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Primary Area of Expertise

Software Patents

Expert Witness Profile

Tony Mason's expertise is in computer operating systems, which includes data storage (forensics, recovery, file systems, databases), computer security (encryption, anti-virus, authentication, authorization), computer networks (blockchain, distributed systems, network protocols, RDMA), code analysis (comparison, reverse engineering, failure analysis, debugging), and Artificial Intelligence (AI, Machine Learning, Adversarial Learning, Reinforcement Learning).

He has developed this expertise through his many years of both industrial and academic work, ensuring a thorough understanding of both theory and practice. Further, his extensive experience as an author, educator, and consultant has honed his communications skills, permitting him to explain complex concepts to technical, managerial, judicial, and lay audiences. He serves as an expert in complex technical patent litigations because of his ability to explain complex concepts to non-technical decision makers. He is co-author of multiple technical books, peer reviewed papers, and general technical articles.

Education & Licenses

2017 - Present Doctor of Philosophy (In Progress)
Computer Science
University of British Columbia

2015 - 2017 Master of Science
Computer Science
Georgia Institute of Technology

1983 - 1987 Bachelor of Science
University of Chicago