Expert in Digital Publishing
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
|Year: 1972||Degree: (HS)||Subject: General||Institution: The University of Toronto Schools|
|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.|
|Associations / Societies|
|Association for Computing Machinery
Technical Association for the Graphic Arts
|Publications and Patents Summary|
|Expert has published over 200 books and reports.|
|Expert Witness Experience|
|Litigation Support Experience
Status: Initial research report.
Project: Litigation involving self-published author and royalty accounting.
Status: Expert report produced.
Project: Co-developed patent application on “Automated document production” (Australia) while researching prior art.
Status: Patent granted 2009.
Project: Litigation involving U.S. patent, a “Color reproduction system.”
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.”
Project: Litigation involving U.S. Patent, “Device and method for examining, verifying, correcting and approving electronic documents prior to printing, transmitting or recording.”
Project: Litigation involving U.S. Patent
|Training / Seminars|