has over 45 years experience in the Fashion, Garment, Textile Industry
, as a retailer, manufacturer, consultant, and college instructor. She has been a Management Consultant
to over 200 new, failing or growing companies in need of reorganization, restructuring, or reengineering of the business process. Specializing in areas of inventory management, marketing and selling strategies, product development, financial planning, customer service, warehousing, distribution, and domestic and international manufacturing and sourcing. Worked with major American companies as well as companies in France, England, Australia and USAID (United States Agency for International Development) projects in Romania, Egypt, Russia, Thailand, El Salvador, and Bulgaria as an apparel expert
Ms. Goldaper has owned her own clothing manufacturing company and has held key executive positions in major public and private companies in Southern California. She is a 30-year member of the faculty at the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising.
Areas of Expertise Include
Copyright Infringement and Trademark CasesOpinions on Originality and Substantial SimilarityFabric/Print Design, and Origin IssuesGarment Construction and Design issuesCustoms, Practices and Operations of Clothing BusinessFinancial Conditions, Valuations and Financial MattersIssues with Manufacturing Contractors/Factories: Domestic and Off-ShoreWholesale Distribution to Retailers and Internet SalesQuality Standards/Specifications used in Production of GarmentsView Expert Witness Profile