This case involves a patent infringement regarding wireless communications technologies. The patent in question allowed computers to switch the method used for their network connection without interruption. The plaintiff, a multinational telecommunications company, accused the defendant, a competitor, of habitual infringement of the patent by making, using, selling, and importing this technology.
Question(s) For Expert Witness
- 1. Please describe your work with vertical handoff technology.
Expert Witness Response E-077370
I have over 20 years experience with vertical handoff technology in both industry and academic spaces. I formerly worked at At&T on this technology specifically and currently teach wireless mobile systems protocols which include vertical handoff technology.
This well-credentialed expert is a professor emeritus in the department of electrical and computer engineering at an Ivy League university. He is also currently active as a professor and distinguished chair in computer science for a public university. The expert earned his Ph.D. in electrical and computer engineering from a prestigious research university. He previously headed the wireless networks lab of an internationally recognized research group. The expert has been granted 18 patents with 2 additional patents pending. He is a fellow and member of various professional associations for engineering and computer science.
Expert Witness Response E-099929
I have 25+ years experience in the telecom industry. I am very familiar with the subject of vertical handoff technology. I formerly consulted for a major multinational technology company regarding this technology in one of their phone models. I have 9 patents and 1 currently pending.
This former technology executive is a longtime innovator with significant contributions to the wireless telecommunications industry. Over the course of his career, he filed 2,066 invention applications worldwide. The expert has been issued 179 U.S. patents and has 200+ pending applications. His experience spans wireless technology, systems, and networks, including 5G and IoT. He earned his master’s and Ph.D. in electrical engineering and is a senior member of a professional association for electronics engineers. From 1990 until 2016, the expert worked for a semiconductor and telecommunications equipment company and most recently served as the vice president of technology with 22 engineers reporting to him. He now runs his own wireless technology consulting firm.