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Steve Copeland

Founding Humanscope in 2011, Steve helped create several new consumer product startups including, and At his first design company, Paradox Design, he created products for Adidas, Amertac, Bauer, Baylis, Nike, Bell, Burton, Irwin, Itech, MSA, North Safety, Rawlings and Warrior. With his team of electro-mechanical engineers and industrial designers, Steve continues to create innovative new companies and products.

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Humanscope’s industrial design team have over 60 years of combined experience developing products that balance the needs and wants of the consumer with the business strategy of the client. We create products that are functional and profitable. We research competitive and complimentary products, relevant materials and processes and patents, to get a strong understanding of how to best differentiate your design.

Humanscope’s designers ensure that our concepts are manufacturable and cost effective from the start. We are experts in product cost-reduction and in designing to regulatory standards such as CSA, UL, ISO, FDA, and FCC. Using state-of- the-art CAD tools (Solidworks), the Humanscope design team creates and refines the initial design concepts into a three dimensional assembly model of the product including all of the physical components

Protecting your product innovation is critical to be successful in today’s market. We work closely with US patent agents to develop a cost effective IP strategy that includes trademarks and patents. Obtaining the proper trademarks and patents is critical if you intend to market the product yourself or to license it to someone else. Our Industrial Design and Product Development team has extensive experience in obtaining strong protection for the intellectual property of our clients.

By operating our own factory in China, we have key factory personnel in constant contact with our designers, mould makers and suppliers. We have a continuous flow of ideas that reduces product development time while delivering innovative, cost effective solutions for our customers. In addition to this we have a network of North American manufacturers, distributors and suppliers we use when it complements the business and product strategy.