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Nazarian Provides Deposition Testimony in BIOS Cases

Quandary Peak Research expert Dr. Shahin Nazarian was deposed in several IPR cases on March 15, March 16, April 4 and April 6, 2016. He was the lead testifying expert witness on six contested patents. Nazarian was asked to opine on the invalidity of US patents 6,519,659, 6,487,656, 6,633,976, 6,373,498, 6,401,202, and…

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Quandary Peak Advises Canadian FIRST LEGO League Robotics team

When software expert Jason Frankovitz got an email with the subject line “Robotics”, he assumed it was a client needing help with a technology project. But this client wasn’t some large computer company or high-powered law firm; it was a group of budding engineers from Sarnia, Ontario. The Canadian 5th, 6th, and…

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Award Winning Research Conducted by Quandary Peak Experts

Two Quandary Peak experts and their teams presented their latest research at the twenty-sixth International Symposium on Software Reliability and Engineering, one of the most accredited IEEE events. Dr. Mahdi Eslamimehr with his teammate from MIT won the ISSRE 2016 Best Paper award for “AtomChase: Directed Search Towards Atomicity Violations”, the result…

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Relying on Sole Expert Witness, Samsung Wins Patent Case…Twice

Samsung prevailed in the retrial of a patent infringement case earlier this month as the jury found the asserted patents to be valid but not infringed. Quandary Peak software expert Dr. Nenad Medvidovic was called as an expert witness by Samsung in both the original trial, which took place in July, and…

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Technical Analysis Contributes to Unexpected Verdict in FilmOn Case

Video streaming company FilmOn won a surprising victory in federal District Court this month in a case in which Dr. Sigurd Meldal, a computer scientist at Quandary Peak Research, provided expert witness testimony related to FilmOn’s video streaming servers. Other Quandary Peak consultants were also retained through FilmOn’s counsel, Baker Marquart LLP,…

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Measuring Software Maintainability

Software maintenance costs result from modifying your application to either support new use cases or update existing ones, along with the continual bug fixing after deployment. As much as 70-80% of the Total Ownership Cost (TCO) of the software can be attributed to maintenance costs alone! Software maintenance activities can be classified…

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Jurors Said Quandary Peak Expert Was Convincing

A Quandary Peak expert was cited by jurors as credible and convincing on the stand, leading to a positive outcome for the firm’s client. Jason Frankovitz testified in San Diego Superior Court in the matter of Rimma Breeze v. The Evans School, Inc. Mr. Frankovitz, an expert in Web and Internet technologies,…

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Quandary Peak Expert Testifies on Web and Search Engine Technology

One of Quandary Peak’s experts in web, Internet, and search engine technology recently provided courtroom testimony in a contempt hearing, Golden Best Plumbing, Inc. v. Touni Baghdasarian and Happy Rooter. The Internet expert, Jason Frankovitz, opined on whether the plaintiff’s trade name was being used to market services on the defendant’s Web…

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Introduction to the Gmail API

One of the most difficult questions when creating a new product is how to ensure that the product has a chance to attract a large user base. The good news is that the big players in the technology market such as Facebook, Google, and Twitter let developers create applications that can access…

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