Electronics Expert Witnesses

The SEAK Expert Witness Directory contains a comprehensive list of electronics expert witnesses who testify, consult and provide litigation support on electronics and related issues. Electronics expert witnesses and consultants on this page may form expert opinions, draft expert witness reports, and provide expert witness testimony at deposition and trial. The issues and subjects these electronics expert witnesses testify regarding may include: Electronics, Control Systems, Signal Processing, Intellectual Property, Embedded Systems, Instrumentation, Internet, Investigation, Patent Infringement, Patents, Purchasing, Semiconductor, Semiconductors, Software, and Supply Chain.

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Scott Greene Evidence Solutions, Inc.

Tucson, Arizona
Computers, Telecommunications - Cell Phone Forensics, Digital Forensics, Technology, EDR, ECM, Triangulation, Location, Black Boxes, Electronic Medical Records, Investigation, Legal, Communication, Email, Text messages, Cell phone apps, information Technology, intellectual property, internet, electronics, cyber security, Documents
• Accounting Systems • Black Boxes • ECU, EDR, ECM, Etc. • Cell Phones • Call Data Records (CDRs) • Computer Systems • Databases • Digital Cameras • Digital Fraud • Digital Media • Digital Security • Documents • Electronic Logging Devices • Electronic Medical Records (EMR / EHR) • Email / E-mail • Fax Machines • Google Data • GPS Systems • GPS Records • Hacking Events • iCloud data • Intellectual Property • Internet Browsing History • Intrusions • Medical Systems • Other Electronic Devices • Password Cracking • Photo Copiers • Photos and Images • Printers & Fax Machines • Software Applications Custom & Commercial • Software Design & Development • Social Media • Source Code Analysis • Spreadsheets • Telematics Systems • Websites • And More Evidence Solutions, Inc. 2008* – Present Principal and Senior Digital Forensics Examiner. • Full-Service Computer, Technology & Digital Forensics. • Senior Computer and Technology Evidence Examiner. • Responsible for overall management of the Digi...

Donald Alpert, PhD Camelback Computer Architecture, LLC

Sacramento, California
Computers, Electronics - Computer Architecture, Computer Systems, Personal Computers, Embedded Systems, Memory Systems, I/O Systems, Microprocessors, Instruction Sets, Media Processing, Power Management, Digital Design, Semiconductors
Donald Alpert, Ph.D. has over 40 years experience in the electronics industry leading the development of microprocessor and computer products at Intel, National Semiconductor, and Zilog. Over the past decade he has served as an expert on dozens of patent litigation cases, handling claim construction, infringement, and invalidity issues. Dr. Alpert has worked as a consulting and testifying expert assisting attorneys representing major high-tech corporations in Federal Court cases, International Trade Commission investigations, and Patent Trial and Appeal Board Inter-Partes reviews. Dr. Alpert also consults to assess patents for acquisition and pre-litigation review.

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.

Rosemary Coates, MBA Blue Silk Consulting

Los Gatos, California
Manufacturing, Procurement/Purchasing - Chinese Products, Chinese Imports, Counterfeit Imports, Chinese Manufacturing, Electronics, Purchasing, Inventory, Warehousing, Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Purchasing, ERP systems implementations
China Manufacturing expert specializing in global supply chain sourcing, planning, production, logistics, import/export. Licensed US Customs Broker. Author of five books on global supply chain management including Amazon Best Seller "42 Rules for Sourcing and Manufacturing in China." Ms. Coates is a seasoned executive and MBA, with over 30 years of experience in industry and consulting. She has worked on legal cases for the past 10 years, writing reports, giving depositions and testifying at trial. Her expertise is in global supply chains operations and software implementation including SAP and Oracle. Her legal work includes a variety of supply chain, import/export, and IT systems cases and issues including contract disputes, product defects, failed systems projects and patent infringement.

Christopher M Daft, PhD River Sonic Solutions, LLC

San Francisco, California
Intellectual Property, Medical Devices - Imaging, Patent, Ultrasound, Electronics, Transducer, ASIC, MEMS, FDA, Signal Processing, DFSS, Regulatory, Integrated Circuit, Semiconductors, Biometric security, Ablation, Tomography, Parallel Computing, Minimally Invasive Surgical Guidance, Wearable Medical Device, Product Liability
Award winning, Oxford Educated scientist whose areas of expertise include medical imaging, electronics, semiconductors, medical devices, sensors, MEMS, signal processing and image processing. Dr Daft has deposition and trial testimony experience including ITC and PTAB matters. Extensive Intellectual Property experience including patent development, analysis, licensing, and litigation. Serial inventor who holds 25 U.S. Patents with several pending. Diverse industry experience including multi-nationals such as GE, Medtronic, Fujifilm, Samsung and Siemens as well as several start-ups. Well published. Winner of grants from National Institute of Health. Extensive international consulting experience. IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers) Senior Member since 2004. Three years’ experience teaching electrical and computer engineering at the University of Illinois. Holds BA and MA in Physics from Oxford University as well as Doctorate from Oxford in Mate...

Madhu S Gupta, Ph. D. SMG International

Long Beach, California
Electronics, Telecommunications - RF and Microwave Technology, Microwave Electronics, Radio Frequency Devices, RF and Analog Circuits, Integrated Circuits, Microelectronics, RF and microwave packaging, Electronic Instrumentation, Radio Frequency Signals, Electromagnetic Fields, Radio receivers, Wireless Communication.
Emeritus Chaired Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at San Diego State University, and Emeritus Adjunct Professor at UC San Diego; past faculty member at MIT, University of Illinois, and Head of the Department at Florida State University. Also experience of industrial work as Senior Engineer and Manager at Hughes Aircraft Company. Made significant contributions to the advancement of RF and microwave engineering field. Researcher and author of over hundred papers, and patent disclosures, patent holder. Past Editor of two journals and three books, and Past President of an IEEE Society in the field of expertise. Taught wireless communications and RF engineering courses to graduate students (at the university), and to professional engineers (in industry). Able to relate to non-expert juries, and communicate highly technical material at introductory or layman-level in clear, lucid, and yet precise manner. Received multiple awards for outstanding teaching and...

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...

Mark A McFarland, P.E., D.F.E Discovery Engineering

Boulder, Colorado
Electrical Engineering, Telecommunications - electrocution, electronics, networks, wireless, cellular, 5G, GPS, radar, securities fraud, LTE, cell phones, quality sciences, applied research, RF, interference, radio, satellite, Internet, control systems, instrumentation, appliances, rfid, mobile, software, licenses, contracts,
I am a licensed and Board certified forensic engineer. I consult on civil and criminal cases nationwide. My sweet spot is electrical and telecommunications engineering. Today, in our connected world, my practice covers a broad range of cases, spanning broad fields of law. The civil cases I work on usually involve personal injury and liability, such as: electrocution, mining accident, hearing loss (electronics malfunction), and medical malpractice. Additionally, I've worked on civil cases involving protection orders, license and contract disputes, insurance claims, and even an alleged distracted (texting) driver. The criminal cases I consult on also cover a broad range of cases. These cases involved things like: sex trafficking, murder appeal, home invasion, and securities fraud. These cases usually involve cellular, GPS, Internet, or computer evidence. Call me when you have litigation that involves any electrical or telecommunications phenomena. I'd love to help you wit...

Gary L Blank, PhD, PE Engineering Update Institute

Campton Hills, Illinois
Electrical Engineering, Electronics - Control Systems, Motors, Power Systems, Intellectual Property, Instrumentation, Patent Infringement, Process Control, Power Electronics, Statistics, Signal Processing, Communications, Expert Witness, Machinery, Brushless DC Motors, Avionics.
Dr. Blank was elected President of IEEE-USA in 2014 by the 200,000 members of IEEE-USA. As President, he traveled to Canada, Europe, South America, and nationwide (including Capitol Hill) representing and pursuing the interests of the members. Dr. Blank has 40+ years of experience in the design, construction, and manufacture of electrical/electronic control and instrumentation systems. Many of these systems involved the control of motors, electronic devices, both ground and airborne vehicles, signal processing, machinery, and communication. During his term of office as President of IEEE-USA, • he was invited to the U.S. State Department (John Kerry, Secretary of State) to render his opinions on a variety of topics including Standards and Patents, • he submitted comments to the USA President’s Office of Science and Technology as input to a proposed U.S. Strategy for American Innovation on ways the Administration could help technology companies’ programs, • he was contacted by phon...

Gary Gustafson G-Force Consulting Inc

Clear Lake, Minnesota
Motorcycle, Failure Analysis - Accident Reconstruction, All Terrain Vehicle, UTV, Side by Side, Electrical Engineer, Market Expert, Snowmobile, Power Steering, Industry Consultant, Electronics, Accessory, Polaris, Speed Sensor, Root Cause Analysis, Trade Practices, Trademarks, Patents.
29 years with an exceptionally broad and deep range of experience including: analyzing the powersports market, off-road vehicle product failure and root cause analysis, designing new products, competitive analysis, intellectual property development, OEM and aftermarket business development. 11 years of employment at Polaris working on the Ranger UTV and Sportsman ATV platforms. One of the original inventors of the Ride Command and Active Descent Control systems as well as making contributions to electronics at Yamaha, BRP and Arctic Cat. Consulting and Expert Witness clients have included Mahindra, Robert Bosch Corp, Textron, Arctic Cat, General Dynamics, Johnson Controls and Yamaha. Experience in primary market research, product planning, product development and sales both into the dealer channel and B2B. 6 United States patents primarily relating to various electronic systems on ATVs, UTVs and Snowmobiles. Expert at root cause analysis of product failures. Expert in trade pract...

Robert A Durham, PhD, PE THEWAY Labs

Tulsa, Oklahoma
Failure Analysis, Engineering - Fire, Engineering Mechanical, Engineering Electrical, Building Inspection, Construction, Electricity, Electronics, Laboratories & Testing, Investigation, Products Liability, Plumbing, Forensic Science
Dr. Durham has been providing forensic and failure analysis services to clients for over 20 years. He has testified as an expert witness in multiple states, in federal jurisdictions, before FERC and state utility commissions. He is a certified fire and explosion investigator. He has been involved in over 2,500 failure analysis projects including: power systems, lightning, electrocutions, oil & gas, tank batteries, industrial, commercial, residential, lighting appliances, utility systems, utility regulation, fire, equipment damage, switchgear, construction equipment, electronics, overhead lines, underground lines and fire protection equipment. Licensed PE in 11 States; BS EE, ME, PhD

Robert O Peruzzi, PhD, PE R. Peruzzi Consulting, Inc.

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Electronics, Engineering - Integrated Circuits (ICs), Patent Infringement, Mixed-Signal, Analog, Radio Frequency (RF), Signal-Processing, Analog-to-Digital (A/D), Digital-to-Analog (D/A), Control Systems, Semiconductor, System on Chip, SOC
My sub-specialty within the broad category of electrical engineering is with integrated circuits (or complete systems) used for signal-processing, which • Detect signals from a sensor (e.g. antenna, microphone etc. • Amplify, filter, then convert to digital • Process further in the digital domain • Convert the result back to the analog domain for further processing, and/or • Deliver the final output to an actuator (e.g. antenna, speaker, video display, heater control-switch etc.). Examples of these systems are • Mobile and cell phones • Recording and retrieving systems for disk drives or tape • Radio transmitters/receivers and their building blocks such as low noise amplifiers, filters, automatic gain control and frequency mixers (down-converters, up-converters) • Audio amplifiers • Audio recording/reproduction systems • Heat, ventilation and air conditioning controllers • Data transmitting/receiving systems such as serializer/de-serializers (SERDES)

Robert G Freid Contract Manufacturing Consultants, Inc.

Bothell, Washington
Manufacturing, Procurement/Purchasing - electronics, SMT, PCBA, circuit boards, contracts, agreements, EMS, contract manufacturing, NPI, quality defects, China, Southeast Asia, Mexico, IRS, transfer pricing, cost models, production, supply chain, unit demand forecast accuracy, medical devices, outsource, pricing, on-shoring, off-shoring
Mr. Freid is a manufacturing expert for the outsource of printed circuit board assemblies, mechanical modules and complete finished products. Since founding CMC in 1999, he has helped many leading OEMs create successful manufacturing outsource strategies, recommend most suitable and lowest risk suppliers, negotiate best pricing and contract terms, and plan for ramp-up transition. This work often includes assessment of client's unit volumes and mix, forecast accuracy, short/long term service requirements. Comprehensive due-diligence includes setting supplier selection process and criteria, identification of potential global contractor sites, on-site audits of supplier PCBA/SMT and finished product build assembly, test and burn-in/configuration processes, quality performance audits, materials and vendor control plus other important considerations. Besides outsource strategy, other key service areas include in-house vs. outsourcing analysis (make vs. buy) and contract manufacturer ...
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