Software Expert Witness

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Software 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 software. The software expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Electrical Engineering, Electronics, Gaming & Gambling, Human Factors, Intellectual Property, Internet, and Software Engineering.

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Ali Khoshgozaran, PhD Quandary Peak Research

Internet, Software Engineering - Databases, Social Media, Digital Media, Startups, M&A, Trade Secret, Information Technology, IoT, Internet of Things, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Web, Mobile, Location Based Services, Connected and Autonomous Cars, Cloud Computing, SaaS, e-Commerce, Smartphones, Android, Python
* Serving as a software expert witness in several cases, including patent infringement and breach-of-contract cases * Holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from The University of Southern California, an M.S. in Computer Science from The George Washington University, and a B.S. in Computer Engineering from Sharif University of Technology * Conducts research in the field of software systems and engineering, spanning the areas of mobile software, machine learning, internet, software development, software quality, autonomous cars, connected cars, Internet of Things (IoT), embedded software and web applications * Authored several peer-reviewed academic articles and papers, magazine articles and book chapters related to software engineering in top conferences and publications * Delivered various invited speakers, seminars, lectures, and technology demonstrations at domestic and international software industry events and computer science conferences * Served as a panelist at various techn...

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.

Arthur M. Keller, PhD Minerva Consulting

Palo Alto, California
Intellectual Property, Internet - Computers, Information Technology, Databases, Electronic Commerce, Software, Distributed Systems, Plaintiff, Defense.
Researcher and Lecturer, University of California, Santa Cruz, Senior Research Scientist, Stanford University, Assistant Professor, The University of Texas at Austin, Lecturer and Systems Programmer, Brooklyn College. Chief Technical Advisor and Board Member, Persistence Software (went public in 1999), Founder, COO, and CFO, Mergent Systems (acquired by CommerceOne in 2000).

Mark C Nicely Nicely Done Defense

Daly City, California
Gaming & Gambling, Intellectual Property - Casino, Games, Gambling Tax, Patents, Software, Hardware, Trade Secret, Software Auditing Gaming Regulations, Math, Statistics, Probability
Mark C Nicely has extensive gaming-industry experience to back up the expert witness reports and testimony he has provided in casino-related disputes including gaming patents & trade secrets, gambling tax, casino gaming regulations, game development and licensing contracts, and casino operations. 300+ gaming titles released 200+ granted patents 50+ types of game/gambling analysis reports 35+ years of computer engineering experience 20+ years of gaming industry experience 20+ expert witness engagements 2 new case law results 0 adverse results

Harry G. Direen, PhD, PE Direen Tech Inc.

Colorado Springs, Colorado
Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering - Electronics, Control Systems, Embedded Systems, Robotics, Signal Processing, Drones, UAV, Software, Patents, Intellectual Property, Databases, Computers
Dr. Direen has over 35 years of experience as an engineer designing and developing systems in the electronics and software industry. He has significant experience as an expert witness supporting counsel and testifying in complex patent infringement cases. His expertise includes electronic systems, control systems; embedded systems design and development; databases; control of UAVs/Drones; product reverse engineering; and intellectual property. Dr. Direen has a broad base of knowledge in electronic and software systems gained from a long career developing a wide range of products and systems. Dr. Direen has reversed engineered a variety of complex systems over the years, including: media players, modems, modem compression algorithms, coriolis mass flow meters, database systems, and a range of other products to support patent infringement cases generating detailed claim charts and writing expert reports to demonstrate infringement. He has successfully discovered and analyze...

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,...

Craig Rosenberg, PhD User Interface Expert Witness

Seattle, Washington
Human Factors, Software Engineering - user interface, user interface design, mobile software, smartphones, software, software engineering, software architecture, virtual reality, augmented reality, GPS, human factors, display design, virtual environments, augmented environments, systems engineering, simulation, software development, UI
Dr. Rosenberg has testified at 6 trials in both state and federal courts, before the USPTO, at Markman hearings and at 35 depositions. Dr. Craig Rosenberg is a highly experienced expert witness, human factors engineer, user interface designer, software engineer with extensive expert witness experience specializing in user interface design and human factors issues for embedded, mobile, web, desktop, and server software working for a wide range of Fortune 500 companies including Google, Samsung, Amazon, Boeing, Disney, IBM, Nintendo, Dell, Huawei, LG, Ericsson, AT&T, Motorola, HTC, Mattel, and many others. He been retained as an expert witness over 95 times for both plaintiff and defense assisting clients in intellectual property cases in the areas of user interface, software design and architecture, and human factors for mobile, web, desktop, embedded, and server environments. Dr. Rosenberg specializes in software engineering, user interface design, information architecture, user...