Special Master

  1. Religious Technology Center vs F.A.C.T.Net, United States District Court, Colorado, Case No. 95-K-2143, 1995-99. Report. Special Master to Honorable John L. Kane, Jr.
      Copyright and trade secret misappropriation in which plaintiff alleged that defendant published copyrighted materials on the Internet, leading to an issue relating to violation of First Amendment rights. Computer forensics on the evidence, and restoration of computers to their original state.
  2. corporate Express Office Products, Inc. vs EON Enterprises, et al. District Court, Jefferson County, Colorado, Case number 2001CV1316, 2002. Special Master to Honorable Jack W. Berryhill.
      Computer Forensics. Required analysis of customer list databases.

Court-appointed Expert

  1. Arnold Pohs, et al., vs. Steven Gotsdiner and Gotsdiner and Associates, LLC, District Court, Arapahoe County, Colorado, Case Number 03 CV 1672, 2004. Court-appointed expert, Hon. Gerald Rafferty, Division 408. James B. Powers, Harris, Karstaedt, Jamison & Powers (Plaintiff), 383 Inverness Parkway, Suite 400, Englewood, CO 80112-5816. Erich L. Bethke, Canges, Iwashko, Bethke & Bailey (Defendant), 950 Seventeenth Street, Suite 1700, Denver, CO 80202
      Computer forensics analysis of Defendant's computers in an attempt to determine if certain files had ever been present on the computer.

Technical Expert — Intellectual Property and Trade Secrets

Certain consulting expert engagements are not disclosed per agreement with the client law firm.
  1. Smartphones Technologies LLC vs. LG Electronics, Inc.; LG Electronics USA, Inc.; Apple, Inc.; and AT&T Mobility LLC U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas, Tyler Division, 6:10-cv-74-LED-JDL, testifying expert retained by defendants. Deposed. 2012-2013. Allan Soobert and Kim Moore, Paul Hastings, LLP, 875 15th Street NW, Washington, DC 20005.
      Intellectual property. Combined PDA-cell phone functionality, network configuration and web browsers for mobile devices.
  2. Consulting expert, 2012. McDermott Will & Emery LLP, Amol Parikh, 227 West Monroe Street,Chicago, Illinois 60606-5096.
      Intellectual property. Distributed software.
  3. EdiSync vs. Saba Centra, U.S. District Court, District of Colorado, 03-cv-1587-WYD-MEH, testifying expert retained by plaintiff. Deposed. Prepared six declarations for reexaminations, and two reports. 2004-2013. Tucker Trautman and John Kennedy, Dorsey & Whitney, LLP, 1400 Wewatta St., Suite 400, Denver, CO 80202-5549.
      Intellectual Property. Computer supported collaborative work, distributed systems.
  4. Consulting expert, 2011. Orrick LLP, Steven E. Adkins, Columbia Center, 1152 15th Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20005-1706.
      Intellectual Property. Operating system technology related to file systems.
  5. Microsoft vs. TiVo, International Trade Commission; Investigation No. 337-TA-761. Testifying expert retained by Plaintiff. Testifed and deposed. 2011. Timothy DeMasi, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, 767 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10153-0119.
  6. Consulting expert. 2011. Orion Armon, Cooley LLP, 380 Interlocken Crescent, Suite 900, Broomfield, CO 80021-8023.
  7. Alcatel-Lucent vs Amazon.com, Inc., et al., U.S. District Court, Eastern District Tyler Division; Case No. 6:09-cv-422 [LED]. Testifying expert retained by Defendants. Testified and deposed. 2010-2011. Lara S. Garner, Fish and Richardson, 12390 El Camino Real, San Diego, CA 92130; Alan Albright, John Barr, and Chris Shield, Bracewell Giuliani, Houston, TX and Austin, TX; Kent Bauldauf, Jr. and James Bosco, Webb Law, Pittsburgh, PA.
  8. Augme vs. Yahoo!, U.S. District Court, Northern California; Case No. C-09-5386 EDL. Testifying expert retained by Defendant, 2010-2011. Deposed twice. Richard S. J. Hung and J. Ryan Gilfoil, Morrison Foerster, 425 Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94105-2482.
  9. Microsoft vs. Motorola, International Trade Commission; Investigation No. 337-TA-744. Testifying expert retained by Plaintiff, 2010-2011. Testified and deposed. Douglas Lewis, Sidley Austin LLP, One South Dearborn St., Chicago, IL 60603.
  10. Microsoft Corp. vs. TiVo, Inc., U. S. District Court, Northern District of California, Case No. 5:10-cv-00240-RS (PVT). Retained by Microsoft, 2010-2011. Christopher Kao, Perkins Coie LLP, 3150 Porter Drive, Palo Alto, CA 94304. Chad Campbell, Perkins Coie LLP, 2901 North Central Avenue, Suite 2000, Phoenix, AZ 85012-2788.
  11. Consulting expert. 2010-2011. Michael Pieja, Bridges & Mavrakakis LLP, 540 Cowper Street, Suite 100, Palo Alto, CA 94301.
  12. Apple vs. Nokia, International Trade Commission; Investigation No. 337-TA-704. Testifying expert retained by Plaintiff, 2010. Testified and deposed. Marcus Sernel and Jessica Kaiser, Kirkland & Ellis LLP, 300 N. LaSalle St., 27th Floor, Chicago, IL 60654.
  13. Spring Design, Inc., vs. Barnesandnoble.com LLC, U.S. District Court, Northern District, San Jose Division, Case No. C 09 05185 JW. Testifying expert retained by Plaintiff, 2009-2011. Deposed. J. David Hadden and Saina Shamilov, Fenwick & West LLP, Silicon Valley Center, 801 California Street, Mountain View, CA 94041.
  14. DataTreasury Corp. vs. Royal Bank of Canada, Bank of Nova Scotia, Toronto-Dominion Bank, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, Bank of Montreal, National Bank of Canada, Symcor, Inc., and Intria Items, Incl. Federal Court (of Canada), Court File No. T-1661-07. Testifying expert, retained by Plaintiff, 2008-20010. Tim Gilbert and Alex Stack, Gilbert's LLP, The Flatiron Building, 49 Wellington St. East, Toronto, Canada MSE 1C9.
  15. Consulting expert, 2008. James Pinto, Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLP, 410 Seventeenth St., Suite 2200, Denver, CO 80202-4437.
  16. Consulting expert. 2008, David O. Seeley, Holme Roberts and Owens LLP, 299 South Main Street, Suite 1800, Salt Lake City, Utah 84111-2263.
  17. Veritas Operating Corporation vs. Microsoft Corporation, U. S. District Court, Western District of Washington, Case No. C-06-0703, 2006-08. Testifying expert retained by defendant, deposed. Bruce R. Braun and Scott P. Glauberman, Winston & Strawn, LLP, 35 W. Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60601-9703. Arthur Harrigan, Danielson, Harrigan, Leyh & Tollefson, LLP, 999 Third Avenue, Suite 4400, Seattle, WA 98104.
      Intellectual Property. Logical volume management system in modern computing systems, including Windows, Unix, Linux, and other technologies. Analysis of the design, implementation (source code), and operation of logical volume management systems (Linux and Windows).
  18. Adept Computer Solutions vs. Zoll Data Systems, U.S. District Court, Colorado District, Case No. 05-cv-01917-ZLW-MJW, 2006-07. Expert retained by defendant, deposed and testified. Natalie Hanlon-Leh, Faegre and Benson, LLP, 3200 Wells Fargo Center, 1700 Lincoln Street, Denver, CO 80203-4532. Mindy Sooter, Faegre and Benson, LLP, 1900 Fifteenth Street, Boulder, CO.
  19. QuickPen International, Inc. vs. Daniel P. Bittinger. U. S. District Court, District of Colorado, Case No. 06-CV-02265 DME-MEH, 2007. Testifying expert retained by the plaintiff, deposed. Stuart Pack and Byeongsook Seo, Isaacson Rosenbaum, P.C., 633 17th Street, Suite 2200, Denver, CO 80202-5656.
      Trade Secret. Software system analysis of heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and plumbing computer aided design tools, including the analysis of the design operation, use of databases, and Delphi source code implementation.
  20. Paterson vs. Evans, et al., U. S. District Court, Western District of Washington, Case No. 2:05-CV-01719-TSZ, 2006-07. Testifying expert retained by the defendant. Report. Bruce E. H. Johnson, Davis Wright Tremaine, LLP, 2600 Century Square, 1501 Fourth, Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101-1688.
      Libel and Slander. Analysis of the development of the CP/M operating system for early microcomputers, and the relationship of the CP/M operating system to the first version of the MS-DOS operating system.
  21. Registrar Systems, patent defense 2006-07. Testifying expert retained by plaintiff. John Kennedy and Gregory S. Tamkin, Dorsey & Whitney, LLP, 370 Seventeenth St., Suite 4700, Denver, CO 80202-5647.
      Intellectual Property. Computer supported collaborative work.
  22. Sun Microsystems vs. Computer Hardware Equipment, U. S. District Court, District of Colorado, Case No. 06-cv-01699 MSK-MJW, 2006. Testifying expert retained by the plaintiff. Nancy Gegenheimer and Lucky Vidmar, Holme Roberts and Owen, LLP, 1700 Lincoln Street, Suite 4100 Denver, CO 80203-4541.
      Trade Secret. Analyze technology for remote computer diagnostics for large data centers.
  23. Consulting expert, 2006. David L. McCombs, Haynes and Boone, LLP, 901 Main St., Suite 3100, Dallas, TX 75202-3789.
      Intellectual Property. Analyze prior art and method and system for a system for generalized device drivers.
  24. Consulting expert, 2006. William D. Meyer, Hutchinson, Black & Cook, LLP, 921 Spruce St., Suite 200, Boulder, CO 80302.
      Intellectual Property. Analyze patent and design of distributed system to support eCommerce.
  25. Consulting expert, 2006. Mark J. Shean, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, LLP, 4 Park Plaza, Suite 1600, Irvine, CA 92614-2558.
      Intellectual Property. Analyze multiprocessor design as potential prior art for an invalidity argument.
  26. Consulting expert, 2006. Thomas C. Webster, Blakely, Sokoloff, Taylor & Zafman, LLP, 1279 Oakmead Parkway, Sunnyvale, CA 94085-4040.
      Intellectual Property. Analyze multiprocessor design as potential prior art for an invalidity argument.
  27. UniSys Corporation vs. Accenture LLP, District Court, County of Denver, Colorado, Case No. 04CV1509, 2005. Expert retained by plaintiff, deposed. Gregory Kanan and Jesus Vazquez, Rothgerber, Johnson & Lyons, LLP, 1200 Seventeenth Street, Suite 3000, Denver, CO 80202-5855.
      Trade Secret. Analysis of design, implementation, and source code of a large software package for tax code remediation.
  28. Consulting expert, 2005-06. Robert Silver, Boies, Schiller & Flexner, LLP, 333 Main Street, Armonk, NY, 10504.
      Computer Technology. Microprocessor platforms, operating systems, system software, Unix, and Linux.
  29. Consulting expert, 2005. James Pinto, Dorsey & Whitney, LLP, 370 Seventeenth St., Suite 4700, Denver, CO 80202-5647.
      Computer Technology. Microprocessor platforms, operating systems, system software, Unix, and Linux.
  30. American Video Graphics vs. Microsoft Corporation, U. S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas, Civil Action No. 6:05-CV-006, 2005. Testifying expert retained by defendant. Timothy E. DeMasi, Weil, Gotshal & Manges, LLP, 767 Fifth, Ave., New York, NY 10153.
      Intellectual Property. Analysis of the design and implementation of the operating system support for graphics in client-server systems.
  31. Consulting expert, 2005. Robert Chiaviello, Jr., Fulbright & Jaworski, LLP, 2200 Ross Ave., Suite 2800, Dallas, TX, 75201-2784.
      Intellectual Property. Analyze prior art and method and system for a system for generalized device drivers.
  32. XCEL Energy Inc. v. Andrew Olsen (individually) and Andrew Olsen, Charles L. Butland and Kristen Tollefsen (dba Colorado Energy Services). District Court, City and County of Denver, Case number 01 CV 3021, 2001. Expert retained by the plaintiff. Natalie Hanlon-Leh, Faegre & Benson LLP, 370 Seventeenth Street, Denver, CO.
      Trade secret case. Analysis of software operation and design.
  33. Media Optik, Inc. v. Sega of America, Validity Investigation of U.S. Patent 5,012,407, 2000. Expert retained by the defendant, John M. Romary, Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett, and Dunner, LLP., Washington, D.C.
      Intellectual Property. Analyze a patent related to video processing.
  34. Joseph H. Mohr, d/b/a Roaring Fork Software v. VICORP Restaurants, Inc., Denver District Court, Case No. 96 CV 6526, 1997. Expert retained by the defendant. Deposed. Wesley B. Howard of Brega and Winters, 1700 Lincoln Street, Suite 2222, Denver, CO.
  35. Seismic Image Software, Ltd. and Green Mountain Geophysics, Inc., American Arbitration Association, No. 77 117 00250 96, 1997. Expert retained by the defendant. Deposed and testifed in arbitration. William D. Meyer, Hutchinson, Black and Cook, LLP, 1215 Spruce Street, Boulder, CO.
      Trade secret case. Analyze email, software design, and C source code implementation:.

Legal Expert — Computer Forensics

Certain consulting expert engagements are not disclosed per agreement with the client law firm.
  1. Consulting expert, 2008. Wesley B. Howard, Benjamin, Bain, Howard & Cohen, LLP, 7315 E. Orchard Road, Suite E400, Greenwood, CO 80111.
      Explore evidence of file removal.
  2. Western Stone & Metal Corp. vs Chris Riggs and John A. Wegman, United States District Court for the District of Colorado, Case Number 05-cv-799-WYD-BNB, 2005. Expert retained by defendants. F. Stephen Collins, Ducker, Montgomery, Aronstein & Bess, P.C., One Civic Center Plaza, 1560 Broadway, Suite 1400, Denver, CO 80202. James W. Hubbell, Kelly Haglund, Garnsey Kahn, LLP, 1441 18th Street, Suite 300, Denver, CO 80202.
      Explore evidence of file removal.
  3. People vs. French, et al. (Kidztime), 2004. Expert retained by the people. Jean W. Walters and Jack Luellen, Office of Attorney General, 1525 Sherman St., 5th Floor, Denver, CO 80203.
      Computer technology criminal case.
  4. Palo Duro Hardwoods, Inc. vs. Thomas J. Heese, United States District Court for the District of Colorado, Case Number 04-D-0459 (PAC), 2003. Expert retained by plaintiff. Kevin Allen, Allen & Vellone, 1600 Stout Street, Suite 1100, Denver, CO.
      Explore evidence of file removal.
  5. The Retirement Group vs Linsco/Private Ledger, et al., Superior Court of the State of California, San Diego County, Case number GIC786976, 2003. Expert retained by the defendant. Kevin Allen, Allen & Vellone, 1600 Stout Street, Suite 1100, Denver, CO.
      Analysis of customer list databases.
  6. Corporate Express Office Products, Inc. v. Karen Young and EON Office Products, Inc., United States District Court for the District of Colorado, Case Number 03B1131 (MJW), 2003. Expert retained by the plaintiff. Heather Perry, Connelly Sheehan & Moran, LLP, 150 S. Wacker Drive, Suite 1600, Chicago, IL 60606. Also retained by the defendant. Kevin Allen, Allen & Vellone, 1600 Stout Street, Suite 1100, Denver, CO.
      Analysis of customer list databases.
  7. People v. Bruce Gillie, 01CR338, 2002, Eagle County, Colorado, 2002. Expert retained by the defendant. David Lane of Kilmer & Lane, 1543 Champa Street, Suite 400, Denver.
      Computer technology criminal case.
  8. Corporate Express Office Products, Inc. v. EON Enterprises, et al. District Court, Jefferson County, Colorado, Case number 2001CV1316, 2002. Expert retained by the plaintiff. Darrell M. Daley and Jennifer Sullivan, Faegre & Benson, LLP, 1900 Fifteenth Street, Boulder, CO.
      Trade secret case. Analysis of customer list databases.
  9. Consulting expert, 2002. Adams Twelve Five Star School District. Phil Padilla, Educational Support Center, 1500 East 128th Avenue, Thornton, CO.
      Investigated purported email fraud within the school district computers using computer forensics analysis methodology.
  10. Allen L. Pallarito v. Storage Technology Corporation and Randy Settergren. US District Court of Colorado, Case number 01 M 222, 2001. Expert retained by the defendant. Christopher M. Leh, Holland & Hart LLP, 1050 Walnut Street, Boulder, CO.
  11. Marconi Communications Inc. v. Ellingford, SR File No. 4416-1, 2000. Expert retained by the plaintiff. Todd Blakely and Robert R. Brunelli of Sheridan Ross, 1560 Broadway, Suite 1200, Denver, CO.
      Explore evidence of file removal.
  12. Ralph A. Reiff v. Rocky Mountain News, U.S. District Court, Case No. 98-Z-1658, 1999. Expert retained by the plaintiff. Richard S. Shaeffer, attorney, 2063 S. Worchester Way, Aurora, CO.
      Age Discrimination. Dscribe training, qualifications and responsibilities of a computer operator in a large data center.
  13. People v. Bernstein Brothers, City of Denver, 1998. Expert retained by the defendants. Gary Lozow of Isaacson, Rosenbaum, Woods, and Levy, 633 17th Street, Denver, CO.
      Computer technology criminal case.
  14. Kensington Apartments v. David Canola, preparation for potential civil action, 1997. Expert retained by the plaintiff. Christopher M. Leh, Caplan and Earnest, LLP, 2595 Canyon, Suite 400, Boulder, CO.
      Explore evidence of file removal.
  15. Religious Technology Center v. F.A.C.T.Net, U.S. District Court, Case No. 95-K-2143, 1995. Expert retained by the defendant. Testified. Tom Kelley and Natalie Hanlon-Leh, Faegre and Benson, LLP, 317 17th Street, Denver, CO

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