Footwear Expert Witness Caroline de Baere contemplates alternatives to traditional testimony in the context of Covid-19, reviewing implications for expert witnesses, attorneys, and underlying clients.
Caroline de Baere
- Expert Background:
Ms. de Baëre has worked in the footwear and accessories industry for over 30 years, focusing on product design, technical development, merchandising and strategy. During her extensive footwear and accessories career she has had the opportunity to work on footwear embellishment programs from initial concept through design, and product development.
Ms. de Baëre has provided expert witness services in the footwear and accessories industry, drafting expert reports, providing successful outcomes in trial and deposition testimony, as well as working with attorneys on design patent, utility patent, trademark and trade dress litigation.
Ms. de Baëre holds a faculty role at California College of the Arts as a Footwear Design Instructor. As part of her curriculum, she instructs students on understanding how Intellectual Property impacts original conceptualization.