Eda Expert Witness

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Eda 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 eda. The eda expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Electrical Engineering, Electronics, Intellectual Property, and Software Engineering.

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David Chapman

San Jose, California
Intellectual Property, Electronics - Software, Electronic Design Automation, EDA, Semiconductor, GDS, GDSII, OASIS
David Chapman is an experienced software developer who has written over 1,300,000 lines of code in C/C++ and other languages. He has written software for many areas of semiconductor electronic design automation: mask data preparation, design rule checking, circuit extraction, circuit delay characterization, logic synthesis, physical synthesis, placement, routing, Intellectual Property identification, and transistor level layout generation. He has over 20 years of consulting experience and was the chair of the Consultants' Network of Silicon Valley in 2018-2019. He has 12 U.S. patents granted. His expert witness work to date has focused on discovery/analysis of semiconductor layouts (GDS/GDSII, OASIS), especially for patent infringement. His sharp eyes plus his understanding of semiconductor processing and design tools mean that if it's there, he can find it.

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 21 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...