Software & Computer Expertise

Our software experts are highly proficient in a range of technologies and applications.

We know computers and software — inside and out.
  • We are experts in a range of mobile software and smartphone platforms: Android, iOS, iPhone, Windows Phone, BlackBerry, and Brew.
  • We are highly experienced in Internet and web: Perl, Python, PHP, Java EE, Ruby, JavaScript, SQL, .NET, Apache, and TCP/IP.
  • We are skilled in working with digital multimedia: JPEG, MP3, MPEG, Flash, and digital rights management (DRM).
  • We have years of in-the-trenches experience with medical software and FDA devices: FDA 510(k) submissions, CFR Part 820, CFA Part 11, electronic health records (EHR), HIPPA and privacy regulations, and ISO and IEC Standards for medical device software.
  • Our staff includes experts in information security: public and private keys, hashing, authentication, SSL/TLS, SFTP/SSH, and secure software license activation.
  • We are knowledgable in computer networks and networking protocols: TCP/IP, DNS, HTTP, CDMA/GSM/LTE, Wifi/802.11, email, SSL, and FTP.
  • Our experts have designed, implemented, and analyzed applications built on top of a variety of database technologies: MySQL, Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, XML, and BigTable.
  • We are proficient in user interfaces: Java Swing, Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF), and Dojo.
  • We are the go-to guys for enterprise architectures: SAP, Oracle Siebel, PeopleSoft, Microsoft Dynamics, OPEN ERP, and OFBiz.
  • We have both industry and litigation experience with financial software: mobile banking software, technical analysis, TradeStation, eSignal, and Bloomberg Data Feeds.
  • We have worked with a variety of embedded devices, platforms, and technologies, including Verizon/nPhase platforms, Bluetooth, Zigbee, RFID, and Qualcomm’s devices.

Speak with an expert today

888‑959‑9639·info@quandarypeak.com

We are techies who speak legalese.
  1. Lawyers and engineers speak, write, and think differently. Translating tech jargon into the precise, unambiguous language of the law isn’t taught to engineers. We know how to do it.
  2. You can’t be an effective expert witness if you don’t understand the legal issues in question. Patents are legal documents, not engineering documents. Most engineers find them baffling (but we don’t).
  3. Explaining technical concepts to non-experts is hard. Conveying complex concepts in a way that is easy to understand is a skill we’ve carefully honed over years of practice.
We help lower costs for your clients.
  1. We off-load time-consuming tasks from expensive testifying experts. Our lower cost (but highly capable) consultants do the heavy lifting then feed information to the testifying expert.
  2. We are super efficient. We have done this many times, so we hit the ground running on every project.
  3. We use proprietary processes and tools. We have developed techniques specifically for litigation consulting that save valuable time (and money!)
We are software litigation fanatics.
  1. Litigation consulting is our full-time job. We don’t serve as expert witnesses as a “side gig,” and we don’t have another job that’s a higher priority.
  2. We are experienced. Since this is what we do all day, every day, we know what works and what doesn’t.
  3. We love what we do. Many experts do this work to supplement their income. We’ve chosen it as a career because we enjoy it.
Our team is your team.
  1. We assemble a team of experts with complementary knowledge and skills to fit your project. Each of our experts specializes in certain areas, and they collaborate to cover all the bases.
  2. A Quandary Peak team is more than the sum of its parts.  As the old saying goes, two heads are better than one.
  3. We can easily increase or decrease the work force assigned to a task. When crunch time arrives, we can devote more resources to get the job done.

Meet Some of Our Experts


Ali Khoshgozaran - Computer Scientist
Ali Khosh, PhD
Testifying and Consulting Expert

Dr. Ali Khosh is a computer scientist, entrepreneur and technology executive with years of experience at leading tech companies including Microsoft, Yahoo and Samsung. Ali serves as an expert in various software-related litigation matters (patent infringement, trade secret, etc.) and technical due diligence of emerging technology (VC investments, M&A transactions).

Colin Morrell - Health IT Software Security Consultant
Colin Morrell
Health IT Software Security Consultant

Colin Morrel is a Software Security Consultant with over 5 years of experience specializing in application security through static and dynamic analysis. He uses his background in offensive security testing to help improve software and IT security based on industry best practices.

Sam Malek - Software Expert Witness
Sam Malek, PhD
Senior Testifying Expert

Sam Malek is a 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.

Xiao Su
Xiao Su, PhD
Testifying and Consulting Expert

Dr. Xiao Su is a Professor and Chair of the Computer Engineering Department at San Jose State University. She is a renowned researcher in broad areas of software systems, computer networking, multimedia communications, network security, big data, and machine learning.

Isaac Pflaum - Expert Witness
Isaac Pflaum
Testifying and Consulting Expert

Isaac Pflaum has more than a decade of experience as a scientist, attorney, and consultant to Fortune 100 technology companies and state and local government agencies. He currently serves as an expert witness in software-related litigation — such as patent infringement and breach-of-contract matters.

George Edwards - Software Expert Witness
George Edwards, PhD
Testifying and Consulting Expert

Dr. George Edwards has more than a decade of experience as a scientist, engineer, and technical consultant to academic research labs, government agencies, and technology companies, and he has served as a software expert in various litigation contexts, including several patent infringement matters.