MECHANICAL ENGINEERING EXPERT WITNESS
- Patent or trade secret litigation including testimony in approximately 35 depositions and 15 trials. These cases included large firms like Black & Decker and Schlage as well as independent inventors with small shops.
Mechanical Engineering Design Consultant
During my career I have consulted for various companies on mechanical design of their products and their production equipment and methods. In my university I performed research on nuclear containment vessels for NRC, on cement clinker crushers, on diagnosis of vestibular problems with a University of Chicago physician, on highway repair and many other topics. I am the named inventor on two patents.
I am a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and have been a registered Professional Engineer in Illinois since 1964.
Please call or send email for a list of references in recent cases.
Should you retain my services?
My past work has included a wide variety of products: bridges, flashlights, jeep rollovers, appliance control knobs, newspaper printing presses, motorcycle stands, door closers, airbag switches, bicycle hand brakes, plastic tables, high pressure washers, hypodermic needle manufacture, hair curlers and more - all mechanical design!
A TESTIMONIAL: "Thank you so much for your email of June 22, 2015. Your guidance throughout this matter and your reports played a major role in allowing us to successfully negotiate a resolution. Marietta and I thank you for your assistance and advice. I would be honored for you to add our name to your list of references." -- Steve, Chicago
ALSO, Read about my latest work developing an attachment for pedaling a wheelchair.