Expert 529105 - OR

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience in Industrial Design with expertise in Consumer, Industrial and Medical products, e.g.; magnet pulse driven electric motor, dental equipment, home construction cost saving system, sports training equipment, theatrical promotional products, packaging for sport and consumer products, golf accessories, lawn care products. I have over 5 years expert witness experience.

Expert 529016 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 20 years experience in Product Design with expertise in design research, design thinking, industrial design, service design, and global branding for these markets: furniture, healthcare, consumer electronics, sporting, homewares, exhibits, packaging.

Expert 522439 - CO

Expertise Description

I have more than 40 years experience in Semiconductor Technology. I have most recently worked in Intellectual Property and Patent Asset Management, Licensing, Litigation and Technology Transfer Industries. My expertise involves: semiconductor devices, processes and systems, consumer electronics, photonics and opto-electronic devices, MEMS and sensors, inorganic and organic materials and chemicals, flat-panel displays (FPDs), biotech/medical products and systems, IP asset and patent evaluation; reverse/forensic engineering and re-engineering; patent enforcement, assertion and licensing; portfolio mining; prior art searches; technology transfer; and IP litigation support. I have spent over 15 years as a semiconductor technology expert witness with consultations, depositions, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 524149 - AL AK AZ AR BC CA(N) CA(S) CO CT DE DC FL GA HI IA ID IL IN KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA QC RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WY WI

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in microprocessor/microcontroller system design. I have designed with the earliest 8 bit systems to the latest 64 bit systems. I do systems, hardware, and software design and traverse these domains easily. I do everything from the lowest level boot ROM software all the way to devices drivers for the latest operating systems. I am a well-known expert in Universal Serial Bus (USB) with knowledge spanning all aspects of USB design, integration, and debug. I have designed and sold USB IP for the FPGA world for 11 years. I am one of the porters of UNIX to the Intel 486/860 processors at Intel. I am very experienced with the use of System C and HLS (high-level synthesis) for both data flow and control flow designs. I have run my own consulting / design services company over 20 years. I am offering my services as a microprocessor/microcontroller system design expert witness.

Expert 521262 - IL

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years of experience in technical systems design with a focus in avionics, consumer electronics, semiconductors, medical devices, and wireless industries. I have knowledge in Systems and Requirements, FPGAs, DSP, embedded SW, product validation, customer field trials, manufacturing operations, product compliance, business development, marketing, and applications engineering. I have additional expertise as a commercial and instructor pilot. I have also spent more than 15 years as a technical systems designs expert witness by providing consultations, courtroom testimony, and deposition.

Expert 358921 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years of Electrical Engineering experience with a focus on Disk Data Storage. I have been the President of a company championing and managing the facilitation and publication of advanced magnetic, solid state and optical technology development for disk, heads, drives, and network storage systems. I have provided technical due diligence for investors in bankruptcy and startups in data storage, investigations into data erasure and security, as well as storage device and system testing, and failure analysis. I have over 15 years of expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 518383 - OR

Expertise Description

I have more than 40 years of Engineering experience, with an expertise in electronic and electromechanical instrumentation design. I am skilled in design of molded plastic, sheet metal, extrusions and castings, as well as current rapid prototyping processes. I have been the owner of an engineering firm which provides design, evaluation, and problem-solving for more than 40 clients in electronics, sports fitness, and medical mobility. I have had prior experience as Chair to a mechanical engineering advisory board for a university. I led a team of 6 industry experts to review course improvements and assure relevant metrics for attaining and keeping accreditation.

Expert 518497 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 20 years of experience in the field of Industrial Design with expertise as a Senior Design Director. The teams I lead focus on people’s needs in our time of ubiquitous technology. At a corporate level, I am part of a team which makes decisions on the portfolio of products for the company, about brand, and the products we launch. These products range from soft goods for mobile devices to smart phone and mobile computing accessories, as well as home automation devices.

Expert 517683 - TX

Expertise Description

I have more than 15 years of experience in the research and analysis of software, electronics, and electrical systems. I have worked as a Consulting Engineer in a Private Practice where I have performed inspections for electrical ignition fires, as well as electromagnetic field radiation inspections and lightning strike site inspections. I have provided reverse engineering digital design services, and custom systems designs for animation and gaming systems. I have over 10 years of expert witness experience.

Expert 504567 - AL AK AZ AR BC CA(N) CA(S) CO CT DE DC FL GA HI IA ID IL IN KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA QC RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WY WI

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years of experience in the fields of electronics and electrical engineering research, development, and design. My extensive expertise includes integrated circuits (ICs), ASICS, intellectual property, and semiconductors designed in nanometer and deep submicron silicon CMOS, SiGe, and Si bipolar technologies. My research, design, layout ,and test skills include analog and mixed-signal integrated circuits, analog to digital converters (DACs) for test equipment, industrial and consumer electronics, SERDES blocks for ultra-high speed datacom and telcom. I co-invented the CMOS optical sensor IC that has sold over 1 billion ICs for a company. My multi-faceted analysis approach has uncovered hidden design details applicable to forensic analysis. My expertise has been utilized in disciplines from data converters to medical devices. I have been awarded multiple patents, spoken at major conferences, published in refereed journals and a publication was deemed an “influential” paper by being cited over a 100 times. I was recommended for a patent review committee. I have experience with consultations.

Expert 460704 - AL AK AZ AR CA(N) CA(S) CO CT DE DC FL GA HI IA ID IL IN KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WY WI

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years of experience building and leading strong brands in consumer technology as a C-level expert in branding, marketing, product development, market research and operations within the consumer technology industry. For the past 10 years I have owned and operated my own consulting company, helping clients better understand how market, retail and consumer level behavior and key levers for commercial success, primarily within the consumer technology segment. I help companies successfully develop and bring new products to market, from brand positioning, through product development and retail sell through. Prior to operating my own consulting business I was a CMO to a multibillion-dollar global PC and CE OEM company, and direct marketer. Prior to this position, I was EVP marketing and merchandising, and then president, of a billion dollar specialty retailer based on the west coast. I have prior expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 500576 - AL AK AZ AR BC CA(N) CA(S) CO CT DE DC FL GA HI IA ID IL IN KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA QC RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WY WI

Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years of experience in due diligence (investments), global electronics manufacturing of medical, automotive electronics, communications equipment, and other advanced technology products. Since 1999, I have worked as an independent consultant to major corporations on key issues related to electronic manufacturing services (EMS). I offer my clients an uncommon set of experience and skills – broad industry knowledge; world-class research and analysis, contract preparation, creative and persuasive report writing, all needed for successful results in complex litigation projects. I have experience with PCBA/SMT production, supply chain management, cost reduction, new product introduction (NPI), contract negotiation, business consulting, and have provided important first-hand foundational understanding of outsourcing risks and opportunities. I have over 5 years expert witness experience with consultations and deposition.

Expert 503425 - ID

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in the field of software, firmware, and hardware design, test, and manufacturing. I have expertise in diagnosing and resolving a broad range of engineering problems. I provide training, consulting, and authoring to the embedded systems industry to promote good hardware/firmware/software design practices. I also provide contract engineering services in design and firmware programming. I have additional experience with product liability claims, patent and intellectual property infringement, trade secret misappropriation, and breach of contract. I have prior expert witness experience.

Expert 56753 - CA(N) CA(S) DC IL MN NY OH TX WA

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience specializing in the computer systems, software, and storage industry. My expertise includes: bus design, system bus, local area network (L.A.N.), bus bridge, standards, Advanced Technology Attachment (A.T.A.), AT Attachment Packet Interface (A.T.A.P.I.), Integrated Drive Electronics (I.D.E.), 1394 FireWire I-Link, Small Computer System Interface (S.C.S.I.), Futurebus, computer design, central processing unit (C.P.U.), multiprocessor, cache, memory controller, hard disk, storage networks, storage area network (S.A.N.), and network-attached storage (N.A.S.). My additional expertise includes: internet protocol, http, cookies, software, firmware, embedded systems, operating systems, input / output, I / O controller, simulation, performance and benchmark. I have more than 30 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 96755 - MN

Expertise Description

I have many years experience as a practicing mechanical engineer specializing in intellectual property, personal injury, product liability, and professional malpractice. My expertise includes: agricultural equipment; automated control systems; chain saws; consumer electronics; digital electronics; electrical appliances; electronic games and toys; electrical fires; electric / gasoline engine power tools; electric utility power plants; ergonomics; forensic engineer; forensic engineering; hand tools; heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (H.V.A.C.) systems; industrial electronics; laboratory testing; leaf blowers; manufacturing equipment; manufacturing processes; medical devices; model designs; mowers; process control systems; quality control; railroad memorabilia; railway equipment; railway operations; regulatory compliance; safety interlocks; and water filtration systems. I have more than 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 96660 - CA(S)

Expertise Description

Doug Schoon, M.S. (Dana Point, CA)  – I have over 35 years’ experience working in the cosmetic, personal care and beauty industry focused on organic and polymer chemistry, including materials testing and ingredient toxicology.  I specialize in cosmetics, salon products, salon safety, and best practices for the professional beauty industry, as well as retail cosmetic and beauty products. My expertise includes: beauty industry regulations and standards; cleaning, disinfection, sterilization, communicable diseases, infections related to hair, nail, skin, eye lashes; cuts, burns, adverse skin reactions such as irritations or  allergies, standard of care, state board regulations, federal regulations, marketing claims, education and nail and cosmetology schools. 
 
I have expertise in European Union and Canadian cosmetic regulation and standards; as well as, salon chemical safety issues, to include injuries, damage, illness, as well as cosmetic / personal care product development and testing, safe handling, air quality and testing, personal protection equipment, product labeling, product warnings and quality control and/or assurance.  I am an internationally recognized author of books/articles, presenter and educator with a large amount of expertise in both natural and artificial nail products, salon practices and services in cosmetology, hair, lashes, nail anatomy and skin care, manicure and pedicure procedures/practices/standards/equipment.  I have over 25 years expert witness experience with consultations, depositions, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 107351 - CA(N) CA(S) FL NV TX

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience in the design, development, and technical analysis of electronics and communications equipment. I have experience in cases involving patent infringement; complex trademark infringement; patent damages & royalty calculations; cell phone cases involving wrongfully accused, E-911 issues, call routing, and cell tower records; telecommunications cases involving failures and failure analysis, the local switch, toll call, and VoIP, IVR, and ATIS call centers; internet service providers; and broadband systems including ISDN, DSL, ADSL, and Ethernet. I have additional experience with all aspects of the telephone network and how it operates, the cable requirements needed to provide adequate internet service, testing cables used for high speed internet including CAT5 and high performance cables, and electrical engineering. My additional areas of expertise include electronics, power supplies, system failure analysis, reliability, safety, fault tolerant design methodology, development concepts and technical analysis of electronics, failure mode analysis, and Underwriters (UL) recognition of products for use in North America. I have 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 55404 - NC

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience as a professional engineer specializing in electrical and computer engineering. My expertise includes: agency standards (CE, CSA, FCC, IEC, UL); data encryption hardware; data networks; electrical devices engineering / safety / systems; electronic design / failure analysis / manufacturing; electronic / electrical hardware design engineering; EMC design / analysis / testing; fire cause and origin investigations; forensic engineering; grounding; industrial automation / controls (national electrical code / product liability / product testing / safety evaluations); insurance fraud investigations; lightning / surge analysis; residential wiring; semiconductors; and telecommunications. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 43017 - CA(N) CA(S) CT FL NY

Expertise Description

I have over 50 years experience in biomechanics, industrial and automotive accidents, as well as consumer product liability matters. I specialize in the analysis and reconstruction of low-speed impact and ladder accidents. I have an extensive background in mechanical, biomechanical, structural, transportation, and human factors engineering. My expertise includes: accident reconstruction, product liability, biomechanics, computer/video animation, mechanical, biomechanical, structural, electrical, transportation and interdisciplinary analyses, low speed impact, whiplash, seat-belt, airbags, slip/trip and fall, machine guarding, ladders, design and manufacturing defects, elevators and other lifts, structures, home and industrial products, sports equipment, playgrounds, construction, lighting, warnings, human factors, etc. I have more than 35 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 17879 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 45 years experience as a design engineer and inventor of consumer products. My areas of expertise include product development, patent infringement, as well as product operation and safety. I specialize in toys and electronic games, including all sorts of home products and am familiar with analog and digital circuits, remote control, electronic games and toys, microprocessor applications, sensors of all sorts, power control, ultrasonics, and safety requirements. I have more than 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 500828 - CA(N) WA

Expertise Description

I have more than 40 years of experience in Audio and Electronic Systems Design, ranging from discrete transistor design to complex ASICs (Application Specific Integrated Circuits). I have designed and developed electronics for music faculty research, and served as architect and digital systems designer for a multichannel datalogger product line. I have developed laser diode drive circuitry for a device which marked “edge code” on motion picture release, and led an engineering team to develop a motion picture soundtrack format, participating in and supervising the design of a 6-channel digital recorder and formatter, film camera, digital audio, printhead adapters, playback sensor unit, and Cinema Adapter systems. I am also skilled in team development, as I grew a core of 3 engineers to a team of 25 engineers and technical experts to support the testing of hardware and software encoders and decoders for the launch of the DVD format, as well as HDTV service. I have prior expert witness experience.

Expert 500810 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years experience in the products and services of the Digital Media Industry. I have a track record of building valuable partnership programs and driving new business initiatives, for startups as well as large organizations. My wealth of experience in digital audio includes; Content creation and music composition; Studio production (music and dialog); Digital music licensing; Digital audio processing and technology licensing; Technology sales; Advertising Creative, Technology consulting; Business development, strategy, advertising and sales, and consulting; and Audio DSP research and development.

Expert 325109 - CA(N) CA(S) DC NV

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in the field of Electronic Design with expertise in electronic engineering, the design of electronic controls for the Unmanned Air Vehicle (UAV) market, including inertial measurement, autopilots, electrical power controls, RF systems and video technology. I have experience with power supplies, intellectual property disputes, ITC matters, and patents. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 447276 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in the field of Digital Signal Processing with expertise in digital audio, digital music, speech processing, voice processing, consumer audio devices, development of audio-related algorithms, software and products, machine learning, sound perception, noise reduction, and standards development.

Expert 396272 - CO

Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years experience in the fields of Semiconductor, electronic, optical, information display, and optoelectronic technology development. I have contributed to several industries, including communications, consumer electronics, mobile handsets, information displays, engineering services, and defense electronics. I have an extensive background with intellectual development, start-up development of new technology platforms, product development and commercialization, staffing and team building, general management, company acquisition and integration, business development, facilities development, integrated circuit fabrication, and manufacturing operations. My additional experience includes high brightness light-emitting diodes, wireless handsets, mobile devices, image sensors, camera phones, camera modules, wireless networking, wireless device applications, nanotechnology, carbon nanotubes, organic electronics, solid state lighting, printed electronics and displays, flexible electronics, electronic paper, and electrophoretic displays. I have prior expert witness experience.

Expert 319143 - CA(N) CA(S)

Expertise Description

Consulting expert in Consumer Electronic Devices with more than 20 years experience in the field. Expertise includes: computer systems architecture and design; image processing; software and hardware engineering; ASIC design; and board design. Prior expert witness experience.