Streaming Media Expert Witnesses

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Cahn Litigation Services is often called upon to locate a streaming media expert witness to support matters such as patent infringement litigation, trade secret disputes, and ITC cases. A streaming media expert witness typically has specific knowledge and expertise in computer science, streaming video, live streaming, electrical engineering, and/or software engineering. A streaming media expert witness must have a solid understanding not only of the target technology, but also of the video streaming market, market share of industry leaders, and the competitive landscape. A successful expert witness needs to have expertise, and leading experts also possess the ability to explain technology and evidence to lay people, such as judges and jurors.

Streaming media is an alternative to downloading files, and is very popular on social media (e.g., Facebook, YouTube, Twitter). Using a streaming media device, such as a mobile phone, a streaming digital video can start playing before the entire file has been transmitted. Video, audio, ticker tape, and real-time text are all considered streaming media. Streaming media refers to the delivery method of the medium; not the medium itself.

Litigation support by a streaming media expert witness could include software reverse engineering, a prior art search, expert report, expert opinion, expert testimony, and trial testimony. In addition, clients may seek an industry expert for pre-litigation consultant work. In a high-profile case, or litigation involving a significant financial stake, retaining counsel may require a testifying expert with prior expert witness experience.

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Streaming Media Expert Witness - Sample Bios

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


Expert Witness #215714

This expert has many years of academic and engineering experience and has experience as an expert witness in computer science, software development, network streaming media, embedded systems, enterprise software systems, digital signal processing for audio and music technology. This expert has sustained a long and successful career at the cutting edge of software development and system design using multiprocessor/multi-core architectures for signal processing and control. This expert has been a Software Architect for multiple projects at various companies, and has consulted for a long list of technology companies. This expert provides computer technology consulting, software engineering, and litigation support to high-technology companies, internationally.

This expert has testified before the International Trade Commission, and before a jury in Federal Court, has testified at Markman claim construction hearings and Markman tutorials in Federal Court, been deposed over 10 times, and has authored more than 50 reports and declarations. Case types include patent, trademark infringement, copyright, trade secret misappropriation, and inequitable conduct. This expert has worked on complex international patent cases, and has provided expertise on such diverse areas as streaming media systems, handheld networked Personal Information Management (PIM) devices, enterprise email systems, software for factory automation, interactive databases, enterprise software for management of media libraries, MPEG audio compression, on-line gaming, composition systems, digital camera hardware and software, digital audio hardware and software technologies, compilers, file systems, operating systems, and more.

This expert has worked for companies that interfaced between portable and nonportable devices for sharing information and resources. Additionally, this expert has testified on matters regarding the protocol for having a portable device direct music to be transmitted to a sound system wirelessly.

This expert has published widely in various juried journals, and has authored three books including a two-volume text on the mathematics of music, and a collection of articles on artificial neural networks and music research. This expert taught graduate and undergraduate courses in computer science and digital audio, conducted computer systems research for digital audio, designed and built several networked digital media computer laboratories.


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Expert Witness #217661

This expert holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science, has developed an image processing language, and spent many years researching computer graphics and digital signal processing. This expert designed and developed a 60-Hz vector quantization video codec ASIC using FPGA rapid product prototyping techniques and FPGA applications considered to be among the world's fastest at the time. With significant experience supporting technology-related litigation as an expert witness, this expert has supported multiple Fortune 100 Companies in examining computer graphics, MPEG2, streaming video, handheld touch-sensitive devices, and other graphics processing technologies. This expert has provided expert reports, depositions and testified nearly a dozen times in Federal District Court and before the International Trade Commission.


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Expert Witness #218701

This expert holds a PhD in Electrical Engineering and specializes in the technologies of video signal processing, networking, authentication and streaming media. This expert is currently an independent contractor offering advisory services for information technology organizations, venture capital groups and the legal profession. This expert has additional expertise in computer software design, development and deployment, forensic data acquisition and analysis, Microsoft Visual Studio component and application design, ad displays, content feeds, implementation of real-time and media streaming systems and architecture and design of complex business systems involving database back ends. In addition, web sites worked on by this expert included the integration of multimedia content for promotion of client projects, including steaming video and audio content. This expert also implemented a secure data access system using native NT operating system authentication services. All documents and files were transmitted via 128-BIT SSL using server side certificates for server authentication to the client browser. As an expert witness in litigation, this expert has written many reports and has testified over ten times, including several cases involving streaming video, authentication, smart phone internals and networking in general.


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Expert Witness #225732

This expert is a Ph.D. and former Fulbright Scholar with many years of involvement in digital audio, digital music, digital signal processing and processor architecture. This expert is a successful independent consultant and assists in high-level languages and assembly language used for audio and music software and signal processing.

This expert has many years involvement in hi-tech litigation including patents, copyright, trade secret, and class action. This expert has 17 depositions, 3 times testifying at trial, 5 sets of IPR declarations covering topics such as:

cell phones, mobile devices, handheld devices (e.g. medical), computers, laptops

user interfaces

processor architecture

file downloading, file streaming, client/server

media: audio, music, speech, video

digital signal processing, mathematics, algorithms

software and source code (C, C++, Java, HTML, XML, Javascript)

This expert specializes in litigation involving cell phones, car stereos, software, media streaming, mathematics, and user interfaces. This expert has been involved in matters that have specifically dealt with cell phones interacting with automobile head units.


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Expert Witness #232032

A leading consultant to the wireless community, this expert’s streaming work started with work on wavelet codecs for wireless streaming on the 2G devices. Subsequent to that, this expert worked with OEMs, operators, and Internet players on various streaming initiatives. This expert specializes in real-time distributed streaming of content through mobile devices. This expert is well-published, has been credited with significant research, holds two US Patents and has analyzed hundreds of streaming and multimedia patents for valuation and competitive analysis purposes.

This expert has worked with each of the top six mobile data operators. This expert has consulted with major corporations and various wireless technology startups, assisting them with video streaming, image and video codes and general wireless initiatives including 3G and 4G technology. With extensive expertise in streaming media, authentication, wireless devices, mobile apps, video signal processing and much more, this expert served as founder and Director of a wireless practice. In this role, this expert oversaw global client engagements, provided vision and strategic direction, conducted wireless research and development and established partnerships with leading industry players. Prior to that, this expert was a systems engineer and product manager, focusing on mobile communications at a telecommunications company. Considered a leading authority on the mobile data technologies and consumer trends, this expert is an experienced expert witness with extensive litigation experience including deposition and court testimony including matters dealing with wireless and mobile communications.


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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, §101/102/103/112 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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