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Ali Khosh, Ph.D., Computer Science

Ali Khosh, Ph.D., Computer Science

205 S Broadway
Suite 300

Los Angeles, California 90012

Phone(323) 545-3926

Website https://quandarypeak.com/software-experts/ali-khosh/
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Expert Witness
Dr. Ali Khosh is a computer scientist and software technology consultant with over a decade of research, development and management experience in various areas of computer science with leading tech companies around the world, including Microsoft, Yahoo! and Samsung. Ali currently serves as an expert witness in software-related litigation, such as patent infringement and breach-of-contract matters.

Services

Dr. Khosh's services cover the following areas of expertise:

- Wireless devices and mobile apps
Android, iOS, Windows Mobile, Windows Phone, Java ME

- Programming and software development
Java, C/C++, C#, XML, Eclipse, Visual Studio, .NET

- Internet applications and websites
Python, PHP, Perl, Ruby, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, AJAX, Node.js, Ruby on Rails, ASP.NET

- Digital multimedia
MPEG, JPEG, vector graphics, Silverlight, Flash, digital video recorders (DVRs), Smart TVs and set-top boxes, digital cameras

- Databases
RDBMS, SQL, Microsoft SQL Server, Elastic Search, Oracle, MySQL, Postgres, PostgreSQL

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

- Networking and protocols
TCP/IP, HTTP, IMAP/POP/SMTP, DNS, GSM/CDMA/LTE, Wifi/802.11

- Litigation support
Intellectual property and patent infringement, software design/source code inspection and review, expert witness testimony at trials and depositions, breach-of-contract and non-performance claims, computer forensics, data recovery, and metadata analysis

Areas of Expertise

Additional Expertise:

Geospatial, Connected Cars, Location Based Services.

Profile

• Serving as a software expert witness in several cases, including patent infringement and breach-of-contract cases

• Holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from The University of Southern California, an M.S. in Computer Science from The George Washington University, and a B.S. in Computer Engineering from Sharif University of Technology

• Conducts research in the field of software systems and engineering, spanning the areas of mobile software, Internet, Internet of Things (IoT), autonomous driving, software development, embedded software, software quality and reliability assurance and web applications

• Authored several peer-reviewed academic articles and papers, magazine articles and book chapters related to software engineering in top conferences and publications

• Delivered various invited speakers, seminars, lectures, and technology demonstrations at domestic and international software industry events and computer science conferences

• Served as a panelist at various technology, entrepreneurship and software events

• Served as an expert reviewer and panelist for numerous journals, conferences and magazines, and been a committee member for academic conferences

• Received numerous research and industry awards in the field of computer science and entrepreneurship

• Delivers guest lectures on various areas of computer science and software engineering at the University of Southern California and The California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

• Filed 15+ patents in areas of intelligent systems, social networks, privacy and security, information management, internet-enabled TV and advertising with The University of Southern California, Yahoo! and Samsung (4 granted)

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Professional Experience

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Legal Experience & Services

Recent Litigation Experience:

• Mimzi, LLC v. Foursquare Labs, Inc. (JUL 2019)
- Jurisdiction: District of Delaware
- Counsel: Barnes & Thornburg LLP
- Nature of Suit: Patent (IPR, Location-Based Services, Crowd Sourcing)

• Location Based Services, LLC v. Sony Electronics Inc. (DEC 2018)
- Jurisdiction: District of Delaware
- Counsel: Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
- Nature of Suit: Patent (IPR, GPS, Location-Based Services)

• Calendar Research, LLC, v. Michael Hunter Gray, StubHub, Inc., eBay Inc. et al. (JAN 2019)
- Jurisdiction: Central District of California
- Counsel: Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP
- Nature of Suit: Trade Secret (Startups, mobile apps, merger and acquisitions)

• Certain Information Systems, Components Thereof and Automobiles Containing the Same (Broadcom v. Toyota Motor Co., Panasonic Co. et al.) (JUL 2018)
- Jurisdiction: United States International Trade Commission
- Counsel: Steptoe & Johnson LLP
- Nature of Suit: Patent (ITC, GPS Technology, Location-Based Services)

• UCAR Technology (USA) INC. and UCAR INC. V. Yan Li et al. (MAY 2018)
- Jurisdiction: Northern District of California
- Counsel: Ruyak Cherian LLP
- Nature of Suit: Trade Secret (Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Self-Driving Cars)

• Capstone Logistics Holdings, Inc., et al., v. Pedro Navarrete et al. (JUN 2018)
- Jurisdiction: Southern District of New York
- Counsel: Ferber Law, A Professional Corporation
- Nature of Suit: Trade Secret (Mobile and Desktop Applications)

• Neofonie GMBH v. Artissimo Designs LLC (MAY 2018)
- Jurisdiction: Central District of California
- Counsel: Emanuel Law
- Nature of Suit: Breach of Contract

• Seven Networks, LLC v. ZTE (USA) Inc. and ZTE Corporation (JAN 2018)
- Jurisdiction: Northern District of Texas
- Counsel: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
- Nature of Suit: Patent Infringement

• Alex Farwell v. Edward J. Herzstock and Revleap Corp. (MAR 2018)
- Jurisdiction: Superior Court for California, County of Los Angeles
- Counsel: Wolk & Levine LLP
- Nature of Suit: Corporate Civil Suit

• CYWEE Group LTD. v ZTE Corporation, ZTE (USA), Inc. and ZTE (TX) Inc. (JAN 2018)
- Jurisdiction: Southern District of California
- Counsel: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
- Nature of Suit: Patent Infringement

• Hitachi Maxell, LTD. v. ZTE Corp and ZTE USA Inc. (FEB 2018)
- Jurisdiction: Eastern District of Texas
- Counsel: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
- Nature of Suit: Patent Infringement

• Cellular Communications Equipment LLC v. HTC America Inc., HTC Corporation, ZTE Corporation, ZTE Solutions, Inc. and ZTE USA, Inc. (FEB 2018)
- Jurisdiction: Eastern District of Texas
- Counsel: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
- Nature of Suit: Patent Infringement

• Bryndon Fisher v. The United States of America (FEB 2018)
- Jurisdiction: United States Court of Federal Claims
- Counsel: Schubert Jonckheer & Kolbe LLP
- Nature of Suit: Class Action


Awards & Honors

- University Fellowship, The George Washington University, CS Dep. 2003-04
- Outstanding Leadership Award, University of Southern California, 2005
- Graduate Research Scholarship, University of Southern California, 2005
- Outstanding Graduate Student Award, APSIH, 2006
- Youth Appreciation Award, NIPOC, 2007
- Yahoo! Ambassador for USC, 2007-2008
- Over 1000 citations to peer reviewed publications, 2005-2010
- Winner: #1 Big Data Startup, USC Startup Garage Competition (100+ participants), 2013
- SocalTech50: Southern California’s Top 50 People to Watch in Tech Industry (along with CEOs of Tinder, Snapchat & Whisper), 2014
- Winner: #1 Disruptive Startup in Retail (800+ participants), Plug & Play Tech Center, 2016
- Winner: #1 Disruptive Media Startup, Plug & Play Tech Center, 2017


Seminars & Training

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Publications

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Education

Ph.D. in Computer Science, University of Southern California - May 2010
M.S. in Computer Science, The George Washington University - May 2005
B.Sc. in Computer Engineering, Sharif University of Technology - June 2003




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