Steve Holzen is an expert witness and a consultant on a broad range of financial and economic issues. He provides liability and damages analyses in complex commercial disputes including patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret, and breach of contract litigations and in international trade investigations. He also frequently consults on non-litigation projects involving healthcare compliance, transactions, and strategic business decisions. Corporations and attorneys benefit from his well-rounded and comprehensive understanding of intellectual property issues including strategic assessments, risk analyses, economic damages, due diligence, early and pre-case assessments, fair market value assessments for healthcare compliance purposes, and other complex topics.
He has testified as an expert witness and served as an expert consultant in federal and state courts, at the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) and before the U.S. Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB). He has provided opinions in various forums on issues including lost profits, reasonable royalties, unjust enrichment, corrective advertising, domestic industry, public interest factors, permanent injunction, exclusion remedies, and commercial success.
In addition, Steve has lectured about intellectual property damages and valuation issues on several occasions and has published articles about intellectual property damages, licensing and valuation issues. He co-authored a book titled “Winning the Patent Damages Case” which serves as a guide for patent litigators and in-house counsel involved in patent infringement matters. Prior to his consulting career, Steve served as a Patent Examiner with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. As a patent examiner, Steve assessed the novelty and obviousness of technology from the following industries: Aeronautics, Astronautics, Mechanical Guns and Projectors, Animal Husbandry, Firearms, Ammunition and Explosive-Charge Making, Ordnances, and Ammunition and Explosives. He is a registered Patent Agent and is an active member of the American Intellectual Property Law Association.
Steve has been nationally recognized as a top economic expert witness by the IAM Patent 1000 in 2019, 2020, and 2021.