Jerry A. Kaufman

Bluetooth Expert Witness, Litigation Support and Patent Analysis Services


Bluetooth/IEEE 802.15.1 Technologies and Systems

Jerry Kaufman has over 30 years of experience in wireless communications. During this time, he has developed an in-depth knowledge of and expertise in Bluetooth technologies, systems, standards, markets and industries. His work in Bluetooth has included teaching, expert witness engagements, technical analyses, patent analysis projects, product development projects, and research reports covering:

  • Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) and Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) standards
  • Bluetooth Spectrum Use, Management and Availability
  • Bluetooth Radio Signaling (modulation and encoding)
    • Interfaces, protocols, stacks, modulation, encoding, signalling and messages for:
      • Frequency-hopping spread spectrum (FHSS)
      • Gaussian frequency-shift keying (GFSK), p/4-DQPSK and 8DPSK
  • Bluetooth/IEEE 802.15.1 Network Technologies, Architectures, Standards and Profiles
    • Network functions, protocols, interfaces, signalling and messages for:
      • Physical layer (PHY)
      • Media Access Control (MAC)
      • Core Specification Addendum (CSA) 4
      • Core Specification Supplement (CSS) v3
      • Core Specification Addendum (CSA) 3
      • Core Specification Addendum (CSA) 2
      • Core Version 4.0 Core Version 3.0 + HS
      • Core Specification Addendum (CSA) 1
      • Core Version 2.1 + EDR
      • Volume 4: HCI Transports
      • Core Version 2.0 + EDR
  • Bluetooth Devices, Terminals & Phones
Expert Witness, Litigation Support and Patent Analysis services include:
  • Expert testimony, reports and depositions
    • Testifying with exhibits and preparation of the attorney's material, questions and cross examination
    • Reviewing opposing expert reports, testimony and depositions
    • Assisting in the review, interpretation and understanding of relevant evidence, information and its accuracy
    • Industry, business and technology tutoring and counseling for attorneys and courts
    • Determining the facts of a matter and suggesting case strategy
    • Evaluation of pretrial discovery
    • Preparation of questions in technical matters for depositions
    • Discovery investigation and consulting for interrogatories, depositions and trial
    • Articulating the underlying technologies, systems, processes, methods and their accuracies and limitations
  • Bluetooth patent analysis & research
    • Patent claims, validity, invalidity, infringement, and non-infringement analysis:
      • Technical review and analysis of patent claims, preparation of claims charts and validity and infringement opinions
      • Defend and counter claims of infringement
      • Identify infringing patents and products
      • Identify infringing technical standards and the systems that incorporate these standards
    • Business, market, and industry value analysis for input into valuation, damages, and royalty base computation
      • Entire market value rule (EMVR) analysis
      • Product value apportionment analysis
      • Analysis of the Smallest Salable Patent Practicing Unit (SSPPU) and the value of the incremental benefit

Please refer to Mr. Kaufman's biography for additional information on his background and capabilities.

For a confidential review of your requirements, please contact Jerry Kaufman at 770-212-9204 or via e-mail at

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