Expert in Lost Sales, Damages, Consumer Goods, Patent & IP litigation, Product Defects, Forensic Investigation
Expert ID: 729686 California, USA
He has 30 years' expertise in design, defects, sales, lost sales, IP infringement, unfair competition, validity, reasonable royalties, contracts and many other aspects in consumer goods, electronics, industrial and commercial products.
Expert reporting and testimony on lost sales of consumer products. In this case, the products had not been manufactured. Some of the products had competitors in the market and some did not. Expert performed market research, sales forecasts, competitive product and market research, product feature and value analysis, similar business comparison, calculation of manufacturing, overhead, co op and other placement costs, packaging, manufacturing rejects and other allowances, in order to achieve a strong position on the value of the lost sales over the contract period. This position held up strongly under severe and challenging cross examination, which helped settle the case days prior to trial.Performed as an expert in an automotive product design defect case. The defendant contended that the issues with the product were caused by mishandling of the integrator of the electronics into the automotive interior. Expert reviewed thousands of documents, deposition transcripts and filings, reviewed design specifications, testing and integration documentation and specification. Expert dissected, analyzed and recorded the alleged defects, discovering unseen issues which contributed to the failure of the product in the vehicle. Due to Expert's reporting, the case recently settled.In a case regarding Tone Detection in Telephonic environment, Expert testified in a federal case regarding the validity of the invention. The report, as well as deposition and federal court jury trial validated Expert as an expert and Expert testified in the trial to the conclusion. The patent in question was later invalidated.Expert testified in a federal patent infringement and Lanham Act matter. Expert testified in deposition as well as trial in that matter. The case centered around an Internet Electronics Product, which the contention was direct copy of copyrighted materials, as well as infringement of patents. The case was settled after extensive testimony by Expert in depositions, as well as pre-trial hearings.Expert testified in depositions in a federal patent matter which included lost sales and infringement issues. The product in contention contained circuitry, firmware and software in detected of signals and signal processing. The case was settled out of court prior to trial for zero dollars.
|Year: 1980||Degree: --||Subject: EE, Finance, PR, Production, Flight||Institution: Northeastern University, UCLA|
|Years: 2007 to Present||Employer: Undisclosed||Title: Owner||Department:|
Responsibilities:Expert is a business consultant and expert witness at this eponymous firm.
|Years: 1991 to 2007||Employer: Prestigious Consulting Company||Title: President||Department:|
Responsibilities:He was a wide-ranging, hands-on CEO of the manufacturing, R&D and sales groups at this electrical consulting company.
|Years: 2004 to 2007||Employer: Universal Wireless Solutions||Title: CEO||Department:|
Responsibilities:Expert created 48 patents and patents pending, as well as personally directed development, manufacturing, sales and distribution of hundreds of products across the sales spectrum.
|Years: 1985 to 1993||Employer: Impact Tecnologies, Inc||Title: President||Department:|
Responsibilities:He was responsible for vehicle security and other vehicle electronics R&D, manufacturing and sales.
|Years: 1981 to 1985||Employer: Teledyne Controls||Title: Data Acquisition Engineer||Department:|
Responsibilities:Expert designed and implemented wind tunnel as well as flight data acquisition products.
|Years||Country / Region||Summary|
|Years: 1985 to Present||Country / Region: Korea||Summary: Established manufacturing relationship with Korean partner|
|Years: 1986 to Present||Country / Region: Taiwan||Summary: Established manufacturing company in Taiwan and also established sales organization to distribute Expert's USA made products.|
|Years: 1990 to Present||Country / Region: South America||Summary: Traveled to and established extensive distribution network of Expert's USA made products.|
|Years: 1993 to Present||Country / Region: Australia||Summary: Established relationships with protected AU and NZ territories.|
|Expert Witness Experience|
| Expert has directed, managed and attended dozens of court cases and depositions in the roll of 30(b)(6), 701 and 702 experts in areas of contracts, damages, patent infringement and invalidity, claims construction, contracts, damages and others.
Federal testimony Experience:
- Economic Damages, Lost Profits
- Patent Infringement and Invalidity
- Trademark, Lanham Act
- Trade Secrets & Unfair Competition
- Product Defects Technical Forensic Examination
- Product Design: Industrial, Consumer, Automotive
Qualified and admitted in federal circuit as expert in various fields and matters. Understanding of the law in admissibility of testimony. Strives to assist the trier of the facts with scientific and qualified expertise with a high degree of scientific certainty. Uncompromising integrity in reporting and testimony with a wide breadth of experience and expertise in:
Digital Data Communication
Marketing and PR
Prior Art Analysis
Product Design Analysis
Radio and RF
|Training / Seminars|
|Expert has given seminars on sales, product development and entrepreneurship.|
|For over 23 years, Expert has created and established supplier / vendor relationships with vendors such as Motorola, distributors such as Arrow and many overseas suppliers, traveling frequently to Asia. In addition, he has established and directed sales programs across the board, including Wal-Mart, RadioShack, Target, Best-Buy, K-Mart, JC Penny, Macy's, Costco and many more. Expert has also implemented and successfully maintained commercial and industrial relationships and contracts including Honeywell, Sprint and many more.|
|He has extensive marketing experience.|
|Other Relevant Experience|
|Expert has a unique, wide-ranging list of capabilities and expertise, ranging from product concept, patents, development, manufacturing, sales, HR, contracts and much more. He has a proven, verifiable track record of law infusion with business and technology.|
|American English||Full Proficiency advanced communicator|
Fields of Expertise
access control system, acquisition, alarm system, automotive electrical system, bluetooth, burglar alarm, claim (patent), contributory infringement, control system, copyright, data communication, device inventing, device patent, Doctrine of Equivalents, electrical device patenting, electronic device patenting, electronic security, engineering, international manufacturing, legal patenting, microcontroller, new product development, patent, patent claim chart, patent claim construction, patent claim construction brief, patent damage, patent infringement, patent interpretation, patent prosecution, patent specification, patentability evaluation, radio control, radio transmission, radio-frequency transmission, sales comparison approach, security system, specification, speech transmission, technology, technology innovation, technology management, telephony, trade secret, United States patent, voice communication, wireless, wireless communication, wireless data transmission, lost profit, product defect, unfair competition, intellectual property