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

Auburn, Alabama
Aviation & Aerospace Expert Witness, Engineering Expert Witness - 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.

Jeff Anderson, MBA, CLS CONSOR Intellectual Asset Management

La Jolla, California
Intellectual Property Expert Witness, Appraisal & Valuation Expert Witness - 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. Industrie...

Weston Anson, MBA CONSOR

La Jolla, California
Intellectual Property Expert Witness, Appraisal & Valuation Expert Witness - Intellectual Assets, Trademarks, Patents, Copyright Licensing, Valuations, Branding, Licensing, Intellectual Property Valuation, Consumer Goods Valuation
Mr. Anson is a world renowned IP expert with testifying experience in the United Kingdom, Europe, and in state, federal, tax, bankruptcy and probate courts in the US; as well as in arbitration and mediation. In trial testimony, multiple depositions, and numerous rule 26 reports, his expertise has been established and reaffirmed. Litigation clients include roughly half of the largest 100 US law firms. Notable cases range from the largest trademark jury award in history to adidas of $304.6 million, to the successful litigation of Woody Allen vs. American Apparel: a $5 million settlement in a right of privacy and publicity case, as well as Upaid Systems: a $70 million settlement in computer / telecom patent case. In addition Mr. Anson has been involved in other famous cases, such as the landmark Jesse Ventura case in which the eighth circuit court of appeals noted “Anson's qualifications are quite impressive, and certainly more so than those of some experts whose testimony this co...

Doug Bania Nevium Intellectual Property Consultants

San Diego, California
Intellectual Property Expert Witness, Appraisal & Valuation Expert Witness - Intellectual Property Valuation, 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 analysis, Social media analysis
Doug Bania is a founding principal of Nevium Intellectual Property Consultants. Nevium is an intellectual property consulting firm specializing in developing IP strategies, IP valuation and monetization of IP as well as providing expert testimony related to IP damages and licensing customs and practices. Mr. Bania has been the named expert for approximately 50 cases, deposed 12 times and has provided mediation testimony 3 times and trial testimony 4 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 Committee, the ICANN Compliance and Domain Name Industry Subcommittee and the American Bar Association (ABA), Copyright & Social Media Committee. Mr. Bania specializes in analyses for copyright, trade dress, trade secrets and trademark infringement, publicity rights, social media and Internet infringement, defamation, marketing strategy anal...

Brian A. Berg Berg Software Design

Saratoga, California
Intellectual Property Expert Witness, Computers Expert Witness - Computer storage & interfaces: Flash Memory, Solid State Disks (SSD), disk, tape, RAID, DVD, CD-ROM; USB, iSCSI, SCSI, Fibre Channel, IDE, ATAPI, SAS. Storage Area Networks (SAN). Electronic books (e-books), e.g., Kindle.
Extensive experience with patents, trade secrets, copyright infringement, source code analysis, object code disassembly, benchmarking and file system analysis, Conference chair, session chair and speaker at over 50 conferences. Independent Consultant for over 25 years. Experienced as a designer, developer, project lead, analyst, tutor, technical marketer and writer. IEEE Senior Member.

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

Los Angeles, California
Business Damages Expert Witness, Intellectual Property Expert Witness - Business 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
ECONOMIC DAMAGES, IP, ROYALTY AUDIT AND FRAUD EXPERT Blum is a world renowned intellectual property & fraud expert with more than 30 years experience. He's a leading authority in IP royalty auditing, contract breaches, and AICPA professional standards for royalty auditors. He was the Chief Audit Officer at Beats Electronics, a famous consumer products company. He is the author of two books on financial language in contracts and royalty auditing (Oxford University Press & LexisNexis). Economic Damages Blum has been retained as an economic damages expert witness on more than 70 occasions for plaintiffs and defendants in a wide variety of State, Federal and USITC matters such as complex litigation, intellectual property (patents, copyrights, trademarks, false advertising, royalty auditor competence, fraud, DMCA), wrongful termination, construction defect, film distribution, unfair competition, oil & gas pipelines, class action, personal injury, breach of contract, etc…. As a leading ...

Christopher M Daft, PhD River Sonic Solutions, LLC

San Francisco, California
Intellectual Property Expert Witness, Medical Devices Expert Witness - Imaging, Patent, Ultrasound, Electronics, Transducer, ASIC, MEMS, FDA, Signal Processing, DFSS, Regulatory, Integrated Circuit, Semiconductors, Biometric security, Ablation, Tomography, Parallel Computing, Minimally Invasive Surgical Guidance, Wearable Medical Device, Product Liability
Award winning, Oxford Educated scientist whose areas of expertise include medical imaging, electronics, semiconductors, medical devices, sensors, MEMS, signal processing and image processing. Dr Daft has deposition and trial testimony experience. Extensive Intellectual Property experience including patent development, analysis, licensing, and litigation. Serial inventor who holds 22 U.S. Patents with several pending. Completed more than 84 hours of SEAK Expert Witness Seminars, including patent-specific training. Diverse industry experience including multi-nationals such as GE, Medtronic, Fujifilm, Samsung and Siemens as well as several start-ups. Well published. Winner of grants from National Institute of Health. Extensive international consulting experience. IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers) Senior Member since 2004. Three years’ experience teaching electrical and computer engineering at the University of Illinois. Holds BA and MA in Physi...

Caroline de Baere Laforma, Inc.

Mill Valley, California
Intellectual Property Expert Witness, Manufacturing Expert Witness - Footwear Patents, Design and Utility Patent Litigation, Shoe Design, Infringement, Trademark, Utility, Branding, Accessories, Fashion, Footwear Merchandising, Manufacturing, Sales & Strategy
Caroline de Baere has spent 31 years working with Women's, Men's and Children's footwear brands globally. She combines practical and expert experience to provide design, utility & technical services in footwear intellectual property patent and trademark litigation cases. She is a footwear industry veteran with leadership experience in strategic product design, development, costing, fit, sales and merchandising. For 16 years clients have hired Caroline to consult on concept innovation, design implementation and executive sales analysis and strategy. Caroline's knowledge in footwear design, use and utility allows her to create expert reports and work with a litigation team. Caroline's expert experience in footwear includes utility and design patents, trademark and intellectual property cases, including document analysis, research, report writing and expert testimony at deposition, hearings and trial. Expert Services: 2011 - 2018 o Trademark, design, utility & technical expert serv...

Joel Delman Informed Innovation

Los Angeles, California
Industrial Design Expert Witness, Intellectual Property Expert Witness - Design Patent Infringement, Design Patent Validity, Utility Patent Infringement, Utility Patent Validity, Patent Litigation, Trade Dress Infringement, Trademark, Article of Manufacture, Secondary Meaning, Functionality, Likelihood of Confusion, Product Design, Industrial Design, User Experience
A former corporate and intellectual property lawyer, I graduated Harvard Law School and later earned a Master's in Industrial Design at Pratt Institute. I've spent the past 24 years guiding innovation through strategic product development. From toys to complex medical devices, I've helped hundreds of clients bridge the gap between creative insight and commercial success, and my background offers a unique understanding of the business side of creativity. The focus of my work includes the design of compelling aesthetic solutions and brands, as well as the invention of novel features, functionality, and business models which allow clients to capitalize on opportunities in the marketplace. And though I’m no longer a member of the bar, I remain fully engaged in the protection and monetization of intellectual property, advising on all aspects of IP strategy, from patents and trademarks to the negotiation of profitable royalty and licensing agreements. As a practicing design consultant ...

Michael N. Gershowitz, PE

San Jose, California
Electrical Engineering Expert Witness, Intellectual Property Expert Witness - LED, Solid State Lighting, Patent Litigation, Smart Lighting, Infringement, Color Tuning, CCT, CRI, Drivers, Power Supply
Electronic product design and semiconductor applications engineering experience since 1977. Solid State Lighting (SSL), LED technology, forensics and photometric measurement experience since 2010. Areas of expertise include LED applications engineering, embedded microcontroller system design, analog and digital video image processing, wired and wireless control network technologies. Granted nine US patents (others pending), licensed Professional Engineer, voting member of the Underwriters Laboratory UL8750 Standards Technical Panel for LED Devices, and prior Chairman of the Board for the IEEE-CNSV (Consultants Network of Silicon Valley)

Alan G Goedde, PhD Freeman & Mills, Inc

Los Angeles, California
Business Damages Expert Witness, Economics Expert Witness - 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. ...

Gabriele Goldaper

Marina Del Rey, California
Clothing/Apparel Expert Witness, Intellectual Property Expert Witness - Apparel/Clothing Industry, Clothing, Apparel/Licensing, Brand Dilution, Copyright Infringement, Fashion Industry, Garment Industry, Garments, Intellectual Property, Licensing, Textile(s), Trademark 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 32-year member of the faculty at Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising.

Jeffrey T Gotro, PhD InnoCentrix, LLC

Rancho Santa Margarita, California
Chemistry & Chemicals Expert Witness, Intellectual Property Expert Witness - Patent Infringement, Polymers & Plastics, Composites, Adhesives and Coatings, Laminate, 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 expertise in Intellectual Property evaluations and patent infringement litigation. He is an inventor ...

Arthur M. Keller, PhD Minerva Consulting

Palo Alto, California
Intellectual Property Expert Witness, Internet Expert Witness - Computers, Information Technology, Databases, Electronic Commerce, Software, Distributed Systems, Plaintiff, Defense.
Researcher and Lecturer, University of California, Santa Cruz, Senior Research Scientist, Stanford University, Assistant Professor, The University of Texas at Austin, Lecturer and Systems Programmer, Brooklyn College. Chief Technical Advisor and Board Member, Persistence Software (went public in 1999), Founder, COO, and CFO, Mergent Systems (acquired by CommerceOne in 2000).

Myles H Kitchen

Aptos, California
Automotive Engineering Expert Witness, Electronics Expert Witness - Airbags, SUA, Telematics, GPS, Navigation, Unintended Acceleration, Diagnostics, ABS, EDR, Data Recorder, ECU, ECM, Transmission Control, Engine Control, Electronic Throttle, Intellectual Property, Patents, Vehicle Electronics, Autonomous, Voice Recognition, Connected Car, Cyber Security, Hacking
Silicon Valley based Automotive Electronics Expert with 40+ years direct industry experience. Lifetime SAE Member, Member of SAE J2657 Committee (TPMS), Member of SAE J3061 Committee (Cyber Security), Former Design Engineer - Motorola Automotive Division (ignitions, engine controls). Former Director of Automotive - National Semiconductor (semiconductors for all types auto electronics), Former Director Automotive - Intel Corp (micro controllers and memories for automotive). Former VP Product Development/VP Marketing/Sales - Zemco Group (OEM and Aftermarket automotive electronics products - cruise controls, trip computers, security, remote keyless entry, clocks, modules and more). VP Automotive Marketing - Quantic Industries (airbag squibs and energetic devices). I work for both Plaintiffs and Defendants. I am a licensed Racing Driver, and 3 time series champion with hands-on vehicle experience. I assist from start-ups to Fortune 100 clients globally in matters involving Automo...

Larry Steven Londre, MBA, Marketing, Business & Advertising Londre Marketing Consultants, LLC / USC / CSUN

Los Angeles, California
Marketing Expert Witness, Advertising Expert Witness - Marketing, False Advertising, Business Practices, Deceptive, Misleading Ads, Intellectual Property, Patents, Promotion, Deceptive Communication, Trademarks, Trade Dress, Unfair Competition, Clients, Partners, Copyrights, Forensic Marketing, Internet/Web, Sales, Profits, Global Marketing, Contract
Senior Marketing & Advertising Professional. Battle-tested, deposition-tested. Marketing & Business Problem Solver. Cases have involved: Marketing; advertising; breach of contract; business practices; business and professions code compliance and violations; unfair competition, unlawful, unfair or fraudulent; contracts, sponsorships; deceptive, false advertising; trade libel; media; trademark infringement; 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. Cases have included contracts between partners, directors, advertising agencies, clients, advertisers, suppliers, distributors, production firms and media. Worked within companies (DIRECTV, The Music Center of LA, Walt Disney, SPNB), advertising agenc...

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

Sherman Oaks, California
Business Damages Expert Witness, Accounting Expert Witness - 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.

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

Los Angeles, California
Business Damages Expert Witness, Accounting Expert Witness - 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. Representat...

Mark C Nicely Nicely Done Defense

Daly City, California
Gaming & Gambling Expert Witness, Intellectual Property Expert Witness - W-2G, Gambling Tax, Gaming Tax, Gaming Patents, Gambling Patents, IRs, Casino, Casino Gambling, Casino Games, Math, Statistics, Probability
Mark Nicely has extensive gaming-industry experience to back up the expert witness reports and testimony he has provided in gambling tax and gaming IP cases. 150+ gaming titles released 100+ granted US patents 35+ types of game/gambling analysis reports 25+ years of software engineering experience 15+ years of gaming industry experience 10+ expert witness engagements 2+ new case law results 0 adverse results

T. Kim Parnell, PhD, PE Parnell Engineering & Consulting (PEC)

Sunnyvale, California
Medical Devices Expert Witness, Intellectual Property Expert Witness - Mechanical Engineering, Forensic, Medical Device, Nitinol, Biomedical, Patent, IP, Consumer Product, Failure Analysis, Fracture, Fatigue, Truck Rollover, Crashworthiness, Finite Element, FEA, Reliability, Smart Phone, Composite, Pressure Vessel, Piping, Equipment, \Machinery, Personal Injury, Food Processing
T. Kim Parnell, PhD, PE is Principal & Founder of Parnell Engineering & Consulting (PEC). Dr. Parnell holds PhD and MSME degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University, a BES from Georgia Tech, and is a registered Professional Mechanical Engineer (PE) in the State of California. He is an ASME Fellow, an IEEE Senior Member, and a Member of ASM and SAE. Dr. Parnell was 2011 Chair of the IEEE Santa Clara Valley Section (IEEE-SCV) (over 12,000 members) and Past-Chair/Board Member of the IEEE Consultants' Network (IEEE-CNSV). Dr. Parnell brings both breadth and depth of experience to clients. He has over 34 years of professional consulting experience, has taught both graduate and undergraduate University classes (Visiting Professor at Stanford University & Adjunct Professor at Santa Clara University), and has also worked in industry. His industrial positions include sectors such as software, hardware, medical devices, and telecommunications equipment. Dr.Parnell has ext...

Gregory A Pinsonneault, CLP LitiNomics, Inc.

Walnut Creek, California
Economics Expert Witness, Intellectual Property Expert Witness - Economic damages, Lost profits, intellectual property, breach of contract, patent damages, misappropriation of trade secrets damages, copyright damages, trademark damages, general commercial damages, damages, regression
Mr. Pinsonneault has more than fifteen years of experience providing consulting services and expert testimony for economic, financial, and business issues related to commercial litigation, primarily in the calculation of economic damages. He has consulted in a variety of complex litigation matters including intellectual property disputes, breach of contract, predatory pricing and buying, and antitrust monopolization. Mr. Pinsonneault has been designated as an expert witness or non-litigation project lead in more than 70 matters, including cases involving intellectual property disputes (patent infringement, misappropriation of trade secrets, copyright infringement and trademark infringement), consulting on reasonable license terms (non-litigation), breach of contract disputes, class certification and damages issues, and other issues. He has provided sworn expert testimony on fourteen occasions (seven times at deposition, three times at arbitration, once at trial in state court, ...

Paul Shurov, MBA

San Diego, California
Appraisal & Valuation Expert Witness, Intellectual Property Expert Witness - Intellectual Property Valuation, Licensing, IP Damages Analysis, Trademarks, Copyrights, Patents, Trade Secrets, Right of Publicity, Website Valuation, Licensing Customs & Practices, Business Valuation, strategy
Paul is a principal at Accurae. Prior to forming Accurae, he worked in strategy for Qualcomm Technology Licensing where he launched new licensing initiatives that generated over $200m in royalties. Paul was responsible for evaluating, monitoring, and reporting of Qualcomm's licensing business performance to management. Among many achievements, his greatest was the launch of HEVC joint venture and acquiring patents worth over $30 million. Paul has extensive experience in IP management consulting. He worked at Ocean Tomo and CONSOR where he provided expert testimony, valuation and strategy services across various industries. Paul has expertise in several broad sectors such as high-technology, software, life-sciences, retail, and consumer goods. He received a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from the University of Illinois at Chicago, and his Masters of Business Administration from DePaul University Graduate School of Business with honors.

John Strawn, PhD S Systems Inc.

LARKSPUR, California
Intellectual Property Expert Witness, Software Engineering Expert Witness - cell phone (Android iOS iPhone), compression (MPEG JPEG MP3 AAC), computer, copyright, German, Internet, digital signal processing (DSP), media (audio video), patent (infringement validity), source code (C C++ Java Javascript Fortan HTML XML)
17 depositions; 3 times at trial; several IPRs; available for plaintiffs and defendants; decades experience writing software; I do my own work and write my own reports; resume with links also on my web site www.s-systems-inc.com.

Christopher K Wilson

Redwood City, California
Automotive Engineering Expert Witness, Telecommunications Expert Witness - Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), Telematics, Navigation, Map, Vehicle Safety, Diagnostics, Crash Sensing, Transportation Systems, Vehicle Systems, Data Analytics, Intellectual Property.
I have been providing testifying expert services for five years focusing on Intellectual Property issues around sensor and data systems, primarily for vehicles. I have developed several IPR petitions as well as infringement and invalidity reports and testimony. I have developed complex sensor and data analytics systems since 1980 with an emphasis on vehicle systems since 1992 and particular expertise in distributed systems and connected vehicle systems combining information and processing from vehicles and infrastructure. 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, machine learning). I combine this with expertise on connecting vehicles with the infrastructure (cellular communications, DSRC, WiFi, security, cost models, probe data collection) and the transportation infrastructure itself (traffic models, traffic operatio...

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

Colorado Springs, Colorado
Electrical Engineering Expert Witness, Software Engineering Expert Witness - Electronics, Control Systems, Embedded Systems, Robotics, Signal Processing, Drones, UAV, Software, Patents, Intellectual Property, Databases, Computers
Dr. Direen has over 30 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 ana...

Michael H. Seid, CFE, CPA MSA Worldwide

West Hartford, Connecticut
Franchising Expert Witness, Intellectual Property Expert Witness - Franchise Joint Employer Franchise Vicarious Liability Franchise IP Franchise Standards/Control Franchise Damages Inadvertent Franchise Franchise Termination Franchise Sales Franchise Structure Franchise Support Franchise Relationship Franchise Expansion Franchise M&A Franchise Training
MSA, the firm I founded in 1987 is considered "the leading strategic and tactical advisory firm in franchising" according to the International Franchise Association (IFA). Board Member IFA, Author numerous articles, Author Franchising for Dummies, Franchise Expert About.com, Past Chairman IFA's Supplier Forum, Social Franchisor in East Africa, Appointed to Connecticut Low Wage Employer Advisory Board, Member of GS Chambers Street Executive Network, Board Member Rosenberg Intl Center of Franchising Univ. NH, Hall of Fame Award Franchise Media Publications. Qualified as an expert in franchising in Federal and State courts and in Canada. Have testified 57 times since 1999 in cases involving franchising, vicarious liability, joint employer, franchise relations, definition of franchise, malpractice, damages expert for restaurants, retailing, manufacturers, service companies for franchisors and franchisees. Past Chair IFA Supplier Forum, IFA Board and EC (1997 and 1998), IFA Board 2002...

Alan Breus The Breus Group

Orlando, Florida
Appraisal & Valuation Expert Witness, Personal Property Appraiser Expert Witness - IRS Appraisal Review, Insurance Loss, Intellectual Property, Rare Books, Film, Fine Art, Fine Wines, Historic Document/Letters, Archives, Life Insurance Policies, Collections, Memorabilia
Appraisal Studies include: Legal and Ethical Aspects of Appraising, - IRS Legal Guidelines in Valuation Research Methodology - Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) Specific Seminar Studies: Print & Print making, Fine Art, Book conservation, Impressionist and Modern Art, Paintings, Drawings, Sculpture, American and English Silver, Wines, Rare Books and Documents Recent Publications: “The Personal Property Appraisal and Appraiser”, Trusts and Estates, March, 2018, “The Auction House Guarantee” A Special Report, Trusts and Estates, March, 2016, “Gifting an Archive to a University”, Trusts and Estates, October, 2015, “The Superfluous Life Insurance Policy”, Trusts and Estates, August, 2015, “The Misunderstood Appraisals”, Trusts and Estates, March 2014, “Tangible Asset Appraisal, Valuation Strategies, September/October 2013, “One of a Kind, Calculating the ultimate fair market value of documentary or privately-produced film”, Trusts and Estates, Wealth Watch, ...

Larry Chiagouris, PhD

Madison CT and also Boca Grande, Florida
Marketing Expert Witness, Advertising Expert Witness - Survey research, Copyright & trademark & patent, Fraud and misrepresentation, False/misleading advertising, Intellectual property, Communications and confusion, Media claims, Anti-competitive behavior, Lanham act, Trademark and trade dress infringement, Antitrust issues, Class action
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: ...

Robert Hoekstra, Ph.D., M.Des. Hoekstra Design Group. LLC

Oviedo, Florida
Products Liability Expert Witness, Intellectual Property Expert Witness - Patents, Patent Infringement, Automation Safety, Design Defects, Design, Design Flaws/Defects/Failures, Manufacturing, Safety, Trade Secrets, Product Defects, Product Design, Product Liability
Dr. Hoekstra has broad expertise in intellectual property,including patent infringement, trade secrets and trade dress. He also has substantial expertise in product design, product liability and safety from the perspective of consumer products, commercial products and system design. He has over 30 years' experience in manufacturing, design and engineering, for multiple enterprises including as a NASCAR engine researcher and designer with Penske Racing. Bob is a published author of a robotics text and appears in numerous journals and conference papers that include automation systems, alternative fuels and automotive engine design. He has a Master's Degree in Design and a PhD in engineering with course work that spanned product design, safety, industrial systems design, robotics, kinematics and mechanical engineering. He is the holder of six US patents that include alternative automotive fuels and furniture design. He is currently an Associate Professor at the University of C...

Anthony Pelham SourceCase Consulting

Winter Springs, Florida
Computers Expert Witness, Intellectual Property Expert Witness - Software, Electronics, Internet, Mobile Technologies, Firmware, Computer Animations, Video Game Hardware/Software, Patent Infringement, Computer Graphics, Information Technology, Forensic Computing, Computer Programming Languages, Operating Systems
EDUCATION: MIT degree in electrical engineering. Masters degree in computer engineering. EXPERIENCE: Thirty-three years experience in computer industry utilizing real-time graphics, game design, virtual worlds, modeling and simulations, operating systems, internet programming. Experienced expert witness and intellectual property consultant for Fortune 100 company. Provided expert opinions and technical interpretation for intellectual property rights, patent defense, and litigation support. QUALIFICATIONS: TECHNICAL - tremendous breadth and depth of knowledge in electronics, computers and software. Experienced in patent language interpretation. WRITING SKILLS - superior technical writing ability. Ample experience and capability to generate technical summaries and required documents quickly and accurately. COMMUNICATIONS - superior personal communications skills. Ability to transfer technical knowledge to others in a form that is understandable and concise....

Stanley P. Stephenson, PhD Litigation Economics, LLC

Tampa, Florida
Intellectual Property Expert Witness, Economics Expert Witness - 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 high-tech manufacturing, software development, auto accessories, real estate, hotels, restaurants, retail, and agricultural processing industries. Specialty is damages assessments in complex litigation.

Khalid Sorensen, PhD

Mableton, Georgia
Engineering Expert Witness, Intellectual Property Expert Witness - Dynamics, Motion Control, Vibration, Segway, Product Liability, Robotics, Machine Vision, Sensors, Traction, Tire Mechanics, Cranes, Warnings
Fifteen years experience in industrial controls engineering. Founder of industrial motion control and automation company that was acquired in 2013. Currently CTO at a world-class manufacturer of industrial material-handling and robotic systems. Responsible for ongoing product enhancement, developing state-of-the-art motion technology, providing technical oversight for critical projects, and managing intellectual property. Instructor at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Lecture on various mechanical and controls engineering topics including Dynamics, The Design Process, Advanced Motion Control, Mechatronics, Intellectual Property, Warnings. Given invited talks at premiere institutions including MIT, Kumoh National University of Technology, the Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute, and Hyung Hee University. Named inventor on 2 patents; published 22 refereed journal and conference articles pertaining to industrial motion control and human factors.

Gary Stringham

Boise, Idaho
Software Engineering Expert Witness, Intellectual Property Expert Witness - 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 electron...

Kenneth H Brown, PhD KHB CONSULTING SERVICES

Evanston, Illinois
Premises Liability Expert Witness, Products Liability Expert Witness - Paint & Coatings, Chemicals & Chemistry, 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 that 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.

Ravi V. Durvasula, MD D-Care LLC

Chicago, Illinois
Infectious Diseases Expert Witness, Internal Medicine Expert Witness - Hospital Infections, Multi-drug Resistant Infections, Infection Control, Parasitic Infections, International Medicine, Infections in Critical Care, Device-associated Infections, Septic Shock, Antibiotic Use, Biomedical Research, Molecular Biology, Intellectual Property

Stan V Smith, PhD Smith Economics Group

Chicago, Illinois
Economics Expert Witness, Business Damages Expert Witness - 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.

John C Prindle Jr, PhD, PE Torchwood Enterprises, LLC

Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Chemical Engineering Expert Witness, Chemistry & Chemicals Expert Witness - Reactive Chemicals, Chemical Exposure Accidents, Chemical Process Accident Investigation, Chemical Process Accident Reconstruction, Intellectual Property
Before beginning his teaching career, Dr. Prindle was a corporate-wide consult for over 15 years in process analysis, development, and design at the Ethyl and Albemarle Corporations. His extensive knowledge of ASPEN Plus® allowed him to rapidly assist in the improvements to many of the major chemical processes these corporations operated during that time. While at Albemarle, he directed a lab for over a decade which standardized techniques for rapid commercialization of chemical processes using sophisticated lab-scale and small pilot-scale units. He also pioneered the development of many of the safety testing methodologies used to identify process hazards and ensure safe operation on the commercial-scale. Because of the expertise he developed, Dr. Prindle was asked to investigate many of the industrial incidents that occurred at Albemarle during that time. Dr. Prindle semi-retired from corporate life and has taught in the Chemical Engineering Departments at both Tulane and th...

Jason S. Kiddy, PhD Beacon Scientific

Severna Park, Maryland
Mechanical Engineering Expert Witness, Products Liability Expert Witness - Intellectual Property, Sensors, Energy, Oil and Gas, Construction, Vibrations, Hunting Equipment, Manufacturing, Quality Control, Plumbing, Codes and Standards, Falls
Dr. Kiddy is a principle at Beacon Scientific, LLC, a forensics consulting firm located in Annapolis, Maryland. Dr. Kiddy spent over 15 years in various industries prior to becoming a full-time expert witness. Dr. Kiddy has a broad experience base from which to draw extensive knowledge on a wide variety of topics. Dr. Kiddy's work experience includes the fields of aircraft and helicopter design, marine structures, wind turbines, civil structures, telecommunications and the oil and gas industry. 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's also has substantial experience in intellectual property matters ranging from invention disclosures, patent prosecution, and continuing through IP disputes. From a technical perspective, Dr. Kiddy has experience in mechanical design, strength analysis, struct...

Dustan Bonnin, MAFF-Candidate CVA MBA Patent Agent Catapult Intelligence

Cambridge, Massachusetts
Business Valuation Expert Witness, Intellectual Property Expert Witness - Financial Forensics, Litigation Support, Family Law, Operations, Start-ups, Biotechnology, Immunology.
SELECTED PRIVATE EXPERIENCE. Practicing Patent Agent (Reg No 51,141). Fifteen plus years life science R&D. Published author (peer reviewed scientific journals) and Inventor (granted patents) with over 300 citations. Trained in 21 CFR 11, HIPPA, ALCOA+ compliance. Corporate Development (over twenty external relationships, more than 200 agreements negotiated). Honored by Babson College as a Distinguished Recent Alumni. SELECTED KEYWORDS. Flow Cytometry, FACS, FPLC, Confocal Microscopy, T cell, B cell, Antibody, Vaccine, Peptide, MHC, HLA, Combinatorial Chemistry, Cytokine, CD3, CD4, CD8, Tolerance, ELISA, PCR, Cloning, BrdU, DNA, Protein, Thymus, Spleen, Animal handling, Pharmacology, Necropsy, Inflammation, Business Development, Product Development, Agile, Software quality, Multiple Sclerosis, Pemphigus Vulgaris, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Rare Disease,

Jacqueline A. Chorn, PhD Applied Marketing Science, Inc.

Waltham, Massachusetts
Intellectual Property Expert Witness, Advertising Expert Witness - Research design and analysis for claim substantiation, consumer perception surveys for trademark infringement, trade dress infringement, likelihood of confusion, dilution, secondary meaning, genericness, advertising cases.
Jacqueline A. Chorn, PhD is a trained legal psychologist with expertise in survey methodology and statistics. She is a manager and survey expert on the Litigation Support practice at Applied Marketing Science, a full-service market research and consulting firm located in the Boston area. Dr. Chorn designs and conducts research and analysis to substantiate advertising claims and conducts consumer perception surveys for secondary meaning, likelihood of confusion, and advertising cases. Her services include research/survey design, data collection, data analysis, expert report preparation, expert testimony, and rebuttal work.

Brian Sowers, MBA Applied Marketing Science, Inc.

Waltham, Massachusetts
Marketing Expert Witness, Advertising Expert Witness - Survey research, Lanham Act, trademark infringement, trade dress infringement, likelihood of confusion, dilution, secondary meaning, genericness, false/deceptive advertising, class action, Intellectual property
Federal and state level qualified consumer survey expert with more than 20 years market research experience. Principal at Applied Marketing Science, a full-service market research and consulting firm, and he currently leads the firm’s Litigation Support practice. Mr. Sowers has served as a testifying expert on matters related to trademark and trade dress infringement, class certification, and false 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. Mr. Sowers co-hosts a CLE accredited webinar on survey evidence in Intellectual Property and currently serves on the Impact Studies Committee of the International Trademark Association (INTA). Services include survey design, implementation and analysis, expert report preparation, critique of opposing expert reports, expert testimony, guidance on the deposition and trial questioning of opposing expe...

Stephen A. Batzer, PhD, PE Batzer Engineering

Fife Lake, Michigan
Intellectual Property Expert Witness, Failure Analysis Expert Witness - Intellectual property, patent infringement, forensic engineering, material failure analysis, mechanical technology, manufacturing, product liability, firearms, expert witness standard of care.
Retired Lieutenant Colonel, US Army. Adjunct professor of mechanical engineering at the University of Arkansas. 65+ Peer reviewed publications. Dr. Batzer has given short courses and invited lectures at universities, private companies and internationally.

Andrew C Kolbert, PhD, MTM Avomeen Analytical Services

Ann Arbor, Michigan
Chemistry & Chemicals Expert Witness, Laboratories & Testing Expert Witness - Patent Infringement, Pharmaceuticals, Failure Analysis, Deformulation, Contaminant Analysis, Analytical Chemistry, Polymers, Supplements, Cosmetics, Material Characterization, Environmental, Intellectual Property

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

Victoria, Minnesota
Information Technology Expert Witness, Telecommunications Expert Witness - 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 ...

John J. Placht, CPA, CFE, CVA, MAFF, CEPA John J. Placht CPA, PC

St. Louis, Missouri
Dispute Resolution Expert Witness, Financial Expert Witness - Forensic Accounting, Business Valuations, Trust Disputes, Fraud, Intellectual Property, Manufacturing, Due Diligence, Business Damages, Document Examination, Business Operations, Contract Disputes, Income Taxes
John J. Placht is the Director in the Forensic, Litigation and Valuation Services Group. He has nearly ten years of experience providing forensic accounting services, including expert testimony. John's focus is on litigation consulting and forensic accounting investigations. He works with attorneys, private companies, and individuals. His consulting and forensic accounting matters have encompassed a wide variety of matters involving economic damages, contract disputes, shareholder disputes, marital dissolutions and investigations of financial fraud. Tax and accounting specialist with over 40 years of experience working with small business’s aiding them with business decisions, tax examinations, lawsuits, and mergers and acquisitions.

A. John Boye, PhD, PE Neurintel, LLC

Lincoln, Nebraska
Electrical Engineering Expert Witness, Intellectual Property Expert Witness - Electricity, Electrocution, Machinery & Equipment Malfunction and Failure, Electrical Fire and Explosion, Personal Injury, Control Systems, Power, Circuit Design, Patent Litigation, Copyright, Trade Secrets
Dr. Boye is a professor emeritus at the University of Nebraska - Lincoln where he taught Electrical and Computer Engineering for 47 years. Since 2005, he has worked with his partner and fellow P.E. Kristopher Linstrom at Neurintel, LLC. Among other research and development projects and consulting, they provide electrical engineering and technical expertise and investigative services including: ***Forensic investigative and expert witness services - Experience in the investigation of accidents, fires, machinery and equipment electrical failures and malfunctions, failure analysis, manufacturing and design defects. ***Intellectual property and expert witness services - Evaluation of intellectual and other company proprietary information, including electrical designs and products and providing expert witness testimony if needed for litigation.

Bruce Weiner Weiner.net, LLC

New York, New York
Information Technology Expert Witness, Software Engineering Expert Witness - Patent, Intellectual Property, Online Travel Agents, E-commerce, Internet, IT Vendor Selection, Travel Agency, Airlines, Aviation & Aerospace, Loyalty Programs, Credit Cards, Banking, Travel & Tourism Expert, Software Development, Affiliate Programs, Code Review
·Technology leader at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York ·Patented Information Technology executive manager with over 30 years of in- depth experience managing software, technology, IT infrastructure, program management and contracting/outsourcing agreements for Fortune 100 corporations and government entities ·Princeton trained computer scientist and electrical engineer ·Experienced expert witness in patent and commercial litigation matters Litigation Consulting Services: Mr. Weiner has experience as a consulting and/or testifying expert witness in software development, patent infringement, and commercial litigation matters for both plaintiffs and defendants. He is adept at translating complex software, patent, and technology issues for the lay person audience. He consulted on industry transforming anti-trust cases in the travel industry. Bruce Weiner is an Information and Internet Technology executive with over 30 years of in-depth experience managing product and software dev...

Denis M. Boyle, BA, MS, PhD CMC BioPharma Consulting, LLC

Hampstead, North Carolina
Intellectual Property Expert Witness, Biomedical Engineering Expert Witness - Patent Infringement, Biopharmaceuticals, Bioprocess Technology, Biologics Manufacturing, Recombinant Proteins, Biochemistry, Engineering-Chemical, Engineering-Biomedical, GMO, Genetics, Microbiology, Natural Products Chemistry, Biomedical Research
Dr. Denis Boyle is an internationally recognized bioprocess expert with more than 25 years of experience in the development, validation and patent protection of technologies to produce biopharmaceuticals for commercial launch. He has been a leader of protein therapeutic development teams for Pfizer spanning nearly 20 years, including 4 years leading the successful introduction of several validated GMP animal health vaccines. He led both microbial and mammalian upstream production technology development teams and is recognized as a downstream bioprocess and chromatography expert, and personally directed the successful tech transfer and scale up to pilot and GMP commercial scale of multiple recombinant protein products. These products ranged from engineered growth factors or fusion proteins in E. coli requiring refolding, PEGylation or other chemistries, to high solids fermentations of secreted proteins in yeast and to monoclonal antibodies from Chinese hamster ovary (CHO) cells. H...

Robert P Morris 27895

RALEIGH, North Carolina
Computers Expert Witness, Intellectual Property Expert Witness - GUI design, Internet technologies, Web browsers and servers, mobile apps, user communications (e.g. email, instant messaging, video messaging, etc.), network protocols, operating systems, distribute computing (e.g. cloud computing), social networks, media sharing
INVENTOR: Over nineteen (19) years of experience in developing and using systematic techniques for innovating. Named inventor on 350+ Issued (https://goo.gl/5DWdsJ) and Pending (https://goo.gl/4QxFmN) US Patents. PATENT ANALYST AND EXPERT: Over 17 years of experience serving as patent expert for more than thirty-five (35) patent cases. Provided technical investigation, prior art analysis, enablement and support analysis, infringement identification, claim chart construction and review, Markman preparation, affidavits, participation in over ten (10) depositions, deposition review and analysis, and over four (4) days of accumulated court testimony that supported favorable results at trial. Further, during the prosecution of assets, drafted hundreds of patent applications under direction of attorneys, provided claim review, and reviewed continuation strategy. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY STRATEGIST: Over 5 years of experience providing consulting services relating to portfolio strategy an...

Gary R Allen, PhD Gary Allen Consulting Inc

Euclid, Ohio
Engineering Expert Witness, Intellectual Property Expert Witness - Lighting, Patent, Infringement, Physics, Optics, Product, LED, Electronic, Light Bulb, Circadian, Color Science, Photometric
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 70 total, with many more pending. In addition to 10 years' experience in Nuclear Fusion research, I have 33 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 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...

The TASA Group, Inc., Expert Referral Over 10,000 Categories of Technical and Medical Experts

Blue Bell, Pennsylvania
Expert Witness Referral Expert Witness - Accounting, Automotive, Biomechanics, Computers, Construction, Employment, Engineering, Intellectual Property, Medical, Personal Injury, Product Liability, Safety, Security. All relevant advanced degrees. Experts available locally and nationally.
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William E Mayo, PhD Polymorph Experts

Canonsburg, Pennsylvania
Intellectual Property Expert Witness, Laboratories & Testing Expert Witness - X-ray diffraction, Pharmaceuticals, Polymorphs, Material Characterization, Pharmaceutical Patents, Pharmaceutical Polymorphs, Materials Analysis, Material Science, Crystalline Forms
Dr. Mayo is a recognized expert in X-ray diffraction analysis with special emphasis on pharmaceutical polymorph identification. Experienced as an expert witness in the area of patent litigation and material characterization. Former Professor, Journal and X-ray database editor with over 40 years professional experience in XRD methods. Dr. Mayo has numerous publications and patents dealing with the development and use of X-ray diffraction methods for analyzing organic and inorganic materials. He has co-founded two companies, one of which designs and manufactures XRD equipment for detection of counterfeit pharmaceuticals. The second company focuses on the use of XRD methods for material analysis.

Timothy J. McCoy, PhD, PE McCoy Consulting, LLC

Box Elder, South Dakota
Engineering Expert Witness, Maritime Expert Witness - Naval Architecture, Marine Engineering, Ship, Boat, Systems Engineering, Control Systems, Electric Power, Propulsion, Shipyard, Shipbuilding, Failure Analysis, Intellectual Property
I provide technical expertise to the marine, naval and power systems industries. With over 33 years experience working in government, industry and academia, my knowledge includes ship design, shipbuilding, power systems, control systems, marine engineering, ship repair, ship operations, program management as well as education and training. I have worked on several shipbuilding programs in various stages from concept level design through detail design and lead ship construction. I am also experienced with technology development from academic research through prototyping, system integration and test, and fleet introduction. I have completed root cause analyses for failed equipment and ship damage events. I served in the US Navy for 22 years and was also on the faculty at MIT where I taught graduate courses in ship design and systems engineering. An honorably discharged disabled veteran, I am Fellow of the IEEE, member of ASNE, SNAME, a Licensed Professional Engineer and have pub...

Ioannis A. Kakadiaris Vision & Graphics Computing, Inc.

Bellaire, Texas
Computers Expert Witness, Information Technology Expert Witness - Biometrics, Artificial Intelligence, Face Recognition, Identity, Computer Vision, Image & Signal Processing/Analysis, Video, Intellectual Property, Forensic Science, Deep Learning, Data Science, Technology Transfer, Biomedical, Surveillance
• Kakadiaris’ research team has been a leader in the field of face recognition for more than a decade with contributions in the areas of 3D face (and ear) recognition, 3D-aided 2D Face Recognition, 2D-2D Face Recognition, and profile-based face recognition. Of note is that the team’s 3D-3D face recognition software ranked first in the 3D-shape section of the 2007 Face Recognition Vendor Test (FRVT) organized by NIST, while their 3D-2D method outperforms the state of the art 2D face recognition methods. • Kakadiaris most recently served has as the Director of the Borders, Trade, and Immigration (BTI) Institute, a Department of Homeland Security Center of Excellence led by the University of Houston (UH). As director of the BTI Institute, Ioannis oversaw multiple projects, undertaken by eighteen partners across eight states and the District of Columbia. The portfolio focused on homeland security enterprise research, education, and workforce development by studying complex, multi-disc...

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

Lubbock, Texas
Engineering Expert Witness, Metallurgy Expert Witness - 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 Expert Witness, Intellectual Property Expert Witness - 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...

Ray Jay Yepes Cyber Defenses Inc

Round Rock, Texas
Cybersecurity Expert Witness, Information Technology Expert Witness - Digital Forensics, Incident Response, Electronic Discovery, Threat Intelligence, Expert Testimony, Accreditation, Privacy, Risk, Compliance, Audits, Vulnerability, Cyber Assessments, Penetration Testing, Malware analysis, Mobile Security, Cloud Security, Intellectual Property, Analytics, Identity
• 21+ years of experience in field of information security and IT privacy/risk/compliance with direct supervisory responsibilities of teams with increasing levels of accountability and focus on coaching and employee development, including 11 years of experience in information security management, planning, and policy development in a diverse information systems environment and 3 years management experience in an information security leadership position, direct report to CISO. • Extensive experience with popular ISO standards including ISO 9001 quality management, ISO/IEC 27001:2013 information security management, ISO/IEC 27000:2016 Information technology, ISO/IEC 27002:2013 Information technology, and others, including legacy standards. • Broad understanding of security policies and guidelines and for assessing security-related compliance with applicable requirements such as SOX, HIPAA, DSS, GLB, PCI, FERPA, and Federal and State privacy laws including General Data Protection Re...

Scott D. Hampton, CPA/ABV/CFF Hampton IP & Economic Consultants

Centerville, Utah
Intellectual Property Expert Witness - Damages Expert, patent infringement, trademark infringement, copyright infringement, misappropriation of trade secrets, patent damages expert, trademark damages expert, copyright damages expert, expert witness testimony, rule 26 expert report, reasonable royalty rate and damages expert.
Scott Hampton, Damage Expert Owner, Founder, Financial Expert Scott Hampton is a Certified Public Accountant and ABV valuation expert with 32 years of accounting and forensic consulting experience. He has given trial testimony regarding lost profit and reasonable royalty damages in Federal District Courts in Pennsylvania, Virginia, Missouri, Washington, California, Oregon, and Utah. Scott Hampton began working in the field in 1986, and has been engaged as an expert witness in more than 180 intellectual property cases in states across the country. In over 30 years of business, Scott Hampton has developed a reputation as one of the leading experts on intellectual property valuation and expert testimony in cases involving related claims. Mr. Hampton graduated from the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah in 1986 with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. He is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in Washington, California, and Utah. Mr. Hampton frequently provid...

Glenn D Prestwich, PhD Clear Solutions Biomedical

Salt Lake City, Utah
Chemistry & Chemicals Expert Witness, Pharmaceutical Research Expert Witness - 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 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.

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

Alpine, Utah
Mechanical Engineering Expert Witness, Intellectual Property Expert Witness - Fork Lift, Scissor Lift, Safety, Product Development, Aerial Lift, Patent, Drilling, Injection Molding, OSHA, Scaffolding, Crane, Trailer
David Smith is the Vice President of Alpine Engineering and Design, Inc. a mechanical engineering design and consulting firm. He consults on patents, safety and applies sound engineering principles to designs in industries including consumer products, exercise equipment, lighting equipment, aerial lifts, trailers, drill rigs, plastic products, high thrill rides and more. Mr. Smith is a registered Professional Engineer in the state of Utah, is a Certified Safety Professional in comprehensive practice, is a design certifying engineer for cargo tanks, is a mobile crane and rigging inspector, and is a certified forklift operator trainer. He has extensive experience designing to ANSI, OSHA and other standards. During his time at Alpine Engineering and Design, Mr. Smith has become familiar with patent prosecution and patent litigation. Mr. Smith has written multiple provisional patent applications, and specifications for utility patents. He has also created line drawings for mu...

Ronald B. Kemnitzer Kemnitzer-Powell, LLC

Roanoke, Virginia
Intellectual Property Expert Witness, Industrial Design Expert Witness - Design Patent Infringement, Design Patent Invalidity, Trade Dress Issues, Patent Appeal Board, ITC Reviews

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

Hubertus, Wisconsin
Mechanical Engineering Expert Witness, Equipment & Machinery Expert Witness - Conveyors and Systems, Elevators, Material Lifts, Industrial Controls, Dynamic Analysis, Animations, Forensic Engineering, Intellectual Property, Freight Lifts, ASME B20.1 Standard, ASME Safety Standards, Equipment and Machinery, Failure Analysis, Hydraulics, Manufacturing, Products Liability
Licensed Professional Engineer with 32 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. Vice Chair of ASME B20.1 Safety Standards for Conveyors and Related Equipment, Vice Chair 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 and lifting and other material handling applications, finite element analysis. Very active in ASME safety codes and standards.
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