Forensic Expert Witness Profile


Brian Berg

Berg Software Design
14500 Big Basin Way, Suite F
Saratoga, CA 95070-6076

Phone: 408-741-5010
Fax: 408-741-5234


  • Computer tech: patents, trade secrets, intellectual property
  • Storage: Flash Memory, Disk, Optical (CD, DVD), Tape, RAID
  • Forensic analysis: source/object code, teardowns, data media
  • Interfaces: USB, SATA, ATAPI, SCSI, SAS, Fibre Channel, 1394
  • Storage Area Networks (SAN), Solid State storage, libraries
  • Hardware & software; testimony: trials (8), depositions (20)
  • Consumer electronics, incl. electronic books (Kindle, Nook)
  • Windows, Android, Linux, embedded real-time o.s.
  • Conference chair, session chair, speaker at over 80 events
  • IEEE: Senior Member, Chapter Officer, Milestone Coordinator



Brian is an experienced computer technologist who has testified at trial 8 times, been deposed 20 times, and has written 31 Expert Reports and 4 IPR declarations. His engagements have involved patents, trade secrets, copyrights, class actions, medical malpractice and patent portfolio reviews. He has extensive experience with consumer electronics, storage technology, Flash Memory, interfaces including USB, SATA and SCSI, file systems, Optical Storage (CD, DVD, Blu-ray), Magnetic Storage (Disk and Tape), cloud storage, data compression and encrypted data. His work has involved device teardowns, source code analysis, object code disassembly, hardware design analysis, benchmarking, computer media forensics and file system analysis. He has been involved with over 100 public speaking events and conferences, including as keynote speaker, session chair and conference chair. Brian is an active IEEE Senior Member and volunteer, including multiple roles as a chapter officer. He is the IEEE Milestone Coordinator for Region 6 (the western states), and was awarded the Region 6 Outstanding Leadership and Professional Service Award.