The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Jeffery A. Stec, Ph.D., Vice President, Charles River Associates will speak at the Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “The Evolving Landscape in the Calculation of Patent Damages - Reasonable Royalties.” This event is scheduled for February 1, 2017 from 3:00pm – 5:00pm (ET).
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About Dr. Jeffery A. Stec
As a Vice President of Charles River Associates, Dr. Stec has worked with clients in the areas of antitrust, finance, intellectual property, and survey research as both a consulting expert and as an expert witness. In the area of intellectual property, Dr. Stec has conducted economic, econometric, and survey research analyses to determine the value of intellectual property as well as the amount of economic damages resulting from patent, trademark, trade secret, and copyright infringement. In patent infringement matters, Dr. Stec has submitted expert reports, given deposition testimony, and provided trial testimony in federal court, state court, arbitrations, and the U.S. International Trade Commission. In these cases, Dr. Stec is often called upon to quantify lost profits, reasonable royalties, convoyed sales, price erosion, defendant’s profits, domestic industry, and potential harm to public interest. He has also provided patent valuation and strategy consulting services for the purposes of negotiating patent license agreements, patent settlement agreements, and other types of patent transactions. Dr. Stec has written articles and made presentations on damages and IP damages related topics in the academic, private, and legal sectors.
About Charles River Associates
Founded in 1965, Charles River Associates is a leading consulting firm that provides economic, financial, and strategic analysis of IP issues. Headquartered in Boston, the firm has offices internationally. CRA uses a combination of industry experience and rigorous, fact-based analysis in order to provide clients with clear, implementable solutions to complex business problems. Whether you are making a critical IP strategy decision or assessing risk in high-stakes IP litigation, CRA’s intellectual property experts offer deep industry specialization, broad cross-functional expertise, and a proven analytical approach.
Recent case law has focused on the importance of apportionment in the calculation of patent damages, in particular, reasonable royalties. This webcast examines the various apportionment methodologies, in the light of recent court decisions, and provides insight into their uses as well as potential pitfalls. The apportionment analyses will be broadly classified into revealed preference methods (the use of transactions data and comparables) and stated preference methods (survey research).
About The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
The Knowledge Group was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register for an event, please visit: http://theknowledgegroup.org/