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Lincoln A. Khan

Principal | Registered Patent Agent | Senior Patent Researcher

Education:
  • B.S. Electrical Engineering cum laude, University of Florida
  • Graduate research work in Artificial intelligence at University of Florida
Experience:
  • 25+ years of experience in searching patents and non-patent literature world-wide, patent analytics, patent prosecution searches, landscaping analysis/searches, patentability searches, invalidity/inter-parte reexamination searches, clearance/FTO searches, technology transfer searches, patent portfolio searches, etc.
  • Conducted 8,000+ prior art searches and reviewed several thousands more across a wide spectrum of technologies over two and a half decades of patent searching
  • Registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • Committees/Associations: AIPLA, IPO, PIUG
Expertise:

Telecommunications and networking, smartphones, medical and surgical devices, automotive and aeronautics, printing and imaging, hardware and software/ecommerce, memory and storage systems, semiconductor devices and fabrication, artificial intelligence, information security, robotics, etc.

Speaking Engagements:

  • How to draft invention disclosures from patent searching perspective
  • Searching software patents
  • How to generate Bulls eye search methodologies
  • Tips for evaluating a good patent search
  • Standards related searching in wireless communications-Do’s and Don’t’s
  • Interactive search process: A must for finding IPR Quality art
  • Search reports: Devil is in the details
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A. Cook

Manager | Senior Patent Researcher

Education:
  • B.S. Music Engineering with a minor in Electrical Engineering and Mathematics, University of Miami magna cum laude
  • J.D., University of Florida
Experience:
  • 7+ years of experience in searching patents and non-patent literature world-wide including patent analytics, PCT opinions, trademark searches, design patent searches, patentability searches, invalidity/inter-parte reexamination searches, clearance/FTO studies, technology transfer, patent portfolio analysis, landscape studies, etc.
  • Worked at a multi-national corporation prior to joining Lincoln IP
  • Member of the State of New York and District of Columbia Bar Associations
Expertise:

Medical and surgical devices, musical instruments, hearing aid algorithms, audio compression, alternative energy, telecommunications, computer networks, audio signal processing, MEMS and semiconductor devices, information displays (LEDs, OLEDs, plasma, etc.), NFC, Bluetooth, M2M, authentication, encryption, nuclear energy, augmented reality, financial transactions, satellite navigation, inventory tracking, incentive programs, printers, imaging, autostereoscopic displays, print workflow management, printers, virtual reality, deep brain stimulation, GUI, orthopedics/spine, prosthetics, peripheral vascular, pulmonology, and medical information technology applications, diagnostic modules etc.

Mr. Cook is currently managing Lincoln IP’s operations in Boston, MA.
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M. Morrissey

Senior Patent Researcher

Education:
  • B.S. Electrical Engineering, Catholic University
  • J.D., American University
  • Liberal Arts Studies, University of Paris at the Sorbonne
Experience:
  • 20+ years of experience in client counselling, IP prosecution and litigation and patent portfolio management
  • Patent and non-patent literature searching world-wide including invalidity/inter-parte reexamination searches, clearance/FTO studies, design patent searches, trademark searches, etc.
  • Former USPTO examiner in computers and medical devices, worked at a major international law firm and head of the patent department for multi-national aerospace company
Expertise:

Optics, Lasers, semiconductors, integrated circuit packaging, memory, optical coating technologies, VLSI, CMOS technology, nano-technology, monitoring/imaging, information security, neurovascular, microprocessor architecture, GUI, control systems, radar, solar technologies, medical and surgical devices, avionics, satellite navigation, communications and “smart” devices for positioning, mapping, automotive systems, sensors, mechanical systems and their controls (such as by microprocessors), integrated circuits and micro-electronics, electrically-controlled machines, etc.

Speeches and Publications:

  • Program speaker on tech programs in Seoul, Korea and San Juan, P.R., “Patenting and Licensing University Research.”  Regional Conference, Central American University Technology Symposium, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
  • Conference presenter, “Available USA Patented Technology for Joint Business Success,” Pacific Rim International Conference on Science and Engineering, Seoul, Korea.
  • Seminar faculty at Southern Police Institute, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky on SPI training & continuing education programs for law enforcement.  Lecturer and product demonstration: Police Surveillance: Miniaturization and Capabilities, the Technology and the Law.
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T. Basma

Registered Patent Agent | Senior Patent Researcher

Education:
  • B.S. Electrical Engineering, University of Michigan
  • B.S. Applied Mathematics, University of Michigan
Experience:
  • 32+ years of experience in searching patents and non-patent literature world-wide, patent analytics, patent prosecution, landscaping analysis, patentability searches, invalidity/inter-parte reexamination searches, clearance/FTO studies, technology transfer, patent portfolio analysis, etc.
  • 14+ years at a boutique law firm where Mr. Basma successfully managed the patent search department and handled all types of search projects for mostly the fortune 500 companies in both electrical and mechanical fields. Mr. Basma also worked in the capacity of a Patent Agent at the firm.
  • Former USPTO patent examiner with experience in examining patent applications related to circuit board designs and layouts, connectors and digital control systems.
  • Self-employed for 17+ years in a capacity of a patent agent/patent researcher where Mr. Basma handled all types of search projects primarily in the electrical and mechanical fields.
Expertise:

Apparel, airbags system, gear transmission systems and components, differentials, bearings, braking systems, communications, navigation, and relative location, guidance, electric vehicle, hybrid vehicles, bodies and tops, wheels & tires, tire inflation systems, fuel cells, railway, conveyor arrangements, HVAC, buildings and buildings equipment/parts, exercise equipment, drone structures, water filtration systems, circuit board layout and wiring, conductors and insulators, electrical connectors, circuit makers and breakers, semiconductors, integrated circuit packaging, memory, optical coating technologies, VLSI, CMOS technology, nano-technology, MEMS devices, etc.

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A. Ray

Senior Patent Researcher

Education:
  • B.S. Electrical and Biomedical Engineering with high honors, WB University of Technology (India)
  • L.L.B. Bachelor of Laws with specialization in Intellectual Property from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)
  • L.L.M. Master of Laws in Intellectual Property Law, George Washington University
  • Registered Indian Patent Attorney
Experience:
  • 6+ years of experience in searching patents and non-patent literature world-wide including patentability searches, design patent searches, invalidity/inter-parte reexamination searches, collection/landscape studies, clearance/FTO searches, etc.
  • Worked for a multinational semiconductor device manufacturing corporation.
  • Worked as an associate for a patent law firm. Experience includes legal research, patent research, drafting memos, drafting and prosecuting patent applications in software, medical devices, semiconductor, aeronautics and circuits.
Expertise:

Analog and digital circuitry, power amplifiers, power converters, computer architecture, computer/digital bus interfaces, encryption, speech recognition, computer networks, memory and storage systems, image analysis, computer graphics, telemedicine, data compression, glucose monitors, surgical instrumentation, pacemakers, medical electronics and imaging, printed circuit board (PCB) assembly fabrication and testing, wireless & wired telecommunications, information security, data management and cloud computing, semiconductor devices, automotive and aeronautics, PCB and electrical connectors, etc.

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G. Singla

Of Counsel

Education:
  • B.S. Chemical Engineering with a minor in Organic Chemistry, State University of New York
Experience:
  • 25+ years of experience in conducting patent and non-patent literature searches world-wide
  • Patentability searches, design patent searches, invalidity/inter-parte reexamination searches, collection/landscape studies, clearance/FTO searches
  • Registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Expertise:

Organic/inorganic chemistry, biotechnology, chemical processes, pharmaceutical formulation, and medical devices.

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N. Babar

Senior Patent Researcher

Education:
  • B.S. Economics, LUMS, magna cum laude
  • M.S. Computer Information Systems and Technology, University of Georgia
Experience:
  • 9+ years of experience in searching patents and non-patent literature world-wide including patentability searches, design patent searches, invalidity/inter-parte reexamination searches, collection/landscape studies, etc.
Expertise:

E-commerce, internet applications, business methods, networks, database management, software development tools, GUI, web applications, digital rights management, information security, smart cards, auction/bidding systems, consumer electronics, sporting goods, amusement devices, gaming technology, POS, cloud computing, social networking and general mechanical arts.

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A.C. Lin

Senior Patent Researcher

Education:
  • B.S. Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering, University of California
  • M.S. Electrical Engineering with emphasis in Telecommunications and Digital Signal Processing, Johns Hopkins University
  • Currently pursuing Post Master’s Certificate in Electrical Engineering at the Applied Physics Lab at Johns Hopkins University
Experience:
  • 6+ years of experience in searching patents and non-patent literature world-wide including patentability searches, invalidity/inter-parte reexamination searches, clearance/FTO studies
  • Former USPTO patent examiner with experience in examining patent applications related to camera technology, image processing algorithms, image analysis, image sensors, compression/decompression, etc.
  • Worked as an engineer for a major defense contractor where he successfully developed ultra-wideband intrusion detection radar using neural networks
Expertise:

 

Camera technology, image processing algorithms, computer graphics, image analysis, image sensors, compression/decompression, TV and cable systems, cryptography, virtual reality, medical imaging and monitoring, printing software and technologies, multimedia, video encoding/decoding, JPEG, MPEG, HVEC, color correction algorithms, radar systems, oil and gas, CDMA, LTE, VoLTE, HSPA, WiMAX, wifi, bluetooth, zigbee, 5G, mmWave, SATCOM,  IOT, artificial intelligence, neural networks, machine vision, AR/VR, etc.

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K. Riddle

Senior Patent Researcher

Education:
  • B.S. Nuclear Engineering, US Military Academy, West Point, NY
  • M.S. Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
Experience:
  • 15+ years of experience in searching patents and non-patent literature world-wide including patent analytics, design patent searches, patentability searches, invalidity/inter-parte reexamination searches, clearance/FTO studies, technology transfer, landscape studies, etc.
  • Former USPTO examiner for over 6 years in medical devices and internal combustion engines, particularly valves, timing, cams, camshafts , nozzles, etc.
  • US Army Aviation Officer with experience in multiple helicopter platforms, air traffic control, UNIX-based Northrop Grumman (now LOGICON) designed Open Skies Mission Analysis and Planning System (OSMAPS) including in-flight moving map display via GPS connection, flight planning package with terrain elevation software (using DTED), imaging/sensor planning information, aircraft performance data, and numerous other capabilities.
  • Worked as a patent researcher for a multi-national IP services firm over 9 years with specializing in technologies such as hydrostatic transmission, exhaust gas recirculation, all types of valves, mining equipment, boats, ships, locomotives, tracked and wheeled vehicles, etc.
Expertise:

Robotics, autonomous vehicles, jet engines, air traffic control systems, aerospace structures, business methods, medical devices, automotive, rotary and combustion engines, axles, structures, drivetrains, heating and cooling systems, hybrids, electric vehicles, electric motors, supply chain, RFID systems, marine systems, hydrostatic transmission, exhaust gas recirculation, valves, mining equipment, boats, ships, locomotives, tracked and wheeled vehicles, etc.

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J. Contee

Senior Patent Researcher

Education:
  • B.S. Electrical Engineering, Howard University
  • MBA, University of Baltimore
Experience:
  • 17+ years of experience in searching patents and non-patent literature world-wide including patentability searches, invalidity/inter-parte reexamination searches, clearance/FTO studies, landscape studies, etc.
  • Former USPTO examiner with 11+ years of experience in examining patent applications related to telecommunications, wireless networks, radio frequency systems, microwave systems, and GPS
  • 5 years of experience as a telecommunications engineer for a multi-national telecom company
Expertise:

Telecommunications, wireless communications, network security, antenna systems, Fiber optics, TCP/IP, EHERNET, computer networks, radio frequency systems, microwave systems, GPS, CDMA, GSM, LTE, LTE-A, UMTS, HSPA, WLAN, NFC/Bluetooth, WIMAX, etc.

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A. Sharma

Patent Researcher

Education:
  • B.S. Computer Science & Information Technology, Florida Institute of Technology
Expertise:

Cryptography, operating systems and networking, cloud computing, database management system, virtualization, e-commerce, GUI, software, query optimization, financial transactions, games and amusement devices, and general mechanical arts.

Lincoln IP’s growing team of technology-specific experts includes employees, consultants, university professors and industry experts, all of whom are hand-selected and work under the direct supervision of Lincoln Khan and Aaron Cook. Please contact Lincoln Khan for a full company resume.

Address
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Alexandria, VA 22314, USA
Phone
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Direct: 703.684.4470
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