Ray Chiang

Ray Chiang

Software Consultant and Code Analyst

Ray Chiang is a software systems expert and technologist with more than 15 years of experience in system engineering, video technologies, content distribution, digital media, and embedded systems. He has been involved in the development and management of consumer electronics industry standards such as HDMI and HDR10+ at Samsung, and Panasonic.

Ray currently serves as a consultant and source-code analyst in litigations, including patent and copyright infringement, and breach-of-contract matters. He is skilled in source code review and reverse-engineering. His role includes researching software architecture design and analysis.

Summary of Qualifications

Serving as a consultant and source-code analyst in several cases including patent infringement, copyright, ITC, and breach of contract cases.

Involved in development of consumer electronics standard HDR10+ at Samsung. Responsible for technical design and verification of display color technologies (WCG and HDR system, Color grading, and display calibration technologies). 

Served as a technical liaison, officer, and board of directors, in digital media, video, and display technologies industry-standard bodies including HDR10+, HDMI forum, DECE, SCSA, Blu-ray Disc Association (BDA).

Led media player research & compliance program at Samsung. Based on embedded system development, reverse engineering, software decompiling and black-box testing. Partnered with major studios, and content production facilities to overcome interoperable problems in the market for all media player product lines of more than 50+ product models.

Led development team integrated Java Virtual Machine (JVM) on embedded systems (RTOS) for major cell phone manufacturers in Taiwan. 

Received his M.S. in Technology Management (MSBA) from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign and B.S. in Computer Science from National Chiao Tung University (Taiwan).

Areas of Expertise

  • Programming
    C/C++, C#, Java, JavaScript, Go lang, Perl, Python, PHP, SQL, Ruby
  • Network Protocol
    TCP/IP, UDP, HTTP, HTTPS, Serial Communication (RS-232/Bluetooth)
  • Java Technologies
    J2SE, J2ME, BD-J, JVM, JVM certification (TCK), Java Native Interface (JNI), Swing/AWT, Tomcat, Spring Boot
  • Internet and Web
    REST, HTML5, CSS, JavaScript (full stack), jQuery, React.js, NodeJ.js, Next.js, Python, JSON, AJAX, PHP, Amazon Web Services (AWS), WordPress, Jekyll, Lightning
  • Video/Industry Standards
    MPEG2-TS, MP4, MPEG-DASH, HTTP Live Streaming (HLS), HDR10, HDR10+, MP4, H.264, H.265 (HEVC), HDMI, HDR Metadata (SMPTE-2084/2086/2094-40), HDMI, Blu-ray Disc Standards (BDA), Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC), CableLabs, Society of Cable Telecommunications (SCTE)
  • Digital Media
    Video Encoding/Decoding, Media Transcoding, Content Protection Encryption/Decryption, Content Delivery, Content Delivery Network (CDN), OpenGL, OpenCV, FFmpeg, Blu-ray Disc/DVD Authoring, UHD, Display Technologies, High Dynamic Range (HDR), HDR Tone Mapping, Picture Quality, Display Calibration, Color grading, Live Streaming
  • Database
    MS SQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle DB
  • Software Development
    Git, Github, JIRA, Apache Subversion, CVS, Ant build, CMake
  • Operating Systems
    Linux, Unix, Mac OS X, iOS, Windows, Android, WinCE
  • Other Software
    Adobe Photoshop, Final Cut Pro, ColorFront Transkoder, Davinci Resolve, Calman, OBS
  • Litigation Support
    Intellectual property and patent infringement, breach of contract, trade secret, ITC, software design/source code audit and review

Litigation Experience

  • MaddenCo, Inc. v. HG AutoTech LLC
    Jurisdiction: S.D. Indiana
    Case Number: 3:22-cv-00173-RLY-MPB
    Counsel: Delk McNally LLP | Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson, LLP
    Nature of Suit: Copyright; Third-party Neutral
  • dmarcian, Inc. v. DMARC Advisor BV
    Jurisdiction: U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina, Asheville
    Case Number: 1:21−cv−00067−MR
    Counsel: Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP
    Nature of Suit: Copyright
  • Angel McDaniel and Constance Simon v. Home Box Office, Inc.
    Jurisdiction: Southern District of New York
    Case Number: 1:22-cv-01942
    Counsel: The Samuel Law Firm
    Nature of Suit: Class Action
  • Nextpulse, LLC v. Brunswick Corp.
    Jurisdiction: US District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
    Case Number: CGC-18-571065
    Counsel: Edelsberg Law, P.A.
    Nature of Suit: Class Action
  • Compass Canteen Class Action
    Jurisdiction: US District Court, Eastern Missouri
    Case Number: 4:18-cv-01962-SEP
    Counsel: Arias Sanguinetti Wang & Torrijos, LLP
  • Jennifer Waller v. Tampa Bay Times (Times Publishing Company)
    Jurisdiction: US District Court for the Middle District of Florida
    Case Number: 8:23-cv-00119
    Counsel: Edelsberg Law, P.A.
    Nature of Suit: Class Action
  • Melanie Barber v. Eisenhower Medical Center, Inc.
    Jurisdiction: California Central District Court
    Case Number: 5:23-cv-00250
    Counsel: Edelsberg Law, P.A.
    Nature of Suit: Class Action, Breach of Contract
  • Emma Mendoza v. WP Company LLC dba The Washington Post
    Jurisdiction: U.S. District of Columbia Superior Court
    Case Number: 2023CAB001101
    Counsel: Edelsberg Law, P.A.
    Nature of Suit: Class Action
  • K+S Potash Canada General Partnership v. Veolia Water Technologies Inc.
    Jurisdiction: Court Of Queen’s Bench For Saskatchewan
    Case #: QB No. 817 (filed 2018)
    Nature of Suit: Breach of Contract
    Counsel: Stikeman Elliott LLP
    Technology: Plant Design Management Systems (PDMS), Clash Detection, Database synchronization
    Role: Source Code and Database Reviewer
  • Enigmatus, s.r.o. v. Playtika Ltd.
    Jurisdiction: Federal Court of Ottawa
    Court No. T-2085-16 (filed December 2, 2016)
    Nature of Suit: Trademark
    Counsel: Dipchand LLP
    Technology: Mobile application development, gaming, Web Application Protocol, geolocation
  • Content Engines, LLC v. Rumble USA, Inc., & Rumble Inc.
    Jurisdiction: Dist. Florida
    Case No. 8:22-cv-01949 (filed August 24, 2022)
    Nature of Suit: Patent Infringement
    Counsel: Burke, Williams & Sorensen, LLP.
    Technology: Content Delivery Network (CDN), video streaming, RAID storage
  • Broadband iTV v.
    Comcast, NBC Universal, Charter, Spectrum, Altice, Cablevision

    Case Number: 337-TA-1315
    Jurisdiction: US International Trade Commission, Washington DC
    Counsel: Kramer Day Alberti Lim Tonkovich & Belloli LLP
    Nature of Suit: Patent infringement
  • Taasera Licensing, LLC v. Trend Micro,
    Check Point Software, Palo Alto Networks

    Jurisdiction: US District Court Eastern District of Texas Marshall Division
    Case Number: 2:22-CV-00062-JRG-RSP
    Counsel: Fabricant LLP
    Nature of Suit: Patent
  • LKQ Corporation v. Overall Parts Solutions
    Case Number: 2022-0036
    Jurisdiction: Court of Chancery of the state of Delaware
    Counsel: Jones Day
    Nature of Suit: Breach of Contract
  • Cryptocurrency Pre-Litigation Investigation
    Jurisdiction: Federal (DOJ)
    Nature of Suit: Criminal fraud and theft
    Retained by: Defendant
    Counsel: Todd & Weld LLP
    Technology: Blockchain, smart contracts (TEAL assembly)
  • Pusztai v. Apple Inc
    Case Number: 3:21-cv-7995
    Jurisdiction: US District Court for the Northern District of California
    Counsel: Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
    Nature of Suit: Copyright infringement
  • Espíritu Santo Holdings, LP & L1bre Holding, LLC v. United Mexican States
    Jurisdiction: ICSID
    Case No. ARB/20/13 – 20417 (filed September 17, 2021)
    Nature of Suit: Investor-State Arbitration
    Counsel: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
    Technology: Mobile phone applications, ride hailing services
  • Certain Vehicle Controls Systems, Vehicles Containing the Same, and Components Thereof
    Jurisdiction: International Trade Commission (ITC)
    Case Number: 337-TA-1235 (filed November 19, 2020)
    Retained by: Volkswagen America
    Counsel: Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox
    Nature of Suit: Patent Infringement
    Technology: CAN bus communication of terrain selection data to vehicle suspension, breaking and transmission control subsystems (C++)
  • Autoscan GMBH, KHS Int’l. HLD. LTD v.
    Manitoba LTD D.B.A. DCC Hail

    Case Number: T-359-20
    Jurisdiction: Federal Court of Montréal, Quebec
    Counsel: Gowling WLG (Canada) LLP
    Nature of Suit: Copyright infringement
  • Graphite Software Corporation v. Beijing Xiaomi Mobile Software Co., Ltd
    Case Number: HKIAC/A20096
    Counsel: Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Express Mobile, Inc v. Facebook, Inc
    Case Number: 6:20-cv-00803
    Jurisdiction: Western District Of Texas
    Counsel: Feinberg Day Kramer Alberti Lim Tonkovich & Belloli LLP
    Nature of Suit: Patent infringement
  • HLFIP Holdings, Inc D.B.A. Smart Communications IP Holdings v.
    York County, Pennsylvania; York County Prison

    Case Number: 1:20-cv-00186-CCC
    Jurisdiction: Middle district of Pennsylvania
    Counsel: Baker & Hostetler LLP
    Nature of Suit: Patent infringement
  • Artec Europe S.A.R.L. v. Shenzhen Creality 3D Technology Co., Ltd
    Case Number: 1:2022cv01676
    Jurisdiction: Eastern District of New York
    Counsel: Munck Wilson Mandala
    Nature of Suit: Patent infringement
  • Jaguar Land Rover v. Volkswagen Group of America, Inc
    Case Number: 337-TA-1235
    Jurisdiction: United States International Trade Commission Washington, D.C
    Counsel: Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox
    Nature of Suit: Patent infringement
  • Palmetto Solar, LLC v. Dvinci Energy, Inc, and Walid Halty
    Case Number: 2020-0920-JTL
    Jurisdiction: Court of Chancery of the State of Delaware
    Counsel: Ray & Counsel, P.C.
    Nature of Suit: Breach of contract
  • Zeta Global Corp. v. Maropost Marketing Cloud, Inc
    Case Number: 1:20-cv-03951
    Jurisdiction: Southern District of New York
    Counsel: Newman Du Wors LLP
    Nature of Suit: Patent infringement
  • FinancialApps, LLC v. Envestnet, Inc, and Yodlee, Inc
    Case Number: 19-cv-01337
    Jurisdiction: United States District Court for the District of Delaware
    Counsel: Kasowitz Benson Torres LLP
    Nature of Suit: Breach of contract

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