EXPERT DISCLOSURES

Ashton Woods Holdings, L.L.C. et al. vs. USG Corporation, et al.

(Alleged price-fixing damages.)

United States District Court for the Eastern District Of Pennsylvania, Case No. 2:15-cv-01712-MMB (E.D. Pa.), MDL 2437 No. 13-MD-2437.  Retained by plaintiffs Ashton Woods Holdings, L.L.C. et al.  Expert Reports, December 22, 2017 and January 26, 2018.

 

Gariby vs. Walmart Stores, Inc., et al.

(Defective product damages)

Superior Court of the State of California, Alameda County, Case No. RG-1471590-7.  Retained by defendant Walmart Stores.

 

Conlin vs. Magnum, Inc., et al.

(Alleged successor liability for defective product.)

Superior Court of the State of California, San Joaquin County, Case No. 39-2013-00292938-CU-PL-STK.  Retained by defendant Magnum Research, Delaware.  Deposition, July 8, 2016.

 

THX Ltd. v. Apple Inc.

(Alleged patent infringement damages.)

United States District Court for the Northern District Of California, Case No. 3:13-cv-01161-IISG.  Retained by plaintiff THX.

 

Move, Inc., et al., vs. Zillow, Inc., et al.

(Alleged trade secret misappropriation, defamation, and abuse of process damages.)

Superior Court of the State of Washington, King County, Case No. No. 14—07669-0 SEA.  Retained by defendant and counter-claimant Zillow.  Expert Report, February 1, 2016.  Deposition, March 17, 2016.

 

Pacific Gas & Electric Company, ET AL. VS. HARt High-Voltage Apparatus Repair and Testing Co., Inc.

(Alleged negligence damages.)

Superior Court of the State of California, County of Merced, Case No. CVM013599, CV003013.  Retained by defendant Hart.

 

Grail Semiconductor, Inc. v. Mitsubishi Electric and Electronics USA, Inc., et al.

(Economic analysis of the semiconductor industry.)

Superior Court of the State of California, County of Santa Clara, Case No. 1-07-CV-098590.  Retained by plaintiff Grail Semiconductor.

 

Prolifiq Software, Inc. v. Veeva Systems, Inc.

(Alleged patent infringement damages.)

United States District Court for the Northern District Of California, Case No. 3:13-CV-03644-SI.  Retained by defendant Veeva Systems.

 

Samsung v. Qualcomm

(Alleged anticompetitive use of FRAND patents, and FRAND patent infringement damages.)

National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), People’s Republic of China.  Retained by plaintiff Samsung.  Expert Report, July 1, 2014 (co-authored with Sang Seung Yi).

 

CA, Inc., d/b/a CA Technologies, v. New Relic, Inc.

(Alleged patent infringement damages.)

United States District Court, Eastern District Of New York, Case No. 2:12-cv-05468-JS-WDW.  Retained by defendant New Relic.  Expert Report, February 14, 2014.  Deposition, March 13, 2014.

 

Lifescan, Inc. and Johnson and Johnson, v. Shasta Technologies, LLC, ET AL.

(Alleged violations of the Lanham Act with patent misuse/monopolization counterclaims.)

United States District Court for the Northern District Of California, Case No. V-12-360-KAW.  Retained by defendants.

 

Michele LeComte Chambers et. al. v. Gold Medal Bakery, Inc., Bakery Products Corp., et al.

(Alleged trademark infringement damages.)

Superior Court Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Case No. 2009-00716.  Retained by plaintiffs.  Expert Report, February 29, 2012.  Rebuttal Report, April 29, 2013.  Expert Declaration, March 14, 2014.

 

Nicolosi Distributing, Inc., v. BMW of North America, LLC.

(Alleged tying and unfair competition.)

United States District Court for the Northern District of California, Case No.  CV-10-3256.  Retained by plaintiff Nicolosi Distributing.  Expert Report, April 1, 2011.

 

American Traffic Solutions, Inc. v. Redflex Traffic Systems, et. al.

(Damages due to alleged violations of the Lanham Act.)

United States District Court for the District of Arizona, Case No.  2: 08-CV-02051-PHX-FJM.  Retained by plaintiff American Traffic Solutions.  Expert Report, July 15, 2009.   Rebuttal Report, October 7, 2009.  Deposition, January 7, 2010.

 

Glasforms, Inc. and Dong Ah Rubber and Tire CO., LTD v. CTG International.

(Damages resulting from alleged breach of contract, breach of implied warranty of fitness for a particular purpose, and breach of implied warranty or merchantability.)

United States District Court, Northern District of California, San Jose Division, Case No. C 06-03359 JF.  Retained by plaintiff/defendant/third party plaintiff, Glasforms Inc.  Expert Report, September 8, 2008.  Deposition, April 22, 2009.  Trial, September 8, 2009.

 

Memry Corporation and Schlumberger Technology Corporation v. Kentucky Oil Technology, et al.

(Alleged misappropriation of trade secrets damages.)

United States District Court, Northern District of California, San Jose Division, Case No. CV 04-03843 RMW (HRL).  Retained by defendant/counterclaimant, Kentucky Oil.  Expert Report, January 19, 2007.  Deposition, March 8, 2007.  Trial, December 11, 2007.

 

In re Dynamic Random Access Memory (DRAM) Antitrust Litigation.

(Alleged price fixing and predatory pricing.)

United States District Court, Northern District of California, San Francisco Division, MDL #1486, Master File No.  M-02-1486-PJH.  Retained by defendant, Samsung.  Expert Declaration, October 15, 2007.

 

MAX Software, Inc. v. Computer Associates, Inc.

(Damages due to alleged misappropriation of trade secrets, and other intellectual property and contract claims.)

American Arbitration Association, Case No. 13117 Y 02365 05.  Retained by claimant, MAX Software.  Expert Report, February 12, 2007.  Supplemental Report, March 8, 2007.  Rebuttal Report, March 27, 2007.

 

Collaboration Properties, Inc. v. Tandberg ASA and Tandberg, Inc.

(Alleged patent infringement damages.)

United States District Court, Northern District of California, San Francisco Division, Case No. C 05 01940.  Retained by plaintiff, Collaboration Properties.  Expert Report, January 26, 2007.

 

Gens v. Ferrell.

(Damages resulting from alleged breach of contract and misappropriation of trade secrets.)

Superior Court of the State of California, County of San Mateo, Case No. CIV 439400.  Retained by plaintiff/counterdefendant, Gens.  Deposition, March 6, 2006.

 

In re Linens Antitrust Litigation.

(Damages resulting from alleged violations of the Sherman Act.)

United States District Court, Southern District of New York, Case No. 03 Civ. 7823.  Retained by defendant, Best Metropolitan.  Expert Report, January 13, 2006.

 

UT Starcom v. Starent Networks Corp.

(Alleged irreparable marketplace injury.)

United States District Court, Northern District of California, San Jose Division, Case No. C 04 01122 PVT (ADR).  Retained by plaintiff/counterdefendant, UTStarcom, Inc. Expert Declaration, February 15, 2005.  Deposition, March 24, 2005.

 

AT&T Corporation v. Sprint Corporation, et. al.

(Trademark infringement damages under the Lanham Act.)

United States District Court, Southern District of New York, Case No. 03 Civ. 2118 (DLC).  Retained by claimant, AT&T Corp.

 

Accela, Inc. v. Atlantic Management Center, Inc.

(Damages resulting from alleged breach of contract.)   American Arbitration Association, Case No. 74 117 01119 03 TNC.  Retained by claimant, Accela, Inc.  Expert Report, June 9, 2004.

 

Gracenote, Inc. v. MusicMatch, Inc.

(Alleged patent misuse.)

United States District Court, Northern District of California, Oakland Division, Case No. C 03-3162 CW.  Retained by plaintiff /counterdefendant, Gracenote, Inc.  Expert Report, March 12, 2004.  Deposition, July 29, 2004.

 

William D. Hoffman, on behalf of the General Public of the State of California v. American Express Travel Related Services Co., and Does 1-50.

(Breach-of-contract damages.)

Superior Court of the State of California for the County of Alameda, Case No. 2001-022881.  Retained by plaintiff class.  Expert Declaration, January 19, 2004.

 

GTD Enterprises v. The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University and Stuart Moldaw.

(Unfair competition claims under California Business and Professions Codes § 17200, § 17045 and § 17048, and Cartwright Act.)

Superior Court of the State of California, County of Santa Clara, Case No. CV 786012.  Retained by the defendants, Stanford University, et. al.  Expert Declaration, June 25, 2003.  Expert Report, August 6, 2003.

 

In Re Cleveland Bar Association v. CompManagement, Inc., et al.

(Economic impact of public policy.)

Board of Commissioners on the Unauthorized Practice of Law of the Supreme Court of Ohio.  Retained by respondent, CompManagement, Inc.  Expert Report, April 21, 2003.  Testified May 22, 2003.

 

Computer Motion, Inc. v. Intuitive Surgical, Inc.

(Patent infringement damages.)

United States District Court, Central District of California, Western Division, Case No. CV 00-4988 CBM (RCx).  Retained by plaintiff, Computer Motion, Inc.  Expert Report, January 27, 2003.

 

Tickets.com, Inc. v. Oakland Coliseum Joint Venture, LLC/SMG.

(Analysis of alleged breach of contract.)

American Arbitration Association, Case No. 72 181 01083 02 SACO.  Retained by claimant/counterrespondent, Tickets.com.  Expert Report, November 1, 2002.  Deposition, November 27, 2002.  Testified January 13, 2003.

 

Linda Schilcher v. Board of Trustees of the University of Arkansas, et al.

(Damages resulting from alleged wrongful termination and employment discrimination.)

United States District Court, Western District of Arkansas, Fort Smith Division, Case No. 00-5213.  Retained by defendant, University of Arkansas. Expert Report, May 15, 2002.  Deposition, May 30, 2002.

 

Osmonics, Inc., and Poretics Corporation v. James Humphrey, et al.

(Analysis of alleged breach of contract and unfair competition.)

Superior Court of the State of California in and for the County of Alameda, Eastern Division, Case No. V-013547-0.  Retained by plaintiffs Osmonics and Poretics.

 

People of the State of California v. ALVA-AMCO Pharmacal Cos. Inc., et al.

(Statistical and damages analysis.)

Superior Court of the State of California for the County of San Francisco.  Retained by defendant, Johnson & Johnson.

 

Quintero-Smith, Inc. v. Herman Miller, Inc. and Herman Miller, Inc., Miller SQA, Inc.

(Intellectual property damages.)

United States District Court, Central District of California, Case No. 00-2745 TJH.  Retained by plaintiff, Quintero-Smith, Inc.

 

Sargon Enterprises, Inc. v. University of Southern California, et al.

(Damages due to alleged breach of contract and fiduciary duty, monopolization, and unfair competition pursuant to California Business and Professions Code § 17200.)

Superior Court of the State of California for the City of Los Angeles, Central District, Case No. BC209992.  Retained by defendant/counterclaimant, University of Southern California.

 

Michael and Sandy Krummes v. Papa Murphy’s International, Inc.

(Damages due to alleged breach of contract and breach of fiduciary duty.)

Retained by defendant, Papa Murphy’s International, Inc.  Expert Report, January 25, 2001.

 

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company and GMB, Inc., v. Premium Tobacco Stores, Inc., et al.

(Damages due to alleged price discrimination and unfair trade practices.)

United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division, Case No. 99 C 1174.  Retained by plaintiff/counterdefendant, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company.

 

Larsen Electric Sign Company, Inc. v. A. Kent Greene, et al.

(Damages due to alleged breach of contract and breach of fiduciary duty.)

District Court of Clark County Nevada, Case No. A368306.  Retained by defendant, A. Kent Greene.  Testified in deposition, September 15, 2000.

 

Kay T. Nunnally, et al. v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company and Basic Foods, Inc.

(Punitive damages for defective product.)

Circuit Court of Desoto County Mississippi.  Retained by defendant, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company.

 

Microchip Technology, Inc. v. Scenix Semiconductor, Inc., and Parallax, Inc., And Related Counterclaims

(Anticompetitive patent misuse.)

United States District Court, Northern District of California, San Francisco Division, Case No. C97-03923 WHO.  Retained by defendant/counterclaimant, Scenix Semiconductor, Inc.  Expert Declarations, June 22, 2000 and August 17, 2000.

 

Louis H. Erichs, et al. v. Venator Group, Inc.

(Statistical analysis; employment compensation/commission.)

United States District Court for the Northern District of California, Case No. C 98-2981 SBA.  Retained by Defendant, Venator Group, Inc.  Expert Declaration, March 10, 2000.