Description: Evaluated three patents for alleged infringement. Prepared documentation regarding the definition of terms. Testified at a Markman Hearing in Federal Court. Prepared a pre-trial report for the court. The matter favorably settled for my client.
Description: Prepared business and residential customer surveys for a government organization regarding antitrust behavior by a vendor with their IT tool. Directed the survey of 8000 residential customers and 4000 business customers in eight countries and the subsequent statistical analysis. The defendant settled shortly after the submission of the survey results.
Description: Developed the defense strategy for a start up telecommunications equipment manufacturer when it was sued for multiple patent infringements by a major equipment vendor. The technologies involved included data network routing and routing protocols including MPLS. The work resulted in a highly favorable out of court settlement.
Description: Evaluated the call center patents of a major equipment vendor to determine their relevance to other technologies. This evaluation demonstrated the patents had relevance in telecommunications that was far beyond call centers. The vendor then pursued enforcing the patents in these new areas.
Description: Reviewed 44 ACD and Call Center patents and developed a claims matrix relative to competitors' products.
Description: Provided expert advice to an attorney in a cable TV matter.
Description: Prepared a rebuttal declaration report in a contract dispute over the definition of the words network, private network, and intranet in a matter where residents of a community contended the developer did not provide the required intranet. The court accepted my definitions.
Description: As an expert, developed technical arguments that cellular service is subject to a gross revenue tax and calculated the back tax owed by cellular carriers for two Missouri cities v several cellular carriers. Prepared reports for the court and was deposed. The cases settled before trial.
Description: Reviewed a telephone calling card patent for its value in the market and provided a report on the difficulties in defending it.
Description: Performed a Level 2 review of six network management patents for a major telecommunications vendor.