B.S., George Mason University; M.S., George Mason University; J.D., George Mason University School of Law; L.L.M., George Washington University. Professor Meeker is a partner at Banner & Witcoff, Ltd. He has more than twenty years of experience handling intellectual property matters in primarily the cable, telephony, satellite, Internet, electronic program guide, and automotive industries. He has served as lead trial counsel or co-lead trial counsel in more than twenty complex patent litigations. Prior to his legal career, he had significant industrial experience in designing hardware and software. Professor Meeker was the lead engineer in developing network backbone components for the NSFNET (a forerunner to and now part of the Internet), a secure digital telephone, various satellite based processors, a processor for the under ice display on the Seawolf submarine, and several commercial software applications including applications for communication security, secured transactions, and digital rights management.