Intellectual Property Expert Witnesses

The SEAK Expert Witness Directory contains a comprehensive list of intellectual property expert witnesses who testify, consult and provide litigation support on intellectual property and related issues. Intellectual property 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 intellectual property expert witnesses testify regarding may include: Intellectual Property, Patents, Patent, Copyright, Lost Profits, Patent Infringement, Trademark, Failure Analysis, Damages, Licensing, Software, Trade Secret, Trade Secrets, Breach Of Contract, and Economic Damages.

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

Intellectual Property, Mechanical Engineering - Patents, intellectual property, aerial lift, boom lift, scissor lift, manufacturing equipment, agricultural equipment, oil and gas equipment, refuse equipment, garbage trucks, trailers, conveyors, exercise equipment, safety, consumer products, chairs, seating, furniture.
Experienced mechanical engineer (MS, PE) with six issued patents and multiple patents pending. Award winning inventor. Vice President of Alpine Engineering and Design, Inc., a mechanical engineering consulting company with clients around the United States ranging from individual inventors to Fortune 500 companies. Worked on the development of multiple successful products including among other things: aerial lifts, garbage trucks, trailers, exercise equipment and manufacturing equipment. Graduated Cum Laude with a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering. Completed a master's of science degree in mechanical engineering and an MBA with an emphasis in product development. Licensed professional engineer (PE) and a certified safety professional in comprehensive practice (CSP). Certified trainer for boom lifts, scissor lifts, rough terrain and counterbalanced forklifts. Over 10 years experience in product development, patents, safe equipment design, and design safety reviews. Exper...

Scott Greene Evidence Solutions, Inc.

Tucson, Arizona
Technology, Telecommunications - Cell Phone Forensics, Digital Forensics, Technology, EDR, ECM, Triangulation, Black Boxes, Electronic Medical Records, EHR,Investigation, Email, Cell phone apps, information Technology, intellectual property, internet, electronics, cyber security, Documents, hacking, data retrieval, Digital evidence
• Accounting Systems • Black Boxes • ECU, EDR, ECM, Etc. • Cell Phones • Call Data Records (CDRs) • Computer Systems • Databases • Digital Cameras • Digital Fraud • Digital Media • Digital Security • Documents • Electronic Logging Devices • Electronic Medical Records (EMR / EHR) • Email / E-mail • Fax Machines • Google Data • GPS Systems • GPS Records • Hacking Events • iCloud data • Intellectual Property • Internet Browsing History • Intrusions • Medical Systems • Other Electronic Devices • Password Cracking • Photo Copiers • Photos and Images • Printers & Fax Machines • Software Applications Custom & Commercial • Software Design & Development • Social Media • Source Code Analysis • Spreadsheets • Telematics Systems • Websites • And More TESTIFYING EXPERIENCE • Civil & Criminal • Special Master • Plaintiff and Defense • Insurance, Corporate, Family Law • Justice, Superior & District Courts as well as Arbitration Hearing CASE BREAKDOWN • Civil Defendants-30%• Civil Plaintiffs-50%•...

Randy L Phares Dr. Box Consulting, Inc.

Surprise, Arizona
Manufacturing, Products Liability - packaging, freight, load securement, pallets, boxes, packaging machines, cargo transportation, industrial injury, industrial safety, packaging design, packaging testing, corrugated, intellectual property, business ethics
Randy Phares is an expert in packaging, distribution, transportation and manufacturing, especially corrugated and folding carton packaging. He is also an expert on pallets, crating, warehousing and transporting products by semi-truck. He does forensic analysis of packaging failures that caused damage or injury. He has bought, sold operated, supervised, removed and installed packaging machinery. He has managed many warehouses and a fleet of trucks. He has run a packaging testing lab and held almost every job in a packaging operation over his 30 year career. He has completed Expert Reports on packaging failure, load securement, freight transportation, intellectual property, crating, packaging design, Lean Manufacturing, intellectual property and pallets. He has given Depositions, testified at Trial and consulted with attorneys in a variety of cases. He is an esteemed consultant in the packaging field and has done consulting projects all over the world. He was a Regional Safety Champio...

John H Hamilton, MSME PE

MOUNTAINBURG, Arkansas
Mechanical Engineering, Safety - Guarding, plastics processing equipment, lockout-tagout (LOTO), intellectual property, Industrial accidents, agricultural accidents, on product warnings, machine design, pumping-piping systems,
Mr. Hamilton, is a professional engineer and a full-time faculty member of the University of Arkansas. In this this faculty position he is responsible for teaching undergraduate mechanical engineering courses. Previously Mr. Hamilton worked as a full-time consulting engineer assisting professionals in both industry and the legal community by serving as a consultant and as an expert witness. As an expert, Mr. Hamilton has evaluated hundreds of consumer, industrial and agricultural incidents related to safety, machine guarding and mechanical engineering. He has worked in industry as a manufacturing and plant engineer and has been responsible for the safety of an industrial plant with over 300 employees, where he designed guards and worked extensively with plastic injection molding machines amongst many other industrial safety responsibilities. Mr. Hamilton is devoted to educating the next generation of engineers. He has developed and teaches a senior level Mechanical Engineering co...

Jeff Anderson, MBA, CLS CONSOR Intellectual Asset Management

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

Weston Anson, MBA CONSOR

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

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

Los Angeles and San Francisco , California
Business Damages, Intellectual Property - 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, Music
LEADING ECONOMIC DAMAGES, IP, ROYALTY AUDIT, BREACH OF CONTRACT EXPERT. "the Expert's Expert". Leading testifying forensic expert on financial damages in litigations for intellectual property, general damages, breach of contract, misappropriation of trade secrets, unfair competition, licensing disputes, reasonable royalty rates, lost profits, fraud, & royalty auditor competence. His 30+ years experiences includes corporate and as an in-charge KPMG Partner. He was the Chief Audit Officer of Beats (now Apple). Author of two books on contract financial language and auditing (Oxford University Press & LexisNexis). His well-written grounded reports are cited as best examples by judges. Economic Damages Mr. Blum has been a damages expert on more than 100 federal and state cases. Cases include complex litigation, intellectual property (patents, copyrights, trademarks, false advertising, royalty auditor competence, fraud, DMCA), wrongful termination, construction defect, internet, marketi...

Brian Buss Nevium Intellectual Property Consultants

La Mesa, California
Intellectual Property, Appraisal & Valuation - Patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret, damages, apportionment, relief from royalty
With core skills in valuation, profit apportionment and financial analysis, Brian Buss leads strategic consulting and expert testimony assignments focused on intellectual properties and intangible assets, including trademarks, copyrights, patents, publicity rights, trade secrets, brand assets and technology assets. As a valuation expert, Brian has valued copyrights, brands, patents and business interests across a wide range of industries, including: apparel, technology start-ups, aerospace, transportation and logistics, entertainment, airlines, wireless communications, education, software, not-for-profits, consumer products, agricultural technology, biotech and pharmaceuticals, sporting goods, food & beverage, publishing, furniture, construction equipment, restaurants, music, retail, and more. Often engaged to analyze unique and proprietary assets and their economic impact and contribution to financial results, Brian works closely with clients and counsel to develop thorough yet cle...

David G. Campbell, PhD Wicomico Analytics Group LLC

California
Economics, Statistics - Damages, Antitrust, Statistical Sampling, Class Certification, Healthcare, Health Insurance, Medicare Fraud, Intellectual Property, Patent, Insurance Coverage, Securities Fraud, Environmental Disputes
David is a versatile economist who has worked in private consulting for 20+ years. He has been an Economics professor at several Southern California colleges, where he taught economic theory, econometrics, statistics, and finance. For several years he led an Antitrust Seminar in the joint Law School/Business School program at Pepperdine. David's research is well-cited; his article on Productivity Dynamics has over 1400 citations on Google Scholar. David has been retained as an economic and statistical expert in litigation matters in both U.S. District courts and state courts. He has opined in antitrust, medicare fraud, and intellectual property matters. In addition to his expert witness testimony, David has consulted for a wide variety of corporate and government clients. Last year, he served as chief statistician for the first-ever audit of the US Navy.

David Chapman

San Jose, California
Intellectual Property, Electronics - Software, Electronic Design Automation, EDA, Semiconductor, GDS, GDSII, OASIS
David Chapman is an experienced software developer who has written over 1,300,000 lines of code in C/C++ and other languages. He has written software for many areas of semiconductor electronic design automation: mask data preparation, design rule checking, circuit extraction, circuit delay characterization, logic synthesis, physical synthesis, placement, routing, Intellectual Property identification, and transistor level layout generation. He has over 20 years of consulting experience and was the chair of the Consultants' Network of Silicon Valley in 2018-2019. He has 12 U.S. patents granted. His expert witness work to date has focused on discovery/analysis of semiconductor layouts (GDS/GDSII, OASIS), especially for patent infringement. His sharp eyes plus his understanding of semiconductor processing and design tools mean that if it's there, he can find it.

Peter Crosby Biomedical Business Resources, LLC

Aliso Viejo, California
Biomedical Engineering, Intellectual Property - Medical devices, commercially reasonable efforts, patent, intellectual property, product liability, corporate governance, licensing, strategy, inter partes review, theft of intellectual property, trade secret misappropriation
Peter Crosby has over 40 years experience in the medical device industry, and has been the CEO of six medical device companies, public and private, in 4 countries. He has served as a member of the Board of 12 companies, and is currently Chairman of the Board of four companies. He is an inventor of 39 issued US patents and foreign equivalents. His clinical domain and specialty experience includes otolaryngology, diagnostic imaging, cardiology, cardiac surgery, anesthesia, pain management, radiology and diagnostic imaging, in vitro diagnostic devices, orthopedic surgery devices, and oncology. His product experience includes cochlear implants, diagnostic ultrasound, mammography, implantable cardiac pacemakers and implantable defibrillators, in vitro diagnostics, LVAD (left ventricular assist device or artificial heart), implantable neurostimulator, patient monitoring and software. His business function experience includes research and development, clinical trials, regulatory approv...

Christopher M Daft, PhD River Sonic Solutions, LLC

San Francisco, California
Intellectual Property, Medical Devices - Imaging, Patent, Ultrasound, Electronics, Transducer, ASIC, MEMS, FDA, Signal Processing, Neuro modulation, Regulatory, Integrated Circuit, Semiconductors, Biometric security, Ablation, Tomography, Parallel Computing, 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 including district court, ITC and PTAB matters. Extensive Intellectual Property experience including patent development, analysis, licensing, and litigation. Serial inventor who holds 26 U.S. Patents. 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 Physics from Oxford University as well as Doctorate from Oxford in Materials...

Joel Delman Informed Innovation Inc.

Los Angeles, California
Industrial Design, Intellectual Property - Design, Design Patent Infringement, Design Patent Validity, Utility Patent Infringement, Utility Patent Validity, Patent Litigation, Trade Dress Infringement, Trade Dress, Secondary Meaning, Functionality, Likelihood of Confusion, Product Design, Industrial Design
Formerly a corporate and intellectual property lawyer, I graduated Harvard Law School and later earned a Master's in Industrial Design at Pratt Institute. From toys to complex medical devices, I've spent the past 27 years guiding innovation through strategic product development, and have helped hundreds of clients bridge the elusive gap between creative insight and commercial success. As design consultant to a broad range of markets and industries, I keep my finger on the pulse of critical trends in consumer electronics, medical devices, transportation, IOT, toys, and a host of other product categories. With clients including LG Electronics, Swingline, Kimberly Clark, Olympus, Qualcomm, Novartis, Fisher Price, Blackberry, Dell, Intel, Disney and Hallmark, I bring that foundation of understanding to my work as design expert witness, and it has proven invaluable to developing effective litigation strategies and legal arguments. Designers think in such a unique way that it's been coi...

Jason A Engel, CPA, CFE, CIRA, CVA, MAFF, ABV Engel & Engel, LLP

Los Angeles, California
Accounting, Business Damages - Fraud Investigations, Tracing of Funds, Economic Damages, Alter Ego, Fraudulent Transfers, Business Appraisal & Valuation, Economics, Bankruptcy and Insolvency, Intellectual Property, Construction Litigation, Real Estate Litigation, Employment Litigation, Business Interruption
Engel & Engel, LLP is a Los Angeles CPA firm engaged in the practice of forensic accounting for over 25 years. Mr. Engel has served as an expert witness in over 500 forensic accounting cases including expert testimony in connection with a jury award of $2.3 billion. Mr. Engel has authored 20 research publications on the subjects of economic damages, fraudulent transfers, intellectual property, alter ego, business valuation, and employment damages. Mr. Engel's professional credentials include those of Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified Insolvency and Restructuring Advisor (CIRA), Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA), Master Analyst in Financial Forensics (MAFF) and Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV). Mr. Engel has been engaged in the practice of forensic accounting and expert testimony for forty years including forensic experience at two of the Big 4 accounting firms. Mr. Engel has testified in federal courts, bankruptcy courts, state ...

Alan G Goedde, PhD Freeman & Mills, Inc

Los Angeles, California
Business Damages, Economics - intellectual property(patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret, licensing, royalties), entertainment, music, business valuations, lost profits, statistics, lost earnings, product marketing,
A considerable part of Dr. Goedde’s practice involves intellectual property issues including patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret and unfair competition matters as well as business valuations. His background in engineering and economics combined with his work experience in profit planning, budgeting, product marketing and acquisitions analysis has enabled him to assist clients in a wide range of intellectual property litigation. Dr. Goedde can also draw upon his experience as a patent examiner at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. His testimony experience in patent infringement matters includes economic analysis of the Panduit factors, applying Georgia Pacific factors to evaluate reasonable royalty; and, developing RAND royalty rates considering such issues as scope of the royalty base, lump sum and running royalties, royalty stacking, license comparability, university licensing agreements, exclusive licensing, and apportionment of profits to non-infringing components. Dr. ...

David K Golbahar, CPA, CFF, CGMA J.S. Held

Los Angeles, California
Accounting, Business Damages - Partnership dispute, Economic Damages, Business interruption claim, employment, wrongful termination, business litigation, lost profits, business valuation, unjust enrichment, fraud, white collar criminal defense, intellectual property, toxic tort, forensic accounting, breach of contract
ECONOMIC DAMAGES | FRAUD INVESTIGATIONS | FORENSIC ACCOUNTING David is a skilled forensic accountant, expert witness, and turnaround consultant. Shareholders, creditors, and attorneys rely on David’s focused approach to investigating fraud, determining damages for complex financial disputes, and assisting in bankruptcy matters. Business owners and management teams trust his deep operational experience to guide them through turnarounds and business expansion. David fulfills multiple needs in commercial litigation matters. Mr. Golbahar has been named expert on over 25 cases. The California Superior court appointed him as a monitor in a well-know restaurant group dispute. Testimony Experience - Economic Damages - Lost Profits / Business Interruption - Wrongful Termination (Employment Law) - Business valuation In 2018, Mr. Golbahar received AICPA’s FVS Standing Ovation award for significant contributions in forensic accounting and in the community.

Gabriele Goldaper

Marina Del Rey, California
Clothing/Apparel, Intellectual Property - Apparel/Clothing Industry, Apparel/Licensing, Brand Dilution, Copyright Infringement, Fashion Industry, Clothing Industry. Garment Industry, Intellectual Property, Licensing, Textile(s), Trademark and Trade Dress 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 35-year member of the faculty at Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising.

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...

Arthur M. Keller, PhD Minerva Consulting

Palo Alto, California
Intellectual Property, Internet - 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).

Larry Steven Londre, MBA, Londre Marketing Consultants, LLC / USC / Pepperdine/ CSUN

Los Angeles, California
Marketing, Advertising - Marketing, Sales, Advertising, Ads, Promotion, Misleading, Deceptive Ads, Unfair Advertising, Business Practices, Intellectual Property, Patents, Deceptive Communication, Trade Dress, Unfair Competition, Clients, Partners, Copyrights, Forensic Marketing, Web, Sales, Profits, Global
Senior Marketing & Advertising Professional. Marketing Analyst. Marketing & Business Problem Solver. Battle-tested, deposition-tested. 18+ years as expert. Cases: Marketing; Advertising; Ads; breach of contract; business strategies, practices; business and professions code compliance and violations; unfair competition, contracts, sponsorships; deceptive, false advertising; media; 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. I have been deposed, testified in court and arbitration: 50 times. 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 L...

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

Sherman Oaks, California
Business Damages, Accounting - 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.

Ryan McKamie, CISSP, CISM Certus Cybersecurity Solutions LLC

Redwood City, California
Cybersecurity, Intellectual Property - Cybersecurity, Information Security, Reasonable Measures, Trade Secret, Intellectual Property, Cybersecurity Standards, Cybersecurity Controls, Software Security, Application Security, Cloud Security, Data Breach, Computers, Forensics
Ryan McKamie is CEO of Certus Cybersecurity, a provider of cybersecurity consulting and expert testimony. Certus Cybersecurity specializes in: Intellectual Property (IP) and Trade Secret Misappropriation – Cybersecurity analysis, consulting and expert testimony in intellectual property litigation related to misappropriation of alleged trade secrets, including analysis and opinion of cybersecurity reasonable measures for alleged trade secrets. Cyber-Related Insurance and Contract Disputes – Analysis, consulting and expert testimony in cybersecurity-related insurance and contractual litigation, including analysis and opinion on whether specific security standards were maintained. Cybersecurity Consulting and Expert Testimony – Analysis, consulting and expert testimony in business litigation concerning data privacy and cybersecurity issues. Providing technical evaluation, forensics, and strategic advice to Fortune 100 corporations and Am Law 100 law firms before, during, and after ...

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

Los Angeles, California
Business Damages, Accounting - 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. Representativ...

Mark C Nicely Nicely Done Defense

Daly City, California
Gaming & Gambling, Intellectual Property - Casino, Games, Gambling Tax, Patents, Software, Hardware, Trade Secret, Software Auditing Gaming Regulations, Math, Statistics, Probability
Mark C Nicely has extensive gaming-industry experience to back up the expert witness reports and testimony he has provided in casino-related disputes including gaming patents & trade secrets, gambling tax, casino gaming regulations, game development and licensing contracts, and casino operations. 300+ gaming titles released 200+ granted patents 50+ types of game/gambling analysis reports 35+ years of computer engineering experience 20+ years of gaming industry experience 20+ expert witness engagements 2 new case law results 0 adverse results

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

Sunnyvale, California
Medical Devices, Intellectual Property - Mechanical Engineering, Forensic, Medical Device, Nitinol, Biomedical, Patent,IP, Consumer Products, Failure Analysis,Fracture,Fatigue, Truck Rollover, Crashworthiness, Finite Element, FEA, Reliability, Cell Phone,IVC, Composite Material,Piping,Equipment,Machinery,Food Processing,Personal Injury
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 is Past-Chair of the IEEE Santa Clara Valley Section (IEEE-SCV) (over 13,000 members) and Past-Chair/Board Member of the IEEE Consultants' Network of Silicon Valley (IEEE-CNSV). Dr.Parnell is an experienced Expert Witness, has provided testimony in both trial and deposition, and has authored numerous expert reports, ITC and IPR declarations. He has worked extensively as an expert in medical devices, patents, product failure, product liability, and personal injury. Dr. Parnell has been retained in medical device litigation cases that are in the news.  Products include stent, stent-grafts, AAA devices, IVC F...

Bert Schiettecatte, MSc/CS, MA/MST Noisetron LLC

Los Angeles, California
Intellectual Property, Software Engineering - audio, video, Digital Signal Processing (Dsp), source code review, patent, copyright, wireless, sensors, user interface, linux, operating systems, open source, electronics, hardware, embedded systems, firmware, computer graphics, computer vision, smart devices, network protocols, USB, C/C++, IoT
* Available for plaintiffs and defendants * Available as a consulting expert (software architecture review, source code review, etc) * Available for depositions and to testify * Over 20 years of software and hardware engineering experience, focusing on music and audio digital signal processing (DSP) technology * Designed, developed and engineered the hardware and software of multiple successful audio (DSP) and wireless technology products, sold worldwide * Experience with embedded systems running linux as well as bare-metal software / firmware * Previously founded Percussa, a succesful pro-audio and music technology company * Well-known internationally within the pro-audio industry and human-computer interaction research community * Received the Qwartz Max Mathews Award for inventing AudioCubes, a tangible user interface system. * Worked as a PhD researcher at Leuven Catholic University (KUL) and Brussels Free University (VUB), publishing papers on audio signal proces...

Christopher K Wilson

Redwood City, California
Automotive Engineering, Accident Reconstruction - Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), Telematics, Navigation, Map, Vehicle Safety, Diagnostics, Crash Sensing, Transportation Systems, Vehicle Systems, Data Analytics, Intellectual Property, Fleet monitoring, Fleet management, Usage Based Insurance, Crash Reconstruction and causation.
I have been providing testifying expert services for 9 years focusing on Intellectual Property and vehicle accident assessment for issues related to vehicle sensors, telematics, and data systems. I have provided reports and testimony on IPRs, infringement, validity and crash causation. I developed complex sensor and data analytics systems since 1980 with an emphasis on vehicle safety systems since 1992 and particular expertise in distributed systems and connected vehicle systems. 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). I combine this with expertise on connecting vehicles with the infrastructure (cellular communications, V2X, WiFi, security, cost models, probe data collection) and the transportation infrastructure itself (traffic models, traffic operations, ATIS, tolling, data analytics, GIS) to provide various trans...

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

Colorado Springs, Colorado
Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering - Electronics, Control Systems, Embedded Systems, Robotics, Signal Processing, Drones, UAV, Software, Patents, Intellectual Property, Databases, Computers
Dr. Direen has over 35 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 analyze...

Tyson S Foutz, PE Foutz Consulting, LLC

Durango, Colorado
Oil and Gas, Engineering - Oilfield Operations, Well Control, Petroleum Engineering, Upstream Oil & Gas Industry, Drilling, Artificial Lift Design, HTHP, Reservoir Engineering, Hydraulic Fracturing, Intellectual Property, Rig Supervision, Chemical Production Optimization
Tyson S. Foutz is a petroleum engineer with broad experience in the upstream oil and gas industry, particularly in oilfield operations, drilling, and well control. Tyson is a licensed professional engineer with a IWCV Supervisor (Level 4) Well Control Certification and a member of the Society of Professional Engineers, American Petroleum Institute, American Society of Safety Professionals, and the American Association of Drilling Engineers. He provides oilfield consulting focusing on operations and project execution in both office and field environments and expert witness services. Recent projects include: • Expert witness, water well rig staff injury • Oilfield wastewater disposal facility environmental remediation • HTHP onsite consultant for Kurdistan deep test • Shakedown and evaluation of US purchased rig for transport to Chile • Expert witness for intellectual property claim • Disposal facility modification for skim oil clean up and processing • Expert witness for Deepwate...

Thomas M Roney Thomas Roney LLC Economic Consulting

Colorado
Economics, Intellectual Property - 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...

David G. Campbell, PhD Wicomico Analytics Group LLC

Washington, District Of Columbia
Economics, Statistics - Damages, Antitrust, Statistical Sampling, Class Certification, Healthcare, Health Insurance, Medicare Fraud, Intellectual Property, Patent, Insurance Coverage, Securities Fraud, Environmental Disputes
David is a versatile economist who has worked in private consulting for 20+ years. He has been an Economics professor at several Southern California colleges, where he taught economic theory, econometrics, statistics, and finance. For several years he led an Antitrust Seminar in the joint Law School/Business School program at Pepperdine. David's research is well-cited; his article on Productivity Dynamics has over 1400 citations on Google Scholar. David has been retained as an economic and statistical expert in litigation matters in both U.S. District courts and state courts. He has opined in antitrust, medicare fraud, and intellectual property matters. In addition to his expert witness testimony, David has consulted for a wide variety of corporate and government clients. Last year, he served as chief statistician for the first-ever audit of the US Navy.

Deepa Sundararaman, CPA, MBA Berkeley Research Group

Washington, District Of Columbia
Business Damages, Intellectual Property - Accounting, Valuation, Economics, Financial, Dispute Resolution, Damages, Breach, Patent, Trademark, Trade Secret, lost profits, reasonable royalties, unjust enrichment, Section 337 matters, ITC, International Trade Commission
Deepa Sundararaman focuses her practice in the areas of intellectual property and commercial litigation matters. She has significant experience performing complex financial and accounting analyses in quantification of damages. Her experience includes disputes brought to federal courts and matters brought before the US International Trade Commission (ITC); and covers a range of disputes involving breach of contract, intellectual property, including allegations of patent, trademark infringement and misappropriation of trade secrets. Ms. Sundararaman has evaluated and quantified damages involving lost profits, reasonable royalties, and unjust enrichment. At the ITC, she has analyzed economic and financial issues in Section 337 investigations related to public interest, domestic industry, commercial success, remedy, cease and desist, and calculation of the appropriate bond rate. Her experience spans industries including semiconductors, pharmaceutical products, medical devices, toys, de...

Michael N. Gershowitz, PE Michael N. Gershowitz, PE

Cape Coral, Florida
Electrical Engineering, Intellectual Property - LED, Light Emitting Diode, SSL, Solid State Lighting, Patent Litigation, Smart Lighting, Infringement, Color Tuning, CCT, CRI, Drivers, Power Supply
With over 30 years experience in electronic product design, fourteen US patents, litigation experience, and regulatory agency engagement, I am well equipped to provide expert opinions on patent litigation, technical due diligence, and forensic analysis. I am a 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) SSL Lighting Technology expert – LED, Color Tuning, LM-79, LM-80, UL8750, EPA Energy Star

Randy L Phares Dr. Box Consulting, Inc.

Florida
Manufacturing, Products Liability - packaging, freight, load securement, pallets, boxes, packaging machines, cargo transportation, industrial injury, industrial safety, packaging design, packaging testing, corrugated, intellectual property, business ethics
Randy Phares is an expert in packaging, distribution, transportation and manufacturing, especially corrugated and folding carton packaging. He is also an expert on pallets, crating, warehousing and transporting products by semi-truck. He does forensic analysis of packaging failures that caused damage or injury. He has bought, sold operated, supervised, removed and installed packaging machinery. He has managed many warehouses and a fleet of trucks. He has run a packaging testing lab and held almost every job in a packaging operation over his 30 year career. He has completed Expert Reports on packaging failure, load securement, freight transportation, intellectual property, crating, packaging design, Lean Manufacturing, intellectual property and pallets. He has given Depositions, testified at Trial and consulted with attorneys in a variety of cases. He is an esteemed consultant in the packaging field and has done consulting projects all over the world. He was a Regional Safety Champio...

Stanley P. Stephenson, PhD Litigation Economics, LLC

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

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

Meridain, Idaho
Intellectual Property, Mechanical Engineering - Patents, intellectual property, aerial lift, boom lift, scissor lift, manufacturing equipment, agricultural equipment, oil and gas equipment, refuse equipment, garbage trucks, trailers, conveyors, exercise equipment, safety, consumer products, chairs, seating, furniture.
Experienced mechanical engineer (MS, PE) with six issued patents and multiple patents pending. Award winning inventor. Vice President of Alpine Engineering and Design, Inc., a mechanical engineering consulting company with clients around the United States ranging from individual inventors to Fortune 500 companies. Worked on the development of multiple successful products including among other things: aerial lifts, garbage trucks, trailers, exercise equipment and manufacturing equipment. Graduated Cum Laude with a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering. Completed a master's of science degree in mechanical engineering and an MBA with an emphasis in product development. Licensed professional engineer (PE) and a certified safety professional in comprehensive practice (CSP). Certified trainer for boom lifts, scissor lifts, rough terrain and counterbalanced forklifts. Over 10 years experience in product development, patents, safe equipment design, and design safety reviews. Exper...

Gary Stringham

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

Gary L Blank, PhD, PE Engineering Update Institute

Campton Hills, Illinois
Electrical Engineering, Electronics - Control Systems, Motors, Power Systems, Intellectual Property, Instrumentation, Patent Infringement, Process Control, Power Electronics, Statistics, Signal Processing, Communications, Expert Witness, Machinery, Brushless DC Motors, Avionics.
Dr. Blank was elected President of IEEE-USA in 2014 by the 200,000 members of IEEE-USA. As President, he traveled to Canada, Europe, South America, and nationwide (including Capitol Hill) representing and pursuing the interests of the members. Dr. Blank has 40+ years of experience in the design, construction, and manufacture of electrical/electronic control and instrumentation systems. Many of these systems involved the control of motors, electronic devices, both ground and airborne vehicles, signal processing, machinery, and communication. During his term of office as President of IEEE-USA, • he was invited to the U.S. State Department (John Kerry, Secretary of State) to render his opinions on a variety of topics including Standards and Patents, • he submitted comments to the USA President’s Office of Science and Technology as input to a proposed U.S. Strategy for American Innovation on ways the Administration could help technology companies’ programs, • he was contacted by phon...

Douglas B. Laney University of Illinois, Gies College of Business

Chicago, Illinois
Information Technology, Intellectual Property - data, database, data value, information, valuation, software
Doug Laney is a best-selling author and recognized authority on data and analytics strategy. He advises senior IT, business and data leaders on data monetization and valuation, data management and governance, external data strategies, analytics best practices, and establishing data and analytics organizations. Doug’s book, Infonomics: How to Monetize, Manage, and Measure Information for Competitive Advantage, was selected by CIO Magazine as the “Must-Read Book of the Year” and a “Top 5 Books for Business Leaders and Tech Innovators.” Now the Data & Analytics Strategy Innovation Fellow with the consulting firm West Monroe, previously Doug was a Distinguished Analyst with Gartner’s Chief Data Officer research and advisory team and was a three-time Gartner annual thought leadership award recipient. In addition, he launched and managed the Deloitte Analytics Institute, is a Forbes contributing writer and has been published in the Wall Street Journal and the Financial Times among other...

Isaac Pflaum Quandary Peak Research

Naperville, Illinois
Information Technology, Intellectual Property - source code review, source code comparison, patent, copyright, trade secret, contract failure, Java, C++, Python, Ruby, Golang, SQL, ERP, EHR, AWS, JavaScript, TypeScript, Swift, Kotlin, Android, iOS, IBM, SAP, Internet, Website, database, COBOL, reverse engineer, software quality, software patent
Summary Mr. Pflaum is an IT litigation consultant and source code reviewer. For the last nine years, Mr. Pflaum has specialized in advising clients on patent, copyright, trade secret and software implementation disputes. Mr. Pflaum is skilled in code review and reverse engineering of software systems. He has extensive experience reviewing and reverse engineering code written in C-based programming languages, and has also reviewed machine code, assembly code, CAD code, and application code for enterprise n-tier and SOA applications written in a variety of languages. He has been involved in a variety of intellectual property, contract, fraud, and computer forensics cases. Mr. Pflaum is also an attorney and registered patent agent with professional experience in financial services and software development. Software Review Experience (Languages) C/C++/C#, Objective C (iOS), Swift, SQL, Java, Kotlin, Visual Basic, COBOL, JavaScript, TypeScript, PHP, Python, GoLang, Ruby, CodeSys, Mat...

Stan V Smith, PhD Smith Economics Group

Chicago, Illinois
Economics, Business Damages - 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 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...

Jason S. Kiddy, PhD, PE, CFEI Aither Forensic Engineering

Gambrills, Maryland
Mechanical Engineering, Products Liability - Plumbing, Construction Defects, Premises Liability, Industrial Accidents, Heavy Equipment, Hunting Equipment, Manufacturing, Aviation, Origin and Cause, Pressure Vessels, Intellectual Property, Fire and Explosion Investigation
Dr. Kiddy is a principle at Aither Forensics Engineering, LLC, a forensics consulting firm located in central Maryland. Dr. Kiddy spent over 20 years in various industries prior to becoming a full-time expert witness providing a broad industry experience base from which to draw extensive knowledge on a wide variety of topics. Dr. Kiddy's work experience includes the oil and gas industry, aircraft and helicopter design, marine structures, wind turbines, and telecommunications. From a technical perspective, Dr. Kiddy has expertise in mechanical design, engineering materials, plumbing/HVAC systems, corrosion, fire origin and cause, codes and standards, and warnings/instructions. 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 is a registered professional engineer in five states, a certified fire and ex...

Bruce Schneier

Cambridge, Massachusetts
Cybersecurity, Intellectual Property - Cryptography, internet security, denial-of-service attacks, ransomware, social engineering, internet-of-things security, privacy, surveillance, supply chain security, 5G security, blockchain, cryptocurrencies, artificial intelligence security, adversarial machine learning, election security, spyware
Bruce Schneier is an internationally renowned security technologist, called a “security guru” by the Economist. He is the New York Times best-selling author of 14 books­including Click Here to Kill Everybody­as well as hundreds of articles, essays, and academic papers. His influential newsletter Crypto-Gram and blog Schneier on Security are read by over 250,000 people. Schneier is a fellow at the Berkman-Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University; a Lecturer in Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School; a board member of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, AccessNow, and the Tor Project; and an advisory board member of EPIC and VerifiedVoting.org. He is the Chief of Security Architecture at Inrupt, Inc.

Brian Sowers, MBA Applied Marketing Science, Inc.

Waltham, Massachusetts
Marketing, Advertising - Survey research, Lanham Act, trademark infringement, trade dress infringement, likelihood of confusion, dilution, secondary meaning, genericness, false/deceptive advertising, class action, Intellectual property
Brian Sowers is a principal at Applied Marketing Science (AMS). With more than 25 years of market research experience, Brian has served as a testifying expert on matters related to trademark and trade dress infringement, class action matters, and false and deceptive 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. Expert services include survey design, implementation and analysis, expert report preparation, critiques of opposing expert reports, expert testimony, and guidance on the deposition and trial questioning of opposing expert witnesses. Brian is a member of the American Association for Public Opinion Research (AAPOR), the Institute for Operations Research and Management Science (INFORMS), and currently serves on the Famous and Well-Known Marks Committee of the International Trademark Association (INTA) where he chairs the Dilution Su...

Stephen A. Batzer, PhD, PE Batzer Engineering

Fife Lake, Michigan
Intellectual Property, Failure Analysis - Intellectual property, patent infringement, forensic engineering, material failure analysis, crossbows, firearms, manufacturing, product liability, expert witness standard of care.
Retired Lieutenant Colonel, US Army, Ordnance Corps. 70+ Peer reviewed publications. Two patents. Reading/writing German fluency. Dr. Batzer has given short courses and invited lectures at universities, private companies and internationally.

Chris K. Haas, PhD Indigo Sciences, LLC

Saint Paul, Minnesota
Chemical Engineering, Intellectual Property - polymers, plastics, patent infringement, adhesives and films, security documents, micro-optics, film extrusion, injection molding, product development, failure analysis, laminates, polymer coatings
Dr. Haas is an expert in plastics, films, labels, and adhesives with a special focus in security documents such as passports, identity cards, currency, and labels. He is an Engineering Fellow at the University of St. Thomas School of Engineering where he has taught since 2009, including courses on materials engineering, polymers in design, senior design, fluid mechanics laboratory, and thin films. More than 20 years of industry experience at 3M and Gemalto/Thames during which he generated, supported, and defended numerous patent filings and developed products that have achieved over $250MM in sales. A member of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE), the Northwestern University Chemical and Biological Engineering Advisory Board, and the Document Security Alliance. Dr. Haas has 18 patents. Focus areas include: - New product and technology development - R&D strategy - Polymer extrusion and coating - Polymer and adhesives systems and properties - Security document feat...

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

Victoria, Minnesota
Information Technology, Telecommunications - 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 centers. ...

David H Williams E911-LBS Consulting

Saint Louis, Missouri
Telecommunications, Geotechnical Engineering - GPS, Cellular Forensics, Criminal Forensics, Mobile Location, Location-Based Services, LBS, Patents, Intellectual Property, Accident Reconstruction, Internet of Things, Data Privacy, Facial Recognition, Phone location; Cell phones
David H. Williams is an internationally-known expert in the wireless/mobile location field and President of E911-LBS Consulting. He specializes in mobile/wireless location forensics litigation services and Intellectual Property/patents involving location technologies such as Global Positioning Satellite (GPS) systems, Network-based location systems, IoT, Wireless 911 (E911), and Real-Time Location Systems (RTLS), plus many others. Mr. Williams has successfully provided expert witness services in well over 150 patent, criminal, civil, anti-trust, trade secrets, product liability, fraud, class-action, and ITC cases. His credentials in mobile location goes back to the early 1980s. He has testified successfully in (U.S.) federal district court and other venues, 7 times and been deposed 15 times. Mr. Williams is expert in the full range of location-based services (LBS) applications enabled by these location technologies, including safety, security, and intruder detection/monitoring, ...

Baw Chng BAWMAN LLC

Cherry Hill, New Jersey
Internet, Computers - Intellectual Property, Patents, Networking, Telecommunications, Wi-Fi, Cellular Communications, Wireless, Internet, Mobility, Broadband, Internet of Things, IoT, Cloud Computing, 3GPP, LoRa, Wi-Max, WPAN, TCP/IP, Protocols, Standards, Web Services, API, Big Data, Plastic Optical Fiber, SDN, NFV, SON
Highly experienced networking, communications, computer, and software expert. Awarded 11 patents. Expertise in a broad array of critical technologies including Wi-Fi, Cellular Communications, Networking, Cloud Computing, and Web Services. Diverse software coding experience. MSCS, BSEE, & BSCoE Washington University in St. Louis. Published author. Technical Skills and Knowledge Include: 3GPP and 3GPP2 families of cellular mobile broadband radio access and core network standards, small cells, femtocell, inter-technology handover and roaming IEEE 802.11 (Wi-Fi, mesh, infrastructure), 802.3 (Ethernet), 802.15 (WiMAX), 802.16 (WPAN) families of standards Internet standards and protocols, TCP/IP, UDP, RTP, DHCP, DNS, ARP, GRE, etc. Internet-of-Things (IoT), M2M, LoRa, LoRaWAN, LTE Cat-M, NB-IoT Hotspot 2.0 / Passpoint (for Wi-Fi) IPsec, IKEv2, L2/L3 tunneling, NAT/NAPT (firewall) SAML, SAMLv2 federation; oAuth, oAuth 2.0 authentication; RADIUS, DIAMETER Network & device management, Broa...

Gary R Allen, PhD Gary Allen Consulting Inc

Euclid, Ohio
Engineering, Intellectual Property - 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 84 total, with many more pending. In addition to 10 years' experience in Nuclear Fusion research, I have 35 years' experience developing technology and products related to LED Lamps and Luminaires, Optics, Thermals, Electronics, Spectral Tailoring and Color-enhanced Lighting, Human-centric Lighting, and legacy lamp technologies, including: Metal Halide, CMH, LFL, Halogen, and Automotive. Since retirement, I'm also expert in UV Disinfection for COVID-19, Algae Cultivation with LEDs for Carbon Sequestration, Circadian Lighting for Alzheimer's, and Horticultural Lighting. Although I have only a single trial experience so far, my client-attorney, having served at 200 trials, praised me as a "natural" on t...

Jason A. Young, B.E.Sc., M.A.Sc., P.Eng. Advantage Forensics Inc.

Toronto, Ontario
Accident Reconstruction, Human Factors - Biomechanics, Bicycles, Aquatics Safety, Fraud, Intellectual Property, Premises Liability, Mechanical Engineering, Products Liability, Snow Sports, Slip Trip & Fall, Waterparks, Warnings & Labels, Zipline, Segway, Nighttime Visibility, Playground Accidents, Winter Maintenance, Trampoline, Waterslide
Full complement of forensic, academic, research & courtroom experience: - 2500 investigations, 1500 reports for trial, 22 publications, over 20 trials, extensive teaching to academia & law conferences, 10 media appearances as forensic expert - outstanding trial record for both civil & criminal cases - VOTED #1 EXPERT WITNESS firm for Accident Investigation & Reconstruction in Canada Additional niche specialty areas of expertise: wheelchair, scooter, Segway, snowmobile, waterpark, trampoline, ladder & sports accidents Coursework in Human Factors, Dynamics, Biomechanics, Mechanics of Materials, Mechanical Design & Physiology Qualified at Court as an expert in: - Human Factors - Collision Reconstruction - Collision Avoidance - Nighttime Visibility - Biomechanics - Signage & Warnings - Waterslide Design - Slips, Trips & Falls - Bicycle Collisions - Mechanical Engineering Personally trained over 50 forensic investigators to date Certified Level 2 Zipline Inspector from 2013 to 2021 ...

Steven Bergin Cybertek Forensics, Inc.

King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
Cybersecurity, Technology - Digital Forensics, Cell Phones, Call Data Records, Digital Security, Hacking, Intellectual Property, Password Cracking, Mobile Forensics, E-Discovery, Cyber Security, Investigation, Computer Hacking
Experienced military veteran and IT Specialist in Digital Forensics, Network Administration and Management, with a demonstrated history of working in the U.S. defense industry, Federal law enforcement, military and the financial industry. Skilled in network management, Digital Forensics, Blacklight forensic software, AccessData AD lab forensics software, Internet Evidence Finder (IEF), Griffeye modular digital investigation platform, Cellibrite UFED 4PC mobile device forensics, evidence collection and chain of custody procedures, write-blocking forensic imaging hardware tools. Strong professional currently enrolled in a M.S in Digital Forensics program at Champlain College. Holds a B.S. in Communications from Liberty University and a A.S. focused on Information Systems Technology from Community College of the United States Air Force. Certificates & Training & Navy Awards o AccessData Certified Examiner (ACE), 2016 o CompTIA Security + certification, 2009 o Cyber Systems Operation...

Boyle C. Cheng, PhD Total Spine Solutions, Inc.

Mars, Pennsylvania
Medical Devices, Spine Surgery & Spine Care - Neurosurgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Biomechanics, Intellectual property, Engineering , Biomedical, Firearms and Ballistics, Trauma,
Rank of Full Professor at Drexel University College of Medicine, and Adjunct Full Professor at Carnegie Mellon University.

Gary D Fletcher, PhD RnDDx Solutions LLC

Media, Pennsylvania
Medical Devices, Biomedical Engineering - Mechanical Engineering, R&D, Product Development, Clinical diagnostics, Blood collection, Biospecimens, Point of care testing, Microfluidics, Spectroscopy, Cell therapy, Intellectual Property, Microscopy, Physics, Biomedical sensing, Optics, Imaging, Mathematics, Laboratories & Testing, Lasers
Dr. Fletcher is Founder and Principal Consultant at RnDDx Solutions LLC, a consulting firm focused on industrial biomedical and mechanical engineering, and research and product development, in medical devices, diagnostics, optical devices, point-of-care blood sample testing, and on expert witness patent litigation, including subject matter expertise in medical device mechanical engineering, and subject matter expertise in medical devices for blood collection and blood sample processing for diagnostics and therapeutics. He has particular expertise in mechanical engineering design and development of non-invasive and minimally invasive biomedical diagnostics systems, blood collection and stabilization, blood separation, and blood and cell preparation for both diagnostic and therapeutic applications, including the development of sample collection devices, needles, and lancets. He is co-inventor on 23 patents for devices and methods in blood collection and processing. Yale educated Ph...

Albert M. Juergens OST Corporation

Cresco, Pennsylvania
Medical Devices, Intellectual Property - Patent Infringement, Inter-party review, Infringement contentions, Claim Construction, Medical hand tools, CMOS Camera, Endoscope, Electrosurgical Generator, Laser, Urological Stent, Stone Basket, Guide Wire, Cysto-resection, Lithotriptor, Ureteroscope,
40+ years of experience in the development and market introduction of engineering intensive (hardware, software, mechanical, optical) products including multiple class II medical devices. -- Generated and defended expert reports on validity (IPR and district) and infringement. Prepared and delivered training material for presentation to judge. Worked closely with counsel on claim construction, infringement contentions, and rebuttal of invalidity reports. Prepared for hearings on motion for summary judgement. Prepared for trial with favorable settlement. -- Worked with counsel on the preparation of patent applications and responses to office actions. Conferenced with the patent examiner on prior art citations and claim amendment. -- Led multi-site R&D organizations of up to 40+ people & $8MM+ budgets. -- Brought diverse products to market including endoscopic and laparoscopic video cameras: urological wires, stents, and baskets; flexible, rigid, and semi-rigid scopes (conv...

Jason S. Kiddy, PhD, PE, CFEI Aither Forensic Engineering

Pennsylvania
Mechanical Engineering, Products Liability - Plumbing, Construction Defects, Premises Liability, Industrial Accidents, Heavy Equipment, Hunting Equipment, Manufacturing, Aviation, Origin and Cause, Pressure Vessels, Intellectual Property, Fire and Explosion Investigation
Dr. Kiddy is a principle at Aither Forensics Engineering, LLC, a forensics consulting firm located in central Maryland. Dr. Kiddy spent over 20 years in various industries prior to becoming a full-time expert witness providing a broad industry experience base from which to draw extensive knowledge on a wide variety of topics. Dr. Kiddy's work experience includes the oil and gas industry, aircraft and helicopter design, marine structures, wind turbines, and telecommunications. From a technical perspective, Dr. Kiddy has expertise in mechanical design, engineering materials, plumbing/HVAC systems, corrosion, fire origin and cause, codes and standards, and warnings/instructions. 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 is a registered professional engineer in five states, a certified fire and ex...

Michael A. Pollock, P.E. Cogent Experts, LLC

Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
Engineering, Construction - Standard of care, construction defect, construction delay, mechanical engineering, HVAC, Project Management, schedule analysis, manufacturing, product liability, power, refrigeration, fire, explosion, automotive, forensics, failure analysis, accident reconstruction, intellectual property, patent
Education • Drexel University, B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Cum Laude – 1998 • Mechanical Systems, Machinery, Thermodynamics, HVACR. Electives – Psychology • Completed Drexel’s E4 Program, Technology with Practical Applications Registrations • Professional Engineer: PA (PE075410) • American Bar Association (ABA) – Construction Forum • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Clean Air Act Certification – Universal (includes Chillers, HVAC & Refrigeration) • United States Patent & Trademark Office Registered (USPTO) Professional Affiliations • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) • American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, Air Conditioning Engineering (ASHRAE) • American Arbitration Association (AAA) • Certified Energy Manager (CEM) • Product Developers and the Manufacturers Association PDMA Forensic Consulting Experience Warehouse Distribution Facility – Maryland - Evaluated a $10M (million) claim relating to purported construction defect claims by the 60...

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...

Gregory W Flolid, MBA Flolid Consulting LLC

Austin, Texas
Medical Devices, Intellectual Property - Infusion Pumps, Sleep Apnea, CPAP, Humidification, Oxygen Concentrators, Oxygen Conserving Devices, Breathe Detection, Electronic Cigarettes, Instrumentation, Sensing, Patent (IP) Cases, Product Liability Cases
Profile: * Medical Device, Automotive and Industrial product development experience since 1987. * Granted 4 US patents * Experience with patent cases since 2004. Areas of expertise: Peristaltic and Syringe Infusion Pumps, Sleep Apnea or CPAP Devices, Oxygen Concentrators, Oxygen Conserving Devices, Breathe Detection, Electronic Cigarettes, Sensing, Gas and Diesel Engine Control Engineering experience: Electrical engineering, System Engineering, Product Development Leadership, Manufacturing, Testing, Circuit Simulations, 6 Sigma Black Belt, Design Control, Risk Management, Failure Analysis, Technology Development Primary Area of Expertise: Medical Devices, Electronics

Monty G Myers, PE Eureka Software Solutions, Inc.

Austin, Texas
Software Engineering, Intellectual Property - Software Industry, Source Code, Software Patents, Software Trade Marks, Software Antitrust, Software Trade Secrets, Source Code Review, Source Code Comparison, Source Code Misappropriation, Open Source Licensing, Source Code, Computer Forensics
Monty G. Myers is the founder and CEO of Eureka Software Solutions, Inc. Mr. Myers, with the support of his team at Eureka, has served as a testifying and consulting software expert witness in over 135 software trade secret, patent, and other technology related cases in both state and federal court. After over 35 years in business, Eureka is a leading project-oriented, custom software development company based in Austin, Texas. Eureka has built software products and business solutions for an impressive client list which includes members of the Global 1000, Fortune 500, notable private companies, and numerous high-profile start-up organizations. Eureka has a highly successful track record providing state-of-the-art software solutions on a variety of technology platforms. Eureka has enjoyed great business success and has received multiple achievement awards. As the leader of Eureka, Mr. Myers is truly a practicing industry expert. He excels at many expert roles including software...

Randy L Phares Dr. Box Consulting, Inc.

Texas
Manufacturing, Products Liability - packaging, freight, load securement, pallets, boxes, packaging machines, cargo transportation, industrial injury, industrial safety, packaging design, packaging testing, corrugated, intellectual property, business ethics
Randy Phares is an expert in packaging, distribution, transportation and manufacturing, especially corrugated and folding carton packaging. He is also an expert on pallets, crating, warehousing and transporting products by semi-truck. He does forensic analysis of packaging failures that caused damage or injury. He has bought, sold operated, supervised, removed and installed packaging machinery. He has managed many warehouses and a fleet of trucks. He has run a packaging testing lab and held almost every job in a packaging operation over his 30 year career. He has completed Expert Reports on packaging failure, load securement, freight transportation, intellectual property, crating, packaging design, Lean Manufacturing, intellectual property and pallets. He has given Depositions, testified at Trial and consulted with attorneys in a variety of cases. He is an esteemed consultant in the packaging field and has done consulting projects all over the world. He was a Regional Safety Champio...

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

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

Eric Cole, CISSP Secure Anchor Consulting

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

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.

Luke Fischer, CPA, MBA Veritas Forensic Accounting & Economics

Sammamish, Washington
Accounting, Fraud - Economic Damages, Wage Loss, Loss of Income, Wrongful Death, Fraud Examination, Breach of Contract, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Business Interruption, Class Actions, Construction Defect, Builder’s Risk, Employee Dishonesty, Receivership, Bankruptcy, Property Damage, Intellectual Property.
Mr. Fischer has been with the Veritas team since June 2012. Mr. Fischer has amassed thousands of hours of experience in investigative accounting, financial analysis, and economic research. He has worked on economic loss, valuation, and investigative engagements in Alaska, across North America, in Mexico, and throughout the Gulf. He is also an accomplished leader and academic scholar. Additionally, Mr. Fischer is a guest speaker and lecturer on investigative accounting, internal control, and review practices.

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.

Khalid Sorensen, PhD Finity Engineering LLC.

College Place, Washington
Mechanical Engineering, Intellectual Property - Automation, Robotics, Machine, Design, Mechatronics, Dynamics, Motion Control, Vibration, Segway, Product Liability, Machine Vision, Sensors, Traction, Tire Mechanics, Cranes, Warnings, ASRS
Twenty years of experience developing and implementing mechatronic, motion control, and automation technologies. Founder of a motion-control technology company where the industry-recognized motion-control technologies were key drivers in the acquisition of his company 5 years after inception by a global leader in automation. Served as CTO at a world-class supplier of large-scale automation, advanced manufacturing, and nuclear handling solutions. Responsibilities include providing technical oversight of critical projects; identifying and mitigating areas of high technical risk; leading in the creation of cutting-edge control, automation, and robotic technologies; directing R&D efforts; managing the business’ technology portfolio; and disseminating and facilitating the use of best-practice engineering methodologies. Adjunct Associate Professor at the Georgia Institute of Technology where he lectures on various engineering topics. These include: Dynamics, Advanced Controls, Vibratio...

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

Hubertus, Wisconsin
Mechanical Engineering, Equipment & Machinery - Conveyors, Elevators, Material Lifts Industrial Controls, Dynamic Analysis, Animations, Forensic Engineering, Intellectual Property, Freight Lifts, ASME Safety Standards, Failure Analysis, Hydraulics, Manufacturing, Products Liability, Lifting Systems, Material Handling, Machinery, Patents
Licensed Professional Engineer with more than 30 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. Chair of ASME B20.1 Safety Standards for Conveyors and Related Equipment, Member 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 lifting and other material handling applications, finite element analysis. Very active in ASME safety codes and standards.
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