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Mort Westman, skin care expert witness in support of litigation involving expertese from hair care product experts including hair relaxer, hair dye and permanent wave products. We can review and examine opposing witness testimony and depositions for individual or class action cases.

  Provides a complete range of research and development consulting services to the cosmetic and toiletries industry. Opening Page
These services vary from innovative hair and skin care product formulation to the development and substantiation of compelling advertising claims.
   Accomplished professionals provide instant access to specialized technologies and years of hands-on experience. Services
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Our expertise includes such hard to find areas as Aerosols and Hair Color.
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Expert witness services and support of legal issues based on direct industry experience.


Westman Associates provides technical assistance, laboratory support, and expert witness services, in support of litigation, patent issues, and general legal matters related to personal care products and technologies. Our expertise encompasses the full spectrum of hair care and skin care products, including such highly specialized categories as hair bleach / hair lightener, hair dye, hair relaxer, permanent wave, hair straightener, depilatory, and aerosols. Further, our experience includes significant involvement with patent and legal issues through years in positions varying from bench chemist to senior executive and now consultant to the industry.

From hair care and skin care product formulation, to laboratory, clinical and consumer testing; and from QA/QC testing, manufacturing practices, to advertising claim substantiation and proper warnings and cautions; we are intimately familiar with the procedures, testing, documentation and regulatory considerations that are required to properly bring a product to market and support its continued production. We apply this knowledge and understanding to such activities as:

  • Expert witness deposition and testimony
  • Technical support in preparation for litigation
  • Preparation of technical expert reports
  • Review of technical literature, patents, and prior art
  • Review of manufacturing and QA/QC documents and records
  • Review of opposing expert witness statements, depositions and testimony
  • Design & execution of laboratory and clinical testing

Mort Westman, President, has more than 35 years of experience in the research and development and commercialization of skin care and hair care products for the general and Ethnic markets, both for salon and retail usage. He has been an integral part of teams that have brought virtually every form of hair care and skin care product to market. During this process, he has gained a thorough knowledge and strategic understanding of both the associated science and industry practices. This same knowledge and understanding provides the foundation for his solid, informed support of legal issues and expert witness services.



Examination of opposing expert witness testimony for litigation involving skin care, hair care, hair dye, hair relaxer, permanent wave products,  cosmetics formulation and skin care formulation from a hair care expert and expert.  We provide  expert witness testimony.
8 IVY LANE, OAK BROOK, IL 60523
TEL 630-850-7543
FAX 630-850-8786
westman@westmanassociates.com
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