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Expert Witness Code 3258
Professional Summary:

During his 40 year career in the intellectual property field, this expert witness has always been at the cutting edge of legal and technological developments.  He has served as the head of the IP departments of 5 Fortune 500 companies, including Apple, National Semiconductor, Medtronic, Data General and Bally Manufacturing.   As an expert witness he has been engaged in over 30 IP-related litigations as a patent expert on issues such as infringement and validity, royalties, licensing issues, willful infringement and inequitable conduct.  He has also served as an expert on trade secret, copyright, patent design and trademark issues.  He has represented plaintiffs and defendants about equally.  He has been deposed over 25 times and testified at five trials, with two more trials scheduled for May and June 2009.  He has experience in the following technologies – computers, peripherals, mass storage systems, semiconductors, integrated circuits, software, video games and gaming systems, telecom equipment and systems, wireless, medical devices, consumer electronics, and plasma TVs.   In addition, he co-founded two IP-related companies, IP Checkups in 2004 and Aurigin Systems (1993 to 2002), both providing software and services related to competitive patent landscape mapping and analysis.   He is named as a co-inventor on 22 issued U.S. patents.  He has recently been selected by Intellectual Asset Management magazine to be one of the “IAM 250: World's Leading IP Strategists.”  He has been on Marquis' Who's Who in America since 2007.



  • Buying/Selling/Licensing IP
  • Co-Inventor on 18 Issued U.S. Patents
  • Contracts & Software Business
  • Expert Witnessing
  • High Throughput Compound Discovery Systems
  • IP Asset Mgmt/Strategy Development
  • IP Lawyer/Business Executive/Inventor
  • IP Litigation Management
  • Mass Storage, Plasma TVs
  • Medical Devices, Electronics
  • Plasma TVs
  • Semiconductors, Computers, Peripherals
  • Software, Video Games, Gaming Systems
Additional Information:
  • M.B.A.
  • J.D.
  • B.S.E.E.

Expert Witness Services:

  • Copyright
  • Deposition
  • Expert Witness Reports
  • Expert Witness Testimony
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Trade Commission ( ITC )
  • Patent Analysis 
  • Patent Litigation
  • Patent Portfolio Review
  • Trademark
  • Trade Secret 
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