Expert Details

Expert in Lost Sales, Damages, Consumer Goods, Patent & IP litigation, Product Defects, Forensic Investigation

Expert ID: 729686 California, USA

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Expert holds 62 patents. He has created over 200 products and has directed manufacturing, sales and distribution world-wide.

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.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Los Angeles, California - Long Beach, California - Santa Ana, California - Anaheim, California - Riverside, California - Bakersfield, California - Glendale, California - Huntington Beach, California - San Bernardino, California - Oxnard, California

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Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1980 Degree: -- Subject: EE, Finance, PR, Production, Flight Institution: Northeastern University, UCLA

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
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: (Undisclosed) 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.

International Experience

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.

Additional Experience

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.
Training / Seminars
Expert has given seminars on sales, product development and entrepreneurship.
Vendor Selection
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, Expert 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.
Marketing Experience
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. Expert has a proven, verifiable track record of law infusion with business and technology.

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
American English Full Proficiency advanced communicator

Fields of Expertise

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