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.
Contact us today
to speak with an expert:

(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


Isaac Pflaum - Expert Witness
Isaac Pflaum
Software Expert Witness

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.

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

Dr. Ali Khoshgozaran is a computer scientist and software technology consultant with years of experience at leading tech companies including Microsoft, Yahoo! and Samsung. Ali currently serves as an expert witness in software-related litigation, such as patent infringement and breach-of-contract matters.

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

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.

Elise Russo - Master of Public Health
Elise Russo
Project Manager

Elise Russo is a project manager focused in coordinating and executing quality/safety projects that investigate factors relating to the intersection of healthcare informatics, health information technology (HIT), and patient safety.

Nenad Medvidovic - Software Expert Witness
Nenad Medvidović, PhD
Testifying Expert

Nenad Medvidović is a Professor and Associate Chair for Ph.D. Affairs in the Computer Science Department at the University of Southern California. From 2009 to 2013, Medvidović was Director of the USC Center for Systems and Software Engineering. His research is in the area of software architectures and analysis.

Eric Koskinen - Computer Scientist
Eric Koskinen, PhD
Testifying and Consulting Computer Expert

Dr. Eric Koskinen has low-level expertise ranging from operating systems, networks, and servers to high-level concepts such as software architecture and compilers. Currently, he is an Assistant Professor at Stevens Institute of Technology, and he holds a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Cambridge.