Firmware Expert Witnesses

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

Jeffrey Safire Shadow Cliffs Engineering

Pleasanton, California
Software Engineering, Computers - software, software comparison, source code comparison, firmware, web software, computer storage, hard disk drive, hard drive, SCSI, ATA, IDE, HTML, Javascript, PHP, MySQL, CSS, webapp, web app

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...

Eric Welch Bramson Welch & Associates, Inc.

Berkeley, California
Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering - Smart Phone Accessories, Bluetooth, Wireless, USB, Embedded Systems, Forensic Engineering, Firmware, Source Code, Design Review
I have over 47 years experience in Systems, Electrical and Software Engineering, Engineering Management and Expert Witness. I have worked on Embedded Systems, Smart Phone Accessories, Bluetooth, USB, Handheld, Data Communications. I have performed software and design reviews and done forensic engineering. Sample projects include handheld wireless medical sensor; 150 MSPS automotive sensor interface; Smart Phone interface for survey grade GPS device; the secure, wireless communication subsystem for a line of consumer medical products.

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,...