Intellectual Property (IP) and Copyright Law Infringement Expert | Joel Delman

STRATEGIC DESIGN CONSULTING

 

EXPERT WITNESS, DESIGN PATENT & TRADE DRESS LITIGATION

ABOUT

A former corporate and intellectual property lawyer, I’ve spent the past 24 years guiding innovation through strategic product design. My background offers a unique understanding of the business side of creativity... From toys to complex medical devices, I've helped hundreds of clients bridge the gap between creative insight and commercial success.

 

The focus of my work includes the design of compelling aesthetic solutions and brands, as well as the invention of novel features, functionality, and business models which allow clients to capitalize on profitable opportunities in the marketplace. And though I’m no longer an attorney, I advise on all aspects of the protection and monetization of intellectual property, from patents and trademarks to negotiating royalty and licensing agreements. I’m named inventor on over 45 US design and utility patents.

 

As a design consultant to a wide range of markets and industries, I’m in touch with the latest developments in the profession, and keep my finger on the pulse of critical trends in consumer electronics, medical devices, transportation, IOT, toys, and a host of other product categories. I bring that foundation of understanding to my work as expert witness, and it's proven invaluable to developing effective litigation strategies and creative legal arguments.

 

Designers think in such a unique way that it’s been coined “Design Thinking,” while legal analysis requires an entirely different, rigorously analytic perspective. What I enjoy most about my work as IP expert witness is the application of these distinct ways of approaching problems to disputes involving the protection of design; I have years of experience practicing both modes of thinking, and my value to your case is enhanced by the ability to effectively address legal challenges from both a designer’s and a lawyer’s perspective.

 

 

 

 

Intellectual Property (IP) Industrial Designer Patent Trade Dress Expert Witness | Joel Delman

Design Strategy | Design Thinking | Product Design | Industrial Design | User Research | Brand Strategy

IP Management | Licensing | Intellectual Property Development, Protection and Monetization

 

Expert witness and litigation support relating to: Design Patents | Utility Patents | Trade Dress

Patent Infringement | Trade Dress Infringement | Validity | Article of Manufacture | Functionality | Secondary Meaning

 

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

SPECIALTIES

SELECT CLIENTS

Intellectual Property (IP) Patent Trade Dress Expert Witness | Joel Delman
Intellectual Property (IP) Patent Trade Dress Expert Witness | Joel Delman
Intellectual Property (IP) Patent Trade Dress Expert Witness | Joel Delman
Intellectual Property (IP) Industrial Designer Patent Trade Dress Expert Witness | Joel Delman
Intellectual Property (IP) Patent Trade Dress Expert Witness | Joel Delman
Intellectual Property (IP) Patent Trade Dress Expert Witness | Joel Delman
Intellectual Property (IP) Patent Trade Dress Expert Witness | Joel Delman
Intellectual Property (IP) Patent Trade Dress Expert Witness | Joel Delman
Intellectual Property (IP) Patent Trade Dress Expert Witness | Joel Delman
Intellectual Property (IP) Patent Trade Dress Expert Witness | Joel Delman
Intellectual Property (IP) Industrial Designer Patent Trade Dress Expert Witness | Joel Delman
Intellectual Property (IP) Patent Trade Dress Expert Witness | Joel Delman
Intellectual Property (IP) Patent Trade Dress Expert Witness | Joel Delman
Intellectual Property (IP) Patent Trade Dress Expert Witness | Joel Delman
Intellectual Property (IP) Patent Trade Dress Expert Witness | Joel Delman
Intellectual Property (IP) Patent Trade Dress Expert Witness | Joel Delman
Intellectual Property (IP) Patent Trade Dress Expert Witness | Joel Delman
Intellectual Property (IP) Patent Trade Dress Expert Witness | Joel Delman
Intellectual Property (IP) Patent Trade Dress Expert Witness | Joel Delman
Intellectual Property (IP) Patent Trade Dress Expert Witness | Joel Delman
Industrial Designer Patent Trade Dress Expert Witness | Joel Delman

CV

Design Director

Informed Innovation

2018-Present

Los Angeles, CA

Design Strategy | Design Thinking | Product Design | Industrial Design | IP Management | Licensing

Brand Strategy | User Research | Intellectual Property Development, Protection and Monetization

 

 

 

Creative Director

Product Development Technologies

1999-2018

Los Angeles, CA

Board of Directors

Metamason, Inc

2013-Present

Los Angeles, CA

Healthcare focused startup capitalizing on 3D printing technologies to automate the creation of custom-fit medical devices.

Mentor & Advisor

Make in LA

2016-Present

Los Angeles, CA

Provide guidance, from the perspective of product development and design strategy, to startups at Los Angeles' first dedicated hardware accelerator.

Mentor & Advisor

The Design Accelerator

2013 – Present

Pasadena, CA

A partnership among Art Center College of Design, Caltech and Idealab, The Design Accelerator uses proven low-cost management techniques to help design-driven technology startups grow into scalable technology businesses.

 

www.TheDesignAccelerator.com

www.Idealab.com

 

Design Director

TwentyTwentyThinking Inc.

1996-1999

Chicago, IL

Senior Designer

Zenith Electronics Corp

1995-1997

Chicago, IL

Designer

Cousins Design

1994-1995

New York, NY

Designer

Henry Dreyfuss Associates

1993-1994

New York, NY

Intellectual Property (IP) and Copyright Law Infringement Expert | Joel Delman
Intellectual Property (IP) Industrial Designer Patent Trade Dress Expert Witness | Joel Delman

EDUCATION

New York University

BS, Economics  l  Political Science

1988

Pratt Institute

Master of Industrial and Product Design

1995

Harvard Law School

Juris Doctor, Corporate Law  l  Intellectual Property

1991

Attorney

Gunster, Yoakley & Stewart PA

1991-1993

West Palm Beach, FL

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Intellectual Property (IP) Patent Trade Dress Expert Witness | Joel Delman

Joel Delman

Strategic Design + Innovation Consultant

Intellectual Property (IP) Industrial Designer Patent Trade Dress Expert Witness | Joel Delman
Intellectual Property (IP) Patent Trade Dress Expert Witness | Joel Delman
Intellectual Property (IP) Patent Trade Dress Expert Witness | Joel Delman

Intellectual Property (IP) and Copyright Law Infringement Expert | Joel Delman

Intellectual Property (IP) Patent Trade Dress Expert Witness | Joel Delman
Intellectual Property (IP) Patent Trade Dress Expert Witness | Joel Delman
Intellectual Property (IP) Patent Trade Dress Expert Witness | Joel Delman
Intellectual Property (IP) Patent Trade Dress Expert Witness | Joel Delman
Intellectual Property (IP) Industrial Designer Patent Trade Dress Expert Witness | Joel Delman
Intellectual Property (IP) Patent Trade Dress Expert Witness | Joel Delman
Intellectual Property (IP) Patent Trade Dress Expert Witness | Joel Delman
Intellectual Property (IP) Patent Trade Dress Expert Witness | Joel Delman
Intellectual Property (IP) Patent Trade Dress Expert Witness | Joel Delman
Intellectual Property (IP) Patent Trade Dress Expert Witness | Joel Delman
Intellectual Property (IP) Patent Trade Dress Expert Witness | Joel Delman
Intellectual Property (IP) Industrial Designer Patent Trade Dress Expert Witness | Joel Delman
Intellectual Property (IP) Patent Trade Dress Expert Witness | Joel Delman
Intellectual Property (IP) Patent Trade Dress Expert Witness | Joel Delman
Intellectual Property (IP) Patent Trade Dress Expert Witness | Joel Delman
Intellectual Property (IP) Patent Trade Dress Expert Witness | Joel Delman
Intellectual Property (IP) Patent Trade Dress Expert Witness | Joel Delman
Intellectual Property (IP) Patent Trade Dress Expert Witness | Joel Delman
Intellectual Property (IP) Patent Trade Dress Expert Witness | Joel Delman
Intellectual Property (IP) Patent Trade Dress Expert Witness | Joel Delman
Intellectual Property (IP) Patent Trade Dress Expert Witness | Joel Delman

Intellectual Property (IP) Patent Trade Dress Expert Witness | Joel Delman
Intellectual Property (IP) Patent Trade Dress Expert Witness | Joel Delman
Intellectual Property (IP) Patent Trade Dress Expert Witness | Joel Delman
Intellectual Property (IP) Patent Trade Dress Expert Witness | Joel Delman
Intellectual Property (IP) Industrial Designer Patent Trade Dress Expert Witness | Joel Delman
Intellectual Property (IP) Patent Trade Dress Expert Witness | Joel Delman
Intellectual Property (IP) Patent Trade Dress Expert Witness | Joel Delman
Intellectual Property (IP) Patent Trade Dress Expert Witness | Joel Delman
Intellectual Property (IP) Patent Trade Dress Expert Witness | Joel Delman
Intellectual Property (IP) Patent Trade Dress Expert Witness | Joel Delman
Intellectual Property (IP) Patent Trade Dress Expert Witness | Joel Delman
Intellectual Property (IP) Industrial Designer Patent Trade Dress Expert Witness | Joel Delman
Intellectual Property (IP) Patent Trade Dress Expert Witness | Joel Delman
Intellectual Property (IP) Patent Trade Dress Expert Witness | Joel Delman
Intellectual Property (IP) Patent Trade Dress Expert Witness | Joel Delman
Intellectual Property (IP) Patent Trade Dress Expert Witness | Joel Delman
Intellectual Property (IP) Patent Trade Dress Expert Witness | Joel Delman
Intellectual Property (IP) Patent Trade Dress Expert Witness | Joel Delman
Intellectual Property (IP) Patent Trade Dress Expert Witness | Joel Delman
Intellectual Property (IP) Patent Trade Dress Expert Witness | Joel Delman
Intellectual Property (IP) Patent Trade Dress Expert Witness | Joel Delman