Charles River Associates is a leading global consulting firm that offers economic, financial, and strategy expertise to major law firms, corporations, accounting firms, and governments around the world.
With proven skills in complex cases and exceptional strength in analytics, CRA consultants have provided astute guidance to clients in thousands of successful engagements. We offer litigation and regulatory support, business strategy and planning, market and demand forecasting, policy analysis, and risk management consulting.
Our success stems from the outstanding capabilities of our consultants, many of whom are recognized as experts in their respective fields; our close relationships with a select group of respected academic and industry experts; and from a corporate philosophy that stresses interdisciplinary collaboration and responsive service.
Daniel M. McGavock is Vice President and Intellectual Property Practice Leader of Charles River Associates. For over 30 years, his business consulting practice has focused on intellectual property damages analysis, valuation, business strategy, and transactions. He has provided expert testimony in federal courts, state courts, the U.S. Court of Claims, the International Trade Commission, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, and both domestic and international arbitrations. His testimony has addressed a broad range of financial and economic issues, including lost profits, unjust enrichment, reasonable royalty, commercial success, irreparable harm, and the domestic industry requirement in Section 337 ITC matters. Outside of litigation, he has performed intellectual property valuations for a variety of business, tax, and transactional purposes and has participated directly in licensing negotiations, strategy development, and compliance audits.
John Stone is a partner in DeCotiis’ New Jersey and New York offices. Mr. Stone’s practice focuses on complex business matters, including trade secret and other intellectual property litigation, unfair competition and tortious interference claims, and other commercial disputes.
Mr. Stone received his B.A. from Franklin & Marshall College, his J.D. from the University of Richmond, Virginia, and studied International Law at Cambridge University. Mr. Stone has given Continuing Legal Education seminars on trade secrets, trade dress, and theft-of-ideas, and is co-chair of the ABA’s Trade Secrets Subcommittee, and co-editor of the ABA’s Intellectual Property Newsletter.