Software industry veterans and computer science professors experienced in litigation.
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.
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Brad Ulrich has diverse career as a computer scientist, software engineer, technology manager, and entrepreneur. His experience spans software design, programming, patent management, healthcare, mobile devices, startups, technology licensing, regulatory compliance, and risk management.
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As a developer and CTO, Jason Frankovitz has been in the trenches of technology for more than 20 years. He has worked as a programmer, software development manager, technical analyst, CTO, and mentor in a wide variety of industries including enterprise software, digital entertainment, and Web-enabled government.
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Dr. Mahdi Eslamimehr has hands-on experience in leading tech companies around the world, including Ericsson R&D Center, Samsung Electronics R&D Labs and SAP Research Labs. He now serves as a consulting expert in software-related litigation in addition to holding a research faculty position at UCLA.
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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 a Research Scientist at Yale University and holds a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Cambridge.
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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, contractual disputes, and other types of litigation.
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Dr. Meldal has testified in federal court and been deposed multiple times as an expert in computer science and software engineering. He has provided technical opinions regarding mobile devices, networks, wireless telephony, databases, service-oriented architectures, web systems, and geospatial positioning.
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Dr. Nazarian is an Associate Professor of Engineering Practice in the Department of Electrical Engineering at the University of Southern California. He also has nearly a decade of industry experience as a software and hardware design engineer in a wide range of areas, including integrated circuits and embedded systems.
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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.
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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.
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About Our Software Experts
- Quandary Peak’s computer and software experts are recognized pioneers and innovators in the technology industry and scientific research community.
- Every expert on our team has established a reputation as an authority in the field of computer science through a consistent record of exceptional achievement in business, academia, or both.
- Having devoted our professional lives to mastering the complexity of computing systems and inventing new software technology, we have broad experience with computers (including smartphones and tablets), software (including medical and enterprise systems), computer networks (including websites and the Internet), and electronic data (including databases, digital media, and document metadata).
- As speakers at major software conferences, award-winning researchers, and expert witnesses in high-profile litigation, we know how to clearly and succinctly explain technical concepts, factual findings, and opinions.
- In critical matters, leading IP law firms and Fortune 500 companies trust Quandary Peak’s expertise in computer science and software engineering.
- Our experts serve clients throughout the United States, from Silicon Valley and Southern California to Boston and New York.
- We have experience in numerous jurisdictions — state courts, U.S. District Court, the ITC, and the USPTO.
- Our areas of focus include software patents, copyrights, trade secrets, system malfunctions, contract disputes, and source code review.