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Avomeen Analytical Services
Ann Arbor, Michigan
4840 Venture Drive, 48108


Contact: 
www.avomeen.com
800-930-5450 Or Toll Free
scientist@avomeen.com
4840 Venture Drive
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48108

Contact: 
www.avomeen.com
800-930-5450
scientist@avomeen.com
Avomeen is a FDA-Registered, DEA-Licensed, and cGMP-Compliant Analytical Testing Laboratory. We provide expert witness, consulting, and testing services for a variety of industries. We have in court experience and are skilled at properly explaining complex findings and results in a court room setting.
Information:  
Chemicals,  Failure Analysis,  Lab Testing and Analysis,  Patents,  Pharmaceuticals, 


Avomeen is a FDA-Registered, DEA-Licensed, and cGMP-Compliant Analytical Testing Laboratory. We provide expert witness, consulting, and testing services for a variety of industries. We have in court experience and are skilled at properly explaining complex findings and results in a court room setting.

Biomedical Engineering Consultants, LLC
Houston, Texas
1111 Hermann Drive, Suite 12 B, 77004


Contact:  David Yadin
http://www.biomedeng.com
713-522-6666 Or Toll Free
david@biomedeng.com
1111 Hermann Drive, Suite 12 B
Houston, Texas 77004

Contact:  David Yadin
http://www.biomedeng.com
713-522-6666
david@biomedeng.com
Over the past 35 years, Dr. David has developed, directed and taught healthcare life cycle technology management focusing on risk mitigation of medical devices and of their accessories. Dr. David's expertise includes successful completion of close to two hundred adverse events investigations associated with medical and surgical and telehealth products, dozens of depositions and court testimonies as a qualified expert. Dr. David established award-wining hospital-based technical services program and regulatory compliance knowledge supported by experience, licensure as register professional engineer in Texas, certification in clinical engineering and in the field of forensic engineering and technology. Biomedical Engineering Consultants, LLC (BEC) provides expert services in the safe and effective management of healthcare technology throughout its life cycle from development through obsolesce. As a member of the FDA advisory panel and of standards writing bodies, BEC brings unique expertise with regulatory and compliance requirements to hospitals, industry, service providers, and the legal professional.
Information:  
Accident Investigations,  Biomedical Engineering,  Failure Analysis,  Medical Devices,  Patents,  Product Liability,  Product Warnings,  Telemedicine, 


Over the past 35 years, Dr. David has developed, directed and taught healthcare life cycle technology management focusing on risk mitigation of medical devices and of their accessories. Dr. David's expertise includes successful completion of close to two hundred adverse events investigations associated with medical and surgical and telehealth products, dozens of depositions and court testimonies as a qualified expert. Dr. David established award-wining hospital-based technical services program and regulatory compliance knowledge supported by experience, licensure as register professional engineer in Texas, certification in clinical engineering and in the field of forensic engineering and technology. Biomedical Engineering Consultants, LLC (BEC) provides expert services in the safe and effective management of healthcare technology throughout its life cycle from development through obsolesce. As a member of the FDA advisory panel and of standards writing bodies, BEC brings unique expertise with regulatory and compliance requirements to hospitals, industry, service providers, and the legal professional.

Pacific Neuropsychiatric Institute Professor Vernon Neppe MD, PhD(Med), FRSSAf, DFAPA, BN&NP-17, FFPsych(SA), FCPsych, FRCPC-10, MMed(Psych), DABPN, DPCP(ECA), DSPE, FAPA, DACFM, DABFE, DABPS, FACFE, MB, BCh, DPsM, BA
Seattle, Washington
6300 Ninth Avenue NE, Suite 353, 98115


Contact:  Professor Vernon Neppe MD
http://www.vernonneppe.org/forensic.php
206-527-6289 Or Toll Free
psyche@pni.org
Professor Vernon Neppe MD, PhD(Med), FRSSAf, DFAPA, BN&NP-17, FFPsych(SA), FCPsych, FRCPC-10, MMed(Psych), DABPN, DPCP(ECA), DSPE, FAPA, DACFM, DABFE, DABPS, FACFE, MB, BCh, DPsM, BA
6300 Ninth Avenue NE, Suite 353
Seattle, Washington 98115

Contact:  Professor Vernon Neppe MD
http://www.vernonneppe.org/forensic.php
206-527-6289
psyche@pni.org
Professor Vernon M Neppe MD, PhD(Med), FRSSAf, DFAPA, BN&NP-17, FFPsych(SA), FCPsych, FRCPC-10, MMed(Psych), DABPN, DPCP(ECA), DSPE, FAPA, DACFM, DABFE, DABPS, FACFE, MB, BCh, DPsM, BA is Director, Pacific Neuropsychiatric Institute (PNI), Seattle, WA & (Adj) Prof, SLU, St Louis.
He is a Internationally renowned neuropsychiatrist, behavioral neurologist, psychopharmacologist, psychiatrist, epileptologist / seizures, in-demand communicator, civil forensic expert (defense or plaintiff), peer-respected clinician, consciousness researcher, extensively published academic (>700 publications including abstracts and those in press), book-author (10 plus books) and incisive thinker, recipient of international awards, Professor Vernon M Neppe MD,PhD(Med), FRSSAf, DFAPA, BN&NP-17, FFPsych(SA), FCPsych, FRCPC-10, MMed(Psych), DABPN, DPCP(ECA), DSPE, FAPA, DACFM, DABFE, DABPS, FACFE, MB, BCh, DPsM, BABoard Sub-specialty UCNS (Behavioral Neurology / Neuropsychiatry ABPN (BC Psychiatry, sub-specialty Forensic Psychiatry -04 Geriatric Psychiatry-11), DPsM (with Neurology / Psychiatry), DSPE, DABFM, DABFE, DABPS (Psychopharmacology), FACFE, LMACFE, FCPsych, MB, BCh,, BA, FRCPC-10, is one of the most highly qualified medical experts in the USA. Used nationally and internationally, at all levels of cases (early on to rebuttal), he prefers civil medicolegal expert work, attempting to equalize defense and plaintiff cases.
For further information, please view www.pni.org/forensics as well as www.pni.org, brainovage.com (books), VernonNeppe.org (gateway), VernonNeppe.com (research) & ECAO.us (creativity) .
Information:  
Behavioral Neurology,  Brain Damage Injury,  Epileptology,  Head Injury,  Movement Disorders,  Neurology,  Neuropsychiatry,  Neuropsychology,  Nutrition,  Patents,  Personal Injury,  Pharmacology,  Psychiatric Malpractice,  Psychiatric Medicine,  Psychopharmacology,  Standard Practice (Suicide),  Suicide, 


Professor Vernon M Neppe MD, PhD(Med), FRSSAf, DFAPA, BN&NP-17, FFPsych(SA), FCPsych, FRCPC-10, MMed(Psych), DABPN, DPCP(ECA), DSPE, FAPA, DACFM, DABFE, DABPS, FACFE, MB, BCh, DPsM, BA is Director, Pacific Neuropsychiatric Institute (PNI), Seattle, WA & (Adj) Prof, SLU, St Louis.
He is a Internationally renowned neuropsychiatrist, behavioral neurologist, psychopharmacologist, psychiatrist, epileptologist / seizures, in-demand communicator, civil forensic expert (defense or plaintiff), peer-respected clinician, consciousness researcher, extensively published academic (>700 publications including abstracts and those in press), book-author (10 plus books) and incisive thinker, recipient of international awards, Professor Vernon M Neppe MD,PhD(Med), FRSSAf, DFAPA, BN&NP-17, FFPsych(SA), FCPsych, FRCPC-10, MMed(Psych), DABPN, DPCP(ECA), DSPE, FAPA, DACFM, DABFE, DABPS, FACFE, MB, BCh, DPsM, BABoard Sub-specialty UCNS (Behavioral Neurology / Neuropsychiatry ABPN (BC Psychiatry, sub-specialty Forensic Psychiatry -04 Geriatric Psychiatry-11), DPsM (with Neurology / Psychiatry), DSPE, DABFM, DABFE, DABPS (Psychopharmacology), FACFE, LMACFE, FCPsych, MB, BCh,, BA, FRCPC-10, is one of the most highly qualified medical experts in the USA. Used nationally and internationally, at all levels of cases (early on to rebuttal), he prefers civil medicolegal expert work, attempting to equalize defense and plaintiff cases.
For further information, please view www.pni.org/forensics as well as www.pni.org, brainovage.com (books), VernonNeppe.org (gateway), VernonNeppe.com (research) & ECAO.us (creativity) .

Robert O. Peruzzi, Ph.D., P.E. R. Peruzzi Consulting, Inc.
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
719 Fourth Avenue, 18018


Contact:  Robert Peruzzi
www.RPeruzzi.com
610-462-3939 Or Toll Free
Peruzzi@RPeruzzi.com
R. Peruzzi Consulting, Inc.
719 Fourth Avenue
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18018

Contact:  Robert Peruzzi
www.RPeruzzi.com
610-462-3939
Peruzzi@RPeruzzi.com
Recent Case History ~Person Injured by Remote Control Model Quadcopter ~Business Sale/Purchase Dispute over Semiconductor Test Equipment Manufacturing Capability ~Dispute over Product Requirements, Specifications, and Quality for Video Screens ~Patent Infringement Case Regarding Geo-Location of Mobile Phone Devices ~Wirelessly-Remote-Controlled Drilling Equipment Tragic Failure ~Patent Review and Analysis ~Electronic Toll Collection and Traffic Control Lane Accident Investigation ~Home Electrical Fire Investigation
~Licensed Professional Electrical Engineer
~Expert in Mixed-Signal Electronics & ICs, especially Signal-Processing Chips
~Patent Experience - A/D, D/A Converters & their Calibration
~Electronic Control of Electromechanical Systems
~Forensic Experience - Investigate & Report on an Electromechanical Control System Failure resulting in Injury.
Information:  
Electrical Engineering,  Intellectual Properties,  Microelectronics,  Patents,  Semiconductor, 


Recent Case History ~Person Injured by Remote Control Model Quadcopter ~Business Sale/Purchase Dispute over Semiconductor Test Equipment Manufacturing Capability ~Dispute over Product Requirements, Specifications, and Quality for Video Screens ~Patent Infringement Case Regarding Geo-Location of Mobile Phone Devices ~Wirelessly-Remote-Controlled Drilling Equipment Tragic Failure ~Patent Review and Analysis ~Electronic Toll Collection and Traffic Control Lane Accident Investigation ~Home Electrical Fire Investigation
~Licensed Professional Electrical Engineer
~Expert in Mixed-Signal Electronics & ICs, especially Signal-Processing Chips
~Patent Experience - A/D, D/A Converters & their Calibration
~Electronic Control of Electromechanical Systems
~Forensic Experience - Investigate & Report on an Electromechanical Control System Failure resulting in Injury.

ATech Designs, Inc.
Dover, New Hampshire
77 Spur Road, 03820


Contact:  Karl R. Leinsing, MSME, PE
www.atechdesigns.com
603-203-0365 Or Toll Free
kleinsing@comcast.net
77 Spur Road
Dover, New Hampshire 03820

Contact:  Karl R. Leinsing, MSME, PE
www.atechdesigns.com
603-203-0365
kleinsing@comcast.net

Karl Leinsing's CV

 

Award winning nationally recognized medical device product development expert with patent litigation and liability case experience including report writing, depositions, and trials. Experience and/or patents granted for devices in cardiovascular (AAA stents, mitral valve repair, heart remodeling, vascular assist devices), intravenous IV disposables, needle-free valves, pumps, insulin pens, syringes, catheters, surgical instruments, minimally invasive instruments, RF endometrial ablation, medical textiles, knitting, weaving, percutaneous devices, endoluminal devices, hernia repair, implants, laparoscopic staplers, laparoscopic devices, sleep apnea devices, CPAP Machines, bed rails, glucose monitors, spinal screws/plates, peritoneal dialysis, and injectors.
Information:  
Biomedical Engineering,  Engineering,  Failure Analysis,  Mechanical Engineering,  Medical,  Medical Devices,  Medical Malpractice,  Patents, 


Karl Leinsing's CV

 

Award winning nationally recognized medical device product development expert with patent litigation and liability case experience including report writing, depositions, and trials. Experience and/or patents granted for devices in cardiovascular (AAA stents, mitral valve repair, heart remodeling, vascular assist devices), intravenous IV disposables, needle-free valves, pumps, insulin pens, syringes, catheters, surgical instruments, minimally invasive instruments, RF endometrial ablation, medical textiles, knitting, weaving, percutaneous devices, endoluminal devices, hernia repair, implants, laparoscopic staplers, laparoscopic devices, sleep apnea devices, CPAP Machines, bed rails, glucose monitors, spinal screws/plates, peritoneal dialysis, and injectors.

Audio Research Labs
Scotch Plains, New Jersey
336 Park Avenue, Suite 200, 07076


Contact:  Dr. Schuyler Quackenbush
www.audioresearchlabs.com
908-490-0700 Or Toll Free
srq@audioresearchlabs.com
336 Park Avenue, Suite 200
Scotch Plains, New Jersey 07076

Contact:  Dr. Schuyler Quackenbush
www.audioresearchlabs.com
908-490-0700
srq@audioresearchlabs.com

Schuyler Quackenbush's CV

 

Over 30 years of experience in speech and audio signal processing, speech and audio signal compression technology, standards for speech and audio compression, and software implementation on real-time platforms and in streaming client/server architectures. Extensive experience as patent litigation expert witness. In addition: • Chairman, MPEG Audio Subgroup, ISO/IEC Standards Organization • Member of Technical Staff at Bell Laboratories for 16 years. • Founder of two start-ups: Audio Research Labs and Lightspeed Audio Labs • Have 24 Patents and more than 30 publications
Information:  
Audio and Video,  Electrical Engineering,  Patents,  Telecommunications, 


Schuyler Quackenbush's CV

 

Over 30 years of experience in speech and audio signal processing, speech and audio signal compression technology, standards for speech and audio compression, and software implementation on real-time platforms and in streaming client/server architectures. Extensive experience as patent litigation expert witness. In addition: • Chairman, MPEG Audio Subgroup, ISO/IEC Standards Organization • Member of Technical Staff at Bell Laboratories for 16 years. • Founder of two start-ups: Audio Research Labs and Lightspeed Audio Labs • Have 24 Patents and more than 30 publications

Automotive Design Analysis L.L.C.
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 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 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.

Cohen Software Consulting, Inc.
Palo Alto, California
3272 Cowper Street, 94306-3004


Contact:  Howard J. Cohen, Ph.D
www.cohensw.com/EW_res.html
650-856-8123 Or Toll Free
howard@cohensw.com
3272 Cowper Street
Palo Alto, California 94306-3004

Contact:  Howard J. Cohen, Ph.D
www.cohensw.com/EW_res.html
650-856-8123
howard@cohensw.com
Cohen Software Consulting, Inc. has been offering Expert Witness services in software intellectual property matters since 1997, and has been engaged in over 40 matters involving patents, trade secrets, copyright, DMCA and business practices. Dr. Cohen has testified in Federal Court and at JAMS hearings. He brings a broad background in computer science and applications, physics, mathematics, simulations, and source code analysis to all engagements, with strengths in algorithms, database, and graphical user interface. For more information, see www.cohensw.com/EW_res.html
Information:  
Computer Science,  Computer Software,  Intellectual Properties,  Patents, 


Cohen Software Consulting, Inc. has been offering Expert Witness services in software intellectual property matters since 1997, and has been engaged in over 40 matters involving patents, trade secrets, copyright, DMCA and business practices. Dr. Cohen has testified in Federal Court and at JAMS hearings. He brings a broad background in computer science and applications, physics, mathematics, simulations, and source code analysis to all engagements, with strengths in algorithms, database, and graphical user interface. For more information, see www.cohensw.com/EW_res.html

Design Expert Witness, A.B.I.D. - Alan Ball Industrial Design
Somerville, Massachusetts
50 Francesca Avenue, 02144


Contact:  Alan Ball
www.abidstudio.com
617-718-9342 Or Toll Free
alball@abidstudio.com
50 Francesca Avenue
Somerville, Massachusetts 02144

Contact:  Alan Ball
www.abidstudio.com
617-718-9342
alball@abidstudio.com
Alan Ball is a practicing product design consultant with 25 years of experience designing industrial, medical, and consumer products for clients ranging from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies. His expertise includes product design, human factors (ergonomics), graphic and packaging design, and user interface design.
Information:  
Design Patent Infringement,  Industrial Design,  Patents, 


Alan Ball is a practicing product design consultant with 25 years of experience designing industrial, medical, and consumer products for clients ranging from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies. His expertise includes product design, human factors (ergonomics), graphic and packaging design, and user interface design.

Dr. Larry Chiagouris BrandMarketing Services, Ltd.
New York, New York
,


Contact:  Larry Chiagouris
www.jurispro.com/LarryChiagouris
212-988-2882 Or Toll Free
lchiagouris@aol.com
BrandMarketing Services, Ltd.

New York, New York

Contact:  Larry Chiagouris
www.jurispro.com/LarryChiagouris
212-988-2882
lchiagouris@aol.com
Dr. Larry Chiagouris has served as an expert witness or consultant on a wide range of marketing and advertising issues at the federal and state court level or through consultation to Fortune 500 companies. A rare combination of an expert who has both substantial experience as a senior executive and an accomplished academician. Marketing and media expert with particular expertise related to intellectual property, media, branding and market/survey research issues. Unique combination of senior expert witness and consultant bringing both senior industry client side and agency executive experiences for Fortune 500 companies as well academic work at leading graduate schools of business. Called a “branding guru” and "consumer behavior expert" by the media and one of the best and brightest strategists and researchers. Combines senior and significant business experience in several industry sectors with the clarity required in explaining difficult concepts and theories to people not familiar with marketing, consumer behavior and media techniques and issues.
Information:  
Advertising,  Copyright Infringement,  Marketing,  Patents,  Retail Industries,  Trademark, 


Dr. Larry Chiagouris has served as an expert witness or consultant on a wide range of marketing and advertising issues at the federal and state court level or through consultation to Fortune 500 companies. A rare combination of an expert who has both substantial experience as a senior executive and an accomplished academician. Marketing and media expert with particular expertise related to intellectual property, media, branding and market/survey research issues. Unique combination of senior expert witness and consultant bringing both senior industry client side and agency executive experiences for Fortune 500 companies as well academic work at leading graduate schools of business. Called a “branding guru” and "consumer behavior expert" by the media and one of the best and brightest strategists and researchers. Combines senior and significant business experience in several industry sectors with the clarity required in explaining difficult concepts and theories to people not familiar with marketing, consumer behavior and media techniques and issues.

IP Enginuity
Colorado Springs, Colorado
3780 Masters Drive , 80907


Contact:  Kurt Humphrey
www.ipenginuity.com
719-331-9788 Or Toll Free
khumphrey@ipenginuity.com
3780 Masters Drive
Colorado Springs, Colorado 80907

Contact:  Kurt Humphrey
www.ipenginuity.com
719-331-9788
khumphrey@ipenginuity.com
Kurt Humphrey is the founder of IP Enginuity a full-service engineering consulting firm specializing in high-tech patent portfolio analysis, product investigation/forensic engineering, and expert litigation support. Kurt and his colleagues are senior engineers and technologists specializing in subject matter expert analysis of patents and state-of-the-art products and services. For example, Mr. Humphrey has over 30 years experience as a professional engineer, consultant and expert witness. His primary areas of expertise are in semiconductors, microelectronics, material science, reverse engineering and patent infringement. In addition, semiconductor processing, MEMS, sensors, photonics, displays, and inorganic materials/films/coatings are particular strengths. Kurt’s expert witness experience includes infringement analysis, expert reports and deposition on behalf of Hewlett-Packard in an ITC patent infringement case, HP v. Acer, and failure/forensic analysis and expert witness trial testimony for the Houston Rockets in the LED lighting product failure/liability case, Clutch City Sports v. iLight Technologies. Kurt and his team of subject matter experts are ready to assist you in all areas of technology from hardware to software and from industry standards to custom designs and protocols.
Information:  
Intellectual Properties,  Materials Science,  Microelectronics,  Patents,  Semiconductor, 


Kurt Humphrey is the founder of IP Enginuity a full-service engineering consulting firm specializing in high-tech patent portfolio analysis, product investigation/forensic engineering, and expert litigation support. Kurt and his colleagues are senior engineers and technologists specializing in subject matter expert analysis of patents and state-of-the-art products and services. For example, Mr. Humphrey has over 30 years experience as a professional engineer, consultant and expert witness. His primary areas of expertise are in semiconductors, microelectronics, material science, reverse engineering and patent infringement. In addition, semiconductor processing, MEMS, sensors, photonics, displays, and inorganic materials/films/coatings are particular strengths. Kurt’s expert witness experience includes infringement analysis, expert reports and deposition on behalf of Hewlett-Packard in an ITC patent infringement case, HP v. Acer, and failure/forensic analysis and expert witness trial testimony for the Houston Rockets in the LED lighting product failure/liability case, Clutch City Sports v. iLight Technologies. Kurt and his team of subject matter experts are ready to assist you in all areas of technology from hardware to software and from industry standards to custom designs and protocols.

Jacoby IP Research
New York, New York
160 West 66 Street, Suite 60A, 10023


Contact:  Dr. Jacob Jacoby
www.JacobyIP.com
212-769-2700 Or Toll Free
jj@jjri.com
160 West 66 Street, Suite 60A
New York, New York 10023

Contact:  Dr. Jacob Jacoby
www.JacobyIP.com
212-769-2700
jj@jjri.com
Author of the American Bar Association’s 1,000+ page treatise Trademark Surveys, Dr. Jacob Jacoby has participated in hundreds of federally litigated trademark, deceptive advertising and patent cases since 1980. His body of work consists of surveys and critiques of surveys for both plaintiffs and defendants. Testimonials, access to his law review and Trademark Reporter articles, and considerable additional information is available at www.JacobyIP.com.
Information:  
Advertising,  Patents,  Trademark, 


Author of the American Bar Association’s 1,000+ page treatise Trademark Surveys, Dr. Jacob Jacoby has participated in hundreds of federally litigated trademark, deceptive advertising and patent cases since 1980. His body of work consists of surveys and critiques of surveys for both plaintiffs and defendants. Testimonials, access to his law review and Trademark Reporter articles, and considerable additional information is available at www.JacobyIP.com.

McAlexander Sound, Inc.
Richardson, Texas
101 W. Renner Road, Suite 350, 75082-2016


Contact:  Joseph C. McAlexander III
www.mcasi.com
972-421-4411 Or Toll Free
joe@mcalexander.com
101 W. Renner Road, Suite 350
Richardson, Texas 75082-2016

Contact:  Joseph C. McAlexander III
www.mcasi.com
972-421-4411
joe@mcalexander.com
Information:  
Intellectual Properties,  Patents, 



MG Edible Oil Consulting International, Inc.
Lynnwood, Washington
2526 204th Street S.W., 98036


Contact:  Monoj K. Gupta
mgedibleoil.com
972-234-1634 Or Toll Free
mgupta@sbcglobal.net
2526 204th Street S.W.
Lynnwood, Washington 98036

Contact:  Monoj K. Gupta
mgedibleoil.com
972-234-1634
mgupta@sbcglobal.net
Monoj K. Gupta is the president and founder of MG Edible oil Consulting International, Inc. He founded the company in 1998. He has been in the field of oil technology and food processing for over 45 years, and holds a Master's degree in chemical engineering from the University of Florida, Gainsville, Florida.
Information:  
Accident Investigations,  Chemistry,  Consumer Products,  Fire and Explosions,  Fire Origin and Cause,  Food Manufacturing,  Food Service,  Forensic Chemistry,  Patents,  Restaurant Consultants, 


Monoj K. Gupta is the president and founder of MG Edible oil Consulting International, Inc. He founded the company in 1998. He has been in the field of oil technology and food processing for over 45 years, and holds a Master's degree in chemical engineering from the University of Florida, Gainsville, Florida.

Dykema Gossett
Dallas, Texas
1717 Main Street Suite 4200 , 75201


Contact:  Victor C. Johnson
http://www.dykema.com/professionals-victor_johnson.html
214-462-6477 Or Toll Free
vjohnson@dykema.com
1717 Main Street Suite 4200
Dallas, Texas 75201

Contact:  Victor C. Johnson
http://www.dykema.com/professionals-victor_johnson.html
214-462-6477
vjohnson@dykema.com
Victor C. Johnson is a member of the Intellectual Property Practice Group in the Dallas, Texas office of Dykema. Mr. Johnson's practice focuses on IP litigation including patent, trademark, brand protection and trade secret misappropriation, as well as domain name disputes and other forms of unfair competition. He is also experienced in all aspects of complex commercial litigation and has significant experience in federal and state false claims act litigation. Mr. Johnson has been the lead attorney on a wide variety of business litigation and intellectual property disputes for companies ranging in size from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies.
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Copyright Infringement,  Intellectual Properties,  Licensing,  Patents,  Trademark, 


Victor C. Johnson is a member of the Intellectual Property Practice Group in the Dallas, Texas office of Dykema. Mr. Johnson's practice focuses on IP litigation including patent, trademark, brand protection and trade secret misappropriation, as well as domain name disputes and other forms of unfair competition. He is also experienced in all aspects of complex commercial litigation and has significant experience in federal and state false claims act litigation. Mr. Johnson has been the lead attorney on a wide variety of business litigation and intellectual property disputes for companies ranging in size from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies.

Hagen, Streiff, Newton & Oshiro, Accountants
Addison, Texas
15601 Dallas Parkway Suite 1050, 75001


Contact:  Karl D. Weisheit CPA, CVA
http://www.hsno.com/about/professionals/karl-weisheit/
972-980-5060 Or Toll Free
kweisheit@hsno.com
15601 Dallas Parkway Suite 1050
Addison, Texas 75001

Contact:  Karl D. Weisheit CPA, CVA
http://www.hsno.com/about/professionals/karl-weisheit/
972-980-5060
kweisheit@hsno.com
Karl Weisheit is the Director of Litigation Services for HSNO’s Southern Region. He is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Valuation Analyst and is Certified in Financial Forensics by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Weisheit has provided testimony as a forensic accounting expert witness in Federal and State Courts throughout the country as well as testimony before the American Arbitration Association, authored numerous expert reports, and provided litigation consulting services to attorneys in trial settings including the preparation for and rebuttal of opposing experts. He has been engaged as a forensic accounting expert by plaintiffs and defendants on a relatively equal basis. With over 20 years of public accounting, consulting and management experience, Mr. Weisheit crosses most industry lines. He has worked for two of the largest CPA firms in the world, smaller regional firms, and one of the largest forensic accounting firms in the nation.
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Accounting,  Business Damages,  Business Valuation,  CPA,  Damage Calculations,  Economic Damages,  Economics,  Forensic Accounting,  Intellectual Properties,  Lost Profit,  Patents,  Personal Injury,  Trademark,  Wrongful Death, 


Karl Weisheit is the Director of Litigation Services for HSNO’s Southern Region. He is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Valuation Analyst and is Certified in Financial Forensics by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Weisheit has provided testimony as a forensic accounting expert witness in Federal and State Courts throughout the country as well as testimony before the American Arbitration Association, authored numerous expert reports, and provided litigation consulting services to attorneys in trial settings including the preparation for and rebuttal of opposing experts. He has been engaged as a forensic accounting expert by plaintiffs and defendants on a relatively equal basis. With over 20 years of public accounting, consulting and management experience, Mr. Weisheit crosses most industry lines. He has worked for two of the largest CPA firms in the world, smaller regional firms, and one of the largest forensic accounting firms in the nation.

James G. Rice, PhD
Keswick, Virginia
3255 Avebury Lane , 22947


Contact:  James G. Rice, PhD
www.mechexpert.com
434-326-0148 Or Toll Free
jrice@mechexpert.com
3255 Avebury Lane
Keswick, Virginia 22947

Contact:  James G. Rice, PhD
www.mechexpert.com
434-326-0148
jrice@mechexpert.com
Strong Patent Litigation Experience
Information:  
Automotive,  Mechanical Engineering,  Patents,  Turbomachinery, 


Strong Patent Litigation Experience

Navidad Energy Partners, LLC
Bullard, Texas
, 75757


Contact:  Harold McGowen, PE
www.navidadenergy.com
844-628-4323 Or Toll Free
hmcgowen@052pe.com

Bullard, Texas 75757

Contact:  Harold McGowen, PE
www.navidadenergy.com
844-628-4323
hmcgowen@052pe.com
Registered Professional Engineer with over 30 years experience in the upstream oil and gas industry. My business background is robust having started and been a part of building and selling several companies including working with Private Equity. My bent and background is highly technical and I have worked as an engineer and manager for several organizations giving me a broad view of the industry. I have been involved in all steps of the oil and gas exploration and production process. Specialties: Entrepreneur, Oil and Gas Executive, Petroleum Engineer, and Project Manager. Specialist in exploitation engineering including screening for, evaluating and implementing re-entries, recompletions, workovers, infill drilling, stimulations, and application of horizontal, multilateral and underbalanced. Expertise in downhole operations, hydraulic fracturing, sand control, artificial lift, corrosion control, metallurgy, surface facilities, underbalanced operations, formation damage, and multilateral completions. In-depth knowledge of risk management, probabilistic economic analysis, reserves projections, and prospect evaluation. Extensive experience in asset evaluation and due diligence. International exposure includes: Colombia, Algeria, Venezuela, Mexico, Thailand, Indonesia and global reservoir research project. Domestic areas studied include: South Texas, Gulf Coast, Austin Chalk, Montana, Mississippi, San Juan Basin (Coal Bed Methane), Black Warrior, East Texas, GOM. Completed numerous industry schools on Project Management, Statistics, Fetkovich Type Curves, Horizontal, Drill Stem Failure, Compressors, Reservoir Analysis, Nodal Analysis, Logging, Fracturing, Corrosion, Production Operations, Perforating, Hydrogen Sulfide, and Site Assessment
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Analysis,  Business Valuation,  Engineering,  Oil and Gas,  Patents,  Petroleum Engineering,  Trademark, 


Registered Professional Engineer with over 30 years experience in the upstream oil and gas industry. My business background is robust having started and been a part of building and selling several companies including working with Private Equity. My bent and background is highly technical and I have worked as an engineer and manager for several organizations giving me a broad view of the industry. I have been involved in all steps of the oil and gas exploration and production process. Specialties: Entrepreneur, Oil and Gas Executive, Petroleum Engineer, and Project Manager. Specialist in exploitation engineering including screening for, evaluating and implementing re-entries, recompletions, workovers, infill drilling, stimulations, and application of horizontal, multilateral and underbalanced. Expertise in downhole operations, hydraulic fracturing, sand control, artificial lift, corrosion control, metallurgy, surface facilities, underbalanced operations, formation damage, and multilateral completions. In-depth knowledge of risk management, probabilistic economic analysis, reserves projections, and prospect evaluation. Extensive experience in asset evaluation and due diligence. International exposure includes: Colombia, Algeria, Venezuela, Mexico, Thailand, Indonesia and global reservoir research project. Domestic areas studied include: South Texas, Gulf Coast, Austin Chalk, Montana, Mississippi, San Juan Basin (Coal Bed Methane), Black Warrior, East Texas, GOM. Completed numerous industry schools on Project Management, Statistics, Fetkovich Type Curves, Horizontal, Drill Stem Failure, Compressors, Reservoir Analysis, Nodal Analysis, Logging, Fracturing, Corrosion, Production Operations, Perforating, Hydrogen Sulfide, and Site Assessment

Polymer Phases, Inc.
Yukon, Oklahoma
500 Pointe Parkway Blvd. #1333, 73099


Contact:  Michael P. Bigwood, PhD
polymerphases.com
215-514-2006 Or Toll Free
mpbigwood@polymerphases.com
500 Pointe Parkway Blvd. #1333
Yukon, Oklahoma 73099

Contact:  Michael P. Bigwood, PhD
polymerphases.com
215-514-2006
mpbigwood@polymerphases.com

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Michael P. Bigwood, PhD is a Physical Organic Chemist with 8 years of industrial research, 5 years of research management and 18 years of technical consulting product synthesis experience relating to the Design and Development of Polymeric Materials. Through this experience, Dr. Bigwood has learned how to control the chemistry and morphology of polymeric materials, and acquired in-depth understanding of the way in which these parameters influence their interaction with small organic molecules as well as large biological products such as peptides and proteins. Dr. Bigwood has applied this knowledge to the development of novel products and processes in water and wastewater treatment, chromatography, bioprocessing, catalysis and solid phase synthesis. As a research manager, he led the product and applications development effort of the world’s largest ion exchange resins manufacturer. Dr. Bigwood offers litigation support services to attorneys for both Plaintiff and Defense in a broad range of areas relating to the development, manufacture and use of polymeric materials. He also provides laboratory services, including reproducing patent examples and preparing expert reports on his findings. He has vast experience with the drafting of records of inventions and patent applications. Dr. Bigwood has provided expert witness services in two cases, one involving polymer synthesis, and one involving the performance of a polymeric material. These activities included the preparation of seven expert reports or declarations, two depositions, and one testimony.
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Chemicals,  Chemistry,  Coatings, Sealants, and Paints,  Failure Analysis,  Intellectual Properties,  Materials Science,  Patents,  Plastics,  Polymers, 


Click Here for Michael P. Bigwood, PhD CV


Michael P. Bigwood, PhD is a Physical Organic Chemist with 8 years of industrial research, 5 years of research management and 18 years of technical consulting product synthesis experience relating to the Design and Development of Polymeric Materials. Through this experience, Dr. Bigwood has learned how to control the chemistry and morphology of polymeric materials, and acquired in-depth understanding of the way in which these parameters influence their interaction with small organic molecules as well as large biological products such as peptides and proteins. Dr. Bigwood has applied this knowledge to the development of novel products and processes in water and wastewater treatment, chromatography, bioprocessing, catalysis and solid phase synthesis. As a research manager, he led the product and applications development effort of the world’s largest ion exchange resins manufacturer. Dr. Bigwood offers litigation support services to attorneys for both Plaintiff and Defense in a broad range of areas relating to the development, manufacture and use of polymeric materials. He also provides laboratory services, including reproducing patent examples and preparing expert reports on his findings. He has vast experience with the drafting of records of inventions and patent applications. Dr. Bigwood has provided expert witness services in two cases, one involving polymer synthesis, and one involving the performance of a polymeric material. These activities included the preparation of seven expert reports or declarations, two depositions, and one testimony.

Read Consulting, LLC - Failure Analysis
Santa Rosa, California
1435 Fulton Road , 95403


Contact:  Thomas L. Read, PhD
www.readconsulting.com
707-494-5089 Or Toll Free 800-520-2374
tread@sonic.net
1435 Fulton Road
Santa Rosa, California 95403

Contact:  Thomas L. Read, PhD
www.readconsulting.com
707-494-5089 Or Toll Free 800-520-2374
tread@sonic.net
Information:  
Failure Analysis,  Food Manufacturing,  Glass,  Industrial Accidents,  Paint and Coatings,  Patents,