Designations

1

DESIGNATED CONSUMER STUDIES

  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California, Sansi North America vs. LG Electronics. 2019

  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California, Mike Sarieddine vs. Big Bang Vape Co., LLC. 2018

  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California, Danica Aromatics, Inc. vs. philosophy, Inc. 2016

  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California, Metal Jeans, Inc. vs. Affliction Holdings, LLC. 2016

  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California, British Broadcasting Corporation, BBC Worldwide, LTD, and DWTS Productions, LLC fka BBC Worldwide Productions LLC vs. Scott Stander & Associates, Inc. 2015

  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California, Razor USA LLC. vs. VIZIO, Inc. 2015

  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California, His and Her Corp., vs. Shake-N-Go Fashion, Inc., Model Model Hair Fashion, C&J Beauty Supply. Ti Gi Beauty, Inc., Pink Beauty Supply & Salon, Sam’s Beauty Plus, Ebony Wig & Beauty Supply, (et al.). 2015

  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, Celebrity Cards International vs. Earvin Johnson, Jr., June Bug Enterprises Inc. and One West Bank. 2014

Presentations

2

Invited to speak at professional associations throughout her career, Cynthia Cohen, Ph.D. developed over a hundred talks to lawyers and litigation-related professionals. Topics include: Gender and Race Bias, Jury Selection, Litigation Strategies, Trial Advocacy Skill, Views of the Jury System, and Trademark Consumer Surveys.

 

TRADEMARK CONSUMER SURVEYS

 

  • Best Practices in Trademark Consumer Survey Admissibility, DRI Intellectual Property Annual Meeting, Austin, TX, May 2019.

  • Common Pitfalls of Trademark Expert Reports and Survey Evidence, LAIPLA Spring Seminar, Ojai, CA, May 2018.

  • Social Media Impacts on Consumer Behavior in Likelihood of Confusion Surveys, INTA Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, May 2018.

Publications

3

Cynthia Cohen, Ph.D. has published articles and chapters in bar association journals and books over the course of her professional career. Topics include: Gender and Race Bias, Jury Selection, Litigation Strategies, Trial Advocacy Skill, Views of the Jury System, and Trademark Consumer Surveys. Her latest publication is:

TRADEMARK CONSUMER SURVEYS

  • Best Practices in Consumer Survey Admissibility, DRI, For the Defense, August 2019, pp. 10-15.

Education

4

Cynthia Cohen, Ph.D. contributes to the world of psychology and law. Dr. Cohen’s education includes psychology degrees at UCLA and USC.

 

  • University of Southern California, Ph.D., Educational Psychology and Annenberg School of Communication, 1984. Dissertation: Communication Skills and Cognitive Processes in Productively Reducing Uncertainty in Ambiguous Instructional Messages. 

  • University of Southern California, M.S., Counseling Psychology, 1979. Master's topic: Effective Leadership in Small Groups.

  • University of California, Los Angeles, B.A., Psychology, 1977. Thesis: Masculine/Feminine Differences in Aggressiveness and Assertiveness.  

  • HONORS:  Educare Fellow (1981-1982), California State Fellow (1978-81), USC Education Alumni Award (1978).

Cynthia R. Cohen, Ph.D.

Survey Expert

Dr. Cynthia R. Cohen is a survey expert bringing her voice to this blog. Prior to offering her services as a survey expert, she has thirty years of experience in the legal consulting business as a trial consultant. Through Verdict Success LLC, Cynthia Cohen has seen it all - and is ready to lead you on the path to success with consumer survey evidence.

© 2020 Cynthia R. Cohen, Ph.D.