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Philadelphia, PA 19103-3027                                                      

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




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.



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)




Pennsylvania, CA (inactive), IL (inactive)

Court of Appeals for the Fed. Circuit

U.S. Patent Office



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




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.





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