Multimedia Expert Witnesses
What is a multimedia expert witness?
Multimedia expert witness candidates typically have experience and expertise in computer science, software engineering, electrical engineering, forensic animation, graphic design, video, and/or social media. Some multimedia expert witnesses have advanced degrees (PE or PhD) in telecommunications, computer networking, or digital forensics.
What types of cases require a multimedia expert witness?
Multimedia combines multiple forms of content (i.e., text, audio, images, animations, or video into a presentation. Examples of multimedia include video podcasts, audio slideshows, animated shows, and movies.
Often, matters requiring multimedia technology expert witness services involve intellectual property disputes, such as patent infringement litigation, copyright or trade secret disputes. In addition, multimedia presentations in the courtroom can be a useful tool. A branch of forensic science, digital forensics can create accident or criminal activity reconstructions to help law enforcement explain incidents to a judge and jurors.
Multimedia expert witness case examples
On behalf of a plaintiff or defendant, Cahn Litigation Services has placed experts for numerous cases involving multimedia. Some of these cases involved:
- multimedia compression,
- system architecture,
- multimedia networking,
- signal processing,
- embedded systems,
- computer graphics, and
- digital imaging.
What litigation support work might a multimedia expert witness be expected to perform?
Litigation support by a multimedia expert witness could include reverse engineering, forensic science activities, research and authoring expert reports, providing expert opinions, expert testimony, and courtroom testimony. In a high-profile case, or litigation involving a significant financial stake, counsel may request a testifying expert with prior expert witness experience.
Cahn Litigation Services has the experience required to turn a search for a multimedia expert witness around quickly, providing the right balance of expertise and testimony experience.
Multimedia 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 Multimedia experts known by Cahn Litigation Services. These bios are provided to give lawyers a sense of the Multimedia landscape.