Expert Witness – Derek Beauchamp, Ph.D.

Dr. Beauchamp is a 2004 graduate of the University of Windsor with a doctorate in Supramolecular Inorganic Chemistry. He has extensive experience in characterization techniques and the respective instrumentation such as p-XRD, single crystal XRD, thermal analysis (DSC and TGA), Crystal 16, Crystalline, NMR, FT-IR, TOF-MS, DART-MS, UV-VIS, gas absorption, HPLC, LC-MS, particle size analysis, GC, SEM, and Raman Spectroscopy.

Dr. Beauchamp’s breadth of knowledge also extends to the development of crystallization processes, as he has developed such processes for a number of late discovery pre-clinical candidates. He has years of experience with pre-formulation development of small molecules and their physical properties and has designed and demonstrated large scale crystallization processes.

Dr. Beauchamp’s Areas of Experience Include:

  • Organic, Inorganic, Metal-Organic Assemblies, Polymer and Analytical chemistry.
  • Failure Analysis
  • Patent Infringement, Trademark Infringement, Chemistry Expert Witness.
  • Material, Chemical & Product Testing, Identification, Quantitation and Characterization.
  • Deformulation, Reverse Engineering, & Product Analysis.

Dr. Beauchamp Regularly Works with a Range of Materials Including:

  • Polymers, Plastics, Rubbers, Adhesives, Sealants, Oils, Fuels, Additives.
  • Pharmaceuticals, Neutraceuticals, Supplements, Medical Devices.
  • Soaps, Detergents, Cosmetics, Beauty Products, Surfactants.
  • Cleaners, Waxes, Polishes.
  • Paints, Coatings, Inks
  • Food & Beverages.
  • A Range of Other Industrial & Commercial Products.

Experience:

Avomeen Analytical Services

  •        Senior Technical Director
  •        Ann Arbor, Michigan, 2014-Present

Johnson and Johnson (Janssen Pharmaceutical Research and Development)

  •        Senior Scientist
  •        Spring House, Pennsylvania, 2004-2013

Education:

  • Ph.D. Chemistry, University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, 2004
  • Post-Doctoral Scholar, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, 2004-2005