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We have observed 56 EP applications Alexander Richard Henry Bruce has served for within the last five+ years. (We consider all applications which have an EP A1 or A2 publication dated after November 14, 2013). Please note, that we only count EP applications, in which the name of the patent attorney is explicitly mentioned as representative. These EP applications are:

EP11714774

RESIZING A PATH IN A CONNECTION-ORIENTED NETWORK

IPC classification:
H04Q 11/00, H04L 12/56
Applicant:
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson
Agent:
Alexander Richard Henry Bruce, Ericsson Limited
Agent:
Ericsson AB
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP11707402

SUB-RACK MOUNTING BRACKET AND ASSEMBLY

IPC classification:
H05K 7/18, H04Q 1/02
Applicant:
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson
Agent:
Alexander Richard Henry Bruce, Ericsson Limited
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP11805258

GENERATING UPLINK SIGNALS FROM USER EQUIPMENT NODES TO IDENTIFY INTERFERERS TO A NETWORK NODE

IPC classification:
H04W 72/08
Applicant:
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson
Agent:
Alexander Richard Henry Bruce, Ericsson Limited
Agent:
Friedrich Heinrich Kühn, Ericsson AB
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP11865810

METHOD AND ARRANGEMENT RELATED TO INTERFERENCE BETWEEN SYSTEMS

IPC classification:
H04W 16/14
Applicant:
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson
Agent:
Ericsson AB
Agent:
Alexander Richard Henry Bruce, Ericsson Limited
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP11724611

COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK TRANSPORT NODE, OPTICAL ADD-DROP MULTIPLEXER AND METHOD OF ROUTING COMMUNICATIONS TRAFFIC

IPC classification:
H04Q 11/00, H04J 14/02
Applicant:
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson
Agent:
Ericsson AB
Agent:
Alexander Richard Henry Bruce, Ericsson Limited
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP11722812

MODULATOR FOR OPTICAL TRANSMITTER

IPC classification:
H04B 10/155
Applicant:
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson
Agent:
Ericsson AB
Agent:
Alexander Richard Henry Bruce, Ericsson Limited
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP11731380

METHOD OF AND APPARATUS FOR CONFIGURING QUALITY OF SERVICE

IPC classification:
H04L 12/00
Applicant:
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson
Agent:
Ericsson AB
Agent:
Alexander Richard Henry Bruce, Ericsson Limited
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP12743249

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR HANDLING BASE SEQUENCES IN A COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK

IPC classification:
H04L 25/02
Applicant:
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson
Agent:
Ericsson AB
Agent:
Alexander Richard Henry Bruce, Ericsson Limited
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP11733649

OPTICAL ACCESS NETWORK

IPC classification:
H04J 14/02, H04B 10/11
Applicant:
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson
Agent:
Ericsson AB
Agent:
Alexander Richard Henry Bruce, Ericsson Limited
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP11794791

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR A PASSIVE OPTICAL NETWORK

IPC classification:
H04J 14/02
Applicant:
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson
Agent:
Ericsson AB
Agent:
Alexander Richard Henry Bruce, Ericsson Limited
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP11793788

A METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ALLOCATING SLOTS FOR TRANSMISSION OF DATA

IPC classification:
H04J 14/02
Applicant:
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson
Agent:
Ericsson AB
Agent:
Alexander Richard Henry Bruce, Ericsson Limited
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP11779393

PATH COMPUTATION IN WAVELENGTH SWITCHED OPTICAL NETWORKS

IPC classification:
H04L 12/70, H04J 14/02
Applicant:
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson
Agent:
Ericsson AB
Agent:
Alexander Richard Henry Bruce, Ericsson Limited
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP11784981

OPTICAL SUPERVISORY CHANNEL

IPC classification:
H04J 14/02
Applicant:
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson
Agent:
Ericsson AB
Agent:
Alexander Richard Henry Bruce, Ericsson Limited
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP11755049

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR A COMMUNICATION NETWORK

IPC classification:
H04L 12/70
Applicant:
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson
Agent:
Ericsson AB
Agent:
Alexander Richard Henry Bruce, Ericsson Limited
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP11764533

ROUTING AND BANDWIDTH ASSIGNMENT FOR FLEXIBLE GRID WAVELENGTH SWITCHED OPTICAL NETWORKS

IPC classification:
H04J 14/02
Applicant:
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson
Agent:
Ericsson AB
Agent:
Alexander Richard Henry Bruce, Ericsson Limited
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP11790612

A METHOD OF CONVERTING AN OPTICAL COMMUNICATIONS SIGNAL AND AN OPTICAL RECEIVER

IPC classification:
H04L 27/38, H04L 27/34, H04L 27/20, H04L 25/49
Applicant:
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson
Agent:
Ericsson AB
Agent:
Alexander Richard Henry Bruce, Ericsson Limited
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP11817438

A USER EQUIPMENT AND A RADIO NETWORK NODE, AND METHODS THEREIN

IPC classification:
H04W 92/18, H04W 76/02, H04W 72/08, H04W 72/04
Applicant:
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson
Agent:
Ericsson AB
Agent:
Alexander Richard Henry Bruce, Ericsson Limited
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP12787534

INTER-FREQUENCY AND INTER-RAT SMALL CELL DETECTION IN HETEROGENEOUS NETWORKS

IPC classification:
H04W 36/00
Applicant:
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson
Agent:
Ericsson AB
Agent:
Alexander Richard Henry Bruce, Ericsson Limited
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP12702898

METHOD AND ARRANGEMENT FOR RELAYING

IPC classification:
H04W 84/04, H04W 72/04, H04B 7/26, H04B 7/155
Applicant:
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson
Agent:
Alexander Richard Henry Bruce, Ericsson Limited
Agent:
Friedrich Heinrich Kühn, Ericsson AB
Status:
EXAMINATION IN PROGRESS
EP12711614

CHANGING THE SPECTRAL POSITION OF A LIGHTPATH

IPC classification:
H04J 14/02
Applicant:
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson
Agent:
Ericsson AB
Agent:
Alexander Richard Henry Bruce, Ericsson Limited
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12709549

CHROMATIC DISPERSION PROCESSING APPARATUS AND METHOD

IPC classification:
H04B 10/2507
Applicant:
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson
Agent:
Ericsson AB
Agent:
Alexander Richard Henry Bruce, Ericsson Limited
Status:
The patent has been granted
EP12709123

PHASE SHIFT KEYING OPTICAL MODULATION APPARATUS AND METHOD OF ENCODING A SYMBOL ONTO AN OPTICAL CARRIER SIGNAL

IPC classification:
H04B 10/556
Applicant:
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson
Agent:
Ericsson AB
Agent:
Alexander Richard Henry Bruce, Ericsson Limited
Status:
APPLICATION WITHDRAWN
EP12718117

RECOVERY IN CONNECTION-ORIENTED NETWORK

IPC classification:
H04Q 3/00, H04L 12/70, H04L 12/24
Applicant:
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson
Agent:
Ericsson AB
Agent:
Alexander Richard Henry Bruce, Ericsson Limited
Status:
NO OPPOSITION FILED WITHIN TIMELIMIT
EP12718648

RADIO FREQUENCY SIGNAL TRANSCEIVER, COHERENT RADAR RECEIVER AND METHOD OF PROCESSING RADIO FREQUENCY SIGNALS

IPC classification:
H04B 10/90, H03B 28/00
Applicant:
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson
Agent:
Ericsson AB
Agent:
Alexander Richard Henry Bruce, Ericsson Limited
Status:
PATENT GRANTED
EP13725834

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR DOWNLINK SCHEDULING

IPC classification:
H04L 5/00
Applicant:
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson
Agent:
Ericsson AB
Agent:
Alexander Richard Henry Bruce, Ericsson Limited
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12791301

APPARATUSES AND METHODS FOR MANAGING PENDING HARQ RETRANSMISSIONS

IPC classification:
H04L 1/18
Applicant:
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson
Agent:
Alexander Richard Henry Bruce, Ericsson Limited
Agent:
Friedrich Heinrich Kühn, Ericsson AB
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12732623

TRAFFIC RECOVERY AT INTERWORKING NODES

IPC classification:
H04L 12/70, H04J 14/02
Applicant:
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson
Agent:
Ericsson AB
Agent:
Alexander Richard Henry Bruce, Ericsson Limited
Status:
The patent has been granted
EP12726454

USING SECURITY LEVELS IN OPTICAL NETWORK

IPC classification:
H04J 14/02
Applicant:
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson
Agent:
Ericsson AB
Agent:
Alexander Richard Henry Bruce, Ericsson Limited
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12726617

PROPAGATION OF NETWORK CONFIGURATION UPDATE FROM NETWORK MANAGER TO NETWORK NODES USING ROUTING PROTOCOL

IPC classification:
H04L 12/70, H04L 12/24
Applicant:
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson
Agent:
Ericsson AB
Agent:
Alexander Richard Henry Bruce, Ericsson Limited
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12740138

RECEIVER FOR OPTICAL TRANSMISSION SYSTEM

IPC classification:
H04B 10/61
Applicant:
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson
Agent:
Ericsson AB
Agent:
Alexander Richard Henry Bruce, Ericsson Limited
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12737304

ENCAPSULATING CPRI FRAMES

IPC classification:
H04W 88/08, H04L 12/70
Applicant:
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson
Agent:
Ericsson AB
Agent:
Alexander Richard Henry Bruce, Ericsson Limited
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12743131

Transponder For WDM Ring Network

IPC classification:
H04J 14/02
Applicant:
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson
Agent:
Alexander Richard Henry Bruce, Ericsson Limited
Status:
APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN
EP12753504

A METHOD OF OPERATING A SWITCH OR ACCESS NODE IN A NETWORK AND A PROCESSING APPARATUS CONFIGURED TO IMPLEMENT THE SAME

IPC classification:
H04L 29/06, H04L 12/70, H04L 12/66
Applicant:
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson
Agent:
Ericsson AB
Agent:
Alexander Richard Henry Bruce, Ericsson Limited
Status:
The patent has been granted
EP12770110

CONTROL OF POWER CONSUMPTION MODES OF COMMUNICATIONS APPARATUS

IPC classification:
H04W 52/02, H04W 40/00
Applicant:
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson
Agent:
Ericsson AB
Agent:
Alexander Richard Henry Bruce, Ericsson Limited
Status:
The patent has been granted
EP13779865

HANDLING OF INFORMATION RELATED TO OFF-LINE BASE STATIONS

IPC classification:
H04W 88/08, H04W 76/02, H04W 76/00
Applicant:
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson
Agent:
Ericsson AB
Agent:
Alexander Richard Henry Bruce, Ericsson Limited
Status:
APPLICATION WITHDRAWN
EP12799658

METHOD AND NODE FOR REDUCING HANDOVER SIGNALING

IPC classification:
H04W 36/32
Applicant:
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson
Agent:
Ericsson AB
Agent:
Alexander Richard Henry Bruce, Ericsson Limited
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12801541

POWER CONTROL IN BIDIRECTIONAL WDM OPTICAL LINK

IPC classification:
H04J 14/02
Applicant:
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson
Agent:
Ericsson AB
Agent:
Alexander Richard Henry Bruce, Ericsson Limited
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13705278

OVERLOAD CONTROL IN A COMMUNICATION NETWORK

IPC classification:
H04W 74/08, H04W 74/00, H04W 28/02, H04W 4/00
Applicant:
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson
Agent:
Ericsson AB
Agent:
Alexander Richard Henry Bruce, Ericsson Limited
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12799667

OVERLOAD CONTROL IN A COMMUNICATION NETWORK

IPC classification:
H04W 74/08, H04W 74/00, H04W 28/02, H04W 4/00
Applicant:
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson
Agent:
Ericsson AB
Agent:
Alexander Richard Henry Bruce, Ericsson Limited
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP12816033

COMMUNICATION NETWORK ELEMENT AND METHOD OF MITIGATING AN OPTICAL JAMMING ATTACK AGAINST AN OPTICAL COMMUNICATION SIGNAL

IPC classification:
H04B 10/85, H04B 10/07
Applicant:
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson
Agent:
Ericsson AB
Agent:
Alexander Richard Henry Bruce, Ericsson Limited
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13701454

PROTECTION FOR OPTICAL TRANSPORT NETWORK WITH DUAL HOMED ATTACHMENT CIRCUITS

IPC classification:
H04J 3/14
Applicant:
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson
Agent:
Ericsson AB
Agent:
Alexander Richard Henry Bruce, Ericsson Limited
Status:
The patent has been granted
EP13719511

PROTECTION FOR OPTICAL TRANSPORT NETWORK USING OPERATIONAL STATUS OF DUAL HOMED ATTACHMENT CIRCUITS

IPC classification:
H04J 3/14
Applicant:
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson
Agent:
Ericsson AB
Agent:
Alexander Richard Henry Bruce, Ericsson Limited
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP15177834

DISTRIBUTION OF BROADCAST/MULTICAST DATA IN TELECOMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS

IPC classification:
H04W 92/04, H04L 12/18, H04W 56/00, H04W 76/00
Applicant:
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson
Agent:
Ericsson AB
Agent:
Alexander Richard Henry Bruce, Ericsson Limited
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP13877771

METHODS AND APPARATUSES FOR HANDLING A HANDOVER EVENT

IPC classification:
H04W 36/38, H04W 36/30
Applicant:
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson
Agent:
Zacco
Agent:
Ericsson AB
Agent:
Alexander Richard Henry Bruce, Ericsson Limited
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP13708488

CONTROLLING OPTICAL SIGNAL POWER LEVELLING IN AN OPTICAL COMMUNICATION NETWORK

IPC classification:
H04J 14/02, H04B 10/079
Applicant:
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson
Agent:
Ericsson AB
Agent:
Alexander Richard Henry Bruce, Ericsson Limited
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP14720271

CENTRAL NETWORK NODE, FIRST NETWORK NODE, FIRST WIRELESS DEVICE, CONTROLLER NETWORK NODE, AND METHODS THEREIN, OF INSTRUCTING THE FIRST NETWORK NODE TO TRANSMIT TO THE FIRST WIRELESS DEVICE

IPC classification:
H04W 72/12, H04L 1/00, H04W 36/08
Applicant:
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson
Agent:
Ericsson AB
Agent:
Alexander Richard Henry Bruce, Ericsson Limited
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP13720862

TESTING OF COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT

IPC classification:
H04L 12/26
Applicant:
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson
Agent:
Ericsson AB
Agent:
Alexander Richard Henry Bruce, Ericsson Limited
Status:
EXAMINATION REQUESTED
EP13741869

METHOD FOR MANAGING A USER EQUIPMENT DEVICE

IPC classification:
H04W 52/02
Applicant:
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson
Agent:
Ericsson AB
Agent:
Alexander Richard Henry Bruce, Ericsson Limited
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13888993

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR TWO-WAY TIMESTAMP EXCHANGE

IPC classification:
H04L 7/00
Applicant:
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson
Agent:
Alexander Richard Henry Bruce, Ericsson Limited
Agent:
Ericsson AB
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13740257

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR LOCAL PATH PROTECTION

IPC classification:
H04J 14/02
Applicant:
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson
Agent:
Alexander Richard Henry Bruce, Ericsson Limited
Agent:
Ericsson AB
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13765812

MAINTAINING PHASE COHERENCE FOR FREQUENCY OFFSET ESTIMATION

IPC classification:
H04L 5/00, H04L 27/26
Applicant:
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson
Agent:
Alexander Richard Henry Bruce, Ericsson Limited
Agent:
Ericsson AB
Status:
The patent has been granted
EP13750566

A METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR SUPERCHANNEL TUNING

IPC classification:
H04L 27/26, H04J 14/02
Applicant:
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson
Agent:
Zacco
Agent:
Alexander Richard Henry Bruce, Ericsson Limited
Agent:
Ericsson AB
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13785670

A NODE AND METHOD FOR UPLINK SCHEDULING AND HYBRID AUTOMATIC REPEAT REQUEST TIMING

IPC classification:
H04W 72/04, H04L 5/00, H04L 1/18
Applicant:
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson
Agent:
Alexander Richard Henry Bruce, Ericsson Limited
Agent:
Ericsson AB
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13753664

A SIGNAL GENERATOR FOR A PHASED ARRAY ANTENNA

IPC classification:
H01Q 3/26
Applicant:
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson
Agent:
Alexander Richard Henry Bruce, Ericsson Limited
Agent:
Ericsson AB
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP13892855

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR COMMUNICATING OVER A PLURALITY OF COMMUNICATION LINKS

IPC classification:
H04L 12/26
Applicant:
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson
Agent:
Alexander Richard Henry Bruce, Ericsson Limited
Agent:
Ericsson AB
Status:
GRANT OF PATENT INTENDED
EP11716221

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR CREATING AND FOR RECEIVING A DATA PACKET WITH DISCARD ELIGIBLE INFORMATION

IPC classification:
H04L 12/70
Applicant:
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson
Agent:
Alexander Richard Henry Bruce, Ericsson Limited
Agent:
Ericsson AB
Status:
PATENT GRANTED

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