Telecommnet Consulting

Telecommnet Consulting

Tal Lavian Ph.D.

1640 Mariani Dr. Sunnyvale, CA 94087

About the Expert

I have served as an expert in over 60 patent-related cases where I wrote expert reports and testified in depositions, courts and in front of a jury. I have testified in Federal courts, in USPTO PTAB IPR, and in the ITC. The cases involved leading companies including Google, Motorola, Amazon, Microsoft, Cisco Systems, Juniper Networks, Huawei, HP, T-Mobile, Ericsson, LG, Facebook, Samsung. and Apple.

Areas of Expertise

Communication Networks
Communications - Telecommunications
Computers
Intellectual Property
Internet
Internet Protocols
Patents & Trademarks
Routing/switching
Unified Communications
Wireless
Wireless Networks

Expert's Profile

<b>BACKGROUND</b>
Scientist, educator, and technologist with 30 years of experience and a Ph.D. from UC. Berkeley in the fields of telecommunications, network communications, and mobile wireless technologies. I provide expert witness services for patent litigation cases involving telecommunications, wireless networks, and mobile cellular technologies.
Applies academic and industry experience to simplify technical ideas and terminology for a non-technical audience. I have published over 25 scientific papers and have been designated as an inventor on more than 120 patents.

Served as an expert in over 60 patent-related cases where I wrote expert reports and testified in depositions, courts and in front of a jury. I have testified in Federal courts, in USPTO PTAB IPR, and in the ITC. The cases involved leading companies including Google, Motorola, Amazon, Microsoft, Cisco, Juniper, Huawei, HP, T-Mobile, Ericsson, LG, Facebook, Samsung. and Apple.

<b> EXPERTISE </b>
Network communications, telecommunications, Internet protocols, and mobile wireless:
• <b>Communication networks:</b> Internet protocols; TCP/IP suite, TCP, UDP, IP, Ethernet, 802.3, network protocols, network software applications, data link, network, and transport layers (L2, L3, L4), packet switching, data center network architecture
• <b>Mobile wireless: </b> Wi-Fi, 802.11 (a/b/g/n/ac), MAC, PHY, OFDM, DSSS, Wireless LAN (WLAN), CDMA, FDMA, TDMA, SMS, instant messaging (chat), mobile devices, smartphone
• <b>Internet/cloud:</b> Web applications, HTTP, e-mail, SMTP, POP, IMAP, Java, C/C++, file transfer FTP, client-server, cloud computing, distributed computing
• <b>Routing/switching:</b> LAN, WAN, VPN, routing protocols, RIP, BGP, MPLS, OSPF, multicast, DNS, QoS, network infrastructure, network communication architectures
• <b>Unified Communications:</b> PSTN, circuit switching, IP telephony, VoIP, SIP, RTP, SS7, carrier Ethernet, SONET, SDH, WDM, TDM, video/audio conferencing, streaming media


<b> ACCOMPLISHMENTS </b>
• Served as Principal Investigator (PI) for three US Department of Defense (DARPA) projects
-- Directed networking computation project for the US Air Force Research Lab (AFRL)
-- PI of a wireless research project for an undisclosed US federal agency
• Led and developed the first network resource scheduling service for grid computing
• Managed and engineered the first demonstrated transatlantic dynamic allocation of 10Gbs Lambdas as a grid service
• Development and successful demonstration of the first wire-speed active network on commercial hardware
• Inventor of over 120 patents; over 60 prosecuted pro se in front of the USPTO
• Created and chaired Nortel Networks’ EDN Patent Committee

<b>LITIGATION SUPPORT SERVICES</b>
Dr. Lavian’s services have been retained in over 60 cases, and his experience qualifies him to provide each of the following services:
• Serve as an expert witness in federal courts, USPTO IPR, and the ITC
• Testified over 50 times in depositions, ITC, PTAB, Judges, and Jury
• Produce skilled articulation of technical material for both technical and non-technical audiences

Personal Achievements

Education

  • Ph.D., Computer Science specializing in networking and communications, UC Berkeley
  • M.Sc. (Master of Science), Electrical Engineering, Tel Aviv University
  • B.Sc. (Bachelor of Science), Math and Computer Science, Tel Aviv University

Organizations

  • IEEE Senior Member
  • IEEE Communications Society
  • IEEE Computer Society
  • IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society
  • IEEE-CNSV
  • ACM Special Interest Group on Data Communication (SIGCOM)
  • ACM Special Interest Group on Hypertext, Hypermedia, and Web (SIGWEB)
  • President Java Users Group, Silicon Valley Mountain View, 1999-2000

Honors

  • Certified IEEE-WCET (Wireless Communications Engineering Technologies)
  • Top Talent Award, Nortel Networks
  • Top Inventors Award, Nortel Networks EDN
  • Technical Co-Chair, IEEE Hot Interconnects 2005 at Stanford University
  • Toastmasters International, Competent Communicator (twice)
  • Toastmasters International, Advanced Communicator Bronze

Publications

  • Patents and Publications (Not an exhaustive list)
  • Patents Issued
  • US 9,831,881: Radar target detection system for autonomous vehicles with ultra-low phase noise frequency synthesizer
  • US 9,762,251: Ultra-low phase-noise frequency synthesizer
  • US 9,705,511: Ultra-low phase-noise frequency synthesizer
  • US 9,690,877: Systems and methods for electronic communications
  • US 9,660,655: Ultra-low phase-noise frequency synthesizer
  • US 9,184,989: Grid proxy architecture for network resources
  • US 9,521,255: Systems and methods for visual presentation and selection of IVR menu
  • US 9,083,728: Systems and methods to support sharing and exchanging in a network
  • US 9,021,130: Photonic line sharing for high-speed routers
  • US 9,001,819: Systems and methods for visual presentation and selection of IVR menu
  • US 8,949,846: Time-value curves to provide dynamic QoS for time sensitive file transfers
  • US 8,929,517: Systems and methods for visual presentation and selection of IVR menu
  • US 8,903,073: Systems and methods for visual presentation and selection of IVR menu
  • US 8,898,274: Grid proxy architecture for network resources
  • US 8,880,120: Device and method for providing enhanced telephony
  • US 8,879,703: System method and device for providing tailored services when call is on-hold
  • US 8,879,698: Device and method for providing enhanced telephony
  • US 8,867,708: Systems and methods for visual presentation and selection of IVR menu
  • US 8,787,536: Systems and methods for communicating with an interactive voice response system
  • US 8,782,230: Method and apparatus for using a command design pattern to access and configure network elements
  • US 8,762,963: Translation of programming code
  • US 8,762,962: Methods and apparatus for automatic translation of a computer program language code
  • US 8,745,573: Platform-independent application development framework
  • US 8,731,148: Systems and methods for visual presentation and selection of IVR menu
  • US 8,688,796: Rating system for determining whether to accept or reject objection raised by user in social network
  • US 8,619,793: Dynamic assignment of traffic classes to a priority queue in a packet forwarding device
  • US 8,572,303: Portable universal communication device
  • US 8,553,859: Device and method for providing enhanced telephony
  • US 8,548,131: Systems and methods for communicating with an interactive voice response system
  • US 8,537,989: Device and method for providing enhanced telephony
  • US 8,341,257: Grid proxy architecture for network resources
  • US 8,161,139: Method and apparatus for intelligent management of a network element
  • US 8,146,090: Time-value curves to provide dynamic QoS for time sensitive file transfer
  • US 8,078,708: Grid proxy architecture for network resources
  • US 7,944,827: Content-aware dynamic network resource allocation
  • US 7,860,999: Distributed computation in network devices
  • US 7,734,748: Method and apparatus for intelligent management of a network element
  • US 7,710,871: Dynamic assignment of traffic classes to a priority queue in a packet forwarding device
  • US 7,580,349: Content-aware dynamic network resource allocation
  • US 7,433,941: Method and apparatus for accessing network information on a network device
  • US 7,359,993: Method and apparatus for interfacing external resources with a network element
  • US 7,313,608: Method and apparatus for using documents written in a markup language to access and configure network elements
  • US 7,260,621: Object-oriented network management interface
  • US 7,237,012: Method and apparatus for classifying Java remote method invocation transport traffic
  • US 7,127,526: Method and apparatus for dynamically loading and managing software services on a network device
  • US 7,047,536: Method and apparatus for classifying remote procedure call transport traffic
  • US 7,039,724: Programmable command-line interface API for managing operation of a network device
  • US 6,976,054: Method and system for accessing low-level resources in a network device
  • US 6,970,943: Routing architecture including a compute plane configured for high-speed processing of packets to provide application layer support
  • US 6,950,932: Security association mediator for Java-enabled devices
  • US 6,850,989: Method and apparatus for automatically configuring a network switch
  • US 6,845,397: Interface method and system for accessing inner layers of a network protocol
  • US 6,842,781: Download and processing of a network management application on a network device
  • US 6,772,205: Executing applications on a target network device using a proxy network device
  • US 6,564,325: Method of and apparatus for providing multi-level security access to system
  • US 6,175,868: Method and apparatus for automatically configuring a network switch
  • US 6,170,015: Network apparatus with Java co-processor
  • US 8,687,777: Systems and methods for visual presentation and selection of IVR menu
  • US 8,681,951: Systems and methods for visual presentation and selection of IVR menu
  • US 8,625,756: Systems and methods for visual presentation and selection of IVR menu
  • US 8,594,280: Systems and methods for visual presentation and selection of IVR menu
  • US 8,548,135: Systems and methods for visual presentation and selection of IVR menu
  • US 8,406,388: Systems and methods for visual presentation and selection of IVR menu
  • US 8,345,835: Systems and methods for visual presentation and selection of IVR menu
  • US 8,223,931: Systems and methods for visual presentation and selection of IVR menu
  • US 8,160,215: Systems and methods for visual presentation and selection of IVR menu
  • US 8,155,280: Systems and methods for visual presentation and selection of IVR menu
  • US 8,054,952: Systems and methods for visual presentation and selection of IVR menu
  • US 8,000,454: Systems and methods for visual presentation and selection of IVR menu
  • EP 1,905,211: Technique for authenticating network users
  • EP 1,142,213: Dynamic assignment of traffic classes to a priority queue in a packet forwarding device
  • EP 1,671,460: Method and apparatus for scheduling resources on a switched underlay network
  • EP 1,905,211: Technique for authenticating network users
  • CA 2,358,525: Dynamic assignment of traffic classes to a priority queue in a packet forwarding device
  • Patent Applications Published and Pending (Not an exhaustive list)
  • US 20150058490: Grid Proxy Architecture for Network Resources
  • US 20150010136: Systems and Methods for Visual Presentation and Selection of IVR Menu
  • US 20140379784: Method and Apparatus for Using a Command Design Pattern to Access and Configure Network Elements
  • US 20140105025: Dynamic Assignment of Traffic Classes to a Priority Queue in a Packet Forwarding Device
  • US 20140105012: Dynamic Assignment of Traffic Classes to a Priority Queue in a Packet Forwarding Device
  • US 20140012991: Grid Proxy Architecture for Network Resources
  • US 20130080898: Systems and Methods for Electronic Communications
  • US 20130022191: Systems and Methods for Visual Presentation and Selection of IVR Menu
  • US 20130022183: Systems and Methods for Visual Presentation and Selection of IVR Menu
  • US 20130022181: Systems and Methods for Visual Presentation and Selection of IVR Menu
  • US 20120180059: Time-Value Curves to Provide Dynamic QOS for Time Sensitive File Transfers
  • US 20120063574: Systems and Methods for Visual Presentation and Selection of IVR Menu
  • US 20110225330: Portable Universal Communication Device
  • US 20100220616: Optimizing Network Connections
  • US 20100217854: Method and Apparatus for Intelligent Management of a Network Element
  • US 20100146492: Translation of Programming Code
  • US 20100146112: Efficient Communication Techniques
  • US 20100146111: Efficient Communication in a Network
  • US 20090313613: Methods and Apparatus for Automatic Translation of a Computer Program Language Code
  • US 20090313004: Platform-Independent Application Development Framework
  • US 20090279562: Content-aware dynamic network resource allocation
  • US 20080040630: Time-Value Curves to Provide Dynamic QoS for Time Sensitive File Transfers
  • US 20070169171: Technique for authenticating network users
  • US 20060123481: Method and apparatus for network immunization
  • US 20060075042: Extensible Resource Messaging Between User Applications and Network Elements in a Communication Network
  • US 20050083960: Method and Apparatus for Transporting Parcels of Data Using Network Elements with Network Element Storage
  • US 20050076339: Method and Apparatus for Automated Negotiation for Resources on a Switched Underlay Network
  • US 20050076336: Method and Apparatus for Scheduling Resources on a Switched Underlay Network
  • US 20050076173: Method And Apparatus for Preconditioning Data to Be Transferred on a Switched Underlay Network
  • US 20050076099: Method and Apparatus for Live Streaming Media Replication in a Communication Network
  • US 20050074529: Method and apparatus for transporting visualization information on a switched underlay network
  • US 20040076161: Dynamic Assignment of Traffic Classes to a Priority Queue in a Packet Forwarding Device
  • US 20020021701: Dynamic Assignment of Traffic Classes to a Priority Queue in a Packet Forwarding Device
  • WO 2006/063052: Method and apparatus for network immunization
  • WO 2007/008976: Technique for authenticating network users
  • WO2000/0054460: Method and apparatus for accessing network information on a network device
  • WO/2016/203460: Ultra low phase noise frequency synthesizer
  • WO/2005/033899: Method and apparatus for scheduling resources on a switched underlay network
  • WO/2000/041368: Dynamic assignment of traffic classes to a priority queue in a packet forwarding device
  • US 20140156556: Time-variant rating system and method thereof
  • US 20140156758: Reliable rating system and method thereof
  • US 20170085708: Systems and methods for visual presentation and selection of ivr menu
  • US 20160373117: Ultra low phase noise frequency synthesizer
  • US 20170322687: Systems and methods for electronic communications
  • US 20170302282: Radar target detection system for autonomous vehicles with ultra-low phase noise frequency synthesizer
  • US 20180019755: Radar target detection system for autonomous vehicles with ultra-low phase noise frequency synthesizer
  • US 20170289332: Systems and methods for visual presentation and selection of ivr menu
  • US 20170269797: Systems and methods for electronic communication
  • US 20170099058: Ultra low phase noise frequency synthesizer
  • US 20170099057: Ultra low phase noise frequency synthesizer
  • Publications (Not an exhaustive list)
  • “R&D Models for Advanced Development & Corporate Research” Understanding Six Models of Advanced R&D - Ikhlaq Sidhu, Tal Lavian, Victoria Howell - University of California, Berkeley. Accepted paper for 2015 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition- June 2015
  • “Applications Drive Secure Lightpath Creation across Heterogeneous Domains, Feature Topic Optical Control Planes for Grid Networks: Opportunities, Challenges and the Vision.” Gommans L.; Van Oudenaarde B.; Dijkstra F.; De Laat C.; Lavian T.; Monga I.; Taal A.; Travostino F.; Wan A.; IEEE Communications Magazine, vol. 44, no. 3, March 2006, pp. 100-106.
  • Lambda Data Grid: Communications Architecture in Support of Grid Computing. Tal I. Lavian, Randy H. Katz; Doctoral Thesis, University of California at Berkeley. January 2006.
  • “Information Switching Networks.” Hoang D.B.; T. Lavian;The 4th Workshop on the Internet, Telecommunications and Signal Processing, WITSP2005, December 19-21, 2005, Sunshine Coast, Australia.
  • “Impact of Grid Computing on Network Operators and HW Vendors.” Allcock B.; Arnaud B.; Lavian T.; Papadopoulos P.B.; Hasan M.Z.; Kaplow W.; IEEE Hot Interconnects at Stanford University 2005, pp.89-90.
  • DWDM-RAM: A Data Intensive Grid Service Architecture Enabled by Dynamic Optical Networks. Lavian T.; Mambretti J.; Cutrell D.; Cohen H.J; Merrill S.; Durairaj R.; Daspit P.; Monga I.; Naiksatam S.; Figueira S.; Gutierrez D.; Hoang D.B., Travostino F.; CCGRID 2004, pp. 762-764.
  • DWDM-RAM: An Architecture for Data Intensive Service Enabled by Next Generation Dynamic Optical Networks. Hoang D.B.; Cohen H.; Cutrell D.; Figueira S.; Lavian T.; Mambretti J.; Monga I.; Naiksatam S.; Travostino F.; Proceedings IEEE Globecom 2004, Workshop on High-Performance Global Grid Networks, Houston, 29 Nov. to 3 Dec. 2004, pp.400-409.
  • Implementation of a Quality of Service Feedback Control Loop on Programmable Routers. Nguyen C.; Hoang D.B.; Zhao, I.L.; Lavian, T.; Proceedings, 12th IEEE International Conference on Networks 2004. (ICON 2004) Singapore, Volume 2, 16-19 Nov. 2004, pp.578-582.
  • A Platform for Large-Scale Grid Data Service on Dynamic High-Performance Networks. Lavian T.; Hoang D.B.; Mambretti J.; Figueira S.; Naiksatam S.; Kaushil N.; Monga I.; Durairaj R.; Cutrell D.; Merrill S.; Cohen H.; Daspit P.; Travostino F; GridNets 2004, San Jose, CA., October 2004.
  • DWDM-RAM: Enabling Grid Services with Dynamic Optical Networks. Figueira S.; Naiksatam S.; Cohen H.; Cutrell D.; Daspit, P.; Gutierrez D.; Hoang D. B.; Lavian T.; Mambretti J.; Merrill S.; Travostino F; Proceedings, 4th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Cluster Computing and the Grid, Chicago, USA, April 2004, pp. 707-714.
  • DWDM-RAM: Enabling Grid Services with Dynamic Optical Networks. Figueira S.; Naiksatam S.; Cohen H.; Cutrell D.; Gutierrez D.; Hoang D.B.; Lavian T.; Mambretti J.; Merrill S.; Travostino F.; 4th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Cluster Computing and the Grid, Chicago, USA, April 2004.
  • An Extensible, Programmable, Commercial-Grade Platform for Internet Service Architecture. Lavian T.; Hoang D.B.; Travostino F.; Wang P.Y.; Subramanian S.; Monga I.; IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics on Technologies Promoting Computational Intelligence, Openness and Programmability in Networks and Internet Services Volume 34, Issue 1, Feb. 2004, pp.58-68.
  • DWDM-RAM: An Architecture for Data Intensive Service Enabled by Next Generation Dynamic Optical Networks. Lavian T.; Cutrell D.; Mambretti J.; Weinberger J.; Gutierrez D.; Naiksatam S.; Figueira S.; Hoang D. B.; Supercomputing Conference, SC2003 Igniting Innovation, Phoenix, November 2003.
  • Edge Device Multi-Unicasting for Video Streaming. Lavian T.; Wang P.; Durairaj R.; Hoang D.; Travostino F.; Telecommunications, 2003. ICT 2003. 10th International Conference on Telecommunications, Tahiti, Volume 2, 23 Feb.-1 March, 2003 pp. 1441-1447.
  • The SAHARA Model for Service Composition Across Multiple Providers. Raman B.; Agarwal S.; Chen Y.; Caesar M.; Cui W.; Lai K.; Lavian T.; Machiraju S.; Mao Z. M.; Porter G.; Roscoe T.; Subramanian L.; Suzuki T.; Zhuang S.; Joseph A. D.; Katz Y.H.; Stoica I.; Proceedings of the First International Conference on Pervasive Computing. ACM Pervasive 2002, pp. 1-14.
  • Enabling Active Flow Manipulation in Silicon-Based Network Forwarding Engines. Lavian T.; Wang P.; Travostino F.; Subramanian S.; Duraraj R.; Hoang D.B.; Sethaput V.; Culler D.; Proceeding of the Active Networks Conference and Exposition, 2002.(DANCE) 29-30 May 2002, pp. 65-76.
  • Practical Active Network Services within Content-Aware Gateways. Subramanian S.; Wang P.; Durairaj R.; Rasimas J.; Travostino F.; Lavian T.; Hoang D.B.; Proceeding of the DARPA Active Networks Conference and Exposition, 2002.(DANCE) 29-30 May 2002, pp. 344-354.
  • Active Networking on a Programmable Network Platform. Wang P.Y.; Lavian T.; Duncan R.; Jaeger R.; Fourth IEEE Conference on Open Architectures and Network Programming (OPENARCH), Anchorage, April 2002.
  • Intelligent Network Services through Active Flow Manipulation. Lavian T.; Wang P.; Travostino F.; Subramanian S.; Hoang D.B.; Sethaput V.; IEEE Intelligent Networks 2001 Workshop (IN2001), Boston, May 2001.
  • Intelligent Network Services through Active Flow Manipulation. Lavian T.; Wang P.; Travostino F.; Subramanian S.; Hoang D.B.; Sethaput V.; Intelligent Network Workshop, 2001 IEEE 6-9 May 2001, pp.73 -82.
  • Enabling Active Flow Manipulation in Silicon-based Network Forwarding Engine. Lavian, T.; Wang, P.; Travostino, F.; Subramanian S.; Hoang D.B.; Sethaput V.; Culler D.; Journal of Communications and Networks, March 2001, pp.78-87.
  • Active Networking on a Programmable Networking Platform. Lavian T.; Wang P.Y.; IEEE Open Architectures and Network Programming, 2001, pp. 95-103.
  • Enabling Active Networks Services on a Gigabit Routing Switch. Wang P.; Jaeger R.; Duncan R.; Lavian T.; Travostino F.; 2nd Workshop on Active Middleware Services, 2000.
  • Dynamic Classification in Silicon-Based Forwarding Engine Environments. Jaeger R.; Duncan R.; Travostino F.; Lavian T.; Hollingsworth J.; Selected Papers. 10th IEEE Workshop on Metropolitan Area and Local Networks, 1999. 21-24 Nov. 1999, pp.103-109.
  • Open Programmable Architecture for Java-Enabled Network Devices. Lavian, T.; Jaeger, R. F.; Hollingsworth, J. K.; IEEE Hot Interconnects Stanford University, August 1999, pp. 265-277.
  • Open Java SNMP MIB API. Rob Duncan, Tal Lavian, Roy Lee, Jason Zhou, Bay Architecture Lab Technical Report TR98-038, December 1998.
  • Java-Based Open Service Interface Architecture. Lavian T.; Lau S.; BAL TR98-010 Bay Architecture Lab Technical Report, March 1998.
  • Parallel SIMD Architecture for Color Image Processing. Lavian T. Tel – Aviv University, Tel – Aviv, Israel, November 1995.
  • Grid Network Services, Draft-ggf-ghpn-netservices-1.0. George Clapp, Tiziana Ferrari, Doan B. Hoang, Gigi Karmous-Edwards, Tal Lavian, Mark J. Leese, Paul Mealor, InderMonga, Volker Sander, Franco Travostino, Global Grid Forum(GGF).
  • Project DRAC: Creating an applications-aware network.Travostino F.; Keates R.; Lavian T.; Monga I.; Schofield B.; Nortel Technical Journal, February 2005, pp. 23-26.
  • Optical Network Infrastructure for Grid, Draft-ggf-ghpn-opticalnets-1. DimitraSimeonidou, Reza Nejabati, Bill St. Arnaud, Micah Beck, Peter Clarke, Doan B. Hoang, David Hutchison, Gigi Karmous-Edwards, Tal Lavian, Jason Leigh, Joe Mambretti, Volker Sander, John Strand, Franco Travostino, Global Grid Forum(GGF) GHPN Standard GFD-I.036 August 2004.
  • Popeye - Using Fine-grained Network Access Control to Support Mobile Users and Protect Intranet Hosts. Mike Chen, Barbara Hohlt, Tal Lavian, December 2000.
  • Presentations and Talks (Not an exhaustive list)
  • Lambda Data Grid: An Agile Optical Platform for Grid Computing and Data-intensive Applications.
  • Web Services and OGSA
  • WINER Workflow Integrated Network Resource Orchestration.
  • Technology & Society
  • Abundant Bandwidth and how it affects us?
  • Active Content Networking(ACN)
  • DWDM-RAM:Enabling Grid Services with Dynamic Optical Networks
  • Application-engaged Dynamic Orchestration of Optical Network Resources
  • A Platform for Data Intensive Services Enabled by Next Generation Dynamic Optical Networks
  • Optical Networks
  • Grid Optical Network Service Architecture for Data Intensive Applications
  • Optical Networking & DWDM
  • OptiCal Inc.
  • OptiCal& LUMOS Networks
  • Optical Networking Services
  • Business Models for Dynamically Provisioned Optical Networks
  • Business Model Concepts for Dynamically Provisioned Optical Networks
  • Optical Networks Infrastructure
  • Research Challenges in agile optical networks
  • Services and Applications’ infrastructure for agile optical networks
  • Impact on Society
  • TeraGrid Communication and Computation
  • Unified Device Management via Java-enabled Network Devices
  • Active Network Node in Silicon-Based L3 Gigabit Routing Switch
  • Active Nets Technology Transfer through High-Performance Network Devices
  • Programmable Network Node: Applications
  • Open Innovation via Java-enabled Network Devices
  • Practical Considerations for Deploying a Java Active Networking Platform
  • Open Java-Based Intelligent Agent Architecture for Adaptive Networking Devices
  • Java SNMP Oplet
  • Open Distributed Networking Intelligence: A New Java Paradigm
  • Open Programmability
  • Active Networking On A Programmable Networking Platform
  • Open Networking through Programmability
  • Open Programmable Architecture for Java-enabled Network Devices
  • Integrating Active Networking and Commercial-Grade Routing Platforms
  • Programmable Network Devices
  • To be smart or not to be?

Prior assignments

  • I have served as an expert in over 60 patent-related cases where I wrote expert reports and testified in depositions, courts and in front of a jury. I have testified in Federal courts, in USPTO PTAB IPR, and in the ITC. The cases involved leading companies including Google, Motorola, Microsoft, Cisco, Juniper, HP, T-Mobile, Ericsson, LG, Facebook, Samsung. and Apple.

Percentage of time spent as expert

  • Toastmasters International - Advanced Communicator Bronze %

Number of expert assignments / year

  • Toastmasters International - Advanced Communicator Bronze

More Information

  • Resume-CV Dr. Tal Lavian
    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, data link, network, and transport layers (L2, L3, L4), packet switching, data center network architecture • Mobile wireless: Wi-Fi, 802.11 (a/b/g/n/ac), MAC, PHY, OFDM, DSSS, Wireless LAN (WLAN). Cellular systems, GSM, LTE, CDMA, FDMA, TDMA, SMS, instant messaging (chat), mobile devices, smartphone • Internet/cloud: Web applications, HTTP, e-mail, SMTP, POP, IMAP, Java, C/C++, file transfer FTP, client-server, cloud computing, distributed computing • Routing/switching: LAN, WAN, VPN, routing protocols, RIP, BGP, MPLS, OSPF, multicast, DNS, QoS, network infrastructure, network communication architectures • Unified Communications: PSTN, circuit switching, IP telephony, VoIP, SIP, RTP, SS7, optical networks, carrier Ethernet, SONET, SDH, WDM, TDM, video/audio conferencing, streaming media
  • Dr. Lavian Telecommunications, Network Communications and Mobile Wireless Technologies Expert
    Served as an expert witness in over 60 patent-related cases • Wrote expert witness declarations and testified in depositions, courts, arbitrations and in front of a jury • Testified in Federal courts, in USPTO PTAB IPR, and in the ITC. • Cases involved leading companies including: Google, Motorola, Microsoft, Cisco Systems, Juni

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