Alexander Resources Cellular and Mobile Messaging Experts and Consultants
Product and Technology Analysis, Expert Witness,

Patent Infringement and Validity,
and Litigation Support Services

SMS/Text, MMS, IMS, IM and Email Messaging

Our work in cellular & mobile messaging (SMS/Text, MMS, IMS, IM and email) systems, services and standards began in 1992. This work has included technical analysis, patent analysis projects, expert witness engagements, research reports and seminars. As a result, we have developed an in-depth knowledge and expertise in nearly every aspect of cellular & mobile messaging. This includes:

  • Messaging Services
    • SMS/Text messaging
    • Picture messaging
    • Instant messaging
    • Multimedia Telephony
    • Email
    • Converged IP Messaging
    • Speech navigation, text-to-speech, and speech-to-text
    • Video messaging
    • Video mail
    • Video Sharing
    • Voice mail
  • Messaging Systems, Architecture, Technologies and Protocols/Standards
    • SMS: Short Message Service including text messaging and Premium SMS
    • MMS: Multimedia Messaging Service
    • IM: Instant Messaging and MIM: Mobile Instant Messaging
    • IMS: IP Multimedia Core Network Subsystem
    • Email
    • Converged IP Messaging
    • Voice Mail System
    • Message store-and-forward
    • Message and subsystem gateways and converters
    • Message servers and clients
    • SMS short codes
    • SMSC (Short Message Service Center)
  • European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI), Third Generation Partnership Project (3GPP), Third Generation Partnership Project 2 (3GPP2) and Open Mobile Alliance (OMA) standards
  • Messaging device functions and components
    • Standard mobile phones to smartphones
    • Operating Systems/OS (Android, Blackberry OS, iOS, Symbian OS, Windows Mobile), IP Multimedia Services Identity Module (ISIM), SIM cards, USIM cards, UICC smart card, activation, registration, authorization, Graphical User Interfaces (GUI), text input, Web browsers, filters and access control
  • Messaging Billing and Charging Systems including usage information (Charging/Call Data Records - CDR), usage collection, rating, charging, call event, accounting and billing

Our Litigation Support Services for Cellular & Wireless Messaging include Product and Technology Analysis, Patent Analysis and Expert Witness Services. Previous Messaging engagements have addressed:

  • System, service, standards, network, product, usage and technology analysis (from a technical, functional, & market/industry and competitive perspective)
  • Patent analysis & research
    • 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
    • Entire market value rule (EMVR) analysis
    • Product value apportionment analysis
    • Patentability Evaluations
    • Portfolio Analysis
  • Service and product quality, defects, repair and warranty issues
  • Business management, practices & operations
    • Contracts
    • Sales, marketing and distribution agreements
      • Dealer and distributor relationships and agreements
    • Royalty calculations & payments
    • Supplier agreements
    • Purchase orders and purchase agreements
  • Confidentiality of trade secrets, customer lists, business plans, new & proprietary products and services
  • Messaging service & technology licensing and agreements
    • Joint development agreements
    • Product development agreements
      • Product specifications
We also offer Patent Analysis and Expert Witness Services

Other expert and consulting services focus on:
Cell Phones
Cell Phone Records, Billing and Usage
Mobile Phones
Radio Spectrum
Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA)

Our Litigation Support Services are headed by Mr. Jerry Kaufman, the president of Alexander Resources. In addition to managing all engagements, he directly manages the research and production of all expert reports, analysis, and testimony. He personally testifies at trial and depositions.

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

For a confidential review of your requirements, please contact Carol Smyth at 972-818-8225 or via e-mail at

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