Intellectual Property Disputes

A company's intellectual property (IP) is fundamental to its success and profitability. When an IP dispute arises, the business ramifications can be profound – as can the penalties involved. It is critical to involve experts that provide your attorneys with deep understanding of how to value the IP and calculate the potential damages associated with the claims.

Stout professionals have decades of experience in providing expert damages testimony in IP litigation across myriad industries. Our cross-disciplined approach creates value by offering our clients a team of professionals, including CPAs, Ph.D. economists, MBAs, ASAs, ABVs, CFAs, CFEs, and individuals with engineering backgrounds.

The types of cases we work on include:

  • Patent, trademark, or copyright infringement
  • Trade secret misappropriation
  • Unfair competition
  • Breach of license agreements
  • Antitrust counterclaims
  • Patent misuse

We provide analysis on many types of issues, including:

  • Lost profits resulting from lost sales, convoyed sales, price erosion, and accelerated market entry
  • Reasonable royalties, including the appropriate royalty base and rate
  • Economic market analyses
  • Unjust enrichment
  • Disgorgement of profits
  • Diminution of value
  • Market definition
  • Irreparable harm
  • Anti-competitive conduct
  • Corrective advertising
  • Economic issues pertaining to limited or general exclusion orders
  • Financial issues pertaining to the economic prong of the domestic industry requirement

Services we provide:

  • Early case assessment
  • Preparation of discovery requests
  • Review of produced documents to ensure compliance with associated requests
  • Assessment of licensing agreements
  • Preparation of key expert and fact witnesses
  • Computation of damages
  • Expert testimony
  • Preparation of demonstrative exhibits
  • Development of positions for mediation