Highland Village, TEXAS, 75077
Copperpod IP LLC, Austin, TX 2014-Present
KenQuest LLC, Austin, TX
Technical expert, analyst providing support for intellectual property litigation, licensing, including product search, code review, reverse engineering, and delivery of Claim Charts for customer engagements.
INTELLECTUAL VENTURES, Bellevue, WA 2004-2014
Senior Staff Engineer
Provided support for IP licensing and litigation programs. Managed patent mining, including classification and in-depth technical analysis, ranking and product/market related tagging of IP portfolios relating to Wireless and Networking Communications, Server and Storage devices, Software, eCommerce applications, Computer Systems, Peripherals, other Consumer Electronics, Circuits, and System-On-Chip technologies. Researched targeted products and prepared and presented detailed level Claim Charts including hardware circuit diagrams, firmware downloads and software source codes for numerous licensing and litigation programs.
Supported litigation teams to prepare rebuttals.
ERICSSON, INC. - Telecommunications Plano, TX 1989-2003
Senior Software/Hardware Engineer
Researched and developed telecommunication products with success in hardware/software design and test project leadership.
Tested and verified (via PLEX, Programming Language for EXchanges) Local Number Portability (LNP) functionality, which provided a subscriber with the capability to physically move their line connection from one connection to another within a rate center while keeping their original telephone number.
GR-495-CORE- Generic Operations Interfaces using OSI tools (Agent toolkit) for Network Traffic Management (NTM). Tested and verified the ability of Signal Transfer Point (STP) operations, administration and maintenance requirements for Bell Atlantic.
Tested/verified Unix Service Control Point (SCP) products via Unix operating systems that developed and industrialized a Capability Set One (CS-1) level SCP as a part of latest version of the Intelligence Network (IN) concept on a General-Purpose Computer.
Tested and verified an interface to the MARCH operations system transactions (via MGTS - Message Generator Traffic Simulator) that are executed by sending and receiving messages to and from a NE, that is used to handle memory administration functions for network elements in Class V applications.
Tested and verified the Recent Change Notification function of the Operations System Interface subsystem of the telephone switch, which provided for the monitoring and notification of the execution of Man Machine Language commands from any IO device or remote system attached to a switch.
Tested and verified activities related to the handling administration of the Signaling Engineering and Administration System (SEAS) interface such as modification of application protocol parameters, an operational data between SEAS and STP to support the various operations functions performed by Signaling Engineering and Administration Center (SEAC) personnel via Inet TURBO-7 (SS7 analyzer).
Tested and verified the Service Control Point (SCP)/Home Location Register (HLR) turnkey system using Perl scripts for the US-West local demonstration (SMAS North American markets modification).
Conducted analysis to identify defect cause and scope for high volume telephone switch hardware and improved faults to a minimum and within acceptable limits, which resulted in customers’ satisfaction with the product.
Enhanced and facilitated a software download program using EriPascal programming for telephone switches that reduced customer program update time by 75%.
Redesigned a test lab to a LAN-based system that provided users with easy remote access to the switches while saving space; used to install 30% more telephony equipment, reducing overall project testing time 15%.
Ported software products from VAX computer to SUN workstation environment, which facilitated and reduced time to maintain software products 40%.
Simplified categories of Bureau of Industry and Security regulations to solve issues such as license to export various telecommunication technologies.
ITEC LAB - Telecommunications - Richardson, TX 1988 – 1989
Senior Software Engineer
Responsible for design, implementation, testing and support of an internal UNIX type OS layers, Serial Inpout/Output drivers, and configuration for Automatic Message Accounting Network (AMANET) software system.
BS in Computer Engineering Technology
University of Houston, Houston, Texas
ADDITIONAL RELEVANT INFORMATION
Inventor on granted patents: US 7,123,707, US 6,611,697, US 6,490,550, US 6,289,223