Legal disputes over intellectual property are at an all-time high. At
FVG, we provide the support, analysis and expert witnesses you need
to make a winning case.
Our experts have a track record of preparing opinions and testifying
on matters related to commercial intellectual property disputes. We
maintain a network of well credentialed economic and technical
experts— from distinguished academics to practitioners and
consultants with economic, financial and vertical industry expertise—
to handle all aspects of a legal engagement.
Intellectual property cases
- Patent infringement
- Misappropriation of trade secrets
- Malpractice of patent prosecution
- Reasonable royalty disputes
- Licensing disputes
- Tax cases regarding IP holding companies
- Contractual disputes
- Termination of Service Agreements
- Securities Class Action litigation
- Financial restructuring
- Option backdating
How we’ve helped
Our partners and affiliates provided expert legal services on the
Patent Infringement, Defendant
Service provided: Analysis and rebuttal of damages claims brought
against an Internet company for allegedly infringing a patent related
to web addressing. The analysis focused on reasonable royalty
damages and on the appropriateness of lost profits damages.
Misappropriation of Trade Secrets, Defendant
Service provided: Critical analysis of a claim for misappropriation of trade secrets damages suffered by an Internet service provider as a
result of ideas appropriated from its business plan. The analysis
focused on unjust enrichment claimed by the Plaintiff as an
appropriate measure of damages.
Malpractice of Patent Prosecution, Plaintiff
Service provided: Expert opinion on damages in a lawsuit brought by
an inventor against a law firm for professional malpractice. The claim
was related to the filing of a business method patent for an online
exchange portal and associated services.
Reasonable Royalty Disputes, Defendant
Service provided: Determination of reasonable royalties lost to an
inventor in the biotechnology industry as part of a dispute over patent
rights. The analysis included a study of potential uses of this patent in
three different industries and a comprehensive royalty survey of
Securities Class Action Litigation, Plaintiff
Service provided: Assessment of damages in a rule 10b-5 class action
lawsuit brought against a generic drug manufacturer over failure
disclose FDA inquiries into its manufacturing practices.
Financial Restructuring, Defendant
Service provided: Valuation of a discount retailer that was a target of
a leveraged buyout. The valuation was used to respond to allegations
of fraudulent conveyance by management.