Computers / IP / Document ID

Our Computers, Document Identification, and Intellectual Property Group include professionals with hands-on experience in the areas of computers, trademarks, patents, and all aspects of intellectual property management, handwriting analysis, handprints, and electronic data discovery (EDD). Our forensic services include systems security analysis, text search and keyword search, data recovery, image search, password recovery, hard drive scrubbing, hard drive back-up and data imaging, e-mail search and discovery, internet activity search and reports, software comparisons and infringements, and electronic risk analysis.

First NameLast NameTitleCV Abstract
Andrew T.Cobb, PhD, CCEIntellectual Property ExpertThe discovery of electronic documents; computer forensics; the preservation, identification, extraction, documentation, and interpretation of computer data; software analysis; Java programming; Web Application Modeling (UML); Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOAD); Unified Process Methodology; ontology; object-oriented software measurement; defect identification and management; technology disputes; software architecture, process, and quality; security auditing; secure programming; web usability; quality assurance; backup/recovery and maintenance; TCP/IP-based applications; web development; Rational Unified Process (RUP); analog and digital electronics; electrical power and machinery; computer programming; electrical controls; medical imaging research; embedded controllers.
Gerald S.ColeCertified Latent Print ExaminerMr. Cole has more than 50 years’ experience as a Latent Print Examiner. His experience and expertise includes comparison and identification of fingerprint impressions; training; international technical assistance; crime scenes; AFIS computer database; Life Scan computer; counterfeit documents; laboratory reports; and photography laboratory.

Gerry is certified by the International Association for Identification. He has given professional instruction and training to police, governmental, legal, and private organizations, both nationally and internationally.
John W.Hargett, IIIForensic Document ExaminerIdentification of handwriting, signatures, and hand printing; determination as to the sequence of preparation of documents or parts of documents; analysis of other features of documents that may provide information of evidentiary value.
TimothyOpsitnickIntellectual Property ExpertMr. Opsitnick has over 30 years’ experience as an Attorney and Intellectual Property Professional. His experience and expertise includes electronic risk management; electronic document discovery; document management systems; electronic data warehousing; electronic data processing; internet document discovery; computer forensics; electronic technologies; and internet web site development.

Tim’s Professional Associations include George University Law Center Continuing Legal Education Advisory Board; Cleveland Downtown Tech 25; American Bar Association; International Bar Association; Ohio State Bar Association; Cleveland Bar Association; ARMA International; and InfraGard. Tim has also conducted numerous CLE seminars around the country regarding electronic discovery and other technologies issues, including electronic document retention and production.
David A.SmithAudio ExpertAudio engineering, recording, and broadcasting; analog and digital audio analyses; speech comprehension enhancement; tape authentication techniques; computerized analysis and recovery; digital signal processing; MIDI implementation; voice recognition technology; diagnostic platforms.
Scott M.Yano, PEElectrical and Medical Equipment ExpertInspect electrical/medical equipment for design defects, damage, or misuse; review equipment requirements and specifications; evaluate maintenance requirements and implementation; inspect power supplies, electrical components, wiring, instrumentation, and controls, including design, installation, and utilization: review software programming; assess wireless (RF) and sound controlled equipment performance; evaluate the effects of electromagnetic fields on equipment and personnel.