Patent Licensing Expert in Computer Software

Case Description:

A patent licensing expert with experience in computer software and software licenses was needed for a patent infringement case. Plaintiff alleged that the defendant infringed on patents concerning methods for automatically updating computer operating systems. At issue in the case were licensing programs for computer software products and licensing agreements between manufacturers and customers.

IMS ExpertServices was asked to locate a patent licensing expert with 20 or more years of experience in the computer software industry. Experience with defining value for software patents and knowledge of how such value is packaged, marketed, and negotiated within licensing agreements was also required, as well as knowledge of how royalty levels are defined for different features and functions of computer software products.

Experts Presented:

  • Software Valuation Expert

    This patent licensing expert has more than 25 years of experience in the software industry, where his focus has been pricing and valuation of computer software. He has worked with U.S. and international companies marketing computer software products. Having completed more than 200 consulting engagements, he is an acknowledged expert in software patent valuation and licensing and royalty negotiations. This expert has an M.S. degree in electrical engineering and an M.B.A. from the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration. He has provided his expert consulting on several software licensing matters that were settled out of court.IMS Reference #4993872

  • Intellectual Property Law Expert

    This software licensing expert is an intellectual property attorney with significant experience negotiating domestic and international contracts for software development, technology licensing, patents, and distribution of computer products. She earned her J.D. at the University of Pennsylvania. Her practice areas include acquisition, licensing and disposition of technology and other intellectual assets.IMS Reference #4993874


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