Description: Reviewed 84 patents for observability and ease of investigation in a patent matter between two major data communications vendors. Prepared a report.
Description: Conceived, designed, and implemented WESDIN, the world's first integrated synchronous network, first all digital network, and first CLEC for Westinghouse Communications. The network included circuit, data, and packet switching; cable TV based, fiber, microwave, and satellite transmission; and a network management center; voice messaging; and email; and video links.
Description: Conceived and was technical director for the development of the operations manual for WESDIN, the world's first integrated synchronous digital network and first CLEC. The ops manual provided the practices and procedures by which WESDIN was operated.
Description: Evaluated the acquisition of Telenet Communications by GTE for financial, marketing, and technical merit. Made recommendations to modify the acquisition that were accepted by GTE.
Description: Evaluated the technical merit for a major data communications product and network vendor to acquire an integrated voice-data switch manufacturer. The evaluation identified a major timing and synchronization switch performance issue that reduced the acquisition's value by over 25%.
Description: Performed fundamental research into techniques to transport voice over a packet switched network in a converged environment. Developed viable approaches to do so.
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: Reviewed 11 ATM patents and identified their market applicability.