IEC&A "The Electrical and Electronic Experts"
Investigative Engineering Consultants and Associates

IEC & Associates provides Electrical and Electronic Forensic and Investigative Engineering, Patent Infringement Analysis, Claim Chart Mapping, Reverse Engineering, Product Teardowns, Design Engineering, Failure Analysis, and Expert Witness Services for Attorneys, Insurance Companies, Industry and Government. We specialize in electrical and electronic systems, products and devices. Issues addressed include all aspects of the product or system under review or investigation, including design, fabrication, production, operation, failure analysis, reverse engineering, environmental conditions, agency compliance, safety, and product testing of electrical and electronic systems, products and devices as well as computer systems, hardware and software.

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We specialize in Forensic & Investigative Engineering, Patent Infringement Analysis and Expert Witness Services in the areas of Electrical & Electronic Systems, Products and Devices.

John Hiett, PE  - Principal Systems and Software Engineer

Patent Infringement Analysis: Systems and Software Engineering

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Mr. Hiett provides Systems and Software Forensic and Investigative Research, Patent Infringement Analysis, Software Design and Reverse Code Engineering, Product Teardowns and Failure Analysis services for our clients.


He is a proud graduate of Arizona State University receiving a MSEE and the University of Arizona where he received his BSEE . He has over 20 years of experience spanning various Electronic and Electrical industries and products. His expertise are in the areas of Hardware, System, and Software design with a proven record developing successful products in the aviation and aerospace industries. He has developed applications in numerous languages on multiple operating systems and hardware platforms. In addition, Mr. Hiett  is co-inventor on various US patents.