A malware expert witness typically has an advanced degree and a background in computer science, software engineering, cybersecurity, computer security, information security, and/or internet applications. On behalf of the plaintiff or defendant, Cahn Litigation Services is often called upon by law firm clients to locate expert witnesses that can support software matters, including cases involving malware.
A malware expert witness could be engaged to provide expert witness services for intellectual property matters, such as a patent litigation in federal court or a trade secrets dispute. Expert support could extend to a patent infringement case in the District Court, an Inter Partes Review (IPR) in the PTAB, or a patent case or proceeding in the International Trade Commission (ITC).
Digital forensics experts can utilize reverse engineering skills to determine if there is evidence to reveal intellectual property infringement or theft. Criminal cases can also require a malware subject matter expert for projects such as those involving child pornography or other illegal activity.
Litigation support by a malware expert witness could include software analysis, digital forensic investigation, computer forensics, an expert report, expert opinion, expert testimony, and trial testimony in court. In a high-profile case, or litigation involving a significant financial stake, an attorney may request a testifying expert with prior expert witness testimony experience. A malware expert witness needs to not only have the appropriate substantive expertise but must also possess the ability to explain digital evidence to lay people, including a jury. In addition, clients may seek malicious software expert for pre-litigation consulting work.
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The below expert witness bios represent a small fraction of those Malware experts known by Cahn Litigation Services. These bios are provided to give attorneys a sense of the Malware landscape.
This expert has extensive experience in the wireless communications field, in particular designing and configuring wireless radios, access point, and subscriber modules. This expert designed and deployed one of the earliest nationwide, commercial-scale, code division multiple access (CDMA) networks. This expert has been continuously researching in 3G UMTS / 4G LTE / 5G NR wireless networks, as well as various generations of WiFi technology.
This expert’s research area includes switching, routing, performance control and security in communication networks. In addition to years as a Professor, this expert has founded and managed two startup companies. At these companies, this expert developed and marketed various technical components used in wireless networks, including WiFi and Bluetooth access modules, switch fabrics, and network processors. These companies also developed content search engines that can detect, isolate and mitigate a variety of threat patterns including intrusion, malware, denial of service attack, and unauthorized access. This expert has served as an expert in many patent disputes and trade secret misappropriation litigations in the wireless communication field. This expert holds 10 U.S. patents and has published 200 papers. This expert holds Ph.D., M.S., and B.S. degrees.