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 Expert  721956

Expert in Industrial Design / High Volume Consumer Electronics Product Design


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

California (CA)
USA
Education Work History Career AccomplishmentsPublicationsConsulting Services Expert Witness Market Research

Summary of Expertise:

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Expert has been involved with all manner of ornamental designs as well as mechanical inventions for such varied products as an eye drop dispensing device to a wireless networking product.
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consumer product design

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consumer electronic product

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design process

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human-factors industrial design

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ideation

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mechanical device design

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mechanical engineering

Expert formed his consultancy in 1981 to help companies create professionally designed products in a condensed time to market. Since this time, Expert has coordinated and managed engineering and design activities for well over 250 successful projects. At the central core of Expert's Firm is an experienced management and design team, which is capable of solving the many complex issues of designing and developing products. Expert's Firm has successfully integrated the computer in the design process. This integration enables Expert's Firm to create virtual products. These virtual designs not only allow for a clearer understanding of the designer's intent but enable the design team to visually and mechanically evaluate a product's form and style as well as physical characteristics early in a product's development.
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computer-aided design

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computer-aided design and manufacturing

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industrial design

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new product design

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new product development

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office machine

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medical equipment


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Localities:
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: San Jose, California;  San Francisco, California;  Sacramento, California;  Oakland, California;  Stockton, California;  Fremont, California;  Modesto, California;  Salinas, California;  Santa Rosa, California;  and Hayward, California.

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1970   BSID   Industrial Design   San Jose State University  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title   Responsibilities

1982 to

 

(Undisclosed)

 

President / CEO

 

Expert formed his consultancy in 1981 to help companies create professionally designed products in a condensed time to market. Since this time Expert has coordinated and managed engineering and design activities for well over 350 successful projects. At the central core of Expert's Firm is an experienced management and design team which is capable of solving the many complex issues of designing and developing products. Expert's Firm has successfully integrated the computer in the design process. This integration enables Expert's Firm to create virtual products. These virtual designs not only allow for a clearer understanding of the designer's intent but enable the design team to evaluate visually and mechanically a product's form and style as well as physical characteristics early in a product's development.


Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

He has been a good standing member of I.D.S.A. since 1978.

Professional Appointments

Currently he serves on both the Product and Industrial Design Advisory Board for The Academy of Art College in San Francisco--the largest private art college in the United States and, the Advisory Board of The Enterprise Network (TEN)in Silicon Valley.

Awards/Recognition

Has won the national IDEA Award bestowed by the Industrial Designer Society of America.


Publications:
Publications and Patents Summary

Expert has been granted 14 US Patents covering all manner of ornamental designs as well as mechanical inventions for such varied products as an eye drop dispensing device to a wireless networking product.


Consulting Services:
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert in electronic product design for consulting on internal temperature issues.
  • Expert in intota for consulting on coffee cup warmer.
  • Expert in New Product Ideation and Innovation.
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:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
Expert has been deposed several times on a case involiving patent infringment.
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert in LED flashlights for consulting on patent infringement.
  • Expert for consulting on Faucet design.
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.

Market Research:
Expert routinely works with marketing to bring the products his company designs to market.

Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your marketing research, industry research, and company research needs.  For research needs involving multiple experts or secondary research, a Research Director can be assigned to coordinate the work into a custom report for you as a potentially quicker and more cost effective alternative to doing this work yourself or hiring a boutique consultancy.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:
Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

Expert routinely is instrumental in sourcing and qualifying all manner of fabricators to assemble, build or mold the products his company designs.


 

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