Expertise DescriptionI have more than 30 years experience in the field of Technology / Hardware Engineering. I have experience with games, graphics, video, audio / surveillance, avionics, circuits, and interfaces. My recent independent consultations include design of next generation audio controller and surveillance camera, medication reminder, line of avionic instruments with LCD displays, USB interfaced I/O PCB, telephone system interfaced headset for PC work with digital audio, and voxel video adapter. My past consultations also include design, hardware and software development for a consumer Smart Card terminal prototype, video phone, fax forward / caller ID / digital answering / speech synthesis for a multiphone, Digital Video Disk System with 3D textured / shaded graphics, and electronics for a dual carriage ink jet printer. I have conferred on technical aspects of patent and copyright issues, reviewed potentially infringing products, and contributed to the resolve of product manufacturing problems. I have over 25 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.
Areas of Expertise
Representative Litigation Experience
My consulting services include: Assisted in various electronic design problems related to feature film production cameras; Advised choice of microprocessors, development systems, CAD equipment; Computer network hardware consultations for manufacturing problems; Design of a data repeater than converted TV vertical interval information to an infrared transmission to a consumer interactive terminal; Engineer investigation of floppy disk drive read / write circuits; Design of circuits for electro-optics projects, including thermal battery power supplies, an active optical fuse and servo design with analog computer techniques for a rate table test system.
|Bachelor of Science||Electrical Engineering and Computer Science||University of Santa Clara|
|Master of Science||Electrical Engineering||University of Santa Clara|
|Master of Business Administration|
My expert witness experience includes: patent opinion declaration; technical aspects of patent and copyright issues and reviewing potentially infringing products; patent reviews and consultation regarding a videotape copyguard lawsuit; product reverse engineering for discovery of patent infringement; product testing in regard to a telephone injury.
Awards & Affiliation
|Eight U.S. Patents and Numerous Foreign Patents|