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Expert in Digital Publishing

Expert ID: 733098 California, USA

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Expert is an electronic publishing analyst and author and a professor in the Masters of Publishing program at an University in New York.

A well-established expert in the technology and marketing issues surrounding electronic publishing and the Internet, Expert has authored a dozen books and over 300 articles on these topics. He served for five years as Program Director for the publishing industry’s premier technology conference, Seybold Seminars.

Key recent clients include MIT Press, The Walt Disney Company and Hallmark Cards.
Co-author of "The Metadata Handbook" and expert in metadata for book publishing.
Consulted to MIT Press on bibliographic metadata.
Consulted to the Walt Disney Company of the book publishing industry supply chain.
Consulted to Hallmark Cards on publishing markets.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: San Jose, California - San Francisco, California - Sacramento, California - Oakland, California - Stockton, California - Fremont, California - Modesto, California - Salinas, California - Santa Rosa, California - Hayward, California

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Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1972 Degree: (HS) Subject: General Institution: The University of Toronto Schools

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2007 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Principal Department: Responsibilities: A consultancy and web site devoted to advising all the varied participants in the publishing ecosphere on essential developments impacting the future of publishing.
Years: 1988 to 2007 Employer: Arcadia House Title: President Department: Responsibilities: Expert was President of this Toronto- and San Francisco-based consulting firm. The company specialized in implementing electronic publishing systems in the graphic arts industries.
Years: 1996 to 1996 Employer: Worldwide Publishing Consortium Title: Executive Director Department: Responsibilities: Expert was Executive Director of this non-profit publishing industry association. The organization was sponsored by Apple, Adobe and Kodak.

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Association for Computing Machinery
Technical Association for the Graphic Arts
Publications and Patents Summary
Expert has published over 200 books and reports.

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
Litigation Support Experience

Date: 2013
Status: Initial research report.

Date: 2010
Project: Litigation involving self-published author and royalty accounting.
Status: Expert report produced.

Date: 2004
Project: Co-developed patent application on “Automated document production” (Australia) while researching prior art.
Status: Patent granted 2009.

Date: 2003
Project: Litigation involving U.S. patent, a “Color reproduction system.”
Status: Settled.

Date: 1999-01
Project: Litigation involving U.S. Patent, “a method of and an apparatus for managing printing data…representing pictures and photographs image reproduction data representing a one-page image used in prepress process.”
Status: Settled.

Date: 2000-01
Project: Litigation involving U.S. Patent, “Device and method for examining, verifying, correcting and approving electronic documents prior to printing, transmitting or recording.”
Status: Settled.

Date: 1997-99
Project: Litigation involving U.S. Patent
Status: Settled.
Training / Seminars

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