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Expert in Patent, IPR Due Diligence, Exploitation, Telecommunications Industry

Expert ID: 726212 Germany

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He has carried out substantial research and consultancy tasks on fixed and wireless services production appraising both technical as well as commercial aspect of service delivery platforms deeply covering technical aspects of 3GPP and OMA based technologies (including IMS as architectures and services such as FMC, PTT, and messaging services).

He has carried out due diligence work as part of platform vendor selection processes and IPR consultancy in patent disputes on wireless (3GPP/OMA related) technologies.


Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1991 Degree: MSc Subject: Computer Science Institution: Renowned European University
Year: 1996 Degree: PhD Subject: Electrical Engineering Institution: Renowned European University
Year: 2004 Degree: MBA Subject: Strategy Formation for Telcos Institution: Renowned European University

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2000 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Executive Consultant Department: Business Development Responsibilities: He consults in product and platform strategy related to telecommunication service production environment involving both fixed and wireless services for consumer as well enterprise market segments. He takes both technical advisory roles as well as business planning tasks. Development of 20+ patents wrt service delivery platforms (SDPs).
Years: 2007 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: IPR Consultant Department: Responsibilities: Technical advisor in patent disputes. Expert in major IPR disputes on wireless technology patents and standards (3GPP, TISPAN, OMA etc.). Development of claim chart, analysis of state of the art technologies, development of lines of defense, etc.
Years: 1996 to 2000 Employer: European Tier 2 cell phone manufacturer Title: Head of Research Department: UMTS/3GPP Research Responsibilities: Heading development group for UMTS SW group responsible for research, standardization, and patent development covering practically all 3GPP/UMTS protocol stack components.
Personally engaged in the development of 30+ patents (partly 3GPP core).
Years: 1994 to 1996 Employer: European Tier 1 cell phone manufacturer Title: Research and Development Engineer Department: GSM Mobile Handset Development Responsibilities: Development of core protocol stack components for GSM phones.
Years: 1991 to 1994 Employer: Top tier 2000+ employees European research institute Title: Research Scientist/Consultant Department: Responsibilities: Research in SW architecture for distributed service creation and delivery.

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 1991 to 1996 Country / Region: Scandinavia Summary: He worked as SW engineer, research scientist and consultant for tier 1 mobile phone manufacturer and large contract research institute.

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
Provided consulting regarding business rationale for IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) and Next Generation Networks (NGN) related platforms to tier 1 European operator.
Provided consulting to tier 1 European system integrator on Fixed Mobile Convergence deployment.
Provided consulting in large IPR dispute on wireless technologies and potential use/infringement in 3GPP standard. Participation in telco standardization strategy and execution thereof.
Training / Seminars
Lecturer on wireless technologies, 3GPP architecture, IMS and SDP and related subjects at 3 different universities including renowned Humboldt University Berlin.
Many presentations, tutorials, and speeches at conferences.
Vendor Selection
Participation in technical and commercial due diligence tasks for vendor selection for telecommunication services platforms.
Participation in RFI/RFQ preparations and evaluation.
Marketing Experience
Strong knowledge and expertise in telco services strategies, value added services (VAS) providers to fixed and wireless telcos, trends in telecommunication.
Other Relevant Experience
He is experienced in patent texting and preparation, has filed 50+ patents himself. Expert can help in reviewing patent applications for right scoping wrt industry trends and exploitation.

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
German Business communication.
English Business communication.

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