Dr. Lavian holds a Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, in computer science, specializing in networking and communications. He is a consummate expert in network communications, telecommunications, Internet Protocols (TCP/IP), LAN/WAN, Streaming media, VoIP, mobile wireless, and Internet/Web technologies. He has over 30 years of experience, has invented over 120 patents, and has co-authored over 25 scientific publications. For 20 years, Dr. Lavian has researched, studied, and lectured at UC Berkeley Engineering. He has served as an industry fellow and lecturer with UC Berkeley’s Industrial Engineering IEOR, Berkeley Engineering’s SCET, UC Berkeley’s start-up accelerator, SkyDeck, as principal investigator for CRadar.Ai and CTO for Aybell.
Areas of Expertise:
Network communications, telecommunications, Internet protocols (TCP/IP), VoIP, Streaming Media, 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, Bluetooth, MAC, PHY, Wireless LAN (WLAN). Cellular systems, SMS, instant messaging (chat), mobile devices, smartphones.
Internet/Cloud: Internet Technologies, Web applications, HTTP, e-mail, SMTP, POP, IMAP, Java, C/C++, file transfer FTP, client-server, cloud computing, distributed computing.
Isaac Pflaum, MS, JD, LLM, is an IT Litigation Consultant and Source Code Reviewer. For the last nine years, Mr. Pflaum has specialized in advising clients on patent, copyright, trade secret, and software implementation disputes. He is also an attorney and registered patent agent with professional experience in financial services and software development.
Mr. Pflaum is skilled in code review and reverse engineering of software systems. He has extensive experience reviewing and reverse engineering code written in C-based programming languages, and has also reviewed machine code, assembly code, CAD code, and application code for enterprise n-tier and SOA applications written in a variety of languages:
JIRA, SVN, Git, Bugzilla, Rational Team Concert (RTC), HQ Quality Center (HPQC), SAP, SAP Business One, IBM Cúram, AWS
Litigation Support - Mr. Pflaum's services are available to attorneys at ALM 100 law firms working on complex Software-related Cases / issues in Intellectual Property, Breach of Contract, Tort, and Unfair Competition. He has been involved in a variety of intellectual property, contract, fraud, and computer forensics cases in International Trade Commission (ITC) investigations, in addition to federal and state court cases.
Mr. Pflaum has nine years of experience working as an expert witness/consultant. He has participated more than 50 engagements as a consulting and/or testifying expert. He has been deposed three times, testified at trial twice, submitted expert reports, declarations and/or affidavits in 10 cases.
Areas of Expertise:
Automotive systems (e.g., electronic throttle and braking controls)
Cloud computing including apps built on Amazon Web Services (AWS)C
Cryptographic protocols, cryptocurrencies, and peer-to-peer messaging systems
Consumer electronics like set-top boxes and portable media players
On-Chip and on-board controllers including power management and memory access controllers
E-commerce and enterprise systems and websites, including SaaS, COTS, OOTB and custom apps
Industrial controls (e.g., robotics and factory automation technologies)
Internet of Things (IoT) devices and sensor networks
Medical and analytical devices and electronic medical record databases
Mobile devices and apps for Android and iOS smartphones and tablet
Philip J. Isaak, PE, P.Eng., DCDC, RCDD, SMIEEE, is an expert witness, consultant & trainer in the design, construction, procurement, implementation, commissioning & operations of Information Technology, Telecommunications & Critical Data Center Facilities.
Mr. Isaak provides clear analysis for complex disputes, incorporating industry standards, best-practices and over 20 years of consulting & training expertise working with clients located in 28 countries and territories across 6 continents.
In recognition of Mr. Isaak’s professional standing, the Institute of Electrical & Electronic Engineers (IEEE), the world’s largest professional association for advancement of technology, certified him to the grade of Senior Member, a level only 9% of IEEE’s over 400,000 global members hold. Mr. Isaak is also an author of several industry standards published by TIA & ANSI/BICSI, whitepapers published by The Green Grid, and the Data Center Handbook published by John Wiley & Sons.
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Ian Cullimore, PhD, has over 30 years of hands-on Software and Hardware Development experience. He specializes in handheld devices, palmtops, PDAs, low power embedded systems, and Internet server technologies.
Background - Dr. Cullimore has held many employment and consulting posts as a software/hardware developer and inventor. He invented the world's first pocket PC which he licensed to Atari as the 'Portfolio'. He is also the co-inventor of the 'Poqet PC', acquired by Fujitsu. Dr. Cullimore is an experienced hi-tech CEO/CTO, yet still very hands-on with respect to architecture and coding. He has many years of experience both in the UK and California (Silicon Valley and LA) in companies ranging from small startups to large corporations, and in building and managing software and hardware teams.
An entrepreneur and start-up and young company specialist, Dr. Cullimore has helped to raise Angel and VC rounds, and has taken startups to exit. He has much experience interfacing with Boards, Investors, and sales/marketing/bizdev groups.
Litigation Support - Dr. Cullimore has a long track record as a Patent and Software / Hardware Expert Witness. His experience includes 30 cases, 19 written Expert Reports, 10 Depositions, and 3 at trial. His services are available to attorneys for both plaintiff and defendant.
Monty G. Myers is the founder and CEO of Eureka Software Solutions, Inc. Mr. Myers, with the support of his team at Eureka, has served as a testifying and consulting software expert witness in over 135 software trade secret, patent, and other technology related cases in both state and federal court.
After over 35 years in business, Eureka is a leading project-oriented, custom software development company based in Austin, Texas. Eureka has built software products and business solutions for an impressive client list which includes members of the Global 1000, Fortune 500, notable private companies, and numerous high-profile start-up organizations. Eureka has a highly successful track record providing state-of-the-art software solutions on a variety of technology platforms. Eureka has enjoyed great business success and has received multiple achievement awards.
As the leader of Eureka, Mr. Myers is truly a practicing industry expert. He excels at many expert roles including software expert witness, software trade secret expert witness, software patent expert witness, and source code expert witness. See Eureka's expert witness website for a list of all 135+ of Monty's cases.
Software and computer expert witness experienced and proven at offering expert testimony under-oath at trial, hearings, and depositions.
Extensive work with counsel in the taking and defending of depositions, reviewing, and challenging the testimony of others, and assisting with and implementing an overall trial presentation strategy.
Adept at taking highly technical material and effectively communicating it to counsel, the judge, or a jury in terms they can understand.
Ready availability of Eureka’s experienced team of software developers and IT forensic specialists as needed to analyze or recreate relevant software or hardware platforms or scenarios.
Regular use of proprietary and licensed tools and software to assist with source code analysis and performance testing, load testing, data recovery and extraction, metadata review and management, and e-discovery.
Experience performing analyses supporting matters involving alleged evidence destruction where negative inferences, death penalty sanctions, or other relief is sought by a party.
Practical Implementations of Expertise:
Review and comparison of software source code and functionality in relation to contractual commitments and requirements and/or protected intellectual property including, trade secrets, copyrights, and patents.
Computer/software forensics – able to reverse engineer and reconstruct hardware and software environments from backups, remnants, and fragments of deprecated software. Eureka IT and Software development team is skilled at re-creating historical hardware and software environments.
Investigation and assessment of software project bidding, planning and performance with particular attention to adequacy of discovery, specifications, cost estimates, schedules, and deliverables.
Functional and performance testing of software against applicable specifications, warranties or industry standards using proprietary and commercial testing tools and techniques.
Evaluation and use of both traditional and modern software development techniques and strategies, including creative payment structures related to software application/effort valuation and intellectual property licensing and ownership.
Reviewing and exercising software applications and IT networks to expose and correct security issues and weaknesses.
CyberTruth, LLC is a full-service Digital Forensics expert witness consultancy that provides services primarily to law firms in both civil and criminal defense cases. They provide analysis, reporting and testimony in cases involving a wide range of Digital Devices and Cloud Services, as well as Audio and Video Evidence Analysis.
John H. Morris, Esq., Owner and Principal Analyst at CyberTruth, has over 40 years of experience in technology, including 17 years at Microsoft in a variety of technical services roles. Mr. Morris left Microsoft to open Nashville Vanguard Law and, later, CyberTruth, allowing him to focus on working with those who needed his expertise most.
Mr. Morris is licensed to practice in the Tennessee state courts, admitted to practice in the Middle District Tennessee Federal Court, pending admission to Eastern District Tennessee Federal Court, as well as admitted Pro Hac Vice to the Southern District of New York Federal Court. He is a current member of the Tennessee Bar Association (TBA), Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (TACDL), Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association (TTLA), and American Society of Digital Forensics and eDiscovery.
Litigation Support - Mr. Morris works with criminal defense attorneys, civil litigators, divorce attorneys, and select Individuals. He has provided analysis, expert reports, and testimony in hundreds of cases and can provide numerous references as to the results.
Depending on the case, Mr. Morris serves as a forensic expert with years of experience in finding digital evidence others have tried to hide, an expert witness able to reinforce or disprove forensic practices and results, an assisting attorney for lead attorneys in need of a technology-oriented second chair, or as a provider of eDiscovery for small and midsized firms otherwise unable budget for such services.
Areas of Expertise:
Audio / Video Forensics - CCTV, traffic cameras, teller machines, police cameras, and cell phones; Digital media authentication, Exif (Exchangeable Image File Format) analysis for audio and video files, Forensic data analysis and interpretation, Media conversion, Recovery of deleted or corrupted data, Audio / video editing, Demonstrative exhibit creation
Cell Phone Forensics - Contacts, Photos, Calendars, Notes, SMS and MMS messages, Video, Email, Web browsing information, Location information, Social networking messages, Social networking contacts
Cellular Technology / Tracking - Navigation data analyzed for position and location to forensically reconstruct traveled path
Cloud Forensics - Locating, identifying, and separating suspected or compromised data for OneDrive, Dropbox, Google Drive, Box, iCoud, Sharepoint, iDrive
Computer Forensics / eDiscovery - Identify, collect, examine, and preserve evidence stored on digital media including E-mail, Activity logs, Correspondence, User documents, Internet activity, Browser history, Computer backups, Email archives, Wifi history, Hard drives, Recovery of deleted data, Intrusion detection, Spyware detection, Malware detection
Social Media Forensics - Analysis of platforms including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Discord, Reddit, Match, Tinder, LinkedIn Signal, What's App, Periscope, MeWe, Tumblr, YouTube, Snapchat, and more.
Dr. Jonyer is an expert in networking, telecommunications, smart TVs, smartphones, machine learning, computer software, Internet, cloud, and web technologies.
Areas of Expertise • Networking and Telecommunications: Mobile Wireless, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 3G, 4G, routers, TCP/IP, content delivery, CDN, edge caching. • Smart TV and Smartphones: Google TV, Chromecast, Roku, Android TV, YouTube TV, Apple TV, mobile apps, web apps. • Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence: Data mining, neural networks, deep learning, social network analysis. • Software Analysis: Cloud, mobile, smartphone, web, Internet, applications.
Expert Witness Experience Praised for his communications skills, Dr. Jonyer is effective in deposition testimony, report writing, and attorney briefings. Dr. Jonyer has opined on cases involving patent infringement, IPR, trade secret misappropriation, and breach of contract. He has extensive expert witness experience in cases involving Google, Facebook, Apple, Uber, Intel, Cloudflare, Nokia, eBay, Salesforce, Slack, Dell, Roku, and others.
Background Dr. Jonyer has a rare combination of academic, corporate, startup, and venture capital experience. • Assistant Professor of Computer Science: Taught 9 courses. Research in machine learning. • Google: Launched Google TV (later Chromecast) devices with OEMs and SoC vendors such as Sony, Samsung, LG. • Nortel Networks: Designed 3G mobile communication systems. • Adaptelligence: COO of health technology machine learning startup. • Sidespin Ventures: Managing director of venture capital syndicate. • NexStar Partners: Principal at early-stage venture capital fund.
Education • Ph.D., Computer Science and Engineering, The University of Texas at Arlington, 2003. • MBA, Carnegie Mellon University. 2010.