This case involves an intellectual property dispute surrounding the design of lighting systems for indoor applications. It was alleged that a new competitor in the lighting space infringed on various patents owned by the plaintiff manufacturer. An expert in lighting systems with intellectual property litigation experience was sought to review the patents in question and consult the manufacturer of the aforementioned technologies.
Question(s) For Expert Witness
- 1. Please explain your expertise pertaining to the design and development of lighting.
Expert Witness Response E-015650
I have 30 years of experience as a professional technical expert in developing and deploying lighting systems. The last 18 years of my career have been dedicated to LED lighting and I have well over 100 patents in the area. I also have very strong experience on the intellectual property side and provide intellectual property and technology leadership in the LED lighting space as a subject matter expert to clients that include Fortune 500 companies. By background, I am an engineering physicist, and I have plenty of design experience. I completed work for the Navy which involved inter-submarine communications using high-frequency light pulses underwater using LED lights. I have also designed LED lighting systems for outdoor and regular applications.