Richard Krukar’s practice specializes in patent preparation, prosecution and litigation. Dr. Krukar holds a Ph.D in Electrical and Computer Engineering. He prepares and prosecutes patent applications in the electrical, electronics, image-processing, data-processing, software, computer hardware, semiconductor and electro-mechanical areas. Dr. Krukar has also handled complex patent litigation.
Dr. Krukar was a development engineer and a software and computer systems manager with Accent Optical Technologies in Albuquerque, New Mexico and was co-founder of OpenLDAP, a non-profit foundation dedicated to the development and support of an open source software platform for the lightweight directory access protocol (LDAP). Dr. Krukar was also a control systems engineer with the Lam Research Corporation of Fremont, California and a Member of Technical Staff with AT&T/Lucent Bell Laboratories in Murray Hill, New Jersey.