Federal Circuit Decisions in 2014: Patent Infringement Reasonable Royalty Damages Strategies
Overview:The Knowledge Group has assembled a panel of key thought leaders to provide the audience with an in-depth discussion of patent infringement royalty damages strategies in light of the recent federal circuit decisions in 2014.Key topics include:
- Patent infringement royalty damages strategies: an overview
- Discussion of the impacts of recent Federal Circuit cases
- Practical guidance for compliance and best practices
- Up-to-minute regulatory updates and so much more!
Segment 1: Alex Hadjis, Managing Partner, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
- Reasonable Royalty Damages Basics
Segment 2: Jack Russo, Partner, ComputerLaw Group LLP
- Recent Case Law
Segment 3: Robert Bertin, Partner , Bingham McCutchen LLP
- Practical Issues
Segment 4: Shankar Iyer, Vice President, Cornerstone Research
- Given the call for rigorous, market-based methods from the courts, what methodologies are likely to pass muster? Mr. Iyer will discuss consumer surveys including conjoint analysis, regression-based methods including hedonic regression, and other methodologies that are likely to be battle-tested going forward.
Who Should Attend:
- Damages Experts
- Commercial litigators
- Communications Law Attorneys and Related Practice Areas
- In-house counsel
- Patent attorneys
- Other Related/Interested Professionals
Alexander J. Hadjis is a patent trial attorney. He is the Chair of Cadwalader’s International Trade Commission (ITC) Patent Litigation Practice and the Co-Chair of the firm’s Technology Industry Practice Group.
Mr. Hadjis represents clients as lead trial counsel before the federal district courts and the ITC. He has tried more than ten patent cases and litigated dozens over the course of his twenty year career.
Prior to joining private practice, Mr. Hadjis clerked for the Honorable Wilson Cowen of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. He received his J.D. from The University of Pittsburgh School of Law, an LL.M. from George Washington University Law School, and a B.S.E.E. from The Ohio State University.
Alexander J. Hadjis is a patent trial attorney. He is the Chair of Cadwalader’s International Trade Commission (ITC) Patent Litigation Practice and the …
Mr. Russo is a member of the Bar in California, New York, and the District of Columbia as well as in the States of Hawaii, Oregon and Washington. He is also admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court, the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals and numerous other appellate and district courts throughout the United States. His practice covers the entire spectrum of intellectual property litigation matters from both a plaintiff and a defense point of view and includes substantial trial and appellate work in patent, copyright, trade secret, trademark, trade dress, licensing, joint venture, partnership, unfair competition, and Internet, E-Commerce and other computer law cases. Mr. Russo is a frequent speaker on computer law issues and has given presentations to the American Bar Association, the Computer Law Association, and the San Francisco Bay Area Intellectual Property American Inn of Court. Mr. Russo serves as an arbitrator, mediator, special master, and early neutral evaluator for the United States District Court, and as an arbitrator, mediator and Judge Pro Tempore for the California Superior Court. Mr. Russo specializes in Internet, computer law, intellectual property, and business and complex civil litigation. Mr. Russo also heads his firm's entrepreneurship practice and is Chairman of the nonprofit Foundation for Creativity in Dispute Resolution.
Mr. Russo is a member of the Bar in California, New York, and the District of Columbia as well as …
Rob Bertin’s extensive patent, trademark and copyright litigation practice has included cases in the Eastern District of Virginia, the Southern District of New York, the Eastern District of Texas, the Northern District of Illinois, the Northern and Southern Districts of Florida, and the Districts of Arizona, Maine, Maryland, New Jersey, and the District of Columbia.
In addition, Rob advises clients on issues involving infringement and validity of patents; conducts and reports on IP due diligence; drafts and negotiates license agreements, including software license agreements, joint venture agreements, consulting agreements, ASP equipment service agreements, patent license agreements, and co-branding and distribution agreements; advises clients on licensing strategies and other aspects of cultivating a patent portfolio; prepares new patent applications; and advises clients on various other patent, trademark, copyright and trade secret issues.
Rob Bertin’s extensive patent, trademark and copyright litigation practice has included cases in the Eastern District of Virginia, the Southern …
Shankar Iyer, a vice president at Cornerstone Research, coheads the firm’s intellectual property practice. He specializes in applying economic analyses to intellectual property, antitrust, and other complex commercial contract disputes.
Mr. Iyer has consulted on numerous high-profile matters in intellectual property. He has worked on some of the landscape-defining matters in patent damages, including several matters that have gone to trial. His work covers the full spectrum of economic issues concerning damages, preliminary injunction, and permanent injunction analyses. In recent years, Mr. Iyer has developed a niche in working on consumer surveys (including sophisticated techniques such as conjoint analysis) and other market-based approaches to evaluate the relative contribution of patents-in-suit.
Shankar Iyer, a vice president at Cornerstone Research, coheads the firm’s intellectual property practice. He specializes in applying economic analyses …
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About Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP, established in 1792, serves a diverse client base, including many of the world's leading financial institutions and corporations across multiple industries, including technology, healthcare, and energy, in more than 50 countries. With offices in New York, Washington, London, Charlotte, Houston, Beijing, Hong Kong and Brussels, Cadwalader offers legal expertise in antitrust, banking, corporate finance, corporate governance, energy, environmental, executive compensation, financial restructuring, health care, intellectual property, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, private wealth, real estate, regulation, securitization, structured finance, tax and white collar defense. For more information, visit www.cadwalader.com.
About ComputerLaw Group LLP
Computerlaw Group LLP (www.computerlaw.com), located in Silicon Valley, specializes in complex intellectual property cases in federal and state courts, including patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secret litigation; software disputes; licensing issues; and helping entrepreneurs navigate the Valley. We take pride in our team approach and our ability to provide personal attention to the needs of our clients. Our attorneys’ daily practice revolves around giving sound advice, strategic planning assistance and sophisticated dispute resolution.
The firm is AV-rated and represents a number of large, medium and small companies, ranging from publicly traded corporations to startup businesses. Jack Russo, the firm’s managing partner, is admitted to practice in CA, NY, HI, OR, WA and DC.
About Bingham McCutchen LLP
About Cornerstone Research
For more than twenty-five years, Cornerstone Research staff have provided economic and financial analysis in all phases of commercial litigation and regulatory proceedings.
The firm works with a broad network of testifying experts, including prominent faculty and industry practitioners, in a distinctive collaboration. Staff consultants contribute expertise in economics, finance, accounting, and marketing, as well as business acumen, familiarity with the litigation process, and a commitment to produce outstanding results. Cornerstone Research works with experts who bring the specialized expertise of researchers or practitioners required to meet the demands of each assignment.
The firm has four hundred fifty staff and offices in Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Menlo Park, New York, San Francisco, and Washington.