Medical Device Design Expert in Cardiac Electrophysiology

Case Description:

IMS ExpertServices sought a medical device design expert for a patent infringement case involving pacemakers or cardiac rhythm management devices. Cardiac rhythm management (CRM) devices are medical devices developed by cardiac electrophysiology experts to regulate the beating of the heart, such as pacemakers, implantable defibrillators, and other devices and systems to treat cardiac rhythm disorders. The patent issues involved the mechanical engineering and electrical engineering technology used in an implantable CRM.

A medical device design expert with experience in cardiac electrophysiology was needed to review all patent information and consult on the relevant mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, and medical device designtechnologies involved.

Experts Presented:

  • Biological Engineering

    This medical device design expert has taught electrocardiography and the design of internal defibrillators and is experienced in electrode design and impedance testing. He has been both an academic and a practitioner of engineering for more than 50 years. He began to specialize in biomedical engineering in 1976. He has acted as an expert witness many times including giving testimony in cases relating to cardioverter-defibrillators and transcutaneous cardiac pacemakers.IMS Reference #1216843

  • Biomedical Engineering

    This expert in medical device design is an international professional engineering consultant for universities, hospitals, industries, insurance companies, and the legal profession. He is a registered Professional Engineer, a Life Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers and a Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering. His experience spans the areas of patent analysis for the determination of patent infringement, medical instrumentation, and medical implants of all types including orthopedic implants and medical device failures. Some of the devices tested at his laboratory include orthopedic implants and fixation devices, pacemakers and pacing leads, defibrillators, implantable defibrillators, infusion pumps, laparoscopic irrigation systems, and trocars.IMS Reference #4161614

  • Medical Device Engineering

    This medical device design specialist has more than 35 years of experience in medical device design and engineering. Quoted in The Wall Street Journal and interviewed on CBS This Morning, he is a world-renowned expert in biomedical engineering and a staunch advocate for safety. He teaches courses on medical device safety and the effects of electrical energy on the body. A Certified Clinical Engineer, he is also a Fellow of the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering.IMS Reference #4997012

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