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Daly, Crowley, Mofford & Durkee, LLP (Boston)

Anthony T. Moosey, Associate
Mr. Moosey graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 1986 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering and began his professional career as a 2nd Lieutenant in the United States Air Force at the Kirtland Contracting Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico where he later served as a warranted Administrative Contracting Officer. In 1990, Mr. Moosey received a Master of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from the Air Force Institute of Technology specializing in solid-state devices and communications. Mr. Moosey was subsequently assigned to the Electronic Systems Center near Boston, Massachusetts where he worked as an electrical engineer on the Saudi Air Defense System (PEACE SHIELD) and the Colombian Air Surveillance System (PEACE PANORAMA). He later worked as a program manager for the Air Force’s Anti-Radiation Missile Decoy and the Theater Missile Defense programs.

After fulfilling his military commitments, Mr. Moosey joined Analog Devices, Inc. in Norwood, Massachusetts in 1995 where he would spend the next five years working in the Digital Signal Processing Division as a business analyst, a customer service manager and as a software product manager in the DSP Tools Group. In 1997, he earned a Master of Business Administration from Boston University.

Mr. Moosey earned his Juris Doctor degree in 2001 from Suffolk University Law School. After law school, Mr. Moosey spent more than three years with Fish & Richardson, P.C. as an associate where he prosecuted U.S. and foreign patent applications, performed product clearance, validity and infringement analysis and counseled clients on all aspects of patent protection. After leaving Fish & Richardson, P.C., Mr. Moosey worked as Intellectual Property Counsel for Teradyne, Inc. where he provided trade secret, patent and trademark counseling to the Semiconductor Test Division, drafted licenses, prosecuted foreign and domestic patents and managed outside counsel.

In 2005, Mr. Moosey joined the law firm of Daly, Crowley, Mofford and Durkee, LLP where he specializes in U.S. and international patent protection for innovations in the electronic, electrical, electro-mechanical and software arts. He has significant experience in solid-state electronics, semiconductor manufacturing, automatic test equipment, communications, computer hardware, computer graphics, software, business methods, security exchange trading systems, medical devices and water-filtration systems among other technologies. Mr. Moosey also has significant experience in advising clients on open source software issues.

He is admitted to practice in Massachusetts, the U.S. District Court for the First Circuit and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and is a member of the American Bar Association, Massachusetts Bar Association, the Boston Patent Law Association and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

Phone: (781)-401-9988 x123

Fax: (781)-401-9966

DID: (781) 989-5143

Cathy L. Peterson
Ms. Peterson joined Daly, Crowley, Mofford & Durkee, LLP, as Of Counsel in May 2007. Her practice emphasizes patent prosecution, with a focus on electrical and software technologies. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from Union College, and a law degree from Suffolk University Law School. She is admitted to the bar in Massachusetts and is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Ms. Peterson has had ten years of engineering work experience at Digital Equipment Corporation. She also has had prior patent law work experience at Digital Equipment Corporation, Fish & Richardson P.C., Daly, Crowley & Mofford, LLP, and Intel Corporation.

Phone: (781)-401-9988 x125

Fax: (781)-401-9966

DID: (781) 989-5145

Christopher S. Daly, Partner
Mr. Daly graduated from the University of New Hampshire in 1984 with a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering and a minor in biomedical systems engineering. Mr. Daly began his professional career at Raytheon Company where, over an eight year period, he worked as a senior design engineer on microwave and radar systems, semiconductor circuits and fabrication techniques, signal processing circuits and algorithms, and digital integrated circuit components. In 1987, Mr. Daly received a fellowship to attend the University of Massachusetts where he received a Master of Science degree with honors, in electrical engineering. In 1990, he began legal studies in conjunction with his duties as a patent engineer at Raytheon. Subsequently, Mr. Daly worked full-time as a technology specialist and patent agent at an intellectual property law firm in Boston.

Mr. Daly earned his Juris Doctor degree, cum laude, from Suffolk University Law School in 1994. Following admission to the Massachusetts Bar, Mr. Daly was associated with the intellectual property law firm of Bookstein & Kudirka and then with Nutter, McClennen & Fish, LLP, where he was a junior partner.

In 1999, Mr. Daly along with Judy Crowley and Don Mofford formed the intellectual property law firm of Daly, Crowley, Mofford, & Durkee, LLP where he continues to provide a wide range of legal services related to the acquisition, maintenance and enforcement of U.S. and foreign proprietary rights on behalf of individuals and corporations. Mr. Daly regularly counsels clients concerning licensing of intellectual property as well strategies for developing intellectual property portfolios which include patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets. Mr. Daly has significant technical experience with respect to computer software, computer architectures, communication and neural networks, optical systems, medical instrumentation, semiconductor circuits and processing techniques and microwave systems and circuits. He is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and is a member of the Boston Bar Association, Boston Patent Law Association, the American Intellectual Property Law Association, the American Bar Association, and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (Computer and Communication Societies). Mr. Daly serves on the Board of Advisors of several start-up companies.

Phone: (781)-401-9988 x111

Fax: (781)-401-9966

DID: (781) 989-5131

Donald F. Mofford, Partner
Mr. Mofford graduated from Southeastern Massachusetts University in 1981 with a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering and earned his Juris Doctor degree from New England School of Law in 1985. He is admitted to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, the Massachusetts State Courts, the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

Mr. Mofford is a Colonel in the Air National Guard and is the Commander of the 253rd Combat Communication Group. Mr. Mofford’s military service began in 1971 when he joined the United States Air Force starting his technical career as Ground Radio Repair Technician. After leaving active duty, Mr. Mofford served as a Ground Radio Repair Technician, a Radio Frequency Spectrum Manager and after earning his commission, as Communication-Electronics Engineering Officer where he planned and coordinated communication networks for many major military deployments.

Mr. Mofford founded Mofford Concrete Forms in 1974 where he gained valuable business experience. He sold his business in 1988. He is a licensed Construction Supervisor and Real Estate Broker. Mr. Mofford entered the intellectual property law profession in 1988, when he joined Raytheon Company’s patent department. There he was responsible for preparation and prosecution of U.S. and foreign patent applications in a wide variety of technical fields. Mr. Mofford also provided business and legal counsel on intellectual property matters to senior management of Raytheon Company. Mr. Mofford provided such counsel with respect to teaming agreements, joint development agreements and acquisitions, including Raytheon’s acquisition of the defense business of Texas Instrument and the defense business of Hughes Electronics Company. His responsibilities further included advising management on the proper procedures to protect trade secrets of the company including limited rights of data delivered to the government and restricted rights of software delivered to the government. Mr. Mofford left Raytheon Company in 1997 to join Polaroid Corporation as Associate Patent Counsel where he was responsible for all intellectual property matters for Polaroid Corporation’s Consumer Imaging Group and Image Science Lab.

In 1999, Mr. Mofford along with Christopher Daly and Judy Crowley formed the intellectual property law firm of Daly, Crowley, Mofford, & Durkee, LLP where he continues to provide a wide range of legal services related to the acquisition, maintenance and enforcement of U.S. and foreign proprietary rights on behalf of individuals and corporations. Mr. Mofford regularly counsels clients concerning licensing of intellectual property as well as strategies for developing intellectual property portfolios, which include patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets. Mr. Mofford has significant technical experience with respect to communication networks, radar systems, optical systems, imaging techniques, semiconductor circuits and processing techniques, microwave systems and circuits, and computer software and architecture. He is a life member of the Amateur Radio Relay League and a member of the Boston Patent Law Association.

Phone: (781)-401-9988 x113

Fax: (781)-401-9966

DID: (781) 989-5133

Judith C. Crowley, Partner
Ms. Crowley graduated from Worcester Polytechnic Institute in 1986 with a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering and began her professional career as a design engineer at Data General Corporation. In this capacity, Ms. Crowley gained experience in designing both analog and digital hardware for computer equipment, from concept through printed circuit board fabrication, debug, test, system integration and manufacturing. Ms. Crowley entered the intellectual property law profession in 1989, when she joined Raytheon Company’s patent department. There she was responsible for domestic patent preparation and prosecution and foreign patent prosecution. In 1990, Ms. Crowley received a Master of Science degree in electrical engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute and began her legal studies the same year. Following admission to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, Ms. Crowley was associated with the intellectual property law firm of Weingarten, Schurgin, Gagnebin & Hayes.

In 1994, Ms. Crowley earned her Juris Doctor degree, summa cum laude, from Suffolk University Law School and was admitted to practice in the Massachusetts Courts, the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Ms. Crowley later became associated with the law firm of Nutter, McClennen & Fish, LLP, where she was a junior partner.

In 1999, Ms. Crowley along with Christopher Daly and Don Mofford, formed the intellectual property law firm of Daly, Crowley, Mofford & Durkee, LLP where she continues to provide a wide range of legal services related to the protection and enforcement of intellectual property rights. Ms. Crowley has significant experience with respect to domestic and foreign trademark and patent preparation, prosecution, infringement and validity studies. Ms. Crowley also regularly advises clients with respect to licensing of intellectual property. Ms. Crowley has significant technical experience with respect to analog and digital circuits and systems, computer software and hardware, telecommunication networks, signal processing systems, medical devices, robotics, optics and semiconductor circuits and processing techniques. She is a member of the Boston, Massachusetts, and American Bar Associations, the American Intellectual Property Law Association and the Boston Patent Law Association. Ms. Crowley is also a past Director of the Women’s Initiative for Technology Leadership.

Phone: (781)-401-9988 x112

Fax: (781)-401-9966

DID: (781) 989-5132

Kermit Robinson, Associate
Mr. Robinson graduated from Brown University in 1973 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering. In 1975, Mr. Robinson graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with a Master of Science degree in Ocean Engineering, with a concentration in underwater acoustics and sonar electronics.

Mr. Robinson began his professional career at the Hazeltine Corporation, now a division of British Aerospace, where over a fifteen year period he worked as a Principal Design Engineer and Project Manager on sonar and sonar countermeasure systems. He subsequently spent a year in commercial sonar design and a year at Analog Devices, Inc., doing industrial electronics design. In 1995 Mr. Robinson became a Project Manager and Principal Design Engineer at LTX Corporation, a supplier of ATE, automatic test equipment. During 6 years at LTX, Mr. Robinson assisted in the design and project management of a high speed random waveform source and measure system, among various other instrumentation measurement systems. Mr. Robinson coordinated all hardware and software development activities on several major instrumentation projects.

In 1995, Mr. Robinson began legal studies at Suffolk University. Mr. Robinson earned his Juris Doctor degree, cum laude, from Suffolk University Law School in 1999. Following admission to the Massachusetts Bar, Mr. Robinson became an associate with the intellectual property law firm of Daly, Crowley & Mofford, LLP. Mr. Robinson has significant technical experience with respect to instrumentation software architectures, instrumentation hardware architectures, sonar designs, ATE systems, and semiconductor circuits and processing. : He a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association, the American Bar Association, and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. and is admitted to practice in Massachusetts and before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Phone: (781)-401-9988 x124

Fax: (781)-401-9966

DID: (781) 989-5144

Marianne M. Downing, Of Counsel
Ms. Downing graduated from the University of Lowell in 1987 with a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering and began her professional career at Raytheon Company. Over a nine and half year period, Ms. Downing worked as a senior engineer on radar and automated test systems, video, receiver, and communications circuits, mixed-signal ASIC designs, high-speed digital circuits, low and high frequency analog circuits and devices, and power supplies, and she also served as lead engineer on a militarized computer system design. In 1990, Ms. Downing received Master of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Lowell. In 1993, Ms. Downing began her legal studies at Suffolk University Law School in conjunction with her job as a senior engineer at Raytheon. While at Suffolk, Ms. Downing was a member of the Transnational Law Review, received an award for Best Oral Advocate, and began work full-time as a technology specialist at an intellectual property law firm in Boston.

Ms. Downing earned her Juris Doctor degree, cum laude, from Suffolk in 1997, with a concentration with distinction in High Technology Law. Following admission to the Massachusetts Bar, Ms. Downing was associated with the law firm of Testa Hurwitz and Thibeault, LLP, then with the law firm of Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky, and Popeo, PC. While at these firms, she was involved in prosecution of patents and trademarks, drafting intellectual property agreements, conducting intellectual property audits and due diligence analyses, drafting non-infringement and product clearance opinions, and supporting patent litigation, including assisting in depositions, interviewing and preparing technical and patent expert witnesses for patent infringement trials and depositions, and preparing and responding to motions, subpoenas, and document requests. In 2002, Ms. Downing became Associate Patent Counsel for Digimarc Corporation, in Burlington, Massachusetts.

In 2004, Ms. Downing joined the law firm of Daly, Crowley, Mofford, & Durkee, LLP, where she continues to provide a wide range of legal services related to acquisition, maintenance, and enforcement of domestic and foreign intellectual property rights. Ms. Downing has significant technical and patent prosecution expertise relating to computer hardware, software, networks, and systems, radar systems, automated test systems, semiconductor and printed circuit board manufacturing and processing systems, medical devices, machine vision and image capture systems, business methods, and secure identification technologies, including biometrics, identification documents, printing and lamination technologies, adhesives, coatings, and inks.

Phone: (781)-401-9988 x122

Fax: (781)-401-9966

DID: (781) 989-5142

Paul D. Durkee, Partner
Mr. Durkee graduated from Tufts University in 1986 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering and joined the General Electric Company as a design engineer. Mr. Durkee moved to the Raytheon Company where he became a senior engineer having a wide range of technical responsibilities relating to the design of sophisticated radar and communication systems including circuit card design, simulation, fabrication, and system integration and software development.

Mr. Durkee earned his Juris Doctor degree, cum laude, from Suffolk University Law School and following admission to the Massachusetts Bar, Mr. Durkee was associated with the intellectual property law firm of Weingarten, Schurgin Gagnebin & Hayes and then with Nutter, McClennen & Fish, LLP, where he prosecuted foreign and domestic trademark and patent applications for companies, universities and individuals and also provided client counseling on a wide range of intellectual property matters.

In 2000, Mr. Durkee moved his intellectual property practice to Daly,Crowley, Mofford & Durkee, LLP where he is a partner and continues to provide a wide range of legal services related to the acquisition, maintenance, and enforcement of property rights on behalf of individuals, non-profit organizations and corporations. Mr. Durkee has significant experience with respect to electrical circuits, circuit board fabrication, computer architecture, radar and communication systems, and micromechanical devices, among other technologies.

He is a member of the Boston, Massachusetts, and American Bar Associations, the Boston Patent Law Association, and the American Intellectual Property Law Association. Mr. Durkee is also a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers and is admitted to practice in Massachusetts, the US District Court for the First Circuit, the US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, and the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

Phone: (781)-401-9988 x121

Fax: (781)-401-9966

DID: (781) 989-5151

Steven M. Cohen
Mr. Cohen graduated from Tufts University, College of Engineering in 1987 with a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering with a minor in psychology. Mr. Cohen began his professional career at Commonwealth Edison in Chicago, IL, where he designed operator workstations and electrical systems for power plants. Mr. Cohen received a Master of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science in 1995 from the University of Illinois. Mr. Cohen’s graduate work included designing a system for collecting, processing, and displaying electroencephalograms (EEGs) during surgery to measure brain waves. At the University of Illinois, Mr. Cohen was a member of the Electronic Visualization Laboratory, where he combined hardware and software for advanced electronics applications.

After graduate school, Mr. Cohen was a principal engineer at ElectroGig, Inc., a computer software company in San Francisco, CA and a software engineer for the AutoCAD product lines at Autodesk, Inc., in San Rafael, CA. Mr. Cohen served as the Director of Intellectual Property for a small Boston startup, where he managed outside counsel in patent prosecution, trademarks, and copyrights for the company. Mr. Cohen was also a programmer consultant for clients in CAD, geographic mapping, and telecommunications.

Mr. Cohen earned his Juris Doctor degree, cum laude, from Suffolk University Law School. During law school, Mr. Cohen was a member of the Suffolk University Law Review and published articles on the application of U.S. patent law abroad and on standards for injunctive relief in patent infringement cases. Mr. Cohen also conducted legal research on zoning for clean energy development. Mr. Cohen was an associate at the law firm of Edwards, Angel, Palmer, & Dodge, LLP in Boston, where he prosecuted U.S. patent applications, performed validity and infringement analyses, and counseled clients on all aspects of intellectual property protection and strategy.

In 2008, Mr. Cohen joined the law firm of Daly, Crowley, Mofford, & Durkee, LLP, where he continues to provide a wide range of legal services and strategies related to acquiring, maintaining, and enforcing intellectual property rights. Mr. Cohen has significant technical and patent prosecution expertise in the mechanical, electrical, and computer science arts, as well as business method patenting.

Phone: (781)-401-9988 x126

Fax: (781)-401-9966

DID: (781) 989-5146