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-8,582,557 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...
US-8,576,914 Integer transform video compression system, method and computer program product
A video coding/decoding system, method and computer program product employ an integer transform matrix for transforming to/from transform coefficients and...
US-8,576,857 Automatically identifying an edge-facing router
Techniques for automatically identifying an edge-facing router in a network are provided. In one technique, data is obtained at a first router of a subscriber...
US-8,576,842 Transmission of multi-channel MPEG
A system, and related methodology, are provided that are configured to receive, at a first network element such as a Universal Edge Quadrature Amplitude...
US-8,576,708 System and method for link protection using shared SRLG association
In one embodiment, certain SRLGs associated with members of a bundle are deemed to be "risk-free SRLGs", i.e., SRLGs whose failure may not substantially impact...
US-8,576,272 Method and apparatus for using far end camera control (FECC) messages to implement participant and layout...
A method, an apparatus and a medium encoded with instructions for providing layout selection, participant selection, and/or participant-to-participant far end...
US-8,572,665 Selective distribution of cell based video streams over packet based networks
According to the present invention, methods and apparatus are provided to allow selective distribution of video information over packet based networks. Video...
US-8,572,413 Methods and apparatus providing advanced classification for power over ethernet
A system conducts a plurality of cycles on the powered device. Each cycle has a detection phase and a classification phase. A classification voltage is applied...
US-8,572,381 Challenge protected user queries
A method, apparatus and computer program product for providing challenge protected user queries on a local system is presented. A query is presented to a user....
US-8,572,284 Method and apparatus for registering a mobile object on a foreign network
A method and apparatus for registering a mobile object on a foreign network are disclosed. A first virtual machine at a first router on a foreign network...
US-8,572,283 Selectively applying network address port translation to data traffic through a gateway in a communications network
Network Address Port Translation (NAPT) may be selectively applied to data traffic through a gateway in a communications network. The data traffic may be...
US-8,572,225 Technique for graceful shutdown of a routing protocol in a network
In one embodiment, a router generates a notification message that indicates the router is to be gracefully removed from service. The router sends the...
US-8,572,170 System and method for leaving and retrieving electronic message notes
Methods and apparatus for allowing a message to be left for an expected user of a network application are disclosed. According to one embodiment, a method...
US-8,571,600 Reducing power consumption of wireless devices
Described in example embodiments herein are techniques that combine at least two network (communication) technologies (such as protocols, signaling methods,...
US-8,571,417 System and method for mitigating four-wave-mixing effects
In one embodiment, a system includes at least one tone generator, a first transmitter, and a second transmitter. The at least one tone generator is operable to...
US-8,571,198 Handling redirect calls
In a particular embodiment, a network device receives, from a first device, a first call request for a second device. The network device may then send the first...
US-8,571,189 Efficient transmission of audio and non-audio portions of a communication session for phones
In one embodiment, a server may obtain source data for a communication session having a combined audio portion and non-audio portion. As such, the server may...
US-8,571,187 Methods and apparatuses for dynamically recognizing terms utilized within electronic mail messages
In one embodiment, the methods and apparatuses detect a message; detect a message term within the message; search for a match between the message term and a...
US-8,571,117 Out of loop frame matching in 3D-based video denoising
In one method embodiment, for a first temporal sequence of first plural frames, frame matching the first plural frames, at least a portion of the first plural...
US-8,571,030 System and method for computing cost metrics for wireless network links
A system and method adds and manages entries on a list of entries of routing information to allow the top entry to be used for routing to a destination...
US-8,571,024 Pipelined packet switching and queuing architecture
An architecture for a line card in a network routing device is provided. The line card architecture provides a bi-directional interface between the routing...
US-8,570,909 Method and system for providing an indication of a communication
A method for providing an indication of a communication includes facilitating communications between a plurality of endpoints within each of a plurality of...
US-8,570,901 System and method for registering and un-registering membership in virtual local area networks
In one embodiment, a network device in a computer network determines a plurality of attribute events that each represent a virtual local area network (VLAN)...
US-8,570,373 Tracking an object utilizing location information associated with a wireless device
In one embodiment, a method of tracking an object carrying a wireless location device comprises recording and storing images from a plurality of cameras...
US-8,566,884 Socially collaborative filtering
In one embodiment, a method comprises identifying user selection preferences of an identified user having accessed the network, the identifying based on an...
US-8,566,847 Out-of-band host management via a management controller
Techniques presented herein provide approaches for out-of-band host management via a management controller. In one embodiment, the management controller...
US-8,566,604 Password protection
An authentication system, including a pattern module to provide a pattern, a function module to provide a one-way function having a plurality of input and...
US-8,566,596 Pre-association mechanism to provide detailed description of wireless services
In an example embodiment, an apparatus comprising a transceiver configured to send and receive data and logic coupled to the transceiver. The logic is...
US-8,566,481 Managing configuration data
Systems and method embodiments of managing configuration data are disclosed. One method embodiment comprises storing account-specific configuration data at a...
US-8,565,793 System and method for scoped paging in multi-radio heterogeneous networks
A method is provided in one example embodiment and includes receiving a request to page a mobile device operating in an idle state; determining a priority order...
US-8,565,598 Selecting an optical path for a new connection with the minimum number of optical regenerators
Techniques are provided for receiving a connection request at a first network node configured to request a connection from the first network node to a second...
US-8,565,416 Cache-based echo canceller
A system and methods for pre-configuring echo cancellers are shown and described. The system includes a storage device for storing one or more settings of the...
← 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 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 | 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.