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									                                              Joseph Arrambide
                                                     136 CR 4720
                                                Castroville, Texas 78009

EDUCATION               UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS, Austin, Texas
                        Doctor of Jurisprudence, May 1993
                        Honors: Board of Advocates,
                                Albert Sidney Burleson Scholarship
                        Licensed: State Bar of Texas and U.S. Patent & Trademark Office

                        RICE UNIVERSITY, Houston, Texas
                        Master of Business Administration, May 1989

                        UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS, Austin, Texas
                        Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, August 1981
                        Honors: Dean’s list.
                                Phi Eta Sigma honor society.

LEGAL                   SOUTHWEST RESEARCH INSTITUTE, San Antonio, Texas
EXPERIENCE              Chief Patent Counsel, April 2006-Present
                        Responsible for all intellectual property matters for the institute including managing patent
                        litigation, offensive & defensive licensing, and developing and managing a patent portfolio.

                        LEXMARK INTERNATIONAL, INC. Lexington, Kentucky
                        IP Counsel, January 2004 - Present
                        Responsible for all intellectual property issues for two Lexmark business units. Responsibilities
                        include managing patent litigation, offensive & defensive licensing, and developing and managing
                        a patent portfolio. Drafted the development & license agreements for a complex, long term,
                        international, multi-million dollar technology transfer partnership. Managed to a favorable
                        settlement a defensive and offensive patent lawsuit. Worked with the FBI on a misappropriation of
                        a trade secret issue.

                        TROP, PRUNER & HU, Houston, Texas
                        Patent Attorney, April 2003 – December 2003
                        Wrote patent infringement and non-infringement opinions, patent applications, and amendments
                        for Fortune 100 electronics clients.

                        COMPAQ COMPUTER CORP –HEWLETT PACKARD, Houston, Texas
                        IP Counsel& Senior IP Counsel, March 1996 – April 2003
                        Responsible for all intellectual property issues for a $14 billion dollar business, including patent
                        portfolio development, IP licensing & litigation. Managed a patent portfolio with over 800 issued
                        patents, over 300 pending applications, and around 100 new applications per year. Co-managed a
                        26 patent infringement lawsuit filed in US & Germany and negotiated a favorable settlement.
                        Designed and implemented a defensive licensing program. Managed department budget.

                        SGS-THOMSON Microelectronics Inc. (ST Microelectronics), Dallas, Texas
                        Patent Attorney, October 1993-March 1996
                        Responsible for U.S. and foreign patent prosecution for U.S. originating inventions. Written at
                        least 35 patent applications, 40 amendments, and 2 appeal briefs. Supported litigation and
                        licensing efforts by drafting license agreements, assisting in discovery, and negotiating with
                        potential licensees in the US, Europe, and Japan.

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                        Collectively: performed legal research, wrote legal memoranda, drafted pretrial motions, assisted
                        in discovery and attended depositions for the following corporations and law firms:
                        - Bickerstaff, Heath & Smiley (Austin)
                        - Smith, Barshop, Stoffer & Millsap (San Antonio)
                        - Compaq Computer Corporation (Houston)
                        - Travis Phillips & Associates (Austin)

EXPERIENCE              Engineering Manager & Engineering Positions, November 1982 - August 1990
                        Managed an engineering design team that developed the display power supply in Compaq's
                        notebook class of products. Coordinated Japanese design efforts with Compaq design team.
                        Managed reliability engineering design teams. Trained technical staffs in the US and the Far East.
                        Engineered in Test Engineering and Reliability Engineering.

PERSONAL                I enjoy outdoor sports including aviation, fishing, water and snow skiing, and motorcycling.

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