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Automotive Design Analysis
South Lyon, Michigan
10945 Stoney Point, 48178


Contact:  Michael Nranian
www.trialexpertwitness.com
248-376-0338 Or Toll Free
mnranian@charter.net
10945 Stoney Point
South Lyon, Michigan 48178

Contact:  Michael Nranian
www.trialexpertwitness.com
248-376-0338
mnranian@charter.net

Michael Nranian's CV

 

Michael Nranian has over 30 years of experience focusing in Product Development, Intellectual Property, Patent Litigation, Legal and Technical Compliance, & Product Liability Litigation. He is a Six Sigma Black Belt, Professional Engineer, & Certified Project Management Professional. He has an in-depth background and education in Law, Intellectual Property, Electrical, Chemical, & Computer Engineering, Product Liability, & Business. He has testified extensively as an expert witness in depositions, hearings, and trials in state & federal courts. He is also a licensed attorney in Michigan, Texas, & the United States Patent and Trademark Office. He provides and conducts Technical Product and Engineering Analysis, Patentability & Prior Art Research, and provides the Technical, Scientific, & Litigation Support for Intellectual Property. His litigation experience includes patent infringement / non-infringement under literal infringement and the doctrine of equivalents, patent validity / invalidity, prior art, & file-wrapper estoppel, for ITC & Federal cases, including Inter Partes reviews. He conducts analysis of all aspects of intellectual property, including patents and products, prepares claim charts, & expert witness reports. This includes testimony and document preparation for cases before state, and federal court jurisdictions, and the International Trade Commission, and the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. He performs analysis under the America Invents Act, and all 101, 102, 103, 112, and other arguments. His experience includes Technology Standards Boards and Licensing Authorities, Antitrust / DOJ, Technology Development and Transfer, Patents, Trademarks, Trade Secrets, Copyrights, Licensing, Unfair Competition/Trade, False/Deceptive Advertising, & Lanham Act Actions, and Class Actions. His Product Liability Expert Witness litigation background includes all types of Safety Systems, Electrical Systems, Fires, Accident Reconstruction (certified through Northwestern University), and Evaluation of Alternative Designs for Automotive, Medical, Manufacturing, and other industries. He has extensive Testifying Experience. He has over 30 years of experience in Automotive and Safety Systems, Sensors, Seatbelts, Airbags / Curtains, Seats, Electrical/Electronic/Electromechanical Systems and Architecture, Warning & Diagnostic Systems, Sensors and Sensor Fusion, Vision and Camera Optical/Image, Forward Collision/Lane Departure Warning, GPS, Navigation, Telematics, Powertrain, Engine, Cellular/Radio/Wireless/Satellite Communication, Information and Data Transmission, Data & Parameter storage & retrieval, Human Machine Interface, Controls, Crash Recorders, Crash Pulse Analysis, System Diagnostic, Fault Codes, Structure (including roof-crush and door) and Front, Side & Roll-over systems (including sensing and algorithm development), Occupant sensing, computer/microprocessor, software/source code analyses, Monitoring & Surveillance, Automotive & Recreational Vehicles, Trucks/Commercial Vehicles, Fleet Management Systems, Construction & Excavation Vehicles/Equipment, Manufacturing and Product Development for domestic and international corporations. He is thoroughly familiar with all regulatory (including ECE & FMVSS), and corporate due-care & SAE requirements, and preemption arguments, safety standards, occupant kinematics, biomechanics & injury causation as well as OSHA, ANSI, Fall Protection. Complete Forensic Investigations and Analyses.
Information:  
Accident Investigations,  Accident Photo Analysis,  Automotive,  Chemicals,  Chemistry,  Copyright Infringement,  Electrical,  Electrical Engineering,  Electronics,  Engineering,  Failure Analysis,  Forensic Engineering,  Intellectual Properties,  Licensing,  Litigation Support,  Materials Science,  Mechanical Engineering,  Motor Vehicles,  Patents,  Product Liability,  Safety,  Scientific and Engineering,  Telecommunications,  Trademark,  Transportation,  Trucking, 


Michael Nranian's CV

 

Michael Nranian has over 30 years of experience focusing in Product Development, Intellectual Property, Patent Litigation, Legal and Technical Compliance, & Product Liability Litigation. He is a Six Sigma Black Belt, Professional Engineer, & Certified Project Management Professional. He has an in-depth background and education in Law, Intellectual Property, Electrical, Chemical, & Computer Engineering, Product Liability, & Business. He has testified extensively as an expert witness in depositions, hearings, and trials in state & federal courts. He is also a licensed attorney in Michigan, Texas, & the United States Patent and Trademark Office. He provides and conducts Technical Product and Engineering Analysis, Patentability & Prior Art Research, and provides the Technical, Scientific, & Litigation Support for Intellectual Property. His litigation experience includes patent infringement / non-infringement under literal infringement and the doctrine of equivalents, patent validity / invalidity, prior art, & file-wrapper estoppel, for ITC & Federal cases, including Inter Partes reviews. He conducts analysis of all aspects of intellectual property, including patents and products, prepares claim charts, & expert witness reports. This includes testimony and document preparation for cases before state, and federal court jurisdictions, and the International Trade Commission, and the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. He performs analysis under the America Invents Act, and all 101, 102, 103, 112, and other arguments. His experience includes Technology Standards Boards and Licensing Authorities, Antitrust / DOJ, Technology Development and Transfer, Patents, Trademarks, Trade Secrets, Copyrights, Licensing, Unfair Competition/Trade, False/Deceptive Advertising, & Lanham Act Actions, and Class Actions. His Product Liability Expert Witness litigation background includes all types of Safety Systems, Electrical Systems, Fires, Accident Reconstruction (certified through Northwestern University), and Evaluation of Alternative Designs for Automotive, Medical, Manufacturing, and other industries. He has extensive Testifying Experience. He has over 30 years of experience in Automotive and Safety Systems, Sensors, Seatbelts, Airbags / Curtains, Seats, Electrical/Electronic/Electromechanical Systems and Architecture, Warning & Diagnostic Systems, Sensors and Sensor Fusion, Vision and Camera Optical/Image, Forward Collision/Lane Departure Warning, GPS, Navigation, Telematics, Powertrain, Engine, Cellular/Radio/Wireless/Satellite Communication, Information and Data Transmission, Data & Parameter storage & retrieval, Human Machine Interface, Controls, Crash Recorders, Crash Pulse Analysis, System Diagnostic, Fault Codes, Structure (including roof-crush and door) and Front, Side & Roll-over systems (including sensing and algorithm development), Occupant sensing, computer/microprocessor, software/source code analyses, Monitoring & Surveillance, Automotive & Recreational Vehicles, Trucks/Commercial Vehicles, Fleet Management Systems, Construction & Excavation Vehicles/Equipment, Manufacturing and Product Development for domestic and international corporations. He is thoroughly familiar with all regulatory (including ECE & FMVSS), and corporate due-care & SAE requirements, and preemption arguments, safety standards, occupant kinematics, biomechanics & injury causation as well as OSHA, ANSI, Fall Protection. Complete Forensic Investigations and Analyses.

J.B. Giacoma Consulting, LLC
Martinez, California
1155 C. Arnold Drive, Unit 258, 94553


Contact:  John B. Giacoma, CIPE
www.johngiacoma.com
925-681-3342 Or Toll Free
jbgia@aol.com
1155 C. Arnold Drive, Unit 258
Martinez, California 94553

Contact:  John B. Giacoma, CIPE
www.johngiacoma.com
925-681-3342
jbgia@aol.com
J.B. Giacoma Consulting, LLC is one of the top consulting experts on the West Coast that provides Expert Witness Services, Expert Consulting, Forensic Analysis and Opinions; and Litigation Support Services.
Fast-Efficient-Competitive, Will Travel, Degrees/Licenses:,
J.B. Giacoma Consulting, LLC ~CIPE, ~ Calif. Contractor, ~ License #246273
Information:  
Accident Injury,  Accident Investigations,  Asbestos,  Claims,  Construction Accidents,  Construction Claims,  Construction Defects,  Construction Safety,  Electrical,  Exposure Assessment,  HVAC Investigations,  Mesothelioma,  Mold and Moisture,  Personal Injury,  Plumbing,  Product Liability, 


J.B. Giacoma Consulting, LLC is one of the top consulting experts on the West Coast that provides Expert Witness Services, Expert Consulting, Forensic Analysis and Opinions; and Litigation Support Services.
Fast-Efficient-Competitive, Will Travel, Degrees/Licenses:,
J.B. Giacoma Consulting, LLC ~CIPE, ~ Calif. Contractor, ~ License #246273

Rod Bergen, PE
Calabasas, California
23939 Ventura Boulevard, 91302


Contact:  Rod Bergen
Rod Bergen WEBSITE
818-591-7963 Or Toll Free
rodbergen@jps.net
23939 Ventura Boulevard
Calabasas, California 91302

Contact:  Rod Bergen
Rod Bergen WEBSITE
818-591-7963
rodbergen@jps.net
Rod Bergen, PE is an Expert Witness in the areas of Equine, Horse Behavior & Horsemanship, Electrical, and Solar Energy.
Information:  
Animal,  Electrical,  Electrical Engineering,  Energy,  Equine,  Horses,  Personal Injury,  Premises Liability,  Product Liability,  Solar Energy, 


Rod Bergen, PE is an Expert Witness in the areas of Equine, Horse Behavior & Horsemanship, Electrical, and Solar Energy.

Burtness Engineering Services
White Heath, Illinois
,


Contact:  Thomas H. Burtness, PE
http://burtnessengineering.com/expertwitness/
217-687-2000 Or Toll Free
tom@burtnesseng.com

White Heath, Illinois

Contact:  Thomas H. Burtness, PE
http://burtnessengineering.com/expertwitness/
217-687-2000
tom@burtnesseng.com
Since 1981, Mr. Burtness has provided forensic MEP engineering services to attorneys and insurance companies including accident and equipment failure investigations, determination of cause and origin, contract and construction disputes, litigation support, expert opinions, reports, and testimony. As a Licensed Professional Engineer (IL, FL, MA, WA, WI) and a former licensed electrician, he has participated in cases involving industrial accidents, electrocution, personal injury, fire, equipment and machinery failure, failure of safety circuitry, grounding, lightning damage and fire, construction defects, design and specification disputes, and construction contract claims. Mr. Burtness has 40+ years of experience in the design, specification, construction contract administration, installation, startup, and troubleshooting of electrical power, on-site generation, distribution, control, and instrumentation systems and equipment for residential, commercial, industrial, and municipal occupancies; water, wastewater, and storm water treatment plants; and military facilities. An additional specialty area of expertise is illumination engineering for street, roadway and area lighting; including photometric requirements, calculations, field verification, equipment specifications, installation requirements, analysis, and construction disputes. He is available to provide services nationwide, with PE registration by comity available in most states.
Information:  
Accident Investigations,  Construction,  Construction Defects,  Electrical,  Electrical Engineering,  Equipment and Machinery,  Lighting, 


Since 1981, Mr. Burtness has provided forensic MEP engineering services to attorneys and insurance companies including accident and equipment failure investigations, determination of cause and origin, contract and construction disputes, litigation support, expert opinions, reports, and testimony. As a Licensed Professional Engineer (IL, FL, MA, WA, WI) and a former licensed electrician, he has participated in cases involving industrial accidents, electrocution, personal injury, fire, equipment and machinery failure, failure of safety circuitry, grounding, lightning damage and fire, construction defects, design and specification disputes, and construction contract claims. Mr. Burtness has 40+ years of experience in the design, specification, construction contract administration, installation, startup, and troubleshooting of electrical power, on-site generation, distribution, control, and instrumentation systems and equipment for residential, commercial, industrial, and municipal occupancies; water, wastewater, and storm water treatment plants; and military facilities. An additional specialty area of expertise is illumination engineering for street, roadway and area lighting; including photometric requirements, calculations, field verification, equipment specifications, installation requirements, analysis, and construction disputes. He is available to provide services nationwide, with PE registration by comity available in most states.

ElectroQuest, LLC
Toms River, New Jersey
, 08753


Contact:  John M. Tobias
http://www.electroquest-llc.com/
732-270-2775 Or Toll Free
jmt@electroquest-llc.com

Toms River, New Jersey 08753

Contact:  John M. Tobias
http://www.electroquest-llc.com/
732-270-2775
jmt@electroquest-llc.com
ElectroQuest is a consulting firm specializing in electrotechnology with expertise encompassing: * Electrical Engineering & Safety (Mishap/Injury, Design for Sites, Systems & Products) * Codes & Standards (OSHA, National Electrical Code, NESC) * Grounding (Test and Evaluation Including Stray Currents) * Intellectual Property (Power Devices, Magnetics, Electrooptics) * Lightning Protection & Safety (Accident, Damage & Injury Investigations) * Radiation Safety (Radio, Lasers, Cell Phones & Towers, Power Lines) * Products (Design, Safety & Standards Compliance) * Illumination (Ambient Lighting Conditions, Mishap Investigation)
Information:  
Electrical,  Electrical Engineering,  Intellectual Properties,  Lighting,  Product Liability,  Safety Engineering, 


ElectroQuest is a consulting firm specializing in electrotechnology with expertise encompassing: * Electrical Engineering & Safety (Mishap/Injury, Design for Sites, Systems & Products) * Codes & Standards (OSHA, National Electrical Code, NESC) * Grounding (Test and Evaluation Including Stray Currents) * Intellectual Property (Power Devices, Magnetics, Electrooptics) * Lightning Protection & Safety (Accident, Damage & Injury Investigations) * Radiation Safety (Radio, Lasers, Cell Phones & Towers, Power Lines) * Products (Design, Safety & Standards Compliance) * Illumination (Ambient Lighting Conditions, Mishap Investigation)

Prof. Douglas C. Hopkins Ph.D DCHopkins & Associates, LLC
Raleigh, North Carolina
1791 Varsity Dr., Suite 100-A, 27606


Contact:  Prof. Douglas C. Hopkins Ph.D
DCHopkins-Associates.Com
919-473-3773 Or Toll Free
pres@dchopkins-associates.com
DCHopkins & Associates, LLC
1791 Varsity Dr., Suite 100-A
Raleigh, North Carolina 27606

Contact:  Prof. Douglas C. Hopkins Ph.D
DCHopkins-Associates.Com
919-473-3773
pres@dchopkins-associates.com
DCHopkins & Associates, LLC provide expert investigation and expert witness services. Including circuit modeling, power supplies, motor drive modules, pulsed power, and lighting ballasts. There is unique specialty in high density, high frequency power electronic systems with particular emphasis on power packaging.
Douglas Hopkins PhD through his standing as a professor at North Carolina State University brings unbiased interpretation to expert reports, depositions and testimony.
Information:  
Electrical,  Electrical Engineering,  Electronics,  Energy,  Power Electronics, 


DCHopkins & Associates, LLC provide expert investigation and expert witness services. Including circuit modeling, power supplies, motor drive modules, pulsed power, and lighting ballasts. There is unique specialty in high density, high frequency power electronic systems with particular emphasis on power packaging.
Douglas Hopkins PhD through his standing as a professor at North Carolina State University brings unbiased interpretation to expert reports, depositions and testimony.