in 1996, Nuvocom specializes in applying its expertise in Software
Archaeology and related prior art research to assist our clients.
of the Internet in the late 1990's inspired the creation of much
software technology. Many of the companies and individuals involved
believed that they were the first to solve some of the problems
related to creating and delivering services over a communications
network. Often they were NOT the first to see the opportunity
and create these electronic products and services. Many patents
were filed and granted by Internet developers, with neither the
applicant nor the USPTO being aware that the same technology had
been created before the Internet by the on-line services industry
(The Source, Prodigy, GEnie, CompuServe, Delphi, AOL). (See Software
in the on-line services industry, Nuvocom's associates have personal
knowledge of this early on-line technology; they are experienced
at locating and actually demonstrating it. Nuvocom also has extensive
experience with Internet technology and trends. This provides
a broad context in which to evaluate the similarities and differences
of modern developments and early technology.
to the associates listed below, Nuvocom draws on a global network
of hundreds of topical experts.
pioneer in on-line computing and broadband services, Mr. Eastburn
has 30 years of experience in interactive computing, application
design & development, R&D, content acquisition & development, business
development, and executive level management and consulting services.
of his experience include:
consulting services on all aspects of broadband service deployment.
in patent cases as both expert and fact witness.
expert reports and claims interpretations.
extensive prior art research and reconstructed applications
for high profile Internet patent cases.
- 22 years
at CompuServe with responsibilities for Product Marketing, Advanced
Technologies (R&D), Channel Marketing, International Operations,
and Business Development. Many industry firsts.
broadband trials: Warner Qube (Columbus, OH; 1981), Continental
(Exeter, NH; 1993), Time Warner (Elmira, NY; 1994), Rogers (Toronto,
- VP & General
Manager for Road Runner deployment in Columbus, Ohio; 1997-1999.
and developed early device-independent computer graphics applications
beginning in the 1970's.
experience in relational database management systems.
sought speaker at global industry gatherings on a wide range
& Information Science, The Ohio State Univ; AB Math, Catawba College
pioneer in on-line computing and former EVP and Chief Technical
Officer of CompuServe, Mr. Trevor has over 30 years of computer
engineering and technical management experience, including hardware
and software development, computer networking, systems integration,
and computer operations.
- Fact witness
in the Amazon v Barnes & Noble "1-click" case
- With Vint
Cerf created first commercial email system linkage (CompuServe
and MCI Mail)
& managed world's largest site of SC-Group 36-bit servers
GIF Protocol - we conceived it, Steve Wilhite created it, everyone
uses it. (For those who care, the correct pronounciation is
"JIF", not as in "gift.")
CB - from concept to code, invented first commercial real-time
multi-lingual on-line forums - US Pat #5,715,466
design of CompuServe Information Service (CIS)
CC-1115 and several other hardware interfaces
- Wrote DARE-IIIB,
a digital simulation system
all 46 Adirondack
peaks over 4000'
- FAA Commercial
pilot ASEL instruments, glider
Engineering, Univ of Arizona; BS Physics, Yale University
Vice President - West Coast Operations
developer and participant in online computing and a long-time
interactive services industry executive and consultant, Mr. Berkov
has over 35 years of experience in interactive systems, product
planning and management, application design and development, marketing,
strategic planning and general executive management. He also has
extensive hands-on and senior-level consulting experience in a
wide variety of industries and areas.
software archaeology research for Nuvocom.
Systematic Management Solutions providing executive consulting
services to technology companies both in the US and overseas.
Business Support for Fallbrook Technologies Inc. with responsibility
for website development and maintenance
General Manager, SignOnSandiego (website of the San Diego Union
Tribune) in 2001.
and Chief Operating Officer at boxLot, an auction software development
firm and destination site in 1999 and 2000.
VP at CompuServe Inc. with overall responsibility for the CompuServe
Information Service from 1990 to 1995. Held various other executive
positions at CompuServe from 1977 to 1990. Designed and managed
CompuServe's customer support systems. Personally developed
MicroQuote® and a number of other products.
consulting services have included analysis, planning, product
design, operations management and/or investment evaluations for
various clients including Fallbrook Technologies Inc., Entertainment
Drive, MediaLinx (Bell Canada), CableTel (UK), HBOC, The Ohio
Partners LLC, Path 1 Network Technologies, Construction BidBoard
and other startup companies.
of Dallas; BA, Pomona College, Claremont, California