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Expertise: E-commerce Systems, Web-based technologies, Financial Systems, C++, Java, SQL, assembler, scripting languages, Control Systems, Software Engineering, Information Management Systems, Quality Assurance and Test, Source Code Analysis
This expert has served as an expert witness in 43 litigation matters, 11 of which have involved allegations of patent infringement. Several of the patent infringement cases included multiple patents-in-suit. This expert's work products have included infringement reports, invalidity reports, rebuttal reports, and expert declarations. Litigation venues have included federal and state courts, the Patent and Trademarks Appeals Board (PTAB), and the International Trade Commission (ITC). This expert's testifying experience includes 1 jury trial, 2 court hearings, and 9 depositions.
This expert has also conducted source code reviews in 35 litigation matters. Eight of the code reviews have involved websites and/or web-centric technologies on an enterprise scale.
This expert has consulted as a technical expert to evaluate previously unasserted patents in patent portfolios for their assertion potential. Technical domains of the patents have included software GUI inventions, client-server applications, and information processing in enterprise-scale computer systems.
The breadth of this expert's expertise covers a variety of subject matter domains. This expert possesses strong backgrounds in commercial software development, engineering best practices, core natural sciences, biology of neural networks, and mathematics of artificial neural networks. This expert's degrees are in physics and nuclear engineering from leading universities. This expert has served as a seasoned technical manager in roles that require effective communication skills. This expert has programmed as a software developer, configured networked computer servers as a hands-on supervisor, provided leadership as an executive manager, championed the adoption of new technologies in enterprise team settings, and taught technical curricula as an officer in the U.S. Navy.
This expert is President and Founder of a highly successful and sought-after consultancy providing consulting services on the business, development and implementation of new digital media products, services and technologies. This expert has worked with digital media including CD, DVD, Blu-ray, and streaming video to communicate, educate and entertain.
This expert delivered mastering services to those creating CD-ROMs, implemented IS0-9002 at a software manufacturer, and introduced a process for manufacturing customized short run CD-ROMs. This expert founded a consultancy to focus on the "new" technology of DVD. As president and founder, this expert has produced/authored over 1,000 different DVD titles. This expert served as a Director of R&D where this expert defined, developed and implemented encoding, authoring and mastering processes and tools for Blu-ray (and HD DVD). This expert also led the team developing and supporting the BD-J authoring environment which allowed non-programmers to author Blu-ray titles.
This expert has co-authored two books on Blu-ray and is very fluent in sharing firsthand experience in the business of creating new media.
This expert has a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.
On behalf of the Plaintiff, a software vendor that suspected a former employee of intellectual property theft, reverse engineered the former employee’s product, written in C# (a .NET language) and compared it to the client’s product, written in C. Compared features, user interfaces, programming interfaces, data structures, static models and run-time models.
This expert recently worked on a project where this expert captured and analyzed detailed network tracing of several Android, iOS, and desktop devices. The analysis involved network packet and HTTP payload investigations, and the correlation of the analysis with the produced source code. A detailed report was presented to counsel, summarizing the traced scenarios, analysis, and provisional conclusions. This expert also analyzed the cellular modem software, as implemented in C and C++, of a major public company's offering (the project spanned 15 months). This expert also analyzed and opined on the Python source code comprising the media server backends of two other large public companies.
This expert is a Ph.D. and former Fulbright Scholar with many years of involvement in digital audio, digital music, digital signal processing and processor architecture. This expert is a successful independent consultant and assists in high-level languages and assembly language used for audio and music software and signal processing.
This expert has many years involvement in hi-tech litigation including patents, copyright, trade secret, and class action. This expert has 17 depositions, 3 times testifying at trial, 5 sets of IPR declarations covering topics such as:
cell phones, mobile devices, handheld devices (e.g. medical), computers, laptops
file downloading, file streaming, client/server
media: audio, music, speech, video
digital signal processing, mathematics, algorithms
This expert specializes in litigation involving cell phones, car stereos, software, media streaming, mathematics, and user interfaces. This expert has been involved in matters that have specifically dealt with cell phones interacting with automobile head units.
This expert holds PhD and MS degrees in Computer and Information Science, with a doctoral dissertation on real-time distributed knowledge-based computing. This expert has had additional formal post-graduate education in project management, time management, public speaking, team leadership, sales, strategic corporate management, venture investment, and corporate finance. This expert has management experience and industry leadership in Internet, multimedia, and cutting-edge software design and service delivery.
This expert’s PhD in Computer & Information Science concerned distributed computing software for Internet client-server systems. This expert has extensively directed development of network services, client/server hardware, and software. This expert was a hands-on CTO overseeing all technology in Internet businesses including a billion-dollar broadband firm, a $100 million wireless firm, and the company managing most of Hollywood's film & TV digital assets on the Web.
This expert founded an early web company and authored the CGI, HTML, & Web GUI software to put the a soccer store on the Web. This expert managed the incubator spinout firm that designed the Internet's first "portlet" software.
This expert’s engagements have included identifying infringement/non-infringement through extensive forensic analysis of software, totaling over a half-million files reviewed and successfully identifying specific evidence as to infringement/non-infringement. This expert has personally authored ~1 million lines of code across 30 programming languages, providing deep reliable insight in forensic analyses. Total expert reports authored, thousands of pages; total on-record testimony time, ~80 hours. This expert is comfortable with claim construction, in/validity and non/infringement, DOE & 101/102/103/112 analysis, etc.
This expert has extensive litigation experience.