David Haas is a Managing Director in the Dispute Consulting group and leads Stout’s Chicago Intellectual Property practice. He has served as a damages expert witness in a wide array of litigation matters, including intellectual property and general commercial disputes. He has offered opinions in Federal District Court and in arbitrations on issues including lost profits, reasonable royalties, unjust enrichment, price erosion, prejudgment interest, and other compensation topics, including determination of incremental costs, market share, and manufacturing and marketing capacity.
David also has experience in determining the value of intangible assets, including intellectual property, for a variety of purposes, including licensing, mergers & acquisitions, technology management and commercialization, and tax planning.
David has written articles and made presentations to numerous professional groups on topics including intellectual property damages determination, damages discovery and trial presentation, intangible asset valuation, and intellectual property licensing. From 2000 to 2014, he was an Adjunct Professor at The John Marshall Law School, where he taught an annual course in intellectual property valuation.
David was selected as one of the IAM Patent 1000 top patent damages experts in the U.S. in 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017.
Prior to joining Stout, David was a Senior Managing Director at FTI Consulting and a Vice President at Charles River Associates.