IEC & Associates (IEC)
specialize in Electrical and Electronic Systems, Products and Devices
. Mark Keith
, Founder & Principal Investigator at IEC is a Licensed Professional Electrical Engineer in the state of North Carolina and has over 30 years of experience spanning various Electronic and Electrical Industries and Products
. Mr. Keith and the consultants at IEC provide Electrical and Electronic Consulting Services, Patent Infringement Analysis, Forensic and Investigative Engineering, Claim Chart Mapping, Reverse Engineering, Product Teardowns, Failure Analysis, Design Engineering, and Consulting Services for Attorneys, Insurance Companies, Industry and Government.
IEC & Associates is committed to its clients and strives to provide findings, opinions, and reports in an unbiased, prompt and cost effective manner. IEC has conducted numerous investigations throughout the US and Canada.
Principal Industries Served
: Electrical / Electronics, Computer, Industrial Automation & Controls, Medical, Telecom, Data Communications, Legal & Insurance Industries.
Areas of Expertise Include
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- Electrical and Electronic Hardware Design
- Fire Investigation
- Product Testing
- Failure Analysis
- Surge Analysis
- Telecom and Data Communications
- Industrial Automation and Controls
- Embedded Processor Design
- High Speed Circuit Design in both analog and digital systems
Why are manufacturers of Android-based phones, and the owner of the operating system (Google), major targets for patent infringement lawsuits? The answer highlights a key issue in the continuing dispute over the boundaries of software-related patents, as well as the impact of market share and open source operating systems.