Custom Software Expert Witnesses

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What is a custom software expert witness?

Custom software expert witness candidates typically have extensive experience in computer sciencesoftware engineeringcomputer forensicselectrical engineering and/or information technology. In a high-profile case, or litigation involving a significant financial stake, a law firm may request a software engineer with prior expert witness experience.  

What types of cases require a custom software expert witness?

The software development design process brings customer requirements into an implementable form using a programming language. Software design typically consists of three design phases:

Often, matters requiring software engineering services involve intellectual property, such as software patent infringement litigation. A software forensic expert can analyze software source code to determine if there is evidence to reveal intellectual property infringement or theft. A software engineer could also be called in on breach of contract disputes, to consult on technical issues or implementation issues, which could require forensics work. In addition, clients may seek a software industry expert for pre-litigation consulting work.

Custom software expert witness case examples

Exemplary cases have involved:

What litigation support work might a custom software expert witness be expected to perform?

Software expert witness services could include computer software analyses, research and authoring expert reports, providing expert opinions, and expert witness testimony at deposition and at trial.

Cahn Litigation Services has an earned reputation of providing litigation support and arbitration candidates to perform a search for a custom software expert witness with the perfect balance of technical expertise and testimony experience.

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Custom Software 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.

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