Mechanical Engineering

WHDA brings a deep understanding of mechanical engineering to each case, enhancing its chances for success. Our mechanical engineering group members have a vast and varied expertise, including hands-on experience with the mechanical arts.  Our attorneys and agents think about problems three-dimensionally, then apply this to obtaining valid claims of broad scope.  A sampling of representative technologies includes:

  • Automotive:
    • Engine design and control
    • Transmissions
    • Body structures (interior and exterior)
    • Drive train systems and controls
    • Suspension and active vehicle dynamic control systems
    • Steering systems
    • Hybrid vehicle engine and control design
    • Smart Cruise Control systems
  • Small engine design and controls
  • Green technology
  • Aviation
  • Machine tools and machining centers
  • Clean room equipment
  • Heat pumps and dehumidifiers
  • Structural support for buildings
  • Medical devices
  • Robotics
  • Linear bearings
  • Fluid dynamic bearings
  • Wastewater treatment and filtering
  • Power plants