REGISTERED PATENT AGENT/PHYSICIST
1250 Aviation Avenue, Suite 200B, San Jose, California 95110
davidlewisnmn@yahoo.com
408-993-1800

SUMMARY:
·         Prepare and prosecute patent applications, responses to rejections,
petitions, and appeal briefs
·         Handle utility, design, and reissue applications
·         Ph.D. in Physics
·         Wrote and presented numerous publications



PATENT EXPERIENCE:
REGISTERED PATENT AGENT (self employment)      
2004-Present                                                             
Write and prosecute utility and design applications.  Capable of handling
patent applications in a large variety of technologies. Performed work related
to writing patent applications for medical devices, computer security,
inventory systems, and imaging devices.  

HICKMAN PALERMO TRUONG & BECKER LLP,
2003-2004                                                     
Registered Patent Agent
Handled patent prosecution of utility applications in the fields of databases,
computer processors, networks, routers, and computer software.

CARR & FERRELL LLP,
2000-2003                                                                             
Registered Patent Agent
Prosecuted patent utility and design applications, performed validity searches,
and reviewed file history of granted patents to determine validity in the fields
of video conferencing, magnetic recording, business software,
teleconferencing, network security, business to business software, computer
displays, computer processors, lasers, ultrasound imaging, and optical
components.

REGISTERED PATENT AGENT (self employment)            
1988-2000                                                     
Performed novelty searches and prosecuted utility and design applications in
the fields of bicycles, arts and crafts, paint ball guns, visors, games, medical
devices, and alarms.  

U.S. PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE,
1982-1988                                                                     
Patent Examiner
Obtained partial signatory authority and examined patents in the fields of
liquid crystal display cells, electro-optic devices, rear view mirrors, and
microscopes. Instructed fellow Examiners on the structure and optics of
liquid crystal display cells.

TECHNICAL EXPERIENCE:
READ-RITE CORPORATION,
1997-1999  
R&D Engineer, Transducer Modeling and Design Department,
Wrote computer programs simulating various aspects of magnetic recording,
and performed statistical analysis of design and production data.

THE GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY,  
1988-1997                                                         
Part Time Lecturer
Taught recitations and labs, in the fields of physics and astronomy, including
a “Physics for Engineers” series of courses encompassing the topics of
optics, Newtonian mechanics, thermal physics, electricity and magnetism,
and modern physics.

Summer Research Assistant,
Summers of 1989-1992
Assisted with research in theoretical nuclear physics.  Assisted in research in
GWU's solid state laboratory. Built and further perfected a Knight box-type
magnetometer.

NAVAL RESEARCH LABORATORY,
Summer 1994
Summer Research Assistant
Automated carousel for a vacuum chamber, using TBASIC and GPIB
protocol.

NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF STANDARDS AND TECHNOLOGY,
Summer 1993                             
Summer Research Assistant
Worked on getting a scanning tunneling microscope operating at full
resolution.

AWARDS:
·   George Washington University, Bell Scholarship,
1988                                        
·   United States Patent and Trademark Office, Special Achievement Awards,
1983, 1984, 1986-1988
·   Yeshiva University, Professor Arnold and Bertha Lowen Award for
Research in Physics, 1981         

EDUCATION:
THE GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY, Washington, D.C.
Doctor of Philosophy, Physics, 1997; Master of Philosophy, Physics,
1993                                        
Thesis:  Improved Convergence and Accuracy in Micromagnetic Modeling of
Domain Structures in Thin Film          

YESHIVA UNIVERSITY, New York, New York
Bachelor of Arts, Physics, 1981

PUBLICATIONS:
David Lewis and Edward Della Torre, "Identification of Stiff Modes in
Micromagnetic Problems," IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, Vol. 33, No. 2,
pt. 2, March 1997, pp. 1596-1599.

Jason Eicke, David Lewis and Edward Della Torre, "Conversion of Long
Range Calculation to Short Range Interactions in Micromagnetic
Calculations,"  Physica B, Vol. 233, No. 4, June 1, 1997, pp. 279-286.

David Lewis and Edward Della Torre, "Smoothing Errors in Micromagnetic
Calculations," Physica B, Vol. 233, No. 4, June 1,1997, pp. 348-355.

David Lewis and Edward Della Torre, "The Migrating Mesh Micromagnetic
Model," IEEE Transactions on. Magnetics, Vol. 33, No. 5, Sept 1997, pp.
4161-4163.

David Lewis and Edward Della Torre, "Automatic Pushing Applied to
Micromagnetic Calculations of Domain Wall Motion," IEEE Transactions on
Magnetics, Vol. 35, No. 3, May 1999, pp. 1219-1222.

David Lewis and Edward Della Torre, " Effects of Vortices on Two-
Dimensional Micromagnetic Calculations," Physica B, 275 (1-3) (2000) pp.
124-128.

David Lewis and Edward Della Torre, "The Force Between Two 2D Point
Vortices," Physica B, 275 (1-3) (2000) pp. 69-74.