T.J. Wolf has more than five years of experience in the legal industry as an IT Litigation Consultant and DisputeSoft’s General Counsel, and as a law clerk for attorneys in a variety of practice areas. At DisputeSoft, T.J. analyzes root causes of IT failure by researching and analyzing key project documentation and collaborating with our experts and staff to produce content and support for expert reports. Since joining DisputeSoft in 2016, T.J. has consulted for clients on a variety of software dispute matters, including breach of contract, software implementation failure, and intellectual property matters involving allegations of copyright infringement and trade secret misappropriation.
In breach of contract and software implementation failure matters, T.J. provides detailed analysis of a wide variety of project documentation and prepares detailed findings from complex technical analyses. In particular, T.J. analyzes key project documents to determine whether a delivered software product is deficient in some material way, whether the project was managed and developed in accordance with industry standard best practices, or whether the parties met functional requirements and obligations provided for under the agreement.
In intellectual property matters, T.J. performs comparisons of software source code for detection of literal and non-literal similarities in copyright infringement and trade secret misappropriation matters. T.J. also assists our experts in preparing preliminary reports, declarations, and expert reports for use by our clients internally and before major tribunals.
Prior to joining DisputeSoft, T.J. gained practical legal experience as an academic researcher and law clerk for attorneys in various practice areas, including intellectual property transactions, government contracting, compliance, and entrepreneurship. As a staff writer for the University of Dayton Law Review, T.J. provided editorial support for the journal and independently researched and authored legal commentary addressing copyright issues presented by emerging technologies. His written work, Becoming Unplugged: Without a Compulsory License, Internet Broadcast Television Powers Down, received an award given annually to the author of the best student-written work. As an LLM candidate at The George Washington University Law School, T.J. authored a master’s thesis further addressing a persistent international copyright issue known as the orphan works problem: Building an Orphanage: How Judicial Authority Can Provide Immediate Relief to the Copyright Orphan Works Problem.
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