Chris K. Haas, PhD

Chris K. Haas, PhD

Indigo Sciences, LLC

Saint Paul , MN 55105
Office: 651-261-3104

Dr. Haas is a product development engineer specializing in polymers, plastics, films, labels, and adhesives and a recent focus on security document materials (currency, passport, and identity cards). He provides expert witness services in patent infringement and product liability cases. He holds a PhD in Chemical Engineering from Northwestern University and is currently an Engineering Fellow at the University of St. Thomas. Named on 18 U.S. issued patents.

Services include:

Intellectual property generation and defense
Patent prior art searches
Patent claim construction
Patent and patent infringement analysis
Physical testing and analysis
Technical consulting
Failure analysis
Reverse engineering
Materials selection support
Pre-litigation consulting
Manufacturing consulting
Expert witness testimony

Expertise includes:

Extrusion / Coextrusion / Multi-layer film extrusion / profile extrusion
Injection molding
Security printing
Lithographic printing
Biodegradable plastics
Additive manufacturing
Medical device development
Polymeric foams
Supercritical fluid processing
Membrane technology
Laserable films and foils
Identification document manufacturing
Document personalization
Pressure sensitive labels

Areas of Expertise
  • Adhesives
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemicals
  • Failure Analysis
  • Intellectual Property
  • Patents
  • Plastics
  • Polymers
  • Products Liability


Available Upon Request