Software Patent Expert Witnesses
What is a software patent expert witness?
Software patent expert witness candidates typically have extensive experience in computer science, software development, computer forensics, electrical engineering, telecommunications, and/or information technology. A software engineer has expertise in programming languages, software development, and computer operating systems, and applies engineering principles to create software systems. A software forensic expert can analyze complex software source code to determine if there is evidence to reveal intellectual property infringement or theft. In addition to technical expertise, a software expert witness must possess the ability to explain complex software issues to a judge and jury.
What types of cases require a software patent expert witness?
The types of cases requiring software expert witness services involve intellectual property, notably patent infringement litigation. Representative matters that Cahn Litigation Services has searched for software patent experts include:
- reverse engineering of a Texas-based company’s healthcare software,
- Los Angeles e-commerce intellectual property dispute,
- backup/restore software, and
- software patent IPRs, among many others.
What litigation support work might a software patent expert witness be expected to perform?
Litigation support by a software expert witness could include computer software analysis, expert report preparation, depositions, and expert witness testimony in the courtroom. In addition, law firm clients may seek a software industry expert for pre-litigation consulting work.
Software Patent 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 Software Patent experts known by Cahn Litigation Services. These bios are provided to give lawyers a sense of the Software Patent landscape.