Intellectual Property Expert Witnesses in California

The SEAK Expert Witness Directory contains a comprehensive list of intellectual property expert witnesses who testify, consult and provide litigation support on intellectual property and related issues. Intellectual property 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 intellectual property expert witnesses testify regarding may include: Intellectual Property, Patent, Licensing, Lost Profits, Patents, Trademark, Breach Of Contract, Copyright, Damages, Fraud, Wrongful Termination, Business Valuation, Forensic Accounting, Software, and Trade Dress.

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David Smith, MS, MBA, PE, CSP Alpine Engineering and Design, Inc.

Intellectual Property, Mechanical Engineering - Patents, intellectual property, aerial lift, boom lift, scissor lift, manufacturing equipment, agricultural equipment, oil and gas equipment, refuse equipment, garbage trucks, trailers, conveyors, exercise equipment, safety, consumer products, chairs, seating, furniture.
Experienced mechanical engineer (MS, PE) with six issued patents and multiple patents pending. Award winning inventor. Vice President of Alpine Engineering and Design, Inc., a mechanical engineering consulting company with clients around the United States ranging from individual inventors to Fortune 500 companies. Worked on the development of multiple successful products including among other things: aerial lifts, garbage trucks, trailers, exercise equipment and manufacturing equipment. Graduated Cum Laude with a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering. Completed a master's of science degree in mechanical engineering and an MBA with an emphasis in product development. Licensed professional engineer (PE) and a certified safety professional in comprehensive practice (CSP). Certified trainer for boom lifts, scissor lifts, rough terrain and counterbalanced forklifts. Over 10 years experience in product development, patents, safe equipment design, and design safety reviews. Exper...

Weston Anson, MBA CONSOR

La Jolla, California
Intellectual Property, Appraisal & Valuation - Intellectual Assets, Trademarks, Patents, Copyright Licensing, Valuations, Branding, Licensing, Intellectual Property Valuation, Consumer Goods Valuation
Mr. Anson is a world renowned IP expert with testifying experience in the United Kingdom, Europe, and in state, federal, tax, bankruptcy and probate courts in the US; as well as in arbitration and mediation. In trial testimony, multiple depositions, and numerous rule 26 reports, his expertise has been established and reaffirmed. Litigation clients include roughly half of the largest 100 US law firms. Notable cases range from the largest trademark jury award in history to adidas of $304.6 million, to the successful litigation of Woody Allen vs. American Apparel: a $5 million settlement in a right of privacy and publicity case, as well as Upaid Systems: a $70 million settlement in computer / telecom patent case. In addition Mr. Anson has been involved in other famous cases, such as the landmark Jesse Ventura case in which the eighth circuit court of appeals noted “Anson's qualifications are quite impressive, and certainly more so than those of some experts whose testimony this co...

Doug Bania Nevium Intellectual Property Consultants

San Diego, California
Intellectual Property, Appraisal & Valuation - Defamation Damages, IP Valuation, Intellectual Property Damages, IP Damages, Licensing, Trademarks, Copyrights, Trade Secrets, Right of Publicity, Publicity Rights, ROP, Website Valuation, Licensing Customs & Practices, Google Analytics, Social media analysis, social media valuation
Doug Bania is a founding principal of Nevium Intellectual Property Consultants. Nevium specializes in: IP Valuation - Valuation and financial analysis of patents, copyrights, trademarks, internet & social assets, brands, publicity rights, intangible assets and business enterprises. IP Damages Experts - Expert testimony and damages opinions for IP infringement, defamation, licensing, marketing, business interruption and civil litigation. IP Strategic Advisors - Strategic services to leverage IP assets and connect IP to financial performance. Infringement Investigation - Analysis of IP infringement on websites, Google Ads, social media, SEO and online advertising. Mr. Bania has been the named expert for approximately 75 cases, deposed 20 times and has provided trial testimony 5 times. Mr. Bania is a Certified Licensing Professional (CLP), a Google Analytics Certified Individual (GAIQ) and is a committee member for the International Trademark Association (INTA) Internet Committe...

Sidney P Blum, CPA, CFE, CFF, CPEA FLARE

Los Angeles and San Francisco , California
Business Damages, Intellectual Property - Damage, Economic Damage, Accounting, Intellectual Property, DMCA, Patent, Copyright, Trademark, Royalty Audit, Fraud, False Advertising, Valuation, Breach of Contract, Wrongful Termination, Employment Law, Brands, Complex Business Litigation, Personal Injury, Lost Profits, Unjust Enrichment, Music
LEADING ECONOMIC DAMAGES, IP, ROYALTY AUDIT, BREACH OF CONTRACT EXPERT. "the Expert's Expert". Leading testifying forensic expert on financial damages in litigations for intellectual property, general damages, breach of contract, misappropriation of trade secrets, unfair competition, licensing disputes, reasonable royalty rates, lost profits, fraud, & royalty auditor competence. His 30+ years experiences includes corporate and as an in-charge KPMG Partner. He was the Chief Audit Officer of Beats (now Apple). Author of two books on contract financial language and auditing (Oxford University Press & LexisNexis). His well-written grounded reports are cited as best examples by judges. Economic Damages Mr. Blum has been a damages expert on more than 100 federal and state cases. Cases include complex litigation, intellectual property (patents, copyrights, trademarks, false advertising, royalty auditor competence, fraud, DMCA), wrongful termination, construction defect, internet, marketi...

Brian Buss Nevium Intellectual Property Consultants

La Mesa, California
Intellectual Property, Appraisal & Valuation - Patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret, damages, apportionment, relief from royalty
With core skills in valuation, profit apportionment and financial analysis, Brian Buss leads strategic consulting and expert testimony assignments focused on intellectual properties and intangible assets, including trademarks, copyrights, patents, publicity rights, trade secrets, brand assets and technology assets. As a valuation expert, Brian has valued copyrights, brands, patents and business interests across a wide range of industries, including: apparel, technology start-ups, aerospace, transportation and logistics, entertainment, airlines, wireless communications, education, software, not-for-profits, consumer products, agricultural technology, biotech and pharmaceuticals, sporting goods, food & beverage, publishing, furniture, construction equipment, restaurants, music, retail, and more. Often engaged to analyze unique and proprietary assets and their economic impact and contribution to financial results, Brian works closely with clients and counsel to develop thorough yet cle...

David G. Campbell, PhD Wicomico Analytics Group LLC

California
Economics, Statistics - Damages, Antitrust, Statistical Sampling, Class Certification, Healthcare, Health Insurance, Medicare Fraud, Intellectual Property, Patent, Insurance Coverage, Securities Fraud, Environmental Disputes
David is a versatile economist who has worked in private consulting for 20+ years. He has been an Economics professor at several Southern California colleges, where he taught economic theory, econometrics, statistics, and finance. For several years he led an Antitrust Seminar in the joint Law School/Business School program at Pepperdine. David's research is well-cited; his article on Productivity Dynamics has over 1400 citations on Google Scholar. David has been retained as an economic and statistical expert in litigation matters in both U.S. District courts and state courts. He has opined in antitrust, medicare fraud, and intellectual property matters. In addition to his expert witness testimony, David has consulted for a wide variety of corporate and government clients. Last year, he served as chief statistician for the first-ever audit of the US Navy.

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.

Peter Crosby Biomedical Business Resources, LLC

San Juan Capistrano, California
Biomedical Engineering, Intellectual Property - Medical devices, commercially reasonable efforts, patent, intellectual property, product liability, corporate governance, licensing, strategy, inter partes review, theft of intellectual property
Peter Crosby has over 40 years experience in the medical device industry, and has been the CEO of six medical device companies, public and private, in 4 countries. He has served as a member of the Board of 12 companies, and is currently Chairman of the Board of three companies. He is an inventor of 39 issued US patents and foreign equivalents. His clinical domain and specialty experience includes otolaryngology, diagnostic imaging, cardiology, cardiac surgery, anesthesia, pain management, radiology and diagnostic imaging, in vitro diagnostic devices, orthopedic surgery devices, and oncology. His product experience includes cochlear implants, diagnostic ultrasound, mammography, implantable cardiac pacemakers and implantable defibrillators, in vitro diagnostics, LVAD (left ventricular assist device or artificial heart), implantable neurostimulator, patient monitoring and software. His business function experience includes research and development, clinical trials, regulatory appro...

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...

Caroline de Baere Laforma, Inc.

Mill Valley, California
Intellectual Property, Manufacturing - Footwear and Accessory Patents, Design and Utility Patent Litigation, Shoe Design, Infringement, Trade Dress, Trademark,False Advertising, Loss of Goodwill, Branding, Accessories, Fashion, Footwear Merchandising, Manufacturing, Sales & Strategy
Caroline de Baëre is a fashion industry veteran with 33 years of leadership experience ranging from strategic product development and merchandising through material development, sourcing and cost negotiation. Her broad range of expertise with multiple brands enables her to plan and develop compelling products consistent with current market trends to achieve precise business objectives. Caroline extensive experience in has resulted in providing expert services in the footwear and accessories industry, drafting expert reports, providing successful outcomes in trial and deposition testimony, as well as working with attorneys on design patent, utility patent, trademark and trade dress litigation. A few cases include: DECKERS OUTDOOR CORPORATION, Plaintiff V. AUSTRALIAN LEATHER PTY LTD and ADNAN OYGUR a/k/a EDDIE OYGUR, Defendants Gavrieli, LLC, Plaintiff V. Soto Massini Corp, Soto Massini S.R.L.S. and Thomas Pichler, Defendants JOHN WAYNE ENTERPRISES, LLC, Plaintiff V. LUCCHESE, I...

Joel Delman Informed Innovation Inc.

Los Angeles, California
Industrial Design, Intellectual Property - Design, Design Patent Infringement, Design Patent Validity, Utility Patent Infringement, Utility Patent Validity, Patent Litigation, Trade Dress Infringement, Trade Dress, Secondary Meaning, Functionality, Likelihood of Confusion, Product Design, Industrial Design
Formerly a corporate and intellectual property lawyer, I graduated Harvard Law School and later earned a Master's in Industrial Design at Pratt Institute. From toys to complex medical devices, I've spent the past 26 years guiding innovation through strategic product development, and have helped hundreds of clients bridge the elusive gap between creative insight and commercial success. As design consultant to a broad range of markets and industries, I keep my finger on the pulse of critical trends in consumer electronics, medical devices, transportation, IOT, toys, and a host of other product categories. With clients including LG Electronics, Swingline, Kimberly Clark, Olympus, Qualcomm, Novartis, Fisher Price, Blackberry, Dell, Intel, Disney and Hallmark, I bring that foundation of understanding to my work as design expert witness, and it has proven invaluable to developing effective litigation strategies and legal arguments. Designers think in such a unique way that it's been coi...

Jason A Engel, CPA, CFE, CIRA, CVA, MAFF, ABV Engel & Engel, LLP

Los Angeles, California
Accounting, Business Damages - Fraud Investigations, Tracing of Funds, Economic Damages, Alter Ego, Fraudulent Transfers, Business Appraisal & Valuation, Economics, Bankruptcy and Insolvency, Intellectual Property, Construction Litigation, Real Estate Litigation, Employment Litigation, Business Interruption
Engel & Engel, LLP is a Los Angeles CPA firm engaged in the practice of forensic accounting for over 25 years. Mr. Engel has served as an expert witness in over 500 forensic accounting cases including expert testimony in connection with a jury award of $2.3 billion. Mr. Engel has authored 20 research publications on the subjects of economic damages, fraudulent transfers, intellectual property, alter ego, business valuation, and employment damages. Mr. Engel's professional credentials include those of Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified Insolvency and Restructuring Advisor (CIRA), Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA), Master Analyst in Financial Forensics (MAFF) and Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV). Mr. Engel has been engaged in the practice of forensic accounting and expert testimony for forty years including forensic experience at two of the Big 4 accounting firms. Mr. Engel has testified in federal courts, bankruptcy courts, state ...

Aaron G Filler, MD, PhD, JD Neurography Institute Medical Associates, Inc

Santa Monica, California
Neurological Surgery - Head injury, DTI, Diffusion Tensor Imaging, Neurography, nerve injury, neurosurgery, patents, intellectual property, neurology, neuroradiology, TBI, Traumatic Brain Injury
Extensive experience in DTI - Diffusion Tensor Imaging - Initial imaging or over-read of high quality prior DTI imaging Original inventor of DTI - performed the first DTI tractogram in 1991 Board Certified in Neurological Surgery (U.S.) Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons of England Section Editor - Youmans & Winn Neurological Surgery textbook Author - Chapter on Diffusion Tensor Imaging in Youmans & Winn Neurological Surgery Textbook Experience in personal injury litigation involving head injury and nerve injury, imaging for proof of brain injuries, and in patent litigation Served on Guidelines Committee for national neurosurgery from American Association of Neurological Surgeons and Congress of Neurological Surgeons Fellowship trained in spinal surgery (UCLA) Fellowship trained in nerve surgery Attending Physician - Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles

Michael N. Gershowitz, PE Michael N. Gershowitz, PE

San Jose, California
Electrical Engineering, Intellectual Property - LED, Light Emitting Diode, SSL, Solid State Lighting, Patent Litigation, Smart Lighting, Infringement, Color Tuning, CCT, CRI, Drivers, Power Supply
With over 30 years experience in electronic product design, fourteen US patents, litigation experience, and regulatory agency engagement, I am well equipped to provide expert opinions on patent litigation, technical due diligence, and forensic analysis. I am a licensed Professional Engineer, voting member of the Underwriters Laboratory UL8750 Standards Technical Panel for LED Devices, and prior Chairman of the Board for the IEEE-CNSV (Consultants Network of Silicon Valley) SSL Lighting Technology expert – LED, Color Tuning, LM-79, LM-80, UL8750, EPA Energy Star

Alan G Goedde, PhD Freeman & Mills, Inc

Los Angeles, California
Business Damages, Economics - intellectual property(patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret, licensing, royalties), entertainment, music, business valuations, lost profits, statistics, lost earnings, product marketing,
A considerable part of Dr. Goedde’s practice involves intellectual property issues including patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret and unfair competition matters as well as business valuations. His background in engineering and economics combined with his work experience in profit planning, budgeting, product marketing and acquisitions analysis has enabled him to assist clients in a wide range of intellectual property litigation. Dr. Goedde can also draw upon his experience as a patent examiner at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. His testimony experience in patent infringement matters includes economic analysis of the Panduit factors, applying Georgia Pacific factors to evaluate reasonable royalty; and, developing RAND royalty rates considering such issues as scope of the royalty base, lump sum and running royalties, royalty stacking, license comparability, university licensing agreements, exclusive licensing, and apportionment of profits to non-infringing components. Dr. ...

David K Golbahar, CPA, CFF, CGMA J.S. Held

Los Angeles, California
Accounting, Business Damages - Partnership dispute, Economic Damages, Business interruption claim, employment, wrongful termination, business litigation, lost profits, business valuation, unjust enrichment, fraud, white collar criminal defense, intellectual property, toxic tort, forensic accounting, breach of contract
DISPUTE AND INVESTIGATIONS | FORENSIC ACCOUNTING David Golbahar is the Managing Director and Founder of Golbahar Consulting. He is an expert witness and serves as a trusted adviser for the C-suite, attorneys, and decision makers. His prior work experience includes litigation support services at Navigant Consulting, Inc. (Guidehouse) and auditing public companies at KPMG. He has over 14 years of experience consulting to C-Level executives, middle market companies, high-net-worth individuals, and outside counsel on forensic accounting, economic damages, and turnaround matters. Mr. Golbahar has been named expert on over 25 cases. The California Superior court appointed him as a monitor in a well-know restaurant group dispute. Testimony Experience - Economic Damages - Lost Profits / Business Interruption - Wrongful Termination (Employment Law) - Business valuation In 2018, Mr. Golbahar received AICPA’s FVS Standing Ovation award for significant contributions in forensic accounting...

Gabriele Goldaper

Marina Del Rey, California
Clothing/Apparel, Intellectual Property - Apparel/Clothing Industry, Apparel/Licensing, Brand Dilution, Copyright Infringement, Fashion Industry, Clothing Industry. Garment Industry, Intellectual Property, Licensing, Textile(s), Trademark and Trade Dress Infringement, Branding and Fashion Marketing
More than 45 years experience in the Fashion/Garment/Clothing Industry, as a retailer, manufacturer, consultant & college instructor. A perceptive & articulate expert witness who has been involved in more than 150 apparel industry legal disputes during the past several years. Ms. Goldaper has been deposed and testified for both defendants and plaintiffs. 
She has owned her own clothing manufacturing company & held key executive positions in major public and private apparel companies. Ms. Goldaper has been a management consultant to over 180 new, failing or growing apparel companies, and completed assignments for the US Agency for International Development (USAID) in Romania, Egypt, El Salvador, Moscow, Thailand & Bulgaria as an apparel expert. She is a 35-year member of the faculty at Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising.

Jeffrey T Gotro, PhD InnoCentrix, LLC

Rancho Santa Margarita, California
Chemistry & Chemicals, Intellectual Property - Patent Infringement, Inter Partes Review, Polymers & Plastics, Composites, Adhesives and Coatings, , Rheology And Flow, Polymers Used In Electronic Applications, Polymer Materials Selection, Polymer Product Liability, Thermoset Polymers, polymer Processing, Epoxy Chemistry, Polymer Characterization
Dr. Jeffrey Gotro is an expert in polymers/plastics with over 30 years’ experience. His expertise spans polymer chemistry and physics, along with deep knowledge of polymer characterization. Expert in polymers used in electronic applications such as adhesives, coatings and laminates. Experience with polymer composites, highly filled compositions (fiberglass and fillers). Specialist in thermosetting polymers, epoxy, curing, processing, and process analysis. Expert in polymer/plastics characterization including multiple thermal analysis methods, mechanical property measurements, rheological (flow) measurements, and polymer processing such as dispensing, coating, lamination, and molding. Extensive experience in new product development and the product development process. Experience in manufacturing process development, process characterization, and defect analysis. Dr. Gotro has experience in intellectual property evaluations, patent infringement litigation and inter partes revie...

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).

Larry Steven Londre, MBA, Londre Marketing Consultants, LLC / USC / Pepperdine/ CSUN

Los Angeles, California
Marketing, Advertising - Marketing, Sales, Advertising, Ads, Promotion, Misleading, Deceptive Ads, Unfair Advertising, Business Practices, Intellectual Property, Patents, Deceptive Communication, Trademarks, Trade Dress, Unfair Competition, Clients, Partners, Copyrights, Forensic Marketing, Web, Sales, Profits, Global
Senior Marketing & Advertising Professional. Marketing Analyst. Marketing & Business Problem Solver. Battle-tested, deposition-tested. 18+ years as expert. Cases: Marketing; Advertising; Ads; breach of contract; business strategies, practices; business and professions code compliance and violations; unfair competition, contracts, sponsorships; deceptive, false advertising; media; trademark; intellectual property; patents; usage of models; advertising agencies; trade secrets; partner business practices; unfair advertising; deceptive advertising; violations of Lanham Act; unjust enrichment; trademarks at issue; comparative advertising/promotion; licensing; packaging; the value of advertising and media campaigns. I have been deposed, testified in court and arbitration: 48 times. Cases have included contracts between partners, directors, advertising agencies, clients, advertisers, suppliers, distributors, production firms and media. Worked within companies (DIRECTV, The Music ...

Barbara C. Luna, PhD, CPA, CFE, ASA, CVA, ABV, CFFA, CGREA, CREA, CMC White, Zuckerman, Warsavsky, Luna, & Hunt, LLP

Sherman Oaks, California
Business Damages, Accounting - Forensic Accounting, Damages, Lost Profits, Lost Earnings, Lost Value of Businesses and Real Estate, Fraud. Extensive Expert Testimony in breach of contract, business interruption, dissolutions, intellectual property, construction, fraud, securities, personal injury, wrongful termination matters.
Barbara Luna is a Senior Partner in the accounting and litigation services firm of White, Zuckerman, Warsavsky, Luna & Hunt. She has served as a forensic accounting, damages and valuation expert witness for over forty years in business and personal injury litigation and bankruptcy matters. She analyzes financial, accounting, economic, business, real estate and valuation issues relating to liability and damages in litigation matters and reorganization of businesses. She has testified on numerous occasions in U.S. District Court, Superior Court, Bankruptcy Court, arbitrations and depositions.

Ryan McKamie, CISSP, CISM Certus Cybersecurity Solutions LLC

Redwood City, California
Cybersecurity, Intellectual Property - Cybersecurity, Information Security, Reasonable Measures, Trade Secret, Intellectual Property, Cybersecurity Standards, Cybersecurity Controls, Software Security, Application Security, Cloud Security, Data Breach, Computers, Forensics
Ryan McKamie is CEO of Certus Cybersecurity, a provider of cybersecurity consulting and expert testimony. Certus Cybersecurity specializes in: Intellectual Property (IP) and Trade Secret Misappropriation – Cybersecurity analysis, consulting and expert testimony in intellectual property litigation related to misappropriation of alleged trade secrets, including analysis and opinion of cybersecurity reasonable measures for alleged trade secrets. Cyber-Related Insurance and Contract Disputes – Analysis, consulting and expert testimony in cybersecurity-related insurance and contractual litigation, including analysis and opinion on whether specific security standards were maintained. Cybersecurity Consulting and Expert Testimony – Analysis, consulting and expert testimony in business litigation concerning data privacy and cybersecurity issues. Providing technical evaluation, forensics, and strategic advice to Fortune 100 corporations and Am Law 100 law firms before, during, and after ...

James (Jim) McMahon, CPP, CISSP McMahon & Associates

California
Security, Law Enf & Criminal Justice - Intellectual Property, Physical /Personal/ Information/Network Security, Criminal Investigations, POLICE, CCTV, Computer Forensics, evidence collection,Standard of Care,Training, Fraud, Premises liability, Use of Force
CPP (Certified Protection Professional) # 172947/8564 12-31-2020 by the American Society of Industrial Security International (25 years) CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional) #304827 12-31-2020 by (ISC)2 Information Systems Security Certification Consortium, Inc (14 yrs) National Association of Corporate Directors, Leadership Fellow Honorably retired US Navy Reserve veteran, Intel Officer, Commanding Officer, Executive Officer, Leader. Accomplished professional with comprehensive international investigative skills, information security, and regulatory compliance background and success in achieving and exceeding organizational goals and objectives. Set goals, priorities, manage resources and develop safety plans. Leads by supporting team members, train & expand their capabilities to develop \individuals. Successful multiple international projects. Research & evaluate industry trends, using findings to design & execute strategies. Excels at interacting wit...

Thomas M. Neches, CPA, ABV, CVA, CFE, CFF Thomas Neches & Co., LLP

Los Angeles, California
Business Damages, Accounting - CPA expert witness, forensic accounting, damages, business valuation, lost profits, reasonable royalty, alter ego, intellectual property, wrongful termination, wrongful death, breach of contract, lender liability,banking, entertainment, insurance, manufacturing, retail, securities, wholesale.
Thomas Neches, managing partner of Thomas Neches & Company LLP, provides accounting, financial, business valuation and statistical analyses to assist attorneys involved in litigation. Mr. Neches has testified as an expert in state and federal courts in Arizona, California, Florida, Kentucky, Missouri, Nevada, New York and Oregon. He is a Certified Public Accountant, Accredited in Business Valuation, a Certified Valuation Analyst, a Certified Fraud Examiner and is Certified in Financial Forensics. He received his BA in Mathematics and Literature from UC San Diego and his MS in Operations Research from UCLA. Mr. Neches has testified to juries on behalf of both plaintiffs and defendants in antitrust, breach of contract, fraud, intellectual property, lender liability, personal injury and wrongful termination cases. Examples of the litigation issues he has addressed include lost profits, lost business value, determining a reasonable royalty and piercing the corporate veil. Representativ...

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

T. Kim Parnell, PhD, PE Parnell Engineering & Consulting (PEC)

Sunnyvale, California
Medical Devices, Intellectual Property - Mechanical Engineering, Forensic, Medical Device, Nitinol, Biomedical, Patent,IP, Consumer Products, Failure Analysis,Fracture,Fatigue, Truck Rollover, Crashworthiness, Finite Element, FEA, Reliability, Cell Phone,MDL,Mesh,IVC, Composite,Piping,Equipment,Machinery,Food Processing,Personal Injury
T. Kim Parnell, PhD, PE is Principal & Founder of Parnell Engineering & Consulting (PEC). Dr. Parnell holds PhD and MSME degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University, a BES from Georgia Tech, and is a registered Professional Mechanical Engineer (PE) in the State of California. He is an ASME Fellow, an IEEE Senior Member, and a Member of ASM and SAE. Dr. Parnell is Past-Chair of the IEEE Santa Clara Valley Section (IEEE-SCV) (over 12,000 members) and Past-Chair/Board Member of the IEEE Consultants' Network of Silicon Valley (IEEE-CNSV). Dr.Parnell is an experienced Expert Witness, has provided testimony in both trial and deposition, and has authored numerous expert reports and IPR declarations. He has worked extensively as an expert in medical devices, patents, product failure, product liability, and personal injury. Dr. Parnell has been retained in medical device litigation cases that are in the news and adjudicated in MDLs.  Products include IVC Filters (Inferio...

John Strawn, PhD S Systems Inc.

LARKSPUR, California
Intellectual Property, Software Engineering - cell phone (Android iOS iPhone), compression (MPEG JPEG MP3 AAC), computer, copyright, German, Internet, digital signal processing (DSP), media (audio video), patent (infringement validity), source code (C C++ Java Javascript Fortan HTML XML), computer game
19 depositions; 3 times at trial; 10 IPR declarations (17 filings); available for plaintiffs and defendants; decades experience writing software; I do my own work and write my own reports; resume with links also on my web site www.s-systems-inc.com.

Christopher K Wilson

Redwood City, California
Automotive Engineering, Accident Reconstruction - Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), Telematics, Navigation, Map, Vehicle Safety, Diagnostics, Crash Sensing, Transportation Systems, Vehicle Systems, Data Analytics, Intellectual Property, Fleet monitoring, Fleet management, Usage Based Insurance, Crash Reconstruction and causation.
I have been providing testifying expert services for 9 years focusing on Intellectual Property and vehicle accident assessment for issues related to vehicle sensors, telematics, and data systems. I have provided reports and testimony on IPRs, infringement, validity and crash causation. I developed complex sensor and data analytics systems since 1980 with an emphasis on vehicle safety systems since 1992 and particular expertise in distributed systems and connected vehicle systems. I have in-vehicle technology expertise in the area of sensors (including maps, positioning, vision, radar, diagnostics and braking systems) and data processing (communications, data fusion, data analytics). I combine this with expertise on connecting vehicles with the infrastructure (cellular communications, V2X, WiFi, security, cost models, probe data collection) and the transportation infrastructure itself (traffic models, traffic operations, ATIS, tolling, data analytics, GIS) to provide various trans...
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