Michael Maldei, Ph.D.

People

Title: Patent Agent
Qualifications: U.S. Patent Agent

Location: Austin, Houston

maldei@oshaliang.com

PRACTICE AREAS AND INDUSTRIES SERVED

Dr. Michael Maldei practices patent prosecution in the semiconductor, circuit design, consumer electronic, fab processes & process integration, electrical, chemical, optical, mechanical, manufacturing, renewable energy and telecommunication industries.

EXPERIENCE

Dr. Maldei has more than 15 years of professional experience as manager/engineer in CPU/GPU and DRAM memory testing/validation and new product introduction. He was involved in microelectronic circuit layout, product testing, and semiconductor fab process development and process integration. During his career, Dr. Michael Maldei has worked at Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Infineon Technologies and Siemens Microelectronics in a Development Alliance with IBM and was a member of the patent review board, coaching engineers on patent disclosures and leading patent brainstorming groups.  During his graduate studies, Dr. Maldei investigated amorphous, hydrogenated carbon as a novel material for solar cells.

EDUCATION

  • Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, Ohio University (1997)
  • M.S., Electrical Engineering, Ohio University (1997)
  • M.S., Chemical Engineering, Ohio University (1990)
  • B.S., Chemical Engineering, University of Dortmund, Dortmund, Germany (1986-1990)

PROFESSIONAL HONORS

  • “Remarkable team work and customer-centric behavior,” Advanced Micro Devices Spotlight Award (2009)
  • ‘John and Barbara Yellott Award’  for exemplary research in innovative photovoltaic materials,” American Solar Energy Society (1996)
  • DuPont Fellowship (1994)

PATENTS/PUBLICATIONS

  •  Michael Maldei, Petra Stumm: Derivative logical output. Sep, 10 2009: US 20090228624
  • Michael Maldei, Brian Cousineau, Guenter Gerstmeier, Jon S Berry II, Steven M Baker, Jinhwan Lee: High density DRAM with reduced peripheral device area and method of manufacture. Infineon Technologies Jan, 16 2007: US 7163891
  • Michael Maldei, Jinhwan Lee, Guenter Gerstmeier, Brian Cousineau, Jon S Berry II, Steven M Baker, Malati Hedge: Maskless middle-of-line liner deposition. Infineon Technologies May, 23 2006: US 7049193
  • Michael Maldei, Prakash C Dev, David Dobuzinsky, Johnathan Faltermeier, Thomas S Rupp, Chienfan Yu, Rajesh Rengarajan, John Benedict, Munir-ud-Din Naeem: Method of reducing erosion of a nitride gate cap layer during reactive ion etch of nitride liner layer for bit line contact of DRAM device. Infineon Technologies Nov, 1 2005: US 6960523
  • Michael Maldei, Brian Cousineau, Guenter Gerstmeier, Jon S Berry II, Steven M Baker, Jinhwan Lee: High density DRAM with reduced peripheral device area and method of manufacture. Infineon Technologies Jun, 21 2005: US 6909152
  • Johnathan Faltermeier, Jeremy Stephens, David Dobuzinsky, Larry Clevenger, Munir D Naeem, Chienfan Yu, Larry Nesbit, Rama Divakaruni, Michael Maldei: Reduced cap layer erosion for borderless contacts. Infineon Technologies May, 10 2005: US 6890815
  • 揚 林柏 Young Limb, 麥可 馬迪 Michael Maldei, 柯倫 M 史納維利 Colleen M Snavely, 布雷利 P 瓊斯 Bradley P Jones, 山謬 C 拉瑪克 Samuel C Ramac, 王永育 Yun Yu Wang: 於矽基板上形成摻雜外延矽之方法. / Process for forming doped epitaxial silicon on a silicon substrate.北美億恒科技公司 Infineon Technologies North America 美國Apr, 1 2005: TW 090113197
  • Rama Divakaruni, Johnathan E Faltermeier, Michael Maldei, Jay Strane: Self-aligned array contact for memory cells. International Business Machines Mar, 22 2005: US 6870211
  • Michael Maldei, Malati Hegde, Guenter Gerstmeier, Jinwhan Lee, Steven M Baker, Jon S Berry II, Brian Cousineau, Wenchao Zheng: Microelectronic capacitor structure with radial current flow. Infineon Technologies Jan, 25 2005: US 6847092
  • Michael Maldei, Johnathan E Faltermeier, David M Dobuzinsky, Prakash C Dev, Thomas Rupp: Method to improve bitline contact formation using a line mask. Infineon Technologies North America Jan, 20 2005: US 20050014332
  • Michael Maldei, Jinhwan Lee, Guenter Gerstmeier, Brian Cousineau, Jon S Berry II, Steven M Baker, Malati Hedge: Maskless middle-of-line liner deposition. Infineon Technologies Nov, 23 2004: US 6822301
  • Yun Yu Wang, Johnathan Faltermeier, Colleen M Snavely, Michael Maldei, Michael M Iwatake, David M Dobuzinsky, Ravikumar Ramachandran, Viraj Y Sardesai, Philip L Flaitz, Lisa Y Ninomiya: Method to enhance epitaxial regrowth in amorphous silicon contacts. Infineon Technologies May, 25 2004: US 6740568
  • David C Ingram, Michael Maldei: Amorphous, hydrogenated carbon (a-C:H) photovoltaic cell. Ohio University Oct, 8 1996: US 5562781
  • Advances in a-C:H based photovoltaic devices”, M. Maldei and D. C. Ingram, 13th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference, France, 1995

LANGUAGES

  • English
  • German (native)
  • French (basic)
  • Dutch  (basic)

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES AND MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Solar Energy Society (ASES) – Lifetime Member
  • Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society
  • United Inventors Association of America