Professional & Service Activity

Professional & Service Activity

  • SJSU
    Director, 2013-3000

    Description: Director, SJSU Cybersecurity + Big Data Initiative

  • SJSU
    Chair, 2002-2014

    Description: Chair, Computer Engineering

  • Cal Poly
    Professor, 1997-2002

    Description: Chair, Computer Science

  • Stanford University
    Visiting Professor (EE), 1987-1998

    Description: Visiting Professor, Electrical Engineering, Computer Systems Laboratory

  • Yahoo!
    Expert, 2010-2010

    Description: Engaged in a confidential expert role in reviewing various source code modules.

  • Alston & Bird, LLP
    Expert, 2009-2009

    Description: Engaged in a confidential, non-testifying expert role.

  • Expert witness reports and testimony (trials and depositions)

    Description: International Trade Commission investigations,
    Superior Court of the State of California, County of Santa Clara,
    US District Court for the District of Delaware,
    US District Court for the District of Nevada,
    US District Court for the Eastern District of Texas,
    US District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia,
    US District Court for the Northern District of California,
    US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois,
    US District Court for the Northern District of Texas, Dallas Division

    Dr. Meldal has testified in federal court as an expert witness in the fields of computer science, computer engineering and software engineering. In this role, he has provided technical opinions in IP litigation regarding mobile devices, networked systems and services-oriented architectures. In particular he has assisted in litigation and related processes involving smartphones, wireless communication and telephony, networked database systems, location-oriented web services, and mobile device positioning systems. He has offered technical opinions about IOS, Android, AMSS and Blackberry software running on Apple, Qualcomm and other mobile hardware platforms, as well as more generic software systems and networked server architectures. In several recent cases involving major technology companies, he has collaborated with an independent software litigation and website expert witness firm to analyze security, positioning, and signaling components within Android devices. He has also experience assisting web services firms in evaluating their IP litigation exposure.