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 Expert  723402

Expert in Software Disputes, Internet Technology, Telecommunications, Patent Litigation

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Florida (FL)
Education Work History Career AccomplishmentsPublicationsConsulting Services Expert Witness Market Research

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He has managed the development of application software for multiple industries including Telecommunications, Publishing, Utilities, Banking / Financial, Healthcare, and Manufacturing.

Expert for Software Dispute litigation includes: -CBSI v. Sempra Energy (Telecom software dispute) -Scient v. PointServer (eCommerce softwrae dispute)


application software


software system development

He has managed the development of software for multiple platforms and technologies including including Microsoft, Unix, eCommerce transactions, XML,. NET, Java, EDI, IBM Websphere, Blue Martini.

computer software


software engineering

He has designed, developed Web & Print Content management and Publishing Systems for News, Magazines, Catalogs. Content Management supporting all media types.

Internet copyright cases include: -Dallal v. New York Times (Web publishing practices) -Colt v. Bargieleer (Copyright infringement analysis) -LA Times v. Software AG (Software licensing and copyright)


document management software


multimedia software

He has managed from small to very large complex software projects ($50k to $3.5mil) both domestic and international, from 6 to 65 member teams, Using PMP, CMM, and Rapid Development project methodologies.

project management


software project management

He has been retained as experted witness for software copyright, content copyright, and internet copyright cases. Has investegated Prior Arts claimes for Intellectual Property, Patent, and Confidentiallity cases.

software copyright


copyright infringement


intellectual property



He has been retained as an expert witness for software contract disputes. Has developed and negotiated many Statements of Work and software contracts.



contract negotiation

Retained as expert and consultant for patent litigation including analysis of infringement, non-infringement, invalidity, and Prior Art. Cases include: -IBM v. Amazon.com (eCommerce) -TGIP v. AT&T, IDT (Telecom, calling cards) -Katz v. Willmington Trust (Telecom, IVR, ACD) -Katz v. Echostar Communication (Telecom, IVR, ACD)

patent infringement




United States patent

Retained as patent consultant for Alcatel-Lucent to review and evaluate portfolio of Telecommunication patents.

patentability evaluation

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Tampa, Florida;  Saint Petersburg, Florida;  Orlando, Florida;  Clearwater, Florida;  Cape Coral, Florida;  Lakeland, Florida;  Deltona, Florida;  Largo, Florida;  and Sarasota, Florida.

Often requested
with this expert:

World Wide Web, Hypertext Languages, etc.
Software and Internet Business and Technology Development
Customer Business Software
Wireless/ Telecommunications, Venture Capital/ Funding,...

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1980   MS   Computer Science   University of Pittsburgh  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2002 to






Director of eBusiness Projects


He currently directs the design and development of eCommerce and Content Publishing websites. Projects for: McGraw-Hill Corporation, Warner Brothers Music, and AAA Travel.

1999 to 2001


Tanning Technology


Internet Technology


Techncial Project Manager


He has managed the development of Internet technology and communications for Insurance and Financial companies. Projects include: Hartford Insurance, GEICO, and Citicorp

1996 to 1999


Utility Partners


Software Development


Director Product Support


He directed the implementtion of mobile workforce software for many large gas and electric utilities. Projects include: Duke Power, Houston Power and Light and Southwest Gas

1987 to 1996


GTE (Verizon) Data Services


Telecommunication Software


Software Project Manager


He managed the customization of large Telephony applications for international Telephone Companies. Projects include: PTT Neterlands, Deutsche Telecom, Bell Canada, and Mercury Communications.

1980 to 1987


Digital Equipment Corporation (HP)


PDP11 Software Development


Software Engineer


He pioneed the design of windows based software (prior to Microsoft) and developed Manufacturing automation software.

Career Accomplishments:

Momentum - Internet Content Managment Conference XBITS - XML Publishing Standards IEEE - SIGRAPH, Computer Graphics ISO - International Disk and Media Standards


PMI - Project Management Certification ISO9000 - Software Design Process Certification

Professional Appointments

Director - eBusiness Projects - Evatone National Directory of Expert Witnesses

Publications and Patents Summary

He has published articles on Computer Networking and Web content managment.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Momentum Proceedings and White Papers  
 - Sync Magazine  
 - Byte Computer Magazine  

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • He currently advises large publishing clients such as McGraw-Hill and Warner Brothers Music to expand and automate their publishing operations in a variety of media (print, web, CD, video, etc.).
  • He has provided eBusiness consulting for Financial and Insurance companies such as GEICO and Citicorp to make their client and business services more accessible on the web.
  • He has worked in the field with Gas and Electric utilities, such as Houston Power and Light, to implement new processes for managing mobile field technicians by integrating hand held computers and wireless communications.
  • He has managed the on-site software integration at several international telephone companies for applications including Service Order systems, telephony Switching, commercial and residential Billiing, and Network service allocation.
  • He has worked on the manufacturing floor to evaluate and automate computer manufacturing processes, and develop control software for manufacturing equipment.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
He is a qualified Expert Witness for 7 civil cases and 2 criminal investigations including: - 5 US District Court cases and 2 Arbitrations. - Types of cases include Software Contract Disputes, Internet Copyright, Network and Computer Forensics, and Prior Art Investigation - Representing the following industries: Publishing, Telecommunications, Utilities, Financial, and Travel - Testimony includes 7 Expert Reports, 3 Depositions, and Trial Testimony.
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert in software disputes, internet technology, telecommunications and patent litigation for case involving technical trademark and copywrighting.
  • Cell Phone Expert needed for consulting regarding cell phone software and unlocking.
  • Document management expert for consulting on software product issues.
  • Patent infringement expert for consulting on pay for use internet kiosk / hotspot in telecom.
  • Expert in adabas/natural and software licensing custom and practice for litigation case.
  • Expert witness in source code "visual basic" for consulting on comparing source codes - (Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0).
  • Expert in Classic ASP source code for IP case.
  • Expert in telecom patent infringement analysis for consulting on preliminary patent infringement analysis.
  • Expert in application software and internet technology.
  • Expert in Source Code Analysis for comparison of former employee's source code with client's source code.
  • ERP software expert for consulting on litigation involving installation.
  • Expert for consulting on patent infringement software licensing.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
1995 to 1995   Netherlands; Amsterdam, Utrecht   He managed the implementation of a telephone switching data collection system for Netherlands PTT (telecommunications company) to streamline their client billing.
1994 to 1994   Norway; Oslo   When the Norwegian telephone company (Telenor) was being privitized, he advised the company on applications and methods for pricing their commercial services(e.g. pricing plans).
1993 to 1994   England; London, Milton Keynes   He implemented a fast-path Network allocation (provisioning) solution for a startup commercial telephone company, Mercury Communications.
1992 to 1994   Canada; Montreal, Toronto   He assisted with the design and installation of a system to manage the telephone service pricing for Bell Canada.
1985 to 1985   Israel, Tel Aviv   Consulted on the conversion of a computer video terminal from English to Hebrew.

Market Research:
His marketing experience includes anticipating and defining new software product features, identifying and promoting the benefits of technical products and business solutions, preparing and presenting proposals to clients (from $10k to $10m).

Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your marketing research, industry research, and company research needs.  For research needs involving multiple experts or secondary research, a Research Director can be assigned to coordinate the work into a custom report for you as a potentially quicker and more cost effective alternative to doing this work yourself or hiring a boutique consultancy.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:

He has developed and conducted both technical and business process training. Specific courses include how to automate your publishing process for multi-media, using CAD tools for telephone facilities management, and providing effective customer help desk support.

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

He has managed the selection and oversight of software project vendors and subcontractors, prepared RFPs and RFI's for hardware and software vendors, located and solicited vendors to submit proposals, prepared and negotiated contracts, approved and monitored Statements of Work.


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