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 Expert  108360

Expert in Patent & Trademark Drawing, Technical Drawing & Graphic Software, Signage, etc.

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Minnesota (MN)
Education Work History Career Accomplishments Consulting Services Expert Witness

Summary of Expertise:

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Expert provides his technical drawing expertise to legal firms, inventors, and corporations working in the field of technical innovation. He provides drawings in all statutory classes and is familiar with design patent drawings intended to protect the appearance of an article. He knows the selected rules of practice related to patent drawings as submitted in a patent application before the US Patent and Trademark Office. His expertise in this area allows Expert to provide advice on computer-aided design patent figures and the related hardware and software. He is familiar with the patent drawings for patent applications submitted before the European Patent Office in Munich, Germany and can prepare drawings for any person or company who wishes to file for patent protection in the European community. He is equally experienced with Japanese and Canadian patent drawing issues.

camera lucida


graphics drafting






visual communication

Expert is able to produce freehand sketches and drafting board hand drawn patent figures. He is familiar with preparing drawings for the international filing of a patent application according to the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT). He is also competent in the preparation of patent drawings for patent applications and can prepare drawings for any person or company who wishes to file for patent protection.

computer-aided design patent figure




technical documentation process


technical illustration software

Expert is proficient with the art of preparing graphic representations of persons, processes, or procedures (in realism or diagrammatic fashion) to portray clear understanding of medical-related information.

French curve


medical illustration

His background in drawing has allowed Expert to gain expertise with the pictorial methods of isometric, diametric, triametric, and other axonometric projection methods as they are used in design presentations for instructional documents, patent drawings, catalogs, sales literature to show all of the parts of an assembly and how they fit or function together.

data visualization system

Because of his extensive work in domestic and international patent drawing, Expert can provide advice on the patentability of ideas and suggestions for patent cost reduction through minimizing drawing costs and related expenses in obtaining a patent. He knows the techniques of patent search procedures and can analyze the potential of a patent application.

patent cost reduction


patentability evaluation

Expert prepares graphics to represent structures, systems, and finished articles of manufacturing. His drawings help in the design and redesign of articles and components essential for efficient manufacture and assembly.

engineering drawing


engineering drawing process


mechanical drawing

A significant portion of Expert's activities include remaining competent in the conventional drafting codes and standards of industry, engineering, and science. He is familiar with drafting codes and standards for AISC, AWS, ANSI, as well as the standards used for filing patents, including PTO, PTC, EPO, POJG, CPO, and other foreign standards. Expert can advise on line conventions, lettering, symbols, dimensioning, and tolerances.

drafting code


drafting standard


drawing standard (engineering)

Expert is experienced with the procedures and practices of graphically recording information in a drafting room setting. He examines and checks drawings to qualify their compliance with selected standards or to suggest upgrading to a preferable or more economic standard.

drafting auditing


drafting documentation


quality documentation product

Expert physically performs the process of assigning dimensions to mechanical drawings to solve problems and provide information for the manufacturing process.

geometric dimensioning


patent illustration


trademark drawing

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Minneapolis, Minnesota;  Saint Paul, Minnesota;  Rochester, Minnesota;  Burnsville, Minnesota;  Saint Cloud, Minnesota;  Eden Prairie, Minnesota;  Minnetonka, Minnesota;  and Eau Claire, Wisconsin.

Year   Institution  
1982   Metropolitan State University  
1971   Brainerd State Community College  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title  

1986 to




Illustrator and Consultant


1982 to 1986



Independent Commercial Design and Marketing Consultant


Career Accomplishments:

Expert is a member of the Inventors Network and Minnesota Entrepreneurs.

Consulting Services:
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert for consulting on Trademark Infringement
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:
Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

Expert has experience locating vendors of patent drawing services; trademark drawing services; technical drawing, drafting, and detailing services; fabricated metals; paints and finishes; and signage.


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