Dr. Lavian has been a consultant for leading legal firms throughout the United States, and his services have been sought after in projects related to network communications, telecommunications, and Internet Protocols. He has been retained by Fish Richardson, Cooley, Oblon, Irell & Manella, McKool Smith, Keker Van Nest, Finnegan, Holland &Knight, Perkins Coie, Kirkland & Ellis, Desmarais, Morgan Lewis, Kenyon & Kenyon, Durie Tangri, Greenberg Traurig, Ropes & Gray, McGuireWoods, Paper Hamilton, Skadden, Winston &Strawn, Gibson Dunn, Simpson Thacher, and Foley & Lardner.
Dr. Laivan provides expert witness testimony services in the areas of network communications and telecommunications, consulting leading law firm clients. Dr. Lavian served as an expert witness in cases involving over 140 patents, providing expert reports and testimony in over 70 depositions. He has also testified in Federal courts, before judges and juries, USPTO PTAB IPR, and the ITC.
Dr. Lavian has extensive experience in the software development of network protocols, architectures, configurations, installations, and network testing. He has academic and hands-on experience in the above fields, including technology products from different companies, implementations, related standards, designs, systems, hardware, and software technologies.