abstract: Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, a system for receiving telemetry information from an apparatus that induces electromagnetic waves on a wire surface of a wire of a power grid for delivery of communication signals to a recipient communication device coupled to the power grid, and detecting a condition from the telemetry information that is adverse to a delivery of the communication signals to the recipient communication device. Other embodiments are disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 26, 2018
    Publication date: October 18, 2018
    Applicant: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P.
    Inventors: Mitchell Harvey Fuchs, Irwin Gerszberg
  • Patent number: 10075212
    Abstract: Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, a system for receiving telemetry information from an apparatus that induces electromagnetic waves on a wire surface of a wire of a power grid for delivery of communication signals to a recipient communication device coupled to the power grid, and detecting a condition from the telemetry information that is adverse to a delivery of the communication signals to the recipient communication device. Other embodiments are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 11, 2018
    Assignee: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P.
    Inventors: Mitchell Harvey Fuchs, Irwin Gerszberg
  • Patent number: 10063280
    Abstract: Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, a system for receiving telemetry information from an apparatus that induces electromagnetic waves on a wire surface of a wire of a power grid for delivery of communication signals to a recipient communication device coupled to the power grid, and detecting a condition from the telemetry information that is adverse to a delivery of the communication signals to the recipient communication device. Other embodiments are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 17, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 28, 2018
    Assignee: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P.
    Inventors: Mitchell Harvey Fuchs, Irwin Gerszberg
  • Publication number: 20180151957
    Abstract: Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, antenna structure that includes a dielectric antenna having a dielectric lens and a dielectric body, and a feedline coupled to the dielectric antenna, wherein an endpoint of the feedline is configured to reduce a reflection of an electromagnetic wave transmission, wherein electromagnetic waves generated by the electromagnetic wave transmission are guided along the feedline without requiring an electrical return path, and wherein the electromagnetic waves propagate through the dielectric body to the dielectric lens to generate wireless signals. Other embodiments are disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 22, 2017
    Publication date: May 31, 2018
    Applicant: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P
    Inventors: Robert Bennett, Aldo Adriazola, Farhad Barzegar, Irwin Gerszberg, Brandon Pimm, Mitchell Harvey Fuchs, Paul Shala Henry, Donald J. Barnickel, Thomas M. Willis, III
  • Publication number: 20180146249
    Abstract: Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, a system for receiving decoded satellite signals, obtaining media channels from the decoded satellite signals, selecting a portion of the media channels for distribution to a plurality of media processors, encoding the portion of the media channels selected according to a satellite distribution protocol, such as a protocol that facilitates satellite switching, to generate satellite encoded content, formatting the satellite encoded content according to a transport protocol to generate formatted content, and providing the formatted content for distribution to the plurality of media processors via a communication network, such as a single wire communication network or other network. Other embodiments are disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 17, 2018
    Publication date: May 24, 2018
    Applicant: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P.
    Inventors: Irwin Gerszberg, Farhad Barzegar, Mitchell Harvey Fuchs, John Babu Medamana
  • Publication number: 20180138944
    Abstract: Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, a system for receiving telemetry information from an apparatus that induces electromagnetic waves on a wire surface of a wire of a power grid for delivery of communication signals to a recipient communication device coupled to the power grid, and detecting a condition from the telemetry information that is adverse to a delivery of the communication signals to the recipient communication device. Other embodiments are disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 11, 2018
    Publication date: May 17, 2018
    Applicant: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P.
    Inventors: Mitchell Harvey Fuchs, Irwin Gerszberg
  • Publication number: 20180131406
    Abstract: Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, an antenna structure that includes a dielectric antenna comprising a dielectric feedline having a feed point, and a collar that facilitates aligning a port of a waveguide system to the feed point of the dielectric feedline for facilitating transmission or reception of electromagnetic waves exchanged between the port and the feed point of the dielectric feedline, the electromagnetic waves guided by the dielectric feedline without an electrical return path. Other embodiments are disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 3, 2018
    Publication date: May 10, 2018
    Applicant: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P.
    Inventors: Aldo Adriazola, Mitchell Harvey Fuchs, Paul Shala Henry, Donald J. Barnickel, Farhad Barzegar, Robert Bennett, Irwin Gerszberg, Thomas M. Willis, III
  • Publication number: 20180123641
    Abstract: Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, a device that facilitates transmitting electromagnetic waves along a surface of a transmission medium without requiring an electrical return path that facilitates delivery of electric energy to devices, and sensing a condition that is adverse to the electromagnetic waves propagating along the surface of the transmission medium. Other embodiments are disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 2, 2018
    Publication date: May 3, 2018
    Applicant: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P.
    Inventors: Mitchell Harvey Fuchs, Irwin Gerszberg
  • Publication number: 20180115040
    Abstract: Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, a cable can include a core, a plurality of strips of cladding disposed on the core, and a coupler that facilitates inducing electromagnetic waves that propagate along the core, where a first dielectric constant of the core exceeds a second dielectric constant of each strip of cladding of the plurality of strips of cladding, and where the electromagnetic waves propagate along the core without requiring an electrical return path. Other embodiments are disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 22, 2017
    Publication date: April 26, 2018
    Applicant: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P.
    Inventors: Robert Bennett, Aldo Adriazola, Mitchell Harvey Fuchs, Brandon Pimm, Farhad Barzegar, Irwin Gerszberg, Paul Shala Henry, William Scott Taylor, Donald J. Barnickel, Thomas M. Willis, III
  • Patent number: 9918124
    Abstract: Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, a system for receiving decoded satellite signals, obtaining media channels from the decoded satellite signals, selecting a portion of the media channels for distribution to a plurality of media processors, encoding the portion of the media channels selected according to a satellite distribution protocol, such as a protocol that facilitates satellite switching, to generate satellite encoded content, formatting the satellite encoded content according to a transport protocol to generate formatted content, and providing the formatted content for distribution to the plurality of media processors via a communication network, such as a single wire communication network or other network. Other embodiments are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 13, 2018
    Assignee: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P.
    Inventors: Irwin Gerszberg, Farhad Barzegar, Mitchell Harvey Fuchs, John Babu Medamana
  • Patent number: 9906269
    Abstract: Aspects of the subject disclosure may include, for example, a system for receiving telemetry information from an apparatus that induces electromagnetic waves on a wire surface of a wire of a power grid for delivery of communication signals to a recipient communication device coupled to the power grid, and detecting a condition from the telemetry information that is adverse to a delivery of the communication signals to the recipient communication device. Other embodiments are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 17, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2018
    Assignee: AT&T Intellectual Property I, L.P.
    Inventors: Mitchell Harvey Fuchs, Irwin Gerszberg