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Data center expert witness candidates typically have extensive experience and are subject matter experts in computer science, software engineering, mechanical engineering, computer forensics, electrical engineering and/or information technology. Cahn Litigation Services is often called upon by law firm clients to locate experts that can support data center matters.

A data center is a centralized location where computing and networking equipment is housed. A data center collects, processes, and allows access to large amounts of data. A data center will typically provide data storage, backup and recovery, data management and networking.

Often, matters requiring data center expert witness services involve intellectual property, such as patent infringement litigation, or trade secrets disputes. A forensic expert can analyze devices and software to determine if there is evidence to reveal infringement or theft. A data center expert could also be called in on breach of contract disputes, to consult on technical or implementation issues, which could require forensic analysis work.

Litigation support by a data center expert could include hardware or software analysis, prior art search, depositions, an expert report, expert opinion, and expert testimony in court. In a high-profile case, or litigation involving a significant financial stake, a law firm may request a testifying expert with prior expert witness experience. A data center expert witness needs to not only have technical expertise, but should also possess the ability to explain technology to lay people (jury and judge). In addition, clients may seek a data center industry expert for pre-litigation consultant work.

Cahn Litigation Services has the experience required to turn an expert witness search around quickly. The firm has an earned reputation for providing candidates with the right balance of expertise and testimony to support each project and it nuances.

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

Expert Witness #211008

This expert is a Scientist, educator, and technologist with many years of experience and a Ph.D. This expert is currently Fellow and lecturer at a College of Engineering. Additionally, this expert is Principal Scientist and Investigator for an internationally renowned consulting and litigation firm specializing in mobile devices, smartphones, wireless LAN (WLAN), routing, LAN/WAN, Ethernet, TCP/IP, UDP, IP, VoIP and web. This expert translates cutting edge research into practical products while integrating science, engineering, and innovation. This expert builds patent portfolios, consults on patent-related litigation and generates intellectual property.

As a consultant, this expert provides expertise in network communications, telecommunications, Internet protocols, and mobile wireless technologies such as:

- Communication networks: Internet protocols; TCP/IP suite; TCP; UDP; IP; Ethernet; network protocols; network software applications; data link, network, and transport layers (L2, L3, L4), data center network architecture, LDAP and server/network monitoring
- Routing/switching: LAN; WAN; VPN; routing protocols; RIP; BGP; MPLS; OSPF; IS-IS; multicast, DNS; QoS; switching; packet switching; network infrastructure; network communication architectures, applications switches
- Unified Communications: PSTN, circuit switching, IP telephony, VoIP, SIP, SS7, video and audio conferencing, streaming media, e-mail, instant messaging (chat)
- Internet software: Internet software applications; distributed computing; cloud computing; Web applications; FTP; HTTP; Java; client-server; file transfer
- Mobile wireless: wireless LAN; 802.11; cellular systems; mobile devices; smartphone technologies

This expert has published over 25 scientific papers and has been designated as an inventor on more than 120 patents; over 60 prosecuted pro se in front of the USPTO.

This expert has served as an expert in over 60 patent-related cases where this expert wrote expert reports and testified in depositions, courts and in front of a jury. This expert has testified in Federal courts, in USPTO PTAB IPR, and in the ITC.

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Expert Witness #219423

This expert is Emeritus Professor of Geography and a Research Professor at a well renowned university. Having conducted over $1 billion in funded research throughout a career, this expert's current research interests center on geographic information science, spatial analysis and uncertainty in geographic data. This expert holds a BA in Physics, a PhD in geography, and has received five honorary doctorates. This expert currently serves on the editorial boards of ten journals and book series, and has published more than fifteen books and four hundred articles on the topics of GIS, Digital Earth and spatial analysis. This expert has prior courtroom experience, having worked as an expert witness in cases involving patent infringement and prior art on behalf of multiple industry leaders.

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Expert Witness #237268

This expert is a Professor in the ECE Department at a prestigious engineering school, where this expert performs research and teaches in the areas of navigation, communications and computer system design. This expert supervises a radio navigation center, where work is focused on the integration of communications, navigation and information technologies for public safety applications. This expert's research focuses on the development, test, and evaluation of systems for both civilian and military applications. This expert also spent years at a major U.S. defense contractor where this expert was involved with the development of embedded computers for guidance, communications and data processing systems for space borne and terrestrial applications. This expert has significant experience working as an expert witness in high technology patent litigation, and has provided deposition and courtroom testimony on numerous occasions; many have involved the generic area of "location aware" systems combining maps and GPS.

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Expert Witness #248794

This expert is both an Independent Consultant and Expert Witness, as well as an Associate Professor of Engineering Practice. As part of this expert's academic responsibilities, this expert teaches courses on Internet of Things (IoT), Computer Networks, System-on-Chip, Special topics: Software Design and Optimization for Electrical Engineers, and System Verification where the focus is on various algorithms that directly relate to mobile transactions and the security issues associated with them. This expert also performs research on various security and safety aspects of systems, including those in IoT, cloud and data centers. Several of this expert's publications are related to security, verification and optimization of mobile/cloud/data center systems. This expert has been involved in several patent litigation matters related to cloud computing, mobile systems, edge computing, and secure software licensing transactions. This expert has given deposition testimony but has not yet testified at trial. This expert is well published and has presented at industry conferences.

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Expert Witness #251608

This expert received a B.A. in Mathematics and Computer Science, an M.A. in Computer Science, and a Ph.D. in Computer Science. This expert served as Chair of the Computer Science Department and is currently Full Professor of Computer Science and member of the university's Center for Complex Systems. This expert's research interests include computer algorithms, communications and internet related computing, data compression and archiving (including text, images, video, and multi-media), storage and processing of large data sets, image retrieval, object recognition, text, image, and video processing, parallel computing, machine learning. This expert has obtained U.S. patents, does computing technology consulting, and is widely published in the areas of data compression and content recognition. This expert has extensive prior litigation experience having served as a testifier (at deposition and/or trial) in several high-profile patent matters.

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Expert Witness #257007

This expert holds a PhD in Materials Science and Engineering and serves as Associate Professor of Materials Science and Electrical Engineering. This expert utilizes analytical and high-resolution electron microscopy for materials characterization in order to develop structure-property relationships. Areas of interest include magnetic thin films for data storage and advanced structural materials. Further increases in the areal density for magnetic data storage will require new materials that can decrease the size of individual magnetic grains in the thin films. To develop the processing methods for growing these nanometer size features demands materials characterization with atomic resolution.

The majority of this expert's work has concentrated on magnetic materials. During this expert's post-doctoral studies, this expert performed research on Fe-Si alloys for soft-magnetic applications. This expert worked on permanent magnet materials such as Pt-Co-B alloys and this expert was involved in the development of magnetic-recording media for data storage for many years. This expert has over 30 publications concerning a number of different magnetic materials including CoPtCr longitudinal media, soft magnetic underlayers such FeTaN/IrMn and NiFe/IrMn multilayers, FePt/MgO multilayers, and FePt nanoparticles. This expert was a member of the International Magnetic Data Storage Consortium and has had research funding from many of the major hard drive manufactures.

Materials characterization using electron microscopy is the main thrust of this expert's research. This expert has excellent infrastructure for materials characterization that includes a scanning electron microscope with an energy dispersive spectrometer.

This expert has many years of experience as an expert for litigation primarily in failure analysis cases. This expert has been deposed and testified numerous times.   

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Expert Witness #259423

This expert received a BSEE, MSEE, and Ph.D. This expert is a Communication Systems Engineer where this expert's interests include aviation communications, cosite interference analysis and mitigation, antennas and RF propagation. This expert serves as the lead RF systems engineer for a Data Comm program, which is a nationwide, digital communication network connecting air traffic controllers and pilots. This expert attends meetings of the Aeronautical Frequency Committee, and was responsible for developing the frequency plan for VHF Datalink mode 2 that was adapted by the committee for use by DCNS. This expert was an Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering where this expert also served as the Associate Director of a Wireless Center. This expert has held a variety of industry positions, has many published papers, holds five patents and has authored a text book. This expert has been a licensed professional engineer, is a senior member of the IEEE, a licensed private pilot, and a part 107 UAV pilot.

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Expert Witness #259986

This expert has many years' experience in the communications and call center arena. This expert's experience began with executive level positions with industry giants. This expert also led an information systems effort in the telecom and call center management offering. This expert has been engaged as a consulting and testifying expert in litigation relating to call center performance reporting, call monitoring and recording practices, and call center employment practices. This expert has also been engaged in numerous projects involving call center consulting and planning, telephone and telecommunications system design and selection, local and wide area network cabling and systems, data communications networking and telecommunications usage analysis.

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Expert Witness #222611

This expert received a Ph.D. in Computer Science. This expert joined a prestigious University and is Associate Director of its Applied Research Institute where this expert is working with projects related to national security. Specializing in network protocols, telemedicine, electronic commerce, medical data privacy and security, this expert was a National Lecturer, gave keynote addresses at several leading conferences, and is a Fellow of the IEEE. This expert has supervised over 130 funded research projects, advised 68 PhD and master's students, and co-authored two books, 14 book chapters, and 170 refereed journal and conference publications. This expert and colleagues developed a Transport Protocol (supporting multicast and knowledge of the multicast group members) for the US Navy, and then turned it into a commercial product. This expert's current research focuses on medical data privacy and security, implemented by supporting authentication, authorization, and federation across trust domains. This expert is also developing delta compression algorithms for diverse environments. This expert was a Founding Director of an Internet Technology Innovation Center, which provided technical and business strategy for e-business, and developed e-commerce software for corporate and government clients. Other projects include improving security for mobile devices, evaluating relational keyword search techniques, and writing software that can perform a scientometric analysis of scientific literature.  

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Expert Witness #263082

This expert is a Professor and served as the Associate Chair of the Electrical Engineering Department. This expert also served as the Director of a University off-campus graduate program. This expert is also an expert in intellectual property development and a consultant for patent litigation cases in the areas of telecommunications, computer networks, and wireless networks at both the protocol and hardware levels. This expert is internationally known through research, scholarly work, and a published book. This expert has had several invited talks at international conferences.

This expert was a research scientist at a telecommunications institute working on design of advanced communication systems and high-speed computer networks. This expert was with the Computer and Communications Research Center at a University and worked as a research assistant on design and analysis of high-speed switching systems project. This expert was a telecommunications system research & development engineer, participated in design of a high-speed digital telephone Private Branch Exchange" (PBX), and received the best “design/idea” award.

This expert specializes in: Computer Networks/Protocols, TCP/IP, Virtualization, AI in Networking, Cloud Data Centers, Network Security, Internet Applications, Web, VoIP, Video Streaming, Multimedia Signaling/Networking, CDNs, Networking Devices, Switches, Routers, Media Gateways, Virtual Switches, Signaling in Wireless Mobile and Telecommunication Networks, IoT, and Wireless Sensor Networks.

This expert is the author of an internationally recognized textbook. Additionally, this expert has been granted a U.S. Patent that presents a switching system for use in high-speed computer networks.

This expert holds positions with the IEEE Communications Standards Magazine, presenting the latest innovation in computer networks and other aspects of communication systems. This expert has given numerous domestic and international conference regular and invited talks and published many journal articles in communications and networking fields.

This expert has have received several awards, honors and research grants from university, private sectors, state, and governmental funding agencies for conducting research and teaching in the area of telecommunication systems.

This expert’s prior litigation experience includes: analysis of patent claims, prior art research, consulting for counsel on term constructions, technology examination against patent infringement, patent opinion expert report, claim chart preparation, patent invalidity expert report, handling IPR cases, participation in deposition process, and participation in court testimony.

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