I have 20 years of experience, and specialize in the field of power tools and cutting tools with specific knowledge in the areas of patents, market research and market analysis. I have testified on patents, global patents and market analysis. Directed a $40 million dollar division of a cable corporation in Steiheim Germany; managed the marketing, engineering, purchasing departments of the German company, and the product exchange between the two companies.Launched fifteen U.S. produced products into the European market and twenty-seven German produced products into the U.S. market. Achieved a total value of $10 million dollars worth of product exchange by end of 2000. Established the product management function within the German organization resulting in a market driven product development effort from an engineering driven one.