Paul D Hatch Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

Contact Information

  • Company: Hatch-IP LLC
  • Phone: 312 404 7981
  • Cell: 312 404 7981
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Industrial Design and Intellectual Property

Specialty Focus: Product design, mechanical engineer, hardware, consumer, equipment, kitchen, tools, appliance, brand, electronics, household, medical. Patent Litigation, Design Patent Infringement, Design Patent Validity, Utility Patent Infringement, Utility Patent Validity, Trade Dress, Functionality analysis.

Education: BA (Hons) Design For Industry, University of Northumbria, UK

Years in Practice: 25

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs: 5


Additional Information

Over 25 years experience as an industrial designer, working on commercial, medical and consumer products, specializing in design, ergonomics, engineering, and branding. I am listed as inventor on over 55 utility and design patents. Formally trained as an expert witness in Intellectual Property, I have served on cases since 2005, on utility patents, trade dress, and design patents. I have provided research, expert reports and testified several times in deposition and in court.