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Jason Frankovitz

Software Engineering Expert

Quandary Peak Research

205 S. Broadway
Suite #300
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Phone: (323) 545-3660 Alternate: (415) 254-4890 Fax: (888) 959-2461 Email: jason@quandarypeak.com Website: www.quandarypeak.com/jason-frankovitz/

Specialties

Expertise & testimony for more than 70 software-related copyright, trade secret, & patent cases. 25+ years of programming experience. Specializing in iOS, Android, Linux, Web, e-commerce, social media, gaming, & cloud platforms. Testified in depositions and in court 20 times.

Degrees/Licenses

BA, Indiana University

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David W. Tollen

Founder

Sycamore Legal, P.C.

150 Spear Street
Suite 800
San Francisco, CA 94105
Phone: (415) 278-0950 Email: david@sycamorelegal.com Website: www.sycamorelegal.com/

Specialties

Technology contracts and relationships, including agreements regarding software licensing, software-as-a-service (SaaS), cloud computing, IT professional services, e-commerce, and data security. (Attorney, author, and trainer re the above.)

Degrees/Licenses

J.D.; LL.M.; B.A.

Formal Education

J.D., Harvard Law School, 1993; Ll.M., Cambridge University, 1994; B.A., History, U.C. Berkeley, 1990.

Registration and Licenses

Member, State Bar of California.

Previous/Current Position

Lecturer at UC Berkeley Law School. Founder and Trainer on IT contract drafting and negotiation, Tech Contracts, LLC; Founder and attorney, Sycamore Legal, PC. Former General Counsel, Centura Software Corp (public). Former VP Business Development, Clicktime, Inc. Former Associate, Morrison & Foerster, LLC.

Honors/Awards

Author of the number-one bestseller from the IP Section of the American Bar Association; multiple periodical recognitions for best or most innovative law firm for technology contracts.

Publications

Tollen, "THE TECH CONTRACTS HANDBOOK: Cloud Computing Agreements, Software Licenses, and other IT Contracts for Lawyers and Businesspeople", 2nd Ed. (ABA Publishing 2015; IP Section); multiple articles on IT contracts, including at www.TechContracts.com.

Prior Expert

Multiple Expert Witness Engagements on Software Licensing, Cloud Computing Contracts, and Technology Services Agreements.

Xanesti Technology Services, LLC

Managing Member

John Horst

6920 Miramar Rd.
Suite 323
San Diego, CA 92121
Phone: (858) 254-8575 Email: john.horst@xanesti.com Website: www.xanesti.com/litigation

Specialties

Cybersecurity; Computers & computer forensics

Degrees/Licenses

CISSP(r)-ISSAP(r) (This is a globally recognized industry certification in cybersecurity)

Formal Education

B.A. Biblical Studies; M.A. Theology; M.Div.

Previous/Current Position

Managing Member for Technology & Innovation; Xanesti Technology Services, LLC. We subcontract with DoD prime contractors to support DoD cybersecurity initiatives. 25 years past experience in information technology in both private and public sectors

Prof. Affiliations

(ISC)2 - International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium

Publications

Various online articles on IT and cybersecurity related topics.

Prior Expert

Planned Parenthood of America v. Center for Medical Progress. I was deposed as the expert witness for the defense concerning cybersecurity-related damage claims. The Plaintiff withdrew the claims prior to trial.

United States v. James Cariani: I submitted a report in support of the defense describing the failure of the People to properly authenticate allegedly stolen files on removable hard drives seized from the Defendant.

Other experience is described in my CV.

Watch Mr. Horst provide expert commentary on cybersecurity to KUSI in San Diego on Youtube.

Stephen Castell

Chairman

Castell Consulting

PO Box 270529
San Diego, CA 92198
Phone: (310) 890-9859 Email: stephen@castellconsulting.com Website: www.e-expertwitness.co.uk

Specialties

Software and Systems Failure & Fitness for Purpose, IP, Mobiletechnology Patents, Internet, Blockchain & Cryptocurrencies; Computer, Software, Telecommunications, Broadcasting Litigation/Dispute Resolution; Expert Witness, CEDR Mediator, ICC Arbitrator, Expert Determiner.

Degrees/Licenses

Ph.D.; M.Sc.; B.Sc.; CITP; Accredited Member, Forensic Expert Witness Association, Los Angeles Chapter

Previous/Current Position

Castell Consulting, Management and Financial Consultants in Information Technology. Professional ICT Experts and Consultants. Clients say: “Dr Castell is unique in the totally professional and effective way he makes things happen and gets things done for his clients, delivering results, economically, on time, and with high quality implementation”.

Honors/Awards

Medallist, IT Consultant of the Year, BCS Professional Awards. Honored with an interview for Archives of IT Capturing the Past, Inspiring the Future. In-depth experiences of the people who influenced the development of IT in the UK.

Publications

Author of the foundational APPEAL Report (1990). He has written extensively on the issues of ICT professionalism, and standards of presentation and reliability of computer evidence, blockchain and cryptocurrency technology.

Some recent publications:
https://worldfinancialreview.com/i-bitcoin-as-told-to-stephen-castell/
https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-981-33-6470-7_4
https://www.solicitorsjournal.com/sjarticle/Authored%20by%20AI
https://realmedia.press/looks-like-signature-i-never-signed-berrys-rbs/
https://www.bcs.org/articles-opinion-and-research/avoiding-disaster/

To learn more about his recent presentation "Software defects and the Law" (click on 'View Details'), watch the full recording on YouTube.

Prior Expert

Dr Stephen Castell CITP has acted as a leading forensic expert witness in compute software and systems disputes, for over thirty years, including the largest and longest software development cases to have reached the English High Court and the Sydney Supreme Court.

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