Conatum Consulting provides
litigation support in financial
services industry technology, methods, processes and patents.
Services include research and prior art discovery, accessing non web
available primary resources. We are experienced in educating counsel and the court in
the history and nuances of industry practice in written expert
reports, in depositions or in the courtroom.
Conatum for expert witness research and testimony?
- No ties to vendors or client
- Senior executive experienced in financial services industry
and technology in US, Europe and Asia
- University graduate faculty member, often quoted in the press
- Able to explain complex technical
or financial business issues to counsel and in a court
- Specialized expertise
- Experience as both a vendor and user of products and
- Management of large and complex projects
- Trading systems (electronic and high frequency) in most
- Market microstructure – exchanges and alternative markets
- Risk management for financial institutions
- Short or long term projects anywhere in the US
- Defending software patent: Researching existing products prior
to patent date, demonstrating that no prior art existed.
Documented and presented information on market conditions at the
time of the patent issuance.
- Challenged software patent: Located academic papers and
software showing previous implementation and public description of
- Software ownership dispute: Researched and presented
information on business practices between software vendors and