Whether you complete the entire Certified Valuation Professional Analyst program or opt for any of the individual training programs, you’ll receive the highest level training supplemented by extensive background materials, references, and spreadsheet templates. These training sessions are led by world experts in valuation, licensing, and negotiation from the Business Development Academy. These are not overviews or basic 101 courses; rather, they are detailed, advanced level programs that will not only enhance your skills and know-how, but also advance your career.
About the Calculating Damages Resulting From Patent Infringement Course:
Patent assertion is a high stakes game. When tens or hundreds of millions of dollars are at stake, you must make the most powerful argument possible in seeking patent damages. In addition to discussing a host of creative damages theories, this course will review basic tenets of patent infringement such as:
- Lost Profits
- Price Erosion
- Entire Market Value Rule
- FRAND Damages
- The Analytical Method
- Market Spoilage
- The Georgia-Pacific Factors
- The 25% Rule
- Cost of Next Best Alternatives
- Running Royalties vs. Upfront Payments
- Cost of Designing Around
- Compulsory Licenses
- Anti-Trust Issues
This course will also discuss relevant court ruling such as:
- Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank International
- Octane Fitness v. ICON Health and Fitness
- Ericson v. Apple
- Commil USA v. Cisco Systems
- Kimble v. Marvel Entertainment
- Panduit v. Stahlin Bros. Fibre Works
- State Industries v. Mor-Flo Industries
- Summit 6 v. Samsung
- Uniloc v Microsoft
- Grain Processing v. American Maize Products
- i4i v. Microsoft
- Carnegie Mellon University v. Marvel Technology Group
- Cornell University v. Hewlett-Packard
About the Instructors:
Eric E. Bensen is a coauthor of Milgrim on Trade Secrets (Matthew Bender) and Milgrim on Licensing (Matthew Bender), two leading intellectual property treatises, and Bensen & Myers on Litigation Management (LexisNexis 2009), and advises clients on complex intellectual property and litigation management issues. He has authored or co-authored a number of articles on patent damages, including, Eric E. Bensen & Danielle M. White, Using Apportionment to Rein in the Georgia-Pacific Factors, 9 Columbia Sci. & Tech. L. Rev. 1 (Fall 2007), and Eric E. Bensen, Apportionment of Lost Profits in Contemporary Patent Damages Cases, 10 Va. J.L. & Tech 8 (2005).
David Wanetick, Managing Director, IncreMental Advantage, LLC — a valuation firm with an expertise in valuing intangible assets and emerging technologies–based in Princeton, NJ. Clients include companies ranging from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies, technology transfer offices, inclubators, law firms, venture capital firms and private equity players. Representatives from more than 850 Fortune 1000 companies have participated in programs produced by IncreMental Advantage.
David is the author of three books that have achieved world-wide acclaim, including the only two books that unveil Industry Analysis. He has been a guest on CNBC, Bloomberg and CNNfn and has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, Barrons, Investor’s Business Daily, Boards & Directors, and many other newspapers, blogs and magazines throughout the United States. His articles on Valuing Patents and Early-Stage Technologies and Negotiating Licensing Agreements have been published in Intellectual Asset Management, CEO Magazine, Licensing Journal, Willamette Insights, Valuation Strategies, IP Frontline, Technology Transfer Tactics, Inventor’s Digest, The Canadian Institute of Chartered Business Valuators, and others. He speaks about issues of Financial Modeling, Negotiations, Business Valuation and IP Valuation before many organizations and corporations. He has lectured all over the United States, Canada, The United Kingdom, The Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Singapore, Kuwait, Malaysia, Hong Kong, India and Israel.
Mr. Wanetick will run the on-site courses.
About the Business Development Academy
The Negotiating Licensing Agreements for Maximum Returns course is one of four courses in the Certified Patent Valuation Analyst (CPVA) program, a unique designation offered by The Business Development Academy (BDA), an internationally acclaimed establishment of higher education. The BDA is recognized as a leader in providing practical courses for senior executives with responsibilities in the fields of Business Development; Corporate Development; Corporate Strategy; Intellectual Asset Management; Corporate Transactions; Finance, and Legal.