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International application No. Applicant's or agent's file reference
PCT/EP2019/083122 31725.0006.PCN0
International filing date (day/month/year) (Earliest) Priority Date (day/month/year)
29 November 2019 29 November 2018
FOR FURTHER ACTION: See Form PCT/ISA/220 as well as, where applicable, item 5 below.
This international search report has been prepared by this International Searching Authority and is transmitted to the applicant according to Article 18. A copy is being transmitted to the International Bureau.
It is also accompanied by a copy of each prior art document cited in this report.
1. Basis of the report
a. With regard to the language, the international search was carried out on the basis of:
the international application in the language in which it was filed.
a translation of the international application into                                          which is the language of a translation furnished for the purposes of international search (Rules 12.3(a) and 23.1(b)).
This international search report has been established taking into account the rectification of an obvious mistake authorized by or notified to this Authority under Rule 91 (Rule 43.6bis(a)).
With regard to any nucleotide and/or amino acid sequence disclosed in the international application, the international search was carried out on the basis of a sequence listing:
2. Certain claims were found unsearchable
3. Unity of invention is lacking
4. Title of the invention
The text is approved as submitted by the applicant.
The text has been established by this Authority to read as follows:
5. Abstract
The text is approved as submitted by the applicant.
The text has been established, according to Rule 38.2, by this Authority as it appears in Box No. IV. The applicant may, within one month from the date of mailing of this international search report, submit comments to this Authority.
6. Drawings
The figure of the drawings to be published with the abstract is Figure No.     3    
as suggested by the applicant.
as selected by this Authority, because the applicant failed to suggest a figure.
as selected by this Authority, because this figure better characterizes the invention.
none of the figures is to be published with the abstract.


     H04W 12/06 (2009.01)i; H04W 4/80 (2018.01)i; H04L 9/06 (2006.01)i; H04L 9/32 (2006.01)i
According to International Patent Classification (IPC) or to both national classification and IPC


Minimum documentation searched (classification system followed by classification symbols):
     H04W; H04L
Documentation searched other than minimum documentation to the extent that such documents are included in the fields searched:
Electronic data base consulted during the international search (name of data base and, where practicable, search terms used):
EPO-Internal, WPI Data


Category* Citation of document, with indication, where appropriate, of the relevant passages Relevant to claim No.
WO 2013126747 A2 (QUALCOMM INC [US]) 29 August 2013 (2013-08-29)
paragraphs [0410] - [0505]; figures 33-37
US 2016026826 A1 (KOCHER PAUL C [US] ET AL) 28 January 2016 (2016-01-28)
paragraphs [0044] - [0051], [0111] - [0114]; figures 1,2,3,11
WO 2017064361 A1 (NOKIA TECHNOLOGIES OY [FI]) 20 April 2017 (2017-04-20)
paragraphs [0047] - [0061], [0070] - [0073]; figures 2,5
Special categories of cited documents:
document defining the general state of the art which is not considered to be of particular relevance
document cited by the applicant in the international application
earlier application or patent but published on or after the international filing date
document which may throw doubts on priority claim(s) or which is cited to establish the publication date of another citation or other special reason (as specified)
document referring to an oral disclosure, use, exhibition or other means
document published prior to the international filing date but later than the priority date claimed
later document published after the international filing date or priority date and not in conflict with the application but cited to understand the principle or theory underlying the invention
document of particular relevance; the claimed invention cannot be considered novel or cannot be considered to involve an inventive step when the document is taken alone
document of particular relevance; the claimed invention cannot be considered to involve an inventive step when the document is combined with one or more other such documents, such combination being obvious to a person skilled in the art
document member of the same patent family


Patent document cited in search report Publication date
Patent family member(s) Publication date
WO 2013126747 A2
29 August 2013
CN 104246529 A
EP 2817651 A2
JP 6129880 B2
JP 2015513838 A
KR 20140146080 A
US 2013217332 A1
US 2017070847 A1
WO 2013126747 A2
24 December 2014
31 December 2014
17 May 2017
14 May 2015
24 December 2014
22 August 2013
09 March 2017
29 August 2013
US 2016026826 A1
28 January 2016
CN 102725737 A
EP 2507708 A1
EP 3537653 A1
IL 219906 A
JP 5552541 B2
JP 5805249 B2
JP 2013513312 A
JP 2014131354 A
KR 20120098764 A
TW 201141173 A
US 2011138192 A1
US 2013173928 A1
US 2014247944 A1
US 2015280907 A1
US 2016026826 A1
US 2016048684 A1
US 2017177874 A1
US 2018004957 A1
US 2019377879 A1
WO 2011068996 A1
10 October 2012
10 October 2012
11 September 2019
29 May 2017
16 July 2014
04 November 2015
18 April 2013
10 July 2014
05 September 2012
16 November 2011
09 June 2011
04 July 2013
04 September 2014
01 October 2015
28 January 2016
18 February 2016
22 June 2017
04 January 2018
12 December 2019
09 June 2011
WO 2017064361 A1
20 April 2017
CN 108141364 A
EP 3363152 A1
PH 12018500778 A1
US 2019074975 A1
WO 2017064361 A1
08 June 2018
22 August 2018
15 October 2018
07 March 2019
20 April 2017
Name and mailing address of the ISA/:
European Patent Office
P.B. 5818, Patentlaan 2, 2280 HV Rijswijk,
Telephone No. (+31-70)340-2040
Facsimile No. (+31-70)340-3016
Date of the actual completion of the international search:
17 January 2020
Date of mailing of the international search report:
27 January 2020
Authorized officer:
Herzog, Till-Henning
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