Mark D. Roberts
With expertise in technology, innovation, business, legal processes, and intellectual property management, Mark brings the art of Facilitate, Order, and Succeed to a new level. Not only is he known for his creativity and ability to innovate, but – more importantly – he is known for his strong business acumen and his ability to analyze almost any situation, determine an appropriate path forward, and take the actions necessary to achieve a desirable outcome in an appropriate amount of time. He has the innate ability to “make order out of chaos.” Mark worked for eighteen years as an engineer before he began specializing in intellectual property analysis and management.
For the last twenty years Mark has managed and grown patent portfolios involving over 500 pending and issued patents worldwide. Mark developed the Integral Patent Services® Intellectual Property (IP) management process, which is designed to minimize the time and expense of patenting inventions while dramatically increasing quality and value. It is utilized by Cedar Ridge Research and on behalf of CRR clients. Mark also has been the recipient of over 165 U.S. patents in various technology areas including ultra wideband, magnetics; signal processing, multi-card technology, and retroreflector arrays.
IN MEMORIAM: larry W. fullerton
December 11, 1950 - November 24, 2016
Larry was a co-founder, a great friend, colleague and mentor. Larry was a loving husband, father, and grandfather. He had an amazing mind and even more amazing spirit that inspired and impacted the lives of numerous people. He is greatly missed by his family, friends, and colleagues.
Larry was compared to Thomas Edison by countless national newspapers and magazines, Larry did more than improve every industry he touched- he actually created new ones. He was the recipient of over 265 U.S. Patents in various technical areas including ultra wideband, impulse radio, velocity measurement, communications, geophysics, detonation waves, seismic exploration, and magnetism. Among his many achievements, Larry invented the pipe sorter that is currently the industry standard, the free-space video link used by store security systems worldwide, a robotic system that automates crankshaft grinders, a high-speed coin sorter, time coherent ultra wideband technology, correlated magnetics technology, and many other revolutionary technologies.
Larry won numerous awards for his inventions, including the HOBY Inspiration Award, Aviation Week & Space Technology Laureate Award, and the Popular Mechanics Breakthrough Award. He was made a Senior Member of The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. to honor his achievements in ultra wideband technology. He founded numerous companies based on his technological achievements. During his decade of service on behalf of Cedar Ridge Research, Larry invented numerous world-changing technologies, worked with Mark to build a substantial patent portfolio based upon his inventions, and worked tirelessly to increase the technology readiness level of those technologies in order to take them from concept to revenue.