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10 Years of IP Consulting

GHB Intellect Celebrates 10 Years of IP Consulting!

The midway point of 2017 signifies a major milestone for GHB Intellect, having now provided 10 years of patent and IP services to our clients. This anniversary not only celebrates the growth of our intellectual property firm, but also the hard work and dedication of the entire GHB Intellect team.

Importance of IP and Patents – Patent Portfolio Valuations

The following is an excerpt from the published article entitled Patent Portfolio Valuations – Importance of IP and Patents by IP Watchdog. The featured article was written by GHB Intellect’s Chief Strategy Officer and valuation expert, Dr. Masoud Vakili.

IAM Strategy 300

GHB Intellect’s Founder Recognized as Top 300 IP Strategist

Intellectual Asset Management Magazine has selected GHB Intellect founder, Dr. Ghobad Heidari, to the 2017 IAM Strategy 300 – The World’s Leading IP Strategists. According to IAM Magazine, this annual list is comprised of specialists who “in developing and rolling out world-class IP value creation programs.”

Patent Claim Chart

What is a Patent Claim Chart?

A patent claim chart is commonly used in U.S. Patent infringement litigation. The claim chart is basically a visualization of all of the information analyzed in a patent claim. The purpose of a claim chart is to determine if any infringement has occurred.

IEEE SECON 2017

IEEE SECON 2017

At this event, Dr. Ghobad Heidari, will moderate a panel of experts as they discuss 5G and New Communication Technologies. In this panel discussion, five distinguished wireless industry veterans present their views on the wireless industry and shed light on the challenges we will be facing to achieve expected goals.

IP Market Development

IP Market Development

IP market development is the abstraction of value. To learn more about valuations please read about the Intellectual Property Valuation Services we offer.

IIPLA

IIPLA Webinar: Patent Portfolio Valuation Fundamentals

In this webinar, Dr. Masoud Vakili, a world-leading figure in patent portfolio valuation who has been involved in patent transactions worth hundreds of millions of dollars, will give a comprehensive account of different patent portfolio valuation methods and their applications.

Dr. Masoud Vakili

Dr. Masoud Vakili Joins GHB Intellect Team

SAN DIEGO, California — April 10, 2016 — GHB Intellect today announced that Dr. Masoud Vakili, a veteran of the intellectual property industry, will be joining GHB Intellect as Chief Strategy Officer and member of the executive team, reporting to President, Dr. Ghobad Heidari.

Daubert Standard

Does Your Litigation Support Plan Include Daubert Standard Rules?

The Daubert standard provides a rule of evidence regarding the admissibility of expert witness testimony during a United States federal legal proceeding. The rule of evidence, also known as the law of evidence, covers the principles that govern the proof of facts in a case.

Designing to Evolving 4G & Pre-5G Requirements- DesignCon 2017

This tutorial, presented at DesignCon 2017, provides a critical look at the potential opportunities for 4G & pre-5G technology. Slides from the presentation are available here for free download. Additionally, a recap of the presentation can also be found.

Is 5G Here Yet?

It has become a regular topic of conversation for many people in the tech industry; “What are your thoughts on the approaching 5G transition?” There are many aspects to consider when approaching this question. GHB Intellect answers this question using a practical understanding of 4G and 5G Radio Access Networks (RAN).

LTE EPC Technology White Paper

LTE EPC Technology White Paper

The following LTE EPC Technology White Paper describes Long-Term Evolution (LTE) and Evolved Packet Core (EPC) and is part five of a 5-part Summary of our 3GPP Core Technologies series. You can also download and print them by clicking below.

Smart Cars Will Speed Up IoT Innovation

We will be discussing several aspects of the Internet of Things (IoT) in the article below. First, we will provide a brief summary of IoT. Then, we will discuss how the technology market, patent trends, and government interventions will continue to influence it. The changes to the automotive industry will also be further examined to show why it will remain a segment leader in innovation for connected-devices.

LTE Mission Critical Services Technology White Paper

LTE Mission Critical Technology White Paper

The following LTE Mission Critical Technology White Paper describes Long-Term Evolution (LTE) and Mission Critical Services and is part four of a 5-part Summary of our 3GPP Core Technologies series. You can also download and print them by clicking below.

How To Choose A Patent Expert Witness

Choosing a Patent Expert Witness – Infographic

In a complex legal and engineering world, it can be difficult to understand how an intellectual property consulting firm fits into the broader scope of portfolio analysis, reverse engineering, and other needed expert work. The following infographic will help explain “How GHB Intellect Chooses Experts.”

Protect Your Consulting Experts

In many, if not most, IP cases the utilization of both consulting experts and testifying experts is common. One key difference between the two is the ability for the opposing counsel to depose a testifying witness while the work of consulting experts is generally protected as part of work-product privilege.

LTE V2X Technology White Paper

LTE V2X Technology White Paper

The following LTE V2X Technology White Paper describes Long-Term Evolution (LTE) and Vehicle-to-Everything (V2X) and is part three of a 5-part Summary of our 3GPP Core Technologies series. You can also download and print them by clicking below.

Find an Expert Witness

How to Find an Expert Witness

When handling cases involving these complex IP issues, often in regards to technology, the choice of a knowledgeable expert can be critical to determining the relevant facts of a case and interpretation of those facts. A combination of external legal counsel and a company’s in house resources is necessary to determine what type of expert will be needed as well as creating criteria for the selection of a qualified expert from the desired field.

LTE ProSe Technology White Paper

LTE ProSe Technology White Paper

The following LTE ProSe Technology White Paper describes Long-Term Evolution (LTE) Direct and Proximity Services (ProSe) and is part two of a 5-part Summary of our 3GPP Core Technologies series. You can also download and print them by clicking below.

Biotechnology Experts go High-Tech with Medical Devices for the Paralyzed

Primarily, biotechnology is any technology based on living organisms. This may be harnessing molecular and cellular processes, or creating technologies and medical devices that replicate these processes in order to improve our lives.

LTE IMS Technology White Paper

LTE IMS Technology White Paper

The following LTE IMS Technology White Paper describes Long-Term Evolution (LTE) and IP Multimedia Subsystems (IMS) and is part one of a 5-part Summary of our 3GPP Core Technologies series. You can also download and print them by clicking below.

What is Big Data and Machine Learning

There is a lot of talk in the industry about how big data is shaping the future of business and everyday life, but what is big data and what does machine learning have to do with it?

LTE GCS Technology White Paper

LTE GCS Technology White Paper

The following LTE GCS Technology White Paper describes Long-Term Evolution (LTE) and Group Communication Services (GCS) and is part one of a 5-part Summary of our 3GPP Core Technologies series. You can also download and print them by clicking below.

Patent Trolls and NPEs

GHB Intellect is keen on keeping abreast of the latest and the greatest in the intellectual property (IP) industry and the needs of the IP professionals from all perspectives. We strive to stay current and objective in order to provide unbiased, invaluable service to our clients.

Explosive Evolution of Wireless Technologies

Wireless communications has come a long way from its early days, evolving at an exponential speed.
One of the more rapidly evolving wireless technologies is mobile communication. It was only in the 1980’s that the first analog cellular phone networks (AMPS, in the US) was commerically deployed.

GHB Intellect Rolls out its New Website

It is our pleasure to introduce our new and improved website. We hope that the new design and the additional content present sufficiently interesting reading for all who visit our site.

What is in Hardware Reverse Engineering

As the term implies, reverse engineering (RE) is the act of taking apart an engineered or designed product or device back to its elemental engineering/design components. The motivation for such an act may be varied anywhere from competitive analysis and patent infringement detection to legacy design recovery.

Expert Witness Services

Do I Need Expert Witness Services? – Infographic

The following Infographic has been created by GHB Intellect to answer the question “Do I Need An Expert Witness?” Additionally, a background and several key questions that need to be answered when determining what an expert witness has the ability to do and how to select the right expert for your needs are also identified.

Why are Prior Art Searches so Inconsistent

If you have ever dealt with professional prior art searchers for high technology/science, you know that you can never be sure what report quality you are going to get at the end of the project. Of course, you commission the search because you do not have the prior art information you are looking for.