Leonard Laub

Leonard Laub

301 W. Platt Street #365
Tampa, FL 33606
Office: 844-203-2667

Intellectual Property Consulting and Support of Litigation and Reviews
Video • Audio • Mass Storage • Imaging • Telecommunications
Portfolio Review • Licensing

Leonard Laub is a consultant and patent owner with over 50 years of experience in developing and supporting the development and commercial exploitation of new technologies in areas including digital television; image acquisition, processing, content extraction, storage, and retrieval; interactive presentation of audiovisual content; consumer electronics; broadcast, mobile, and fiber telecommunications; video and audio recording, storage, and presentation; and computer and storage networks, including development and execution of major patent licensing programs and portfolio evaluations and acquisitions, along with over 30 years of supporting patent owners, alleged infringers, and their counsel (in firms of all sizes) in developing, constructing, and successfully presenting well over 50 large, complex patent infringement litigations, ITC investigations, IPR proceedings, and arbitrations.

Areas of Expertise
Digital television
Image acquisition, processing, content extraction, storage, and retrieval
Interactive presentation of audiovisual content
Consumer electronics
Broadcast, mobile and fiber telecommunications
Video and audio recording, storage, and presentation
Computer and storage networks
Portfolio review and license negotiations

Areas of Expertise
  • Call Centers
  • Communications
  • Computer Security
  • Computers
  • Data Communications
  • Electronic Discovery
  • Information Technology
  • Intellectual Property
  • Multimedia
  • Video

Expert Background
Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: Undergraduate study of Physics and Mathematics at University of Chicago, 1963-1964; at Illinois Institute of Technology, 1964-1970 (B.Sc. in Physics, June 1970)
Graduate study of Mathematics at Northeastern Illinois University, 1971-1972 (toward M.Sc.)
Graduate study of Optics at University of Rochester, 1974
Graduate study of Physics at Northwestern University, 1974-1975 (toward Ph.D.)
Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) – Observer Member
IEEE – Life Member
Optical Society of America – Member
Audio Engineering Society – Member
ISO and ANSI – Served on International ISO and National ANSI Committees for Trusted Media standards
Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
A: Chaired sessions and gave presentations regarding mass data storage and management at numerous meetings of IEEE Computer Society and SPIE
Addressed National Association of Secretaries of State on advanced techniques for document capture, storage, retrieval, and security
Chaired sessions at Microsoft CD-ROM conferences
Q: Have any of your accreditations ever been investigated, suspended or removed? (if yes, explain)
A: No
Q: On how many occasions have you been retained as an expert?
A: 60+
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: Digital television; video and audio content acquisition, processing, storage, and dissemination by broadcast, streaming, and physical media; video displays and projectors; database structures, techniques, and management; computer graphics; video, still image, and audio data compression; fiber optic telecommunication; still image acquisition and enhancement; optical and magnetic mass data storage techniques, hardware, and media, CRM and forms processing systems; gas leak detectors; mesh and other data network structures; software trade secrets; trade dress conflicts.
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
A: About 50%
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
A: About 50%
Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
A: 14
Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: December 2021
Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: 25
Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
A: 5
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: 32 Years
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: Pre- and during-litigation consulting on case construction
Declarations and support of briefing in IPR cases
Code reviews (including application and chip-level code)
Testing of hardware and systems
Prior art search and review
Technical and art tutorials
Support of briefing for claim construction and motions
Preparation and support of preparation of reports
Preparation of demonstratives
Deposition, hearing, and trial testimony
Review of competitive background and landscape for trade secrets, trade dress
Portfolio reviews and support of license negotiations


Available Upon Request