Avionics Expert Witnesses

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Cahn Litigation Services is skilled and experienced at identifying aviation experts to provide expert witness services for aviation litigation matters, and is called upon by attorney clients to locate an expert witness, representing either the plaintiff or defendant, with specific knowledge in avionic systems and technology. Example cases requiring avionics expert witness service involve intellectual property, such as patent infringement litigation, inter partes review in the PTAB, or trade secret disputes. Forensic engineering of components can prove (or disprove) intellectual property infringement or theft. A specialist in avionics technology might also provide expert testimony in a product liability case involving failure analysis, or be called upon to testify in an aviation accident investigation. An avionics expert witness typically has extensive experience in wireless communications, embedded systems, GPS, computer science, aviation, aircraft maintenance, and/or FAA regulation.

Avionic systems are the electronic systems used on aircraft, and encompass communications, navigation, displays, fuel systems, flight control system, cybersecurity threat detection, landing gear, collision-avoidance system, flight recorder, weather systems and flight management systems. Pilot training and certification in advanced avionic systems is critical for aviation safety.

Litigation support by an aviation expert witness could include reverse engineering, writing an expert report, and expert testimony at deposition and at trial. In a high-profile case, or litigation involving a significant financial stake, a law firm may request a qualified expert with prior expert witness experience. In addition, clients may seek an aviation industry expert for pre-litigation consulting work. An expert witness needs to not only have expertise in the subject, an expert witness must possess the ability to explain evidence to a juror.

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The below expert witness bios represent a small fraction of those Avionics experts known by Cahn Litigation Services. These bios are provided to give lawyers a sense of the Avionics landscape.