Batteries Expert Witness SC 0100495

Expertise Description

I am a batteries expert witness with more 20 years experience. I specialize in lithium battery fires, lithium ion batteries, textiles construction, materials science, materials engineering, chemistry, chemical reaction, electrochemistry, plastics, fibers, electronics, and electronics patents. I am offering my services a s batteries expert witness.

Solar Energy Expert Witness CO 535094

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience in research, product development, and manufacturing. My domains of technical expertise include: Solar Energy, Energy Storage, Electric Vehicles, Smart Grids, Smart Home Devices, Mobile Devices, Consumer Electronics, Mobile applications, Advanced Electronics Packaging Technologies, and Solar Module Manufacturing. I wrote a McGraw-Hill Engineering Series textbook on mobile electronic product development. I have extensive applied experience in strategic decision making processes as they relate to products, technologies, and management of intellectual property. I have been working as a strategy consultant and expert witness in these areas for more than a decade. I have provided my services as a solar energy expert witness for more than 5 years.

Mechanical Engineer Expert Witness IL 532828

Expertise Description

I am a skilled and knowledgeable mechanical engineering expert witness with more than 25 years in the industry. I specialize in product development, manufacturing, automation, capital equipment, product design, fabricated metal structures, power transmission systems, mechanisms and bearings, molded plastics, sheet metal and proprietary electronic control systems. I am offering my services as a mechanical engineering expert witness.

Product Design & Development Expert 525088 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 20 years experience in product development and design with a particular focus in the consumer, medical, and aerospace industries. I have worked with technical business, customer relations, contracting, product development, prototyping, product cost reduction, electro-mechanical design, EMC/EMI, medical & aerospace industry, battery chemistries, patent development, and production management – domestic or overseas. I am offering my services as product development expert witness.

LED Lighting Expert 502226 AL

Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years of experience encompassing areas including semiconductor packaging, MEMS packaging, electronics reliability, light emitting diodes (LED), solid-state lighting (SSL), automotive electronic systems, finite element modeling, electronic failure mechanisms, decoration measurement, and material behavior characterization. I have provided numerous clients with deposition, courtroom testimony, and consultations as a LED expert witness for over 5 years.

Technical Systems Design 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.

Medical Device Design Expert 349285 MI

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in intellectual property, product development, and product liability litigation. I have been working as an attorney and professional engineer with an extensive background in electrical engineering. I have represented clients in all intellectual property aspects of electrical, chemical, software, and automotive components. My expertise includes project/design management, electrical system design / architecture, regulatory requirements, and product development. I also have expertise in the analysis of auto vehicles, systems, and components, including airbags, seat belts, and system diagnostics. I have also offered my services for over 15 years as an electrical engineering, medical device design expert witness in Michigan and have provided numerous clients with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

LCD Expert 519932 AL

Expertise Description

My career has spanned more than 35 years in the fields of electrical, computer, and optical engineering. I have developed extensive experience in the field of liquid crystal displays (“LCDs”). For example, I was a design and procurement consultant for an avionics company during which time I was involved in redesigning an avionics LCD subsystem to use full color LED light sources instead of short arc lamps. Also during my time as a consultant, I have managed and conducted product evaluations for almost every kind of display product – LCD, CRT, Plasma and LED direct view, and projectors. I was co-founder and vice president of a company that develops and manufactures specialized integrated circuits, including those used for testing LCD drivers and LED drivers. I have tracked liquid crystal displays (“LCDs”) and other display technology worldwide with special emphasis on Japan. In this position, I’ve obtained and evaluated samples of all of the current and future production LCDs. I worked closely with several Japanese companies and laboratories to develop new LCD products and test existing LCD products. My work in this role resulted in my inventing or co-inventing six LCD patents and one projector patent. The LCD patents relate to, among other things, a stacked display panel construction and an LCD with an optical fluid layer. I have also provided my services for numerous clients as an electronics product development and LCD expert witness for over 15 years.

Electromechanical engineering 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.

Biotech Engineering Expert 446602 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years experience in the field of Mechanical Engineering with expertise in high-technology applications. I have experience with medical device/biotech product development & concept design, patent and intellectual property research and due diligence, biomaterials applications, portable devices, keypads, robust design, reliability and durability, and manufacturing technology. I have additional experience with reliability and failure analysis services, composite materials, and wind and alternative energy applications. I have over 25 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Electronics Development Expert 504567 AL

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.

LED Expert 508506 AK

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years of experience in development characterization, manufacturing and incorporation of phosphor materials into optical, security, authentication, and in various electronic devices. I am also familiar with thermal management, suppliers of LEDs and LED components, and optics and optical design involved lighting for various applications. I have prior expert witness experience.

Electrical Engineering Expert 358904 AZ

Expertise Description

I have more than 40 years of experience as an Electrician with expertise in mostly large industrial and commercial work. I am an Electrical Contractor and have over 10 years with a utility company and as a Forensic Engineer. My principal areas of research and consulting include: electrical fire causes, injuries, and fatalities; electrical failure and explosions; auto and machinery electrical systems; water intrusion; residential, commercial, and industrial electrical distribution systems; industrial electrical controls and instrumentation systems; national electric code and safety; high voltage electrical distribution facilities; and the design of many types of electrical facilities. I have over 15 years of expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Failure Analysis Expert 503226 AL

Expertise Description

I have more than 10 years in the fields of Failure Analysis, Accident Reconstruction, and Mechanical Engineering. I have investigated, analyzed, and reconstructed hundreds of accidents across the United States involving vehicles, machines, mechanical systems and industrial equipment. I have also critiqued product infringements within the scope of patent protection. I am a Licensed Professional Engineer and United States Patent Agent. My work is performed in support of litigation, product recalls, insurance investigations, industrial problem solving and intellectual property disputes. I have provided expert testimony in numerous legal jurisdictions and I am a member of several professional organizations. I have over 5 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Consumer Technology Expert 460704 AL

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.

Global Manufacturing Expert 500576 AL

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.

embedded systems 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.

Technology Intellectual Property Expert 318043 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 20 years experience with technology, intellectual property, and business areas. My background and expertise includes: computer systems; computer architecture; semiconductors; CPUs; due diligence (investment); semiconductor design; semiconductor manufacturing; systems-on-a-chip; systems architecture; electronic games and toys; mobile electronics; low power electronics; networking; networking protocols; technical software; embedded software; enterprise software; integrated circuit fabrication; algorithms, M&A, patent due diligence; business plan development; and turn-around management.

Computer Storage Expert 318693 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 45 years experience in the manufacturing management industry. My expertise includes: computer, storage, and telecom markets; interface technologies; storage systems; storage area networks; hard disk drive products and technologies; electronic engineering, and electronic products manufacturing and development. I have over 30 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Fire And Explosion Analysis Expert 107641 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in Bio Medical / Engineering. My expertise includes finite element stress analysis, fracture mechanics, fatigue, failure analysis, fire and explosion analysis, explosion cause and origin, biomechanics, materials science, stress and vibration, and structural design and analysis. I have more than 25 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Lithography Expert 314273 MA

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience in Micro / Photo Lithography with lithographic processes, materials, and manufacturing equipment. I have experience with all aspects of developing, manufacturing, marketing, and selling of commercial lithographic products. My expertise includes photoresist characterization; developing analytical / characterization procedures; formulating and evaluating electronic chemicals; photoresist ancillaries (developers, solvents, primers, removers); cleaning packaging for electronic chemicals; integrated circuit fabrication; and surface preparation / cleaning. I have prior expert witness experience.

Ceramics Glass Expert 55446 WI

Expertise Description

I have over 20 years experience as a ceramics engineer with hands-on knowledge of processes related to ceramics, glass quality, and fiberglass production, management, and marketing, including: natural gas / oxygen combustion systems for furnaces; burner hardware; forming processes; waste management strategies; nuclear waste vitrification; environmental abatement; corrosion testing; industrial gas production; and combustion technology. My expertise includes the automotive, bio-medical, defense, electronics, glass defects, and nuclear fields. I have experience with previous expert witness analysis, investigations, affidavits, and testimony on combustion equipment, fractology examinations, industrial furnaces, industrial process engineering, and materials failure. I have more than 10 years expert witness experience.

Product Design Mechanical Engineer 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.

Corporate Governance Expert 49103 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience in business development for start-up and small- to mid-sized companies in public and private sectors, as well as not-for-profit corporations. My expertise includes: management consulting and advising; customer relations; corporate ethics; operations; personnel recruitment; diversity; sales and marketing; supply chain management; corporate governance; transformational change; and business process reengineering, best practices, and change management. I have worked with clients in distribution, engineering, medical diagnostics, real estate, pharmaceuticals, optics, and electronics. I have 5 years expert witness experience.

Electronic Devices 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.

Automotive Accidents Expert 43017 CA(N)

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.

General Safety Engineering Expert 39210 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience in the field of general safety engineering. My expertise include worker safety, industrial product safety, third party safety, accident prevention, loss control, accident reconstruction, trucking safety, playground safety, commercial fleet safety, petroleum industry safety, fire protection, mine safety, construction safety, elevators and escalators, woodworking, and metalworking. I am offering my services as a general safety engineering expert witness.

Glass And Metallurgical Failures Expert 27739 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience in accident reconstruction, product quality and liability, failure analysis, and fracture mechanics. My expertise includes: glass breakage and failures; glass testing (bottles, windows, windshields, dishes, cook wear, etc.); metallurgical failures (welds, gears, ladders, straps, cables, etc.); ceramic failures; corrosion failures; plastic, polymer, composite material, and wood failures; and user safety and equipment design. I have additional experience in contract disputes and patent disputes. I have more than 35 years expert witness experience and consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Machinery Engineering Expert Witness Maine 23327

Expertise Description

I am a machinery engineering expert witness and have worked in engineering for over three decades with a focus in the design and analysis of products and capital equipment. I have led the development of products and machinery for manufacturing compact discs, CD-Rs, DVDs, and other optical media. I specialize in design and failure analysis, as well as accident investigation relating to products and machinery. I have provided consultations and deposition for over 10 years as a machinery engineering expert witness.

Slip And Fall Premise Liability Expert 12258 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have over 40 years experience in physics. My areas of expertise include the following types of analyses: vehicles (determination of speed from skid marks and post-collision dynamics), failure analysis, products (determination of failure mechanism, product design and manufacturing process defects), fire (cause and origin, arson), industrial (machine design, electronic design and packaging, OSHA code compliance, safety / light industrial hygiene), and other miscellaneous investigations including environmental testing; code compliance relating to stairways, walkways, and ramps; illumination; temperature and noise levels; biomechanics; and electromagnetic and nuclear radiation effect. I have more than 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Fire Investigation Expert 439791 IL

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in the field of Engineering Investigations with expertise in electrical engineering and materials engineering. I have experience with origin and cause, and fire investigations for numerous areas including, product failure analysis, antennas and electromagnetics, transformers, switchgear, power distribution, semiconductors and electronic materials. My fire investigations experience includes fires and explosions of chemical facilities, residential-commercial-industrial facilities, passenger vehicles and trucks, heavy equipment, etc. I am trained in arson investigation techniques. I have over 15 years expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Physics Expert 322244 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have over 45 years experience in Applied Physics. I have experience as one of the founders of a semiconductor company specializing in the development of 3-dimentional integrated circuits and focal point light detector arrays. My additional expertise has focused on solar cell development and light emission at EPIR technologies, as well as three-dimensional microstructures, silicon on insulator technology, semiconductor devices, solid-state sensors and actuators, and direct bonding. I have experience with patent applications related to solar cells, including 1-4 where 1 describes Ion Cut used in solar cell formation and 2-4 describes methods of forming back contacts and tunnel junctions in tandem II VI-silicon solar cells. I have more than 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Business Expert 454644 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 40 years experience in the field of General Business and Project Management with expertise in top management and the application of technology. I have experience with managing major projects involving strategic planning, organization and process improvement, and design and implementation of complex information systems. I have assisted clients in many different sectors, including high technology, entertainment, sports, real estate development, law, manufacturing, distribution, utilities, and state and local government. I have also provided litigation support technology, including electronic discovery, business consulting, and consulted on law firm administration and management. I have over 35 years of expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Information Systems Expert 448488 FL

Expertise Description

I have more than 20 years experience in the field of Information Systems and Operations Management with expertise in RFID, Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) and Expert Systems, Machine Learning and Data Mining, Business Intelligence, Cryptography, Simulation, Database Management, Supply Chain Management, CRM, Computer Integrated Manufacturing, eCommerce, Financial Credit Scoring, Economic Models, and Workflow Management. I have additional knowledge in information discovery, healthcare informatics and data, decision support systems, and simulation, as well as being highly familiar with inventory management, technology regulation, online product reviews, organization computing, cryptographic authentication, prediction of web traffic, telecommuters, back-propagation, sensor-enabled smart cards, input data selection, cybertrust, electronic payment fraud, eManufacturing systems, eCommerce applications, and genetic algorithms.

Reliability Methods Expert 426185 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years experience in the field of Reliability Consulting. My experience includes mechanical engineering, reliability methods and models, and arrays of inexpensive disks. I am highly familiar with probability calculation, common cause of failure susceptibility, reliability prediction and assessment for electronic systems and equipment, and disk drive equipment manufacturing.

Semiconductor Expert 425651 VT

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in semiconductor development. My expertise includes CMOS, Bipolar, BiCMOS, Silicon on Insulator (SOI), LDMOS, Bipolar-CMOS-DMOS (BCD), CMOS Image Processing, and Silicon Germanium (SiGe). I have experience in electrical design, chip design, layout, circuits, devices, computer aided design (CAD), electronic design automation (EDA), as well as device design, circuit design, layout, and CAD. My reliability expertise includes electrostatic discharge (ESD), latchup, reliability mechanisms, leakage mechanisms, radiation, Soft error rate (SER), and hot electron (hot e). I have more than 5 years expert witness experience.

Semiconductor 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.

Semiconductor Expert 167155 AZ

Expertise Description

I have more than 45 years experience in the Semiconductor industry. My expertise includes semiconductor fabrication; semiconductor wafer probe; semiconductor equipment; semiconductor assembly and tests; displays; micro-electrical-mechanical systems (MEMS); microelectronics, LCD displays & fabrication; electronic module, semiconductor packaging, and device physics. I have additional expertise with technologies, intellectual property, target identification, evaluation, internet protocol (IP), and assistance due diligence. I have over 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Scada Industrial System Expert 12583 MD

Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years experience in the field of Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA), System Integration, and Industrial Control Systems. I have a strong technical background in SCADA and PLC computer-based industrial controls and networks. I have extensive experience with hardware and software, such as Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC and SLC), graphical interface products, and Distributed Control Systems (DCS). I have experience with Pharmaceutical Current Good Manufacturing (cGMP) environment and Validation of computer software for Biotechnology process controls. My additional experience involves electronic Microsystems development with embedded software and design of innovative high-tech systems and products that support diverse industries, including medical equipment, semiconductor manufacturing equipment, environmental, petroleum (gas), pharmaceuticals, and engraving equipment. My consultations include the defense industry with satellite communications, navigation computers used on Polaris submarines, and navigation computers for aircrafts. My other experience consists of feasibility studies, engineering reviews, business plan development, market evaluation, funding research, patent application, and corporate evaluations for venture capital. I have over 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Utility Electronics Expert 386767 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 20 years experience in the field of Utility and Electronics. My expertise includes development and manufacturing of energy measurement and control systems; metrology systems; information systems; telephone modem chips in conjunction with metering equipment; communicating power meters; water meters; modules; electric distribution automation; and communication systems. I have experience with numerous advisory and executive positions held with major international and utility companies.

Telecommunications and Energy Expert 384574 NC

Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years experience in the intertwined fields of energy, telecommunications, and electronics. I have extensive experience with mergers and acquisitions activity as well as non-infringement, engineering and global sales. I have held numerous positions in engineering, sales, wireless spectrum, wireless services, manufacturing, product management, strategy, and business management in North America, Asia, and Mexico.

Electrical And Hardware Engineering Expert 369805 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience in the field of Technology / Hardware Engineering. I have experience with games, graphics, video, audio / surveillance, digital audio, avionics, circuits, and interfaces. My recent independent consultations include design of next generation audio controller and surveillance camera, medication reminder, line of avionic instruments with LCD displays, USB interfaced I/O PCB, telephone system interfaced headset for PC work with digital audio, and voxel video adapter. My past consultations also include design, hardware and software development for a consumer Smart Card terminal prototype, video phone, fax forward / caller ID / digital answering / speech synthesis for a multiphone, Digital Video Disk System with 3D textured / shaded graphics, and electronics for a dual carriage ink jet printer. I have conferred on technical aspects of patent and copyright issues, reviewed potentially infringing products, and contributed to the resolve of product manufacturing problems. I have over 25 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Semiconductor Expert 365293 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 40 years in the semiconductor manufacturing industry and over 25 years hands-on experience in the field. I have provided independent analysis and consulting services, including strategic planning, marketing, technology, expert witness and business development within the semiconductor and capital equipment sectors. I managed functions of yield management, product engineering, quality and operations. I was part of an executive team that led a semiconductor test equipment maker through a turnaround and IPO. I have in-depth knowledge of the semiconductor wafer probe, packaging and test segment, integrated circuit fabrication, and also have experience with the wafer processing industry. I have over 5 years expert witness experience.

Semiconductor Systems Expert Witness CA(N) 325204

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in Semiconductor Systems with broad operating experience in senior technical roles, including three startup companies spanning the semiconductor, printing, and defense industries. I have expertise with designing multiple custom integrated circuits, hybrid assemblies, and manufacturing processes. I have experience developing advanced technology for integrating semiconductors into systems, including a new flip chip connector, a novel cooling method, a new test methodology, and a solder-free assembly method. I also have experience developing new technology for HDI interconnection substrates supporting a pad pitch as small as 40 um. I have experience with effective rework strategies for locating and replacing defective components in systems. I also have expertise with wafer and panel level processing, including automation for low cost production. I have prior expert witness experience.

Computer Patent Validity Expert Witness CA(N) 342904

Expertise Description

I have over 25 years experience in the computer and data storage industries working in the Silicon Valley as both an engineer and technical manager. I am knowledgeable in the design, development, and analysis of electronics, firmware / software, communications equipment, and computer control systems. I have extensive experience in Hard Disk Drives, Data Storage Systems, and related technologies. I have working knowledge of MEMS based systems and sensors, as well as high volume, high yield manufacturing (DFx). I have technical development and management expertise, including strategic planning and product life management. I have intellectual property management, patent validity and infringement investigation experience. I have prior expert witness experience.

Product Design Patent Expert Witness CA(N) 324662

Expertise Description

I have over 50 years experience as a product designer, manufacturing executive, and consulting mechanical engineer. I have litigation experience with patent infringement, patent analysis, trade secrets, contract disputes, physical deconstruction and analysis; product liability; fraud; and class action. My expertise includes computers and disk drives; cryogenics and heat transfer; electrical equipment; electronics manufacturing; engineering and manufacturing management; fluid machinery; lasers and optics; machine design; metals, plastics, glass, and ceramics; mechanical engineering; medical and scientific instruments; and stress and vibration. I have more than 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.