Forensic Expert Witness Profile

Professional

Edward E. Elson

BSME, MSME, MAMgt

IDCO Forensic Services
4356 East Claytor Circle
Anaheim, CA 92807

Phone: 714-974-1264 714-404-2013
Fax: 714-974-1264
Email: idcoconsulting@aol.com
Website: http://www.idcoconsulting.com

Experience

  • 20+years expert witness exp. med dev., consumer prod liab.
  • 40+yrs. design, mfg. exp. medical devices, consumer products
  • Extensive exp. w/wide range of disposable medical devices
  • Engr. consultant to medical device start-ups & manufacturers
  • Holder of 30 US Patents, 27 for medical devices
  • FDA product design, GMPS, packaging & labeling requirements
  • Patent/TM valid/infringement analy. Prod failure mode analy.
  • Experience includes more than 30 depositions and trials
  • Society of Plastic Engrs, Institute Packaging Professionals

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Profile

I have over 20 years of expert witness experience working with defense and plaintiff’s attorneys and their clients in matters related to intellectual property, medical devices, consumer products, product liability, design, manufacturing, labeling, packaging, FDA requirements and Good Manufacturing Procedures (GMP’s) including deposition and trial participation.
I have 40 years direct engineering and managerial experience in research, design, test, development, manufacturing, packaging, labeling and injection molding, plastic extrusion, and machining processes in the aerospace, medical device, toy and consumer product fields. Extensive experience in the design of disposable medical products including venous and arterial access devices i.e. needles, syringes, introducers, cannulas, catheters, elastomeric pumps and implantable drug delivery systems.

Curriculum vitae

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