EXPERT WITNESS Dr. Edwin Hernandez

 Dr. Hernandez

As an Expert Witness, Dr. Edwin Hernandez is a serial entrepreneur, inventor, and founder of “EGLA CORP.” EGLA is a tech powerhouse that create its own technology and where other innovators come to create ventures at the “EGLAVATOR.” The EGLAVATOR is Dr. Hernandez’ technology incubator and accelerator located in Boca Raton, FL. The EGLAVATOR assists or invests in over 12 startups including advising in funding, go to market strategies, intellectual property, and tech strategy. As part of his intellectual property expertise, Dr. Hernandez has licensed his wireless portfolio to Verizon Wireless and other high-tech giants. Dr. Hernandez is an expert in technology and venture funding with many years of experience in wireless communications, AI, cloud computing, IOT, electronic devices, and other advanced software platforms. He is a hands-on coder and creates prototypes for many of the products created at his incubator, hence is quite familiar with code reviews, hardware, and software audits. Dr. Hernandez earned a B.S. in Electronics engineering from Costa Rica Institute of Technology, and a M.S in ECE and PhD in Computer Engineering from the University of Florida. Dr. Edwin is an inventor to 14 issued US Patents and has provided technical expert witness services in over 30+ intellectual property cases including 6 IPRs, and one trial testimony. As part of his daily life, Dr. Hernandez works on its own projects and provides technical and startup strategy advice to several high-tech startups in the areas of AI, media streaming, blockchain, NFTs, AR/VR, and health tech. Dr, Hernandez was a Fulbright scholar and has been a judge for the “Mobile World Congress” several times. Dr. Hernandez is also a Microsoft and Motorola alumni, a member of the Industry Advisory Board (IAB) at Florida Atlantic University, and a producer of his own podcast, TECHEDTV.

His CV is available here and EGLA counts with expert team members that assist Dr. Edwin in code reviews, inspections, and assist him with Evidence of Use (EOU) charts.

Areas of Expertise

  • Technology Innovation and Startups: Bringing new ideas to practice, investments, licensing and digital growth with advanced innovative ideas.
  • Cable TV Systems and Broadcasting: Streaming systems, Encoding, Transcoding, OTT Platforms and Systems, React Video Apps, Mobile Streaming, ATSC 3.0, Cable TV Multicasting, DVB-C, DVB-T, and DVB-S, “Cloud to Cable TV,” Set Top Boxes, MPEG Encoding, OTA Broadcasting, Casting, DOCSIS Standards.
  • Multimedia Streaming: OTT Platforms, TV distribution, Music & Video Platforms and automated playlist creation, real-time encoding, CDN, and cloud storage systems
  • Mobile Devices and Systems: Applications iOS & Android, User Interfaces in mobile, mobile operating systems, Expert in mobility and wireless roaming 2G, 3G, 4G & 5G systems (3GPP specifications Technical Specifications)
  • AirInterface, LTE, 5G NR: LTE 3GPP Specifications, Standard Essential PatentsExperience with SDRs, Open Air Interface project, reviewing code for handover, RRC Channels, KPI, and handoff parameters (X2 S1AP and XN), Test Equipment, Drive Test, and 3GPP Specifications from Release 8 to16
  • Wearable Technologies: Bluetooth, Low power, Board Support Packages (BSP), low-profile interfaces
  • Cloud Storage and Data Synchronization: GlusterFS, File Systems, Dropbox/S3 integration. Cloud computing, Load balancing, AWS.
  • Wireless Communications: 5G, 4G, 3G, LTE signaling, OFDM, Beamforming, WLAN, Software-defined Networks, and RF emulation with a patent in wireless emulation/dissertation on this field.
  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning: Computer vision, machine learning, Fuzzy Logic, Python, Neural networks, signal processing, speech processing, use of applications for big data. Very interested in LSTM Networks, Attention Matrices, ML, statistical learning, NLP, GPT algorithms, Reinforced Learning, and other ML/AI techniques.
  • Blockchain: Bitcoin, Litecoin, Consensus Algorithms, Gossip Protocols, ERC-20, DeFi, NFTs
  • Power Management: Wireless Power Management Issued Patent for Microsoft Wireless Service and another Wireless Charging Patent owned by Motorola/Google with over 130+ references.
  • Personal Area Networking: Expertise in Personal Area Networks and Wearable Systems. Issued Patent for Windows PAN Driver.
  • Smart phones and wireless embedded software development: Personal Area Networking, Virtual Machines and Operating Systems, Bluetooth

Consulting Experience

Virtela Technology Services v. Andrew Funk, USDC District of Colorado,Expert Witness for Andrew Funk.Attorney Firm: Dorsey LawCase: Trade Secret Theft – Cloud ComputingCase Settled 2016.
Del Castillo v. Bank of America, USDC Southern District FloridaExpert Witness for Bank of AmericaAttorney Firm: Liebler Gonzalez & Portuondo PACase:  Online Reputation and Web searchCase settled 2017
BNR Mobile v. defendants, USDC Eastern District of TexasCase: Patent InfringementAttorney Firm: Devlin LawOngoing
BNR (Mobile / Wireless Patents) v. Several Defendants (NOKIA, BLU, Samsung, TCL) – International Trade Commission Case No. 337-TA-3568Case: Patent Infringement, Mobile Devices, Code Review, Evidence of Use, Certain Electronic Devices Having Wireless Communication Capabilities and Components, Mobility Patents, WIFIAttorney Firm: Devlin LawCase settled.
LG Electronics v. BNR – Expert Witness for BNR – IPR2020-00108 for U.S. Patent No. 8,416,862(Terminated, Settlement)
SAMSUNG v. BNR – Expert Witness for BNR – IPR2020-00611 (Denied) and IPR2020-00613 (Not Instituted) for U.S. Patent No. 8,416,862Case settled
Charles Smith Enterprises, LLC v. Catapult Sports Inc, USDC District of Delaware,Case: Patent Infringement (Claim Construction Matters)Attorney Firm: Devlin LawOngoing
Honduran Government, “National Institute of Properties,” Multi-million-dollar platform transferred from the World Bank to the Honduran Government – Code Review for Java, .NET, and Cybersecurity in 2017-2018
Auditing of Honduran Elections, Forensics and fraud detection and analysis (Pro-Bono) in 2018
Auditing of Honduran Elections, Forensics and fraud detection (2021)
Intellectual Ventures v. Toyota Motor Corporation, Others, USDC Eastern District of Texas (Settled)Case: Patent InfringementAttorney Firm: Kasowitz Benson Torres LLPHonda Settled, Others ongoing
Key West Golf Club v. Cable Provider – Cable TV distribution technologies – Preliminary study – Key West, FL, 2019
L2MT v. Google, USDC Northern District of California,Case: Patent Infringement for 3G Protocols, Claim Construction AssistanceAttorney Firm: Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery LLPCase dismissed 2022
Mobile Manufacturer v. Carrier, USDC Eastern District of Texas,Expert Witness for Mobile ManufacturerCase: Patent Litigation – Wireless Protocols, Tunnels, and Signals.Attorney Firm: Fish and RichardsonCase settled 2017
Mojo Mobility v. Samsung, USDC Eastern District of TexasCase: Patent InfringementAttorney Firm: McKool SmithOngoing
DISH Network LLC v. Multimedia Content Management LLC, IPR2019-01014 and IPR2019-01015,Expert Witness for Multimedia Content Management, LLC, 2019Case: Patent Trial and Appeals BoardAttorney Firm: Toler Law Group, PCIPR Not instituted in both cases.
Bandspeed v. RealTek Semiconductor Corporation, USDC Western District of Texas,Case: Non-Infringement, Invalidity, Code Reviews, etcAttorney Firm: Orrick LawOngoing
Google v Seven Networks– USDC Eastern District of TexasExpert Witness for Seven NetworksCase: Patent LitigationAttorney firm: Thompson and Knight LLPCase settled 2017.
TOT Power Control, SL v. T-Mobile, USDC Eastern District of TexasCode ReviewCase: Patent InfringementAttorney Firm: DiNovo and PriceOngoing
TCL – assistance & consulting for several patents and IP cases – Taiwan
Advising – Pre-trial / 4 Confidential Defendants/Plaintiffs (2013-2014)
Wireless Charger analysis for a BMW X5 vehicle and other vehicles for a private citizen, Eric Mendis
Review of X-Ray machine radiation reduction technology analysis for Dr. Phil.
Review of Turbo Booster technology
Review of MedMatch Platform
Architecture for Guiltless To GO LLC
Review of Marine Cybersecurity systems in IT and OT.

Testimony Experience and Designations

Stone v. AT&T, Vehicle, USDC Southern District of CaliforniaCase: TCPA Matter – Expert Witness for AT&T, MMS MessagingAttorney Firm: Hill, Kertscher and Wharton, LLPCase settled in 2019 (Deposed, Settled)
Barkan v. Sprint, USDC Eastern District of Texas,Attorney Firm: Susman Godfrey, LLPCase: Technical Expert Reports, Code Reviews, 4G, PicoCells, Tunnels, Invalidity and Infringement Reports, Deposed (Case Settled)
Bell Northern Research, LLC v. LG Electronics, Inc., et al, USDC Southern District of CaliforniaAttorney Firm: Skiermont Derby LLPCase: Patent Infringement & Validity Federal Case. Code Review, Expert Witness Declaration and IPRs (3) – Beamforming and Wireless TechnologiesSettled, Terminated Institution
Bell Northern Research, LLC v. Samsung et al, USDC Eastern District of Texas.Attorney Firm: Skiermont Derby, LLPCase: Infringement & Validity Federal Court, IPRs (3), California, Code Reviews Assisting infringements reports & damages models, Technical Expert ReportsCase Settled, 2 IPRs not instituted
Blue Radios v. Kopin, USDC District of ColoradoExpert Witness for Blue Radios–Attorney Firm: Sheridan RossCase:  Patent Litigation, Code Review, Trade Secret Theft Matter in Wearables, Bluetooth, User InterfacesOngoing (Deposed)
Contour Data Solutions v. Gridforce, CDW, USDC Eastern District of Pennsylvania,Case Technical Expert Reports (Data Center, Cloud and Virtual Machines, Trade Secrets)Attorney Firm: Vedder PriceDeposed and Expert Report FilesOngoing
Workspot v. Citrix – PTAB, IPR2019-01002Expert Witness for CITRIXCase: Patent Trial and Appeals BoardAttorney Firm: DLA Piper(Deposed, Instituted but all claims held patentable) PTAB judges agreed with my analysis.
Express Mobile v. DreamHost, LLC – Expert Witness – USDC District Court of Delaware – 2019Case: Patent Infringement – eCommerce Platforms, JavascriptAttorney Firm: Devlin LawExpert Reports – Case settled
XCommerce v. Express Mobile, Express Mobile v. BigCommerce, USDC Eastern District of Texas and USDC Northern District of CaliforniaCase: Patent Infringement – Virtual Machines, e-Commerce Platforms, PHP/JavaScriptAttorney Firm: Devlin LawExpert Witness for Express Mobile.  Review code for client, claim charts, code reviews, invalidity defenses, Deposed, Trial Scheduled and Pending
Flexiworld v. Amazon, others, USDC Western District of Texas, Technical Expert Reports (Streaming Technologies)  (Withdrawn)
Gravel Inc v.  T-Mobile, Bazaar Technologies, Target and other defendants, USDC Eastern District of TexasCase:  Patent Infringement, Code Reviews, 101 issues, claim construction. Expert ReportsAttorney Firm: Devlin LawSome cases settled, except with Bazaar Voice Inc & others still ongoingReports, Code Reviews e-Commerce Platform, Code Reviews. Server Graddle PHP, Java server
Kaiffi v. T-Mobile, VerizonUSDC Eastern District of Texas,Technical Expert Reports  (Streaming and wireless)(Withdrawn by Client)
Mediatek, et. al v. Nippon Telegraph,Nippon Telegraph v. Media Tek, USDC Eastern District of Texas –  IPR2020-01607, Declaration and Reports, IPR and USDCAttorney Firm: Dickinson & WrightCase: Wireless Modulation, RF, OFDM, other wireless comm issues,Deposed IPR, Validity and Infringement, VHDL Code Reviews – Settled
Mobility Workx v. T-MobileCase: Patent Litigation – Wireless Handover 4G Protocols and SimulationAttorney Firm: Machat Law and Others(Deposed, Expert Declaration)Case settled 2017
Mobility Workx vs. CellCo Partnership (Verizon Wireless), USDC Eastern District of TexasExpert Witness for Mobility Workx, LLC, Daubert challenged, scheduled to testify in court for reasonable RoyaltyDeposed, Trial July 26, 2021, 2019
Mobility Workx v. Verizon Wireless, USDC Eastern District TexasDamages Expert Witness for Mobility Workx, LLCCase: Patent Litigation and Damages Expert Royalty CalculationAttorney Firm: Machat Law and HDMN LawDeposed, Expert Report on DamagesCase Settled 2021
Netapp v. Proven Networks, PTAB Case: IPR2020-01436,Proven Networks vs. Netapp USDC Western District of TexasDeclaration and Reports,Case:Network Storage, Protocols, Caching devices. Code Reviews, Infringement, Validity, Deposed for IPR, Infringement, and Validity.Attorney Firm: Russ August & KabatSettled
Talent Mobile Development v. Headios Group -USDC CaliforniaCase: Trademark, Mobile Software, iOS and Android ApplicationsAttorney Firm: Machat LawJury trial testimonial with 700k award (Trial Testimony)
TPI vs Keller Williams, Inc, USDC Western District of TexasCase: Damages and Technical Expert Witness, Trade secrets, Reasonable royalties, software.Attorney Firm:  White & Case LLPSettled 2020 (Deposed, Settled)
Tracktime vs. Amazon, Inc – Delaware District CourtDeposed, Expert Reports on Infringement and InvalidityCase: Patent InfringementAttorney Firm: Dunlap Bennet & LudwigOngoing
University of Florida Research Foundation, Inc. et. al. v. Motorola Mobility LLC. Southern District of FloridaAttorney Firm:  Meltzer Law and Lundwall LawCase: Patent Litigation Matter – Wireless Communications and EmulationCase settled in 2014 (Deposed)
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