Articles by Quandary Peak Research

Expert Opinion on Cost and Risk of Enterprise Architectures

Brad Ulrich, a computer scientist at Quandary Peak Research, was recently engaged to provided expert software analysis and opinions for the County of Montgomery County in the matter of Yasmin Reyazuddin v. Montgomery County, Maryland. The case involves enterprise software used at the County’s 311 Call Center and its accessibility under Section…

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Sam Malek Opines on Potential Security Breach

Dr. Sam Malek is providing his expert opinion in the matter of Lotchinbek Samatov, Jakhongir Samatov, and SSD Software Solutions v. AirShowBuzz, a lawsuit that involves questions of information security and data access control. Malek was retained by Michelman & Robinson LLP, a national firm with offices in Los Angeles, New York,…

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Edwards Provides Deposition Testimony in Internet Patent Case

George Edwards, one of Quandary Peak’s computer and software experts, was deposed in a patent case on July 17, 2013. Edwards testified with respect to the alleged infringement of U.S. Patent No. 6,804,660, titled “System, Method, and Article of Manufacture for Internet Based Affiliate Pooling.” The ‘660 patent was filed in 2001…

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Quandary Peak Experts Analyze Android Camera Architecture

George Edwards and Nenad Medvidovic, two software experts affiliated with Quandary Peak Research, recently completed a comprehensive examination of the camera software architecture of over a dozen Android devices. The two also analyzed a handful of mobile phones powered by Qualcomm’s Brew platform. The inspection and analysis of C++ and Java source…

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Quandary Peak Performs Code Review in Patent Infringement Case

Brad Ulrich, a software expert with Quandary Peak Research, is performing source code review and analysis in a patent infringement matter brought against a large financial institution in the Eastern District of Virginia. The software involved utilizes SMS-based communication to a Java EE web platform to provide mobile banking services. Mr. Ulrich,…

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Quandary Peak to Provide Expert Opinion in Software Lawsuit

Quandary Peak Research has been retained to provide an expert opinion in a lawsuit alleging breach of contract by a software development organization. The complaint, filed in US District Court, alleges the defendants billed unreasonable amounts for programming services and failed to provide working software within the agreed time period. Expert consultants…

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Quandary Peak Assists with Software Patent Reexamination

A patent for certain unified messaging systems is undergoing reexamination by the US Patent and Trademark Office, and a Quandary Peak expert has been called on to assist the patent assignee. US Patent 7,702,669, assigned to RingCentral, Inc., discloses a system for synchronizing different types of messages between multiple clients and servers.…

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