US 11,659,529 B2
Delayed grant for wireless communication
Arnaud Meylan, San Diego, CA (US); Arvind Vardarajan Santhanam, San Diego, CA (US); Sunil Kandukuri, San Diego, CA (US); Ashok Mantravadi, San Diego, CA (US); Tingfang Ji, San Diego, CA (US); Gavin Bernard Horn, La Jolla, CA (US); Peter Gaal, San Diego, CA (US); and Seyedkianoush Hosseini, San Diego, CA (US)
Assigned to QUALCOMM INCORPORATED, San Diego, CA (US)
Filed by QUALCOMM Incorporated, San Diego, CA (US)
Filed on Oct. 19, 2020, as Appl. No. 17/73,882.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/924,570, filed on Oct. 22, 2019.
Prior Publication US 2021/0120551 A1, Apr. 22, 2021
Int. Cl. H04W 72/04 (2009.01); H04W 72/12 (2009.01); H04W 72/14 (2009.01); H04W 72/0446 (2023.01)
CPC H04W 72/0446 (2013.01) [H04W 72/0413 (2013.01); H04W 72/1284 (2013.01); H04W 72/14 (2013.01)] 28 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A method for wireless communications by a user equipment (UE), comprising:
transmitting a grant delay request that indicates a future time, at or after which a base station is requested to allocate resources to the UE;
receiving an uplink grant from the base station allocating the resources to the UE based at least in part on the grant delay request;
transmitting, to the base station, an uplink transmission comprising uplink data based at least in part on the uplink grant; and
wherein transmitting the grant delay request comprises:
transmitting the grant delay request that comprises a first scheduling request signature from a plurality of scheduling request signatures, wherein each of the plurality of scheduling request signatures corresponds to a different amount of time requested for the base station to delay providing the uplink grant.