Litigation Support Experience

          Mr. Horak has served as a consulting expert and expert witness in a number of cases involving patent infringement, trademark/service mark infringement, and product/service misrepresentation. The following example engagements are representative of his experience in this regard.

re: Harris Corporation et al. v. Siemens AG et al.

Client: Fish & Richardson P.C.

Nature of Case: Patent Infringement regarding interface between voice mail system and PBX

Nature of Engagement: Consulting Expert

 

re: Viseon, Inc. v. Tandberg, Inc., Tandberg asa, and NV Holdings

Client: Kinney & Lange, representing Tandberg

Nature of Case: Patent Infringement regarding peripheral video conferencing system

Nature of Engagement: Consulting Expert

 

re: David Solomon, et al. v. Bell Atlantic Corporation, now known as Verizon Communications Inc., and Bell Atlantic Internet Solutions, Inc., now known as Verizon Internet Solutions, Inc. New York Supreme Court, New York County

Client: Abbey Gardy, LLP, representing Solomon, Scott, Croak, et al.

Nature of Case: Seeking Class Action status against Bell Atlantic d/b/a Verizon with respect to misrepresentations associated with DSL service

Nature of Engagement: Consulting Expert, Expert Witness

 

re: Cellco Partnership d/b/a/ Verizon Wireless v. Nextel Communications, Inc.

Civil Action No.: 03-725-KAJ (D. Del.)

Client: Winston & Strawn LLP, representing Verizon Wireless

Nature of Case: Trademark/Service Mark Infringement re: push-to-talk (PTT)

Nature of Engagement: Consulting Expert, Expert Witness

 

re: Robert A. Green, individually and as the representative of a class of similarly-situated persons, v. Insurance Program Managers Group, L.L.C. Case No. 07-CV-3842

Client: O’Halloran Kosoff Geitner & Cook LLC, representing Insurance Program Managers Group, L.L.C.

Nature of Case: Robert A. Green, et al seeking Class Action status against IPMG for alleged junk fax violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).

Nature of Engagement: Consulting/Testifying Expert