Expert in Patents, ITC, Magnetometer, Accelerometer, Gyro, GPS, IMU, Switch PSU, Analog IC, PCBoard, Sensors
Expert has been designing and using Inertial Measurement Units (IMU) for the last two decades. This includes unmanned air vehicle, near space applications, and automotive applications. These IMUs use a combination of accelerometers, rate gyroscopes, magnetometers and a GPS system. Expert is thoroughly familiar with the applications of these devices, not only for IMUs but also for other fields such as Magnetic Resonance Imaging machines and electronic compasses.
ExpertCumming has been involved as an expert in patent litigation for the last several years. This includes invalidity, infringement, the writing of expert reports, and testifying. He has worked on tests of obviousness, incorporating the KSR opinion. He also has experience with the International Trade Commission, including testifying at ITC depositions. Expert also has experience testifying before a jury in a product liability case, where our side obtained a multimillion dollar award from a major automobile manufacturer.
Design and construction of numerous electronics packages for unmanned air vehicles.Enhancement and maintenance of electron beam microfabrication system.Design and construction of space suit chest pack for Red Bull Stratos high altitude parachuting record attempt.Design and construction of numerous electronics packages for 70 foot unmanned surveillance blimp.Electronic Hardware Design Projects
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Los Angeles, California - San Diego, California - Long Beach, California - Santa Ana, California - Anaheim, California - Riverside, California - Glendale, California - Huntington Beach, California - San Bernardino, California - Chula Vista, California
|Year: 1979||Degree: Ph.D.||Subject: Electrical Engineering||Institution: Cambridge University, England|
|Year: 1978||Degree: MA||Subject: Electrical Engineering||Institution: Cambridge University, England|
|Year: 1974||Degree: BA||Subject: Electrical Engineering||Institution: Cambridge University, England|
|Years: 1996 to Present||Employer: Undisclosed||Title: President||Department:||Responsibilities: Electronic hardware consulting.|
|Years: 1984 to 1995||Employer: Cambridge Electronic Design, Inc.||Title: Chief Executive Officer||Department:||Responsibilities: Electronic hardware consulting|
|Years: 1982 to 1984||Employer: Unified Technologies, Inc.||Title: Senior System Design Engineer||Department:||Responsibilities: He designed video game software and CRT display systems.|
|Years: 1979 to 1982||Employer: Hughes Aircraft Co.||Title: Member of Technical Staff||Department: 30-13||Responsibilities: He commissioned an electron beam microfabrication system.|
|Years: 1979 to 1979||Employer: Cambrideg University Engineering Dept.||Title: Postgraduate Research Student||Department:||Responsibilities: He researched a revolutionary new e-beam system|
|Associations / Societies|
|Member, IEEE; Fellow of Cambridge Philosophical Society|
|Publications and Patents Summary|
|5 publications and 2 patents|
|Expert Witness Experience|
|Testified as the defendant in a contractual dispute. This involved a successful petition to compel arbitration in superior court, and testimony (using telephone conference calls) for the ensuing binding arbitration.
Acted as a Consulting Expert Witness in a patent validity case involving power supplies.
Acted as a Testifying Expert Witness in a patent validity case involving marine autopilots.
Acted as a Testifying Expert Witness against a luxury automobile manufacturer in a product liability case involving an automotive braking system.
Acted as a Testifying Expert Witness in a patent validity case involving hand held computers.
Acted as a Consulting Expert Witness in patent validity matters involving LCD displays and docking computers.
Wrote expert report for plaintiff involving infringement issues for ferrous metal detector patent.
|He has sourced vendors for many hard to obtain parts, such as Accelerometers, Gyros, RF semiconductors, Inertial Measurement Units, Flight Termination Systems and Display Screens.|