Expert Witness Services:
A seasoned expert witness in patent litigation, Dr. Lavian brings experience in academic and industrial research; and a Ph.D. from UC Berkeley specializing in telecommunications and network communications to his consulting work.
His expertise extends to computer networks, data communications, LAN/WAN, TCP/IP, UDP, VPN, VoIP, streaming media, chat, SMS, mobile wireless, Ethernet, routing, switching, Internet, and web techs. Dr. Lavian offers expert witness services in patent cases, including expert testimony, expert witness reports, and patent analysis of Internet techs, standards, and protocols.
Moreover, he offers expert witness services and provides courtroom presence, clear testimony, and the ability to distill complex concepts into the basics quickly.
As a highly expert witness, Dr. Lavian has testified in Federal courts before judges and juries, the USPTO PTAB, and the ITC. He has provided support for Intellectual Property (IP) litigation cases related to over 140 patents in network communications and telecommunications, including Internet Protocols (TCP/IP), streaming media, and mobile technologies. Cases involved leading companies such as Amazon, LinkedIn, Avaya, Netflix, T-Mobile, ZTE, Ericsson, Cisco Systems, Juniper Networks, Arista, Polycom, Motorola, LG, WhatsApp, Instagram, Microsoft, Google, Huawei, Facebook, Apple, Ericsson, and Netflix.
Dr. Lavian has experience working with law firms, giving expert witness services, patent analysis, prior art, source code reviews, hardware reviews, patent infringement, patent invalidity, trade secret, and other related matters.
Therefore, he has testified as an expert witness over 70 times, both in depositions and trials, and has written numerous expert reports. These reports comprise state-of-the-art research and tech analysis regarding patent claims, invalidity/validity, infringement/non-infringement, claim constructions, and prior art.
Dr. Lavian presents technical material in plain-English common sense and uses terminology understandable by technical and lay audiences alike.
Expert testimony services and litigation support, including:
Dr. Lavian provides expert testimony and litigation support services, including:
- Testifying as an expert in cases filed with 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.
- Serving 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.
- Providing technical education for claim constructions and Markman hearings.
- Writing expert reports, including analyses, claim term definitions and claim construction.
- Communicating technical information effectively to audiences of varying levels of technical expertise.
- Providing product and technical analyses related to patent portfolios, claim charts, prior art investigation, and patentability research.
Examples of past expert witness cases:
- Web reservation over the Internet covering multiple reservation instances.
- Network management patents.
- Telecommunications architecture, PSTN, and VoIP.
- Network protocol for multimedia application.
- Web services and Internet tech patents.
- Router switching fabric architecture and Ethernet pseudo-wire VPN patents.
- Multiprotocol telecom routing optimization.
- Multiprotocol label switching (MPLS) Tech.
- Wireless and communications access control.
- Bluetooth, KVM switch architectures.
- Wireless Tech, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/n, MIMO.
- Wi-Fi tethering in broadband cellular data.
- Leading mobile wireless products and techs.
- Web reservation over the Internet covering multiple reservation instances.
- Wireless techs, Wi-Fi, 802.11, WLAN.
- VoIP, cellphone, short messages, and chat app patents.
- Instant VoIP communication using mobile devices.
- Improving communication between mobile devices and base stations.
- Network communications, routing, and switching Tech investigation.
- MPLS Tunneling patents, IETF RFCs standards for MPLS.
- Operational Support System (OSS), SNMP, and Device Management.
- Network management for IP-PBX. Internet Protocols, TCP/IP, Network Management, SNMP.
- Routing, switching, and communication equipment architectures and design.
- Network communications, routing, and switching techniques.
- Multi-protocol telecom routing optimization.
- MPLS Routing, Packet Switching, Queuing.
- Internet protocols, routing and switching.
- Web services and Internet techs. Internet protocols, routing and switching.
- Routing switching, network communications, TCP/IP VoIP, short message service, SMS, and chat apps patents.
- iPhone, iPad, and other Apple mobile wireless products.
- Firewall and secure multimedia communications.
- Cases of online reservations.
- Video conference application programs.
Dr. Lavian is an expert in the fields of network communications and telecommunications. His extensive knowledge and expertise in these areas allow him to provide valuable insights and testimony in patent cases involving these topics. Dr. Lavian is also skilled at providing technical education for claim constructions and Markman hearings. This involves explaining the technical details of patents and other legal documents to judges and other legal professionals, helping them understand a case’s technical aspects.
Dr. Lavian has also written expert reports for a range of corporate clients. These reports typically include detailed analyses of the technical aspects of the case, as well as definitions of key technical terms and an explanation for the claim construction process. This helps to provide a clear and comprehensive understanding of the technical aspects of the case. Dr. Lavian’s ability to communicate complex technical information to audiences with varying technical expertise is precious in this role.
Overall, Dr. Lavian’s expertise in network communications and telecommunications and his ability to communicate complex technical information effectively make him a valuable resource for corporate clients. Whether providing expert testimony in legal cases, offering technical education, or conducting technical analyses, Dr. Lavian is well-equipped to help companies and organizations navigate the complex world of technology and networking.
Telecommunications and Network Communications Expertise
Dr. Lavian has the expertise to assist in designing, implementing, and maintaining telecommunications networks. Dr. Lavian has extensive expertise in telecommunications, which involves transmitting information over a distance using technology such as telephone lines, cable, satellite, or radio waves. He provides specialized knowledge, experience, and services in communication networks, including consultation, research, and education on various technologies such as PSTN (public switched telephone network), VoIP (voice over internet protocol), and wireless communications systems.
Network communications refer to the transmission of data between devices on a network. Dr. Lavian has in-depth knowledge, experience, and expertise in this area. He thoroughly understands the technologies and protocols involved in network communications, such as TCP/IP, routing, switching, and network security and management. Dr. Lavian can provide consultation and research services on network communications and ensure that data is transmitted efficiently, reliably, and securely on a network.
Computer networks are networks of computers and other devices that are connected to share data and resources. Dr. Lavian has extensive knowledge and experience in designing, implementing, and maintaining computer networks. This includes local area networks (LANs) and wide area networks (WANs) that can be connected using wired or wireless technologies. He can provide consultation and research services on computer networks and ensure they are efficient and reliable for data transmission.
Dr. Lavian has extensive knowledge and expertise in internet protocols, such as TCP/IP, which are the set of rules and standards that govern the structure and transmission of data on the internet. He can provide consultation, research, and education on internet protocols and assist in maintaining the efficient and secure information of data on the internet.
Internet and Web
Dr. Lavian has expertise in the technologies and protocols that underpin the internet and the web. This includes understanding web services, web applications, and web technologies, as well as internet protocols and routing and switching.
Routing and Switching
- Routing and switching are critical technologies used in networking to direct data packets to their intended destination. Routing is determining the best path for data packets to travel through a network, while switching is moving data packets to their next destination on the path. Routing and switching technologies are essential for directing data traffic and ensuring that data is transmitted efficiently, reliably, and securely on a network.
Voice over IP (VoIP)
- Voice over IP (VoIP) is a technology that allows for the transmission of voice communications over the internet. Dr. Lavian has in-depth knowledge and experience in this area, including understanding the various protocols and technologies involved in VoIP, such as SIP and RTP. He can provide consultation and research services on VoIP and assist in designing, implementing, and maintaining VoIP systems. Dr. Lavian has proven expertise in VoIP technology, including instant VoIP communication using mobile devices and improving communication between mobile devices and base stations.
- Mobile wireless refers to wireless technology’s data transmission and voice communications on mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets. Dr. Lavian has extensive knowledge and experience in mobile wireless technologies, including cellular communications, wireless networking, Bluetooth, and mobile device technologies. He has expertise in leading mobile wireless products and systems. Dr. Lavian can provide consultation, research, and education on mobile wireless technologies, including wireless techs such as Wi-Fi, 802.11, 802.15, and WLAN, and assist in the design, implementation, and maintenance of mobile wireless systems.