Malek Provides Deposition Testimony in Home Security Case

Professor Sam Malek, one of Quandary Peak’s computer and software experts, was deposed in a patent case on December 13, 2013. Malek was the lead testifying expert witness on several of the asserted patents. In particular, he was asked to opine on the infringement of U.S. Patent No. 8,350,694 and U.S. Patent No. 8,439,202, as well as the invalidity of U.S. Patent Nos. 7,262,690, 7,911,341, 8,073,931, 8,335,842, 8,473,619, and 8,478,844.

Malek drew on his knowledge, skills, and training in distributed software design and development, including software intended for execution on wireless sensor networks and mobile platforms.

The case, iControl Networks Inc. v. Alarm.com Inc., was filed with the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. Malek was engaged by Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, a renowned international law firm consistently ranked among the world’s most prestigious with offices in New York City and London.

Sam Malek - Software Expert Witness
Sam Malek, PhD

Sam Malek is an Associate Professor in the School of Information and Computer Sciences at the University of California at Irvine. Dr. Malek has testified as an expert witness in a variety of software-related legal matters, including patent cases, IPRs (Inter Partes Review), contractual disputes, and other types of litigation.