NERA Insights Webinar | Apportionment Issues and Recent Cases in Patent Infringement


09 June 2020

In recent years, courts have increasingly focused on apportionment issues when estimating a reasonable royalty under patent infringement allegations. In this free, live, one-hour webinar, held on Tuesday, 9 June, at 12:00–1:00 pm EDT, NERA Senior Consultant Dr. Daniel Werner and Woods Oviatt Gilman Partner Katherine H. McGuire will:

  • Discuss recent cases including Cornell Univ. v. Hewlett-Packard CoLucent Tech. v. Gateway, and Ericsson, Incv. D-Link Systems;
  • Provide an overview of a variety of apportionment methodologies that may be appropriate depending on the facts of the case; and
  • Evaluate recent methodologies that have survived Daubert challenges, for example using patent citation analysis.

Speakers:

Dr. Daniel Werner is a CPA and Senior Consultant in NERA’s Intellectual Property Practice, where he provides economic, financial, and statistical analysis to support complex litigation. Dr. Werner has applied his expertise to matters involving economic damages, class certification, and the valuation of product attributes, among others. He has also provided expert witness testimony in cases involving allegations of lost profits, lost wages, and fraud.

Katherine H. McGuire is a Partner and Chair of the Intellectual Property Practice Group at Woods Oviatt Gilman LLP. She has more than 28 years of experience as a Registered US Patent Attorney and is a Partner in the firm’s Business & Finance Department. Ms. McGuire has extensive experience in all aspects of US and foreign patent procurement, infringement and validity analysis, freedom-to-operate opinions, competitive surveillance, and patent litigation.

CLE:

1 CLE credit hour is approved in California. CLE credit in New York is pending approval.

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