Wi-Fi

A Wi-Fi expert witness typically has extensive experience in computer science, wireless communication, computer networks, network architecture, electrical engineering and/or telecommunication. Cahn Litigation Services is frequently called upon by law firm clients to locate expert witnesses that can support wireless communication technology matters.

Wi-Fi is short for wireless fidelity, and is also referred to as WLAN (wireless local area network). Wi-Fi is typically used to access the internet on a mobile device, but the term Wi-Fi refers to a wireless communication to a router, not directly to the internet. It also provides access to a local wireless network of connected devices, for example printers and Wi-Fi connected cameras. The 802.11 Standard is a set of protocols relating specifically to wireless communication on a Wi-Fi network. Wi‑Fi is a trademark of the Wi-Fi Alliance, a non-profit organization that certifies Wi-Fi products for conformity to certain standards.

Often, matters requiring Wi-Fi expert witness work involve intellectual property, such as patent infringement litigation.

Litigation support by a Wi-Fi expert witness could include an expert report, expert opinion, and expert testimony at a trial. In a high-profile case, or litigation involving a significant financial stake, a law firm may request a testifying expert with prior expert witness experience. In addition, clients often seek a wireless systems industry expert for pre-litigation consultant work.

While many experts have wireless technology expertise, a Wi-Fi expert witness carries the additional responsibility of providing testimony before the court in a manner whereby lay people can understand the associated technology and evidence.

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Wi-Fi Expert Witness - Sample Bios

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


Expert Witness #222841

This expert brings to the table many years of experience and leads a highly successful consultancy providing clients with computer and network design services including formulation of system requirements, systems architecture through software development and product rollout. This expert also provides litigation support and expert testimony with experience in patent and trade secret cases.

This expert specializes in the specification, design and development of computer systems for communications. This expert's experience has focused on three primary disciplines; operating systems, wireless and wired networking, and telecommunications. This expert has worked with virtualized operating systems, particularly Linux based QEMU and VirtualBox. This includes software package installation and initialization of virtual images, hardware virtualization and related technologies. This expert has worked on the design of several set-top boxes and network routers, and is familiar with network protocols, cellular networking and other technologies. This expert has worked on the design and modification of numerous operating systems and has also worked on software for various network protocols. This expert is a named inventor or co-inventor on several patents.

This expert has been an active contributor to standards and industry organizations including the Wi-Fi Alliance supporting 802.11 wireless networking, the DSL Forum, and DAVIC for multimedia distribution.  This expert is Life Senior Member of IEEE, and a senior member of the Professional and Technical Consultants Association (PATCA).

This expert's litigation experience includes trial and deposition testimony, expert reports, as well as infringement and invalidity analysis, prior art searches, source code reviews, lab testing, and patent portfolio review.  


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Expert Witness #232633

This expert holds a PhD in Electrical Engineering and serves as President and CTO of a highly successful consultancy specializing in digital electronic design. This expert has worked with wireless technologies for many years, including Wi-Fi, CDMA, and Bluetooth. This expert's Bluetooth experience relates to writing firmware to implement the Bluetooth link between a wearable device (a ladies' ring) and a mobile phone. This expert also has experience with streaming audio and video technologies, including push-to-talk audio over IP and streaming H264 video. This expert has been using/developing/debugging Internet technologies for many years. This expert has prior litigation experience and has been deposed, but has not yet had the pleasure of testifying in court.


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Expert Witness #239191

This expert brings to the table many years of industry and academic experience. This expert is a Tenured Associate Professor and a Senior Member of IEEE. This expert holds D.Sc., M.Sc., and B.Sc. degrees in Electrical Engineering, as well as a B.Sc. in Computer Science.

Having designed, implemented, and optimized both hardware and software aspects of several wireless communication systems for CDMA, Wi-Fi, and sensor networks, this expert's specific areas of expertise include: Multi-cell Network Optimization; Packet-networks; Ad-hoc Networks; Telephony; 2G, 3G, 4G, 5G; CDMA/WCDMA; GPS; GSM; UMTS; LTE; Bluetooth; Channel Coding; Compression; Computer Architecture; MIMO Systems; VoIP; Wi-Fi; Wireless Communication; and Wireless Sensors. This expert has extensive experience with patents in these fields.

This expert is a very active researcher and is well published and cited. This expert has been awarded many research grants by leading companies in industry and the National Science Foundation. This expert has developed and taught over 100 courses in the field. This expert has received several awards and commendation for work.

This expert has extensive experience with patents in the wireless and networking industry. This expert has worked as a technical expert in dozens of patent related matters, involving thousands of hours of research, investigation, and study. This expert has repeatedly been qualified as an expert by Courts, and has provided numerous technology tutorials to Courts, and given testimony by deposition (70) and at trial (10). This expert has worked with companies large and small, both for and against the validity and infringement of patents and has also helped counsel and Courts to understand technology that often seems complex. In doing so, this expert has become familiar with, and actively worked with, the legal principles that underlie patentability and validity and claim interpretation in the networking and wireless industries.


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Expert Witness #252087

This expert is an internationally recognized, premier provider of business, product and technology strategy and implementation services for enterprises, start-ups, and public sector entities looking to capitalize on location-based services (LBS) and the Internet of Things (IoT). With market leading expertise in all forms of indoor and outdoor location technologies including GPS, Beacons, RFID, RTLS/Wi-Fi, network-based methods, and various combinations and hybrids, and the context-awareness potential of sensors, this expert provides services that ensure fully functional and integrated indoor and outdoor applications. The rapidly evolving technologies of sensors and the Internet of Things (IoT), combined with SMART/intelligent location, provides the cornerstones of the mobile future: in SMART Homes, Wearables, Buildings, Cities, and Enterprises, they require the best-of-the-best location and context expertise to fully capitalize on IoT's potential. This expert provides the latest IoT developments, expertise and experience in visioning, designing and implementation of leading edge, highly innovative location-related use cases and products and technologies. This expert has provided the highest quality expert witness services related to wireless location, across the full range of IP/patent dimensions from the most technical to those regarding business methods. This expert has successfully provided expert witness services in over 50 patent, anti-trust, and ITC cases, including several successful Inter Parte Reexaminations (IPRs), including deposition and courtroom testimony.


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Expert Witness #256632

This expert is a world-renowned researcher who has extensive research, technical, managerial, and Intellectual Property/patent expertise in the areas of telecommunications, networking, broadband, MetroEthernet, SONET/SDH/OTN Internet, VoIP, wireless, video, multimedia, MPLS, IPv6, e-commerce, and IoT/M2M for both carrier networks and enterprise networks. This expert's specialties include analysis, design, implementation, operation, and advocacy of new network technologies, particularly with an emphasis on packet technologies and the Internet Protocol (IP) for traditional and broadband applications such as:

Voice over IP (VoIP); Video Over IP (e.g., IPTV, specifically, entertainment quality digital TV, video distribution over satellite/DTH, High Throughput Satellites [HTSs], multimedia; wireless connectivity (including Wi-Fi, wireless sensor networks, and communication/DTH/HTS satellites); security; intranet; Internet/intranet architecture and QoS; IoT/M2M; LANs/VLANs/MetroEthernet; and the underlying high-capacity network infrastructure to support these applications along with the call control signaling logic (SS7/Q.931/Q.2931/Q.933) and Advanced Intelligent Network (AIN) services. Packet systems include X.25/NCP, IPv4, Frame Relay (FR), Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM), MultiProtocol Label Switching (MPLS), and IPv6. This expert has also done work in cloud services (Cisco UCS) and IoT/M2M, Smart Cities, Smart Buildings, Smart Grid, and e-health.

This expert has many years of hands-on ATM/SONET/MetroEthernet/OTN experience. In addition to numerous papers and conference presentations, this expert has written several books on LANs/VLANs/MetroEthernet, MPLS, Internet Services Cloud services, and IoT/M2M.

This expert has over 200 published patents as well as 35 patent applications cite this expert's work. Additionally, 5000+ academic researchers cite this expert's work in their publications, according to Google Scholar. This expert has taught IT and Telecommunications courses. This expert has appeared in industry conferences as well a radio and TV technology programs.

This expert has been called upon to undertake infringement/non-infringement analysis (with resulting depositions and testimony) in the area of packet video/IPTV, packet voice/VoIP, imaging (scanned checks), IoT, and wireless.


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Expert Witness #219483

This expert is a noted technologist, product developer, consultant, patent analyst, educator and expert witness with many years of experience specializing in mobile, cellular, wireless technologies, GPS technologies, wired technologies, networks, phones, standards, services and systems. This expert's professional activities and services have focused exclusively on mobile, cellular, GPS and wireless and wired technologies. This expert holds over 35 US and International Patents in the telecommunications field. As an expert in GPS receivers, this expert has written many expert reports for non-infringement, infringement, invalidity and validity, has given depositions and has testifying experience. This expert has performed due diligence on patents in the early stages of infringement and has testified at deposition or jury trial over thirty times. This expert has worked over fifty cases involving tracking and positioning of a cell phone in the commission of a criminal act using GPS and Wi-Fi technologies.


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Expert Witness #255791

This expert designed Wireless interference Testing Intelligences and simulation studies for 5G, LTE-A, VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, avionics GPS and Iridium, IoT, and more. This expert is a Consulting Engineer where this expert has considerable litigation, expert testimony, and expert consulting experience.

This expert has extensive experience in wireless and embedded systems design for the avionics and aerospace, public safety, consumer, cellular, medical devices, and semiconductor industries. This expert was the Consulting Engineer and Wireless SME for an android-based Wi-Fi Infusion Pump. This expert was Principal Systems Engineer, involved in Graphical Flight Planning techniques and SATCOM and worked on airliner electric power generation systems.

This expert has experience in many aspects of Secure Land Mobile Radio, Cellular Subscriber and Infrastructure, WiFi, and Cordless technologies. There this expert had assignments of SW architect, DSP Instructor and Team Lead, Patent Committee Member as both an inventor and as a practitioner, Modem and FPGA chief architect, and in International Business development.

This expert was a Principal Engineer, working on chip designs for cordless and CDMA phones. This expert was appointed faculty teaching CDMA and communications theory.

This expert is the named inventor on twenty issued US utility patents covering cellular, public safety radio, and cordless technologies, was awarded a BSEE degree, and is a registered Professional Engineer. Further, this expert is admitted to the Patent Bar and is licensed to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

This expert is the recipient of several industry awards.

Certifications:

• Professional Engineer

• Agent, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

• Commercial Pilot, Instructor Pilot, Ground Instructor, Remote Pilot.

Affiliations:

• Senior Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

• IEEE ComSoc and EMC societies.

• Experimental Aircraft Association.

• Aircraft Owners and Pilots’ Association.


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