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

Patent Infringement and Validity,
and Litigation Support Services

UMTS
(Universal Mobile Telecommunications System)

Our work in UMTS technologies, networks and standards began in 1998. This work has included technical analysis, expert witness engagements, patent analysis projects, research reports, and seminars. As a result, we have developed an in-depth knowledge and expertise in nearly every aspect of UMTS. This includes:

  • UMTS Network Technologies, Architectures, & Standards
    • 3GPP, HSPA (HSDPA, HSUPA & HSPA+), UMTS, WCDMA
    • Network functions, protocols, interfaces, signalling and messages for:
      • Core Network (CN)/Network Subsystem (NSS) network element
      • Radio Access Network (RAN)/Access Network (AN) network elements
      • Authentication, Authorization and Accounting (AAA)
      • Channels: Physical, Logical, Traffic, Control and Transport
      • Handover and handoff
      • Mobility Management
      • Network interconnection and interworking
      • Packet and circuit switching
      • Security
      • Telecom management
      • User, Control and Network planes
    • Air & Radio interfaces, protocols, stacks, modulation, encoding, signalling and messages for:
      • Direct-Sequence Code Division Multiple Access (DS-CDMA)
      • Frequency Division Duplex (FDD)
      • Frequency Division Multiple Access (FDMA)
      • Single Carrier – Frequency Division Multiple Access (SC-FDMA)
      • Time Division Duplex (TDD)
      • Time Division Synchronous Code Division Multiple Access (TD-SCDMA)
      • UTRA-TDD 3.84 Mcps High Chip Rate (UTRA-TDD HCR)/(TD-CDMA)
      • Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (WCDMA)
  • UMTS Terminals & Phones
    • 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
  • Applications & Services
    • Messaging: Email, SMS, EMS, MMS, voice mail, text/instant messaging, picture/video messages, ringtones, ringback tones, and answer tones
    • Systems, methods, practices, standards and technologies used to manage, store, generate, send, and receive voice, text, MMS and SMS messages
    • Multimedia Broadcast/Multicast Services (MBMS)
  • UMTS Spectrum Use, Management and Availability
  • UMTS Billing and Charging Systems including usage information (Charging/Call Data Records - CDR), usage collection, rating, charging, call event, accounting and billing
  • UMTS LoCation Services (LCS) and Positioning methods (/locating methods)

Our Litigation Support Services for UMTS include Product and Technology Analysis, Patent Analysis and Expert Witness Services. Previous UMTS 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
    • Product value apportionment analysis
    • Entire market value rule (EMVR) analysis
  • Product quality, defects, repair and warranty issues
  • UMTS product & technology licensing and agreements
    • Joint development agreements
    • Product development agreements
      • Product specifications
  • 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
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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