Drafting and prosecution of patent applications involving electrical, computer and software technology. Secured patent protection for cutting-edge telecommunications technology, including patent protection directed to the handset, network components and topology, signaling protocols, and end-user applications. Regularly counsels clients on issues relating to infringement, validity and enforceability of patents and licensing of IP rights. Experience managing extensive worldwide patent portfolios of research and development-oriented companies, including those participating in standard-setting organizations.
Chair, firm’s IP Patents Group. Former member, firm’s Partners Committee.
St. Louis University (J.D., 1992); University of Missouri (B.S.E.E., B.S.Co.E., 1988).