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The below expert witness bios represent a small fraction of those Digital Millennium Copyright Act experts known by Cahn Litigation Services. These bios are provided to give attorneys a sense of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act landscape.
This expert holds a PhD in Computer Science from an Ivy League School and is a nationally recognized computer scientist and attorney whose expert testimony was vital in two of the most important technology-based copyright/trademark infringement cases in U.S. history. This expert has served as an expert witness in multiple computer software and electronic voting cases. Total: 224 cases: 173 patent, 13 electronic voting, 11 trade secret, 10 copyright, 18 other. Affidavits, reports or declarations submitted in 151 cases. Deposed in 91 cases. Testified at trial or hearing in 42 cases. Participated in 3 reexams, 14 IPRs and 23 CBMs.
This expert was lead witness in the first Court test of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, which established the legal principle that distributing or linking to software that circumvents the copyright protection on digital videodiscs is illegal and a pivotal expert witness in recent precedent-setting technology cases. This expert, who holds seven degrees from major universities in different fields and is a registered patent attorney, has been affiliated with the School of Computer Science at a research university. This expert is now Principal Systems Scientist and Director of a company where this expert started a project developing a lexicon of all words in all known languages, specifically for use in machine translation. This expert’s research interests include digital libraries, language identification, electronic voting, automated negotiation, experimental mathematics, and Internet law and policy.