Easy To Use Patents Search & Patent Lawyer Directory

At Patents you can conduct a Patent Search, File a Patent Application, find a Patent Attorney, or search available technology through our Patent Exchange. Patents are available using simple keyword or date criteria. If you are looking to hire a patent attorney, you've come to the right place. Protect your idea and hire a patent lawyer.

Searching: cisco





Search by keyword, patent number, inventor, assignee, city or state:




Patent # Description
US-8,589,974 Electronic advertising using distributed demographics
In one embodiment, at least one portion of a request for an electronic advertisement is received. The request includes an indicator indicative of one of a...
US-8,589,919 Traffic forwarding for virtual machines
In one embodiment, an apparatus configured for communication with a plurality of virtual machines includes a virtual switch in communication with one or more of...
US-8,589,678 Managing status and access for a variable source content stream
In one embodiment, a method can include: receiving rules in an interoperability server, the rules being related to access control for an endpoint coupled to a...
US-8,589,589 Method and system for creating an overlay structure for management information bases
A method, a system, and an apparatus are provided for organizing management information bases (MIB) in a network. A table, associated with an overlay MIB...
US-8,589,573 Technique for preventing routing loops by disseminating BGP attribute information in an OSPF-configured network
A novel technique is provided for preventing routing loops by disseminating Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) attribute information in an Open Shortest Path First...
US-8,589,572 Replenishing a user account with more access resources needed for accessing network services
A network access server (NAS) determines the status of availability (e.g., how much more quota is unused) of an access resource, and sends a notification...
US-8,589,563 System, method, and apparatus for maintaining call state information for real-time call sessions
A method for facilitating communication sessions includes establishing a communication session between a first endpoint and a second endpoint, sending a...
US-8,589,544 System and method for providing a script-based collection for devices in a network environment
A method is provided in one example and includes verifying a storage capacity of a network element coupled to an end device over a network connection. The...
US-8,589,543 Virtual data center monitoring
Techniques are provided for monitoring the state or status of virtual data centers. In one embodiment, a method includes receiving state information...
US-8,588,809 Managing public resources
Systems and techniques relating to electronically managing public resources are described. A described technique includes identifying a location of a mobile...
US-8,588,385 Rich caller ID with communication history
In an example embodiment, there is described a unified communication system that automatically presents a number of communication attempts from a caller since...
US-8,588,377 Method and system for grouping voice messages
A method for grouping voice messages includes extracting a voice signature from a voice message and tagging the voice message with an identification associated...
US-8,588,240 Methods and systems for accounting in an access gateway
Methods and systems are disclosed that provide accounting in an access gateway of a communication network. Logic can be implemented in an access gateway to...
US-8,588,238 Method and apparatus for self-learning of VPNS from combinations of unidirectional tunnels in MPLS/VPN networks
In one embodiment, a data packet is received at a network device. A layer-2 identification (L2ID) value is identified for the received data packet based on a...
US-8,588,225 Physical resource to virtual service network mapping in a template based end-to-end service provisioning
In one embodiment, the system may identify a virtual network, the virtual network including a plurality of virtual entities and connections among the plurality...
US-8,588,108 Method and apparatus to trigger DAG reoptimization in a sensor network
In one embodiment, a probing technique allows a root node to determine whether to trigger reoptimization of a computer network represented by a directed acyclic...
US-8,588,107 Returning domain identifications without reconfiguration
In one embodiment, a technique for returning Domain IDs to a Fiber Channel fabric without a full build fabric (BF) phase is provided. A switch in the fabric may...
US-8,588,081 Monitoring a flow set to detect faults
In certain embodiments, monitoring a flow set to detect faults includes identifying, by a first maintenance end point, a flow set comprising flows that utilize...
US-8,588,077 Retransmission-based stream repair and stream join
The Real-time Transport Protocol (RTP) and its related standards define a retransmission packet format and a way to give feedback via Negative ACKnowledge...
US-8,587,634 System and method for intelligent mode switching in a communications environment
A method is provided in one example embodiment and includes receiving data associated with a plurality of endpoints that are engaged in a video conference, and...
US-8,585,228 Viewing angle system for backlighted displays
An apparatus to widen the light dispersion pattern of a light source shining through an overlay window from the viewing side of an electrical computer system....
US-8,584,942 Systems and methods for network inventory management utilizing mobile technology
A system for streamlining a network management system (NMS) includes scanning, via a mobile device, a code on a hardware or software component; and determining,...
US-8,584,215 System and method for securing distributed exporting models in a network environment
A method is provided in one example implementation and includes identifying a plurality of exporters that are authorized to communicate data to a collector on...
US-8,584,207 Infrastructure-less bootstrapping: trustless bootstrapping to enable mobility for mobile devices
Methods and apparatus for supporting a session in Mobile IP are disclosed. A Mobile Node sends a first Mobile IP message identifying the Mobile Node to a Home...
US-8,583,978 Multicast message retransmission
In one implementation, a method of distributing a multicast message in a wireless mesh network includes receiving a multicast message from a parent node of an...
US-8,583,914 Reducing processing load in proxies for secure communications
In one embodiment, a method for providing secure communications using a proxy is provided. The proxy negotiates with a client and a server to determine a...
US-8,583,779 Root cause analysis approach with candidate elimination using network virtualization
Root cause analysis in a communication network includes eliminating candidate events using a computer-implemented method, comprising creating a virtual network...
US-8,583,771 Mapping human-meaningful parameters to network-meaningful parameters to permit user to establish traffic...
A method of describing highly valued traffic in a home network in terms that are meaningful for a human and that are translated to useful network parameters.
US-8,583,753 Service advertisements for a network
In one example embodiment, a method may include receiving a service advertisement message from an advertising node via a ring-based network, determining a...
US-8,582,750 Connection recovery in a call center
In one embodiment, a method includes detecting termination of a first connection between a first caller and a first agent during a communication session between...
US-8,582,741 Unification of rosters in a communication system
In one embodiment, a method for unifying rosters is provided. A client receives an escalation request associated with a first roster and responds to the...
US-8,582,557 Fax relay tunneling
A system comprising a first network gateway coupled to a circuit-switched network, the first network gateway to initiate a tunnel through the circuit-switched...
US-8,582,541 Appending a ranging waveform to a frame to maintain communication protocol interoperability
A technique is provided to enable a ranging-enhanced communication device that operates according to a legacy communication protocol to transmit a ranging...
US-8,582,517 De-correlation of sub-bands using cyclic shifts
Techniques are provided to de-correlate sub-bands of a packet to be transmitted. At a communication device, a signal (packet or frame) is generated for...
US-8,582,473 Providing services to packet flows in a network
A system and method for providing services to packet flows in a communication network. The services include enhanced charging, stateful firewalls, traffic...
US-8,582,469 Peer-to-peer network including routing protocol enhancement
Methods, apparatuses and systems that enhance the operation of peer-to-peer networks with routing protocols. In a particular implementation, peer nodes of a...
US-8,582,468 System and method for providing packet proxy services across virtual private networks
A method is provided for proxy services between a public network and a private network. Such a method includes receiving a first packet having a destination...
US-8,582,465 System and method for facilitating network performance analysis
A system for facilitating network performance analysis. In an illustrative embodiment, the system includes a first module capable of quantifying network...
US-8,582,438 Detecting and mitigating overload on switches by wireless mobile client devices
Techniques are provided to load balance point of presence traffic for a group of network devices, such as switches, that are configured to support network...
US-8,581,728 Inventory devices and methods
In one implementation, a method includes determining first component data by a first aggregation device at a first time, the first aggregation device being...
US-8,581,691 Computer program controlled security mechanism
An apparatus is provided in one example embodiment and includes a locking member configured to be coupled to a case that contacts an electronic component, the...
US-8,578,465 Token-based control of permitted sub-sessions for online collaborative computing sessions
In one embodiment, a client device may send one or more sub-session requests to one or more corresponding session controllers through a computer network to...
US-8,578,432 Policy control over switched delivery networks
A method is described that includes receiving a program request from a transceiver that includes a program request to receive a video program at the...
US-8,578,421 Headend modeling of data
A data modeling method for modeling data for an electronic program guide (EPG) at a broadcast headend is described. The method includes grouping receiver types...
US-8,578,054 Computing disjoint paths for reactive routing mesh networks
In one embodiment, a reactive routing computer network may be partitioned into diverse logical topologies, and a source node may transmit route request (RREQ)...
US-8,578,022 Adaptive idle timeout for TCP connections in ESTAB state
In various embodiments, a method may be provided comprising: determining a number of established TCP connections to a server; comparing the number of...
US-8,578,007 Performing an in-service software reload on a network device
A software reload is executed. The hardware associated with the network device continues to forward network traffic during the software reload. Also, a kernel...
US-8,577,998 Systems and methods of detecting non-colocated subscriber devices
In one embodiment, a method comprises receiving address configuration information for each of a plurality of subscriber devices associated with the same...
US-8,577,201 Buffering of prior displayed television channels upon accessing a different channel
Systems and methods are provided for managing a time-shift buffer (TSB) that is used for buffering video presentations. One such method includes receiving user...
US-8,576,915 Position coding for context-based adaptive variable length coding
Particular embodiments include a method, an apparatus, and logic embodied in tangible computer-readable medium that when executed carries out a method of...
← Previous | 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 | Next →

File A Patent Application

  • Protect your idea -- Don't let someone else file first. Learn more.

  • 3 Easy Steps -- Complete Form, application Review, and File. See our process.

  • Attorney Review -- Have your application reviewed by a Patent Attorney. See what's included.