Ioannis Kanellakopoulos, PhD, IEEE Fellow, provides consulting services on technology and intellectual property strategy to ASSIA. His consulting practice’s mission is to create for his clients a clear vision of the future of technology and a clear understanding of how technology patents apply to today’s and tomorrow’s technology products. The expert witness side of his practice focuses mainly on patent infringement and product liability cases involving telecommunications, automotive software systems, ADAS, and semi-autonomous vehicles.
Ioannis was a Professor of Electrical Engineering at UCLA for 8 years, where he created a research program focused on adaptive control of nonlinear systems and its applications in automated vehicles; he then came to Silicon Valley where he founded and/or led startups in telecommunications, ADAS sensors, and audio electronics. He holds a PhD degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and is an IEEE Fellow.