Trade Secrets Expert Witnesses

Trade secrets 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 trade secrets. The trade secrets expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Advertising, Appraisal & Valuation, Business Damages, Computers, Cybersecurity, Economics, Failure Analysis, Fire, Intellectual Property, Investigation, Marketing, Metallurgy, Products Liability, and Software Engineering.

Jeff Anderson, MBA, CLS CONSOR Intellectual Asset Management

La Jolla, California
Intellectual Property, Appraisal & Valuation - Intellectual Property Valuation, Licensing, IP Damages Analysis, Trademarks, Copyrights, Patents, Trade Secrets, Right of Publicity, ROP, Website Valuation, Licensing Customs & Practices, Business Valuation
Jeff Anderson is the Director of Valuation & Analytics at CONSOR®, an intellectual asset consulting firm specializing in trademark, patent and copyright licensing, valuations, and expert testimony. The firm is headquartered in La Jolla, California, and has offices in New York and London. Mr. Anderson first earned a B.S. in Economics from Santa Clara University, and went on to earn an M.B.A with a concentration in Finance, at San Diego State University. He has a broad view of the world of intellectual property and intangible assets, which coupled with his analytical approach to finance and economics has given him a unique view and expertise in intellectual property and intangible asset valuation and monetization. Mr. Anderson has been designated as the testifying expert in matters pertaining to trademark, patent, database, right of publicity (ROP), copyright, and website valuation. Mr. Anderson’s project work spans the full spectrum of the intellectual property realm. Industries ...

Doug Bania Nevium Intellectual Property Consultants

San Diego, California
Intellectual Property, Appraisal & Valuation - Defamation Damages, IP Valuation, Intellectual Property Damages, IP Damages, Licensing, Trademarks, Copyrights, Trade Secrets, Right of Publicity, Publicity Rights, ROP, Website Valuation, Licensing Customs & Practices, Google Analytics, Social media analysis, social media valuation
Doug Bania is a founding principal of Nevium Intellectual Property Consultants. Nevium specializes in: IP Valuation - Valuation and financial analysis of patents, copyrights, trademarks, internet & social assets, brands, publicity rights, intangible assets and business enterprises. IP Damages Experts - Expert testimony and damages opinions for IP infringement, defamation, licensing, marketing, business interruption and civil litigation. IP Strategic Advisors - Strategic services to leverage IP assets and connect IP to financial performance. Infringement Investigation - Analysis of IP infringement on websites, Google Ads, social media, SEO and online advertising. Mr. Bania has been the named expert for approximately 75 cases, deposed 20 times and has provided trial testimony 5 times. Mr. Bania is a Certified Licensing Professional (CLP), a Google Analytics Certified Individual (GAIQ) and is a committee member for the International Trademark Association (INTA) Internet Committe...

Andrew Crain Berkeley Research Group

Emeryville, California
Computers, Investigation - Digital forensics, mobile device forensics, electronic discovery, fraud, embezzlement, trade secrets, employee mobility, private investigator
EnCE certification Licensed private investigator in California and Texas

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. ...

Larry Chiagouris, PhD

Boca Grande, Florida
Marketing, Advertising - Survey research, Copyright & patent & intellectual Property, Fraud & class action, False & misleading advertising, Social media, Communications confusion and secondary meaning, Media claims, Misappropriation of image, Lanham act, Trademark & trade dress infringement, Trade secrets,
Nationwide Services: Rare combination of an ADVERTISING and MARKETING expert who has substantial experience as BOTH a SENIOR EXECUTIVE and ACCOMPLISHED ACADEMICIAN. Dr. Larry Chiagouris has provided expert testimony and opinions on several issues, including damages, marketing, advertising, intellectual property issues (including the use of survey research) for plaintiffs and defendants. Opinions have been provided at federal/state court levels and arbitration venues for prominent firms to include Akin, Gump, Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP; Davis Wright Tremaine; Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP; Gibbons; Jones Day; Nixon Peabody; and Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease. Selected as one of 10 best and brightest researchers and called a branding guru and consumer behavior expert by the media. He is Past Chairman, Advertising Research Foundation and served as a member of the board of directors of the American Marketing Association. Litigation experience summary: • Expe...

Meyer R. Rosen, FAIC, CPC, CChE Interactive Consulting, Inc.

Bonita Springs , Florida
Products Liability, Fire - Fires, Explosions, hazardous chemicals, Chemical burns,Toxic exposures, chemistry, chemical engineering, consumer products, industrial products, industrial accidents, materials science, cosmetics, hair relaxers, warnings & instructions, OSHA Codes, Standards, SDS, Patent Infringement, Trade Secrets
Experienced Consulting and Testifying Forensic Litigation Expert Witness. Products Liability and Personal Injury. Plaintiff or Defense; Federal and State. Incident Reconstruction, Complex Litigation, Early case consultation, International Experience. 25 years Industrial Experience. Consumer & industrial product development. Evaluation of hazardous chemicals & safety issues; Chief Scientific Advisor and Director of Technical & Regulatory Symposia for HBA (Health & Beauty, America), Academic Experience: Adjunct Professor Fire Science (15 years); Fire and Explosion Investigator (E-CFEI); Advanced Training (CFEI). Affiliate member National Academy of Forensic Engineers. Member: National Fire Protection Association, American Chemical Society, American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Contributing Expert for ASTM Standards- Making Committees (American Society of Testing Materials), Peer Reviewer Professional Journals, Member: Center for Dermal Research, Rutgers University. Fellow...

Stanley P. Stephenson, PhD Litigation Economics, LLC

Tampa, Florida
Intellectual Property, Economics - Damages Calculations, Lost Profits, Business Interruption, Intellectual Property Infringement, Products Liability, Earnings Loss, Lost Earnings, Patent Infringement, Trade Secrets, Trademark, Wrongful Death, Employment Disputes
Application of economic, accounting and statistical analysis tools to assess damages in products liability, contract breach, wrongful death, personal injury, business interruption, intellectual property, construction defects and employment disputes. Clients in manufacturing, airlines, real estate, oil and gas industry, hospitals, food services, and boat sale industries. Specialty is damages assessments in complex litigation.

Gary Stringham

Boise, Idaho
Software Engineering, Intellectual Property - Copyright, Copyright Infringement, Embedded Systems, Firmware, Patent Infringement, Patents, Printers, Software, Software Patents, Software Review, Source Code, Trade Secrets
Thought leader in the design and testing of software, firmware, and hardware. (Firmware is software that runs machines and devices.) Over 30 total years of professional engineering experience. This includes 15 years with Hewlett-Packard’s LaserJet printer design lab which, among other things, resulted in 12 US patents and 15 defensive articles. Author of the key textbook in hardware/firmware interface design, newsletters, and other articles. IEEE (Senior member), Phi Kappa Phi. Expert witness experience includes cases that have involved patents, copyrights violations, trade secrets, and other intellectual property as well as defective products. Work as an expert witness typically involves the examination of software source code and hardware designs, and reverse-engineering the designs of others. Has written expert reports and testified at deposition. Specialized knowledge includes: ASIC, Assembly language, C, C++, C#, Claim charting, CodeSuite, Computers, Consumer electronics,...

Thomas W. Caldwell, PE Summit Associates of Bedford, LLC

Bedford, New Hampshire
Metallurgy, Failure Analysis - Design Defects, Material Selection, Engineering, Manufacturing Defects, Manufacturing, Quality Control, Mechanical Failure, Corrosion, Fitness for Use, Equipment Operation, Equipment Maintenance, Trade Secrets
Testifying and consulting expert for both plaintiff and defense counsel. Cases have involved hand tools, recreational and exercise equipment, fire fighting apparatus, rotating machinery, construction hardware, fasteners, joints, piping, tubing, lighting fixtures. 40+ yrs designing, manufacturing and quality assurance of components for consumer & industrial products including safety and performance-critical applications for aircraft, automotive safety systems, medical products, construction machinery, defense arms and munitions. Mr. Caldwell has testified in patent infringement and trade secret misappropriation cases. He has lectured in the USA, Europe and India on manufacturing premium quality metal products. He has published in the areas of batteries, materials selection and materials processing. Licensed Professional Engineer, Ohio. US Patent holder.

Eric Cole, CISSP Secure Anchor Consulting

Ashburn, Virginia
Cybersecurity, Computers - Computer Forensics, Computer Investigations, Computer Security, Cyber Breach, Intellectual Property, Loss Prevention, Network Security, Security Management, Security Negligence, Trade Secrets, security standards, data privacy, cloud security, patents, apportionment, infringement, damages, meta data
Cybersecurity thought leader. Consulting clients include Fortune 500 companies, Fortune 50 Companies, international organizations, and the federal government. Extensive real-world experience. Former Chief Technology Officer for McAfee, former Chief Scientist at Lockheed Martin, and former Program Manager at the Central Intelligence Agency. Author of several textbooks and books. Was inducted into the InfoSec European Hall of Fame in 2014. Extensive expert witness experience including high-stakes expert witness assignments involving nine and ten-figure verdicts. Works on a wide range of cases, including IP litigation (including IPR/Inter Partes Review & PGR/Post Grant Review), infringement, invalidity, trade secrets, damages apportionment, criminal and civil cases including gross negligence, SEC litigation, and cybersecurity breaches. Has handled numerous cases dealing with trade secret damages apportionment. Also has served on numerous cases (across multiple diverse industr...