Contact this Expert Witness

  • Company: Gary Allen Consulting Inc
  • Phone: (440) 708-3446

Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Engineering and Intellectual Property

Specialty Focus:

Lighting, Patent, Infringement, Physics, Optics, Product, LED, Electronic, Light Bulb, Circadian, Color Science, Photometric


PhD, Princeton University; MS, Pennsylvania State University; BS, Pennsylvania State University

Years in Practice:


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Additional Information

Dr. Gary Allen is an independent consultant available as an Expert Witness for Litigation; Consulting; Prior Art and IP Landscape analysis; Patent and Claim Strategy and Analysis. Upon retirement from GE Lighting in 2016, I had the most issued US Patents of any active employee - now 84 total, with many more pending. In addition to 10 years' experience in Nuclear Fusion research, I have 35 years' experience developing technology and products related to LED Lamps and Luminaires, Optics, Thermals, Electronics, Spectral Tailoring and Color-enhanced Lighting, Human-centric Lighting, and legacy lamp technologies, including: Metal Halide, CMH, LFL, Halogen, and Automotive. Since retirement, I'm also expert in UV Disinfection for COVID-19, Algae Cultivation with LEDs for Carbon Sequestration, Circadian Lighting for Alzheimer's, and Horticultural Lighting. Although I have only a single trial experience so far, my client-attorney, having served at 200 trials, praised me as a "natural" on the stand - reference available. You may find me to be an ideal Expert Witness for cases related to: - IP for Lighting Products, especially LED-based products - Product Development and Manufacturing of Lighting products - IP for ANY Lighting-related Technology, including: - LED, OLED, Laser, other SSL - legacy lighting technologies (older than SSL) - Optics, Photometry, Color Science, Human Factors - Electronics, Industrial Design, Thermal Management, My motivation in serving as Expert Witness is to provide objective, reliable, efficient, highly professional testimony in support of clients seeking justice.