Patents by Inventor YOKO KUGE

YOKO KUGE 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: 20220345885
    Abstract: According to an aspect of the present invention, a procedure for initial registration of a UE and a procedure for periodic registration or registration based on movement, and a communication unit are provided which are used to implement Network Slice Specific Authentication and Authorization in 5GS. Furthermore, by providing the Network Slice Specific Authentication and Authorization initiated by a network, a procedure for changing UE configurations initiated by the network, the procedure being initiated based on completion of the Network Slice Specific Authentication and Authorization, a de-registration procedure initiated by the network, and a communication unit, a communication unit is provided that is used to implement functions related to the Network Slice Specific Authentication and Authorization in the 5GS.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 29, 2020
    Publication date: October 27, 2022
    Inventor: YOKO KUGE
  • Publication number: 20220345997
    Abstract: According to an aspect of the present invention, provided are a procedure and a communicator for initial registration of UE or periodic or mobility-based registration for achieving Network Slice Specific Authentication and Authorization in 5GS. Furthermore, a communicator for achieving a function related to Network Slice Specific Authentication and Authorization in 5GS is provided by providing Network Slice Specific Authentication and Authorization initiated by a network, a procedure, initiated by the network and initiated based on completion of the Network Slice Specific Authentication and Authorization, for changing a UE configuration, a de-registration procedure initiated by the network, and a communicator.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 24, 2020
    Publication date: October 27, 2022
    Inventors: YOKO KUGE, YUDAI KAWASAKI
  • Publication number: 20220295279
    Abstract: According to an aspect of the present invention, a procedure and a communicator for initial registration of UE or periodic or mobility-based registration for achieving Network Slice Specific Authentication and Authorization in 5GS. Furthermore, a communicator for achieving a function related to Network Slice Specific Authentication and Authorization in 5GS is provided by providing a procedure and a communicator for changing a UE configuration initiated by a network, the procedure being initiated based on the Network Slice Specific Authentication and Authorization initiated by the network and completion of the Network Slice Specific Authentication and Authorization.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 21, 2020
    Publication date: September 15, 2022
    Inventor: YOKO KUGE
  • Publication number: 20220256450
    Abstract: According to an aspect of the present invention, a procedure and a communicator for initial registration of UE or periodic or mobility-based registration for achieving Network Slice Specific Authentication and Authorization in 5GS. Furthermore, a communicator for achieving a function related to Network Slice Specific Authentication and Authorization in 5GS is provided by providing a procedure and a communicator for changing a UE configuration initiated by a network, the procedure being initiated based on the Network Slice Specific Authentication and Authorization initiated by the network and completion of the Network Slice Specific Authentication and Authorization.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 21, 2020
    Publication date: August 11, 2022
    Inventor: YOKO KUGE
  • Patent number: 11405492
    Abstract: Provided is communication control accompanied with establishment of a multi-access PDN connection or with rejection of establishment of a multi-access PDN connection, on the basis of a response to a PDN connectivity establishment request from a terminal device. This provides a method of communication control and the like accompanied with a multi-access PDN connectivity establishment request from the terminal device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 6, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2022
    Assignee: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yudai Kawasaki, Yoko Kuge, Masafumi Aramoto
  • Patent number: 11202332
    Abstract: To provide a control apparatus or a terminal apparatus included in a communication system with a preferable measure for session management, a preferable communication control measure for establishing a session corresponding to a session continuation mode, or a preferable communication control measure for session control. With this configuration, the control apparatus or the terminal apparatus included in the communication system is provided with a session anchor relocation procedure corresponding to a mode relating to continuation of a preferable session, a communication control measure, and a management measure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 14, 2021
    Assignees: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA, FG Innovation Company Limited
    Inventors: Yoko Kuge, Masafumi Aramoto
  • Patent number: 11197221
    Abstract: To provide a communication control means for a handover procedure corresponding to a mobility preferable for a terminal or a communication path, and/or a control means for supporting a preferable handover procedure, and/or a communication control means for establishing a session supporting a preferable handover procedure. This provides the communication control means for providing the types of mobility preferable for the terminal and the communication path, and the handover for realizing diversified mobility.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 7, 2021
    Assignees: FG Innovation Company Limited, Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Yudai Kawasaki, Masafumi Aramoto, Yoko Kuge
  • Patent number: 11178711
    Abstract: Provided is a communication control method for optimally managing control information of a terminal apparatus capable of connecting to various kinds of core networks, a device communication controller for a network capable of connecting to the terminal apparatus, a configurator for configuring control information relating to communication of each device, a communication controller for updating configuration information relating to communication stored by each device, and the like, in the terminal apparatus and the network. This provides a communication controller suitable for a communication system and a terminal apparatus that support configurations of various kinds of core networks.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 16, 2021
    Assignees: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA, FG Innovation Company Limited
    Inventors: Yoko Kuge, Yudai Kawasaki, Masafumi Aramoto
  • Patent number: 11153743
    Abstract: Provided is a communication measure for registering information about a terminal apparatus in various apparatuses, such as a control apparatus and a terminal apparatus, included in a communication system in which a protocol used for registration management or registration information management for a mobile communication service is shared, based on the states of the various apparatuses. Also provided is a communication control measure for updating the information about the terminal apparatus registered in the various apparatuses. Thus, there are provided, in a communication system in which a protocol used for registration management or registration information management for a mobile communication service is shared, a measure for registration management based on the states of various apparatuses included in the communication system, such as a control apparatus and a terminal apparatus, and a realization measure for determining post-registration behavior.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2021
    Assignees: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA, FG Innovation Company Limited
    Inventors: Yudai Kawasaki, Yoko Kuge, Shuichiro Chiba
  • Patent number: 11140599
    Abstract: Provided are a terminal apparatus capable of connecting to various core networks, a communication controller suitable for a device in a network connectable to the terminal apparatus, a communication controller for changing a core network to which the terminal apparatus is connected, a communication controller for switching a session established by the terminal apparatus to a session with another core network, and the like. This provides the terminal apparatus supporting a switch of connectivity between multiple core networks, and a communication controller suitable for the device in the network connectable with the terminal apparatus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 5, 2021
    Assignees: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA, FG INNOVATION COMPANY LIMITED
    Inventors: Shuichiro Chiba, Yudai Kawasaki, Masafumi Aramoto, Yoko Kuge
  • Patent number: 11089542
    Abstract: Provided is a communication procedure for data transmission and/or reception suitable for a Network Slice and a DeCOR. One or a plurality of Network Slices are included in a core network managed by the network operator, the Network Slice is configured of one or a plurality of Network Functions, and based on registration information of a terminal apparatus or a request of the terminal apparatus, the terminal apparatus performs processing to connect to the one or the plurality of Network Slices corresponding to a service or an application. Furthermore, based on an authentication result from the network, the terminal apparatus performs processing to connect to a supplemental Network Slice.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 10, 2021
    Assignees: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA, FG INNOVATION COMPANY LIMITED
    Inventors: Yoko Kuge, Masafumi Aramoto
  • Patent number: 11082797
    Abstract: Provided are a communications control method, etc., for multi-access PDN connection establishment requests from terminal devices. Provided is communication control accompanied with establishment of a multi-access PDN connection or with rejection of establishment of a multi-access PDN connection, based on a response to a PDN connectivity establishment request from a terminal device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 6, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 3, 2021
    Assignee: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yudai Kawasaki, Yoko Kuge, Masafumi Aramoto
  • Publication number: 20210168583
    Abstract: A transmission and/or reception unit is included and configured to transmit an ATTACH REQUEST message including identification information for requesting communication of a NAS message including user data to an MME in a core network, configured to receive an ATTACH ACCEPT message including identification information indicating acceptance of the communication of the NAS message from the MME, and configured to transmit the NAS message to the MME after receiving the ATTACH ACCEPT message. This provides establishment of a PDN connection for performing machine type communication in which a small data packet is transmitted at a low frequency, and a communication control method.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 12, 2021
    Publication date: June 3, 2021
    Applicant: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yoko KUGE, Masafumi ARAMOTO, Shohei YAMADA
  • Patent number: 11026208
    Abstract: This disclosure involves enabling a terminal device to connect to a core network and move in a communication system in which multiple core networks are overlaid. In some embodiments, a core network device can receive a tracking area update request message from a base station device. The core network device can transmit, to the base station device, a signaling message after receiving the tracking area update request message. The signaling message can contain information indicating a second core network, where the first core network and the second core network exist within an identical PLMN.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 1, 2021
    Assignee: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yoko Kuge, Masafumi Aramoto
  • Publication number: 20210136854
    Abstract: To provide a control apparatus or a terminal apparatus included in a communication system with a preferable measure for session management, a preferable communication control measure for establishing a session corresponding to a session continuation mode, or a preferable communication control measure for session control. With this configuration, the control apparatus or the terminal apparatus included in the communication system is provided with a session anchor relocation procedure corresponding to a mode relating to continuation of a preferable session, a communication control measure, and a management measure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 9, 2018
    Publication date: May 6, 2021
    Applicants: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA, FG Innovation Company Limited
    Inventors: YOKO KUGE, MASAFUMI ARAMOTO
  • Patent number: 10980073
    Abstract: To provide a method of communication control and the like based on a multi-access PDN connection establishment request from a terminal device. Provided is communication control accompanied with establishment of a multi-access PDN connection or with rejection of establishment of a multi-access PDN connection, based on a response to a PDN connectivity establishment request from a terminal device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 6, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2021
    Assignee: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yudai Kawasaki, Yoko Kuge, Masafumi Aramoto
  • Patent number: 10924914
    Abstract: A transmission and/or reception unit is included and configured to transmit an ATTACH REQUEST message including identification information for requesting communication of a NAS message including user data to an MME in a core network, configured to receive an ATTACH ACCEPT message including identification information indicating acceptance of the communication of the NAS message from the MME, and configured to transmit the NAS message to the MME after receiving the ATTACH ACCEPT message. This provides establishment of a PDN connection for performing machine type communication in which a small data packet is transmitted at a low frequency, and a communication control method.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yoko Kuge, Masafumi Aramoto, Shohei Yamada
  • Publication number: 20200396586
    Abstract: Provided is a communication measure for registering information about a terminal apparatus in various apparatuses, such as a control apparatus and a terminal apparatus, included in a communication system in which a protocol used for registration management or registration information management for a mobile communication service is shared, based on the states of the various apparatuses. Also provided is a communication control measure for updating the information about the terminal apparatus registered in the various apparatuses. Thus, there are provided, in a communication system in which a protocol used for registration management or registration information management for a mobile communication service is shared, a measure for registration management based on the states of various apparatuses included in the communication system, such as a control apparatus and a terminal apparatus, and a realization measure for determining post-registration behavior.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 28, 2020
    Publication date: December 17, 2020
    Inventors: YUDAI KAWASAKI, Yoko Kuge, Shuichiro Chiba
  • Patent number: 10841786
    Abstract: Communication control in response to establishment of a multi-access PDN connection or rejection of establishment of a multi-access PDN connection is performed based on a response to a PDN connectivity establishment request from a terminal device. This provides a method of communication control and the like in response to a multi-access PDN connectivity establishment request from the terminal device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 6, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2020
    Assignee: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Yudai Kawasaki, Yoko Kuge, Masafumi Aramoto
  • Publication number: 20200329522
    Abstract: Performed are communication control for establishing a multi-access PDN connection or rejecting the establishment, and communication control for configuring a routing rule for the multi-access PDN connection or rejecting the configuration, on the basis of an operator policy and a terminal policy. This provides a communication control method and the like for the multi-access PDN connection.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 29, 2020
    Publication date: October 15, 2020
    Applicant: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yudai KAWASAKI, Yoko KUGE, Masafumi ARAMOTO