Copyright Expert Witnesses

Copyright expert witnesses and consultants listed here may be able to form expert opinions, draft expert witness reports, provide expert witness testimony at deposition and/or trial as or serve as consulting (non-testifying) experts on copyright. The copyright expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Appraisal & Valuation, Architecture, Business Damages, Business Valuation, Economics, Electrical Engineering, Information Technology, Intellectual Property, Radiation Oncology, Radiology, Securities & Investments, Slip Trip & Fall, and Software Engineering.

Jeff Anderson, MBA, CLS CONSOR Intellectual Asset Management

La Jolla, California
Intellectual Property, Appraisal & Valuation - Intellectual Property Valuation, Licensing, IP Damages Analysis, Trademarks, Copyrights, Patents, Trade Secrets, Right of Publicity, ROP, Website Valuation, Licensing Customs & Practices, Business Valuation
Jeff Anderson is the Director of Valuation & Analytics at CONSOR®, an intellectual asset consulting firm specializing in trademark, patent and copyright licensing, valuations, and expert testimony. The firm is headquartered in La Jolla, California, and has offices in New York and London. Mr. Anderson first earned a B.S. in Economics from Santa Clara University, and went on to earn an M.B.A with a concentration in Finance, at San Diego State University. He has a broad view of the world of intellectual property and intangible assets, which coupled with his analytical approach to finance and economics has given him a unique view and expertise in intellectual property and intangible asset valuation and monetization. Mr. Anderson has been designated as the testifying expert in matters pertaining to trademark, patent, database, right of publicity (ROP), copyright, and website valuation. Mr. Anderson’s project work spans the full spectrum of the intellectual property realm. Industries ...

Sidney P Blum, CPA, CFE, CFF, CPEA FLARE

Los Angeles and San Francisco , California
Business Damages, Intellectual Property - Damage, Economic Damage, Accounting, Intellectual Property, DMCA, Patent, Copyright, Trademark, Royalty Audit, Fraud, False Advertising, Valuation, Breach of Contract, Wrongful Termination, Employment Law, Brands, Complex Business Litigation, Personal Injury, Lost Profits, Unjust Enrichment, Music
LEADING ECONOMIC DAMAGES, IP, ROYALTY AUDIT, BREACH OF CONTRACT EXPERT. "the Expert's Expert". Leading testifying forensic expert on financial damages in litigations for intellectual property, general damages, breach of contract, misappropriation of trade secrets, unfair competition, licensing disputes, reasonable royalty rates, lost profits, fraud, & royalty auditor competence. His 30+ years experiences includes corporate and as an in-charge KPMG Partner. He was the Chief Audit Officer of Beats (now Apple). Author of two books on contract financial language and auditing (Oxford University Press & LexisNexis). His well-written grounded reports are cited as best examples by judges. Economic Damages Mr. Blum has been a damages expert on more than 100 federal and state cases. Cases include complex litigation, intellectual property (patents, copyrights, trademarks, false advertising, royalty auditor competence, fraud, DMCA), wrongful termination, construction defect, internet, marketi...

Brian Buss Nevium Intellectual Property Consultants

La Mesa, California
Intellectual Property, Appraisal & Valuation - Patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret, damages, apportionment, relief from royalty
With core skills in valuation, profit apportionment and financial analysis, Brian Buss leads strategic consulting and expert testimony assignments focused on intellectual properties and intangible assets, including trademarks, copyrights, patents, publicity rights, trade secrets, brand assets and technology assets. As a valuation expert, Brian has valued copyrights, brands, patents and business interests across a wide range of industries, including: apparel, technology start-ups, aerospace, transportation and logistics, entertainment, airlines, wireless communications, education, software, not-for-profits, consumer products, agricultural technology, biotech and pharmaceuticals, sporting goods, food & beverage, publishing, furniture, construction equipment, restaurants, music, retail, and more. Often engaged to analyze unique and proprietary assets and their economic impact and contribution to financial results, Brian works closely with clients and counsel to develop thorough yet cle...

Alan G Goedde, PhD Freeman & Mills, Inc

Los Angeles, California
Business Damages, Economics - intellectual property(patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret, licensing, royalties), entertainment, music, business valuations, lost profits, statistics, lost earnings, product marketing,
A considerable part of Dr. Goedde’s practice involves intellectual property issues including patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret and unfair competition matters as well as business valuations. His background in engineering and economics combined with his work experience in profit planning, budgeting, product marketing and acquisitions analysis has enabled him to assist clients in a wide range of intellectual property litigation. Dr. Goedde can also draw upon his experience as a patent examiner at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. His testimony experience in patent infringement matters includes economic analysis of the Panduit factors, applying Georgia Pacific factors to evaluate reasonable royalty; and, developing RAND royalty rates considering such issues as scope of the royalty base, lump sum and running royalties, royalty stacking, license comparability, university licensing agreements, exclusive licensing, and apportionment of profits to non-infringing components. Dr. ...

John C Peck Bay2Sierra Silicon Services, Inc.

San Francisco, California
Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering - Source code review, Patent, Copyright, Trade secret, Digital design, ASIC, FPGA, CPLD, SoC, RTL, EDA, Graphics, Microprocessor, Embedded systems, Automotive, Network protocol, Verilog, VHDL, Prior Art Search, Validity analysis, Circuits, Linux, Swift, Java, C, C++, Python, Assembly, Pcb Layout,
John Peck has over 25 years of experience as a software and hardware engineer with over 10 years of experience as a technical analyst for hardware and software intellectual property cases. He has drafted numerous claim charts and prepared expert reports for software copyright, trade secret, and patent litigation. He is comfortable researching and expressing complex technical issues. He is experienced with source code review and able to explain its operation in ways that most people can understand. To date, John Peck has consulted on a total of 25 cases. - Provided expert testimony once at deposition and twice at trial - Consultant and analyst for multiple ITC 337 investigations - Software source code analysis for litigation including alleged copyright violation and trade secret theft - Hardware HDL/RTL source code and schematic analysis for litigation matters including patent infringement - Patent evidence of use - Reverse engineering of software on mobile, desktop, and server p...

Bert Schiettecatte, MSc/CS, MA/MST Noisetron LLC

Los Angeles, California
Intellectual Property, Software Engineering - audio, video, Digital Signal Processing (Dsp), source code review, patent, copyright, wireless, sensors, user interface, linux, operating systems, open source, electronics, hardware, embedded systems, firmware, computer graphics, computer vision, smart devices, network protocols, USB, C/C++, IoT
* Available for plaintiffs and defendants * Available as a consulting expert (software architecture review, source code review, etc) * Available for depositions and to testify * Over 20 years of software and hardware engineering experience, focusing on music and audio digital signal processing (DSP) technology * Designed, developed and engineered the hardware and software of multiple successful audio (DSP) and wireless technology products, sold worldwide * Experience with embedded systems running linux as well as bare-metal software / firmware * Previously founded Percussa, a succesful pro-audio and music technology company * Well-known internationally within the pro-audio industry and human-computer interaction research community * Received the Qwartz Max Mathews Award for inventing AudioCubes, a tangible user interface system. * Worked as a PhD researcher at Leuven Catholic University (KUL) and Brussels Free University (VUB), publishing papers on audio signal proces...

Thomas M Roney Thomas Roney LLC Economic Consulting

Colorado
Economics, Intellectual Property - Economic Damages, Business Damages, Life-care Plans, Wrongful-death, Wrongful Termination, Employment, Patents, Trademark, Copyright, Statistics, Jones Act, FELA, Intellectual Property, Commercial Damages
I have over 30 years experience preparing, researching and analyzing financial and economic data and providing economic damages calculations, consulting services and expert reports in support of litigation. Expert testimony provided in deposition, Federal and State courts, arbitration, and before the Special Master in Victims Compensation matters. Prepared quantitative and qualitative analyses, memos and expert reports on tort cases involving personal injury, care costs and life-care plans, wrongful-death, wrongful termination, Jones Act, FELA, intellectual property, and commercial damages. Developed financial models for firms in a variety of markets, including the telecommunications, retail, casino gambling, insurance, manufacturing, tire wholesaler, oil services, residential real estate, merchant service provider, fire suppression, financial services, courier services, trade schools and hotel industries. Vice-President of the National Association of Forensic Economics. Speaks at n...

Gary Stringham

Boise, Idaho
Software Engineering, Intellectual Property - Copyright, Copyright Infringement, Embedded Systems, Firmware, Patent Infringement, Patents, Printers, Software, Software Patents, Software Review, Source Code, Trade Secrets
Thought leader in the design and testing of software, firmware, and hardware. (Firmware is software that runs machines and devices.) Over 30 total years of professional engineering experience. This includes 15 years with Hewlett-Packard’s LaserJet printer design lab which, among other things, resulted in 12 US patents and 15 defensive articles. Author of the key textbook in hardware/firmware interface design, newsletters, and other articles. IEEE (Senior member), Phi Kappa Phi. Expert witness experience includes cases that have involved patents, copyrights violations, trade secrets, and other intellectual property as well as defective products. Work as an expert witness typically involves the examination of software source code and hardware designs, and reverse-engineering the designs of others. Has written expert reports and testified at deposition. Specialized knowledge includes: ASIC, Assembly language, C, C++, C#, Claim charting, CodeSuite, Computers, Consumer electronics,...

Isaac Pflaum Quandary Peak Research

Naperville, Illinois
Information Technology, Intellectual Property - source code review, source code comparison, patent, copyright, trade secret, contract failure, Java, C++, Python, Ruby, Golang, SQL, ERP, EHR, AWS, JavaScript, TypeScript, Swift, Kotlin, Android, iOS, IBM, SAP, Internet, Website, database, COBOL, reverse engineer, software quality, software patent
Summary Mr. Pflaum is an IT litigation consultant and source code reviewer. For the last nine years, Mr. Pflaum has specialized in advising clients on patent, copyright, trade secret and software implementation disputes. Mr. Pflaum is skilled in code review and reverse engineering of software systems. He has extensive experience reviewing and reverse engineering code written in C-based programming languages, and has also reviewed machine code, assembly code, CAD code, and application code for enterprise n-tier and SOA applications written in a variety of languages. He has been involved in a variety of intellectual property, contract, fraud, and computer forensics cases. Mr. Pflaum is also an attorney and registered patent agent with professional experience in financial services and software development. Software Review Experience (Languages) C/C++/C#, Objective C (iOS), Swift, SQL, Java, Kotlin, Visual Basic, COBOL, JavaScript, TypeScript, PHP, Python, GoLang, Ruby, CodeSys, Mat...

Michael S. Gossman, DABR, FAAPM, FACR Regulation Directive Medical Physics

New Albany, Indiana
Radiation Oncology, Radiology - Medical Physicist, Radiation Safety, Accelerator, Brachytherapy, Dosimetry, Radiation Therapy, X-ray, Radiation Therapist, Radiation Oncologist, Radiologic Technologist, Cancer, Oncology, Radioactive, Dosimetry, Patent, Copyright, Physicist, Dosimetrist, Technologist, Implantable, Patent
American Board of Radiology - Board Certified: Radiation Oncology Medical Physicist Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Radiation Safety Officer - Authorized Medical Physicist State Licensure / Registration - Texas: Licensed Medical Physicist - Kentucky: Authorized Medical Physicist & Radiation Safety Officer - Indiana: Authorized Medical Physicist - Tennessee: Authorized Medical Physicist - West Virginia: Authorized Medical Physicist - Missouri: Authorized Medical Physicist ______________________________________________ Responsible for all scientific and technical aspects of radiation therapy, including imaging, dosimetry, calculations, and radiation safety. Supervise medical physicists, dosimetrists, radiation therapists, radiologic technologists, x-ray technologists.

John N. Haut, JD, MBA, CPA

Sparks, Nevada
Business Valuation, Securities & Investments - Economic Damages, Copyright, Trademark, Securities Litigation, Investment Performance; Shareholder Appraisal Actions
I am a highly experienced consulting expert (over 28 years, including over 20 years at Charles River Associates and Compass Lexecon working on high stakes matters) who also has testifying experience in both state and Federal Court. I have given expert testimony (reports and depositions); managed complex cases; performed research; drafted expert reports, deposition and trial testimony scripts; supervised and performed various types of analyses; created demonstratives; and advised counsel with respect to deposition and trial strategy. I have experience in business valuation (both public and private companies), economic damages (including copyright, trademark, patent, and personal injury), securities litigation (both domestic and international), and shareholder appraisal actions. I am both a CPA and an attorney (UCLA Law School ‘93) and also have an MBA.

James Rappoport, AIA-NCARB Daroff Design

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Architecture, Slip Trip & Fall - Architecture,Site Planning,Zoning, Codes,Development,Standard of Care,Liability,ADA Accessibility,Construction,Copyright,Facility Programming, Feasibility,Furniture,Finishes & Equipment,Hotels,Restaurants, Resort, Interior Design & Planning,Slip-Trip-Falls,Owner-Architect & Consultant Disputes.
James Rappoport is Principal at Daroff Design, a full service Planning, Architectural & Interior Design practice founded in 1973. The firm specializes in ground-up, renovation, and historic adaptive reuse projects for office facilities, hotels, resorts, retail and shopping facilities, restaurants, meeting, conference and training facilities, aviation terminals and entertainment projects throughout the USA and Internationally. Mr. Rappoport has provided technical consultation analysis, expert witness reports, opinions, affidavits, certificates of merit, depositions, mediation and alternative dispute resolution presentations, testimony and pre-trial support in more than 250 legal cases, for both defendants’ and plaintiffs’ legal teams. Each of the matters Mr. Rappoport has collaborated on have settled before trial. Mr. Rappoport is the author of several professional text books and trade journal articles. He has been awarded multiple copy rights and is an active member of the Amer...

Thomas M Roney Thomas Roney LLC Economic Consulting

Dallas, Texas
Economics, Intellectual Property - Economic Damages, Business Damages, Life-care Plans, Wrongful-death, Wrongful Termination, Employment, Patents, Trademark, Copyright, Statistics, Jones Act, FELA, Intellectual Property, Commercial Damages
I have over 30 years experience preparing, researching and analyzing financial and economic data and providing economic damages calculations, consulting services and expert reports in support of litigation. Expert testimony provided in deposition, Federal and State courts, arbitration, and before the Special Master in Victims Compensation matters. Prepared quantitative and qualitative analyses, memos and expert reports on tort cases involving personal injury, care costs and life-care plans, wrongful-death, wrongful termination, Jones Act, FELA, intellectual property, and commercial damages. Developed financial models for firms in a variety of markets, including the telecommunications, retail, casino gambling, insurance, manufacturing, tire wholesaler, oil services, residential real estate, merchant service provider, fire suppression, financial services, courier services, trade schools and hotel industries. Vice-President of the National Association of Forensic Economics. Speaks at n...