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Dr. Tal Lavian is a scientist, technologist, and educator with 30 years of experience in Network Communications, Telecommunications, Internet Protocol (IP), TCP/IP, TCP, UDP, VoIP, LAN/WAN, Ethernet, and Web. Extensive testifying experience in Federal, IPR, and ITC. He is co-author of over 25 scientific publications and named inventor on over 120 patents. Holds a Ph.D. from UC Berkeley in Computer-Science, specializing in telecommunications and network communications. He has served at UC Berkley for 20-years and brings academic and hands-on experience.

Past expert witness cases have included the following areas:

Network communications, telecommunications, Internet protocols, and mobile wireless:
• Communication-networks: Internet protocols; TCP/IP suite, TCP, UDP, IP, Ethernet, 802.3, network protocols, network software applications, packet switching, network architecture
• Mobile-wireless: Wi-Fi, 802.11, Bluetooth, MAC, PHY, Wireless LAN (WLAN). Cellular systems, SMS, instant messaging (chat), mobile devices, smartphone
• Internet-cloud: Internet Technologies, Web applications, HTTP, e-mail, SMTP, POP, IMAP, client-server, cloud computing, distributed computing
• Routing-switching: LAN, WAN, VPN, routing protocols, multicast, QoS, network infrastructure, network communication architectures
• VoIP-Streaming-Media: PSTN, circuit switching, IP telephony, VoIP, SIP, RTP, video/audio conferencing, streaming media

Litigation Support Services
As an expert witness, Dr. Lavian offers his opinion and litigation support services in patent-related cases. He has extensive experience rendering reports and testifying in Federal, IPR, and ITC in over 140 patent-related cases. Dr. Lavian is skilled at helping the layperson understand complex and sophisticated technologies.
Past cases have involved leading companies such as Apple, Google, Microsoft, Amazon, LinkedIn, Avaya, T-Mobile, AT&T, Ericsson, Sprint, Cisco Systems, Juniper Networks, Polycom, Motorola, HP, LG, WhatsApp, Instagram, Huawei, Facebook, and Samsung.

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