Bernard Sinclair is a Chartered Mechanical Engineer with over 30 years experience in plastic product design and engineering. He spent nine years employed by Hoover and Wilkinson Sword before forming Product Engineering Associates in 1987. Expert Witness work has included:

– Intellectual Property and Patent Challenges
– Dispute Resolution relating to Design Engineering and Manufacture.

Evidence has been provided in the High Courts of Justice in London and instructions have been taken from:

DWF LLP   2013/2014
      Blue Gentian vs  Tristar Products UK Ltd.
Heard in the Royal Courts of Justice, London,  December 2013
Product-   – Expandable Garden Water Hose (X-Hose) –  Intellectual Property dispute

 Freshfields LLP   (now Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP) 1998
      Mandy Haberman / V&A Marketing vs  Jackel International
Heard in the Royal Courts of Justice, London
Product-  Non Spill Baby Training Cup (Anywayup cup) – Intellectual Property dispute

 New Media Law LLP  2012
            Reflective Enterprise vs Fisher Price Inc / Mattlel UK Ltd
Product:  Baby Rocking Chair / Bouncer – Intellectual Property dispute

 Bristows LLP   2012
Hegler Plastik & Naylor Drainage vs Corma Inc, Manfred Lupke and Stephan Lupke
Product: Thermoplastic Pipes – Intellectual Property dispute
Consultancy – Manufacturing Advice

Bates Wells and Braithwaite LLP 2001
Algram Engineering vs BNFL (Single Joint Expert)
Product: Pellet Tray –  Product Quality dispute

Dibb Lupton Alsop (now DLA Piper LLP)  1998
      Egbert Taylor & Co vs Sellers Engineering
Product:  Waste (Wheelie) Bin – Intellectual Property dispute

Hammerson UK Properties plc / Birmingham Alliance 2003
      Selfridges Pedestrian Plastic Bridge Canopy, Birmingham – Material Specification /Design, dispute

Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy 2004
      Greiner.v. Becton Dickinson
Product:  Blood Collection Tube – Intellectual Property dispute

Point Two Air Jackets 2012
Product: Equestrian, Inflatable Safety Jacket
Point Two Ltd vs Helite AirBag Technologie
Report –  Product Quality dispute

Turncar Ltd 1997
      Product:  Rotowash – Car Wash system
Product Quality dispute

RPM Legal / Graeme John Limited  2013
Product: Wheeled Child/Baby Carrier
Single Joint Expert.   Report – Product Quality dispute

Ringrose Law 2014
Basement Lighting vs A P Taylor
Product: Vacuum Cleaners – Product Quality Dispute

J Davis  vs  3P Technik   2014
Product: Rainwater Tanks –  Product Quality Dispute