Data Storage Expert Witnesses

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What is a data storage expert witness?

Data storage expert witness candidates typically have extensive experience and areas of expertise in electrical engineeringmechanical engineeringcomputer sciencecybersecurity, and/or software engineering – depending on the specific technology and product involved the case. The expert witness may be a member of an industry organization such as the Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA), the Optical Storage Technology Association (OSTA), and/or IEEE. A data storage expert witness should have a deep understanding of the technology, as well as the data storage market and competitive landscape.

What types of cases require a data storage expert witness?

A data storage expert witness could provide expertise in intellectual property matters, such as a patent litigation or a trade secret dispute. A digital forensics expert can determine if there is evidence to reveal intellectual property infringement or theft.

Data storage expert witness case examples

Cahn Litigation Services is often called on by law firm clients to support matters involving data storage technology. Example matters have encompassed:

What litigation support work might a data storage expert witness be expected to perform?

In a litigation support scenario, a technical expert can expect expert testimony in the courtroom, as well as other expert witness services such as depositions, a prior art search, expert report preparation, computer forensics, claim charts, and related consulting activities. In addition, clients may seek a storage device expert for pre-litigation consulting work. An expert witness should also possess the ability to explain technology and electronic evidence to lay people, including a judge and jury.


Cahn Litigation Services has the experience required to turn a search for a data storage expert witness around quickly, providing the right balance of expertise and testimony experience.

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