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Innovation Strategy & Patent Forensics
Eric Gould Bear
+1 (512) 743-7888
"One of the most thoughtful and provocative interface and interaction designers working in the field."

-- Communication Arts

35+ years designing user interfaces and establishing user experience strategies for Fortune 500 corporations.
Thomson Reuters - WestlawNext
Charles Schwab - StreetSmart Edge
Logitech - Harmony remote controls & MX Revolution mice
TektronixLogic Protocol Analyzer
Samsung – Next generation smartphone
Apple - Graphical user interface (GUI) for mobile voice data
MicrosoftWebTV, TabletPC and Windows
Yahoo!Mail, Messenger, Photos, mobile apps, set-top box
Sega – Game console user interface (UI)
Texas Instruments – Wireless calculator system
Chiron Informatics – Medical software suite
Aetna – Financial information system GUI

100+ patents and patent applications in software and hardware interaction. Experience writing human-computer interaction (HCI) patent specifications, drafting claims, drawing figures and managing intellectual property strategy. Notable inventions include:
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• Saved Search User Experience (UX)
• Auto-summarization UX
• Mixed-ownership Playlist UX
• Phone & Video Call Management UX
• Telescopic Video Advertising UX
      (See SeamlessTV®)
• Virtual Force-Feedback UX
• Auxiliary Visual Display UX
• Symbolic & Schematic Data UX
• Poly-hierarchical Navigation UX
• Mobile Virtual Reality UX
      (See Walk-in Theater™ and BodyNav® XDK)
• Drone Piloting Headset UX
      (See Teleport™)

Public Speaking
• American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)
• Association of Computing Machines SigCHI (Human Factors in Computing Machines)
• Digital Hollywood
• TV of Tomorrow Show
• SXSW Interactive
Teaching Experience
• University of Texas at Austin
• San Francisco State University
• Masters - Interactive Telecommunications
      (New York University, 1993)
• Bachelors - Cognitive Science
      (Wesleyan University, 1991)
Eric Gould Bear, user interface patent infringement litigation expert witness
Eric Gould Bear is a leader in user experience strategy, intellectual property strategy, and expert witness testimony in computer user interface patent infringement litigation.
Hands-on experience with litigation workflow throughout (and in anticipation of) patent infringement law suits. Expert witness services available to both plaintiffs and defendants.
• Claim Construction: interpretation analysis, POSITA definitions, opinion reports / declarations, depositions

• Markman Hearings: court room tutorials, demonstratives, testimony

• Patent Infringement: functional analysis, complaint & claim chart development support, opinion reports / declarations, depositions

• Patent Validity: prior art analysis, complaint & invalidity contention development support, opinion reports / declarations, depositions, ex parte reexamination, IPR & CBM prosecution support

• Jury Trials: court room tutorials, demonstratives, and testimony.
Experience collaborating with complementary experts in areas of engineering due diligence and damages modeling.
CLIO Award
Industry Accolades
• CLIO Award
• CES Innovations Awards
• SXSW Interactive Awards
• Communication Arts Award
• One Show Interactive Award
• New Media Invision Award
Publication and patent lists provided in resume/CV. References, transcripts and declaration samples available upon request. For more information or to schedule an exploratory conversation, call +1 (512) 743-7888 or write to:

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