Served as an expert in patent cases

Dr. Laivan is an expert in the fields of network communications and telecommunications. He has provided expert witness testimony in patent cases involving over 140 patents, written expert reports, and testified in over 80 depositions.

He has testified in Federal courts, before judges and juries, USPTO PTAB IPR, and the ITC. In addition to his expertise in patent cases, Dr. Lavian provides expert testimony and litigation support services in network communications and telecommunications.

He has testified in various courts, including the United States District Court, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), the International Trade Commission (ITC), and other courts in the United States and Canada. He has also served as an expert witness in USPTO PTAB proceedings, including Inter partes reviews (IPRs), Covered Business Method (CBM) reviews, Post Grant Reviews (PGRs), Ex-Parte Re-Examinations, and PTO Interferences.

Dr. Laivan is skilled in providing technical education for claim constructions and Markman hearings and is experienced in writing expert reports that include analyses, claim term definitions, and claim construction. He has a talent for making complex technical information accessible to audiences with varying technical expertise. He has provided product and technical analyses related to patent portfolios, claim charts, prior art investigations, and patentability research.

These cases involved leading companies, including Amazon, LinkedIn, Avaya, Netflix, T-Mobile, ZTE, AT&T, Ericsson, Sprint, Cisco Systems, Juniper Networks, Polycom, Motorola, HP, LG, WhatsApp, Instagram, Microsoft, Google, Huawei, Facebook, Samsung, and Apple. Below is a list of cases prosecuted along with expert reports, testified, and deposed.

A list of cases in which he wrote expert reports, offered depositions or testimony