Dr. Oded Gottesman

Oded Gottesman, Ph.D.

Los altos Hills , CA 94022
Office: 650-241-9231
Fax: 425-790-0949
Introduction

Dr. Oded Gottesman, CTO of Compandent Inc., technology IP expert witness in such areas as telecommunications, cellular phone, and signal processing, provides world-class expertise and experience in working with leading law firms, expert witness services, prior art search, and related consulting for patent infringement, patent invalidity, trade secret disputes, and related matters. Dr. Gottesman has more than 17 years and 30 cases of experience as an expert witness, deposed 14 times. testified 4 times in Jury trial and 2 times in ITC trial, worked on Inter-Partes Review (IPR) and Ex Parte Reexamination petitions, and wrote numerous reports.

Among his areas of expertise are telecommunications, cellular networks (3GPP, 3GPP2, GSM, 4G, GSM, CDMA, TDMA, etc.), DSP, Speech and audio compression standards (codecs) (MPEG MP3, MPEG AAC, MPEG HE-AAC, MPEG, 3GPP aacPlus, Enhanced aacPlus, AMR, AMR-WB, AMR-WB+; EVS, ETSI GSM, CELP, MELP ITU-T, etc.), video codecs, computers software and hardware, packetized networks, VoIP, streaming systems, real-time systems, timing and synchronization in cellular and other networks, location and position systems (UTDOA, GPS, A-GPS, AOA, etc.), transcoding between links and networks having multiple timing sources and data rates, source coding, channel coding, error control coding, algorithms, speech coding, audio compression, video compression, video processing, signal compression, algorithms, software, hardware and implementation, embedded systems, smartphones, portable devices, client-server, web applications, and mobile applications.

Dr. Gottesman served as expert witness in several cellular network and smartphone / tablet device related cases, including network operation, protocols, layers, signal processing, codec, user / human interface, and applications.

In the course of this work, Dr. Gottesman has
- Been deposed 14 times
- Testified 4 time in a jury trial
- Testified 2 time in a ITC trial
- Reviewed and analyzed computer source code to identify segments indicating possible infringement or non infringement
- Examined and analyzed computer hardware and architecture to identify possible infringement
- Written numerous expert reports

Dr. Gottesman has more than 17 years of experience as an expert witness. He has acted as an expert in about 30 matters, including:
- As an expert in Petition for IPR Cases (Inter Partes Review)
- As an expert in Petition for XPR Cases (Ex Parte Reexamination)
- As an expert in Petition for ITC Cases (International Trade Commission)
- As an expert on patent non-infringement for defense
- As an expert on patent infringement for plaintiff
- As an expert on patent invalidity for defense
- As an expert on patent invalidity rebuttal for plaintiff
- As an expert on copyright matter for defense
- As an expert on hardware design liability for defense

Dr. Gottesman served as expert witness & consultant for law firms and clients including:
Alston & Bird, BakerHostetler, Bracewell & Giuliani LLP,
Cooley Godward Kronish, Cummins, AZA Law, Dechert,
Echelon, Fenwick & West, Fish & Richardson,
Google, Hill Kertscher & Wharton, Kirkland & Ellis,
Milbank, MagicJack, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP
Sidley Austin, Weir & Partners, Woodcock & Washburn, BakerHostetler,
Microsoft, Nokia, Parts Geek, Samsung, Comcast, TruePosition,
Toshiba, Vinson & Elkins LLP, Wiav, and Williams & Connolly LLP..


Areas of Expertise
  • Audio
  • Cell Phones
  • Communications
  • Computers
  • Information Technology
  • Multimedia
  • Telecommunications
  • Telephony
  • Video
  • Wireless Technology

Expert Background
Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: Post Doctoral Research - UCSB
Ph.D. (ECE) - UCSB
M.Sc. (ECE) - AT&T Bell Labs Murray Hill, Drexel Univ.
B.Sc. (ECE) - Ben Gurion University
Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: IEEE Senior Member - Signal Processing Society, and Communications Society
Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
A: Teaching assistant at the UCSB (University of California at Santa Barbara), and Drexel University, Philadelphia PA.
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: Dr. Gottesman has more than 17 years of experience as an expert witness. He has acted as an expert in about 30 matters, including:

As an expert in Petition for IPR Cases (Inter Partes Review)
As an expert in Petition for XPR Cases (Ex Parte Reexamination)
As an expert in Petition for ITC Cases (International Trade Commission)
As an expert on patent non-infringement for defense
As an expert on patent infringement for plaintiff
As an expert on patent invalidity for defense
As an expert on patent invalidity rebuttal for plaintiff
As an expert on copyright matter for defense
As an expert on hardware design liability for defense

In the course of this work, Dr. Gottesman has

Been deposed 14 times
Testified 4 time in a jury trial
Testified 2 time in a ITC trial
Reviewed and analyzed computer source code to identify segments indicating possible infringement or non infringement
Examined and analyzed computer hardware and architecture to identify possible infringement
Written numerous expert reports including:

Infringement for plaintiff in US District Court cases.
Non-infringement or defense in US District Court cases.
Invalidity rebuttal for plaintiff in US District Court cases.
Invalidity rebuttal for plaintiff in Petition for XPR Cases (Ex Parte Reexamination)
Invalidity rebuttal for plaintiff in Petition for IPR Cases (Inter Partes Review)
Invalidity rebuttal for plaintiff in ITC Cases (International Trade Commission)
Infringement for plaintiff in ITC Cases (International Trade Commission)
Non-infringement for defense in ITC Cases (International Trade Commission)

Dr. Gottesman served as expert witness & consultant for law firms and clients including:

Alston & Bird,
AZA Law,
BakerHostetler
Bracewell & Giuliani LLP,
Comcast,
Cooley Godward Kronish,
Cummins,
Dechert,
Echelon,
Fenwick & West,
Fish & Richardson,
Google,
Hill Kertscher & Wharton,
Kirkland & Ellis,
Sidley Austin,
Weir & Partners,
Woodcock & Washburn,
MagicJack,
Meredith & Keyhani, PLLC,
Microsoft,
Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP
Nokia,
Russ August & Kabat,
Parts Geek,
Samsung,
Saint Lawrence Communications,
Toshiba,
TruePosition,
Vinson & Elkins LLP,
Wiav, and
Williams & Connolly LLP
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: Among his areas of expertise are telecommunications, cellular networks (3GPP, 3GPP2, GSM, 4G, GSM, CDMA, TDMA, etc.), DSP, speech compression, audio compression, video compression, standard codecs (MPEG MP3, MPEG AAC, MPEG HE-AAC, MPEG, 3GPP aacPlus, Enhanced aacPlus, AMR, AMR-WB, AMR-WB+; EVS, ETSI GSM, CELP, MELP ITU-T, etc.), video codecs, computers software and hardware, packetized networks, VoIP, streaming audio, streaming video, real-time systems, timing and synchronization in cellular and other networks, location and position systems (UTDOA, GPS, A-GPS, AOA, etc.), transcoding between links and networks having multiple timing sources and data rates, source coding, channel coding, error control coding, algorithms, speech audio and video processing, signal compression, algorithms, software, hardware and implementation, embedded systems, smartphones, portable devices, client-server, web applications, and mobile applications.
Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
A: In the course of this work, Dr. Gottesman has

Been deposed 14 times
Testified 4 time in a jury trial
Testified 2 time in a ITC trial
Reviewed and analyzed computer source code to identify segments indicating possible infringement or non infringement
Examined and analyzed computer hardware and architecture to identify possible infringement
Written numerous expert reports

Testimony

2003 AT&T Corp. v. Microsoft Corp., 01-CV-4872 (WHP) (2001) (on behalf of Microsoft), testifying expert (deposed).

2006-2010 TruePosition Inc.: TruePostion Inc. v. Andrew LLC, 05-cv-747-SLR (D. Del.), testifying expert (deposed, testified at trial).

2009 Landmark Media Enterprises: ShopNTown, LLC v. Landmark Media Enterprises, LLC, 2:08-cv-564 (E.D. Va.), testifying expert (deposed).

2010-2011 Nokia Corp.: Apple Inc. v. Nokia Corp., In the Matter of Personal Data and Mobile Communications Devices and Related Software, Investigation No. 337-TA-710 (ITC), testifying expert (deposed, testified at ITC trial).

2010-2011 Triangle Software, LLC: Triangle Software, LLC v. Garmin Int’l, Inc., 10-cv-1457 (E.D. Va.), testifying expert (deposed, testified at trial).

2010-2011 eTool Development, Inc.: eTool Development, Inc. v. National Semiconductor Corp., 2:08-cv-196 (E.D. Tex.), consulting expert (deposed).

2011-2012 Microsoft Corp.: Microsoft v. Barnes & Noble, In the Matter of Certain Handheld Electronic Computing Devices, Related Software, and Components Thereof, Investigation No. 337-TA-769 (ITC), testifying expert (deposed, testified at ITC trial).

2012-2013 Mosaid Technologies Inc. vs. Sony Ericsson Mobile Comm. (USA), Inc. and HTC America, Inc., C.A. No.: 11-598-SLR, testifying expert (deposed).

2013-2014 TruePosition, Inc. v. Polaris Wireless, Inc., Civ. Action No. 1:12-cv-00646 (D. Del.); Polaris Wireless, Inc. v. TruePosition, Inc., Case No. IPR2013-00323 (PTAB), testifying expert (deposed).

2015-2016 Toshiba Corp: Andrea Electronics, Corp. v. Toshiba Corp. et al. Investigation No. 337-TA-949 (ITC), (deposed on non-infringement)

2016-2017 Saint Lawrence Communications LLC,: Saint Lawrence Communications LLC,. v. ZTE, Motorola Mobility et al. Case No. 2:15-cv-000349-JRG (Lead Case), US District Court Marshall Texas (invalidity rebuttal reports, deposed and testified on validity), Case: IPR2016-00704, Case: and IPR2016-00705.

2017-2018 Saint Lawrence Communications LLC,: Saint Lawrence Communications LLC,. v. Apple Inc.. Case No. 2:16-cv-00082-JRG, (invalidity rebuttal reports, and deposed on validity), and Case: IPR2016-01075, Case: IPR2017-01077, Case: IPR2017-01244

2018-Present Salazar,: Salazar vs. HTC, Meredith & Keyhani, PLLC, Case No.2:16-CV-1096-JRG-RSP, US District Court, Eastern District of Texas, Marshall (invalidity rebuttal report, deposed, testified on validity)

2017-Present Bytemark Inc., LLC,: Bytemark Inc.,. v. Masabi Ltd., Meredith & Keyhani, PLLC, Case No. 2:16-cv-00543-JRG-RSP, US District Court, Eastern District of Texas, Marshall (invalidity rebuttal report, IPR responses on invalidity, deposed on validity), and Case IPR2017-01449
Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: 2018
Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: 2006-2010 TruePosition Inc.: TruePostion Inc. v. Andrew LLC, 05-cv-747-SLR (D. Del.), testifying expert (deposed, testified at trial).

2010-2011 Nokia Corp.: Apple Inc. v. Nokia Corp., In the Matter of Personal Data and Mobile Communications Devices and Related Software, Investigation No. 337-TA-710 (ITC), testifying expert (deposed, testified at ITC trial).

2010-2011 Triangle Software, LLC: Triangle Software, LLC v. Garmin Int’l, Inc., 10-cv-1457 (E.D. Va.), testifying expert (deposed, testified at trial).

2011-2012 Microsoft Corp.: Microsoft v. Barnes & Noble, In the Matter of Certain Handheld Electronic Computing Devices, Related Software, and Components Thereof, Investigation No. 337-TA-769 (ITC), testifying expert (deposed, testified at ITC trial).
Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
A: 6
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: 17 years
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: Dr. Oded Gottesman, provides the following expert witness services, through decades of education, work experience, and testimony experience.

PATENT RELATED CONSULTING
PRIOR ART SEARCH
SOURCE CODE REVIEW
HARDWARE EXAMINATION AND ANALYSIS
EXPERT REPORT
DEPOSITION
TESTIMONY IN FEDERAL COURT (JURY TRIAL)
TESTIMONY IN ITC COURT
DECLARATIONS FOR ITC, IPR, and Ex Parte Reexamination

Dr. Oded Gottesman, CTO of Compandent Inc., provides world-class expertise and experience in working with leading law firms, expert witness services, patent analysis, prior art search, source code review, hardware review, patent infringement, patent invalidity, trade secret disputes, and related matters.

Among his areas of expertise are telecommunications, cellular networks (3GPP, 3GPP2, GSM, 4G, GSM, CDMA, TDMA, etc.), DSP, Speech and audio compression standards (codecs) (MPEG MP3, MPEG AAC, MPEG HE-AAC, MPEG, 3GPP aacPlus, Enhanced aacPlus, AMR, AMR-WB, AMR-WB+; EVS, ETSI GSM, CELP, MELP ITU-T, etc.), video codecs, computers software and hardware, packetized networks, VoIP, streaming systems, real-time systems, timing and synchronization in cellular and other networks, location and position systems (UTDOA, GPS, A-GPS, AOA, etc.), transcoding between links and networks having multiple timing sources and data rates, source coding, channel coding, error control coding, algorithms, speech audio and video processing, signal compression, algorithms, software, hardware and implementation, embedded systems, smartphones, portable devices, client-server, web applications, and mobile applications.

Dr. Gottesman served as expert witness in several cellular network and smartphone / tablet device related cases, including network operation, protocols, layers, signal processing, codec, user / human interface, and applications.
Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: Please contact Dr. Oded Gottesman via email or http://www.patxpert.com or http://www.ipxpert.org
Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: Please contact Dr. Oded Gottesman via email or http://www.patxpert.com or http://www.ipxpert.org
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: Please contact Dr. Oded Gottesman via email or http://www.patxpert.com or http://www.ipxpert.org
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: Please contact Dr. Oded Gottesman via email or http://www.patxpert.com or http://www.ipxpert.org
Q: Please list any fees other than those stated above (E.g.: travel expenses, copy fees, etc.)
A: Please contact Dr. Oded Gottesman via email or http://www.patxpert.com or http://www.ipxpert.org


References

References upon request.


Video
Compandent's Speech Compression: MELPe developed by Dr. Gottesman Compandent's Speech Compression software and hardware: MELPe. Dr. Gottesman, the CTO of Compandent, contributed to the military secure voice standard used by NATO and US DoD.