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Steinke Beyer has provided high quality mechanical engineering related consulting and expert witness services for more than 17 years. With headquarters in Silicon Valley, California and offices on the east and west coasts, we have the background and skills to investigate and analyze your problem and potentially assist at the time of trial.

Roman R. Beyer, Steinke Beyer founder and principal investigator, is a licensed engineer with more than 30 years experience in accident investigation and prevention, and expert witness work. Prior to founding Steinke Beyer, Mr. Beyer was a Managing Engineer in the Human Factors Group of Failure Analysis Associates (Currently, Exponent Inc.) See Full Resume

Donald G. Parent, is a licensed engineer with more than 30 years of engineering design, analysis, and senior management experience. He specializes in the design and analysis of products and capital equipment and in intellectual property matters. A holder of more than 20 US and international patents and applications, Mr. Parent brings a unique perspective to his duties at Steinke Beyer. See Full Resume

At Steinke Beyer, we have

  • Been serving individuals, companies, governments, and law firms since 1995
  • Advanced degrees in mechanical engineering
  • Registered and licensed professional engineers
  • Testified in more than 100 depositions and 80 trials
  • Conducted hundreds of field inspections
  • Consulted on numerous product design and product failure investigations
  • Published numerous technical papers and articles
  • 19 patents and pending applications
  • Engineered numerous products and machines in common use today

We apply basic principles and the latest tools to assess and analyze products and systems. 
Our opinions and work products are based upon engineering and scientific first principles and are of the highest caliber.

As inventors, we understand the need to protect intellectual property, whether by patenting or by trade secret. We know the patent process and we recognize the importance of innovative thinking.