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 Expert  723401

Expert in Trademark, Trade Dress, Advertising, Claim Substantiation and Legal Survey Research

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

New York (NY)
Education Work History Career Accomplishments Consulting Services Expert Witness Market Research

Summary of Expertise:

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Expert is a survey research expert focusing on surveys for use as evidence in legal disputes as well as custom market research projects. He has conducted and analyzed over four hundred surveys in the following areas: Trademark and Trade Dress (likelihood of confusion, secondary meaning, genericism, descriptiveness, False Advertising, Patent Damages, Claims Substantiation and other areas involving consumer perception and behavior. He has given expert testimony by trial or deposition in approximately 50 federal court litigations and has served as an expert in many proceedings before the TTAB, NAD and FTC. He has published on surveys in The Trademark Reporter and other intellectual property publications and has been a speaker on the topic of expert survey research and numerous legal and intellectual property conferences. In addition to his survey research experience, he has degrees in math and law.


advertising claim substantiation


consumer survey




trademark survey


direct infringement


trademark infringement




brand infringement


secondary meaning


trade dress


trade dress infringement

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Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: New York, New York;  Yonkers, New York;  Bridgeport, Connecticut;  New Haven, Connecticut;  Hartford, Connecticut;  Newark, New Jersey;  Jersey City, New Jersey;  Paterson, New Jersey;  Springfield, Massachusetts;  and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1993   B.S.   Mathematics   Union College  
1995   MA   Mathematics   S.U.N.Y. Albany  
1998   JD   Law   Harvard Law School  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2004 to




Legal Survey Research and Expert Witness Services


Senior Vice President


Design and supervise surveys intended to withstand adversarial and judicial scrutiny, including Trademark, Trade Dress, Advertising Perception, Patent Damages, and Claims Substantiation studies. Analyze survey results and provide expert opinions and testimony regarding surveys. Provide critiques and other consulting services pertaining to litigation-related surveys.

2003 to 2004


Fantasy Sports Advantage



Counsel/Director of Product Development


Developed and marketed proprietary internet sports product, and licensed trademark and intellectual property rights.

1997 to 2003


Foley Hoag LLP





Represented corporations and individuals in trademark, trade dress, advertising, product, and related legal disputes.

Career Accomplishments:

Member International Trademark Association

Consulting Services:
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert for consulting on Trademark Consumer Survey
  • Expert for consulting on Claim Substantiation
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:
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert in survey research specialist in the medical software field.
  • Survey expert for issues related to Proposition 65.
  • Generic trademark survey expert to conduct survey.
  • Trademark survey expert for consulting on medical data integration.
  • Expert in trademark survey for consulting on likelihood of confusion and being generic.
  • Trademark survey expert to conduct trademark survey on two web sites.
  • Color perception expert witness for consulting on Color Litigation.
  • Internet Marketing expert for trade dress lawsuit
  • "Trademark survey expert" for consulting on Likelihood of confusion survey; possible pilot survey.
  • Trademark infringement expert in ca for consulting on tradmark infringement.
  • Trademark expert witness for consulting on Need to defend opposition proceeding.
  • Expert in trademark infringement.
  • Expert in medical trademarks for consulting on confusion between two product/service providers.
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:
Consultant can develop surveys to create custom market research projects for clients.

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.


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