IP Strategy

Core Expertise: Patent portfolio analysis, management, licensing, acquisition, and valuation; IP sale/licensing negotiation; Strategic global IP asset development, Biotech
Accomplishments: PhD, 20+ years of experience; Valuated 50K+ patents per year; • Led patent portfolio development in the field of security, encryption, and storage from ground up; lead to the most successful program in the company resulting in hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue; Secured patent portfolios worth hundreds of millions of dollars; Participated in complex IP transactions including building acquisition consortia and devising asset allocation schemes. (Public Examples: Kodak, IP Wireless, Digimarc); Participated in successful licensing negotiations and provided extensive litigation support; IP adviser to multiple startups
Previous Companies: Intellectual Ventures, International Intellectual Property Law Association, Quantom Biosystems, Genapsys, Fonolo, Silicon Optix, Resonance Photonics
Core Expertise: Wireless Communication Systems, embedded processors and DSP, CDMA, WCDMA, OFDM, UMTS/LTE standards, Wi-Fi/IEEE802.11,IEEE802.15, Bluetooth, UWB, reconfigurable hardware architecture
Accomplishments: PhD, VP Engineering, 24 years of hands-on experience, extensive experience in cellular network deployment and mobile phone designs, 1 book, numerous publications, 30+ patents, University of California lecturer
Previous Companies: Nokia, AT&T, Olympus
Core Expertise: • Patent portfolio analysis and management • Intellectual property strategy • Patent application preparation and prosecution • Licensing (license drafting and negotiation) • Litigation • Export/import control • Transactional work including contract preparation and review • Product clearance studies
Previous Companies: • Qualcomm • Texas Instruments

25+ years of experience in intellectual property
Registered Professional Engineer (TX)
Certified Licensing Professional (CLP)
Member of Licensing Executives Society (LES)

Core Expertise: • Internal combustion engine technology • Hybrid transmission • Electric drive technology • Advanced Technology Road Map • Automotive regulatory affairs • Automotive Manufacturing • Crash development/Safety engineering process • Noise and vibration design • Exhaust emissions • Lean manufacturing, Black Belt, and DFSS methods.
Accomplishments: • Led Dodge Hornet program in Japan and B-segment cars for Mexico and SA with China and Japanese OEM partners
• Developed Benchmark utilized Body design, new suspension, new I-6 and V-8 with 1st airbag implementation
• Invented and commercialized remote audio controls concept
• Poster-Merger Integration Leader to combine departments and processes for Chrysler/AMC Merger
Previous Companies: • DaimlerChrysler • Chrysler • American Motors Corp • Intellectual Ventures • Ford

Over 25 yrs of automotive experience
Expert in automotive product engineering, development, manufacturing, sourcing, integration, labor
Experienced in intellectual property analysis and strategy
Experiences at major US automotive brands as well as start-ups
Experiences with electric vehicles
Contributed to Grand Cherokee, Magnum, Wrangler, Dodge Dakota
Responsible for manufacturing in Mexico, Canada, and US.

Core Expertise: • Telecommunications and Data Communications • Network Architecture • Wireless Networks • Data Networking • IoT and Smart Home • Cloud
Accomplishments: • 3 patents
• 7 Publications
Previous Companies: • Alcatel-Lucent • AT&T

PhD from Columbia University, Department of Civil and Mechanical Engineering
Experienced in IP and technology
Specialized in mobile and fixed networks, telephony systems, PON, HFC, FTTx, Optical networking, LAN, MAN, WAN, traffic modeling, traffic engineering, CDMA, GSM, UMTS, LTE, Wi-Fi, Ethernet protocols, routing, switching, TCP/IP stack, Consumer products, home automation, automotive protocols, SaaS, PaaS, VM, distributed computing, distributed storage

Core Expertise: • Telecommunications and related technologies • Patent portfolio management • Patent valuation • IP management
Accomplishments: • 150+ patents in wireless applications, IoT, E-commerce, Virtual reality/Augmented reality, Security, Location-based services, TV/Video, Electronic advertising, Speech applications, and internet search.
• Named AT&T Innovator of the Year
• Awarded AT&T Bell Labs President’s Quality Award
Previous Companies: • AT&T • Bell Labs • BellSouth

35 years of experience in Telecom, including wireless applications, IoT, E-commerce, Virtual reality/Augmented reality, Security, Location-based services, TV/Video, Electronic advertising, Speech applications, and internet search.
Highly experienced in patent portfolio landscaping, mining, development, management, and monetization