Christian Hicks co-founded Elysium Digital in 1997 and is the President of the company. Christian has advised clients on more than 150 matters relating to intellectual property and computer forensics, including landmark cases such as U.S. v. Microsoft. His extensive experience as a testifying expert has included federal court testimony, numerous expert reports and affidavits, and depositions in several cases. Before ...
Elysium has been proud to help organize the annual Trade Secret Law Summit for the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA), to be held next week (December 4 and 5, 2014) at Intel's headquarters in Santa Clara, California.Read More
On Wednesday, November 12, Elysium’s founding witness Ed Felten presented his thoughts on preserving privacy in the counterterrorism age at a public meeting of the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board (PCLOB). The PCLOB is “an independent, bipartisan agency within the executive branch” charged with monitoring the government’s actions and policies, with an eye towards balancing privacy and civil liberties ...Read More
Anyone who ordered a computer from Gateway or Dell in the 1990s probably remembers choosing software for the system while placing the order, then having their computer arrive days or weeks later with the software they selected. Today, customers routinely purchase PCs with fewer options, and with software on the devices chosen and pre-installed by the manufacturer. Although the practice ...Read More
Earlier this week, Google agreed to settle patent litigation with Rockstar, the consortium backed by Apple, Microsoft and other large tech companies.Read More