Industrial design (ID) is the creation of products that focus on the optimization of functionality, value, and appearance for the mutual benefit of both the consumer and the manufacturer. ForensisGroup industrial design expert witnesses have extensive experience in industrial ergonomics, assessment, designing, and the creation of production-level drawings for manufacturing specifications and dimensions. They possess technical backgrounds and experience in the fields of industrial design, product design, and mechanical engineering. These professionals coordinate the Product Development Process (PDP) planning for design of new products and initiatives. They have sketching, form development, CAD modeling, rendering, and graphic skills, and support research into design trends, consumer segments, and market competitors.
Our industrial design expert witnesses have rendered opinions and produced reports in litigation for attorneys concerning design patents, utility patents, trademark, trade dress, and copyright, as well as product liability disputes regarding consumer products, furniture, packaging, retail, and supply design. They lend their consulting services to projects involving design fabrication, product development, consumer insights testing, prototyping, conceptualization, research, engineering, and marketing of consumer products, apps, and trade show exhibits.
They have worked as industrial design managers, senior design directors, art directors, and industrial design program managers. These expert witnesses are members of the Industrial Designers Society of America.