Computer Engineering Expert Witnesses
What is a computer engineering expert witness?
Computer engineering expert witness candidates typically have extensive experience in computer science, computer hardware-software integration, software engineering, electrical engineering, and/or as a computer forensic expert. A computer engineering expert witness needs to not only have substantive expertise, but must also possess the ability to explain electronic evidence and technology to jurors. In a high-profile case, or litigation involving a significant financial stake, the legal team may request a technologist with prior expert witness experience.
What types of cases require a computer engineering expert witness?
The field of computer engineering is aimed at developing computer hardware and software, and integrates the fields of computer science and electronic engineering. Computer engineers focus on how computer systems work, and also how these systems integrate into the larger picture.
Court cases requiring computer engineering expert witness services can involve intellectual property litigation, such as software copyright, patent infringement, or trade secret disputes. A criminal investigation involving fraud or electronic discovery data can call for a computer forensic investigation.
Computer engineering expert witness case examples
Exemplar cases with expert witnesses placed by Cahn Litigation Services include:
- computer security patent infringement litigation,
- software design trade secrets,
- artificial intelligence,
- cybersecurity, or
- assisting law enforcement with a computer crime.
What litigation support work might a computer engineering expert witness be expected to perform?
Litigation support by a computer engineering expert could include forensic analyses, reverse engineering, authoring expert reports, providing expert opinions, depositions, and courtroom testimony. In addition, a law firm may request a computer expert for pre-litigation consulting work.
Our firm has the experience required to turn a search around quickly and provide qualified candidates that mirror the specifications set by the law firm. Sourcing candidates for computer engineering patent litigation is a particular area of expertise at Cahn Litigation Services.
Cahn Litigation Services has the experience required to turn a search for a computer engineering expert witness around quickly, providing the right balance of expertise and testimony experience.
Computer Engineering Expert Witness - Representative Bios
Please Note: All Cahn Litigation expert witness searches are customized to attorneys' precise specifications and preferences. Attorneys are encouraged to discuss search parameters with a Cahn search specialist.
The below expert witness bios represent a small fraction of those Computer Engineering experts known by Cahn Litigation Services. These bios are provided to give lawyers a sense of the Computer Engineering landscape.