Tal Lavian, Ph.D. Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

Contact Information

  • Company: TelecommNet Consulting
  • Phone: (408) 209-9112
  • Cell: (408) 209-9112
  • Website: TelecommNet.com
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Telecommunications and Communications

Specialty Focus: Network Communications, TCP/IP Internet Protocols, Smartphone, Mobile & Cellular Systems, Wireless Technologies, Wireless Communications, Instant Messaging, Mobile Wireless, Patent/Intellectual Property, Routing/Switching, Data Communications, Telephony PSTN, Voice Over IP, Unified Communications,

Education: Ph.D., Computer Science , UC Berkeley; M.Sc, Electrical Engineering, Tel Aviv University; B.Sc, Computer Science, Tel Aviv University

Years in Practice: 30

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs: 40


Additional Information

A scientist, technologist with 30 years of experience in mobile devices, smartphones, wireless LAN, routing, LAN/WAN, Ethernet, TCP/IP, UDP, IP, VoIP, and web. Extensive testifying experience in Federal, IPR, and ITC. Invented 120 patents, prosecuted pro se over 60 patents in front of the USPTO. As a consultant, he provides his expertise in the following areas: Network communications, telecommunications, Internet protocols, and mobile wireless: • Communication networks: Internet protocols; TCP/IP suite, TCP, UDP, IP, Ethernet, 802.3, network protocols, network software applications, data link, network, and transport layers (L2, L3, L4), packet switching, data center network architecture • Mobile wireless: Wi-Fi, 802.11 (a/b/g/n/ac), MAC, PHY, OFDM, DSSS, Wireless LAN (WLAN), CDMA, FDMA, TDMA, SMS, instant messaging (chat), mobile devices, smartphone • Internet/cloud: Web applications, HTTP, e-mail, SMTP, POP, IMAP, Java, C/C++, file transfer FTP, client-server, cloud computing, distributed computing • Routing/switching: LAN, WAN, VPN, routing protocols, RIP, BGP, MPLS, OSPF, multicast, DNS, QoS, network infrastructure, network communication architectures • Unified Communications: PSTN, circuit switching, IP telephony, VoIP, SIP, RTP, SS7, carrier Ethernet, SONET, SDH, WDM, TDM, streaming media Dr. Lavian’s services have been retained in over 50 cases, and his experience qualifies him to provide each of the following services: • Serves as an expert witness in federal courts, USPTO, and the ITC • Serves as an expert witness in USPTO reexamination, interference, and inter partes review (IPR) • Develops and provides expert reports and experienced courtroom testimonies • Produces skilled articulation of technical material for both technical and non-technical audiences Dr. Lavian has worked on past cases involving Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Amazon, HP, LinkedIn, Cisco Systems, Juniper Networks, Huawei, Ericsson, Motorola, LG, T-mobile, Samsung, and Apple.