Website development expert witness candidates typically have experience working at a digital marketing agency with expertise in software engineering, search engine optimization (SEO), digital marketing, internet marketing, search engine marketing, computer science, domain names, and/or website design.
Website development experts analyze site needs and requirements to ensure content, graphics and site structure meet the goals of both the user and the website owner. The industry has come a long way from a simple static page, to internet applications, e-commerce, and social network services. Website development teams are critical in today’s competitive online marketplace, and website development experts typically focus on either front-end or back end development, with both disciplines keeping search engine optimization (SEO) in mind.
Website development legal proceedings for which Cahn Litigation Services locates expert witnesses for include patent infringement, copyright disputes, trademark infringement, breach of contract, trade secret, and consumer confusion matters.
Litigation support by a website development expert witness could include a prior art search, website design review, code analysis, expert report preparation, and expert testimony in court. In some cases, a software expert witness, internet expert witness, or an SEO expert witness could complement the work of a website development expert. 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 a website design industry expert for pre-litigation consultant work.
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The below expert witness bios represent a small fraction of those Website Development experts known by Cahn Litigation Services. These bios are provided to give attorneys a sense of the Website Development landscape.
Expertise: E-commerce Systems, Web-based technologies, Financial Systems, C++, Java, SQL, assembler, scripting languages, Control Systems, Software Engineering, Information Management Systems, Quality Assurance and Test, Source Code Analysis
This expert has served as an expert witness in 43 litigation matters, 11 of which have involved allegations of patent infringement. Several of the patent infringement cases included multiple patents-in-suit. This expert's work products have included infringement reports, invalidity reports, rebuttal reports, and expert declarations. Litigation venues have included federal and state courts, the Patent and Trademarks Appeals Board (PTAB), and the International Trade Commission (ITC). This expert's testifying experience includes 1 jury trial, 2 court hearings, and 9 depositions.
This expert has also conducted source code reviews in 35 litigation matters. Eight of the code reviews have involved websites and/or web-centric technologies on an enterprise scale.
This expert has consulted as a technical expert to evaluate previously unasserted patents in patent portfolios for their assertion potential. Technical domains of the patents have included software GUI inventions, client-server applications, and information processing in enterprise-scale computer systems.
The breadth of this expert's expertise covers a variety of subject matter domains. This expert possesses strong backgrounds in commercial software development, engineering best practices, core natural sciences, biology of neural networks, and mathematics of artificial neural networks. This expert's degrees are in physics and nuclear engineering from leading universities. This expert has served as a seasoned technical manager in roles that require effective communication skills. This expert has programmed as a software developer, configured networked computer servers as a hands-on supervisor, provided leadership as an executive manager, championed the adoption of new technologies in enterprise team settings, and taught technical curricula as an officer in the U.S. Navy.
These expert have many years in the information technology industry in general and web technology, browsers, cookies, the HTTP communications protocol, interactive web pages, ecommerce, single sign on (SSO) / authentication in particular. This experience involved hands-on architecture design, code development and deployment of eCommerce systems from scratch and utilization of tools such as Microsoft Merchant/Commerce Server, and the development of multiple systems. They each have a Microsoft SharePoint practice to develop collaborative web sites for various industries including financial services, military contractor, telecommunications, food, retail, aviation, and government. For example, regarding cookies, one expert was an advisor and DBA for in the development of the first marketplace and actually developed the original specification for cookies. At the time, "server side" cookies were available for logged in/authenticated users however in the development of this marketplace, this proved to be inefficient in the dial-up environment (disconnection caused a "dropped basket" and users would not return). The other expert independently designed the technique for creating dynamic ecommerce product offerings on the fly with database driven web pages rather than the static hand-coded web pages which were used traditionally. This expert was an expert in a case which involved online, and multifactor authentication used by banks.
These experts have been intellectual property litigation experts for many years. They have both worked on many cases, representing both plaintiffs and defendants, both individually and jointly. They have separately authored many expert reports and we have been deposed countless times. Each has been declared as testifying experts in federal court cases.
This expert holds a Ph.D. in Information Studies. This expert has a very deep understanding of search and IR systems. This expert has extensive prior litigation experience as a testifier and written over a dozen (non)-infringement reports, including some for search engine companies.
This expert is a consultant specializing in software research and development focusing on search systems, information analytics, user experience design, semantic and knowledge management technologies as well as intellectual property analysis. This expert specializes in:
This expert has also performed an exploratory study investigating the purchasing of sponsored search advertising for a major university's academic department. The ad campaign used Google's AdWord service with the goal of increasing awareness of the academic department and encouraging potential graduate admissions or admissions inquiries. A behavioral model of information seeking is suggested that could be applied for selecting appropriate types of online advertising for awareness and other advertising goals.
This expert was a professor in the School of Information at a University where teaching and research focused on designing Web information architectures, information systems analysis, Information Retrieval, the Semantic Web and Knowledge Management Systems. This expert is formerly the Director of Advanced Development at a company that specialized in personalized information retrieval applications. This expert is also an author of many research publications. This expert received a doctorate focusing on Knowledge Discovery (Data Mining) for Informetric and Behavioral Models of Web Use.
In the nascent days of the World Wide Web, this expert was a Lead Technical Architect, working on a Multimedia Encyclopedia and other large-scale information architecture, system architecture and development projects. This expert worked as a Methodologist designing CASE tools for client-server applications as well as doing usability, hypertext and multimedia development research. This expert also worked on a number of commercial software applications.
As a technology expert with many years of litigation experience in over 50 cases, including 17
patent infringement cases and 25 IPR/CBM/GPR cases, this expert has authored reports and declarations, generated over 100 claim charts, inspected tens of millions of lines of source code, and examined numerous systems. This expert has a Master of Science in Computer Science as well as many years of experience in engineering, development, consulting, and management in data networking, monitoring, Web/Internet, software, and systems. This expert’s professional background includes cofounder of an Internet company providing human communication online rating and evaluation tools and services; cofounder and president of a provider of automated Web-based telecommunication test services; cofounder and CEO of an Internet eCommerce and portal company; general manager of data storage business unit and general manager of data networking business unit at a supplier of data storage and data networking systems; founder and president of a supplier of data storage manufacturing systems; and many years as telecommunication engineer and software developer.
This expert has extensive experience with networking and test and monitoring systems. As general manager of a data networking business unit, this expert was responsible for a data networking analysis tools business unit that designed and built network protocol analysis and monitoring products sold, under OEM agreement, by the largest network protocol analysis and monitoring products supplier. These products, among other capabilities, could trap and record IP addresses and data packets matching criteria in the various layers of the TCP/IP stack.
This expert designed data storage test systems and was involved with data storage protocol analyzers and monitoring products, including the best-selling data storage protocol analysis and monitoring products. For several years, as an engineer, this expert designed and implemented computer networks, data communication systems, test systems, and monitoring systems. This expert also has many years of experience in and deep understanding of Web/Internet technologies.
This expert has litigation experience with several cases and IPRs involving data networking cases and monitoring. This expert worked for a year on a trade secret and copyright case dealing with data networking load balancers.