Coatings Expert Witnesses

Coatings expert witnesses and consultants listed here may be able to form expert opinions, draft expert witness reports, provide expert witness testimony at deposition and/or trial as or serve as consulting (non-testifying) experts on coatings. The coatings expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Chemistry & Chemicals, Intellectual Property, and Metallurgy.

John M Fildes, Ph.D. Spotlight Business Consulting

Batavia, Illinois
Chemistry & Chemicals, Metallurgy - Product Failures, Accidents, Analytics, Materials, Chemical, Chemical Processes, Friction, Wear, Coatings, Corrosion, Composites, Ceramics, Carbon Monoxide Detectors; Product Design, Aviation, Buildings Materials, Adhesives, Roadway Materials, R&D, Expert Witness
Dr. Fildes has extremely strong problem-solving and analytical skills, excellent communications abilities, and decades of experience of successfully conveying, with credibility and confidence, highly technical issues to laypeople. He successfully tackles challenging technical problems and often sees key issues and devises approaches, which others have missed, through a combination of vast experience, extensive technical knowledge, skilled use of analytics, creativity, an excellent understanding of testing and analysis, and strong project planning and management capabilities. • A doctoral-level scientist who has organized, written proposals, conducted, and managed $27.5 million in funded projects including research, development, litigation expert witness investigations, and collaborations involving Government labs, large defense companies, and leading universities with funding from the Army, Navy, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (Technology Reinvestment Program), The ...

Robert A. Wanat, PhD

Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
Chemistry & Chemicals, Intellectual Property - Plastics, Polymers, Adhesives, Aerosols, Materials, Composites, Coatings, Nanotechnology, Optics, Light Management, Patent Infringement, Failure Analysis, Chemistry
Dr. Wanat is a Cornell-educated, award-winning chemistry expert with over 30 years of experience in the chemical industry in plastics, polymers, adhesives, aerosols, materials, composites, coatings, nanotechnology, optics, light management, patent infringement, and failure analysis. He has a broad background in polymers with experience in acrylics, polyesters, polyolefins, polyurethanes, styrenics, and fluoropolymers. He has 11 US patents and oversaw well over 20 additional granted patents. Dr. Wanat led research and development, intellectual property, and litigation initiatives around the world, serving as scientist, global director of research, director of manufacturing, and CTO for multi-billion-dollar chemical companies. Dr. Wanat has served as an expert witness on over 13 intellectual property cases (including patent infringement, inter partes review, and post-grant review) and over 3 product failure/liability cases. He has been deposed over 4 times and has provided expert te...