Expert Services

Patent Litigation, Patent Consulting, Intellectual Asset Management


Dr. Sharma acts as a patent consulting expert as well as an intellectual asset management strategist in the areas of telecommunications and networking technology.

In the former capacity, Dr. Sharma works on patent analysis and evaluation in a variety of circumstances for investment houses, VCs, companies, and patent attorneys to provide his expertise. These include portfolio/patent analysis to identify technology relevance, uniqueness, future value of the patents, or support in multiple aspects of patent litigation, as detailed below.

In the latter capacity, he helps companies identify & capitalize on the value of existing patent portfolios, evaluate profitable licensing options (both in-bound and out-bound), and visualize new/unique applications for their inventions, bringing to bear his experience as an entrepreneur, network and systems architect, engineer, and researcher.

Services include:

Patent portfolio analysis Portfolio expansion
Patent licensing – in-bound, out-bound Patent acquisitions/investments
Patent creation Patentability of inventions, identifying inventions and their applications
Validity and Obviousness analysis Litigation Support
Prior-art research, evidence-of-use analysis, infringement analysis , Claim chart analysis, claim chart construction
Settings patents/inventions in the context of technology progression Technology history & evolution guidance

Dr. Sharma’s services cover a wide-range of telecom technologies: optical networking, wireless networking, packet networking and network infrastructure, design and architecture of the Internet, and cloud & data-center networking. He focuses both on the design of the software and systems that power such networks, and on the design and architecture of the networks and data-centers themselves.  

For a resume, please scroll to the bottom of our "About the Expert" page.

Client Comments ...

  "Thanks for your persistence ... this is very helpful and promising [prior art]." Partner at nationally-ranked AM Law 100 firm in Silicon Valley.

" ... keen technical knowledge and organizational skills were evident when he consulted for us on a large intellectual property due diligence in telecommunications. ... was very impressed with his analysis ... would jump at the opportunity to work with him again." Partner at premier boutique Southern California-based law firm.

"[You] are very dedicated in understanding the inside-out of the system from chipsets to hardware to software to how to put it into the network to deliver a service. There are similar examples in the wireless space, mobile space, and service engineering space – multiple dimensions." Head of Systems Engineering and GM Asia/Pac of leading wireless systems vendor (acquired for $300+M by a Fortune 1000 networking vendor).