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-8,018,870 Method and apparatus for simply configuring a subscriber appliance for performing a service controlled by a...
A method and apparatus for configuring an appliance, such as a network node, for performing s service, such as communicating with a network, controlled by a...
US-8,018,862 Probes for predictive determination of congestion based on remarking/downgrading of packets
In one embodiment, a technique for detecting the re-marking of a parameter in a network packet is provided. The technique involves sending a request packet that...
US-8,018,845 Sampling rate-limited traffic
Out-of-profile rate-limited traffic is sampled to provide data for analysis, such as for, but not limited to, identifying a threat condition such as a...
US-8,018,492 Video testing using a test pattern and checksum calculation
A method, an apparatus, and logic for testing a video data path. One method includes sending video data corresponding to a video test pattern to an input port...
US-8,018,349 Detecting an inline power shutoff failure
Power control circuitry (i) applies an inline power signal from a power source to first and second terminals when a control signal delivered to the power...
US-8,015,594 Techniques for validating public keys using AAA services
Techniques for validating a first device are provided. A second device receives a first device public key and first device identification information from the...
US-8,015,403 Method and system indicating a level of security for VoIP calls through presence
In accordance with a particular embodiment of the present invention, a method for providing security information associated with a prospective communication...
US-8,015,315 Compression of IPV6 addresses in a netflow directory
Modified flow keys holding compressed IPv6 addresses are stored in a flow table to improve memory utilization. The compressed IPv6 addresses are utilized to...
US-8,015,310 Systems and methods of adaptive playout of delayed media streams
In one embodiment, a method includes requesting accelerated delivery of a specified media stream. The media stream contains a plurality of video frames. The...
US-8,015,305 System and method for implementing a session initiation protocol feature
A method for implementing a SIP feature includes, in particular embodiments, establishing a communication session via a communications platform between a first...
US-8,014,947 Method and system of locating printouts
Methods and apparatus for locating printouts are provided. In a method embodiment, a method of providing information generally includes generating directions to...
US-8,014,833 Automatic location-based resource management for network devices
A system and method for automatically managing resource usage of a network device based on device location. In an illustrative embodiment, the system includes a...
US-8,014,510 Arrangement for controlling congestion in an SS7 signaling node based on packet classification
A signaling network node is configured for identifying a received signaling message as belonging to one of a plurality of prescribed originating node groups,...
US-8,014,507 Providing features to a subscriber in a telecommunications network
A method for processing subscriber calls is disclosed. A call agent receives signals associated with a first call from a first subscriber of a first point of...
US-8,014,499 Arrangement in a local computer for sending voice messages to a unified communications system
A user computer, for example a personal computer (PC), includes a recorder configured for generating an audio file having an identifier enabling a unified...
US-8,014,393 Bandwidth optimized rapid channel change in IP-TV network
A technique is provided for rapid channel change (RCC) processing in a programming distribution network. The RCC process herein is configured to transmit...
US-8,014,388 Using a dual purpose physical layer interface for a flexible chassis-based server
Methods and apparatus for selectively routing traffic from a port in a switch for use in a chassis-based server are provided. The switch may include a flexible...
US-8,014,356 Optimal-channel selection in a wireless network
A machine-implementable method of optimizing the performance of a wireless network includes collecting, with a first discovery component of the wireless...
US-8,014,329 Path selection and power management in mesh networks
A two-phased path selection process for wireless mesh networks that promotes stability and power management. If, during a first route discovery phase, a route...
US-8,014,324 Tone signaling
In an example embodiment, there is disclosed an apparatus comprising a first communication interface, a second communication interface and tone control logic...
US-8,014,322 Diagnostic tool for troubleshooting multimedia streaming applications
In one embodiment, a method includes correlating, for each intermediate device associated with a Real-time Transport Protocol (RTP) application that connects...
US-8,014,318 Routing-based proximity for communication networks to routing-based proximity for overlay networks
A node in an overlay network requests a ranked list of other nodes in the overlay network that can provide a desired piece of content or service to the...
US-8,014,296 Method and apparatus for enabling LCAS-like feature through embedded software
A technique controls the capacity of a virtual concatenation group (VCG) carried on a SONET path of a data network. Efficient control of VCG capacity is...
US-8,014,291 Relaxed constrained shortest path first (R-CSPF)
In one embodiment, a target bandwidth, a lower boundary constraint on bandwidth, and an upper boundary constraint on cost are configured on a path computation...
US-D644,630 Handset
US-8,010,991 Policy resolution in an entitlement management system
An externalized entitlement management system comprises a policy administration point that is configured to receive one or more definitions or updates of...
US-8,010,966 Multi-threaded processing using path locks
In one embodiment, a method includes receiving at a thread scheduler data that indicates a first thread is to execute next a particular instruction path in...
US-8,010,952 Method and apparatus for configuration syntax and semantic validation
Syntax and semantic validation of network commands use a command database that has been learned automatically for validation of the syntax and the semantics of...
US-8,010,715 System and method for virtual router enabled electronic documents
A system and method provide for producing and/or implementing a virtual device enabled electronic document. The electronic document includes documentary...
US-8,010,691 Content tagging of media streams
In one embodiment, a network device comprises a tag processor configured to process a media stream received at the network device. The media stream is sent...
US-8,010,685 Method and apparatus for content classification
A method and apparatus is described to select a representative signature for use in identifying content in a packet stream. The method may comprise receiving...
US-8,010,619 Methods and apparatus for integrating social network metrics and reputation data
A method for a computer system includes determining a first social distance for a first user with respect to a second user, determining a second social distance...
US-8,009,676 Dynamically providing a quality of service for a mobile node
Providing a quality of service for a mobile node includes facilitating a communication session for the mobile node. A quality of service decision factor of a...
US-8,009,602 Method for low power radio operation in a wireless packet network
A system and method allows devices to send and receive packets while using power to do so to the extent needed, thereby conserving power.
US-8,009,591 Automatic overlapping areas that flood routing information
In one embodiment, a method includes receiving on a first communication link at a local router all routing information at a certain level of detail for each...
US-8,009,577 Automatic data rate and power adjustment on communications uplink based on communications activity on...
An Internet Protocol (IP) telephone operates a communications uplink to a switch based on activity on a separate communications downlink (such as to a personal...
US-8,009,571 Method and system for PHY loop detection
A method, system and apparatus are provided for detecting a loop-back in a physical layer on an Ethernet link. In the physical layer, a device sends a base page...
US-8,009,567 System and method for improved data transmission reliability over a network
In one example embodiment, an apparatus is provided and includes a network device that identifies a data type of a payload of a data packet to be transmitted....
US-8,009,558 Pseudowire load balancing
In one embodiment, a communications distribution process maintains at least two pseudowires through a network such that the pseudowires share a burden of...
US-8,008,960 Synchronous rectifier post regulator
Methods and apparatus for regulating a synchronous rectifier DC-to-DC converter by adjusting one or more existing synchronous rectifiers in the converter are...
US-8,006,282 Method and system for tracking a user in a network
A method and a system are provided for tracking a user in a network. The method and system includes a Network Management System (NMS) to receive notifications...
US-8,006,131 Activating correct ad-splicer profile in ad-splicer redundancy framework
In particular embodiments, method and system for detecting a failure of a primary ad-splicer, conveying a failure information for the failed primary ad-splicer...
US-8,006,129 Detecting and preventing the split-brain condition in redundant processing units
In an example embodiment the occurrence of the split-brain condition in a High-Availability system, having active and standby processing units, is detected, its...
US-8,006,091 Method and apparatus to provide failover capability of cached secure sessions
A method, apparatus and computer program product for providing failover capability of cached secure sessions is presented. A cached secure session involving a...
US-8,006,011 InfiniBand boot bridge with fibre channel target
A data storage system comprises an InfiniBand port, a fibre channel port, and a controller. The InfiniBand port is operable to connect the data storage system...
US-8,005,978 Method to optimize the load balancing of parallel coprocessors
A technique for optimally balancing the load between a series of coprocessors that takes into consideration the load associated with each coprocessor. A cost...
US-8,005,954 System and method for managing end user approval for charging in a network environment
An apparatus for managing information in a network environment is provided that includes a content service gateway operable to communicate with an end user in...
US-8,005,912 System and method for presence notification for video projection status
In accordance with one embodiment of the present invention, a method is provided for communicating a presence notification to an end-point of a demand-based...
US-8,005,677 Source-dependent text-to-speech system
A method of generating speech from text messages includes determining a speech feature vector for a voice associated with a source of a text message, and...
US-8,005,497 Floor control over high latency networks in an interoperability and collaboration system
Methods and apparatus for assigning floor control based upon when a floor control request was initiated are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method includes...
← 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.