Introduction

Garry Kitchen is a respected video game expert, with 40 years of experience in the industry, as a developer, game designer, publisher and business executive. An early pioneer in the field of art, he has been recognized with numerous accolades and awards, including a WEBBY award, Inc. Magazine Entrepreneur of the Year, Video Game Designer of the Year, Software Publishers Association (SPA) Excellence in Software, Video Game of the Year and many others.

Mr. Kitchen has successfully performed as a video game expert for industry-leading companies, including Nintendo, Sony, Microsoft, Apple, Ubisoft, Wargaming, Disney, LEGO, Hasbro, Zynga, FanDuel, and SuperCell.

Expert Witness Garry Kitchen

The majority of Mr. Kitchen's clients have worked with him on multiple engagements, a testament to their satisfaction with his performance. Kitchen has been deposed dozens of times and has significant experience testifying at trials and arbitration hearings.



Kitchen's areas of expertise include video game hardware and software development, game design, mobile app development, free-to-play gaming, online games, multiplayer gaming, patent and trademark infringement, in-game advertising, electronic toy design, and game industry business practices.

Areas of Expertise

PlayStation Switch XBox Wii Oculus

Video Game and Software Development Areas of Analysis

 

  • Design copyright issues (creative expression)

  • Code copyright issues (copying, refactoring)

  • Source code analysis and/or reverse engineering

  • Business relationship as publisher hiring developer

  • ​Business relationship as developer working with publisher

  • Code ownership (game specific code vs developer tech) 

  • ​Video game specific patent infringement/non-infringement

Patent Infringement / Invalidity / IPR

Areas of Analysis

  • Claim construction

  • ​Infringement analysis, including source code analysis

  • Prior art searches

  • Prior art combinations

  • Obviousness analysis (motivations to combine)

  • Patent eligibility (Alice)

  • Enabling description (112)

Software Hardware IP Gaming

Praise From Recent Clients

​"The pleasure was all ours!! You have been great. I hope to work with you again soon."

"Your report left us speechless and we couldn't be happier."

"Thank you. Your speed and work on this was amazing."

​"I very much enjoy working with you and watching you eat up opposing counsel during depositions."

 

"I don’t know if you heard, but the arbitrator found in favor of [client] on all 8 causes of action asserted by [opposition], awarded no damages, and will award [client] attorney’s fees and costs against [opposition]... Thank you for all of your work on this.  I learned so much and really enjoyed working with you."

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