Computer Programming Expert in BIOS Firmware

Case Description:

A computer programming expert in BIOS firmware code was needed for patent infringement litigation. Both parties were manufacturers of desktop and notebook personal computers, handheld devices, and other consumer electronic products which utilize BIOS programming. The plaintiff alleged the defendant violated three of its computer programming patents claiming firmware code. Defendant counterclaimed that plaintiff infringed one of its BIOS programming patents for user authentication.

IMS ExpertServices was asked to locate a computer programming expert with expertise in the BIOS firmware code that boots a computer's component hardware so software can run. The expert was needed to consult on the function and implementation of BIOS programming. A Ph.D. in computer science was strongly preferred.

Experts Presented:

  • Computer Programming Expert

    This computer programming expert is a computer engineer in the development group of a major supplier of computer components. He has more than 14 years in embedded systems development and design and holds more than 10 patents. He has a B.S. in electrical engineering and an M.S. in computer science. An expert on the interface between computer hardware and user software, this developer is co-author of a manual on BIOS programming and other models for booting an operating system and running pre-boot applications. IMS Reference #5024049

  • User Interface Expert

    This computer technology expert has more than 20 years of experience in the electronics and computer industry, including computer programming, software development, electronic design, process control engineering, and high volume electronics manufacturing. His career has been equally divided between hardware design and firmware coding, including very low power microprocessor designs, C and assembly language computer programming, and analog design. He is the designer of BIOS programming and other system software for a handheld device and consults frequently on hardware design issues. IMS Reference #5001954

  • Computer Technology Expert

    This expert in computer programming has more than 30 years of experience in computer technology. He was part of a team that developed one of the original personal computers. His work focused on the PC's ROM BIOS programming. He continued to manage BIOS and diagnostic teams for several years. With a Ph.D. in electrical engineering, this expert has taught electrical and computer engineering at several universities. He wrote a book on assembly language programming and holds several patents. IMS Reference #5023993

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