T.J. Wolf has four years of experience in the legal industry, both as a scholar, and a law clerk for attorneys in a number of practice areas. At DisputeSoft, T.J. works with our experts and staff to prepare expert reports by researching and analyzing documentation, to produce content and support for our expert reports. He has become deeply involved in analyzing the root causes of IT failure cases.
Prior to joining DisputeSoft, T.J. clerked at the University of Dayton School of Law Intellectual Property and Entrepreneurship clinic, where he reviewed and revised intellectual property transactions, wrote memos advising clients of DFAR compliance obligations, and helped construct intellectual property law educational materials for start-up companies.
Since joining DisputeSoft in 2016, T.J. Wolf has consulted for clients on a variety of software related matters, including breach of contract disputes, software implementation failure matters, and intellectual property matters involving allegations of copyright infringement and trade secret misappropriation. By researching and analyzing documentation to produce content and support for expert reports, T.J. has become deeply involved in analyzing the root causes of many IT failure cases and assessing misappropriation in intellectual property matters.
In breach of contract and software implementation failure matters, T.J. researches and provides detailed analysis of a wide variety of documentation and prepares detailed findings from complex defect and code quality analyses. In particular, T.J. performs in-depth analysis of project status reports, defect logs, defect remediation efforts, test plans, change requests, and requirements traceability matrices to analyze whether the delivered software product is deficient, whether the project was managed in accordance with industry standard best practices, or whether the parties met the functional requirements and obligations provided for under the relevant agreement.
In intellectual property matters, T.J. has performed detailed comparisons of both literal and non-literal components of software source code to determine whether and to what extent they are similar, and examined copyright registration and deposit material in copyright infringement and trade secret misappropriation matters. Additionally, T.J. assists our experts in preparing preliminary reports, declarations, and expert reports for use by our clients internally, and before major tribunals. T.J. also serves as General Counsel to DisputeSoft.
Prior to joining DisputeSoft, T.J. gained experience in the legal industry as a researcher and a law clerk for attorneys in various practice areas. In particular, T.J. participated in the University of Dayton School of Law Intellectual Property and Entrepreneurship clinic, where he reviewed and revised intellectual property transactions, advised federal contractor clients of Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation (“DFAR”) compliance obligations, and created educational materials for teaching the basics of intellectual property rights and enforcement to local start-up companies.
T.J. graduated from The George Washington University Law School with an LL.M in Intellectual Property Law. The subject of his master’s thesis considered a legislative-independent resolution to the problem of orphan works in copyright law. Prior to beginning at The George Washington University Law School, T.J. graduated from the University of Dayton School of Law, where he participated in law review as a staff writer. As a staff writer, T.J. provided editorial support for the journal, and independently researched and authored legal commentary suggesting a forward-thinking revision to the statutory license provisions of the Copyright Act to accommodate emergent broadcasting technologies, like internet-based broadcasting.
The following are some of the cases that T.J. has worked on:
- MillerCoors LLC v. HCL Technologies Limited, et al., Case No. 17-CV-1955 (N.D. Ill. 2018)
- Fantasy Interactive, Inc. v. HTC Corporation, Case No. 2:16-CV-01720 (W.D. Wash. 2018)
- Golden d/b/a G2 Database Marketing and G2 Database Marketing, Inc. v. Clear Advantage Marketing, Case No. 4:16-CV-00529 (S.D. Iowa 2017)
- Kemper Corporate Services, Inc. v. Computer Sciences Corporation (2016)
- QueTel v. Abbas, Mansour, FinalCover LLC
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