Mr. Meyer R. Rosen, President of Interactive Consulting, Inc. has over thirty-five years of industrial and academic experience in chemistry and chemical engineering. He serves as a Forensic expert witness for plaintiff and defense attorneys in both Federal and State matters. These include, but are not limited to: product liability, personal injury, intellectual property, patent infringement and trade-secret litigation matters.
Mr. Rosen is nationally certified as both a Professional Chemist and Professional Chemical Engineer. He is an Affiliate of the National Academy of Forensic Engineers and a fire & explosion investigator with advance training. Meyer’s expertise includes, but is not limited to: fires, explosions, hazardous chemicals/ materials, toxic exposure, chemical burns, household/ industrial products and processes as well as cosmetic product injuries., Mr. Rosen is also experienced in identifying safer alternatives, technical aspects of warnings, instructions & labels, OSHA regulations, and Codes and Standards.
Meyer holds over 20 U.S. patents. He is Editor-in-Chief of the 3 volume, 2,600 page 9th Edition of Harry's Cosmeticology and Emeritus Editor-in-Chief of EURO-Cosmetics Magazine (Germany). Mr. Rosen has authored over 40 articles in peer-reviewed technical publications; is Editor of the 1,100 page "Delivery System Handbook for Personal Care and Cosmetic Products"; co-author of the Rheology Modifier Handbook and Book- Series Editor for Personal Care and Cosmetic Technology (seven books) (Elsevier Publishers).
Mr. Rosen is both a Fellow of the American College of Forensic Engineering and the Royal Society of Chemistry (London). He served as Chief Scientific Advisor and Technical Program Director for HBA Global Expo Conferences for over ten years. Meyer is founder and organizer of several International Safety and Regulatory Symposia. He is a technical journalist and peer reviewer for numerous publications in the specialty chemical industry and referee for several peer-reviewed scientific technical journals. Mr. Rosen has also served as Vice President and Executive Board member of the Association of Consulting Chemists and Chemical Engineers, is a past Director of the American Institute of Chemists and a member of numerous ASTM standards-making committees.
A list of Mr. Rosen’ extensive publications including articles, books and speaking presentations can be found in his CV located on his company's website (https://chemicalconsult.com)
Mobile Phone: (516) 459-2050
- Accident Investigation
- Accident Reconstruction
- Apparel & Textile Industry
- Brick & Stone
- Burn Injury
- Chemical Engineering
- Combustion Engineering
- Consumer Products
- Environmental Toxicology
- Equipment & Machinery
- Evidence Analysis & Preservation
- Forensic Engineering
- Hazardous Materials
- Intellectual Property
- Labels & Warnings
- Lead Poisoning
- Medical Devices
- Occupational Medicine
- Oil & Gas
- Paint & Coatings
- Personal Injury
- Products Liability
- Safety Equipment
- Sanitary Engineering/Waste Management
- Trade Secrets
- Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
- A: CPC: Nationally Certified Professional Chemist
CChE: Nationally Certified Professional Chemical Engineer
E-CFEI: Fire & Explosion Investigator (Advanced Training)
FAIC: Fellow: American Institute of Chemists
FRSC: Fellow: Royal Society of Chemists (London)
DABFET: Diplomate: American Board of Forensic Engineers & Technology
- Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
- A: National Fire Protection Association, Senior Member
American Chemical Society
American Institute of Chemical Engineers
New York Society of Cosmetic Chemists
Florida Society of Cosmetic Chemists
International Federation/Society of Cosmetic Chemists
Royal Society of Chemistry (London)
Center for Dermal Research (Rutgers University)
American Society of Testing Materials (ASTM): Voting Member (several committees)
- Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
- A: Adjunct Professor of Fire Science (15 years): Westchester Community College
Course Director: Center for Professional Advancement, 3-day course in “Scientific Fire Fighting”.
Chief Scientific Advisor/speaker/moderator HBA Global Annual Technical Conferences
- Q: Have any of your accreditations ever been investigated, suspended or removed? (if yes, explain)
- A: No
- Q: On how many occasions have you been retained as an expert?
- A: Over approximately 100 (in forensic practice over 30 years)
- Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
- A: Consulting and Testifying Forensic expert witness in products liability and Personal Injury for plaintiff or defense; both Federal and State. Intellectual Property, Trade Secrets. Cases including, but not limited to: fires, explosions, hazardous chemicals, chemical burns, toxic exposure and Cosmetic Science. Consumer and industrial products and processes. Accident reconstruction.
- Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
- A: about 50%
- Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
- A: about 50%
- Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
- A: Over approximately 25
- Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
- A: 2021
- Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
- A: about 35
- Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
- A: about 10
- Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
- A: 30 years
- Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
- A: CONSULTING CHEMIST & CHEMICAL ENGINEER
Forensic Litigation; Consulting and testifying, Legal Document review and analysis, Case documentation review, Early and urgent case (consulting expert) ;preparation of affadavits, technical reports, opinions, depositions, court testimony, attorney education in technical matters.
Chemical Technology Assessment; Intellectual Property & Trade Secret Litigation; Cosmetic and Industrial Product and Process Development; Creation of new applications and Technical Marketing/Editing for Specialty Chemicals (over 20 Patents); International experience.
- Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
- A: $575/hr; 15 hr retainer for products liability and personal injury
$ 575/Hr 15 hr retainer for Intellectual Property, patent infringement, trade secret litigation
- Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
- A: $ 575/hr
- Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
- A: $ 575/Hr; ( 5 hour minimum)
- Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
- A: $ 5,000/day or part thereorf
- Q: Please list any fees other than those stated above (E.g.: travel expenses, copy fees, etc.)
- A: Travel: $250/Hr
All other pre-approved expenses
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