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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VERIZON PATENT AND LICENSING INC.BASKING RIDGE, NJ3635

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Balkovich, Edward E Potomac, MD 10 836
Gadre, Jayant G Oakton, VA 10 836
Goodman, William D Collegeville, PA 25 1266
Voit, Eric A Bethesda, MD 60 3196
White, Patrick E Vienna, VA 27 2118
Young, David E Silver Spring, MD 53 1738

Cited Art Landscape

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VERIZON PATENT AND LICENSING INC. (109)
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5,200,993 Public telephone network including a distributed imaging system 138 1991
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6,041,109 Telecommunications system having separate switch intelligence and switch fabric 74 1995
5,774,530 Telecommunications network circuit usage measurement 60 1996
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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 80 1996
6,438,218 Internet telephone service 24 1996
5,787,160 Intelligent routing of special service calls 87 1996
6,069,890 Internet telephone service 419 1996
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5,912,887 System and method for implementing user-to-user data transfer services 63 1996
6,125,113 Internet telephone service 121 1996
5,923,659 Telecommunications network 200 1996
6,021,126 Telecommunication number portability 162 1996
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6,195,425 Telecommunications system with wide area internetwork control 91 1996
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6,104,711 Enhanced internet domain name server 157 1997
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6,574,216 Packet data network voice call quality monitoring 98 1997
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6,870,827 Voice call alternative routing through PSTN and internet networks 55 1997
5,915,005 Method and system for toll charge and rate inquiry service for portable numbers 20 1997
5,958,016 Internet-web link for access to intelligent network service control 504 1997
5,966,431 SS7 gateway 65 1997
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6,292,481 Inter-carrier signaling and usage accounting architecture for internet telephony 72 1997
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6,295,292 Inbound gateway authorization processing for inter-carrier internet telephony 59 1997
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BROADCOM CORPORATION (59)
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5,313,053 Laser scanner module having integral interfacing with hand-held data capture terminal 47 1992
5,322,991 Compact hand-held RF data terminal 61 1993
5,602,854 Wireless personal local area network utilizing removable radio frequency modules with digital interfaces and idle sense communication protocol 56 1993
5,590,346 Antenna cap for computer device utilizing a radio card 50 1993
5,680,633 Modular, portable data processing terminal for use in a radio frequency communication network 93 1993
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5,555,276 Method of and apparatus for controlling modulation of digital signals in frequency-modulated transmissions 36 1994
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5,696,903 Hierarchical communications system using microlink, data rate switching, frequency hopping and vehicular local area networking 332 1994
6,006,100 Multi-level, hierarchical radio-frequency communication system 180 1994
5,539,193 Modular hand-held data entry system 51 1994
5,394,436 Radio frequency local area network 88 1994
5,708,833 Antenna cap, antenna connectors and telephone line connectors for computer devices utilizing radio and modem cards 60 1994
5,425,051 Radio frequency communication network having adaptive parameters 217 1994
5,515,303 Hand-held computerized data collection terminal with rechargeable battery pack sensor and battery power conservation 99 1994
5,541,398 Compact hand-held RF data terminal 51 1995
5,539,194 Modular hand-held data entry system 61 1995
5,805,807 Multilevel data communication system including local and host systems 68 1995
5,747,786 Communication module for a data capture system 44 1995
5,862,171 Radio frequency communication network having adaptive communication parameters 48 1995
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5,726,984 Hierarchical data collection network supporting packetized voice communications among wireless terminals and telephones 470 1995
5,617,343 Portable work station and data collection terminal including switchable multi purpose touch screen display 27 1995
5,682,379 Wireless personal local area network 173 1996
5,917,175 Modular hand-held data entry system with voice interface 23 1996
6,023,147 Hand held computerized data collection terminal with rechargeable battery pack sensor and battery power conservation 100 1996
5,748,619 Communication network providing wireless and hard-wired dynamic routing 103 1996
5,850,358 Portable work station and data collection terminal including switchable multi purpose touch screen display 34 1997
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INTERMEC IP CORP. (53)
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5,317,691 Data communication system with communicating and recharging docking apparatus for hand-held terminal 82 1992
5,371,858 Data communication system for assigning addresses to hand-held data terminals 41 1992
5,359,185 Chromatic ranging method and apparatus for reading optically readable information over a substantial range of distances 72 1992
5,308,966 Hand-held instant bar code reader having automatic focus control for operation over a range of distances 123 1992
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5,465,207 Vehicle data system 53 1992
5,216,233 Versatile RF terminal-scanner system 88 1992
5,289,378 Vehicle lan with adapters for coupling portable data terminals 89 1993
5,331,580 Data capture system with communicating and recharging docking apparatus, and modular printer and hand-held data terminal means cooperable therewith 78 1993
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5,640,001 Hand-held instant bar code reader having automatic focus control for operation over a range of distances 79 1994
5,408,382 Terminal and docking mechanism with open channel members and guide rollers 99 1994
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5,625,555 Data communication system with adapter for removable coupling of portable data terminals 31 1995
5,544,010 Portable electronic device docking system 90 1995
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6,049,813 Portable work station-type data collection system 140 1996
5,888,087 One-handed dock for a portable data collection terminal 43 1996
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5,386,467 Intelligent network communication system 70 1992
5,384,840 Telecommunications system SS7 signaling interface with signal transfer capability 145 1992
5,487,111 Telecommunications system sequence calling 97 1993
5,396,542 Method for use by a telecommunications system in enabling improved attendant services 64 1993
5,495,521 Method and means for preventing fraudulent use of telephone network 104 1993
5,537,470 Method and apparatus for handling in-bound telemarketing calls 220 1994
5,500,889 Method and apparatus for prioritizing a telephone call according to a level of service of an originator 38 1994
5,530,744 Method and system for dynamic customized call routing 293 1994
5,664,102 Intelligent network internetworking access arrangement 128 1995
5,563,882 Process for converting a point-to-point multimedia call to a bridged multimedia call 88 1995
5,517,560 Call billing and measurement methods for redirected calls 85 1995
5,724,355 Network access to internet and stored multimedia services from a terminal supporting the H.320 protocol 195 1995
5,805,587 Call notification feature for a telephone line connected to the internet 550 1995
6,252,869 Data network security system and method 70 1995
6,343,115 Method of announcing an internet call 82 1996
5,982,774 Internet on hold 111 1996
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5,956,482 Multimedia information service access 88 1996
5,768,513 Multimedia messaging using the internet 141 1996
6,298,120 Intelligent processing for establishing communication over the internet 71 1996
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5,995,606 Client-server architecture using internet and public switched networks 125 1997
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Bell Telephone Laboratories, Incorporated (24)
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4,577,066 Telephone interexchange call routing 118 1983
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4,713,806 Communication system control arrangement 227 1986
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AT&T IPM CORP. (19)
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5,479,494 Virtual calling card system 265 1992
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5,463,677 Method and apparatus for facilitating the making of collect calls 47 1993
5,473,677 Telecommunications network architecture and system 124 1993
5,481,603 Intelligent call processing based upon complete identification of calling station 150 1993
5,440,563 Service circuit allocation in large networks 101 1993
5,422,882 ATM networks for narrow band communications 242 1993
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5,452,297 Access switches for large ATM networks 234 1993
5,428,608 Call connection technique 270 1993
5,625,677 Simultaneous voice and data communications 116 1993
5,541,927 Method of multicasting 166 1994
5,434,852 Distributed processing architechture for control of broadband and narrowband communications networks 220 1994
5,506,893 Telecommunication network arrangement for providing real time access to call records 225 1994
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INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION (19)
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5,452,350 Subscriber call routing processing system 194 1992
5,333,266 Method and apparatus for message handling in computer systems 565 1992
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5,361,256 Inter-domain multicast routing 315 1993
5,539,886 Call management in a collaborative working network 75 1994
5,436,963 Telephone answering method and apparatus 59 1995
5,940,616 Tracker class for object-oriented programming environments 66 1996
5,727,129 Network system for profiling and actively facilitating user activities 560 1996
5,784,617 Resource-capability-based method and system for handling service processor requests 39 1996
6,012,088 Automatic configuration for internet access device 577 1996
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Sprint Communications Company L.P. (19)
5,694,463 System for service control point routing 99 1995
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5,991,301 Broadband telecommunications system 195 1995
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5,825,780 Method, system and apparatus for telecommunications control 153 1995
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5,828,740 Prepaid calling card external/adjunct database processor 171 1996
6,031,840 Telecommunications system 85 1996
5,949,869 Called party control of incoming calls 35 1997
6,314,103 System and method for allocating bandwidth for a call 65 1998
6,108,341 Method, system and apparatus for telecommunications control 13 1998
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6,298,064 Broadband telecommunications system 28 2000
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AT&T Bell Laboratories (16)
4,979,206 Directory assistance systems 184 1989
5,023,868 Automated call handling apparatus 249 1990
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5,208,848 Telecommunications call processing 61 1991
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5,287,199 Facsimile message processing and routing system 164 1992
5,311,583 International priority calling system with callback features 103 1992
5,325,421 Voice directed communications system platform 165 1992
5,327,421 Apparatus for interfacing between telecommunications call signals and broadband signals 332 1992
5,345,446 Establishing telecommunications call paths in broadband communication networks 314 1992
5,365,524 Establishing telecommunications call paths between clustered switching entities 237 1992
 
CISCO TECHNOLOGY, INC. (14)
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5,687,167 Method for preempting connections in high speed packet switching networks 164 1995
5,668,857 Communication server apparatus and method 254 1996
5,999,524 Dial access switching interface for frame relay 24 1996
6,028,858 ANI-dormant connections for frame relay 38 1996
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5,878,130 Communications system and method for operating same 142 1998
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GLOBAL CROSSING TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC. (14)
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TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ERICSSON (PUBL) (14)
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5,742,675 Method and apparatus for automatically distributing calls to available logged-in call handling agents 162 1995
5,828,737 Communications service billing based on bandwidth use 129 1995
5,870,565 Telecommunications management network connected to a common channel signaling network 104 1996
5,956,391 Billing in the internet 211 1997
6,125,126 Method and apparatus for selective call forwarding 101 1997
6,134,433 System and method of forwarding data calls in a radio telecommunications network 69 1997
6,144,647 Communication system, mobile services switching center and method for establishing a multi-dialogue communication between subscriber stations 46 1997
6,212,162 Arrangement and method relating to packet flow control 32 1998
2004/0146,037 Hierarchical data collection network supporting packetized voice communications among wireless terminals and telephones 36 2004
7,295,830 Method and apparatus for charging of communications services 19 2005
 
INNOVATIO IP VENTURES (13)
5,295,154 Radio frequency local area network 310 1993
5,428,636 Radio frequency local area network 166 1993
5,673,031 Redundant radio frequency network having a roaming terminal communication protocol 126 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 146 1995
5,504,746 Radio frequency local area network 142 1995
5,844,893 System for coupling host computer meanswith base transceiver units on a local area network 79 1995
5,940,771 Network supporting roaming, sleeping terminals 265 1995
6,046,992 Radio frequency local area network 93 1998
6,826,165 Radio frequency local area network 23 2000
6,714,559 Redundant radio frequency network having a roaming terminal communication protocol 63 2001
2005/0078,647 Radio frequency local area network 19 2004
2006/0007,951 Redundant radio frequency network having a roaming terminal communication protocol 14 2005
2006/0062,240 Redundant radio frequency network having a roaming terminal communication protocol 12 2005
 
LUCENT TECHNOLOGIES INC. (13)
4,922,486 User to network interface protocol for packet communications networks 320 1988
5,390,175 Inter-cell switching unit for narrow band ATM networks 157 1993
5,559,871 Call charge control and notification 103 1994
5,551,035 Method and apparatus for inter-object communication in an object-oriented program controlled system 231 1995
5,583,564 Intelligent call forwarding with videophone display of forwarding destination 115 1995
5,608,446 Apparatus and method for combining high bandwidth and low bandwidth data transfer 326 1995
5,590,127 Multimedia conference call providing adjustable bandwidth for individual communication terminals 63 1995
5,583,929 Customer oriented telecommunications network 42 1995
5,737,333 Method and apparatus for interconnecting ATM-attached hosts with telephone-network attached hosts 203 1995
6,021,263 Management of ATM virtual circuits with resources reservation protocol 208 1996
6,449,259 Communication controller 103 1997
5,930,343 Toll call rate provider 41 1997
7,170,887 Methods and apparatus for providing voice communications through a packet network 23 2001
 
INTERMEC TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION (12)
5,123,064 Hand-held data entry system and removable signature pad module therefor 67 1989
5,227,614 Core computer processor module, and peripheral shell module assembled to form a pocket size data capture unit 291 1989
5,349,678 Versatile RF data capture system 152 1991
5,410,141 Hand-held data capture system with interchangable modules 519 1992
5,349,497 Detachable handle structures for terminals 67 1992
5,468,947 Pocket size data capture unit with processor and shell modules 91 1993
5,517,434 Data capture system with communicating and recharging docking apparatus and hand-held data terminal means cooperable therewith 61 1993
5,568,645 Versatile RF data capture system 134 1994
5,598,487 Hand-held data entry system removable signature pad 45 1994
5,671,436 Versatile RF data capture system 134 1995
5,987,499 Versatile RF data capture system 52 1996
6,621,942 Data capture apparatus with handwritten data receiving component 15 1998
 
AVAYA INC. (10)
5,034,975 Voice announcement device for improving functionality of multi-line telephones 30 1989
5,524,137 Multi-media messaging system 192 1993
5,625,407 Seamless multimedia conferencing system using an enhanced multipoint control unit and enhanced endpoint devices 118 1994
5,701,295 Variable communication bandwidth for providing automatic call back and call hold 48 1995
5,754,639 Method and apparatus for queuing a call to the best split 205 1995
5,812,795 Automatic addressing of messages and message components of different media 104 1996
6,385,191 Extending internet calls to a telephony call center 78 1996
6,192,050 Method and apparatus for inquiry response via internet 111 1997
6,760,429 Web based agent backed system that provides streaming multimedia support 59 2000
6,690,788 Integrated work management engine for customer care in a communication system 105 2000
 
STRAIGHT PATH IP GROUP, INC. (9)
6,108,704 Point-to-point internet protocol 168 1995
6,131,121 Point-to-point computer network communication utility utilizing dynamically assigned network protocol addresses 221 1996
6,185,184 Directory server for providing dynamically assigned network protocol addresses 218 1996
6,226,678 Method and apparatus for dynamically defining data communication utilities 107 1996
7,149,208 Method and apparatus for providing caller identification based responses in a computer telephony environment 47 1996
6,687,738 Establishing an internet telephone call using e-mail 17 1999
6,701,365 Point-to-point internet protocol 20 1999
6,829,645 Method and apparatus for establishing point-to-point communications over a computer network 14 1999
6,513,066 Establishing a point-to-point internet communication 34 1999
 
FUJITSU LIMITED (8)
4,933,931 Integrated accounting system 50 1989
5,231,492 Video and audio multiplex transmission system 214 1990
5,559,721 Multi-media information transfer system 93 1992
5,459,775 Service system for interconnecting heterogeneous communication terminals, and communication node device and communication terminal used in the same 35 1994
5,521,924 Telephone subscriber accomodation system in a broadband network 38 1995
5,594,717 Call admission control in ATM network 29 1996
5,959,998 Channel selection method for an ISDN line and an ISDN switching system therefor 17 1996
5,936,958 ATM exchange for monitoring congestion and allocating and transmitting bandwidth-guaranteed and non-bandwidth-guaranteed connection calls 61 1997
 
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. (6)
5,375,068 Video teleconferencing for networked workstations 303 1992
5,526,489 System for reverse address resolution for remote network device independent of its physical address 226 1993
5,475,817 Object oriented distributed computing system processing request to other object model with code mapping by object managers located by manager of object managers 240 1993
5,477,531 Method and apparatus for testing a packet-based network 249 1993
5,627,886 System and method for detecting fraudulent network usage patterns using real-time network monitoring 327 1995
5,781,550 Transparent and secure network gateway 281 1996
 
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 98 1991
5,604,737 Voice communication system and voice communication method 289 1994
5,654,957 Packet communication system 128 1995
5,651,006 Hierarchical network management system 235 1995
5,625,675 Voice mail communication system 123 1995
6,600,735 Internet telephone connection method, bandwidth controller and gate keeper 89 1999
 
INTEL CORPORATION (6)
5,434,913 Audio subsystem for computer-based conferencing system 157 1993
5,490,247 Video subsystem for computer-based conferencing system 168 1993
5,493,568 Media dependent module interface for computer-based conferencing system 106 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 594 1995
5,835,723 Dynamic assignment of multicast addresses 135 1995
6,006,253 Method and apparatus to provide a backchannel for receiver terminals in a loosely-coupled conference 103 1997
 
MOTOROLA MOBILITY LLC (6)
5,729,544 Method for transmitting data packets based on message type 109 1994
5,455,821 Communication system resource allocation method 58 1994
5,603,085 Method of allocating communication resources in a communication system 70 1996
5,737,404 Distributed signaling system seven call handling system 27 1996
5,903,558 Method and system for maintaining a guaranteed quality of service in data transfers within a communications system 160 1996
6,018,360 Method of switching a call to a multipoint conference call in a H.323 communication compliant environment 55 1998
 
NET2PHONE, INC. (6)
5,712,907 Pro-active message delivery system and method 192 1996
6,137,792 Method and apparatus for enabling transmission of data packets over a bypass circuit-switched public telephone connection 83 1996
6,347,085 Method and apparatus for establishing communications between packet-switched and circuit-switched networks 107 1997
6,594,254 Domain name server architecture for translating telephone number domain names into network protocol addresses 98 1997
2003/0193,933 Method and apparatus for transmitting and routing voice telephone calls over a packet switched computer network 43 2003
2007/0086,445 Method and apparatus for providing caller identification based responses in a computer telephony environment 14 2006
 
SIEMENS ENTERPRISE COMMUNICATIONS, INC. (6)
5,274,696 Protocol for transmitting messages in a network 50 1991
5,818,921 Signaling system and method for enabling PBX-PBX feature transparency across a switched public network 61 1996
5,825,869 Call management method and system for skill-based routing 499 1996
5,761,294 Method and system for connecting a digital phone limited to analog transmissions 41 1996
5,898,668 Method and system for increasing quality of service at or below a threshold cost 126 1996
5,898,673 System and method for prevention of cell loss due to quality of service contracts in an ATM network 123 1997
 
AVAYA TECHNOLOGY CORP. (5)
4,585,906 Electronic audio communication system with user controlled message address 118 1982
4,652,700 Electronic audio communications system with versatile user accessibility 98 1982
4,609,778 Trunk call processing services for host computer interconnections 21 1984
4,734,931 Integrated calling directory 111 1986
4,790,003 Message service system network 145 1987
 
BELLSOUTH INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CORPORATION (5)
5,430,719 Mediation of open advanced intelligent network interface by shared execution environment 265 1994
5,878,126 Method for routing a call to a destination based on range identifiers for geographic area assignments 157 1995
5,802,513 Method and system for distance determination and use of the distance determination 28 1996
5,970,477 Method and system for allocating costs in a distributed computing network 173 1996
5,774,533 Method and system for providing a billing directed communication service 150 1996
 
NEC CORPORATION (5)
5,289,468 Permanent adapter having modulation and demodulation means for connecting networks 36 1992
5,420,916 Signaling network having common signaling node for protocol conversion 174 1993
5,937,045 Telephone call fee notifying system and telephone call fee notifying apparatus 19 1996
5,933,425 Source routing for connection-oriented network with repeated call attempts for satisfying user-specified QOS parameters 179 1996
5,832,197 Alternate routing by increasing initially low QOS value of a selected alternate path during failure to user-specified value 84 1996
 
UOP LLC (5)
4,741,820 Reforming/dehydrocyclization catalysts and processes 26 1986
5,098,877 Reforming/dehydrocyclization catalysts 14 1990
5,225,071 Reforming/dehydrocyclization catalysts 12 1992
5,346,611 Reforming/dehydrocyclization catalysts 13 1993
5,559,068 Reforming/dehydrocyclization catalysts 19 1995
 
ALCATEL USA SOURCING, L.P. (4)
6,327,258 Method and apparatus for routing internet calls 61 1996
6,035,028 Telecommunications network architecture enabling local services resale in a legacy network 42 1997
6,049,545 System and method for message communications in a distributed telecommunications switch 36 1997
6,175,618 ANI based routing 48 1998
 
ALCATEL-LUCENT USA INC. (4)
5,719,854 Efficiently providing multiple grades of service with protection against overloads in shared resources 89 1996
5,781,624 Method for sharing network resources by virtual partitioning 56 1996
6,198,738 Communications between the public switched telephone network and packetized data networks 72 1997
6,304,567 Methods and apparatus for providing voice communications through a packet network 59 1997
 
COMVERSE, INC. (4)
5,263,080 Telephone message storage system with out-of-band signalling 38 1990
5,193,110 Integrated services platform for telephone communication system 481 1990
5,475,748 Automatic telephone system with function for multiple out-dialed calls per caller 83 1992
6,233,318 System for accessing multimedia mailboxes and messages over the internet and via telephone 423 1996
 
CONSTELLATION TECHNOLOGIES LLC (4)
5,995,503 Method and apparatus for providing quality of service routing in a network 165 1996
5,940,479 System and method for transmitting aural information between a computer and telephone equipment 204 1996
5,991,292 Network access in multi-service environment 301 1997
6,671,285 Method for charging in a data communication network 31 1999
 
FIRSTPOINT CONTACT TECHNOLOGIES, LLC (4)
5,526,416 Automatic call distribution system with an ISDN compatible call connection system and method 68 1992
6,222,919 Method and system for routing incoming telephone calls to available agents based on agent skills 69 1994
5,619,557 Telephone switching system and method for controlling incoming telephone calls to remote agents and for collecting and providing call data 174 1995
6,282,284 Method and system for establishing voice communications using a computer network 65 1999
 
GENERAL MOTORS CORPORATION (4)
5,144,282 Adaptive lamp monitor with first and second comparison rates 19 1991
5,223,820 Adaptive lamp monitor with single piece sensor 16 1992
5,235,317 Adaptive lamp monitor with non-linear normalization factor 24 1992
5,254,971 Adaptive lamp monitor using capacitors and switches 16 1992
 
INTELLECTUAL VENTURES II LLC (4)
5,442,690 Telecommunication service record structure and method of execution 40 1992
5,425,090 System and method for providing advanced intelligent network services 174 1993
5,751,961 Integrated internet system for translating logical addresses of internet documents to physical addresses using integrated service control point 219 1996
6,115,737 System and method for accessing customer contact services over a network 142 1996
 
LEVEL 3 COMMUNICATIONS, LLC (4)
6,600,733 System for interconnecting packet-switched and circuit-switched voice communications 56 1997
6,614,781 Voice over data telecommunications network architecture 533 1998
2007/0201,515 System and Method for Bypassing Data From Egress Facilities 11 2007
2008/0013,531 VOICE OVER DATA TELECOMMUNICATIONS NETWORK ARCHITECTURE 115 2007
 
NORAND CORPORATION (4)
D315573 Modular printer, or similar article 11 1988
6,375,344 Data capture system with communicating and recharging docking apparatus and hand-held data terminal means cooperable therewith 77 1996
5,969,321 Hand-held optically readable information set reader with operation over a range of distances 55 1997
6,407,991 Communication network providing wireless and hard-wired dynamic routing 49 1998
 
ASPECT COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION (3)
5,029,196 Automated call screening 261 1988
5,946,386 Call management system with call control from user workstation computers 525 1996
6,678,718 Method and apparatus for establishing connections 76 1997
 
ERICSSON INC. (3)
5,841,764 Method and apparatus for permitting a radio to originate and receive data messages in a data communications network 97 1995
5,661,790 Call back service for a regulatory restrictive area 156 1995
5,774,695 Protocol interface gateway and method of connecting an emulator to a network 100 1996
 
GOOGLE INC. (3)
5,594,789 Transaction implementation in video dial tone network 132 1994
5,675,741 Method and apparatus for determining a communications path between two nodes in an Internet Protocol (IP) network 164 1994
5,701,465 Method and apparatus for reserving system resources to assure quality of service 102 1996
 
INTELLECTUAL VENTURES I LLC (3)
5,511,111 Caller name and identification communication system with caller screening option 342 1993
5,669,062 Methods of demand-based adaptive channel reuse for telecommunications systems 49 1996
6,498,788 Method and a radio terminal for interaction with a service provider 24 1999
 
International Integrated Communications, Ltd. (3)
5,265,155 Method and apparatus for prepayment of telecommunication connections in a telecommunication switching network 121 1991
5,440,621 Apparatus for prepayment of telecommunication connections in a telecommunication switching network without utilization of rate schedules and call cost computations 111 1993
5,774,535 Telecommunication-time metering device utilizable for prepayment of information transfers between information transferring devices within a telecommunication network 40 1995
 
ITXC IP HOLDINGS S.A.R.L. (3)
5,889,774 Method and apparatus for selecting an internet/PSTN changeover server for a packet based phone call 233 1997
6,026,087 Method and apparatus for establishing a voice call to a PSTN extension for a networked client computer 185 1997
6,310,941 Method and apparatus for facilitating tiered collaboration 119 1998
 
Multi-Tech Systems, Inc. (3)
5,452,289 Computer-based multifunction personal communications system 337 1993
5,500,859 Voice and data transmission system 48 1994
5,812,534 Voice over data conferencing for a computer-based personal communications system 86 1996
 
QWEST COMMUNICATIONS INTERNATIONAL INC. (3)
5,729,599 Method and system of forwarding calls in a remote access call forwarding service of a telephone system 84 1996
5,724,412 Method and system for displaying internet identification on customer premises equipment 371 1996
5,844,896 System and method for routing telephone calls 62 1997
 
SBC TECHNOLOGY RESOURCES, INC. (3)
5,594,784 Apparatus and method for transparent telephony utilizing speech-based signaling for initiating and handling calls 100 1993
5,680,446 Advanced intelligent network screening 82 1995
2006/0274,732 ATM-based distributed virtual tandem switching systme 9 2006
 
SONY CORPORATION (3)
6,014,687 System for audio communication between two terminals connected to the internet network 30 1996
5,991,291 Server of a computer network telephone system 53 1996
6,188,677 Telephone apparatus used for computer network telephone system 31 1996
 
SOUND VIEW INNOVATIONS, LLC (3)
5,483,527 Terminal adapter for interfacing an ATM network with a STM network 210 1994
5,699,352 Distributed teleconferencing system 28 1995
6,301,609 Assignable associate priorities for user-definable instant messaging buddy groups 579 1999
 
SUN MICROSYSTEMS, INC. (3)
5,416,842 Method and apparatus for key-management scheme for use with internet protocols at site firewalls 465 1994
5,530,852 Method for extracting profiles and topics from a first file written in a first markup language and generating files in different markup languages containing the profiles and topics for use in accessing data described by the profiles and topics 884 1994
6,154,777 System for context-dependent name resolution 144 1996
 
ACCESS CO., LTD. (2)
5,742,905 Personal communications internetworking 1405 1994
5,742,668 Electronic massaging network 606 1995
 
ALCATEL NETWORK SYSTEMS, INC. (2)
4,201,891 Expandable digital switching network 83 1978
5,329,520 High-speed facility protection in a digital telecommunications system 77 1992
 
ALCATEL USA, CORP. (2)
5,065,393 Network controller billing system and method of operation 118 1990
5,598,464 Method and apparatus for providing local number portability 118 1995
 
ARBINET-THEXCHANGE, INC. (2)
6,373,929 Bidding for telecommunications traffic 41 2000
7,236,575 System and method for IP bandwidth trading 23 2003
 
BALL, HARLEY R. (2)
5,850,433 System and method for providing an on-line directory service 415 1996
6,430,195 Broadband telecommunications system interface 37 1996
 
BRITISH TELECOMMUNICATIONS PUBLIC LIMITED COMPANY (2)
5,802,502 System for selective communication connection based on transaction pricing signals 445 1994
6,052,450 Billing for communications usage 48 1998
 
CALLMANAGE, LTD. (2)
5,764,741 Least cost rooting system 63 1995
5,799,072 Telecommunications call management system 192 1996
 
CELLEXIS INTERNATIONAL, INC. (2)
5,854,975 Prepaid security cellular telecommunications system 141 1995
5,778,313 Pre-paid cellular telephone system 129 1995
 
CHISSO CORPORATION (2)
4,765,924 Halogen-containing heterocyclic compound and liquid crystal composition 34 1987
4,865,763 Halogen-containing heterocyclic compound and liquid crystal composition 16 1988
 
COMCAST IP HOLDINGS I, LLC (2)
6,282,281 Method of providing telecommunications services 130 1998
2007/0076,687 Method and apparatus for accessing communication data relevant to a target entity identified by a number string 13 2006
 
ENTERASYS NETWORKS, INC. (2)
5,309,437 Bridge-like internet protocol router 308 1990
5,430,727 Multiple protocol routing 243 1994
 
GENESYS TELECOMMUNICATIONS LABORATORIES, INC. (2)
5,915,012 System and method for operating a plurality of call centers 119 1997
5,970,065 Uniform control of mixed platforms in telephony 65 1997
 
HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANY (2)
5,185,860 Automatic discovery of network elements 275 1990
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 322 1996
 
INNOVATIO IP VENTURES (2)
2004/0023,651 Network supporting roaming, sleeping terminals 68 2003
2004/0073,933 Network supporting roaming, sleeping terminals 33 2003
 
INTELLECTUAL VENTURES II LLC (2)
5,790,548 Universal access multimedia data network 610 1996
6,101,182 Universal access multimedia data network 134 1997
 
INTERNEC TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION (2)
5,488,575 Portable work station and data collection terminal including switchable multi purpose touch screen display 39 1994
5,805,474 Portable work station type-data collection system having an improved handgrip and an optical reader to be directed thereby 42 1995
 
KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA (2)
5,493,573 Broad band switching network 18 1991
6,144,661 Network node apparatus and virtual connection control method for providing various service attributes in multicast communication 50 1997
 
Messager Partners (2)
5,134,647 Automatic voice/data messaging enhancements 39 1990
5,381,465 System for providing automatic voice messaging in a digital network environment 33 1993
 
MICRON TECHNOLOGY, INC. (2)
5,528,539 High speed global row redundancy system 96 1994
6,104,645 High speed global row redundancy system 34 1996
 
MITEL NETWORKS CORPORATION (2)
5,625,682 Help desk improvement 83 1995
5,703,942 Portable telephone user profiles using central computer 66 1996
 
MOTOROLA, INC. (2)
5,025,254 Communication system with improved resource assignment 50 1989
5,303,297 Dynamic pricing method and apparatus for communication systems 213 1991
 
NCR CORPORATION (2)
4,685,125 Computer system with tasking 88 1982
5,742,670 Passive telephone monitor to control collaborative systems 202 1995
 
NUANCE COMMUNICATIONS, INC. (2)
5,915,001 System and method for providing and using universally accessible voice and speech data files 642 1996
6,633,846 Distributed realtime speech recognition system 201 1999
 
ORBITAL SCIENCES CORPORATION (2)
6,157,823 Security cellular telecommunications system 89 1998
6,236,851 Prepaid security cellular telecommunications system 49 1998
 
ROCKSTAR BIDCO, LP (2)
5,329,578 Personal communication service with mobility manager 765 1992
6,925,054 Network path protection 47 1998
 
ROHM AND HAAS COMPANY (2)
5,318,719 Graft polymers as biodegradable detergent additives 32 1991
5,420,211 Graft polymers as biodegradable detergent additives 22 1994
 
SCIENTIFIC-ATLANTA, INC. (2)
5,790,806 Cable data network architecture 212 1996
6,230,203 System and method for providing statistics for flexible billing in a cable environment 153 1997
 
SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA (2)
5,159,624 Communication system for transmitting to a portable receiver data indicative of received image or voice signals 105 1990
5,610,976 Dual channel ISDN terminal call identification and switching system 30 1995
 
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT (2)
5,195,128 Communication system, particularly a telephone communication system 42 1991
5,390,335 Method for modifying system configuration data sets in a telecommunications switching system 55 1992
 
Sprint International Communications Corp. (2)
5,113,499 Telecommunication access management system for a packet switching network 186 1989
5,164,938 Bandwidth seizing in integrated services networks 134 1991
 
STENTOR RESOURCE CENTRE INC. (2)
5,583,926 Method and apparatus for routing a call to a number corresponding to a virtual public dial plan or to an existing dial plan 91 1994
5,610,977 Number portability using ISUP message option 92 1995
 
TELCORDIA TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (2)
4,748,618 Telecommunications interface 169 1986
5,351,286 Method and system for billing an ISDN data user interconnection to the public switched telephone network 54 1993
 
THERMO FUNDING COMPANY LLC (2)
6,654,357 Satellite repeater diversity resource management system 49 1998
6,775,519 Method and apparatus for accounting for user terminal session-based connection to a satellite communication system 27 2000
 
TTI INVENTIONS A LLC (2)
5,539,884 Intelligent broadband communication system and method employing fast-packet switches 203 1993
5,732,078 On-demand guaranteed bandwidth service for internet access points using supplemental user-allocatable bandwidth network 251 1996
 
TTI INVENTIONS B LLC (2)
5,241,588 Systems and processes providing programmable or customized customer telephone information services 139 1990
5,966,434 System and method for managing feature interaction of telephone services 58 1997
 
U S WEST TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (2)
5,425,091 Method and system for providing an automatic customer callback service 136 1994
5,793,762 System and method for providing packet data and voice services to mobile subscribers 349 1995
 
UNISYS CORPORATION (2)
5,633,916 Universal messaging service using single voice grade telephone line within a client/server architecture 203 1994
5,712,908 Apparatus and method for generating call duration billing records utilizing ISUP messages in the CCS/SS7 telecommunications network 158 1996
 
WENGEN WIRELESS LLC (2)
5,740,164 Traffic routing for satellite communication system 64 1995
6,157,621 Satellite communication system 168 1997
 
8X8, INC. (1)
7,092,379 Internet telephony arrangement and method 23 1996
 
ACCENTURE GLOBAL SERVICES LIMITED (1)
6,134,530 Rule based routing system and method for a virtual sales and service center 208 1998
 
ADVANCED MESSAGING TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
5,675,507 Message storage and delivery system 717 1995
 
ADVENT IP LLC (1)
7,286,562 System and method for dynamically changing error algorithm redundancy levels 21 2001
 
AERIS COMMUNICATIONS, INC. (1)
6,088,431 Method for transmitting voice or data in a wireless network depending on billing account status 112 1996
 
AERIS.NET (1)
6,185,198 Time division multiple access downlink personal communications system voice and data debit billing method 156 1999
 
AFD Systems, Inc. (1)
5,068,888 Interactive facsimile information retrieval system and method 132 1989
 
AIP ACQUISITION LLC (1)
6,005,926 Method and system for global communications network management 198 1997
 
ALPHA HOSPITALITY SYSTEMS INC. (1)
4,969,184 Data transmission arrangement 131 1989
 
ALPHANET TELECOM INC. (1)
5,608,786 Unified messaging system and method 1001 1995
 
American Telephone and Telegraph Company, AT&T Bell Laboratories (1)
6,169,735 ATM-based distributed virtual tandem switching system 116 1999
 
APPLE COMPUTER, INC. (1)
5,561,670 Method and apparatus for operating a multicast system on an unreliable network 56 1994
 
APPLE INC. (1)
5,444,709 Protocol for transporting real time data 75 1993
 
APPLIED VOICE TECHNOLOGY A WASHINGTON CORPORATION (1)
5,699,089 Central control for sequential-playback objects 72 1994
 
ARMSTRONG WORLD INDUSTRIES, INC. (1)
5,008,906 Consistency measuring device for a slurry containing defoamer 14 1989
 
ASCOM TIMEPLEX, INC. (1)
5,317,566 Least cost route selection in distributed digital communication networks 177 1993
 
ASPECT SOFTWARE, INC. (1)
6,141,412 Unscheduled event task processing system 40 1996
 
AT&T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY II, L.P. (1)
7,492,886 Method for allocating network resources 24 2007
 
AT&T-BL, AT&T COMMUNICATIONS, INC. (1)
5,018,191 Special service call routing 203 1989
 
AVAT CONSULTING L.L.C. (1)
5,864,604 Method of providing message service for limited access telecommunications 117 1997
 
BANCTEC, INC. (1)
5,838,970 Object-oriented computer environment and related method 95 1997
 
BELL ATLANTIC NETWORK SERVICES, INC. (1)
6,282,574 Method, server and telecommunications system for name translation on a conditional basis and/or to a telephone number 96 2000
 
Berkeley Speech Technologies, Inc. (1)
4,996,707 Text-to-speech converter of a facsimile graphic image 168 1989
 
BIC CORPORATION, A NEW YORK CORPORATION (1)
5,661,197 Erasable ink composition containing a polymer-encapsulated colorant derived from monomer containing dissolved colorant 35 1996
 
Bobst SA (1)
5,215,011 Device for scanning pale color marks on a printing machine 18 1992
 
BRAZOS HOLDINGS LLC (1)
5,327,486 Method and system for managing telecommunications such as telephone calls 586 1993
 
C2 COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
6,243,373 Method and apparatus for implementing a computer network/internet telephone system 154 1995
 
CALLING COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION (1)
5,408,237 Earth-fixed cell beam management for satellite communication system 147 1993
 
CF CAPITAL LIMITED (1)
5,722,067 Security cellular telecommunications system 175 1994
 
CHEMIE GMBH BITTEREID-WOLFEN (1)
5,422,940 Global subscriber group service system 41 1992
 
CIGNAL GLOBAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC. (1)
5,751,706 System and method for establishing a call telecommunications path 231 1996
 
CINCOM SYSTEMS, INC. (1)
6,823,384 Methods and apparatus for securely collecting customer service agent data in a multi-tenant environment 166 1999
 
COMVERSE NETWORK SYSTEMS, INC. (1)
5,029,199 Distributed control and storage for a large capacity messaging system 208 1989
 
Comverse Technology, Inc. (1)
5,008,926 Message management system 201 1986
 
CONVERGYS CUSTOMER MANAGEMENT DELAWARE LLC (1)
5,867,562 Call processing system with call screening 218 1996
 
COOPER T.G.S. L.L.C. (1)
6,226,287 System and method for integrating voice on network with traditional telephony 32 1998
 
COUNSEL RB CAPITAL INC. (1)
2007/0206,576 PRIVATE IP COMMUNICATION NETWORK ARCHITECTURE 18 2007
 
CREDIT CARD FRAUD CONTROL CORPORATION (1)
7,013,001 Method of billing a communication session conducted over a computer network 35 2002
 
DARBY & MOHAINE, L.L.C. (1)
5,727,002 Methods for transmitting data 202 1996
 
Datapoint Corporation (1)
4,710,917 Video conferencing network 213 1985
 
DIALOGIC CORPORATION (1)
4,918,722 Control of electronic information delivery 122 1988
 
DOSA ADVANCES LLC (1)
5,146,488 Multi-media response control system 79 1990
 
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HEADWATER PARTNERS I, LLC (65)
8,839,387 Roaming services network and overlay networks 0 2009
8,839,388 Automated device provisioning and activation 0 2009
8,799,451 Verifiable service policy implementation for intermediate networking devices 0 2009
8,675,507 Service profile management with user preference, adaptive policy, network neutrality and user privacy for intermediate networking devices 0 2009
8,630,192 Verifiable and accurate service usage monitoring for intermediate networking devices 0 2009
8,583,781 Simplified service network architecture 2 2009
8,355,337 Network based service profile management with user preference, adaptive policy, network neutrality, and user privacy 8 2009
8,331,901 Device assisted ambient services 4 2009
8,326,958 Service activation tracking system 6 2009
8,321,526 Verifiable device assisted service usage billing with integrated accounting, mediation accounting, and multi-account 4 2009
8,548,428 Device group partitions and settlement platform 7 2010
8,406,748 Adaptive ambient services 1 2010
8,402,111 Device assisted services install 1 2010
8,391,834 Security techniques for device assisted services 10 2010
8,346,225 Quality of service for device assisted services 12 2010
8,340,634 Enhanced roaming services and converged carrier networks with device assisted services and a proxy 1 2010
8,635,335 System and method for wireless network offloading 0 2011
8,589,541 Device-assisted services for protecting network capacity 5 2011
8,626,115 Wireless network service interfaces 4 2011
8,832,777 Adapting network policies based on device service processor configuration 0 2011
8,667,131 Service offer set publishing to device agent with on-device service selection 0 2011
8,725,123 Communications device with secure data path processing agents 1 2011
8,700,010 Communications device with secure data path processing agents 0 2011
8,745,191 System and method for providing user notifications 0 2011
8,793,758 Security, fraud detection, and fraud mitigation in device-assisted services systems 0 2011
8,351,898 Verifiable device assisted service usage billing with integrated accounting, mediation accounting, and multi-account 50 2011
8,606,911 Flow tagging for service policy implementation 5 2012
8,516,552 Verifiable service policy implementation for intermediate networking devices 11 2012
8,437,271 Verifiable and accurate service usage monitoring for intermediate networking devices 1 2012
8,531,986 Network tools for analysis, design, testing, and production of services 2 2012
8,713,630 Verifiable service policy implementation for intermediate networking devices 0 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 1 2012
8,478,667 Automated device provisioning and activation 2 2012
8,396,458 Automated device provisioning and activation 3 2012
8,385,916 Automated device provisioning and activation 3 2012
8,406,733 Automated device provisioning and activation 2 2012
8,441,989 Open transaction central billing system 1 2012
8,634,805 Device assisted CDR creation aggregation, mediation and billing 2 2012
8,868,455 Adaptive ambient services 0 2012
8,527,630 Adaptive ambient services 2 2012
8,688,099 Open development system for access service providers 0 2012
8,666,364 Verifiable device assisted service usage billing with integrated accounting, mediation accounting, and multi-account 0 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 0 2012
8,630,617 Device group partitions and settlement platform 0 2012
8,634,821 Device assisted services install 0 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
8,630,630 Enhanced roaming services and converged carrier networks with device assisted services and a proxy 0 2012
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 0 2013
8,797,908 Automated device provisioning and activation 0 2013
8,745,220 System and method for providing user notifications 0 2013
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 0 2014
 
ALCATEL LUCENT (1)
8,254,371 Method and system for routing and security for telephone calls over a packet-switched network 0 2002
 
BOCKSTAR TECHNOLOGIES LLC (1)
8,396,950 Method and apparatus for the fast detection of connectivity loss between devices in a network 0 2001
 
ITSON, INC. (1)
8,547,872 Verifiable and accurate service usage monitoring for intermediate networking devices 2 2012
 
OPEN INVENTION NETWORK, LLC (1)
8,595,296 Method and apparatus for automatically data streaming a multiparty conference session 1 2007
 
ROCKSTAR CONSORTIUM US LP (1)
8,189,747 Internet-based telephone call manager 1 1999
 
VERIZON PATENT AND LICENSING INC. (1)
8,379,531 Telephony communication via varied redundant networks 0 2008
 
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8,892,729 Service design center for device assisted services 0 2011
8,893,009 End user device that secures an association of application to service policy with an application certificate check 0 2011

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