Medical Device Manufacturing Expert

Case Description:

A medical device manufacturing expert was requested for a patent infringement case. The patented invention regarded plastic injection molding manufacturing processes creating improved product design in internal surgical staplers. The improvements in the manufacturing process resulted in surgical staple cartridges that were easier to load and less likely to jam.

IMS ExpertServices was asked to locate a medical device manufacturing expert having experience with manufacturing processes for internal surgical staplers. Specifically, the client sought an expert with mechanical engineering, medical device product design, and manufacturing processes utilizing plastics molding.

Experts Presented:

  • Medical Device Engineering

    This medical device engineering expert has 40 years of diverse engineering experience and holds 28 U.S. patents, including 23 for medical devices. He currently provides engineering consulting services to the medical and consumer product industries. His mechanical engineering experience in medical device design encompasses research and development, manufacturing, and management activities. He has overseen medical devices from original product conception through high volume manufacturing including experience in plastic extrusion and injection molding. He has served on several medical standards committees and has previous expert witness experience. This expert holds several degrees including a B.S. and M.S. in mechanical engineering.IMS Reference #4996044

  • Medical Device Manufacturing

    This medical device manufacturing expert specializes in product development in the medical device and pharmaceutical industries. Her medical device design career spans twenty two years of medical device product development, project management and manufacturing. She has overseen numerous projects involving the manufacturing process of injection molding. She holds fourteen patents as a mechanical engineering design expert and has conducted patent review and prior art review. This expert is a proud member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and the Society of Women Engineers.IMS Reference #5004016

  • Medical Device Design

    This medical device design expert has 30 years of diverse product development experience encompassing medical devices as well as aerospace, automotive and manufacturing sectors. His mechanical engineering expertise includes implantable medical devices, portable communication systems and advancing mechanical processes to improve product design. He has experience providing expert testimony in patent litigation working to explain the mechanical engineering aspects of a similar manufacturing process. IMS Reference #5004249

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