Software Intellectual Property, Patent, Copyright and Trade Secret Expert Witness
Brooks Hilliard has extensive experience consulting on and testifying about business-oriented software such as Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Supply Chain Management (SCM) and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) applications.
He has been engaged as a consulting and testifying expert in more than 15 patent infringement, software copyright and trade secret misappropriation cases, including matters relating to business software, business methods, computer hardware and confidential business knowledge/information. Examples include:
These engagements have involved both consulting and testifying expert services covering the complete range of patent, copyright and trade secret issues. Project efforts have included forensic investigation, preparation of opinions and declarations, deposition testimony, trial and arbitration testimony, assistance in settlement negotiations, and assistance in patent reexaminations.
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Business Automation has been engaged in more than 50 suits between computer and software vendors and their customers, including engagements by both vendors’ and customers’ law firms.
Areas of expertise
Brooks Hilliard has been qualified as an expert on software defects, computer hardware defects and flawed computer system implementation, including matters related to all types of business software. He has also worked as an expert in patent and trade secret litigation.
Law firm clients
Business Automation has been engaged by several of the country’s largest law firms, as well as local firms throughout the United States.
Brooks Hilliard has been a consulting and/or testifying expert in more than 90 computer and software-related cases in more than 30 states. He has been qualified to testify in both state and federal jurisdictions.
Fewer than 15 consultants in the world
Team of Experts
Business Automation has Associates specializing in Software Quality, Call Center management and Systems, Software Project Management, Software Development, Computer Forensics, and Telecommunications systems and networks.