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BVR's Advanced Webinar Series on Lost Profits Damages: Part 2
Damages in Patent Infringement Lawsuits

Date: Friday, January 14, 2011
10:00am-12:00pm PT / 1:00pm-3:00pm ET
Format: A BVR Webinar

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Featuring (click image for more information):

Richard F. Bero
The BERO Group

Robert A. Surrette
Attorney at Law
McAndrews Held & Malloy LTD

Why You Should Attend

As Rick Bero points out in The Comprehensive Guide to Lost Profits Damages, the number of patent infringement lawsuits filed in the United States has been on the rise since the 1980s. Governed by Section 284 of Chapter 29 of the U.S. Patent Act, these damages claims require damages awards to be "in no event less than a reasonable royalty for the use made of the invention by the infringer." As Bero points out, "to accomplish this goal, a damages analysis reconstructs the market to project economic results that did not occur."

In Part 2 of BVR's Advanced Webinar Series on Lost Profits Damages, Bero and Robert Surrette will guide listeners through this hypothetical exercise while examining the nuances of patent damages, their related case law, and valuation factors unique to these claims. Under the tutelage of these two experts, attendees will learn how to navigate the hellish marriage of patent valuations and lost profits claims.


  • Introduction
  • Patent Damages Overview:  Lost Profits / Reasonable Royalty
  • Evolution of the Entire Market Value Rule
    • Supreme Court Cases – the Origin
    • Early Federal Circuit Cases (1984-1986)
    • Subsequent Federal Circuit Cases
    • Entire Market Value Rule or Convoyed Sales?
    • Cornell Univ. v. Hewlett-Packard Co. (2009)
    • Lucent Tech. Inc. v. Gateway, Inc.(2009)
    • Cases Following Lucent (including Uniloc)
    • Discussion Topics
  • Conclusion
  • Q&A

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the basis for lost profits claims and analysis in patent infringement cases
  • Learn how current patent infringement analysis methods and tactics came about and how they've been shaped by relevant case law
  • Learn what the growth of patent infringement cases and awards means for the practice of determining these claims and their value

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Prerequisites: Knowledge of Business Valuation
Program Level: Advanced
Preparation Required: None
Delivery Method: Group Internet-Based
Recommended CPE: 2 Credit Hours (Specialized Knowledge & Applications)

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The Comprehensive Guide to Lost Profits Damages for Experts and Attorneys, 2011 Edition

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OD Pack BVR's Advanced Webinar Series on Lost Profits Damages
Damages in Patent Infringement Lawsuits
Friday, January 14, 2011, 10:00am - 12:00pm PT
Featuring Rick Bero and Robert Surrette
Lost Profits in Trademark and Copyright Cases
Friday, January 21, 2011, 10:00am - 12:00pm PT
Featuring John Pilkington and John Slafsky
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Friday, January 28, 2011, 10:00am - 12:00pm PT
Featuring Jonathan Dunitz and Robert Lloyd

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