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George Edwards, Ph.D. - Quandary Peak Research

George Edwards, Ph.D. - Quandary Peak Research

7958 Beverly Boulevard
Los Angeles, California 90048

Phone(323) 545-3933
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George Edwards, PhD, is an expert in computer software, cell phones, mobile apps, Internet and web technologies, digital cameras and multimedia, and embedded and medical software, among other areas.

Dr. Edwards has served as a software expert in more than thirty cases, including over twenty-five patent infringement cases. He has been deposed as an expert witness multiple times, including in copyright, trade secret, and patent infringement cases.

Services

Dr. Edwards provides expert consulting in the following areas:

-Software intellectual property (IP)
-Patent analysis for infringement and validity
-Copyright infringement analysis
-Trade secret analysis
-Software design/source code audit and review
-Review of technical documents
-Computer forensics
-Breach-of-contract and non-performance claims
-Expert witness testimony at deposition and trial

Areas of Expertise

Additional Expertise:

Android

Profile

Dr. George Edwards has more than a decade of experience as a scientist, engineer, and technical consultant to academic research labs, government agencies, technology companies, and attorneys, including Bosch, Infosys, University of Washington, George Mason University, MIT, NASA, DoD, and NIH. Dr. Edwards has authored dozens of articles and papers related to software engineering for scientific journals and industry magazines. He is listed as a co-inventor on a pending patent application for novel software technology and has served as a software expert for plaintiffs in software patent litigation.

He has delivered numerous invited lectures, seminars, and technology demonstrations at computer science conferences and software industry events, and he has served as a panelist at technology forums and symposia, acted as a reviewer for journals and magazines, and been a committee member for academic conferences. Dr. Edwards also teaches a graduate-level software engineering course at the University of Southern California. Dr. Edwards holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Southern California, a M.S. in Computer Science from the University of Southern California, and a B.S. in Computer Science with a Minor in Mathematics from Vanderbilt University.

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Professional Experience

Dr. Edwards has more than a decade of experience as a scientist, engineer, and technical consultant to academic research labs, government agencies, technology companies, and attorneys. Please visit quandarypeak.com/GeorgeEdwards for Dr. Edwards's complete resume, list of publications, and awards.


Legal Experience & Services

Dr. Edwards has served as a software expert in more than thirty cases, including over twenty-five patent infringement cases. He has been deposed as an expert witness multiple times, including in copyright, trade secret, and patent infringement cases.

-Synca Direct Inc. v. Scil Animal Care Company and Vet Novations, Inc. (Mar 2016 - Present)
-TiVo, Inc. v. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., et al. (Mar 2016 - Present)
-Fujinomaki v. Google Inc., et al. (Feb 2016 - Mar 2016)
-Backflip Software, Inc v. Cisco Systems, Inc. (Feb 2016 - Present)
-Cellular Communications Equipment, LLC v. HTC Corporation and ZTE Corp. (Dec 2015 - Present)
-Ericsson Inc., et al. v. TCL Communication Technology Holdings, Ltd. et al. (Sept 2015 - Dec 2015)
-Chipp'd Ltd. v. Crush & Lovely LLC (Jul 2015 - Present)
-Seymore Levine v. The Boeing Company (Jul 2015 - Present)
-Global Cash Access, Inc. v. NRT Technology Corp. et al. (Jul 2015 - Present)
-Anthony Johnson v. Storix, Inc. (Jun 2015 - Dec 2015)
-Custom Media Technologies LLC v. AT&T Services, Inc. et al. (Apr 2015 - Present)
-Huricks et al. v. Shopkick, Inc. (Apr 2015 - Aug 2015)
-Fox Television Stations, Inc. v FilmOn X, LLC, et al. (Mar 2015 - Present)
-e-Watch, Inc. et al. v. ZTE Solutions, Inc., ZTE (USA) Inc. and ZTE Corp. (Mar 2015 - Present)
-Novatel Wireless, Inc., et al. v. ZTE Corp. and ZTE (USA) Inc. (Jan 2015 - Present)
-Essociate, Inc. v. Clickbooth.com, LLC (Oct 2014 - Feb 2015)
-Adaptix, Inc. v. ZTE Corporation, ZTE Solutions, Inc., and ZTE (USA) Inc. (Sept 2014 - Present)
-VStream Technologies, LLC v. ZTE Corporation and ZTE (USA) Inc., et al. (Sept 2014 - Present)
-Hill-Rom Company, Inc., et al. v. General Electric Company (Jul 2014 - Sept 2014)
-Personal Audio LLC v. ZTE Corporation, et al. (Jul 2014 - Present)
-Yardi Systems, Inc. v. Property Solutions International, Inc. (May 2014 - Present)
-AgJunction, LLC v. Agrian, Inc. et al. (Apr 2014 - Feb 2015)
-Inter Partes Review of U.S. Patent No. 8,466,795 (Feb 2014 - Jul 2014)
-Certain Wireless Devices, Including Mobile Phones And Tablets II (Feb 2014 - Jul 2014)
-Pragmatus Mobile, LLC v. ZTE Corporation (Feb 2014 - Jul 2014)
-Intellectual Ventures, LLC v. AT&T Mobility, LLC, et al. (Oct 2013 – Present)
-Intellectual Ventures, LLC v. T-Mobile USA, Inc., et al. (Oct 2013 – Present)
-Intellectual Ventures, LLC v. Nextel Operations, Inc., et al. (Oct 2013 – Present)
-Intellectual Ventures, LLC v. United States Cellular Corporation (Oct 2013 – Present)
-Front Row Technologies, LLC v. NBA Media Ventures, LLC, et al. (Oct 2013 - Present)
-Nokia Corporation and Nokia Inc. v. HTC Corporation and HTC America, Inc. (Aug 2013 – Feb 2014)
-Certain Portable Electronic Communications Devices, Including Mobile Phones and Components Thereof (Aug 2013 - Feb 2014)
-SecurityBase.com v. Jeffrey Essick, et al. (Aug 2013 – Present)
-Nokia Corp. and Intellisync Corp. v. HTC, HTC America, Inc., and Exedea, Inc. (Feb 2013 – Sept 2013)
-Certain Electronic Devices, Including Mobile Phones and Tablet Computers, and Components Thereof (Feb 2013 - May 2013)
-Essociate, Inc. v. Azoogle.com, Inc. and Epic Media Group, Inc. (Nov 2012 - Jul 2013)
-John Doe v. Passageway School (Oct 2012 – Dec 2012)
-Essociate, Inc. v. Neverblue Media, Inc. (Sept 2012 – July 2013)
-Porto Technology Co., Ltd. v. Verizon Wireless (Sept 2012 – Feb 2014)
-Flashpoint Technology, Inc. v. ZTE Corporation (Aug 2012 – Mar 2013)
-Certain Electronic Imaging Devices (Aug 2012 - Mar 2013)
-MobileMedia Ideas, LLC v. HTC Corporation and HTC America, Inc. (July 2012 – May 2013)
-Golden Archer Investments, LLC v. SkyNet Financial Systems, LLC (July 2012 – Dec 2012)
-Inter Partes Re-examination of U.S. Patent No. 7,702,669 (May 2012 – July 2012)
-Denise Black v. Prowess, Inc. (Mar 2012 – May 2012)
-Essociate, Inc. v. Direct ROI, LLC (Mar 2012 – June 2012)
-EchoStar Technologies, Corp. v. TiVo Inc. and Humax USA, Inc. (Mar 2011 – April 2011)


Affiliations

Dr. Edwards is a member of the ACM SIGSOFT Special Interest Group, the IEEE, and other industry groups. Please visit quandarypeak.com/GeorgeEdwards for Dr. Edwards's complete resume, list of publications, and awards.


Qualifications

Dr. Edwards is an expert in the following technologies:

-Programming languages and platforms: Java, C/C++, C#, Perl, Python, PHP, Eclipse, Visual Studio, .NET, WinForms, WPF, Java EE, CORBA.

-Internet and web: JavaScript, AJAX, Node.js, Ruby, HTML, XML, CSS, ASP.NET.

-Mobile devices and applications: Android, iOS, iPhone, Windows Mobile, Windows Phone, BlackBerry, Palm OS, Java ME.

-Multimedia: MPEG, SVG, DVR, Silverlight, Flash.

-Operating systems and servers: UNIX, Linux, Windows, Mac OS.

-Networking: IMAP, POP, SMTP, DNS, TCP/IP, HTTP.

-Databases: RDBMS, SQL, MS SQL Server, MS Access, Oracle, MySQL.

-Project management and development methods: Kanban, Lean software development, agile, object-oriented (OO), aspect-oriented programming (AOP), component-based development, COTS integration, requirements engineering, spiral model, UML.


Awards & Honors

Dr. Edwards has received numerous awards for high academic achievement and scientific research. Please visit quandarypeak.com/GeorgeEdwards for Dr. Edwards's complete resume, list of publications, and awards.


Seminars & Training

Dr. Edwards currently teaches a graduate-level software engineering course at the University of Southern California. Please visit quandarypeak.com/GeorgeEdwards for Dr. Edwards's complete resume, list of publications, and awards.


Publications

Dr. Edwards has authored dozens of articles and papers related to software engineering for scientific journals and industry magazines. Edwards has also served as a panelist at technology forums and symposia, acted as a reviewer for journals and magazines, and been a committee member for academic conferences. Please visit quandarypeak.com/GeorgeEdwards for Dr. Edwards's complete resume, list of publications, and awards.


Professional References

"Dr. Edwards has a deep understanding of computer technology and doesn’t hesitate to dive into technical minutia in support the case. Dr. Edwards also has court room presence, testifies clearly, and effectively distils complex concepts to basics. In a recent project, Dr. Edwards lead a source code review of approximately 100 million lines of code, mapped relevant components across hundreds of versions, and drafted a succinct report tying it all together. Dr. Edwards will be my first call for the next case."
— Ben Maskell, Fox Rothschild LLP

"Dr. Edwards provided excellent expert analysis for our client, a software development company, in a contract dispute before the Southern District of New York. Dr. Edwards’ work greatly contributed to a successful result for our client."
— Jennifer Greenblatt, Goldman, Ismail, Tomaselli, Brennan & Baum LLP

"Dr. George Edwards provided a comprehensive and thorough analysis of my client’s software in preparation of trial. His expertise helped facilitate an amicable resolution in a hotly contested case."
— Michelle Davoli, Smith, Sovik, Kendrick & Sugnet, PC

"I was impressed with Dr. Edwards’s ability to understand the technology and patents despite coming onto the case on short notice and on an extremely expedited trial schedule. He and his team provided thorough source code review in a very efficient manner. I highly recommend him and look forward to working with him again."
— Patrick Lai, Schiff Hardin LLP


Education

Dr. Edwards holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Southern California, a M.S. in Computer Science from the University of Southern California, and a B.S. in Computer Science with a Minor in Mathematics from Vanderbilt University. Please visit quandarypeak.com/GeorgeEdwards for Dr. Edwards's complete resume, list of publications, and awards.





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