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Expert Witness Code : 7598

Summary:

This Ph.D. is currently a Tenured Full Professor at a major University.  His research focuses on the design, representation, simplification, compression, analysis and visualization of highly complex 3D shapes, structures, and animations.  His technical expertise and research interests span the modeling of 3D shapes and animations; 3D compression and progressive transmission of 3D shapes and animations; realtime direct-manipulation techniques for human-shape interaction and view control; and finally 3D graphics acceleration techniques including 3D model simplification, visibility culling, image-based rendering, and graphic hardware operations.  His contribution to 3D Graphics Acceleration includes the use of graphics hardware for rendering and inspecting CSG models and complex 3D assemblies and the Vertex Clustering 3D simplification approach, which has been incorporated into several products by IBM, SGI, and other companies to accelerate the rendering of complex 3D models. 

He has authored 21 patents (most on graphic acceleration and compression) and over 120 peer-reviewed technical articles for which he received 23 awards.  This Expert is an elected Fellow of the Eurographics Association.




Expert Witness Code : 2784

Summary:

This expert witness is President his own Engineering company. His company has for over 18 years been providing forensic and investigative engineering services and litigation support, specializing in industrial and construction safety. He has particular experience in pulp, paper, lumber and food manufacturing, also in industrial construction.




Expert Witness Code : 2246

Summary:

This University Professor has taught both undergraduate andgraduate students, including courses in circuits, electricity & magnetism,integrated circuit fabrication, optical fiber theory and applications,semiconductor optical properties and devices, and a seminar on professionalissues (career choices, personal & corporate ethics, and intellectualproperty.)  He holds thirteen patents inthe general areas of optical sensors and photolithography. As a consultant toindustry, he has worked on optical fiber sensors for acceleration, pressure,temperature, electric field, pH, physical measurements of gases, includingflow, thermal conductivity, thermal diffusivity, and viscosity. He alsodeveloped an optical fiber sensor for monitoring the curing of thermosetresins. Other research interests include infrared imaging, three-dimensionallithography, microfluidics, and methods for infrared sensing of conditionsinside coal- fired boilers to improve control and efficiency. As an expertwitness, he has supported patent litigation in a range of semiconductorfabrication technologies.

Prior to his academic career, he was a Member of theTechnical Staff at the Murray Hill (NJ) Bell Telephone Laboratories, working inthe groups developing the first visible light red and green light-emittingdiodes (LEDs) and the GaAs heterostructure laser. His work at Bell Labs wasprimarily involved with materials characterization (optical, thermal, latticematching, etc.). 





Expert Witness Code : 9546

Summary:

This expert witness has over thirty-five years of industry experience in the technical development of DRAM and microprocessor technology.  He has provided consulting services to companies requiring assistance in difficult technology migration and circuit designs.  He has also provided expert witness services, for which he has developed reports to help clarify the technical issues, test the validity of intellectual property and demonstrate if infringement exists. His litigation experiences include testifying in court and in depositions concerning various memory and microprocessor technology patents.  His consulting clients include Intel, Hewlett Packard, LGE, ST Microelectronics, Samsung, Infineon, IBM and Hynix.




Expert Witness Code : 8527

Summary:

This expert witness is an Information Security management professional with a proven record of security process improvement.  Her expertise is in information security management, information technology risk management, security tools and techniques, technology-related privacy issues, audit of physical and information systems, security awareness education, and InfoSec metrics.  Her direct technology experience spans enterprise architecture, telecommunications networks, operating systems, database management systems, network management systems, application development and support, business continuity, and operations process.  She has written two books on Information Security and Audit directed at IT Management, and is under contract to write one directed at non-technical C-level management.  She has advanced degrees in Philosophy and Computer Science.  She is certified in Information Systems Audit, Information Security Systems, Information Security Management, and IT Governance ( CISA, CISSP, CISM, CGEIT ).  




Expert Witness Code : 1462

Summary:

This Ph.D is currently the Chairperson of the Electronics, Computer, and Information Technology Department at a major University.  He has more than 15 years of experience with design of digital systems using VHDL and Verilog.  His current research interests are in the general area of reconfigurable computing.  Current research focuses on the development of a suite of software tools that allow scientists to benefit from the potential order of magnitude speedup in execution time offered by reconfigurable computers over typical desktop computers.  These tools significantly reduce algorithm development time by transforming C/C++ programs into an assembly language program that can be executed directly on a reconfigurable computer that implements an Application Specific Digital Signal Processor.  A major project in this research program involves the development of a remote reconfigurable hardware resource allocation system for executing algorithms from a remote site on the reconfigurable computer available in the laboratory.  He has also conducted research in the area of technology based curriculum development, distance education, and VLSI design for testability. 

This Ph.D. has taught courses on digital system design, ASIC design, microprocessor system applications, FPGA-based system design, and VLSI design for testability (using VHDL).  He has published more than 30 papers in peer-reviewed conferences/journals.  He has also developed several CAD tools which are part of the MCNC OASIS (Open Architecture Silicon Implementation Software) system.  He has served on the program committee and as a session chair for several International conferences.  He received a best paper and best presentation award for a paper presented at the International Conference on Computer Design and has received numerous fellowships and national awards.  He holds one US patent and led the effort to establish a new BS degree program in Computer Engineering at a major University.

 

 

 




Expert Witness Code : 9844

Summary:

This expert witness has served on commisions, appointed by the President of the United States and nominated by House Democratic Leadership.  He has also served on a council for the Governor of California, from which he resigned to serve on the President's Commission.  He also serves as Senior Advisor to the President of the Center for Defense Information and as a private defense consultant.  He is a recognized expert on U.S. and worldwide military research, development and testing, on operational military matters, and on national security policy and defense spending.  He spent 33 years at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, a major research laboratory in the University of California system.  He also served as Principle Deputy Assistant Secretary of Energy to a President of the United States.




Expert Witness Code : 1793

Summary:

This Ph.D has over 35 years of experience in telecommunications and signal processing.  He has published one hundred and thirty papers and 5 books, and is the author of thirty-five patents.  He has also testified at trial and depositions for patent infringement matters.  His personal research has been in the field of digital coding and transmission of information signals.  This work has led to pioneering techniques for adaptive quantization and ADPCM coding, which have been incorporated in international CCITT standards for low bit rate voice and digital audio. His research has also defined techniques for speech encryption, packet voice, signal enhancement, robust vector quantization and image coding.  He was the first editor-in-chief of the ASSP Magazine, a publication of the Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing Society of IEEE. 

The businesses created by his research and leadership, span several segments in audiovisual and data communications.  These businesses include low bit rate speech CODECS for digital transmission, multiplexing, cellular telephony and AUDIX voice storage; high-quality audio coding for teleconferencing and advanced DAT; video coding for advanced television, internet video and voice band video telephony; and high-density magnetic disks for computer data. Other emerging businesses include natural language call centers, systems for message translation and filtering, set-top boxes, solid-state multimedia players and recorders, DVD systems, CD-quality broadcast receivers and Internet Multimedia.




Expert Witness Code : 7659

Summary:

This Ph.D. has over twenty years of experience in the field of electrical and computer engineering.  His areas of expertise include signal ( voice / image / video ) processing, communication systems, microprocessor systems, electric circuits, data acquisition systems, biomedical instrumentation, and software development.  He is a faculty member in a major University and is the Director of Graduate Studies for the department.  In addition to more than 70 publications in the field, he has been very active in professional activities as a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers ( IEEE ) Signal Processing Society.  He is currently serving as a member of the IEEE-SPS Image and Multidimensional Digital Signal Processing Technical Committee.  He has served as General Chair of the IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, as well as General Chair of SSMSD, General Chair of SSIAI, and Vice Chair of SSIAI, in addition to positions on numerous other professional committees.  He has also been Associate Editor of the journal, IEEE Transactions on Image Processing.




Expert Witness Code : 4102

Summary:

During this Ph.D's graduate education, he worked under the direction of Dr. Robert F. Furchgott, Ph.D., a Nobel laureate in Pharmacology and Medicine ( Dr. Furchgott's Nobel Prize was for the discovery of nitric oxide as an important endogenous vasodilator agent.  His first years as an industry practitioner involved areas of specialization focused on the discovery and development of pharmaceutical products for cardiovascular disease.  Following his industrial experience, he joined the Food and Drug Administration where his last position was Deputy Director of the Division of Cardiorenal Drugs responsible for the approval of new drugs and blood substitutes, including TPA.

His skills span the areas of drug research and regulation.  He spent ten years consulting with companies whose major objectives were the submission of successful INDs, NDAs, 510( k )s, and PMAs, not only in the cardiovascular area but in the other disciplines regulated by FDA.  His current clients are being assisted in the following drug areas: AIDS, antidepressants, cardiovascular, endocrine, biotechnology products, wound healing, and anticancer drugs, among others.  He has extensive experience with generic drugs, ANDAs for topical and systemic use, and OTC drug evaluation.  He has close ties to FDA personnel and visits FDA on a regular basis to keep up to date with the latest information that would be valuable to clients.  His marriage of industrial and regulatory know-how is unique and clients are using his services not only to preclude FDA issues but also to solve tough scientific / clinical / regulatory issues which arise post-submission.




Expert Witness Code : 5038

Summary:

 This Expert has over forty-years’ experience in lighting technologies and applied physics.  He is an expert in Applied Physics,Lighting.  His career has focused in developing innovative lighting technology and products. In addition he holds over 70 Utility and Design Patents and is involved Nationwide and Internationally as a consulting engineer in a wide-variety of lighting technologies, including:

  • Automotive Lighting

  • Circadian, Disinfection, Algae cultivation

  • CMH Lighting

  • Halogen Lighting

  • Human Centric Lighting

  • LED Lamps and Luminaries

  • Legacy Lamp Technologies

  • LFL & Metal Halide Lighting

  • Optics

  • Thermals, Spectral Tailoring





Expert Witness Code : 0762

Summary:

This Ph.D. has forty years of industry experience as a scientist, development engineer, corporate executive and consultant in the field of semiconductor manufacturing equipment and fabrication processes.  His expertise extends beyond purely technical to include product marketing and strategic planning.  His wide range of experience includes work for the aerospace and semiconductor industries and as a legal consultant and testimonial witness.  He is widely published in the field of semiconductor process and equipment, with particular emphasis in CVD (Chemical Vapor Deposition), silicon epitaxy, and plasma processing.




Expert Witness Code : 7612

Summary:

This Ph.D. is a hands-on technologist with an engineering, manufacturing and IT background. He expanded his focus to capital markets over the last decade.  His academic credentials include faculty positions at the Northwestern University (school of engineering and Kellogg School of Management) and the department of computer science at the University of Chicago.

His expert witness experience involves theft of IP,corporate and IP valuations, and determination of reasonable royalties.  He prepared the expert witness reports for his past cases.  His testimonies included cross examination and a debate with the defendants' expert witness.  The debate was structured and moderated by the arbitration judge.

A potential new case involves patent violations for engine manufacturing technology, which leverages his advisory work to leading automotive manufacturers such as International Truck and Engine, Caterpillar, Mercedes-Benz and Detroit Diesel.




Expert Witness Code : 1996

Summary:

This Ph.D. is one of the nation's leading experts in computer user interface design and windows programming.  For over twenty years, He has been a research scientist at one of the Nations foremost Universities focusing on user interface software, demonstrational interfaces, user interface design, window managers, visual programming and programming environments.  He has advised on user interface design, user interface software, window manager design and implementation.  He has performed usability analyses and redesign of products. He has also performed Intellectual property consulting for software and user interface patents.




Expert Witness Code : 9273

Summary:

This expert witness has thirty years of design engineering with a focus on analog and digital communications systems.  His current work has concentrated in the design of, broadband wireless access systems based on the DOCSIS standard.  His expertise extends from circuit design to final product architecture.




Expert Witness Code : 3120

Summary:

This expert witness has forty-years of industry experience.  Since 1982 he has been an independent consultant providing professional logistics, business and engineering services. 




Expert Witness Code : 5118

Summary:

This expert witness is a senior product marketing professional with twenty years overall business experience, including fifteen years of progressive experience in product marketing to both corporate and retail customers; specialist in market development and new product introductions in technology-driven industries such as video game, personal computer and semiconductor.




Expert Witness Code : 2585

Summary:

This Expert has over 40years of experience in the research, design and development of gas turbines and high efficiency power generation technology.  He managed major R&D programs worldwide, working with US & Foreign manufacturers and government agencies. The DOD/DOE agencies include DOE/ NETL, ATD/AMRDEC, NASA, NAVY, WPAFB, SOCOM & TACOM.  He was responsible for Micro-Turbine Engine Development & Technology at Capstone Turbine Corp.  He directed all Helicopter Propulsion and Research Programs for Rolls-Royce Aero Engines in North America.  The UAV programs included RQ-8 Fire scout, Eagle Eye, Global Hawk and CRW R&D.  At GE, he managed major programs.  He was involved in hands-on engineering and management methods working with new technologies, diversified applications and many major commercial and government-related R&D programs. This Expert performed major roles in numerous military aircraft and helicopter programs, working with worldwide partners. He served as a Member of the NASA/NASTAC Rotor Craft subcommittee while at Rolls-Royce.




Expert Witness Code : 7673

Summary:

This Ph.D has over thirty-years of professional experience as an industry practitioner in optical systems design with a focus on electro-optics; CCD / CMOS imaging technology; Opto-mechanical and precision tooling design.  As company Vice President for Research and Develeopment, he directed the development of OEM laser products that greatly contributed to the company's rapid growth.




Expert Witness Code : 5877

Summary:

This Expert Witness is a noted technologist, product developer, consultant, patent analyst, educator, and expert witness specializing in mobile, cellular, wireless technologies, wired technologies, networks, phones, standards, services, and systems.  He began his career in 1971 as a telecommunications engineer and has worked for private organizations and has been a founder of several successful start-up telecommunications companies.  He holds over 35 US and International Patents in the telecommunications field.

Since 1996, his professional activities and services have focused exclusively on mobile, cellular, wireless and wired technologies, forensics, markets, standards, spectrum, regulations, networks and services.  He has taught seminars on mobile, cellular and fixed wireless technologies.  He has served as a plaintiff and defendant expert witness on a wide spectrum of civil and business matters/litigation involving wired and wireless technologies, communications products and services.  As a forensic analyst, he has worked closely with private attorneys and Public Defenders in analyzing call detail records and has opined on cell phone location after performing cell site and CDR analysis.  As a patent analyst, he has assisted many leading law firms in defending against or asserting claims of patent infringement and patent validity.  This patent work has encompassed Wi-Fi/WLAN standards, Bluetooth standards, all generations of standards for GSM, UMTS, LTE, and CDMA2000 cellular standards, including GSM/3GPP, ETSI, OMA and WAP.




Expert Witness Code : 5418

Summary:

This expert witness is a skilled professional with several years experience in areas such as human health and ecological risk assessment, litigation support, statistical analysis, field research, and epidemiological research for both litigious and non-litigious projects.  He has a Master of Science in Public Health from a major University in which he studied environmental health issues such as water quality, environmental toxicology, and communicable disease control.  He has given lectures on human health and ecological risk assessment methodologies and has presented for The Third Annual Toxic Torts in California Conference.  His combination of academic and professional training has given him the skills and confidence needed as an expert in the field of environmental health science.  




Expert Witness Code : 2042

Summary:

This Ph.D. has over 25 years of experience as a researcher, R&D manager, and independent consultant in the telecommunications industry, converting several research ideas into commercial products. His contributions have been in the areas of algorithms, architectures, technologies and protocols for high-speed routers, ATM switches, IP networks, Internet security and tactical networks. He has been recognized as IEEE Fellow and Bell Labs Fellow for his contributions to Internet infrastructure technologies.




Expert Witness Code : 6287

Summary:

This Ph.D has over 20years experience as an industry expert in the field of Optics. He has served as an expert witness and consultant for patent infringement cases. As an inventor and co-inventor on over 42 issued patents, he also has extensive experience in the prosecution of patents and the management of intellectual property.

His research includes improving the performance of optical imaging systems by modeling and measuring the coherence properties of light returned from objects of interest and adjacent objects not of interest. Applications for this research include biomedical imaging, material science, and remote sensing; optical design, optical fabrication, optical design using anisotropic optical materials, tolerancing of optical systems, and optical design for manufacturing. His teaching interests are in the area of optical system analysis and optical engineering, and offers courses on Aberrations, Interferometry, Optical Testing, and Optical Laboratory course.




Expert Witness Code : 6065

Summary:

This expert witness has over thirty years of experience is a Certified Management Consultant and has testified as a compensation expert in several superior court, federal tax and bankruptcy courts on matters including executive compensation and related issues.  The Institute of Management Consultants USA has awarded him the designation CMC ( Certified Management Consultant ) in recognition of his client services and ethical standards. He was also named a Fellow of the Institute for his extensive service to the profession. 

He has also authored two books.




Expert Witness Code : 4811

Summary:

This expert witness has over 50 yearsof systems and software engineering experience, in military, government, andcommercial applications, with expertise in database management, geospatialinformation systems, requirements definition, testing, training, simulation,process improvement, quality assurance, configuration management, and projectmanagement.  He has served as a member ofANSI Committee X3L1, developing standards for geographicinformation systems (GISs) and GIS extensions to the SQL relational databasemanipulation language, and wrote MIL-STD 2411, a military standard forinter-system interchange of map and image data.  He has served as consultant to militaryclients in use of mapping, charting, geodesy, and imagery databases in militaryapplications.  This expert witness producedconcepts and designed methods for updating digital maps in the field.




Expert Witness Code : 8055

Summary:

This Ph.D. is an internationally known scientist whose research interests include study of the effect of the dynamic loading on human locomotion system,modeling cell behavior on various surfaces and application of the experimental optical methods to problems in opto-electronic packaging. He is a recipient of a M. Hetenyi Award from the Society for Experimental Stress Analysis for the most significant research paper published in Experimental Mechanics, Brewer Award from the Society for Experimental Mechanics (SEM),which recognizes an “Outstanding Practicing Stress Analyst” and a Certificate of Recognition from NASA for “the creative development of a technical innovation.”  He was elected as an“Academic Adviser” by the Presidents of the International Academy of Science, Russia “in recognition of the significant scientific achievements in the solution of the engineering problems of mechanics.”  He was one of the pioneers in the use of externally attached small-weight accelerometers for non-invasive, in-vivo measurements of the gait induced impact waves.  The obtained data was used for monitoring the training intensity, understanding the effects of fatigue on the ability of the human musculo-skeletal system to attenuate and dissipate shock waves, to measure the attenuational capacity of the knee joint, to name a few of the applications.  His consulting work led to the development of a range of industrial instruments used for automated analysis of residual stresses in glass products, TV tubes, and compact disks.

This Expert was on a faculty of Iowa State University, Ames, IA (1979-1984) and is currently on faculty of Department of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics and Bioengineering Program at Lehigh University, where he teaches mechanics and biomechanics graduate and undergraduate courses.  During this period he supervised over 25 visiting scientists and 15 MS and PhD students. He is one of three organizers of an International Workshop on Advances in Experimental Mechanics (participation is by invitation only).  He was elected Full Professor of the Ljubljana University, Ljubljana, Slovenia in 2009.  He served as a consultant and expert witness for several forensics cases dealing with the performance of the micro-electronics devices and injuries due to the vehicle accidents.  




Expert Witness Code : 9231

Summary:

This Ph.D.'s consulting practice focus is providing advice on technical, business, and intellectual property strategy to e-commerce startups. He has co-founded and/or provided technical and other strategic advice to a number of successful technology companies.  His roles have included the following: CEO; COO; CFO; and Chief Technical Advisor. He has also served on various Technical Advisory Boards and Board of Directors.

He is an experienced expert witness and has worked on a number of patent infringement and other cases involving technology issues.

He has taught over three dozen classes at Stanford University, Western Institute of Computer Science, University of California at Santa Cruz, University Blas Pascal (Cordoba, Argentina), Helsinki University of Technology (Finland), The University of Texas at Austin, Brooklyn College (City University of New York), and TeX Users Group annual conferences.

His research interests include: electronic commerce; interoperability of heterogeneous databases; database integration; object-oriented databases; database implementation; databases on parallel computers; federated autonomous databases; database views including updates; incomplete information and nulls; software integration and reuse; and large system integration.




Expert Witness Code : 2500

Summary:

This expert witness has been an expert in the fields of credit card payment fraud and Internet technologies for over ten years.  He has invented technologies used for detecting credit card fraud, and he speaks at industry events as well as for government and academia. 




Expert Witness Code : 2680

Summary:

This expert witness has over 20 years of significant achievement as an executive and expert in global electronic payment services and information technology.  Highly effective at developing strategic plans, implementing programs to support those plans, and delivering timely and cost-effective results.  She has the reputation as an innovative leader and consensus builder and adept at identifying synergies and forging collaborative alliances, both internally and externally. She is also effective in bridging business and technology. 




Expert Witness Code : 9429

Summary:

This expert witness has more than 23 years of experience in coastal and ocean engineering and is an expert in the design and remediation of coastal and harbor structures.  Over the last 27 years, he has been actively involved in analyzing existing coastal structures, such as piers, docks, bulkheads, and breakwaters, then either rehabilitating them to accommodate higher loading capacity or returning them to their original design capacity.  He has extensive experience in all phases of planning, design, and construction management, and has a strong practical and theoretical background which enhances his expertise in coastal and ocean engineering. 




Expert Witness Code : 0031

Summary:

This Ph.D. is a Fulbright Scholar with extensive experience in software, digital signal processing, digital audio, audio compression, smart phone software, digital music, and processor architecture for over thirty years.  He has been a programmer, researcher, research and development manager, consultant, and Expert Witness. He has expert knowledge in software development, analysis of software, digital signal processing for audio and audio compression.  He brings also skills in hardware architecture, telephony, networking, processor design and architecture, speech processing, and standards development.  He is an experienced testifying expert witness in intellectual property cases, writing his own expert reports and preparing his own claim charts, he has analyzed thousands of pages of source code in litigation. This Ph.D. is widely published, teaches regularly, and is known as a poised public speaker.




Expert Witness Code : 7334

Summary:

This Ph.D. has over Forty years of experience in numerical analysis and modeling techniques or all types, the last twenty of which were spent exclusively in the area of financial analysis. He has been retained as an expert witness in the most prominent securities litigations in the United States and in Europe.  His main contribution to case material normally consists of preparing witnesses before trial and/or writing reports outlining the way the security or deal ought to have been properly valued. His valuation method has been published and is now in use at major Wall Street sell-side firms.




Expert Witness Code : 9688

Summary:

This Expert Witness has a unique capability of combined Business and Technical expertise with over 23 years of experience in Consumer Telecommunications (OEM/Carriers).  He is the author of two patents and over 12 publications for International Conferences and Magazines.  He is a presenter at International Conferences, Symposiums, and instructed IEEE training seminars.  




Expert Witness Code : 5391

Summary:

This Ph.D is also a Registered Professional Engineer with over fifteen years of industry and consulting experience in semiconductor fabrication equipment and systems with a focus on semiconductor fabrication processes.  During his ten year tenure at Applied Materials, he developed an in-depth knowledge of CVD ( Chemical Vapor Deposition ) and the gases, chemicals and vacuum technology used in its application.  His independent consulting activities include product design, market analysis and Expert Witness support.




Expert Witness Code : 7488

Summary:

This Ph.D. has over 35 years experience in the computer industry, with special expertise in computer graphics and multi-media, networking, computer system design and development, computer architecture, and semiconductor design and development.

He has 18 years of successful P and L management experience in both large and small organizations including start-ups.  He has also over 12 years of expert witness experience in computer related patent cases.  He is a strong leader, team-builder, marketing/technology strategist for emerging computer markets.




Expert Witness Code : 6160

Summary:

This expert witness is a seasoned IT professional who has led or been otherwise involved in numerous projects in a number of fields ( e.g. advanced identification and security, communications, payment / financial, and hardware and software technology ) from initial concept, overall strategy formulation to specific implementations as a Security Director / Program Manager




Expert Witness Code : 4486

Summary:

This Ph.D.'s primary research interests are the design and computer-aided design of high-speed digital integrated circuits. In particular, high speed and low power digital IC design, as well as radiation-hardness by design ( RHBD ).  He has active research grants/contracts in the following areas: 1. very high-speed arithmetic block design, 2. the development of a high-speed digital IC design flow, 3. the development of a very low power digital IC design flow, 4. RHBD SRAM design, 5. RHBD datapath and digital IC design, and 6. the design of high-throughput asynchronous circuits.




Expert Witness Code : 3832

Summary:

This Ph.D is a Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the Director of the Analog Alliance and the Microelectronics Systems Laboratory at a major University.  He directs the University Cadence Design Kit, and co-directs Spice to IBIS activity. His teaching and research focuses on VLSI, ASICs, interconnect structures building microsystems and nanosystems.  He is also an IEEE Fellow.




Expert Witness Code : 9686

Summary:

This expert witness has over 25 years experience developing communication systems, including 13 years at Stanford Telecom as an engineering director, and director positions at Texas Instruments and Hyundai.  Experience includes development of satellite communication ground stations for the government, DVB-S integrated circuits for consumer products in Asia. Most recently, he has worked with a number of start-ups developing communication products ranging from RFID to sensor networks.

His experience helps him to recognize, isolate and correct problems which occur during the development process, given the high cost of ASIC fabrication, he prefers to implement an FPGA verification platform whenever possible to enable real time evaluation of the digital/RF interface, and to allow software development to proceed prior to first working Silicon.




Expert Witness Code : 9411

Summary:

This Expert Witness is an Electrical and Computer Engineer with over ten years of professional experience.  He has a Masters of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering from the University of Leeds, United Kingdom. In addition, as a practicing engineer, he completed courses in the area of Computer Science. Currently, he is consulting as a technical expert, assisting with document and software review in various patent infringement cases.

Previously, he was a compiler engineer at Freescale Semiconductor. In that role, he collaborated with the hardware team on the design of future Digital Signal Processor (DSP) technologies, implemented and tested new features in the compiler and formally evaluated new technologies for potential use. Prior to that, he held various applications engineer roles, all in the area of DSP. In those roles, he implemented algorithms on various processors and improved software efficiency. Additionally, he travelled extensively domestically and internationally to present technical training to clients on DSP architecture, C programming and Assembly programming and to support clients with their use of the technology.




Expert Witness Code : 2906

Summary:

This Expert Witness is recognized as a leading technology expert by Google and Adobe. He has been developing browser-based applications with ColdFusion since version 1.5 and implementing Google Enterprise solutions since 2005.  He coauthored the best-selling Cold Fusion book, The ColdFusion Web Application Construction Kit.  He co-founded the first Cold Fusion Users’ Group in Washington, DC.  He has been the most prolific poster on the CF-Talk mailing list for the last several years, having answered several thousand questions on Cold Fusion and related topics.  He regularly speaks at industry events, such as Adobe MAX, and writes articles for various trade publications.  As one of the first Adobe certified instructors, he combines exceptional teaching with course development. He received a perfect score on his ColdFusion MX Certification, and regularly pursues new certifications in other areas of interest.  This Expert Witness was the second person ever to be certified by Google, Inc. as a Google Enterprise Professional Certified Trainer for the Google Search Appliance, Google Mini and Google Apps.




Expert Witness Code : 1237

Summary:

This expert witness has founded 3 companies and currently consults with various funding organizations in areas of photonic technology.  His primary technical expertise is in photonic systems, including gigabit/second data communications and telecommunications network technology, high-speed fiber data communications modules and numerous fiber-optic devices.  He has modeled, designed and tested passive and active guide-wave optical devices, couplers, coils, polarizers, transceivers and switches associated with high-bandwidth networks.  His expertise includes device fabrication and automation, including the design of fixtures to fabricate complex photonic components and systems.  He is conversant with basic electronic system architecture and design, including RF and high-speed signal and component engineering, including: design of fiber optic links for ATM, Fibre Channel, HIPPI, SCI, SONET and Gigabit Ethernet systems.  He has been an active participant in International Standards bodies, including TIA, ANSI, NCITS and IEEE, including sitting on the organizing committee for the formation of the Fiber Channel Association.

 




Expert Witness Code : 3225

Summary:

This Ph.D. has more than 40 years experience in technical and business leadership and in product development in the coating, printing, lithium battery, data storage, digital imaging, laser imaging, and chemical industries at Route 128 Boston, Manhattan, and Silicon Valley companies.  He holds 24 U.S. patents in lithium battery and optical coating technologies.  He has been active as a patent agent since 1995 and as an expert witness in patent litigation cases since 2006.




Expert Witness Code : 9772

Summary:

This Ph.D. is a Professor of Radiation Oncology for the Radiation Physics Department at an established university and the Chief of Medical Physics Research.  He has over 20 years of academic experience and holds a Ph.D. in Physics from John Hopkins University.  He is currently leading a project regarding the clinical implementation of intensity modulated radiation therapy.  He is the recipient of numerous awards in the field of Radiology and Oncology.




Expert Witness Code : 6039

Summary:

This Ph.D has over 20 years of industrial and research experience in highly technical environments.  He is a professional engineer who works with robotics and computer controlled machines every day.  He can supply expert analysis of the complex electrical, mechanical and computer interactions between modern machines and the people around them.  The analysis is delivered in a clear language that everyone can understand.  His qualifications include peer-reviewed publications and over twenty years of engineering experience with computer-controlled machines, factory automation, IP and patents.




Expert Witness Code : 5844

Summary:

This Ph.D is one of the world's leading experts in lead-acid battery technology. His expertise covers aspects of design, materials, processing, testing, reverse engineering, and failure analysis.  His knowledge in this area also includes lead chemistry, lead-acid battery recycling, and lead-acid battery research and development.  He has extensive experience with the research, production, and process development of electric batteries. He is knowledgeable of rechargeable batteries, maintenance-free batteries, and load-leveling batteries. He has tested and reverse-engineered batteries for many specific applications including portable devices and tools, electric vehicles, UPS, and SLI.  He has designed and constructed all types of battery testing equipment, including apparatus and methods for accelerated life testing, discharge specifications verification, cycle-life testing, and impedance measurement.

Over the course of his career, he has designed and installed numerous battery monitoring systems based on coulometers, strip-chart recorders, stand-alone dataloggers, and computer-controlled dataloggers.  He has studied and reported on many types of battery chargers including ferroresonant, SCR, switch-mode, and pulse chargers.  He has developed hydrometallurgical processes for recovering cadmium and lead from spent batteries.




Expert Witness Code : 8275

Summary:

This Expert witness has over 40 years experience in memory design and integrated circuit design, is a consultant in the field of high performance memories, ULSI designs, and technologies, and holds over five patents in this technology field.  He has been engaged as an expert witness on several patent infringement matters.  He has been deposed more than 15 times, appeared at trial twice, and prepared expert witness reports and tutorials for the court.




Expert Witness Code : 6801

Summary:

This expert witness brings over thirty years of hands on experience as an Engineering management consultant, specializing in electric utility practices and transportation infrastructure, related to Engineering / Construction projects. He assists attorneys in preparing construction delay claims, and litigation cases involving personal injury arising from utility / transportation operations.

This expert has more than 30 years of hands-on experience as a project management Professional, specializing in Program/Project management, developing/reviewing CPM project schedules, project organization and interfacing with owners, attorneys, architects, engineers, consultants, construction managers, and contractors. He is skilled in resolving disputes among owners and contractors related to construction projects.  His work involves all phases of project management, including: proposals, presentations, administrative correspondence, construction inspections, design and constructability reviews, preparation of contract documents, proposal reviews, selection of contractors, consultants and vendors, and selection of project   management software. He is also experienced in project valuation, streamlining claims and claim prevention.  He gained experience in project oversight by providing accurate project assessments, of project cost and schedule, thus keeping owners apprised of the project status.

He has worked extensively on projects involving the repair and maintenance of major infrastructural elements, including roadways, bridges and tunnels. He also has experience with major construction projects involving the design and construction of nuclear and fossil fuel power plants, additions and modifications to existing plants, high voltage transmission lines, large and small hydroelectric plants, desalination plants, computer facilities, gut rehabilitation of 1,200 multiple-dwelling units, airports and rail facilities. 




Expert Witness Code : 1979

Summary:

This Ph.D. is Professor and Associate Director of Electrical and Computer Engineering at a top University.  His expertise includes microprocessor architecture, multi core and multiprocessor systems, system-on-chip design, memory and storage systems, buses and interconnection networks, multi threading, power management, dependable computing, and energy-efficient smart buildings.  In addition to his 20 years of academic experience, he has ten years of industry experience as a computer architect, chip designer, and technical manager at IBM and Prime Computer.

He is a Fellow of the IEEE, and has received the National Science Foundation CAREER Award, three IBM Faculty Awards, three IEEE Micro Top Picks paper awards, and the Michael Tien '72, Ralph S. Watts '72, and Ruth and Joel Spira Excellence in Teaching Awards.  He serves on the Editorial Board of IEEE Computer, and was Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Micro from 2007-10.  He was General co-Chair of the 42nd International Symposium on Micro-architecture and Program Chair of the 42nd International Symposium on Computer Architecture.  He is a graduate field member of ECE and Computer Science, and teaches courses ranging from freshman-level introductory computing to advanced graduate topics in computer systems.  His MOOC, The Computing Technology inside Your Smartphone, has been viewed by thousands of people worldwide.




Expert Witness Code : 3742

Summary:

This Ph.D. is a dedicated professional with diverse experience in technologyleadership and intellectual property.  Hisprimary technical expertise is in power electronics, renewable energy systems,and electric drives.  He has strongcompetitive instinct as founder and technical executive of a rising startupcompany.  He spent three years developinga company IP portfolio of over 60 US patents and patent applications.  He possesses deep technical knowledge andmastery of literature developed over ten years as a professor at a leadingresearch university.  He is an inventoron eight US patents issued and about twenty US patents pending.  He has outstanding writing skillsdemonstrated by over 100 technical publications and numerous successful grantproposals.  This Expert possesses superbverbal communication skills honed by years of technical leadership, pitches toventure capital, academic presentations, and university teaching.   




Expert Witness Code : 3438

Summary:

This Ph.D. has nearly 50 years of optical data storage, novel computer storage technologies, and photonics experience(including holography, flat panel displays and digital image processing and cameras).  His academic focus was on modern optics, electromagnetic theory, communications and information theory, and advanced mathematics.  Starting in 1965 at the University of Michigan, he began a lifetime of research and development in the highly specialized areas of optical data and image storage,processing/computing, and communications and image-capture and display.  He is a well-known expert in the field of advanced data storage, holography, photonics, digital image capture and processing, and small computer systems.

This Expert's main areas of interest are optical storage (CD, DVD, and Blu-ray/Blue-laser-disc formats), 3D holographic memories, lasers, flat panel displays, digital imaging/cameras, renewable energy, fiber optics, LEDs, materials science, nanotechnology, control and processing of light beams, and photonic components and their integration into fully functional systems.  He has significant engineering, product and business development, and sales & marketing management experience.  Finally, he has been a consultant for over 27 years and an expert witness for over 24 years.

This Ph.D. opened a test and forensics lab in October 2004. The lab is focused on test and evaluation of CD/DVD, Blu-ray Disc, other optical storage, flat panel displays, digital imaging/cameras, small computer systems, and related storage and consumer electronics products.  The capabilities of the lab have been successfully used for patent infringement and class action litigations. 




Expert Witness Code : 0822

Summary:

This Expert Witness, Professional Engineer, is part of a consulting company in Lafayette, Louisiana.  He has worked on offshore, inland waters,land drilling and workover rigs as a drilling engineer and consultant. He has also worked on oil production as a petroleum engineer andconsultant for petroleum companies.

His recent and current focus is on providing expertwitness and consulting services for law firms and insurance companies. He hastestified numerous times in Louisiana Federal and State Courts and Texas StateCourts.  He has qualified as anExpert Witness in myriad oil production and operations technical disciplines,including: rig, drilling, production, crane operations and safety thereof. Hehas prepared educational material on drilling rig, personnel, rig equipment,and drilling operations. 




Expert Witness Code : 7725

Summary:

This Ph.D. has over thirty years of academic and industry experience in the field of medical electronics systems and instrumentation.  He has spent the last twenty years focused on the development of medical technologies for several California-based companies.  He brings extensive experience supervising virtually all phases of new product development including concept definition, prototyping, design, clinical trials, FDA clearance, regulatory compliance including UL, CSA, CE listings, patenting and technology licensing.  He is an experienced Expert Witness both as a background consultant and testimonial expert.




Expert Witness Code : 2636

Summary:

This Ph.D. has more than 15 years of experience in radio, RFID and computer networking technologies.  He holds a Ph.D. in Physics from Princeton University and is currently the Chief Technology Officer of a company which offers wireless design services from custom integrated circuits to complete radio system design.  He was previously Chief Technology Officer of a communications company which manufactured internet protocol ( IP ) test equipment.  He has served on numerous technical standard committees and holds 18 US patents. 




Expert Witness Code : 2817

Summary:

This expert witness has extensive industry experience in development, manufacturing and marketing of electronic products.  He has broad knowledge of and experience with disk storage technologies and system interfaces. He has proven to be an effective expert witness in matters involving electronic product technologies and businesses




Expert Witness Code : 4506

Summary:

This Expert has more than 45 years of experience in Telecommunications and Information Services and has long been considered a technology “Guru.” He currently contributes to these fields as an author, consultant, expert witness, speaker, course developer and teacher. He has written numerous books on the technologies (currently 20), many of which have been best sellers for McGraw-Hill and Elsevier. His “Voice and Data Communications Handbook” led McGraw-Hill’s sales for three consecutive years.  With clients spanning the range of Fortune 100-500 companies, he has been involved in the design of major voice and data networks. His innovative ideas in implementation have been written up in trade journals and magazines.  Many of his projects deal with multiple sites and countries.  A significant amount of his work has been in the wireless communications area.  In his work with venture capitalists, he has consistently been on the mark with his projections for various analyses and studies.

This Expert is known for his dynamic keynote speaking.  With a style that is power-packed and a delivery that is exciting, he knows how to captivate, engage and motivate his audience. He motivates the sales force, customers, management team, and capital investors trying to figure out where the technology is heading for the future and whereto invest.  He also develops and conducts various public and in-house seminars ranging from a managerial overview to very technical hands-on classes on Voice over IP, Wi-Fi Networking, WiMAX networking, DWDM and IPv6.  In the recent past he has focused much of his development and training activities on the convergence of three key areas; VoIP, Security and Wi-Fi.




Expert Witness Code : 5652

Summary:

This expert witness thas been involved in the public and private sectors of the building construction industry in residential, commercial, institutional, tenant improvement and military construction projects since 1976.  His work and responsibilities during this twenty plus year involvement with the construction industry include:

  • Agency Coordination
  • Contract Negotiation
  • Field Operations, Supervision and Control
  • Floor Inspection of all Types
  • Job Progress Scheduling
  • Material and Equipment Procurement
  • Multi-Project Management and Control
  • Office Management Estimating Control
  • Project Plan and Specification Preparation
  • Quantity Survey, both Pre and Post Bid
  • Submittal Preparation and Review




Expert Witness Code : 6237

Summary:

This Ph.D has over 12 years of Biomedical Engineering experience with emphasis on design, safety, management, education and training. He has also founded three medical device companies, is a consulting Assistant Professor of Surgery at Stanford University and an assistant attending trauma surgeon at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center.  He is a graduate of the General Surgery program at UCSF, inventing new technologies along the way and accumulating numerous patents in surgical devices, stent coatings, and nanotechnology




Expert Witness Code : 5361

Summary:

This expert witness has over 30 years experience in the dredging industry and is the founder\\owner of his own Dredging company.  His company provides services as hydraulic dredging contractors, builders of hydraulic dredges, builders of specialized dredging systems, dredging consultants, and handling fluid power design.  He has acted as a consultant on dredging, machinery design and fluid power ( hydraulic ) projects throughout the U.S., Canada, Grand Cayman, Puerto Rico, and for firms in Costa Rico, India, France and Belize.  He has also provided expert witness testimony in legal cases involving dredging operations and equipment; personal injury dredging matters; fluid power hydraulics; hydraulic system, design, operation and repair; rigging, marine, and construction; marine and construction equipment repair; machinery repair; and lubricant, selection, use and filtration. 




Expert Witness Code : 4369

Summary:

This expert witness has over 30 years of experience as an engineer and currently offers services in development, design, engineering, tooling, quality assurance, and manufacturing expertise as President and owner of his own company.  He provides consulting services to the Consumer Product Industry, and more specifically, in toys, infant, recreational, and consumer electronic products.  His company provides  Plastic and Mechanical Design; injection, blow and roto-molding processes; design in ProE ( 3D ); concept models; tooling patterns; prototypes; Electronic and Electro-mechanical Design; sound digitizing; microprocessor programming; firmware and hardware development; Quality Assurance; and review of compliance with regulatory and safety standards ( UL, CSA, FCC, ASTM, CPSC, CE and EN-71 ).

He also has extensive experience as a testifying expert at trials and depositions, and has provided expert opinions for intellectual property, patent infringement, trade secret, copyright, trademark, and licensing cases.




Expert Witness Code : 7748

Summary:

This Ph.D. has over twenty-five years of academic and industry experience with a focus on computer telephony and information systems technology.  He began his professional career with Bell Telephone Laboratories in the early development and testing of ISDN services and the #5ESS Digital Switch deployed by the Regional Bell Holding companies as a serving Central Office.   He is currently Associate Dean at a major University.  His prior tenure with the University included responsibility for the curricular content, hiring of instructors, managing laboratory facilities, and teaching multiple courses in voice and data networking in M.S. in Telecommunications program; the largest graduate program of its kind in the United States.




Expert Witness Code : 1814

Summary:

This Ph.D has over 30 years experience in Optical Engineering and is an Expert in gradient-index optics, computer-aided design, optical systems manufacturing, and medical optics ( optics for minimally invasive surgery ), and optical instrumentation. 

He is the Founder and former President of lens manufacturing company, and the author of numerous patents in optical technology which fields include radial gradient index, telecentric lens system, and index of refraction.  He was invited to serve as the Special Advisor to the Director in the Executive Office of the President of the United States and has been named as the Distinguished Inventor of the Year by the Rochester Intellectual Property Law Association, Gold Medal of The International Society for Optical Engineering, and National Engineering Award of the American Association of Engineering Societies. 

He is also a testifying Expert Witness for intellectual property litigations, and has been engaged by such corporations as Samsung, Applera, VISX, Inc. and Canon. 




Expert Witness Code : 9743

Summary:

This Expert has 36 years of experience in integrated circuit architecture related to Graphics and Image Processors, Digital Signal Processing (DSP), and memory architecture.  For the last 16 years he has been working on integrated circuit backplanes for Liquid Crystal on Silicon (LCOS) displays.  Over the last 36 years he has identified new market opportunities and integrated circuit architectures to serve those markets.  With very rare exception, almost every device he has worked on resulted in a product that went to market.  His years of experience have been in the area of computer graphics, imagine generation, and image display related to visual human interfaces and consumer electronics.  As a result, he has many years of practical experience in how people perceive images and user interfaces.  He is named inventor on 146 issued U.S.Patents including key patents related graphics and imaging processors, graphics interface circuits, microprocessors, signal processing (DSP), Synchronous DRAMs, and Video Rams.  Billions of dollars of yearly revenue have been attributed to products using these inventions.  He is the youngest person elected a Texas Instruments Fellow in the history of the company.  He has provided technical support for I.P. litigation on a part time basis since 2002 moving to doing it on a more regular basis since 2012. 

 




Expert Witness Code : 3001

Summary:

This expert witness has over ten years of engineering experience in the areas of: biomedical engineering, electrical engineering, and embedded systems engineering with an emphasis on electronic product development.   He obtained his B.S. in Biomedical Engineering with an emphasis on biomaterials and implants, and obtained his Master's from the University of New Orleans, specializing in Digital Signal Processing with Applications in Audio Engineering.  As the Co-Founder of a medical device company and the CEO and Project Engineer of an electronics company, he has been involved in the development of biomedical instruments, test instruments, embedded control systems, and communication systems, and in developing engineering design concepts into proprietary prototypes and production solutions. 




Expert Witness Code : 0209

Summary:

This Expert Witness is a highly regarded electrical engineer, professor, inventor, technical consultant, author, and researcher.  He was awarded a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and currently is a Professor of Electrical Engineering at a major University.  He has extensive commercial technical consulting experience; and, is an accomplished and experienced expert witness and intellectual property and patent litigation support consultant.  He is a named inventor on several patents and is a Registered Professional Engineer (Massachusetts). 




Expert Witness Code : 2212

Summary:

This Ph.D. is an expert in the design and development of medical devices and biomedical applications, and also in issues related to patents and intellectual property in this field. He specializes in the application of mechanical engineering principles to the design, development, and analysis of medical products and understanding the issues and environment associated with their use. He works extensively with both start-ups and established companies in the biotechnology and medical device industries to provide the resources needed to accelerate their internal R&D efforts.

This Expert Witness' current research activities include medical device development, shape memory materials, MEMs and sensors, wireless technology, and simulation/modeling of device deployment and manufacturing processes.  He has litigation experience involving patents, ITC actions, and product liability, and has testified in both deposition and trial. 




Expert Witness Code : 6375

Summary:

This Ph.D. has 25 years of experience as a usability, user experience and e-learning expert.  He is a world-class user-experience designer who creates breakthrough designs for interactive products.  He is an expert in interaction design, instruction, social computing and on-line communities.  His background blends technical expertise with a deep understanding of both human cognition and business issues.  A thought leader as well as a practitioner, he is the Founding Editor of User Experience Magazine, author of numerous articles and several books, a leader in professional associations, and a pioneer in the creation of the Internet.

As the founder of an interactive design and consulting firm, he has a deep understanding of the business, technical and workflow issues around creating interactive web products.  He has led hundreds of projects and has a long record of successful engagements with organizations world-wide.  He understands how usability and user-experience facilitates business strategy and how to position usability activity so that it supports the business.  He understands web technology from both a technical and user-centered perspective and has extensive webdesign experience, both B2B and B2C.  He has performed many expert reviews and solved many design problems and understands the business issues around redesign of processes and how to address the organizational challenges that emerge.  He is a specialist in cognitive psychology and training, as well as an excellent mentor and coach who can relate to both technical and non-technical staff and help them both with their technical and communications skills.




Expert Witness Code : 9690

Summary:

This Ph.D is a tenured Professor in the Department of Computer Science at a major University.  His honors include a Packard Foundation Fellowship, a National Science Foundation Young Investigator Award, a University Teaching Fellowship, an All-University Outstanding Teaching Award, a Faculty Mentor Award, a two-year early promotion to tenure, an IBM Fellowship, and a Distinguished Teaching Award.  His research interests cover a broad range of software and hardware topics, including chip design, VLSI CAD, algorithms, optimization, and programming.  He has co-authored a book, several book chapters, and over eighty refereed papers on these topics. He has consulted as an expert witness in several major intellectual property and software litigations.




Expert Witness Code : 5595

Summary:

This expert witness is a respected telecommunications authority, with over 30 years of experience in all aspects of the industry.  He began his career with AT and T's Southern Bell subsidiary, and rose quickly through field sales management.  In 1985, he was promoted to AT and T headquarters in New Jersey, after opening AT and T's first field office in non-AT and T territory following divestiture.  At headquarters, he served on numerous management teams responsible for overseeing the design, production, marketing and sales for AT and T products and services.  Among his accomplishments, he received a Vice Presidential commendation for his public relations efforts during the divestiture of the Bell System, which included over fifty speeches and address, newspaper interviews and television appearances.

After nearly 20 years with AT and T and the Bell System, in 1992, he started a company that designed and built interactive voice response systems ( IVR ), and designed the first International Callback system using the AT and T Conversant® System.  He was closely involved with the opening of telecom markets in Europe, and designed and established the first authorized telecom reseller platform in Europe.

He is a corporate business executive and entrepreneur experienced in designing and implementing successful marketing and public relations campaigns in the US and globally and has a history of involvement in entrepreneurial ventures; general management, public relations and marketing; conversant in Spanish, German and Italian.




Expert Witness Code : 5944

Summary:

This expert witness is a registered patent attorney and non-practicing physician.  His experience encompasses food and drug law, intellectual property law, and technology licensing.  his practice focuses on providing advice to life sciences companies and trade associations on the strategic interaction of Food and Drug Administration ( FDA ) regulations, intellectual property law, and technology licensing.  He represents the research-based pharmaceutical industry on market exclusivity strategies and domestic intellectual property issues, and he has particular expertise in the patent and non-patent market exclusivity provisions of the Drug Price Competition and Patent Term Restoration Act of 1984 ( the Hatch-Waxman Act ). 

He has testified on behalf of the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America ( PhRMA ) before the Subcommittee on Health in the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, and the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation.  He has made presentations on the Hatch-Waxman Act before the general counsel of the FDA, has testified in hearings on the intersection of intellectual property and antitrust in the pharmaceutical industry before the Federal Trade Commission ( FTC ) and the Department of Justice - Antitrust Division, and has participated in FTC workshops on antitrust issues in the health care industry.




Expert Witness Code : 9490

Summary:

This expert witness is a very active storage industry consultant and analyst and does finite element and finite difference magnetic modeling for new products.  He also serves as an expert witness in the areas of optical drive systems, thin film technology, disk drive technology, and hard drive failure analysis. Additionally, he co-organizes two major data storage industry conferences that cover the latest technology in magnetic, optical and flash memories.  These are the Storage Visions Conference and the Creative Storage Conference. He follows most of the major data storage manufacturers, their component and equipment suppliers.

He has extensive experience in the field of disk drives, including substantial contributions to a number of very innovative and successful products and processes.  These have included some of the industry's earliest magnetoresistive ("MR") head drives, Maxtor's first double-capacity drive, Maxtor's first 3.5" drive, Toshiba's first 3.5" drive, and Quantum's self-servo writing system.  The technologies (heads, media, channel, servo and process) embodied in these and other products include a great many industry firsts.  He is a founder of the storage industry trade association, IDEMA, a director emeritus and still active in it.

His background comprises extensive thin film process experience including thin film disks and magnetoresistive heads.  He has designed and built vacuum processing equipment (primarily sputtering systems with a specialty in RF diode and magnetron systems, although he also designed e-beam systems) for a number of companies including Perkin-Elmer, Hewlett Packard (now Agilent), Unisys, Eikon, and Vac-Tec.  He designed Perkin-Elmer's 1st magnetron source and has developed a number of unique thin film processes (including reactive ion deposition) which required the design, construction, optimization and introduction to production of specialized vacuum processing equipment and processes.  He is familiar with all aspects of thin film processing and process equipment.

This expert witness also has a small failure analysis laboratory that includes a variety of video and data storage testing equipment and protocols. He also has access to other laboratory facilities that include a broad array of failure analysis techniques including accelerated life testing; microanalysis including ESCA, Auger, SIMS, and X-ray; optical, scanning electron and scanning probe microscopy; thermal imaging and mapping, etc.




Expert Witness Code : 8608

Summary:

This Ph.D has experience in operating system design (specializing in device interface strategies, file system structures, interprocess communications, networking, and protection mechanisms).  He has experience in computer architecture and organization, parallel computation strategies, distributed computing, as well as high speed networking, distributed communications models and protocols, and network management strategies.  His expertise includes design and implementation of language recognition and analysis systems: to include both natural (automated language recognition systems) and computer (translators, command language interpreters and compilers) language applications.  He has extensive involvement in campus communications and computing environment evolution, to include all phases of wide area ( WAN ) and local area network ( LAN ) planning and implementation. He has designed network plants for 4 engineering buildings and CALIT2, a major multi-campus research institute, and participated in the design for a variety of conferencing and collaboration facilities at Educom, iGrid, and Supercomputing events.  He is currently participating in the design of next generation campus, California and national academic and educational research networks.




Expert Witness Code : 2957

Summary:

This Ph.D. is an acoustical consultant, music technologist, forensic audio-video-digital media analyst, and expert witness on a variety of audio technology and forensic audio-related cases.  He has worked in the area of forensic audio since 1987, and became Director of the Audio Forensic CSA in 2001.  He also holds a research position at NASA Ames Research Center and is an adjunct faculty member at McGill University.  He has authored four US patents and over 80 books, conference papers and journal publications, and has qualified as an expert in both Federal and State Courts.




Expert Witness Code : 2112

Summary:

This expert witness is an eExecutive with strong technical background and nearly twenty-five years of diverse engineering management, marketing, sales, and product development experience with multi-channel television and broadband data communication and cellular telephone businesses.




Expert Witness Code : 5208

Summary:

This Ph.D has over 40 years of experience relating to various aspects of telecommunication equipment including advanced telephone station equipment, the interface from the station to the telecommunication network, telephone switching equipment such as PABX products, and telephone transmission equipment including digital loop carrier products and digital microwave radio products. He has served as an expert witness on several patent infringement matters involving telephone products.




Expert Witness Code : 0008

Summary:

This expert witness has over twenty years of progressive experience in purchasing, operations, and supply chain management with industry leading, high technology manufacturing companies.  He has demonstrated effective leadership in designing and driving strategies to reduce inventory, cost, and cycle time to turn around marginal operations.  He has been successful in establishing supply chain departments, managing through rapid growth, and consolidating for cost effective operations.  He has experience in initiating the necessary processes to improve and assure quality production.  He has created benchmarks to implement performance metrics to improve production and provided materials management for prototypes through production cycle.




Expert Witness Code : 5007

Summary:

This expert witness has 23 years of experience as a chip designer and architect. His background ranges from microprocessor design to network systems, including Ethernet, SONET and ATM. Throughout his design career, he used a programming approach to chip design ( Hardware Description Languages ), including the period of the 1980s when the great majority of chip designers were using schematic capture.

He has in depth understanding of programming, from microcoding to web design. He has written a number of substantial Perl programs to automate chip design, and has been a leader in using innovative design tools such as Synthesis, Automatic Test Pattern Generation and Formal Verification.  He also provides litigation support consulting services




Expert Witness Code : 8991

Summary:

This Ph.D. possesses multidisciplinary expertise in Telecommunications, Signal Processing, Infosec and Infotech, Intelligence, Advanced Mathematics, and Physics.  He has in-depth expertise in Signal Processing, Telecommunications Technologies, with emphasis on analog and digital circuit design and manufacture, cellular systems, wireless networks,microwave and ad-hoc networks.  He has extensive experience in management and strategic planning, as well as in-depth expertise in RF and other analog circuit design and manufacture, especially for telecommunications applications. 

He is an expert in Digital Networks and Computer science (Adjunct professor of Computer Science, prolific author of Infosec books, sought after lecturer) and in particular on digital communications (both wireless and wired).  His extensive experience includes Intelligence(SIS-3 position for 14 years) with multiple recognitions and awards, including“Scientist of the Year,” “Meritorious Officer” award, and multiple ‘Exceptional Accomplishment” awards.  He is respected in all three sectors of the economy. He has held top positions in Government and Industry; taught at four universities and is still teaching evening postgraduate classes at Johns Hopkins and George Washington Universities.




Expert Witness Code : 9116

Summary:

This Ph.D. is an expert in Research and Development, prototyping, product scale-up, process optimization, technology transfer.  He has experience in virtually all aspects of cleanroom and semiconductor process technologies, as well as the ability to use cleanroom processing in semiconductor, solar, bio, medical, pharmaceutical applications.  He has solid knowledge of semiconductor devices and materials: physics, technology, applications.  He has hands on cleanroom processing skills like: etching, deposition, annealing, and patterning, all gained from 20 years of experience in the semiconductor industry, high-tech start-ups, national labs, and university environments.  He is knowledgeable in material characterization, measurement, and metrology - wide range of techniques - optical, electron, atomic force microscopy, various spectroscopy techniques.




Expert Witness Code : 8654

Summary:

This Ph.D has nearly 15 years of academic experience with a focus on electronic engineering architecture and circuit design.  His primary areas of interest include the design and analysis of high-speed analog, radio-frequency (RF), and mixed-signal integrated cir­cuits.  He has worked with Bell-labs and Lucent Technologies where he worked on noise analysis in high-speed CMOS integrated circuits (ICs).  He has also worked at the IBM T. J. Watson Research Center on gradient-based optimization and sensitivity analysis of custom ICs.  

He has been an Associate Editor of IEEE Trans. on Circuits and Systems and is currently serving on many Technical Committees. 




Expert Witness Code : 9397

Summary:

This Ph.D. is one of the nation’s foremost experts in computer user interface design and windows programming.  For over twenty years, he has been a research scientist at a top university focusing on user interface software, demonstrational interfaces, user interface design, window managers, visual programming and programming environments.  He has advised on user interface design, user interface software, window manager design and implementation.  He has performed usability analyses and redesign of products. He has performed Intellectual property consulting for software and user interface patents.




Expert Witness Code : 7635

Summary:

This expert witness has 28 years of experience in the design and development of hardware and software technology used in telecommunications, data communications and networking infrastructure.  He also is highly-skilled in the use of microelectronics simulation software, ASIC and FPGA coding and Verilog.  He has designed and coded digital switching, optical encoder and semiconductor memory hardware and software.




Expert Witness Code : 5160

Summary:

This expert has made technical and business contributions since 1987 in the areas ofmedical devices, imaging, signal processing, consumer electronics, clean-tech,biometric security, and electrical power delivery.  He has worked for industry leaders such as GEand Siemens, as well as several start-ups. He taught electrical engineering at the University of Illinois, and hasbeen consulting for clients in the US and Asia since 2012.

With22 US patents issued and several pending, he frequently provides IPdevelopment and analysis to corporate management and law firms.  Several years of experience on the PatentCommittee of a large business has proved helpful in advising on IP strategy andlicensing deals.

His engineering experience includes medical device development,and regulatory work preparing FDA CDRH submissions.




Expert Witness Code : 5400

Summary:

This Ph.D. has more than 20 years of experience as an industry practitioner and technology director. His expertise includes the management of operations systems integration, the analysis of operations and data communications protocols, the analysis of data switch performance, and the analysis of automatic call distribution systems.  He is the recipient of an award for his work in the analysis and modeling of human / switch performance in automatic call distribution systems.  He has published papers describing new queuing techniques for analyzing the performance of human work groups and data networks.

Services Marketing - Director of Services Marketing. Organization concentrated on developing market solutions for the new Enterprise Portal product and technology.

Consulting Management - Director of a systems integration. Organization specialized in the test planning, testing, and integration of Operations Support Systems.

Technical Supervisor - Director / Supervisor of various technical groups in the areas of network signaling integration, operations protocol testing and integration of Network Elements and Operations Support Systems, data protocol testing and integration, and test tool development.

Performance Analyst - Distinguished Member of Staff for the performance analysis of data switching and networks, operator services /residence service bureaus / business service bureau staffing and automated call distribution.




Expert Witness Code : 8552

Summary:

This expert witness has 30 years of broad based experience in the filtration and separation industry with in depth knowledge of the industry including marketing, sales, engineering, manufacturing, materials, R and D, administration, and general management. This expertise includes utilization of fibrous media (depth and surface retention), Microfiltration, Ultrafiltration, Nanofiltration, and Reverse Osmosis in sheet, lenticular, bag, cartridge, spiral, tubular, hollow fiber, and cassette device formats for the filtration of a wide variety of fluids including gases and liquids used in conjunction with Mobile Equipment (Automobiles, Trucks, Buses, and Off Road Equipment), Inks, Paints, Coatings, Foods, Beverages, Pharmaceuticals, Nutraceuticals, Semiconductors, Hard Drives and Disks, CD's, LCD's, Chemicals, Petrochemicals, Oil and Gas Generation and Distribution, Water, Medical Devices, Pigments, Cosmetics, Power Generation and Distribution, Aerospace Vehicles, Waste Treatment and Minimization, Metals and Mining, etc. 




Expert Witness Code : 8300

Summary:

This Ph.D. has over 45years of experience spanning a broad range of optical, laser, and imaging products in both domestic and international markets.  Industries served include optical, consumer, biomedical and medical, and defense products. 

He has been an expert witness. He has provided depositions and reports. He has assessed patents and technology (including validity and tests) for U.S. and International Trade Commission (Section 337) litigations.




Expert Witness Code : 8992

Summary:

This expert witness is a computer and business professional with a broad range of industry experience.  He is highly skilled in sales and support of servers, software, network products and workstations.  He has also worked quite extensively with product development, as well as customer support.




Expert Witness Code : 8033

Summary:

This Ph.D. has over 25 years of experience in the design, simulation, and realization of complex systems, power electronics, analog electronics, and high voltage systems.  He has worked on 120 kW electric race cars, hybrid-electric vehicle systems, 120 kV pulsed power systems integrated with low voltage semiconductor control electronics, and numerous analog electronic systems.  His simulation experience includes circuit simulation with PSpice, system simulation with MATLAB and C, and Model-Based-Design using MIL, SIL, and HIL techniques. He is the author of several textbooks on circuit simulation, MATLAB programming, computer usage, and has also authored several courses on Model-Based-Design.  His academic website is referenced by students and professionals and has course materials available on analog circuit design, power electronics, and Model-Based-Design.

He studied computer systems, analog design, and high voltage pulsed-power at the University of Michigan graduate school.  He went on to teach at the university level and consult at National Labs and various companies.  His projects included an analog system to control the bombardment heating system of a large-cathode electron gun, a 12 V to 1000 V, 300 W portable pulse generator,  an electric race car that could achieve a top speed of 120 MPH, 1.5 kW photovoltaic battery chargers, and modeling and design of hybrid-electric vehicles.  Currently, he is a professor at Rose-Hulman Institute of technology where he is developing new courses on Model-Based-Design and using automatic code generation to design microcontroller systems.  He has two patents on battery chargers for photovoltaic systems and has served as an expert witness in cases involving analog systems, simulation, and battery chargers.




Expert Witness Code : 2511

Summary:

This expert witness has 38 years of experience as an industry practitioner and consultant in the design and engineering of mechanical and electronic medical devices with a focus on medium and high volume disposable devices and components.  He holds 39 patents in his field of expertise.  He is both an experienced industry consultant in the design and development of medical devices, and in providing legal consulting and testimonial witness services in intellectual property, product liability and other legal matters.




Expert Witness Code : 9262

Summary:

This Ph.D. is an expert in mixed-signal electronics with more than twenty-five years of professional experience.  He is a licensed Professional Electrical Engineer with particular expertise in Semiconductors and Mixed-Signal Integrated Circuits. His experience and skills bridge the gap between methodologies used by digital, analog and radio frequency circuit designs, with an emphasis on signal processing electronics systems.  His expertise extends to myriad product areas including: telephone, mobile and cellular technology; data recording and retrieving systems for magnetic media’ radio transmitters/receivers and their building blocks such as low noise amplifiers, filters, automatic gain control and frequency mixers; audio amplifiers; audio recording and reproduction systems; HVAC controllers and data transceiver electronics.  He has applied his skill and experience to new product development, product analysis and patent analysis.




Expert Witness Code : 7661

Summary:

This Ph.D. has over 30 years of experience in Research and Development, and licensing of biomedical devices with a significant publication and patent history.  Having initiated the launch of significant new medical products, he expanded into clinical instruction for new medical products.  He has consulted with both start-ups and established companies in biomedical engineering on both technology and developmental issues for new product development.

This Ph.D.'s current research interests focus on teaching strategies, and guiding teams of students on product development teams in Cornell University's Master of Engineering Program. The teams work for a wide range of clients, and learn to approach biomedical engineering as a system involving clinical, patient, and technical issues leading to novel solutions of these problems.




Expert Witness Code : 6239

Summary:

This expert witness has over 40 years of insurance industry experience, including 20 years managing reinsurance actuarial functions.  He is a Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society, a member of the CPR Panel of Distinguished Neutrals, a Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter, and a member of the American Academy of Actuaries.  He has earned MS degrees in both theoretical and applied mathematics, as well as in economic systems.

He previously served as Senior Vice President and Chief Actuary of PXRE Group, where he managed the Actuarial Department and served as the Appointed Actuary for the companies within the group.  He was responsible for loss reserving functions and pricing model development, along with related corporate modeling.  He began his career at Insurance Services Office and subsequently served as an actuarial manager at Prudential Reinsurance, Signet Star Reinsurance and SCOR Reinsurance Company.

 




Expert Witness Code : 5200

Summary:

This expert witness has more than 20 years of public relations, media relations, crisis management and corporate consulting experience.  He is known for popularizing the term "Brand PR" specifically used for consumer messaging.  He is recognized as one of the nation's leading crisis communications counselors and has been recognized for his work in directing high-profile responses for Odwalla, the packaged salad industry and for Pacifica Foundation's reopening of the embattled KPFA radio station in Berkeley, Calif. Trade pundit and publisher Paul Holmes has named his public relations agency, as one of the nation's top public relations firms for eight consecutive years.  His company is a member of IPREX, one of the world's largest public relations partnerships of independent PR firms.  IPREX augments the agency's areas of specialization with global communications, local expertise in cities throughout the world, and multi-disciplinary capabilities including investor relations and public affairs.




Expert Witness Code : 2391

Summary:

This Ph.D. is the Cockrell Family Regents Chair Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Director, Microelectronics Research Center,at a prominent U.S.university.  He is also the Director of the South West Academy of Nano electronics, one of three centers in the US to develop are placement for MOSFETs.  As a Member of the Technical Staff, Corporate Research, Development and Engineering of Texas Instruments Incorporated from 1983-1987, he worked on poly silicon transistors and dynamic random access trench memory cells used by Texas Instruments in the world's first 4Megabit DRAM, for which he was co-recipient of the Best Paper Award, IEEE International Solid State Circuits Conference, 1986. 

He has been Assistant Professor,Associate Professor, and University Professor.  He has over 800 archival refereed publications/talks, 7 books/chapters, and 26 U.S. patents.  He has supervised over 50 Ph.D. and 60 MS students.  He received the Engineering Foundation Advisory Council Halliburton Award, 1991, the Texas Atomic Energy Fellowship (1990-1997), Cullen Professorship (1997-2001) and the NSF Presidential Young Investigator Award in 1988.  His recent awards include Fellow AAAS (2007), the Hocott Research Award from UT Austin (2007), Fellow of APS (2006), Distinguished Alumnus Award, IIT (2005), Industrial R&D 100 Award (with Singh in 2004), ECS Callinan Award, 2003, IEEE Millennium Medal, 2000 and SRC Inventor Recognition Award, 2000.  He is a Fellow of IEEE, and was a Distinguished Lecturer for IEEE Electron Devices Society, and the General Chair of the IEEE Device Research Conference, 2002.  This expert witness is currently active in the areas of ultra high vacuum chemical vapor deposition for silicon-germanium-carbon heterostructure MOSFETs, nanoparticle flash memories and nanostructures.  He is also interested in the areas ofultra-shallow junction technology and semiconductor device modeling.  




Expert Witness Code : 2491

Summary:

This Expert Witness has more than 30 years of service and support experience. Currently he is the Senior Vice President of Customer Advocacy whose responsibilities include Professional Services, Customer Success Management and Global Technical Support Services. Most recently he was Vice President of Enterprise Support Services at a well-known technology company, he is responsible for its worldwide customer support operations. A thought leader in service delivery excellence, he leads a world-class service delivery organization.

Previously, he served as the Senior Vice President of Customer Services at Oracle where he led the company to become the first enterprise software provider to be certified globally by J.D. Power and Associates for Outstanding Customer Service Excellence. Under his leadership,Oracle Support achieved industry recognition for service thought leadership and record customer satisfaction levels.

Prior to Oracle, this Expert has held executive management positions at PeopleSoft, Redback Networks, Aspect Communications,and Baan.  He began his career at Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)where he held various management positions of increased responsibility during his 16 year tenure.

Hare serves on the board of directors of no Hold, a leading web-based knowledge management technology company, and a past Advisory Board member for the Alliance of Technology and Women(ATW).  Hare also serves as the chairman of the board of advisors of netCustomer, Inc. and a past board of advisors member for the Service & Support Professionals Association (SSPA).




Expert Witness Code : 8949

Summary:

This expert witness has over thirty years of experience with Las Vegas style video games, slot machines and lottery system electronic and software design experience.  He was instrumental in the hardware and software design of the first video gaming machines.  He has continued  for 16 years developing numerous innovative video games, gaming systems and new technologies.  He is experienced in electronic hardware and software aspects of gaming machines including software random number generation.  He has reviewed numerous gaming-related patents and provided technical assistance to patent attorneys."




Expert Witness Code : 0124

Summary:

This Ph.D. is a professor of computer engineering in the department of electrical engineering and computer science at a major California University, where he served as a chair from 1998 to 2003. He has been involved in research and development in the areas of: computer architecture, reconfigurable computing, VLSI chip design,network-on-chip, sensor networks, and computer graphics since he received a Ph.D. degree from the University of Texas at Austin.  He has published more than 200 articles in peer-reviewed journals and conferences.  He has trained hundreds of students who have assumed key positions in software and computer systems design companies in the past twenty years. He has been a PI or Co-PI on more than 8 million dollars worth of research grants for developing next generation computer systems for applications in general purpose computing and digital signal processing.  He is interested in low-power and embedded digital signal processing, computer architecture, computer graphics, memory architecture (DRAM, SRAM, flash) and VLSI design.

Within the area of embedded digital signal processing, this Ph.D. is interested in the design and VLSI development of reconfigurable processor architectures and their algorithm mapping for high-performance and low-power applications in mobile communications.  This technology can be used for 3G and 4G cellular phones, as well as other telecommunications systems.  In the area of computer graphics, he has been involved in the development of a new scheme for creating computer-generated three-dimensional models of a scene based on previously recorded images captured with a standard digital video camera. These models can be used for military and civilian simulator applications, as well as movie special effects.  In the area of low-power system design, he has developed a software tool for scheduling and planning mission tasks to achieve power and performance objectives. This technology is targeted for planetary missions of autonomous spacecraft as well as for unmanned military vehicles.




Expert Witness Code : 5711

Summary:

This expert witness has over 30 years in the Automotive Profession as a President and CEO of a leasing company as well as other key positions in domestic and import franchise operations.  He has worked in the key positions in dealership that encompass: Finance Director, General Manager, President and CEO of a leasing company, Used Car Sales Manager, General Sales Manager, New Care Sales Manager, Vice-President Dealer Operations, National Automotive Sales Trainer and Training and Seminars Identity Theft.

He has also held key positions in multiple state operations to comply with state regulatory agencies. He has worked in General Motors, Nissan and Toyota franchises. While working at a Nissan franchise, he was able to produce a "sting operation" that resulted in the arrest of customers involved in identity theft.  He has also worked with several national lending sources to procure financing and ensure credit quality to protect the credit quality of contracts.  The lending sources include "Captive Lenders" such as G.M.A.C., Toyota Motor Credit, Ford Motor Credit and numerous secondary lenders such as AmeriCredit.




Expert Witness Code : 1445

Summary:

This expert witness has over forty-years of industry and academic experience with a focus on data storage technology with a focus on disk drive architecture and systems.  He has designed hardware and software products.  He has been an independent consultant for fifteen years providing product design and analysis services with a focus on disk drive technology.  He is an experienced expert witness who has participated in numerous intellectual property disputes, and has testified at deposition and trial.




Expert Witness Code : 5253

Summary:

This Expert witness has over thirty years of experience in law enforcement and computer forensics.  As an independent consultant he performs the function of Private Investigators who specialize in computer forensics and high technology civil and criminal cases.  His technological focus is on those techniques and procedures that allow computer related evidence to be recovered from computers and other high technology devices.  He is experienced in the use of quality computer forensics software and hardware and has demonstrated the presentation skills to create very successful testimony and discovery.  Additionally, he maintains a well-equipped computer forensics laboratory that includes the computer systems and quality software applications, plus the digital photography equipment to preserve the forensic evidence under analysis.  He has demonstrated the presentation skills to create very successful testimony and discovery of his computer forensics' findings.  He maintains a complete computer forensic laboratory equipped with Windows and Linux-based computers equipped with the latest in computer forensic software tools.




Expert Witness Code : 0584

Summary:

This Ph.D. is Professor and Director of the School of Computer Science at a major University.  Before joining the University 1999, he was on the faculty of the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Purdue University and the faculty of the Department of Computer Science at Texas Tech University.  Over the past several years, he has become increasingly active in expert witnessing and consulting.  He recently launched a computer forensics and consulting company.  He has also co-authored over eighty publications and reports.  Agencies that have supported his research include the Air Force Office of Scientific Research, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, Naval Research Laboratory, National Science Foundation, and Rome Laboratory ( now part of the Air Force Research Laboratory ).  He has been principal investigator or Co-principal investigator on 19 sponsored research projects totaling more that $2M.

He has been retained as an expert for a number of legal cases.  Examples of issues associated with these cases include deceptive advertising, intellectual property, computer forensics, origin of e-mail, internet fraud, and breach of contract.  In addition to being an accomplished research professor of Computer Science, he is well-versed in the latest computer forensics tools and techniques.




Expert Witness Code : 7164

Summary:

In over 50 years of experience, this expert witness has written all types of insurance and has been involved in the successful acquisition and merger of many insurance agencies.  He has been engaged as a litigation consultant and expert witness regarding the customs and practices in the insurance industry.  He has participated in over 500 engagements on behalf of plaintiff and defendant.




Expert Witness Code : 6033

Summary:

This Expert Witness is a practicing real-time software engineer with a strong background in communication protocols, avionics, airborne software safety and the Java and Ada programming languages.  He is a contributor at the industry level to international standards including DO-178C - Software Considerations in Airborne Systems and Equipment Certification, used around the world by certification authorities such as the FAA, Transport Canada and the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA).  He is currently active in the development of the Air Ground Information Exchange (AGIE) protocol for communication involving civil aircraft, and the Managment of Air Ground Information Communications (MAGIC) for the standards organization ARINC.

He has a strong background in real-time software issues, especially real-time communications and embedded software systems ranging from financial communication protocols to global positioning satellite (GPS) receivers.  While at Sun Microsystems, he was part of the team porting the Java Virtual Machine to real-time embedded systems.  Additionally, he has been an active developer of Java-based web applications, an area of expertise for which he has been an expert witness on two cases, the most recent of which resulted in a $26 million verdict in favor of his client.

He has been an instructor at the college level in programming, software engineering and the Unix operating system.




Expert Witness Code : 7266

Summary:

This Ph.D. has over forty-five years of government and academic experience with a focus on food and nutrition science.  She has received national and international attention for her work in nutrition and is an authority on the nutritional aspects of fats in health and disease.  She assisted in launching the revision of the Recommended Daily Allowances ( RDA ) and developing new techniques in nutrition research.  Under her leadership, the USDA's Agricultural Research Service nutrition research centers developed new techniques in isotope kinetic, neutron activation and modern mass spectrometry. At a major University she led an effort to apply spectroscopy to current problems in nutrition. She has in print numerous publications, refereed Journals, chapters in books and books many of which focus on the specific area of hydrogenated fats in food and fatty acids. 




Expert Witness Code : 0286

Summary:

This Expert Witness received his Ph.D. in 2012 from the Biomedical Engineering department at USC for his work on fluid—based tactile vibration sensing and the development of Bayesian exploration.  He is also a co-founder of a company that manufactures biomimetic tactile sensors and has been the lead systems engineer on the development of this technology since the company's founding in ‘08.  As Director of Research, his interests are in developing applications of tactile sensing in robotics, tele robotics and prosthetics. His areas of interest include thermodynamics, fluid dynamics, PDEs, machining, FEA, electronics, and PIDs.  This Expert Witness has superb research capabilities and can help prepare arguments on prior art that either support or invalidate IP in question.




Expert Witness Code : 7855

Summary:

This expert witness has more than 43 years experience as a consultant, programmer, and software company entrepreneur.  He has 26 years experience in the PC software area. He has designed and implemented numerous commercial software products and has been an independent consultant since 1973.  He has served on the national board of the Software Publishers Association ( now known as the Software and Information Industry Association ).  Much of his development and consulting experience has been in the health care industries.  He has programmed in more than 20 programming languages, some of which he designed and implemented himself.  In addition to being a successful serial entrepreneur, he has worked as a management consultant for many startup and early stage software companies. 




Expert Witness Code : 6209

Summary:

This expert has over 35 years of automotive safety research and development, accident reconstruction, concept vehicle design and manufacture as a scientist, project manager, senior project engineer, designer, development, manufacturing and test engineer. He is qualified as a motor vehicle accident reconstruction and bio-mechanical engineering expert.  He is recognized as an expert in automobile safety having given testimony before the US Congress, and interviewed by CBS News, Public Eye, Bryant Gumbal & Fox News.  He is a former professional driver and has been directly involved in vehicle performance and handling track testing.  This expert's automotive engineering experience includes:

  • Motor Vehicle Design and Manufacture
  • 2-Cycle and 4-Cycle Engine Technology
  • Transmission, suspension, intake and exhaust system, chassis system, brake design, tire, fuel system and safety fuel tank systems design and fabrication, including aluminum, steel, fiberglass and HDPE (plastic) fuel tanks w/fuel cell foam, flexible fuel cells and bladders.
  • Designed an industry first all carbon graphite fiber motorcycle, gas shock absorber for racing motorcycles, non-linear suspension a torque/chain reduction device for motorcycles, reed valves for two cycle motorcycle engines, and roll, pitch & yaw optimization design goals for motorcycles and cars.




Expert Witness Code : 2698

Summary:

This expert witness is a highly skilled executive offering more than 15 years of company leadership with P and L responsibility in the computer, publishing, retail, education, and healthcare industries. Results driven leadership with proven ability to drive success. Readily identifies opportunities, problems, and solutions. Effectively decomposes complex systems into manageable pieces for analysis, implementation, and operational deployment. Leverages technology to drive productivity, organizational effectiveness, and cost reductions.




Expert Witness Code : 7174

Summary:

This expert has over 26 years of industry experience building mission-critical, commercial Object-Oriented systems.  His work has focused on the design and development of complex multi-tier application server architectures, enterprise application integrations, and deploying complex, distributed web/object systems. For the last 14 years, he has specialized in consulting primarily for Logistics and Telecommunications companies.  His relevant consulting experience includes:

  • Industry Standard Software Development Methodologies and Software Best Practices
  • Development of Telecommunication Network Provisioning, Trouble Ticketing, and Operational Support Systems
  • Microsoft .NET technologies (Consulted for Microsoft in 2002)
  • Common Object Request Broker Architecture (CORBA) solutions
  • Other Middleware technologies including Tibco, Vitria, MQ Series and other loosely-coupled and Publication/Subscribe Enterprise Integration Strategies
  • Leading Technical Architecture, Planning and Costing Solutions for Multi-year, Multi-million dollar proposal efforts

This expert also has 16 years experience with numerous internet and object programming languages, including Smalltalk-80, VisualWorks 1.0 to 7, Smalltalk/V, VisualAge, Envy, stORE, and most 3rd-party tools.   He has more than 10 years with CORBA, DST, GemStone, XP, and UML.   He also has in depth hands-on expertise in .NET, XML, SOAP, Java, J2EE, Internet Protocols, Web Services, and Application Servers integration strategies.   He is also an expert in Enterprise Software QA, Due Diligence and Audits.

This expert is an internationally recognized expert in his practice, having presented his work at numerous domestic and European technical conferences.




Expert Witness Code : 3823

Summary:

This Ph.D is a senior high-technology executive with over 30 years of management experience in both small and large technology company business environments. He has a strong technical background with emphasis on wireless and networking. He is a hands-on, energetic, people-oriented leader with proven ability to quickly build effective results-oriented teams with focused business objectives. Strong interpersonal and business skills are equally effective with customers and partners as with employees.  For the past year, He has been directly involved in identifying new business opportunities in the wireless, security, networking, and/or location markets for a major Venture Capital fund in California.  His previous experiences include product design, research and development and engineering and corporate management of companies brining wireless technologies to market.




Expert Witness Code : 1854

Summary:

This expert witness has nearly twenty-years of experiences in the computer and information technology industry.  He is familiar with major cryptographic standards and APIs, including IBM's CCA, Microsoft's CAPI, GSS-API, GCS-API, PKCS #11 ( Cryptoki ), PKCS, and RSADI's BSAFE. He has written complex programs in Java, C/C++, PL/8, PL/8, Assembly, and REXX on most popular platforms, including Windows, OS/2, and Unix.




Expert Witness Code : 4603

Summary:

This Ph.D is a Professor at a major University where he has taught courses in optical engineering since 1991.  After receiving his Ph.D., he was employed by Eastman Kodak.  He is a fellow of SPIE-the International Society for Optical Engineering and of the Optical Society of America.   He has also served on the Boards of Directors of both of these professional Societies.  He was a member of the National Research Council Committee on Optical Science and Engineering (COSE). 

His research interests include optical system design, interferometry and optical testing of aspheric surfaces, ophthalmic instrumentation and measurements, optical fabrication, ophthalmic and visual optics, optical metrology systems, distance measurement systems, sampled imaging theory, and optics of electronic imaging systems.




Expert Witness Code : 1720

Summary:

This Ph.D has over 40-years experience in diverse wireless communications industries as an engineer, general manager, deal-maker and consultant.   He has innovations in communication system design and financial engineering, an unusual and valuable combination of talents.  He has expertise in satellite communications systems, terrestrial digital radio and packet switching networks, and developing semiconductors for wireless communications. His work in Financial Engineering has covered proposing and implementing a proprietary financial model for valuing Intellectual Property (IP).  The model applies "real options" contingent cash flow analysis to compute how the IP contract terms drive future product design decisions that affect IP reuse.  He also developed use of real options for technology licensing has now become widespread in the semiconductor industry.

 




Expert Witness Code : 1457

Summary:

This Ph.D. has over thirty-five years of scientific accomplishment in laser and optic technology in both government and industrial applications, including instrumentation and scientific software.  He was a Chief Scientist and Program Manager at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, in the Laser Science and Technology Program.  At Livermore he covered a very broad range of technologies and science projects in both government and industrial partnership programs.  In 2002, he founded a consulting and contract research business with a focus on lasers and optic technology.  His areas of expertise and applications include laser medicine, wafer processing, consumer electronics, materials processing and telecommunications.  He holds several patents and has over 140 technical publications in refereed journals in this subject-matter.  He is an experienced testifying Expert Witness in patent infringement litigation.  




Expert Witness Code : 9792

Summary:

This Expert Witness is a founder and managing partner at a firm specializing in technology commercialization and business development.  He has broad experience in the research and development of new technologies and products, most recently as Vice President of Technology and Chief Technical Officer at a major chip technology company.  

Prior to joining, he was Flip Chip Product Manager, instrumental in the formation of FCT.  Previous to this he was responsible for the development of advanced flip chip manufacturing equipment and flip chip process development at IBM in both New York and Virginia.  He is recognized worldwide as an expert in flip chip and wafer level packaging technologies.  He has spoken at numerous conferences and published many papers in the field.  He is the holder of several patents related to IC packaging technology.  




Expert Witness Code : 1036

Summary:

This expert witness has over 20 years academic and industry experience in sensors, controls, and systems engineering.  He has experience in a number of industrial disciplines including: industrial machinery, scientific instrumentation, transportation, energy, and defense.  Additionally, his experience includes research, hardware and software development, systems engineering, laboratory and field test, marketing, product development and the creation of related intellectual property.  More recent work has been in the areas of Intelligent Transportation Systems, machine condition monitoring, and laser instrumentation.  He  recently founded and is president of, a company that provides product development consultation services.




Expert Witness Code : 1862

Summary:

This Ph.D has over 35 years of experience with expertise in drug and medical product development, licensing, patents and acquisitions, biomedical science, toxicology and regulatory compliance of drugs, biologics, diagnostics, biotechnology, medical devices, pesticides and chemical specialties.  He provides expert witness in product liability, F.D.A., E.P.A., and OSHA toxic suits for corporations. 

He represents companies before these agencies for product approval requirements. He is a lecturer in toxicology and product safety at a major University.  He has experience in GCPs, GMPs, and GLPs audits. 




Expert Witness Code : 5244

Summary:

This expert witness has over twenty years of extensive experience working in the information technology and security systems technology industries.  His experience includes significant responsibilities and accomplishments in Research and Development, Engineering, and Product Development; as well as, the marketing and financial planning and management of technology research.  He has executive management experience at international corporations as well as start-ups; and, has co-founded a number of technology companies. 

He holds an MBA from Columbia University and is also a qualified Chartered Accountant in the UK with an emphasis on auditing. He has: performed patent litigation claims analysis for a leading law firm; patent strategy development for a leading encryption engine vendor; and developed the technology concept, researched, wrote and filed a utility patent for a MEMs based emissions and fuel efficiency control system in the energy industry.




Expert Witness Code : 4415

Summary:

This Ph.D. has over 30 years of research, academic, industry, and consulting engineering experience in the fields of microelectronics and integrated circuit fabrication.  His research involves semiconductor patterning and microlithography (optical, DUV, electron beam, and EUV), materials and processes (dielectrics, metals, silicon, IR, and wide-band gap materials), thin films and deposition (sputtering, PVD, and CVD), LCD processing, UV lasers, photomasks, photoresist materials, etching (plasma, RIE, and wet etch),  wafer and substrate processing, HDD processing, and modelling & simulation.  He is a chaired professor of Microelectronic Engineering with 20 years of research and teaching experience.  His industry experience includes manufacturing as well as R&D and he has worked with companies in the US, Europe, and Asia.  He is a skilled technical consultant and expert witness with experience in intellectual property, patent litigation, patent re-examination, trial testimony (bench and jury), report writing, deposition, and International Trade Commission (ITC) cases.  He has been elected a Fellow of SPIE and is highly regarded in the engineering field and in academia.  This Ph.D. has over 100 publications including technical papers, articles, textbooks, and textbook chapters.  He holds over 20 patents and has licensed his technology both nationally and internationally.  He has taught microelectronic engineering graduate and undergraduate courses for 20 years and has developed and delivered over 50 industrial courses covering aspects of silicon processing and microlithography. 

He has expertise and is able to serve as an expert witness in semiconductor IC fabrication, microlithography, LCD and flat panel processing, materials and processes (dielectrics, metals, silicon, and wide band gap semiconductors), photomask design and fabrication, thin films and deposition (PVD and CVD), optical systems, HDD processes, photoresist materials and processing, plasma and dry etching, UV lasers and laser processing, patterned magnetic media, wafer and substrate cleaning, and metrology.




Expert Witness Code : 2157

Summary:

This Ph.D. has over forty years of academic and industry experience in advanced electronic systems with a focus on audio engineering and related technologies.  He is a former Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and long-time member and former Chairman of the Audio Engineering Society of New York.




Expert Witness Code : 0120

Summary:

This expert witness has over twenty-five years of industry experience as an industry practitioner and independent consultant.  His company is focused on storage technology and the storage technology products that benefit enterprise data centers and the emerging small office and home office ( SOHO ) markets.  In addition to the recent publication of Storage Networks: The Complete Reference, his consulting practice includes storage consulting, technology assessment, and industry research and analysis.  He started his career with IBM working with 370 mainframe computers and storage configurations and subsequently became involved in advanced systems activities such as performance and tuning, capacity planning and I/O workload balancing.  This has provided the foundation for his leading edge research and analysis of storage technologies and markets.




Expert Witness Code : 2017

Summary:

This Ph.D. is a Fulbright Scholar with extensive experience in the computer software industry, financial services, telecommunications and the Internet.  He is the author of academic and professional articles related to the software industry, telecommunications, and finance.  He founded and was the President of a software company that was acquired by McGraw-Hill. 

He has been admitted as an expert to testify before arbitration panels and in the federal courts in matters related to computer software, including trade secrets, copyrights, and patents; the computer software industry, including software development practices, marketing, management, support services, and valuation; and the Internet.  His clients include Alston & Bird LLP; Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP; Fish & Richardson, PC; Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP; Fulbright & Jaworski LLP; King & Spalding LLP, Kirkland & Ellis LLP; Latham & Watkins LLP; Luce, Forward, Hamilton & Scripps LLP; McDermott Will & Emery LLP; Morrison Foerster LLP; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP; Susman Godfrey LLP; Vinson & Elkins LLP and several regional law firms. His management and technology consulting clients include AT&T, BAE Systems, Caterpillar, Citibank, HP, IBM, Sun, Verizon, and private equity firms.




Expert Witness Code : 4640

Summary:




Expert Witness Code : 2041

Summary:

This Ph.D. has over 30 years of experience in industry and academia in (i) semiconductor devices such as LEDs and lasers, (ii) lighting systems made of incandescent, fluorescent,and LED light sources, and (iii) semiconductor materials.  He has published three books and more than 300 technical journal articles.  He is the inventor or co-inventor of more than 30 issued US patents.  One of his books, entitled “Light-Emitting Diodes” has been translated into other languages: Russian,Japanese, and Korean. He is the Founding Director of the $ 40 million Smart Lighting Engineering Research Center that was awarded by the US National Science Foundation. He is an excellent teacher who can articulate complex technical issues with clarity and in an understandable manner.

This Expert has over 15 years of experience as an expert witness and has worked on a number of cases.  He has testified before under oath in court, has presented tutorials in court, authored numerous reports, and participated in Markman hearings.  Case types include patent infringement, design-patent infringement, misappropriation of trade secrets, re-examination of patents by the USPTO, and the mishandling of patent applications.  He has worked on complex international patent cases, and has provided expertise in technical fields as diverse as optoelectronic semiconductor devices, light-emitting diodes, lasers, displays, semiconductor materials, and lighting systems made of incandescent, fluorescent, and LED lamps. 




Expert Witness Code : 4047

Summary:

This Ph.D. is a professor of Computer Science at a major University, where he teaches and conducts research in computer vision, human-computer interaction, and innovative interface technologies.  He is also Chair of the Media Arts Technology Program, where the focus is on research in imaging, interaction, and innovative interfaces.  He has worked on computer vision technologies for Microsoft Corp., Teleos Research, and Martin Marietta Aerospace.  His Ph.D. is from the Media Laboratory at MIT.  He has founded and organized several professional conferences and workshops, and is the chair-elect of the International Conference on Multimodal Interfaces.  He is on the editorial board of the Image and Vision Computing Journal and is the chair-elect of the International Conference on Multimodal Interfaces.




Expert Witness Code : 8184

Summary:

This expert witness is a results-oriented professional who has consistently delivered projects on time and on budget.  He has built an excellent network of US and international developers and strong relationships with 1st parties. He has 15+ years of successful internal and external game development and strong technical, design and production expertise in console, PC and online gaming.  He also speaks basic Japanese and is willing and able to travel extensively.




Expert Witness Code : 5230

Summary:

 

This Expert Witness has a Ph.D. from M.I.T. and over 40 years of experience in analog circuits, power electronics, power supplies, feedback control systems, and electromechanical systems.  He has an intimate knowledge of the skills of practicing engineers, based in part on 25 years of experience running his own business in power electronics.  He has an extensive list of technical publications, and has given lectures on feedback systems and power electronics at major universities and at power electronics conferences.  He holds five patents in the field of electronic power conversion, and has served as an expert witness.

 




Expert Witness Code : 0842

Summary:

This Ph.D. has over over thirty years of industry and academic experience involving medicinal, synthetic, and bioorganic chemistry.  In addition, he has extensive experience in molecular biology, enzymology, protein biochemistry, fermentation technology and other related biomedical field