To grow the quantity and quality of website traffic is the job of a search engine optimization (SEO) program. SEO is aimed at increasing organic search results, as opposed to direct traffic and paid advertising through pay per click (PPC) campaigns. An SEO expert is an expert in search engine rankings, and understands how search engines work, what people search for, why people search, and how people search, including keyword strategy. SEO tactics are part of an overall internet marketing strategy, and require a combination of technical and marketing elements.
Search engine optimization matters for which Cahn Litigation locates expert witnesses include patent infringement, copyright disputes, trademark infringement, breach of contract, trade secret, and consumer confusion matters.
An SEO expert witness typically has experience working at a digital marketing agency with expertise in digital marketing, internet marketing, lead generation, social media, search engine marketing, computer science, and/or website design. SEO experts have knowledge in conversion rate optimization, meta tags, keyword research, analytics, SEO strategy, domain names, and organic traffic.
Litigation support by a search engine optimization expert witness could include website design review, expert report preparation, and expert testimony. In high profile cases, or litigation involving a significant financial stake, a law firm may require an expert with prior expert witness testimony experience. In addition, clients may seek an online marketing industry expert for pre-litigation SEO consultant work.
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The below expert witness bios represent a small fraction of those SEO experts known by Cahn Litigation Services. These bios are provided to give attorneys a sense of the SEO landscape.
This expert has real-world hands-on experience with every aspect of technical SEO and eCommerce marketing. Recognized as a Top Google contributor, this expert has served as a consultant to Fortune 500 companies (as well as small-medium size businesses) planning and implementing white-hat SEO to advance marketing strategies. This expert is a frequent presenter at industry conferences. As an SEO/SEM expert witness this expert has been engaged by both Plaintiffs and Defendants.
This expert is the founder of a teaching/corporate training company centered around the skills for Search Engine Optimization, Google AdWords/Pay-Per-Click and Social Media Marketing. This expert teaches these skills part-time for a continuing studies program. In addition, this expert has expert witness experience, having testified in both State and Federal Court, supporting both plaintiff and defendant, in defamation, trademark matters.
This expert compiled a "guide" to the Internet. This expert is known for the ability to distill complex concepts and make them easy to understand which is why this expert has more than 100 radio show guest appearances, and is a frequent presenter at industry conferences. Besides Search Engine Optimization, this expert frequently writes on Domain names including setting up domains with InterNIC. This expert has extensive experience as an expert witness having been deposed over 30 times and testifying at court or JAMS 7 times including in patent and trademark matters where aspects of the internet were germane to the outcome.
This expert is an experienced computer science expert witness, information technology expert witness, web analytics expert witness, SEO expert witness, and SEM expert witness providing research and testimony in the areas of web analytics, keyword advertising, cross screens use, search engine optimization, web searching, online marketing, online branding, online advertising, and related areas. This expert has worked numerous cases, including patent cases, and has testified at deposition, arbitration, and trial.
This expert has produced more than two dozen expert reports, has been deposed a dozen times, and has testified at both trial and arbitration. This expert has been retained by several law firms as an expert witness and has been an expert witness in several jurisdictions.
This expert has subject matter expertise in the domains of online advertising, online marketing, web analytics, and related areas. Specific subjects include, among others, ad replacement, affiliate advertising, benefits of search engines, content advertising, cookie stuffing, co-registration advertising, cross screens, demographic targeting, domain parking, dual screens, how people search, how people view search results, how search engines work, information retrieval, image searching, keyword advertising, online advertising, online branding, online copyright, online marketing, online reviews, online trademarks, pay-per-click, PPC, online reputation management, search engine optimization, SEO, search engine marketing, second screens, SEM, search engines, social media, tracking code replacement, trademark issues in online advertising, trademark issues in web searching, web analytics, web page archiving, web page viewing, web search, and webpage ranking. This expert has worked Inter Partes Reviews (IPR), written and submitted numerous expert reports, been deposed (both in person and remotely), and has testified at arbitration, and at trial.
In addition to expert witness work, this expert has 250 or so authored research publications, with articles appearing in a range of journals and conferences. This expert is a co-author of a book on web searching, co-editor of a handbook on Weblog analysis, and author of a publication on keyword advertising.
This expert is a Professor with a College of Information Sciences and is a principal scientist. This expert has a PhD in computer science, along with master degrees (computer science and international relations).
This expert has served on the research committee for the Search Engine Marketing Professional Organization (SEMPO). This expert has received several awards, including an ACM Research Award, application development awards, and other writing, publishing, research, and leadership honors. This expert's research work is highly cited.
This expert is actively involved in teaching undergraduate (information technology (IT) project management, keyword advertising) and graduate courses (searching, retrieval, analytics).
This expert has strong experience as an expert consultant on issues related to internet reputation, social media, internet defamation and rehabilitating a digital presence. This expert is a frequent presenter at conferences and private briefings globally on the subjects of SEO and Online Reputation Management. This expert founded a firm providing education on online presence and online reputation management to governments and corporations. This expert is well-published with a list of publications on SEO and ORM (Online Reputation Management).
This expert is a Senior Digital Marketing Executive and SEO (Search Engine Optimization) Professional with many years of proven search engine optimization and internet marketing experience, social media marketing experience, SEO, Domain Name, and Online Reputation Management Expert Witness. This expert has specific experience in "corrective advertising", this expert has designed and implemented successful plans to clean up or change/correct internet reputation using advertising and/or generating internet content, including social media campaigns. This expert has proven an ability to develop search engine marketing and social media marketing strategies and implement them successfully using search engine optimization best practices.
This expert heads an internationally recognized consultancy providing Expert Witness Services to law firms involved in litigation related to SEO (Search Engine Optimization) technology or business. This expert has been working in the areas of computing, Software development, Cyberspace, Internet/Ecommerce, SEO, and PPC.
Ecommerce & Conversions
Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
Online Advertising/Pay Per Click
Internet-Technology Patents, Inter Partes Re-exams, CBM/Post-Grant Challenges
Ecommerce-related Unfair Business Practices
Online Defamation/Online Libel
SUMMARY OF EXPERIENCE
Founder of an eBusiness Service Provider
Founder of an Internet-enabled publishing firm
VP of Web Solutions for a national ISP
VP of Marketing for a Web-applications company
ecommerce consultant, VP of Business & Corp. Development for e-commerce startup
Extensive authorship related to Internet, technology
working in all areas of online business
Dozens of Internet & Technology books
Hundreds of Internet & Technology newspaper & magazine articles
This expert is President of a highly sought-after search engine marketing consultancy and has an extensive background in search engine optimization and online marketing. In addition to agency work, this expert provides subject matter expertise for litigation, specializing in online trademark infringement.
This expert has worked for some of the top agencies in the SEO industry, researching and developing search optimization and providing search marketing strategies for Fortune 500 and Internet Retailer 500 companies.
This expert has provided qualified expert witness services in PPC trademark cases. This expert has lengthy experience in programming online ad delivery technology, managing PPC ad campaigns, and thoroughly checking for possible fraudulent activities. This expert has been effective in understanding and explaining the possible sources of misimpressions that can directly affect the potential damages in lawsuits involving online trademark infringement. This expert has experience setting up “corrective advertising” campaigns to repair or reeducate the public about the proper association between a mark and the company it represents. This expert is:
Thoroughly knowledgeable about Google Ads (formerly Google AdWords) that match keywords and keyword phrases, and interpreting whether the defendant complied with contractual agreements to limit the display of their ads for words/phrases defined by their competitor
Experienced at explaining the meaning of industry jargon
Highly qualified to explain the complexities of Google Ad’s matching systems and the potential for unintended matching
This expert has created and run PPC ad campaigns for many years and participated in numerous lectures on Google ad management methodologies. This expert has written articles on aspects of Google ads as well as spoken at conferences on Google advertising topics. This expert can intelligently and logically explain how Google advertising functions, in addition to broader questions involving the search results, bidding and ranking of the PPC ads, and Google systems to attempt to limit some trademark infringement and their ad copy display rules.