Surveys Built on Expertise & Experience

Expertise You Need + Experience You Want

Trademark and Trade Dress Infringement | Misleading and Deceptive Advertising | Licensing |
Consumer Privacy | Breach of Contract | Commercial Reasonableness | Merchandising

Trusted survey expertise for IP litigators

Harper Expert Witness is a leading, premier consulting and research firm serving attorneys across the nation. With a range of consumer surveys and research services, our expertise captures marketplace perceptions and beliefs to better inform your litigation strategy.

When expertise and experience matters

For 30+ years, Ms. Rhonda Harper has led Fortune 100 marketing, research, and corporate strategy. She has designed and fielded thousands of studies, and for the past 15 years, focused her experience and expertise in the field of Lanham Act cases:

  • Design, conduct, and testify on consumer surveys in IP litigation matters
  • Participate in the design, execution, and rebuttal of hundreds of consumer surveys
  • Over 30 years of experience in the field of consumer research
  • Engaged by leading IP firms across the country


Rhonda Harper Expert Witness

Rhonda Harper is routinely retained to formulate expert surveys, conduct rebuttal critiques, or construct rebuttal surveys to show the potential difference in results with properly designed and executed surveys. She has extensive experience and a deep understanding of survey design, sampling, question construction, data analysis, and methodological pitfalls that introduce bias or systematic error.

Located in Dallas, TX, Ms. Harper is a former Fortune 100 C-Suite Executive in marketing, branding, consumer research, strategy, licensing, and advertising. Also a former Adjunct Marketing Professor, she has been retained by more than 95 law firms since 2005. Harper has a focus on Trademark and Trade Dress Infringement, Misleading and Deceptive Advertising, Licensing, and Commercial Reasonableness cases. She has conducted  50+ intellectual property Lanham Act surveys, produced 75+ reports, been deposed 50+ times, and served in 20+ trials and arbitrations.