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Dr. Strawn is a seasoned expert witness specializing in patent litigation with experience in district courts, the ITC, and the USPTO. He also handles trade secret, copyright, and class action litigation involving software (C, C++, Java, JavaScript, HTML, XML, SQL). He has been deposed 17 times, testified at trial 3 times including the landmark case Lucent v Microsoft, and submitted declarations in 5 sets of IPRs. Dr. Strawn handles validity and infringement for both plaintiffs and defendants. Based on his own research, he writes his own reports and declarations. His cases have involved for example cell phones (iPhone and Android), digital cameras, car stereos, video games, televisions, set-top boxes, multimedia, streaming, MPEG and JPEG compression, processor architecture, GPS, file/server communication, networking, Bluetooth, web sites, databases, Internet advertising, and user interfaces. Dr. Strawn’s career presaged and then closely tracked the development of digital technology starting long before the advent of the personal computer and the compact disc. Dr. Strawn has decades of experience in academia and industry including Stanford Ph.D., Fulbright scholar, researcher, employee, manager, and independent consultant. He has published widely, and is a skilled teacher and public speaker.

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Ph.D., Stanford, 1985.