Intellectual Property Expert Witnesses

Intellectual property 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 intellectual property. The intellectual property expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Accident Reconstruction, Accounting, Advertising, Anesthesiology, Automotive Engineering, Aviation & Aerospace, Biomedical Engineering, Business Damages, Chemistry & Chemicals, Clothing/Apparel, Computers, Cybersecurity, Economics, Electrical Engineering, and Electronics.

David Smith, MS, MBA, PE, CSP Alpine Engineering and Design, Inc.

Intellectual Property, Mechanical Engineering - Patents, intellectual property, aerial lift, boom lift, scissor lift, manufacturing equipment, agricultural equipment, oil and gas equipment, refuse equipment, garbage trucks, trailers, conveyors, exercise equipment, safety, consumer products, chairs, seating, furniture.
Experienced mechanical engineer (MS, PE) with six issued patents and multiple patents pending. Award winning inventor. Vice President of Alpine Engineering and Design, Inc., a mechanical engineering consulting company with clients around the United States ranging from individual inventors to Fortune 500 companies. Worked on the development of multiple successful products including among other things: aerial lifts, garbage trucks, trailers, exercise equipment and manufacturing equipment. Graduated Cum Laude with a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering. Completed a master's of science degree in mechanical engineering and an MBA with an emphasis in product development. Licensed professional engineer (PE) and a certified safety professional in comprehensive practice (CSP). Certified trainer for boom lifts, scissor lifts, rough terrain and counterbalanced forklifts. Over 10 years experience in product development, patents, safe equipment design, and design safety reviews. Exper...

JOHN E COCHRAN, PhD, JD, PE Eaglemark, Inc.

Auburn, Alabama
Aviation & Aerospace, Engineering - Intellectual Property, Dynamics, Stability and Control, Helicopters, Airplanes, Products Liability, Accident Reconstruction, Technology, Segways, Spacecraft, Missiles
President and CEO, Eaglemark, Inc, Professor and Head)Emeritus of Aerospace Engineering, Auburn University, Professional Engineer, Attorney at Law (Alabama). Thirty plus years experience in aircraft (airplanes and helicopters) accident reconstruction, products liability, Segways,and intellectual property.

Scott Greene Evidence Solutions, Inc.

Tucson, Arizona
Computers, Telecommunications - Cell Phone Forensics, Digital Forensics, Technology, EDR, ECM, Triangulation, Location, Black Boxes, Electronic Medical Records, Investigation, Legal, Communication, Email, Text messages, Cell phone apps, information Technology, intellectual property, internet, electronics, cyber security, Documents
• Accounting Systems • Black Boxes • ECU, EDR, ECM, Etc. • Cell Phones • Call Data Records (CDRs) • Computer Systems • Databases • Digital Cameras • Digital Fraud • Digital Media • Digital Security • Documents • Electronic Logging Devices • Electronic Medical Records (EMR / EHR) • Email / E-mail • Fax Machines • Google Data • GPS Systems • GPS Records • Hacking Events • iCloud data • Intellectual Property • Internet Browsing History • Intrusions • Medical Systems • Other Electronic Devices • Password Cracking • Photo Copiers • Photos and Images • Printers & Fax Machines • Software Applications Custom & Commercial • Software Design & Development • Social Media • Source Code Analysis • Spreadsheets • Telematics Systems • Websites • And More Evidence Solutions, Inc. 2008* – Present Principal and Senior Digital Forensics Examiner. • Full-Service Computer, Technology & Digital Forensics. • Senior Computer and Technology Evidence Examiner. • Responsible for overall management of the Digi...

Randy L Phares Dr. Box Consulting, Inc.

Surprise, Arizona
Manufacturing, Products Liability - packaging, freight, load securement, pallets, boxes, packaging machines, cargo transportation, industrial injury, industrial safety, packaging design, packaging testing, corrugated, intellectual property, business ethics
Randy Phares is an expert in packaging, distribution, transportation and manufacturing, especially corrugated and folding carton packaging. He is also an expert on pallets, crating, warehousing and transporting products by semi-truck. He does forensic analysis of packaging failures that caused damage or injury. He has bought, sold operated, supervised, removed and installed packaging machinery. He has managed many warehouses and a fleet of trucks. He has run a packaging testing lab and held almost every job in a packaging operation over his 30 year career. He has completed Expert Reports on packaging failure, load securement, freight transportation, intellectual property, crating, packaging design, Lean Manufacturing, intellectual property and pallets. He has given Depositions, testified at Trial and consulted with attorneys in a variety of cases. He is an esteemed consultant in the packaging field and has done consulting projects all over the world. He was a Regional Safety Champio...

John H Hamilton, MSME PE

MOUNTAINBURG, Arkansas
Mechanical Engineering, Safety - Guarding, plastics processing equipment, lockout-tagout (LOTO), intellectual property, Industrial accidents, agricultural accidents, on product warnings, machine design, pumping-piping systems,
Mr. Hamilton, is a professional engineer and a full-time faculty member of the University of Arkansas. In this this faculty position he is responsible for teaching undergraduate mechanical engineering courses. Previously Mr. Hamilton worked as a full-time consulting engineer assisting professionals in both industry and the legal community by serving as a consultant and as an expert witness. As an expert, Mr. Hamilton has evaluated hundreds of consumer, industrial and agricultural incidents related to safety, machine guarding and mechanical engineering. He has worked in industry as a manufacturing and plant engineer and has been responsible for the safety of an industrial plant with over 300 employees, where he designed guards and worked extensively with plastic injection molding machines amongst many other industrial safety responsibilities. Mr. Hamilton is devoted to educating the next generation of engineers. He has developed and teaches a senior level Mechanical Engineering co...

Sidney P Blum, CPA, CFE, CFF, CPEA FLARE

Los Angeles and San Francisco , California
Business Damages, Intellectual Property - Damage, Economic Damage, Accounting, Intellectual Property, DMCA, Patent, Copyright, Trademark, Royalty Audit, Fraud, False Advertising, Valuation, Breach of Contract, Wrongful Termination, Employment Law, Brands, Complex Business Litigation, Personal Injury, Lost Profits, Unjust Enrichment, Music
LEADING ECONOMIC DAMAGES, IP, ROYALTY AUDIT, BREACH OF CONTRACT EXPERT. "the Expert's Expert". Leading testifying forensic expert on financial damages in litigations for intellectual property, general damages, breach of contract, misappropriation of trade secrets, unfair competition, licensing disputes, reasonable royalty rates, lost profits, fraud, & royalty auditor competence. His 30+ years experiences includes corporate and as an in-charge KPMG Partner. He was the Chief Audit Officer of Beats (now Apple). Author of two books on contract financial language and auditing (Oxford University Press & LexisNexis). His well-written grounded reports are cited as best examples by judges. Economic Damages Mr. Blum has been a damages expert on more than 100 federal and state cases. Cases include complex litigation, intellectual property (patents, copyrights, trademarks, false advertising, royalty auditor competence, fraud, DMCA), wrongful termination, construction defect, internet, marketi...

David G. Campbell, PhD Wicomico Analytics Group LLC

California
Economics, Statistics - Damages, Antitrust, Statistical Sampling, Class Certification, Healthcare, Health Insurance, Medicare Fraud, Intellectual Property, Patent, Insurance Coverage, Securities Fraud, Environmental Disputes
David is a versatile economist who has worked in private consulting for 20+ years. He has been an Economics professor at several Southern California colleges, where he taught economic theory, econometrics, statistics, and finance. For several years he led an Antitrust Seminar in the joint Law School/Business School program at Pepperdine. David's research is well-cited; his article on Productivity Dynamics has over 1400 citations on Google Scholar. David has been retained as an economic and statistical expert in litigation matters in both U.S. District courts and state courts. He has opined in antitrust, medicare fraud, and intellectual property matters. In addition to his expert witness testimony, David has consulted for a wide variety of corporate and government clients. Last year, he served as chief statistician for the first-ever audit of the US Navy.

Peter Crosby Biomedical Business Resources, LLC

San Juan Capistrano, California
Biomedical Engineering, Intellectual Property - Medical devices, commercially reasonable efforts, patent, intellectual property, product liability, corporate governance, licensing, strategy, inter partes review, theft of intellectual property
Peter Crosby has over 40 years experience in the medical device industry, and has been the CEO of six medical device companies, public and private, in 4 countries. He has served as a member of the Board of 12 companies, and is currently Chairman of the Board of three companies. He is an inventor of 39 issued US patents and foreign equivalents. His clinical domain and specialty experience includes otolaryngology, diagnostic imaging, cardiology, cardiac surgery, anesthesia, pain management, radiology and diagnostic imaging, in vitro diagnostic devices, orthopedic surgery devices, and oncology. His product experience includes cochlear implants, diagnostic ultrasound, mammography, implantable cardiac pacemakers and implantable defibrillators, in vitro diagnostics, LVAD (left ventricular assist device or artificial heart), implantable neurostimulator, patient monitoring and software. His business function experience includes research and development, clinical trials, regulatory appro...

Jason A Engel, CPA, CFE, CIRA, CVA, MAFF, ABV Engel & Engel, LLP

Los Angeles, California
Accounting, Business Damages - Fraud Investigations, Tracing of Funds, Economic Damages, Alter Ego, Fraudulent Transfers, Business Appraisal & Valuation, Economics, Bankruptcy and Insolvency, Intellectual Property, Construction Litigation, Real Estate Litigation, Employment Litigation, Business Interruption
Engel & Engel, LLP is a Los Angeles CPA firm engaged in the practice of forensic accounting for over 25 years. Mr. Engel has served as an expert witness in over 500 forensic accounting cases including expert testimony in connection with a jury award of $2.3 billion. Mr. Engel has authored 20 research publications on the subjects of economic damages, fraudulent transfers, intellectual property, alter ego, business valuation, and employment damages. Mr. Engel's professional credentials include those of Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified Insolvency and Restructuring Advisor (CIRA), Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA), Master Analyst in Financial Forensics (MAFF) and Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV). Mr. Engel has been engaged in the practice of forensic accounting and expert testimony for forty years including forensic experience at two of the Big 4 accounting firms. Mr. Engel has testified in federal courts, bankruptcy courts, state ...

Aaron G Filler, MD, PhD, JD Neurography Institute Medical Associates, Inc

Santa Monica, California
Neurological Surgery - Head injury, DTI, Diffusion Tensor Imaging, Neurography, nerve injury, neurosurgery, patents, intellectual property, neurology, neuroradiology, TBI, Traumatic Brain Injury
Extensive experience in DTI - Diffusion Tensor Imaging - Initial imaging or over-read of high quality prior DTI imaging Original inventor of DTI - performed the first DTI tractogram in 1991 Board Certified in Neurological Surgery (U.S.) Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons of England Section Editor - Youmans & Winn Neurological Surgery textbook Author - Chapter on Diffusion Tensor Imaging in Youmans & Winn Neurological Surgery Textbook Experience in personal injury litigation involving head injury and nerve injury, imaging for proof of brain injuries, and in patent litigation Served on Guidelines Committee for national neurosurgery from American Association of Neurological Surgeons and Congress of Neurological Surgeons Fellowship trained in spinal surgery (UCLA) Fellowship trained in nerve surgery Attending Physician - Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles

Alan G Goedde, PhD Freeman & Mills, Inc

Los Angeles, California
Business Damages, Economics - intellectual property(patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret, licensing, royalties), entertainment, music, business valuations, lost profits, statistics, lost earnings, product marketing,
A considerable part of Dr. Goedde’s practice involves intellectual property issues including patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret and unfair competition matters as well as business valuations. His background in engineering and economics combined with his work experience in profit planning, budgeting, product marketing and acquisitions analysis has enabled him to assist clients in a wide range of intellectual property litigation. Dr. Goedde can also draw upon his experience as a patent examiner at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. His testimony experience in patent infringement matters includes economic analysis of the Panduit factors, applying Georgia Pacific factors to evaluate reasonable royalty; and, developing RAND royalty rates considering such issues as scope of the royalty base, lump sum and running royalties, royalty stacking, license comparability, university licensing agreements, exclusive licensing, and apportionment of profits to non-infringing components. Dr. ...

David K Golbahar, CPA, CFF, CGMA J.S. Held

Los Angeles, California
Accounting, Business Damages - Partnership dispute, Economic Damages, Business interruption claim, employment, wrongful termination, business litigation, lost profits, business valuation, unjust enrichment, fraud, white collar criminal defense, intellectual property, toxic tort, forensic accounting, breach of contract
DISPUTE AND INVESTIGATIONS | FORENSIC ACCOUNTING David Golbahar is the Managing Director and Founder of Golbahar Consulting. He is an expert witness and serves as a trusted adviser for the C-suite, attorneys, and decision makers. His prior work experience includes litigation support services at Navigant Consulting, Inc. (Guidehouse) and auditing public companies at KPMG. He has over 14 years of experience consulting to C-Level executives, middle market companies, high-net-worth individuals, and outside counsel on forensic accounting, economic damages, and turnaround matters. Mr. Golbahar has been named expert on over 25 cases. The California Superior court appointed him as a monitor in a well-know restaurant group dispute. Testimony Experience - Economic Damages - Lost Profits / Business Interruption - Wrongful Termination (Employment Law) - Business valuation In 2018, Mr. Golbahar received AICPA’s FVS Standing Ovation award for significant contributions in forensic accounting...

Gabriele Goldaper

Marina Del Rey, California
Clothing/Apparel, Intellectual Property - Apparel/Clothing Industry, Apparel/Licensing, Brand Dilution, Copyright Infringement, Fashion Industry, Clothing Industry. Garment Industry, Intellectual Property, Licensing, Textile(s), Trademark and Trade Dress Infringement, Branding and Fashion Marketing
More than 45 years experience in the Fashion/Garment/Clothing Industry, as a retailer, manufacturer, consultant & college instructor. A perceptive & articulate expert witness who has been involved in more than 150 apparel industry legal disputes during the past several years. Ms. Goldaper has been deposed and testified for both defendants and plaintiffs. 
She has owned her own clothing manufacturing company & held key executive positions in major public and private apparel companies. Ms. Goldaper has been a management consultant to over 180 new, failing or growing apparel companies, and completed assignments for the US Agency for International Development (USAID) in Romania, Egypt, El Salvador, Moscow, Thailand & Bulgaria as an apparel expert. She is a 35-year member of the faculty at Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising.

Larry Steven Londre, MBA, Londre Marketing Consultants, LLC / USC / Pepperdine/ CSUN

Los Angeles, California
Marketing, Advertising - Marketing, Sales, Advertising, Ads, Promotion, Misleading, Deceptive Ads, Unfair Advertising, Business Practices, Intellectual Property, Patents, Deceptive Communication, Trademarks, Trade Dress, Unfair Competition, Clients, Partners, Copyrights, Forensic Marketing, Web, Sales, Profits, Global
Senior Marketing & Advertising Professional. Marketing Analyst. Marketing & Business Problem Solver. Battle-tested, deposition-tested. 18+ years as expert. Cases: Marketing; Advertising; Ads; breach of contract; business strategies, practices; business and professions code compliance and violations; unfair competition, contracts, sponsorships; deceptive, false advertising; media; trademark; intellectual property; patents; usage of models; advertising agencies; trade secrets; partner business practices; unfair advertising; deceptive advertising; violations of Lanham Act; unjust enrichment; trademarks at issue; comparative advertising/promotion; licensing; packaging; the value of advertising and media campaigns. I have been deposed, testified in court and arbitration: 48 times. Cases have included contracts between partners, directors, advertising agencies, clients, advertisers, suppliers, distributors, production firms and media. Worked within companies (DIRECTV, The Music ...

Barbara C. Luna, PhD, CPA, CFE, ASA, CVA, ABV, CFFA, CGREA, CREA, CMC White, Zuckerman, Warsavsky, Luna, & Hunt, LLP

Sherman Oaks, California
Business Damages, Accounting - Forensic Accounting, Damages, Lost Profits, Lost Earnings, Lost Value of Businesses and Real Estate, Fraud. Extensive Expert Testimony in breach of contract, business interruption, dissolutions, intellectual property, construction, fraud, securities, personal injury, wrongful termination matters.
Barbara Luna is a Senior Partner in the accounting and litigation services firm of White, Zuckerman, Warsavsky, Luna & Hunt. She has served as a forensic accounting, damages and valuation expert witness for over forty years in business and personal injury litigation and bankruptcy matters. She analyzes financial, accounting, economic, business, real estate and valuation issues relating to liability and damages in litigation matters and reorganization of businesses. She has testified on numerous occasions in U.S. District Court, Superior Court, Bankruptcy Court, arbitrations and depositions.

Ryan McKamie, CISSP, CISM Certus Cybersecurity Solutions LLC

Redwood City, California
Cybersecurity, Intellectual Property - Cybersecurity, Information Security, Reasonable Measures, Trade Secret, Intellectual Property, Cybersecurity Standards, Cybersecurity Controls, Software Security, Application Security, Cloud Security, Data Breach, Computers, Forensics
Ryan McKamie is CEO of Certus Cybersecurity, a provider of cybersecurity consulting and expert testimony. Certus Cybersecurity specializes in: Intellectual Property (IP) and Trade Secret Misappropriation – Cybersecurity analysis, consulting and expert testimony in intellectual property litigation related to misappropriation of alleged trade secrets, including analysis and opinion of cybersecurity reasonable measures for alleged trade secrets. Cyber-Related Insurance and Contract Disputes – Analysis, consulting and expert testimony in cybersecurity-related insurance and contractual litigation, including analysis and opinion on whether specific security standards were maintained. Cybersecurity Consulting and Expert Testimony – Analysis, consulting and expert testimony in business litigation concerning data privacy and cybersecurity issues. Providing technical evaluation, forensics, and strategic advice to Fortune 100 corporations and Am Law 100 law firms before, during, and after ...

James (Jim) McMahon, CPP, CISSP McMahon & Associates

California
Security, Law Enf & Criminal Justice - Intellectual Property, Physical /Personal/ Information/Network Security, Criminal Investigations, POLICE, CCTV, Computer Forensics, evidence collection,Standard of Care,Training, Fraud, Premises liability, Use of Force
CPP (Certified Protection Professional) # 172947/8564 12-31-2020 by the American Society of Industrial Security International (25 years) CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional) #304827 12-31-2020 by (ISC)2 Information Systems Security Certification Consortium, Inc (14 yrs) National Association of Corporate Directors, Leadership Fellow Honorably retired US Navy Reserve veteran, Intel Officer, Commanding Officer, Executive Officer, Leader. Accomplished professional with comprehensive international investigative skills, information security, and regulatory compliance background and success in achieving and exceeding organizational goals and objectives. Set goals, priorities, manage resources and develop safety plans. Leads by supporting team members, train & expand their capabilities to develop \individuals. Successful multiple international projects. Research & evaluate industry trends, using findings to design & execute strategies. Excels at interacting wit...

Thomas M. Neches, CPA, ABV, CVA, CFE, CFF Thomas Neches & Co., LLP

Los Angeles, California
Business Damages, Accounting - CPA expert witness, forensic accounting, damages, business valuation, lost profits, reasonable royalty, alter ego, intellectual property, wrongful termination, wrongful death, breach of contract, lender liability,banking, entertainment, insurance, manufacturing, retail, securities, wholesale.
Thomas Neches, managing partner of Thomas Neches & Company LLP, provides accounting, financial, business valuation and statistical analyses to assist attorneys involved in litigation. Mr. Neches has testified as an expert in state and federal courts in Arizona, California, Florida, Kentucky, Missouri, Nevada, New York and Oregon. He is a Certified Public Accountant, Accredited in Business Valuation, a Certified Valuation Analyst, a Certified Fraud Examiner and is Certified in Financial Forensics. He received his BA in Mathematics and Literature from UC San Diego and his MS in Operations Research from UCLA. Mr. Neches has testified to juries on behalf of both plaintiffs and defendants in antitrust, breach of contract, fraud, intellectual property, lender liability, personal injury and wrongful termination cases. Examples of the litigation issues he has addressed include lost profits, lost business value, determining a reasonable royalty and piercing the corporate veil. Representativ...

Christopher K Wilson

Redwood City, California
Automotive Engineering, Accident Reconstruction - Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), Telematics, Navigation, Map, Vehicle Safety, Diagnostics, Crash Sensing, Transportation Systems, Vehicle Systems, Data Analytics, Intellectual Property, Fleet monitoring, Fleet management, Usage Based Insurance, Crash Reconstruction and causation.
I have been providing testifying expert services for 9 years focusing on Intellectual Property and vehicle accident assessment for issues related to vehicle sensors, telematics, and data systems. I have provided reports and testimony on IPRs, infringement, validity and crash causation. I developed complex sensor and data analytics systems since 1980 with an emphasis on vehicle safety systems since 1992 and particular expertise in distributed systems and connected vehicle systems. I have in-vehicle technology expertise in the area of sensors (including maps, positioning, vision, radar, diagnostics and braking systems) and data processing (communications, data fusion, data analytics). I combine this with expertise on connecting vehicles with the infrastructure (cellular communications, V2X, WiFi, security, cost models, probe data collection) and the transportation infrastructure itself (traffic models, traffic operations, ATIS, tolling, data analytics, GIS) to provide various trans...

Harry G. Direen, PhD, PE Direen Tech Inc.

Colorado Springs, Colorado
Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering - Electronics, Control Systems, Embedded Systems, Robotics, Signal Processing, Drones, UAV, Software, Patents, Intellectual Property, Databases, Computers
Dr. Direen has over 35 years of experience as an engineer designing and developing systems in the electronics and software industry. He has significant experience as an expert witness supporting counsel and testifying in complex patent infringement cases. His expertise includes electronic systems, control systems; embedded systems design and development; databases; control of UAVs/Drones; product reverse engineering; and intellectual property. Dr. Direen has a broad base of knowledge in electronic and software systems gained from a long career developing a wide range of products and systems. Dr. Direen has reversed engineered a variety of complex systems over the years, including: media players, modems, modem compression algorithms, coriolis mass flow meters, database systems, and a range of other products to support patent infringement cases generating detailed claim charts and writing expert reports to demonstrate infringement. He has successfully discovered and analyze...

Thomas M Roney Thomas Roney LLC Economic Consulting

Colorado
Economics, Intellectual Property - Economic Damages, Business Damages, Life-care Plans, Wrongful-death, Wrongful Termination, Employment, Patents, Trademark, Copyright, Statistics, Jones Act, FELA, Intellectual Property, Commercial Damages
I have over 30 years experience preparing, researching and analyzing financial and economic data and providing economic damages calculations, consulting services and expert reports in support of litigation. Expert testimony provided in deposition, Federal and State courts, arbitration, and before the Special Master in Victims Compensation matters. Prepared quantitative and qualitative analyses, memos and expert reports on tort cases involving personal injury, care costs and life-care plans, wrongful-death, wrongful termination, Jones Act, FELA, intellectual property, and commercial damages. Developed financial models for firms in a variety of markets, including the telecommunications, retail, casino gambling, insurance, manufacturing, tire wholesaler, oil services, residential real estate, merchant service provider, fire suppression, financial services, courier services, trade schools and hotel industries. Vice-President of the National Association of Forensic Economics. Speaks at n...

David G. Campbell, PhD Wicomico Analytics Group LLC

Washington, District Of Columbia
Economics, Statistics - Damages, Antitrust, Statistical Sampling, Class Certification, Healthcare, Health Insurance, Medicare Fraud, Intellectual Property, Patent, Insurance Coverage, Securities Fraud, Environmental Disputes
David is a versatile economist who has worked in private consulting for 20+ years. He has been an Economics professor at several Southern California colleges, where he taught economic theory, econometrics, statistics, and finance. For several years he led an Antitrust Seminar in the joint Law School/Business School program at Pepperdine. David's research is well-cited; his article on Productivity Dynamics has over 1400 citations on Google Scholar. David has been retained as an economic and statistical expert in litigation matters in both U.S. District courts and state courts. He has opined in antitrust, medicare fraud, and intellectual property matters. In addition to his expert witness testimony, David has consulted for a wide variety of corporate and government clients. Last year, he served as chief statistician for the first-ever audit of the US Navy.

James (Jim) McMahon, CPP, CISSP McMahon & Associates

Eagle, Idaho
Security, Law Enf & Criminal Justice - Intellectual Property, Physical /Personal/ Information/Network Security, Criminal Investigations, POLICE, CCTV, Computer Forensics, evidence collection,Standard of Care,Training, Fraud, Premises liability, Use of Force
CPP (Certified Protection Professional) # 172947/8564 12-31-2020 by the American Society of Industrial Security International (25 years) CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional) #304827 12-31-2020 by (ISC)2 Information Systems Security Certification Consortium, Inc (14 yrs) National Association of Corporate Directors, Leadership Fellow Honorably retired US Navy Reserve veteran, Intel Officer, Commanding Officer, Executive Officer, Leader. Accomplished professional with comprehensive international investigative skills, information security, and regulatory compliance background and success in achieving and exceeding organizational goals and objectives. Set goals, priorities, manage resources and develop safety plans. Leads by supporting team members, train & expand their capabilities to develop \individuals. Successful multiple international projects. Research & evaluate industry trends, using findings to design & execute strategies. Excels at interacting wit...

David Smith, MS, MBA, PE, CSP Alpine Engineering and Design, Inc.

Meridain, Idaho
Intellectual Property, Mechanical Engineering - Patents, intellectual property, aerial lift, boom lift, scissor lift, manufacturing equipment, agricultural equipment, oil and gas equipment, refuse equipment, garbage trucks, trailers, conveyors, exercise equipment, safety, consumer products, chairs, seating, furniture.
Experienced mechanical engineer (MS, PE) with six issued patents and multiple patents pending. Award winning inventor. Vice President of Alpine Engineering and Design, Inc., a mechanical engineering consulting company with clients around the United States ranging from individual inventors to Fortune 500 companies. Worked on the development of multiple successful products including among other things: aerial lifts, garbage trucks, trailers, exercise equipment and manufacturing equipment. Graduated Cum Laude with a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering. Completed a master's of science degree in mechanical engineering and an MBA with an emphasis in product development. Licensed professional engineer (PE) and a certified safety professional in comprehensive practice (CSP). Certified trainer for boom lifts, scissor lifts, rough terrain and counterbalanced forklifts. Over 10 years experience in product development, patents, safe equipment design, and design safety reviews. Exper...

Gary L Blank, PhD, PE Engineering Update Institute

Campton Hills, Illinois
Electrical Engineering, Electronics - Control Systems, Motors, Power Systems, Intellectual Property, Instrumentation, Patent Infringement, Process Control, Power Electronics, Statistics, Signal Processing, Communications, Expert Witness, Machinery, Brushless DC Motors, Avionics.
Dr. Blank was elected President of IEEE-USA in 2014 by the 200,000 members of IEEE-USA. As President, he traveled to Canada, Europe, South America, and nationwide (including Capitol Hill) representing and pursuing the interests of the members. Dr. Blank has 40+ years of experience in the design, construction, and manufacture of electrical/electronic control and instrumentation systems. Many of these systems involved the control of motors, electronic devices, both ground and airborne vehicles, signal processing, machinery, and communication. During his term of office as President of IEEE-USA, • he was invited to the U.S. State Department (John Kerry, Secretary of State) to render his opinions on a variety of topics including Standards and Patents, • he submitted comments to the USA President’s Office of Science and Technology as input to a proposed U.S. Strategy for American Innovation on ways the Administration could help technology companies’ programs, • he was contacted by phon...

Kenneth H Brown, PhD KHB CONSULTING SERVICES

Evanston, Illinois
Chemistry & Chemicals, Warnings & Labels - Paint & Coatings, Premises Liability, Household Chemical Products, Hazardous Materials, Labels & Warnings, Aerosols & Spray Products, Laboratory Testing & Analysis, Accident Reconstruction, Failure Analysis, Intellectual Property, Chemical Exposure, Chemical Fires & Explosions, Chemical Accidents
Dr. Brown is an experienced expert witness who provides file review, research, site visits, evidence gathering, failure analysis, laboratory testing & analysis, verbal reports, written reports of opinion, testifying at deposition, and testifying at trial. We act as your translator of technical jargon into easy-to-understand language for attorney and juries. Dr. Brown has published in the fields of organic chemistry, polymers, resins, paint & coatings and ultraviolet light curing of coatings; he also has several patents in these fields. Dr. Brown is a former Assistant Professor, Instructor and Adjunct Faculty Member at Loyola University, Roosevelt University and Elmhurst College.

Stan V Smith, PhD Smith Economics Group

Chicago, Illinois
Economics, Business Damages - Economic Damages, Hedonic Damages, Credit Damages, Lost Wages, Lost Household Services, Commercial Litigation, Financial Analysis, Personal Injury, Employment Discrimination, Intellectual Property, Patent Damages,
Dr. Stan V. Smith is a University of Chicago educated economist. As president of Smith Economics Group, economic legal consultants for plaintiff and defense attorneys nationwide, he provides testimony and litigation support services in evaluating damages. He and his staff of economists have developed state-of-the-art econometric analysis.

Jason S. Kiddy, PhD, PE, CFEI Aither Forensic Engineering

Gambrills, Maryland
Mechanical Engineering, Products Liability - Plumbing, Construction Defects, Premises Liability, Industrial Accidents, Heavy Equipment, Hunting Equipment, Manufacturing, Aviation, Origin and Cause, Pressure Vessels, Intellectual Property, Fire and Explosion Investigation
Dr. Kiddy is a principle at Aither Forensics Engineering, LLC, a forensics consulting firm located in central Maryland. Dr. Kiddy spent over 20 years in various industries prior to becoming a full-time expert witness providing a broad industry experience base from which to draw extensive knowledge on a wide variety of topics. Dr. Kiddy's work experience includes the oil and gas industry, aircraft and helicopter design, marine structures, wind turbines, and telecommunications. From a technical perspective, Dr. Kiddy has expertise in mechanical design, engineering materials, plumbing/HVAC systems, corrosion, fire origin and cause, codes and standards, and warnings/instructions. From a product design standpoint, Dr. Kiddy's experience includes all aspects of a product life cycle such as early stage R&D, product development and qualification, manufacturing, quality control, and failure analysis. Dr. Kiddy is a registered professional engineer in five states, a certified fire and ex...

Brian Sowers, MBA Applied Marketing Science, Inc.

Waltham, Massachusetts
Marketing, Advertising - Survey research, Lanham Act, trademark infringement, trade dress infringement, likelihood of confusion, dilution, secondary meaning, genericness, false/deceptive advertising, class action, Intellectual property
Brian Sowers is a principal at Applied Marketing Science (AMS). With more than 25 years of market research experience, Brian has served as a testifying expert on matters related to trademark and trade dress infringement, class action matters, and false and deceptive advertising for both plaintiffs and defendants. He has personally designed and conducted hundreds of market research surveys across a broad range of modalities and a broad range of populations. Expert services include survey design, implementation and analysis, expert report preparation, critiques of opposing expert reports, expert testimony, and guidance on the deposition and trial questioning of opposing expert witnesses. Brian is a member of the American Association for Public Opinion Research (AAPOR), the Institute for Operations Research and Management Science (INFORMS), and currently serves on the Famous and Well-Known Marks Committee of the International Trademark Association (INTA). In addition, he co-hosts an an...

Stephen A. Batzer, PhD, PE Batzer Engineering

Fife Lake, Michigan
Intellectual Property, Failure Analysis - Intellectual property, patent infringement, forensic engineering, material failure analysis, crossbows, firearms, manufacturing, product liability, expert witness standard of care.
Retired Lieutenant Colonel, US Army, Ordnance Corps. 70+ Peer reviewed publications. Two patents. Reading/writing German fluency. Dr. Batzer has given short courses and invited lectures at universities, private companies and internationally.

Philip Isaak, PE, P.Eng., DCDC, RCDD, SMIEEE Isaak Technologies, Inc.

Victoria, Minnesota
Information Technology, Telecommunications - Cloud Computing, Computer, Construction Claims, Contracts, Data Center, Engineering, Fiber Optic, Forensic Engineering, Internet, Intellectual Property, Life Safety, Network, Operations, Outsourcing, Project Management, Service Level Agreement, Systems Implementation, Telecom, Trade Secret
Professional Engineer, Certified Data Center Design Consultant & Registered Communications Distribution Designer with 20+ years as a design & operations consultant & training provider with a focus in the data center, telecommunications & networking industries. International expertise in 28 countries across 6 continents, encompassing data center facilities, power, cooling, networking infrastructure, fiber optic & copper network cabling, IT & Telecom systems and services, implementing enterprise, colocation & cloud service strategies. Publications & Awards ♦ANSI/BICSI 002, Data Center Design & Implementation Best Practices Standard, Author/Editor ♦ANSI/BICSI 009, Data Center Operations Standard, Chair/Author/Editor ♦Data Center Handbook, Wiley Publishing One of 50 Subject Matter Experts from around the world that authored the content, providing the fundamentals, technologies, and best practices in designing, constructing & managing mission critical, energy efficient data centers. ...

David H Williams E911-LBS Consulting

Saint Louis, Missouri
Telecommunications, Geotechnical Engineering - GPS, Cellular Forensics, Criminal Forensics, Mobile Location, Location-Based Services, LBS, Patents, Intellectual Property, Accident Reconstruction, Internet of Things, Data Privacy, Facial Recognition, Phone location; Cell phones
David H. Williams is an internationally-known expert in the wireless/mobile location field and President of E911-LBS Consulting. He specializes in mobile/wireless location forensics litigation services and Intellectual Property/patents involving location technologies such as Global Positioning Satellite (GPS) systems, Network-based location systems, IoT, Wireless 911 (E911), and Real-Time Location Systems (RTLS), plus many others. Mr. Williams has successfully provided expert witness services in well over 150 patent, criminal, civil, anti-trust, trade secrets, product liability, fraud, class-action, and ITC cases. His credentials in mobile location goes back to the early 1980s. He has testified successfully in (U.S.) federal district court and other venues, 7 times and been deposed 15 times. Mr. Williams is expert in the full range of location-based services (LBS) applications enabled by these location technologies, including safety, security, and intruder detection/monitoring, ...

Adam J Carinci, MD, MBA University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

Rochester, New York
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, CRPS, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, RSD, Nerve Injury, Nerve Pain, Failed Back, Workers Compensation, Epidural Injections, Hematoma, Pain Medicine, Interventional Pain, Opioids, Opioid Abuse, Opioid Overdose, Opioid Addiction, Intellectual Property, Patent, Fraud, IME
Dr. Adam J Carinci, M.D. is a nationally recognized and sought after clinician, speaker and expert witness with over a decade of pain medicine experience. He is double-board certified in both Anesthesiology and in Pain Medicine and maintains an active, full time medical practice. Dr. Carinci is Chief of the Pain Management Division and Director of the Pain Treatment Center at the University of Rochester Medical Center and an Associate Professor at the University of Rochester School of Medicine. Prior to his current position, Dr. Carinci was the Director of the Pain Medicine Center at Massachusetts General Hospital and an Instructor at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Carinci trained at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School. He has been involved in over 50 cases as an expert witness for both plaintiff (35%) and defense (65%). He has qualified as an expert witness in federal court. He has authored ov...

Steven Bergin Cybertek Forensics, Inc.

King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
Cybersecurity, Technology - Digital Forensics, Cell Phones, Call Data Records, Digital Security, Hacking, Intellectual Property, Password Cracking, Mobile Forensics, E-Discovery, Cyber Security, Investigation, Computer Hacking
Experienced military veteran and IT Specialist in Digital Forensics, Network Administration and Management, with a demonstrated history of working in the U.S. defense industry, Federal law enforcement, military and the financial industry. Skilled in network management, Digital Forensics, Blacklight forensic software, AccessData AD lab forensics software, Internet Evidence Finder (IEF), Griffeye modular digital investigation platform, Cellibrite UFED 4PC mobile device forensics, evidence collection and chain of custody procedures, write-blocking forensic imaging hardware tools. Strong professional currently enrolled in a M.S in Digital Forensics program at Champlain College. Holds a B.S. in Communications from Liberty University and a A.S. focused on Information Systems Technology from Community College of the United States Air Force. Certificates & Training & Navy Awards o AccessData Certified Examiner (ACE), 2016 o CompTIA Security + certification, 2009 o Cyber Systems Operation...

Boyle C. Cheng, PhD Total Spine Solutions, Inc.

Mars, Pennsylvania
Medical Devices, Spine Surgery & Spine Care - Neurosurgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Biomechanics, Intellectual property, Engineering , Biomedical, Firearms and Ballistics, Trauma,
Rank of Full Professor at Drexel University College of Medicine, and Adjunct Full Professor at Carnegie Mellon University.

Gary D Fletcher, PhD RnDDx Solutions LLC

Media, Pennsylvania
Medical Devices, Biomedical Engineering - New Product Development, Clinical in vitro diagnostics, Blood collection and separation, Point of care testing, Microfluidics, Spectroscopy, Cell therapy, Intellectual Property, Microscopy, Physics, Biomedical sensing, Optics and imaging,
Yale educated PhD Physicist with 29 years experience in medical devices, diagnostics, and biomedical engineering. Expertise in product development, in vitro diagnostics, point of care testing, blood collection, separation, and sample preparation, optics, sensors, infrared, optical, & X-ray spectroscopy & imaging instrumentation for measurements of physical, chemical, & biological material properties. Expert Witness in patent infringement cases involving blood collection, separation, fluidic preparation, and cell therapy preparation devices. IP experience - patent development, IP strategy and analysis, due diligence, implementing IP portfolio for startup new technology company, in-licensing and out-licensing agreements. Inventor on 11 US patents. R&D leadership expertise in both large company [Becton Dickinson] and multiple startup product development teams. o Startup medical device leadership generated $55M in angel investment o Contract R&D team developed & spun-off new painle...

Jason S. Kiddy, PhD, PE, CFEI Aither Forensic Engineering

Pennsylvania
Mechanical Engineering, Products Liability - Plumbing, Construction Defects, Premises Liability, Industrial Accidents, Heavy Equipment, Hunting Equipment, Manufacturing, Aviation, Origin and Cause, Pressure Vessels, Intellectual Property, Fire and Explosion Investigation
Dr. Kiddy is a principle at Aither Forensics Engineering, LLC, a forensics consulting firm located in central Maryland. Dr. Kiddy spent over 20 years in various industries prior to becoming a full-time expert witness providing a broad industry experience base from which to draw extensive knowledge on a wide variety of topics. Dr. Kiddy's work experience includes the oil and gas industry, aircraft and helicopter design, marine structures, wind turbines, and telecommunications. From a technical perspective, Dr. Kiddy has expertise in mechanical design, engineering materials, plumbing/HVAC systems, corrosion, fire origin and cause, codes and standards, and warnings/instructions. From a product design standpoint, Dr. Kiddy's experience includes all aspects of a product life cycle such as early stage R&D, product development and qualification, manufacturing, quality control, and failure analysis. Dr. Kiddy is a registered professional engineer in five states, a certified fire and ex...

Jahan Rasty, PhD, PE, MBA Real-World Forensic Engineering, LLC

Lubbock, Texas
Engineering, Metallurgy - Failure Analysis, Accident Reconstruction, Slip, Trip & Fall, Products Liability, Human Factors, Intellectual Property, Forensic Science, Fire, Equipment & Machinery, Electricity, Biomechanics, Premises Liability
Jahan Rasty, PhD, PE, MBA is a tenured full professor of Mechanical Engineering at Texas Tech University (since 1988) where he also serves as the Director of newly established post-graduate Forensic Engineering Certificate Program, as well as the director of Materials Performance Characterization and Failure Analysis Laboratory. Dr. Rasty is also the founding president of Real-World Forensic Engineering, LLC, which is a boutique-style engineering consulting firm. He is an experienced engineering expert and has successfully testified in more than 250 cases and has conducted over 1,000 engineering investigations in the areas of consumer products and industrial machinery failures involving design, manufacturing and marketing defect issues. Professor Rasty is a licensed professional engineer in the state of Texas, and holds various forensic certifications in the fields of fire and explosion investigation (CFEI, CFII), as well as vehicle Crash Data Retrieval (CDR). He received his BS,...

Thomas M Roney Thomas Roney LLC Economic Consulting

Dallas, Texas
Economics, Intellectual Property - Economic Damages, Business Damages, Life-care Plans, Wrongful-death, Wrongful Termination, Employment, Patents, Trademark, Copyright, Statistics, Jones Act, FELA, Intellectual Property, Commercial Damages
I have over 30 years experience preparing, researching and analyzing financial and economic data and providing economic damages calculations, consulting services and expert reports in support of litigation. Expert testimony provided in deposition, Federal and State courts, arbitration, and before the Special Master in Victims Compensation matters. Prepared quantitative and qualitative analyses, memos and expert reports on tort cases involving personal injury, care costs and life-care plans, wrongful-death, wrongful termination, Jones Act, FELA, intellectual property, and commercial damages. Developed financial models for firms in a variety of markets, including the telecommunications, retail, casino gambling, insurance, manufacturing, tire wholesaler, oil services, residential real estate, merchant service provider, fire suppression, financial services, courier services, trade schools and hotel industries. Vice-President of the National Association of Forensic Economics. Speaks at n...

Eric Cole, CISSP Secure Anchor Consulting

Ashburn, Virginia
Cybersecurity, Computers - Computer Forensics, Computer Investigations, Computer Security, Cyber Breach, Information Technology, Intellectual Property, Loss Prevention, Network Security, Security, Security Management, Security Negligence, Technology,
A computer and cybersecurity expert witness with over 30 years of hands-on experience, Dr. Cole is an expert witness in information technology with a focus on cybersecurity. Dr. Cole works on a wide range of cases, including IP litigation (IPR, PGR, infringement, invalidity, damages), criminal and civil cases including gross negligence, SEC litigation, and cybersecurity breaches. He has taught at the SANS Institute, Georgetown University, NY Institute of Technology, and has been a guest lecturer at Purdue, MIT, Harvard, and Berkeley. He has his certification in CISSP and created the GIAC certification programs and exams. He served as a member of the Commission on Cybersecurity for the 44th President and is a member of several advisory boards such as the Purdue University Executive Advisory Board. While working for the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), Dr. Cole received six exceptional performance awards, and has received the Cyber Wingman award from the U.S. Air Force. Dr. Cole...

Joseph Dagher, Ph.D.

Falls Church, Virginia
Optics, Medical Devices - Imaging, Optics, Medical Imaging, Signal Image & Video Processing, Computer Vision, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, MRI, Image Quality, Data Compression, Cameras, Patents, Intellectual Property, Patent Disputes, Image Reconstruction Algorithms, Image Analysis Algorithms, Image forensics
— More than 20 years of R&D expertise in Image Science: Optical Systems, Sensors and Light Detection Systems, Image and Video Processing Systems and, Data Analysis Algorithms. Accelerated acquisition & compressive sensing methods. Computational Imaging. Joint optimization of acquisition and processing parameters. Inverse problems, Image Reconstruction and Parameter Estimation. — Broad experience with Medical Imaging Systems (Magnetic Resonance Imaging, PET, CT, X-rays), Consumer Cameras (cell phone ISPs, multi-aperture cameras, digital cameras), Scientific Imaging Devices (microscopes, Hyperspectral Cameras, Laser Radar, Acoustic Sensors, Neuromorphic Cameras, and so on), Warfare Technology (LIDAR, RADAR, Interferometric Telescopes) — Specific expertise with Signal and Image Processing Algorithms such as, Image and Video Compression, Computer Vision, Image Enhancement, Image forensics, Image Analysis, Machine Vision, Image Reconstruction, Image Quality, Inverse Problems, etc. — ...

Glenn D Prestwich, PhD Clear Solutions Biomedical

Poulsbo, Washington
Chemistry & Chemicals, Pharmaceutical Research - drug discovery, natural products chemistry, termite control, organic synthesis, lipid metabolism, sterol metabolism, fatty acid, phospholipid, anti-cancer drug, cholesterol, hyaluronic acid, polymers, insect pheromone, hormone biochemistry, biomaterials, regenerative medicine, intellectual property
Expert witness and consultant for intellectual property cases in the chemical and life sciences. Expert in organic synthesis, natural products chemistry, mechanistic enzymology, pest control agents, termite biology, insect and mammalian pheromone biochemistry, insect hormone biochemistry, mammalian and insect steroid metabolism, and photoaffinity labeling and intracellular visualization. Chemical biology of phosphoinositide and lysophosphatidic acid signaling; the chemistry of hyaluronic acid and development of hyaluronic acid derived biomaterials for wound repair, cell culture, tissue engineering. Discovery of anti-cancer, cholesterol-lowering, and anti-inflammatory drugs.

Mark R Webster, PE, MSME, MBA Webster Engineering, LLC

Hubertus, Wisconsin
Mechanical Engineering, Equipment & Machinery - Conveyors, Elevators, Material Lifts, Industrial Controls, Dynamic Analysis, Animations, Forensic Engineering, Intellectual Property, Freight Lifts, ASME Safety Standards, Failure Analysis, Hydraulics, Manufacturing, Products Liability, Hydraulic Lifting Systems,Material Handling,Machinery Patents
Licensed Professional Engineer with more than 30 years of experience with conveyors, and a wide range of industrial machinery and control systems. conveyor systems, material handling systems, elevators, material lifts, vertical conveyors, shopping cart conveyors (adjacent to escalators), automated car parking systems, custom engineered machinery and systems. Board Certified Forensic Engineer. Chair of ASME B20.1 Safety Standards for Conveyors and Related Equipment, Member of ASME Board on Safety Codes and Standards, member of the National Academy of Forensic Engineers. Engineering specialties include machine design, dynamic system analysis and animation (multi-body physics, motion analysis), hydraulic lifts and systems, heavy mechanical drives for lifting and other material handling applications, finite element analysis. Very active in ASME safety codes and standards.