Do You Hire a Subject Matter Expert When Your Client is a Technical Expert?
CECON was consulted on a case involving intellectual property
infringement. The plaintiff was the owner of a patent on laser cutting of
cardiac stents, but the attorney determined an independent expert could help in
this case. CECON located a laser expert to aid the plaintiff. The expert
analyzed the production methods and equipment used by defendant, compared them to
the patent in detail, and testified in deposition.The jury found for the plaintiff.
In this case, an outside expert added credibility and detail.Do attorneys tend to skip utilizing an
outside expert when their own client is a qualified expert?
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