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 20 years and 30 cases of experience as an expert witness, deposed 16 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 16 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 20 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 20 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 16 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 16 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

2017-2018 Saint Lawrence Communications LLC,: Ex Parte Reexamination, Reexamination of Patent No.: 6,807,524 Control No. 90/13-894, Reexamination of Patent No.: 6,795,805 B1, Control No. 90/13-921 (Invalidity rebuttal)

2017-2018 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), and Case IPR2017-01449

2018 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)

2018-2019, retained by Google, Williams & Connolly LLP, Warren Lex LLP, Koninklijke Philips N.V. v. Acer, Inc, Acer America Corporation, ASUSTek Computer Inc., ASUS Computer International, and Google LLC, Nos. 15-1125 through 15-1128, 15-1130, 15-1131, 15-1170 (D. Del.) (Case settled)

2018-Present . ECT: EVS Codec Technologies (“ECT”) vs Huawei, (Case No. 2:18-cv-00346-JRG) In the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Marshall Division.

2018-Present , ECT: EVS Codec Technologies (“ECT”) vs LG Electronics (Case No. 2:18-cv-00344-JRG) In the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Marshall Division.

2018-Present , ECT: EVS Codec Technologies (“ECT”) vs ZTE Corporation (Case No. 2:18-cv-00344-JRG) In the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Marshall Division.

2018-2019 , ECT: Sony Mobile Communications Inc. v. EVS Codec Technologies, LLC; (Case No. 1:18-cv-09518-JSR;) In the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. (Settled)

2018-Present , ECT: LG Electronics Inc. v. Saint Lawrence Communications LLC (Case No. 1:18-cv-11082-DLC) In the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.

2018-Present ECT: Vivo vs. EVS Codec Technologies (“ECT”), invalidity rebuttal consulting, case in China.

2019-Present, AFFILIATED INDEPENDENT: EVENT PARTNERS, INC. v AFFILIATED INDEPENDENT Arb. No. 01-18-0001-9342, Excel document macro source code review, and expert report regarding trade-secret

2019-Present, GUEST-TEK INTERACTIVE: NOMADIX, INC., v. GUEST-TEK INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT LTD., Case No.:CV16-08033 AB (FFMx), in The United States District Court For The Central District of California Western Division (Patent infringement, submitted declarations, deposed), invalidity and infringement expert.

2019-Present, UNILOC: UNILOC 2017 LLC, v. NETFLIX, INC., NO. SACV18-02055-GW (DFMx), United States District Court Central District of California (Southern Division - Santa Ana), infringement expert.

2019-2020, HP INC.: SUPER INTERCONNECT TECHNOLOGIES LLC., v. HP INC., Case No.: C.A. No. 19-169 (CFC), in The United States District Court For The District of Delaware, invalidity and infringement expert.

2019-Present, Salazar,: Salazar vs. AT&T, Sprint et al., Meredith & Keyhani, PLLC, Civil Action No. 2:20-cv-4,, US District Court, Eastern District of Texas, Marshall (infringement report and invalidity rebuttal report, deposed)

2019-Present, Saint Lawrence Communications LLC,: Saint Lawrence Communications LLC,. v. Amazon. Case: Case No. 2:19-cv-00027-JRG, US District Court, Eastern District of Texas, Marshall (invalidity rebuttal report, and deposed on validity)
Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: 2020
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).

2017 Saint Lawrence Communications LLC,: In the matter Saint Lawrence Communications LLC,. v. Motorola Mobility et al. Case No. 2:15-cv-000349-JRG (Lead Case), testifying expert on invalidity rebuttal.

2018- Salazar vs. HTC, Meredith & Keyhani, PLLC, Case No.2:16-CV-1096-JRG-RSP, US District Court, Eastern District of Texas, Marshall, testifying expert on invalidity rebuttal.
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: 20 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.