Aircraft Design Laboratory Director       and       Adaptive Aerostructures Laboratory director

1.) SZ DJI Technology Co. Ltd. and DJI Europe B.V. v. Autel Robotics USA LLC, and Autel Aerial Technology Co. Ltd., C. A. No. 16-706-LPS 8/11/16. principal attorney: Michael Flynn-O'Brien <mflynnobrien@steptoe.com>

Tasks:  Wrote a number of expert witness and rebuttal reports, conducted research on blades, rotors and mechanical features. Supported Daubert objections to opposing witnesses.

2.) Bethany College v. Dr. Thomas Jorsch, Case nos. 14–CA–201546 and 14–CA–201584, National Labor Relations Board, Hearing Lindsborg, Kansas, 6 December 2017. 

Tasks: Testified as to the integrity of the Bethany College promotion and tenure process and compatibility of that process with national and state-wide norms. 


3.) Meggitt San Juan Capistrano, Inc. v. Nie Yongzhong, Appeal from the US District Court, Central District of California, David O. Carter, 2014 - 2015 No. 13-56843     D.C. No. 8:13-cv-00239-DOCMLG  attorney: Jason E. Gettleman of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP <jgettleman@morganlewis.com>

Tasks: Wrote a number of expert witness and rebuttal reports and performed forensic dissections on products in dispute. Traveled to Xiamen, China to inspect Neill Electronics facilities and assembly line. While there, discovered the key to the case. Was deposed by opposing side. (Contact Mike Lyons  <mlyons@morganlewis.com> for his assessment of my performance.)

 

4.) LaRose Industries, LLC, v Capriola Corp., Patent Owner  Case IPR 2013-00120 (JTA)  Patent No. 7,731,558 LaRose v. Capriola Corp.  10/13 - 1/14    attorney: John Kim <KimJo@gtlaw.com>

Tasks: Supported IPR of several products generating expert reports. 

5.) Benedictine College, Case No. 57-160-000028-14, binding arbitration deposition testimony, Atchison, Kansas 6/26/14. 

Tasks: Testified as to the integrity of the Benedictine termination and discipline process and compatibility of that process with national and state-wide norms.  

6.) Kansas State University , Appendix M Hearing, Kansas State University, 2/13/14. 

Tasks: Testified as to the integrity of the Kansas State University termination and discipline process and compatibility of that process with national and state-wide norms.  

7.) Silverlit Toys & Van De Rostyne EP Patents 1 843 944 and 1 893 314  patentability support  5 - 7/12    attorney: Charles Berman <BermanC@GTLAW.com>

Tasks: Wrote several reports and performed research supporting infringement claims. 

8.) Van de Rostyne  USPTO 058084-013700  patentability support 5 - 9/10    attorney: Charles Berman  <BermanC@GTLAW.com>

Tasks: Wrote several reports and performed research supporting infringement claims.