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A Comprehensive Guide on Apportioning Patent Damages: Tips and Strategies Explored

Live Webcast Date: Monday, November 18, 2019 from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm (ET)
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Comprehensive Guide on Apportioning Patent Damages CLE

Join us for this Knowledge Group Comprehensive Guide on Apportioning Patent Damages CLE Webinar. The damage apportionment jurisprudence is continuously evolving over the past years. As significant developments and case verdicts, such as the Finjan, Inc. v. Blue Coat Systems, Inc. continue to shape this field, practitioners must keep themselves in the know of the emerging updates to be properly guided in calculating patent damages.

Join a panel of key thought leaders and practitioners assembled by The Knowledge Group as they delve into an in-depth discussion of patent damages apportionment. Speakers will also offer significant tips and strategies in apportioning damage claims in light of recent case decisions.

Key topics include:

  • Patent Damages Apportionment: Key Considerations
  • Damage Analysis and Calculation
  • Significant Apportionment Strategies
  • Notable Cases and Court Verdicts
  • Trends and Updates
  • Outlook

Agenda

SEGMENT 1:
Eric J. Phillips
, President and Managing Director
VLF Consulting

  • Apportionment: its purpose and how we define it
  • Historical use: from uncommon topic to hottest issue in royalty damages
  • Royalty base apportionment: requirements and recent exceptions
  • Royalty rate apportionment: Fed. Cir. guidance on adequacy, and recent cases

SEGMENT 2:
​Michael J. Chapman
, Founder and President
Envision Economics, LLC

  • Examining the connection between apportionment and the incremental value of the patented technology.
  • Defining the building blocks of apportionment analysis
  • Avoiding Franken Damages – the important of royalty rate-royalty base conformity
  • Choosing the appropriate royalty base
  • Choosing the appropriate royalty rate.

Who Should Attend

  • Patent Attorneys
  • Patent Litigators
  • Intellectual Property Attorneys
  • In-House Counsel
  • IP Consultants and Experts
  • Patent Owners
  • Patent Licensing Attorneys

Comprehensive Guide on Apportioning Patent Damages CLE

SEGMENT 1:
Eric J. Phillips
, President and Managing Director
VLF Consulting

  • Apportionment: its purpose and how we define it
  • Historical use: from uncommon topic to hottest issue in royalty damages
  • Royalty base apportionment: requirements and recent exceptions
  • Royalty rate apportionment: Fed. Cir. guidance on adequacy, and recent cases

SEGMENT 2:
​Michael J. Chapman
, Founder and President
Envision Economics, LLC

  • Examining the connection between apportionment and the incremental value of the patented technology.
  • Defining the building blocks of apportionment analysis
  • Avoiding Franken Damages – the important of royalty rate-royalty base conformity
  • Choosing the appropriate royalty base
  • Choosing the appropriate royalty rate.

Comprehensive Guide on Apportioning Patent Damages CLE

Comprehensive Guide on Apportioning Patent Damages CLE

Michael J. ChapmanFounder and PresidentEnvision Economics, LLC

Dr. Michael Chapman is a President and Founder of Envision Economics in Washington, DC. Michael has more than 20 years of experience providing economic, financial, and strategic consulting services to commercial firms, law firms, and governments. He has served as an economic expert to and conducted economic analyses in a wide range of industries, including pharmaceuticals, medical equipment, semiconductors, financial services, insurance, manufacturing, steel, agricultural products, and consumer goods.

Dr. Chapman has authored a number of articles and book chapters on intellectual property damages issues, including “The Incremental Value of Apportionment in Reasonable Royalty Damages Analysis,” which will be published in the Federal Circuit Bar Journal.  Dr. Chapman has taught economics courses at several leading business schools, including the MIT’s Sloan School of Management, the University of Michigan Stephen M. Ross Business School, Georgetown University Robert Emmett McDonough School of Business, and the University of Maryland Robert H. Smith School of Business.

Comprehensive Guide on Apportioning Patent Damages CLE

Eric J. PhillipsPresident and Managing DirectorVLF Consulting

Eric Phillips has served as a financial consultant for over 19 years, assisting attorneys and corporate clients on damages, valuation, and forensic accounting issues. Mr. Phillips focuses his practice on IP litigation, valuation, and transactions. He has extensive experience in the valuation of patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, and know-how in such contexts as infringement litigation, bankruptcy proceedings, false marking, licensing negotiations and transactions, and joint ventures. His experience includes providing testimony in federal court proceedings regarding IP damages. Mr. Phillips is a Certified Valuation Analyst and a Master Analyst in Financial Forensics through the NACVA. He is also accredited in business valuation and has assisted clients with business valuation services.


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Comprehensive Guide on Apportioning Patent Damages CLE

Course Level:
   Intermediate

Advance Preparation:
   Print and review course materials

Method Of Presentation:
   On-demand Webcast; Group-Internet Based

Prerequisite:
   General knowledge of patent law

Course Code:
   148724

NASBA Field of Study:
   Accounting - Technical

NY Category of CLE Credit:
   Areas of Professional Practice

Total Credits:
    1.5 CLE 1.5 NASBA-CPE

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The Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group has been a leading global provider of Continuing Education (CLE, CPE) for over 13 Years. We produce over 450 LIVE webcasts annually and have a catalog of over 4,000 on-demand courses.

About the Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group has been a leading global provider of Continuing Education (CLE, CPE) for over 13 Years. We produce over 450 LIVE webcasts annually and have a catalog of over 4,000 on-demand courses.

Envision Economics, is a boutique economic damages consulting firm, specializing in intellectual property litigation and other commercial disputes. Envision Economics uses an interdisciplinary and integrative approach to addressing client issues – drawing upon substantial education and experience in applied microeconomics, law, and business strategy to analyze and understand the issues presented in each matter.

Website: https://envisioneconomics.com/

VLF Consulting provides litigation and valuation services to law firms, corporate clients, and individuals.  Specializing in intellectual property, VLF assists its clients in navigating economic and financial challenges during complex litigation as well as assessing value in such contexts as joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, sales, and licensing.  The firm's success derives from its deep IP experience combined with a philosophy that stresses responsiveness and cost-effective approaches tailored to each client's needs.  From its headquarters in the Chicago area, the firm services clients throughout the world.

Website: http://www.vlfconsulting.com/

Dr. Michael Chapman is a President and Founder of Envision Economics in Washington, DC. Michael has more than 20 years of experience providing economic, financial, and strategic consulting services to commercial firms, law firms, and governments. He has served as an economic expert to and conducted economic analyses in a wide range of industries, including pharmaceuticals, medical equipment, semiconductors, financial services, insurance, manufacturing, steel, agricultural products, and consumer goods.

Dr. Chapman has authored a number of articles and book chapters on intellectual property damages issues, including “The Incremental Value of Apportionment in Reasonable Royalty Damages Analysis,” which will be published in the Federal Circuit Bar Journal.  Dr. Chapman has taught economics courses at several leading business schools, including the MIT’s Sloan School of Management, the University of Michigan Stephen M. Ross Business School, Georgetown University Robert Emmett McDonough School of Business, and the University of Maryland Robert H. Smith School of Business.

Eric Phillips has served as a financial consultant for over 19 years, assisting attorneys and corporate clients on damages, valuation, and forensic accounting issues. Mr. Phillips focuses his practice on IP litigation, valuation, and transactions. He has extensive experience in the valuation of patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, and know-how in such contexts as infringement litigation, bankruptcy proceedings, false marking, licensing negotiations and transactions, and joint ventures. His experience includes providing testimony in federal court proceedings regarding IP damages. Mr. Phillips is a Certified Valuation Analyst and a Master Analyst in Financial Forensics through the NACVA. He is also accredited in business valuation and has assisted clients with business valuation services.

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