Patents by Inventor Saurabh KHARE

Saurabh KHARE 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: 20240121111
    Abstract: According to an example aspect of the present invention, there is provided a method comprising storing, by an apparatus, one or more key information elements, wherein each key information element comprises a stored key identifier and a stored key or a certificate, receiving by the apparatus, from a requesting network function, a request message comprising a first field and a second field, wherein the first field comprises an instance identity of the requesting network function and the second field comprises the instance identity of the requesting network function, and the first field is unprotected and the second field is protected with the key or the certificate, determining by the apparatus the key or the certificate used for protecting the second field, validating by the apparatus the second field using the key or the certificate, validating by the apparatus the request message when the instance identity of the requesting network function in the first field matches with the instance identity of the request
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 9, 2023
    Publication date: April 11, 2024
    Inventors: German Peinado GOMEZ, Topuri BRAHMAIAH, Mallikarjunudu MAKHAM, Sireesha BOMMISETTY, Saurabh KHARE
  • Publication number: 20240114345
    Abstract: A method, apparatus, and computer program for receiving an application session establishment request comprising an authentication and key management for applications, AKMA, Key Identifier, A-KID; producing an application key request (Naanf_AKMA_ApplicationKey_Get_request) comprising information elements AKMA Key Identifier A-KID; an application function identifier, AF_ID; and an application encryption key indication (Nnef_AKMA_AF_Encryption_Key_Indication); and sending the produced application key request (Naanf_AKMA_ApplicationKey_Get_request) to a home AKMA anchor function, hAAnF, or to a network exposure function, NEF, for enabling lawful interception in the VPLMN.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 26, 2023
    Publication date: April 4, 2024
    Inventors: Saurabh KHARE, Ranganathan MAVUREDDI DHANASEKARAN
  • Publication number: 20240114057
    Abstract: Techniques for managing user equipment policy data in a communication network environment are disclosed. For example, techniques are provided for managing user equipment policy data to be sent to user equipment by protecting the user equipment policy data in a communication network to which the user equipment is subscribed (e.g., a home communication network) such that the user equipment policy data can be sent to the user equipment through a communication network to which the user equipment is attached (e.g.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 29, 2023
    Publication date: April 4, 2024
    Inventors: Bo BJERRUM, Saurabh KHARE, Pallab GUPTA
  • Publication number: 20240098080
    Abstract: Inter-alia, methods and apparatuses are disclosed for authorization of a network function consumer by a network function provider.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 12, 2023
    Publication date: March 21, 2024
    Inventors: Topuri BRAHMAIAH, Sireesha Bommisetty, German Peinado Gomez, Mallikarjunudu Makham, Saurabh Khare
  • Publication number: 20240089735
    Abstract: According to an example aspect of the present invention, there is provided an apparatus comprising means for determining a data privacy filter of a user equipment, wherein the data privacy filter is configured to be used in a visited network by the user equipment to determine whether a request, from a network function in the visited network, to collect data from the user equipment is acceptable and whether the user equipment should transmit said data to the network function and means for transmitting, to the user equipment located in the visited network, the data privacy filter of the user equipment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 15, 2022
    Publication date: March 14, 2024
    Inventors: Saurabh KHARE, Chaitanya AGGARWAL, Anja JERICHOW
  • Patent number: 11924918
    Abstract: Systems, methods, apparatuses, and computer program products for enhancing shared data in a communications system are provided. One method may include receiving or retrieving, at a service consumer, shared data from a service producer. The shared data may include at least one treatment attribute configured to indicate a treatment of at least one attribute in the shared data with respect to at least one attribute in individual subscriber data. The method may also include applying a value provided in the at least one shared data attribute or a value provided in the at least one individual subscriber data attribute based on the at least one treatment attribute.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 2, 2021
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2024
    Assignee: NOKIA TECHNOLOGIES OY
    Inventors: Narasimha Rao Pulipati, Ulrich Wiehe, Saurabh Khare
  • Publication number: 20240064512
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present disclosure relate to usage of access token in service based architecture. According to one aspect of the present disclosure, a first network device transmits an access token request to a second network device, and receives, from the second network device, an access token associated with a first count value, the first count value indicating the number of times the access token is allowed to be used. The first network device transmits, to a third network device, a service request with the access token; and receives, from the third network device, a service response determined based on the first count value and the access token. In this way, usage of an access token may be restricted and chance of misuse of the access token may be reduced.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 20, 2023
    Publication date: February 22, 2024
    Inventors: Sireesha BOMMISETTY, Mallikarjunudu MAKHAM, Topuri BRAHMAIAH, Saurabh KHARE, Anja JERICHOW
  • Publication number: 20240054353
    Abstract: According to an aspect, there is provided an apparatus comprising means for receiving, from a server, an authorisation request for a federated learning operation, the authorisation request identifying a plurality of user equipments, and means for determining, using subscription data associated with each of the plurality of user equipments, whether each of the plurality of user equipments are authorised to be used by the server for the federated learning operation. The apparatus also comprising means for, in response to determining that at least two of the plurality of user equipments are authorised, providing a message to each of the at least two of the plurality of user equipments that are authorised, each message comprising an encryption key associated with the federated learning operation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 8, 2023
    Publication date: February 15, 2024
    Inventors: Chaitanya AGGARWAL, Saurabh Khare
  • Publication number: 20240056506
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present disclosure relate to network function validation. the first network device receives, from a second network device, a request including profile information of the second network device to be validated, obtain registered profile information of the second network device from a third network device maintaining a blockchain ledger storing the registered profile information, and validate the profile information of the second network device based on the registered profile information. The validation can be implemented via blockchain, and OAuth is not need, and for pure consumer can be authorized, in additioinformation for validation is sufficient.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 10, 2023
    Publication date: February 15, 2024
    Inventors: Sireesha BOMMISETTY, Mallikarjunudu MAKHAM, Topuri BRAHMAIAH, Saurabh KHARE
  • Publication number: 20240056301
    Abstract: Method comprising: monitoring whether a network receives an authorization request for establishing a session of an AF with a UE, wherein the authorization request comprises a permanent identifier of the AF, a received temporary identifier of the AF, and a temporary identifier of a UE; if the authorization request is received: forming a key identifier based on the temporary identifier of the UE; retrieving, based on the key identifier, a stored key and a first permanent identifier of the UE; calculating a calculated temporary identifier of the AF based on the permanent identifier of the AF and the stored key; checking whether the calculated temporary identifier of the AF is identical with the received temporary identifier of the AF; inhibiting authorizing the AF for the establishing the session with the UE if the calculated temporary identifier of the AF is not identical with the received temporary identifier of the AF.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 10, 2023
    Publication date: February 15, 2024
    Inventors: Markus Staufer, Peter Schneider, Ranganathan Mavureddi Dhanasekaran, Saurabh Khare
  • Publication number: 20240056805
    Abstract: A method is disclosed comprising: establishing an encrypted session with an application function based on a certificate; receiving a request for an application key from the application function using the encrypted session, wherein the request comprises a key identifier relating to a user device and an application function identifier; determining at least one response to the request for the application key from a set of possible responses, the set comprising at least a rejection and a message comprising the application key and a user device identifier; and transmitting the at least one response to the request for the application key to the application function. Furthermore, related methods, apparatuses, computer programs and systems are disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 10, 2023
    Publication date: February 15, 2024
    Inventors: Markus STAUFER, Peter SCHNEIDER, Ranganathan MAVUREDDI DHANASEKARAN, Saurabh KHARE
  • Publication number: 20240056434
    Abstract: Various embodiments relate to network repository function apparatus configured to implement an authorization mechanism for a federated learning (FL) training process, including: at least one processor; and at least one memory storing instructions, that when executed by the at least one processor, cause the apparatus at least to: receive from a network data analytics function (NWDAF) NWDAF FL profile data including a FL process role parameter; receive an access token from the FL server for the NWDAF that is the potential FL client; determine if the FL access token request is authorized for the NWDAF based upon the FL profile data; and send an access token for the NWDAF to the FL server when access token request for the NWDAF is authorized.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 7, 2023
    Publication date: February 15, 2024
    Inventors: Chaitanya AGGARWAL, Saurabh KHARE, German PEINDADO GOMEZ
  • Publication number: 20240056815
    Abstract: Techniques for securely identifying applications in a communication network are disclosed. For example, a method comprises receiving, at user equipment, a data item associated with an application program that is installed or being installed on the user equipment. The method further comprises storing, by the user equipment, the data item with an identifier of the application program. The method still further comprises utilizing, by the user equipment, the stored data item when deciding to apply a route selection rule for data traffic associated with the application program.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 8, 2023
    Publication date: February 15, 2024
    Inventors: Saurabh KHARE, Rainer LIEBHART, Bo Holm BJERRUM
  • Publication number: 20240056804
    Abstract: There is provided an apparatus comprising means for determining a change of connection at a user equipment from a source access point to a target access point, and means for receiving, from the target access point, an indication that an associated gateway function is the same for the source access point and the target access point. The apparatus also comprising means for generating an access point key based on the received indication from the target access point, and means for securing communications with the target access point using the generated access point key.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 10, 2023
    Publication date: February 15, 2024
    Inventors: Ranganathan MAVUREDDI DHANASEKARAN, Saurabh KHARE, Suresh P NAIR
  • Publication number: 20240046153
    Abstract: Example embodiments of the present disclosure relate to abnormal model behavior detection. A first apparatus obtains a machine learning model and expected behavior information of the machine learning model. The first apparatus monitors behavior information of the machine learning model during execution of the machine learning model; and determines occurrence of an abnormal behavior of the machine learning model during the execution by comparing the monitored behavior information with the expected behavior information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 3, 2023
    Publication date: February 8, 2024
    Inventors: Chaitanya AGGARWAL, Saurabh KHARE, Tejas SUBRAMANYA
  • Publication number: 20240048633
    Abstract: There is provided an apparatus comprising: means for providing, to a network repository function, a discovery request comprising a preferred locality query parameter, wherein the preferred locality query parameter comprises a plurality of location descriptions, and means for receiving, from the network repository function, a response to the discovery request, wherein the response comprises one or more service producers that match the preferred locality query parameter.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 4, 2023
    Publication date: February 8, 2024
    Inventors: Bruno LANDAIS, Narasimha Rao PULIPATI, Saurabh KHARE
  • Publication number: 20240048988
    Abstract: There are provided measures for improved robustness of artificial intelligence or machine learning capabilities against compromised input. Such measures exemplarily comprise receiving, from a first machine learning model training data collection entity, first machine learning model training input data, analyzing said first machine learning model training input data for malicious input detection, deducing, based on a result of said analyzing, whether said first machine learning model training data collection entity is suspected to be compromised, and transmitting, if said first machine learning model training data collection entity is suspected to be compromised, information to a core network entity indicative of that said first machine learning model training data collection entity is suspected to be compromised.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 1, 2023
    Publication date: February 8, 2024
    Inventors: Rakshesh PRAVINCHANDRA BHATT, Chaitanya AGGARWAL, Ranganathan MAVUREDDI DHANASEKARAN, Saurabh KHARE
  • Patent number: 11895580
    Abstract: There is provided an apparatus comprising means for: receiving, at a coordinating network function from a network function consumer, at least one data request, wherein the at least one data request indicates at least one version of an application programming interface supported by the network function consumer; and causing, by the coordinating network function, data to be provided to the network function consumer from at least one data source based on the at least one data request and one or more versions of an application programming interface supported by the at least one data source.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 1, 2022
    Date of Patent: February 6, 2024
    Assignee: NOKIA SOLUTIONS AND NETWORKS OY
    Inventor: Saurabh Khare
  • Publication number: 20240022465
    Abstract: A method of performing a data retrieval service for a first analytics function of a first communication network comprises collecting (S201), for at least one user equipment, data from the first communication network, obtaining (S203), from the collected data, processed information which is to be passed to an entity of a second communication network, and storing (S205) the processed information, wherein the processed information complies with one or more protection policies with respect to the second communication network.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 10, 2020
    Publication date: January 18, 2024
    Inventors: Saurabh KHARE, Yannick LAIR, Shubhranshu SINGH, Anja JERICHOW
  • Patent number: 11864116
    Abstract: A system and method for saving mobile battery and empowering user equipment for controlling incoming communication and paging are provided. Also provided are a system and method for determining whether a mobile a device is in an idle mode, and in response to receiving an incoming communication from a service, determining whether the service associated with the incoming communication is on a reject list of services or a preferred list of services. The system performs a first action specified by a determination that the service is on the reject list of services or the service is not on the preferred list of services, and performs a second action specified by a determination that the service is on the preferred list of services. The first action differs from the second action.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2024
    Assignee: NOKIA TECHNOLOGIES OY
    Inventors: Saurabh Khare, Devaki Chandramouli