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Manager Computer Science

Houston, Texas, 77077, United States
January 06, 2017

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William M. Hubbard, Esq.

**** ****** ***** **. *******, TX 77077

Telephone: 713-***-**** E-mail:

BAR MEMBERSHIPS Member of the Texas bar

Registered to practice before United States Patent & Trademark Office

EDUCATION South Texas College of Law Houston, TX

Juris Doctor, December 2006

Honors: Highest Grade Award in patent Office Procedures

Coursework: Patent Law, Patent Office Procedure, Copyright, Corporation and Agency & Partnership

Houston Baptist University Houston, TX

Accelerated Master of Business Administration Overview, 1998

Rice University Houston, TX

Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science, 1986

Major: Computer Science

Minor: Electrical Engineering

WORK W. M. Hubbard Law, PLLC. Sugar Land, TX

EXPERIENCE Founder (July 2015-Present)

Focus on Computer Science and network technology based Prosecution activities before the USPTO and EPO with significant efforts to work with the new unified patent process before the EPO

Expertise in GPU processing applications, graphics technology in general, database synchronization technologies, computer and telephone communication technologies and certified in many different operating systems as a technical support person would be

Client development and support

Chowdhury & Georgakis, P.C. Houston, TX

Of Counsel (April 2014-July 2015)

General Prosecution activities for Patents before the USPTO, including response to Office Actions, preparation of Appeal Briefs, preparation of opinions, preparation of patent applications

Client development and support

Provided Technical Consultation for cases pending at the EPO while on on-site assignment at European law firm.

Wong, Cabello, Lutsch, Rutherford & Brucculeri, LLP Houston, TX

Patent Attorney (2007-April 2014)

General prosecution activities for Patents before the USPTO, including response to Office Actions, preparation of Appeals Briefs, preparation of opinions, preparation of patent applications

Trade Secret and Patent Infringement Litigation support

Wong, Cabello, Lutsch, Rutherford & Brucculeri, LLP Houston, TX

Independent Consultant (2005-2006)

Research and analysis of software patents for a technology-mapping project; activities included interviewing inventors, evaluation and categorization of existing and pending patents for large customers

BMC Software Houston, TX

Technical Liaison to the Legal Department (2005)

Research and analysis of software license contracts and patented technology for litigation planning, M&A and other legal research

Evaluation of new technology to determine patentability

Proficient with MPEP and patent prosecution procedures with the USPTO

Senior Manager – Research and Development (2000-2005)

Manager for an organization of over 95 engineers (local and remote) working on approximately nine different products and infrastructure components; revenue generated in excess of $100 million per year; total organization budget of over $10 million; products address the following areas of enterprise management: Change Management, Distribution and Installation System, BMC PATROL Agent and Knowledge Modules and BMC PATROL Configuration Manager

Manager – Research and Development (1999-2000)

Managed team of engineers supporting R&D development activities while designing and implementing process improvement and automation methodologies

Lead team of engineers in resolution of critical customer situations both on location and in the lab

Release Manager of first internationalized release of company flagship PATROL product line; this effort required worldwide coordination and planning for over 100 R&D personnel

Y2K project coordination and remediation measures for R&D HW and SW applications

Baker Atlas Houston, TX

IT Manager/Software Configuration Management (SCM) Manager (1997-1999)

Managed team of system administrators responsible for approximately 100 servers and 1000+ desktop systems

Managed team of Configuration Management (CM) engineers to deliver software projects on-time and within budget for over a hundred developers in different business units; created standardized procedures for system builds and QA/Production releases; build and release process were fully automated to guarantee consistency and quality

Responsibilities included managing system availability, maintenance planning, data center relocation projects and capacity planning

IBM Corporation Houston, TX

Integration Systems Manager (1993-1997)

Responsibilities included technical design, budget management, implementation planning and schedule management for a team of engineers performing turnkey installation of multi-million dollar Energy Management Systems (EMS), controlling electrical generation, distribution and monitoring

Advanced applications included predictive analysis, load forecasting and selling of excess capacity

Managed teams at multiple US and international locations

Ferranti International Controls (Now ABB) Sugar Land, TX

System Project Engineer (1986-1993)

Functioned as sole technical manager for multimillion-dollar project in China

PROFESSIONAL Member of Houston IP Lawyers Association 2006-Present

ACTIVITIES Work abroad program with 6 weeks prosecution experience working in Europe

TECHNICAL Operating systems: AIX, Linux, Solaris, HPUX, Netware and Windows

SKILLS Data Bases: Oracle, Sybase, Informix

Shell Programming, Perl, System Administration, C, FORTRAN, SQL, XML, HTML

MCSE Certified in Networks, Operating Systems, and others.

Network Communication Protocols: TCP/IP, SNMP, HTTP

Disaster Recovery Planning, Network Security, Capacity Planning, Project Management, SCI CMM, High Availability Servers, HW configuration and procurement, Product direction and roadmaps, Customer requirements gathering, Rational Unified Process and Agile development methodologies

INTERESTS Avid golfer, enjoy travelling and planning tactical strategies to solve problems

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