CorbinForensics Inc. is an established provider of precise and reliable business intelligence, statistical measurement, and forensic market research

CorbinForensics’ research and investigations support Canadian and international corporations, boards of directors, governments, and courts.  CorbinForensics’ work products form part of essential due diligence for high-stakes business decisions, risk analysis, regulatory matters, negotiation and litigation.
We are well-known for our specialty practice in intellectual property research, including measurements of brand perception, copyright/trade-mark valuation, and advertising impacts.  CorbinForensics professionals have taken part in developing  Canada’s most comprehensive guidelines for comparative advertising and competitive claim testing.
Our High-standard deliverables include: expert survey evidence for litigation, arbitration or mediation; brand and trademark audits;  mystery shopping investigations; scholarly literature reviews of industry practices in branding, advertising, internet surveys; and mediating opinions of conflicting expert evidence for regulators and courts of law.

What's New

March 15, 2021

CorbinPartners releases updated guidelines for survey sampling

Consumer surveys have long been relied upon as a tool of expert evidence. To ensure the reliability of survey evidence, one must ensure a sample that is defensibly close to being random and representative, and a sample size to achieve as small a margin of error as possible. ...
March 1, 2021

Guidelines For Survey Sampling In Evidentiary Matters

Jon Purther, March 2021 - Consumer surveys have long been relied upon as a tool of expert evidence in litigation, arbitration, mediation, and pre-testing before a complaint or action is launched. To ensure the value of survey evidence, it must be ―reliable, ―valid and ―relevant. These three criteria arise both ...
February 16, 2021

Ruth Corbin interviewed on ‘Vocabaret’

On January 27th, Ruth Corbin joined New York City's wordsmiths ‘Vocabaret’ for an online chat, called "CaPiTaLiSm”. ...
February 4, 2021

CorbinPartners’ 2020 Year in Review – Social Science Expert Evidence

CorbinPartners has released the 2020 Year in Review of Social Science Expert Evidence. ...
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    John Currie
    Associated Brands

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    Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

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    President and CEO
    Canadian Legal Information Institute (CanLII)

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    Gregg Rafter
    Boughton Law Corporation

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    Fogler, Rubinoff LLP

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    Probe Research Inc.

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    Cassels Brock

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