Steven Yovits, Partner, Mayer Brown to Speak at KCís How to Prove Reasonable Royalty in Patent Damages Live Webcast
New York, NY, February 07, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Steven Yovits, Partner, Mayer Brown, will speak at a 2-hour webcast entitled “How to Prove Reasonable Royalty in Patent Damages LIVE Webcast.” This event is scheduled for June 4, 2013 from 12pm-2pm (ET).
About Steven Yovits
Steven Yovits is a partner in Mayer Brown’s Intellectual Property group. His practice focuses on patent litigation and counseling. Mr. Yovits holds a master’s degree in electrical engineering and has litigated patent cases involving computer software, Internet applications, business methods, computer hardware, electronics, telephony and wireless technology. He has also counseled clients regarding strategic usage of patent portfolios, threats of litigation, licensing, trade secrets and other intellectual property issues. In addition, Mr. Yovits has extensive experience in the area of patent damages.
For several years before attending law school, Mr. Yovits worked as an electrical engineer for Westinghouse and as a manufacturing engineer for Kraft Foods.
Mr. Yovits is registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
About Mayer Brown
Mayer Brown is a global legal services organization advising clients across the Americas, Asia and Europe. With a presence in the world’s leading markets, the firm offers clients access to local market knowledge combined with global reach. Mayer Brown is noted for its commitment to client service and its ability to assist clients with their most complex and demanding legal and business challenges worldwide. The firm serves many of the world’s largest companies, including a significant proportion of the Fortune 100, FTSE 100, DAX and Hang Seng Index companies and more than half of the world’s largest banks. Mayer Brown provides legal services in such areas as banking and finance; corporate and securities; litigation and dispute resolution; antitrust and competition; US Supreme Court and appellate matters; employment and benefits; environmental; financial services regulatory & enforcement; government and global trade; intellectual property; real estate; tax; restructuring, bankruptcy and insolvency; and wealth management.
To know more about Steven Yovits and Mayer Brown please visit: www.mayerbrown.com
This webcast is designed for attorneys, in-house counsels and other professionals involved with patent transactions and patent litigation and will provide fundamental information on how to successfully prove reasonable royalty in patent damages.
The panel of key thought leaders and practitioners will present their findings and best practices in calculating reasonable royalty and will also discuss the following:
• Decisions on recent patent damages cases and their impact to the industry
• Analysis and usage of Georgia-Pacific and Entire Market Value Rule
• Examining 3-key elements impacted by the recent Federal Circuit rulings, namely:
- the use of technology agreements;
- profit splitting; and
- the application of the entire market value rule
• Up to the minute regulatory changes
About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
The Knowledge Congress is a series of live webcasts produced by The Knowledge Group, LLC, which examine trends, regulatory, and technology changes across a variety of industries. Its mission is to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webcasts that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format.
The organization brings together the world's leading authorities and industry participants through informative two-hour webcasts to study the impact of changes and emerging trends. Hear from leading government officials/regulators, key thought leaders, and industry experts objectively analyze the latest trends and issues and their impact on industries. For further details, please visit the organization’s website: www.knowledgecongress.org