Mr. Radu Andrei is a Primary Examiner with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) in Alexandria, Virginia, U.S.A. His primary focus is on examining patent applications in the area of Business Methods, which deals, among others, with a series of emerging technologies, including Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML), Blockchain technologies and Smart Contracts. By now, he has been with the USPTO for over ten years.
Radu has degrees in Electric Engineering and Business Administration (Henley Management College, UK), and has worked for several decades in the private industry for semiconductor companies (Hitachi and Motorola), a micro-display company (Three-Five Systems), a semiconductor distribution company in Europe and a series of market research companies in the U.S.A. Radu also has significant expertise and experience in developing computer and microcontroller architectures and configurations. Totally, he has more than two decades of management experience, having been in several executive positions and having worked for companies in three countries, on three different continents: Germany, U.S.A., and Japan. Radu has been a presenter at numerous conferences throughout continental Europe, as well as in Silicon Valey (U.S.A.), Dallas (Texas, U.S.A), Edinburgh (UK) and Istanbul (Türkiye).