Linguistics/Trademarks Expert 520774

Expertise Description

I have over 50 years experience in Linguistics and Trademarking with expertise in the structure of modern English and present-day usage; sociolinguistics, including American dialects, languages in contact, and Caribbean linguistics; language and law, linguistics of trademarks; discourse analysis, pragmatics, semiotics; trademark issues, such as strength of mark, likelihood of confusion, word history, dilution, putatively scandalous marks; defamation; interpreting the language of contracts and statutes; and the verifiability of confessions and interrogations. I have over 30 years expert witness experience with consultations, depositions, and courtroom testimony.

Linguistics 142817

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in language-related civil and criminal cases. My expertise includes: forensic linguistics, meaning of contracts, disputed authorship, language libel, forgery, conspiracy, plagiarism, threat assessment, letters, emails, confessions, recorded speech, and sociolinguistics. I have consulted for the FBI and many other law enforcement agencies, as well as defense attorneys, Federal Public Defenders, and civil attorneys. I have over 25 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.