Jerry A. Kaufman

Cellular and Mobile Communications Expert Witness, Litigation Support and Patent Analysis Services

 

Cellular and Mobile Communications

Jerry Kaufman has over 30 years of experience in cellular and mobile communications. During this time, he has developed an in-depth knowledge of and expertise in cellular technologies, systems, standards, markets and industries. His work has included teaching, expert witness engagements, technical analyses, patent analysis projects, product development projects, and research reports covering:

  • 2G, 3G and 4G mobile network technologies, architectures, and standards
    • Including functions, protocols, interfaces, signalling and messages for:
      • 3GPP, GPRS, EDGE, GSM, GSM MAP, HSPA (HSDPA, HSUPA & HSPA+), SAE, EPS, EPC, LTE, OFDM, OFDMA, UMTS, WCDMA, 3GPP2, 1xRTT, CDMA, CDMA2000, EV-DO, IS-95, IMT-Advanced, IMT-2000, FDMA, TDMA, IS-41C & WIN, IS-54, IS-136, FDD & TDD
      • European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI), Third Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) and Third Generation Partnership Project 2 (3GPP2) standards
      • Cellular Radio Signaling (modulation and encoding)
        • Analog (Amplitude, Frequency and Phase); Digital Amplitude (ASK), Frequency (FSK), and Phase (PSK)
  • Mobile network spectrum use, management and availability
  • Mobile network terminals, phones and devices
    • Architecture, functions, Operating Systems/OS, Graphical User Interfaces (GUI), text input, SIM cards, USIM cards, UICC smart card, activation, registration, authorization, Web browsers, filters and access control
    • Including 2G, 3G and 4G cell phones, feature phones, smartphones, iPhones & Android mobile phones
  • Cellular network messaging: Email, SMS, EMS, MMS, voice mail, text/instant messaging, picture/video messages, ringtones, ringback tones, and answer tones
  • Systems, methods, practices, standards and technologies used to manage, store, generate, send, and receive voice, text, MMS and SMS messages
  • Mobile communications applications and services
  • Cellular network triangulation and location determination
    • LoCation Services (LCS) and Positioning methods (/locating methods) and technologies
    • Mobile phone tracking data/cell site data
    • Sender and receiver identity and location
  • Cellular network billing and charging systems including usage information (Charging/Call Data Records - CDR), usage collection, rating, charging, call event, accounting and billing

Expert Witness, Litigation Support and Patent Analysis services include:

  • Expert testimony, reports and depositions
    • Testifying with exhibits and preparation of the attorney's material, questions and cross examination
    • Reviewing opposing expert reports, testimony and depositions
    • Assisting in the review, interpretation and understanding of relevant evidence, information and its accuracy
    • Industry, business and technology tutoring and counseling for attorneys and courts
    • Determining the facts of a matter and suggesting case strategy
    • Evaluation of pretrial discovery
    • Preparation of questions in technical matters for depositions
    • Discovery investigation and consulting for interrogatories, depositions and trial
    • Articulating the underlying technologies, systems, processes, methods and their accuracies and limitations
  • Cellular and Mobile Communications patent analysis & research
    • Patent claims, validity, invalidity, infringement, and non-infringement analysis:
      • Technical review and analysis of patent claims, preparation of claims charts and validity and infringement opinions
      • Defend and counter claims of infringement
      • Identify infringing patents and products
      • Identify infringing technical standards and the systems that incorporate these standards
    • Business, market, and industry value analysis for input into valuation, damages, and royalty base computation
      • Entire market value rule (EMVR) analysis
      • Product value apportionment analysis
      • Analysis of the Smallest Salable Patent Practicing Unit (SSPPU) and the value of the incremental benefit

Please refer to Mr. Kaufman's biography for additional information on his background and capabilities.

For a confidential review of your requirements, please contact Jerry Kaufman at 770-212-9204 or via e-mail at JK@jerryakaufman.com

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