California SCO v. SAP
California SCO v. SAP

DisputeSoft was engaged as a consulting and testifying expert in March 2013 by the California State Controller’s Office (SCO) in the matter of California State Controller’s Office v. SAP Public Services, Inc. The SCO alleged that SAP had breached a software implementation contract as well as the covenant of good faith and fair dealing in connection with the implementation of a new human resources and payroll system for approximately 240,000 California state employees.

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Frontline Placement Technologies v. CRS
Frontline Placement Technologies v. CRS

DisputeSoft was engaged as a testifying expert by the defendant in the matter of Frontline Placement Technologies, Inc. v. CRS, Inc., a patent infringement suit filed on June 18, 2007 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Frontline claimed that CRS had infringed its patent for a system for performing the automated assignment of substitute teachers.

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Apple v. HTC
Apple v. HTC

DisputeSoft was engaged as a consulting expert in the matter of Apple v. HTC, a patent infringement dispute between two major smartphone manufacturers. DisputeSoft assisted HTC in finding evidence to support its contentions of invalidity, non-infringement, and lack of domestic industry through source-code review, claims charting, and prior-art research.

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ConnectU v. Mark Zuckerberg & The Facebook
ConnectU v. Mark Zuckerberg & The Facebook

ConnectU LLC v. Mark Zuckerberg and The Facebook, Inc. in United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts was a copyright infringement and trade secret misappropriation involving the social networking website.

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BearingPoint v. United States (Department of Interior)
BearingPoint v. United States (Department of Interior)

DisputeSoft was retained to provide consulting services and testimony on behalf of BearingPoint, Inc., in the matter of BearingPoint, Inc. v. United States Department of the Interior. At issue was whether BearingPoint’s contract was terminated by the government for convenience or for breach of contract.

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InDyne, Inc. v. Abacus Technology Corp.
InDyne, Inc. v. Abacus Technology Corp.

DisputeSoft was retained as a testifying expert for the defendant in the matter of InDyne, Inc. v. Abacus Technology Corp., a copyright infringement and trade secret misappropriation dispute between Abacus, an incoming NASA contractor, and InDyne, an outgoing NASA contractor concerning allegedly stolen software.

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Blue Line Media v. Redmon Group
Blue Line Media v. Redmon Group

DisputeSoft was engaged by Blue Line Media, Inc. to consult and testify in the matter of Blue Line Media, Inc. v. Redmon Group, Inc.  Blue Line Media engaged Redmon Group to develop a law enforcement job posting website and brought suit in the Circuit Court of the City of Alexandria, Virginia over Redmon’s failure to complete the project.

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McIntosh v. State Farm
McIntosh v. State Farm

In the matter of Thomas and Pamela McIntosh v. State Farm Fire and Casualty Insurance Co., et al., DisputeSoft’s Jeff Parmet was selected to serve as a neutral expert to the Special Master appointed to oversee the case by the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi. The case centered on allegations of insurance fraud by two “whistleblower” sisters, Kerri and Cori Rigsby.

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Butler v. The New York Times Company
Butler v. The New York Times Company

DisputeSoft was engaged by the plaintiff in Butler v. The New York Times Co., a suit filed with the Circuit Court of Alachua County, Florida. The plaintiff claimed that stories printed by the defendant unfairly portrayed him in a false light, and engaged DisputeSoft to assist in discovery and examination of the editorial system used by the newspaper.

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Force Protection Industries v. Protected Vehicles
Force Protection Industries v. Protected Vehicles

DisputeSoft was engaged as a testifying expert in the matter of Force Protection Industries, Inc. v. Protected Vehicles, Inc., a case of trade secret theft involving two companies that produce armored vehicles for military use. Force Protection alleged that former executives stole confidential intellectual property before resigning from their positions and forming a rival company, Protected Vehicles.

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Tacoronte v. Lesinski
Tacoronte v. Lesinski

DisputeSoft served as a digital forensic expert in the matter of Tacoronte v. Lesinski, a civil case in which the plaintiff alleged her father, the defendant, had sexually abused her for years. DisputeSoft’s Hunter Jones testified at trial as both an expert witness and rebuttal witness on behalf of the plaintiff.

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IT Litigation Consulting

DisputeSoft’s team of professionals provides litigation consulting and expert testimony services to clients nationally and internationally. We specialize in information technology-related disputes involving software project failure, copyright infringement, trade secret misappropriation, and patent infringement. E-discovery and computer forensics are core disciplines used to support these substantive practice areas.

We apply our considerable years of IT experience to investigating, analyzing and reporting on findings and opinions to cost effectively aid clients involved in complex software disputes. If you are in need of a software failure expert, a software intellectual property expert, or a computer forensics expert, we invite you to consider DisputeSoft.

DisputeSoft was founded by Jeff Parmet, who has been designated as an expert on more than 100 software disputes, and is listed in Best Lawyers Preferred sm which only lists experts recommended by lawyers listed in The Best Lawyers in America ®.

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