Isaac Pflaum

Mr. Isaac Pflaum

Quandary Peak Research
50 S. Main St. Ste. 200
Naperville , IL 60540
Office: 202-609-8317
Introduction

Summary

Mr. Pflaum is an IT litigation consultant and source code reviewer. For the last nine years, Mr. Pflaum has specialized in advising clients on patent, copyright, trade secret and software implementation disputes. Mr. Pflaum is skilled in code review and reverse engineering of software systems. He has extensive experience reviewing and reverse engineering code written in C-based programming languages, and has also reviewed machine code, assembly code, CAD code, and application code for enterprise n-tier and SOA applications written in a variety of languages. He has been involved in a variety of intellectual property, contract, fraud, and computer forensics cases. Mr. Pflaum is also an attorney and registered patent agent with professional experience in financial services and software development.

Software Review Experience (Languages)

C/C++/C#, Objective C (iOS), Swift, SQL, Java, Kotlin, Visual Basic, COBOL, JavaScript, TypeScript, PHP, Python, GoLang, Ruby, CodeSys, MatLab, Fortran, VHDL, Assembly

Software Review Experience (Industries)

• Automotive systems (e.g., electronic throttle and braking controls)
• Cloud computing including apps built on Amazon Web Services (AWS)C
• Cryptographic protocols, cryptocurrencies, and peer-to-peer messaging systems
• Consumer electronics like set-top boxes and portable media players
• On-Chip and on-board controllers including power management and memory access controllers
• E-commerce and enterprise systems and websites, including SaaS, COTS, OOTB and custom apps
• Industrial controls (e.g., robotics and factory automation technologies)
• Internet of Things (IoT) devices and sensor networks
• Medical and analytical devices and electronic medical record databases
• Mobile devices and apps for Android and iOS smartphones and tablets


Areas of Expertise
  • Cell Phones
  • Cryptocurrency
  • Information Technology
  • Intellectual Property
  • Internet
  • Patents
  • Robotics
  • Software
  • Software Engineering
  • Trade Secrets

Expert Background
Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: Education
• Master of Law (LLM.), International Business and Economic Law, Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, DC
• J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, DC
• M.S., Computational Chemistry, Stony Brook University, NY
• B.S., Biology and Chemistry, Stony Brook University, NY
Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A:
Admissions:
• State Bar of Virginia (2018)
• State Bar of California (2013)
• United States Patent and Trademark Office, Registration Number 64493 (May 2009)
Q: On how many occasions have you been retained as an expert?
A: 50+
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: • Automotive systems (e.g., electronic throttle and braking controls)
• Cloud computing including apps built on Amazon Web Services (AWS)C
• Cryptographic protocols, cryptocurrencies, and peer-to-peer messaging systems
• Consumer electronics like set-top boxes and portable media players
• On-Chip and on-board controllers including power management and memory access controllers
• E-commerce and enterprise systems and websites, including SaaS, COTS, OOTB and custom apps
• Industrial controls (e.g., robotics and factory automation technologies)
• Internet of Things (IoT) devices and sensor networks
• Medical and analytical devices and electronic medical record databases
• Mobile devices and apps for Android and iOS smartphones and tablets
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
A: About half
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
A: About half
Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
A: 3
Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: 2019
Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: 10
Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
A: 2
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: 9
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: consulting, expert reports, trial and deposition testimony
Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: $400
Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: $400
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: $400
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: $400
Q: Please list any fees other than those stated above (E.g.: travel expenses, copy fees, etc.)
A: none


References

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