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The below expert witness bios represent a small fraction of those Computer Network experts known by Cahn Litigation Services. These bios are provided to give attorneys a sense of the Computer Network landscape.
This expert is a Professor, having a joint appointment in the Department of Electrical Engineering and the Department of Management Science & Engineering. This expert heads a Network Architecture and Performance Engineering research group, conducting research in wireless network architectures, the Internet infrastructure, packet switching, network management and information service engineering. This expert's current technology research interests include high-performance networking, autonomic computing, and service engineering. This expert's methodological interests are in network control, online task scheduling, queueing systems and stochastic processing networks.
This expert has written nearly three hundred papers and journal articles on media streaming over wireless links and mobile.
This expert has graduated over 20 Ph.D. students, who are now at leadership positions in academia and the information technology industry or have become successful entrepreneurs.
This expert is on the Editorial Boards of several research journals and serves on various international technical committees and review panels for networking research and information technologies. This expert has been serving on the boards of various start-up companies, consults on high technology development and management matters, and has served as lead expert witness in high-profile patent litigation cases in networking and computing.
An experienced expert witness in litigation, this expert has participated as the lead witness in high-profile patent litigation cases involving networking and computing over twenty-five times. This expert has been deposed over ten times, testified in court and written numerous expert reports for both plaintiff and defendant.
This expert brings to the table many years of experience and leads a highly successful consultancy providing clients with computer and network design services including formulation of system requirements, systems architecture through software development and product rollout. This expert also provides litigation support and expert testimony with experience in patent and trade secret cases.
This expert specializes in the specification, design and development of computer systems for communications. This expert's experience has focused on three primary disciplines; operating systems, wireless and wired networking, and telecommunications. This expert has worked with virtualized operating systems, particularly Linux based QEMU and VirtualBox. This includes software package installation and initialization of virtual images, hardware virtualization and related technologies. This expert has worked on the design of several set-top boxes and network routers, and is familiar with network protocols, cellular networking and other technologies. This expert has worked on the design and modification of numerous operating systems and has also worked on software for various network protocols. This expert is a named inventor or co-inventor on several patents.
This expert has been an active contributor to standards and industry organizations including the Wi-Fi Alliance supporting 802.11 wireless networking, the DSL Forum, and DAVIC for multimedia distribution. This expert is Life Senior Member of IEEE, and a senior member of the Professional and Technical Consultants Association (PATCA).
This expert's litigation experience includes trial and deposition testimony, expert reports, as well as infringement and invalidity analysis, prior art searches, source code reviews, lab testing, and patent portfolio review.
This expert has many years of experience in Computer Science and EE applications specializing in Device Communications, Media delivery, and remote access in a diverse set of technologies including Smartphone applications, USB command and control interfaces for USB Hub and Head Unit integration with Smartphones, and touchscreen interfaces.
This expert has been an expert on many cases including Smartphone, USB media device management, and remote control. his includes testifying in a mobile device communication suit where the judge found for this expert’s client and cited this expert on all points of contention in the case. This expert’s infringement analysis also contributed to a multi-million dollar settlement in a network transaction patent litigation. This expert has extensive experience providing expert reports for patent litigation, IPRs, deposition and trial testimony.
This expert holds a Ph.D. in Computer Engineering. This expert has extensive experience with trial testimony (validity, infringement, trade secrets), depositions, expert reports and investigation of computer video hardware and video software systems such as mobile payments, core network payment processing, global banking solutions and high frequency financial trading systems. This expert is also involved in major reverse engineering and source code review of multi millions of lines of software and hardware source code, including but not limited to mobile payment solutions, computer GUIs specifically for mobile devices, payment processing solutions and solutions providers. This expert is an Adjunct Professor of Computer Science / Computer Engineering, teaching and advising of Ph.D. level research in spaces such as computer software, networking and human computer interfaces and GUIs, and has significant background with Android and iOS interfaces. This expert is the named inventor of multiple patents, including client/server computing and embedded operating systems. This expert is the author of numerous IEEE and ACM publications and textbooks in areas such as high-performance hardware and software design, computer operating systems and related software, image processing and graphical technology.
As a technology expert with many years of litigation experience in over 50 cases, including 17
patent infringement cases and 25 IPR/CBM/GPR cases, this expert has authored reports and declarations, generated over 100 claim charts, inspected tens of millions of lines of source code, and examined numerous systems. This expert has a Master of Science in Computer Science as well as many years of experience in engineering, development, consulting, and management in data networking, monitoring, Web/Internet, software, and systems. This expert’s professional background includes cofounder of an Internet company providing human communication online rating and evaluation tools and services; cofounder and president of a provider of automated Web-based telecommunication test services; cofounder and CEO of an Internet eCommerce and portal company; general manager of data storage business unit and general manager of data networking business unit at a supplier of data storage and data networking systems; founder and president of a supplier of data storage manufacturing systems; and many years as telecommunication engineer and software developer.
This expert has extensive experience with networking and test and monitoring systems. As general manager of a data networking business unit, this expert was responsible for a data networking analysis tools business unit that designed and built network protocol analysis and monitoring products sold, under OEM agreement, by the largest network protocol analysis and monitoring products supplier. These products, among other capabilities, could trap and record IP addresses and data packets matching criteria in the various layers of the TCP/IP stack.
This expert designed data storage test systems and was involved with data storage protocol analyzers and monitoring products, including the best-selling data storage protocol analysis and monitoring products. For several years, as an engineer, this expert designed and implemented computer networks, data communication systems, test systems, and monitoring systems. This expert also has many years of experience in and deep understanding of Web/Internet technologies.
This expert has litigation experience with several cases and IPRs involving data networking cases and monitoring. This expert worked for a year on a trade secret and copyright case dealing with data networking load balancers.
This expert is a Professor of Computer Science & Engineering, and is internationally known in Human Computer Interaction for contributions to software tools that make new forms of interaction more broadly accessible. This expert's broad research interests are in Human-Computer Interaction, User Interface Software and Technology, and Ubiquitous Computing. This expert's specific research is often motivated by challenges at the intersection of technology and design, developing new tools that empower individuals in important domains like health.
This expert's research includes novel applications of low-cost and unobtrusive personal sensing, novel applications of non-expert machine learning, and tools for runtime modification of graphical interfaces. This expert's work on non-expert interaction with machine learning considered domains such as activity recognition, image search, social network friend groups, and gesture recognition. These helped define new approaches to everyday interaction with big data and new approaches to machine learning in software developer tools. This work on runtime interpretation and modification of interfaces helps unlock interaction, enabling new approaches to deploying interaction techniques in the current technology ecosystem.
This expert helps clients assess and resolve patent and technology issues involving deep source code analysis. This expert has been through numerous ITC investigations and district court cases from complaint to hearing/trial. This expert has been engaged as a testifying expert in several cases including copyright. Multiple cases involved open source licensing including extensive analysis of GPLv2 license in a first matter and source code analysis of interrelated modules licensed under GPLv2 in second ITC matter.
Recent projects include analyzing C++/C, NodeJS, Python, and Java code, projects involving communications between server and mobile devices and between servers, analyzing network communications, computer provisioning and sandboxing, document analysis including link extraction, network packet sniffing (Wireshark), and source code control systems (e.g., Git/GitHub). This expert went to trial as a testifying expert, was scheduled to testify as an expert at ITC before the case settled, and was a testifying expert in a copyright case. This expert also contributed considerable technical analysis of accused software, performing copyright analysis of computer networking code. This expert is very familiar with all forms of IP litigation including copyright, trade secret and patent litigation. As an attorney, this expert has focused on complex IP issues that require equal amounts of legal analysis and advanced technical analysis. This expert was a core member of the Complainant's counsel in an ITC case involving patents asserted against popular phones.
This expert has many years of experience in hardware and software engineering from embedded systems in the telecommunications and robotics fields to very large-scale enterprise systems. This expert has developed embedded systems for media distribution, high speed encryption and robots; enterprise systems; AI technologies; computer language compilers and interpreters; operating systems; network protocols and knowledge discovery tools; and web and non-web Internet based systems. This expert has extensive experience with more than 45 computer languages and relational, object and post-relational database systems. This expert has developed custom loaders for object code and understands the general requirements of a bifurcated OS or API where executable code for certain concerns are stored in separate and interchangeable code and data elements. This expert has also developed table-based solutions for localizing executables.
Selected Professional Experience
Senior Systems Engineer – Lead engineer of a team responsible for porting MS-DOS and Microsoft Windows to Paradyne PCs. Developed drivers and BIOS. Senior engineer on team responsible for porting and customizing the first implementation of Microsoft Xenix, which later became SCO Unix. Consulted to team responsible for localizing Paradyne products for various foreign language markets.
Department manager and lead engineer of Embedded Systems for a Robotics Group. Under this expert’s direction and following this expert’s design, the group developed a custom real-time operating system with extensions for executing a software-based replacement for Programmable Logic Controllers using a custom logic language compiler of this expert’s design, a distributed multi-node inter-process communication subsystem and other OS extensions.
This expert has years of experience providing expert reports, depositions and testimony for patent litigation, forensics and software contract disputes in telecommunications, computer and network technologies, media distribution and media handling devices and cellular devices and networks including both hardware and software.
This expert’s expert analysis and conclusions were instrumental in achieving successful results in several cases, including a petition before the PTAB for re-examination of a patent’s validity, wherein this expert’s expert written and oral opinions led to a reversal of the Board’s previous invalidity decision, resulting in the patent’s validity being sustained, as well as a similar reversal of a prior decision on a second patent the following day, using the same arguments.