Chemistry & Chemicals Expert Witnesses

The SEAK Expert Witness Directory contains a comprehensive list of chemistry & chemicals expert witnesses who testify, consult and provide litigation support on chemistry & chemicals and related issues. Chemistry & chemicals expert witnesses and consultants on this page may form expert opinions, draft expert witness reports, and provide expert witness testimony at deposition and trial. The issues and subjects these chemistry & chemicals expert witnesses testify regarding may include: Chemistry & Chemicals, Composites, Failure Analysis, Intellectual Property, Patent Infringement, Pesticides, Plastics, Adhesives, Coatings, Corrosion, Electrochemistry, Formulation, Li Ion Batteries, Materials, and Nanotechnology.

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Paul Abato, PhD

Pharmaceutical Research, Chemistry & Chemicals - Drug Formulation, Biotechnology, liquid formulation, medicinal chemist, organic chemist, pharmcokinetics, stability studies, dietary supplements, tetracyclines, synthetic biology, breathalyzer, drug tests
PHARMACEUTICAL EXPERIENCE Dr. Abato is a Medicinal Chemist. His expertise includes drug research, medicinal chemistry, organic chemistry, drug formulation for; IT, IV, IP, ICV, IN, IM and oral dosing routs, stability studies, extensive structure-activity relationships, efficacy, pharmacokinetics, as well as all pre-clinical testing required for IND submission to the FDA. Dr Abato was awarded the prestigious “Heroes of Chemistry Award” by the American Chemical Society in 2019 for his contribution to NUZYRA, the latest antibiotic that works on antibacterial resistant bacteria. Additionally, he has developed qualified clinical candidates for Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) and Multiple Sclerosis. As a Medicinal Chemist, Dr Abato has also conducted research in the areas of Malaria, Tuberculosis and Cancer. PHARMACEUTICAL CONSULTING Dr Abato provides consulting services for medicinal chemistry, drug formulation, chemistry manufacturing and controls, literature search/summary and manag...

John M Fildes, Ph.D. Spotlight Business Consulting

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 ...

James C. Norris, PhD, DABT, ERT Norris Consulting Services

Benton, Arkansas
Toxicology, Pharmacology - Inhalation, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, combustion/fire, pesticides, carcinogenicity
Dr. Norris has training in pharmacology and toxicology and has been practicing for over 30 years. He has testified to governmental agencies, served on an industrial site crisis team, and acted as a media consultant. He served as an expert witness in the US, UK and Hong Kong. He also is a testifying expert witness in US Air Force and US Navy court martials.

Jeffrey T Gotro, PhD InnoCentrix, LLC

Rancho Santa Margarita, California
Chemistry & Chemicals, Intellectual Property - Patent Infringement, Inter Partes Review, Polymers & Plastics, Composites, Adhesives and Coatings, , Rheology And Flow, Polymers Used In Electronic Applications, Polymer Materials Selection, Polymer Product Liability, Thermoset Polymers, polymer Processing, Epoxy Chemistry, Polymer Characterization
Dr. Jeffrey Gotro is an expert in polymers/plastics with over 30 years’ experience. His expertise spans polymer chemistry and physics, along with deep knowledge of polymer characterization. Expert in polymers used in electronic applications such as adhesives, coatings and laminates. Experience with polymer composites, highly filled compositions (fiberglass and fillers). Specialist in thermosetting polymers, epoxy, curing, processing, and process analysis. Expert in polymer/plastics characterization including multiple thermal analysis methods, mechanical property measurements, rheological (flow) measurements, and polymer processing such as dispensing, coating, lamination, and molding. Extensive experience in new product development and the product development process. Experience in manufacturing process development, process characterization, and defect analysis. Dr. Gotro has experience in intellectual property evaluations, patent infringement litigation and inter partes revie...

Edwin P Granberry Jr Granberry Consulting Services LLC

Winter Park, Florida
Chemistry & Chemicals, Environmental - Demolition Safety Plans,Environ Site Assemnts (ASTM 1527),Chemical Process Safety,Chemical Expos,Slips,Trips & Falls,Safety Training Courses,OSHA Compliance Programs (1910 & 1926),Munitions Audits,Explos/Ord Ops ,Forensic Chemistry,Emerg Resp. Plans & Procs,Mach Guarding,, EPA Matters (Title 40)
Over 65 years of professional management / hands-on experience in the Chemical, Safety Engineering, Environmental Affairs & Assessments,Hazardous Waste Site Clean-up,Specialized Safety Training Courses,Munitions & Ordnance Safety Procedures & Disposal,Emergency Response Plan Mngmt Qualified as as Expert Witness in the following Categories: Safty. Engr, Environ. Affairs & Assesmts,Chemistry & Chemicals,Slip & Falls,Chem. Process Safety,Coefficient of Friction, Emerg Respons Plans , OSHA 1910 & 1926, EPA Title 40 CFR Matters, Machine Guarding. Ground Water Pollution Matters Radiation Safety Matters

Aaron L Hilliard, PhD Health Matters EMPT

Jacksonville, Florida
Pharmacology- Clinical, Toxicology - Health & Safety, Medication Adverse Effects, Chemicals, Hazardous Materials, Public Health, Toxic Exposure, Medication Errors, Environmental Exposure, Sanitation, Litigation Support, Pesticides, Wrongful Death.
Experienced forensic toxicologist with degree in pharmacology and toxicology. Areas of expertise include medical matters involving pharmaceuticals, alcohol, adverse drug reactions, medication errors, and recreational drugs. Environmental expertise includes: certification in sanitation, Health & Safety, Lead exposure, toxic chemical exposure, hazardous waste, groundwater contamination, superfund cleanup, and risk analysis.

Jay L. Schauben, PharmD, DABAT, FAACT ClinTox Consultants, Inc.

Jacksonville, Florida
Toxicology, Pharmacology - Toxicology, Poison, Poisons, Poisoning, Overdose, Toxicity, Drugs, Chemical, Toxicity, Pesticide
Board Certified Clinical Toxicologist who regularly consults on emergency and continuing care for toxic exposures, accidental and intentional drug overdose, chemical/pesticide toxicity, heavy metals, snake/spider bites, marine and insect stings, food poisoning, etc.

Aaron L Hilliard, PhD Health Matters EMPT

Georgia
Pharmacology- Clinical, Toxicology - Health & Safety, Medication Adverse Effects, Chemicals, Hazardous Materials, Public Health, Toxic Exposure, Medication Errors, Environmental Exposure, Sanitation, Litigation Support, Pesticides, Wrongful Death.
Experienced forensic toxicologist with degree in pharmacology and toxicology. Areas of expertise include medical matters involving pharmaceuticals, alcohol, adverse drug reactions, medication errors, and recreational drugs. Environmental expertise includes: certification in sanitation, Health & Safety, Lead exposure, toxic chemical exposure, hazardous waste, groundwater contamination, superfund cleanup, and risk analysis.

Rustom S Kanga, Ph.D. Xiper Innovations, INC.

KENNESAW, Georgia
Chemistry & Chemicals, Chemical Engineering - Polymer Chemistry, Photopolymers, Graphic Arts (Printing), Flexographic Printing, Screen Printing, UV Cure Technologies, Elastomers, Water-borne Coatings, UV Cure Coatings, Solvent-borne Coatings, Antimicrobial Coatings, 3D Additive manufacturing, Smart Coatings
Rustom Kanga is the President and Founder of Xiper Innovations, Inc., a consulting firm offering Research and Product Development services to corporations. Dr. Kanga is a Research Scientist and Product Development professional with extensive knowledge in the Graphic Arts (Flexographic Printing), Photopolymers, UV Cure, Polymer Chemistry, and Specialty Coatings industries. Dr. Kanga has wide experience in all aspects as an Expert Consultant / Expert Witness specifically in Patent Litigation matters in Flexographic Printing, polymer chemistry, and UV cure projects. Dr. Kanga also has experience in Utility Patent Application Projects with US PTO. He has a working knowledge of Inter Partes Review (IPR) and Post Grant Review (PGR) as it pertains to challenging the validity of issued patents. Specific Expert Witness/Consultant Projects • Arkansas Labeling Inc. v. Tim Proctor, Gary Parr, et al: United States Eastern District Court. Case# 4:19-cv-00773-KGB. Expert Consultant and Expe...

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, Patent Infringement, 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.

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 ...

John A Williams, PhD, PE, ASA, MBA, CFEI, AIChE Fellow EPS, Inc.

South Bend, Indiana
Energy, Intellectual Property - Intellectual Property, Appraisals & Valuations, Commercial Damages, Renewable Energy, Biogas, Biofuels, Wind, Solar, Geothermal, Biomass, Waste-to-Energy, Oil & Gas, Oil Refining, Fires, Explosions, Chemical Release, Product Contamination, Electricity, Coal Technologies, Chemistry & Chemicals
John A. Williams, PhD, PE, CFEI, MBA, ASA, AIChE Fellow. Dr. Williams is a recognized expert in the engineering analysis and financial appraisals of energy, electricity, and process technologies; and intellectual property (patents, trade secrets, proprietary technology), licensing, royalty structures, market analysis, infringement, invalidity, pricing economics, and lost profit damages. Dr. Williams provides expert engineering, detailed technical and financial appraisals, licensing and royalties analysis, quantification of damages, litigation support, due diligence, and understandable testimony involving renewable energies including biogas, ethanol and butanol biofuels, wind, solar, geothermal, biomass and waste-to-energy; oil and gas, petroleum refining, and storage; electrical power generation, trading, and storage; and coal, char, steel and metals, agricultural and chemicals technologies. Dr. Williams analyzes the complex and expresses it in understandable technical, environment...

Randal Hill, PhD Kodiakhill Services LLC

Honor, Michigan
Chemistry & Chemicals, Chemical Engineering - Colloid, Surface Chemistry, Silicones, Materials Science, surfactants, detergents, formulation, emulsions, microemulsions, liquid crystals, formulation, product development, patents, IP, personal care, household care, upstream oil & gas, electrophoretic displays, agricultural adjuvants
Randal Hill has more than 30 years of industrial silicone and surface chemistry experience including silicone defoamers, formulation of household and personal care products, applications of silicone surfactants, silicone-based nanotechnology for soldier protection, development of pigments for electronic displays, and, most recently, upstream oil and gas well treatment. He wrote the book on “Silicone Surfactants”, and has 64 patents and more than 50 papers. He received a PhD in physical chemistry from the University of Oklahoma, and served as the Dow Corning Visiting Scientist at MIT for five years. With an educational background in physical chemistry (PhD) and physics he went on to establish a career working with surfactants for applications ranging from personal care and polymer coatings to oil and gas. After getting his start with Dow Corning (now Dow Silicones) in progressive research capacities, he spent time with E Ink during their startup phase and most recently with the oil...

Daniel S Daniel, PhD

Fairport, New York
Chemistry & Chemicals - Electrochemistry, Organic Chemistry, Ion-Selective Electrodes, Clinical Chemistry, Dyes, Ionophores
"Thirty five years of experience in synthetic organic chemistry (dyes and ionophores) development and evaluation of thin-film clinical assays (both colorimetric and potentiometric) as well as photographic elements and gelatin cross-linkers; holder of 23 US patents."

Robert A Iezzi, PhD RAI Technical Solutions, Inc.

West Chester, Pennsylvania
Chemistry & Chemicals, Metallurgy - Paint, Plastics, Metal Coatings, Packaging, Fluoropolyners, Pretreatments for Metals & Plastics, Patents, Nanotechnology, Corrosion, Polymer Science, Metal Alloys, Electrochemistry, Steel, Laminates, Li-ion Batteries, Surface Preparation & Cleaning, Extrusion, Product Development, Li-ion batteries
I have more than 40 years of experience in paint and metal coatings, corrosion, plastics, plastic additives, pretreatments for metals and plastics, fluoropolymers, intellectual property, patent infringement, Li-ion batteries, composites, extrusion, PVC, nanotechnology, metal & plastic packaging, polymer & materials science, electrochemistry, laminates, metal buildings, surface preparation & cleaning, steel & metal alloys. I have extensive experience as an expert witness and consultant in these technical fields, and am a recognized authority on the technology. Most of my experience was obtained while working in R&D at Fortune 500 companies, specifically Arkema Chemicals, Campbell Soup, Betz-Dearborn, and Bethlehem Steel, where I developed and commercialized dozens of innovative products. I was awarded seven U.S. patents, multiple foreign patents, and have authored 2 book chapters and 50 publications in respected technical journals and conferences. I earned my Ph.D. in Materials Sci...

Martin U Schlegel, Dr. rer.-nat. (Equivalent to PhD) chemneera LLC

Warrendale, Pennsylvania
Chemistry & Chemicals, Failure Analysis - Sports Technology, Sports Surfaces, Synthetic Turf, Artificial Turf, Playgrounds, Running Tracks, Gymnasium Floors, Court Surfaces, Construction Defects, Manufacturing, Recreational Coatings, Surface Coatings, Technical Textiles, Protective & Shock-absorbing Materials, Material Fatigue & Failure.
Martin Schlegel has 25 years of international experience in the sports and recreation industry across novel materials, technology and R&D commercialisation. He is the Principal of chemneera Consulting providing advice and technical expertise to communities, companies and stakeholders in the sport technology, sports infrastructure and sports business industries across Australasia, Europe and the USA. As a Distinguished Member of the Sports Innovation Board of the International Sport Technology Association (ISTA) in Atlanta GA and a Director of the Australian Sports Technologies Network (ASTN), his work focuses on start-up programs, global partnerships with other clusters of innovation and facilitating export growth of sports technology companies. He previously worked on major sports infrastructure projects across Australia, Asia, Europe, and the USA, including sports surfacing projects for the 2008 and 2012 Olympic Games. Throughout his manufacturing career, Martin worked globall...

Paul Abato, PhD

Providence, Rhode Island
Pharmaceutical Research, Chemistry & Chemicals - Drug Formulation, Biotechnology, liquid formulation, medicinal chemist, organic chemist, pharmcokinetics, stability studies, dietary supplements, tetracyclines, synthetic biology, breathalyzer, drug tests
PHARMACEUTICAL EXPERIENCE Dr. Abato is a Medicinal Chemist. His expertise includes drug research, medicinal chemistry, organic chemistry, drug formulation for; IT, IV, IP, ICV, IN, IM and oral dosing routs, stability studies, extensive structure-activity relationships, efficacy, pharmacokinetics, as well as all pre-clinical testing required for IND submission to the FDA. Dr Abato was awarded the prestigious “Heroes of Chemistry Award” by the American Chemical Society in 2019 for his contribution to NUZYRA, the latest antibiotic that works on antibacterial resistant bacteria. Additionally, he has developed qualified clinical candidates for Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) and Multiple Sclerosis. As a Medicinal Chemist, Dr Abato has also conducted research in the areas of Malaria, Tuberculosis and Cancer. PHARMACEUTICAL CONSULTING Dr Abato provides consulting services for medicinal chemistry, drug formulation, chemistry manufacturing and controls, literature search/summary and manag...

Robert A. Wanat, PhD Innov8chem.com

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...

Christian W. Knudsen, ScD, PE Knudsen Associates

Alexandria, Virginia
Chemical Engineering, Chemistry & Chemicals - Patent Analysis, Intellectual Property, Research & Development, Laboratories & Testing, Oil & Gas, Petrochemicals, Coal, Synfuels, Specialty and Fine Chemicals, Forensic Science, Failure Analysis, Environmental, Safety, Plastics, Rubber, Toxic Chemicals
53 Years Experience ● MIT Trained ● 8 Patents Broad R&D and corporate experience at Exxon, GE, Halcon SD. Executive service in synfuels development at the U.S. Dept. of Energy. 18 years owning and managing a private R&D chemical laboratory.

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.
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