Expert 369805 - CA(N)


Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in the field of Technology / Hardware Engineering. I have experience with games, graphics, video, audio / surveillance, digital audio, 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


Consulting 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.


Education

DegreeSubjectInstitution
Bachelor of ScienceElectrical Engineering and Computer ScienceUniversity of Santa Clara
Master of ScienceElectrical EngineeringUniversity of Santa Clara
Master of Business Administration

Expert Witness

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


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