Network session management

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7948968
APP PUB NO 20050152340A1
SERIAL NO

10979317

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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 OwnerAddressTotal Patents
VERIZON PATENT AND LICENSING INC.BASKING RIDGE, NJ4860

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Balkovich, Edward E Potomac, US 11 1248
Gadre, Jayant G Oakton, US 11 1248
Goodman, William D Collegeville, US 23 1850
Voit, Eric A Baltimore, US 61 4406
White, Patrick E Vienna, US 23 3009
Young, David E Silver Spring, US 55 2422

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