Vojin G Oklobdzija

Prof. Vojin G Oklobdzija

Integration Corp. 855 Marina Bay Parkway, Suite 140, Richmond CA 94804
1285 Grizzly Peak Blvd
Berkeley , CA 94708
Mobile: 510-230-3267
Introduction

Prof. Vojin G. Oklobdzija is a Life Fellow of IEEE (the highest achievable grade) and 50 years in electronic and computer industry. He is Professor Emeritus from the University of California where he taught for 18 years. Prof. Oklobdzija's expertise is in Computer Architecture and Engineering with specialties in VLSI chip design including transistor circuits and logic. He has published 200 scientific papers on the subject that have been widely referenced. In addition he has publish 6 books on the subject of Computer Engineering. (see: www.acsel-lab.com)
In his 25 years long career as litigation consultand and expert witness, Prof. Oklobdzija provided services to major legal firms in USA and abroad including: Townsend and Townsend, Arent Fox, Kellogg Huber, DLA Piper US LLP, Farella, Braun + Martel LLP, Nixon Peabody LLP, Dechert LLP,Litowiz Berger & Grossmann LLP, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, Arent Fox Kitner Plotkin & Kahn, PLLC, Kellogg, Huber, Hansen, Todd & Evans PLLC and others. Those services involved patents, trade secrets, reverse engineering, forensic engineering analysis, source code analysis, performance analysis, and testing. He runs a well equipped laboratory capable of performing complicated tasks. He has been deposed over 20 times, and has testified at trial 3 times.


Areas of Expertise
  • Cell Phones
  • Computers
  • Data Communications
  • Electronics
  • Forensic Animation
  • Information Technology
  • Intellectual Property
  • Microelectronics
  • Semiconductors
  • Telephony

Expert Background
Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: 1968 - Ingenieur of Electronics and Telecommuniations (BS equivalent)
1971 - Dipl. Ingenieur of Electronics and Telecommunication (MSc equivalent)
1978 - MSc in Computer Sciences (UCLA)
1982 - PhD in Computer Sciences (UCLA)

1978 - IEEE student member
1982 - IEEE Member
1982 - IEEE Senior Member
1995 - IEEE Fellow
2012 - IEEE Life Fellow

2011/13 - Vice President Technical Activities, IEEE Circuits and Systems Society
2013 - President Elect, IEEE Circuits and Systems Society
2014/16 - President, IEEE Circuits and Systems Society
2013/16 - Member of the Board of Governors, IEEE

1988-90 - IBM visiting faculty member at the University of California at Berkeley
2003 - Distinguished Visiting Professor under Korea Information Technology Assessment Program (sponsored by the Government of Korea), Seoul, Korea 2003.
2004 - Visiting Professor Ecole Polytecnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland, 2004.
2006/7 - Computer Engineering Chair Professor, Sydney University Austtralia.
2007-10 Visiting Professor at the University of Texas.
Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: ARRL: American National Association for Amateur Radio, Extra Class: WF1A
Silicon Catalyst: Member of the Advisory Board
Editorial Board of IEEE MICRO
Editorial Board of Journal of VLSI Signal Processing and ASP Journal of Low Power Electronics (JOLPE)
Publishing board of Taylor-Francis
IEEE Fellow Committee.
Associate Editor of IEEE Transaction on Computers from 2000-2006
Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on VLSI from 1995-2003
Associate Editor of IEEE Transaction on Circuits and Systems II
Associate Editor of Journal of VLSI Signal Processing
ISSCC program committee 1996-2003, 2007
Program Committee member First Asian ASSCC Conference
Program Committee member International Symposium on Low-Power Design
Program Committee member Computer Arithmetic
Steering Committee member Computer Arithmetic
Program Committee member ICCD
Program Committee member PATMOS
Track Chair for ICCD 2008 and numerous other conference committees.

Technical Program Chair (2008) and General Chair for the International Symposium on Low-Power Design (2010)
General Chair for the International Symposium on Computer Arithmetic: ARITH-20 (2011) and ARITH-13 (1997)
General Chair for DCAS-2008 and IASTED Conference on Circuits, Signals and Systems (2006)
Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
A: over 200 presentations at various domestic and international professional conferences,
invited talks, invited lectures, short courses.
Q: Have any of your accreditations ever been investigated, suspended or removed? (if yes, explain)
A: NONE
Q: On how many occasions have you been retained as an expert?
A: Retained as an expert 30-40 times.
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: Patents in Circuits and Systems, Computer Architecture, Computer Arithmetic, Coding, Memory Systems, Cache Coherency.
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: Deposed about 12-15 times.
Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: August 31, 2018.
Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: Civil Court Northern District of California jury trial - October, 2013.
International Trade Commission, Washington, D.C., June 2013.
Tutorial to the Judge in the United States District Court, Western District of Texas, Austin Division, given on August 22, 2019.
Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
A: 3 times:
Civil Court Northern District of California jury trial - October, 2013.
International Trade Commission, Washington, D.C., June 2013.
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: since 1997 - 24 years.
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: Consulting, Forensic analysis, reverse engineering, testing, reports
Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: negotiable
Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: negotiable
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: negotiable
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: negotiable
Q: Please list any fees other than those stated above (E.g.: travel expenses, copy fees, etc.)
A: travel expenses, travel time, copy and hardware material fees.


References

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