Printing Technology Expert in Variable Print
A printing technology expert with knowledge of issues associated with printing text was required for a patent infringement case. The parties were both providers of digital printing solutions. Plaintiff claimed the defendant infringed on its patented variable image printing technology; specifically, on patents claiming methods for handling printing issues associated with fixed and variable print text and word wrapping techniques.
IMS ExpertServices was asked to find printing technology expert witnesses with expertise in computer hardware and software used in digital printing. The expert was required to be knowledge of the high speed printing industry; of the issues associated with printing text; and of how those issues have been addressed in printer driver developments during the past 15 years.
This printing technology expert has more than 30 years of experience in computer software and hardware, computer graphics, and printing technology. His company develops software for digital documents. His areas of specialization include PDF documents, PostScript documents, digital signatures, and image processing. This expert has been the lead or project manager for a wide array of device driver development and implementation projects involving interconnectivity to peripheral interfaces. He is deeply familiar with variable text printing issues and has performed claims construction on digital printing patents.IMS Reference #4995537
With over 20 years of experience in electronic publishing and digital printing, this printing technology expert is deeply familiar with the history of digital printing and its development. His work on an electronic publishing project, involving software drivers used to transform files generated by a printer control language, provided him with knowledge of the history of prior art in device drivers used for printing text.IMS Reference #4995567