Patents by Inventor Osama Lotfallah

Osama Lotfallah 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: 20220369176
    Abstract: Aspects disclosed herein facilitate security handling of 5GS to EPC reselection are disclosed herein. An example method at a UE includes transmitting a first TAU request, the first TAU request encoded using a first security context associated with a first RAT, the first TAU request being integrity protected using a first uplink count based on the first security context, and the first TAU request including a first set of information including an identifier mapped to a second RAT associated with the first network entity. The example method also includes transmitting a second TAU request, the second TAU request including the first set of information, the second TAU request being integrity protected using a second uplink count. The example method also includes communicating based on a mapped security context based on the first security context and at least one of the first uplink count or the second uplink count.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 11, 2022
    Publication date: November 17, 2022
    Inventors: Dominique Francois BRESSANELLI, Osama LOTFALLAH, Cogol TINA, Abhishek BHATNAGAR, Vitaly DRAPKIN, Lenaig Genevieve CHAPONNIERE
  • Patent number: 11412426
    Abstract: This disclosure provides systems, methods, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on computer storage media, for wireless communication by a user equipment (UE). In one aspect, the UE is configured to generate a handover request related to a wireless communication session between the UE and a wireless local area network (WLAN) device, and establish, independent of an access check, a radio resource control (RRC) connection with a base station. In another aspect, the UE is configured to perform an access check based on a bias value, and establish an RRC connection with a base station based on a result of the access check. The access check performed based on a communication indicator related to a wireless communication session between the UE and a WLAN device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 11, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2022
    Assignee: QUALCOMM Incorporated
    Inventors: Osama Lotfallah, Kuo-Chun Lee, Zhong Ren, Abhishek Bhatnagar, Arvind Vardarajan Santhanam, Zhiyuan Lu, Lenaig Genevieve Chaponniere
  • Patent number: 11368509
    Abstract: A decoding complexity may be used to predict power consumption for receiving, decoding, and/or displaying multimedia content at a wireless transmit/receive unit (WTRU). The decoding complexity may be based on decoding complexity feedback received from a reference device, such as another WTRU. The decoding complexity feedback may be based on measurements performed at the reference device for receiving decoding, and/or displaying the multimedia content. A content providing device may indicate the decoding complexity of requested media content to a WTRU, or another network entity. The decoding complexity may be indicated in a streaming protocol or file associated with the media content. The WTRU, or other network entity, may use the decoding complexity determine its preferences regarding transmission of the media content. The content providing device may determine whether to transmit the media content based on the decoding complexity and/or the preferences of the WTRU or other network entity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 21, 2022
    Assignee: VID SCALE, Inc.
    Inventors: Osama Lotfallah, Eduardo Asbun, Hang Liu, Yuriy Reznik
  • Publication number: 20220141764
    Abstract: A method of wireless communication performs a public land mobile network (PLMN) search for a higher priority PLMN. The PLMN search includes a candidate PLMN having a different mobile country code (MCC) than a serving PLMN. The method switches to the higher priority PLMN when the PLMN search locates the higher priority PLMN. A method determines whether a user equipment (UE) has transitioned between an international area and a national area. The method triggers PLMN selection in response to the UE having transitioned between the international area and the national area.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 29, 2021
    Publication date: May 5, 2022
    Inventors: Amer CATOVIC, Osama LOTFALLAH, Lenaig Genevieve CHAPONNIERE, Stephen William EDGE, Bharat SHRESTHA
  • Publication number: 20220110051
    Abstract: Certain aspects of the present disclosure provide techniques for performing a public land mobile network (PLMN) selection procedure based on allowed PLMN(s) in a particular country of a user equipment (UE). An example method generally includes determining a country in which the UE is located, creating a list of available PLMNs, that are allowed to be selected in the country in which the UE is located, for access to a non-terrestrial network (NTN), and performing a PLMN selection procedure for access to the NTN based on the list of available PLMNs and the country in which the UE is located.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 4, 2021
    Publication date: April 7, 2022
    Inventors: Amer CATOVIC, Stephen William EDGE, Lenaig Genevieve CHAPONNIERE, Osama LOTFALLAH, Bharat SHRESTHA
  • Publication number: 20220078617
    Abstract: Techniques and apparatus for optimizing an initial access stratum security mode command procedure are described. One example technique includes sending a first service request to establish a connection with a network. A second service request is sent to the network, upon determining that one or more criteria is satisfied. Another example technique includes sending a first service request to establish a connection with a network and sending a second service request after sending the first service request. The first service request is associated with a first security parameter and the second service request is associated with a second security parameter. A security mode command procedure is participated in with a base station, based on the first security parameter and the second security parameter.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 7, 2021
    Publication date: March 10, 2022
    Inventors: Xuepan GUAN, Osama LOTFALLAH, Vitaly DRAPKIN, Cogol TINA, Swathi SESHADRI
  • Publication number: 20210377789
    Abstract: Various aspects of the present disclosure generally relate to wireless communication. In some aspects, a user equipment (UE) may receive, from a network, a procedure rejection message for non-cellular access at a non-access stratum (NAS) layer, and provide a first congestion indication from the NAS layer to lower layers for non-cellular access based at least in part on the receiving the procedure rejection message. The UE may refrain, at the lower layers, from initiating establishment of a signaling connection based at least in part on the first congestion indication. Numerous other aspects are provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 27, 2021
    Publication date: December 2, 2021
    Inventors: Amer CATOVIC, Osama LOTFALLAH, Stefano FACCIN, Lenaig Genevieve CHAPONNIERE
  • Publication number: 20210360565
    Abstract: Aspects of the present disclosure relate to wireless communications, and more particularly, to techniques for optimizing procedures to update a UE radio capability ID (URCID) when a UE moves to a new Public Land Mobile Network (PLMN) within a registration area. The techniques may help avoid unnecessary signaling traffic and reduce UE power consumption. An example method performed by a user equipment (UE) generally includes receiving at least one URCID assigned by a first PLMN; and taking one or more actions to delay or avoid updating the URCID when moving to a second PLMN in a same registration area as the first PLMN.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 17, 2021
    Publication date: November 18, 2021
    Inventors: Mona AGRAWAL, Haris ZISIMOPOULOS, Arvind Vardarajan SANTHANAM, Lenaig Genevieve CHAPONNIERE, Gavin Bernard HORN, Masato KITAZOE, Osama LOTFALLAH
  • Publication number: 20210329536
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a user equipment (UE) dynamically adjusting a non-access stratum (NAS) timer. Specifically, the UE may determine operation in a wideband and support of an extended coverage (EC) restriction. The UE may further identify a duration of a non-access stratum (NAS) timer based on determining operation in the wideband and the EC restriction. The UE may further transmit an access request message to a network entity to trigger a mobility management procedure. The UE may further receive an acceptance message from the network entity indicating an unrestricted or restricted status of the EC restriction. The UE may further apply the duration to the NAS timer based on the acceptance message indicating the unrestricted or restricted status of the EC restriction received from the network entity or a history of EC restrictions of a public land mobile network (PLMN) in a defined geographic area.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 15, 2021
    Publication date: October 21, 2021
    Inventors: Osama LOTFALLAH, Amer CATOVIC, Liangchi HSU, Lenaig Genevieve CHAPONNIERE, Arvind Vardarajan SANTHANAM
  • Patent number: 11071152
    Abstract: Various aspects of the present disclosure generally relate to wireless communication. In some aspects, a user equipment (UE) may identify that a radio resource control connection is to be established for evolved packet system fallback or inter radio access technology fallback from New Radio for a voice call. The UE may determine that an establishment cause received from a network access stratum (NAS) layer does not indicate high priority access. The UE may override the establishment cause such that the establishment cause indicates a mobile originated (MO) voice call based at least in part on determining that the establishment cause received from the NAS layer does not indicate high priority access. The UE may perform an access barring check of an MO voice call based at least in part on overriding the establishment cause such that the establishment cause indicates an MO voice call. Numerous other aspects are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 4, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 20, 2021
    Assignee: QUALCOMM Incorporated
    Inventors: Min Wang, Xipeng Zhu, Masato Kitazoe, Lenaig Genevieve Chaponniere, Zhong Ren, Xinli Song, Tom Chin, Osama Lotfallah
  • Patent number: 11026176
    Abstract: Device wakeups can consume a significant amount of power with respect to the device's total power battery lifetime. Aspects of a method, apparatus, and computer-readable medium are presented herein that provide a solution to the problem of battery strain by improving the manner in which a wireless device coordinates device wakeup for multiple applications or multiple operations. An apparatus receives a wakeup time interval from each of a plurality of applications. The apparatus forms a first device wakeup time interval, the first device wakeup time interval including overlapping wakeup time intervals for the plurality of applications. The apparatus schedules a device wakeup during at least the first device wakeup time interval.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 1, 2021
    Assignee: QUALCOMM Incorporated
    Inventors: Hamza Ijaz Abbasi, Ralph Akram Gholmieh, Elmira Mazloomian, Liangchi Hsu, Alan Soloway, Osama Lotfallah, Carlos Marcelo Dias Pazos
  • Publication number: 20210153087
    Abstract: Some aspects described herein relate to determining to fallback from a first radio access technology (RAT) to a second RAT to perform an emergency call, and deprioritizing, based on the determining to fallback, access to the first RAT to continue to use the second RAT for at least a period of time after the emergency call.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 10, 2020
    Publication date: May 20, 2021
    Inventors: Kuo-Chun LEE, Cherng-Shung HSU, Arvind Vardarajan SANTHANAM, Reza SHAHIDI, Bhupesh Manoharlal UMATT, Subashini KRISHNAMURTHY, Qin Xue FRANTTI, Daniel AMERGA, Osama LOTFALLAH
  • Publication number: 20210051540
    Abstract: This disclosure provides systems, methods, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on computer storage media, for wireless communication by a user equipment (UE). In one aspect, the UE is configured to generate a handover request related to a wireless communication session between the UE and a wireless local area network (WLAN) device, and establish, independent of an access check, a radio resource control (RRC) connection with a base station. In another aspect, the UE is configured to perform an access check based on a bias value, and establish an RRC connection with a base station based on a result of the access check. The access check performed based on a communication indicator related to a wireless communication session between the UE and a WLAN device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 11, 2020
    Publication date: February 18, 2021
    Inventors: Osama Lotfallah, Kuo-Chun Lee, Zhong Ren, Abhishek Bhatnagar, Arvind Vardarajan Santhanam, Zhiyuan Lu, Lenaig Genevieve Chaponniere
  • Publication number: 20210045177
    Abstract: Various aspects of the present disclosure generally relate to wireless communication. In some aspects, a user equipment (UE) may determine that a network configuration procedure has failed a threshold number of times for a first radio access technology (RAT). The UE may perform a first action to prevent execution of the network configuration procedure until a timer has elapsed based at least in part on determining that the network configuration procedure has failed the threshold number of times. The first action may include transmitting a message that indicates that the UE does not have a capability to communicate using the first RAT, barring a cell or a tracking area of the first RAT or a second RAT that assists with establishing a radio access network connection for the first RAT, and/or refraining from reporting measurement results for the first RAT. Numerous other aspects are provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 6, 2019
    Publication date: February 11, 2021
    Inventors: Kuo-Chun LEE, Arvind Vardarajan SANTHANAM, Subashini KRISHNAMURTHY, Vitaly DRAPKIN, Daniel AMERGA, Kanuganti Rajeswar REDDY, Osama LOTFALLAH, Shanshan WANG
  • Publication number: 20210037367
    Abstract: A UE in cellular communication system may be equipped with multiple User Services Identity Modules (USIMs) to support multiple service subscriptions. The UE having multiple service subscriptions may obtain services from one or more wireless networks with each of the subscriptions. When the UE having multiple service subscriptions needs to make an emergency call, the UE may identify and determine a service subscription to make the emergency call, so that the emergency call can be successfully made. The UE may be implemented with a communication processor (modem) and an application processor (AP). Some information that is useful to identify a service subscription more suitable for the emergency call may be available only at the communication processor. Enhanced techniques for identifying and determining a service subscription to make the emergency call from the multiple service subscriptions through interaction between the communication processor and the application processor are disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 21, 2020
    Publication date: February 4, 2021
    Inventors: Xinning Shen, Flora Pui San Chan, Qin Xue Frantti, Osama Lotfallah
  • Patent number: 10848949
    Abstract: Systems, methods, and devices of the various aspects may enable a mobile communication device to make a second emergency call attempt in a packet switched (PS) domain in response to determining that a first emergency call attempt in a PS domain failed. The various aspects may enable a second emergency call attempt in a PS domain without requiring the mobile communication device to attempt an emergency call in a circuit switched (CS) domain in response to determining that a first emergency call attempt in a PS domain failed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 15, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: QUALCOMM Incorporated
    Inventors: Osama Lotfallah, Arvind Vardarajan Santhanam, Stephen William Edge, Kuo-Chun Lee, Cherng-Shung Hsu
  • Patent number: 10749930
    Abstract: Systems, methods, and devices of the various embodiments enable HTTP servers, such as HTTP servers providing segments to DASH clients according to the various embodiments, to pass incomplete versions of segments in response to segment requests from the DASH clients. The various embodiments may enable clients, such as DASH clients, to parse incomplete versions of segments.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignee: QUALCOMM Incorporated
    Inventors: Osama Lotfallah, Carlos Marcelo Dias Pazos, Charles Nung Lo, Nagaraju Naik, Thomas Stockhammer
  • Publication number: 20200260504
    Abstract: Various aspects of the present disclosure generally relate to wireless communication. In some aspects, a user equipment (UE) may identify that a radio resource control connection is to be established for evolved packet system fallback or inter radio access technology fallback from New Radio for a voice call. The UE may determine that an establishment cause received from a network access stratum (NAS) layer does not indicate high priority access. The UE may override the establishment cause such that the establishment cause indicates a mobile originated (MO) voice call based at least in part on determining that the establishment cause received from the NAS layer does not indicate high priority access. The UE may perform an access barring check of an MO voice call based at least in part on overriding the establishment cause such that the establishment cause indicates an MO voice call. Numerous other aspects are provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 4, 2020
    Publication date: August 13, 2020
    Inventors: Min WANG, Xipeng ZHU, Masato KITAZOE, Lenaig Genevieve CHAPONNIERE, Zhong REN, Xinli SONG, Tom CHIN, Osama LOTFALLAH
  • Publication number: 20200187121
    Abstract: Device wakeups can consume a significant amount of power with respect to the device's total power battery lifetime. Aspects of a method, apparatus, and computer-readable medium are presented herein that provide a solution to the problem of battery strain by improving the manner in which a wireless device coordinates device wakeup for multiple applications or multiple operations. An apparatus receives a wakeup time interval from each of a plurality of applications. The apparatus forms a first device wakeup time interval, the first device wakeup time interval including overlapping wakeup time intervals for the plurality of applications. The apparatus schedules a device wakeup during at least the first device wakeup time interval.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 11, 2018
    Publication date: June 11, 2020
    Inventors: Hamza Ijaz ABBASI, Ralph Akram GHOLMIEH, Elmira MAZLOOMIAN, Liangchi HSU, Alan SOLOWAY, Osama LOTFALLAH, Carlos Marcelo Dias PAZOS
  • Publication number: 20200162879
    Abstract: Systems, methods, and devices of the various aspects may enable a mobile communication device to make a second emergency call attempt in a packet switched (PS) domain in response to determining that a first emergency call attempt in a PS domain failed. The various aspects may enable a second emergency call attempt in a PS domain without requiring the mobile communication device to attempt an emergency call in a circuit switched (CS) domain in response to determining that a first emergency call attempt in a PS domain failed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 15, 2019
    Publication date: May 21, 2020
    Inventors: Osama LOTFALLAH, Arvind Vardarajan SANTHANAM, Stephen William EDGE, Kuo-Chun LEE, Cherng-Shung HSU