Experience

Established Methods and Technology to Achieve Measurable Operating Efficiency

As the director of the global patent operation for a Fortune 20 multinational conglomerate, led the global development and implementation of patent-related tools, reports and processes that enabled the conglomerate to realize regular annual cost savings.

Global Patent Portfolio Development for Industrial Equipment Company

Advised a multinational conglomerate on patent-related matters, including noninfringement and invalidity matters. Also, developed and executed domestic and international patent filing strategies and management of portfolios related to air compressor, temperature control system, and pump technologies for the conglomerate.

Developed Patent Portfolio for Licensing to Automotive Manufacturer

Developed and executed a patent filing strategy for a portfolio protecting technology that provides dynamic damping utilizing magnetorheological fluid and systems. The patented technology was successfully licensed to a large U.S.-based automotive manufacturer.

Domestic and Foreign Patent Strategy and Portfolio Management for a Multinational Conglomerate

Developed and executed non-U.S. patent filing strategy and management of patent portfolios related to lighting, home appliances, power systems, business methods, locomotive, abrasives and coatings, including the development of offensive and defensive patent filing strategies.

European Opposition Practice

Contributed to and managed several European patent oppositions that achieved successful outcomes for an international conglomerate. The matters related to consumer lighting and coatings for turbine blades.