Facebook expert witness candidates typically have expertise in social media advertising, marketing, search engine optimization (SEO), e-commerce, online reputation management, software engineering, computer science, and/or consumer behavior. A social media expert witness needs to not only have expertise, but must also possess the ability to explain digital evidence to a judge and jury. In high-profile cases, or litigation involving a significant financial stake, a litigation lawyer may require a professional with prior expert witness testimony experience.
Controversy surrounding Facebook includes concerns over user privacy, political manipulation, surveillance, fake news content, and copyright infringement. Facebook, as well as other social media sites, are no stranger to litigation.
Expert witness service by a Facebook or social media expert witness could include social media content review, expert report preparation, expert opinion, expert testimony, and/or testimony in court. In addition, an attorney may seek a social networking expert for pre-litigation consulting work. Representing the plaintiff or defendant, example Facebook cases that Cahn Litigation Services locates expert witnesses for include:
When Facebook or other specialized social media professionals are required for a case, Cahn Litigation Services will hone in on experts with precisely the rights skills and experience to get the job done.
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The below expert witness bios represent a small fraction of those Facebook experts known by Cahn Litigation Services. These bios are provided to give attorneys a sense of the Facebook landscape.
This expert is a consultant and expert witness to the legal community on matters relating to computing devices, software applications and Internet advertising.
This expert has testified, and is qualified by education, training, experience or occupation, as an expert on matters that include: search engine ranking methods, CPM advertising, click thru rates, key word selection techniques, Google Local or Places, SEM campaigns, click thru conversion rates, affiliate agreements, revenue sharing and tracking analytics, application software with any text to speech or speech to text software, false advertising, breach of employment contracts, Internet advertising, lead generation, affiliate tracking, Internet advertising, measurement data, verification of software use, functionality and conformance with contract development specifications, derivative product rights, best practices with respect to derivative products, conformance to license agreement specifications for software development, use and distribution, and unauthorized use of names.
This expert has served as the expert on several cases where PPC, Adwords, clicks, impressions and search algorithms were an issue. This expert has been engaged approximately 55 times as an expert witness, ~15 times where PPC or PPV analysis was related. This expert has testified by deposition approximately 24 times.
This expert heads an internationally recognized consultancy providing Expert Witness Services to law firms involved in litigation related to SEO (Search Engine Optimization) technology or business. This expert has been working in the areas of computing, Software development, Cyberspace, Internet/Ecommerce, SEO, and PPC.
Ecommerce & Conversions
Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
Online Advertising/Pay Per Click
Internet-Technology Patents, Inter Partes Re-exams, CBM/Post-Grant Challenges
Ecommerce-related Unfair Business Practices
Online Defamation/Online Libel
SUMMARY OF EXPERIENCE
Founder of an eBusiness Service Provider
Founder of an Internet-enabled publishing firm
VP of Web Solutions for a national ISP
VP of Marketing for a Web-applications company
ecommerce consultant, VP of Business & Corp. Development for e-commerce startup
Extensive authorship related to Internet, technology
working in all areas of online business
Dozens of Internet & Technology books
Hundreds of Internet & Technology newspaper & magazine articles
This expert holds a PhD in Computer Science, serves as an Associate Professor for a College of Information Systems as well as director of a Human-Computer Interaction Lab. Specializing in web, privacy and social media, this expert's work began professionally as a web designer. This expert started a web design company that built commercial websites. Since moving to academia, this expert has taught web design and web programming and written a textbook on web design.
This expert's work spans many areas, but core research interests are in understanding how people use social media to improve the way they interact with information. This expert approaches this from a computer science perspective and this expert's general research hits social networks, trust, web science, artificial intelligence, and human-computer interaction. This expert has done a lot of work looking at how to infer information about people (like personality and political preferences) and their relationships (like trust) from social media. This expert also works on usable security, bringing HCI to the design of security and privacy systems.
Areas of Expertise include:
This expert has extensive experience as an expert witness analyzing intellectual property issues, including patent validity and infringement and prior art. This expert has work as a technical expert, both pre-trial and in trial, on the workings of most major social media systems and recommender systems as well as the history and development of the web, web science, social networks, and social media.
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:
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.