Alexander Resources Smartphone Experts and Consultants
Product and Technology Analysis, Expert Witness,

Patent Infringement and Validity,
and Litigation Support Services

Smartphones

Our work in smartphone technologies, devices, and standards began in 2001. This work has included technical analysis, patent analysis projects, expert witness engagements, seminars and research reports. As a result, we have developed an in-depth knowledge and understanding of nearly every facet of smartphones. This includes:

  • 2G, 3G and 4G smartphones, iPhones & Android devices
  • Smartphone 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
  • Smartphone Network Technologies, Architectures, & Standards
    • Including functions, protocols, interfaces, signalling and messages for:
      • 3GPP, GPRS & EDGE, GSM, GSM MAP, HSPA (HSDPA, HSUPA & HSPA+), LTE, OFDM, OFDMA, UMTS, WCDMA, 3GPP2, 1xRTT, CDMA, CDMA2000, EV-DO, IS-95, IMT-Advanced,  IMT-2000, FDMA, TDMA, TDD, FDD, IS-41C & WIN, IS-54 & IS-136
  • Smartphone radio signaling (modulation and encoding)
    • Analog (Amplitude, Frequency and Phase); Digital Amplitude (ASK), Frequency (FSK), and Phase (PSK)
  • European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI), Third Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) and Third Generation Partnership Project 2 (3GPP2) standards
  • Smartphone Billing and Charging Systems including usage information (Charging/Call Data Records - CDR), usage collection, rating, charging, call event, accounting and billing
  • Smartphone triangulation and location determination
    • LoCation Services (LCS) and Positioning methods (/locating methods) and technologies
    • Smartphone tracking data/cell site data
    • Sender and receiver identity and location
  • Smartphone Applications & Services
    • Messaging: Email, text/instant messaging, SMS, EMS, MMS, voice mail, picture/video messages, ringtones, answer tones, and ringback tones
    • Systems, methods, practices, standards and technologies used to manage, store, generate, send, and receive voice, text, MMS and SMS messages
  • Smartphone Spectrum Use, Management and Availability

Our Litigation Support Services for Smartphones include Product and Technology Analysis, Patent Analysis and Expert Witness Services. Previous Smartphone engagements have addressed:

  • System, standards, network, product 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
    • Patentability Evaluations
    • Portfolio Analysis
    • Entire market value rule (EMVR) analysis
    • Product value apportionment analysis
  • 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
  • Product quality, defects, repair and warranty issues
  • Confidentiality of trade secrets, customer lists, business plans, new & proprietary products and services
  • Smartphone product & technology licensing and agreements
    • Joint development agreements
    • Product development agreements
      • Product specifications
For additional information see: Patent Analysis and Expert Witness Services















 
Other expert and consulting services focus on:
3G
4G
Bluetooth
CDMA
Cell Phones
Cell Phone Records, Billing and Usage
Cellular
GSM
LTE
Messaging
Mobile
Mobile Phones
Smartphones
Radio Spectrum
Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA)
UMTS
WCDMA
Wireless

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 CSmyth@AlexanderResources.com

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