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Expert Witness Code 4338
Professional Summary:

This expert has extensive experience with storage devices, interfaces and file systems, including Flash Memory (Solid State Disks, memory cards, flash drives), Optical Storage (CD, DVD, WORM, Magneto-Optical), Magnetic Storage (Hard Disk, Floppy Disk, Tape), RAID/Disk Arrays and jukeboxes; USB, SCSI, iSCSI, IDE/ATA/ATAPI/SATA, Fibre Channel and PCMCIA; and Storage Area Networks (SAN).

He has written and designed device drivers, software and firmware for Windows, UNIX variants (including Linux, Sun and Silicon Graphics) and embedded real-time operating systems (RTOSs).  He has been a software developer, project lead, industry analyst, seminar leader, technical marketer and technical writer.  He has participated in over 50 conferences as a speaker, session chair and conference chair.  He is experienced with various programming languages, including C, C++ and assembly.

This expert has been an expert witness and expert consultant in over 50 engagements involving patent, trade secret, copyright, class action and contractual disputes, and patent portfolio reviews.  These have drawn on over 20 years of experience in the storage industry and over 30 years of experience as a computer engineer, and have involved technology in the storage, IC CAD, software and hardware industries.  He has written expert reports, been deposed, and has provided courtroom testimony at trial.  His engagements have involved source code analysis and comparisons, object code disassembly, benchmarking, and computer media duplication, as well as forensic analysis on data storage devices and file systems using tools including EnCase that involved the same two patents.

Expertise:
  • Device Drivers & Embedded Firmware
  • Flash Memory (Solid State Disks, memory cards, flash drives)
  • IDE/ATA/ATAPI/SATA
  • Jukeboxes, libraries & media changers
  • Magnetic Storage: Hard/Floppy Disk, Tape
  • Optical Storage: CD, DVD, WORM, M-O
  • RAID and Striped Disk Arrays
  • Real-Time Operating Systems
  • Storage Area Networks (SAN)
  • Storage Bus Architectures
  • USB, SCSI, iSCSI, Fibre Channel
Additional Information:
  • CS EE Graduate Work ( Stanford University )
  • BS Mathematics

Expert Witness Services:

  • Breach of Contract
  • Class Action
  • Code Comparison
  • Contract Dispute
  • Copyright Deposition
  • Expert Witness Reports
  • Expert Witness Testimony
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Trade Commission ( ITC )
  • Patent Analysis
  • Patent Litigation
  • Patent Portfolio Review
  • Pre-Litigation
  • Prior Art Research
  • Reverse Engineering
  • Technical Consultant
  • Trade Secret
  • Trademark
  • Trial Testimony
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