US Patent No: 7,948,968

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Network session management

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A communication system providing telephony communication across combined circuit switched and packet switched networks, such as a telephone network and the Internet, which are connectable to terminals, such as telephones and computers, for selective communication therebetween. The communication system includes an authorization and account control object in the packet switched network, multiple gateways between the circuit switched and packet switched networks providing controlled connectivity between those networks, and an information retrieval object in the packet switched network, wherein the authorization and account control object maintains a substantially real time record of user accounts and usage, and the information and retrieval object provides substantially real time retrieval of selected information from the authorization and account control object. The retrieval object provides on demand to terminals which provide authentication for access to an identified account information regarding that account. The information regarding the account is substantially real time information including information with respect to communications in progress, which are chargeable to the account which has been authenticated. The authorization and account control object is preferably a unitary logical object having distributed instances thereof handling multitudinous accounts of widely separated terminals. The retrieval object provides isolation of the authorization and account control object permitting simultaneous multitasking by the authorization and account control object and the retrieval object respectively.

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Patent Owner(s)

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VERIZON PATENT AND LICENSING INC.BASKING RIDGE, NJ4336

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Balkovich, Edward E Potomac, US 11 1038
Gadre, Jayant G Oakton, US 11 1038
Goodman, William D Collegeville, US 23 1555
Voit, Eric A Baltimore, US 55 3776
White, Patrick E Vienna, US 23 2504
Young, David E Silver Spring, US 53 2040

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CISCO TECHNOLOGY, INC. (16)
4,771,425 Synchoronous packet voice/data communication system 283 1984
5,115,431 Method and apparatus for packet communications signaling 207 1990
5,673,263 Method for using an IP address-based routing protocol in an ATM environment 98 1995
5,793,763 Security system for network address translation systems 462 1995
5,687,167 Method for preempting connections in high speed packet switching networks 190 1995
5,668,857 Communication server apparatus and method 263 1996
* 5,790,806 Cable data network architecture 226 1996
5,999,524 Dial access switching interface for frame relay 28 1996
6,028,858 ANI-dormant connections for frame relay 42 1996
5,848,143 Communications system using a central controller to control at least one network and agent system 249 1996
6,044,081 Bridging and signalling subsystems and methods for private and hybrid communications systems including multimedia systems 95 1997
* 6,230,203 System and method for providing statistics for flexible billing in a cable environment 168 1997
5,878,130 Communications system and method for operating same 162 1998
6,584,093 Method and apparatus for automatic inter-domain routing of calls 221 1999
6,233,604 Communications network connection system and method 87 1999
6,282,192 PSTN fallback using dial on demand routing scheme 117 2000
 
CREDIT CARD FRAUD CONTROL CORPORATION (1)
7,013,001 Method of billing a communication session conducted over a computer network 44 2002
 
ALPHA HOSPITALITY SYSTEMS INC. (1)
4,969,184 Data transmission arrangement 143 1989
 
MOTOROLA, INC. (2)
5,025,254 Communication system with improved resource assignment 56 1989
5,303,297 Dynamic pricing method and apparatus for communication systems 235 1991
 
THERMO FUNDING COMPANY LLC (2)
6,654,357 Satellite repeater diversity resource management system 61 1998
6,775,519 Method and apparatus for accounting for user terminal session-based connection to a satellite communication system 35 2000
 
INDEPENDENCE MANZANAR LLC (1)
5,652,787 Management system for public and private switched networks 71 1995
 
VONAGE NETWORK LLC (1)
4,782,485 Multiplexed digital packet telephone system 149 1987
 
INTEL CORPORATION (6)
5,434,913 Audio subsystem for computer-based conferencing system 176 1993
5,490,247 Video subsystem for computer-based conferencing system 177 1993
5,493,568 Media dependent module interface for computer-based conferencing system 115 1995
5,710,884 System for automatically updating personal profile server with updates to additional user information gathered from monitoring user's electronic consuming habits generated on computer during use 723 1995
5,835,723 Dynamic assignment of multicast addresses 145 1995
6,006,253 Method and apparatus to provide a backchannel for receiver terminals in a loosely-coupled conference 120 1997
 
ARMSTRONG WORLD INDUSTRIES, INC. (1)
5,008,906 Consistency measuring device for a slurry containing defoamer 18 1989
 
SORODONO ENTERPRISES, L.L.C. (1)
5,483,586 Electronic on-line subscriber telephone directory 208 1994
 
WI-LAN INC. (1)
6,240,091 Implementation of access service 202 1997
 
Sprint Communications C.O.L.P. (1)
6,023,474 Broadband telecommunications system interface 78 1996
 
NUANCE COMMUNICATIONS, INC. (2)
5,915,001 System and method for providing and using universally accessible voice and speech data files 706 1996
6,633,846 Distributed realtime speech recognition system 253 1999
 
HEWLETT PACKARD ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT LP (2)
5,781,550 Transparent and secure network gateway 312 1996
5,978,840 System, method and article of manufacture for a payment gateway system architecture for processing encrypted payment transactions utilizing a multichannel, extensible, flexible architecture 353 1996
 
BENHOV GMBH, LLC (1)
6,141,404 Voice and data communication 49 1996
 
Steridyne Corporation (1)
4,672,700 Antidecubitis cushion 39 1985
 
PATENTMARKS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC (1)
6,016,307 Multi-protocol telecommunications routing optimization 125 1996
 
THOMSON CONSUMER ELECTRONICS, INC. (1)
5,838,686 System for dynamically allocating a scarce resource 52 1996
 
Advent IP LLC (1)
7,286,562 System and method for dynamically changing error algorithm redundancy levels 27 2001
 
TriLAN Systems Corporation (1)
5,341,374 Communication network integrating voice data and video with distributed call processing 356 1991
 
INTERGRAPH HARDWARE TECHNOLOGIES COMPANY INC. (1)
5,461,611 Quality of service management for source routing multimedia packet networks 229 1994
 
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (1)
4,916,691 Telecommunications switching system 87 1988
 
NEC CORPORATION (5)
5,289,468 Permanent adapter having modulation and demodulation means for connecting networks 42 1992
5,420,916 Signaling network having common signaling node for protocol conversion 183 1993
5,937,045 Telephone call fee notifying system and telephone call fee notifying apparatus 27 1996
5,933,425 Source routing for connection-oriented network with repeated call attempts for satisfying user-specified QOS parameters 201 1996
5,832,197 Alternate routing by increasing initially low QOS value of a selected alternate path during failure to user-specified value 96 1996
 
I-LINK SYSTEMS, INC. (1)
2002/0067,739 VOICE INTERNET TRANSMISSION SYSTEM 20 1998
 
FOURELLE SYSTEMS, INC. (1)
6,529,516 Gateway architecture for data communication over bandwidth-constrained and charge-by-use networks 20 2000
 
WALKER ASSET MANAGEMENT LIMITED PARTNERSHIP (2)
5,825,863 Prepaid limited usage calling card 153 1996
5,737,414 900 number billing and collection system and method for on-line computer services 164 1997
 
8X8, INC. (1)
7,092,379 Internet telephony arrangement and method 31 1996
 
Alphanet Telecom Inc. (1)
5,608,786 Unified messaging system and method 1123 1995
 
JOHNSON & JOHNSON CONSUMER COMPANIES, INC. (1)
5,663,208 Antifungal wound healing compositions and methods for preparing and using same 71 1995
 
APPLIED VOICE TECHNOLOGY A WASHINGTON CORPORATION (1)
5,699,089 Central control for sequential-playback objects 83 1994
 
NET2PHONE, INC. (6)
5,712,907 Pro-active message delivery system and method 221 1996
6,137,792 Method and apparatus for enabling transmission of data packets over a bypass circuit-switched public telephone connection 90 1996
6,347,085 Method and apparatus for establishing communications between packet-switched and circuit-switched networks 136 1997
6,594,254 Domain name server architecture for translating telephone number domain names into network protocol addresses 115 1997
2003/0193,933 Method and apparatus for transmitting and routing voice telephone calls over a packet switched computer network 51 2003
2007/0086,445 Method and apparatus for providing caller identification based responses in a computer telephony environment 16 2006
 
RESONATE INC. (1)
5,774,660 World-wide-web server with delayed resource-binding for resource-based load balancing on a distributed resource multi-node network 1242 1996
 
DOSA ADVANCES LLC (1)
5,146,488 Multi-media response control system 84 1990
 
QUINTUM TECHNOLOGIES LLC (1)
6,363,065 okApparatus for a voice over IP (voIP) telephony gateway and methods for use therein 283 1999
 
MITEL NETWORKS CORPORATION (2)
5,625,682 Help desk improvement 95 1995
5,703,942 Portable telephone user profiles using central computer 72 1996
 
ALCATEL-LUCENT USA INC. (4)
5,719,854 Efficiently providing multiple grades of service with protection against overloads in shared resources 98 1996
5,781,624 Method for sharing network resources by virtual partitioning 63 1996
6,198,738 Communications between the public switched telephone network and packetized data networks 102 1997
6,304,567 Methods and apparatus for providing voice communications through a packet network 66 1997
 
ALCATEL NETWORK SYSTEMS, INC. (1)
5,329,520 High-speed facility protection in a digital telecommunications system 100 1992
 
RPX CORPORATION (1)
5,958,052 Method and apparatus for restricting access to private information in domain name systems by filtering information 67 1996
 
ORBITAL SCIENCES CORPORATION (2)
6,157,823 Security cellular telecommunications system 101 1998
6,236,851 Prepaid security cellular telecommunications system 58 1998
 
AIP ACQUISITION LLC (1)
6,005,926 Method and system for global communications network management 229 1997
 
AFD Systems, Inc. (1)
5,068,888 Interactive facsimile information retrieval system and method 141 1989
 
INTEGRATED TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
5,838,665 Data network telephone adaptor device 127 1996
 
SECURUS TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
6,381,321 Telecommunication resource allocation system and method 63 1998
 
SONY CORPORATION (3)
6,014,687 System for audio communication between two terminals connected to the internet network 37 1996
5,991,291 Server of a computer network telephone system 66 1996
6,188,677 Telephone apparatus used for computer network telephone system 35 1996
 
LEVEL 3 COMMUNICATIONS, LLC (4)
6,600,733 System for interconnecting packet-switched and circuit-switched voice communications 71 1997
6,614,781 Voice over data telecommunications network architecture 614 1998
2007/0201,515 System and Method for Bypassing Data From Egress Facilities 13 2007
2008/0013,531 VOICE OVER DATA TELECOMMUNICATIONS NETWORK ARCHITECTURE 155 2007
 
IMAGINEX FUND I, LLC (1)
5,737,395 System and method for integrating voice, facsimile and electronic mail data through a personal computer 276 1996
 
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. (1)
5,910,946 Wireless internet network architecture for voice and data communications 106 1997
 
COMVERSE NETWORK SYSTEMS, INC. (1)
5,029,199 Distributed control and storage for a large capacity messaging system 217 1989
 
COMVERSE, INC. (1)
5,263,080 Telephone message storage system with out-of-band signalling 42 1990
 
SBC TECHNOLOGY RESOURCES, INC. (3)
5,594,784 Apparatus and method for transparent telephony utilizing speech-based signaling for initiating and handling calls 109 1993
5,680,446 Advanced intelligent network screening 87 1995
2006/0274,732 ATM-based distributed virtual tandem switching systme 11 2006
 
GALILEO INTERNATIONAL, L.L.C. (1)
5,473,608 Method and apparatus for managing and facilitating communications in a distributed heterogeneous network 141 1994
 
PRAGMATUS TELECOM, LLC (1)
5,884,032 System for coordinating communications via customer contact channel changing system using call centre for setting up the call between customer and an available help agent 825 1995
 
RENESAS ELECTRONICS CORPORATION (1)
5,812,834 Single chip microcomputer having a plurality of timer counters 13 1996
 
ASCOM TIMEPLEX, INC. (1)
5,317,566 Least cost route selection in distributed digital communication networks 188 1993
 
Nokia Telecommunications Oyj (1)
7,502,339 Mobility within a packet-switched telephony network 22 1999
 
BancTec, Inc. (1)
5,838,970 Object-oriented computer environment and related method 105 1997
 
NOKIA TELECOMMUNICATIONS OY (1)
6,047,326 Accounting system and method for a nominal bit rate network service 112 1997
 
BELLSOUTH INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CORPORATION (5)
5,430,719 Mediation of open advanced intelligent network interface by shared execution environment 279 1994
5,878,126 Method for routing a call to a destination based on range identifiers for geographic area assignments 191 1995
5,802,513 Method and system for distance determination and use of the distance determination 32 1996
5,970,477 Method and system for allocating costs in a distributed computing network 184 1996
5,774,533 Method and system for providing a billing directed communication service 199 1996
 
BRAZOS HOLDINGS LLC (1)
5,327,486 Method and system for managing telecommunications such as telephone calls 641 1993
 
Milkway Networks Corporation (1)
5,623,601 Apparatus and method for providing a secure gateway for communication and data exchanges between networks 719 1994
 
Aeris.net (1)
6,185,198 Time division multiple access downlink personal communications system voice and data debit billing method 187 1999
 
XUGAVE HOLDING DE LLC (1)
2004/0131,018 Dial up telephone conferencing system controlled by an online computer network 10 2003
 
Teradata US, Inc. (1)
5,450,411 Network interface for multiplexing and demultiplexing isochronous and bursty data streams in ATM networks 99 1994
 
RICOH COMPANY, LTD. (1)
5,521,719 Communication apparatus having improved group 3 facsimile subaddress communication function 130 1994
 
MessagePhone, Inc. (1)
4,766,604 Method for receiving and delivering voice messages 119 1986
 
Berkeley Speech Technologies, Inc. (1)
4,996,707 Text-to-speech converter of a facsimile graphic image 176 1989
 
FREEDOM WIRELESS INC. (1)
* 6,029,062 Prepay telecommunications system with unregistered roaming call processing 95 1997
 
ARBINET-THEXCHANGE, INC. (2)
6,373,929 Bidding for telecommunications traffic 51 2000
7,236,575 System and method for IP bandwidth trading 28 2003
 
Messager Partners (2)
5,134,647 Automatic voice/data messaging enhancements 43 1990
5,381,465 System for providing automatic voice messaging in a digital network environment 37 1993
 
COMVERSE TECHNOLOGY, INC., A CORP. OF NY (1)
5,008,926 Message management system 210 1986
 
NATIONAL SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION (1)
5,406,557 Interenterprise electronic mail hub 509 1993
 
Latitude Communications (1)
5,619,555 Graphical computer interface for an audio conferencing system 246 1995
 
Orion Atlantic, L.P. (1)
5,757,784 Usage-based billing system for full mesh multimedia satellite network 161 1996
 
Intervoice Limited Partnership (1)
5,469,500 Method and apparatus for delivering calling services 114 1993
 
NORTEL NETWORKS LIMITED (1)
6,704,287 Enabling smart logging for webtone networks and services 36 1999
 
YAHOO! INC. (1)
6,310,873 Internet telephony directory server 91 1997
 
NCR CORPORATION (2)
4,685,125 Computer system with tasking 93 1982
5,742,670 Passive telephone monitor to control collaborative systems 228 1995
 
VULCAN VENTURES, INC. (1)
5,636,216 Method for translating internet protocol addresses to other distributed network addressing schemes 267 1994
 
ROLM SYSTEMS (1)
4,313,036 Distributed CBX system employing packet network 85 1980
 
NOKIA TECHNOLOGIES OY (1)
6,047,051 Implementation of charging in a telecommunications system 319 1997
 
QLOGIC, Corporation (1)
4,821,034 Digital exchange switch element and network 208 1987
 
OL SECURITY LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY (1)
2007/0121,591 INTERNET PROTOCOL TELEPHONY VOICE/VIDEO MESSAGE DEPOSIT AND RETRIEVAL 9 2006
 
CONVERGYS CUSTOMER MANAGEMENT DELAWARE LLC (1)
5,867,562 Call processing system with call screening 254 1996
 
BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. (24)
2004/0044,667 Enhanced mobility and address resolution in a wireless premises based network 13 2003
2004/0114,567 Hierarchical data collection network supporting packetized voice communications among wireless terminals and telephones 46 2003
2004/0145,775 Hierarchical data collection network supporting packetized voice communications among wireless terminals and telephones 35 2003
2004/0146,020 Hierarchical data collection network supporting packetized voice communications among wireless terminals and telephones 45 2004
2004/0151,150 Hierarchical data collection network supporting packetized voice communications among wireless terminals and telephones 40 2004
2004/0151,151 Hierarchical data collection network supporting packetized voice communications among wireless terminals and telephones 100 2004
2004/0160,913 Hierarchical data collection network supporting packetized voice communications among wireless terminals and telephones 48 2004
2004/0174,842 Hierarchical data collection network supporting packetized voice communications among wireless terminals and telephones 38 2004
2004/0174,843 Hierarchical data collection network supporting packetized voice communications among wireless terminals and telephones 40 2004
2004/0246,940 Hierarchical data collection network supporting packetized voice communications among wireless terminals and telephones 105 2004
2005/0036,467 Hierarchical data collection network supporting packetized voice communications among wireless terminals and telephones 42 2004
2005/0083,872 Hierarchical data collection network supporting packetized voice communications among wireless terminals and telephones 24 2004
2005/0008,002 Hierarchical data collection network supporting packetized voice communications among wireless terminals and telphones 20 2004
2004/0264,442 Hierarchical data collection network supporting packetized voice communications among wireless terminals and telephones 76 2004
2004/0203,834 Remote radio data communication system with data rate switching 62 2004
2005/0013,266 Hierarchical data collection network supporting packetized voice communications among wireless terminals and telephones 42 2004
2005/0195,859 Radio frequency communication network having adaptive communication parameters 25 2005
2005/0254,475 Hierarchical data collection network supporting packetized voice communications among wireless terminals and telephones 50 2005
2006/0131,420 Multi-level hierarchical radio-frequency communication system 12 2006
2006/0233,161 MULTI-LEVEL HIERARCHICAL RADIO-FREQUENCY COMMUNICATION SYSTEM 14 2006
2006/0268,806 Radio frequency local area network 15 2006
2006/0268,807 Radio frequency local area network 14 2006
2007/0065,046 Data capture apparatus with handwritten data receiving component 12 2006
2007/0001,007 Modular, Portable Data Processing Terminal for Use in a Radio Frequency Communication Network 17 2006
 
ROHM AND HAAS COMPANY (2)
5,318,719 Graft polymers as biodegradable detergent additives 36 1991
5,420,211 Graft polymers as biodegradable detergent additives 26 1994
 
INTERNEC TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION (2)
5,488,575 Portable work station and data collection terminal including switchable multi purpose touch screen display 45 1994
5,805,474 Portable work station type-data collection system having an improved handgrip and an optical reader to be directed thereby 47 1995
 
ADVANCED MESSAGING TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
5,675,507 Message storage and delivery system 770 1995
 
STRAIGHT PATH IP GROUP, INC. (9)
6,108,704 Point-to-point internet protocol 193 1995
6,131,121 Point-to-point computer network communication utility utilizing dynamically assigned network protocol addresses 268 1996
6,185,184 Directory server for providing dynamically assigned network protocol addresses 309 1996
6,226,678 Method and apparatus for dynamically defining data communication utilities 119 1996
7,149,208 Method and apparatus for providing caller identification based responses in a computer telephony environment 63 1996
6,687,738 Establishing an internet telephone call using e-mail 20 1999
6,701,365 Point-to-point internet protocol 24 1999
6,829,645 Method and apparatus for establishing point-to-point communications over a computer network 17 1999
6,513,066 Establishing a point-to-point internet communication 42 1999
 
TTI INVENTIONS A LLC (2)
5,539,884 Intelligent broadband communication system and method employing fast-packet switches 211 1993
5,732,078 On-demand guaranteed bandwidth service for internet access points using supplemental user-allocatable bandwidth network 279 1996
 
CALLING COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION (1)
5,408,237 Earth-fixed cell beam management for satellite communication system 158 1993
 
MOTOROLA MOBILITY, INC. (1)
5,402,478 System and method for call-by-call source routing with rule-based fallbacks 77 1992
 
UNIFY, INC. (2)
5,825,869 Call management method and system for skill-based routing 562 1996
5,898,673 System and method for prevention of cell loss due to quality of service contracts in an ATM network 147 1997
 
WENGEN WIRELESS LLC (2)
5,740,164 Traffic routing for satellite communication system 73 1995
6,157,621 Satellite communication system 204 1997
 
FERNHAM TECHNOLOGIES LLC (1)
5,944,795 Client-server architecture using internet and guaranteed quality of service networks for accessing distributed media sources 92 1996
 
Korea Telecommunication Authority (1)
5,657,250 Method for controlling operation and management subsystem in signalling message exchange No. 1 system 30 1995
 
VERIZON VIRGINIA INC. (1)
5,375,159 System and method for remote testing and protocol analysis of communication lines 68 1992
 
TTI INVENTIONS B LLC (2)
5,241,588 Systems and processes providing programmable or customized customer telephone information services 147 1990
5,966,434 System and method for managing feature interaction of telephone services 64 1997
 
CALLMANAGE, LTD. (2)
5,764,741 Least cost rooting system 69 1995
5,799,072 Telecommunications call management system 211 1996
 
BELL ATLANTIC NETWORK SERVICES, INC. (3)
6,359,880 Public wireless/cordless internet gateway 230 1999
6,282,574 Method, server and telecommunications system for name translation on a conditional basis and/or to a telephone number 116 2000
7,088,705 Public wireless/cordless internet gateway 24 2003
 
PANASONIC CORPORATION (1)
5,790,172 Server apparatus, subscriber apparatus and information on demand system 173 1995
 
SPRING COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, L.P. (1)
5,448,633 Telecommunications system for controlling access to a destination 90 1994
 
NORAND CORPORATION (4)
D315573 Modular printer, or similar article 15 1988
6,375,344 Data capture system with communicating and recharging docking apparatus and hand-held data terminal means cooperable therewith 83 1996
5,969,321 Hand-held optically readable information set reader with operation over a range of distances 73 1997
6,407,991 Communication network providing wireless and hard-wired dynamic routing 60 1998
 
SIEMENS ENTERPRISE COMMUNICATIONS, INC. (4)
5,274,696 Protocol for transmitting messages in a network 55 1991
5,818,921 Signaling system and method for enabling PBX-PBX feature transparency across a switched public network 66 1996
5,761,294 Method and system for connecting a digital phone limited to analog transmissions 47 1996
5,898,668 Method and system for increasing quality of service at or below a threshold cost 143 1996
 
UBICOMM, LLC (1)
5,812,865 Specifying and establishing communication data paths between particular media devices in multiple media device computing systems based on context of a user or users 540 1996
 
MEGAPHONE, INC. (1)
5,146,491 Telephone billing method 184 1991
 
ECS TELECOMMUNICATONS, INC. (1)
4,602,129 Electronic audio communications system with versatile message delivery 219 1982
 
Teledebit, L.P. (1)
5,469,497 Networked interactive call management subsystems with prevention of simultaneous use of a single account number 174 1994
 
Pitney Bowes Inc. (1)
5,243,654 Metering system with remotely resettable time lockout 61 1991
 
INNOVATIO IP VENTURES (12)
5,295,154 Radio frequency local area network 342 1993
5,428,636 Radio frequency local area network 187 1993
5,673,031 Redundant radio frequency network having a roaming terminal communication protocol 134 1994
5,740,366 Communication network having a plurality of bridging nodes which transmit a beacon to terminal nodes in power saving state that it has messages awaiting delivery 177 1995
5,504,746 Radio frequency local area network 165 1995
5,844,893 System for coupling host computer meanswith base transceiver units on a local area network 101 1995
5,940,771 Network supporting roaming, sleeping terminals 313 1995
6,046,992 Radio frequency local area network 105 1998
6,826,165 Radio frequency local area network 33 2000
6,714,559 Redundant radio frequency network having a roaming terminal communication protocol 84 2001
2004/0023,651 Network supporting roaming, sleeping terminals 77 2003
2004/0073,933 Network supporting roaming, sleeping terminals 40 2003
 
HITACHI, LTD. (6)
5,157,662 Data communication apparatus having communication-mode changeover function and method of data communication between data communication stations having the same 106 1991
5,604,737 Voice communication system and voice communication method 313 1994
5,654,957 Packet communication system 141 1995
5,651,006 Hierarchical network management system 250 1995
5,625,675 Voice mail communication system 152 1995
6,600,735 Internet telephone connection method, bandwidth controller and gate keeper 97 1999
 
GOOGLE TECHNOLOGY HOLDINGS LLC (6)
5,729,544 Method for transmitting data packets based on message type 119 1994
5,455,821 Communication system resource allocation method 67 1994
5,603,085 Method of allocating communication resources in a communication system 75 1996
5,737,404 Distributed signaling system seven call handling system 31 1996
5,903,558 Method and system for maintaining a guaranteed quality of service in data transfers within a communications system 183 1996
6,018,360 Method of switching a call to a multipoint conference call in a H.323 communication compliant environment 62 1998
 
APPLE INC. (1)
5,444,709 Protocol for transporting real time data 82 1993
 
Phone Base Systems Inc. (1)
5,199,062 Telephone communications system including a digital telephone switch, a voice response unit and a stored program sequence for controlling both the switch and the voice response unit 232 1991
 
APPLE COMPUTER, INC. (1)
5,561,670 Method and apparatus for operating a multicast system on an unreliable network 62 1994
 
KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA (2)
5,493,573 Broad band switching network 23 1991
6,144,661 Network node apparatus and virtual connection control method for providing various service attributes in multicast communication 56 1997
 
Bell Telephone Laboratories, Incorporated (23)
4,313,035 Method of providing person locator service 461 1980
4,310,727 Method of processing special service telephone calls 173 1980
4,555,594 Telephone interexchange signaling protocol 118 1983
4,565,903 Telephone interexchange carrier selection 168 1983
4,577,066 Telephone interexchange call routing 125 1983
4,611,094 Method for customer definable telephone capability 354 1983
4,653,045 Interactive facility control arrangement 74 1985
4,747,130 Resource allocation in distributed control systems 177 1985
4,713,806 Communication system control arrangement 234 1986
4,899,373 Method and apparatus for providing personalized telephone subscriber features at remote locations 285 1986
4,827,500 Automatic speech recognition to select among call destinations 171 1987
4,788,718 Call data collection and modification of received call distribution 257 1987
4,872,157 Architecture and organization of a high performance metropolitan area telecommunications packet network 111 1988
4,875,206 High bandwidth interleaved buffer memory and control 75 1988
4,893,302 Arrangement for switching concentrated telecommunications packet traffic 126 1988
4,894,824 Control network for a rapid connection circuit switch 80 1988
4,897,874 Metropolitan area network arrangement for serving virtual data networks 121 1988
4,899,333 Architecture of the control of a high performance packet switching distribution network 166 1988
4,942,574 Concurrent resource request resolution mechanism 70 1988
4,958,341 Integrated packetized voice and data switching system 204 1988
4,866,763 Interexchange carrier automatic route selection system 101 1988
4,872,160 Integrated packetized voice and data switching system 180 1988
5,029,200 Voice message system using synthetic speech 71 1989
 
U.S.T.N. SERVICE DBA ITN AND US INTELCO (1)
5,974,052 Frame relay access device and method for transporting SS7 information between signaling points 70 1996
 
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION (18)
4,718,005 Distributed control of alias name usage in networks 136 1984
4,630,262 Method and system for transmitting digitized voice signals as packets of bits 221 1985
4,679,190 Distributed voice-data switching on multi-stage interconnection networks 109 1986
5,159,592 Network address management for a wired network supporting wireless communication to a plurality of mobile users 634 1990
5,347,633 System for selectively intercepting and rerouting data network traffic 51 1991
5,452,350 Subscriber call routing processing system 211 1992
5,333,266 Method and apparatus for message handling in computer systems 617 1992
5,425,028 Protocol selection and address resolution for programs running in heterogeneous networks 137 1992
5,361,256 Inter-domain multicast routing 327 1993
5,539,886 Call management in a collaborative working network 80 1994
5,436,963 Telephone answering method and apparatus 64 1995
5,940,616 Tracker class for object-oriented programming environments 70 1996
5,727,129 Network system for profiling and actively facilitating user activities 630 1996
5,784,617 Resource-capability-based method and system for handling service processor requests 43 1996
6,078,943 Method and apparatus for dynamic interval-based load balancing 142 1997
6,278,693 Communications systems with quality of service parameters 48 1997
6,278,704 Extended telephone services via telephone lines shared for standard telephony and internet access 169 1997
5,901,140 Selective congestion control mechanism for information networks 46 1998
 
Sprint Communications Company L.P. (19)
5,694,463 System for service control point routing 105 1995
5,926,482 Telecommunications apparatus, system, and method with an enhanced signal transfer point 87 1995
5,991,301 Broadband telecommunications system 207 1995
6,181,703 System for managing telecommunications 139 1995
5,825,780 Method, system and apparatus for telecommunications control 158 1995
6,081,525 Broadband telecommunications system 60 1996
5,828,740 Prepaid calling card external/adjunct database processor 226 1996
6,031,840 Telecommunications system 91 1996
5,949,869 Called party control of incoming calls 40 1997
6,314,103 System and method for allocating bandwidth for a call 70 1998
6,108,341 Method, system and apparatus for telecommunications control 17 1998
6,201,812 Method system and apparatus for telecommunications control 19 1998
6,212,193 Method, system and apparatus for telecommunications control 25 1998
6,026,091 ATM gateway system 108 1998
7,085,362 System for managing telecommunications 16 1999
6,298,064 Broadband telecommunications system 35 2000
7,079,534 System and method for allocating bandwidth for a call 17 2001
2003/0169,767 Broadband telecommunications system interface 14 2003
2007/0263,644 GATEWAY SYSTEM TO INTERFACE DIFFERENT COMMUNICATION NETWORKS 22 2007
 
AT&T IPM CORP. (19)
5,440,620 Telecommunications system subscriber profile updating 137 1992
5,479,494 Virtual calling card system 282 1992
5,689,553 Multimedia telecommunications network and service 402 1993
5,463,677 Method and apparatus for facilitating the making of collect calls 51 1993
5,473,677 Telecommunications network architecture and system 131 1993
5,481,603 Intelligent call processing based upon complete identification of calling station 162 1993
5,440,563 Service circuit allocation in large networks 105 1993
5,422,882 ATM networks for narrow band communications 249 1993
5,426,636 ATM distribution networks for narrow band communications 212 1993
5,452,297 Access switches for large ATM networks 244 1993
5,428,608 Call connection technique 293 1993
5,625,677 Simultaneous voice and data communications 129 1993
5,541,927 Method of multicasting 176 1994
5,434,852 Distributed processing architechture for control of broadband and narrowband communications networks 225 1994
5,506,893 Telecommunication network arrangement for providing real time access to call records 249 1994
5,661,792 Completing telecommunications calls in a competitive local and toll enviroment 112 1995
5,617,540 System for binding host name of servers and address of available server in cache within client and for clearing cache prior to client establishes connection 163 1995
5,878,212 System for updating mapping or virtual host names to layer-3 address when multimedia server changes its usage state to busy or not busy 81 1995
5,802,510 Universal directory service 236 1995
 
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT (2)
5,195,128 Communication system, particularly a telephone communication system 46 1991
5,390,335 Method for modifying system configuration data sets in a telecommunications switching system 59 1992
 
CHISSO CORPORATION (2)
4,765,924 Halogen-containing heterocyclic compound and liquid crystal composition 38 1987
4,865,763 Halogen-containing heterocyclic compound and liquid crystal composition 20 1988
 
KEYBANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION (1)
6,112,206 Data collection and dissemination system 67 1997
 
FUJITSU LIMITED (8)
4,933,931 Integrated accounting system 56 1989
5,231,492 Video and audio multiplex transmission system 229 1990
5,559,721 Multi-media information transfer system 102 1992
5,459,775 Service system for interconnecting heterogeneous communication terminals, and communication node device and communication terminal used in the same 40 1994
5,521,924 Telephone subscriber accomodation system in a broadband network 45 1995
5,594,717 Call admission control in ATM network 33 1996
5,959,998 Channel selection method for an ISDN line and an ISDN switching system therefor 21 1996
5,936,958 ATM exchange for monitoring congestion and allocating and transmitting bandwidth-guaranteed and non-bandwidth-guaranteed connection calls 65 1997
 
SOUND VIEW INNOVATIONS, LLC (3)
5,483,527 Terminal adapter for interfacing an ATM network with a STM network 214 1994
5,699,352 Distributed teleconferencing system 35 1995
6,301,609 Assignable associate priorities for user-definable instant messaging buddy groups 686 1999
 
Sprint International Communications Corporation (2)
5,113,499 Telecommunication access management system for a packet switching network 197 1989
5,164,938 Bandwidth seizing in integrated services networks 143 1991
 
ORANGE (1)
2005/0191,989 Method and apparatus for generating billing data in a telecommunications system 33 2005
 
AT&T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY II, L.P. (1)
7,492,886 Method for allocating network resources 34 2007
 
CUFER ASSET LTD. L.L.C. (1)
5,742,596 Network based distributed PBX system 362 1995
 
VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS INC. (1)
6,298,062 System providing integrated services over a computer network 130 1998
 
AERIS COMMUNICATIONS, INC. (1)
6,088,431 Method for transmitting voice or data in a wireless network depending on billing account status 130 1996
 
AVAT CONSULTING L.L.C. (1)
5,864,604 Method of providing message service for limited access telecommunications 122 1997
 
VERIZON CORPORATE SERVICES GROUP INC. (1)
6,128,304 Network presence for a communications system operating over a computer network 182 1998
 
NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION (1)
5,157,390 Method for providing network service in a communication system 55 1990
 
HOLOGIC, INC. (1)
5,594,769 Method and apparatus for obtaining stereotactic mammographic guided needle breast biopsies 75 1995
 
Solram Electronics Ltd. (1)
5,974,043 System and method for communicating information using the public switched telephone network and a wide area network 107 1996
 
AT&T LABS, INC. (1)
6,169,735 ATM-based distributed virtual tandem switching system 122 1999
 
PRAGMATUS VOD LLC (1)
5,604,682 Information service control point which retrieves information as blocks of data and outputs the retrieved data via a communications link 75 1996
 
Global Crossing, Ltd. (1)
6,643,362 Call-processing system and method 44 2001
 
VOICE-TEL ENTERPRISES, INC. (1)
5,163,080 Voice messaging 37 1989
 
Global Crossing, North America (1)
6,279,038 Client interface 67 1998
 
ROCKSTAR BIDCO, LP (1)
5,329,578 Personal communication service with mobility manager 793 1992
 
GLOBAL CROSSING TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC. (14)
5,590,181 Call-processing system and method 171 1993
5,483,587 System and method for call conferencing 145 1994
5,646,982 System and method for message delivery 131 1994
5,799,156 System for determining an alternative application to receive message from first application when the number of times to resend the message to second application is exceeded 75 1995
5,873,099 System and method for maintaining redundant databases 53 1995
5,586,175 Call-processing system and method 82 1995
5,633,919 Real-time billing system for a call processing system 100 1995
5,854,833 Processing using DEF records 59 1995
5,615,251 Real-time reconfiguration 32 1995
5,638,430 Call validation system 101 1995
6,016,343 Call-processing system and method 71 1996
5,867,566 Real-time billing system for a call processing system 64 1996
6,263,372 Method and apparatus for interfacing two or more applications in a client server 46 1998
2006/0251,226 Call-processing system and method 26 2006
 
Multi-Tech Systems, Inc. (3)
5,452,289 Computer-based multifunction personal communications system 360 1993
5,500,859 Voice and data transmission system 56 1994
5,812,534 Voice over data conferencing for a computer-based personal communications system 97 1996
 
INFOINTERACTIVE INCORPORATED (1)
5,809,128 Method and apparatus permitting notification and control of blocked incoming calls over a data network 458 1996
 
ISLIP TECHNOLOGIES LLC (1)
5,918,179 Communication system and method using two-way paging to provide call control 27 1995
 
VOICE CONTROL SYSTEMS, INC. (1)
5,881,134 Intelligent call processing platform for home telephone system 98 1996
 
EPSTEIN DRANGEL LLP (1)
5,425,085 Least cost routing device for separate connection into phone line 128 1994
 
AT&T Bell Laboratories (16)
4,979,206 Directory assistance systems 196 1989
5,023,868 Automated call handling apparatus 256 1990
5,195,086 Multiple call control method in a multimedia conferencing system 354 1990
5,195,085 Communication link identifier 63 1990
5,243,645 Automatic system for forwarding of calls 222 1990
5,223,699 Recording and billing system 145 1990
5,237,604 Arrangement for serving a telephone office code from two switching systems 114 1991
5,208,848 Telecommunications call processing 67 1991
5,206,901 Method and apparatus for alerting multiple telephones for an incoming call 236 1991
5,226,075 Method of and apparatus for numbering and routing calls through a communication network 68 1992
5,287,199 Facsimile message processing and routing system 181 1992
5,311,583 International priority calling system with callback features 117 1992
5,325,421 Voice directed communications system platform 179 1992
5,327,421 Apparatus for interfacing between telecommunications call signals and broadband signals 352 1992
5,345,446 Establishing telecommunications call paths in broadband communication networks 325 1992
5,365,524 Establishing telecommunications call paths between clustered switching entities 242 1992
 
MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING, LLC (1)
5,748,468 Prioritized co-processor resource manager and method 251 1995
 
ONTOS, INC. (1)
5,826,268 Secure multilevel object oriented database management system 164 1996
 
GENESYS TELECOMMUNICATIONS LABORATORIES, INC. (2)
5,915,012 System and method for operating a plurality of call centers 133 1997
5,970,065 Uniform control of mixed platforms in telephony 81 1997
 
QUALCOMM INCORPORATED (1)
5,953,322 Cellular internet telephone 202 1997
 
VERIZON PATENT AND LICENSING INC. (107)
5,012,511 Method of and system for control of special services by remote access 148 1990
5,204,894 Personal electronic directory 164 1990
5,260,986 Group notification service and system 177 1991
5,200,993 Public telephone network including a distributed imaging system 158 1991
5,247,571 Area wide centrex 395 1992
5,353,331 Personal communications service using wireline/wireless integration 566 1992
5,418,844 Automatic access to information service providers 179 1992
5,475,732 Common channeling signaling network maintenance and testing 118 1993
5,422,941 Extension of centrex services 118 1993
5,475,737 Toll saver for centralized messaging systems 77 1993
5,703,935 Automated telephone operator services 118 1994
5,469,496 Personal communications service using wireline/wireless integration 199 1994
5,572,583 Advanced intelligent network with intelligent peripherals interfaced to the integrated services control point 322 1994
5,608,447 Full service network 173 1994
5,541,917 Video and TELCO network control functionality 277 1994
5,583,920 Intelligent peripheral in video dial tone network 289 1994
5,436,957 Subscriber control of access restrictions on a plurality of the subscriber's telephone lines 200 1994
5,551,025 Relational database system for storing different types of data 81 1994
5,680,442 Voice mail communication with call blocking 97 1994
5,619,562 Method and system for remotely activating/changing subscriber services in a public switched telephone network 90 1995
5,506,887 Personal communications service using wireline/wireless integration 215 1995
5,524,145 Incoming call completion threshold restriction 95 1995
5,706,286 SS7 gateway 164 1995
5,625,404 Method and system for accessing multimedia data over public switched telephone network 145 1995
5,692,039 Improved data transmission via a public switched telephone network 156 1995
5,610,972 Personal communications service using wireline/wireless integration 220 1995
5,664,005 Personal communications service using wireline/wireless integration 210 1995
5,758,281 Personal communications service using wireline/wireless integration 237 1995
5,781,620 Method and system for toll carrier selection 85 1995
5,617,422 High speed interface in a telecommunications network 45 1995
5,712,903 Split intelligent peripheral for broadband and narrowband services 253 1995
5,586,177 Intelligent signal transfer point (ISTP) 226 1995
5,621,787 Prepaid cash card 309 1995
5,915,008 System and method for changing advanced intelligent network services from customer premises equipment 412 1995
5,661,782 Voice mail communication with call blocking 95 1995
5,812,639 Message communication via common signaling channel 236 1995
5,838,682 Method and apparatus for establishing communications with a remote node on a switched network based on hypertext dialing information received from a packet network 409 1995
5,751,707 AIN interaction through wireless digital video network 228 1995
5,754,641 Method of screening outgoing calls via a video display 45 1995
5,805,682 Method for delivering call related information to a video display 96 1995
5,825,862 Method of altering the destination telephone number of an incoming call 141 1995
6,041,109 Telecommunications system having separate switch intelligence and switch fabric 79 1995
5,774,530 Telecommunications network circuit usage measurement 65 1996
6,285,745 Analog terminal internet access 118 1996
5,712,906 Communications systems supporting shared multimedia session 109 1996
6,118,936 Signaling network management system for converting network events into standard form and then correlating the standard form events with topology and maintenance information 93 1996
6,438,218 Internet telephone service 28 1996
5,787,160 Intelligent routing of special service calls 101 1996
6,069,890 Internet telephone service 458 1996
5,793,771 Communication gateway 184 1996
5,912,887 System and method for implementing user-to-user data transfer services 71 1996
6,125,113 Internet telephone service 141 1996
5,923,659 Telecommunications network 216 1996
6,021,126 Telecommunication number portability 181 1996
6,014,379 Telecommunications custom calling services 159 1996
5,867,495 System, method and article of manufacture for communications utilizing calling, plans in a hybrid network 725 1996
5,999,525 Method for video telephony over a hybrid network 668 1996
* 6,335,927 System and method for providing requested quality of service in a hybrid network 563 1996
6,754,181 System and method for a directory service supporting a hybrid communication system architecture 474 1996
6,195,425 Telecommunications system with wide area internetwork control 106 1996
6,292,478 Telecommunications system 111 1996
6,546,003 Telecommunications system 69 1996
6,078,582 Internet long distance telephone service 181 1996
* 5,892,822 Method of and system for call routing compliant with international regulatory routing requirements 102 1996
6,064,653 Internetwork gateway to gateway alternative communication 260 1997
5,940,598 Telecommunications network to internetwork universal server 213 1997
6,122,255 Internet telephone service with mediation 146 1997
6,075,783 Internet phone to PSTN cellular/PCS system 185 1997
6,104,711 Enhanced internet domain name server 184 1997
6,205,139 Automatic called party locator over internet 69 1997
6,215,790 Automatic called party locator over internet with provisioning 104 1997
6,542,497 Public wireless/cordless internet gateway 132 1997
6,574,216 Packet data network voice call quality monitoring 107 1997
6,243,374 Telecommunications custom calling services using voice mail 81 1997
6,292,479 Transport of caller identification information through diverse communication networks 127 1997
6,870,827 Voice call alternative routing through PSTN and internet networks 64 1997
5,915,005 Method and system for toll charge and rate inquiry service for portable numbers 28 1997
5,958,016 Internet-web link for access to intelligent network service control 555 1997
5,966,431 SS7 gateway 72 1997
* 6,137,869 Network session management 270 1997
6,157,636 Network session management with gateway-directory services and authorization control 67 1997
6,157,648 Network session management 179 1997
6,292,481 Inter-carrier signaling and usage accounting architecture for internet telephony 79 1997
6,839,340 Network session management 133 1997
6,154,445 Telephony communication via varied redundant networks 96 1997
6,011,975 Method of personal communications service using wireline/wireless integration detecting a predetermined event during process of a call 202 1997
6,295,292 Inbound gateway authorization processing for inter-carrier internet telephony 68 1997
6,289,010 Inbound gateway authorization processing for inter-carrier internet telephony 47 1998
6,018,567 Maintenance operations console for an advanced intelligent network 145 1998
6,493,353 Communications signaling gateway and system for an advanced service node 40 1998
6,332,023 Method of and system for providing services in a communications network 36 1998
6,181,695 Telecommunications network 39 1998
6,625,170 Telecommunications network 38 1999
6,430,275 Enhanced signaling for terminating resource 69 1999
6,098,094 Method and system for an intelligent distributed network architecture 97 1999
6,260,067 Intelligent call platform for an intelligent distributed network 40 1999
6,480,588 Methods for providing prepaid telephony service via an internet protocol network system 57 1999
6,711,241 Internet telephone service 39 1999
6,330,250 Telecommunications network 52 2000
7,012,898 Telephony communication via varied redundant networks 47 2000
6,539,015 Automatic called party locator over internet 29 2001
2002/0064,149 System and method for providing requested quality of service in a hybrid network 361 2001
6,885,678 Telecommunications network 42 2002
2003/0198,218 Packet data network voice call quality monitoring 23 2003
2004/0039,846 Contact server for call center 32 2003
2005/0021,713 Intelligent network 41 2004
2009/0022,147 TELEPHONY COMMUNICATION VIA VARIED REDUNDANT NETWORKS 12 2008
 
HAIVISION SYSTEMS INC. (1)
5,680,392 Multimedia multipoint telecommunications reservation systems 175 1996
 
ERICSSON AB (1)
5,953,338 Dynamic control processes and systems for asynchronous transfer mode networks 245 1996
 
CF CAPITAL LIMITED (1)
5,722,067 Security cellular telecommunications system 193 1994
 
ENTERASYS NETWORKS, INC. (2)
5,309,437 Bridge-like internet protocol router 320 1990
5,430,727 Multiple protocol routing 261 1994
 
COOPER T.G.S. L.L.C. (1)
6,226,287 System and method for integrating voice on network with traditional telephony 37 1998
 
VOICECOM TELECOMMUNICATIONS, LLC (1)
5,689,550 Interface enabling voice messaging systems to interact with communications networks 182 1994
 
STARGAZER SOFTWARE, LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY (1)
* 6,115,458 Method and apparatus for summaries of prepaid instrument transaction activity 264 1995
 
ERICSSON INC. (3)
5,841,764 Method and apparatus for permitting a radio to originate and receive data messages in a data communications network 110 1995
5,661,790 Call back service for a regulatory restrictive area 168 1995
5,774,695 Protocol interface gateway and method of connecting an emulator to a network 108 1996
 
AT&T-BL, AT&T COMMUNICATIONS, INC. (1)
5,018,191 Special service call routing 211 1989
 
Ericsson Messaging Systems Inc. (1)
5,724,406 Call processing system and method for providing a variety of messaging services 95 1994
 
SNAPCHAT, INC. (1)
6,012,088 Automatic configuration for internet access device 640 1996
 
MICOM CORPORATION (1)
6,298,057 System and method for reliability transporting aural information across a network 51 1996
 
SHELL OIL COMPANY (1)
4,730,071 Process for preparing aluminoxanes 38 1986
 
FLAT CONNECTIONS, INC. (1)
5,579,472 Group-oriented communications user interface 224 1994
 
UNISYS CORPORATION (2)
5,633,916 Universal messaging service using single voice grade telephone line within a client/server architecture 226 1994
5,712,908 Apparatus and method for generating call duration billing records utilizing ISUP messages in the CCS/SS7 telecommunications network 174 1996
 
BOBST SA (1)
5,215,011 Device for scanning pale color marks on a printing machine 22 1992
 
AT&T CORP. (38)
5,392,344 Communications network class-of-service routing 78 1991
5,367,566 Common channel signaling message intercept system 104 1991
5,384,831 System for providing personalized telephone calling features 203 1992
5,386,467 Intelligent network communication system 74 1992
5,384,840 Telecommunications system SS7 signaling interface with signal transfer capability 154 1992
5,487,111 Telecommunications system sequence calling 105 1993
5,396,542 Method for use by a telecommunications system in enabling improved attendant services 73 1993
5,495,521 Method and means for preventing fraudulent use of telephone network 114 1993
5,537,470 Method and apparatus for handling in-bound telemarketing calls 239 1994
5,500,889 Method and apparatus for prioritizing a telephone call according to a level of service of an originator 42 1994
5,530,744 Method and system for dynamic customized call routing 317 1994
5,664,102 Intelligent network internetworking access arrangement 139 1995
5,563,882 Process for converting a point-to-point multimedia call to a bridged multimedia call 99 1995
5,517,560 Call billing and measurement methods for redirected calls 99 1995
5,724,355 Network access to internet and stored multimedia services from a terminal supporting the H.320 protocol 210 1995
5,805,587 Call notification feature for a telephone line connected to the internet 604 1995
6,252,869 Data network security system and method 82 1995
6,343,115 Method of announcing an internet call 95 1996
5,982,774 Internet on hold 128 1996
5,905,736 Method for the billing of transactions over the internet 374 1996
5,956,482 Multimedia information service access 125 1996
5,768,513 Multimedia messaging using the internet 163 1996
6,298,120 Intelligent processing for establishing communication over the internet 85 1996
5,946,299 Systems and methods for providing increased server performance, in a communications network 42 1996
5,845,267 System and method for billing for transactions conducted over the internet from within an intranet 349 1996
5,828,844 Internet NCP over ATM 189 1996
5,907,547 System and method for establishing internet communications links 205 1996
5,917,424 Duplicate page sensor system and method 41 1996
6,041,117 Distributed network control and fabric application interface 56 1997
5,987,108 Telephone billing with customer-defined budgeting 67 1997
6,104,704 Methods and apparatus for gathering and processing billing information for internet telephony 122 1997
5,995,606 Client-server architecture using internet and public switched networks 152 1997
6,181,690 Toll-free internet service 43 1997
6,144,667 Network-based method and apparatus for initiating and completing a telephone call via the internet 265 1997
6,134,235 Pots/packet bridge 325 1997
6,374,302 Method and system to provide an action control point master gatekeeper 96 1998
7,274,662 Method for performing segmented resource reservation 78 1999
6,385,193 Wan-based gateway 75 2001
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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (1)
9,351,193 Intermediate networking devices 0 2013
 
RPX CLEARINGHOUSE LLC (2)
* 8,189,747 Internet-based telephone call manager 3 1999
* 8,396,950 Method and apparatus for the fast detection of connectivity loss between devices in a network 5 2001
 
VERIZON PATENT AND LICENSING INC. (4)
9,215,254 Network session management for telephony over hybrid networks 0 2007
8,976,782 Network session management for telephony over hybrid networks 0 2007
8,379,531 Telephony communication via varied redundant networks 4 2008
* 2009/0022,147 TELEPHONY COMMUNICATION VIA VARIED REDUNDANT NETWORKS 12 2008
 
ITSON, INC. (1)
8,547,872 Verifiable and accurate service usage monitoring for intermediate networking devices 6 2012
 
RESEARCH IN MOTION LIMITED (1)
* 2011/0276,701 System and Method to Trigger a Mobile Device in Different Domains Based on Unsuccessful Initialization or Handover 6 2011
 
ALCATEL LUCENT (3)
* 8,254,371 Method and system for routing and security for telephone calls over a packet-switched network 0 2002
* 2002/0150,080 Method and system for routing and security for telephone calls over a packet-switched network 20 2002
8,982,875 Method and system for routing and security for telephone calls over a packet-switched network 0 2012
 
BLACKBERRY LIMITED (2)
9,055,517 System and method of user-directed dynamic domain selection 0 2007
* 2008/0205,386 System and Method of User-Directed Dynamic Domain Selection 11 2007
 
Headwater Partners I LLC (114)
9,137,739 Network based service policy implementation with network neutrality and user privacy 1 2009
8,839,387 Roaming services network and overlay networks 0 2009
8,839,388 Automated device provisioning and activation 1 2009
8,799,451 Verifiable service policy implementation for intermediate networking devices 1 2009
8,675,507 Service profile management with user preference, adaptive policy, network neutrality and user privacy for intermediate networking devices 1 2009
8,630,192 Verifiable and accurate service usage monitoring for intermediate networking devices 4 2009
8,583,781 Simplified service network architecture 5 2009
8,355,337 Network based service profile management with user preference, adaptive policy, network neutrality, and user privacy 26 2009
8,331,901 Device assisted ambient services 11 2009
8,326,958 Service activation tracking system 17 2009
8,321,526 Verifiable device assisted service usage billing with integrated accounting, mediation accounting, and multi-account 11 2009
8,548,428 Device group partitions and settlement platform 34 2010
8,406,748 Adaptive ambient services 9 2010
8,402,111 Device assisted services install 2 2010
8,391,834 Security techniques for device assisted services 52 2010
8,346,225 Quality of service for device assisted services 28 2010
* 2010/0198,698 ADAPTIVE AMBIENT SERVICES 130 2010
8,340,634 Enhanced roaming services and converged carrier networks with device assisted services and a proxy 2 2010
8,635,335 System and method for wireless network offloading 5 2011
8,589,541 Device-assisted services for protecting network capacity 35 2011
8,626,115 Wireless network service interfaces 29 2011
8,832,777 Adapting network policies based on device service processor configuration 0 2011
8,898,293 Service offer set publishing to device agent with on-device service selection 3 2011
8,667,131 Service offer set publishing to device agent with on-device service selection 0 2011
8,924,469 Enterprise access control and accounting allocation for access networks 1 2011
8,924,543 Service design center for device assisted services 0 2011
8,892,729 Service design center for device assisted services 0 2011
8,725,123 Communications device with secure data path processing agents 4 2011
8,700,010 Communications device with secure data path processing agents 0 2011
8,745,191 System and method for providing user notifications 1 2011
8,893,009 End user device that secures an association of application to service policy with an application certificate check 1 2011
8,793,758 Security, fraud detection, and fraud mitigation in device-assisted services systems 3 2011
8,897,743 Verifiable device assisted service usage billing with integrated accounting, mediation accounting, and multi-account 0 2011
8,351,898 Verifiable device assisted service usage billing with integrated accounting, mediation accounting, and multi-account 114 2011
8,606,911 Flow tagging for service policy implementation 11 2012
9,014,026 Network based service profile management with user preference, adaptive policy, network neutrality, and user privacy 0 2012
8,516,552 Verifiable service policy implementation for intermediate networking devices 49 2012
8,437,271 Verifiable and accurate service usage monitoring for intermediate networking devices 3 2012
8,531,986 Network tools for analysis, design, testing, and production of services 5 2012
8,713,630 Verifiable service policy implementation for intermediate networking devices 4 2012
8,477,652 Verifiable and accurate service usage monitoring for intermediate networking devices 0 2012
8,467,312 Verifiable and accurate service usage monitoring for intermediate networking devices 3 2012
9,179,308 Network tools for analysis, design, testing, and production of services 0 2012
8,478,667 Automated device provisioning and activation 4 2012
* 8,396,458 Automated device provisioning and activation 36 2012
* 8,385,916 Automated device provisioning and activation 10 2012
* 2012/0210,391 Automated Device Provisioning and Activation 11 2012
* 2012/0209,750 Automated Device Provisioning and Activation 7 2012
* 8,406,733 Automated device provisioning and activation 6 2012
* 2012/0214,441 Automated Device Provisioning and Activation 17 2012
8,441,989 Open transaction central billing system 3 2012
8,634,805 Device assisted CDR creation aggregation, mediation and billing 2 2012
8,868,455 Adaptive ambient services 0 2012
8,924,549 Network based ambient services 0 2012
8,527,630 Adaptive ambient services 3 2012
8,898,079 Network based ambient services 0 2012
8,688,099 Open development system for access service providers 1 2012
8,666,364 Verifiable device assisted service usage billing with integrated accounting, mediation accounting, and multi-account 2 2012
8,655,339 Open development system for access service providers 0 2012
8,588,110 Verifiable device assisted service usage billing with integrated accounting, mediation accounting, and multi-account 1 2012
8,903,452 Device assisted ambient services 0 2012
8,897,744 Device assisted ambient services 0 2012
8,630,617 Device group partitions and settlement platform 0 2012
8,634,821 Device assisted services install 1 2012
8,630,611 Automated device provisioning and activation 0 2012
8,631,102 Automated device provisioning and activation 0 2012
8,667,571 Automated device provisioning and activation 0 2012
8,631,479 Automated device provisioning and activation 0 2012
8,639,935 Automated device provisioning and activation 0 2012
9,247,450 Quality of service for device assisted services 0 2012
9,204,282 Enhanced roaming services and converged carrier networks with device assisted services and a proxy 0 2012
8,630,630 Enhanced roaming services and converged carrier networks with device assisted services and a proxy 2 2012
9,198,042 Security techniques for device assisted services 0 2013
8,639,811 Automated device provisioning and activation 0 2013
8,640,198 Automated device provisioning and activation 0 2013
8,724,554 Open transaction central billing system 0 2013
8,635,678 Automated device provisioning and activation 0 2013
8,695,073 Automated device provisioning and activation 0 2013
8,737,957 Automated device provisioning and activation 0 2013
8,666,365 Automated device provisioning and activation 0 2013
8,570,908 Automated device provisioning and activation 1 2013
8,797,908 Automated device provisioning and activation 1 2013
8,745,220 System and method for providing user notifications 2 2013
9,270,559 Service policy implementation for an end-user device having a control application or a proxy agent for routing an application traffic flow 0 2013
9,253,663 Controlling mobile device communications on a roaming network based on device state 0 2013
9,026,079 Wireless network service interfaces 0 2014
8,886,162 Restricting end-user device communications over a wireless access network associated with a cost 0 2014
8,788,661 Device assisted CDR creation, aggregation, mediation and billing 1 2014
8,948,025 Remotely configurable device agent for packet routing 0 2014
9,037,127 Device agent for remote user configuration of wireless network access 1 2014
9,094,311 Techniques for attribution of mobile device data traffic to initiating end-user application 0 2014
9,059,913 Techniques for attribution of device data traffic to initiating end-user application 0 2014
9,179,315 Mobile device with data service monitoring, categorization, and display for different applications and networks 0 2015
9,179,316 Mobile device with user controls and policy agent to control application access to device location data 1 2015
9,232,403 Mobile device with common secure wireless message service serving multiple applications 0 2015
9,198,117 Network system with common secure wireless message service serving multiple applications on multiple wireless devices 0 2015
9,173,104 Mobile device with device agents to detect a disallowed access to a requested mobile data service and guide a multi-carrier selection and activation sequence 0 2015
9,215,159 Data usage monitoring for media data services used by applications 0 2015
9,179,359 Wireless end-user device with differentiated network access status for different device applications 0 2015
9,137,701 Wireless end-user device with differentiated network access for background and foreground device applications 0 2015
9,143,976 Wireless end-user device with differentiated network access and access status for background and foreground device applications 0 2015
9,154,428 Wireless end-user device with differentiated network access selectively applied to different applications 0 2015
9,204,374 Multicarrier over-the-air cellular network activation server 0 2015
9,225,797 System for providing an adaptive wireless ambient service to a mobile device 0 2015
9,277,445 Wireless end-user device with differential traffic control policy list and applying foreground classification to wireless data service 0 2015
9,198,074 Wireless end-user device with differential traffic control policy list and applying foreground classification to roaming wireless data service 0 2015
9,319,913 Wireless end-user device with secure network-provided differential traffic control policy list 0 2015
9,215,613 Wireless end-user device with differential traffic control policy list having limited user control 0 2015
9,198,075 Wireless end-user device with differential traffic control policy list applicable to one of several wireless modems 0 2015
9,277,433 Wireless end-user device with policy-based aggregation of network activity requested by applications 0 2015
9,271,184 Wireless end-user device with per-application data limit and traffic control policy list limiting background application traffic 0 2015
9,198,076 Wireless end-user device with power-control-state-based wireless network access policy for background applications 0 2015
9,258,735 Device-assisted services for protecting network capacity 0 2015
9,220,027 Wireless end-user device with policy-based controls for WWAN network usage and modem state changes requested by specific applications 0 2015
 
Headwater Partners II LLC (1)
9,154,826 Distributing content and service launch objects to mobile devices 0 2012
 
OPEN INVENTION NETWORK, LLC (2)
* 8,595,296 Method and apparatus for automatically data streaming a multiparty conference session 5 2007
* 2008/0104,171 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR AUTOMATICALLY DATA STREAMING A MULTIPARTY CONFERENCE SESSION 10 2007
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