a result of his extensive experience explaining complex technical
issues both to technical and non-technical decision makers, it is
quite natural that Dr. Locke has been asked to provided key
assistance on several Intellectual Property cases in which issues
involving computer processors have been present. Most of his
Expert Witness engagements have resulted from attorneys who have
observed his work on one case asking him for assistance on another
case. His unquestioned commitment to integrity and technical
excellence has made him particularly effective in this role.
Locke’s clients have appreciated his extensive experience and
analytical ability which enables him to quickly & thoroughly
understand the function, design, and architectural tradeoffs
underlying complex software and embedded devices and to be able to
relate these findings to the
relevant legal questions and issues.
He is also able to present his findings accurately and
clearly in expert reports and in court testimony.
Locke's broad expertise has proven to be critical for several
cases. Although his primary area of expertise is in embedded
systems and software, with his undergraduate and graduate work in
physics and chemistry, he also has significant education and experience in
areas as electronic hardware design, sensors, optics, particle
accelerators, mass spectrometers, and automotive control.
Recent cases have involved heavy duty truck transmissions, proton
beam therapy systems, smartphones, digital cameras, vehicle location systems, and software
Locke has significant experience in many aspects of IP litigation:
with attorneys on the relevant issues
issues that can be key to a case
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