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The below expert witness bios represent a small fraction of those Network Engineering experts known by Cahn Litigation Services. These bios are provided to give lawyers a sense of the Network Engineering landscape.
This expert is a Scientist, educator, and technologist with many years of experience and a Ph.D. This expert is currently Fellow and lecturer at a College of Engineering. Additionally, this expert is Principal Scientist and Investigator for an internationally renowned consulting and litigation firm specializing in mobile devices, smartphones, wireless LAN (WLAN), routing, LAN/WAN, Ethernet, TCP/IP, UDP, IP, VoIP and web. This expert translates cutting edge research into practical products while integrating science, engineering, and innovation. This expert builds patent portfolios, consults on patent-related litigation and generates intellectual property.
As a consultant, this expert provides expertise in network communications, telecommunications, Internet protocols, and mobile wireless technologies such as:
This expert has published over 25 scientific papers and has been designated as an inventor on more than 120 patents; over 60 prosecuted pro se in front of the USPTO.
This expert has served as an expert in over 60 patent-related cases where this expert wrote expert reports and testified in depositions, courts and in front of a jury. This expert has testified in Federal courts, in USPTO PTAB IPR, and in the ITC.
This expert is a Professor, having a joint appointment in the Department of Electrical Engineering and the Department of Management Science & Engineering. This expert heads a Network Architecture and Performance Engineering research group, conducting research in wireless network architectures, the Internet infrastructure, packet switching, network management and information service engineering. This expert's current technology research interests include high-performance networking, autonomic computing, and service engineering. This expert's methodological interests are in network control, online task scheduling, queueing systems and stochastic processing networks.
This expert has written nearly three hundred papers and journal articles on media streaming over wireless links and mobile.
This expert has graduated over 20 Ph.D. students, who are now at leadership positions in academia and the information technology industry or have become successful entrepreneurs.
This expert is on the Editorial Boards of several research journals and serves on various international technical committees and review panels for networking research and information technologies. This expert has been serving on the boards of various start-up companies, consults on high technology development and management matters, and has served as lead expert witness in high-profile patent litigation cases in networking and computing.
An experienced expert witness in litigation, this expert has participated as the lead witness in high-profile patent litigation cases involving networking and computing over twenty-five times. This expert has been deposed over ten times, testified in court and written numerous expert reports for both plaintiff and defendant.
This expert is a testifying expert, author, patent holder, and Registered Professional Engineer who has many years of experience in Electrical Engineering, Networks and Telecommunications. This expert’s primary areas of expertise include telecommunications, switching systems (circuit, packet and optical), LANS, communication network architecture and protocols, and copper and fiber-optic cabling systems (cables, connectors, patch panels, etc.).
This expert holds 8 U.S. patents, has authored more than 30 technical publications (including 2 books) and has given technical presentations on 5 continents. This expert has provided Trial Testimony, Expert Reports, Depositions, Technical Tutorials, and consulting in more than 20 patent cases in Federal District Court and the ITC, as well as Inter Partes Reviews at the PTAB.
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This expert is an Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and teaches graduate level courses on Foundations of Communications, 4G/5G Communications, Error Control Coding, and the Internet of Things (IoT). OFDM technology is utilized extensively. In addition to work with OFDM technologies at the academic level, this expert also has extensive OFDM-related experience in industry. This expert has communications industry expertise in the entirety of major telecommunications standards up to 5G, OSI and network layer communications. This expert spent many years with industry leader R&D groups as a Distinguished Member of the Technical Staff covering 2G, 3G, 4G and WiFI OFDM platforms. All deploy Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM). This expert also developed OFDM based 802.11a hardware platforms. This expert was a member of the 3GPP RAN4 standards body for HSPA and LTE.
This expert has expertise at the application, transport, network, MAC, and PHY layers for telecommunications and understands video broadcast standards from both the image processing and communication standpoint. This expert has significant expertise on the design of communication networks, software defined radio, software programs, hardware systems and the integration of wired and wireless services.
Additionally, this expert holds 10 US patents and has developed OFDM based communication link simulators in industry, in graduate courses, and for a litigation matter as part of a damage award assessment. This expert has prior litigation experience including deposition and court testimony.
This expert holds a PhD in Electrical Engineering and is an accomplished scientist with many years in technology and business experience, with particular strengths in vision, strategy and technology innovation. As Principal of a highly successful consultancy, this expert specializes in RTLS (real-time location systems), RFID, sensor networks, smart antennas, DAS (distributed antenna systems), intelligent transportation systems, mesh networking, WiFi, 4G LTE and WiMAX, picocells/femtocells, M2M, cloud computing, mobile crowd sourcing/sensing, enterprise mobility, security protocols, mobile embedded devices, device management, mobile applications/services, LBS, VoIP, video streaming, Zigbee, smart grid, m-health, m-learning, and smart home networking. The holder of over 50 US Patents issued or pending in RFID, mobile networks and wireless data communications, this expert has worked on RFID readers, tags and systems and developed various solutions for asset identification/tracking. This expert has served as both an Industry and government consultant, served on government expert panels (NIH, NSF) and published numerous refereed papers in prestigious journals and conference, many dealing with RFID technologies and their various applications. This expert is involved with a Center of Excellence in Wireless and Information Technology and is a faculty member of electrical and computer engineering at an internationally recognized university, where this expert serves as Industry liaison, working on intelligent transportation solutions, smart energy, and wireless healthcare. This expert additionally serves as an adjunct professor of Electrical Engineering at an Ivy League university where this expert teaches graduate courses on mobile wireless sensing networks and applications (RFID, RTLS, M2M communications, smart grid/energy, smart infrastructure, intelligent transportation, m-health). Prior to founding a consultancy, this expert served as a director, researcher and innovator for notable technology leaders. This expert has served on 15+ patent litigation cases for both plaintiffs and defendants.
Focusing on video convergence, this expert is an invited scientist in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science department at a prestigious engineering school. This expert is also a collaborator at a Communications Futures Program where work on Social TV has received a lot of attention. Specializing in architecture, design and implementation of end-to-end streaming and progressive download including devices, software, simulations and protocols, this expert participates in Internet standardization efforts at TISPAN, ATIS IIF, DVB, PacketCable and IETF. This expert's most recent work has centered around an innovative approach to Internet data, video and TV in a mobile, IP and social world. The work builds on Internet technologies, converged services, devices and networks and common platforms to build both innovative application and ensure the reliability of the solution. The work uses locality, caching and composition of networks; in other words, content production, dissemination and protection. This expert is a recognized and award-winning video distribution, streaming media, social media, wireless devices and IP networks systems innovator, with years of experience in architecture, embedded systems, wireless networks, mobile applications and wireline broadband technologies. This expert's in-depth knowledge of wireless (3/4G, WIFI, UWB), IMS and other IP architecture and protocols including recent applications of network coding for authentication make this inventor an innovator in the field of converged and social television. This expert holds a Ph.D. in EECS. This expert is a member of the IEEE Standing Committee on DSP and a collaborator to the ETSI BSM working group on aspects of convergence. This expert has received awards for the development of a multi-screen and multi-network video mobility system and also for a 3-screen TV experience allowing to start a show on any PC/mobile/STB, pause it and pick it up on another device.
This expert (Senior Member, IEEE and Fellow, IETE) is an international technologist and entrepreneur with many years of experience in networking and telecom technologies, having lead research, industry, labs, and academia, and having coordinated globally diverse expert teams. This expert has 12 issued US patents, 10 IETF RFCs, 4 IEEE Magazine special issues, 2 book chapters, and over 70 scientific publications. This expert has considerable standards participation experience and a solid understanding of standards processes.
This expert has also been an Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering, having taught six courses in areas as diverse as electronics, digital circuits, and electronics labs, to telematics and advanced data networks some to class-sizes exceeding 100 students, has graduated eight students, has guided 25+ seminars and graduate course research projects, and participated in the evaluation of over two-dozen other theses and seminars. In addition, this expert is frequently an invited speaker/keynote speaker, session chair, panel moderator, & panelist at leading industry conferences, and has delivered 145+ workshops, talks, seminars, panels, and webinars.
This expert is Moderator and Group Manager of a flagship online group, focused on discussions of modern packet networking architectures, technologies, trends, and strategy, which has 9,900+ members from 123+ nations, and 2,236+ companies worldwide, representing a microcosm of the global telecommunications eco-system.
This expert has experience in patent analysis and evaluation for investment houses, companies, and patent attorneys in a variety of circumstances – portfolio acquisition and expansion, licensing, portfolio value assessment, patent strategy, and patent litigation. This expert’s work has included: prior-art research in complex technology patents, claims review/de-construction, claim chart dissection, claim chart construction.
This expert has performed infringement analysis, evidence-of-use investigations, technology analysis and violation, and worked on scrutinizing validity. A major contribution of this expert’s work has been enabling complex telecommunications & data networking patents to be succinctly and easily understood by legal and investment experts.
Packet and optical system architectures
Network architectures - for packet, optical and data-center networks
Protocol design - routing, signaling, flow-control, and communication protocols for wireline/wireless networks
System analysis and optimization
Network planning and algorithms
Wireless broadband - 4G, LTE, 5G
Packet-core networks - L2 and L3 VPNs, EVPNs, Mobile network Evolved Packet Core (EPC)
Cloud-based & virtualized networks
Software-defined networks (SDN), and network functions virtualization (NFV)
Intellectual asset management
Reverse-engineering of systems, networks, products and applications to locate design, performance, or operational bottlenecks/limitations
Deep-dive analysis of advanced technologies, networking systems, and network architectures to identify both positive design choices & practices and fatal design flaws
Translating between network-level operation and system-level implementation
Sound understanding of wireline, broadband wireless, and optical networking issues and ability to convert them into architectures for services, networks, systems, and chips
Grasping customer requirements, interpreting and prioritizing features/options, translating them into high-level architectural specifications and detailed system-level/chip-level operational flows
Working seamlessly with engineering/executive management and hardware & software engineering and product marketing teams to realize next-generation products/networks/services
Converting novel ideas into patentable inventions.
Explaining very complex technology to a diverse audience, and the ability to dive very-deep, technically, into disparate technology areas.
This expert is the Founder and Principal of an internationally renown consulting firm specializing in telecommunications, networking, computing and multimedia technologies including digital video and audio standards. The firm provides business management, product management and engineering management services, market intelligence consulting, licensing expertise and litigation support including expert witness services. The company provides its clients with a wide variety of services so they can keep pace with the breakneck changes in their industries. Areas of expertise include:
• Broadband Communications
• Digital Switching
• Internet Infrastructure
• Network Management
• Computer Architecture
• Telecommunications & Wireless Product Marketing
• Wireless Technologies
• Multimedia Technologies including MPEG
• VoIP and Related Technologies
• Virtualization and Thin Client Technologies
Early on, much of this expert’s work involved video processing technologies including MPEG-2, MPEG-4 and MPEG-7. This expert was also responsible for IP based technologies, including applications of SIP and RTP. Some of these technologies which relied on TCP/IP or UDP/IP were spun out to a start-up that pursued commercialization of the SIP and RTP technologies. This expert has been involved in numerous cases involving use of the public and private Internets to transmit data. Some providers used the public Internet while others used different technologies including their own IP networks to deliver content (e.g., audio, video, etc.) or peering agreements with Internet service providers, especially when end-to-end quality-of-service (QoS) had to be managed at certain levels.