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Expert in Woodworking Machine, Hand Tool and Practices Expert

Expert ID: 737111 Ohio, USA

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Expert in woodworking, machine hand tools and practices. He is an Educator, Consultant, and Expert Witness.

In his current role, he instructs intensive programs in woodworking and woodturning. His company is a full-time program with permanent facilities in Parkman, OH. He has worked for numerous power tool companies as a consultant on matters of design, marketing and usability. He has opined on maters of Trademark (Federal), Patent and Product Injury.

Expert is a contributing Author and Editor for various woodworking and hand/power tool journals, magazines, and publications.

Expert is also an Expert Witness and Consultant to companies and Trade Groups in the woodworking field. He specializes in patent and trademark infringement, especially de jure vs. de facto functionally. He has testified in Federal Court and written Expert Reports to federal guidelines. He has also written expert reports and testified in personal injury cases involving power tools.

Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1968 Degree: BS Subject: Business Administration Institution: Norwich University

Work History

Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1990 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Director/Instructor Department:
Responsibilities:
Education, Consulting and Freelance Design in the Woodworking Field
Writing, Photography and Video in the Woodworking Field.
Video Script Writing, Production and Direction.
Expert Witness in Woodworking Field--Trademark Infringement, Patent Infringement, Power Tool Accident

Instruct intensive programs in woodworking and woodturning. Expert Workshops a full-time program with permanent facilities in Parkman, OH. Worked for numerous power tool companies as a consultant on matters of design, marketing and usability. Have opined on maters of Trademark (Federal), Patent and Product Injury.

Government Experience

Years Agency Role Description
Years: 1968 to 1975 Agency: US Army Role: Artillery Officer Description: Active Duty Germany. 1969 - 1970 Served on Battalion Staff as S-2 (Intelligence Officer) with the 2nd Battalion, 27th Field Artillery. 1971 to 1975 - Reserve Duty. Discharge rank Captain.

Career Accomplishments

Professional Appointments
American Association of Woodturners
Awards / Recognition
Won first prize “Features” honors (for best feature article of 199X) in the annual writing contest sponsored by The National Association of Home and
Workshop Writers and the Stanley Works for Heirloom Tool Chest, which appeared in an issue of American Woodworker Magazine.
Publications and Patents Summary
Written numerous articles for a variety of magazines including: Fine Woodworking, American Woodworker, Woodworker’s Journal, Woodshop News, Woodturning, American Woodturner, Woodcarver, International Woodworking, Mother Earth News and American Country. Served as Contributing Editor for The American Woodworker, Woodworker and Woodworker’s Journal. Served as the U.S. Contributing Editor to Woodturning, published by The Guild of Master Craftsmen in Lewes, East Sussex, England.

Written, photographed and/or illustrated numerous instruction manuals, pamphlets and flyers for customers such as Brookstone, Hitachi Tools, Gudeman Enterprises and The Warther Museum.

Books: Wrote, photographed and illustrated 10 books

Video: Wrote the script and was the talent in 7 videos

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
Expert witness for an Italian company in the successful defense of their trademark and unique color against a U.S. company. Provided expert report and testimony in Federal Court in respect to the types and function, as well as the manufacturing, of woodworking router bits; the recognition in the trade of Italian-made woodworking tools; and the quality of Italian company's Router Bits verses the U.S. Company’s bits.

Expert witness for a tool company in their suit for infringement of their trademark of machine base shape and use of the color white. Provided expert report and testimony in Federal Court in respect to functionality, as well as the manufacturing, of metalworking and woodworking machines; the recognition in the trade of company's shape color and quality reference other brands.
Other Relevant Experience
Present - Academic oversight for the Expert Workshops curriculum. Frequent guest lecturer for trade groups, woodworking clubs and art centers. Continue to write magazine articles and books in the woodworking field. Consultant and Expert Witness to companies and trade groups in the woodworking field.

Fields of Expertise

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