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David Klausner

David Klausner, Inc., and Soflit
Independent Computer Expert and Consultant
Emerald Hills, CA, USA

David Klausner has over 45 years of software/hardware development and consulting experience in the computer and software industry. Mr. Klausner's experience includes software development of commercial products for large and small companies, and consulting and expert testimony experience in all aspects of the computer field. Mr. Klausner has been employed as an engineer, developer, supervisor, project manager, department manager, middle manager and company executive, as well as in forensic investigation and reverse engineering. He has been employed in various capacities for many companies, such as Microsoft, IBM, Hewlett Packard, Intel, as well as for dozens of major law firms.

David Klausner holds a Bachelors of Arts degree in Mathematics, and a Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering. He has taught programming, public speaking, and also has guest lectured at Stanford University.

Mr. Klausner has been accepted to testify in many Federal and State courts as an expert in computer software and hardware. He has recently testified as a technical expert for the Plaintiff in Aspentech v. M3 Technologies where the jury awarded over $7 million and found non-literal copyright infringement, and for the Plaintiff in remanded Uniloc v. Microsoft where the jury had originally awarded $388 million and found willfulness, and for the Plaintiff in CIAC v. Yahoo where the jury awarded $6.6 million and found willfulness. Mr. Klausner's testimony has been cited and affirmed by the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Uniloc v. Microsoft, No. 2010-1035; Orion v. Hyundai, No. 2009-1130; in Symantec v. Computer Associates, No. 2007-1201, -1239 (anti-virus software); and in Metlife v. Bancorp No. 2007-1312.


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