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Yi Song, Ph.D.

Technology Specialist, Patent Agent

Dallas, TX
214-292-4015
song@fr.com
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Background

​Yi Song, PhD, is a Technology Specialist, Patent Agent in the patent group in Fish & Richardson’s Dallas office. Prior to joining the firm, Dr. Song worked extensively in the area of wireless standards, with her technical areas of expertise include 3GPP LTE and 3GPP2 UMB.

Dr. Song’s practice focuses on patent prosecution and her practice areas include telecommunications and computer network applications​. She has co-authored 8 publications relating to electrical engineering/telecommunications. 

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Education

Ph.D., Queen's University 2003
Electrical Engineering


M.S.E., Queen's University 1998
Electrical Engineering


B.E., Shanghai Jiao Tong University 1995
Electrical Engineering

Admissions

  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office 2016

Languages

  • English
  • Mandarin Chinese

Memberships & Affiliations

​Senior Member of IEEE
Reviewer for various IEEE journals and conferences

Other Distinctions

Select Publications

Y. Song and S. D. Blostein, "Channel estimation and data detection for MIMO systems under spatially and temporally colored interference", EURASIP Journal of Applied Signal Processing, Special Issue on MIMO Communications and Signal Processing, vol.5, July-Aug 2004.

Y. Song, S. D. Blostein, and J. Cheng, "Outage probability comparisons for diversity systems with cochannel interference in Rayleigh fading channels", IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, Sept. 2005.

Y. Song, S.D. Blostein, and J. Cheng, "Exact outage probability for equal gain combining with cochannel interference in Rayleigh fading", IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, Sept. 2003.

Granted Patents

  • US patent 8,849,291, "Supplemental node transmission assistance in a wireless communication network", September 2014.
  • US patent 8,817,590, "Processing information blocks for wireless transmission", August 2014.
  • US patent 8,792,399, "Phase-rotated reference signals for multiple antennas", July 2014.
  • US patent 8,787,225, "Phase-rotated reference signals for multiple antennas", July 2014.
  • US patent 8,755,791, "Method and system for low power downlink transmission in heterogeneous networks", June 2014.
  • US patent 8,755,324, "Allocating backhaul resources", June 2014.
  • US patent 8,750,933, "System and method for supporting antenna beamforming in a cellular network", June 2014.
  • US patent 8,744,449, "Mobility parameter adjustment and mobility state estimation in heterogeneous networks", June 2014.
  • US patent 8,644,764, "Weighting matrix selection based on information acquired from remote station", February 2014.
  • US patent 8,605,684, "System and method for coordinated multi-point network operation to reduce radio link failure", December 2013.
  • US patent 8,526,396, "Performing processing with respect to an overhead message for a mobile station in tunnel mode", September 2013.
  • US patent 8,520,621, "Providing a downlink control structure in a first carrier to indicate control information in a second, different carrier", August 2013.
  • US patent 8,488,514, "Relay backhaul link quality considerations for mobility procedures", July 2013.
  • US patent 8,468,412, "Downlink transmissions for type 2 relay", June 2013.
  • US patent 8,437,268, "System and method for intra-cell frequency reuse in a relay network", May 2013.
  • US patent 8,391,797, "Performance for a multiple antenna beamforming cellular network", March 2013.
  • US patent 8,270,374, "Determining link quality for networks having relays", September 2012.
  • US patent 8,204,507, "Supplemental node transmission assistance in a wireless communications network", June 2012.

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