Satellite Communications

Cahn Litigation Services is skilled and experienced at sourcing satellite technology subject matter experts to provide services for litigation matters, and is called upon by attorneys to locate satellite communications expert witnesses, representing the plaintiff or defendant. A satellite communications expert witness typically has a background in systems engineering, satellite imagery, satellite communication, wireless communication, and/or antennas. A satellite communications expert witness should have a deep understanding not only of the target technology, but also of the major players in the industry, market size, and market share. Often, the expert witness chosen is member of an industry organization such as the Satellite Industry Association (SIA), IEEE, and/or the Global VSAT Forum (GVF). An expert witness needs to possess the ability to explain technology and evidence to lay people, such as a judge and a juror.

A satellite communications expert witness could provide expertise in intellectual property matters, such as a patent litigation in federal court or a trade secret dispute. It could be a patent infringement case in the District Court, an Inter Partes Review (IPR) in the PTAB (where the only expert testimony is through a deposition), or a patent case or proceeding in the International Trade Commission (ITC).

Litigation support by a satellite communications expert witness could include reverse engineering, failure analysis, expert report, expert opinion, and courtroom testimony. In a high-profile case, or litigation involving a significant financial stake, a law firm may request a testifying expert with prior expert witness testimony experience. Clients may also seek an industry expert for pre-litigation consultant work.

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Satellite Communications Expert Witness - Sample Bios

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


Expert Witness #121596

This expert is a nationally recognized expert in the field of telecommunications and information technology. This expert’s expertise encompasses a broad range of technical and managerial disciplines including voice communications, data networking, carrier services for public/private switched & dedicated networks, image processing, wireless and cable transmission systems, security systems including intruder detection, access control and video surveillance as well as operational and strategic planning. As co-founder and President of a highly sought-after consultancy, this expert is responsible for overseeing corporate operations and providing executive level direction on strategically significant projects. This expert has worked for various organizations in a consultative, design/engineering and managerial capacity. This expert has supported numerous clients with respect to technology consulting in the financial services, high technology, legal, corporate, health care and education sectors. This expert’s technical practice encompasses strategic planning and expert witness litigation support. This expert worked in the military aerospace industry developing strategic and tactical command and control systems for various agencies in the defense and intelligence communities. In addition to litigation experience, this expert and firm have performed an extensive patent portfolio review for a large company working with their in-house Intellectual Property group. In that project this expert evaluated 2 portfolios comprising over 120 patents. The team is highly knowledgeable about the Switched Ethernet and Optical networking marketplace.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Packet Radio
  • Packet Switching /Internet Protocol
  • Packet Speech / Voice over IP
  • Satellite communications
  • Telephone switching systems
  • Video Surveillance Systems & Video Digitization
  • Voice digitization/voice processing
  • Voice messaging
  • Wireless Communications Systems
  • Automated out dialing systems
  • Access control systems
  • Automatic Call Distribution (ACD) & Interactive Voice Response (IVR)
  • Cabling & Wire-based systems
  • Cellular telephony
  • Intrusion detection systems
  • LOS Microwave Systems
  • Mission - Critical Infrastructure Design for Data Centers
  • Mobility management

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Expert Witness #212559

This expert received BS and MS degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering, and a Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering. This expert was an R&D Engineer at a technology company where this expert worked on the development of a packet switched satellite modem and several sequential decoders for the decoding of convolutional codes. This expert joined the faculty of the School of Electrical Engineering at a prestigious university as an Assistant Professor; this expert was appointed to Associate Professor, with tenure, and was a Full Professor. This expert taught courses in digital communications, error control codes, information theory, detection and estimation theory, digital systems and audio engineering. This expert's current research interests include: information, coding and communication theory, algorithms for digital communications, coding for computer memory systems, signal processing and error-control in optical and magnetic recording systems, audio and video signal compression, algebraic geometric coding theory and symbolic and numerical computer methods. This expert has been an active member of the consulting community. This expert has worked on problems of digital HDTV and cable TV transmission, DSP and hardware based trellis coded modems, modulation and error-control for optical LANs, and modulation and coding for recording systems. This expert is the inventor on several patents. This expert is the founder and chief scientist for a digital communications company. This expert was the CEO and Principal Scientist a fabless semiconductor company specializing in physical-layer communications with a particular expertise in forward error correction (FEC). The technology is vital in: high-speed wireless networking (IEEE 802.11/WiFi), cable modem, digital-TV, digital subscriber line and satellite/terrestrial wireless. This expert has received an Award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) and is an active member of IEEE. This expert has extensive litigation experience both in district court and in IPR.


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Expert Witness #212677

This expert is a proven authority in cellular, wireless, CDMA, GPS, 3G, 4G, LTE, BPL, Satellite and new and developing wireless, data and cellular standards for ANSI-41, GSM, and 3rd Generation Systems. This expert's career has spanned many years in the field of cellular communication. This inventor is a named inventor on approximately thirty patents relating to cellular technology innovations.  

This expert is also one of the most sought-after legal expert witnesses in multiple telephone and data technological areas. A proven authority, this expert's career has spanned many years in the field of cellular communication and includes 27 patents in cellular technology innovations. This expert can break down technical subjects into language a jury will understand and help attorneys become educated on specific areas of technology.

This expert is an extraordinary asset to attorneys seeking case assistance in the fields of wireless, cellular, PCS and telephony. This expert is certified as a testifying expert in Federal and State courts. This expert has assists legal counsel with:

-  Evaluation of pretrial discovery
-  Preparation of questions in technical matters for depositions
-  Determining the facts of a matter and suggesting case strategy
-  Writing subpoena language and providing proper service address for required data
-  Producing and reviewing opposing depositions
-  Testifying with exhibits and preparation of the attorney's material, questions and cross examination
-  Producing technical tutorials for the legal team and for juries

Cases have included:

-  Patent Infringement Matters
-  3G CDMA, TDMA, GSM & AMPS, UMTS and interworking Cellular Telephony
-  Third Generation Wireless/Cellular Architecture
-  Telecom Standards including IPTV, CCITT, TIA, TR45, 3GPP, 3GPP2, BPL, PLC, OPERA and ITU
-  Telecommunication Intellectual Property Rights (regarding issues of validity, timely disclosure, ITC prep)
-  Satellite Communications
-  Internet Telephone, Messaging, SMS, MMS, VoIP, Push-to-Talk, PoC
-  Wireless Fraud, Authentication and Validation Issues
-  Aircraft Passenger Communications

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Expert Witness #214831

This expert holds a BS, MS and PhD in Electrical Engineering and serves as a Professor at a School of Electrical and Computer Engineering where this expert teaches undergraduate and graduate-level classes on Electromagnetics, Antenna Engineering, Microwave Design, Satellite Communications, and Advanced Analytical Electromagnetics. In addition to teaching duties, this expert founded a research group that studies radiolocation, channel sounding, backscatter radio, RFID, and applied electromagnetics. A frequent consultant to industry, having advised many multinational corporations on wireless technology, this expert brings to the table many years working in the area of antennas and base station cellular technology. Several notable projects and achievements in this field include:

- This expert authored the first textbook on space-time wireless and antenna design. This textbook was a highly-cited research classic in the field, the first to describe how next-generation (3G, 4G, and beyond) base station antennas should be designed.
- This expert was awarded for a paper on the first characterization of radio propagation at 5.8 GHz for utility-mounted base stations delivering wireless internet to residences.
- Developed First-of-its-kind Wireless Curriculum for including a Cellular Base Station Technician Certificate program.
- This expert's research group was the first academic group to demonstrate fine-scale position location of cell phones that dial 911 in a live cellular system.
- This expert and students have written more than 120 journal and conference papers, mostly on the topic of antennas and propagation for wireless communication systems. This expert is listed as inventor or co-inventor on 6 patents related to antennas and antenna systems.
- This expert has directed antenna design projects for government organizations and private companies.

This expert has been involved in 5 litigation matters, all regarding wireless antennas and hardware, including report writing (validity, infringement, IPR, claims construction), deposition (3 days), and trial testimony (ITC). .


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Expert Witness #251048

This expert received a Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering. This expert's research is in the broad area of wireless communications and networking, with particular emphasis on resource management, distributed protocols, and security. This expert has worked extensively on secure verification of location and timing information, including privacy preserving audit mechanisms. This expert's research in this area focused on third-part privacy preserving audits of encrypted control messages (e.g., secure sensing measurements that must be accompanied by time and GPS coordinates) in various contexts, including wireless sensor networks, storage systems (verifiability of stored data in cloud storage), location-based message verification in packet relaying, and others.

This expert has been involved in NSF and DoD funded projects related to cognitive radio networks; shared and dynamic spectrum access; coexistence of heterogeneous wireless systems (e.g., LTE-U/WiFi); wireless security (e.g., obfuscation of transmission signatures, MIMO-based friendly jamming; insider attacks, selective-reactive jamming/dropping, game-theoretic countermeasures); 802.11 WLANs; power control protocols; multi-channel MIMO systems (including virtual/cooperative MIMO); mmWave systems; secure satellite communications; energy management in solar-powered WSNs; full-duplex communications and self-interference suppression; and media streaming over wireless links. This expert worked on packet scheduling and buffer management in switches and routers, QoS provisioning, fault monitoring/detection in optical networks, effective-bandwidth theory, traffic characterization, voice-over-IP, and video-on-demand systems. This expert has published more than 250 journal articles and peer-reviewed conference papers, and is a co-inventor of 5 granted/pending US patents. This expert's grants include 20 competitive NSF awards, 16 of which this expert served as the sole or lead PI.  This expert was a keynote speaker at various conferences, including IEEE ICCSP, IEEE CRESS, IEEE CCW, IFIP Wireless Days, and the IEEE Workshop on Wireless Mesh Networks. This expert was an invited panelist at various international conferences. This expert gave tutorials at premier wireless networking conferences and frequently consults for companies in the telecommunications sector.  


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Expert Witness #257058

This expert has been an independent consultant for many years. This expert's focus has been in RF and wireless systems including UWB, WiMAX, 3G/4G, spread-spectrum, CDMA, and OFDM radios. This expert has also provided support for intellectual property portfolio management in this space. This expert has been responsible for the design and implementation of a satellite-based broadcast system, a Sigma-Delta data converter system, a voice scrambler/descrambler for wireless telephones. This expert was a staff Scientist, where this expert developed detailed and accurate mathematical models for a new direct downconversion technology. This expert has served as an expert in a number of patent litigations, and has provided deposition, but not trial testimony.


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Expert Witness #262699

This expert has pioneered the design, fabrication, and testing of wireless devices for many years. As a senior scientist, this expert designed and oversaw the fabrication (from breadboard to microchip fabrication in a foundry) of a state-of-the-art two-way communications device. It was the first ever to operate successfully at high speed among speeding vehicles in an urban multipath environment (which is the bane of terrestrial RF devices).

This expert designed and oversaw the fabrication of (at that time) the smallest GPS device in the world. This expert oversaw the design and deployment of a one-cubic-inch full transceiver that communicated with a satellite. Unlike most practicing electrical engineers today, this expert is proficient in both RF and digital technologies, and has been teaching graduate school classes on these. This expert has been deposed more than 150 times, and has testified in Court on more than a dozen cases. This expert has been commended by a judge for the ability to explain complex topics to judges and juries in an intuitive manner. In addition, this expert "handheld" a jury through several lines of Source Code to show the jury that they could easily see themselves that the adverse party was infringing on a major patent. This expert holds a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Applied Mathematics, and Philosophy; an M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering; and a B.Sc. with highest honors.


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Expert Witness #212711

This expert has been in the telecom world for many years. This expert is globally known for expertise in telecommunications, satellite, cellular and wireless networks (data and voice). A proven authority, this expert's years of work in the field of wireless communication and satellite systems, includes working with the US government, teaching as a Professor and co-Founder and former SVP/CTO of an international carrier with coverage in Europe.

As an expert witness this expert has supported both plaintiffs and defendants in over 60 high profile patent infringement, breach of contract, theft of IP and other cases.

Intellectual Property litigation, hearings and arbitrations

For the Plaintiff35
For the Defendant14
Pre-litigation consulting14
Expert Reports39
Laboratory Tests9
Testimony in Depositions27
Testimony in court9
Patent Infringement45
Patent Re-Examination5
Breach of contract5
IP theft4
Regulatory5
Wireless54
Wireline5
Standards 3Gpp24
Standards 3Gpp217
Standards ITU2
Standards IEEE6
Non-litigation8
Testimony before regulators & boards3

This expert is very well published and is a frequent presenter at academic and industry conferences.


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