Research/Teaching Associate at Arizona State University
[Jan 2016 to present]
- RA and TA in Prof. Heni Ben Amor's Interactive Robotics Laboratory.
- Academic research in the fields of Machine Learning, Robotics, Autonomous/Assisted Driving, and Artificial Intelligence.
- Supervision of Master's students and undergraduates as needed, in support of academic research.
Partner at Perkins Coie LLP
[Nov 2002 to Aug 2004, Nov 2006 to June 2015]
Litigated patents in the fields of mobile handsets, mobile operating system software, mobile networks and standards, semiconductors, semiconductor manufacturing, machine vision, set-top boxes/DVRs, processor architecture, instruction set architecture, chipset architecture, power management, wireless communications, and other computer-related hardware and software technologies.
Litigated cases in courts throughout the country, including Section 337 investigations before the U.S. International Trade Commission and proceedings before various federal district courts.
Counseled clients regarding a wide variety of intellectual property matters, including advice on patent infringement, validity, patentability, legal opinions, reexaminations, indemnity, licensing, and portfolio analysis.
Associate at Brown & Bain, PA and Perkins Coie Brown & Bain, PA, 2002-2004 and 2006-2012.
Partner at Mark E. Strickland, P.C.
[Sept 2005 to Nov 2006]
Solo patent practitioner focused on patent drafting and prosecution in the fields of video and signal processing.
Consultant at 621 Company
[Sept 2004 to May 2006]
Assisted and advised owners of undeveloped commercial property concerning real estate and financial matters.
Judicial Clerk, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
[Aug 2001 to Sept 2002]
Judicial Clerk to the Hon. Richard Linn, Circuit Judge.
Associate at Dickstein Shapiro Morin & Oshinsky LLP
[Sept 1999 to Aug 2001]
Drafted and prosecuted patents in the fields of semiconductor manufacturing, DRAM, SRAM, electrical/electronic systems, and satellite mapping.
Represented clients as a registered patent attorney before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in patent prosecution interviews and patent interferences.
Systems Programmer at the University of Chicago
[Jan 1995 to Aug 1996]
Managed a wide variety of computing resources for the James Franck Institute, including computers running SunOS, Solaris, IRIX, HP-UX, Linux, Windows, MacOS.
Implemented network security and large-scale backup for institute computers and for associated faculty in the departments of Physics and Chemistry, in collaboration with university-wide IT support.
Aerospace Engineer at NASA Langley Research Center
[June 1991 to Oct 1994]
Developed mathematical models and simulations of experimental aircraft from wind tunnel test data.
Assisted analysis and development of advanced control laws for experimental F/A-18 aircraft (HARV) augmented with thrust vectoring and forebody strakes.
NASA Outstanding Service Award for work on Advanced Nose Strakes for Enhanced Rolling (ANSER).