iPhone Expert Witnesses
What is an iPhone expert witness?
The credentials and background of an Apple iPhone expert witness will vary depending on the specific technology in a litigation case. In the majority of iPhone/cell phone/mobile device matters, the chosen expert has an advanced degree and specialized expertise in electrical engineering, wireless communication, computer science, telecommunications networks, software engineering, and/or mobile networks. An iPhone expert witness should have an understanding not only of the technology, but also of the smartphone industry, market size, market share, market dynamics, market growth, market trends, and competitive landscape.
What types of cases require an iPhone expert witness?
When any given smartphone hits the market, the technology used could involve hundreds of thousands of patents. At Cahn Litigation Services, sourcing smartphone expert witnesses for patent litigation is a particular area of expertise. Since introduced by Apple in 2007, more than 2.2 billion iPhones have been sold, and the technology has spawned numerous high profile intellectual property litigation. Cahn Litigation Services has a vast network of experts and often receives calls from a attorney firms, typically litigators, to help locate an expert that can support cases involving iPhone technology matters.
Matters requiring iPhone expert witness services often involve intellectual property, such as patent infringement litigation or trade secrets. Smartphone technology innovation continues to progress at an incredible pace, and it’s unlikely that the patent wars will slow down any time soon.
iPhone expert witness case examples
Example cases that Cahn Litigation Services has sourced expert witnesses for have involved:
- iPhone functionality,
- app store social media downloads,
- iOS 15 (Apple operating system 15th release), and
- antitrust litigation.
What litigation support work might an iPhone expert witness be expected to perform?
A subject matter expert in iPhone technology could be called in to retrieve data or perform a computer forensic or digital forensic investigation to support a case. In a litigation scenario, an expert witness can expect expert witness testimony in the courtroom, as well as other expert witness services including reverse engineering, depositions, research and authoring expert reports, forensic analyses, and related consulting activities. In high profile cases, or litigation involving a significant financial stake, previous expert witness experience is often a requirement. An iPhone expert witness must possess the ability to explain technology and electronic evidence to lay people, such as juror.
Cahn Litigation Services has the experience required to turn a search for an iPhone expert witness around quickly, providing the right balance of expertise and testimony experience.
iPhone 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.
The below expert witness bios represent a small fraction of those iPhone experts known by Cahn Litigation Services. These bios are provided to give lawyers a sense of the iPhone landscape.
Expert Witness #261343
This expert is an experienced software engineering lead and architect with many years of experience leading teams in the development of complex systems. This expert has hands on experience from 8-bit embedded realtime systems, to Cray supercomputers, and now on the could computing ecosystem of DevOps, ML, and AI. The systems this expert has delivered include data analytics running daily for customers in the DoD, websites and services for commercial customers, 3D realtime simulations, and top 10 games on the Apple II. This expert's current focus is defining and implementing scalable solutions in support of data science and machine learning teams to transition novel algorithms into daily use.
This expert published a video game for the Apple II, C-64, and Atari 400/800. This expert was lead programmer and architect of a Win95/DirectX FPS game. This expert initially wrote a rendering engine but switched to Direct3D v.3.0 during development. This expert was an application engineer responsible for 3rd party API design and integration of a rendering engine which was custom artistic' rather than a photorealistic rendering engine. This work required considerable study and understanding of the then current state of the art software rendering. The renderer required a full understanding of various rendering pipelines as well as where it would be beneficial either for desired effect or compute performance to modify that pipeline. The render was specifically an alternative to the photo-realistic renders which he studied. The best of these were physically based, ray-tracing renderers.
This expert's understanding of the details of physically based rendering benefited from an undergraduate physics degree. This expert continues to study various rendering techniques as they relate to scientific visualization.
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Expert Witness #263043
This expert helps clients assess and resolve patent and technology issues involving deep source code analysis. This expert has been through numerous ITC investigations and district court cases from complaint to hearing/trial. This expert has been engaged as a testifying expert in several cases including copyright. Multiple cases involved open source licensing including extensive analysis of GPLv2 license in a first matter and source code analysis of interrelated modules licensed under GPLv2 in second ITC matter.
Recent projects include analyzing C++/C, NodeJS, Python, and Java code, projects involving communications between server and mobile devices and between servers, analyzing network communications, computer provisioning and sandboxing, document analysis including link extraction, network packet sniffing (Wireshark), and source code control systems (e.g., Git/GitHub). This expert went to trial as a testifying expert, was scheduled to testify as an expert at ITC before the case settled, and was a testifying expert in a copyright case. This expert also contributed considerable technical analysis of accused software, performing copyright analysis of computer networking code. This expert is very familiar with all forms of IP litigation including copyright, trade secret and patent litigation. As an attorney, this expert has focused on complex IP issues that require equal amounts of legal analysis and advanced technical analysis. This expert was a core member of the Complainant's counsel in an ITC case involving patents asserted against popular phones.
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Expert Witness #209092
This expert has many years of experience in Computer Science, Security network communications, Remote control, and monitoring systems. This expert has specialized in wireless and cloud based security applications monitored from mobile applications, and device controls configured by user profiles.
This expert has been an expert for over 25 cases including 12 remote control and security network communications and patent litigation cases. This expert has provided Expert Reports, IPR, CBM, Deposition, and Trial Testimony. This includes testifying in a technology patent suit for remote authorization from a mobile device, where the judge found for this expert’s client and cited this expert on all points of contention. This expert’s analysis also contributed to a $35 million settlement in a Network Transaction systems patent litigation.
Sample of Professional Experience
Designed computer control systems and user control panels for remote control of manufacturing equipment.
Implemented remote monitoring of telephone facilities including central office switch buildings. Application included remote control of X10 monitoring devices and alarm activation operating on local secure networks and external networks.
Development of remote monitoring applications for monitoring of utility buildings including powerline monitoring utilizing Network alarm notification. Also implemented system for remote meter reading and remote control of appliances.
Development of mobile applications (iPhone and Android), high speed wireless communications, WiFi security mesh networks, and performed evaluation of secure networks and telecommunication system.
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Expert Witness #219483
This expert is a noted technologist, product developer, consultant, patent analyst, educator and expert witness with many years of experience specializing in mobile, cellular, wireless technologies, GPS technologies, wired technologies, networks, phones, standards, services and systems. This expert's professional activities and services have focused exclusively on mobile, cellular, GPS and wireless and wired technologies. This expert holds over 35 US and International Patents in the telecommunications field. As an expert in GPS receivers, this expert has written many expert reports for non-infringement, infringement, invalidity and validity, has given depositions and has testifying experience. This expert has performed due diligence on patents in the early stages of infringement and has testified at deposition or jury trial over thirty times. This expert has worked over fifty cases involving tracking and positioning of a cell phone in the commission of a criminal act using GPS and Wi-Fi technologies.
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Expert Witness #246861
This expert is an accomplished human factors engineer, user interface designer, software engineer and systems engineer with extensive expert witness experience specializing in user interface design for embedded, mobile, web, desktop and server software. This expert has vast experience with designing systems that utilize touch sensitive user interfaces in the areas of smartphones, computer equipment, entertainment equipment, air traffic control systems, flight deck systems, medical devices and simulation systems. This expert founded two medical technology companies, both working on interfaces that utilize touch screen technology. This expert is the founder and CEO of a technology company focusing on location tracking applications for GPS enabled smart phones. This expert is an inventor, designer and author of several GPS mobile application software products currently available for iPhone and Android devices. As an expert witness, this expert has worked on a wide variety of patent litigation cases for both plaintiff and defendant.
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