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The below expert witness bios represent a small fraction of those Biomaterials experts known by Cahn Litigation Services. These bios are provided to give attorneys a sense of the Biomaterials landscape.
This expert is a biomaterials and medical device product development expert with many years of experience. This expert leads a global team that develops pediatric Craniomaxillofacial implants from concept to global commercialization at a Fortune 500 medical firm. This expert has successfully developed, FDA cleared, and launched Bioresorbable, Bone Cement, and Distraction technologies.
This expert is the author of several published scientific articles and inventor of patents on Craniomaxillofacial products. This expert conducted a doctoral research in Biomaterials. This expert's degrees are Aerospace Engineering B.S., Mechanical Engineering M.S., and Biomedical Engineering Dr. Eng.
This expert is Chair of a Department of Chemical Engineering. This expert was trained in Controlled Release and Drug Delivery and has become a widely recognized expert in the field. This expert has many years of experience as an expert witness and consultant in Hatch-Waxman and Product Liability Litigation and has focused on many ANDA matters, specializing in the fields of Chemical Engineering, Pharmaceutical Science and Bioengineering with unique expertise in the areas of Small Molecule and Biologics Pharmaceutical Formulation, Controlled/ Extended/Sustained
/Delayed Release, Excipient and Biomaterials Function/Interaction, Formulation Characterization and Formulation Testing. This expert has published over 85 peer-reviewed articles on Pharmaceutical Science and has received numerous elite national and international awards and accolades for research and teaching. This expert has testified on Controlled Release, Pharmaceutical Formulations, Biomaterials, and Biodegradation including serving as the omnibus expert witness on both infringement and validity simultaneously, as Markman expert witness, a testing witness, an expert designated to give a tutorial to the jury, and also an expert consulting on matters (including legal strategy) at the District Court, Federal Circuit, and even aiding council for cases heard at the Supreme Court level.
This expert is knowledgeable about enteric coating in the context of pharmaceuticals and has consulted in the past for a nutraceuticals company. He is an expert in drug delivery systems, polymeric biomaterials and nanomedical technologies, and is currently a Professor of Pharmaceutical Science.
This expert is named inventor on 15 patents and applications (mostly in drug delivery technologies), and has served as an expert witness on numerous occasions. In addition to many presentations at pharmaceutical and chemistry conferences, this expert is also the author of several books, book chapters, conference proceedings, and scientific papers.
This expert received a BS in Pharmacy, a PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences, and is a Registered Pharmacist.
For many years this expert has focused on medical implant devices, and is a named inventor on many patents, including 28 issued US patents in the field of spinal hardware. This expert has represented a medical company's spine division as a technical witness in patent litigation, and has given numerous patent-related depositions.
Currently, this expert is President/Founder of a medical device company focused on providing orthopedic implants. Prior to this, this expert was CEO/Founder of a medical device company that developed innovative spinal implants. This expert is a member of the International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery, Society for Biomaterials, and ASTM International. This expert holds a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering.
This expert is a Pharmacology Ph.D. This expert's specific specialties are drug advertising, labeling and regulatory affairs, as well as clinical regulatory compliance and trial design. As the Senior Consultant in a firm, this expert provides regulatory and scientific input and strategy to clients planning submission of their biomaterials to the FDA. This expert regularly advises on the preparation and submission of INDs, IDEs, NDAs, PMAs, and PLAs. Previously, this expert was responsible for all clinical and pre-clinical reviews of INDs, NDAs Amendments, Supplements, Orphan Drugs and ANDAs. This expert has over 35 publications and is active in many professional organizations and associations. This expert has written four expert reports, given three depositions, and testified twice at trial.
This expert's multidisciplinary expertise and many years of broad technical experience cross-cuts fields of electrical engineering, optics, materials engineering, and physical sciences. From an electrical engineering perspective, this expert has extensive experience in solar cells, light-emitting diodes and displays, capacitors, memories, transistors, sensors, and circuits. This expert's materials background includes organic and inorganic semiconductors, metals, nanomaterials, biomaterials, thin-films, and material interfaces. This expert specializes in device physics, materials and thin-film processing, device fabrication, improving functional performance, analyzing failures, and understanding process-structure-property-performance relationships across material, component, device, and system levels. This expert's characterization tool skill-set includes a wide range of electrical, optical, microscopic, and spectroscopic techniques.
Prior to becoming a consultant, this expert was a university professor as head of the Nano Architectonics and Organic Electronics Laboratory, and also worked a National Laboratory. During this period, this expert developed new materials processing approaches and optical architectures to improve efficiency of thin-film solar cells. This expert's photovoltaic material expertise includes conjugated polymers/molecules, cadmium telluride, perovskite, and silicon material systems. This expert also made multiple contributions in the area of defect characterization in semiconductor thin-films. Other key works include projects on titania based memory devices, optical and bio(chemical) sensors, organic thin-film transistors, organic light-emitting displays, and photonic components such as waveguides, anti-reflection coatings, transparent electrodes, and plasmonic structures. For characterization purposes, this expert has extensively utilized a wide range of electrical, optical, microscopic, and spectroscopic techniques. During doctoral studies, this expert worked with materials such as organic semiconductors, quantum dots, carbon nanotubes, nanotemplates, and biomolecules on developing functional hybrids and embodiments pertinent to consumer electronics, nanotechnology, and biotechnology.
This expert has assisted clients in developing metrology solutions for opto-electronic thin-films, investigating performance bottlenecks in solar cells, and characterizing new synthetic materials for consumer electronic device applications. This expert has also consulted for edtech clients and has experience teaching courses on electric circuits, semiconductor materials and devices, flexible electronics, and energy systems. This expert has published 50 peer-reviewed research articles in top international journals and presented work in major international conferences. This expert has received several awards and honors, including the nationally prestigious US National Science Foundation CAREER Award.
Most of this expert's consulting work is non-litigation failure and design, however, this expert is currently working as the testifying expert on an unrelated solar matter. This expert has written expert reports.