Industrial Design Expert in Retail Display Systems

Case Description:

An industrial design expert with a background in retail display systems and store fixtures was sought for a patent infringement case. The patented invention claimed a shelving solution which utilized previous dead space to hold more product and increase brand exposure. The parties were competitors in the manufacture of retail store fixtures and point-of-purchase displays. Claimant alleged that the defendant manufactured a retail store fixture which directly infringed its patented invention.

IMS ExpertServices was asked to locate industrial design experts with significant experience designing display systems for retailers. It was vital that the expert have an appreciation of the importance of retail space utilization and an understanding of what retailers are looking for when displaying merchandise.

Experts Presented:

  • Industrial Design Engineering Expert

    A graduate of the Pratt Institute with a degree in industrial design, this industrial design expert has over 30 years of experience in the design, development, and production management of retail spaces, point of sale displays, merchandising fixtures, and graphics. His relevant experience includes design and development of displays and installation services for major supermarket, retail, and convenience store chains. He is a member of the Industrial Designers Society of America. IMS Reference #4991493

  • Industrial Design Engineering Expert

    This industrial design expert's career spans a wide range of design disciplines including industrial design; temporary, semi-permanent, and permanent display design; POP; POS; packaging; and advertising/marketing. Specifically, he has eight years of experience as an industrial designer for retail environments and seven years of experience in product display and point of sale displays. He received his B.S. Degree in industrial design and is a member of the Industrial Designers Society of America. IMS Reference #4991935

  • Industrial Design Engineering Expert

    With over ten years of experience designing temporary and transitional display systems, this industrial design expert is very familiar with the importance of proper space utilization and the impact of brand placement. He has worked extensively in point-of-sale and point-of-purchase displays, frequently having to maximize product facing with a small space. Additionally, he has created themed displays such as those used by museums and tradeshow exhibits working from concept to installation. This expert earned his bachelor's degree in industrial design. IMS Reference #4991872

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