Expert Witness for Patent Litigation, Technical Consulting, Inter Partes Review


Professor Suslick has served as an Expert Witness for several Inter Partes Review (IPR) patent cases at USPTO, patent infringement cases in Federal Courts, IRS regulation interpretations (Section 29), and even a Federal Court appointment (Rule 706) as the Court expert witness. He has provided numerous declarations, depositions, and expert witness testimony.

His expertise includes the areas of chemistry and chemicals, nanoscience, nanotechnology, nanomaterials, biomedical research, pharmaceutical research, sensors, ultrasound, ultrasonics, sonochemistry, drug delivery, microencapsulation, chemical sensing, electronic nose, dyes and pigments, nanoparticles, nanomedicine, microspheres, protein microspheres, Abraxane, Albunex, Optison, microencapsulation, porphyrin, metalloporphyrin, bioinorganic, metal organic frameworks (MOFs), oxidation catalysis, and molecular recognition.

Current availability, fee schedule, and references from prior consulting are available upon request at    ksuslick@illinois.edu  

His full CV with list of publications is available here.



Rule 26 Disclosure List: Litigation, Expert Witness, and Other Legal Consulting History.

2016 - 2017. Sienna Biopharmaceuticals v. William Marsh Rice University, case IPR2017-0045/46; Irell & Manella LLP (L.A., Newport Beach). Plaintiff Expert Witness; patent infringement; biomedical nanoparticles.

2015. Arisdyne Systems v. Cavitation Technologies, case IPR2015-00977; Pearne & Gordon LLP (Cleveland). Plaintiff Expert Witness; patent infringement; hydrodynamic cavitators.

2010 - 2011. Regenersys, Inc. v. Klamath Falls et al.; CAM, Santiago, Chile; case 1077-09; King & Spalding,LLP (Atlanta & DC). Plaintiff Expert Witness; patent infringement; ultrasonic oil well extraction.

2004 - 2005. Hunton & Williams, LLP (Richmond) representing Crow's Nest Synfuel, L.P. Plaintiff Expert Witness; IRS regulation interpretation, Sect. 29; ultrasonic coal beneficiation and synfuel production.

1999. Mentor v. MDA et al. U.S. District Court, case 99-1532. Quinn, Emmanuel, Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP (L.A., N.Y.); Plaintiff Expert Witness; patent infringement; ultrasonic liposuction.

1998 - 1999. Mentor v. MDA et al. U.S. District Court (Central District of California), case 99-1532; Federal Court Appointed (Rule 706) Expert Witness; patent infringement; ultrasonic liposuction.

1996 - 1997. Alcon Laboratories v. Storz Instruments Co. U.S. District Court, case 4:96-cv-00254. Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett (DC); Defense Expert Witness; patent infringement; phacoemulsification; cataract surgery.

1990 - 1991. Keller v. Feinstein; Virginia State Courts. Thompson & McMullan (Richmond); Plaintiff Expert Witness; patent ownership; sonographic echo contrast imaging agents.

Industrial Consulting Positions with Confidentiality Agreements:

2016 and Ongoing
Arisdyne Systems, Cleveland, OH.
WavePharma, LLC, Austin, TX.
iSense LLC, Mountain View, CA.
Phoenix Lake, Inc.

2015
iSense LLC, Mountain View, CA.
Kellogg Co, Battle Creek, MI.
Exxon-Mobil Research & Engineering, Clinton, NJ.
RASP Technologies, Asheville, NC.

2014
iSense LLC, Mountain View, CA
Kellogg Co, Battle Creek, MI.
Exxon-Mobil Research & Engineering, Clinton, NJ.
iP2Biz, Atlanta, GA.

2013
ORC Guideline (Teltech), Princeton; 1985 - 2013
iSense LLC, Mountain View.

2012
Exxon-Mobile Research & Engineering, Clinton, NJ.
3M, Minneapolis, MN.
Eastman Chemicals, Clinton, NJ.

2011
iSense LLC, Mountain View.
RegEnersys, London.
John Deere & Co., Peoria.

2010
iSense LLC, Mountain View.
RegEnersys, London.
John Deere & Co., Peoria.

2009
iSense LLC, Mountain View.
Lumigen, Beckman Coulter, Southfield, MI.

2008 iSense LLC, Mountain View.
Traditional Industries Intellectual Property Ltd., Israel.

2007
Merck Pharmaceuticals, Rahway, NJ.

2006
ChemSensing Inc., Champaign.

2005
Procter & Gamble, U.K.
ChemSensing Inc., Champaign.

2004
Colgate Palmolive.
ChemSensing Inc., Champaign.

2003
ChemSensing Inc., Champaign.
Dispersed Systems, Oceanside, CA.

2002
ChemSensing Inc., Champaign.
Dispersed Systems, Oceanside, CA.
Aramco Inc., Houston.
PDVSA, Caracas, Venezuela.

2001
ChemSensing Inc., Champaign.
PG Research Foundation.
UOP Corp. Research, Chicago.
Aramco (Saudi Arabian Oil Co.), Dharan.
Eveready Corp., Cincinnati.

2000
PG Research Foundation.
Exxon ERDL, Baton Rouge.
Vitroseal, Inc., Evanston, IL.
Sonus Pharmaceuticals, Seattle.

1999
PG Research Foundation.
VivoRx Pharmaceuticals, Santa Monica.; 1991 - 99.
Exxon ERDL, Baton Rouge.
CQ Inc., Homer City, PA.

1998
Exxon ERDL, Baton Rouge.
Abbot Pharmaceuticals, North Chicago.
MacroSonix Corp., Richmond, VA.

1976 - 1997
3M Corporate Research, Minneapolis; 1992, 1995.
AMOCO Chemicals, Naperville, Illinois; 1987-88.
BP Chemicals, London; 1991.
Catalytica Associates, Mountain View; 1978, 1991-93.
Chem Systems, Houston; 1991.
Ciba-Geigy Ltd., Basel, Switzerland; 1986.
Dean Technology, Hanover, Connecticut; 1990-92.
Digital Engineering, Thunder Bay, Canada; 1982.
Dow Chemicals, Midland and Freeport; 1989.
Dow-Elanco, Indianpolis; 1994.
duPont Chemicals Corporation, Wilmington, DE; 1990.
duPont Imaging, Glasgow; 1993.
duPont-Merck Pharmaceuticals, Bellirica, NY; 1991.
Eli Lilly Co., Indianapolis, 1987.
Exxon Corp. Res., Annandale; 1984-86, 1990-91, 1994-96.
Exxon ERDL, Baton Rouge; 1988, 1992-93.
Foster-Wheeler Corporation, Livingston, NJ; 1993.
Gas Research Institute / Alfred Univ.; 1992-93.
Harper and Row, Hugheey's Inorg. Chem.; 1981-82.
Hoechst-Celanese, Providence; 1990-1991.
Imperial Chemicals Industry, Runcorn, UK; 1986.
Institute for Gas Technology, Chicago; 1987-89.
Kimberly-Clark Corp., Neenah, WI; 1995.
M & T Chemicals, New Jersey; 1986-87.
Mobil Research & Development, Paulsboro, 1987.
Molecular Biosystems, Inc., San Diego; 1987-90.
National Starch and Chemical Corp., Plainfield, NJ; 1996.
Ney Ultrasonics, Bloomfield, CT, 1994-1997.
Orentreich Institute, Cold Spring, NY; 1993.
Shell Chemicals, Amsterdam; 1986.
Storz Instrument Co., St. Louis; 1997.
Sun Oil Research & Dev. Lab., Marcus Hook, NJ; 1988.
U.S. Army Construction Eng. Res. Lab; 1996-97.
Union Carbide Corporation, Bound Brook, NJ; 1990.
Vulcan Chemicals, Witchita, KS; 1988.

 



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