Dr. Smith has been involved as an intellectual property consultant/expert in
numerous technology based matters for over fifteen years. He has
courtroom and deposition testifying
experience. His background is in the areas of Computer Science and Computer
Engineering including both hardware and software.
His intellectual property work includes:
Courtroom and deposition testimony
including investigation of both hardware and software
Patent Validity/Invalidity analysis
Expert report writing
For over 30 years,
Dr. Smith has been active in the fields of computer science and computer
engineering. Areas of expertise include computer software, telephony and
computer networks (e.g. cellular, wireless, LAN, WAN), Internet and
web based systems, database systems, operating systems, computer
architecture, and parallel and distributed systems.
Dr. Smith holds a
doctoral degree (PhD) in Computer Science, granted by Michigan State
University (MSU) in 1999, as well as a Masters degree in Computer Science
from MSU and a Bachelors degree in Computer Science from Xavier University
obtained in 1985. He is currently a Full Professor at the California
Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly) in the Department of Computer Science and
Software Engineering (CSSE) were he has been a faculty member
Prior to graduate
school, Dr. Smith worked in industry as a project manager, designing and
implementing large distributed software systems. Dr. Smith has written
numerous peer reviewed technical papers and presented his work at a number
of technical conferences.
available on request (firstname.lastname@example.org).