Evan D’Aversa
    Senior Consultant

    Evan D’Aversa analyzes source code and performance issues and assists in preserving systems in IP and software failure disputes.


    • Programming Languages & Databases

      Java, C++, C, Lua, and SQL, among others

    • Frameworks & Data Analysis Tools

      Git, Bitbucket

    • Operating Systems & Servers

      Windows, AIX

    At DisputeSoft, Evan is a Consultant responsible for analyzing source code in IP and software failure disputes. Evan supports client projects where IT systems need to be preserved, resurrected, and analyzed for a variety of performance-related issues. Evan also assists with project schedule delay analyses, patent review, defect analysis, and static code analysis.

    Prior to joining DisputeSoft, Evan assisted in the prosecution of patent applications before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). He analyzed existing patents and prepared responses to USPTO office actions regarding patent applications for mechanical and electronic inventions. He also drafted patent applications and researched trademark matters for clients.

    Evan graduated with a J.D. from The George Washington University Law School. While studying law, he joined the editorial staff for the American Intellectual Property Law Association Quarterly Journal. As an editorial staff member, Evan substantiated article sources and wrote legal commentary concerning the applicability of existing consumer protection laws to the problem of patent trolls. Before entering law school, Evan attended East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania where he studied various programing languages including Java, C++, and C. Evan graduated from East Stroudsburg University with a B.S. in Computer Science and a B.A. in Political Science.

    Representative Experience

    State Government Agency v. Software Development Company

    Nature of Suit: Software project failure matter regarding an unemployment insurance compensation system
    Role: Consulting expert

    • Evan assisted in the acquisition and restoration of critical software development servers and extracted source code and defect data for analysis
    • Evan performed static code analyses to identify and catalog coding errors

    “Sasco” Pre-Litigation Patent Investigation

    Nature of Suit: Pre-litigation matter regarding CPU power management patents
    Role: Consulting expert

    • Evan reviewed patent claims, the Linux kernel, and operating system source code to identify power management functionality
    • Evan identified keywords, performed source code traces, and reviewed commit logs

    Securus Technologies, Inc. v. Global Tel*Link Corp.

    Nature of Suit: Patent infringement matter regarding a prison inmate telephone system patent
    Role: Consulting expert

    • Evan reviewed client source code to locate claimed functionality and conducted extensive research into the defendant’s prior-art
    • Evan compiled and executed the source code for the defendant’s web-based user interface, capturing relevant screenshots, and assembling claim charts demonstrating the functionality of the system


    • J.D., The George Washington University Law School

    • B.A., summa cum laude, East Stroudsburg University

    • B.S., summa cum laude, East Stroudsburg University

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