Dr. James Rice has over 43 years of technical and managerial experience in both industry and academia. He has a strong technical background in broad areas of mechanical engineering ranging from fluid mechanics and heat transfer to basic design. Dr. Rice’s primary expertise is in computational methods and simulation in mechanical engineering. His mechanical engineering practice has focused in particular on the development and application of these methods to a diverse range of applications in industry, and has also used these methods in his litigation support activities.
"I worked closely with Dr. Rice on a patent litigation and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. His technical expertise, responsiveness and skill in drafting expert reports made him one of the best expert witnesses I have worked with. I will definitely engage him again when we have a need for expertise in his technical area." — Patent Litigation Attorney Comment
Dr. Rice has extensive experience as an expert witness in patent litigation involving issues in Mechanical Engineering. Over the last 16 years, he has provided litigation support in more than 75 cases including approximately 70 patent cases. This experience has included the preparation of numerous expert reports, depositions, and trial testimony for both plaintiff and defense attorneys. His litigation support activities have also included testing and analysis as required to support his opinions.
Dr. Rice is the author of over 30 technical publications and has consulted for over fifty companies. He has conducted over 200 seminars and short courses in the U.S., Europe, and the Orient, and has been an invited speaker at international engineering conferences.
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Engineering Areas of Expertise include Engineering Analysis & Design, Computational Fluid Dynamics, ANSYS CFX, and Finite Element Analysis.
Expert Witness Areas of Expertise include Patent Infringement, Patent Invalidity, and Prior Art Review; Contract Disputes, Construction Liability, and Product Liability.
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