Firearms Design Expert in Mechanical Engineering

Case Description:

A firearms design expert with a mechanical engineering background was needed for patent infringement litigation. The plaintiff manufactured firearm accessories including sights, mounts and spacers. The defendant was a former employee of the plaintiff who allegedly conspired to sell one of the plaintiff's proprietary product designs for a firearms accessory. He also filed a patent application for a firearms accessory, naming himself as sole inventor. Plaintiff alleged this patent infringed on its firearms design and technology.

IMS ExpertServices was asked to locate firearms design experts who could address mechanical design issues such as overheating and other performance issues associated with the firearms in question. A mechanical engineer who had experience with patent development processes in the firearms industry was desired.

Experts Presented:

  • Design Engineering Expert

    A registered Professional Engineer, this expert in firearms design has more than 20 years of experience with firearms, mechanics, and engineering. He offers firearms design consulting services to industry, government, military, insurance companies, and the legal profession. He has published numerous articles on firearm design, mechanics and safety. This expert specializes in the design, function, operation, mechanics, and safety of firearms. He regularly conducts testing, evaluation, and range work. He is an experienced firearm design expert who has offered depositions and trial testimony on a variety of matters, including patent infringement cases. IMS Reference #1788041

  • Forensic Engineering Expert

    This firearms design expert has over 25 years of design and manufacturing experience. He has over 20 years of experience as a gunsmith and is familiar with the construction, mechanical operation, and proper usage of various types of firearms. Currently this expert sells and repairs custom firearms. His mechanical engineering background includes mechanical design for a consumer electronics company, where he was involved with patent development, prototyping, and documentation. He has been qualified as an expert witness in firearm design. IMS Reference #178798

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