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Patent Infringement: A Legal and Economic Outlook

Live Webcast Date: Wednesday, March 22, 2017 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm (ET)
Intellectual Property Law (CLE)Recording

Online CLE Patent Infringement

Join us for this Knowledge Group Online CLE Patent Infringement Webinar. The calculation of patent infringement damages has long troubled practitioners, regulators and businesses while court decisions continue to bring significant changes on the patent damages landscape. In recent notable court decisions, the U.S. Supreme Court issued an opinion that makes it easier for patent owners to win enhanced damages in a patent infringement cases. The SC also highlighted that calculating damages for design patents should not be based on the profits for the entire product if it consists of many parts, thus, changing the standard for design patent damages.

In this Webcast, the Knowledge Group has assembled a panel of key thought leaders to provide the audience with an in-depth analysis of patent infringement in legal and economic perspective. The speakers will also discuss recent court opinions and its impact to the current landscape of patent infringement litigation.

Some of the major topics that will be covered in this course are:

  • Basics of Patent Infringement Damages
  • Analytic Frameworks for Estimating Damages
  • Determining the Royalty Base 
  • Understanding the Entire Market Value Rule
  • Calculating a Reasonable Royalty Rate
  • Standards for Proving Lost Profits Damages
  • Effect of FRAND Obligations and Competition Law on Patent Damages
  • Impact of Recent Court Decisions on Patent Damages Calculation

Agenda

SEGMENT 1:
Michael A. Einhorn, Ph.D., Economic Consultant and Expert Witness
Media, Technology, and Copyright

  • Frameworks for Patent Damages
    • Types of Damages: Overview
      • Types of Actual Damages: Overview
        • Reasonable Royalty (most common, detailed in second segment)
          • Georgia Pacific
          • ResQNet v Lansa
        • Lost Profits (less common, detailed in third segment)
      • Other Damages
        • Disgorgement
        • Enhanced Damages (???)
    • Proof of Damages
      • Threshold Requirement on Expert Testimony (Daubert Trilogy)
      • Use of Settlements & Contracts
        • ResQNet
        • Mondis
      • Analytic Approach (TWM v. Dura)
      • Use of Book of Wisdom (Fromsen)


SEGMENT 2:
Jeffery A. Stec, Vice President
Charles River Associates

  • Fundamental Issues in Reasonable Royalty Calculation
    • Smallest saleable patent-practicing unit (SSPPU)/article of manufacture (AM)
      • Cornell v. Hewlett Packard
      • LaserDynamics v. Quanta Computer
      • ART+Com v. Google
      • Core Wireless v. Apple
      • Samsung v. Apple           
    • Entire Market Value Rule
      • Rite Hite v. Kelley
      • Lucent v. Gateway
      • AstraZeneca v. Apotex
      • GoDaddy.com v. Rpost Communications
      • Power Integrations v. Fairchild Semiconductor
    • Apportionment
      • Need for Apportionment
        • Uniloc v. Microsoft
        • VirNetx v. Cisco and Apple
      • Apportionment Methods
        • Revealed preferences v. stated preferences
        • Statistical Methods
        • Hedonic Price Regressions
        • Surveys


SEGMENT 3:
Clifford Chad Henson, Attorney
Nelson Bumgardner PC

  • Special Cases in Patent Damages
    • Lost Profit Damages
      • Causation Framework & Burden of Proof
      • Availability (Panduit Factors I-III)
        • Demand for Patented Product (brief)
          • Requirement of Sales
          • Product Demand vs. Patented Feature Demand (DePuy Spine v. Medtronic)
        • Available, Acceptable, Non-Infringing Alternatives
          • Economic Principles
            • Imperfect Competition
            • Demand Elasticity
          • Availability
            • Requirements for availability
            • Off-market alternative: Grain Processing & limitations
          • Acceptability
            • General Requirements
            • Distinction Between Patent and Antitrust Markets
              • IGT v. Alliance Gaming (Fed. Cir.)
              • Robertson v. Super X (N.D. Ill.)
          • Non-Infringing (Smith & Nephew v. Arthrex, etc.)
          • Issues of Proof
            • Sources of Information
              • Client and Customer survey/interview
              • Marketing Materials
              • Sales Data
            • Data to Seek in Discovery
            • Declared vs. Revealed Preferences
        • Manufacturing and Marketing Capacity
          • Basic Requirement
          • Issues for Putative Practitioners
      • Quantification (Panduit Factor 4)
        • Fixed & Incremental Expenses/Profits
        • Partial LP, Partial RR
      • Alternatives to Panduit
        • Two-supplier market
        • Market share
      • Special considerations for experts
        • Knowledge of market structure
        • Accounting expertise
    • FRAND-Encumbered Patents and SEPs
      • Ericcson v. D-Link
      • Contract Law Effects on Damages
        • Apple v. Motorola Mobility
        • Microsoft v. Motorola
        • Transfers to PAEs
      • Competition Law Effects on Damages
        • FTC complaints
        • Apple v. Nokia and related complaints

Who Should Attend

  • Intellectual Property Lawyers
  • Patent Licensing Attorneys
  • Patent Attorneys
  • IP Counsel
  • Patent Litigators
  • Legal and Compliance Executives
  • Damages Experts
  • Other Related/Interested Professional

Online CLE Patent Infringement

SEGMENT 1:
Michael A. Einhorn, Ph.D., Economic Consultant and Expert Witness
Media, Technology, and Copyright

  • Frameworks for Patent Damages
    • Types of Damages: Overview
      • Types of Actual Damages: Overview
        • Reasonable Royalty (most common, detailed in second segment)
          • Georgia Pacific
          • ResQNet v Lansa
        • Lost Profits (less common, detailed in third segment)
      • Other Damages
        • Disgorgement
        • Enhanced Damages (???)
    • Proof of Damages
      • Threshold Requirement on Expert Testimony (Daubert Trilogy)
      • Use of Settlements & Contracts
        • ResQNet
        • Mondis
      • Analytic Approach (TWM v. Dura)
      • Use of Book of Wisdom (Fromsen)


SEGMENT 2:
Jeffery A. Stec, Vice President
Charles River Associates

  • Fundamental Issues in Reasonable Royalty Calculation
    • Smallest saleable patent-practicing unit (SSPPU)/article of manufacture (AM)
      • Cornell v. Hewlett Packard
      • LaserDynamics v. Quanta Computer
      • ART+Com v. Google
      • Core Wireless v. Apple
      • Samsung v. Apple           
    • Entire Market Value Rule
      • Rite Hite v. Kelley
      • Lucent v. Gateway
      • AstraZeneca v. Apotex
      • GoDaddy.com v. Rpost Communications
      • Power Integrations v. Fairchild Semiconductor
    • Apportionment
      • Need for Apportionment
        • Uniloc v. Microsoft
        • VirNetx v. Cisco and Apple
      • Apportionment Methods
        • Revealed preferences v. stated preferences
        • Statistical Methods
        • Hedonic Price Regressions
        • Surveys


SEGMENT 3:
Clifford Chad Henson, Attorney
Nelson Bumgardner PC

  • Special Cases in Patent Damages
    • Lost Profit Damages
      • Causation Framework & Burden of Proof
      • Availability (Panduit Factors I-III)
        • Demand for Patented Product (brief)
          • Requirement of Sales
          • Product Demand vs. Patented Feature Demand (DePuy Spine v. Medtronic)
        • Available, Acceptable, Non-Infringing Alternatives
          • Economic Principles
            • Imperfect Competition
            • Demand Elasticity
          • Availability
            • Requirements for availability
            • Off-market alternative: Grain Processing & limitations
          • Acceptability
            • General Requirements
            • Distinction Between Patent and Antitrust Markets
              • IGT v. Alliance Gaming (Fed. Cir.)
              • Robertson v. Super X (N.D. Ill.)
          • Non-Infringing (Smith & Nephew v. Arthrex, etc.)
          • Issues of Proof
            • Sources of Information
              • Client and Customer survey/interview
              • Marketing Materials
              • Sales Data
            • Data to Seek in Discovery
            • Declared vs. Revealed Preferences
        • Manufacturing and Marketing Capacity
          • Basic Requirement
          • Issues for Putative Practitioners
      • Quantification (Panduit Factor 4)
        • Fixed & Incremental Expenses/Profits
        • Partial LP, Partial RR
      • Alternatives to Panduit
        • Two-supplier market
        • Market share
      • Special considerations for experts
        • Knowledge of market structure
        • Accounting expertise
    • FRAND-Encumbered Patents and SEPs
      • Ericcson v. D-Link
      • Contract Law Effects on Damages
        • Apple v. Motorola Mobility
        • Microsoft v. Motorola
        • Transfers to PAEs
      • Competition Law Effects on Damages
        • FTC complaints
        • Apple v. Nokia and related complaints

Online CLE Patent Infringement


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Online CLE Patent Infringement

Course Level:
   Intermediate

Advance Preparation:
   Print and review course materials

Method Of Presentation:
   On-demand Webcast

Prerequisite:
   Experience on patent infringement litigation

Course Code:
   146339

NASBA Field of Study:
   Business Law

NY Category of CLE Credit:
   Skills

Total Credits:
    2.0 CLE

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