Multimedia

A multimedia expert witness typically has experience and expertise in computer science, software engineering, electrical engineering, forensic animation, graphic design, video, and/or social media.

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.

Cahn Litigation Services is often called upon to locate expert witnesses that can support multimedia technology matters and can present case evidence and expert witness testimony. 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, streaming, computer graphics, and digital imaging.

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. Litigation support by a multimedia expert witness could include reverse engineering, forensic science activities, expert report, expert opinion, 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.

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Multimedia Expert Witness - Sample Bios

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The below expert witness bios represent a small fraction of those Multimedia experts known by Cahn Litigation Services. These bios are provided to give attorneys a sense of the Multimedia landscape.


Expert Witness #208783

This expert holds a Ph.D. in Information Studies. This expert has a very deep understanding of search and IR systems. This expert has extensive prior litigation experience as a testifier and written over a dozen (non)-infringement reports, including some for search engine companies.

This expert is a consultant specializing in software research and development focusing on search systems, information analytics, user experience design, semantic and knowledge management technologies as well as intellectual property analysis. This expert specializes in:

-  The Semantic Web
-  Information Seeking and Web Use
-  Information Retrieval and Web Search
-  Collaborative Filtering (Recommender Systems)
-  Knowledge Management Systems
-  Knowledge Discovery in Databases (including Data Mining)
-  Human Computer Interaction (HCI)
-  Informetrics, Analytics and Behavioral Log Analysis
-  Computer Supported Collaborative Work (CSCW)

This expert has also performed an exploratory study investigating the purchasing of sponsored search advertising for a major university's academic department. The ad campaign used Google's AdWord service with the goal of increasing awareness of the academic department and encouraging potential graduate admissions or admissions inquiries. A behavioral model of information seeking is suggested that could be applied for selecting appropriate types of online advertising for awareness and other advertising goals.

This expert was a professor in the School of Information at a University where teaching and research focused on designing Web information architectures, information systems analysis, Information Retrieval, the Semantic Web and Knowledge Management Systems. This expert is formerly the Director of Advanced Development at a company that specialized in personalized information retrieval applications. This expert is also an author of many research publications. This expert received a doctorate focusing on Knowledge Discovery (Data Mining) for Informetric and Behavioral Models of Web Use.

In the nascent days of the World Wide Web, this expert was a Lead Technical Architect, working on a Multimedia Encyclopedia and other large-scale information architecture, system architecture and development projects. This expert worked as a Methodologist designing CASE tools for client-server applications as well as doing usability, hypertext and multimedia development research. This expert also worked on a number of commercial software applications.


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Expert Witness #218338

This expert holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science and is a Professor in the Department of Computer Science at a major university. This expert's current research interests are at the intersection of databases and artificial intelligence, including optimization. This expert has a great deal of expertise in the dialog systems component that models the series of voice interfaces, facilitating occurring interactions. Voice dialogs form one of many mechanisms through which a user can interact with interactive multimedia presentation systems (IMPS), and over the years, this expert has worked extensively with IMPS and written several papers on this subject. This expert is author of one of the best known books on multimedia databases, as well as one on advanced databases, a key component to all dialog systems. This expert is the named inventor of a patent pertaining to mining user interactions. In addition, this expert has worked extensively in the general area of data mining for a wide variety of human behavior modeling. As an expert witness, this expert has experience with both invalidity and infringement issues, has written associated reports and has served as a technical expert in front of the USPTO.


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Expert Witness #232056

This expert is a Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, holds a PhD in Electrical Engineering, and specializes in Speech, Image, and Video Compression. This expert has published over 40 books, book chapters, and papers on video coding. This expert teaches graduate courses on video compression and has conducted research on video compression for many years. This expert has supervised Ph.D. students who have worked in video compression.

This expert has won many awards, and has published over 300 journal papers, conference papers, book chapters, and books. This expert's research interests include Speech, Image, and Video Compression, Multimedia over Networks, Wireless Communications, and Information Theory.


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Expert Witness #233401

This expert is a Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and directs the Video and Image Processing Laboratory (VIPER). Specializing in state-of-the-art technologies to digitize, store, process, stream, and display digital images and video, this expert supports research in areas such as the development of new image analysis techniques, new image and video compression methods, the development of new surveillance and detection methods, new media and wireless streaming technologies, and creating multimedia material for use in media indexing, storage, and retrieval.

One of the many technologies this expert is responsible for is the development of a graffiti recognition and analysis tool. The goal of this project is to use the knowledge gained from work in mobile devices and applications and leverage it towards the development of a mobile-based system capable of image analysis.

This expert is a Fellow of the IEEE, a Fellow of the SPIE, a Fellow of the Society for Imaging Science and Technology (IS&T), and a Fellow of the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering. This expert received an award for work in image and video compression and multimedia security.

This expert has extensive prior litigation experience including deposition and testimony.


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Expert Witness #234887

This expert is a consultant and patent owner with many years of experience in developing and supporting the development and commercial exploitation of new technologies in the areas including audio and video encoding, decoding, recording, storage, transmission, and presentation, consumer electronics, digital television, broadcast, mobile, and fiber telecommunications, and computer and storage networks. This expert is specifically experienced in speech processing technologies and details of recognition and insertion of service signals in video programs.

This expert has supported numerous licensing negotiations and reexaminations/IPRs as well as over 50 patent-related District Court and ITC cases, in consultative preparation of cases, characterization of accused products (by testing, reverse engineering, source code review, etc.), preparation of declarations and reports, and, as needed, testifying.

This expert is a Member of the Audio Engineering Society and an Observer Member of the Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC).

Summary of Selected Professional Experience

-  Development of techniques for bandwidth reduction encoding and decoding of audio and video content (patent granted on video technique)
-  Consulted on interactive multimedia systems with automated insretion of text over bvideo
-  Consulted on adaptive variable rate coding for speech and general audio and on automatic audio content identification

Summary of Selected Related Case Experience

-  Patent litigation - issues included recognizing and tagging media content
-  Patent litigation - issues included audio and video data encoding, decoding and bit-rate reduction in digital television receivers
-  Issues included audio encoding and decoding, and recognition and insertion of service signals for digital television
-  Patent litigation - audio encoding and decoding, and content-descriptive metadata generation, extraction, analysis and insertion in digital television

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Expert Witness #256632

This expert is a world-renowned researcher who has extensive research, technical, managerial, and Intellectual Property/patent expertise in the areas of telecommunications, networking, broadband, MetroEthernet, SONET/SDH/OTN Internet, VoIP, wireless, video, multimedia, MPLS, IPv6, e-commerce, and IoT/M2M for both carrier networks and enterprise networks. This expert's specialties include analysis, design, implementation, operation, and advocacy of new network technologies, particularly with an emphasis on packet technologies and the Internet Protocol (IP) for traditional and broadband applications such as:

Voice over IP (VoIP); Video Over IP (e.g., IPTV, specifically, entertainment quality digital TV, video distribution over satellite/DTH, High Throughput Satellites [HTSs], multimedia; wireless connectivity (including Wi-Fi, wireless sensor networks, and communication/DTH/HTS satellites); security; intranet; Internet/intranet architecture and QoS; IoT/M2M; LANs/VLANs/MetroEthernet; and the underlying high-capacity network infrastructure to support these applications along with the call control signaling logic (SS7/Q.931/Q.2931/Q.933) and Advanced Intelligent Network (AIN) services. Packet systems include X.25/NCP, IPv4, Frame Relay (FR), Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM), MultiProtocol Label Switching (MPLS), and IPv6. This expert has also done work in cloud services (Cisco UCS) and IoT/M2M, Smart Cities, Smart Buildings, Smart Grid, and e-health.

This expert has many years of hands-on ATM/SONET/MetroEthernet/OTN experience. In addition to numerous papers and conference presentations, this expert has written several books on LANs/VLANs/MetroEthernet, MPLS, Internet Services Cloud services, and IoT/M2M.

This expert has over 200 published patents as well as 35 patent applications cite this expert's work. Additionally, 5000+ academic researchers cite this expert's work in their publications, according to Google Scholar. This expert has taught IT and Telecommunications courses. This expert has appeared in industry conferences as well a radio and TV technology programs.

This expert has been called upon to undertake infringement/non-infringement analysis (with resulting depositions and testimony) in the area of packet video/IPTV, packet voice/VoIP, imaging (scanned checks), IoT, and wireless.


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Expert Witness #232034

This expert's expertise is in Streaming, Transcoding, and Multimedia solutions which includes IOs and Android platforms and their authentication. This expert has been a prolific consultant and expert witness involved with patent litigation. This expert's projects included anti-cloning and real-time distributed streaming of content through mobile devices. This expert is a frequent speaker and presenter on these topics and holds two US Patents in fraud in wireless telephone systems. This expert is well-published and has been credited with significant research.


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Expert Witness #233212

This expert holds a Ph.D. in Computer and Information Science and has spent a career as an innovator in the field of multimedia, broadband, web commerce and distributed computing. This expert was the Chief Technology Officer of a billion-dollar publicly traded broadband company, including its Internet-over-cable subsidiary and satellite Internet company. This included direct hands-on oversight of all networks, services, deployments, NOCs, & technology, including DOCSIS conversion.

This expert has extensive experience including many Internet multimedia firsts while leading a Networked Entertainment Technology program at a major computer company. This includes seminal streaming media work, contemporaneously knowledgeable of development of interstitial ad insertion in streaming media.

This expert has first-hand knowledge of and is highly experienced with technologies including Cable TV headends & infrastructure, Set-Top Box, access networks, protocols, modulation/demodulation, channelization/bonding/multiplexing, all networking physical media including wired/wireless/RF. This expert personally designed the film/TV industry's first hi-def set-top box - software, hardware, service, and networking - and deployed it throughout many studios. This expert is also the past CTO of a satellite broadband company; a principal Internet multimedia digital asset company; a $100 million wireless firm; others.

As an experienced expert witness, this expert has been involved with ~ dozen engagements. This expert is familiar with validity/invalidity, infringement/noninfringement, non-infringing alternative identification, claim construction, ยง101/102/103/112 arguments, and working with damages experts. This expert is highly experienced at code review, system analysis, forensics for infringement/non-infringement. This expert is comfortable at deposition and has over 60 hours on-record testimony.


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Expert Witness #258365

This expert is a Ph.D. Candidate and has deep experience as an expert witness in Multimedia Networking, Communication Systems, Graphical User Interface, Signal Processing and other related topics. This expert's focus is in the design and development of a broad range of technologies in software and hardware for applications in telecommunications and multimedia networking. This expert possesses expertise in digital video and voice communications systems over packet-based wireless and wireline computer networks. This expert has been a technical expert for intellectual property litigations, supporting the nation's top law firms for patent or copyright infringement.  


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