US Patent No: 7,861,009

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Requesting a user account for services

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An automated network registration and activation system and method of the present invention automatically configures a communication network device for communicating on a network and automatically handles the communication network registration and activation. In one embodiment a processor automatically configures a device for communicating on a communication network with automated registration and activation on the communication network. In one exemplary implementation, network configuration information includes a network unit device identifier (e.g., a MAN) and the present invention automatically registers and activates a device with a communication network when requested to activate by a user tapping on an activation application or being taken to the activation application.

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Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
QUALCOMM INCORPORATEDSAN DIEGO, CA13225

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Skinner, Craig S Snohomish, WA 29 142

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Patent Citation Ranking

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
QUALCOMM INCORPORATED (5)
8,812,398 Key for a wireless-enabled device 1 2006
8,918,100 Providing user interface data on a mobile computing device 0 2008
8,036,991 Registration of a mobile computing device for a service on a wireless network 1 2009
8,744,441 Wireless services over different carrier networks 0 2010
8,131,888 Activation of mobile computing device on a cellular network 3 2010
 
HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD. (1)
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LOGIC PD, INC. (2)
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THE UNIVERSITY OF TOKYO (1)
* 8,745,613 Method and configuration/software update server for transmitting data between a customer device and the server 0 2007
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