Medical Device Industry Expert Witness

Case Description:

A medical device industry expert was needed for damages calculations in a case against an employee alleging theft of corporate opportunity and breach of contract. The plaintiff manufactured medical devices for use as interventional cardiology and radiology, cardiovascular and vascular surgery, emergency medicine and critical care. The defendant allegedly breached his employment agreement in numerous ways, including failing to disclose several business opportunities to his employer, developing industry relationships and strategic partnerships for his own gain, and enlisting his subordinate to assist him in disloyal conduct. His employer, the medical devices manufacturer, sought to recover damages suffered as a direct and proximate result of the defendant's disloyal conduct.

Experts Presented:

  • Biomedical Engineering

    This biomedical engineering expert is deeply familiar with employee agreements and contracts and how companies manage business opportunity and growth prospects. With more than 15 years experience in engineering and design, he is often called upon to perform failure analyses where he is required to understand how each component works individually and together as a system. He has experience in the medical device field and specifically in stents and implants. He has performed failure analysis and testing work on an implantable defibrillator.IMS Reference #4382941

  • Chemical Engineering

    This chemical engineering expert has more than 30 years experience in medical device design, engineering and taking products to market. Much of his experience is through a nationally known consumer medical firm where he worked as an engineer in their biomedical engineering department. While he was there he worked with large and small startups to develop and launch their medical device businesses. His technical specialty is medical plastics and polymers including catheters, containers, and monitoring devices.IMS Reference #4977976

  • Medical Device Industry

    This medical device industry expert has more than 30 years of experience in the medical device industry. In the role of Vice President of Planning and Business Development, he reviewed all new business opportunities and determined which would be pursued further. He has held the senior general management and business development positions in medical device start-up companies. His broad experience includes the commercialization of new technologies, establishment of domestic and international distribution and the management of merger, acquisition and strategic partnering transactions. Since 1998, he has been a consultant to the medical device industry focused on general business development activities including technology development, marketing, distribution and other functions.IMS Reference #5009450

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