Jean Renard Ward Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

Contact Information

  • Company: Rueters-Ward Services
  • Phone: (617) 600-4095
  • Cell: 781 267 0156
  • Fax: 650-363-8057
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Computers and Software Engineering

Specialty Focus: touchscreens, tablet hardware, capacitive touch & proximity sensors, styli, electronic pens, haptics; gestures, user interfaces (UIs), touchscreen graphics, accessibility user interfaces, blind/visually-impaired, digital rights management (DRM), digital encryption (PKI), malware detection

Education: SBEE, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, M.I.T. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 1974

Years in Practice: 45+

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs: 10+

Additional Information

Highly experienced expert witness in patent litigation. Areas of design and development expertise include multi-touch/touchscreen and tablet hardware, capacitive touch and proximity sensors, styli/electronic pens, haptics; gestures, user interfaces (UIs), touchscreen graphics, and accessibility user interfaces (blind/visually-impaired); digital rights management (DRM), digital encryption and authentication (PKI), and malware detection; programming/coding (C/C++/Java, other systems), source-code analysis and reverse-engineering, and firmware. Clients include Google, Samsung, Ericsson, Lenovo, Motorola, Nokia, and Lucent Technologies. Granted multiple US patents, additional published patent applications. Computer Science and Electrical Engineering Degree from M.I.T.