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 Expert  726125

Expert in CD-ROM, DVD, and CD Audio Drives and Discs, Defective Products, Patent, Trade secret, Class Action

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Colorado (CO)
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Summary of Expertise:

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Expert has 20 years of experience in CD-ROM, CD-Recordable/ReWritable (CD-R, CD-RW) and DVD technologies. He has been an expert witness in many cases involving defective CD recorders, defective CD recordable discs and defective CD recordable drive design. He has done extensive disc error testing, both physical and logical structures for major manufacturers. He has also been an expert witness in patent and trade secret cases concerning CD duplicators.

disk duplication

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Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Denver, Colorado;  Colorado Springs, Colorado;  Aurora, Colorado;  Fort Collins, Colorado;  Arvada, Colorado;  Pueblo, Colorado;  Westminster, Colorado;  Boulder, Colorado;  Greeley, Colorado;  and Longmont, Colorado.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
1984   J.D.   Law   University of Colorado School of Law   Colorado Scholar's Award

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title   Responsibilities

1994 to


(Undisclosed Consulting Company)




He is responsible for independent consulting on CD-Recordable/Rewritable and DVD-Recordable/Rewritable system design and development, project management and application development, CD and DVD disc and drive testing and analysis.

1995 to 2004


EMedia Magazine


Contributing Editor, Columnist


He was responsible for researching and writing monthly features, reviews, columns and news stories on CD-ROM, CD-R, CD-RW and DVD technologies.

1992 to 1994


Optical Publishing, Inc.


Project Manager


He was responsible for CD-ROM development projects from product conception to delivery. He also worked on FEDLOG, the worlds largest CD-ROM database.

1991 to 1992


Meridian Data, Inc.


Applications Engineer


He was responsible for the installation, training, support and repair of the first CD Recordable products and for the design and production of CD-ROM prototypes and applications for Fortune 500 companies and Federal Government agencies.

1988 to 1991


CD-ROM Resource Group, Inc.


Project Manager, Senior Programmer


He managed all aspects of development for the Colorado Revised Statutes on CD-ROM, including data rights acquisition, database design, project planning and scheduling and project staff supervision. This was the first State Statute disc in the country. He also sucessfull challenged the State of Colorado's claim to copyright on legislatively produced materials.

1987 to 1998


Denver Paralegal Institute


Computer Instructor


He trained paralegal students in basic and advanced use of computers in the law office.

1985 to 1988


Colorado Legal Systems, Inc.


Senior Programmer


He designed and developed substantive practice software for law offices.

1985 to 1991


Private Law Practice




He practiced general Civil and Criminal Law, including Appellate work.

Publications and Patents Summary

He has written 5 books on Compact Disc technology. Magazine work includes over 250 articles on CD and DVD

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Peachpit Press  
 - Pemberton Press  
 - Boyd & Fraser Publishing  
 - Prentice Hall Computer Books  

Consulting Services:
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert for consulting on Unstable Composite USB device functionality in Win O/S.
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:
Expert witness in cases involving CD-ROM, CD-Recordable and Rewiteable and DVD technologies, both drives and discs, in both State and Federal Court, including defective products, trade secrets, patents, industry and international standards and industry practices and history.
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.

Market Research:
Have followed and written about CD and DVD technologies since the initial development of the those technologies. Considered the "unofficial historian" of CD-Recordable and ReWriteable technology. Have written 5 books and over 250 articles for various magazines, specifically in the CD and DVD area. Quite familiar with industry and international standards and industry practices and history.

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:

Numerous speaking engagements and training on CD-ROM, CD-Recordable and Rewiteable and DVD technologies.

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

Familiar with all major maufacturers of CD and DVD technologies and all major hardware and software companies involved in those technologies, including CD and DVD duplicators.

Other Skills and Services

Have the equipment in house for low level testing of CD and DVD discs and drives.


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