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Michael Nranian ​

AUTOMOTIVE DESIGN ANALYSIS​

Expert in Intellectual Property, Product Development, & Product Liability​

Depositions

  • Kupovits v. Wright & Fillipis, Oakland County Circuit Court, Michigan, August 23, 2000
  • Paisner v. Chonus, Superior Court of New Jersey, October 9-10, 2000
  • Brown v. Ford, Greenup Circuit Court, Greenup, Kentucky, April 3, 2001
  • Davis v. Ford, United States District Court, District of Nevada, January 9, 2002
  • Estate of Edward Thompson, Lisa Bryant v. Ford, United States District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee, March 7, 2002
  • Dotson v. Ford, United States District Court, Western District of Virginia, July 26, 2002
  • O’neal and Johnson v. Ford et al, Circuit Court of Warren County, Mississippi, August 29, 2003
  • Galam et al v. Ford et al, Los Angeles County Superior Court, September 22, 2004
  • Lindop/Billich v. Ford, Santa Clara County Superior Court, San Jose California, March 17, 2005
  • Davis v. Ford, Contra Costa County Superior Court, Martinez, California, March 31, 2005
  • Davis v. Ford, Contra Costa County Superior Court, Martinez, California, May 26, 2005
  • Sister Guadalupe Gonzalez v. Ford et al, Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles, July 13, 2005
  • Davis v. Ford, Contra Costa County Superior Court, Martinez, California, July 28-29, 2005
  • Carney (Wisnewski) v. Darrin Ray Cochran, Dennis Cochran, and Ford, Circuit Court of Kanawha County, West Virginia, August 17, 2005
  • Davis v. Ford, Contra Costa County Superior Court, Martinez, California, September 7, 2005
  • Sister Guadalupe Gonzalez v. Ford et al, Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles, September 13, 2005
  • Cox v. Ford et al, 14th Judicial District Parish of Calcasieu Louisiana, October 21, 2005
  • Mancha et al v. Ford et al, 23rd Judicial District Wharton County, Texas, November 3, 2005
  • McCoy v. Ford et al, Court of Common Pleas County of Richland, South Carolina, November 8, 2005
  • Davis v. Ford, Contra Costa County Superior Court, Martinez, California, November 17, 2005
  • Shannon/Lynthacum v. Ford, General Court of Justice, Superior Court Division, County of Richmond, North Carolina, January 12, 2006
  • Walker v. Ford, United States District Circuit Court of the 17th Judicial District, Southern District Broward County, Florida, February 2, 2006
  • Cook v.  Ford, Marion County Superior Court, County of Marion, State of Indiana, July 11, 2006.
  • Elliot v. Ford, United States District Court, District of Arizona, September 20, 2006.
  • In the Matter of Certain Starter Motors and Alternators, Inv. No. 337-TA-755, United States International Trade Commission, Washington, D.C., August 31, 2011
  • Zachery Bradley, et al v. Fontaine Trailer Company, Inc., Case No. 3:06 CV 0062 (WWE), United States District Court District of Connecticut, September 27, 2011
  • Mobileye, Inc. v. Picutup Corp., et al, Case No. 12 CV 1994, United States District Court Southern District of New York, August 28, 2012
  • Cody Cormier, et al v. Tammy Threatts, et al 15th Judicial District Court Parish of Acadia State of Louisiana, Docket No. 2009-10199, Div. B, April 8, 2014
  • Sunday Brumfield, Individually and as Tutrix of the Minors Shane Brumfield and Dalton Brumfield, v. Dana Shell, Ford Motor Company, Mississippi Farm Bureau Casualty Insurance Company, City of Baker, City of Baton Rouge, 20th Judicial District Court for the Parish of East Feliciana, State of Louisiana, Docket No. 39,092 Division B, May 15, 2014
  • Toyota Motor Corp., Petitioner, v. Leroy G. Hagenbuch, Patent Owner, Case IPR2013-00483, Patent 8,014,917, Administrative Patent Judge Jameson Lee, USPTO-PTAB July 8, 2014
  • CHRISTINA M. DAVIS, individually and on behalf of her minor child, BRANDON DAVIS, Plaintiff, v. Isuzu Motors Limited, a foreign corporation; Isuzu Motors America, LLC, a California limited liability company; Suburu of Indiana Automotive, Inc., an Indiana corporation, f/n/a Suburu-Isuzu Automotive, Inc.; Ronnie O. Underwood and Jane Doe Underwood, husband and wife, and Does 1-100, Inclusive, Defendants, In and for the County of Navajo, In the Superior Court of the State of Arizona, NO. CV201000098, August 21, 2014
  • Vehicle Interface Technologies, L.L.C. v. Ford Motor Company, L.L.C., United States District Court for the District of Delaware, C.A. No. 12-1284-RGA, August 27-29, 2014
  • Vehicle Interface Technologies, L.L.C. v. Jaguar Land Rover North America, L.L.C., United States District Court for the District of Delaware, C.A. No. 12-1285-RGA, August 27-29, & September 3, 2014
  • Toyota Motor Corp., Petitioner, v. Leroy G. Hagenbuch, Patent Owner, Case IPR2013-00638, Patent 8,014,917, Administrative Patent Judge Jameson Lee, Michael W. Kim, & Adam V. Floyd, USPTO-PTAB September 19, 2014
  • CHRISTINA M. DAVIS, individually and on behalf of her minor child, BRANDON DAVIS, Plaintiff, v. Isuzu Motors Limited, a foreign corporation; Isuzu Motors America, LLC, a California limited liability company; Suburu of Indiana Automotive, Inc., an Indiana corporation, f/n/a Suburu-Isuzu Automotive, Inc.; Ronnie O. Underwood and Jane Doe Underwood, husband and wife, and Does 1-100, Inclusive, Defendants, In and for the County of Navajo, In the Superior Court of the State of Arizona, NO. CV201000098, September 22, 2014
  • Toyota Motor Corp., Petitioner, v. Leroy G. Hagenbuch, Patent Owner, Case IPR2014-00123 Case IPR2014-00124, Patent 8,532,867, Administrative Patent Judge Jameson Lee, Michael W. Kim, & Adam V. Floyd, USPTO-PTAB September 30, 2014
  • Ford Motor Company, BMW of North America LLC, v. Vehicle Operation Technologies, LLC Patent Owner, Case IPR2014-00594, Case IPR2014-00600, Case IPR 2014-00601, Case IPR2014-00602, Case IPR2014-00603 U.S Patent No. 7,145,442 Vehicle Operation Display System, Administrative Patent Judges Glenn J. Perry, Brian J. McNamara, & Bart A. Gerstenblith USPTO-PTAB, April 7, 2015
  • Steven Newbern and Claudia Newbern Plaintiffs, v. Ford Motor Company and Stephen Ronald McGee Defendants, Court of Common Pleas for the Ninth Judicial Circuit, State of South Carolina, C/A No. 2013-CP-2928, April 30, 2015
  • TRW Automotive US LLC, Petitioner, v. Magna Electronics Inc., Patent Owner Case IPR2014-01010 Patent 7,533,998 B2, Administrative Patent Judges James P. Calve, Michael J. Fitzpatrick, & Barry L. Grossman, USPTO-PTAB, May 19, 2015
  • Sunday Brumfield, Individually and as Tutrix of the Minors Shane Brumfield and Dalton Brumfield, v. Dana Shell, Ford Motor Company, Mississippi Farm Bureau Casualty Insurance Company, City of Baker, City of Baton Rouge, 20th Judicial District Court for the Parish of East Feliciana, State of Louisiana, Docket No. 39,092 Division B, May 21, 2015
  • Steven Newbern and Claudia Newbern Plaintiffs, v. Ford Motor Company and Stephen Ronald McGee Defendants, Court of Common Pleas for the Ninth Judicial Circuit, State of South Carolina, C/A No. 2013-CP-2928, July 29, 2015
  • Magna Electronics Inc. Plaintiff, v. TRW Automotive Holdings Corp; TRW Automotive US LLC; and TRW Vehicle Safety Systems Inc. Defendants – United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan - Civil Action No. 1:12-cv-00654, Civil Action No. 1:13-cv-00324, Honorable Paul L. Maloney, July 7, 2015
  • Margaret Scholan, as guardian for Meta Scholan and Bailey Scholan, Plaintiff, vs. Toyota Motor Corporation, a foreign Corporation, Toyota Motor Sales USA, a foreign Corporation, and Daytona BR-GD, Inc. d/b/a Daytona Toyota, a Florida corporation, Defendants; Circuit Court Seventh Judicial Circuit in and for Volusia County Florida- Case No. 2013-31068 CICI Division 31, August 5, 2015
  • TRW Automotive US LLC, Petitioner, v. Magna Electronics Inc., Patent Owner; Cases IPR2014-01497 Patent 8,531,278, IPR2014-01499 Patent 8531279; Administrative Patent Judges Jamison Lee, Barry L. Grossman, & Bart A Gerstenblith, USPTO-PTAB, September 15, 2015
  • Velocity Patent, LLC, Plaintiff, v. Mercedes USA, LLC; Mercedes-Benz U.S. International, Inc.,& FCA US, LLC, Defendants, Case Nos. 1:13-cv-08413, Case Nos. 1:13-cv-08419 , United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois Eastern Division, Case Nos. 1:13-cv-08419 Judge John W. Darrah Magistrate Judge Michael T. Mason, February 1, 2016
  • Dorman Products, Inc., Plaintiff, v. Paccar Inc., Defendant, Civil Action No. 2.13-cv-06383-JD, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, April 8, 2016

 

Hearings

  • Paisner v. Chonus, Superior Court of New Jersey, June 28, 2000
  • O’neal and Johnson v. Ford et al, Circuit Court of Warren County, Mississippi, October 9, 2003


 

Trial Expert Testimonies

  • Schicksnider v. Ford, 17th Judicial District Court, Parish of Lafourche, Louisiana, October 30, 2003
  • Schach v. Ford and Bridgestone/Firestone, United States District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania, May 5-6, 2004
  • Colton v. Ford, General District Court for City of Newport News Virginia, Southeastern District of Virginia, January 12, 2005
  • Laing v. Ford, 19th District Court Dearborn, Michigan, March 10, 2005
  • Edwards v. Ford, 7th Judicial District Court Parish of Concordia Vidalia, Louisiana, May 2, 2005
  • Walker v. Ford, United States District, Circuit Court of the 17th Judicial District Southern District, Broward County, Florida, March 8, 2006
  • Sunday Brumfield, Individually and as Tutrix of the Minors Shane Brumfield and Dalton Brumfield, v. Dana Shell, Ford Motor Company, Mississippi Farm Bureau Casualty Insurance Company, City of Baker, City of Baton Rouge, 20th Judicial District Court for the Parish of East Feliciana, State of Louisiana, Docket No. 39,092 Division B, June 2-3, 2015
  • Margaret Scholan, as guardian for Meta Scholan and Bailey Scholan, Plaintiff, vs. Toyota Motor Corporation, a foreign Corporation, Toyota Motor Sales USA, a foreign Corporation, and Daytona BR-GD, Inc. d/b/a Daytona Toyota, a Florida corporation, Defendants; Circuit Court Seventh Judicial Circuit in and for Volusia County Florida- Case No. 2013-31068 CICI Division 31, November 3, 2015

Judicial Appearances & Testimony History