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Marc Abrahams

Practice Support Professional, Litigation

San Diego, CA
858-678-5070
abrahams@fr.com
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Background

Marc Abrahams is a Senior Litigation Technology Analyst in the Southern California office of Fish & Richardson P.C. With over 24 years of technical experience, Marc assists with the technical aspects of patent litigation, such as prior art searching, source code analysis, infringement and non-infringement theory development, invalidity and validity analysis, technology tutorials, expert witness selection, deposition support, and patent litigation pitch support. Marc also assists with large portfolio due diligence studies, whether for acquisitions, licensing, or pre-suit purposes.

Marc has technical experience in computer hardware ranging from PC’s to mainframe servers dating from the late 70’s to current day; application software for including C, C++, perl, Visual Basic, Fortran and ADA; databases and information processing including Oracle, D-Base, Sybase and mysql; electronic circuits and devices; wireless communication devices and systems; light sources for video displays including liquid-crystal displays; video compression including MPEG-1, MPEG-2, H.264, and VC-1 standards and related technology; audio compression including MP3 standard and related technology; speech compression including G.723.1 standard and related technology; computer networking including ATM, Ethernet, WiMAX, technologies.

Before joining Fish & Richardson in 2003, Marc had previous technical experience with Sony Electronics, Stac, Inc., Jet Propulsion Laboratories, and Rockwell International SSD. At Sony Electronics he worked on Internet R&D projects to add internet functionality to Sony product lines. This included designing and creating server and client applications, creating proprietary communication protocols, designing and creating E-Commerce systems and integrating legacy systems. At Stac, Marc, created the on line Stac store for downloading free demonstration versions of Stac products and providing the ability to purchase and download digital versions of Stac products. At JPL, Marc created graphical software for use in the design of electrical subsystems of exploration spacecraft. While there, he also created an intranet tool integrating several spacecraft design tools output to one secure portal located in the assembly bay. At Rockwell International, He created graphical software used for designing next generation spacecraft. He also designed and created an automated RFP generation system by creating specialized software and integrating computers from mainframes to PC’s using source code written C, Visual Basic, Fortran and Oracle.

Marc specializes in locating hard to find prior art and has a library of hardware ranging from computers and routing devices to software and tools dating to the late 1970’s. Marc Identifies, contacts and interfaces with testifying and technical experts as a peer and work closely with them on all technical issues.

Education

B.S., California State University 1987
Computer Sciences

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