Case highlights for the types of cases eComp Consultants has provided technical and prior art analysis, expert reports, deposition and testimony:
Point of Sales/Payments & Financial Systems
Alexsam, Inc. v. Mastercard International Inc. [Breach of Contract]
Testifying Expert for Multifunction credit card systems. Technology covered activation and processing of multiple transaction types from point of sale, through Credit Card network and processing hub, to Issuing Banks.
Dynamics Inc. v. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd; [Patent Infringement]
Testifying Expert for mobile POS device technology for emulation and transmission of NFC / RFID and MST (Magnetic Secure Transmissions) transactions to payment terminals.
AnywhereCommerce v. Square [Patent Infringement]
Testifying Expert for Mobile POS terminals used to scan multiple payment cards/devices (magstripe, smart chip, EVM) transactions transmitted wirelessly to payment gateway server.
Oanda Corporation v. Gain Capital Holdings, Inc.et al; Oanda Corporation v. Stonex Group Inc. (CBMs and Patent Litigations) [CBMs and Patent Infringement]
Testifying Expert in financial systems, market marker currency trading systems, pricing engines, and risk management.
CG Technology Development, LLC et al v. FanDuel, Inc., DraftKings, Inc, 888 Holdings LLC, Big Fish Games, Double Down Interactive, Zinga, Inc, Bwin Party Digital Entertainment
Testifying Expert on network gaming, user interfaces and player location.
Performed code reviews and infringement contentions for all defendants.
MQ Gaming, LLC et al v. LEGO Systems, Inc. et al [Patent Infringement]
Testifying Expert for the design and manufacture of video game input devices including wired gamepads and RFid based game figures. Developed design and construction specifications for alternate input devices as non-infringing designs
eCommerce/eMarketing/AI Customer Engagement/ Analytics
Free Stream Media Corp. d/b/a Samba TV v. Alphonso, Inc. [Patent Infringement]
Testifying Expert for targeted advertising, TV & media content user profiling based on monitored viewing and location, automated content recognition (TV streaming) and retargeting ad on second device.
Drips Holdings, LLC v. Teledrip LLC, et al [Computer Fraud]
Testifying Expert in AI and Conversational market technology, natural language recognition and eMarketing
International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) v. Expedia, Inc. [Patent Infringement]
Consulting Expert to provide expertise in early eCommerce systems, online targeted advertising, and ecommerce technology for prior art, patent validity and non-infringement investigations
Re/Max, LLC v. Quicken Loans, Inc. [Breach of Contract]
Testifying Expert on industry standards and practices for eMarketing agreements, pricing for CPM/CPC/CPA, online advertising metrics, expected return on investment.
Telecommunication/Speech Recognition/Call Center
Alorica v. Fortinet, Inc. [Breach of Contract]
Testifying Expert for MPLS and SD-WAN networks, Border Gateway Protocol (BGP), Spanning Tree Protocol (SPT), VPN using IPsec and SSL encryption, NAT and SIP-ALG services
Advanced Voice Recognition Systems v. Apple Inc. [Patent Infringement]
Consulting Expert in Speech recognition & transcription, Remote & local recognition structured Speech protocols. Apple products using Siri Personal assistant
Uniloc USA, Inc. et al. v. Motorola Mobility [Patent Infringement]
Testifying Expert for use of Smartphones and portable devices for the control and configuration of network communication devices.
Parus Holdings, Inc. v. Capital One Bank (USA) N.A. [Patent Infringement]
Testifying Expert in Telecom speech recognition, Natural language speech recognition, IVR voice commands
Geolocation/GPS/Location Based Services
Black Hills Media, LLC v. Samsung, et al. [ITC]
Testifying Expert on infringement and patent validity for the plaintiff, regarding media streaming, playlists, and geolocation technology.
Testified at the ITC hearing. The ITC administrative judges ruled that the accused products did meet the limitation of the claims, but where not in an infringing state at the time of importation.
GeoTag, Inc v. Frontier Communications Corp. et al. [Multiple cases] [Patent Infringement]
Testifying Expert in patent infringement regarding e-Commerce, Geo location, store locator-based technology. Provided Non-Infringement Reports for multiple defendants.
Parties included: Macy’s, Genesco, AGCO Corp., The Rockport Company, LLC., Hennes & Mauritz LP (H&M), Gander Mountain Company, Godiva Chocolatier, DSW, National Interlock Systems
Remote Control/ Home Automation
Karamelion, LLC. v. AT&T Digital Life, Inc.
Testifying Expert for patent infringement of multiple patents involving Z-wave and multi-hop technology used in home-automation systems
Automated Business Corporation v. ENC, NTR, WebX/Cisco…(Ivan, Virginia)
Testifying Expert in remote control and replication of remote systems display, network communication and user authentication
Trade Secrets/ Copyright
Merck & Co., Inc et al v. Merck KGAA [Trade Secret]
Testifying Expert in trademark dispute over use of Tradenames within a Domain/Area, Web Analytics, Geofencing, Geo-Blocking, Search Engine behavior
Flightdocs ll, LLC v. Traxxall Services, Inc and Dawn King [Trade Secret]
Testifying Expert in Trade Secrets for ERP Systems, Facility Management and Equipment Maintenance
Financial Info Tech. v. Mark Lopez; Financial Info. Tech v. iControl Systems [Trade Secret]
Testifying Expert on Financial Payment Systems, Data collection and analytics, Trade Secrets in the Payments and Financial Industry. Submitted Trade Secret Infringement reports and trial testimony
Re/Max, LLC v. Quicken Loans, Inc. [Contract Dispute]
Testifying Expert for industry practices regarding online eBusiness and eMarketing system development and implementations
Alorica v. Fortinet, Inc. [Contract Dispute]
Testifying Expert in Network communications contract dispute for implementing large digital networks (MPLS, SD-WAN, and Fiber optic) for multi-location VoIP based call centers
PegaSystems Inc. vs. Qwest Corp [Contract Dispute]
Testifying Expert to evaluate Multi-platform customized call center Software and sales order systems. Measure due diligence of both parties and performance of software vs contract requirements.
Cyber Security/Mobile and Remote Transactions Security
3M Future Africa (PTY) LTD v. The Standard Bank of South Africa LTD, MTN Group Limited and MTN Mobile Money SA (PTY) LTD [Fraud – Financial]
Testifying Expert in 2-factor authentication of live credit card transactions, user authorization and authentication
Kenneth Nkosana Makate v. Vodacom; Kenneth Nkosana Makate v. Vodacom Response [Product Viability Compensation]
Testifying Expert in technology of monetizing of mobile collect calls using “Please Call Me” messaging service.
Askeladden, L.L.C v. Authwallet, LLC [Patent Litigation – IPR]
Testifying Expert in rules based financial transaction processing system
Mr. Zatkovich’s approach to the cases has been both diligent and creative.
Partial Client List
Alston & Bird
Amster, Rothstein & Ebenstein
Bunsow De Mory Smith & Allison LLP
Cooley Manion Jones
DLA Piper LLP
Dorsey & Whitney
Eckert Seamans Chein & Mellott, LLC
Fenwick & West LLP
Fish & Richardson
Fitch, Even, Tabin & Flannery
Greenberg Trauring LLP
Heninger Garrison Davis, LLC
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
Morrison & Foerster
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
Stemela & Lubbe, Inc.
Ward & Olivo
Wolf Greenfield & Sacks