DAVID S. GUTTMAN

 

22 S 22nd St, Apt 1412                                                             Ph:      (215) 995-5109

Philadelphia, PA 19103-3027                                                      

Website:  www.patentlore.com                                                Email:  david@guttman.com

 

SUMMARY

 

Patent lawyer with extensive experience in U.S. and foreign law and demonstrated effectiveness in protection and licensing of electronic devices, software and internet technology.

EDUCATION

 

LEGAL                                         Loyola Law School of Chicago, J.D. 1974

Honors:  Law Review, Patent Moot Court

 

TECHNICAL                               Massachusetts Institute of Technology

B.S.E.E. 1964     Signal Theory

M.S.E.E. 1967     Physics of Dielectrics

Grad E.E. 1967   Plasma Physics

 

Tech. Specialties:                      Electronic & magnetic devices, semiconductor, computer & software protection, computer networking, microprocessors, digital signal processors

 

FOREIGN LANGUAGE†††††††††† Japanese:  Intensive, Cornell Univ. 1978-79

                                                     French:       Written (4 high school years)

 

ADMITTED TO PRACTICE

 

Pennsylvania, CA (inactive), IL (inactive)

Court of Appeals for the Fed. Circuit

U.S. Patent Office

 

EXPERIENCE


1998 - present    Guttman Patent Office, Philadelphia, PA - USPTO patent & trademark prosecution, consultant and expert witness on international cases

 

1995-1997     Texas Instruments Inc., Dallas

Corrected and revised Japanese patent applications of TIís Japan subsidiary for filing as U.S. patent applications

Prepared, prosecuted U.S. & foreign patents for semiconductor, microcomputer, digital signal processor, and computer network inventions

 

1990 - 1994   Poms, Smith, Lande & Rose, Los Angeles

Prepared, prosecuted U.S. & foreign patents for microcomputer-related inventions

Drafted & negotiated software, computer system agreements

Prepared Infringement studies of cellular phone patents, negotiated licenses

Organized and prosecuted worldwide trademarks of major universities

Expert witness about Japanese patents for U.S. patent litigation

 

1988 - 1990   Spensley Horn Jubas & Lubitz, Los Angeles

Prepared & prosecuted U.S. & foreign patents for radios, medical devices, printers

Prosecuted U.S. & foreign trademark & servicemark applications

Expert witness about Japanese patents & trademarks

Conducted discovery in Japan for U.S. arbitration

 

1986 - 1988   Laff, Whitesel, Conte & Saret, Chicago

Drafted & prosecuted patents for cellular phones, printers, TV apparatus

Translated Japanese patent applications for U.S. patent filings

Negotiated, settled Japan trademark conflicts of major U.S. manufacturers

Prosecuted U.S. & foreign trademark & servicemark applications

 

FOREIGN EXPERIENCE

 

1979 ‑ 1985   Foreign legal expert in major law and patent offices in Osaka and Tokyo, Japan doing patent infringement & validity studies on autofocus cameras, prosecuting Japanese patent and trademark applications, prosecuting and licensing famous international trademarks.

 

 

INITIAL INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY TRAINING

 

1974 ‑1978    Division Patent Attorney, Brunswick Corporation

                              Skokie, Illinois

Made patent infringement & validity studies of U.S. and foreign patents

Reviewed invention disclosures, inventor counseling, trade secret agreements

Prepared & prosecuted U.S. and foreign patent and trademark applications

Negotiated & drafted patent and trademark licenses